Application for Employment

Police application for employment

The Gooding Police Department is seeking applicants to fill an opening on Patrol. This is an entry level position and requires the applicant to be an active member of a team. The applicant must be Idaho POST certified or certifiable. A successful applicant in this position will enjoy an attractive benefits package paid by the City for the employee and a progressive pay scale based on experience and certification level, and PERSI retirement. We work 12 hour rotating shifts with every other weekend off. The Department provides all equipment and uniforms, and a take home car for those employee’s that live within the City of Gooding or in its’ impact area.

The applicant must participate in an oral board interview, extensive background investigation, polygraph, and pass the Idaho POST Physical Fitness Test prior to being offered employment. The successful applicant should have a good grasp on community policing, and know what it means to have buy-in with the community they are tasked with protecting.

Starting salary is $14.35 minimum/hour DOE.

Applications will be accepted until 12/15/2014.  The successful applicant will start employment in January of 2015.

Chief Chris Ward
Sgt. Dave Fisher
CSO Rhonda Ascuena

You may bring in your application to our office located in City Hall, fax it to 208-934-8933 or mail it to Gooding City Police 308 5th Ave W, Gooding, ID 83330.