Job Openings

The Jerome County Sheriff maintains the preference that positions within the Sheriff’s Office will be filled by internal applicants, if possible. Lateral/Certified applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Applications

Applications for patrol and security services will be accepted at the Sheriff's Department which is located at:

300 N Lincoln
Jerome, ID 83338

To request an application by mail send a request to Captain Jack Johnson at Jerome County Sheriff's Office.

Employment Requirements

Anyone interested in employment with the Jerome County Sheriff must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school or hold a GED.
  • Must be able to meet minimum vision and hearing standards.
  • Be free of any physical, emotional, or mental conditions which might adversely affect performance of a Deputy Sheriff as determined by a medical and psychological exam.
  • Must pass a physical agility test.
  • No past criminal history and no convictions of DUI or suspended driver's license within the five years prior to the date of application.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have no more than four (4) moving violations in the three (3) years preceding the application.
  • Must be of good moral character as determined by a background investigation. The background investigation will include a polygraph examination.

Physical Agility Test

The physical agility test consists of:

  • Vertical Jump
  • 1 minute sit ups
  • Push ups: A minimum of 21 (no time limit but continuous)
  • 300 meter run
  • 1.5 mile run or walk