Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Tax Automated System Specialist

Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/10
Posting End Date: 2024/06/17
Category: IT And Computers
Sub Category: Project Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 25.96
Maximum Salary: 25.96
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

Save Job Saved


State of Idaho

Tax Commission Career Opportunity

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

Do you have experience managing projects? Are you a great communicator with timely deliverables?

The Idaho State Tax Commission is recruiting a Technical Project Specialist (Tax Automated System Specialist) within the Revenue Operations Division. If you are motivated and self-driven with a strong project management background then this role may be for you! This role will report into the Coordination and Design (C&D) group in our Boise location. We are looking for individuals that have experience being a liaison between end users of a database and the developers of a database that will perform the configurations. Schedule offers some flexibility. Flexible hours between 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • Lead and/or represent Revenue Operations in the planning, coordination, and implementation of projects. 
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rules, and policies for system impact. 
  • Serve as the liaison between system users, management, and development staff. 
  • Act as a subject matter expert and coordinate activities.
  • Identify and recommend automated system enhancements, modifications, and implementation methods, procedures, and time frames. 
  • Serve on the Forms Committee and coordinate related activities. Maintain documentation of system functions including data elements, test results, reporting requirements, and output. 
  • Plan and conduct training. Develop detailed test criteria and conduct/oversee system testing. 
  • Review processing errors to evaluate and/or develop specifications for implementation of changes in system data. 
  • Write requirements documents, procedures, project plans, and process maps.
  • Give presentations about recommended projects or project/process status.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of computerized applications development processes and procedures (Typically gained by successful completion of at least 12 credit hours of coursework related to completer applications, introduction to MIS, System analysis and design OR an associate’s degree or higher in Information Technology AND at least 6 months of work experience that included analyzing, planning, documenting, implementing, and developing large software applications as an individual or part of a team OR at least 1 year of full-time work experience that including testing automated systems in addition to development of functional requirements) 
  • At least 1 year of experience interpreting and applying state and/or federal, or other related tax laws, rules, policies, and procedures. 
  • At least 1 year of work experience testing automated systems to determine if user needs and legal requirements are met. 
  • At least 1 year of work experience planning, coordinating, and implementing projects At least 1 year of work experience that included providing technical assistance to automated system users.

Why Join Us?

  • OUR VISION: Great people. Helping you. Serving Idaho.
  • OUR MISSION: Benefit Idaho through courteous customer service, education, and fair tax administration.
  • OUR VALUES: Fairness, Accountability, Integrity, Respect.

What Do Our Employees Say About Us? 

  • "I love the work-life balance at the Tax Commission because our managers and supervisors are awesome with flexibility." 
  • "We work a flexible schedule, Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week. So this schedule has allowed me to do other things in my life."
  • "My favorite part about working for the Tax Commission are the people I get to work with. It's become a family, and I've made lots of lifelong friends."

Follow us on LinkedIn or Facebook to learn more about us!

 What's In It for You?

  • Affordable benefits including medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • PERSI defined benefit retirement plan
  • Paid sick and vacation leaves start accruing your first day
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid Parental Leave covering the birth or adoption of a child for up to 8 weeks
  • Permanent, full-time classified employment status after successful completion of an entrance probation
  • Working in an office environment with other talented and highly motivated individuals
  • Beautiful state campus with lots of free parking, walking paths, and centrally located in the valley on Chinden Blvd. in Boise (ISTC Recruiter should remove this bullet point if the position is for a field office)
  • The State of Idaho is a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)


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.