EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

208-468-5437

 

  • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions since the age of 18
  • No under the age of 18 adult criminal waivers
  • No undetected felony or serious misdemeanors committed by applicant since the age of 18
  • No minor misdemeanor convictions in the last 5 years or extensive minor misdemeanor history
  • No marijuana/cannabis use in the last 3 years
  • No other illicit drug use in the last 5 years
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must be a legal citizen of the United States
  • Ability to take and pass required;
    • Extensive written examination
    • Physical fitness test
    • Oral board evaluation
    • Extensive FBI & criminal background check
    • Polygraph examination
    • Extensive psychological examination and evaluation
    • Medical fitness examination

     

Preference Points will be given to those individuals who meet one of the following criteria-

       • Military experience will be accepted if the applicant’s actual

          duties were directly related to civil police work.
       • Sixty-four (64) college credits. College credits must be from

          an accredited institution and may include academic or

          technical courses.
       • Possession of a Level One Reserve Officer Certification from

          Idaho POST.
       • Enrolled in and/or completion of the Idaho POST Self-

          Sponsored Student Program and completion of the Basic

          Academy.
       • Bilingual in Spanish/English - A language fluency test will be

          conducted.

Nampa Police Department offers a lateral transfer program for certified officers, at a 2 for 1 years of service ratio.

( e.g. Transfers with 10 years experience with another agency plug in at NPD 5 year pay rate, rather than starting pay rate)

 

Police Officer Basic Training- 

  • 6 week in house mini academy
  • 14 week, 4 phase field training program
  • 10 week patrol academy (Idaho P.O.S.T. Academy)
  • 40 hour annual block training
  • Quarterly firearms training and qualification

 

 

 

  • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions since the age of 18
  • No under the age of 18 adult criminal waivers
  • No undetected felony or serious misdemeanors committed by applicant since the age of 18
  • No minor misdemeanor convictions in the last 5 years or extensive minor misdemeanor history
  • No marijuana/cannabis use in the last 3 years
  • No other illicit drug use in the last 5 years
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to take and pass required;
    • Extensive FBI & criminal background check
    • Polygraph examination
    • Typing proficiency test- 40wpm minimum after errors with 92% accuracy overall
    • Multitasking test
    • Oral board evaluation

Nampa Police Department offers a lateral transfer program for certified dispatchers, at a 2 for 1 years of service ratio.

(e.g. Transfers with 10 years experience with another agency plug in at NPD 5 year pay rate, rather than starting pay rate)

 

 Dispatch Basic Training-  

  • 6 month communications training program
  • 2 week basic dispatch academy (Idaho P.O.S.T Academy)
  • 1 week advanced dispatch academy (Idaho P.O.S.T. Academy) 

 

 

 

  • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions since the age of 18
  • No under the age of 18 adult criminal waivers
  • No undetected felony or serious misdemeanors committed by applicant since the age of 18
  • No minor misdemeanor convictions in the last 5 years or extensive minor misdemeanor history
  • No marijuana/cannabis use in the last 3 years
  • No other illicit drug use in the last 5 years
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to take and pass required;
    • Extensive FBI & criminal background check
    • Polygraph examination
    • Typing proficiency test- 40wpm minimum after errors with 92% accuracy overall

 Records Basic Training- 

  • 6 month records training program

 

To review any open positions,

or inquire about working for the

Nampa Police Department,

please visit the

 

 

 

Dispatch: 208.465.2257
Emergency: 911

Nampa Police Department
820 2nd St S Nampa, ID 83651