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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/12
Posting End Date: 2024/05/03
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 30.29
Maximum Salary: 33.65
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Legislative Service Office


RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide professional, independent, non-partisan staff support to the Joint Finance Appropriation Committee (JFAC) and the entire Legislature in developing the state budget each year. 

• The incumbent will be assigned selected state agencies and programs and will provide analysis of annual agency budget submissions of how those programs function, what the various budget and policy issues are for those agencies, how well those agencies are performing their responsibilities, and how different funding options will impact those programs. 

• The incumbent will provide that expertise to the Legislature through written reports and publications, electronic presentations, and oral testimony before JFAC and other committees. 

• The Idaho Legislature meets from January through March each year, but also has numerous interim meetings, activities, and research projects throughout the year. 

• Some statewide travel is required to attend interim meetings and assigned agency board and commission meetings. 


• A graduate degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, but relevant experience in public or business administration, social science research, or a related field can be substituted. 

• General knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, techniques, and procedures. 

• Working knowledge of, or the ability to learn: budgeting principles, techniques, and procedures, research methods, information collection, evaluation techniques, economic principles, and Idaho's government revenue structure. 

• Working knowledge of, or the ability to learn: Idaho's budget development model, appropriations, and management control processes; Idaho's legislative and political processes and procedures; federal regulations and state codes regarding financial management and budgeting system. 

• Working knowledge of data processing concepts and applications; using PC-based information systems for analysis and evaluation of financial data to produce meaningful reports to JFAC Committee members. 

• Ability to exercise superior analytical skills; establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of state agency organizations, legislators of all political parties, and the public; communicate concisely and effectively in both oral and written form, often under extreme time constraints and periods of stress, using considerable independent judgment. 

ABOUT LEGISLATIVE SERVICES: • Flexible Schedules • Career-long learning opportunities • Service First Culture • Opportunity to play an integral role in the Government process 

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


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.