City of Chubbuck Job Openings

Welcome to the City of Chubbuck’s Employment Center.  The Employment Center will help you find the jobs you are looking for.

Important Notes

The City of Chubbuck accepts paper applications or you may submit your application via email to  Only the most recent application submitted will be considered for employment.  Duplicate applications for the same position will not be considered.

Additionally, email will be the primary method by which we communicate with you so please provide an accurate email address and plan to check it regularily.  The City of Chubbuck is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Preference will be given to qualified veterans.

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Fire/Police Employment

With a testing date is annoucned for Fire or Police positions, an application will be available within the Employment Center.

Patrol Officer

Job Summary

Are you interested in a challenging yet rewarding career with the Chubbuck Police Department? We are currently looking for quality Police Officer applicants to join our team of professionals who are dedicated to serving the citizens of Chubbuck and southeast Idaho. Closing date for applications is February 9th, 2018, don’t delay. Applicants can pick up an application at the Chubbuck Police Department.

The job description and application can both be found at the below link, once completed hand deliver or mail the application to the Chubbuck Police Department 5160 Yellowstone Ave Chubbuck Idaho 83202 Attn SSgt. Steve Young.

Job Type: Full-time

Hourly: $20.17 – $23.80 per hour


Under general supervision, enforces all federal, state laws and local ordinances relating to public safety & welfare. Performs all duties in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, law, regulations and standards of safety.  Works independently under stressful, high-risk conditions Performs routine patrol duties, including but not limit to, patrolling assigned areas, responding to emergency calls and/or public calls for assistance, investigating criminal incidents, apprehending and arresting suspects & violent persons, securing crime scenes, issuing traffic citations/summonses, seizing property and/or criminal evidence, maintaining public order, interrogating suspects, transporting prisoners and mental patients, responding to fire calls, as well as other related duties as required.  Reports to shift Supervisor

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES May serve in other specialized areas such as community services, criminal investigations, administrative services, field training, firearms training, or other assignment; Organizes and participates in community policing and community service projects, as directed; Contacts, cooperates, and coordinates with other law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses; On call after regular duty hours to respond to emergency situations;

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Certified officers will be given the opportunity to join the patrol division after completing the hiring process. This includes but is not limited to: polygraph, background investigation, board interviews, drug screening/psychological exam. All other applicants are subject to the same process to also include, but not limited to, written and physical exams. Positions are appointed at the discretion of the Chief of Police and other City officials Applicants must have a valid/current driver’s license. Any un-certified applicant must be able to obtain certification from Idaho Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Academy.

LAW ENFORCEMENT KNOWLEDGE – Local, state, and federal laws as applicable to community law enforcement; Methods, objectives, and procedures of law enforcement practices; Methods, objectives, and procedures of court proceedings; Officer safety skills including defensive tactics, handcuffing, and firearm operations; Standard first-aid administration; Police equipment, including vehicles, speed radar units, communications units, body armor, handcuffs, firearms, batons, and other related equipment; Crime prevention and education techniques.

FIREARMS TRAINING – Demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of firearms;

COMMUNICATIONS – Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions Communicate clearly and concisely Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports utilizing available technology

TECHNOLOGY – Operate standard office equipment and a personal computer including program applications appropriate to assigned duties; Operate radio, audio and video equipment, and related specialized enforcement equipment;

APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE – Understand and apply departmental, state, and local law enforcement procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; Analyze situations quickly and objectively, to recognize actual and potential dangers, and to determine proper course of action; Make sound and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations, and established procedures; Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; Perform multiple tasks simultaneously, including handling interruptions, and return to and complete tasks in a timely manner; Learn new aspects of police work depending on specialty assignment areas.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS – Work independently as well as in teams; Establish and maintain effective relations with fellow employees and with citizens with varied racial, religious, ethnic or economic backgrounds; Keep immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Respond to citizen requests in a courteous and effective manner;

INTEGRITY – Uphold the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics at all times; Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks – High school diploma or GED equivalency required.

DRIVER’S LICENSE – Applicants must have a valid/current driver’s license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, communicate effectively, interrogate and interview people, discern noises that may require investigation, and perform telephone and radio communication; Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions, perform surveillance, sight and accurately shoot a firearm, safely use pepper spray or other non-lethal force, gather evidence at crime scenes, and coordinate and conduct detailed investigations; Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to use a firearm safely and effectively, direct traffic, write professional police reports, utilize equipment required for the performance of duties, and operate a vehicle; Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, stamina, strength, agility, and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to direct traffic, bend or stoop repeatedly, maneuver through and over rough, uneven, slippery or rocky terrain, perform search activities for extended periods of time, physically apprehend and restrain an individual, and perform all duties required in a law enforcement environment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The following documents MUST be delivered with the application: Certified copy of Birth Certificate Certified copy of High School Diploma or GED Certified Copy of College Diploma or Transcripts Copy of DD-214 (Military Discharge Document)

Scott Gummersall
HR Director
(208) 237-2430- Ext. 179

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