American Job Center ~ Job Service Missoula, 539 S. 3rd St., Missoula is OPEN MTuThF 8am – 5pm, Wed 11am – 5pm
Montana Department of Labor & Industry, "The VSN's Employment Services Leader"
Appointments are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Call (406) 728-7060 or email@example.com
REGISTER & SEARCH JOBS: https://montanaworks.gov/
Job seekers: Get one on one assistance with supportive employment, resumes, interviewing, and job search!
*** Veterans receive Priority of Service for all DLI employment & training opportunities!
HAMILTON: Human Resource Council, 303 North 3rd St., Hamilton MONDAY & THURSDAY 8am – 5pm
*** Interviewing ~ STAR method of Behavioral Interviewing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoGZQatkqKg If you prefer an in-person training, call the Job Service and ask to schedule a “mock interview”!
*** RESUMES ~ FREE Veteran Resume Builders (Scroll down to "RESUME" in employer section below)
*** Apprenticeships ~ Montana DLI: http://apprenticeship.mt.gov/
Decide on occupation; prepare a cover letter, resume, schedule a mock interview; contact potential employers.
Employer questions: Amber Lamb - Equity & Diversity Coordinator (Missoula (406) 218-7487), firstname.lastname@example.org
*** Veterans: WEAMS (VA approved apprenticeship programs - click on the drop down, go to apprenticeships, and search by state): https://inquiry.vba.va.gov/weamspub/buildSearchInstitutionCriteria.do
Questions: Daryl Lee, email@example.com
*** Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP): If you have a service connected disability or Significant Barriers to Employment (SBE), please ask for a “one on one” with Workforce Consultant. They will provide core services (PRIORITY OF SERVICE for Veterans), complete a “Veteran Screening Form,” and if appropriate, refer you to the
Missoula DVOP (Shannon, firstname.lastname@example.org).
*** Other offices w/a DVOP:
Great Falls (406) 791-5800, email@example.com (DVOP &
STATEWIDE LVER: Local Veterans Employment Rep, Justin.Toth@mt.gov)
*** Subsidized Employment & Education Pays (SEP) JS - Pathways (Help with family stability, employ-ability, and financial security. Services include education & training; Coaching, mentoring, and client advocacy; Supportive service funds; And, work readiness training (Must be at or below 200% of federal poverty: https://wsd.dli.mt.gov/wioa/) Contact: Michael Sanders, US Army Veteran & SEP Coordinator (406) 218-7446, firstname.lastname@example.org
*** WIOA Programs (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) ~ Adult, Youth, and Dislocated Worker: http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/wioa Call 728-7060 & ask for a "Programs Specialist"
OTHER MONTANA DLI EDUCATION & TRAINING PROGRAMS: https://wsd.dli.mt.gov/job-seeker/training-education
****** EMPLOYERS ~ Business Services: https://montanaworks.gov/employers
Montana’s Minimum Wage - Download poster: https://erd.dli.mt.gov/_docs/labor-standards/2022-min-wage-poster.pdf
American Rescue Plan Act 2021 (ARPA): https://arpa.mt.gov/Economic
Incumbent Worker Training (IWT): http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/employers/incumbent-worker-training-program
& Federal Bonding: http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/employers/federal-bonding-program
Questions (IWT & Fed Bonding): Michelle Robinson, (406) 444-3351, email@example.com
The EEOC “Know your Rights” poster (required to be posted by employers): https://www.eeoc.gov/poster
Labor Law ~ Required Posters: http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/employers/labor-law-posters
"ALL in ONE" POSTER: https://www.hcsc.com/pdf/mt-wage-and-labor-laws.pdf
EEOC poster: https://www.eeoc.gov/poster
Local Veterans Employment Representative (LVER) ~ Leading an increased focus of hiring and retaining Veterans who bring a special skill-set to the workforce. Contact: Justin, Justin.Toth@mt.gov
Subsidized Training Employment Program (STEP): Up to 4 mo. paid training; Pays up to 40 hrs/wk of employees’ wages; 100% gross wage reimbursement; Contact Mike (406) 329-1279, Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC reauthorized through 12/31/25): http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/employers/wotc
Contact: Christy (406) 444-9046, (800) 726-0615, email@example.com
HIRE Vets Medallion Award
US DOL is accepting applications to recognize employers that meet standards for excellence in recruiting,
hiring and retaining Veterans: https://www.hirevets.gov/
Questions: Tom Finch, US DOL VETS (406) 447-3233, Finch.Thomas.L@dol.gov
VETERANS DASHBOARD: here.
Questions: Nick - State Veteran Coordinator (406) 444-1630, firstname.lastname@example.org
US DOL ~ Workforce Development Solutions:
Apprenticeship ~ US DOL Quick Start Toolkit
Out of State?
Find an American Job Center (AJC) near you:
*** US DOL VETS ~ Why Hiring a Veteran Makes Sense: https://blog.dol.gov/2022/07/22/skills-leadership-experience-why-hiring-americas-veterans-makes-sense
2B’s Carpentry & Construction ~ Victor
Seeking laborers and carpenters ($15/hr) - willing to train (Must be available full-time w/reliable transportation). She would really like to hire Veterans!
Contact: Amanda Burnett 406-207-0469, email@example.com
AARP ~ Veterans & Military Spouses Job Center: https://campaigns.aarp.org/Veteran-Job-Center/
To help those who served gain an edge in their job search and career transitions. There are also resources for resume creation and resume advisor, interview skills, advice and information on starting your own business.
Questions: Jim Higgins - Montana Veteran (406) 291-0356, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accelerate MT – Recruitment Coordinators: https://acceleratemontana.submittable.com/submit
Questions: Tom Gallagher – DEAN, Tom.Gallagher@mso.umt.edu
Agriculture ~ SEE "Farming" below
Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS): https://www.afciviliancareers.com/
Working shoulder to shoulder, we support and sustain the United States Air Force. Its aircraft. Its facilities. Its infrastructure. Its systems. And all 300,000 active duty Airmen.
Questions: (800) 525-0102 or through DSN 665-0102, or 210-565-0102, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Or, Dr. James (Wes) Venters, Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS), AFPC Talent Acquisition, Campus Liaison, COMM: 210-565-3946; DSN: 665-3946, email@example.com
ALPS Corporation: https://www.alpsinsurance.com/about/careers
We want to hire Veterans!
Questions: Liesel Brink, PHR, SHRM-CP | HR Generalist 406.523.3857, firstname.lastname@example.org
AMAZON – Military Program: https://hiring.amazon.com/our-team/military
Jump-start your post-military career with a company that values your service and invests in your future.
Questions: Zach Schultz, email@example.com
American Corporate Partners (ACP): https://acp-advisornet.org/
Mentors help guide Veterans toward great jobs—and the right jobs!
Questions: (212) 752-0700, firstname.lastname@example.org
American Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org/about-us/careers.html
PAID WORK-FROM-HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED JOB OPPORTUNITIES: www.redcross.org/jobs
Services for Veterans: https://www.redcross.org/get-help/military-families/services-for-veterans.html
Transportation Specialists (blood delivery routes in Montana) from Missoula to surrounding towns (Plains, Superior, Salmon) or longer drives to Great Falls. Volunteers use Red Cross vehicles, are reimbursed for a meal while on shift and can have a navigator ride along with them.
It would be impossible to fulfill our organizational mission without our 300,000+ volunteers each year. Red Cross Volunteers Online search of volunteer opportunities: www.redcross.org/volunteertoday
Questions: Jenney Sudbury, Talent Acquisition Advisor, (801) 892-4005, Jenney.Sudbury@redcross.org
OR - LOCAL: Gini Kay | Recruitment Specialist, Volunteer Services, American Red Cross of Idaho & Montana, (406) 493-8778, IDMT.Recruiting@redcross.org
AmeriCorps ~ Montana Campus Compact: https://mtcompact.org/americorps-vista/apply-to-serve/
University of Montana, DHC #020, 32 Campus Dr., Missoula
AmeriCorps & US DOL VETS “A Partnership for You” AmeriCorps’ Mary Tobin - Senior Advisor for Wounded Warrior, Veteran, and Military Family Initiatives; DOL VETS’ John Savage discuss the AmeriCorps and U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS) programs and explore how Veteran Service Providers can partner with AmeriCorps and DOL VETS to improve and enrich the services they provide Veterans (recording): https://managementconcepts.adobeconnect.com/_a944919559/poduwfh4qrt8/
Questions: Dannette Fadness, BS, BA, MPA - AmeriCorps Manager, Montana Campus Compact, Davidson Honors College – University of Montana (406) 243-5181, email@example.com
Or, Montana Campus Compact, University of Montana, DHC #020, 32 Campus Dr., Missoula, (406) 243-5177
Apex Systems: https://www.apexsystems.com/
Apex makes it a priority to connect with and recruit Veterans and service members to provide them opportunities to utilize their technical skills as a civilian. Military Friendly Designation
Questions: Greg Gilbert, Sr. Professional Recruiter, San Diego, (619) 757-1646, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applied Materials: http://www.appliedmaterials.com/company/careers
Nick (Kalispell DVOP, email@example.com), “company here in Kalispell that is looking for Veterans! I’ve placed three in the last six months and all still very much enjoy the company. Wages are good to excellent, healthcare, 401K, etc.” (2017) Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Ortiz is a Navy Vet and connected on LinkedIn – “we excel in hiring Vets!” Let him know if you have questions! (414) 688-3333, email@example.com or via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ortizbenjamin/
AWARE, Inc.: https://www.aware-inc.org/careers
VSN Leadership spoke to a Veteran who works for AWARE, and he likes it because of they offer flexibility and military reserve training leave/pay. Statewide, community-based support for people with mental health and/or developmental disabilities. Questions: Jen Wilburn – Director of Services (406) 563-8117, firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Sky SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management): http://www.bigskyshrm.org/content.aspx
Big Sky SHRM strives to serve HR professionals and advance the Human Resources profession. The Big Sky SHRM Chapter is proud to be a local affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR organization.
Questions: (406) 721-8992 or email@example.com
President: Sherrie Sorenson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bitterroot Tool & Machine ~ Stevensville: http://www.bitterroottoolandmachine.com/
“They like to hire Veterans!” Send cover letter and resume to Randy Jones, Owner: email@example.com
Blackfeet Manpower: https://lnkd.in/gD3YwGe
Known as a “Nit-Sit-Tah-Poh-Tahk-Kaaks” Working Friends One-Stop Center helps increase employability of those living within or near the boundaries of the Blackfeet Reservation.
Questions: Leo Pollock, USMC Veteran & Blackfeet Veterans Alliance Administrator (406) 338-2111/3821, firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Knight Security: https://www.blackknightmt.com/
Seeking qualified Veterans for their Armed Security positions. Former law enforcement, military or security experience preferred. Must be eligible to be licensed through the State of Montana to carry a weapon. Will conduct background check and drug testing.
OR Victor (406) 493-0806, email@example.com
BNSF – Transitioning Military Program: https://jobs.bnsf.com/go/Transitioning-Military/400926/
Looking for a company that values your experience as a military veteran? BNSF takes pride in the talent and diversity that our employees bring to the table. Learn how you can be a leader in our Mechanical or Engineering teams as an Experienced First Line Supervisor at http://ow.ly/j3r550HkBAy
ALL Careers - APPLY: https://jobs.bnsf.com/
Has helped Veterans w/emergency needs and posts on Veteran Job Banks to hire Veterans.
Questions: 4800 Grant Creek Rd, Missoula (406) 541-4800
Cabela’s ~ Bass Pro: https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/career-opportunities
Cabela's has been a huge supporter of the VSN's annual Heroes at Home evenet and loves hiring Veterans!
Questions: Cabela’s – Missoula (406) 529-6000
Career OneStop & Workforce GPS: https://veteranspriority.workforcegps.org/
Information on the job market, employment & training programs, grants, legislation, technical assistance, and various other publications and articles.
Questions: WorkforceGPS (888) 848-3696, Support@WorkforceGPS.org
Chamber of Commerce: https://missoulachamber.com/
Business Directory: https://missoulachamber.com/download/member/directory
Champion Business & Honorable Comfort Corps: http://www.championbusiness.com/
The mission of Champion Business Services is to provide staffing resources that will meet the needs of government agencies and to become the leading provider of jobs for Veterans.
Honorable Comfort Corps: https://www.honorablecomfort.org/
HCC was created by an Army Strong Disabled Veteran (now deceased) and his spouse, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 2017, and is run 100% by veterans and spouses of every military branch.
Contact: Carol E McCallister, President/Owner, Champion Business Services (303) 873-9147, firstname.lastname@example.org
City & County Positions
City of Missoula: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/missoulacity/
City of Missoula Police Department initial testing (written & physical tests) DETAILS: https://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/416/Testing-Information; Questions: Ryan Kamura – Training Officer, MPD (406) 552-6303, email@example.com
Missoula County Public Schools (MCPS): https://www.mcpsmt.org/domain/3274
Questions: Kara Cook - Classified Technician, Administration Building A (MCPS) 909 South Ave W. (406) 728-2400 Ext. 1039, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clearwater Credit Union: https://clearwatercreditunion.org/careers/
We want to hire Veterans!
Questions: Alona, email@example.com or call (406) 523-3300
Cognizant ~ Advanced Technology Group (ATG): https://careers.cognizant.com/
Cognizant is a global leader in a vast range of IT services that include but are not limited to: digital technology, healthcare, consulting and operational services.
Questions: Meagan Damrow – ATG Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (406) 205-4899, firstname.lastname@example.org
Compliance Monitoring Systems: https://compliancemonitoringsystems.com/
Jake (ARMY Veteran), “We absolutely love hiring Veterans!”
Questions: Jake Henry, Program Manager (406) 529-1789, jake@Compliancemonitoringsystems.com
Corporate Gray: https://www.corporategray.com/
A longtime advocate for military veterans in career transition, my team and I have the privilege of helping the men and women who have served in our nation's Armed Forces connect with employers!
Questions: Carl Savino, Corporate Gray, (703) 690-6381, email@example.com
CVS Health & Walgreens HERO Program: https://jobs.walgreens.com/veterans
40% Tuition Discount ~ Apply online for Shift Lead or Assistant Store Manager Trainee (ASMT). We know that hiring a military veteran is one of the best decisions we can make. You’re proven leaders, quick learners, team players, and you know how to get the job done and motivate others with passion and pride.
Questions: (866) 967-5492, firstname.lastname@example.org
OR Sarah McMullen - CVS Military Program Manager, Talent Acquisition 585-747-6264, email@example.com
DoD SkillBridge: https://skillbridge.osd.mil/industry-employers.htm
SkillBridge places military members in work opportunities during their last 180 days of military service to gain valuable skills training and experience, and potentially a long-term job opportunity if the organization decides to hire them when the program is complete. SkillBridge can also be a valuable workforce resource for employers.
Connect w/Matt on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-collins29/
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers
DHS offers a NEW virtual event platform for Transitioning Service Members, Guard / Reserve, Veterans and Military Spouses to your respective states’ military community.
Hiring Our Heroes: https://www.hiringourheroes.org/career-community/
Allows our military community to engage in world-class career online curriculum taught by subject matter experts, along with a library of pre-recorded sessions, available 24/7. To participate in an upcoming training session, view, and register: https://events.hiringourheroes.org/c/calendar/a7a5b351-8807-4343-8561-c757c022600f
*** For more information on career opportunities at DHS, please visit www.dhs.gov/careers or contact DHSRecruitment@hq.dhs.gov
Questions: Cara Cooke (Capt, USAF, vet), Senior Manager, Veteran Programs, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, Diane B. Anderson, EEO Officer, Privacy and Diversity Office (PDO), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Seattle), (206) 370-3765, email@example.com
Department of Transportation: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/under21militaryjobs
Offers New Resource to Help Military Reservists and Servicemembers Find Jobs in the Trucking Industry. To learn more about the Under 21 Pilot Program and how to apply: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/under21pilot/under-21-pilot-program
For complete information on USDOT's programs to help veterans transition into civilian careers, visit: https://www.transportation.gov/veteranstransportationcareers
Competitive compensation including benefit package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Tuition reimbursement, Career advancement opportunities, FREE DIRECTV Premier Package). Onsite Facilities – gym, locker rooms, climbing wall, game room, theatre; Option to work from home (after approx 1 mo. Trng & 90 days onsite)
Questions: Karen Griebel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Disabled American Veterans (DAV): https://www.dav.org/veterans/employment-resources/
Keeping Our Promise to America’s Veterans! Montanans, please contact Charles (406) 495-2089
DOYLES ~ Sheehan Majestic: https://www.doylessheehan.com/
We want to hire Veterans!
Questions: Justin Galiher (406) 543-5100 Extension 8315 or visit 6681 Kestrel Dr., Missoula (800) 522-7248
EasterSeals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain Inc.: https://www.esgw.org/scsep/
SCSEP is a program that offers paid individualized training and job placement services for those age 55 and older. Participants gain the experience and skills they need to stay active, supplement their income and contribute to their communities, while the workforce gains a pool of highly motivated, reliable workers with useful skills and valuable life experience.
Easterseals Military & Veteran Services ~ We connect Veterans to meaningful employment and provide access to Education, Health, Wellness, and Family Support Services. Questions: (513) 240-6897, email@example.com
Questions: Bob Davis, Employment Specialist (406) 493-2408, RobertD@esgw.org
OR Patti Nolan (406) 830-0599, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elite One Source: https://eliteonesource.com/
I would like to start an initiative at my company to bring Veterans on board! Production team members enjoy 3 Day weekends! Wages start at $18/hr with full benefits.
Questions: Shonna Rhein - HR Manager, 1001 South 3rd St. West, Missoula (406) 273-5493, email@example.com
Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR): https://www.esgr.mil/
Must provide military leave for employees with military service obligations, such as those who serve in the National Guard and military reserves, and reemploy them when the duty is over. READ MORE: https://hrdailyadvisor.blr.com/2022/09/27/know-your-obligations-to-employees-on-military-leave/
ESGR – USERRA: https://www.esgr.mil/USERRA/What-is-USERRA
Questions: Hotline (800) 336-4590 24/7 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
eQuest Compliance Support: http://compliancejobs.equest.com/Postings
These jobs are posted by federal contractors that request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals, EOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO.
Questions: email@example.com OR visit eQuest Compliance: support.equest.com
Family Heritage – Global Life (Torchmark): https://torchmarkcorp.wistia.com/medias/sptnsgr8g6
Randy Spoon, USMC Veteran and representative from Family Heritage would like to offer Veterans / service members a career opportunity. You have to pay for the initial instruction to pass the insurance exam; however, they pay for the training in Dallas (1 week, “National Sales Academy”).
TO APPLY: Contact Randy at (406) 529-1805 or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program ~ Community Food & Agriculture Coalition: https://www.missoulacfac.org/
Community Food & Agriculture Coalition (CFAC): https://www.missoulacfac.org/employment/
Farm Link ~ One-on-One Business Development Assistance https://www.farmlinkmontana.org/events
Growing Warriors: http://growingwarriors.org/
Montana Farmer Veteran Coalition Chapter - Veteran Fellowship: https://farmvetco.org/fvfellowship/
Rural Employment Opportunities (REO): https://reomontana.org/; Contact your local REO office for information about agriculture grants for employment & training & the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) for Seasonal Farm & Ranch Workers: (406) 274-4172
USDA ~ Assistance with Land, Equipment, and Training: https://www.usda.gov/our-agency/initiatives/veterans USDA’s Rural Development has more than 40 loan, grant, and technical assistance programs including support to: Purchase and develop land and facilities; Purchase equipment and supplies; Refinance for job expansion; Finance for energy efficiency improvements: https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs Starter Toolkit: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/urban-agriculture-toolkit.pdf Questions: (202) 720-2791, email@example.com
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): https://www.fbijobs.gov/veterans
You will focus on cybercrime, counterintelligence, counterterrorism and other major threats to our national security. It’s time to bring your courage, your individuality and your deep sense of purpose to the FBI.
Questions: FBI (202) 324-3000; LOCAL – Ask for FBI rep at Missoula PD (406) 549-7696 or (406) 549-0266
EARN (Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion) ~ Federal Contractor Requirements: http://www.askearn.org/topics/federal-contractor-requirements/
FBO.gov (Contract solicitations, awards, etc.)
Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization: https://www.va.gov/osdbu/ FAQS: https://www.va.gov/osdbu/faqs/109461.asp
Service Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB and SDVOSB) Contracting: http://www.aptac-us.org/veteran-owned-small-business-vosb-sdvosb-contracting/
9/29/20 VA Podcast Network, “TAC Talk: Michele Foster and the Federal Acquisition Process” https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/79264/tac-talks-1-michelle-foster-federal-acquisition-process/
Search “Missoula” (without keyword search): usajobs.gov And, for help with your federal resume, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/ OR https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/
ASVAB Test Administrators (Part-Time Position with flexibility) Contact Jeff Poulton - MEPS (406) 221-3681
Federal Gov Qualifications Standards: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp
Federal Resume Templates (Modern): https://www.canva.com/templates/resumes/
Federal Tips (Go Government): https://gogovernment.org/
Federal Tips (GovLoop): https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/quick-qualification-tips-for-federal-jobs/
Federal Tips (OPM) ~ Policy and Outreach (RPO) division of the Office of Personnel Management: https://www.opm.gov/
Federal Tips (US Dept of Homeland Security): https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/tips-writing-federal-resume
Social Security Administration (SSA) – Customer Service Representatives gather facts and evidence to establish eligibility for benefits. Watch what Customer Service Teleservice Representatives do: http://www.ssa.gov/sf/employment/SnC_Videos/MP4/SR.mp4; Veterans, “Interested applicants can submit their resume and DD214 directly to me”: Peggy.Murphy@ssa.gov; Questions: Peggy Murphy – District Manager SSA (877) 768-5658
US DOL VETS "Tailor your resume each time by identifying the key words in the duty description and addressing them in your resume based on your knowledge, skills, and abilities as it relates to the job" - Federal Occupations by College Major: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/students/federal-occupations-by-college-major/; Questions: Dolores Garcia - Division of Workforce and Inclusion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, Human Resources Specialist - US Dept. of Labor 347-733-3413, Garcia.Dolores@DOL.GOV
VA Careers: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/ ~ "The Journey of a VA Employee: From Consideration to Getting In" ~ Every Tuesday at 10am (MST) ~ “Talk About It Tuesday” Chat about things that are happening culturally in and around VA. JOIN the LINKEDIN EVENT: https://www.linkedin.com/company/department-of-veterans-affairs/ Questions: (844) 456-5208, firstname.lastname@example.org
VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: email@example.com
Veterans Preference: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx
Darcy, “We currently are offering an increase in the hourly pay rate that we would like to advertise.” ($16.15 to start w/increases)
Questions: Darcy Hadley | Talent Acquisition Coordinator | FedEx Ground | 406-655-6351 | firstname.lastname@example.org | fedex.com
FirstStudent ~ PT Drivers
Driving part-time (minimum 20 hours a week) for us paves the way to many other job opportunities locally & company wide ~ Veterans do well w/us! We pay for ALL TRAINING: CDL Written Exam; Classroom training, behind the wheel training & we pay for their DOT Physical/Medical Card, CDL Exam, etc. $3,000 Sign-On Bonus for non-CDL drivers & a $4,000 Sign-On Bonus for CDL Drivers! $20.25-21.25 an hour, guaranteed 20 hours a week!
Questions: Teresa Lewis Watts - Field Recruiter, FirstStudent 406-579-0314, Teresa.Lewis@firstgroup.com
Fisher Industries - Fisher Sand & Gravel in Livingston: https://fisher.applicantpro.com/jobs/
We are a federal contractor with a strong commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment that attracts people of diverse backgrounds and abilities, and encourage individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, and minority applicants.
Questions: Samantha, email@example.com
FOREST SERVICE ~ USDA Northern Region: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r1/jobs/?cid=STELPRD3821130
Search Job Openings: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach
** GET HELP with YOUR RESUME and/or APPLICATION: Schedule time to visit with Amber! Ask questions re: jobs with the Forest Service, career advice, help with applying for jobs on USAJOBS, help with your resume, other questions about applying or finding jobs, etc. If you have a resume, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org BEFORE your scheduled appointment (She will call you at the scheduled time using the phone number you provide in the booking): https://calendly.com/region1jobs/book?month=2019-10
LEAD FORWARD PROGRAM. Rocky 12/2021, “If you have any eligible Veterans, we are hiring all over Montana for VRA!” Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) is an excepted authority that allows agencies, to appoint eligible Veterans without competition: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/veterans/vra/; If you are in receipt of a campaign badge for service during a war or in a campaign or expedition; OR are a disabled Veteran; OR are in receipt of an Armed forces Service Medal for participation in a military operation; OR are a recently separated Veteran (within the last 3 years); AND separated under honorable conditions (this means an honorable or general discharge), you are VRA eligible. APPLY: Email resume to the Lead Forward Coordinator - Dan Cottrell (406) 329-4897 or (847) 217-6692, email@example.com; Questions: Stephen “Rocky” Soto - Missoula Aerial Depot (fire) (619) 416-9237, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bitterroot / Missoula: Contact Ed, email@example.com
Butte Ranger District: Contact Dave Scherbel (406) 925-2900, David.firstname.lastname@example.org
Trapper Creek Job Corps – Questions: Gary Mitchell, Disability Coordinator 406-821-2103, email@example.com OR Brian Shay (406) 821-2130, firstname.lastname@example.org
VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: email@example.com
VetsWork GreenCorps Interns (Oregon) https://www.fs.usda.gov/umatilla
UPDATE for OR 2/2022 - Sam, “Summer job opportunities for Veterans” APPLY: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/umatilla/home/?cid=fseprd560684 Request job description including VRA hiring info from Samuel Bowen - Assistant Foreman, Umatilla Veteran Crew, (541) 427-5383, Samuel.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Forest Service is hiring Veterans for forestry technicians across the nation. Jobs are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding locations. Work in the outdoors to gain expertise in managing growth of different types of trees and other vegetation. Forestry Techs are skilled in planting, removing or caring for trees, while considering how a forest may develop over long time frames. From planting seedlings to inspecting a contractor’s work, forestry technicians provide technical and professional expertise for evaluation the health of our forests.
Questions: US Army TAP (800) 325-4715 OR USDA FS Recruiter, email@example.com or TEXT USFSR8 to 22828
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. ~ Security Positions: https://careers.g4s.com/en/jobs/
Promoting employment opportunities for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, Veterans, disabled Veterans, recently separated Veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge Veterans, or Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans.
Questions: Shelly Sloas, G4S Shared Services Specialist, (307) 266-2774, firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden City Plumbing & Heating: https://gardencityplumbing.com/resources/careers/
Veterans interested in the Registered Apprenticeship Program at GCPH should contact Marcie Kessler, email@example.com
G.I. Jobs: https://careers.gijobs.com/
Founded by Veterans, G.I. Jobs continues its service to connect the military community to civilian opportunity. Job boards, job fairs, a monthly print and digital magazine, and other resources – all free to service members, Veterans and their families.
GMA Garnet Mine ~ Alder: https://www.gmagarnet.com/
Looking to bolster their workforce by hiring Veterans. "This is a global company with outstanding benefits, pay and culture. HR was able to supply me with great job descriptions, the physical requirements and qualifications for the positions.”
Questions: Todd Dahlman – GM, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Goodman Group: https://thegoodmangroup.com/connect-with-us/careers/
Tyra & Jerelyn are based out of Missoula, and have availability to be the “boots on the ground” contact representing our facilities & opportunities (Discovery in Hamilton, Riverside, Village Senior Residence and Village Healthcare in Missoula).
PAID TRAINING: CNA training is 2 weeks long, and trainees are paid $16 per hour.
Questions: Tyra Erickson - Recruiting Coordinator, email@example.com and Jerelyn Botkin - Regional HR Director for MT, OR, & WA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Google Military ~ GROW w/GOOGLE: https://grow.google/certificates/
FREE access for Veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses to the skills and career support they need to get great jobs!
Grow with Google – Learner-to-earner program that can help you level up your career for free. Gain industry-recognized skills through a Google Career Certificate in data analytics, IT support, project management, or user experience (UX) design. No degree or relevant experience required: https://www.grow.google/
Jobs for Veterans: https://www.grow.google/grow-your-career/
Questions: Hiring Our Heroes, email@example.com
LOCAL: Chery Sabol – Montana DLI Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Grizzly Disposal & Recycling: https://grizzlydisposal.com/employment/
Veteran owned 2person company offering affordable garbage and recycling services HIRING Veterans (they also offer Veterans a 5% discount on their services!)
Questions: (406) 541-7171, email@example.com
Ground Rigging ~ Veteran Owned Business (VOB): www.groundrigging101.com
Helping Veterans get great paying jobs ($40-50K per year, part time). Ground riggers assist "UP" riggers assembling temporary suspension structures to support performance equipment (indoor and outdoor for concerts, public speaking events, etc.)
Questions: Glenn Gordon, GG ENTERTAINMENT Ground rigging 101, Cell (678) 698-7776, firstname.lastname@example.org
HEALTH CARE ~ Montana ARPA
Healthcare remains one of Montana’s largest employing industries, with over 73,000 payroll employees (nursing assistants, accountants, medical coders, janitors, and physicians) - ARTICLE: https://lmi.mt.gov/_docs/Publications/EAG-Articles/0222-HealthcareMT.pdf
Governor Greg Gianforte's CARE (Claim Allowance for Relocation Expenses) in Montana Program offers participants up to $12,500 for moving expenses when they relocate to Montana for an eligible health care job: https://careinmontana.com/
State of Montana ARPA: https://arpa.mt.gov/Economic
Guiding program policy document (list of approved jobs): https://wsd.dli.mt.gov/_docs/wsd-policy/gov-healthcare_workforce-recuitment-program.pdf
Hiller Companies ~ Fire Protection & Security Solutions: https://hillerfire.com/careers/
Recruiting and Onboarding Specialist for The Hiller Companies, Inc. The company has a location in Missoula and is very interested in hiring veterans for technician and other roles!
Questions: Lisa Hylton Costa - Recruiting & Onboarding Specialist (251) 661-1275, C (251) 281-7151, email@example.com
Hillyard, Inc.: http://www.hillyard.com/
We supply everything but the janitor! Cleaning products serving MT since 1973 (VETcentral: seeking Field Tech)
Questions: (406) 587-5012, firstname.lastname@example.org
HIRE G.I.: https://jobs.hiregi.com/
We have a number of great jobs for Veterans and military spouses nationwide!
Questions: Jonathan Wells – Corporate Recruiter (904) 933-4076, email@example.com
HIRE Military: https://tenovallc.pinpointhq.com/
HireMilitary’s team includes Veterans and military spouses who have successfully transitioned, so they speak the language and know what goes into finding a job after the military.
HIRE VETS Medallion Program: www.HireVets.gov
U.S. Department of Labor - To recognizes employer efforts to recruit, employ, and retain Veterans! Application / Eligibility Questions: Randall Smith (202) 693-4745, HIREVets@dol.gov
Hiring Our Heroes ~ US Chamber of Commerce: https://www.hiringourheroes.org/
Virtual event platform for Transitioning Service Members, Guard/Reserve, Veterans and Military Spouses to your respective states’ military community: https://www.hiringourheroes.org/career-community/
To participate in an upcoming training session, view, and register: https://events.hiringourheroes.org/c/calendar/a7a5b351-8807-4343-8561-c757c022600f
Questions: Cara Cooke (Capt, USAF, vet), Senior Manager, Veteran Programs, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org
Home Depot – Path to Pro: https://www.pathtopro.com/
Veteran employment initiative: https://www.pathtopro.com/military/
Home Builders Institute (HBI) partnership – SkillBridge: https://hbi.org/military-programs2/
Questions: Gabe Soltero - Program Manager, Military Relations (404) 673-4481, email@example.com
Military Friendly® Top Ten Gold Award 2017-2021 (Strongest hiring practices and retention programs), and Top 10-Gold Level Military Friendly Employer by Viqtory Media!
Questions: Jen Roberts - Humana Rep (humana.com/jroberts) & VSN Events CMTE (406) 249-4235, JRoberts23@humana.com
This software was designed to help job seekers with mental health needs and other disabilities to connect with inclusive employers and advocate for what accommodations they need to be successful.
Questions: Ross Barchacky (910) 723-0317, firstname.lastname@example.org or to discuss, make an appointment - Calendar link: https://calendly.com/ross-inclusively/meeting
Inland Truck Parts & Service ~ Billings & Missoula: https://www.inlandtruck.com/work-at-inland/career-opportunities
Requested to hire Veterans from US DOL VETS! See why our employees “feel like family”: https://www.inlandtruck.com/work-at-inland
Questions: Becky Coker (913) 345-9664, Becky.Coker@InlandTruck.com
IRS ~ VRA Hiring: https://www.irs.gov/about-irs/working-for-the-irs-a-commitment-to-mission-people-and-country
Individual Taxpayer Assistance Specialists (Grades GS-5/7/9) assist and advise taxpayers in meeting their Federal Tax obligations (covers the full range of individual income, excise, employment taxes, etc.)
APPLY: Veterans - send your resume directly to Mike
Questions: Mike Knippel - Veteran Employment Coordinator (470) 639-3383, Michael.J.Knippel@irs.gov
JEROME’S DRILLING ~ “Loves to hire Veterans!”: http://jeromesdrilling.net/
Drillers & Water Well Driller's Assistant (Starting wage $17 per hour with availability of raises). Monday-Friday 7am - Evening ending hours vary based on project.
Contact: Interested applicants please call (406) 549-1383 and ask for Tammy, or send resume to email@example.com with your Letter of Interest.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest ~ Volunteer Opportunity: https://jvcnorthwest.org/
JVC Northwest is a full year service program that sends volunteers all across the Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Alaska) to answer community needs through direct service at schools, nonprofits, law firms, etc. APPLY: https://jvcnorthwest.org/request-a-jesuit-volunteer/
Contact: Dana D’Onofrio, Program Coordinator – Big Sky, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest, (503) 335.8202, C (630) 401.9014, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jimmy John’s: https://careers.jimmyjohns.com/us/en
VSN Heroes @ Home supporter & Veteran-Friendly Employer!
Questions: Todd – Manager (406) 251-9745, email@example.com
Jones Brothers Trucking
Jones Brothers Trucking will pay you while you train to get your CDL (Must commit to a “1 year contract”)
Questions: Rex, JBT Safety / Recruiting / Training, (406) 721-0897 ext 235, Cell (406) 552-5580, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly OCG: https://careers.kellyocg.com/
REMOTE Opportunities: https://careers.kellyocg.com/search?QHomeOffice=hh1
We are job matching for all Veteran candidates for the following areas: Electrical; Electromechanical; Electronics; Hydraulics; Pneumatics; Engineering; Information Technology; Installation, Maintenance & Repair; Logistics - Industrial & Distribution; Manufacturing Operations; Telecommunications. Please send resume directly to Imani.Ford@kellyocg.com
Questions: (856) 403-9722
Kiewit ~ Military: https://jobs.allcraftjobs.com/Kiewit_Craft/content/MILITARY/?locale=en_US
Current and former military members thrive in Kiewit’s values-driven culture, and our goal is to make their transition into the civilian workforce rewarding. Proud contributor to charities supporting active and retired military and their families: Helmets to Hardhats; At Ease USA; Semper Gratus, Inc.; Wounded Warrior Project. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/kiewit?rf=114458608570884
Law Enforcement "How to Become a Police Officer": https://www.how-to-become-a-police-officer.com/states/montana/
Missoula County Sheriff's Office ~ Eligibility pool for Probationary Deputy Sheriff position(s). This recruitment is open to the public. Physical and written testing will occur in Missoula, Montana on February 25th and 26th, 2023. Applicants eligible to participate in the testing will be notified via electronic correspondence: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/missoulacounty/jobs/3875354/probationary-deputy-sheriff ; Questions: Jace Dicken – Admin Captain, Missoula County Sheriff’s Department (406) 258-3344, email@example.com
Missoula Police Department: http://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/364/Employment; Application process to become an entry level police officer (Registration 3/10/23 DEADLINE for TESTING): https://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/896/Register-for-the-next-testing; Questions: Recruiter (406) 552-6289, firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana Highway Patrol - Troopers Wanted, “Service, Integrity, and Respect are our mottos. Join Montana's premier law enforcement agency (STATEWIDE) – APPLY: https://dojmt.gov/highwaypatrol/recruitment-applicant-info/; Questions: Call or text (877) 8-PATROL OR (406) 444-3259, MHPRecruitment@mt.gov
Lithia Auto Stores – Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Missoula: https://www.lithiachryslermissoula.comExcited for the opportunity to hire Veterans with mechanical experience.
Questions: Dalla Running – Service Manager (406) 721-5006, Direct (406) 532-7431, email@example.com
Eric Chaffin (Veteran) is a Department Supervisor at Lowe’s and would like to hire Veterans ~ Although, Eric doesn't do the hiring, let him know what you applied for: Eric (406) 329-1800, firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria 9/14/20, "We have several FT, PT and Seasonal positions available! And as you know, we love hiring Veterans here. :) ALL candidates must apply online. I can always help someone do so in person here in the store if they need that assistance. The link to our online application system is HERE [corporate.lowes.com].”
Questions: Victoria Watson Winkler, Scheduling Staffing Admin, Lowes 1682, Missoula, Cell (406) 210-0390, Work (406) 329-1800 Ext. 204, email@example.com
Manufacturing Jobs in Montana: https://www.montana.edu/mmec/resources/jobs.html
Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC) “Today's Workforce Challenges: Three Strategies for Success”: https://www.montana.edu/mmec/news/article.html?id=22463
Questions: Steve Dybdal – Business Advisor (406) 493-5314, firstname.lastname@example.org
M1 Support Services ~ Veteran Owned Business (VOB): https://asp1.humanic.com/pls/m1ss/hapss_index.apss
Government services contractor: Competitive salary and a generous, comprehensive benefits package.
Questions: Dave Hanson, Recruiting Manager, (940) 323-1119, email@example.com
Montana Army National Guard: https://montanaguard.net/ Seeking 17-34 year olds, no felony convictions; Must pass ASVAB; Meet height/weight standards; Meet tattoo policy; Pass MEPS physical. They are offering a sign on bonus, federal tuition assistance, state scholarship, student loan repayment, GI Bill Kicker, Tricare Healthcare, and job skill training. Questions: SSG Henry McLaughlin-Cross – Career Counselor, 3620 Brooks St., Missoula (406) 461-3804, firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
U.S. NAVY “Forged by the Sea” https://www.navy.com/ Questions: 800-USA-NAVY OR NC1 (SW/AW) Jacob M. Brill – Talent Acquisition Specialist, 2401 N. Reserve St., Missoula (406) 728-5721, C (406) 437-2826, firstname.lastname@example.org
MIRACORP Inc.: https://miracorp.us/employment-2/
Veteran, woman-owned firm specializing in federal government contract services. Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals.
Questions: Cynthia Miracle – Founder & CEO (480) 726-7747, email@example.com
Missoula Aging Services (MAS): https://missoulaagingservices.org/about-us/careers.html
MAS also has a Resource Center, Volunteer Opportunities, Care Ombudsman and Caregiver Support ~ offering multiple classes / workshops such as New to Medicare, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, Social Security, etc.
Missoula Aging Services Senior Corps – Volunteer Network (RSVP)
Senior Corps: 55 and older, RSVP and Senior Companion volunteers, mentors, coaches, Meals on Wheels
Contact: (406) 728-7682, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula Armed Forces Reserve Center Career Counselor
7th Bn Area 2 ARCD, 9383 Running W Rd., Missoula, (406) 523-5442, Cindy.email@example.com
Missoula Concrete Construction: https://www.missoulaconcrete.com/employment-opportunities
DVOP met Dan Snyder at the Career Fair (Veteran), and he had a lot of good things to say about the company!
Questions: Brandon Greenland – GM (406) 549-9682, C (936) 402-2978, firstname.lastname@example.org
OR Adam Bauer – Owner/VP, email@example.com
Missoula Works: www.missoulaworks.com
Paige supports Veterans who have been impacted by the criminal justice system.
Questions: (406) 926-3400, firstname.lastname@example.org
This not-for-profit organization would like to hire Veterans! We bring innovative ideas into existence in areas as varied as artificial intelligence, climate change, intuitive data science, quantum information science, health informatics, space security, policy and economic expertise, trustworthy autonomy, cyber threat sharing, and cyber resilience.
Questions: Alex Philp, PhD – Senior Principal Scientist (406) 370-2662, email@example.com
Montana Army National Guard: https://montanaguard.net/careers-overview/
100% Tuition Waivers Available! Qualifications: 17-34 years old; no felony convictions; pass the ASVAB; meet height/weight standards; meet tattoo policy; pass MEPS physical. What we offer: sign on bonuses; federal tuition assistance; state scholarship; student loan repayment; GI Bill & GI Bill Kicker; TRICARE healthcare; job skill training.
Heavy Equipment Operators ($20,000 Enlistment Bonus 12/2022)
Go to 3620 A Brooks St. or contact SSG Stevens (406) 594-1923, firstname.lastname@example.org
SFC Jim Leeper (406) 241-9198, email@example.com
Kristen Monroy - Soldier and Family Readiness Specialist, Montana Army National Guard, 9383 Running W. Road, Missoula (406) 324-5121, C (406) 439-8580, firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana Conservation Corps & Veterans Green Corps: https://www.mtcorps.org/
They have staff of ALL AGES (corps 17-30; Leadership 21-35, etc.)
2023 HIRING: Staff Crew Leader (Missoula, MT) and Wildland Restoration Team Crew Leaders (Kalispell, Missoula, Bozeman) APPLY: https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/open-positions/
Questions: (406) 587-4475, email@example.com
OR Caleb Stewart - Recruitment & Admissions Manager Ext 106, firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterans Green Corps: Western Wildlands, 508 Toole Ave., Missoula, (406) 728-2720
Montana Department of Corrections: https://cor.mt.gov/
Check out this Veteran Testimonial about DOC: https://youtu.be/j-veV07Oqag
Questions: Joel Miller – Industries Director, Montana Correctional Enterprises (406) 415-6320, Joel.Miller@mt.gov
Montana Department of Labor & Industry: http://dli.mt.gov/jobopenings
Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC)
Several seasonal forestry and fire management positions (search the keyword "Forestry").
Questions: David Hamilton - Training, Safety, and Workforce Development Program Manager, Fire Protection Bureau, MT DNRC (406) 542-4255, Cell (406) 431-1948, email@example.com
Montana DOT ~ MDT Department of Transportation: https://www.mdt.mt.gov/jobs/
MDT recognizes the contribution Veterans have made and the valuable skills they have acquired. In compliance with the state's Veterans' Employment Preference statute, we provide preference in employment to Veterans, disabled Veterans, and eligible relatives.
Questions: Sadie Hansen - HR Recruiting Specialist, Missoula (406) 594-6249, firstname.lastname@example.org
OR Valerie Ewals – MDT Helena HR (406) 444-6046, email@example.com
Montana FWP – Noncompetitive Veteran Hire!
AIS Watercraft Inspector position in Dillon. This position will run full-time from May-October.
Contact: John O’Bannon (406) 210-5054
Montana Highway Patrol - State Troopers
Military police / security experience is preferred but not required.
Questions: Call or text (877) 8-PATROL toll free OR (406) 444-3259, MHPRecruitment@mt.gov
Mountain Line ~ Seeking Veterans
Choose the position you're applying for in the “Current Openings” box, press the blue “Apply” box and fill out the application in the portal. If you have any questions, please call 406-543-8386.
Operators: All new employees are required to go through the same training program (4-6 weeks). Health, dental, vision, HRA, pension, sick leave, vacation; Teamsters position; USDOT Safety sensitive (Drug testing required)
Questions: Brianna Kienitz, Lead Operations Supervisor, Mountain Line, (406)543-8386 ext. 117, firstname.lastname@example.org
National Park Service - Glacier NP: https://www.nps.gov/glac/getinvolved/npsjobs.htm
Glacier National Park for the Summer: “Military veterans with non-competitive hiring authority eligibility"
Contact: Sara Hemmer, Supervisory HR Specialist - NPS Regional Office Serving Interior Regions 6, 7 & 8, 406-888-7878, Sara_Hemmer@nps.gov
National Veterans Training Inst (NVTI) ~ The Benefits of Hiring Veterans: https://www.nvti.org/News-and-Announcements/Featured-Articles/The-Benefits-of-Hiring-Veteran-Employees
The Nature Conservancy: https://www.nature.org/en-us/connect/careers/
Hiring Veterans that love working outdoors and want to work for a non-profit! Permanent and seasonal, entry level positions with training available located throughout Montana. I’m still on a mission to hire more Vets at TNC!
Questions: Kaylee Kenison (Army Veteran), Operations Specialist, (406) 202-2600, email@example.com
Bryce oversees all the petroleum deliveries (CDL drivers) & wants to employ more Veterans!
Questions: Bryce Simpson (406) 544-2351, Bryce@noons.com
Northwestern Mutual ~ Career Help
"I am prior service Army, and I am looking to help grow our office with more Veterans."
Contact: Andrew Warner - Associate Financial Representative, 200 1st Ave E, Kalispell, MT 59901, P: (406) 607-6203, C: (571) 585-5502, firstname.lastname@example.org
Oil Patch Group: https://oilpatchgroup.com/
Would like to hire Veterans! Oil Patch is a mid-size company which provides services to the energy industry in six different states. Excellent opportunity for Veterans who like working "outdoors, understand schedules and commitments, who are dependable individuals and can easily travel to remote locations."
Questions: Jose Ruiz (832) 300-0000, C (713) 203-0790, email@example.com
One Central Employment & Advancement Network (OCEAN) ~ Work from Home
ALL of the Work From Home positions available through OCEAN.
Questions: Sanford “Sandy” Artman, National Outreach Manager, VetJobs (formerly CASY & MSCCN) (636) 248-0513, firstname.lastname@example.org
onXmaps ~ Veteran Friendly: https://www.onxmaps.com/join-our-team
3/2022 KPAX story: https://www.kpax.com/news/missoula-county/onx-of-missoula-plans-dozens-of-new-hires-signs-lease-for-riverfront-triangle-project
Questions: Janine (406) 540-1602, email@example.com
Oracle ~ Veteran Programs: https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/culture/veterans.html
“Veterans possess a commitment to excellence and unwavering integrity that can amount to outstanding success.” Nicholas Smith, Lieutenant Commander, US Navy Reserve; Director, Federal and Department of Defense Cloud Strategy, Oracle
O’Reilly Auto Parts: https://corporate.oreillyauto.com/onlineapplication/careerpage
Veteran Friendly Employer w/great benefits: 401K, stock purchase plan, competitive pay, education assistance, team member discounts, medical benefits program.
Questions: TEXT “WORK” to 64078 or call (406) 721-3870
Papa Murphy’s ~ Heroes @ Home & VSAP Donor: https://www.papamurphys.com/
Wages up to $18 an hour PLUS tips! Management and closer positions also available. Great environment with fun, fast paced, and friendly atmosphere. Apply in person at our 3rd St. location!
Questions: (406) 375-0600, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Josh & Jennifer Bernhart, email@example.com
PepsiCo Corp: https://pepsicolawesternmt.com/job-openings/
PepsiCo Corp maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with a disability, and protected veterans.
Questions (Hamilton, Kalispell, Libby, Missoula, Polson): Rayann Box (478) 291-5705, Rayann.Box1@pepsico.com
Hiring drivers, merchandisers, warehouse, etc. Contact Jerry Kirschenheither - On-Premise, Pepsi-Cola of Missoula (406) 543-8281, C (406) 531-4322, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoenix Protective Corporation: http://phoenixprotectivecorp.com/
We love to hire Veterans! Based in Spokane, we provide security in WA, ID, MT, OR and AK
Questions: Sheila Leslie (Spokane) – President (509) 448-4277, email@example.com
Pomp’s Tire Service, Inc. ~ Whalen Tire: https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/pompstire
Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals
Questions: George (406) 721-1030, firstname.lastname@example.org
Private Employment Services & Temporary Work Agencies
NO FEES! Find temp work, temp-to-hire, full time and part time opps
Employment Source, 690 SW Higgins, Suite D, Missoula, (406) 926-1555 (Text esjobs to 72727 for quick sign up): https://www.employment-source.biz/
Express Employment Professionals, 3709 Brooks St., Missoula, (406) 543-6651: http://missoulamt.expresspros.com/jobs
J.O.B.S. (Job Opportunity Based Services) ~ Employment assistance for individuals with a disability, 715 Kensington, 25 A, Missoula, (406) 541-6966: http://jobsinfomt.com/
Labor Max, 1819 Holborn St., Missoula, (406) 926-3008: https://www.labormax.net/
LC Staffing, 1116 S. Reserve St., Suite 101, Missoula, (406) 542-3377: https://lcstaffing.com/
Marathon Staffing ~ Bonner: https://jobs.marathonstaffing.com/ Questions: 406-384-6220
Missoula Works (Missoula Interfaith Collaborative), 2205 34th St., Missoula (406) 926-3400: http://missoulaworks.com/
People Ready (formerly Labor Ready, 1715 S. Reserve St, Ste F, (406) 549-1600: https://www.peopleready.com/locations/missoula-mt-2752
Work Force, Inc., 1700 Rankin St., Missoula, (406) 543-3590: https://www.workforce-inc.com/about
Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI) Van Drivers: JobsPTI.com
We love Vets! OTR drivers take customers to and from hotels, restaurants, and different railyards and Designated Yard Van (DYV) drivers transport customers within the rail yard location.
Questions: (800) 471-2440, email@example.com
Raytheon ~ Veteran Hiring: https://jobs.raytheon.com/military-jobs
*** RGNext ~ JV of Raytheon and General Dynamics: https://www.rgnext.com/careers/
Upgrades the instrumentation for Rocket Launch Ground Control at military bases. Federal contractor ~ Encourages individuals with disabilities, Veterans, women, and minority applicants to apply.
Questions: Mary Maves, Human Resources Principal, (321) 428-3454 ext. 4019, Cell (321) 355-0500, Mary.firstname.lastname@example.org
OR (IT Operations): Jason Bunting, (972) 638-6426, email@example.com
RDO Equipment Co. ~ Military SkillBridge Program: https://www.rdoequipment.com/careers
John Deere and RDO Equipment Co. are proudly hiring those who serve.
Questions: Molly Kerr – HR Coordinator (701) 551-5462, firstname.lastname@example.org
Redbox – Veteran in Billings: https://www.redbox.com/careers
Would like to hire Veterans!
Questions: Russell Stevens (406) 591-6087
Resort at Paws up ~ Bonner-Greenough: https://www.pawsup.com/careers
They’re ramping up for season hiring (they have over 600 employees in the summer) & want to hire "5 star" Veterans! They do have housing available for anyone that gets hired (double occupancy rooms in Potomac, Seeley & at the cow).
Questions: (406) 646-2283 OR Eva, email@example.com
RESUME ASSISTANCE ~ FREE & ONLINE Veteran Resume Builders
o Hiring Our Heroes https://resumeengine.org/
o Resume Builder.com https://www.resumebuilder.com/military-to-civilian-cover-letter-examples/
o Vet Roadmap https://vetroadmap.org/
o Vets.gov https://www.vets.gov/employment/job-seekers/create-resume
INTERVIEWING ~ Watch this video which is an excellent example of a Behavioral Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFqO4cZfp80
BRAG ABOUT YOUR STRENGTHS ~ VETERANS ARE A VALUABLE INVESTMENT!
Employer comments: “Ability to quickly survey a situation to make intelligent decisions,” “Ability to unite individuals from all backgrounds,” “Ability to adapt to any environment and manage stressful situations,” “Veterans show up early, stay late, and work well as part of a team ~ they’re not afraid to work hard to get ahead.”
Employer’s describing Veterans: “Accountable, coach and mentor, dedicated to service, disciplined, excellent leaders, hard work ethic, highly technical skills, hit the ground running, initiative, mature, mentor, mission first, personal integrity, professional, punctual, resourceful, respectful, responsible, steadfast loyalty, up for a challenge, the total package!
Rocky Mountain Laboratories: https://www.niaid.nih.gov/about/rocky-mountain-laboratories
Seeking Veterans and disabled individuals. As a Federal Agency, we certainly have many avenues to employ Veterans. And, we have many, many Veterans at our facility (myself included).
Contact John Barr (406) 375-9601, firstname.lastname@example.org
S&K Technologies: https://www.sktcorp.com/career-center/
We would love to have Veterans! We have a lot of positions in several states that require military experience. We are passionate about making sure that every Veteran has an opportunity to apply and that we know their experience that they have obtained through whatever branch of service they were in is unique and hard to find for civilian contractors.
Questions: Crystal Denton - Senior Recruitment Lead, S&K Technologies, Inc. (406) 745-5719, email@example.com
Recently received their “Veteran-Friendly” designation!
Questions: Brianne Baughman – Human Resources Assistant, SCHEELS (406) 218-7530, firstname.lastname@example.org
Schwan’s Home Service: https://www.schwansjobs.com/
Member of the military? We thank you for your service! As a strong supporter of our men and women in uniform, we will consider recent military experience as a great prerequisite to a career at Schwan’s!
Questions: Katie Dorn, (952) 841-4662, Katie.Dorn@schwans.com
SECURITY ~ Sundown Security: https://www.sundownsecurity.com/
5364 Midland Road, Billings
8/4/20 "Great opportunity for Veterans in the Polson and Miles City area. Seeking Veterans to provide security at retailers. For information on wages, hours, benefits, etc. contact Derrick Kirkwood or Deb Watson at (406) 256-1311"
*** For resources on starting a Veteran Owned Business, please go to the VOB page.
Vocational Rehab Self-Employment Guide: http://vrselfemploymentguide.org/
Questions – VSN Member: Jeanne M. Stone-Shedden, MS CRC - MT DPHHS VRBC (406) 329-5400, Direct 531-0665, JStone2@mt.gov
Silent Professionals ~ Worldwide Security: https://silentprofessionals.org/private-security-jobs/
As a combat Veteran myself, I know how challenging it can be to transition to civilian life, which is why I launched this site to help others with their transition by helping them find work using the skills they gained in military service.
Questions: Adam G. Gonzales, Founder, (219) 218-9717, email@example.com
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Veteran recruiting authority for Customer Service and Claims Specialist opportunities. GS positions are based upon experience.
Email resume, DD214, and copy of transcripts to Peggy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sodexo ~ Quality of Life Services: https://external-careers-frontlinesodexo.icims.com/jobs/intro
We want to hire Veterans! Search: Sodexo Hourly Jobs OR Sodexo Salaried Jobs
Questions: Sodexo (301) 987-4000
OR Sherina Barnes – Diversity Coordinator, Sherina.Barnes@sodexo.com
Solar Ready Vets Network Looking for Transitioning Service Members and Veterans: https://www.thesolarfoundation.org/solar-ready-vets/
Offers solar energy training and credentialing programs focused especially on helping service members and Veterans transition into a career in the solar industry.
Questions: Kevin Thompson – ETA, Thompson.Kevin@dol.gov
Sonepar USA: https://careers.sonepar-us.com/
A global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products, and we’re seeking Veterans, Military and Military Spouses NATIONWIDE that are looking for Career Opportunities with a Military Friendly organization.
Questions: Chris Miles - Military & Veteran Relations Manager (915) 330-0459, email@example.com
Southwest Montana Veterans Home
Utilizes Eduro Healthcare: https://edurohc.com/ who also operates Copper Ridge Health and Rehab in Butte. They have listed positions on Indeed (increase range to 50 miles from 59701) Search Eduro Healthcare in Butte: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=Eduro%20Healthcare&l=Butte%2C%20MT
Questions: Mark P. Gollinger, State Liaison - Southwest Montana Veterans Hospital, Senior & Long Term Care Division, MT DPHHS, (406) 465-3908, firstname.lastname@example.org
State of Montana Careers: http://statecareers.mt.gov/
We offer competitive benefits, work-life balance, and family friendly policies.
Stahly Engineering & Associates, Inc.: https://www.seaeng.com/careers/
Several openings in our offices in Billings, Bozeman and Helena to Construction Inspectors, Drafters, Land Survey Technicians, Professional Engineers for site/civil engineering with focus on water and wastewater design and development. Send us Veterans!
Contact: Clint Smith – Construction Manager (406) 495-2294, C (406) 439-7454, CSmith@seaeng.com
Submittable is a social impact software company located in downtown Missoula. We just secured series C funding, and we are hiring! Excited to be a resource for Missoula Veterans!
Questions: Amanda, Amanda.email@example.com or connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-davenport-submittable/
Chad – Senior HR (406) 303-3264, firstname.lastname@example.org
Summit Independent Living (SIL): http://www.summitilc.org/about/employment/
SIL is the VSN's Disability Advocate & they provide multiple resources, workshops & ADA events!
Questions: Mike Mayer, (406) 728-1630, email@example.com
Swift Transportation: https://www.troops2transport.com/partner-carriers/
SWIFT Military Benefits Progam: https://www.troops2transport.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/swift-job-overview-1.pdf
Swift Transportation is hiring experienced truck drivers in Montana with particular consideration for Veterans, Guard, Reserve Service Members, Military Spouses, and their dependents. Over the last decade they have provided over 15,000 Veterans the opportunity to excel.
Call (888) 829-4192
Questions: Chuck Stephenson, Navy Veteran (USS Stark (FFG-31) from December of 84 - August 89, Electronic Warfare Technician (EW1)), Recruiter Connect™ Specialist, Troops to Transportation and Logistics (T2TL), (502) 430-2151, firstname.lastname@example.org
We want to hire “qualified protected Veterans” - There are a number of incentive programs including CDL training, benefits after completing a grace period, potential relocation assistance and more.
Questions: Chris Gomez - Director of HR (406) 247-1920
OR Marc “Max” Kaufman, Supply Chain Trainer (406) 606-0869 or (406) 247-1127
Don Johnson, HR Generalist - Sysco Northern Rockies Region (406) 247-1170, Cell (406) 697-2098, Donald.Johnson@sysco.com
TC Glass: https://tcglassinc.com/careers/
We want to hire Veterans! Great benefits and 401K plan, paid time off & HAS. Many opportunities for growth!
Questions: Keah Jakob - Residential Estimator & Assistant Accountant (406) 540-1911, KeahJ@tcglassinc.com
Teaching Jobs - Montana
Montana Office of Public Instruction
Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals ~ Energy, Environmental & Disaster Recovery.
Questions: (626) 351-4664
Timber Edge Machine ~ Stevensville: http://timberedgemachine.com/TEM2/index.html
Seeking CNC workers and very interested in hiring Veterans!
APPLY: Contact Owners, Tim & Suzy Turner (406) 240-1330
Toby Hansen Agency: https://thagency.com/
Toby has a non-registered Career Insurance Salesman apprenticeship, and is interested in hiring Veterans.
Send your resume to THansen@THAgency.com
Transportation Security Administration ~ Transportation Security Officer (Part Time): https://www.usajobs.gov/job/585986000
Transportation Security Officer (Full Time): https://www.usajobs.gov/job/617151600
We are excited to announce that TSA is offering a sign-on bonus of $1,000* to eligible new hires at Missoula International Airport (MSO). We currently have openings for part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSO). At TSA, we offer stability, growth potential and great benefits. No previous security experience is required.
TSA Help Desk: HelpDesk@mailserver-hraccess.tsa.dhs.gov
Questions: Sogol Hosseinzadeh - Recruitment Strategy 571-491-5908, email@example.com
Or, Kasey Harris - TSA Recruitment and Hiring | Recruitment Marketing Strategy, firstname.lastname@example.org
MONTANA: Michael Watts (Navy Veteran) – Program Specialist / Hiring Coordinator, Dept of Homeland Security (Billings) (406) 255-2016, email@example.com
TRANSYSTEMS, LLC: https://www.transystemsllc.com/
Sugar beet haul in Billings and Sidney ~ Seeking to hire Veterans in Montana
We offer driving and other opportunities that represent true careers (no OTR routes), they do not load/unload heavy freight, and their safety is a top priority.
Questions: Vanessa D Hayden, Employee Marketing Manager, (406) 454-7643, Cell (406) 836-0124, 1901 Benefis Court, Great Falls, MT 59405, firstname.lastname@example.org
Troops to Logistics: Troops2Logistics.org
501(C)3 Non-Profit provides mentoring services for veterans, national guard, and reservist interested in a professional career in logistics. The services are always at no cost to you and the employers. If you would like to connect with one of the mentors, please request our services at https://troops2logistics.org/request-a-mentor then click “request a mentor”, or send your resume to email@example.com.
Questions: Scot Snyder, President, Troops2Logistics, firstname.lastname@example.org
Troops to Transport aka Troops to Transportation & Logistics (T2TL): https://www.troops2transport.com/
Troops Into Transportation is an exclusive program of The CDL School and its partner carriers. We’re also approved for the training of eligible Veterans using the GI Bill ®. We operate Regional Training and Recruitment Facilities and can serve veterans throughout the USA.
Questions: (754) 444-2354, email@example.com
Troops to Truckers: http://troopstotruckers.com/
Military Waiver Program for CDL Driving Test: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/?1dmy&urile=wcm:path:/dmv_content_en/dmv/military/troops_to_trucks
Grant recipient through NW Energy (metering company out of KY replacing electric and gas meters throughout MT) and great opportunity for Veterans that are currently looking for work (various locations / willing to travel)
Questions: Eric Powers, Butte DVOP / LVER, Job Service (406) 494-0308, Eric.Powers@mt.gov
Unemployment Insurance (UI)
Make a claim: https://montanaworks.gov/
If you recently separated from the military, UI may ask you to send a copy of your DD214, Member 4 to the Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Walt Sullivan Building, PO Box 8020, Helena, MT 59604-8020
Montana DLI – FAQs: http://dli.mt.gov/employer-covid-19/employee-resource-covid-19
CareerOneStop and Veteran Unemployment: https://www.careeronestop.org/Veterans/BenefitsAndAssistance/unemployment-benefits.aspx
Military Wallet re GI Bill and Unemployment: https://themilitarywallet.com/can-i-collect-unemployment-benefits-while-using-the-gi-bill/
US DOL VETS ~ Veteran Unemployment: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets/latest-numbers
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
VETS provides assistance to those persons experiencing service connected problems with their civilian employment and provides information about USERRA to employers. VETS also assists Veterans who have questions regarding Veterans' Preference. Example 20 CFR 1002.153 (b) The employer may not require the employee to use accrued vacation, annual, or similar leave during a period of service in the uniformed services.
Claims: Contact National ESGR call center 1-800-336-4590 Option #1 or online https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets/programs/userra/fileaclaim
Questions: Tom Finch, Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), U.S. Department of Labor - Montana, 715 Front St., Helena, (406) 447-3233, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Montana: https://university-montana-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm
Temporary positions typically last for 179 days and then they have a 5 consecutive day break and are hired for another 179 days. Also full time, permanent positions!
Questions: VETS Office, 1000 E. Beckwith (406) 243-2500
US Army Corps of Engineers: https://www.usace.army.mil/Careers/
New Orleans: https://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/
Direct Hiring Authority for Veterans - Send your resume to Scott: Scott.Gemmill@USACE.Army.Mil
Questions: Scott Gemmill – New Orleans District Management Analyst (504) 862-1113
US Capitol Police (Washington D.C.): https://www.uscp.gov/careers
The USCP safeguards the Congress, its legislative process, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and facilities to include the United States Capitol Building. Our officers protect democracy and act on the world stage every day as a model in security, urban crime prevention, dignitary protection, specialty response capabilities, and homeland security. The initial stages of our hiring process can be completed online via video conferencing. It is set up to expedite the hiring process and limit the amount of travel an applicant must make to Washington D.C. We offer a starting salary of $64,815 with extensive career advancement opportunities, excellent federal benefits, and tuition reimbursement.
OR Officer Dareick Barr - United States Capitol Police Recruiting, email@example.com
US Customs & Border Protection (CBP): https://www.cbp.gov/careers/veterans
Marc Rowley would prefer that potential applicants are referred directly to him or one of his team members (for application and hiring guidance). Supervisor Armando Garza, Area Port of Seattle, WA; 206-553-1398; Armando.Garza@cbp.dhs.gov
Kenneth Longshore, Area Port of Blaine, WA; 360-332-2671; Kenneth.S.Longshore@cbp.dhs.gov
Harmit Gill, Area Port of Blaine, WA; 360-332-6091; Harmit.Gill@cbp.dhs.gov
Bret Corneliusen, Area Port of Great Falls, MT; 406-791-6145; Bret.C.Corneliusen@cbp.dhs.gov
Christopher Misson, Area Port of Pembina, ND; 701-825-5861; Christopher.M.Misson@cbp.dhs.gov
Questions: Marc Rowley, Program Manager, Seattle Field Office Recruiter, 360-332-3117, MARC.M.ROWLEY@CBP.DHS.GOV
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Frontline Careers: https://www.cbp.gov/careers/frontline-careers
National recruiting events: https://www.cbp.gov/careers/events
Questions: Diane B. Anderson, EEO Officer, Privacy and Diversity Office (PDO), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Seattle), (206) 370-3765, firstname.lastname@example.org
US DOL ~ VETS
Veterans Education & Training Service: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets/programs
Here to serve Veterans looking for employment support or an employer seeking top Veteran talent.
Questions: Tom Finch - Montana State Director, US DOL VETS (Veterans' Employment and Training Service) (406) 447-3233, Finch.Thomas.L@dol.gov
~ Mine Safety and Health Inspectors: dol.gov
Learn how to effectively compete for federal jobs from a seasoned Human Resources Specialist who has years of experience qualifying and disqualifying applicants. Learn of the different hiring authorities available to Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
US DOL – Careers: https://www.dol.gov/general/jobs
OPPORTUNITIES ARE OPEN & many locations are NEGOTIABLE! Browse US DOL jobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results?k=DOL
Questions: Dolores Garcia - Division of Workforce and Inclusion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, Human Resources Specialist - US Dept. of Labor 347-733-3413, Garcia.Dolores@DOL.GOV
OR Marisela Rosales – Recruiter, OASAM OHR, email@example.com
US Department of State ~ Foreign Service Specialists & Officers: https://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/specialist/
Over 7K positions – most in Washington D.C. – Apply on usajobs.gov
Foreign Service Officer: https://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/officer/
Questions: Jason Vorderstrasse - Diplomat in Residence, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Global Talent Management | Talent Acquisition, DIRSouthernCalifornia@state.gov
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS)
6/22/21 Natural Resources Specialist (Prairie Pothole Joint Venture), GS-0401-9 TERM] at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Great Falls, MT. At this point, we are only seeking veterans or individuals who can qualify for noncompetitive appointment under one of the following authorities:
Request position description from Rachel - Please direct potential candidates to send their résumé, transcripts (unofficial are OK) and required documentation verifying non-competitive eligibility to me on or by Wednesday, June 30th.”
Questions: Rachel F. McCracken - Senior Workforce Diversity Specialist, Office of Diversity & Inclusive Workforce Management (ODIWM), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, firstname.lastname@example.org
VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: email@example.com
US Postal Service
USPS is hiring nationwide, Veterans and families get preference – APPLY: https://about.usps.com/careers/welcome.htm
Questions: (800) 275-8777
VA Careers: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/
Learn more about Missoula's David J. Thatcher VA Clinic: https://www.va.gov/montana-health-care/locations/david-j-thatcher-va-clinic/
Montana Work With Us | VA Montana Health Care | Veterans Affairs
Military skills translator, resume builder and more: www.vets.gov/employment
5 entry-level jobs at VA (New broadcasts every Tuesday on LinkedIn “Talk about it Tuesday”) Video: https://www.linkedin.com/video/live/urn:li:ugcPost:6874030036136071168/
VA Digital Media – College Intern (create articles, graphics and social media content): https://vsfs.state.gov/
VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program - INFO “GPD Notice of Funding Opportunity” Case Managers: https://www.va.gov/homeless/gpd.asp
VA Police (K-9 officers, criminal investigators, training officers): https://www.vacareers.va.gov/Careers/TransitioningMilitary#police
Questions: (844) 456-5208
OR Veterans Employment Service Officer (VESO), firstname.lastname@example.org
VHA questions: Jeremy Gilliam – HR Specialist (SBU), Montana VA Health Care (VHA) – Fort Harrison (406) 447-7013, email@example.com
LOCAL - VHA: Heidi Leishman – Supervisor Medical Support Assistant (406) 493-3700 Ext 2, firstname.lastname@example.org
OR Tiny Hudson – Kalispell Clinic Manager (406) 758-2753, email@example.com
Paden Holman (UM Alumni) – Administrative Assistant / Patient Care Services, Montana VA Health Care at Fort Harrison (406) 447-6054, firstname.lastname@example.org
VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO):
VA Careers: http://email@example.com
The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) provides employment readiness assistance and outreach to transitioning service members, Veterans, and eligible military spouses while advocating the use of special hiring authorities, employment programs, and Veteran retention strategies to help VA become the employer of choice for Veterans and military spouses.
6/30/22 VetXL ~ We also partner with other Federal Agencies and private sector employers seeking to fill their companies mission-critical positions with qualified Veterans.
Questions: (202) 461-7759, firstname.lastname@example.org
VA Montana Health Care Careers: https://www.montana.va.gov/careers/
Compensated Work Therapy ~ Available at the VA for both Transitional Work and Supported Employment for Veterans. CWT questions: Pam Brandt, MAIS - Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Specialist, Compensated Work Therapy-Supported Employment, Behavioral Health Outreach, Montana VA Healthcare Systems (406) 202-5635, Pamela.Brandt@va.gov
Fort Harrison (406) 495-2012
Missoula - VA Voc Rehab: 2681 Palmer St., Ste N, Msla, (406) 258-1084
VA Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
Our mission is to enable Veterans to gain access to economic opportunity by leveraging the federal procurement system and expanding participation of procurement-ready small businesses.
Veterans are a Valuable Asset ~ VA Veterans Employment Kit
Explain to employers how you're an asset for them!
VA Blog 2021 "As an employer, why does hiring Veterans matter to you?" https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/88851/bridge-my-return-veteran-voices-workplace/
Our career launch tool, VetMatch helps Veterans break out of "MOS jail" & Career On-Ramps help employers look beyond MOS. FREE services for all Veterans, active duty military, military spouses, and employers.
Questions: John Reynolds – Founder & Executive Director (415) 305-6910, email@example.com
Veterans ASCEND: https://veterans.veteransascend.com/
FREE employer matching service for Veterans
Campaign to build a military spouse employment module to help military spouses connect with employers - Video: https://ifundwomen.com/projects/support-military-spouses
Questions: Nila Thompson, Veterans Outreach Advocate, (904) 325-7210, firstname.lastname@example.org
Veteran Curation Program ~ Archaeological Collections
The VCP was created to process at-risk archaeological collections belonging to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The VCP is a five-month program that provides employment, vocational training, and technology skills to veterans seeking to improve their access to the mainstream job market.
Questions: Jasmine Heckman, email@example.com or go to: https://veteranscurationprogram.org/contact-us/
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
VEOA is a special hiring authority, which gives eligible Veterans access to positions that otherwise may have only been available to current competitive service employees. In VEOA appointments, preference eligible and Veterans are not given preference, but they are allowed to compete for job opportunities that are not offered to other external candidates. A VEOA eligible who is selected will be given a career or career-conditional appointment.
Regional VA for Vets contact: Mark, (513) 497-7284, firstname.lastname@example.org
Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC)
Free for eligible Veterans: https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/fgib/VetTec_Veteran.asp
Questions: VA Education Call Center, (888) 442-4551, VETTEC.VBABUF@va.gov
Veterans Enterprise Technology Solutions (VETS), Inc.
VETS, Inc. is an award-winning, customer-focused, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business providing support to Government & commercial customers.
Questions: Dena, Veterans Enterprise Technology Solutions, Inc., (434) 374-5899, DGraham@vets-inc.com
Veterans, Inc. ~ STATEWIDE: https://www.veteransinc.org/
Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant & Call of Duty Endowment (CODE) grant.
Helping Veterans who are unemployed or under-employed find jobs, build resumes, obtain work clothing, tools, get training, financial assistance for certifications, and MORE!
Veterans Inc. - Case Management: https://www.veteransinc.org/services/case-management/
Questions: Jennifer Thomas - Universal Services Advocate, Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) (406) 591-7519, Cell (406) 591-7519, email@example.com
Claiming preference: Submit SF-15 (PDF file)
You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office or , contacting a VA call center or online.
Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
Excepted authority that allows agencies, to appoint eligible veterans without competition. If you:
are in receipt of a campaign badge for service during a war or in a campaign or expedition; OR
are a disabled veteran, OR
are in receipt of an Armed forces Service Medal for participation in a military operation, OR
are a recently separated veteran (within the last 3 years), AND separated under honorable conditions (this means an honorable or general discharge), you are VRA eligible.
HOT JOBS with VetJobs and Military Spouse Jobs...move them into a career you love! Jobs based in multiple cities throughout the United States. Direct link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=16030&siteid=6090#home
Questions: Porsha Berry - Air Force (Active Duty) Spouse, Recruiter Connect Specialist (575) 415-4276, Pberry@vetjobs.org w. VetJobs.org | MilitarySpouseJobs.org
Government Contracts Industry – Mike Del Rio, Senior Recruiter Connect™ Specialist, Command Master Chief (U.S. Navy Retired), firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandy Artman, National Outreach Manager, VetJobs, CASY & MSCCN, (636) 248-0513, email@example.com
OR Melanie P. Grantham, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP, Recruiter Connect™ Specialist, Air Force Spouse, firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers of America ~ Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) & Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF): https://www.voanr.org/
HVRP provides homeless / at risk Veterans assistance w/obtaining gainful, long term, and meaningful employment. HVRP provides additional job hunting support services called “Individual Case Management” which includes job search assistance (resume reviews / preparation, referrals, interviewing skills, and retention / post-employment services) & more!
SSVF is designed to assist with housing stability. Eligible veterans receive case management and referrals to Veteran Administration (VA) and community resources for securing or maintaining permanent housing.