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Administrative Assistant 1

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/11
Posting End Date: 2024/04/25
Category: Administrative Asst
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 15.65
Maximum Salary: 18.16
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Division of Human Resources

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

The Idaho Division of Human Resources (DHR) is seeking an Administrative Assistant 1. This announcement will be used to fill a classified position located at the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) in Boise, ID. This position will provide support for IDOC, Correctional Industries, and the Commission of Pardons and Parole, and will work collaboratively with the Idaho Division of Human Resources.

About the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC):

The mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to create a model correctional system that provides equitable access to programming and opportunities that reflect a community experience, foster connections, and restore victims of crime. The Department is looking for candidates who want to make a positive impact! Begin an exciting and rewarding career with an organization that truly makes a difference transforming the lives of one person, one family, and one community at a time.

To perform a wide variety of secretarial support functions; apply detailed program knowledge in developing and/or maintaining program records systems and/or in collecting information, preparing reports and providing liaison between management, other organizational units, and external customers; perform related work.


  • Perform a wide variety of secretarial functions, including non-routine secretarial and clerical activities
  • Compose letters, correspondence, and memos requiring independent judgment as to content
  • Compile and analyze information from a variety of sources to prepare reports
  • Utilize word processing equipment and/or computers to create, process, and maintain a variety of documents and administrative records containing technical information and difficult formats
  • Schedule and coordinate arrangements for meetings and conferences
  • Act as a liaison between your organizational unit and external customers
  • Learn multiple procedures, program requirements, department services, policies, and rationale for decisions in order to respond to inquiries from customers
  • Perform legal secretarial support functions and apply knowledge of the legal system to prepare and process legal documents
  • Responsible financial record keeping including monitoring budgets and preparing financial transactions
  • Supervise support staff or have lead work responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications: 

Good knowledge of: 

  • Office support functions including word processing, filing, composing a variety of business documents and reception
  • Gathering and compiling data
  • Balancing and coordinating a workload for multiple projects

MQ Specialties: 

Ability to: 

  • Willingness to work in a correctional facility

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Providing customer service and public relations
  • Researching and problem solving
  • Using a personal computer and operating computer software
  • Using effective English, spelling, punctuation and grammar to compose and edit business documents

Supplemental Information:

  • Please attach resume or work history to your candidate profile
  • This position may require occasional statewide travel


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.