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The City of Pocatello with a population of 54,000 sits in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with an abundance of outdoor recreation. Pocatello is home to Idaho State University, the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, and the brand new Portneuf Wellness Complex.

The area, which has a semi-arid climate, will allow you to enjoy the activities that all four seasons have to offer, whether locally or within a short drive to other popular destinations such as Sun Valley, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Teton National Park, and Park City, Utah.

The City provides a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, a health reimbursement account, employee assistance program, a health advocacy program, group life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance, a deferred compensation plan, a 401K plan, and an award winning employee wellness program. The City of Pocatello is a member of the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho.

All new hires are subject to criminal background screening prior to hire. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Job Openings

Sanitation Operator  

Sanitation Department | Pocatello, ID
Public Works-Sanitation
Open Until: October 7, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: G07 Starting Pay - $20.01
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by October 3. A resume is required for any candidate to move forward in the hiring process.

Lifeguard Community Recreation Center  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Recreation
Open Until: December 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P02 $9.71 - $11.42
Status: Open Until Filled

Utility Billing Specialist  

Utility Billing Department | Pocatello, ID
Finance Department-Utility Billing
Open Until: October 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: G06 Starting Pay - $18.70
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by September 28. A resume and cover letter are required for any candidate to move forward in the hiring process.

Utility Locator  

Public Works | Pocatello, ID
Public Works-Street
Open Until: September 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: G08 Starting Pay - $21.01
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by September 29, 2022. A resume is required for any candidate to move forward in the hiring process.

Assistant Manager - Aquatic Programs  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P06 $14.35 - $16.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by September 30, 2022. A resume and cover letter is required for any candidate to move forward in the hiring process.

Zookeeper  

Pocatello Zoo Division | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Pocatello Zoo
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: G07 Starting Pay - $20.01
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position will be open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by September 30, 2022.

Recreation Leader - Basketball Scorekeeper  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Recreation
Open Until: March 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P01 $9.24 - $10.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Animal Adoption Counselor - Part Time  

Animal Services | Pocatello, ID
Animal Services
Open Until: October 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by October 1, 2022. Applicant must provide a resume to move forward in the hiring process.

Swim Instructor Community Recreation Center  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Recreation
Open Until: October 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by October 31, 2022.

WPC Wastewater Treatment Operator  

Water Pollution Control | Pocatello, ID
Public Works-Water Pollution
Open Until: September 27, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: G07 Starting Pay - $20.01
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by September 27, 2022. A resume is required to move forward in the hiring process.

Pump & Purification Technician  

Water Department | Pocatello, ID
Public Works-Water
Open Until: October 14, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: G10 Starting Pay - $23.60
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by October 14, 2022. A resume and cover letter is required to move forward in the hiring process.

Police Officer Recruit  

Pocatello Police Department | Pocatello, ID
Pocatello Police Department-Patrol
Open Until: October 12, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $23.94/hour
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position requires the passing of a written entry-level exam. The next exam date is scheduled from October 17 - 23. The test will be held remotely from your own home. A $20 proctoring fee will be required to take the test.

Bus Washer   

Pocatello Regional Transit | Pocatello, ID
Pocatello Regional Transit
Open Until: December 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P02 $9.71 - $11.42
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position is will be opened until filled.

Emergency Communications Officer - Lateral Transfer  

Pocatello Police Department | Pocatello, ID
Pocatello Police Department
Open Until: December 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: G08 Starting Pay - $21.01
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position is a lateral transfer position. Only candidates who have at least 2 years' experience in a Police, Fire, or EMS Dispatch Center will be considered for this position.

Seasonal Laborer - Water  

Water Department | Pocatello, ID
Public Works-Water
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P04 $11.80 - $13.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Seasonal Laborer - Street Operations  

Street Operations Department | Pocatello, ID
Public Works-Street
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by May 31, 2022.

Sports-field Groundskeeper  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Recreation
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P02 $9.71 - $11.42
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position will be open until filled with priority consideration given to applications received by August 31, 2022.

Adult Softball Scorekeeper  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Recreation
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P01 $9.24 - $10.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Construction Laborer II  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Greenway Trails Maintenance Worker  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Parks
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Code Enforcement Assistant  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P04 $11.80 - $13.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Trim Mower Operator  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Maintenance Worker  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P05 $13.01 - $15.30
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Irrigation Systems Specialist/Plumber Assistant  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P05 $13.01 - $15.30
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Construction Laborer III  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P04 $11.80 - $13.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Gang Mower Operator  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P04 $11.80 - $13.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Cemetery Grounds Laborer II  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Cemetery Grounds Laborer I  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Cemetery
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P02 $9.71 - $11.42
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Restroom Staff   

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P02 $9.71 - $11.42
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Hand Mower Operator  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P02 $9.71 - $11.42
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Parks & Beautification Area Caretaker  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P01 $9.24 - $10.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Program Instructor II  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P03 $10.70 - $12.59
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Program Instructor  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P02 $9.71 - $11.42
Status: Open Until Filled
Details:

Part Time Transit Bus Driver  

Pocatello Regional Transit | Pocatello, ID
Pocatello Regional Transit
Open Until: December 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: V05 - $17.81
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position is open until filled.

Volleyball Official  

Parks & Recreation Department | Pocatello, ID
Parks & Recreation Department-Recreation
Open Until: March 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: P01 $9.24 - $10.88
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position will be open until filled.

Police Officer - Lateral Transfer  

Pocatello Police Department | Pocatello, ID
Pocatello Police Department-Patrol
Open Until: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $26.40 - $27.74
Status: Open Until Filled