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Posting Begin Date: 2024/01/30
Posting End Date: 2024/02/18
Sub Category: Natural Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 23.00
Maximum Salary: 40.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.
The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) is offering an exciting opportunity for an individual to impact water management while ensuring public safety. This position is in the IDWR Northern Regional Office in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. It is open to engineers who have obtained their Professional Engineer credential as well as interns who are working towards licensure.
The successful candidate will support the IDWR Safety of Dams programs, as well as other water resource programs. The position provides a unique opportunity to develop your engineering career in natural resources. At IDWR, employees experience autonomy, work-life balance, periodic field work, and a professional office environment. IDWR’s Northern Region encompasses the ten northern-most counties in Idaho, where opportunities for outdoor recreation abound.
A one-time $5,000 RECRUITMENT BONUS is offered for this position to non-State of Idaho employees. Recruitment bonus criteria must be met.
There are four job classification levels for this opening: Engineer, Intern; Engineer, Associate; Engineer, Staff; and Engineer, Technical 1. Through on-the-job training, classroom training, and achievement of team goals and agency goals, there will be opportunities to progress to the next full working-level job class in the Engineering career track.
As an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) you will enter at the Engineer Intern or Associate level, depending on your level of experience.
As a licensed professional engineer, you will enter at the Staff or Technical 1 Engineer level, depending on your level of experience.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
ENGINEER INTERN AND ENGINEER ASSOCIATE LEVELS
Candidates must meet one of the following criteria within 6 months of employment offer:
(One of the top three bulleted criteria below must be completed before the start of employment)
* The Engineer Intern level is met based on the minimum qualifications listed above.
* The Engineer Associate level is met based on the minimum qualifications listed above AND at least two years of work experience post-certification.
Desired qualifications and experience
STAFF AND TECHNICAL 1 ENGINEER LEVELS
* The Staff Engineer level is met based on the minimum qualifications listed above.
* The Technical 1 level is met based on the minimum qualifications listed above AND at least four years of work experience post-licensure as a staff engineer with experience referenced below. A master's degree in a related field such as hydrology, geology or geosciences, geotechnical engineering, or civil or environmental engineering can qualify for one year of additional experience. A Ph.D. in one of the related fields can qualify for three years of experience. A Technical 1-level engineer is expected to handle more difficult projects with little supervision.
Desired qualifications and experience
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 https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*
Much of the work occurs in an office environment. Periodic field inspections are required and involve walking over rough terrain, exposure to variable weather conditions, and lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds. Out-of-town day trips and occasional overnight trips are required.
To learn more about the Idaho Department of Water Resources, please visit our website: https://idwr.idaho.gov
To serve the citizens of Idaho by ensuring that water is conserved and available to sustain Idaho’s economy, ecosystems, and resulting quality of life.
The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibits 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.