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2020 Trainings

  • The Executive Academy Online, Live: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located Online, 5 hours each, September 2, September 9, September 16, September 23, 2 hours, September 30, 5 hours each, October 7, October 14, 4 hours each October 21, October 28, 2020. For more information, contact Stephen L. Kent at 541-806-1502 click here.
  • Reserve Peace Officer Academy: Approved for 88 (0) POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Dawson Community College, Glendive, October 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 31 & November 1, 2020. For more information, contact Rick SyWassink at 406-642-6345 or [email protected] .
  • Investigating Sexual Assault: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located online/live training, October 5, 2020. For more information, contact Bryan Fischer at 406-444-9983 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Street Crimes Training: Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, October 5-7, 2020. For more information, contact Brett Corbett at  [email protected] or click here.
  • 2020 Montana Crime Prevention Conference: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours per session.  Located online/live training, October 5-9, 2020. For more information, contact Jessi Deily at [email protected] or click here.
  • Standard Field Sobriety Testing (SFST): Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, October 5-9, 2020. For more information, contact Doug Samuelson  at 406-599-9263 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Defensive Tactics: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 6, 2020. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-415-6307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • BolaWrap Instructor Certification: Approved for 5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls,  October 7, 2020. For more information, contact Frank Torres at [email protected] or click here.
  • BolaWrap Instructor Certification: Approved for 5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Belgrade,  October 8, 2020. For more information, contact EJ Clark at 406-388-4262 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Defensive Tactics: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 8, 2020. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-415-6307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Traffic Incident Management: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Columbus, October 7, 2020. For more information, contact Jerry Prete at [email protected]
  •  Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 12-16, 2020. For more information, contact Craig at  405-706-8489.
  • Officer in Training Model Implementation: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, October 14 & 15, 2020. For more information, contact Rick Whitehead at [email protected]
  • Profiling Teen Killers, School Shooters, Mass Murderers & Serial Killers: Approved for 6 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in online/live training, October 15, 2020. For more information, contact Jessie Billquist-Jette at 406-560-7422 or click here.
  • High in Plain Sight:Current Drug Trends/Fake ID Training: Approved for 12.5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, October 15 & 16, 2020. For more information, contact Jessica Galloway at 208-371-1283 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Rifle Instructor Workshop: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, October 15 & 16, 2020. For more information, contact Shawn Toresdahl at [email protected] or 582-2019.
  • Basic Field Training Officer Seminar: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, October 19-23, 2020. For more information, contact Truman Tolson at 406-552-6289 or click here.
  • Defensive Tactics: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 20, 2020. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-415-6307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Glock Armorers Course: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Polson, October 20, 2020. For more information, contact Fernando Venegas at 406-883-7329 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Defensive Tactics: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 22, 2020. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-415-6307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Supervisor Force Liability Prevention: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, October 21, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants at 406-758-5602 or [email protected]
  • First Aid Refresher: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, October 22, 2020. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-415-6307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Glock Armorers Course: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 22, 2020. For more information, contact Cheri Brown at [email protected]  or click here.
  • Pursuit Decision Making: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, October 22, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants at 406-758-5602 or [email protected]
  • 31st Annual McGuire Conference on Family Violence: Approved for 12 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in online/live webinar, October 22 & 23, 2020. For more information, contact Katie Nash at 406-657-8481 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Corrections Supervisor Force Liability Prevention: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Evergreen, October 23, 2020. For more information, contact Caleb Pleasants at 406-758-5602 or [email protected]
  • Canines in the Courtroom: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, October 26, 2020. For more information, contact Jeff Barrett at 863-529-5113 or [email protected]
  • Perfecting Detection: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, October 27 & 28, 2020. For more information, contact Jeff Barrett at 863-529-5113 or [email protected]
  • Calming the Fire: Principles for De-Escalation and Understanding People: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Polson, October 29 & October 30, 2020. For more information, contact Fernando Venegas at 406-883-7329 or [email protected] or click here.
  • TASER User Course: Approved for 10 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, November 2-5, 2020. For more information, contact Deb Murray at 444-9950.
  • Pepperball Instructor and Armorer Course: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, November 9 & 10, 2020. For more information, contact Karen Buchholz  at 877-887-3773 or [email protected] or click here.

2021 Trainings

  • Big Sky Drug & Alcohol Symposium: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, May 20 & 21, 2021. For more information, contact Robert Lester at  [email protected]
  • Advanced Shooting Incident Reconstruction: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, May 24-28, 2021. For more information, contact Derek Mahlum at 406-781-8926 or click here.
  • EMHD+LifeBridges: Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, June 7-9, 2021. For more information, contact Deborah Gagnon at  231-622-1600 or click here.
  • Center Training Officer Program: Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 26-28, 2021. For more information, contact Sapphira Olson at  [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.
  • Death Investigation Training – Terminology and Diseases: Approved for 6.5 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
  • Death Investigation Training – Mental Health Issues for Death Investigators: Approved for 3.25 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]
  • Foundations of Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Officer: Approved for 10 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, contact Crystal Blakley at 501-570-8056 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.
  •  Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Investigator: Approved for 13 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Crystal Blakley at 501-570-8056 or [email protected] or click here.
  •  Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Executive: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Crystal Blakley at 501-570-8056 or [email protected] or click here.
  • 2020 MTIBRS Training: Sessions 1, 2, 3 & 4: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Kathy Wilkins at 406-444-4298 or [email protected] or click here.

Employment Opportunities

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

Job#: 10558375
Salary: $17.37 – $18.37
Location: P.O. BOX 823 TROY MT 59935
Open Date: 7/22/2020
Close Date: 8/7/2020
Duration: Over 150 Days
Openings: 1
Benefits: Benefit package available
CITY OF TROY

The Troy Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer. The position will be a 4-year contract with the possibility of renewal. The hiring process will proceed in the following steps: Acceptance of applications Physical ability test Oral interviews Background investigation (to include fingerprinting) Applicant must meet the following minimum requirements: – Meet minimum age requirements – No felony convictions – High school graduate – Possess a valid Montana driver’s license – Must reside or be willing to relocate within 5 miles of the City of Troy city limits – Be of good moral character, as determined by a background investigation Applications that meet the minimum qualification requirements will be notified of the date, time, and location of the testing. Pay is $17.37 per hour; $18.37 if / when POST Certified. A complete job description is available at Job Service-Libby. Benefit package available

Application Instructions

Submit POST application, notarized release of information and copies of any relevant certificates to Job Service Libby by Friday, August 7, 2020. Job Service-Libby, 417 Mineral Ave. Suite 4, Libby, MT 59923 or e-mail to libbyjsc.mt.gov. Application can be obtained at Job Service-Libby, 412 Mineral Avenue, Suite 4, Libby By phone: 406-293-6282 By email: [email protected]

 

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

JOB TITLE: Deputy Sheriff Animal Control JOB CODE:
DEPARTMENT: Sheriff’s Office

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Undersheriff and Sheriff

FLSA STATUS:
POSITION SUMMARY

Under the general guidance and direction of the Undersheriff and Sheriff, performs administrative and skilled work enforcing animal control ordinances, animal health care. Sworn Deputy

FULL-TIME:               Deputy Sheriff Animal Control

CLOSING DATE:      Open Until Filled

WAGE:                    $23.12 Base; After 1 year $23.47

BENEFITS:                 Sick Leave after 90 days

Vacation Leave after 180 days

Health Insurance after 90 days

Retirement, Overtime, Shift bid

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Resume with a signed Letter of Interest
  • Standard Application for Position of Public Safety Officer in the State of Montana
  • Montana Physical Abilities Test Waiver
  • Authorization for Release of Information
  • Pre-Employment Personal History Questionnaire
  • Must Reside in Libby or Troy, Montana

 JOB DESCRIPTION

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  1. This is a sworn deputy position assigned to Animal Control Enforcement.  Primary responsibilities will be animal control duties.
  2. This position is involved in coordinating and performing a variety of services related to animal control enforcement and may require confronting and handling vicious animals and their owners. This position may require call outs during off duty time.
  3. Continual contact with the public; consultation and coordination of activities within Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies, the County and City Attorneys, Justice Court, and contracted animal shelter staff.
  4. Animal control is primarily supervised by the undersheriff and sheriff.  Other patrol duties are supervised by chain of command.  This is not a supervisory position.
  1. 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.
  1. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  2. May work in adverse weather conditions. Possible exposure to hazardous substances. Contact with aggressive animals and confrontational situations with the public.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patrols for stray and nuisance animals and impounds dogs and assists with other animal issues.
  • Operates and maintains patrol vehicle.
  • Utilizes computer recordkeeping and animal control software to prepare required work reports, financial records, and enforcement activities.
  • Receives and responds to nuisance complaints, investigates, and makes reports on dog bites, enforces local ordinances relating to licensing and leash. Issues written notices and citations to violators, testifies in court and enforces court orders.
  • Picks up dead animals and provides traps for feral cats.
  • Attempts to locate owners of lost animals, works with animal shelter staff at Libby and Eureka shelters for impoundment of animals.
  • Conducts public relations and educational program efforts.
  • Cleans and feeds impounded animals at the Libby shelter in absence of shelter officer and if available.
  • Conducts comfort first aid and medical care for sheltered animals, maintains medical supply cabinet.
  • Performs related and other assigned duties as required.
  • Will assist deputies as needed.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Evaluation of this position will be based primarily upon the preceding job description requirements and duties. Examples of job performance criteria include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs assigned duties and follows operating policy and procedure requirements
  • Maintains accurate records
  • Follows appropriate safety standards and precautions
  • Conducts effective investigations
  • Reduces number of at large animals in assigned patrol areas
  • Responds readily to complaints and calls for service; Handles them properly
  • Displays tact, consideration, and cooperation when dealing with the public
  • Observes work hours
  • Demonstrates punctuality
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with supervisors, shelter staff, and the public
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS

 Education:   High school diploma or equivalent. Must pass practical and written examinations to license as Certified Euthanasia Technician with State of Montana.Montana P.O.S.T. Certified within a year of hire, including attending Montana POST Basic Academy.

 Experience: Two years of experience working with animals preferred. This position requires a valid Montana Driver’s License.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Montana POST Certified with one year of hiring
  • Must pass weapons training/qualification
  • Requires a thorough and working knowledge of animal care and behavior, of animal identification and control techniques, and of local animal control ordinances.
  • Requires skills in the use of animal control equipment, in public relations, office management, and recordkeeping (basic computer operation and ability to learn specialized software programs).
  • Ability to handle and provide medical care for animals and cope with their pain and death.
  • 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.
  • Ability to relate to and evaluate people, to assert one’s authority, to communicate effectively orally and in writing, to follow verbal and written instructions explicitly, and to establish effective working relationships with animal shelter staff, supervisors, and the public.
  • Decision making, legal compliance, handles pressure, deals with uncertainty, lifting, maintains physical fitness, exercises sound judgment, maintains objectivity, dependability, emotional control, and integrity.

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

WHEATLAND COUNTY POSITION:

We are currently accepting applications for one opening as a Deputy Sheriff.
The Wheatland County Sheriff’s Office offers a great experience and career opportunity in law enforcement. Apply and make a difference in your community and in your own personal development.
The duties of a Deputy Sheriff are, but not be limited to, the responsibility of protection of lives, property, maintaining law and order, enforcing laws, conducting the investigation of crimes, arresting violators, the service of legal processes, testifying in court proceedings, accurate detailed record keeping and all associated/related job duties. This job also requires your involvement in continued education throughout your career.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
U.S. citizen with the minimum age of at least 18 years, A good driving record, Possess or able to possess a Montana driver’s license, Be in good physical condition, Possess a Montana P.O.S.T. certification or be able to obtain one within twelve (12) months of hire, High School Diploma or recognized equivalent. You must have the ability to legally possess a firearm, Have no felony convictions or disqualifying misdemeanors, Be of good moral character, Good verbal and written communication skills, React quickly and effectively to stressful situations, Able to work nights, weekends and holidays, Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems, Articulate yourself in clear and concise speech, Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously, and the ability to perform essential functions of this position.
NOTE:
Employment is conditional on passing a criminal background check, physical/drug screen and obtaining a Montana P.O.S.T certification. This career opportunity requires a high level of problem-solving ability, self-initiative and the ability and willingness to work a majority of the time without direction or supervision.
SALARY:
Starting wage per Montana Statute without POST certification $17.08, and $19.21 (after P.O.S.T certification is obtained), and full medical benefits and longevity increases. The Wheatland County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is open until filled.
Please go to: https://media.dojmt.gov/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/standardapplication.pdf
P.O.S.T. to download the Standard Application for Position of Peace Officer in the State of Montana or pick up an application at the Wheatland County Sheriff’s Office.
We look forward to hearing from you,
Sheriff Everett Misner.

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

GET YOUR NEW CAREER HERE!!!

The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Dispatchers/Communication Officers. The positions will be full-time (40hrs/wk) which may include 12-hour shifts, days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Applicants must be at least eighteen years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Reliability, punctuality, the ability to work with minimal supervision and strict adherence to confidentiality standards are necessary. Applicant must have a MT Drivers License, reliable 24-hour transportation, and 24-hour cell and/or landline accessibility.  Must be willing to be fingerprinted as part of a thorough background/criminal history check and will be required to satisfactorily complete basic training at Montana Law Enforcement Academy and on the job training. Also, the ability to display good working relationships with co-workers, the public and other agencies is essential. Starting pay is $12.57 per hour with a pay increase after the completion of a six-month probationary period and at one year. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, uniform allowance, shift differential and retirement. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest along with a completed Mineral County Job Application and resume to the Mineral County Human Resources Office, 300 River St. or to Mineral County Human Resources -DT   PO Box 550 Superior, MT 59872. Applications will be accepted until filled. A complete job description and application may be obtained at the Mineral County Human Resources Office or on Mineral County Webpage at https://co.mineral.mt.us/

Equal Employment Opportunity

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING:

The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Detention Officer. The position will be full-time (40hrs/wk) which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Applicants must be at least eighteen years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Reliability, punctuality, the ability to work with minimal supervision and strict adherence to confidentiality standards are required. Must be willing to be fingerprinted as part of a thorough background/criminal history check and will be required to satisfactorily complete basic training at Montana Law Enforcement Academy and on the job training. Also, the ability to display good working relationships with co-workers, the public and other agencies is essential. Starting pay is $12.57 per hour with a pay increase after the completion of a six-month probationary period and at one year. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, uniform allowance, shift differential and retirement. lnterested persons should submit a letter of interest along with a completed Mineral County Job Application and resume to the Mineral County Human Resources Office, 300 River St. or to Mineral County Human Resources-DT @ PO Box 550 Superior, MT  59872. Applications will be accepted until filled. A complete job description and application may be obtained at the Mineral County Human Resources Office or on Mineral County Webpage at https://co.mineral.mt.us/

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

DANIELS COUNTY POSITIONS:

Deputy Sheriff (full-time)

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 position is filled.

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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