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Department of Fish and Game

PO Box 25
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Customer Service Representative 1

Department of Fish and Game

Open for Recruitment: July 11, 2017 - July 25, 2017
Announcement # 01121062607
Salary Range: $11.21+ per hour DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Idaho Falls

The Department of Fish and Game is seeking a Customer Service Representative 1 to join our front office team at our Upper Snake Regional Office in Idaho Falls.

General Information:

  • This announcement will be used to fill the current opening at the Department of Fish and Game in Idaho Falls only. If you previously applied for Customer Service Representative 1 and are interested in this position, you will need to apply to this announcement.
  • Temporary appointments from this announcement, serving at least one thousand forty (1,040) hours of continuous service, may be hired as an entrance probationary employee without further examination for the same classification and location as announced.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide front-line customer service and multi-tasking functions that may include: greeting or screening visitors and callers, answering regulation, map, and unit questions; sell hunting and fishing licenses, tags, and permits; provide hunter education assistance; suggest information about other options and services; distribute booklets, brochures, maps, and other informational material; assist customers with issues such as road kills, injured or orphaned animals, depredation problems, live traps, and pest advice; as well as a willingness to handle harvested animals.
  • Performs a variety of office support functions such as producing labels, forms, and routine letters; verifying completeness of applications and forms; maintaining record systems.
  • Receives payments by cash, check or debit cards, as well as reconciling sales reports/deposits.
  • Responds in writing to request for pertinent program information.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify for this position, you must have experience:

  • Questioning customers to obtain detailed information in a business setting;
  • Independently handling complaints and upset individuals in a business setting;
  • Answering a business telephone using knowledge of business telephone procedures and etiquette;
  • Reviewing documents and records for accuracy and completeness;
  • Accessing data using a computerized records system.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in serving the mission of the Department of Fish and Game, and will have knowledge and an appreciation for hunting, fishing and trapping activities. Additional consideration may be given at the time of interview to candidates who have some knowledge or experience in hunting, fishing and trapping. Please describe your knowledge or experience within the resume section of your application.

Examination:

Part 1 - Minimum Qualifications (Pass/Fail). Part 2 - Multiple-Choice Written Exam (100%). If you meet the minimum qualifications as shown in Part 1, you will receive a Pass score and can then take Part 2 (the online written examination). You must receive a Pass on Part 1 and a minimum score of 60 on Part 2 in order to be put on the register. Both Part 1 and Part 2 must be completed by the closing date of this announcement. Notification of your test results will be available online once each part of the exam is completed. To preview the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), click on the "Preview Exam" link below (questions cannot be answered from this screen). If you wish to proceed, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

The multiple-choice written examination (Part 2) for this position can only be taken once every three months. Once you apply and take the exam, you can reapply after the previous score has expired. At that time the written examination must be retaken. This is a timed exam. There is a 60 minute time limit to complete this exam. It is recommended the exam not be started if there is a chance of interruption. Once the start exam button is selected, time will continue to count down until the allotted 60 minutes is expired. If the exam is not completed within the 60 minutes, you must wait three months before taking the exam again.

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How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist, the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), and the online multiple-choice written exam (Part 2) for this position.

When completing your online application information, please select:

  • Department of Fish and Game under "Agencies"
  • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Idaho Falls under "Cities"

When completing or updating your online application information, please complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, and Job type.) Without this information the hiring agency may not be able to contact you for an interview.

Hiring Lists:

If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed in the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time, be sure your contact information is up to date and accurate. When completing or updating your online application information, please complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type.) Without this information the hiring agency may not be able to contact you for an interview. Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the applicants being considered. 

Thank you for applying with the Department of Fish and Game!

 

Preview Exam

OVERTIME NOTICE:
Some jobs may entail working overtime. It is the Department's policy to provide compensatory time off instead of cash for any overtime worked.

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.