Police Officer

Grangeville Police Department (ID) - , Idaho

Jan 20, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Jul 1, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$19.87 hourly
Top Pay:
$$25.36 hourly

Job Description

Grangeville Police Department 225 W. North Street Grangeville, ID 83530 (208) 983-1351 Chief of Police Joseph Newman

Recruitment Announcement for Police Officer

The Grangeville Police Department is currently recruiting lateral and entry level applicants for the position of Police Officer. Submission of resumes is encouraged; however they will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Lateral certified applicants are encouraged. Certification and experience will be considered in starting wage. Please call the Grangeville City Hall at 208 983-2851 or e-mail grangevillepd1@grangeville.us to request an application. The City is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary scale: $43,396 (19.87 hr) – $55,386 (25.36 hr) depending on experience

Benefits: PERSI (state) retirement plan, Health Insurance Plan (medical, vision, dental), Employee Assistance Program, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Paid Overtime

Grangeville at a glance:

In the 1860’s and early seventies, prospectors and gold seekers crossed a large meadow on the Camas Prairie on their way to the Gold Fields near Florence and Elk City. That meadow later became the incorporated City of Grangeville in 1889, and in a few short years gained the designation of the County Seat of Idaho County in the election of 1902.

Today Grangeville is home to approximately 3,400 residents. Major businesses in and surrounding the city include retail stores, banks, a lumber mill, aviation repair facilities and a car dealership. The county airport is located just outside the city limits and serves private and government aviation. Grangeville is home to K-12 schools that serve the city and surrounding area. Emergency medical services in the area are provided by Syringa Hospital. Grangeville enjoys a multitude of outdoor activities and opportunities in a community that supports it’s law enforcement.

Job Summary:

This position performs investigative and general police work involving the protection of life and property, apprehension of criminal offenders, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and the preservation of peace. Work normally involves patrol, investigation, and traffic enforcement duties. Grangeville Police Officers are strongly oriented toward community services and support community based law enforcement policies. Initial assignment will be to the Patrol Section. Patrol officers work a 12 hour shift in an 84 hour work period every 2 weeks.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School or GED
  • Experience: None required


Testing of suitable candidates will consist of a POST Physical Readiness Test, written exercise, oral interview, aptitude test, pre-employment polygraph exam. Scores from the testing will be used to determine ranking. Top ranked candidates will be offered a Chief’s Interview.

Contact Information

Chief Drew

Grangeville Police Department (ID)
225 W N St Grangeville, Idaho 83530
, Idaho
phone: 2089831351

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