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Idaho State University

921 South 8th Ave Stop 8107
Pocatello, ID


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Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: December 5, 2017 - January 15, 2018
Announcement # 06572060738
Salary Range: $11.70 per hour or more DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

Facilities Services

  • Designs key and lock systems including computerized systems, and explains sequences to people unfamiliar with lock devices.
  • Installs, repairs and maintains electro-magnetic latching systems.
  • Wires and installs card reading/scanning devices.
  • Establishes key lock and related systems which permit controlled access to buildings and insures security.
  • Cleans, lubricates, and adjusts locks.
  • Checks keys and locks for wear and repairs and replaces them; machines new pieces to fit hardware which may not have stock parts available.
  • Orders and maintains inventory of key and lock materials and supplies and maintains related computerized systems.
  • Prepares key and lock specifications.
  • Meets with manufacturers' representatives to determine best lock devices to use; advises facility staff regarding interpretation of policies relating to key issuance and security.
  • Rebuilds and reinforces door frames to accommodate new and specialized hardware.
  • Lubricates, adjusts and rebuilds panic devices, door closures, coordinators, hinges, automatic hardware, fire doors and alarm systems.
  • Designs and builds custom security devices.
  • Estimates time and material for job costs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience: installing, maintaining, and repairing key and locking systems for doors, desks, file cabinets, and panic devices; using precision measuring devices in master keying and lock set-up; repairing locks, levers, cams, and cylinders to precise tolerances in locking systems; using hand and power tools to install locks, doors, and closures; setting-up lock and keying systems; establishing and maintaining key system inventory records.

**This position is eligible for reduced tuition for some college courses for the employee, spouse and dependent child.**

To Apply:

Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Information and Exam for this position. If you are unable to use the Apply Online process, you must respond to the exam questions on this announcement and complete a State of Idaho Application. To obtain a paper application, click on "Forms" at the top of the screen.

If you are interested in this position, please select Idaho State University under "Agencies"; full-time under "Job Type/Shift"; and Pocatello under "Cities".

Background Investigations – Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website:
ISU Clery Report


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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.