Detention Deputy

Murphy, ID
Owyhee County Sheriff's Office


Responsibilities include providing safe and secure custody of persons incarcerated by law enforcement and the Courts in the Owyhee County Jail. Applicants in this position must be capable of performing a wide range of duties, including: restraining violent subjects. Candidates must perform intake, detention, and release of inmates in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures of the department and Rules of the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, Idaho Jail Standards.


Must be 21 years of age. Must possess and maintain a current Idaho Drive/s License. Must be able to pass the Idaho POST physical agility test and background check. All candidates will be considered and must become POST certified as a Peace Officer within one year of hire. Must also meet minimum standards for employment set by Idaho Administrative Code-Idaho State Police: IDAPA 11.11.01Sections050-0.


Full benefit package including medical and retirement through PERSI.