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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/15
Posting End Date: 2024/05/22
Category: Facility Management
Sub Category: Building & Safety
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 17.45
Maximum Salary: 19.29
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 Mountain Time on the posting end date. 

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The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring a Security Officer Senior for the State Office located in Boise, Idaho.


· Greet visitors, determine the purpose of their visit, and direct them to the proper destination or contact the appropriate DEQ employee to assist them.

· Ensure visitors have proper identification visible and do not enter any restricted areas unaccompanied.

· Answer the main agency telephone, determine the nature of the call, and route appropriately.

· Issue necessary paperwork for state identification cards, ensure accuracy of ID information, photograph employees, and issue DEQ ID cards to staff and janitorial crews.

· Ensure building and vehicles are locked down and secure each evening.

· Work with the Safety Coordinator to update evacuation and other emergency plans and coordinate fire drills.

· Maintain the agency vehicle fleet, including inspections, services, repairs, maintenance schedules, purchasing, registering, surplus, disposing, and assisting employees and regional offices with the fleet.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Good knowledge of:

· Building security procedures


· Applying fire and life safety hazards

· Evaluating and handling disturbances and security emergencies reading, applying, and following written and oral instructions

· Writing business reports, investigative reports, or detailed documentation

· Typing or using a keyboard

Desired Requirements:

· Good knowledge of vehicle maintenance and experience in having vehicles serviced and maintaining service records.

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.

Ability to climb ladders, staircases, work on uneven terrain.

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds over rough terrain.

Other Requirements:

· Valid driver’s license


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