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Nez Perce County currently employs approximately 240 full & 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

MECHANIC

AND

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

The Nez Perce County Road Dept is accepting applications for two full-time positions:  Mechanic and Heavy Equipment Operator, both based out of the Lewiston Road Shop.  Starting hourly pay for both positions is $18.37 - $21.61 DOE/DOQ, with exceptional benefits including: PERSI retirement, excellent medical insurance and generous vacation/sick/holiday leave.    Mechanic will work under the general supervision of the Shop Foreman and perform regular maintenance, servicing and specific repair duties on county vehicles and equipment. Successful hire must meet a minimum of five (5) years’ progressive experience in vehicle and heavy equipment repair OR at least two years’ work experience and have an Associates’ Degree in Diesel Mechanics. Heavy Equipment Operator will work under the supervision of the Area Foreman and will operate heavy equipment, including trucks up to 60,000 GVW, during the performance of construction, maintenance and repair activities on County roads and structures.   Successful hire must have at least two years’ experience operating heavy construction and maintenance equipment. Both positions require a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and possession of a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.  Successful hires must reside within 30 minutes of the Lewiston Road Shop and must successfully pass drug testing upon hire and random testing while employed.  View complete job qualifications in the Mechanic and Heavy Equipment Operator job descriptions and cover letters linked below.  Completed Applications for Employment (also linked below) must be turned in by Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Current Employment Opportunity

 

JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER I
 

Full-time position is paid $16.66/hour, plus an exceptional benefits package including: PERSI retirement, excellent medical insurance and generous vacation/sick/holiday leave.  Position provides secure care to juvenile inmates in the Region II Juvenile Detention Center and requires basic knowledge of adolescent development and behavior. 

Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate/equivalent; at least 21 years of age; two years post high school work experience/education; no felony or violent misdemeanor convictions; good physical condition; willingness to work non-traditional hours; and ability to communicate effectively.  Successful candidate must be able to attend the State of Idaho POST Academy.  

View complete job requirements in the Juvenile Detention Officer I job description and cover letter linked below.  Completed Applications for Employment (also linked below) must be submitted to the Nez Perce County Personnel Dept., 1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston, ID  83501.  Closes Monday, October 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. 

 

 

Documents for Current Employment Opportunity
 

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
 

 

NEZ PERCE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

AND ACCORDS PREFERENCE TO QUALIFYING VETERANS.

Personnel Contact

HR Coordinator

Charla Hall


Office Location
Brammer Building
1225 Idaho Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

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

Phone
208-799-3198/
208-799-3090

Fax
208-799-3149

E-mail Charla

 

 

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