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Research Analyst

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/07
Posting End Date: 2024/05/28
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 21.42
Maximum Salary: 26.78
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho
Idaho Transportation Department

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

STATE OF IDAHO EMPLOYEES: If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through Luma Opportunities. Applying through the State of Idaho’s external career website will cause duplicate profiles and will slow the processing of your application for a new position.

Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation? At the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), every employee is critical to the mission, and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work.

The Idaho Department of Transportation (ITD) currently has an opportunity for a Research Analyst in Roadway Data. This position will be
reporting to the Headquarters office. The primary responsibilities will be troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining continuous traffic count devices around the state.

This position requires a valid driver’s license and up to 60% travel (with occasional overnight stays).

Example of Duties

  • Research and troubleshoot equipment issues with permanent count devices, communications equipment, and short term count devices.
  • Install/inspect/maintain traffic monitoring equipment on-site.
  • Quality check counter data for potential systemic issues.
  • Collect short-term data in the field.
  • Review data in the field with traffic monitoring-based software.
  • Prepare analytical reports, using software solutions such as Excel, Centurion, and Traffic Data Management Software.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Good knowledge of: research methods; principles of statistics.

Experience: writing analytical (research) reports or materials; using statistical software or spreadsheet software to perform statistical analysis.

Supplemental Information

The position requires:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Travel up to 60%.

Desired skills include:
  • Experience using electronics equipment, such as ohm-meter.
  • Knowledge of circuitry.
  • Experience troubleshooting electronic or communications equipment.

To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho! Contact an ITD Recruiter at: [email protected] or call 208-334-8664. The Idaho Transportation Department does not sponsor work visas.

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, 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]. (If you have a contact for applicant accommodations at your agency, please replace the contact information).

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