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Administrative Assistant I (Temporary)

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/09
Posting End Date: 2024/07/12
Work Type: Part Time Not Benefit Eligible
Location: Shoshone, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 17.00
Maximum Salary: 20.00
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.

The Idaho Transportation Department is currently recruiting for a temporary Administrative Assistant I in District 4, Shoshone, Idaho. The successful candidate will serve as support for the Permit Coordinators as well as assistant with needs for related highway projects and additional administrative tasks. Attention to detail, strong communication skills (written and verbal), and analytical skills are critical in this position. The ITD is committed to developing our employees by providing the necessary resources and on-the-job training to ensure success.

Example of Duties
  • Assisting in monitoring and managing permit processing timelines;
  • Handle, process, and archive permits for access to the state highway system;
  • Organize, schedule, and attend Permit Committee meetings so as to ensure that the necessary stakeholders have input into the review and decision process;
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the public, local public agencies, and utility companies;
  • Provide consultation and assistance to ITD's Maintenance Foreman on permit oversight after the permit is approved:
  • Work with electronic files and GIS; 
  • Other duties as assigned to assist the Traffic and Materials team.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Good knowledge of office support functions including word processing, filing, composing a variety of business documents, reception, gathering and compiling data, and balancing and coordinating a workload for multiple projects.

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.