Business Operations Manager
Company: State of Idaho
Posted on: October 10, 2018
EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Click Here! Business Operations ManagerCommission of Pardons and Parole Open for Recruitment: October 5, 2018 - October 15, 2018 Announcement # 03178007280 Salary Range: $23.70 - $26.70 -Plus Competitive Benefits! Location(s): Boise The Mission of the Commission of Pardons and Parole is committed to the protection of the public, the rights of victims and to the fair and individualized assessment of each offender. Please note changes have been made to this exam to include the standards required for the Department's compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. You must complete both exams attached to this announcement to be considered for this position The Commission of Pardons and Parole (COPP) has an opening for a Business Operations Manager in Boise. This position works closely with the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) and internal stakeholders dealing with time sensitive information. The incumbent must provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers, demonstrate strong organizational skills, and have flexibility to shift priorities. The ideal candidate will have experience managing an office, possess strong computer skills, have a background in accounting or finance, and be very detail oriented. If you have previously applied for Business Operations Manager at COPP, IDOC or any other agency and are interested in the current opening then you must re-apply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. Hiring lists may be created from Open Competitive, COPP Department Promotional, or Statewide Promotional applicants. NOTE: Applicants must be willing to work in a correctional facility. BENEFITS: * Medical, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability insurance benefits with premiums at competitive rates * PERSI Retirement * Paid vacation and sick leave * 10 paid holidays * Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans * Wellness Program * Employee Assistance Program * Benefits Summary RESPONSIBILITIES: * Plan, organize, staff, direct, and control fiscal operations * Set goals and objectives, establish procedures, and influence others to attain the goals of the organizational unit * Forecast, develop, and monitor budgets with authority to allocate funds between programs * Ensure organizational compliance with laws, policies, and procedures for a variety of functions such as personnel, purchasing, and accounting * Monitor staffing patterns and ensure schedule is being met for the administrative staff * Recommend additions or reductions of permanent and/or temporary staff * Represent the agency when making presentations to internal or external groups * Mediate and negotiate conflicts or agreements between internal and external organizations or individuals * Act as a liaison between the agency and IDOC on personnel paperwork and concerns * Work with the Division of Human Resources, Division of Financial Management and Legislative Services Office in representing budget, legislative and personnel needs * Attend and assist in statewide parole hearings * Oversight and management of agency projects MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Good knowledge of management practices * Experience developing a budget and preparing financial reports * Experience interpreting and implementing policies, laws, rules, or regulations * Experience developing operating policies and procedures * Experience supervising staff SPECIALTY REQUIREMENT: * Willing to work in a correctional facility DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: * Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices (Bachelor's degree in finance or business administration or closely related field and 5 years management experience in the financial field OR at CPA or CGFM OR at least 4 years of professional work experience as an accountant or equivalent position applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) * Experience accessing record systems used by IDOC such as Correction Integrated System (CIS) and/or Reflections * Experience using a personal computer to develop, analyze and report on financial data * Experience researching and analyzing documents to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and accounting principles HIRING INFORMATION: To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to: * Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing * Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints * Having a history of law-abiding behavior * Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI's, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who: * Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors * Have a dishonorable discharge from military service * Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs * Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody * Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year) EXAMINATION: You will receive a score based on your education and experience in the answers to the exam. A minimum score of 54 is required to pass. Notification of your test results will be available online when the exam review process has been completed. All answers to the questions on the exam must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application. For more detailed information regarding the requirements of this position please click on "Preview Exam" below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen. Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) In compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, we are required to obtain certain information in the exam/interview process and consider specific information when making hiring and selection decisions for positions that have contact with inmates "in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution..." The PREA Standards do not require we obtain this information for positions not within a correctional facility such as Probation & Parole and Central Office positions. Again, these changes are being implemented in order for the department to the meet the requirement of PREA standards. The PREA definitions of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment are available on the IDOC website. For more information about PREA, visit http://www.prearesourcecenter.org/about/prison-rape-elimination-act-prea. TO APPLY: Click on any Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist Information and Exam for this position. Remember to update your online application information, please select/add: * Commission of Pardons and Parole under "Agencies" * Full-time under "Job Type/Shift" * Boise under "Cities" Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency. You must complete all items in the Application Checklist under General Information and Optional Information to include Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type/Shift, Skills, and Resume. CHOOSE A CAREER WITH US! For more information on the Commission of Pardons and Parole visit our website at www.parole.idaho.gov and for State of Idaho employee benefit information click on the link following the Salary range above where it says "Plus Competitive Benefits!" Thank you for your interest in the Commission of Pardons and Parole! Preview Exam OVERTIME NOTICE: At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation. 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.SDL2017
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