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Human Resource Business Partner I

Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/10
Posting End Date: 2024/07/24
Category: Human Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 22.75
Maximum Salary: 24.27
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 a Human Resource Business Partner I. This announcement will be used to fill a classified position located at the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) in Boise, ID. This position will provide support for ITD and will work collaboratively with the Idaho Division of Human Resources.

About the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD):

At the Idaho Transportation Department, the mission is Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your economic Opportunity, and they feel that 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.


To provide human resource services in one or more of the following areas: application review and candidate testing, recruitment; performed related work.

This position will provide consultative recruiting services for ITD to include working with hiring managers on full cycle recruitment and assist staff and applicants with hiring procedures and career opportunities. The successful candidate will have the aptitude and ability to handle multiple projects concurrently, meet deadlines, and work with a variety of diverse individuals at all levels within the organization. The successful candidate for this role will also have impeccable communication skills, written and verbal, a demonstrated history of providing outstanding customer service, and a strong proficiency with MS Office Suite.


  • Writes creative job postings
  • Sources the ideal candidate for positions through databases and social media
  • Screens resumes and scores applicant exams
  • Conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations 
  • Coordinates interviews and arranges travel
  • Provides guidance to applicants on career opportunities and hiring procedures
  • Achieves key performance metrics
  • Conducts reference and background checks
  • Travels to career fairs or other office locations throughout the state
  • Works on cross functional teams to improve processes
  • Builds and maintains strong business partner relationships
  • Handles sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is the second level in the Human Resource job family. At this level incumbents operate independently with routine practices, make recommendations for process changes, and consult with HR leadership regarding complex issues outside of standard procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Some knowledge of: 

  • Human resource administration 

Typically gained through successful completion of at least two (2) courses in Human Resource Administration, certifications, or a closely related field; OR at least six (6) months of experience providing human resource guidance or consultation on policies and procedures in one or more of the following areas: recruiting, job analysis and classification, performance management concepts, and salary administration.

  • Equal employment opportunity concepts and legal requirements  

Typically gained through successful completion of at least two (2) courses in Human Resource Administration, certifications, or a closely related field; OR at least six (6) months of work experience reviewing personnel actions for compliance with these concepts. 


  • Interpreting, explaining, applying laws, regulations, and policies 

Typically gained through at least one (1) year of work experience with responsibility for reviewing documents or actions for compliance with laws, regulations, and/or policies, or explaining to others how laws, regulations, or policies apply to specific situations.

  • Counseling employees on human resource matters  

Typically gained through at least one (1) year of work experience where a responsibility of the job was providing counseling to employees on human resource matters such as explaining benefit options, workplace concerns, career development, and providing resources.


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.