Engineer, Staff

Application Period: 
2/1/2018 to 2/23/2018
Employment Type: 
Permanent - Full Time
$26.00+ per hour DOE, Plus Competitive Benefits!

About the position

Are you interested in working for a dynamic, professional state agency? The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking a licensed Staff Engineer to join our Engineering Bureau at our Headquarters in Boise. This opening may be your opportunity to use your Engineering education, knowledge and skills to promote the mission of Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The incumbent will develop and design facilities to support fish and wildlife resources. They will provide professional engineering consultation and advice on construction methods.

To learn more about the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, please see the following:


  • Organizes biological, structural, hydraulic, site, and other engineering and operational data to define fish and wildlife related facilities
  • Develops criteria for new construction projects that will meet specific fish and wildlife requirements; insures project criteria are practical with regard to cost and construction methods and are biologically sound
  • Develops cost-effective preliminary designs; prepares and reviews final designs and specifications for construction projects
  • Develops and administers public works bid packages
  • Designs and authorizes necessary changes to meet unexpected construction or environmental conditions
  • Coordinates biological requirements of fish and wildlife projects with federal and wildlife resources
  • Inspects work-in-progress and completed construction work to insure compliance with established requirements and specifications and fish and wildlife resource needs;
  • Consults with federal and state agencies and private and commercial developers to insure minimal adverse impact on fish and wildlife resources.
  • Considerable travel within the state is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensure: Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE); or eligible for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience analyzing, interpreting and applying federal, state and local laws when applying professional engineering principles and practices
  • Writing technical engineering reports
  • Evaluating, selecting and adapting standard engineering plans, specifications and standards in completing projects
  • Coordinating field work and inspecting projects or facilities for compliance with standards
  • Background utilizing computer aided drafting software (CADD) and total station and/or GPS survey equipment. (see question #7)
How to Apply


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 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

Please apply online and take the qualifying examination at the URL listed below.

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference.
Rachel Byington
(208) 334-3773
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)