Being a Deputy in the Blaine County Detention Facility is a highly skilled profession. They are responsible for protecting the security and safety of officers, visitors, and inmates. Detention Deputies attend the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy for 5 weeks, complete an extensive in-house JTO program and receive annual specialized training.
Detention Deputies perform a long list of interesting and challenging duties daily:
Most importantly, our Detention Deputies provide safety and security for all the inmates, staff, visitors and citizens of Blaine County.
If you are interested in applying for a current opening as a Detention Deputy please contact our hiring coordinator to arrange a tour of our Detention Center after you submit your application.
Detention Deputies generally work four 10-hour shifts per week. The schedule rotation includes days, nights, weekends, graveyard and holidays.