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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/28
Posting End Date: 2024/07/26
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 18.50
Maximum Salary: 18.50
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) has one (1) opening for a Financial Technician position. This position is a full-time benefitted position located at our Director’s office in Boise, Idaho.


This position is Grade H; additional information can be found at: State Employee Compensation | Division of Human Resources (

Minimum filling rate is $18.50.

The final salary rate is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

You must possess all the minimum qualifications below. Please make sure your resume and work history support this. Failure to do so may disqualify you from being considered for this position.


Example of Duties:



· Dependable attendance Monday thru Friday with flexible hours to accomplish workload.

· Independently perform specialized financial record keeping, maintenance, review, verification, and support functions.

· Use organization skills and bookkeeping methods and procedures to prepare work, spreadsheets, standardize summaries and reports to meet deadlines.

· Use automated systems and system software to enter, retrieve and edit financial data and prepare financial documents.

· Research accounting systems and records to identify and correct errors in financial transactions.

· Assist with explaining and applying policies, procedures or regulations, and in determining if financial data meets compliance standards. 

· Audit the following to be properly coded and authorized: vendor invoices, travel reimbursements, intercompany invoices, Purchase Order and Contract to Invoice verifications.

· Professional customer service skills for the following: follow-up on outstanding payments and inbound and outbound phone calls and emails to outside customers and internal IDL staff.

· Participate in special projects as needed. Update desk reference manual as procedures change.

Minimum Qualifications:


· Some Knowledge of: Financial Record Keeping

· Experience: Researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports; using personal computers to enter, retrieve, and edit financial data

Desired Qualifications:

· Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices applied daily.

· Exposure to complex data.

· Professional experience using a personal computer to navigate multiple systems to meet deadlines, research and compile financial information.

· Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel, Word, and Adobe software.

· Professional organizational skills.

· Prior professional work requiring monthly deadlines. 



· Accounting education preferred.

Certifications, Licensing, and relevant documentation must be uploaded with your resume in the attachments section of the application.




· We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 

· ·Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance- (full-time) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.80/month for dental.

· Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start.

· 11 paid holidays a year.

· Paid parental leave.

· Multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457.

· Basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one time annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)

· Wellness programs 

· Ongoing training opportunities 

· An opportunity for student loan forgiveness

· And more!

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

Supplemental Information:

Overtime/Vacation Accrual FLSA:


The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) code for this position is Covered (C) Based on the FLSA code for this position, compensatory time will accrue at a rate of 1.5 hours for each 1 hour of overtime worked. Compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation. Vacation accrual is based on the FLSA code and accrual rates can be found at: Employees engaged in Fire Suppression activities for which overtime hours are earned will be paid at the rate of 1.5 times the hourly rate for each one hour of overtime worked. Payment will be made on the regular pay date corresponding to the pay period in which the overtime work occurred.) 

EEO/ADA/Veteran's Preference:

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.

About IDL:
Become part of an organization where you will work with dedicated people who are committed and skilled in managing and protecting Idaho's natural resources.

The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) believes in its employees and values stewardship, service, accountability and cohesiveness. Our goals emphasize our people and processes, financial stewardship, and customer focus. We strive for a culture in which leadership equips, entrusts and expects employees to make decisions in fulfillment of our mission. View our Strategic Plan  Strategic-Plan-FY2023-FY2026-posted.pdf (

Under the direction of the Idaho State Board of Land Commissioners, IDL manages more than 2.5 million acres of state endowment trust land under a constitutional mandate to produce maximum long-term financial returns for public schools and several other State of Idaho institutions. Leases and other contracts are used to authorize revenue generating activities such as timber harvest, grazing, farming, mining, commercial use, residential use, and conservation in a prudent and sustainable manner.

Managing endowment trust lands is only part of our story. We also protect public resources such as water quality, fish, wildlife habitat, and recreation on navigable waterways, and ensure the protection of water quality and other resources by overseeing forestry and mining practices across all ownerships in the state. We also work to reclaim abandoned mines in Idaho. One of our most important resource protection responsibilities is fire prevention and suppression. We also provide assistance to landowners to manage their forest lands, work with communities to plant trees in urban settings, help keep working forests working through the Forest Legacy Program, and work with many partners to promote healthy forests on a landscape level. IDL also is the administrative arm of the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.