Paul J. Spannknebel has been hired as the deputy administrator of the Idaho Division of Human Resources.
Administrator Susan E. Buxton announced the appointment Feb. 22.
Spannknebel fills a position vacated by Kim Toryanski, who has returned to the private sector.
Spannknebel served as administrator of operational services for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare for a decade. He earned a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Ottawa University and served in the Navy nuclear power program aboard the USS Nimitz and USS George Washington.