The Kootenai-Ponderay Sewer District Is Hiring – Full Time Office Position


Written by Colleen Johnson

April 19, 2024

The Kootenai-Ponderay Sewer District is hiring for a full-time office position.

The District Employment Application must be completed and returned to the District office located at 511 Whiskey Jack Road, Sandpoint, Idaho. A resume` and cover letter are preferred with the application but not required. An Application for Employment can be picked up at the District office or downloaded here.

After an initial review of the applications and resumes, applicants will be notified to complete testing at the District Office. After the District receives and reviews the Testing Results, applicants will be notified of interview times. A more detailed job description and list of requirements are posted on the Idaho Works website.

Failure to follow and complete application and testing requirements will remove an applicant from consideration for employment.

Job Description


  • 40 hours per week
  • Benefits available after the introductory period
  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Valid State Drivers’ License required
  • Starting wage: $17.00 per hour- DOE
  • Experience: Minimum 12 months office/customer service experience
  • Minimum required typing speed: 45 wpm-will be tested
  • Minimum lifting requirement: up to 40 pounds


  • Answer phones and assist customers
  •  Pick up and distribute mail
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook-will be tested on Excel and Word
  • Proficiency with 10-key required
  • Receive payments, make deposits, maintain petty cash
  • Order and maintain office supplies
  • Prepare quarterly newsletter and other correspondence typing as requested
  • Familiar with A/P and A/R
  • Maintain various Spreadsheets for tracking and verification of payments
  • Must be a self-starter and quick learner
  • General file maintenance-both paper and electronic
  • Some accounting knowledge and skills preferred
  • Office Cleaning\
  • Other duties as assigned

This position requires attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively. Basic accounting knowledge would be a plus. Must be capable of working independently and be flexible in response to changing office needs or requests. Good verbal and written communication skills and excellent math skills are a must. Must demonstrate tactfully handling difficult situations and have excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Honesty, integrity, good people skills, and the ability to work well in a small office environment are required. Pre-employment drug testing and background checks are

Download PDF Application

Office Contact information:

Kootenai-Ponderay Sewer District
511 Whiskey Jack Road
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864

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