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POST Approved Training

2019 Trainings

  • 66th MHP Advanced Academy: Approved for 356 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, July 15 – September 19, 2019. For more information, contact Justin Braun at 406-438-2798 or [email protected]
  • Firearms Instructor: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA,  August 16-23, 2019. For more information, contact Scott Sterland at 406-444-5620 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Leadership Phases I & II: Approved for 32 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, August 19-23, 2019. For more information, contact Scott Sterland at 406-444-5620 or [email protected] or click here.
  • PREA Classroom Refresher Training – 2019: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Deer Lodge, August 23, 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 Park City, August 24, 2019. For more information, contact Alex Betz at 406-475-0712 or [email protected]
  • Threat Management Training: Approved for 12 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, August 26 & 27, 2019. For more information, contact Brittany Nickolay at  [email protected]
  • Instructor Development: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, August 26-30, 2019. For more information, contact Scott Sterland at 406-444-5620 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Leadership Phases III: Approved for 36 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the MLEA, August 26-30, 2019. For more information, contact Scott Sterland at 406-444-5620 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Enhancing the Court Process for Domestic Violence Litigants: Approved for 12 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Glendive, August 27 & 28, 2019. For more information, contact Cindy Conley at [email protected] or click here.
  • ARIDE: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, August 27 & 28, 2019. For more information, contact Kurt Sager at 406-444-9873 or [email protected]
  • Naloxone Master Trainer: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Kalispell, August 28, 2019. For more information, contact Amber Olson at [email protected] or click here.
  • PREA Classroom Refresher Training – 2019: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Deer Lodge, August 29, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • PREA Classroom Refresher Training – 2019: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Deer Lodge, August 30, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Basic SWAT: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Deer Lodge,  September 2-6, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Basic Verbal Judo: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Lewistown, September  4 & 5, 2019. For more information, contact Mike Drysdale at 406-535-1800 or [email protected]
  • Advanced Forensic Interview Training: Corroborating the Forensic Interview: Approved for 10.5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Great Falls, September 4-6, 2019. For more information, contact Brenda George at  [email protected]
  • New Fire/Arson Investigator Academy: Approved for 20 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, September 4-6, 2019. For more information, contact Joseph Swanson at 406-582-2951 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Turning PTSD into PTG: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, September 7, 2019. For more information, contact Matt Hoppel at 406-237-6166 or [email protected]
  • IGO Leadership: Approved for 32 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, September 9-13, 2019. For more information, contact Truman Tolson at 406-552-6289 or click here.
  • Legal Based Jail Training Seminar: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, September 9 & 10, 2019. For more information, click here.
  • Fourth and Fifth Amendment Training: Approved for 3.5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Pablo, September  10, 2019. For more information, contact Clair Howard at [email protected]
  • Verbal Defense & Influence: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Billings, September 10, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Billings, September 11, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • PREA Classroom Refresher Training – 2019: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Billings, September 12, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • CIT ( Crisis Intervention Team) Training: Approved for 35 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, September 16-20, 2019. For more information, contact Taylor Bernhardt at [email protected]
  • Media and Public Relations: Approved for 36 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, September 16-20, 2019. For more information, contact Travis Bruyer at  [email protected] or click here.
  • Know More, Do More: Recognizing and Responding to Stalking: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Polson, September 17, 2019. For more information, contact Vera Johnson at 406-872-2367 or [email protected]
  • Domestic Violence-Stalking and Drug Endangered Children: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at the Livingston, September 18, 2019. For more information, contact Wayne Hard at 406-222-2050 or [email protected] or Natale Adorni at [email protected] or click here.
  • Dark Horse’s Small Town/Rural Interdiction: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Colstrip, September 19, 2019. For more information, contact Hossein Borhan at  [email protected] or click here.
  • PREA Classroom Refresher Training – 2019: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Missoula, September 19, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Adult Mental Health First Aid: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Havre, September 20, 2019. For more information, contact Deidre Reiter at 406-397-6907.
  • Motivational Interviewing: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, September 24-25, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Street Crimes: Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, September 30-October 2, 2019. For more information, contact Natalie Walsh at [email protected] or click here.
  • Instructional/Curriculum Development: Approved for 40 (16 hours online, 24 hours classroom) POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Kalispell, October 1-3, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Bulletproof Leadership – Improve Employee Commitment by Building Trust: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, October 2, 2019. For more information, contact Steve Crawford at 406-582-2031 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Group Crisis Intervention: Approved for 13 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, October 3 & 4, 2019. For more information, contact Carol Burroughs at [email protected] or click here.
  • Naloxone Master Trainer: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Box Elder, October 8, 2019. For more information, contact Amber Olson at [email protected] or click here.
  • PREA Administrative Investigations: Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located at Helena, October 8-10, 2019. For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • 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.
  • Essentials of Community Cybersecurity (AWR136): Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, October 16, 2019. For more information, contact Kevin Larsen at 406-548-0111 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]
  • 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]
  • 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.
  • 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]
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Forensic Handwriting Examination Workshop: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, November 18 & 19, 2019. For more information, contact Robert Lester at [email protected]

2020 Trainings

  • 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]
  • Intermediate Incident Command System (MGT904): Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, April 28-30, 2019. For more information, contact Kevin Larsen at 406-548-0111 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.
  • 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

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.

DANIELS COUNTY POSITIONS:

Deputy Sheriff (full-time)

Job #:

Salary:                   $19.36/Hr.

Location:               Scobey, MT

Open Date:            05/01/2019

Close Date:           Continuous

Openings:              2

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.

 

 

 

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