Employment Opportunities.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 372-5000. Download an Employment Application below or obtain one in person at 145 E. Main St. in Rexburg, ID. Completed applications can be hand-delivered to the Sheriff’s Office, faxed to (208) 356-6056, or emailed to us via webmaster@madisonsheriff.com. Be sure to include your resume and any other listed required attachments.

Current Job Openings:

Part-Time Detention Reserve

Madison County Detention Facility is looking for individuals who are interested in becoming Reserve Deputies. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in starting a career in law enforcement or for any individuals that are interested in part-time employment. Training consists of 40 hours, and can be completed at your convenience. Day shifts are from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM and night shifts are from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM, weekdays as well as weekends. Duties consist of, but are not limited to, answering phones, some computer work, monitoring cameras, and running control panels.

Full Time Detention Deputy

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has full time Detention Deputy Positions available.

Starting Pay: $18.66 per hour. After the successful completion and certification of Idaho P.O.S.T Academy, pay will increase to $19.39 per hour.

This is a shift work position. Shifts are 12 hours long and work a 4 days on, 4 days off schedule. You will work 14 days in a 28 day pay period. This includes nights, weekends, and holidays.

Benefits: Medical with Dental and Vision plans available, P.E.R.S.I retirement, personal and vacation
time accrual.

Job Description: Deputies are responsible for the supervision of inmates and security of the Madison County Detention Center. Intake and releasing of new inmates, conducting searches on inmates and cells. Transporting inmates throughout East Idaho and beyond. Monitoring cameras, phone systems, conducting scheduled checks, inmate recreation, overseeing court proceedings, meals, and medical needs of inmates.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Be able to pass the P.O.S.T. physical test (requirements can be found on the Idaho P.O.S.T.
  • Work rotating weekends, holidays, day shift or night shift (12 hour shifts)
  • Valid Idaho drivers’ license
  • Pass a polygraph
  • Must pass back ground check
  • Applications may be picked up at the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 145 E Main St. Rexburg, Id 83440 or downloaded here.

    Madison County Sheriff’s Office always accepts applications and is a drug free, equal opportunity employer.