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Web Developer

Department of Fish and Game

Open for Recruitment: October 6, 2017 - November 3, 2017
Announcement # 01702041298
Salary Range: $23.00+ per hour DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

The Department of Fish and Game's Communication Bureau is seeking a Web Developer to develop web applications with a focus on user interfaces and content delivery. 

The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator who brings good working knowledge of digital content strategy, front-end web development, user experience, and design to our digital communications team. As a team member, they will contribute to our site architecture, design, site analysis, content, and brand presentation.

Responsibilities of this job will include:

Assembling and managing web pages and digital assets to deliver information about Idaho’s wildlife and natural resources. A large focus will be optimizing workflow, building usable and intuitive user interfaces, and streamlining content delivery.

Day-to-day tasks may include:

  • Managing, authoring, and/or repurposing content
  • Supporting digital content creators
  • Integrating best practices for user experience
  • Creating new and updating existing site styles and templates
  • Developing and/or supporting web applications or services
  • Managing site assets

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of digital (internet/web) tools, technology, and protocols
  • Experience creating using HTML, CSS, web programming (PHP, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of graphic design techniques and related applications
  • Experience developing (or managing) web applications and databases
  • Experience solving digital problems by creating solutions using web technology
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Some knowledge of content management systems (Drupal preferred)
  • Some knowledge of responsive design frameworks (including Bootstrap)


There is an exam to determine an applicant's eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question.  It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. A minimum rating of 56 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

To preview the examination for this position, click on the Preview Exam link below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen. If you wish to take the exam, follow the instructions under "How to Apply".

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select the following:

  • Department of Fish and Game under "Agencies"
  • Full Time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Boise 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.

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


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

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