The Kootenai-Ponderay Sewer District Is Hiring – Part Time Receptionist/Office Assistant


Written by Colleen Johnson

April 24, 2024

The Kootenai-Ponderay Sewer District Is Hiring for a Part-time Receptionist/Office Assistant

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


  • Scheduled working hours may be negotiated, but they are normally no more than 16 hours a week. There may be times due to other staffing issues when additional hours may be available. Lunches are normally ½ an hour when working 6 or more hours in a day. The District office is not open on weekends.


  • Good grammar, communication, and math skills. Some light lifting, approximately 25-40 lbs, is required. This position requires long periods of sitting, standing, and bending to access files and folders and clean. The ability to speak, read, and write (legibly) the English language is required for this position. The ability to hear well due to phone usage and communicate messages to other employees and District patrons verbally and in written form is also required.

Responsible for handling incoming payments and receipting them, frequent computer and keyboard use, use of 10-key adding machine, greeting and assisting customers both in the office and over the phone, answering the phones, data entry, assisting with filing and scanning of documents and some typing/composing letters as well as assisting the office manager and the operations personnel when needed with information, filing and or typing of documents. All employees are responsible for helping to maintain a clean office area. Any and all other job duties as assigned are determined by office needs.

This is not a benefited position. This position is considered part-time/casual, and the possibility of a full-time position is neither promised nor guaranteed. There is a 120-day introductory period.

Download PDF Application

Office Contact information:

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

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