Skye Reynolds
HR Director

For General Questions:
Email: Click Here
P: (208) 446-1640

Physical Address:
451 Government Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
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Mailing Address:
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Employment Opportunities

For questions, please contact: or (208) 446-1645
24 Hour Job Hotline (updated twice weekly, as needed): (208) 446-1001


We work with a purpose. At Kootenai County we believe in Professionalism, Customer Focus, Accountability, Communication, and Teamwork. Kootenai County employees take pride in providing quality, cost-effective public resources to our community. Kootenai County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Kootenai County offers a comprehensive benefits package for benefits-eligible employees, including:

  • Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 10 Paid Holidays, Sick Time, and a Competitive Vacation Allowance
  • An Extensive Employee Wellness Program
  • Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) Contribution
  • Employer-Paid Life, Long Term Disability, and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Decreasing Term Life Insurance
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
  • Flexible Spending Account


    Here you will find a listing of current Kootenai County job openings. Please click on the position link to find more information about each opening, including the application requirements. County pay plans may be found at General Pay Plan or Sworn Officer Matrices. Please click here to find additional information on the benefits we offer our employees.

    Administrative Assistant Grants Management Office $30,430.00 to $33,236.70/Yr/DOE 12/10/2014 12/26/2014
    Detention Deputy-TESTING 1/20/15 Sheriff $19.287 to $25.165+shift/Hr/DOE 12/19/2014 01/14/2015
    Patrol Deputy-TESTING 1/20/15 Sheriff $19.287-$25.657+shift/Hr/DOE 12/19/2014 01/14/2015
    Planning Manager Community Development $44,699 to $61,693/Yr/DOE 4/15/2014 Open Until Filled
    Probation Officer Adult Misdemeanor Probation $19.90/Hr 12/5/2014 Open Until Filled
    Program Manager (Accounting) Grants Management Office $41,392.00 to $45,210.50/Yr/DOE 12/10/2014 12/26/2014
    Seasonal Marine Deputy-TESTING 1/20/15 Sheriff $14.00/Hr 12/19/2014 01/14/2015
    Senior Accounting Technician Treasurer $15.80 to $21.80/Hr/DOE 12/19/2014 01/05/2015
    Senior Maintenance Operator Sheriff $14.63/Hr 11/18/2014 Open Until Filled
    Transit Program Specialist Grants Management Office $41,392.00 to $45,210.50/Yr/DOE 12/10/2014 12/26/2014


    • 1)  Obtain an Application

      • Online: Download the online application. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download the reader here.
      • In-Person:
        451 Government Way, 2nd Floor
        Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

    • 2)  Follow the Application Instructions Carefully

    • Unless stipulated otherwise under a specific job listing, all application packets must contain the following:

      1. Cover Letter
      2. Resume
      3. Application: Download Kootenai County's employment application.
      4. References: A list of at least three professional references, including: names, nature of the relationship, phone numbers, and email addresses.

    • 3)  Submit Your Application

      1. Email to:
      2. In-Person:
        451 Government Way, 2nd Floor
        Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

      3. Mail:
        Kootenai County Human Resources Department
        P.O. Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816-9000

    Applicants who need accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Department.


    Job Rights Poster: English - Spanish
    Employment Eligibility: English - Spanish

  • Kootenai County participates in E-Verify (Employment Verification).
  • Kootenai County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Kootenai County will grant a preference to employment of Veterans of the United States Armed Services in accordance with provisions of Idaho Code 65-502.
  • Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) Contribution
  • Kootenai County is an At-Will Employer.
  • Kootenai County is a Drug Free Workplace. A pre-employment Drug Test is required for all positions. For some positions a psychological and/or polygraph test may be required.

  • Main County Administration Building
    Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
    Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
    Click here for directions to the County Administration Building and Courthouse.