Promoting workforce excellence.

State Employee Benefits


State employee insurance information is accessible through the Department of Administration.

Department of Administration - Insurance


State employee retirement benefits information is accessible through PERSI, the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho.


Holidays and Leave


For more on leave and other policies, see Policies & Procedures.

Leave donation form

(Controller's Office, click on Payroll, Forms, Payroll/Personnel Forms, EIS-180-Sick/Vacation Leave Transfer)

Idaho State Holidays
New Years Day January 1st
Martin Luther King, Jr.-Idaho Human Rights Day 3rd Monday in January
Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Independence Day July 4th
Labor Day 1st Monday in September
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October
Veterans Day November 11th
Thanksgiving 4th Thursday in November
Christmas December 25th



Registration is now open for the spring 2015 Supervisory Academy!

Click here for more information and to register.

The Supervisory Academy is now recognized as a pre-requisite for the Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program!

The Office of Group Insurance is pleased to announce thriveidaho- a State of Idaho employee health promotion program designed to reward and promote healthy lifestyles through a variety of programs and resources. Please visit for more information.