Missoula County

Missoula County consists of over 30 departments to meet the needs of our citizens, from registering a motor vehicle to providing quality medical care through the health department and our federally qualified health center, access to the justice system in the form of the Sheriff’s Department and County Attorney’s office to public works projects.  Each department strives to fulfill the County’s mission:

Missoula County Mission:

Provide quality public service to protect and enhance the well-being of the people, communities, and environment of Missoula County.

Vision:

Missoula County is a trusted community leader enhancing the quality of life so people can thrive and realize individual and collective potential.

Core Values:

Integrity: We are accountable, ethical and transparent.

Innovation: We choose to develop sustainable solutions that pursue opportunities and foster creativity.

Teamwork: We are a diverse, interdependent organization that supports collaboration to work effectively.

Community: We honor diversity and respect people, heritage, culture, and natural resources.

 

 

 

 

 

23 job(s) at Missoula County

MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is requested/submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs a variety of complex clerical duties primarily in support of conducting elections for the Election Department. Representative Examples of Work Prepares for general, primary, school and special elections by ensuring Secretary of State submittal deadlines are met, processing candidate filings, training and scheduling election judges. Organizes and ensures delivery of election supplies, prints and issues ballots, prepares and processes absentee ballots, visits polling places, answers procedural questions, and performs election set-up and take-down. Processes initiative petitions, election ballots, election cards, and verifies voters. Adds new voters and cancels out voters in the Montana Votes system. Researches, references and applies Montana Code Annotated, Administrative Rules of Montana, Montana State and Missoula County Policies regarding elections administration. Maintains files and determines destruction dates for election materials according to established record retention schedules. Manages a variety of electronic files and paperless systems, including legal documents, forms, and reports to facilitate public access. Provides information and services to the public by phone, in person and through written and electronic correspondence. Anticipates and interprets customer's needs and asks appropriate questions; does research as necessary; fills customer requests including any follow-up. Administers oaths and affirmations, and witnesses signatures. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED. Requires two years of clerical experience, including personal computer use, data entry, and face-to-face customer service in an office or retail environment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires a valid Montana Driver's License. Physical/Environmental Demands Employee commonly remains in an office setting. May require intermittent strenuous physical activity over several days' time, including moving heavy boxes (65 lbs.) and moving heavy machinery in preparation for Election Day. Requires the use of motor vehicle to pick up and deliver election supplies.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Temporary
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application: College Transcripts (unofficial are accepted). Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs technical work in the development and maintenance of complex databases, the analysis of data, and the graphic representation of data using geographic information systems in the Clerk & Treasurer's Office. Representative Examples of Work Updates and maintains complex databases using geographic information software (ArcGIS Pro). C ollects geospatial data by researching electronic land records. Identifies and classifies legal documents for geographic representation. Reads and interprets legal descriptions, maps, plats, and other GIS-related source material. Maps and edits parcels and data in GIS to reflect subdivisions, land surveys, and recorded deeds. Develops graphic representations of geospatial data including maps, charts and other graphic information displays as requested. Reviews and evaluates data to ensure accuracy. Minimum Qualifications Requires acceptance or enrollment in an accredited school, college or university. Degree paths best suited to this position are Geography, GIS, Cartography or closely related field. Requires experience with GIS (Geographic Information Systems). Requires experience with PC related graphics, data research and electronic database software and its manipulation. Physical/Environmental Demands Works primarily in an office setting seated at a computer workstation or teleworks. May be required to attend meetings locally.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Oversees all operations of the Clerk of District Court Office and provides supervision and training for File/Collection Clerks and Court Clerks. Assists Clerk of District Court with administrative oversight of Clerk of District Court office. Work involves the most complex issues and questions. Representative Examples of Work Provides supervision for all Clerk of District Court staff directly and through lead workers. Assigns work; oversees daily workflow; schedules staff and monitors staff time, oversees all court schedules. Provides training for new hires and regular staff and maintains training records. Reviews the most complex work related to filing of electronic and paper documents, receiving and refunding payments, search and copy requests, issuance and recording of marriage licenses. Participates in hiring; makes hiring decisions in consultation with the Clerk of District Court. Assumes responsibilities of the Clerk of District Court during absences, serves as the Chief Deputy for the Clerk of District Court. Oversees the District Court webpages on the County website. Oversees scheduling video conferences for out-of-county court appearances. Oversees assignment of jury panels. Responsible for training, oversight and backup coverage of daily balancing of cash and receipts. Oversees processing of Montana Arrest Numbering System (MANS) reports and Public Safety Assessment (PSA) reports. Oversees preparation and delivery of: divorce and parenting statistical reports to CSED and Vital Records in accordance with state statutes; marriage license applications to Vital Records in accordance with state statutes; and monthly active Order of Protection and Bench Warrant reports for the Missoula County Sheriff's Office. Corresponds with the public to complete transactions and correct errors, in person, on the phone, or in writing. Resolves problems and assists staff to resolve customer conflicts. Works closely with county attorney staff and staff from outside agencies to coordinate coverage of court hearings, answer inquiries regarding court cases and troubleshoot complex issues to ensure the efficient delivery of justice for all citizens. Oversees payroll functions; prepares and submits juror payments; prepares CitePayUSA deposits; Oversees, orders and restocks office supplies. Answers inquiries regarding the interpretation of State, County, or departmental policies, rules and regulations with regard to the Local Rules/Montana Code Annotated. Reviews office operations to develop improved office operations, work processes, and policies. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree required. Degrees best suited to this position are public administration and business management. Formal training in office management or staff supervision is desired. Training in FullCourt Enterprise is desired. Requires three years of progressively responsible legal, court or office experience, and two years of experience in direct staff supervision. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to pass a criminal background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires some moderate physical exertion including long periods of standing, and the ability to lift and move packages up to 30-40 lbs on carts with wheels, loaded exceeding 100 pounds. Requires considerable time at a computer workstation. Requires exposure to a high volume of public traffic which may involve exposure to communicable disease, and angry or hostile people.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Definition Posted rate of pay is effective January 8, 2023 TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: The results of a Montana Job Service E-Skills typing test. Please call Julissa Hensel at 406-218-7480, or Laurie Dunagan at 406-728-7060 and they will e-mail you the link to the test. Please attach a printed version of your test results that shows your wpm (words per minute score). Typing tests from other agencies/companies will not be accepted. Links to typing test results will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. This position is used to train a new District Court Clerk to perform the full component of duties required of that position. After one year trainees may be eligible for advancement to District Court Clerk based on demonstrated competencies and success during the training assignment. Representative Examples of Work Attends court proceedings to support court operations. Prepares courtroom and AV equipment; swears in witnesses; and marks exhibits. Provides detailed information to the Standing Masters and out of county judges as needed. Prepares minute entries of court activities to maintain and preserve the court record. Enters information from court minutes into case records using established computer programs. Prepares and updates court calendars for Standing Masters. Assists with scheduling law and motion appearances, hearings, trials, pre-trial and status conferences for District Court Judges as needed. Cross checks among multiple calendars to ensure prioritization and coordination of activities. Prepares case files scheduled before the court by: retrieving all case files; ensuring files are complete; ensuring notification has gone out to appropriate attorneys and other involved parties. Monitors and updates case files to keep Standing Masters informed of the status of cases before the court. Brings matter's that are time sensitive or that require immediate action to the Standing Master's attention. Coordinates activities to file notices of appeal to the Montana Supreme Court. Prepares, organizes and verifies inclusion of all required records for submission; prepares and bills for shipping; verifies files returned from the Supreme Court are complete and re-filed. Prepares notices of return. Performs duties in a back-up capacity involving accounting and clerical work involved with collection, recording and disbursement of all monies received by the District Court. Provides limited lead direction for file clerks and assists with training office staff as assigned. OTHER DUTIES: May perform duties in a back-up capacity including work involved with: receiving, recording and maintaining the documents and records of the District Courts. Researches computer records and historical registers to locate and copy files and information as required or requested. Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or GED. Documentation of training in legal terminology and documents, or certification as a legal secretary or paralegal is required. Requires two years of experience working with legal documents Physical/Environmental Demands Employee commonly remains in an office or courtroom setting, usually sitting at a computer terminal. Involves occasional travel to remote hearing sites, (ex: Providence Center). Requires occasional work after regular business hours, on holidays or on weekends. Involves exposure to incarcerated criminals and may involve exposure to violent behavior in the courtroom. Requires the ability to climb step ladders. Requires the strength to lift books and boxes of files (20#).
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted/requested. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: College Transcripts (unofficial are accepted), a letter of interest that includes motivation to work in Environmental and Public Health field, a resume that includes volunteer and professional experience and professional association activities related to environmental health. In addition please answer the supplemental questions (responses need to be between 300 - 800 words). Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. The Environmental Health Specialist I (EHS1) performs technical and regulatory work in one of the following: air quality, land services, licensed establishments, or water quality to protect and support the health of people, environments, and communities. Employees hired as Environmental Health Specialist I, must become a Sanitarian in Training within one month of hire and a Registered Sanitarian with the Montana Board of Sanitarians within one year of hire. Employees are eligible for promotion to Environmental Health Specialist II after completion of registration as a Sanitarian. Representative Examples of Work Advocates for and ensures environmental and public health protection through education, program promotion, inspections, monitoring, investigation and enforcement. Works with the regulated community and general public to ensure compliance with environmental laws and rules. EHS 1s will be assigned to one of the following: Licensed Establishment EHS 1 : Inspects restaurants, day cares, pools and spas, public lodging and other establishments and public facilities to ensure compliance with state and local regulations. Performs plan review. Investigates food and water borne outbreaks. Teaches food safety classes. Land Services EHS 1: Issues septic and well permits. Conducts site evaluations for on-site wastewater systems; conducts groundwater monitoring. Reviews applications for subdivisions and certificates of survey and conducts on-site inspections of proposed developments. Investigates and resolves solid waste complaints. Air Quality EHS 1 : Establishes, operates and maintains air monitoring sites; performs quality assurance. Monitors air pollution and issues alerts and health advisories. Inspects and recommends air pollution control to industry and small businesses; manages outdoor burning; participates in transportation planning; ensures compliance with federal air quality standards. Water Quality EHS 1 : Collects water samples; maintains monitoring wells. Evaluates water quality data. Coordinates pollution prevention permitting and inspects facilities for compliance. Reviews and comments on cleanup plans for sites managed by other agencies. Participates in household hazardous waste collection. Coordinates restoration and water quality improvement projects. Collaborates with other agencies, non-profits, businesses and community members. Responds to public inquires and requests for information. Attends meetings as department representative. Prepares and delivers public presentations. Maintains accurate and complete records. Collects, analyzes, and presents data, generates reports, and conducts research. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. Serves as on-call officer for emergency environmental health, air and water quality incidents. Works in a certified water testing laboratory using standard procedures. Analyzes water samples; Contacts owners of contaminated water supplies. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in environmental health or in the biological or physical sciences required. Applicants must meet minimum standards for sanitarians in training In accordance with Montana ARM 24.216.502 which requires a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter credit hours in physical and biological sciences including at least one successfully completed course in chemistry, biology, and microbiology (microbiology can be taken after hire). Requires one year of professional experience in one or any combination of the following fields: Environmental health A physical or biological sciences field related to environmental health Public health Education Enforcement or government regulation SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires valid Montana driver's license. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands Requires some physical exertion, bending, climbing; above average agility and dexterity. Requires lifting 10 pounds frequently; moving 50-100 pounds occasionally. Work involves moderate risks which require special safety precautions and outdoor exposure to extreme weather conditions. Work involves exposure to laboratory chemicals, pathogens and toxic or hazardous materials. Requires travel to remote sites and scheduled weekend work.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: College Transcripts (unofficial are accepted), and a letter of interest. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Provides professional expertise in directing and managing the Administration Division of the Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) and leadership in providing for and protecting the health of Missoula County. Representative Examples of Work Supervises staff in the Health Administration Division including, but not limited to, accounting, administrative, performance management and quality improvement (PMQI), epidemiology, and public information. Oversees recruitment, selection, hiring, training, professional development, performance management, discipline, and discharge of employees. Oversees department budget planning, implementation, and monitoring, including accounting for a variety of revenue sources such as fees, grants, and contracts. Ensures fiscal compliance for grants and contracts. Provides coordination and support to the department's division directors for budgeting, contracts, facilities, and other administrative procedures and processes. Oversees public health performance management, quality improvement, and accreditation activities. Ensures accreditation requirements are met. Responsible for overseeing the identification of health trends including disease surveillance. Identifies problems and resource needs in the community and assures their consideration in strategic planning, PMQI, policymaking, and program development. Manages the development and delivery of public information, messaging, and reporting in line with the Department mission to improve health in Missoula County. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. Serves as on-call health officer from time to time and leads the response to urgent or emergent health incidents. Participates in cross-divisional activities including strategic and emergency planning, quality improvement, performance management, workforce development, and accreditation documentation and activities. Advocates for regulations and policies that protect public and environmental health. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree required. Degrees best suited to this position are health administration, public administration, public health. A master's degree in a related field will also be considered. Requires five (5) years of experience in health management or public administration; public sector experience preferred. Requires three (3) years of supervisory experience. Must have demonstrated experience in developing and managing complex organizational budgets. Experience with contracts administration and fiscal oversight processes strongly desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases, and a TB test. Physical/Environmental Demands Primarily works in an office setting. Requires occasional out-of-area travel to attend meetings, conferences, and trainings. Travel may require overnight stays and the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Requires evening, weekend, and on-call work as necessary.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 17, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: College Transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest, a resume, a copy of your MT Nursing License, and current CPR certification. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs professional level duties in the field of public health nursing for the Missoula City-County Health Department. Will be assigned to communicable disease within the Health Promotion Division. Representative Examples of Work Promotes and supports the health of individual families and the community through assessment, teaching, counseling and other appropriate interventions. Duties may involve primary focus in areas such as infectious disease, asthma, immunizations, maternal and child health, etc. Works with public and private agencies to improve community health through the collection and assessment of health data and the implementation of recommended policies to address critical concerns. Applies the nursing process in identifying patients who have physical, social and emotional needs. Serves as case manager in the assessment of nursing needs of individuals and families. Develops nursing care plans and provides documentation as appropriate or required. Assists individuals and families to identify, access and utilize appropriate community health resources. Provides service in community, home and clinic settings. Provides health-education to individuals and groups, including other health professionals. Acts as a health resource person to other health and social agencies. May assist citizen groups in organizing community health programs. Assists with mentoring and providing guidance for nursing students assigned to the Health Department. Plans, develops and evaluates projects as assigned. Prepares reports to indicate project progress and outcome as needed. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies . DESIGNATED AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: Communicable Disease : Provides case investigation and contact tracing for communicable diseases as required by Montana Department of Health and Human Services. Provides guidance to health care professionals related to communicable disease control. May conduct case management activities for some infectious diseases (ex-Tuberculosis). Required to be a member of the communicable disease on-call team. Acts as a liaison with state agencies as assigned. OTHER DUTIES : May be a member of department committees to serve on projects and develop policies and procedures as assigned. Performs related duties as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications Requires a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Requires a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Montana. No prior experience is required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a current Montana driver's license. Requires current CPR certification. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires successfully passing a criminal history background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires some physical exertion such as bending, walking and lifting boxes of files and small children (up to 40 lbs.). Requires the manual dexterity to perform manual nursing skills, such as drawing blood, giving injections, filling syringes, etc. The employee may risk exposure to potentially dangerous situations, including exposure to communicable diseases. Varies by designated area of responsibility: The employee will be required to provide service in home settings, which may require climbing stairs. The employee will be required to serve in an on-call capacity on a rotational basis that requires carrying a pager and a cell phone. Requires working outside of the normal workday hours. Requires driving a vehicle to off-site locations for conducting immunization clinics or home visiting.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 17, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: College Transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest, a resume, and current CPR certification. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. (CPR certification can be obtained after hire). Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs professional level duties and case management work in the field of public health social work for the Health Services Division of the Missoula City-County Health Department. Representative Examples of Work Provides case management services for pregnant women and families. Develops and implements individual client care plans based on social needs. Monitors and evaluates care plan effectiveness. Triages socially related needs of clients. Coordinates client referrals utilizing appropriate community resources. Provides individual and family support and crisis intervention as needed through home visiting. May be assigned to evidence-based programs, such as SafeCare, Circle of Security, Parents As Teachers, etc. Serves as a Social Work resource person to other social and health agencies. Identifies available community resources for specific client populations and acts as a social service resource person for the agency and other community organizations. Educates clients on the appropriate use of social services. Develops social service protocols including protocols for accessing medical and financial resources. Develops assessment and screening tools as needed. Assists with program development and coordination. Participates in strategic and emergency planning, quality improvement, performance management, workforce development, and accreditation documentation and activities. Serves as part of incident command during emergencies. Participates in department-wide strategic activities. Advocates for regulations and policies that protect public and environmental health. Minimum Qualifications Requires Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. Requires two years of experience working as a social worker in a health care or community settings which include case management experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires a valid Montana Driver's License. Requires current CPR certification. Requires successfully passing a criminal background check. Requires current Montana licensure as a social worker or the ability to become licensed within 18 months of hire. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires some physical exertion such as walking, bending, lifting (20 pound range). Crisis intervention work may involve exposure to potentially dangerous situations. The employee delivers services primarily in home settings, which may require climbing stairs and driving a vehicle.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 16, 2022
Full Time
Definition ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND CONSIDERED HYBRID AND ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES MAY BE CONSIDERED TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted/requested. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest and a resume. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs professional level accounting work for the Financial Services Department with primary responsibility for the general ledger, grants fiscal reporting, cash management, tax administration and financial reporting for the County of Missoula, school districts and other local agencies within Missoula County. Employees within this job class may have assigned areas of responsibility and provide back up and support for all duties. Representative Examples of Work Performs general accounting duties including monthly reconciliation of cash receipts and disbursements; developing monthly correcting and adjusting entries; coordinating and performing month-end closing process; and coordinating year-end closing. Performs miscellaneous reconciliations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, warrants payable, and miscellaneous clearing funds. Assists with the preparation of detailed, complex financial accounting reports and statements for both month end and year end. Performs general ledger duties including balances payroll distribution; monitors outstanding warrants for claims and payroll; coordinates check write-offs; maintains the County chart of accounts; creates budget coding and project accounts; develops and enters budget amendments, transfers and corrections. Works closely with departments to determine Budgeting, Accounting and Reporting System (BARS ) appropriate accounting needs related to Projects and Grants. Calculates and distributes countywide revenue and expenses including personal property tax reimbursements; entitlement share; credit card fees; investment revenue and expenses; forest reserve receipts; and permissive medical levy. Generates and distributes monthly accounting reports to county management and outside agencies. Assists other departments, agencies, and the general public to interpret accounting reports and information, and to identify and correct errors. Performs tax administration duties including calculating and entering mill levy values; generating, reconciling and archiving tax bills, and bills for rural special improvement districts; processing tax abatements and payments made under protest; allocating and distributing tax monies to appropriate funds or jurisdictions. Updates tax program coding information. Receipts and distributes deposits to appropriate funds; determines daily working capital needs; prepares and posts transfers between cash and investment accounts. Responsible for daily and monthly reconciliations of cash and investments, outstanding warrants, revenues, expenditures, payroll liabilities and other areas. Sets up and maintains all warrant users and authorized signers on all accounts. Coordinates and performs electronic transactions including debt service, payroll, and other wire transfers in and out. Responsible for disbursements through checks and wire transfers for warrant clearing and bond payments. Researches and identifies procedural changes related to assigned duties, with a focus on enhancing efficiency, transparency of operations, and effectively communicating financial reports with elected officials, department heads, countywide agencies, and the public. Serves as a lead worker in the Financial Services Department. Provides work direction; ensures work is completed in a timely manner; provides training; may participate in hiring and scheduling; and may participate in employee development or corrective action with the Deputy Financial Services Director and Chief Financial Officer. Collects, prepares and develops information and work papers for outside auditors. Works on year end financial schedules to be used for Annual County Financial Report and State reports such as Annual Financial Report. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree required. Degrees best suited to this position are accounting, finance, math, statistics and information technology. CPA or CGFM desired. Requires three years of experience in the accounting field. Requires strong financial analysis skills. Work experience with an emphasis on adjusting and correcting entries, reconciliation and financial statement preparation is desired. Experience dealing with real and personal property taxes is desirable. Experience in governmental accounting desired. With no degree, four additional years of experience in accounting and or cash management may be considered. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires little physical activity and the employee commonly remains in an office setting. May require occasional travel, locally and out of town to meetings and training. Requires a significant amount of time performing work at a computer workstation. Requires occasional medium lifting, (boxes, 25-35 pounds).
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 08, 2022
Full Time
Definition Missoula County is accepting applications to fill two Female Juvenile Probationary Detention Officer positions. INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED WEEKLY TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Complete job descriptions available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Incomplete applications may be disqualified. Performs a variety of work involved with the supervision and care of juvenile inmates and related activities as assigned. This is an entry level probationary position used for training and evaluation of probationary officer for the Juvenile Unit of the Missoula County Detention Center and at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy. Representative Examples of Work Participates in a prescribed detention officer training program to learn required, policies, procedures and practices for dealing with the needs, demands and requirements of incarcerated juveniles. Supervises and attends to the needs of juvenile inmates, including providing food, supplies and physical security, in accordance with established policies and procedures. Searches inmates and inspects cells to control contraband and verify cleanliness and sanitation according to policies and procedures. Patrols the juvenile detention center for evidence of forbidden activities as outlined in the inmate rule manual and policy manual. Provides or obtains routine and emergency medical care and aid for inmates. Distributes medications and commodities from the commissary to inmates. Records booking information including booking questions and medical and mental health questionnaires. Escorts inmates to and from court, medical appointments and other juvenile detention facilities for transfers according to the Missoula County Sheriff's departmental policies and procedures. Enters and retrieves information from the Criminal Justice Teletype system. Tabulates miscellaneous data in report form. Writes incident reports on inmate activity, violations of facility rules, and criminal activity in the detention center. Minimum Qualifications Must meet minimum requirements as set forth by Montana State statutes and administrative rules: (a) relevant experience working with youth (Missoula County accepts a post-secondary degree or one year of experience working with youth); (b) be at least 18 years of age; (c) have successfully passed background checks by both law enforcement and the Child Protective Services Division of the Department of Public Health and Human Services; (d) be physically, mentally, and emotionally competent to care for youth; and (e) understand the purpose of the youth detention facility and be willing to carry out its policies and programs. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Must attend and satisfactorily complete Detention Officer Basic Course at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy within one (1) year of employment. Must be certified in the use of First Aid and CPR. Employment is subject to a thorough background investigation. Upon offer of employment, must pass physical examination. Requires a valid Montana Driver's License and safe driving record and satisfactory completion of weaponless defensive tactics course. Physical/Environmental Demands The employee may be exposed to potentially dangerous situations. Requires adjusting to changing shifts and exposure to a stressful environment. May require employee to be in on-call status. Must be able to physically respond in the event of an emergency to provide for the safety and welfare of co-workers and the inmate population. Requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing and frequent walking on concrete surfaces and may require occasional pulling or dragging of weight of up to 150 lbs.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is requested/submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest, and a resume. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs advanced level clerical and administrative support duties for the County Attorney's office and the Calibrate Program, to relieve attorneys and other professionals of important detail work. Representative Examples of Work Performs administrative and support tasks including: reception of callers and visitors; managing calendars and scheduling appointments; preparing for meetings; planning events; preparing and disseminating schedules, agendas, meeting minutes, daily mail and other information. Maintains public records and files; prepares payroll forms and processes claims; monitors budget expenditures. Performs complex clerical and administrative work requiring the exercise of independent judgment. Composes and prepares correspondence, complex meeting minutes, reports and forms from source material. Assists in obtaining and compiling information and data for use in special reports and presentations; may conduct research on assigned subjects. Uses technology including content management systems, agenda management systems, video and recording systems, and spreadsheet and database applications to process and track information, provide information to the public, prepare reports, create graphs and charts; uses desk top publishing application to create brochures, write newsletters and other publications. Responds to requests for information by the public, office staff or other departments. Conducts research and answers complex inquiries that may require interpretation of County or departmental policies, rules and regulations. Assists in the dissemination of information necessary to implement County or departmental policies. Provides technical assistance to employees on office procedures; acts as a liaison between department officials, other employees and the general public; attends meetings as departmental representative as directed. May present information in public meetings. OTHER DUTIES: Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Requires two years of clerical or customer service work experience. A certificate of completion or degree in a post-secondary program may be substituted for two years of clerical or customer service experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Must pass a driving history and criminal background investigation. Physical/Environmental Demands The work is commonly performed in an office setting with a considerable amount of time using a computer keyboard. May require occasional light lifting (up to 20#). Requires attendance at meetings outside the workplace; may require attendance at meetings outside normal business hours.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Nov 02, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: College Transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest, and a resume. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Responsible for countywide coordination of surveillance; studies the occurrence of disease and other health-related conditions or events in defined populations in order to implement prevention and control measures for the Missoula City-County Health Department. Representative Examples of Work Collects and analyzes disease surveillance data such as health indicators, risk factors, and infection control practices; analyzes programmatic and service-related data such as reporting patterns and communicable disease outbreaks. Performs complex statistical and epidemiologic analyses.. Provides consultation and assistance to educate local health stakeholders in the development of surveillance systems. Develops protocols to respond to investigation of emergent health situations. Designs, coordinates, and manages special surveillance and data during emerging disease events. Assists in surveillance and data evaluation for Health Promotion, Health Services and Environmental Health programs. Evaluates quality and efficiency of surveillance systems. Makes recommendations for enhancements. Monitors trends and risk factors, strengths and weaknesses. Provides technical assistance on issues regarding surveillance, interventions, epidemiologic, program evaluation, statistical analysis, and data interpretation. Designs and conducts program evaluations. Supports epidemiology program compliance with reporting and evaluations. Writes technical reports and grants. Develops and conducts various trainings related to epidemiological and program evaluation-related issues. Conducts disease prevention, health promotion programs, and public policy presentations. Identifies health trends, problems, and resource needs in the community and assures their consideration in strategic planning, quality improvement, performance management, policy-making and program development. Participates in strategic and emergency planning, quality improvement, and accreditation documentation and activities. Ensures accreditation requirements are met. Serves as part of incident command during emergencies. Participates in department-wide strategic activities. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Statistics, or a closely related degree. Requires one year of job-related experience in epidemiology. Experience in Communicable Disease Epidemiology desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases, and a TB test. Physical/Environmental Demands This position works in a typical office environment using a computer, keyboard and related software. Occasional travel maybe required. May require attending meetings or working outside of the normal business hours.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Oct 25, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY: Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter addressing your leadership skills and experience, Resume, a copy of your Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification and BLS certification, a copy of certificate showing completion of Dental Assistant program, and a valid MT Driver's License. Incomplete applications and applications without the required attachments will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula! Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time. Performs dental assistant duties in a dental clinic for either Partnership Health Center or the Missoula County Detention Facility; and performs duties as a lead worker for Partnership Health Center Dental Clinic. Representative Examples of Work Serves as a lead worker for the dental assistants to coordinate daily duties and schedules, including setting lunch and break schedules. Provides lead direction to employees in the dental clinic; trains dental assistants and aids in assessing competency of essential duties. Ensures proper infection control and OSHA compliance practices (including SDS sheets) are maintained. Seats patient, reviews medical history, and prepares patient for dental work. Arranges appropriate dental instruments and materials for patient treatment. Assists in taking x-ray films Assists the dentist and dental hygienist in performing patient services including: placing or removing rubber dam, applying topical drugs to patient as prescribed by dentist, placing or removing celluloid, plastic or metallic strips between patients' teeth, providing suction/evacuation function as needed. Sterilizes, cleans and maintains dental instruments and equipment. Assists with maintaining patient charts, progress notes and records. Assists clerical support to schedule patient appointments. Assists with maintaining dental supply inventories. Assigns and oversees additional assistant duties including testing and maintaining autoclaves, maintaining eyewash station and other clinic equipment, and properly disposing of biohazard materials. OTHER DUTIES: Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION : Requires completion of a training program as a Dental Assistant (DANB certification). Requires current Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification. EXPERIENCE : Requires a minimum of two years of experience working as a dental assistant. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a current Healthcare Professional BLS certification or the ability to obtain it within 90 days of hire. Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires lifting of supply boxes in the medium range (up to 30 pounds). The employee may risk exposure to radiation due to taking and developing x-ray films. The employee may risk exposure to biohazards (ex. blood and disinfectant chemicals), and communicable diseases. Work is performed walking or standing much of the time. May work in the Detention Facility, which involves exposure to potentially dangerous persons and situations.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Oct 14, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: College transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest and a resume. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Works as a lead member of a health promotion team to improve community health. This position focuses on Tobacco Use Prevention. Representative Examples of Work Plans, executes, evaluates and has primary responsibility for at least one major community health promotion program as assigned. Monitors budget, annual work plans, and writes quarterly reports for this program. Seeks program funding through grants and other fundraising opportunities. Performs community health needs assessments, including program evaluations. Performs program coordination for designated program area. Develops and maintains community coalition groups. Recruits support from community organizations, resource people and potential participants for support and assistance in community health planning and program development. Acts as a facilitator with a variety of groups to accomplish community health related objectives. Provides training for support personnel as required. Performs literature reviews related to community health. Gathers and compiles a variety of educational materials and information. Develops a logical scope and sequence plan for possible health education programs. Organizes, implements and assures effectiveness of community processes. Plans and facilitates meetings. Develops and delivers public presentations. Attends public health functions and state meetings and may represent the department or geo-political divisions. Directly represents Division with news media interviews and at a variety of community functions. OTHER DUTIES: Develops and uses printed materials effectively. May coordinate satellite broadcasts for meetings and educational forums. May perform general program administrative activities including report writing, bookkeeping and data collection. Performs related duties as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications Requires a Bachelor's degree. Degrees best suited to this position include social work, health sciences, or educational fields. Requires three years of experience in developing and delivering community health education programs or community health promotion related work. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : This position requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. Physical/Environmental Demands Works primarily in an office type setting. Requires some evening and weekend work; requires the ability to travel to frequent in-town and occasional out-of-town events; requires occasional lifting, up to 25# (ex: audio visual equipment, written materials). The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted/requested. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest including motivation to work as an Animal Control Officer, and a resume. Please answer the Supplemental Question (responses need to be between 300 - 800 words). Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Enforces the city and county animal control and garbage ordinances for the Missoula City-County Health Department to ensure the health and safety of domestic animals and the community. Representative Examples of Work Responds to calls for assistance regarding animal control issues from the public and law enforcement agencies. Captures and removes stray, uncontrolled or abused animals. Drives animal control service vehicles to transport animals to and from the shelter, and veterinarian offices. Responds to and investigates violations of animal control and garbage ordinances and issues warnings or citations. Patrols designated areas in vehicle, on foot and on bicycle. Issues temporary licenses. Investigates reports of animal attacks or animal cruelty, interviews witnesses, collects evidence, writes reports; makes court appearances to serve as a witness as required. Investigates animal bites; captures rabid animals. Follows protocol for rabies quarantines. Examines animals for injuries, malnutrition or disease. Administers first aid and arranges for any necessary medical treatment. Educates the public regarding complying with ordinances. Prepares and delivers public education presentations on animal control topics. Authorizes euthanasia of animals for humane or public safety reasons. Communicates with owner of animal. Transports animals for euthanasia and disposes of dead animals. Assists shelter attendants with dispatching, animal care and feeding, impounding, releasing, kennel cleaning and maintenance, euthanasia, adopting, licensing, medicating and immunizing animals. Maintains activity logs and other records. Maintains Animal Control vehicle and equipment. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED required. Requires one year of experience that may include time working with: animal control; animal care, handling or treatment; animal research; or law enforcement. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a valid Montana Driver's License. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires pre-employment physical exam, driving history check, and a criminal background check. Physical/Environmental Demands Requires driving a county vehicle, riding a bicycle, and patrolling on foot. Requires capturing and transporting animals which may be injured, fearful, or vicious. Requires occasional heavy lifting (up to 100 lbs.), bending, crouching, and crawling in restricted space. Requires travel to private property or residences; requires exposure to hostile people. May involve exposure to animal bites, blood or body fluids; may require defending oneself against physical attack. Requires the use of protective clothing or gear. Requires working weekend and evening hours and occasional work on holidays; or serving in an on-call capacity. Requires performing work out of doors and may involve exposure to extreme weather and hazardous driving conditions.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
Definition ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND CONSIDERED Rates of pay effective January 8, 2023 TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: College transcripts (unofficial are accepted). Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Applications will be reviewed weekly. Performs professional work in the analysis, development, and maintenance of computerized information and reporting systems for the Technology Department. Work assignments will be in an area of specific emphasis which may include office automation; network support; user application support, client/server, workstations and peripheral support. Representative Examples of Work Performs duties as a senior computer specialist for Missoula County's technology users. Makes decisions on complex issues regarding technical approach for project components. Documents, tracks, and monitors computer problems using applicable systems and tools. Responds to requests for service calls from users (including on-call and weekends). Orients and instructs personnel in system operations and applications. Provides technical support for applications and desktop hardware including user assistance, training and software evaluation. Analyzes user needs and objectives in relation to available systems and hardware and makes recommendations for appropriate use. Orients and instructs end users in system operations and applications. Builds, diagnoses, and repairs computers. Performs printer and peripheral installation and troubleshooting. Assists with maintenance of County PC inventory. OTHER DUTIES: Assists with other information technology projects as assigned. Performs related duties as directed. Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree is required. Degrees best suited to this position are computer science, information systems, and software engineering. Requires three years of experience developing and maintaining computerized information systems. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires passing a criminal background check, including CJIN requirements, conducted by the Missoula County Sheriff's Department. Physical/Environmental Demands Work is commonly performed in an office setting. Requires light physical activity with occasional stooping, bending, climbing ladders and moderate lifting 30-50# frequently and up to 90# occasionally. Requires periodic on-call and weekend duty and may require carrying a cell phone.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 15, 2022
Temporary
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: College Transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest, a resume, a copy of your MT Nursing License, and current CPR certification. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs professional level duties in the field of public health nursing for the Missoula City-County Health Department . Will be assigned to Covid 19 Vaccination services within the Health Services Division or communicable disease within the Health Promotion Division. Filling one full time (40 hours per week) or two part time (20 hours per week) temporary position(s) ending on December 31, 2022 or sooner. Representative Examples of Work Promotes and supports the health of individual families and the community through assessment, teaching, counseling and other appropriate interventions. Duties may involve primary focus in areas such as infectious disease, asthma, immunizations, maternal and child health, etc. Works with public and private agencies to improve community health through the collection and assessment of health data and the implementation of recommended policies to address critical concerns. Applies the nursing process in identifying patients who have physical, social and emotional needs. Serves as case manager in the assessment of nursing needs of individuals and families. Develops nursing care plans and provides documentation as appropriate or required. Assists individuals and families to identify, access and utilize appropriate community health resources. Provides service in community, home and clinic settings. Provides health-education to individuals and groups, including other health professionals. Acts as a health resource person to other health and social agencies. May assist citizen groups in organizing community health programs. Assists with mentoring and providing guidance for nursing students assigned to the Health Department. Plans, develops and evaluates projects as assigned. Prepares reports to indicate project progress and outcome as needed. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. DESIGNATED AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: Immunization Clinic Services : Works with all ages to assess historical vaccine records and to administer Covid-19 vaccines based on age and/or medical condition. Responsible for coordinating with Infectious Disease office on reportable communicable diseases. Works with the public and other health care providers to inform and educate on vaccine-related topics. Primarily works in a clinic setting but may also work in the community setting. Minimum Qualifications Requires a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Requires a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Montana. No prior experience is required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a current Montana driver's license. Requires current CPR certification. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires successfully passing a criminal history background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires some physical exertion such as bending, walking and lifting boxes of files and small children (up to 40 lbs.). Requires the manual dexterity to perform manual nursing skills, such as drawing blood, giving injections, filling syringes, etc. The employee may risk exposure to potentially dangerous situations, including exposure to communicable diseases. Varies by designated area of responsibility: The employee will be required to provide service in home settings, which may require climbing stairs. The employee will be required to serve in an on-call capacity on a rotational basis that requires carrying a pager and a cell phone. Requires working outside of the normal workday hours. Requires driving a vehicle to off-site locations for conducting immunization clinics or home visiting.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 01, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with a complete application the following attachments: The results of a Montana Job Service E-Skills typing test. Please call Julissa Hensel at 406-218-7480, or Laurie Dunagan at 406-728-7060 and they will e-mail you the link to the test. Please attach a printed version of your test results that shows your wpm (words per minutes score). Typing tests from other agencies/companies will not be accepted. Links to typing test results will not be accepted. Incomplete applications may be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources Performs a variety of complex clerical duties in the Treasurer's Office involving motor vehicle registration and titling and county tax payments. Representative Examples of Work Provides customer service to members of the public in-person, online, and by telephone. Uses a computer system involving multiple applications to process transactions and assist the public. Processes payments by cash, check, and credit card. Completes a variety of motor vehicle transactions relating to ownership and/or registration in compliance with state laws. Reviews documents relating to ownership. Researches out-of-state and foreign laws to ensure motor vehicle transactions comply with applicable laws and regulations. Receives property tax payments, assists in the collection of delinquent taxes, and performs a variety of tasks relating to property tax liens. Calculates fees and penalties. Ensures payments are accepted in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Receives and records deposits for other agencies. Performs daily financial reconciliation for individual and office activity. Compares actual receipts to reported receipts, researches discrepancies, and makes corrections as appropriate. Provides information to the public by phone, email, and in writing. Assists in training and supporting new employees. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Requires one year of experience working with the public. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires successfully passing a criminal history background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires little physical activity, but does require long periods of sitting and performing computer data entry. Requires the ability to maneuver in confined areas and frequent medium lifting (up to 30 lbs.).
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs work in an institutional kitchen to provide meals for inmates at the Missoula County Detention Center. Oversees inmate workers in a secure facility. Representative Examples of Work Prepares food and ensures meals are delivered in a timely manner. Records detailed information regarding: time of meals, meal content, number of meals served, and food temperature. Has direct contact with inmate workers; provides instruction on proper food handling and preparation; facilitates cooperation among inmate workers to ensure kitchen safety. Tracks and logs inmate activities; ensures schedules of inmate activities are completed. Oversees inmate workers to ensure worker and staff safety in a hazardous work environment; supervises handling of knives and other kitchen implements that could be used as weapons. Monitors kitchen for evidence of restricted activities as outline in the inmate rule manual and detention center policy. Follows approved menus to ensure prepared meals comply with State regulations, medical orders, nutritional and other required standards. Oversees inmate workers assigned to kitchen duty; documents infractions and refers to kitchen supervisor or manager. Oversees kitchen clean up. Complies with standards of cleanliness and health regulations and follows safety and security measures in the kitchen including daily inventory of knives and utensils. May receive deliveries. Ensures food and supplies are handled and stored properly. May operate a forklift to store and retrieve food product and supplies. Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Graduation from a culinary arts program or an equivalent food prep/cook training program desired. Requires one year of experience in meal planning and food preparation in a high-volume setting. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass an extensive background investigation. Requires a valid Montana drivers' license. Physical/Environmental Demands Requires physical exertion such as bending, walking, standing for long periods. Occasionally lifts items (case goods, filled kettles and roasting pans) weighing up to 60 pounds. May operate a forklift to move pallets. Requires the use of safety precautions with kitchen equipment. May work under stressful conditions and must be able to maintain professional and courteous behavior with all contacts. Work with inmates in a hazardous institutional kitchen environment involves some inherent risk of injury.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED WEEKLY TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Complete job descriptions available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Incomplete applications may be disqualified. Performs work involved with the supervision, care and transport of Detention Center inmates and related activities as assigned. This is an entry level probationary position used for training and evaluation of a probationary officer at the Missoula County Detention Facility and at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy.. Representative Examples of Work Participates in a prescribed detention officer training program to learn required, policies, procedures and practices for dealing with the needs, demands and requirements of incarcerated adults. Oversees inmates and provides for their needs and requirements in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provides or obtains emergency medical aid to inmates. Searches inmates and inspects cells to control contraband and verify cleanliness and sanitation according to policies and procedures. Observes conduct of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes. Directs activities from a control room, including opening and closing doors, logging inmate locations, preparing count sheets and ensuring that daily schedules of inmate activities are completed. Patrols the detention center for evidence of forbidden activities as outlined in the inmate rule manual and policy manual. May supervise inmate workers in the detention center on cleaning and other assignments. Records booking information including booking questions and medical and mental health questionnaires. Escorts inmates to and from court and medical appointments. Enters and retrieves information from the Criminal Justice teletype system. Tabulates miscellaneous data in report form. Writes incident reports on inmate activity, violations of facility rules and criminal activity in the detention center. Minimum Qualifications Must meet minimum requirements as set forth by Montana POST Council: must be a citizen of the United States must be at least 18 years of age must be fingerprinted and subject to a background check to disclose any criminal records may not have been convicted of a crime for which he or she could have been imprisoned in a federal or state penitentiary must be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation must be a high school graduate or have passed the general education development test and have been issued an equivalency certificate by the superintendent of public instruction, an appropriate issuing agency, another state or the federal government must meet any additional qualifications established by the POST Council SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a valid Montana Driver's License. Due to occupational requirements, applicants must successfully pass a review of their driving record and a criminal history check to qualify for consideration for this position. Upon offer of employment, applicants must pass a background investigation and physical examination. Successfully pass and maintain departmental standards for firearms qualification - transport and court support staff only . Physical/Environmental Demands The employee may be exposed to potentially dangerous situations. Requires adjusting to changing shifts and exposure to a stressful environment. Must be able to physically respond in the event of an emergency to provide for the safety and welfare of co-workers and the inmate population. Requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing and frequent walking on concrete surfaces and occasional pulling or dragging of weight of up to 150 pounds. May be required to drive a passenger van to transport inmates.