Human Resources

  City Hall Annex Building

The Department of Human Resources is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and evaluation of programs for the effective utilization of the City's human resources by providing professional services, and support in HR functions such as employment, training, employee relations, benefits and compensation.



City of Idaho Falls
Department of Human Resources
380 Constitution Way
Post Office Box 50220
Idaho Falls, ID 83405

(208) 612-8248
(208) 612-8321 (Fax)


Director of Human Resources Job Announcement

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Offer Free Or Low-Cost Health Coverage To Children And Families


If you are eligible for health coverage from your employer, but are unable to afford the premiums, some States have premium assistance programs that can help pay for coverage.  These States use funds from their Medicaid or CHIP programs to help people who are eligible for employer-sponsored health coverage, but need assistance in paying their health premiums.


If you or your dependents are already enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP and you live in a State listed below, you can contact your State Medicaid or CHIP office to find out if premium assistance is available. 


If you or your dependents are NOT currently enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP, and you think you or any of your dependents might be eligible for either of these programs, you can contact your State Medicaid or CHIP office or dial 1-877-KIDS NOW or to find out how to apply.  If you qualify, you can ask the State if it has a program that might help you pay the premiums for an employer-sponsored plan. 


Once it is determined that you or your dependents are eligible for premium assistance under Medicaid or CHIP, your employer’s health plan is required to permit you and your dependents to enroll in the plan – as long as you and your dependents are eligible, but not already enrolled in the employer’s plan.  This is called a “special enrollment” opportunity, and you must request coverage within 60 days of being determined eligible for premium assistance


If you live in one of the following States, you may be eligible for assistance paying your employer health plan premiums.  The following list of States is current as of January 31, 2011.  You should contact your State for further information on eligibility

IDAHO – Medicaid and CHIP


Medicaid Website:


Medicaid Phone: 1-800-926-2588


CHIP Website:


CHIP Phone: 1-800-926-2588



Blood Drives


Blood Drives for 2016 are scheduled on the following dates:

  • February 2
  • May 10
  • August 9
  • October 25 

 All Blood Drives are held between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers located in the City Annex Building.