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Business Operations Manager

Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/11
Posting End Date: 2024/07/02
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 30.38
Maximum Salary: 37.98
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.

Idaho Transportation Department has an exciting opportunity at the headquarters office as the Division of Highways Business Operations Manager. The successful Business Operations Manager (BOM) will oversee budgeting, accounting, and procurement activities with a team-player mentality and exceptional communication skills. They will serve as a key member of the management team. In addition, the BOM will supervise staff who perform tasks associated with accounts payable/receivables and procurement/supply, verifying that policies and procedures are being followed.

Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders is essential in this position. The incumbent will serve on the Statewide BOM team which oversees duties, budgets and policies; provides support and contributes to ensuring a safe, secure, and respectful workplace environment. This role will also be an example and contributor in developing and maintaining a constructive culture at the ITD headquarters office.

NOTICE: This position requires a background investigation before a final job offer is made.


Example of Duties

In this role, the Business Operations Manager will: 

  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the Division of Highways; 
  • Plan, organize and direct administrative units to support operations; 
  • Manage daily financial & associated transactions; 
  • Manage hiring, training, supervision and appraisals of direct staff; 
  • Manage operation support functions for facilities; 
  • Plan, organize, and direct administrative units to support operations;
  • Set goals and objectives, establish procedures, and influence others to attain the goals of the organizational unit; 
  • Forecast, develop, and monitor budgets; 
  • Analyze business operational results and provide recommendations for improvement;
  • Ensure organizational compliance with laws, policies, and procedures for a variety of functions such as personnel, purchasing, and accounting; 
  • Mediating and negotiating conflicts or agreements between internal and external organizations or individuals.

Minimum Qualifications

Good knowledge of management practices.


  • Developing a budget and preparing financial reports;
  • Interpreting and implementing policies, laws, rules, or regulations;
  • Developing operating policies and procedures;
  • Supervising staff.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience leading, mentoring, and coaching employees with the desire to help them become high performers and future managers.
  • Experience communicating, managing, and championing organizational change.
  • Demonstrated experience listening, communicating, and collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Presentation experience to various audiences both internal and external.
  • Capable of managing competing priorities simultaneously.

    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.