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Boise, ID


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Building Operations Manager

Department of Correction

Open for Recruitment: July 11, 2017 - July 26, 2017
Announcement # 06626020673
Salary Range: $18.28 - $20.31 -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to protect the public, our staff, and those within our custody and supervision through safety, accountability, partnerships and providing opportunities for offender change

Please note changes have been made to this exam to include the standards required for the Department’s compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. You must complete both exams attached to this announcement to be considered for this position.

The Idaho Department of Correction is currently accepting applications for a Building Operations Manager to direct the construction, repair, and preventive maintenance programs for all department building facilities. 

If you have previously applied for Building Operations Manager at IDOC or any other agency and are interested in the current opening then you must re-apply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. Hiring lists may be created from open competitive, IDOC Department Promotional, or Statewide promotional applicants. The applications may also be used for future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months.

This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy in Boise only.



  • Evaluates physical, mechanical, and structural aspects of facilities
  • Serves as project manager for remodel, repair, construction, and equipment replacement and/or installation projects within spending authority
  • Act as liaison for all DOC/DPW construction projects between institution staff, contractors, the architects and design team, PPW and to her State Agencies. Specific coordination activities wil include construction schedules, security concerns, work location, material storage, utility outages, and agency change order requests
  • Consults with department representatives to determine scope of proposed projects
  • Solicits bids for building materials, supplies, and contract services
  • Project estimating and recommends budget needs
  • Provides input for department capital improvement plans
  • Consults with management regarding space requirements and evaluates requests to assess cost-effectiveness
  • Advises staff and management when dealing with complex questions and problems concerning project management, hazardous materials removal, life-safety and fire codes, and quality standards and specifications; serves as technical consultant for maintenance and operation activities.
  • Review plans, specifications and O&M manuals for project specification compliance.


  • Certification: An International Conference of Building Officials or International Code Council Building Inspector's Certification  in accordance with Idaho Code, section 39-4108 or ability to obtain the certification within one year of employment.
  • Experience demonstrating good knowledge of: Idaho adopted building codes and standards.
  • Experience: interpreting architectural, structural, plumbing, and electrical diagrams, and plans and specifications including interpreting technical codes and ordinances; evaluating facilities to determine construction and modification needs, analyzing energy use and developing cost saving measures, and developing maintenance programs for building and related systems; preparing construction reports and maintaining related records


To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:

  • Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing
  • Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints
  • Having a history of law-abiding behavior
  • Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI's, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment

Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:

  • Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors
  • Have a dishonorable discharge from military service
  • Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs
  • Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody
  • Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)


  1. Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) - In compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, we are required to obtain certain information in the exam/interview process and consider specific information when making hiring and selection decisions for positions that have contact with inmates "in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution." The PREA Standards do not require we obtain this information for positions not within a correctional facility such as Probation & Parole and Central Office positions. Again, these changes are being implemented in order for the department to the meet the requirement of PREA standards. The PREA definitions of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment are available on the IDOC website. For more information about PREA, visit Minimum Qualifications Exam - You will receive a score based on your education and experience in the answers to the exam. A minimum score of 73 is required to pass. Notification of your test results will be available online when the exam review process has been completed. All answers to the questions on the exam must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application. For more detailed information regarding the requirements of this position please click on "Preview Exam".


Click on any Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist Information and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select/add:

  • Department of Correction under "Agencies"
  • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Boise under "Cities"

Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency. You must complete all items in the Application Checklist under General Information and Optional Information. This includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type/Shift, Skills, and Resume.


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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.