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Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/02
Posting End Date: 2024/07/16
Category: Career Exploration
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 20.21
Maximum Salary: 0.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

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

The Idaho Department of Labor connects job seekers with employment opportunities, supports workers through career and life transitions, and administers state labor laws.

The Idaho Department of Labor has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Workforce Consultant to join us in the Boise office. This position will involve using collaborative partnerships to provide employment or training opportunities for individuals through access to education, career pathways and engagement with the business community. 

Previous applications for this position will not be considered for this vacancy. You must re-apply under this announcement. 

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dan Holmes ([email protected]). 

Successful completion of a background check is required as a condition of employment.

To learn more about the Department of Labor, please visit our website at:

Example of Duties:

The Workforce Consultant works with individuals to access opportunities for employment, and works effectively with individuals and families under stress, difficult circumstances and from diverse backgrounds. This position provides various services in employment and training programs, including employer and job-seeker services such as recruiting, placement, retention and case management, as listed below. 

Employment Services:

  • Drafts and reviews quality job listings.
  • Contacts employers to develop job and training opportunities.
  • Prepares and conducts job search and interview sessions for candidates.
  • Uses internal and external systems to assist customers.
  • Contacts employers to identify job openings and secure placements.


  • Seeks out, screens and interviews candidates to fill a particular position.
  • Collaborates with other local office staff to develop recruiting plans to fill high demand and high pay positions.
  • Uses internal systems, social media and other means to find and place qualified jobseekers to meet employer demands.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Case Management: 

  • Coordinates program referrals, assessments and participant selections.
  • Utilizes the case management process to determine and provide the appropriate level of service required for customers through initial assessment, on-going assessment, planning,intervention and follow-up;.
  • Provides coaching on career opportunities and pathways.
  • Negotiates and manages on-the-job training, classroom training and work experience contracts.
  • Monitors progress of contract to assure conformity with agreement on the part of each partner.
  • Monitors participant enrollments, placements, obligations, expenditures and retention to ensure compliance with allocation restraints and performance goals. 

Minimum Qualifications: You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. You must attach a resume, work history and references to your application. Your resume and work history must clearly reflect how you meet the minimum qualifications. Failure to provide this information may disqualify you from being considered for this position. 

  • Experience conducting interviews and documenting information. Typically requires one year of experience OR six months of work experience conducting interviews and documenting information AND six credit hours of college coursework in which effective use of communications sills was clearly emphasized.
  • Experience assisting emotional, difficult or confrontational people and individuals from varying socio/economic/cultural backgrounds.  Typically requires one year of work experience assisting emotional, difficult or confrontational people.
  • Experience determining and explaining eligibility or qualifications for programs and services. Typically requires at least six months of work experience determining eligibility or qualifications for programs and services.
  • Experience preparing professional written communication. Typically requires six months of work experience preparing professional written communication, including the creation of letters and other correspondence OR six credit hours college coursework in related field.
  • Experience using computer applications. Typically requires six months of experience using computer applications, including experience using Microsoft Office Suite.


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 related to benefits and/or State programs, 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].

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