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Human Resource Associate

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/16
Posting End Date: 2024/04/30
Category: Human Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 17.67
Maximum Salary: 20.23
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Division of Human Resources

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 Associate. This announcement will be used to fill a classified position located at the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (IDVR). This position will provide day to day direct support for IDVR and will report to the Idaho Division of Human Resources. 

About the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (IDVR):  

Our Vision: An Idaho where all individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to participate in the workforce and employers value their contributions. 

Our Mission: To prepare individuals with disabilities for employment and career opportunities while meeting the needs of the employer.  

Join us and help make a difference! 

To perform human resource administrative support tasks encompassing the employee lifecycle such as recruitment and selection, classification, compensation, employee development and training, employee relations and employment compliance activities. This position may provide support to multiple agencies.


  • Maintaining employee records, responding to requests for information, orienting new employees
  • Entering personnel actions for compliance with federal, state and agency rules, policies and procedures, and preparing and submitting personnel, payroll and benefits documents
  • Assisting in areas such as recruitment, training, employee relations and classification program
  • Supporting recruitment functions such as composing announcements, creating, modifying and implementing recruitment plans, explaining application and hiring processes, and supporting managers regarding selection practices
  • Recommending feedback and changes to human resource policies, researching and communicating with agency staff on human resource trends and issues and assisting in the problem-solving process
  • Conducting preliminary classification work including collecting job analysis data, recommending revisions to existing class specifications, and compiling compensation data
  • Processing payroll and perform related functions

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is the first level in Human Resource job family. This classification does not require any prior HR specific experience. At this level incumbents operate within routine practices utilizing established systems, resources, policies and information to complete their work. The primary focus of this position is information processing and gathering. Refers any complex issues to appropriate resource.

Minimum Qualifications:

Good knowledge of: 

  • Administrative support functions including organizational skills, composing business documents, compiling and summarizing data 


  • Providing customer service 
  • Interpreting, applying and explaining laws, rules, regulations and policies 

MQ Specialties:

Some knowledge of: 

  • Computerized record systems


  • Coordinating recruitment using an applicant tracking system


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.