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Nez Perce County currently employs approximately 240 full and part-time employees in a wide variety of fields. We strive to attract, motivate and retain a diverse and engaged workforce to provide excellent service to the citizens of Nez Perce County.

Current Employment Opportunity

PLANNER

Full-time position with the Nez Perce County Planning & Building Dept. Hourly pay offered $25.73-$33.11, DOE/DOQ, plus exceptional benefits including: PERSI retirement, excellent medical/dental/vision insurance and generous vacation/sick/holiday leave. Position is under the general supervision of the Commissioners and works directly with the Building Official. Position researches and analyzes data, writes reports and findings of fact, drafts regulations and plans, and assists the public in understanding and complying with the county’s planning, zoning and floodplain policies and procedures. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in planning, geography, or other land use policy field preferred, though not required; four years’ experience in planning or related field; OR equivalent combination of education and work experience which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certificate preferred. View complete job qualifications in the job description and cover letter links below. Completed Applications for Employment (also linked below) must be submitted to charlahall@co.nezperce.id.us OR to the NPC Personnel Dept at PO Box 896,1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston, ID 83501 by Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Current Employment Opportunity

ROAD FOREMAN

Nez Perce County seeks a full-time Road Foreman to work out of the Lewiston Road Shop. Hourly pay $27.28-$32.09, DOE, plus an exceptional benefits package including: PERSI retirement, excellent medical/dental/vision insurance and generous vacation/sick/holiday leave. Under the general supervision of the Director of Highways, Road Foremen perform work planning and supervision of assigned subordinates and equipment operation during construction, maintenance and repair activities on County roads and structures in assigned area.

Min. Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent; at least seven years’ progressive work experience in construction, maintenance and repair of rural roads; and two years’ experience in position responsible for work planning and supervision of subordinates. Must reside within 30 minutes of the Lewiston Shop and be available for monitoring and clearing of assigned County roads during events which may impact the roads, especially during winter months and inclement weather. Possession of a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement; drug testing upon hiring and random testing while employed. View complete job qualifications in the job description and cover letter links below. Completed Applications for Employment (also linked below) must be submitted to charlahall@co.nezperce.id.us OR to the NPC Personnel Dept at PO Box 896,1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston, ID 83501 by Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Current Employment Opportunities

SENIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST
Prosecutor’s Office

Full-time benefited position paid $17.09-$18.10 hour, DOE/DOQ. Position performs senior customer service duties designed to expedite legal services. Greets the public, answers phones, and prepares legal documents and correspondence for legal assistants and Deputy Prosecutors. Min. Qualifications: High school graduate/equivalent; graduate from an accredited college or business school with a certificate or degree in a secretarial field, preferred, though not required; and at least two years’ secretarial or general office experience OR equivalent combination of experience and education to perform the duties required.

HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATE EDUCATOR
Extension Office

Part-time position (scheduled 24 hours per week), with pro-rated benefits, paid $16.28-$17.71 hour, DOE/DOQ. Position performs a number of horticultural and clerical tasks related to plant diagnostic needs of clientele and the consumer horticulture education needs of regional residents. Position also provides routine receptionist support in the Nez Perce County Extension Office. Min. Qualifications: High school graduated/equivalent; post-secondary horticulture training preferred; significant experience in horticulture, possessing an elementary, or better, understanding of plant pathology, entomology, weed science, plant systems and integrated pest management. Successful hire will be required to attend Master Gardeners training held locally after employment begins.


Nez Perce County offers exceptional benefits to our employees including PERSI retirement, excellent medical/dental/vision insurance and generous vacation/sick/holiday leave. Learn more about these positions, view complete job descriptions and access Applications for Employment below. View complete job qualifications in the job description and cover letter links below. Completed Application for Employment (also linked below) must be submitted to charlahall@co.nezperce.id.us OR to the NPC Personnel Dept at PO Box 896,1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston, ID 83501. Positions close on Wed., September 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. EOE and accords veteran’s preference.

Current Employment Opportunity

ON-CALL JUVENILE DETENTION SUPPORT TECHNICIANS

On-call positions available with the NPC Region II Juvenile Detention Center. Positions are paid $13.00/hour with no benefits. Primary responsibilities are to operate the control room and provide technical support. Min. Qualifications: High school graduate/equivalent; at least 21 years of age; two years post high school work experience/educational equivalent; no felony or violent misdemeanor convictions; good physical condition; willingness to work non-traditional hours; and ability to communicate effectively. Successful candidates must also be able to pass a background check.

View complete job qualifications in the Juvenile Detention Support Technician job description and cover letter links below. Completed Applications for Employment (also linked below) must be submitted to the NPC Personnel Dept. 1225 Idaho St., Lewiston, ID 83501. This advertisement will remain open until an adequate number of On-Call Juvenile Detention Support Technicians are on the registry at the Region II Juvenile Detention Center. EOE and accords preference to qualifying veterans.

Documents for Current Employment Opportunities

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    Employment Applications

    Nez Perce County Application for Employment

    Both the Application for Employment and the Authorization for Background, Reference and Credit Checks must be signed by the applicant.

    Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office Application
    Nez Perce County Volunteer Fire Fighter Application

    Equal Opportunity


    NEZ PERCE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
    AND ACCORDS PREFERENCE TO QUALIFYING VETERANS.


    Personnel


    HR Coordinator
    Charla Hall

    E-mail Charla

    Location

    Office Location
    Brammer Building
    1225 Idaho Street
    Lewiston, ID 83501

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 896
    Lewiston, ID 83501

    Contact Us

    Phone
    208-799-3198 or
    208-799-3090

    Fax
    208-799-3149

    Office Hours
    Monday-Thursday
    7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Friday 7:00 AM to Noon

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