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IPDES Technical Records Specialist II

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/09
Posting End Date: 2024/02/25
Category: Environmental Services
Sub Category: Natural Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 18.00
Maximum Salary: 20.04
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

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

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This position may be eligible for hybrid telecommuting in accordance with the Statewide Telecommuting Policy. Telecommuting may be subject to successful completion of probation.


The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring an Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) Technical Records Specialist II for the Surface & Wastewater Division.


Salary Range: $18.00 – $20.04



· Develop a strong working knowledge of and assist internal and external clients navigate the IPDES E-Permitting System and CDX/NetDMR.

· Conduct quality assurance/quality control for basic facility data and access requests submitted by applicants and permittees (e.g., Operator and Facility Access and Registration).

· Develop a strong working knowledge of software programs used within the IPDES Program to test, track, and close E-Permitting System issues (e.g., Jira, MS Planner).

· Edit and manage IPDES electronic forms, business rules, and data summaries.

· Enter IPDES-related documents into the electronic document management system.

· Enter/verify fee-related information for IPDES fee processing in the IPDES Management Application (MA).

· Develop and submit annual fee invoices.

· Track, process, verify, and reconcile annual and application fee payments in coordination with Fiscal office personnel.

· Provide backup support to the Surface & Wastewater Division Administrative Assistant II.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have experience: 

· monitoring record systems to identify and correct errors. 

· interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations, and complex policies for multiple or highly specialized programs. 

· analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues. 

· dealing with individuals from varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in stressful situations 

· entering and retrieving data using a computerized record system 

· composing and proofreading business correspondence 



Required Specialty Minimum Qualification


Must have at least one year of work experience which frequently required interpreting and applying a variety of difficult rules, regulations, or policies to determine compliance or eligibility and explaining decisions to others. Decisions are complex and can affect the social or economic well-being of others or will result in a service or action being denied.

Desired Specialty Minimum Qualification



Prefer to have one year of work experience gathering information from a variety of sources to collect and compile requested information and required that I have a good knowledge of services, operations, or programs.

DEQ 2 of 30 RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS: Prefer to have at least one year of experience performing extensive research and analysis of highly complex or technical material requiring in-depth program knowledge in order to determine if requirements were met and if they complied with established laws and/or policies. Research must have included contacting a variety of sources both inside and outside the organization to collect, obtain, and verify information and determine the appropriate course of action.


Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit and work on a computer for 2-4 hours at a time.

Ability to bend and reach for filing purposes.

Some periods of heavy reading and typing are required.

Ability to lift 30 pounds when working with file boxes.

Some travel may be required.



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.


About Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ):

DEQ is a state department created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act to ensure clean air, water, and land in the state and protect Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution. As a regulatory agency, DEQ enforces various state environmental regulations and administers a number of federal environmental protection laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.

The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver's license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.


To protect human health and the quality of  

Idaho's air, land, and water.  

If you have questions, please contact us at:  

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (208) 373-0333