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Employment Opportunites

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"

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! ******

Appointments are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Call (406) 728-7060 or missoulajsc@mt.gov

HAMILTON: Human Resource Council, 303 North 3rd St., Hamilton MONDAY & THURSDAY 8am – 5pm

REGISTER & SEARCH JOBS: https://montanaworks.gov/

Learn how Employers use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

​​*** 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)

Job Service on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/job-service-missoula/

*** 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, amber.lamb@mt.gov

​*** Veterans: WEAMS (VA approved apprenticeship programs - go to apprenticeships, and search by state): https://inquiry.vba.va.gov/weamspub/buildSearchInstitutionCriteria.do; Questions: Daryl Lee, daryl.lee@mso.umt.edu

US DOL Apprenticeship ~ Employer Quick Start Toolkit:

https://www.doleta.gov/oa/employers/apprenticeship_toolkit.pdf

​​*** 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, snoble@mt.gov).

*** Other offices w/a DVOP:

Billings (406) 652-3080, BillingsJSC@mt.gov (DVOP Dan, daltmaier@mt.gov)

Bozeman (406) 582-9200, bozemanJSC@mt.gov (DVOP: David,  David.Pressler@mt.gov

Butte (406) 494-0300, ButteJSC@mt.gov (DVOP Shannon.Ray@mt.gov)

Great Falls ~ Local Veterans Employment Rep (LVER) & Veteran Program Manager (406) 791-5800, greatfallsjsc@mt.gov (Justin.Toth@mt.gov and DVOP: Chelsea.Keller@mt.gov)

Helena (406) 447-3200, helenajsc@mt.gov (DVOP: Don, Donald.crawford@mt.gov)

Kalispell (406) 758-6200, kalispelljsc@mt.gov (DVOP James.Graham@mt.gov)

Polson (406) 883-7880, polsonjsc@mt.gov (DVOP Ian, ikerr@mt.gov)

VETERANS DASHBOARDhere

*** Subsidized Employment & Education Pays (SEP) ~ Help with family stability, employ-ability, and financial security. Work readiness training (Must be at or below 200% of federal poverty): https://wsd.dli.mt.gov/wioa/ Contact: Michael Sanders, US Army Veteran (406) 218-7446, michael.sanders@mt.gov  

*** 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

Minimum Wage - Labor Law Posters: https://wsd.dli.mt.gov/employers/labor-law-posters

​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, iwt@mt.gov

The EEOC “Know your Rights” poster (required to be posted by employers):   https://www.eeoc.gov/poster

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.sanders@mt.gov

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, crobbins@mt.gov

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/

How to attract Veterans to your workplace

Workforce Development Solutions

Questions: Tom Finch - Montana, US DOL VETS (406) 447-3233, Finch.Thomas.L@dol.gov

​Out of State?

Find an American Job Center (AJC) near you:

https://www.careeronestop.org/LocalHelp/AmericanJobCenters/find-american-job-centers.aspx

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*** 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, 2bscarpentry@gmail.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 (resume creation, interview skills, and advice on starting your own business). Questions: Nancy Andersen - Outreach Director & Volunteer Program Manager, AARP Montana, 30 W. 14th St. Ste 301, Helena (406) 457-4703, C (702) 595-9811, NAndersen@aarp.org OR Jim Higgins - Veteran (406) 291-0356, higginsjw.1@gmail.com

Accelerate MT – Recruitment Coordinators: https://acceleratemontana.submittable.com/submit

Questions: Tom Gallagher – DEAN, Tom.Gallagher@mso.umt.edu

Agriculture ~ SEE "Farming" below

VA blog 7/2022: https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/105491/agricultural-resources-available-to-veterans/

Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS): https://www.afciviliancareers.com/

We support and sustain the USAF, Its aircraft, facilities, infrastructure, systems, and all 300,000 active duty Airmen. Questions: (800) 525-0102; Dr. James (Wes) Venters 210-565-3946; DSN: 665-3946, james.venters.1@us.af.mil

ALPS Corporation: https://www.alpsinsurance.com/about/careers

We want to hire Veterans! Questions: Liesel Brink, PHR, SHRM-CP | HR Generalist 406.523.3857, lbrink@alpsnet.com

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, zachsch@amazon.com

American Corporate Partners (ACP): https://acp-advisornet.org/

Mentors help guide Veterans toward great jobs—and the right jobs!

Questions: (212) 752-0700, info@acp-usa.org

American Greetings: https://corporate.americangreetings.com/careers/

Part time Merchandiser positions available in your area. Leeann - Recruiter, leeann.brown@pontoonsolutions.com

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

Online search of volunteer opportunities: www.redcross.org/volunteertoday

Questions: Jenney Sudbury - Talent Acquisition Advisor (801) 892-4005, Jenney.Sudbury@redcross.org

​AmeriCorps ~ Montana Campus Compact: https://mtcompact.org/americorps-vista/apply-to-serve/

AmeriCorps & US DOL VETS “A Partnership for You” AmeriCorps’ Mary Tobin - Senior Advisor for Wounded Warrior, Veteran, and Military Family Initiatives (recording): https://managementconcepts.adobeconnect.com/_a944919559/poduwfh4qrt8/; 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 (Military Friendly Designation) Questions: Greg Gilbert, Sr. Professional Recruiter, San Diego, (619) 757-1646, ggilbert@apexsystemsinc.com 

Applied Materials: http://www.appliedmaterials.com/company/careers

Company here in Kalispell that is looking for Veterans! Wages are good to excellent, healthcare, 401K, etc. (2017) Questions: staffing_inquiries@amat.com

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, hr@aware-inc.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. (406) 721-8992 or membership@bigskyshrm.org; President: Sherrie Sorenson, president@bigskyshrm.org

Bitterroot Tool & Machine ~ Stevensville: http://www.bitterroottoolandmachine.com/

“They like to hire Veterans!” 406-777-9999, sales@btm-mt.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, ndnjim2111@gmail.com

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. Questions: office@blackknightmt.com OR Victor (406) 493-0806, victorr@blackknightmt.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? 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/; Questions: staff.recruiter1@bnsf.com

OR Breann - HR Director (Montana Division) 701.837.6712, C 701.818.7255, breann.scharpe@bnsf.com

Missoula: Jody – HR (406) 523-1560, Jody.Verity@BNSF.com

Bretz RV: https://www.bretzrv.com/employment-opportunities

Has helped Veterans w/emergency needs and posts on Veteran Job Banks to hire Veterans. Missoula (406) 541-4800

Builders FirstSource (BFS): https://www.bldr.com/join-our-team/jobs-search

Work for the nation’s largest supplier of structural building products, value-added components and services to the professional market for new residential construction and repair and remodeling. Send David a copy of resume so he can reach out to the hiring manager and explain your military background! David - Military Recruiting & Programs 817-676-5331, david.kirgan@bldr.com

Cabela’s ~ Bass Pro: https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/career-opportunities

Huge supporter of the VSN's annual Heroes at Home event and loves hiring Veterans!

Questions: (406) 529-6000 APPLY TODAY cabelas.jobs

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

Caterpillar ~ Western States Equipment: https://dealertechjobs.caterpillar.com/jobs

Cat Dealers are hiring thousands of new dealer technicians. Set your sights on Caterpillar's wide range of high demand, hands-on, high-tech careers, and on-the-job training: https://www.westernstatescat.com/about-us/careers-at-western-states-cat/; +1 800-852-2287, marketing@wseco.com

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; (Created by Disabled Army Veteran) Contact: Carol E McCallister, President/Owner, Champion Business Services (303) 873-9147, carol@championbusiness.com

City & County of Missoula: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/missoulacity/

Clean Harbors – Bulk Product Services (BPS): https://www.cleanharbors.com/

Hiring Veterans! Questions: Nickole Meier – Talent Consultant 346-568-9599, meier.nickole@cleanharbors.com

Clearwater Credit Union: https://clearwatercreditunion.org/careers/

We want to hire Veterans! Alona, alona.simonovich@clearwatercreditunion.org 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.

Compliance Monitoring Systems: https://compliancemonitoringsystems.com/

Jake (ARMY Veteran), “We absolutely love hiring Veterans!” 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, carl@corporategray.com

Cummins: https://www.cummins.com/careers

Powering the world through exceptional people and products, and looks to military veterans to stay successful and at the forefront of innovation. Join our talent community today (enter contact info): https://www.cumminstalentcommunity.com/campaign/veterans-careers-at-cummins/

CVS Health & Walgreens HERO Program: https://jobs.walgreens.com/veterans

40% Tuition Discount ~ 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. Questions: (866) 967-5492, corporate.careers@walgreens.com OR Sarah McMullen - CVS Military Program Manager, Talent Acquisition 585-747-6264, sarah.mcmullen@cvshealth.com

Department of Defense (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. Contact Diane B. Anderson, EEO Officer, Privacy and Diversity Office (PDO), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Seattle), (206) 370-3765, diane.b.anderson@cbp.dhs.gov

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

Direct Employers ~ National Labor Exchange: https://dejobs.org/member-companies/e/

VETERAN RESOURCES (VETcenral): https://veterans.usnlx.com/

VEVRAA Compliance: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/faqs/vevraa-focused-reviews#Q16

Veteran friendly employers should contact Kim to get set up on their EMPLOYER platform! Kim Lott -  Community & State Outreach Administrator 317-874-9129, kim@directemployers.org |  DirectEmployers.org

DirecTV: https://jobs.directv.com/

Competitive compensation including benefit package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Tuition reimbursement, Career advancement opportunities, FREE DIRECTV Premier Package).

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

Volunteer Drivers NEEDED: Mary Jo, “I'm the LAC for Mineral County, Ronan and the Flathead." Learn more: https://www.dav.org/get-involved/volunteer/drive-a-vehicle/

If interested, please contact Mary Jo Berry (406) 822-2213, Spr4800@blackfoot.net

Don Aadsen Ford (Ronan)Veteran Tech Program

Seeking honorably discharged Veterans with transferable skills and clean driving record (no DUI/DWI or reckless driving tickets). Available jobs: https://careers.hireology.com/donaadsenford

Questions: Don Aadsen Ford in Ronan (406) 676-4420

DOYLES ~ Sheehan Majestic: https://www.doylessheehan.com/

We want to hire Veterans! Named an Employer of Choice in 2023!

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/

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) offers paid individualized training and job placement services for those age 55 and older experiencing barriers to employment (must be unemployed / low income). Bob works with many nonprofits & government agencies in 6 MT counties offering 179 modified positions (thrift stores, Missoula Aging, Missoula Interfaith, Habitat for Humanity, Home Resource, 211, tribal, etc.), but they are ALWAYS looking for more host agencies, so please let him know if your nonprofit or gov agency needs some part time help.

Questions: Robert (Bob) Davis – State Program Coordinator for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (406) 493-2408, robertd@esgw.org

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 osd.userra@mail.mil

Encore ~ Veterans & Military Program: https://jobs.encoreglobal.com/en/military-veterans

Encore has a strong commitment to hiring veterans and transitioning military, and is ready to work with you to find your perfect fit on the team +1 877-430-7728, careers@encoreglobal.com

ENTREPRENEURS - SEE "VOB" PAGE (Veteran Owned Business resources)

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: compliance.portal@equest.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 randyspoon65@yahoo.com

FARMING

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.

APPLY: https://www.fbijobs.gov/career-paths/special-agents

Questions: FBI (202) 324-3000; LOCAL – Ask for FBI rep at Missoula PD (406) 549-7696 or (406) 549-0266

FEDERAL CONTRACTING

FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT

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/


FEDEX: https://groundwarehousejobs.fedex.com/groundwarehousejobs/jobs

We currently are offering an increase in the hourly pay rate Questions: FedEx Ground Missoula 406-728-2679 OR 406-655-6351 | fedex.com

FIREFIGHTING ~ Rocky Mountain Fire Company: https://rmfcfire.com/

Entry level positions and no experience is necessary; RMFC trains, certifies, and verifies all applicants that complete the screening process; This process involves a 5 day training course, field day, physical fitness test, background check, and drug screening; This is at will and seasonal employment; Wage totals $20.00 / hour. 406-240-2801

FirstStudent ~ PT Drivers: https://apply.firstgroupcareers.com/vacancy/find/results/map/

Driving part-time (minimum 20 hours a week) ~ Veterans do well w/us! We pay for ALL TRAINING - Contact Teresa Lewis Watts - Field Recruiter, 406-579-0314, Teresa.Lewis@firstgroup.com

Fisher Industries - Fisher Sand & Gravel in Livingston: https://fisher.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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. Samantha, sanderson@fisherind.com

FOREST SERVICE ~ USDA Northern Region: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r1/jobs/?cid=STELPRD3821130

Archeology, range management, physical sciences, biology, natural resources & more: https://www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/jobs/recruitment-and-hiring

G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. ~ Security Positions: https://careers.g4s.com/en/jobs/

Promoting employment opportunities for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, Veterans. Questions: Shelly Sloas, G4S Shared Services Specialist, (307) 266-2774, shelly.sloas@usa.g4s.com

Garden City Plumbing & Heating: https://gardencityplumbing.com/resources/careers/

Veterans interested in the Registered Apprenticeship Program at GCPH should contact Marcie Kessler, marciekessler@gardencityplumbing.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 boardsjob fairs, a monthly print and digital magazine – all free to service members, Veterans and their families. Questions: https://www.gijobs.com/contact-us/

GMA Garnet Mine ~ Alder: https://www.gmagarnet.com/

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, todddahlman@msn.com

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: Jerelyn Botkin - Regional HR Director for MT, OR, & WA, jerelyn.botkin@thegoodmangroup.com

Google Military ~ Jobs for Veterans: https://www.grow.google/grow-your-career/

FREE access for Veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses. 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.

Grayback Forestry: https://www.graybackforestry.com/working-for-grayback

Missoula-based Grayback Forestry is a contract wildland firefighting company (wildland fire pay will be the same as the national federal firefighting rates). OPEN to hiring Veterans that need training!

Questions: Erin Fox – Chief Administrative Officer 541-476-0033, C 714-714-8869, erin@graybackforestry.com

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, info@grizzlydisposal.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, ggbassman77@yahoo.com

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

Questions: dlihcwr@mt.gov

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, lcosta@hillercompanies.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, info@houseofclean.us

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, jonathan@hiregi.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. Questions: info@hiremilitary.us

​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, ccooke@uschamber.com

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, gabriel_soltero@homedepot.com

Humana: https://careers.humana.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!

Inclusively: https://www.inclusively.com/job-seekers/

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, ross@inclusively.com 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.). Veterans should send resume directly to Mike Knippel - Veteran Employment Coordinator (470) 639-3383, Michael.J.Knippel@irs.gov

Jabil Military: https://careers.jabil.com/en/life-at-jabil/military/

Business-to-business engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, and design services company. +1 727-577-9749

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 jeromesdrillingmt@gmail.com with your Letter of Interest.

Jimmy John’s: https://careers.jimmyjohns.com/us/en

VSN Heroes @ Home supporter & Veteran-Friendly Employer!

Questions: Todd – Manager (406) 251-9745, todd@jjmontana.com

John Deere ~ Military Hiring Program: https://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/dealer-technician-training/military-career-skills-program/

John Deere dealerships have a variety of different positions available in parts, sales and support departments depending on availability and location (Welders and assembly line workers to IT and engineering).

Questions: Molly Kerr – HR Coordinator (701) 551-5462, mkerr@rdoequipment.com

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, rex@jonesbrotherstrucking.com 

KC Harvey Environmental: https://www.kcharvey.com/careers

Seeking transitioning service members and Veterans for GIS Techs / CAD, Certified Weed / Stormwater Technicians, Seasonal Reclamation in WY & ND, Rangeland Management, Ecological Restoration, Field Biologists & more! Seasonal work available (Apr – Nov) with per diem, housing & training.

Questions: careers@kcharvey.com OR David Montiel – USMC Veteran (760) 814-5557, dmontiel@kcharvey.com

Kelly OCG: https://careers.kellyocg.com/

REMOTE Opportunities: https://careers.kellyocg.com/search?QHomeOffice=hh1

Job matching for all Veteran candidates (Electrical; Electronics; Hydraulics; Pneumatics; Engineering; Information Technology; Installation, Maintenance & Repair; Logistics - Industrial & Distribution; Manufacturing Operations; Telecommunications): 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/

Lithia Auto Stores – Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Missoula: https://www.lithiachryslermissoula.com

Excited for the opportunity to hire Veterans with mechanical experience.

Questions: Dalla Running – Service Manager (406) 721-5006, Direct (406) 532-7431, drunning@lithia.com

​​Lowe’s: jobs.lowes.com

Lowe’s is proud to be a national partner of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program, designed to help transitioning service members lay the groundwork for a successful civilian career. Lowe's has two primary fellowships, a store fellowship, and a supply chain fellowship. We love hiring Veterans - APPLY: HERE

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, goldie.elizondo@m1services.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, steven.dybdal@montana.edu

MERCK – Veteran Opportunities: https://jobs.merck.com/us/en/veteran-opportunities

We are proud to give veterans the opportunity to launch a new career while continuing their tradition of service to our great nation. Questions: (908) 423-5523 or (908) 740-4000

Military Recruiters

  • 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, henry.d.mclaughlincross.mil@mail.mil OR spencer.t.vasquez.mil@mail.mil

  • 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, jacob.brill@navy.mil

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, info@miracorp.us

​Missoula Aging Services (MAS): https://missoulaagingservices.org/about-us/careers.html

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. 

Contact MAS (406) 728-7682, help@missoulaagingservices.org

Missoula Armed Forces Reserve Center Career Counselor

7th Bn Area 2 ARCD, 9383 Running W Rd., Missoula, (406) 523-5442, Cindy.j.holmes.mil@mail.mil

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, bgreenland@missoulaconcrete.com

OR Adam Bauer – Owner/VP, abauer@missoulaconcrete.com

Missoula Works: www.missoulaworks.com

Paige supports Veterans who have been impacted by the criminal justice system.

Questions: (406) 926-3400, paige@missoulaworks.com

MITRE: https://www.mitre.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, aphilp@mitre.org

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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, cody.r.stevens2.mil@army.mil

SFC Jim Leeper (406) 241-9198, james.a.leeper4.mil@army.mil

Kristen Monroy - Soldier and Family Readiness Specialist, Montana Army National Guard, 9383 Running W. Road, Missoula (406) 324-5121, C (406) 439-8580, kristen.l.monroy.civ@army.mil

Montana Conservation Corps & Veterans Green Corps: https://www.mtcorps.org/

They have staff of ALL AGES (corps 17-30; Leadership 21-35, etc.)

HIRING: Crew Leaders (Missoula, MT) APPLY: https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/open-positions/; Questions: (406) 587-4475, apply@mtcorps.org

OR Caleb Stewart - Recruitment & Admissions Manager Ext 106, caleb@mtcorps.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): https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobsearch.ftl; Several seasonal forestry and fire management positions (search the keyword "Forestry"). David Hamilton - Training, Safety, and Workforce Development Program Manager, Fire Protection Bureau, MT DNRC (406) 542-4255, Cell (406) 431-1948, dahamilton@mt.gov

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. Sadie Hansen - HR Recruiting Specialist, Missoula (406) 594-6249, shansen@mt.gov

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. REQUIREMENTS: https://dojmt.gov/highwaypatrol/recruitment-applicant-info/; Military police / security experience is preferred but not required. Call or text (877) 8-PATROL toll free OR (406) 444-3259, MHPRecruitment@mt.gov

​Mountain Line ~ Seeking Veterans: https://mountainline.com/careers

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. 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) Contact Melissa Dowdy – MUTD 406-215-2450, mdowdy@mountainline.com

National Park Service - Glacier NP: https://www.nps.gov/glac/getinvolved/npsjobs.htm

Summers for “Military Veterans with non-competitive hiring authority eligibility" Sara - Supervisory HR Specialist 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! Training available located throughout Montana. Questions: (406) 202-2600

NESTLE / PURINA: https://www.nestle.com/jobs/search-jobs

Good food, good life – that is what we stand for. Missoula: Ruben Martinez – Army Vet & Field Sales (406) 214-8996, ruben.martinez@us.nestle.com

NOONS: https://noons.com/jobs/

Bryce oversees all the petroleum deliveries (CDL drivers) & wants to employ more Veterans!

Questions: Bryce Simpson (406) 544-2351, Bryce@noons.com

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, jruiz@oilpatchgroup.com

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, hr@onxmaps.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

Questions: Veteranrecruiting_us@oracle.com

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, pmhamiltonmt@gmail.com OR Josh & Jennifer Bernhart, josh.papamurphys@gmail.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, jerry.kirschenheiter@montanabottling.com

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, sheila@phoenixprotectivecorp.com 

Pomp’s Tire Service, Inc. (Previously Whalen Tire: https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/pompstire; Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals. Questions: 3002 W. Broadway, Missoula (406) 721-1030

​Private Employment Services & Temporary Work Agencies

NO FEES! Find temp work, temp-to-hire, full time and part time opps

Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI) Van Drivers: JobsPTI.com

We love Vets! OTR drivers take customers to and from hotels, restaurants, and different railyards; Designated Yard Van (DYV) (800) 471-2440, ptirecruitment@unitedevv.com

Providence Health & Services ~ St. Patrick Hospital: https://providence.jobs/diversity/

a non-profit health care system providing a comprehensive range of health and social services across AK, CA, MT, NM, OR, TX and WA. We offer an inclusive workplace (to over 117,000 caregivers) where we celebrate our differences, drive positive change, and foster a strong sense of belonging. Questions: Veteran friendly - online applications help desk 877-564-6747; Missoula- Karyn Trainor 406-329-5716, Karyn.trainor@providence.org; Corp 469-922-3362 OR Jimmy - Talent Advisor, james.wilson.2@providence.org

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) Mary - HR (321) 428-3454 ext. 4019,  Mary.maves@rgnext.com OR Jason (972) 638-6426, jason.a.bunting@raytheon.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: HR Coordinator (701) 551-5462 OR Montana - Adam 406-855-6500, agilbertson@rdoequipment.com

Redbox – Veteran in Billings: https://www.redbox.com/careers

Would like to hire Veterans! Russell Stevens (406) 591-6087

REMOTE WORK


Republic Services: https://republic.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Republic

Where your effort is always appreciated and your teammates always have your back. Laura – HR (406) 532-7860 / (480) 652-8159, LWatson3@republicservices.com

Resort at Paws up ~ Bonner-Greenough: https://www.pawsup.com/careers
Hiring "5 star" Veterans! They do have housing available for anyone that gets hired (double occupancy rooms in Potomac, Seeley & at the cow). (406) 646-2283 OR Eva, ebell@pawsup.com

RESUME ASSISTANCE ~ FREE & ONLINE Veteran Resume Builders

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, barrjo@niaid.nih.gov


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: S&K Technologies, Inc. (406) 745-5719, HRConnect@sktcorp.com


SCHEELS: https://scheelssports.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Recently received their “Veteran-Friendly” designation!

Questions: Brianne Baughman – Human Resources Assistant, SCHEELS (406) 218-7530, bmbaughman@scheels.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"

Questions: ejk@sundownsecurity.com

Self Employment

*** 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, gonz@silentprofessionals.org

Social Security Administration (SSA)

Video: https://www.ssa.gov/sf/employment/SnC_Videos/MP4/SR.mp4

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, peggy.murphy@ssa.gov

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: 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, robert.miles@sonepar-us.com

Southwest Montana Veterans Home (Utilizes Eduro Healthcare): https://edurohc.com/

Also operates Copper Ridge Health and Rehab in Butte. They have listed positions on Indeed. Questions: Mark - State Liaison, Senior & Long Term Care Division, MT DPHHS (406) 465-3908, mark.gollinger@mt.gov

Stahly Engineering & Associates, Inc.: https://www.seaeng.com/careers/

Construction Inspectors, Drafters, Land Survey Technicians, Professional Engineers for site/civil engineering, "Send us Veterans!" Clint– Construction Manager (406) 495-2294 / C 439-7454, CSmith@seaeng.com

State of Montana Careers: http://statecareers.mt.gov/

We offer competitive benefits, work-life balance, and family friendly policies.

Submittable: https://www.submittable.com/careers/

Social impact software company excited to be a resource for Missoula Veterans! Questions: Amanda, Amanda.davenport@submittable.com  or Chad – Senior HR (406) 303-3264, chad.villegas@submittable.com

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, mmayer@summitilc.org

Swift Transportation: https://www.troops2transport.com/partner-carriers/

Military Benefits Progam: https://www.troops2transport.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/swift-job-overview-1.pdf

Special 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 OR Chuck - 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, cstephenson@casy.us

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SYSCO: https://careers.sysco.com/

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. Chris - Director of HR (406) 247-1920 OR Marc “Max” Kaufman, Supply Chain Trainer (406) 606-0869 or (406) 247-1127

Don - HR Generalist, 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!

APPLY: https://tcglassinc.com/careers/

Questions: Keah Jakob - Residential Estimator & Assistant Accountant (406) 540-1911, KeahJ@tcglassinc.com

Teaching Jobs - Montana: https://opi.mt.gov/Educators/Licensure/Jobs-for-Teachers

Montana Office of Public Instruction Questions: John Stankowiak – State Approving Agency (406) 444-4122, john.stankowiak@mt.gov

Tetra Tech: https://tetratech.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/search/4096146

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

We currently have openings for full & part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSO). At TSA, we offer stability, growth potential and great benefits. No previous security experience is required.

Federal hiring and requirements: https://jobs.tsa.gov/federal-hiring-process

APPLY: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/752796200

Questions: Kurt Carlson – Assistant Director, Missoula TSA, kurt.carlson@dhs.gov

​OR MONTANA: Michael Watts (Navy Veteran) – Program Specialist / Hiring Coordinator, Dept of Homeland Security (Billings) (406) 255-2016, michael.watts@tsa.dhs.gov

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, vanessa.hayden@transystemsllc.com

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 admin@troops2logistics.org

Questions: Scot Snyder, President, Troops2Logistics, ssnyder@troops2logistics.org

Troops to Transport aka Troops to Transportation & Logistics (T2TL): https://www.troops2transport.com/

SkillBridge - Explore high-paying Commercial Driving positions in the transportation industry. Troops Into Transportation is the military's leading CDL training and job placement program as a DoD SkillBridge Program for active-duty service members – SIGN UP: https://share.hsforms.com/1vW0QsJlVQPWOyXV-13TagQcar5h

(754) 444-2354, vet.info@troops2transport.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; Questions: 800-777-0133

Tru-Check: http://www.tru-check.com/

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: Butte DVOP, Job Service (406) 494-0308

Unemployment Insurance (UI)

Make a claim: https://uiclaimant.mt.gov/TUP/Claimant/_/

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

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets/programs/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; Advisor: https://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/vets/userra/

Montana: Tom -Veterans' Employment and Training Service (US DOL VETS) (406) 447-3233, finch.thomas.l@dol.gov

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

USAA: https://www.usaajobs.com/military

Your service matters to us – and your future! Marcus "OHLEY" Ohlenforst - Military Talent Strategist (USMC Veteran): https://www.linkedin.com/in/ohley/

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: recruiting@uscp.gov OR Officer Dareick Barr - United States Capitol Police Recruiting, dareick.barr@uscp.gov

​US Customs & Border Protection (CBP): https://www.cbp.gov/careers/veterans

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Frontline Careers: https://www.cbp.gov/careers/frontline-careers

Marc Rowley would prefer that potential applicants are referred directly to him or one of his team members (for application and hiring guidance). Marc - Program Manager, Seattle Field Office Recruiter, 360-332-3117, MARC.M.ROWLEY@CBP.DHS.GOV 

Questions: Diane B. Anderson, EEO Officer, Privacy and Diversity Office (PDO), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Seattle), (206) 370-3765, diane.b.anderson@cbp.dhs.gov

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

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. 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, rosales.marisela@dol.gov

US Department of Publlic Health & Human Services ~ Promising Careers: www.promising-careers.org

Career Exploration Website – Tool for TANF Case Managers and Employment Service Providers. MEF Associates and Mathematica developed a career exploration website to help clients identify careers that provide family sustaining wages. The site includes over 600 occupations that pay $15 an hour or more and are projected to grow over the next 10 years. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Manager, Human and Community Services Division 406.444.0641

US Department of State ~ Foreign Service: 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): Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) OR Schedule A

Seeking Veterans who can qualify for noncompetitive appointment -Please direct potential candidates to send their resume, transcripts (unofficial are OK) and required documentation verifying non-competitive eligibility to Rachel F. McCracken - Senior Workforce Diversity Specialist, Office of Diversity & Inclusive Workforce Management (ODIWM), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, rachel_f_mccracken@fws.gov OR Office of Diversity & Inclusive Workforce Management, connect@fws.gov; Visit U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service online

US Postal Service – APPLY: https://about.usps.com/careers/welcome.htm

USPS is hiring nationwide, Veterans and families get preference (800) 275-8777

VA Careers: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/

Questions: (844) 456-5208 OR VHA questions: Jeremy Gilliam – HR Specialist (SBU), Montana VA Health Care (VHA) – Fort Harrison (406) 447-7013, jeremy.gilliam@va.gov; Tiny Hudson – Clinic Manager (406) 758-2753, tiny.hudson@va.gov OR Paden Holman (UM Alumni) – Administrative Assistant / Patient Care Services, Montana VA Health Care at Fort Harrison (406) 447-6054, paden.holman@va.gov

VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): http://www.vaforvets.va.gov

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. Questions: (202) 461-7759, vesovets@va.gov

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 for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: vesovets@va.gov

VA Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

http://www.va.gov/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.

Questions: 844-698-2311

​Veterans are a Valuable Asset ~ VA Veterans Employment Kit

Explain to employers how you're an asset for them!

https://www.va.gov/VETSINWORKPLACE/valuableassets.asp

VA Blog "As an employer, why does hiring Veterans matter to you?" https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/88851/bridge-my-return-veteran-voices-workplace/

VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: vesovets@va.gov

Veterans2Work: https://www.veterans2work.org/veterans.html

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, john@veterans2work.org  

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, service@veteransascend.com

Veteran Curation Program ~ Archaeological Collections

https://veteranscurationprogram.org/

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.

APPLY: http://veteranscurationprogram.org/program-description/

Questions: Jasmine Heckman, highja01@gmail.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.

https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/veterans/veoa/

FEDS HIRE VETS: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job-seekers/special-hiring-authorities/#content

Regional VA for Vets contact: Mark, (513) 497-7284, mark.berninger@va.gov

VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: vesovets@va.gov

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.

https://www.vets-inc.com/careers

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.

Questions: Chris Grudzinski - Director MT/ND, chrisgrudzinski@veteransinc.org

Veteran Job Banks

Veterans Preference ~ 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 - search 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.

https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/veterans/vra/

VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: vesovets@va.gov

VETJOBS: VetJobs.org

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

  • Government Contracts Industry – Mike Del Rio, Sr Recruiter Connect™, Command Master Chief (Navy Retired), mdelrio@vetjobs.org

  • National Outreach Manager - Sandy Artman, VetJobs, CASY & MSCCN, (636) 248-0513, sartman@casy.us

  • Recruiter Connect™ Specialist - Melanie P. Grantham, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP, Air Force Spouse, m_grantham@msccn.org AND Greg Freeman – Army Retired (563) 293-3959, gfreeman@vetjobs.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.

Questions: Employment Service Coordinator 3550 Mullan Road Suite 103, Missoula, MT 59808 (406) 926-3600, brenna.richardson@voanr.org OR WY - Jesse (307) 672-0475, jesse.durham@vonar.org

Walmart – Veterans First Program: https://www.walmartcareerswithamission.com/content/people-experience/military.html

Giving Veterans and service members 1st priority in the hiring process! Bobbi, "this is a link that Walmart corporate gives to us to post opening on.” https://www.veteranjoblistings.org/; Bobbi Hettick, Personnel Coordinator, Walmart Supercenter, (406) 829-8489, bmhetti.s03259.us@wal-mart.com

Wells Fargo ~ Military / Branch Manager Apprenticeship: https://flows.beamery.com/wellsfargo/military-apprentice-positions-olewpebph2/0

Learn the fundamentals of managing the delivery of exceptional customer experience, focused on building customer relationships, engaging with customers to understand their financial needs, and working proactively to help customers succeed financially. Chris Baxter (Army Veteran) - Diversity Sourcing Specialist, Military Talent Liaison (469) 299-7532, C (817) 601-5134, Christopher.R.Baxter@wellsfargo.com

Winco: https://careers-winco.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=-12810-Missoula

Would love to hire Veterans! They have employee stock ownership, great health care (low cost $30-45/mo), 401K, flex account, career advancement and paid vacation. APPLY – TEXT “WinCo” to 97211 or contact Kana (406) 218-7951

XPO Logistics: https://jobs.xpo.com/

Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. Questions: (844) 742-5976, contact@xpo.com

​​Yellowstone National Park

Hiring several summer positions.. share these with any interested Vets. Also there will be several full-time jobs in the near future and if you have any Non Completive Vets (VRA, 30%) please reach out (HVAC, Plumbers, Equipment operators, Carpenters, Mechanics, and Electricians). Everett Munson - North District Facility Manager, Yellowstone National Park (307) 344-2492, Cell (406) 581-9762, everett_munson@nps.gov 

YMCA: https://www.ymcamissoula.org/job-opportunities

We want to hire Veterans! Leslie (406) 532-6244, lmcshane@ymcamissoula.org

Yoke’s Fresh Market: https://apply.jobappnetwork.com/yokes-fresh-market/en

They’re hoping to increase their workforce & would like the VSN’s help in staffing! Questions: Yoke’s Corporate HR - Laural Poucher 509-921-2292, Cell: 509-828-8411, Fax: 509-921-1372

Employment Opportunities: Programs
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