Career Opportunities


as of February 26, 2019

Position:  Police Officer
Annual Base Pay:  $44,928

Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer entrance level examination. The examination establishes the eligible register from which all new Police Officer appointments are made. If you plan on taking the exam we recommend you purchase and review the Entry Level Police Officer Candidate Study Guide.

For information on the Pocatello Police Department's hiring process and the benefits of employment, click here.

For Pocatello Police Department recruitment questions please, contact Sergeant Derek Daniels at or at 208-234-6114. To watch the Pocatello Police Department recruiting video click here.

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 5:00 PM, FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019. Approximately one week following the deadline, information about the date, time, and location of the entrance exam will be emailed to all applicants at the email address used to apply in the City's web-based application system.

Application Instructions

  1. Click the application link and complete the application.
  2. Download the Police Officer Background Packet included in the application; complete it and return it at the time of exam.