Welcome to the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office

Blaine County is a full service sheriff’s office providing all aspects of law enforcement: patrol, detention, search and rescue, disaster services, Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team (SERT), driver’s licensing, civil processing, marine division, prisoner transport, records, and community service programs for the entire Blaine County area of Idaho.

Public Safety is our primary concern. If and when we have important messages for our community we will post them here. We hope that the information provided on our website will help you learn more about our office and the wonderful community that we serve. We recommend you follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay informed on what’s happening in our community. Please feel free to send us your comments or questions through our contact page.

C-121139 Blaine County Sheriff Coin Idaho MC



June 2016


We are seeking qualified law enforcement candidates to be a part of our professional law enforcement team; applicants should possess superior communication skills, unimpeachable integrity, and a strong commitment to public service and the community that we serve. BCSO is committed to quality training, staff development, recognizing creativity and efficiency to the highest degree possible. Our staff includes 68 professional sworn men and women dedicated to the concepts of personal excellence, continuous improvement, teamwork, and service to our community. It is our sincere hope that you will consider joining our team and work in an environment that rewards and reinforces cooperation at all levels.

This position is full time/40 hours a week, with rotating shifts including nights, weekends and some holidays. We offer a progressive pay scale for both commissioned and non-commissioned deputies. GREAT BENEFITS including medical, dental, vision, life and PERSI retirement. Good Character and clean background required. Experience preferred but not required.

Patrol Deputy: Starting salary is $42,640 annually; $45,843 upon POST certification


  • Meet all Minimum Hiring Standards
  • Be a U.S. Citizen and at least 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid Idaho Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency
  • Pass a Written Basic Skills Test and a Physical Readiness Test
  • Pass a background investigation and oral board interviews
  • Pass a Polygraph Examination
  • Pass all Medical, Vision and Hearing Tests

Hiring Standards are available at http://www.blainesheriff.com/careers/hiring-process-faq/

Applications, Additional Hiring Information, and Full Job Descriptions are available on our website: http://www.blainesheriff.com/careers/

Contact our Hiring Coordinator, Holly Carter @ (208)788-5536 or hcarter@co.blaine.id.us

Printed Applications are also available at the Sheriff’s Office at 1650 Aviation Drive in Hailey.

Blaine County Benefits:
Blaine County offers a full range of insurance: life, health, dental and optical benefits. 100% premium coverage provided for employees; 50% medical coverage for dependents. Blaine County recognizes 10 paid holiday’s per-year, paid vacation and sick time accrual. Blaine County employees participate in the state PERSI retirement system, and are offered an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation plans and supplemental insurance programs.


Full Benefits Package:

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance & Prescriptions Coverage

Vision Insurance & Life Insurance

Holiday, Vacation, Sick Time

Comp Time Accrual

Employee Assistance & Pre-Tax Medical/Daycare Cafeteria Plans

Payroll Direct Deposit

PERSI Retirement System

Supplemental Insurance Available



The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office

Attention: Holly Carter

1650 Aviation Drive

Hailey, Idaho 83333

(208) 788-5536



Facsimile Applications and Incomplete Applications not accepted


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