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2019 Trainings

 

  • WZ Criminal Interview & Interrogation: Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, October 15-17, 2019. For more information, contact Melanie Hewitt at 630-852-6800 ext. 124 or [email protected] or click here.
  • ARIDE: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Hamilton, October 16 & 17, 2019. For more information, contact Kurt Sager at 406-444-9873 or [email protected]
  • Defensive Tactics: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Great Falls, October 17, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • WZ  Advanced Criminal Interview & Interrogation: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, October 18, 2019. For more information, contact Melanie Hewitt at 630-852-6800 ext. 124 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Command College: POST credit pending. Located in West Yellowstone, October 20-25, 2019. For more information please contact Annette Sharkey at [email protected]
  • PATC-Pre-Employment Background Investigations: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, October 21 & 22, 2019. For more information,  click here.
  • Objective Jail Classification and Beyond: Approved for 20 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula,  October 21-23, 2019. For more information, contact Jeff Roderick at  [email protected] or click here.
  • TASER User Course: Approved for 10 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, October 21-24, 2019. For more information, contact Deb Murray at 406-444-9950 or [email protected]
  • Kaminsky, Sullenberger & Associates Field Training Officer Seminar: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Lewistown, October 21-25, 2019. For more information, contact Tracy Lewellen at 406-535-3415.
  • Taser CEW V21 Instructor Course: Approved for 16 POST Credit Hours . Located in Bozeman, October 22 & 23, 2019. For more information please contact Shawn Toresdahl at 406-582-2019 or [email protected]
  • Civil Rights: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Miles City, October 23, 2019. For more information, contact Jeff Gates at 406-323-8800 or [email protected]
  • PATC-The Essentials of Conducting an Internal Affairs Investigations: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, October 23 & 24, 2019. For more information,  click here.
  • Mental Health First Aid: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, October 24, 2019. For more information, contact Shane Hildenstab at 406-447-8297 or [email protected]
  • PREA Classroom Refresher Training – 2019: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, October 24, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Traffic Incident Management (TIMs) : Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Columbia Falls, October 24, 2019. For more information, contact Alex Betz at 406-465-3538 or [email protected]
  • Synthetic/Designer Drugs : Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, October 28, 2019. For more information, contact Vicki Ruff at 406-791-2701.
  • Supervisor and Leadership Institute: Approved for 36 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, October 28-November 1, 2019. For more information, contact Travis Bruyer at  [email protected] or click here.
  • Investment in Excellence Phase I & Phase II: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, November 5-7, 2019 and December 3 & 4, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • ARIDE: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, November 6 & 7, 2019. For more information, contact Doug Samuelson at [email protected]
  • The Truth Never Changes – Courtroom Judo for Law Enforcement : Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Columbus, November 9, 2019. For more information, contact Skylar Steele at [email protected]
  • Crisis Intervention & De-Escalation Techniques: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, November 13, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Sex Trafficking Investigations: Approved for 5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, November 13, 2019. For more information, contact Robert Lester at  [email protected]
  • The Truth Never Changes – Courtroom Judo for Law Enforcement : Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Columbus, November 13, 2019. For more information, contact Skylar Steele at [email protected]
  • Policing on Camera: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Belgrade, November 14, 2019. For more information, contact Shawn Toresdahl at 406-582-2019 or [email protected]
  • PREA Classroom Refresher Training – 2019: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, November 14, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Basic Group Crisis Intervention: Approved for 13 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Sidney, November 14 & 15, 2019. For more information, contact Angela Zaur at 406-488-2373.
  • Mending Moral Injury: Approved for 5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, November 16, 2019. For more information, contact Seth Dombach at 406-324-7273 or [email protected]
  • Profiling Teen Killers, School Shooter, Mass Murderers & Serial Killers: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, November 16, 2019. For more information, contact Robert Lester at  [email protected] or click here. Search “Phil Chalmers” and Billings, MT.
  • Drug Recognition Expert Instructor Development: Approved for 80 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena and Phoenix, AZ, November 18-22, 2019, December 9-13, 2019, December 16-20, 2019 and January 27-31, 2020. For more information, contact Doug Samuelson at [email protected]
  • Field Training Officer School: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, November 18-22, 2019. For more information, contact Shane Hildenstab at 406-447-8297.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, November 19, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Re-Entry Simulation: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Deer Lodge, November 20, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Re-Entry Simulation: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Deer Lodge, November 21, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Basic Group Crisis Intervention: Approved for 13 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, November 21 & 22, 2019. For more information, contact Val Cundall at 406-444-7560.
  • Death Investigation: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, December 3-5, 2019. For more information, contact Mary Ann Keune at [email protected]
  • Glock Armorer’s Course: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Bozeman, December 5, 2019. For more information, contact Shawn Toresdahl at 406-582-2019 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Pat McCarthy’s Street Crimes: Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Butte, December 9-11, 2019. For more information, contact Doug Conway at 406-497-1123 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Coroner Basic: Approved for 40 (0 Hours) POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, December 9-13, 2019. For more information, contact Scott Sterland at [email protected]
  • Drug Recognition Expert: Approved for 120 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena and Phoenix, AZ,  December 9-13, 2019, December 16-20, 2019 and January 27-31, 2020. For more information, contact Doug Samuelson at [email protected]
  • Faro Laser Scanner Forensics Specified Training: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, December 9-13, 2019. For more information, contact Landon Koteskey at 406-454-7689.

2020 Trainings

  • The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation & Advanced: Approved for 18 (Basic) and 6 (Advanced) POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Columbus, February 25-28, 2020. For more information, contact Fernando Venegas 406-883-7329 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Basic Crime Scene Investigation: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Columbus, March 23-27, 2020. For more information, contact Skylar Steele 406-322-5326.
  • Supervisor Force Liability Prevention: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, April 1, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants 406-758-5602 or [email protected]
  • Pursuit Decision Making: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, April 2, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants 406-758-5602 or [email protected]
  • Corrections Supervisor Force Liability Prevention: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, April 3, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants 406-758-5602 or [email protected]
  • Reid Technique of Interview and Interrogation: Approved for 18 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Lewistown, April 6-8, 2020. For more information, contact Julie Rock [email protected] or click here.
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, April 6-10, 2020. For more information, contact Robert Lester at  [email protected]
  • Pursuit Decision Making: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, April 12, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants 406-758-5602 or [email protected]
  • Intermediate Incident Command System (MGT904): Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, April 28-30, 2020. For more information, contact Kevin Larsen at 406-548-0111 or click here.
  • Solo Officer-Rapid Deployment (SORD) by ALERRT: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Scobey, May 14 & 15, 2020. For more information, contact Steve Williams at 406-487-2691 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Advanced Field Training and Program Administrators Course: Approved for 32 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, June 2-5, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants at 406-4758-5602 or click here.
  • ALERRT Level 1 Active Shooter Response: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Scobey, June 8 & 9, 2020. For more information, contact Steve Williams at 406-487-2691 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Active Attack-Integrated Response (AAIR) by ALERRT : Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Scobey, June 10 & 11, 2020. For more information, contact Steve Williams at 406-487-2691 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Big Sky Drug & Alcohol Symposium: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, June 18 & 19, 2020. For more information, contact Robert Lester at  [email protected]
  • Unarmed Defense & Combat Pistol Refresher: Approved for 11 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in White Sulphur Springs, June 20, 2020. For more information, contact Jennifer Ehrhardt-Giuffre  at [email protected] or click here.
  • Fire & Movement/Small Unit Tactics 1: Approved for 12 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in White Sulphur Springs, June 21, 2020. For more information, contact Jennifer Ehrhardt-Giuffre  at [email protected] or click here.
  • Mantracking Techniques: Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Cardwell, August 21-23, 2020. For more information, contact Dan Hagerty at 406-491-3558 or Joel Hardin at 360-319-9002.
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, September 14-18, 2020. For more information, contact Bill Robbins at 865-851-6536 or [email protected] or click here.

Online Trainings

  • Critical Incident – Total Disaster Response:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Critical Incident – Stress:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • CJIN Recertification 15 – Inquiry Access: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours 1/15/19 to 12/31/19.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • CJIN Recertification 15 – Moblie Access: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training 1/15/19 to 12/31/19.  For more information, click here.
  • CJIN Recertification 15 – Detention Access: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours 1/15/19 to 12/31/19.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • CJIN Recertification 15 – Full Access: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours 1/15/19 to 12/31/19.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Hostage Negotiation:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Communications Center Liability:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Stress; It’s All in Your Head:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Domestic Violence:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Crimes in Progress:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Customer Service:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Suicide Intervention:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Active Shooter:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Death Investigation Training-Forensic Pathology for the Death Investigator: Approved for 18 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
  • Death Investigation Training-Cultural Competency: Approved for 2.25 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
  • Death Investigation Training-Advanced Topics: Approved for 5 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
  • Death Investigation Training-Basic: Approved for 7.75 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
  • Ethical Leadership Development: Approved for 120 POST Training Credit Hours for Phases I & II. Online training. For more information, contact Sherry Bass at 919-753-1127 or [email protected]
  • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Investigator: Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, contact Mira Frosolono at 501-570-8072 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Communications Training Officer (CTO):  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Advanced Law Enforcement:  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Fire Communications:  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Elite Continuous Training:  Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Terrorism and the Telecommunicator:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Breeding Success in Your Training Program:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Communications Center Supervisor:  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • How to Save a Life – Yours:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
  • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Executive:  Approved for 18 POST Training Credit Hours.  Reoccurring monthly.  For more information, click here.
  • Ten Steps to a Graffiti Free City: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Rick Stanton at 408-206-4259 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Investigator: Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Crystal Blakley at 501-570-8056 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Executive: Approved for 18 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Crystal Blakley at 501-570-8056 or [email protected] or click here.

Employment Opportunities

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

SANDERS COUNTY POSITIONS:

Deputy Sheriff (full-time)

Salary:                   $21.13/Hour

Location:               SCSO is based in Thompson Falls, MT

Open Date:           October 2, 2019

Close Date:           October 25, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Openings:              1

Benefits:               Health/Dental/Optical/Life/Montana Sheriff’s Retirement System (SRS)

OVERVIEW:

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) currently has one (1) vacant full-time positions for Deputy Sheriff.  A Deputy Sheriff serves in a highly responsible and visible capacity:  protecting life and property; preserving the public peace; deterring/preventing crimes; arresting violators of the law; enforcing all laws and ordinances; and performing other related required or assigned work.

Successful candidates will patrol the County to enforce and maintain federal, state and local laws, safety regulations and principles of the United States Constitution.  Responsible to protect life and property, investigate crimes, serve civil and criminal papers/warrants and perform the duties of a Deputy Sheriff Officer. Maintain professional public relations; performs special tasks of law enforcement as needed and demonstrate integrity and confidentiality in the performance of all duties and back-up responsibilities; working a schedule that involves nights, holidays, weekends, and rotating shifts.

Applications for Deputy Sheriff will be accepted on a continuous basis under this announcement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must meet minimum age requirements
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Montana State Driver’s license without a record of suspension or revocation in this or any other state
  • Record must not contain any felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories
  • Must be able to read and write English proficiently; typing/keyboard ability at 35 words per minute
  • Must be of high moral character and of temperate and industrious habits
  • Most obey all civil service or statutory requirements not listed here
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • POST Certification Preferred
  • Must maintain First Aid and CPT competency through certification
  • Exhibit strong public relation and customer services skills

SELECTION PROCESS: 

  • Review of full application materials
  • Personal interview
  • Medical examination
  • Extensive background investigation
  • The hiring process is progressive in nature, and candidates will be informed whether or not they are selected for each successive phase of the process.
  • Candidates can expect to travel to Thompson Falls, Montana, for all interviews during the hiring process (travel expenses incurred by candidates will not be reimbursed by Sanders County or the Sanders County Sheriff’s Office.
  • All deputy sheriff’s serve a one-year probationary period.

WAGES/BENEFITS: 

  • $21.13 per hour starting rate per hour
  • Health/dental/vision insurance for full-time employees (county-paid for the employee only – family/dependent coverage available at employee’s expense).
  • Vacation and sick leave.  Opportunity for overtime.
  • SCSO employees are represented by Teamsters Local #2

HOW TO APPLY: 

Contact Sanders County Job Services at 406-382-3045 or via email to Cathy Schilling ([email protected]) for a full position description, application materials, and any questions about the position.  Sanders County and Sanders County Sheriff’s Office are equal opportunity employers.

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

Deputy Sheriff

Job#: 10497045
Salary: $22.35
Location: 512 CALIFORNIA AVE LIBBY MT 599231942
Open Date: 9/20/2019
Close Date: 10/4/2019
Duration: Over 150 Days
Openings: 1
Benefits: Sick leave after 90 days, vacation leave after 6 months, health insurance within 90 days, retirement
LINCOLN COUNTY

QUALIFICATIONS: Must reside in the respective district as defined by the Sheriff. Applicant will be required to submit to a complete physical and psychological examination by a physician selected by the Sheriff. Must meet the Montana Peace Officer Standards as define in the Montana MCA 7-32-303. A detailed background investigation will be conducted. DUTIES: – Responding to complaints and calls for service; observing violations; making arrests. – Conducts criminal investigations by gathering evidence; interviewing victims and witnesses; interrogating suspects. – Detailed report writing. – Appears in court to testify in civil and criminal proceedings. – Executes warrants and serves civil paperwork. – Maintains safe traffic conditions by monitoring and directing traffic; enforcing laws and county ordinances – Maintains operations by following policies and procedures. – Ability to work changing shifts, weekends and holidays. – Operation of equipment including computers, breath testers, radars, radios, patrol vehicles and firearms. – Maintains professional and technical knowledge by studying applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; practicing skills; participating in ongoing professional training. – Decision making, legal compliance, handles pressure, deals with uncertainty, lifting, maintains physical fitness, exercises sound judgment, maintains objectivity, dependability, emotional control and integrity. Must apply through Montana Department of Labor. See attached link.

https://montanaworks.gov/job-details?jadrId=103214393&fbclid=IwAR1zfeKyI3uDJOUUGpkZo-L4YwXzP3KajMqZR9sFaEMoU6x_WcE-qlXGbqk

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

DEPARTMENT: Sheriff’s Office, Detention Officer.

POSITTION: Full time (40 hours/wk) Detention Officer

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Mineral County Sheriff & Detention Supervisor

SUMMARY OF WORK:  Provides for prisoner needs, safety and security.

HOURS: Applicants must be willing to work any and all shifts, which will vary as necessary, including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

STARTING PAY:  $11.91 with an increase to $13.00 plus  after one year

Benefits Include:

  • Paid Health Insurance
  • Paid Dental Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Life Insurance, Employee, & Spouse
  • Sick & Annual Paid Time Off
  • Shift Differential
  • Clothing Allowance

Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be able to remain calm in stressful circumstances, have good hearing, work with minimal supervision, and possess certain other characteristics as mentioned in the position description.  Applicants must be willing to be fingerprinted as part of the thorough background/criminal history check, and will be required to satisfactorily complete on the job training and successfully complete basic training at Montana Law Enforcement Academy.

Interested Persons should submit a letter of interest along with a completed Mineral County Job Application and resume to the Mineral County Sheriff’s office, PO Box 99 Superior, MT 59872

A complete job description and application may be obtained at the Mineral County Human Resources Office.

The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office is compiling a hiring list for the position of:

DISPATCHER

DEPARTMENT: Sheriff’s Office, Communications Officer/Dispatcher.

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Mineral County Sheriff & Dispatch Supervisor

SUMMARY OF WORK: Performs emergency dispatch services

for all public agencies, including 911 answers, emergency and

non-emergency phone calls and relays pertinent information to the

proper authorities. Assists with inmates as needed, depending on

qualifications.

HOURS: Applicants must be willing to work any and all shifts, which

will vary as necessary, including days, evenings, nights, weekends and

holidays.

STARTING PAY: $11.91 with an increase to $13.00 plus after one year

Benefits Include:

  • Paid Health Insurance
  • Paid Dental Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Life Insurance, Employee, & Spouse
  • Sick & Annual Paid Time Off
  • Shift Differential
  • Clothing Allowance

Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and possess a

high school diploma or equivalent, be able to remain calm in stressful

circumstances, have good hearing, work with minimal supervision,

and possess certain other characteristics as mentioned in the position

description. Applicants must be willing to be fingerprinted as part of

the thorough background/criminal history check, and will be required

to satisfactorily complete on the job training and successfully complete

basic training at Montana Law Enforcement Academy.

Return completed job applications to the Sheriff’s Department,

P.O. Box 99, Superior, MT 59872 or the Human Resource office. A

complete job description and Mineral County Sheriff’s Office Application

can be obtained from the Human Resource Office.

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED.

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

DANIELS COUNTY POSITIONS:

Deputy Sheriff (full-time)

Job #:

Salary:                   $19.36/Hr.

Location:               Scobey, MT

Open Date:            05/01/2019

Close Date:           Continuous

Openings:              1

Benefits:               Health/Dental/Optical/Life/Montana Sheriff’s Retirement System (SRS)

The Daniels County Sheriff’s Office is under a new sheriff’s administration, and has returned to the hallmarks of law enforcement:  integrity and professionalism.  Daniels County Sheriff’s Office currently has two (2) vacant full-time positions for Deputy Sheriff (173 hours per month / paid monthly).  A Deputy Sheriff serves in a highly responsible and visible capacity:  protecting life and property; preserving the public peace; deterring/preventing crimes; arresting violators of the law; enforcing all laws and ordinances; and performing other related required or assigned work.  Applications for Deputy Sheriff will be accepted on a continuous basis under this announcement.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age [MCA 7-32-303(2)]; possess a high school diploma or equivalent; possess a valid Montana driver’s license (or ability to obtain one); typing/keyboard ability at 35 words per minute; and no felony or domestic violence convictions.  DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Completion of the Law Enforcement Officer Basic course at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy (or equivalent from another state); Associates Degree or higher in a law enforcement-related field of study.  SELECTION PROCESS:  Review of full application materials; personal interview, written exam, typing test, and physical agility test (indoors); extensive background investigation; medical examination, psychological and drug testing upon receiving a conditional offer of employment.  The hiring process is progressive in nature, and candidates will be informed whether or not they are selected for each successive phase of the process.  The typing test, medical exam, psychological test(s), and drug testing are administered at no cost to the candidate.  Candidates can expect to travel to Scobey, Montana, two times during the hiring process (travel expenses incurred by candidates will not be reimbursed by Daniels County or the Daniels County Sheriff’s Office).  All deputy sheriff’s serve a one-year probationary period.  WAGES/BENEFITS:  $19.36 per hour; health/dental/vision insurance for full-time employees (county-paid for the employee – family/dependent coverage available); and optional life insurance.  Vacation and sick leave.  Opportunity for overtime via federal grant.  HOW TO APPLY:  Contact the Daniels County Sheriff’s Office at 406-487-2691 or via email at [email protected] for a full position description, application materials, and any questions about the position, the sheriff’s office, and Daniels County.  Daniels County and Daniels County Sheriff’s Office are equal opportunity employers.

Dispatcher / Public Safety Telecommunicator

Job #:

Salary:                   $13.81/Hr. (increases to $15.83/Hr. in 3 years)

Location:               Scobey, MT

Open Date:            04/01/2019

Close Date:           Continuous

Openings:              1

Benefits:               Health/Dental/Optical/Life

JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:  The Public Safety Telecommunicator / Dispatcher is responsible for carrying out accurate, efficient, and effective 911 dispatcher operations for the Daniels County Sheriff’s Office, five (5) fire departments, Daniels County Ambulance, Daniels County Rescue, and other emergency services. Answers phone calls, including emergency calls, via 911 and administrative phone lines in a timely manner.  Gathers/elicits pertinent information from emergency (911) and non-emergency calls for service, and prioritizes calls to relay information to emergency services providers in a timely manner.  Operates various forms of radio/communication devices using clear and concise speech. Greets the public in a friendly, helpful, and professional manner on emergency calls, radio network and in-person at the sheriff’s office lobby.  Maintains strict confidentiality of criminal justice information in all public safety communications activities and job duties.  Maintains proper records for criminal history requests and disseminations; local arrests and citations; calls for service; and daily information/activity logs.  Makes accurate and timely entries and updates of articles, vehicles, and persons into National Crime Information Center (NCIC).  Maintains CJIN/NCIC training and other required certifications.  Performs basic cleaning duties in dispatch and cooking areas; restrooms; vacuuming; emptying trash, etc.  When necessary, appears in court to provide testimony.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age [MCA 7-31-202]; possess a high school diploma or equivalent; no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions (criminal convictions of less serious misdemeanor crimes will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis); possess or able to obtain a valid Montana driver’s license; ability to type/keyboard at 35 words per minute; ability and willingness to work any shift (day, evening, or night), weekends, and holidays; clear and concise English language abilities (reading, writing, and speaking); exemplary levels of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality.  Prior public safety dispatch experience is highly desirable.  REQUIREMENTS:  Satisfactory completion of an extensive background investigation (including fingerprinting) and interview process.  Must undergo a medical exam and drug testing (at Daniels County expense).  Must have completed or be willing to complete two (2) weeks of mandatory training at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy (paid for by Daniels County, if not already completed).  Satisfactory completion of all on-the-job training.  Ability to maintain any required certifications and complete mandated training.  All new employees will serve a one (1) year probationary period.  WAGES/BENEFITS:  $13.81 per hour; health/dental/vision insurance for full-time employees (county-paid for the employee – family/dependent coverage available); and optional life insurance.  Vacation and sick leave.  HOW TO APPLY:  Contact the Daniels County Sheriff’s Office at 406-487-2691 or via email at [email protected] for a full position description, application materials, and any questions about the position, the sheriff’s office, and Daniels County.  Daniels County and Daniels County Sheriff’s Office are equal opportunity employers.

 

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications to create a hiring pool from which successful applicants will be chosen to fill vacancies. We currently have one opening for a FULL-TIME DEPUTY SHERIFF. Applications will be accepted until September 26, 2019.

Duties for a Deputy Sheriff include crime prevention, investigating crimes, traffic patrol, drug interdiction, among other law enforcement related duties. Applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must have a High School diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain a Montana Driver’s License
  • Must not have a felony conviction
  • Must be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation
  • Must pass medical and mental health evaluations

Possession of current P.O.S.T. Basic certification preferred but not necessary to apply. Within one year of hire, must be able to successfully complete the MLEA Basic course and receive P.O.S.T Basic certification. Applicants will be expected to travel to Malta MT for psychological testing as well as interviews.

Benefits include 100% premiums paid for medical insurance for employee and family, vacation/sick pay, and annual longevity pay increases. Starting wage is $18.40/hour with 5% increase upon completing one year of probation.

To apply, go to https://dojmt.gov/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/standardapplication.pdf and complete the application. Applications may be emailed to [email protected] phillipscounty.mt.gov or mailed to PO Box 1090, Malta MT, 59538.

The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or marital status.

 

 

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