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Security/Parking Technician

Technical Records Specialist 2

Department of Administration

Open for Recruitment: December 5, 2017 - December 12, 2017
Announcement # 01103073894
Salary Range: 14.07 - 17.50 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

The Department of Administration is dedicated to providing responsive, cost effective, and timely support services to Idaho's policy makers, public agencies and state employees as they serve Idaho citizens.

The Department of Administration has an immediate opening for a full-time Security/Parking Technician located in Boise.

This permanent classified position also includes a comprehensive benefit package including: PERSI Retirement Benefits, Medical/Dental Benefits and Life Insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents. Paid time off includes vacation and sick leave that begin accruing immediately upon hire and Holiday pay.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to pass a fingerprint-based background check.

If you have applied for a Technical Records Specialist 2 position under any other announcement and wish to be considered for this position, please apply under this announcement as previous applications will not be considered. 

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining the Capitol Mall Parking Program to include processing applications for general, reserved and legislative parking requests and ensuring compliance with related IDAPA rules;
  • Operating and maintaining the State Photo ID Access Card System to include interacting with customers, contractors, employees and elected officials to provide them with the needed identification cards and access to various locations;
  • Operating the Hirsch Access Controls and Video Security Surveillance System to include maintaining the database, system troubleshooting, programming of access controllers and doors, access cards and ensuring proper lockdown and unlock of doors;
  • Maintains the Capitol Mall video surveillance system to include making repairs to cameras, connections, receivers/transceivers and video recorders;
  • Maintains the Capitol Mall key program suing Best Key software to include issuing and making keys, pinning and installing key cores.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience monitoring record systems to identify and correct errors;
  • Experience interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations, and complex policies for multiple or highly specialized programs;
  • Experience analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues;
  • Experience dealing with individuals from varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in stressful situations;
  • Experience entering and retrieving data using a computerized record system;
  • Experience composing and proofreading business correspondence.

Desirable Qualifications:

The following are not required but possessing the education and/or experience could increase your overall score.

  • Experience operating/using security access controls hardware and software;
  • Experience reading and understanding floor plans, line diagrams and control circuits;
  • Experience working with low voltage and electronic equipment;
  • Experience communicating clearly, calmly, and persuasively while handing conflict and anger.

The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills, computer and database retrieval skills, experience working on and contributing to team goals and objectives, and experience with successful problem solving and implementing solutions.

Examination: Training and Experience. Please respond to the examination questions based on your training and experience related to this position. Scoring will be based on your responses. Applicants must receive a minimum score of 57. You will receive notification of your results online.

To preview the exam, click on "Preview Exam" below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen.

To Apply: Click on any Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Qualifications for this position. When completing or updating your online application information, please select:

  • Department of Administration under "Agencies”
  • Full-time employment under "Job Type/Shift”
  • Boise under "Cities"

Failure to make these selections will remove you from consideration for this position.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!


Preview Exam

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.