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Human Resource Officer

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/03/14
Category: Human Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 35.84
Maximum Salary: 44.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Division of Human Resources

Human Resource Officer

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

The Idaho Division of Human Resources (DHR) is seeking a Human Resource Officer. This announcement will be used to fill a classified position located at the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) that will be located at 11331 W. Chinden Blvd, Boise, ID 83714. This position will provide strategic direction and programs to attract and retain talent in partnership with ITD leadership and the Idaho Division of Human Resources. 

About the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD):

Transportation is vital to achieving a high quality of life which is synonymous with living in Idaho. That is why ITD’s vision statement is enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation. The mission is YOUR Safety – YOUR Mobility – YOUR Economic Opportunity. Every employee is critical to the mission.

ITD is committed to five focus areas that help them towards achieving the vision and mission: Employee Safety, Ideal Workplace, Innovation, Investing with Purpose, and External Outreach. We care about the employee experience and strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work.

Recognized expert in the field of Human Resources with significant influence on organization policy, program development, and success. Regularly leads projects of critical importance, often with organization-wide impact. Oversees HR operations of the team for one or more agencies. Primary HR contact for agency appointing authorities on strategic initiatives.


  • Responsible for developing and executing human resource initiatives and processes in support of the agency’s strategic direction specifically in the areas of employee development, organizational design, performance management, training, talent acquisition, classification and compensation
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures for one or more agencies
  • Manages, motivates, and develops team members to create an effective work environment
  • Ensures operation at the expected service level in collaboration with management teams
  • Analyzes complex problems requiring research, communication, and guidance regarding HR best practices while utilizing and shaping HR best practices
  • Consults with executives on strategic planning, goals, and objectives

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is the sixth level in the Human Resource job family. At this level, incumbents will manage a team of human resource professionals and partner with appointing authorities to effectively implement their mission. Provide strategic approaches to human resource issues with agency wide impact. Any issues involving statewide impact or significant risk are elevated to your manager.

Minimum Qualifications 

Considerable knowledge of: 

  • Human resource administration 
  • Equal employment opportunity concepts and legal requirements 
  • Employee grievance system 

Good knowledge of: 

  • Management practices 


  • Analyzing human resource management problems, developing solutions and recommendations 
  • Counseling supervisors in management practices and organizational design 
  • Analyzing jobs and recommending classification and compensation 
  • Preparing and making presentations to groups


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.