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The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring a financial technician for our State Office in Boise. This position is responsible for performing routine and other financial data for use by management and works closely with agency staff to gather required information to perform duties.

$13.42 - $20.00 Hourly
$27,913.60 - $41,600.00 Annually

Example of Duties:
  • Post receipt deposits, included but not limited to, state, regional, and wire deposits.
  • Maintain required ledgers, logs, and batch documents related payables (expenses, contracts, interagency billings, travel, and reconciliation of regional or state office expenditures).
  • Ensure credit card purchases/receipts are received for financial coding, review, and approval in the SCO Statewide Accounting System.
  • Ensure travel expense receipts are received for financial coding, review, and approval in the SCO Statewide Travel System.
  • Ensure that all recorded capital assets are classified properly, accurately, and systematically. Enable the agency to monitor the physical condition of those capital assets.

Minimum Qualifications:

Good Knowledge of: Financial Record Keeping

Experience: Researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports; using personal computers to enter, retrieve, and edit financial data.

Supplemental Information:


  • Flexible work schedule available to some positions for increased work-life balance.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness – eligibility requirements may apply.
  • Accrue paid vacation every pay period to accumulate approximately 2 weeks the first year, and increasing with state longevity
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid sick leave separate from vacation leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Account   
  • Relocation Assistance available to some positions
  • Defined benefits retirement plan (pension) through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI)     
  • Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans with traditional and Roth options
  • Eligible for Employee Assistance Program – Confidential support, information and resources for all of life's challenges.

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to sit and work on a computer for 2-4 hours at a time
  • Ability to reach and bend for filing purposes
  • Some periods of heavy reading and typing required
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds when working with file boxes
  • Some travel may be required
  • Other: Occasional site visits may be required

About DEQ:
DEQ is a state department created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act to ensure clean air, water, and land in the state and protect Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution.
As a regulatory agency, DEQ enforces various state environmental regulations and administers a number of federal environmental protection laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.

The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver's license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. 

To protect human health
and the quality of 
Idaho's air, land, and water.
If you have questions, please contact us at:
(208) 373-0333