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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

Fire Dispatcher

Non-Classified Classification

Division of Military

Open for Recruitment: January 8, 2018 - February 5, 2018
Announcement # NONCLS080838
Salary Range: $15.79 - $20.53 Hourly -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

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 Army National Guard, Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO), Orchard Combat Training Center (OCTC) Fire Department, Gowen Field, Boise, ID


This position is assigned to the Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO), Orchard Combat Training Center (OCTC) Fire and Emergency Services, Idaho Army National Guard (IDARNG), functioning within the State of Idaho – Military Division.  The position is located at the OCTC Fire Station.  The primary purpose of this position is to receive emergency and non-emergency calls from the installation personnel, the interdepartmental calls from police, fire and medical services, and calls from other public safety agencies.  Monitors four computer screens while efficiently gathering, prioritizing, and documenting caller information.  Provides callers with the appropriate advice or referral, or initiates police, fire, and/or emergency medical (EMS) services to the caller.  Operates computer systems related to alarm systems, two-way radio, and other sophisticated communications equipment systems.  Completes fire reports, and determines location, status and current fire information.  Dispatches personnel, equipment, and/or supplies according to pre-defined plans or in response to resource orders from the Mutual Aid requests.  Anticipates needs based upon the status of fire suppression activities and makes recommendation regarding orders/ anticipated orders.  Collects, processes, collates and submits incident information to support fire operations. Organizes and reviews completed records of all incidents.  Processes and interprets weather information.  Inputs data into National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) as required.

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 18-01-MW-TEMP 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.