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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/13
Posting End Date: 2024/02/27
Category: Agriculture
Sub Category: Investigative
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Twin Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 17.67
Maximum Salary: 0.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho Brand Board

It's not just a job, it's a way of life. 


The Idaho State Police and Idaho Brand Board are currently seeking a full-time Brand Inspector to serve the Twin Falls District. Please visit the Brand Board Website at for more information. 


PLEASE NOTE: The successful applicant will be required to complete a full background investigation and polygraph examination. Please review the ISP Employment Disqualifiers and ISP Drug Policy.



Typical Inspection responsibilities: 

· determines ownership and issues inspection certificates for the legal sale, transport, and slaughter of livestock; 

· visually inspects livestock for ownership brands, marks, and physical characteristics; 

· inspects animals in the field, at feedlots, sale yards, and slaughterhouses; 

· apprises buyers if security agreement has been filed; 

· restrains and clips animals for inspection and cooperates with animal health authorities requiring vaccination or related animal disease control to insure standards are followed. 

Typical Investigation and Enforcement responsibilities: 

· enforces laws and regulations pertaining to livestock identification, transportation, and exchange; 

· executes impound orders pending ownership claim; 

· may impound or order impoundment of animals and vehicles used to transport livestock lacking certified proof of ownership or transfer authority; 

· may testify in court. 

Typical Accounting and Reporting Responsibilities: 

· collects and submits money received for inspections made prior to sale, slaughter, change of ownership, or transportation of animals out of state; 

· accounts for money and writes receipts; 

· records inspection data and writes inspection summary reports and incident and investigation reports. 

Typical Public Relation responsibilities

· explains laws and regulations to the public and implements brand policy and procedures; 

· attempts to settle disputes among owners of animals by explaining the law; 

· assists owners in recovering or preventing theft of livestock; 

· assists federal and state agencies in establishing ownership and in proper disposition of animals including animals covered under the Wild Horse and Burro Act.

Minimum Qualifications: 


· identifying livestock by breed, age, and sex; 

· roping and restraining large animals; 

· visually identifying brands, tags, and markings on animals; 

· moving and marketing livestock.


· using a computer and mobile devices to enter and retrieve data.

· Valid driver's license.

Special requirement: 

· Meet the entrance requirements for the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy and complete Academy within one year of hire.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

    *Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions