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People Making
A Difference!

State Government

Military Division

4794 General Manning Ave.
Building 442
Boise, ID 83705-8112

If you have questions,
please contact us at:
(208) 422-3345/3346


Non-Classified Opening

Information Management Specialist, Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Non-Classified Classification

Division of Military

Open for Recruitment: November 3, 2017 - November 20, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS015225
Salary Range: $27.32 - $35.51 Hourly -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pierce

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Open to all applicants. 
This position does not require membership
in the Idaho National Guard.

Duty Location:

Military Division, Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy, Pierce, ID


This position is assigned to the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA), functioning within the State of Idaho – Military Division.  The Academy campus is located in Pierce, Idaho.  The mission of IDYCA is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of disengaged youth through education and mentoring, empowering youth to improve their academic level and employment potential and become responsible and productive citizens of Idaho and the United States.  The Academy is an intensive residential academic intervention for “At Risk” 16-18 year old Idaho youth, directed and sponsored by the State of Idaho – Military Division/Idaho National Guard.  It provides a unique educational opportunity within an intensive military structure and overview.  Student Cadets participate in daily activities such as academic instruction, service to community, drill and ceremony, housekeeping, personal hygiene and physical fitness.  Youth applicants are invited to a 2-week acclimation period to determine their desire and commitment to participate.  The acclimation phase is followed by a two phase enterprise consisting of:  1) a 20-week residential phase, and; 2) a 12-month post residential phase consisting of life planning, community re-integration, and mentoring.  The Academy focuses on eight core components that define all dimensions of a person’s success relative to personal achievement and social contributions.  The components are:  Leadership/Followership, Service to Community, Job Skills, Academic Excellence, Responsible Citizenship, Life-Coping Skills, Health and Hygiene, and Physical Fitness.  The Academy is staffed by uniformed Cadre, Professional Instructors, Counselors, Advocates (Case Managers), and other support staff members.

You can learn more about the Youth ChalleNGe Program at the national website www.jointservicessupport.org/ngycpTo learn more about the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy visit www.idyouthchallenge.com.

How to Apply:

Application forms and announcements are available at the Human Resources Office (HRO), 4794 General Manning Avenue, Building 442, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, 83705-8112 and Internet address: http://inghro.idaho.gov/Jobs.htm and http://inghro.idaho.gov/hr/forms/forms.htm

Submit application packets to the above listed street address no later than 4:30 p.m. of the announcement closing date. 
Applications will not be accepted via e-mail except from deployed Service members, DOD Civilians, and DOD Contractors serving overseas in support of contingency operations.  Deployed applicants are responsible for contacting the HRO State Personnel Branch to confirm receipt of the e-mailed application.

Your packet must include an Employment Application (SPB-1) with attached sheet(s) of paper that provide individual responses to each of the Mandatory Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed under Qualification Requirements of this announcement.  Applicants can additionally submit a resume and/or other supplemental documentation to support qualifications.

The State of Idaho provides Veteran's Preference in employment.  If you request Veterans’ Preference you must submit a completed War Era Veterans’ Preference Form (SPB-1a) and provide supporting documentation demonstrating eligibility. 

Failure to provide a complete packet may prevent you from being considered for this position.

The Military Division monitors recruitment and selection programs in order to assure equal employment opportunity.  We appreciate your cooperation by voluntarily furnishing us with an Equal Employment Opportunity Worksheet, (SPB-1b). 

Qualification Requirements:

You must submit information with your application demonstrating you meet the requirements of the position.  For a listing of the requirements, please see announcement 17-55-N at http://inghro.idaho.gov/Jobs.htm

Thank you for your interest in employment with the
State of Idaho, Military Division.



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.