Idaho Power offers employment opportunities in locations throughout eastern Oregon and southern Idaho. Click the location marker to learn more about each location.
Idaho Power offers employment opportunities in locations throughout eastern Oregon and southern Idaho.
|American Falls, ID||
American Falls — Power Plant
A town steeped in history, American Falls is home to the National Oregon/California Trail Center. The museum includes historical artifacts, live actors and simulations. Camping, bird-watching, hiking, boating and fishing are just a few of the outdoor opportunities American Falls offers.
Idaho State University in nearby Pocatello offers doctoral, graduate and undergraduate programs with expertise in health professions.
Blackfoot — Operations Center
Better known as the Potato Capital of the World, Blackfoot, Idaho, is rich with parks, a community pool and hot tub, and green belt. Thousands flock to the annual Eastern Idaho State Fair to watch horse racing, enjoy nightly entertainment and ride the carnival rides.
Bliss — Power Plant
Kayaking, whitewater rafting and fishing are just some of the outdoor offerings in Bliss, Idaho. The city is also a gateway to the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument and Thousand Springs Scenic Byway. Families gather for the town’s Fourth of July celebration featuring a parade, barbeque and fireworks.
Boise — Corporate Headquarters and Operations Center
The Treasure Valley, home to Boise, Meridian, Eagle and the surrounding cities, offers many opportunities for culture, recreation and education. The Shakespeare Festival, Boise Art Museum, Anne Frank Memorial and Idaho Historical Museum are a few of the cultural offerings.
The area features sports and recreation opportunities including Bogus Basin Ski Resort, Roaring Springs Water Park, Wahooz Family Fun Zone, movies and numerous golf courses. The Boise River is great for tubing, fishing, and white water rafting.
Downtown Boise’s nightlife, art scene and music events, like First Thursday, the Festival of Trees and Alive After Five, attract many visitors. Our local lineup of minor league sports teams includes the Idaho Steelheads (hockey) and Boise Hawks (baseball).
The Northwest Lineman College trains men and women to work in the utility industry and teaches them how to become apprentice lineworkers.
Bruneau — C.J. Strike Power Plant & Environmental
Bruneau Dunes State Park, located in Bruneau, Idaho, is home to a 470-foot sand dune surrounded by lakes and marshes. Hike to a natural hot spring or one of Idaho’s public star observatories. Residents and visitors enjoy fishing, wildlife, swimming and the scenery Bruneau offers year round. The power plant located here provides unique job opportunities and plays in integral role in the company’s hydroelectric generation base.
Emmett — Operations Center
Fresh fruit stands, farmer’s markets and vast orchards are found throughout the town of Emmett. More than 80,000 visitors celebrate the annual Cherry Festival complete with a fair, rodeo, parade, car show and fireworks. Black Canyon Reservoir and Boise National Forest allow for boating, water skiing, fishing, camping and hunting just minutes from town. Race car enthusiasts and motorcyclists enjoy racing at Firebird Raceway and Little Gem Cycle Park.
Gooding — Operations Center
The Gooding Operations Center is among four Idaho Power Operations Centers located in our southern region. The rugged natural environment surrounding the town provide camping and hiking for outdoor enthusiasts. Ski, snowboard or tube at nearby Sun Valley’s Bald Mountain. Gooding also provides opportunities for snowmobiling and cross country skiing.
Gooding is also home to Idaho’s School for the Deaf and Blind.
Hagerman — Power Plant
Hagerman, home to Thousand Springs State Park. The State Park Nature Conservancy and the Snake River offer year-round recreational opportunities. Duck and deer hunting, as well as trout fishing, are popular pastimes. Hagerman Valley Historical Museum and Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument showcase fossils of prehistoric animals and Idaho’s state fossil, the Hagerman Horse.
Hailey — Operations Center
Hailey is a year-round mecca for thrill seekers. Nearby Bald Mountain (Sun Valley) provides groomed trails for snowboarding and skiing in the winter and mountain biking in the summer. The town is lined with bed and breakfasts and downtown shops. Modern and classical plays are preformed live at the Company of Fools theater. The Trailing of Sheep Festival in October celebrates the culture of sheep herding in Idaho and the West.
|Hells Canyon, ID||
Hells Canyon — Power Plant
Hells Canyon is home to Idaho Power parks and offers dozens of different outdoor activities. Hiking, trail rides, backpacking trips, hunting, fishing, whitewater rafting, snowmobile trails and cross-country skiing are just a few of the activities enjoyed by residents and visitors.
McCall — Operations Center
McCall is best known for its winter activities such as skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice-skating, hockey and snowmobiling. The Winter Carnival offers a snow sculpting competition, a parade, dog sledding, music, food and fun. Take pleasure in the dozens of summertime activities including world-class whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, water skiing, sailing and mountain biking.
|Mini Cassia, ID||
Mini Cassia — Operations Center
Explore the City of Rocks where you can climb, hike and camp, or take the boat out on the Snake River to fish for rainbow trout, catfish, bass and sturgeon. Mini-Cassia is home to several cultural venues such as The Howell Opera House, the $3 million King Fine Arts Center and The Magic Philharmonic Orchestra.
|Mountain Home, ID||
Mountain Home — Power Plant & Operations Center
Mountain Home Air Force Base provides combat air power and support worldwide. The men and women that serve here and their families make up a large portion of the area’s population. The Mountain Home Historical Museum examines the growth and diverse heritage of the town with artifacts and a self-guided tour. Residents enjoy ATV riding and mountain biking on the Danskin Trails or hiking through the Teapot Dome Area and the Bruneau Sand Dunes.
Nampa — Operations Center
Cultural and agricultural activities abound in Nampa and Caldwell, Idaho. The Idaho Center houses big name concerts, rodeos, ice skating events, motocross racing, boxing, the circus and other events. Caldwell is also home of the Canyon County Fair and Festival which includes amusement rides, free concerts with country stars, rodeos, food booths and market livestock sales. Residents and visitors alike flock to the world class rodeo action at the Snake River Stampede and the Caldwell Night Rodeo.
The College of Idaho is a highly regarded liberal arts school nestled in the heart of Nampa. Boise State University also has a satellite campus in Nampa which offers an alternative to their traditional Boise campus.
Payette — Operations Center
Payette continues to maintain a historic downtown look and feel while attracting new business opportunities. Payette and nearby towns showcase rivers, reservoirs, ski slopes, camping sites and lake access. The Payette River provides great boating, fishing and tubing. The area’s natural environment draws wildlife and provides hunting opportunities. Winter activities including snowmobiling, snowshoeing and skiing are a short drive away.
Pocatello — Operations Center
The area has more than 30 parks, a zoo, swimming complex, hiking and biking trails and golf courses.
Idaho State University offers doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate programs with expertise in health professions.
Richland (Oregon) — Environmental & Operations Center
Our environmental team, located in Richland, Ore., enjoys nature year round. There are many RV parks and campgrounds scattered across the area providing access to hiking, biking and horseback riding. Local fishing and hunting opportunities also attract many visitors to Richland.
Salmon — Operations Center
Fishing and hunting are abundant in the Salmon River Country. A variety of wildlife thrives in the rivers and rugged mountains of Salmon. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the great outdoors by hiking the many trails or rafting down the Salmon River.
|Swan Falls, ID||
Swan Falls — Power Plant & Operation Center
Idaho Power’s Swan Falls hydroelectric dam is located here. Just above the dam is access to great water skiing, fishing and duck hunting. Mountain biking and hiking trails with breathtaking scenery can be found throughout Swan Falls. The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area includes guided bus tours and boat expeditions through the Snake River Canyon.
|Twin Falls, ID||
Twin Falls — Operations Center
Rooted in agriculture, Twin Falls is becoming a fast-growing city. The area offers art galleries, museums, wine tasting events, concert halls, jazz outdoors and golfing. Antique stores and the Magic Valley Mall provide a variety of shopping opportunities and the numerous annual fairs and festivals offer distractions and entertainment. For seasonal outdoor activities, enjoy fishing, boating, water skiing, Nordic skiing and hiking. Twin Falls is also home to natural hot springs enjoyed year-round.
The College of Southern Idaho is located here and offers affordable education with smaller class sizes tailored to individual interests and student needs.