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Compliance Specialist

Closing Date: 5/24/2022 1653372000000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66204640 & 66204622

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
As a Compliance Specialist with the Employment Relations Division, you will:

  • Manage the intake of complaints and information about business entities being out of compliance with the Wage and Hour, Prevailing Wage, Workers' Compensation, Contractor Registration, or Independent Contractor programs. 
  • Interpret, analyze and craft solutions for complex situations between business entities and workers. 
  • Provide customer service for incoming calls from workers, attorneys, hiring agents, etc.
  • Assist section manager with the development and reporting of metrics on workload statistics and outcomes.

What makes you the right person for this opportunity?
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Legal and investigative processes and fundamentals.
  • Statutes, rules, legal opinions, and case law regarding compliance programs. 

Skills in:

  • Organizing and prioritizing to meet deadlines and handle fluctuating caseload.
  • Delivering excellent internal and external customer service.

Ability to:

  • Take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues.
  • Recognize the actions needed to accomplish an objective and to initiate action with minimum supervision. 

Minimum Qualification?

  • Relevant bachelor's degree in communications, business, or public administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of one year of directly related qualifying experience.

Or

  • Five years of experience working directly in compliance/regulation with specific emphasis in analytical and communication skills.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

How would you let us know that you’re the right person?
You are REQUIRED to attach the cover letter and resume at the time of application.  Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter and references you must mark the attachments as “relevant.”

A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.  

In your cover letter, describe your education or experience in each of the following areas.  Be specific about the coursework you have completed in each area or the work or work-related duties you have performed which establish your experience in each area.  It is not necessary to have experience in every area to receive consideration for the position.  If you have no education in a particular area, please note this.

  • In your cover letter, describe your education or experience in each of the following areas.  Be specific about the coursework you have completed in each area or the work or work-related duties you have performed which establish your experience in each area.  It is not necessary to have experience in every area to receive consideration for the position.  If you have no education in a particular area, please note this.
  • Compliance or claims related work.  If your experience included contested situations, be specific as to the nature and frequency of these situations. 

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR office.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical
Salary: $ 41,169.00 - 50,334.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 2
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location: Helena  
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 10, 2022, 1:47:39 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): May 24, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Customer Service Representative

Closing Date: 5/24/2022 1653372000000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66202023

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
Looking for a work environment that places high value on customer service, individual responsibility, and continuous improvement?  You may be interested in joining the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division as a Customer Support Specialist for the Contributions Bureau.  The UI team is a great group of professionals who love what they do and are dedicated to public service.  The Contributions Bureau is dedicated to providing Montana employers the best possible experience following federal and state UI law.

As a Customer Support Specialist you will:

  • Assist employers with signing up for and navigating electronic services (e-Filing system),
  • Troubleshoot and provide resolution for minor technical issues,
  • Respond to telephone and email inquiries from employers and third parties,
  • Assist employers with filing quarterly Unemployment Insurance reports,
  • Collect missing or delinquent quarterly reports, and
  • Assist with processing incomplete, inaccurate, and/or paper Unemployment Insurance reports.

What is it about you that makes you the right person for this opportunity?
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following:

Knowledge of:

  • principles and processes for providing high quality customer service.
  • administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records.

Skills in:

  • effective written and verbal communication.
  • typing and 10-key.
  • computer software programs, such as Word, Excel, Outlook.

Ability to:

  • organize and prioritize a high workload.
  • analyze and interpret information.
  • establish and maintain working relationships with team members and customers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through:

  • Three years of directly related education and/or experience in areas such as Business Administration, Collections, Customer Service, or similar field.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

How would you let us know that you’re the right person?
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application.  Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter or other required documents you must mark the attachments as “relevant.”

In your cover letter please answer the following question:

  • How your professional career has prepared you to meet the requirements for this position?

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the cover letter and resume in order to be considered for this position.  Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further.

Position is open until filled.  First review of candidates will May 23, 2022.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical
Salary: $27,503.00 - 33,384.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Primary Location: Helena  
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 10, 2022, 7:39:17 AM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): May 24, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Multi Discipline Building Code Inspector

Closing Date: 5/29/2022 1653804000000
Location: Belgrade, Bozeman, Livingston, Three Forks, Townsend Position Number(s): 66205082

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people, the work we do and our mission to protect the well-being of Montana’s workers, employers and citizens and to uphold their rights and responsibilities. It’s about the impact we make in our communities every day. We offer flexible schedules, casual dress, training opportunities and room for professional growth. We are proud of our open, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

*This position is for someone who loves traveling Montana!  Possible living locations could be Bozeman, Belgrade, Manhattan, Three Forks, Livingston, Townsend, & White Sulphur.    The successful candidate will be assigned a work area close to their living location to travel to locations where the work is assigned.

How would this position make an impact in your community?

As a Building Code Inspector, your duties would include:

  • Completion of inspections for compliance with adopted Codes, Administrative Rules and State law.
  • Investigating complaints and conduct investigations.
  • Providing administrative duties including on site plan review and field issuing permits.

Your decisions and solutions to problems will directly affect the public’s safety, health and welfare; the quality of construction and their compliance with adopted Codes and the economic impact related to installation, maintenance and repair costs, on business owners, users and customers.

The successful candidate will be performing a combination of electrical, building, and plumbing/mechanical inspections in southwest Montana area. Learn more about the Business Service Division here.

What makes you the right person for this opportunity?
Qualified applicants must possess the following licenses and/or certifications:

  • Building Inspector minimum qualifications;
    • ICC IBC Building Inspector Certification and ICC IBC Plan Review Certification.
  • Electrical Inspector minimum qualifications;
    • Montana master or journeyman electrical license, or
    • ICC E1 (residential) and ICC E2 (commercial) certification.
  • Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector minimum qualifications;
    • Montana Master or Journeyman Plumbing license (can also perform fuel gas and mechanical code inspections, or;
    • IAPMO Uniform Plumbing Code International Fuel Gas Code and International Mechanical Code Certification.

*Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Knowledge of:

  • State adopted building codes, rules, laws and policies applicable to the position.

Skilled in:

  • Verbal and written communication.
  • Spelling, composition and grammar.
  • Self-direction.
  • Analyzing information.
  • Customer service.
  • Organizing.

Ability to:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Present information in an understandable way.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Manage work schedule with minimal oversight.
  • Work individually and as part of a team.
  • Take a logical approach to problems, identify root causes and seek solutions using problem-solving and critical-thinking.
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to evaluate and recommend options with emphasis on life safety.

How would you let us know that you’re the right person?
Submit a resume and complete the state application. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties and dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

Only electronic applications will be accepted.  Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Building/Grounds Maintenance
Salary: $49,716.00 - 65,482.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 75% of the Time
Primary Location: Three Forks
Other Locations: Belgrade, Livingston, Townsend, Bozeman, Manhattan
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: 000 - None
Bargaining Unit: 038 - Labor and Industry Employees
Posting Date: May 9, 2022, 3:34:28 PM 
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): May 29, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Field Auditor

Closing Date: 5/30/2022 1653890400000
Location: Billings Position Number(s): 66202028

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
Are you looking for a position where you get to work with a great group of professionals who love what they do and are dedicated to public service?  Are you looking for a work environment that places high value on customer focus, individual responsibility, continuous improvement and professional growth?  If so, then you may be interested in the Field Auditor position in the Unemployment Insurance Division. 

This position ensures compliance with Unemployment Insurance laws and rules by auditing employers, investigating employment relationships and assisting with collecting delinquent payroll reports and taxes.  This includes preparing audit reports, calling and writing employers, and setting a work schedule to meet performance goals with minimal supervision in an assigned geographic area. 

Audits and investigations -

  • Examine financial records and legal documents at the employer’s place of business or the employer’s authorized representative’s office to ensure wages are correctly reported. 
  • Prepares audit reports to meet the US Department of Labor’s specific quality standards and be of sufficient number to meet audit production quotas. 
  • Determines if payments made to a worker or work relationships between workers and an employing unit are required to be covered by unemployment insurance after researching and verifying facts.
  • Explains and defends audit adjustments to the employer or employer’s representative and provide testimony at hearings.
  • Researches and investigates hiring agents to ensure compliance with Unemployment Insurance laws and reporting requirements.

Collection of delinquent tax reports:

  • Subpoena delinquent employers to appear with reports and records.
  • Provide testimony in District Court if an employer does not respond to subpoena.
  • Research delinquent employer’s past and current reporting status and prepares estimated payroll reports. 

Customer Service:

  • Communicate with employers, accounting professionals and the general public to answer questions and provide information.
  • Present at public events, such as Assistance for Business Clinics, on UI tax requirements, processes and procedures.  
  • Assist in training of newly hired field representatives.

Supervision:

  • Incumbent sets own work schedules and priorities based upon the nature of assignments and independently completes work without direct supervision.
  • Work must be complete, accurate, and contain sufficient documentation to ensure audit quality meets US Department of Labor requirements and complies with Bureau procedures.
  • The number of employees supervised is:  zero

Physical and Environmental Demands:  

  • Travel averages 200+ miles of travel a month as investigations/audits are conducted at employer’s location, or other authorized location with occasional overnight travel.
  • Incumbent must drive in a variety of weather conditions, have a valid driver’s license and be capable of transporting a laptop and files.

What is it about you that makes you the right person for this opportunity?
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Accounting and auditing principles and procedures, business law, and payroll reporting.

Skills in:

  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Using Excel and Word.

Ability to:

  • Apply theories, methods, laws and rules in complex employer and business situations.
  • Interpret legal documents
  • Track complex financial and business transactions
  • Apply sound judgment to complex situations in adverse situations and to work analytically under stress while extracting information from unwilling employers using various interviewing techniques.
  • Be self-motivated and work without direct supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant bachelor's degree in degree in accounting or business—at minimum some college courses that include advanced level accounting.
  • One year of directly related qualifying experience such as accounting, payroll and tax auditing experience.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA).

**This position is located in the Billings UI Claim center which is currently closed.  Incumbent must be able to telework from home until the center is open.  Continued telework will be based on the direction from the Governor’s office. 

How would you let us know that you are the right person?
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application. Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter and references you must mark the attachments as “relevant.”

A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the resume, cover letter or other required documents to be considered for this position.  Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further.

In your cover letter please address the following question:

  • Please describe your educational, accounting and auditing background and how this experience makes you the best candidate for this position.
  • Also tell us about situations in your past work experience where you had to independently make decisions with little or no interaction from co-workers or superiors.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical 
Salary: $44,413.00 - 54,843.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 20% of the Time
Primary Location: Billings
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 16, 2022, 1:24:19 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): May 30, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency's HR staff identified on the job listing or by dialing the Montana Relay at 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer services including assistance with submitting an online application.

State government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political beliefs or affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Weights & Measures Inspector

Closing Date: 6/5/2022 1654408800000
Location: Great Falls Position Number(s): 66205004

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES: 

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day.  We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments.  Learn more about DLI here

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look here for a summary of our outstanding benefits.  You’ll love what you see!  Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF.  Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

JOB OVERVIEW:
Do you enjoy physically challenging work and working outside?  Are you self-motivated and perform well working by yourself?  Then it is time for you to join our team as our next Weights and Measures Inspector! 

As a Weights and Measures Inspector your duties will include:

  • Test, inspect, and calibrate weighing devices to ensure the accuracy of commercial measurement and ensure equipment is used for appropriate applications.
  • Test and inspect liquid pumps and meters to ensure accurate delivery of liquid products by ensuring the accuracy and compliance to national standards of pumps and meters.
  • Inspect, sample, and analyze all commodities sold by weight, volume, or dimension in the state of Montana to ensure truthful advertising, assess compliance with packaging and label requirements, ensure accurate price checking, and ensure compliance with qualify standards such as octane levels of fuel.
  • Provide technical assistance, advice, and information to product manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, technical maintenance personnel, and owners/operators of scales and weighing devices to encourage good processes and promote compliance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • The principles and practices of mathematics and the physical sciences including algebra and the properties of solids, liquids and gases
  • Industry specific publications
  • State and national standards, bureau laws and administrative rules, specifications and tolerances for weighing devices
  • Installation and use requirements for variety of devices
  • Safety protocols
  • National Institute for Standards and Technology requirements, Specifications and Tolerances for Reference Standards, and Graduated Neck Type Volumetric Field Standards
  • Inspection and investigation methods and techniques
  • Commodity marketing, packaging, advertising, and labeling practices and requirements
  • Chain of evidence procedures

Skills in:

  • The operation and maintenance of a variety of weighing and measuring devices, pickups, heavy trucks, semi-tractor trailers, weight dollies, hoists, general hand tools, welding equipment
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing and in deductive reasoning and applying a variety of regulations and standards to various commodities.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
Extensive travel is required for this position.  The successful candidate must live in Central Montana around Great Falls or surrounding areas. 

The successful candidate must have a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and must pass a DOT drug test and physical after an offer of employment has been made.  Driving experience is preferred. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant associate degree
  • And 3-years of experience in regulatory enforcement or working with scales or meters
  •  Or 5 years directly related qualifying experience.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

HOW TO APPLY:
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application.  Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter and references you must mark the attachments as “relevant.”

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.  Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further. 

Only electronic applications will be accepted.  Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date.  You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents. 

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Building/Grounds Maintenance
Salary: $41,169.00 - 65,482.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time
Primary Location: Great Falls
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: 000 - None
Bargaining Unit: 000 - None
Posting Date: May 11, 2022, 12:04:20 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Jun 5, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Claims Examiner

Closing Date: 6/5/2022 1654408800000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66202227, 66202073, 66202234 & 66202224

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
Is customer service your talent? Are you looking for a work environment where you can make a difference and help people every day? Would you like to get started on your career with the State of Montana? If so, then you may be interested in the Claims Examiner II position at the Helena Unemployment Insurance Division call center.

Initial entry pay is $17.36 for the first six months during the probationary period.

Pay will then be set based on your related education and experience between $37,239 - $39,978 annually.

As a Claims Examiner in this call center you will:

  • Assist the public in the claim process.
  • Explain the rights and responsibilities of Unemployment Insurance eligibility.
  • Gather facts necessary for processing claims to ensure accuracy, efficiency and compliance with Unemployment Insurance laws, rules and policies.

Once you have completed your training you will:

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to new staff.
  • Provide support and complex information to claimants, co-workers, employers, other government agencies and interested parties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Effective verbal and written communication compassionately and firmly when serving challenging customers.
  • Operation of a personal computer including researching database systems such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Office practices and procedures, business English, grammar, mathematics and information gathering techniques.

Skills in:

  • Offering exceptional customer service.
  • Navigating multiple computer programs to accomplish work tasks, especially the skill of keyboarding quickly and accurately.
  • Time management, processing and prioritizing a heavy workload with multiple deadlines.

Ability to:

  • Identify complexity level of a claim according to established facts.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Learn and apply policies, procedures and explain the claims process.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
This position requires extensive detailed deskwork while on the phone with customers for a large part of the day.  Requires sitting for extended periods of time and operating a keyboard and computer screens with accuracy and detail.  Travel may be required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Related education or experience equivalent to three years.
  • Directly related education includes post-secondary coursework in business, office administration or a related field.
  • Relevant experience includes customer service, general office practices, research, and using databases and other software applications to accomplish work.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter and resume only. A complete state application is not required; however, You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application.  Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter or other required documents you must mark the attachments as “relevant.”

A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the resume, cover letter or other required documents to be considered for this position.  Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further. 

In your cover letter address the following:

  • Success within the Unemployment Insurance Division requires a diverse set of skills, knowledge, and abilities. Describe how your skills and experience make you the right candidate for this position.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical
Salary: $36,109.00 - 39,978.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 4
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Primary Location: Helena
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 17, 2022, 8:53:43 AM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Jun 5, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency's HR staff identified on the job listing or by dialing the Montana Relay at 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer services including assistance with submitting an online application.

State government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political beliefs or affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Elevator Inspector

Closing Date: 6/5/2022 1654408800000
Location: Great Falls Position Number(s): 66205608

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
As an Elevator Inspector your duties would include:

  • Perform inspections and make decisions about the adequacy of elevator, lift and escalator installations and ensure they are in compliance with rules, law and adopted building codes.
  • Complete all administrative duties including filing accurate reports.

Your decisions and solutions to problems will directly affect the public’s safety, health and welfare; the quality of construction and their compliance with adopted Codes and the economic impact related to installation, maintenance and repair costs, on business owners, users and customers. Learn more about the Business Standards Division here.

What makes you the right person for this opportunity?
Requires high school diploma or equivalent plus one year of job-related experience or five years of relevant work experience.

Qualifying education and/or experience includes:

  • Elevator maintenance/repair apprenticeship.
  • Elevator installer, repair or maintenance.

Must have current certification or the ability to become certified within six months of employment with one of the following entities: American National Standards institute (ANSI), National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NEASA), American Standards of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), QEI or another elevator inspection certification from a provider entity, as approved by the department on a case-by-case basis.

*Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Knowledge of (or ability to acquire in a reasonable amount of time):

  • State adopted codes, rules, laws and policies applicable to the position.
  • Legislative process and enforcement procedures.
  • Standard elevator installation, maintenance and testing practices.
  • Methods and tools of the trade as well as inspection techniques to be able to identify any deficiencies and/or violations.

Skills in:

  • Verbal and written communication.
  • Spelling, composition and grammar.
  • Self-direction.
  • Analyzing information.
  • Customer service.
  • Organizing.
  • Efficiently operating a computer.

Ability to:

  • Read and interpret plans and have general understanding of common construction terminology.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Present information in an understandable way.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Manage work schedule with minimal oversight.
  • Work individually and as part of a team.
  • Take a logical approach to problems, identify root causes and seek solutions using problem-solving and critical-thinking.
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to evaluate and recommend options with emphasis on life safety.

How would you let us know that you’re the right person?
Submit a resume and complete the online application. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties and dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

Failure to attach a resume and complete the application will result in your application being considered incomplete.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Building/Grounds Maintenance 
Salary: $49,716.00 - 65,482.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 100% of the Time
Primary Location: Great Falls
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: 000 - None
Bargaining Unit: 000 - None
Posting Date: May 11, 2022, 12:17:46 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): June 05, 2022
Required Application Materials: Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency's HR staff identified on the job listing or by dialing the Montana Relay at 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer services including assistance with submitting an online application.

State government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political beliefs or affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Grants Specialist

Closing Date: 6/13/2022 1655100000000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66237015

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

Why should you work for the Governor’s Office of Community Service?
The Governor’s Office of Community Service (OCS), also known as ServeMontana, is looking for a Grant Specialist to join the team for 12-24 months.  In this role, reporting directly to the Executive Director, the successful candidate requires the skills and experience to facilitate and drive the process and activities for organizational development and sustainability. The overarching goal of the position is to optimize OCS infrastructure to support and sustain high performance with a culture of positive customer service, attitude of excellence, and accountability.

It’s about the people and places we serve, the things we get done, and our service-oriented mission. The Governor’s Office of Community Service (OCS) provides people the opportunity to reach their full potential by recognizing, respecting, and engaging the unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives they bring to national service and community volunteerism. It’s about the impact that AmeriCorps makes in Montana communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive, and collaborative work environment.  Learn more about OCS here.

How would this position make an impact?
The right candidate for the OCS Grant Specialist will be ready to:

  • Work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Support administration of national service grants and grant compliance in support of the Office of Community Service's mission.
  • Will work in coordination with the OCS Grants Manager and Financial Officer to negotiate solutions to community opportunities and problems.
  • Perform a variety of other technical and administrative duties in support of the OCS, Governor’s Office, and the Commission’s mission and program objectives.  Duties include high-level interaction with elected officials.

What is it about you that makes you the right person for this opportunity?

Knowledge of:

  • National service and community volunteerism, AmeriCorps grant management experience preferred
  • Adaptable leadership, communication styles, and
  • Use logical, rational approach to decision making, making timely and responsive decisions, taking responsibility for decisions and involving others in the process when appropriate.

Skill in:

  • Active listening – give full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand and asking questions as appropriate.
  • Critical thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusion or approaches to problems.
  • Written and verbal communication, and computer skills to develop own quality written products on Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Documenting decisions.
  • Time Management – Managing one’s own time and being mindful of others project timelines

Ability to:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships in a small office.
  • Understand business operations, public trust, and service focused perspectives.
  • Understand how present and future business needs will impact requirements.
  • Manage work schedule with minimal oversight.
  • Take a logical approach to problems, identify root causes, and seek solutions using problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to evaluate and recommend options.
  • Demonstrate a healthy sense of humor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified applicants should possess an associate degree in a related field plus one year of applicable experience.

Or

Three years of related experience.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

How would you let us know that you’re the right person?
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application. Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter and references you must mark the attachments as “relevant.”

In your cover letter please address the following question:

  • Describe your experience administering grant funded projects and your role.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

The State of Montana is a member of Employers of National Service and encourages AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni to apply.

This position is permanent but is contingent on continue funding after December 31, 2024. 

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical
Salary: $  39,457.00 - 48,220.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location: Helena  
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 5, 2022, 2:45:16 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Jun 13, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Budget Analyst

Closing Date: 12/30/2022 1672383600000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66266089

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
Are you passionate about helping others?  Does providing support to a statewide team dedicated to empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity appeal to you?  Are you looking for a position where you get to work with a great group of people who are passionate about what they do?  Do you value a work environment that places high value on customer focus, individual responsibility, continuous improvement and professional growth?  If you do, then apply now for the Budget Analyst position and the opportunity to join our team of professionals who are dedicated to public service!

As a Budget Analyst you will:

  • Work with agency, division and program managers to provide budgeting and fiscal services as well as technical assistance.
  • Compile financial and budget data, prepare fiscal reports and budget forecasting for a program with multiple and complex funding sources. Complete in depth analysis of the data to identify inconsistencies, efficiencies and recommend solutions
  • Participate in the executive budgeting and legislative appropriation process
  • Research and prepare fiscal notes, analysis and reports for fiscal impact of executive budget, division and legislative bill proposals
  • Complete monthly financial reporting, budget to expenditure comparisons for the various programs, monitor funding, assist with quarterly reporting of Federal grants and reconcile the case management system to SABHRS. Review and approve accounts payable documents for payment and process invoices billing other agencies for grant programs.

What is it about you that makes you the right person for this opportunity?

Knowledge of:

  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practices as well as state and federal policies to ensure proper accounting procedure are followed.

Skills in:

  • Strong analytical & critical thinking
  • Clearly and concisely communicating information and ideas

Ability to:

  • Work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Build and maintain successful working relationships.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Accurately and efficiently perform tasks.
  • Set priorities, allocate resources and effectively react to changing priorities.
  • Identify, understand and sometimes predict issues, problems and opportunities then effectively choose a course of action that is consistent with available facts while considering constraints and consequences.

Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience):

  • The required knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of directly related education and experience equivalent to five years.
  • Equivalent combinations include an Associate degree in accounting or related field and three years of directly related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or related field preferred.
  • SABHRS experience preferred.

How would you let us know that you’re the right person?
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter & resume at the time of application.  Tip: When attaching your resume & cover letter you must mark the attachments as “relevant”.  Do not delete any attachments until the position has been completely dispositioned.

In your cover letter please address the following question:

  • Please explain how your professional career has prepared you to meet the requirements for this position.

Position is open until filled.  First review of candidates will May 20, 2022.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the cover letter and resume in order to be considered for this position.  Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered further.  

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

If you need an accommodation with the application process please contact the HR office.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Business/Analyst/Statistics
Salary: $ 47,386.00 - 62,392.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 2
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location: Helena  
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 10, 2022, 10:32:36 AM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Ongoing
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency's HR staff identified on the job listing or by dialing the Montana Relay at 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer services including assistance with submitting an online application.

State government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political beliefs or affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Administrative Assistant

Closing Date: 12/30/2022 1672383600000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66204608

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
It’s about the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, supportive and collaborative work environments. Are you looking for a position where you get to work with a great group of professionals who love what they do and are dedicated to public service?  If so, then you may be interested in the Administrative Assistant position in the Employment Relations Division.  

As an Administrative Assistant you will:

  • Handle communications and information requests.
  • Prepare and edit documents, correspondence, and reports.
  • Track and coordinate business processes.
  • Maintain and enter information into databases.
  • Proofread and notarize documents, records, or other files to ensure accuracy.

What is it about you that makes you the right person for this opportunity?
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office software.
  • Office management and administrative practices.

Skills in:

  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Learning Montana statute, administrative rules, policies and procedures related to the programs operated within the Division.
  • Operating general office equipment.
  • Promoting and supporting a friendly working environment.

Ability to:

  • Read, interpret and understand complex information.
  • Cope with periods of simultaneous high-priority projects.
  • Use discretion in handling sensitive information.
  • Work as a member of a collaborative team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Your preparation for this opportunity could include a combination of a High School Diploma (or equivalent) and three years of directly related experience in an administrative, legal or regulatory environment.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

How would you let us know that you’re the right person?
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application.  Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter or other required documents you must mark the attachments as “relevant.”

A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the resume, cover letter or other required documents to be considered for this position.  Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further. 

In your cover letter please answer the following question:

  • Describe in detail how your experience makes you the ideal candidate for this position.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical
Salary: $29,809.00 - 35,819.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Primary Location: Helena  
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 2, 2022, 2:03:32 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Ongoing
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Accountant

Closing Date: 12/30/2022 1672383600000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66266005

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:  DLI Employee Testimonials.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
Are you looking for a position where you get to work with a great group of professionals who love what they do and are dedicated to public service?  Are you looking for a work environment that places high value on customer focus, individual responsibility, continuous improvement, and professional growth?  If so, then you may be interested in the Accountant position in the Centralized Services Division. 

As an Accountant you will perform or oversee all general ledger accounting, contract management, cash management, financial analysis and account reconciliation functions for divisions within the department of Labor & Industry.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of governmental accounting.
  • Research and analysis practices.
  • Budgeting and auditing.
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting requirements.
  • Reconciliation and system testing methods and practices.

Skills in:

  • Decision Making - Identify, understand, and predict issues, problems, and opportunities.  
  • Communication - Clearly convey and receive information and ideas in a timely manner through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience, helps them understand and retain the message, and permits response and mechanisms to accomplish internal and external communication.
  • Planning and organization - Set priorities, allocate resources. Identify and assess innovative alternatives. Understand priority setting is dynamic and recognize at any given time what is the highest priority.

Ability to:

  • Manage Conflict - Must be able to deal effectively with others in difficult situations. Use appropriate interpersonal styles or methods to reduce conflict. Recognize different viewpoints and allow others to express their views. Remain professional and objective.
  • Acquire and maintain technical/professional expertise required to manage program effectively. Actively support continuous learning and keep abreast of new developments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The required knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of directly related education and experience equivalent to five years.
  • Equivalent combinations include an Associate degree in accounting or related field and three years of directly related experience.

*This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

HOW TO APPLY:
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter & resume at the time of application.

In your cover letter please address the following question:

  • What is your favorite part about being an accountant? 

Position is open until filled.  First review of candidates will be May 16, 2022.

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

 A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.  Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Accounting/Finance  
Salary: $46,550.00 - 57,024.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location: Helena  
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: May 9, 2022, 12:47:56 PM  
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Ongoing
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Accounting Technician/Administrative Assistant

Closing Date: 5/8/2023 1683525600000
Location: Helena Position Number(s): 66266093

MISSION STATEMENT:
Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.

DLI CORE VALUES:

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership
  • Accountability

Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry?
It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?
Look HERE for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include:

  • Work/life Balance
  • Health Coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

How would this position make an impact in your community?
Are you passionate about helping others?  Does providing support to a statewide team dedicated to empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity appeal to you?  Are you looking for a work environment that places high value on customer focus, individual responsibility, continuous improvement, and professional growth?  If you are interested in the opportunity to join our team of professionals who are dedicated to public service apply now for our Accounting & Administrative Support position to work for our Central Services.

JOB OVERVIEW:
This position is working in the best of two worlds using your customer service skills and playing with numbers. As an Accounting/Administrative Support, you will provide financial and non-financial support services:

  • Answer telephones and direct callers to correct party.
  • Receives and distributes mail and other information delivered.
  • Perform accounts payable and receivable duties.
  • Process financial transactions such as invoices, travel vouchers and/or travel advance requests, and payments.
  • Check for accuracy in figures, posting, and reports, researching or auditing.
  • Answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts.
  • Prepare and balance division bank deposits.
  • Perform routine reconciliations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting.
  • Reconciliation methods and practices.
  • Funding structures; accounts payable; and accounts receivable.
  • Accounting software. A working knowledge of SABHRS is preferred but not required.

Skills in:

  • The use of personal computers and software including Excel and Word.
  • Exceptional customer service.
  • Analyzing and interpreting information.
  • Speed, and accuracy in the use of 10-key adding machines is required.
  • Mathematical computations rapidly and accurately.
  • Use office equipment such as calculators, personal computers, and copiers.

Ability to:

  • Organize and prioritize the workload to meet continual deadlines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal team members as well as external customers.
  • Follow guidelines set out in policy and/or regulation.
  • Solve problems and research regulations, statute, policies, and accounting procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:
The required knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of directly related education and experience equivalent to three years; such equivalent combinations include an Associate degree in accounting or related field and one year of directly related experience.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

This position may be covered by a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter and resume. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

In your cover letter please address the following:

  • Describe how you manage completing multiple tasks successfully in a busy work environment. 

In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Accounting/Finance  
Salary: $35,380.00 - 42,322.00  Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time
Primary Location: Helena  
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - MFPE-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: Apr 29, 2022, 2:07:45 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): May 8, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: dliapps@mt.gov | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

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