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State Park Office Specialist 2

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/16
Posting End Date: 2024/06/07
Category: Parks and Recreation
Sub Category: Clerical & Data Entry
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Athol, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 14.33
Maximum Salary: 14.70
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Farragut State Park is seeking an Office Specialist 2 to complete their team!

Embrace a unique opportunity to blend administrative expertise with natural beauty as you join Farragut State Park, a historical gem nestled in the Coeur d’Alene Mountains of northern Idaho. Once a World War II-era naval training station, this sprawling 4,000-acre park now serves as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering camping opportunities, hiking trails, disc golf, and a rich tapestry of history waiting to be explored. Farragut State Park is seeking a dedicated individual to fill the role of Office Specialist 2, contributing to the seamless operation of this beloved recreational destination.

Discover the perfect blend of administrative expertise and outdoor adventure.

Learn more about Farragut State Park: Farragut State Park | Department of Parks and Recreation (


As an Office Specialist 2, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the various program areas within Farragut State Park. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing comprehensive office support and secretarial functions with an emphasis on efficiency and accuracy.
  • Applying existing policies and procedures with independent judgment to complete assignments across multiple program areas.
  • Responding to both routine and non-routine inquiries from visitors and stakeholders, offering clear explanations of department services, policies, procedures, and the rationale behind decisions.
  • Maintaining records, reviewing documents for compliance, and correcting errors or omissions as needed.
  • Scheduling appointments, coordinating services, and arranging meetings and travel itineraries as required.
  • Supervising staff or providing leadwork responsibilities as assigned.


Please submit a resume and/or cover letter that reflects the following qualifications:

Good knowledge of:

  • rules of effective business English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.


  • using alphabetical, numerical, or subject filing systems to include determining file names, setting up new files, classifying, labeling, filing, and retrieving;
  • reviewing documents for compliance with established procedures;
  • using a computer to enter and retrieve information;
  • answering a business telephone using knowledge of business telephone procedures and etiquette.


Experience: operating word processing equipment and software; using spreadsheet software; using database software; making change and cashiering; using basic math skills; using Microsoft Word to create mass mailings and documents using columns and tables; using Microsoft Excel to create formulas and employing build-in calculation functions to perform complex financial, statistical or analytical calculations. 


 WHY IDPR? We are innovators in outdoor recreation, committed to excellent service and resource stewardship. We foster experiences that renew the human spirit and promote community vitality. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in Idaho through outdoor recreation and resource stewardship. IDPR manages 30 state parks, trails and attractions throughout every region of Idaho and the registration programs for boats, snowmobiles and other off-highway vehicles (OHV). Money from these registration programs goes back to users to develop and maintain trails, facilities and programs. IDPR also provides free education courses for boaters and OHV operators. To learn more about Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation please visit:

BENEFITS: We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental and vision insurance. There is generous vacation and sick leave accrual that begins as soon as you start. There are ten paid holidays in a year; participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems; multiple saving plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities and more. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*

EEO/ADA/Veteran: 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.