Come Join Our Team!

The Mountain Home Police Department is always accepting applications for various positions in the department to include Patrol Officers.


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If you are interested in applying with our agency, please complete an application and submit it with the following items:

  • Copy of your Resume
  • Copy of your Birth Certificate
  • Copy of your High School Diploma or GED
  • Copy of your DD214
  • Copy of any College Transcripts


Completed applications and the aforementioned items can be sent to the address below:

Mountain Home Police Department
Attn: Careers
2775 East 8th North
Mountain Home, ID 83647


All applications will be reviewed for an upcoming recruit testing date, which will include the Idaho POST Physical Fitness Test Battery, a written exam, and an oral board.

A testing day will typically begin at 8:00 a.m. sharp, and will start with the physical fitness test battery (PT Test). Upon successful completion of the PT test, the applicant will advance to the written exam, and upon successful completion of the written exam, the applicant will be given a slot on the Oral Board.

After all the testing criteria are successfully met, as well as the basic requirements for the position, the applicant will have an interview with the Chief of Police and the Command Staff to determine eligibility for the position.