Customer Service Representative 1

Application Period: 
9/14/2018 to 9/26/2018
Employment Type: 
Permanent - Full Time
$11.55+ per hour DOE, Plus Competitive Benefits!

About the position

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking a Customer Service Representative 1 to join our front office team at our Headquarters in Boise.

General Information:

  • This announcement will be used to fill the current opening at the Department of Fish and Game in Boise only. If you previously applied for the position of Customer Service Representative 1 and are interested in this current opening, you will need to apply to this announcement.
  • Temporary appointments from this announcement, serving at least one thousand forty (1,040) hours of continuous service, may be hired as an entrance probationary employee without further examination for the same classification and location as announced.


  • Provide front-line customer service and multi-tasking functions that may include: greeting or screening visitors and callers, answering regulation, map, and unit questions; sell hunting and fishing licenses, tags, and permits; provide hunter education assistance; suggest information about other options and services; distribute booklets, brochures, maps, and other informational material; assist customers with issues such as road kills, injured or orphaned animals, depredation problems, live traps, and pest advice; as well as a willingness to handle harvested animals.
  • Performs a variety of office support functions such as producing labels, forms, and routine letters; verifying completeness of applications and forms; maintaining record systems.
  • Receives payments by cash, check or debit cards, as well as reconciling sales reports/deposits.
  • Responds in writing to request for pertinent program information.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify for this position, you must have experience:

  • Questioning customers to obtain detailed information in a business setting;
  • Independently handling complaints and upset individuals in a business setting;
  • Answering a business telephone using knowledge of business telephone procedures and etiquette;
  • Reviewing documents and records for accuracy and completeness;
  • Accessing data using a computerized records system.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in serving the mission of the Department of Fish and Game, and will have knowledge and an appreciation for hunting, fishing and trapping activities. Additional consideration may be given at the time of interview to candidates who have some knowledge or experience in hunting, fishing and trapping. Please describe your knowledge or experience within the resume section of your application.

How to Apply

There is an examination to determine an applicant's eligibility. Please do not attempt to take the exam using a phone or tablet, as these devices are not currently supported.

Part 1 - Minimum Qualifications (Pass/Fail)

Part 2 - Multiple-Choice Written Exam (100%).

If you meet the minimum qualifications as shown in Part 1, you will receive a Pass score and can then take Part 2 (the online written examination). You must receive a Pass on Part 1 and a minimum score of 60 on Part 2 in order to be put on the register. Both Part 1 and Part 2 must be completed by the closing date of this announcement. Notification of your test results will be available online once each part of the exam is completed. To preview the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), click on the "Preview Exam" link below (questions cannot be answered from this screen). If you wish to proceed, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

The multiple-choice written examination (Part 2) for this position can only be taken once every three months. Once you apply and take the exam, you can reapply after the previous score has expired. At that time the written examination must be retaken. This is a timed exam. There is a 60 minute time limit to complete this exam. It is recommended the exam not be started if there is a chance of interruption. Once the start exam button is selected, time will continue to count down until the allotted 60 minutes is expired. If the exam is not completed within the 60 minutes, you must wait three months before taking the exam again.

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

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