OPERATIONS OFFICER Job – Montana Department of Justice

The ideal candidate will have a:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, tax management, accounting or related field.
  • Five years of experience in the budgetary, tax or accounting field.
  • Other combinations of education or experience may be substituted.

Preferred qualifications:

  • ++Experience working with law enforcement or in a law enforcement office.++

Special Instructions:

The screening procedures to be used to assess the candidate’s qualification may include, but are not limited to, resume and cover letter assessment, structured interview, performance test, transcripts, verifications references/background and fingerprint checks.

Additional documents, references or information submitted by the applicant, but not requested, will not be considered.

Successful applicants will be subject to:

  • Criminal background fingerprint check
  • Intensive background check
  • Driving history
  • Drug testing

Required REAL ID Compliant Credentials and/or Passport:

State employees are required to show legally binding photo identification upon hire. Typically, this is a valid driver’s license, US passport, or Employment Authorization Number (Form I-766).

All DOJ positions require a valid REAL ID or U.S. passport within 60 days of hire, beginning May 3, 2023.

For more information, go to ++https://mtrealid.gov++ or ++https://www.dhs.gov/real-id-frequently-asked-questions++


To be considered for this position, you must attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae at the time of application.

Tip: When attaching your cover letter and CV, you should mark each of the attachments as “Relevant file”.

++Your Cover Letter++: How do your qualifications and experience directly relate to the duties of this position and what makes you the best candidate for the position?

++Your curriculum vitae++: Please include all work experience and tasks that demonstrate your qualifications for this position. Indicate the dates of employment (month and year – start and end) and the reason why you left each job.

A complete online status request is not required. To initiate an application, attach the cover letter and curriculum vitae to be considered for this position. Failure to attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae will result in an incomplete application which will not be considered.

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

All Veteran or Disabled Preference documents must be received or date stamped by the closing date.

Please submit DD214 to Amber Koop at [email protected]++ via ++File Transfer Service++.

To request an accommodation with the application process, please contact the Human Resources office.

Your service is rewarded with competitive compensation and generous benefits ++State of Montana.++

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans
  • Generous paid time off, sick and public holidays
  • Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program

Employment in the state of Montana may qualify for student loan forgiveness under the ++Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)++ program.

This organization participates in ++E-Verify++.

Minorities are underrepresented in this position and are encouraged to apply.

Declaration of the group of candidates: If another service vacancy arises in that job title within six months, the same pool of candidates may be used for selection.

Training task: Not applicable

Use: Business/Analyst/Statistics

Salary: $26.50 – 32.96 Timetable

Eligibility for all benefits: Health insurance, paid holidays and vacations, pension plan

Number of Openings: 1

Employee Status:

Ordinary Program: Full time

Change: day job

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Main location: Rock

Agency: justice department Union: 000 – None Bargaining unit: 000 – None

Date display: February 16, 2022, 1:00:53 PM

Closing date (based on your computer’s time zone)

: Feb 21 2022, 23:59:00 Required application materials: Cover letter, CV Name of the contact: Human Resources | Contact email: [email protected] | Contact Number: 406-444-5528 The State of Montana has a decentralized Human Resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone requiring a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency’s human resources staff identified on the job listing or by calling Relay Montana at 711. Montana jobs also offer services, including assistance with submitting an online application.

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

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