State of Idaho Opportunity
Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.
The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to create a model correctional system that provides equitable access to programming and opportunities that reflect a community experience, foster connections, and restore victims of crime. This position plays an integral role in the leadership of the Probation & Parole Division. This position is responsible for public records request, processing ILETS requests and other record keeping functions.
- Perform complex and difficult program support functions for multiple or highly specialized programs.
- Have the authority, knowledge, and judgment to devise solutions that fall outside existing policies and procedures.
- Problem solving and negotiation skills with authority to act on decisions made.
- Serve as a program expert and provide guidance and assistance regarding complex program rules and regulations to office staff and external customers.
- Frequent contact with internal and external customers, which requires good public relation skills.
- Function with considerable independence and exercise discretion in applying policies and procedures.
- Extensive knowledge of department programs and objectives.
- Experience monitoring record systems to identify and correct errors. Typically gained by at least one year of work experience monitoring records systems, identifying problems and correcting errors.
- Interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations, and complex policies for multiple or highly specialized programs. Typically gained by one-year work experience interpreting and applying a variety of difficult rules, regulations, or policies to determine compliance or eligibility and explaining decisions to others. Decisions are complex and can affect the social or economic wellbeing of others or will result in a service or action being denied.
- Analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues. Typically gained from at least one year of experience performing extensive research and analysis of highly complex or technical material requiring in-depth program knowledge in order to determine if requirements were met and if they complied with established laws and/or policies. Research must have included contacting a variety of sources both inside and outside the organization to collect, obtain, and verify information and determine the appropriate course of action.
- Dealing with individuals from varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in stressful situations. Typically gained by at least one year of experience dealing with individuals from varying cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in stressful situations which dealt with personal, sensitive, or confidential information such as eligibility requirements, health issues, or financial matters.
- Entering and retrieving data using a computerized record system. Typically gained by at least 6 months of experience in a work setting where I was required to enter and retrieve data in a database records system or other computer records system.
- Composing and proofreading business correspondence. Typically gained from at least 1 year of office experience which required composing and proofreading a variety of business documents on a regular basis; OR, I have successfully completed at least 1 college-level English composition or business English class AND I have 6 months of experience composing business documents.
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 https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html
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.