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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


Full-time position with Nez Perce County Emergency Management Dept located Lewiston, ID.  Salary offered: $53,684-$56,846 DOE, plus an excellent benefits package including PERSI retirement, exceptional medical insurance, and generous vacation/sick/holiday leave.  

Emergency Management Director is responsible for establishment and maintenance of a comprehensive county-wide emergency management program providing services to the City of Lewiston, towns of Lapwai, Culdesac, Peck and county of Nez Perce.  Position manages the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters or major emergencies, which may occur within or affect the jurisdictions. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in emergency management, public health administration, business administration, communications or related field and three years progressive public safety work experience demonstrating the ability to manage and direct resources to accomplish the organization goals; OR at least six years work experience in a public safety managerial position with equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of Emergency Management Director.  View complete job qualifications in the Emergency Management Director Job Description link below.

To successfully apply for this position, applicants must complete and sign the Application for Employment, Authorization for Background Check, and the Supplemental Questionnaire (all linked below).  Completed application packets must be submitted to the Nez Perce County Personnel Dept. PO Box 896 Lewiston, ID 83501.  Closes at 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 6, 2015.  Equal Opportunity Employer and accords preference to qualifying veterans.


Current Employment Opportunity


Extra Help, On-Call Court Services Officer positions available at the NPC Region II Juvenile Detention Center.  Positions are paid $12.00 per hour, with no benefits.  Minimum 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 in a variety of work settings; and ability to communicate effectively.  Successful candidates must also be able to pass a background check. 

View complete job qualifications in the Extra Help, On-Call Court Services Officer job description link below. Completed Applications for Employment (also linked below) must be submitted to the Nez Perce County Personnel Department, 1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston, ID 83501.  This advertisement will remain open until an adequate number of Extra Help, On-Call Court Services Officers are on the registry at the Region II Juvenile Detention Center.  Equal Opportunity Employer and accords preference to qualifying veterans. 


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


Personnel Contact

Personnel Technician

Charla Hall

Office Location
Brammer Building
1225 Idaho Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

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

(208) 799-3198/
(208) 799-3090

(208) 799-3149

E-mail Charla

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