Open for Recruitment: May 7, 2012 - May 21, 2012
Announcement # 04255000139
Salary Range: $18.73 to $26.00 an hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
The Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission is seeking an individual to provide program management for the Resource Conservation and Rangeland Development Program (RCRDP) and State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan programs; perform related work.
Under the direction of the Administrator:
- Provide recommendations for annual budget for RCRDP loan program.
- Develop strategic planning elements including goals, objectives, work plans, policies, procedures, rules, legislation, annual reports, and program evaluation.
- Recommend annual loan interest rates and terms.
- Develop Standard Operating Procedures.
- Convene ad hoc workgroups to evaluate loan policies, application process, improvements when necessary.
- Collaborate with conservation districts and other stakeholders to meet program goals and objectives.
- Implement marketing plan to meet natural resource objectives and increase loan volume. Update as necessary.
- Accomplish statewide marketing efforts including production of marketing materials, and providing outreach to individuals and groups including soil and water conservation districts, commodity groups, irrigation companies.
- Speak at workshops and seminars, andprepare articles for agency newsletters.
Good knowledge of: economic conditions and credit aspects to be considered in evaluating credit worthiness of loan applicants; generally accepted accounting principles, auditing standards, and financial and management systems used in administering loan programs.
Some knowledge of state and federal financial services regulatory laws.
Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
The following are additional qualifications for this position. You will not be eliminated if you do not have the listed qualifications but your score may be increased if you do.
Experience with program management including developing strategy, setting goals, identifying tools and resources, executing action plans, and monitoring and reporting progress.
Experience and/or knowledge of appraisals and appraisal techniques.
Experience and/or knowledge of agriculture economics including knowledge of state and federal agriculture and enviornmental programs and the Soil Conservation Districts.
Rating of education and experience. You will receive a score based on your answers to the questions on the exam. You must receive a minimum rating of 49 to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online once the exam has been reviewed and a rating assigned. If you applied with a paper application you will receive notification of your results.
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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.
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