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3311 W. State St., P.O. Box 7129
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Automated System Manager

Idaho Transportation Department

Open for Recruitment: January 12, 2018 - January 26, 2018
Announcement # 09064051607
Salary Range: Starting at $28.64 - $35.80 per hour grade N -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

Idaho Transportation Department: 
Our Mission: Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.

If you are a motivated professional with experience in the field of automated systems, this may be the perfect career opportunity for you to join our team!

the Idaho Transportation Department is recruiting for an experienced Automated System Manager to be responsible for the systems used by the Division of Motor Vehicles. This dynamic position is based at ITD Headquarters in Boise, Idaho, and requires demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience.

This position may require statewide travel.

This recruitment will be used to fill the current opening based in Boise. If you wish to be considered for the current opening, you must apply under this announcement. Previous applications and exam scores will not be used.


  • Establish goals and objectives for development and maintenance of DMV applications.
  • Conduct an inventory collection of applications to create a holistic view of the current DMV application portfolio.
  • Determine the application disposition from both functional and technical standpoint by assessing its business value, technical complexity, and urgency across specified business domains.
  • Prioritize and revise the application roadmap.
  • Establishes goals and objectives for development and maintenance of an automated system.
  • Drafts system change requirements for staff implementation.
  • Plans, conducts or directs system quality testing.
  • Obtains and evaluates input from users, staff, and management to improve system utilization.
  • Coordinates interface with other automated program systems and negotiates problem resolutions.
  • Drafts planning documents and requests for proposals to solicit contract bids for automation projects.
  • Reviews, ranks, and recommends selection of vendor proposals.
  • Provides information to vendors regarding bid process and requirements.
  • Directs contract staff and monitors their performance.
  • Establishes priorities and procedures and resolves contract disputes.
  • Monitors and recommends changes in contract scope or responsibilities.
  • Conducts project status meetings with contractors, users and staff

  • Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Good knowledge of management practices
    • Some knowledge of project management practices
    • Experience analyzing the capabilities and operation of an automated system including hardware and software to modify systems design
    • Experience applying state and federal laws and regulations to specific program areas
    • Experience analyzing system output data and writing recommendations or related action for follow-up
    • Experience supervising (leading, directing, and guiding) staff


  • Education and Experience. 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 minimum rating of 68 is needed to pass this examination

To preview the exam:

  • Click on "Preview Exam" below
  • You will not be able to test from this screen
  • Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete within 1 to 2 weeks

How to Apply:

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

Please select:

  • Idaho Transportation Department under "Agencies"
  • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Boise under "Cities"
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. 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.

When updating your online application information, you must complete/update all items in the Application Checklist to include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Thank you for your interest in this career opportunity with the
Idaho Transportation Department!


Some positions may require a background investigation before a final job offer is made.

*ITD typically hires at the minimum starting salary listed on the job announcement.


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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.