American Job Centers in Montana are OPEN! MTuThF 8am – 5pm, Wed 11am – 5pm
Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Job Service, Missoula ~ "The VSN's Employment Services Leader"
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!
539 S. 3rd St., Missoula ~ Appointments are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Call (406) 728-7060 or email@example.com
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:
Bozeman (406) 582-9200, bozemanJSC@mt.gov (DVOP: Awaiting Hire)
Statewide LVER (Local Veterans Employment Rep): Danny.Williams@mt.gov
Veteran Program Manager - Montana: Nick, email@example.com
*** 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 ******
1/1/22 Montana’s Minimum Wage Increased to $9.20 - Download the Minimum Wage 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
Job Service: https://montanaworks.gov/employers
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
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
Local Veterans Employment Representative (LVER) ~ Leading an increased focus of hiring and retaining Veterans who bring a special skill-set to the workforce. Contact: Danny (406) 791-5865, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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/
2021 Award Recipients: https://www.hirevets.gov/awardees
Questions: Tom Finch, US DOL VETS (406) 447-3233, Finch.Thomas.L@dol.gov
US DOL ~ Workforce Development Solutions:
Apprenticeship ~ US DOL Quick Start Toolkit
Out of State?
Find an American Job Center (AJC) near you:
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
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: Steve Reiter – Senior Operations Specialist, Montana AARP (406) 457-4702, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accelerate MT – Recruitment Coordinators
Questions: Tom Gallagher – DEAN, Tom.Gallagher@mso.umt.edu
Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS)
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
We want to hire Veterans!
Questions: Liesel Brink, PHR, SHRM-CP | HR Generalist 406.523.3857, firstname.lastname@example.org
AMAZON – Military Program
Sign-on bonuses up to $3,000; Competitive pay up to $22/hour; Flexible shifts and schedules; Healthcare, 401k, and paid time off; Pre-paid tuition options; Career advancement in high-demand fields.
Questions: “JV” Jeremy Vellon – Military Program Manager & Community Engagement at Amazon (619) 402-4429, email@example.com
OR Ashley Frient – Lead Recruiter, firstname.lastname@example.org
American Corporate Partners (ACP)
Mentors help guide Veterans toward great jobs—and the right jobs!
Questions: (212) 752-0700, email@example.com
American Red Cross
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
University of Montana, DHC #020, 32 Campus Dr., Missoula
*** UPDATE 9/2021 Dannette, "Join AmeriCorps with Montana Campus Compact and help remove barriers to success while addressing educational equity for Montana high school students! Montana Campus Compact has some great full-time/full-year service opportunities throughout Montana on college campuses. National Service is a great way to give back while earning an Education Award to pay down student loans or for future schooling."
Service brings great benefits including earning a $6,345 Education Award, a living allowance, healthcare, childcare assistance and engaging in professional development trainings. National Service moves your resume and application for graduate school to the top of the pile—you will get noticed.
Questions: Dannette Fadness, BS, BA, MPA - AmeriCorps Manager, Montana Campus Compact, Davidson Honors College – University of Montana (406) 243-5181, firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, Montana Campus Compact, University of Montana, DHC #020, 32 Campus Dr., Missoula, (406) 243-5177
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, email@example.com
Nick (Kalispell DVOP, firstname.lastname@example.org), “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)
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/
Big Sky SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
President: Sherrie Sorenson, email@example.com
Bitterroot Tool & Machine ~ Stevensville
“They like to hire Veterans!” Send cover letter and resume to Randy Jones, Owner: firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Black Knight Security
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
BNSF – Transitioning Military Program
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/
Cabela’s ~ Bass Pro
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
Chamber of Commerce
Champion Business & Honorable Comfort Corps
2668 Dexter St., Denver CO 80207
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
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, email@example.com
City & County Positions
City of Missoula http://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/1726/CivicHR-Jobs-Page
Missoula County https://www.missoulacounty.us/government/administration/human-resources/current-job-openings
City of Missoula Police Department initial testing (written & physical tests)
Questions: Ryan Kamura – Training Officer, MPD (406) 552-6303, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clearwater Credit Union
We want to hire Veterans!
Questions: Alona, email@example.com or call (406) 523-3300
Cognizant ~ Advanced Technology Group (ATG)
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
Jake (ARMY Veteran), “We absolutely love hiring Veterans!”
Questions: Jake Henry, Program Manager (406) 529-1789, jake@Compliancemonitoringsystems.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
Debt dot org ~ Veteran Jobs & Unemployment
Veterans, Jobs and Unemployment - Programs to Help Unemployed Vets
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
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 ourmilitary 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
Offers New Resource to Help Military Reservists and Servicemembers Find Jobs in the Trucking Industry
ONLINE JOB OPPORTUNITIES: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/under21militaryjobs [c212.net]
To learn more about the Under 21 Pilot Program and how to apply, visit: 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
DOYLES ~ Sheehan Majestic
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.
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) ~ Seeking participants 55 or over who are low income and unemployed, but who have been seeking employment (20-29 hrs per week) through WIOA workforce services. Priority placement for Veterans, Disabled, ESL, Homeless.
Also seeking host agencies / employers (must be non-profit or government agency).
Questions: Deborah Chouinard, Montana State Coordinator SCSEP (406) 836-0670, DeborahC@esgw.org
Or Missoula - Bob Davis, Employment Specialist (406) 493-2408, RobertD@esgw.org
Easterseals Military & Veteran Services: http://www.eastersealsveterans.org/; We connect Veterans to meaningful employment and provide access to Education, Health, Wellness, and Family Support Services.
Questions: (513) 240-6897, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elite One Source
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)
USERRA hotline (800) 336-4590 24/7 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ENTREPRENEURS - SEE "VOB" PAGE (Veteran Owned Business resources)
eQuest Compliance Support
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)
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)
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
Federal Gov Qualifications Standards: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp
Federal Tips (OPM) ~ Policy and Outreach (RPO) division of Personnel Management (OPM): https://www.opm.gov/
Federal Tips (GovLoop): https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/quick-qualification-tips-for-federal-jobs/
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
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 email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.org; Questions: Stephen “Rocky” Soto - Missoula Aerial Depot (fire) (619) 416-9237, email@example.com
Bitterroot / Missoula: Contact Ed, firstname.lastname@example.org
Butte Ranger District: Contact Dave Scherbel (406) 925-2900, David.email@example.com
Trapper Creek Job Corps – Questions: Gary Mitchell, Disability Coordinator 406-821-2103, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Brian Shay (406) 821-2130, email@example.com
VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): https://www.vaforvets.va.gov/vaforvets/JobSeekers/resources/Pages/Training-and-Resources.asp Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or TEXT USFSR8 to 22828
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. ~ Security Positions
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, email@example.com
Garden City Plumbing & Heating
Veterans interested in the Registered Apprenticeship Program at GCPH should contact Marcie Kessler, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, MT
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, email@example.com
Google Military ~ Career Forward Program & GROW w/GOOGLE
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
LOCAL: Chery Sabol – Montana DLI Program Manager, email@example.com
Ground Rigging ~ Veteran Owned Business (VOB)
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
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
We have a number of great jobs for Veterans and military spouses nationwide!
Questions: Jonathan Wells – Corporate Recruiter (904) 933-4076, firstname.lastname@example.org
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. Complete profile and upload resume: https://tenovallc.pinpointhq.com/register-your-interest/new
HIRE VETS Medallion Program
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
Hiring Our Heroes: 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, 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
IRS ~ VRA Hiring
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!”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your Letter of Interest.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest ~ Volunteer Opportunity!
Do you have a need that is being unmet within your program or organization? Do you have a program that you are trying to get up and running? By applying to host a Jesuit Volunteer (JV)/AmeriCorps Member, you can possibly get those needs met! 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, 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
REMOTE Opportunities: https://careers.kellyocg.com/search?QHomeOffice=hh1
We are job matching for all Veteran candidates for the following areas: Engineering; Information Technology; Installation, Maintenance & Repair; Logistics - Industrial & Distribution; Manufacturing Operations; Telecommunications. Please send resume directly to Shayal.Prasad@kellyocg.com
Questions: Luis R. Polanco - RPO Associate Recruiter (856) 403-9722, Cell (856) 381-8552, Luis.email@example.com
Kiewit ~ Military
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
How to Become a Police Officer ~ Montana: https://www.how-to-become-a-police-officer.com/states/montana/
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
Local Veterans Employment Representative ~ Montana
Eric Powers is an USAF Veteran and a "DUAL" DVOP/LVER in Butte but covers the entire state (Disabled Veterans Outreach Program AND Local Veterans Employment Representative) LVERs conduct, “outreach to employers and engage in advocacy efforts with hiring executives to increase employment opportunities for veterans and encourage the hiring of veterans.”
Contact info: Eric Powers, Job Service Butte, 2201 White Blvd, Butte, MT 59701, (406) 494-0308, Eric.Powers@mt.gov
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
M1 Support Services ~ Veteran Owned Business (VOB)
300 N. Elm St., Denton, TX
Government services contractor: Competitive salary and a generous, comprehensive benefits package.
Questions: Dave Hanson, Recruiting Manager, (940) 323-1119, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Veteran, woman-owned firm specializing in federal government contract services. Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals.
Questions: Cynthia Miracle – Founder & CEO (480) 726-7747, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula Aging Services (MAS)
337 Stephens Ave., Missoula
Questions: Jen Ryan Hickes (406) 728-7682, email@example.com
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
RECRUITING VETERANS for VETERANS as Senior Companions: Laura, firstname.lastname@example.org
15 – 40 hours / week w/desire to help. For 20 hours / week, volunteers receive a “tax-free hourly stipend to help cover costs to income eligible volunteers.” And, “supplemental, accident and liability insurance while you’re in service.”
Contact: (406) 728-7682, email@example.com
Missoula Armed Forces Reserve Center Career Counselor
7th Bn Area 2 ARCD, 9383 Running W Rd., Missoula, (406) 523-5442, Cindy.firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula Police Department
MPD invites you to participate in our application process to become an entry level police officer.
PRE-REGISTRATION FORM for TESTING: http://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/FormCenter/Police-Department-5/Applicant-Test-Registration-99
Questions: MPD (406) 552-6303
Paige & Thomas (Veteran) have ideas for supporting Veterans who have been impacted by the criminal justice system.
Questions: (406) 926-3400, email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana Army National Guard
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.
Go to 3620 A Brooks St. or contact SSG Stevens (406) 594-1923, email@example.com
SFC Jim Leeper (406) 241-9198, firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana Conservation Corps
They have staff of ALL AGES (corps 17-30; Leadership 21-35, etc.) and ask about Veterans Green Corps!
Questions: Caleb Stewart - Recruitment & Admissions Manager (406) 587-4475 Ext 106, email@example.com
Veterans Green Corps: Western Wildlands, 508 Toole Ave., Missoula, (406) 728-2720
Montana Department of Corrections
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
Open DLI positions: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana DOT ~ MDT Department of Transportation
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, email@example.com
OR Valerie Ewals – MDT Helena HR (406) 444-6046, firstname.lastname@example.org
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). Those with CDL’s with the proper endorsements tend to complete training a couple of weeks before those without. 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, email@example.com
National Park Service - Glacier NP
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
The Nature Conservancy
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Oil Patch Group
Would like to hire Veterans! $16-22 per hour, 50 hrs/week (9/15/20 "hotel paid for by company"
Oil Patch is a mid-size company which provides services to the energy industry in six different states. Current contract: Maintain (lawn/area maintenance) the right-of-way for the Keystone pipeline in Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
onXmaps ~ Veteran Friendly Employer 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Oracle ~ Veteran Programs
“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
Paralyzed Veterans of America ~ Veterans Career Program (VCP)
VCP (formerly Paving Access for Veterans Employment - PAVE): https://www.pva.org/find-support/veterans-employment/
Free and open to all Veterans, transitioning service members, spouses, and caregivers. Find meaningful work!
Questions: Benefits Helpline: 1-866-734-0857
Caregiver Support: 1-855-260-3274
Patriot Boot Camp for Military Entrepreneurs
Since 2012, Patriot Boot Camp has been on a mission to assemble and activate an inclusive community that advances veterans and military spouses in their mission to become creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs leading the new economy.
PepsiCo Corp ~ Hamilton, Kalispell, Libby, Missoula, Polson
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, email@example.com
Platinum Career Solutions & The Goodman Group
Caregiving, Nursing, Life Enrichment, Housekeeping, and CNA Sponsored Training classes!
Missoula jobs: https://thegoodmangroup.applicantpro.com/jobsbyorganization/country/us/state/Montana-MT
Questions: Platinum (406) 549-1300
Or, McKenna (406) 926-2722, 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/
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
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: Katie Kissel – HR Manager (812) 485-3652, Katie.email@example.com
Raytheon ~ Veteran Hiring
*** 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
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
Would like to hire a Veterans!
Questions: Russell Stevens (406) 591-6087
Resort at Paws up ~ Bonner-Greenough
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!”
ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve), “Top 10 reasons to hire members of the guard and reserve: Leadership, professionalism, responsibility, understand diversity, physical conditioning, “can do attitude,” calm under pressure, first class image, on time – all the time, global perspective.”
Dr. Minnick is a seasoned career leader who holds 6 industry certifications in career management, academic advising, job search, salary negotiation, LinkedIn profile building, and résumé writing. Connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cherylminnick/; Questions: Dr. Cheryl Minnick, NCRW, MRW, CCMC, NCOPE, CHJMC, SII, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Schwan’s Home Service
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
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sodexo ~ Quality of Life Services
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
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
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
We offer competitive benefits, work-life balance, and family friendly policies.
Still Serving Veterans
Veterans, National Guard, Reservists, or spouses needing employment help (resumes, job search techniques, interview skills) ~ We can help no matter where you are located. “Our passion is serving Veterans and their families, we never charge for our services. Semper Fi”
Questions: William Koch, (256) 883-7035, email@example.com
Dustin Monroe, Submittable, “I am Veteran looking to help other Veterans in Missoula as an Data Analyst. I am a combat Veteran and am the hiring manager for this position so please apply. For the right candidate, we would be willing to train you, if you do not meet all the qualifications."
Summit Independent Living (SIL)
SIL is the VSN's Disability Advocate & they provide multiple resources, workshops & ADA events!
Questions: Mike Mayer, (406) 728-1630, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.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.
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
We want to hire Veterans!
Questions: HR (406) 540-1911 or visit 1100 Kensington, Missoula
Teaching Jobs - Montana
Montana Office of Public Instruction
Tetra Tech ~ Energy, Environmental & Disaster Recovery
Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals
Questions: (626) 351-4664
Toby Hansen Agency
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 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. New hires receive paid on-the-job training – plus, a $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*” If there are any questions or if candidates need assistance, they can contact the TSA Help Desk via email at HelpDesk@mailserver-hraccess.tsa.dhs.gov
Questions: Sogol Hosseinzadeh - Recruitment Strategy 571-491-5908, firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, Kasey Harris - TSA Recruitment and Hiring | Recruitment Marketing Strategy, email@example.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
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)
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
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
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 Capitol Police (Washington D.C.)
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)
Benefits that Veterans receive from employment with 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
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
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/
Questions: Veterans Employment Service Officer (VESO), firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeremy Gilliam – HR Specialist (SBU), Montana VA Health Care (VHA) – Fort Harrison (406) 447-7013, email@example.com
OR Tiny Hudson – Clinic Manager (Missoula & Kalispell) (406) 758-2753, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paden Holman (UM Alumni) – Administrative Assistant / Patient Care Services, Montana VA Health Care at Fort Harrison (406) 447-6054, email@example.com
VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO)
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.
VA BLOG, “What to expect during a VA virtual career fair” https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/77924/77924/
Questions: (202) 461-7759, firstname.lastname@example.org
VA Montana Health Care 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/
Veterans ASCEND ~ FREE Service (NO Resume)
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, email@example.com
Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC) ~ US Small Business Administration (SBA)
VBOC hosted by Big Sky Economic Development announced a new platform for Veterans and military spouses pursuing entrepreneurial success in Montana, Wyoming and Utah. The Veterans Building America Slack Channel, a 24-hour virtual network for Veteran entrepreneurs
*** VBOC LOCATOR: sba.gov/vboc; 9.1% of all small businesses are owned by VETERANS! They suggested using a mentor from score.org (Missoula office is at 2501 S. Catlin St., (406) 442-4986 and in Kalispell, 15 Depot Park, (406) 461-9856).
Assistance with business plans, loans / finding lenders, marketing, etc. ~ Talk to people & RESEARCH the best option for you:
Small Business Development Centers: http://sbdc.mt.gov (Missoula (406) 243-4770, Kalispell (406) 756-3836)
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers: montanaptac.org
USDA & Rural Small Business: 3550 Mullan Rd Ste 106, Missoula (406) 829-3395 ext 4 or Lad Barney (855) 576-2679
STATEWIDE Women's Business Center: sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/wbc – Questions: Lexi Preszler (Montana STATEWIDE & not only Veterans), (701) 426-7196, firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions: Dustin Frost, Director (406) 869-8411, email@example.com
OR Ryan Luchau - Training Manager/Business Advisor 406.534.9841, firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterans Coalition of Northwest Montana (VCNWM)
Members of the coalition have been actively scheduling and providing Veteran Specific QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training. If you have an organization or group who would like to get this valuable FREE suicide prevention training, please email request to: email@example.com
Questions: Nan Wise, Executive Assistant, (406) 407-2153, firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, Jim Higgins, (406) 291-0356, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com
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. ~ Missoula & Helena
Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant & Call of Duty Endowment (CODE) grant. We help Veterans in MT who are unemployed or under employed find jobs and with resume building, trainings, financial assistance for certifications, work clothing, tools etc.
Questions: Jennifer Thomas, Universal Services Advocate-Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program(HVRP), Veterans Inc., (406) 591-7519, Cell (406) 591-7519, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula: Alec Natz - Universal Service Advocate, 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.
VETJOBS (Previously Corporate America Supports You "CASY")
Seeking Veterans, transitioning military, and members of the National Guard.
*** Military Veteran & Spouse Remote and Virtual Employment opportunities! https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=16030&siteid=6090#home
Aimee, "List of openings in the Cyber/IT world with my partner companies” (remove Montana to see national – over 11K!): https://jobs.vetjobs.org/jobs/?q=remote+cyber&location=montana
Government Contracts Industry – Mike, “Please share with your Veterans and Spouses seeking employment. Applicants can go to www.VetJobs.com access the "Jobs" Dropdown and "View RC Jobs" to view the full job descriptions and position requirements for each position. If you have any questions please contact me. Mike Del Rio, Senior Recruiter Connect™ Specialist, Command Master Chief (U.S. Navy Retired), firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions: Aimee Baird, Recruiter Connect Specialist (435) 414-8025, email@example.com
Melanie P. Grantham, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP, Recruiter Connect™ Specialist, Air Force Spouse, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandy Artman, National Outreach Manager, VetJobs, CASY & MSCCN, (636) 248-0513, email@example.com
Volunteers of America ~ Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) & Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
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.