American Job Center ~ Job Service Missoula, 539 S. 3rd St., Missoula is OPEN MTuThF 8am – 5pm, Wed 11am – 5pm
Montana Department of Labor & Industry, "The VSN's Employment Services Leader"
Appointments are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Call (406) 728-7060 or email@example.com
REGISTER & SEARCH JOBS: https://montanaworks.gov/
Job seekers: Get one on one assistance with supportive employment, resumes, interviewing, and job search!
*** Veterans receive Priority of Service for all DLI employment & training opportunities!
HAMILTON: Human Resource Council, 303 North 3rd St., Hamilton MONDAY & THURSDAY 8am – 5pm
*** Interviewing ~ STAR method of Behavioral Interviewing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoGZQatkqKg If you prefer an in-person training, call the Job Service and ask to schedule a “mock interview”!
*** RESUMES ~ FREE Veteran Resume Builders (Scroll down to "RESUME" in employer section below)
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), firstname.lastname@example.org
*** Veterans: WEAMS (VA approved apprenticeship programs - go to apprenticeships, and search by state): https://inquiry.vba.va.gov/weamspub/buildSearchInstitutionCriteria.do; Questions: Daryl Lee, email@example.com
US DOL Apprenticeship ~ Employer Quick Start Toolkit:
*** 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:
VETERANS DASHBOARD: here
*** 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, email@example.com
*** 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.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 ~ 2023 Awards: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNJ7ECGwoSQ
US DOL is accepting applications to recognize employers that meet standards for excellence in recruiting,
hiring and retaining Veterans: https://www.hirevets.gov/
Questions: Tom Finch, US DOL VETS (406) 447-3233, Finch.Thomas.L@dol.gov
Out of State?
Find an American Job Center (AJC) near you:
*** US DOL VETS ~ Why Hiring a Veteran Makes Sense: https://blog.dol.gov/2022/07/22/skills-leadership-experience-why-hiring-americas-veterans-makes-sense
2B’s Carpentry & Construction ~ Victor. Seeking laborers and carpenters ($15/hr) - willing to train (Must be available full-time w/reliable transportation). She would really like to hire Veterans! Contact Amanda Burnett 406-207-0469, email@example.com
AARP ~ Veterans & Military Spouses Job Center: https://campaigns.aarp.org/Veteran-Job-Center/
To help those who served gain an edge in their job search and career transitions (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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accelerate MT – Recruitment Coordinators: https://acceleratemontana.submittable.com/submit
Questions: Tom Gallagher – DEAN, Tom.Gallagher@mso.umt.edu
Agriculture ~ SEE "Farming" below
Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS): https://www.afciviliancareers.com/
We support and sustain the USAF, Its aircraft, facilities, infrastructure, systems, and all 300,000 active duty Airmen. Questions: (800) 525-0102; DSN 665-0102; 210-565-0102 OR Dr. James (Wes) Venters - AFPC Talent Acquisition 210-565-3946; DSN: 665-3946, email@example.com
ALPS Corporation: https://www.alpsinsurance.com/about/careers
We want to hire Veterans! Questions: Liesel Brink, PHR, SHRM-CP | HR Generalist 406.523.3857, firstname.lastname@example.org
AMAZON – Military Program: https://hiring.amazon.com/our-team/military
Jump-start your post-military career with a company that values your service and invests in your future.
Questions: Zach Schultz, email@example.com
American Corporate Partners (ACP): https://acp-advisornet.org/
Mentors help guide Veterans toward great jobs—and the right jobs!
Questions: (212) 752-0700, firstname.lastname@example.org
American Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org/about-us/careers.html
PAID WORK-FROM-HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED JOB OPPORTUNITIES: www.redcross.org/jobs
Services for Veterans: https://www.redcross.org/get-help/military-families/services-for-veterans.html
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, email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Ortiz is a Navy Vet and connected on LinkedIn – “we excel in hiring Vets!” Let him know if you have questions! (414) 688-3333, email@example.com or via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ortizbenjamin/
AWARE, Inc.: https://www.aware-inc.org/careers
VSN Leadership spoke to a Veteran who works for AWARE, and he likes it because of they offer flexibility and military reserve training leave/pay. Statewide, community-based support for people with mental health and/or developmental disabilities. Questions: Jen Wilburn – Director of Services (406) 563-8117, firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Sky SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management): http://www.bigskyshrm.org/content.aspx
Big Sky SHRM strives to serve HR professionals and advance the Human Resources profession. The Big Sky SHRM Chapter is proud to be a local affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR organization. (406) 721-8992 or email@example.com; President: Sherrie Sorenson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bitterroot Tool & Machine ~ Stevensville: http://www.bitterroottoolandmachine.com/
“They like to hire Veterans!” Send cover letter and resume to Randy Jones, Owner: email@example.com
Blackfeet Manpower: https://lnkd.in/gD3YwGe
Known as a “Nit-Sit-Tah-Poh-Tahk-Kaaks” Working Friends One-Stop Center helps increase employability of those living within or near the boundaries of the Blackfeet Reservation. Questions: Leo Pollock, USMC Veteran & Blackfeet Veterans Alliance Administrator (406) 338-2111/3821, firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Knight Security: https://www.blackknightmt.com/
Seeking qualified Veterans for their Armed Security positions. Former law enforcement, military or security experience preferred. Must be eligible to be licensed through the State of Montana to carry a weapon. Will conduct background check and drug testing. Questions: email@example.com OR Victor (406) 493-0806, firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
Has helped Veterans w/emergency needs and posts on Veteran Job Banks to hire Veterans. Missoula (406) 541-4800
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! (406) 529-6000
Career OneStop & Workforce GPS: https://veteranspriority.workforcegps.org/
Information on the job market, employment & training programs, grants, legislation, technical assistance, and various other publications and articles. Questions: WorkforceGPS (888) 848-3696, Support@WorkforceGPS.org
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chamber of Commerce: https://missoulachamber.com/
Business Directory: https://missoulachamber.com/download/member/directory
Champion Business & Honorable Comfort Corps: http://www.championbusiness.com/
The mission of Champion Business Services is to provide staffing resources that will meet the needs of government agencies and to become the leading provider of jobs for Veterans.
Honorable Comfort Corps: https://www.honorablecomfort.org; (Created by Disabled Army Veteran) Contact: Carol E McCallister, President/Owner, Champion Business Services (303) 873-9147, email@example.com
City & County of Missoula: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/missoulacity/
City of Missoula Police Department initial testing (written & physical tests) DETAILS: https://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/416/Testing-Information; Questions: Ryan Kamura – Training Officer, MPD (406) 552-6303, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula County: https://www.missoulacounty.us/government/administration/human-resources/current-job-openings; Questions: email@example.com OR Gina Brown, PRC - Recruitment Specialist, Human Resources (406) 258-4874, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula County Public Schools (MCPS): https://www.mcpsmt.org/domain/3274; Questions: Kara Cook - Classified Technician, Administration Building A (MCPS) 909 South Ave W. (406) 728-2400 Ext. 1039, email@example.com
Clearwater Credit Union: https://clearwatercreditunion.org/careers/
We want to hire Veterans! Alona, firstname.lastname@example.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. Meagan Damrow – ATG Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (406) 205-4899, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com OR Sarah McMullen - CVS Military Program Manager, Talent Acquisition 585-747-6264, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Department of Transportation: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/under21militaryjobs
Offers New Resource to Help Military Reservists and Servicemembers Find Jobs in the Trucking Industry. To learn more about the Under 21 Pilot Program and how to apply: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/under21pilot/under-21-pilot-program; For complete information on USDOT's programs to help veterans transition into civilian careers, visit: https://www.transportation.gov/veteranstransportationcareers
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, firstname.lastname@example.org | DirectEmployers.org
Competitive compensation including benefit package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Tuition reimbursement, Career advancement opportunities, FREE DIRECTV Premier Package). Questions: Karen Griebel, email@example.com
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
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. Contact Patti Nolan (406) 830-0599, firstname.lastname@example.org
Easterseals Military & Veteran Services ~ We connect Veterans to meaningful employment and provide access to Education, Health, Wellness, and Family Support Services. Questions: (513) 240-6897, email@example.com
Questions: Bob Davis, Employment Specialist (406) 493-2408, RobertD@esgw.org
Ekstrom Stage Station: https://ekstromstagestation.com/
Family owned and run small country restaurant at a famous world class campground and fishing resort. Live the dream - World class fishing right at the campground. Located in CLINTON (Rock Crk Rd), right on the banks! Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elite One Source: https://eliteonesource.com/
I would like to start an initiative at my company to bring Veterans on board! Production team members enjoy 3 Day weekends! Wages start at $18/hr with full benefits.
Questions: Shonna Rhein - HR Manager, 1001 South 3rd St. West, Missoula (406) 273-5493, email@example.com
Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR): https://www.esgr.mil/
Must provide military leave for employees with military service obligations, such as those who serve in the National Guard and military reserves, and reemploy them when the duty is over. READ MORE: https://hrdailyadvisor.blr.com/2022/09/27/know-your-obligations-to-employees-on-military-leave/
ESGR – USERRA: https://www.esgr.mil/USERRA/What-is-USERRA
Questions: Hotline (800) 336-4590 24/7 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
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/
Rocking Tree Farm ~ Helena: https://rockingtreefarm.com/; Uses sustainable agriculture and farm life activities to promote positive mental health focusing on those who have been affected by trauma including Veterans, military, and their families. Dr. Tabitha is also involved w/the Farmer Veteran Coalition, “Homesteading for Healing” - Make an appt to visit 5848 Racehorse Loop in Helena! Flyer / program info: https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=189778290362406&set=a.120207107319525; Questions: Dr. Tabitha Garvin-Betancourt (406) 459-2746, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Veterans to Farmers (VA blog): https://news.va.gov/116482/veterans-farmers-opportunities-women-veterans/
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): https://www.fbijobs.gov/veterans
You will focus on cybercrime, counterintelligence, counterterrorism and other major threats to our national security. It’s time to bring your courage, your individuality and your deep sense of purpose to the FBI.
Questions: FBI (202) 324-3000; LOCAL – Ask for FBI rep at Missoula PD (406) 549-7696 or (406) 549-0266
EARN (Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion) ~ Federal Contractor Requirements: http://www.askearn.org/topics/federal-contractor-requirements/
FBO.gov (Contract solicitations, awards, etc.)
Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization: https://www.va.gov/osdbu/ FAQS: https://www.va.gov/osdbu/faqs/109461.asp
Service Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB and SDVOSB) Contracting: http://www.aptac-us.org/veteran-owned-small-business-vosb-sdvosb-contracting/
9/29/20 VA Podcast Network, “TAC Talk: Michele Foster and the Federal Acquisition Process” https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/79264/tac-talks-1-michelle-foster-federal-acquisition-process/
Search “Missoula” (without keyword search): usajobs.gov And, for help with your federal resume, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/ OR https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/
ASVAB Test Administrators (Part-Time Position with flexibility) Contact Jeff Poulton - MEPS (406) 221-3681
Federal Gov Qualifications Standards: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp
Federal Resume Templates (Modern): https://www.canva.com/templates/resumes/
Federal Tips (Go Government): https://gogovernment.org/
Federal Tips (GovLoop): https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/quick-qualification-tips-for-federal-jobs/
Federal Tips (OPM) ~ Policy and Outreach (RPO) division of the Office of Personnel Management: https://www.opm.gov/ AND OPM Federal Resume Tips (pdf:) https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/resume-handout-508-compliant.pdf
Federal Tips (US Dept of Homeland Security): https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/tips-writing-federal-resume
Federal Resume Tips (YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS5hxHJVCPk
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 | Talent Acquisition 406-655-6351 | firstname.lastname@example.org | 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, email@example.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
Search Northern Region Job Openings: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach
Dream job for VETERANS: https://www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/jobs/dream-job/eligibility/veterans
GET HELP with YOUR RESUME and/or APPLICATION: Schedule time to visit with Amber! Ask questions about jobs with the Forest Service, applying on USAJOBS / federal resume and more! Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org BEFORE your scheduled appointment (She will call you at the scheduled time using the phone number you provide in the booking): https://calendly.com/region1jobs/book?month=2019-10
Job Corps ~ Veterans: Bryan Bearor (Army Veteran) - Recruiter (915) 203-7913, Cell (385) 280-1046, Bryan.email@example.com
Veterans as forestry technicians: Managing growth of different types of trees and other vegetation - APPLY: https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results?jt=Forestry%20Technicia; Questions: US Army TAP (800) 325-4715 OR USDA FS Recruiter, firstname.lastname@example.org or TEXT USFSR8 to 22828
Bitterroot National Forest (Darby-Sula Ranger District, 712 N. Main St/PO Box 388, Darby, MT 59829) - VRA Hiring for Sula up to Stevi (DIRECT HIRING AUTHORITY): https://www.wrp.gov/wrp?id=employer_landing_page; CONTACT: Clayton Cornwell - Deputy District Ranger, Mobile (Preferred): 406-830-0849, Office: 406-821-2332, email@example.com
LEAD FORWARD PROGRAM: Veteran Recruitment Authority (VRA) 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 OR Stephen “Rocky” Soto - Missoula Aerial Depot (fire) (619) 416-9237, email@example.com
Butte Ranger District: Dave Scherbel (406) 925-2900, David.firstname.lastname@example.org
Trapper Creek Job Corps – Gary Mitchell, Disability Coordinator 406-821-2103, email@example.com OR Brian Shay (406) 821-2130, firstname.lastname@example.org
VetsWork GreenCorps Interns (Oregon) https://www.fs.usda.gov/umatilla; Oregon 22/23 - Sam, “Summer job opportunities for Veterans” APPLY: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/umatilla/home/?cid=fseprd560684; (541) 427-5383, Samuel.email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden City Plumbing & Heating: https://gardencityplumbing.com/resources/careers/
Veterans interested in the Registered Apprenticeship Program at GCPH should contact Marcie Kessler, email@example.com
G.I. Jobs: https://careers.gijobs.com/
Founded by Veterans, G.I. Jobs continues its service to connect the military community to civilian opportunity. Job boards, job fairs, a monthly print and digital magazine – 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Goodman Group: https://thegoodmangroup.com/connect-with-us/careers/
Tyra & Jerelyn are based out of Missoula, and have availability to be the “boots on the ground” contact representing our facilities & opportunities (Discovery in Hamilton, Riverside, Village Senior Residence and Village Healthcare in Missoula). PAID TRAINING: CNA training is 2 weeks long, and trainees are paid $16 per hour. Questions: Tyra Erickson - Recruiting Coordinator, email@example.com OR Jerelyn Botkin - Regional HR Director for MT, OR, & WA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Google Military ~ GROW w/GOOGLE: https://grow.google/certificates/
FREE access for Veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses
Grow with Google – Learner-to-earner program that can help you level up your career for free. Gain industry-recognized skills through a Google Career Certificate in data analytics, IT support, project management, or user experience (UX) design. No degree or relevant experience required: https://www.grow.google/
Jobs for Veterans: https://www.grow.google/grow-your-career/
Questions: Hiring Our Heroes, email@example.com
LOCAL: Chery Sabol – Montana DLI Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Grizzly Disposal & Recycling: https://grizzlydisposal.com/employment/
Veteran owned 2person company offering affordable garbage and recycling services HIRING Veterans (they also offer Veterans a 5% discount on their services!) Questions: (406) 541-7171, email@example.com
Ground Rigging ~ Veteran Owned Business (VOB): www.groundrigging101.com
Helping Veterans get great paying jobs ($40-50K per year, part time). Ground riggers assist "UP" riggers assembling temporary suspension structures to support performance equipment (indoor and outdoor for concerts, public speaking events, etc.) Questions: Glenn Gordon, GG ENTERTAINMENT Ground rigging 101, Cell (678) 698-7776, firstname.lastname@example.org
HEALTH CARE ~ Montana ARPA
Healthcare remains one of Montana’s largest employing industries, with over 73,000 payroll employees (nursing assistants, accountants, medical coders, janitors, and physicians) - ARTICLE: https://lmi.mt.gov/_docs/Publications/EAG-Articles/0222-HealthcareMT.pdf
Governor Greg Gianforte's CARE (Claim Allowance for Relocation Expenses) in Montana Program offers participants up to $12,500 for moving expenses when they relocate to Montana for an eligible health care job: https://careinmontana.com/
State of Montana ARPA: https://arpa.mt.gov/Economic
Guiding program policy document (list of approved jobs): https://wsd.dli.mt.gov/_docs/wsd-policy/gov-healthcare_workforce-recuitment-program.pdf
Hiller Companies ~ Fire Protection & Security Solutions: https://hillerfire.com/careers/
Recruiting and Onboarding Specialist for The Hiller Companies, Inc. The company has a location in Missoula and is very interested in hiring veterans for technician and other roles!
Questions: Lisa Hylton Costa - Recruiting & Onboarding Specialist (251) 661-1275, C (251) 281-7151, email@example.com
Hillyard, Inc.: http://www.hillyard.com/
We supply everything but the janitor! Cleaning products serving MT since 1973 (VETcentral: seeking Field Tech)
Questions: (406) 587-5012, firstname.lastname@example.org
HIRE G.I.: https://jobs.hiregi.com/
We have a number of great jobs for Veterans and military spouses nationwide!
Questions: Jonathan Wells – Corporate Recruiter (904) 933-4076, email@example.com
HIRE Military: https://tenovallc.pinpointhq.com/
HireMilitary’s team includes Veterans and military spouses who have successfully transitioned, so they speak the language and know what goes into finding a job after the military. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org OR David Montiel – USMC Veteran (760) 814-5557, email@example.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/
Missoula County Sheriff's Office ~ Eligibility pool for Probationary Deputy Sheriff position(s). This recruitment is open to the public. Physical and written testing will occur in Missoula, Montana on February 25th and 26th, 2023. Applicants eligible to participate in the testing will be notified via electronic correspondence: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/missoulacounty/jobs/3875354/probationary-deputy-sheriff ; Questions: Jace Dicken – Admin Captain, Missoula County Sheriff’s Department (406) 258-3344, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula Police Department: http://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/364/Employment; Application process to become an entry level police officer (Registration 3/10/23 DEADLINE for TESTING): https://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/896/Register-for-the-next-testing; Questions: Recruiter (406) 552-6289, email@example.com
Montana Highway Patrol - Troopers Wanted, “Service, Integrity, and Respect are our mottos. Join Montana's premier law enforcement agency (STATEWIDE) – APPLY: https://dojmt.gov/highwaypatrol/recruitment-applicant-info/; Questions: Call or text (877) 8-PATROL OR (406) 444-3259, MHPRecruitment@mt.gov
Lithia Auto Stores – Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Missoula: https://www.lithiachryslermissoula.comExcited for the opportunity to hire Veterans with mechanical experience.
Questions: Dalla Running – Service Manager (406) 721-5006, Direct (406) 532-7431, firstname.lastname@example.org
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. Also, 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, email@example.com
Victoria "we love hiring Veterans here." 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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
Montana Army National Guard: https://montanaguard.net/ Seeking 17-34 year olds, no felony convictions; Must pass ASVAB; Meet height/weight standards; Meet tattoo policy; Pass MEPS physical. They are offering a sign on bonus, federal tuition assistance, state scholarship, student loan repayment, GI Bill Kicker, Tricare Healthcare, and job skill training. Questions: SSG Henry McLaughlin-Cross – Career Counselor, 3620 Brooks St., Missoula (406) 461-3804, firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
U.S. NAVY “Forged by the Sea” https://www.navy.com/ Questions: 800-USA-NAVY OR NC1 (SW/AW) Jacob M. Brill – Talent Acquisition Specialist, 2401 N. Reserve St., Missoula (406) 728-5721, C (406) 437-2826, firstname.lastname@example.org
MIRACORP Inc.: https://miracorp.us/employment-2/
Veteran, woman-owned firm specializing in federal government contract services. Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals. Questions: Cynthia Miracle – Founder & CEO (480) 726-7747, email@example.com
Missoula Aging Services (MAS): https://missoulaagingservices.org/about-us/careers.html
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.
The Caring Companion Program SEEKING VOLUNTEERS ~ Aimed at helping older adults with daily living tasks and providing social connections, is looking to the community to find at least six more volunteers to meet the increased need for services: https://missoulaagingservices.org/get-involved/volunteer/caring-companions.html
Missoula Aging Services Senior Corps – Volunteer Network: https://missoulaagingservices.org/get-involved/volunteer/more-opportunities.html; Senior Corps: 55 and older, mentors, coaches, Meals on Wheels.
Contact MAS (406) 728-7682, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missoula Armed Forces Reserve Center Career Counselor
7th Bn Area 2 ARCD, 9383 Running W Rd., Missoula, (406) 523-5442, Cindy.email@example.com
Missoula Concrete Construction: https://www.missoulaconcrete.com/employment-opportunities
DVOP met Dan Snyder at the Career Fair (Veteran), and he had a lot of good things to say about the company!
Questions: Brandon Greenland – GM (406) 549-9682, C (936) 402-2978, firstname.lastname@example.org
OR Adam Bauer – Owner/VP, email@example.com
Missoula Works: www.missoulaworks.com
Paige supports Veterans who have been impacted by the criminal justice system.
Questions: (406) 926-3400, firstname.lastname@example.org
This not-for-profit organization would like to hire Veterans! We bring innovative ideas into existence in areas as varied as artificial intelligence, climate change, intuitive data science, quantum information science, health informatics, space security, policy and economic expertise, trustworthy autonomy, cyber threat sharing, and cyber resilience.
Questions: Alex Philp, PhD – Senior Principal Scientist (406) 370-2662, email@example.com
Montana Army National Guard: https://montanaguard.net/careers-overview/
100% Tuition Waivers Available! Qualifications: 17-34 years old; no felony convictions; pass the ASVAB; meet height/weight standards; meet tattoo policy; pass MEPS physical. What we offer: sign on bonuses; federal tuition assistance; state scholarship; student loan repayment; GI Bill & GI Bill Kicker; TRICARE healthcare; job skill training.
Heavy Equipment Operators ($20,000 Enlistment Bonus 12/2022)
Go to 3620 A Brooks St. or contact SSG Stevens (406) 594-1923, firstname.lastname@example.org
SFC Jim Leeper (406) 241-9198, email@example.com
Kristen Monroy - Soldier and Family Readiness Specialist, Montana Army National Guard, 9383 Running W. Road, Missoula (406) 324-5121, C (406) 439-8580, firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana Conservation Corps & Veterans Green Corps: https://www.mtcorps.org/
They have staff of ALL AGES (corps 17-30; Leadership 21-35, etc.)
2023 HIRING: Staff Crew Leader (Missoula, MT) and Wildland Restoration Team Crew Leaders (Kalispell, Missoula, Bozeman) APPLY: https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/open-positions/; Questions: (406) 587-4475, email@example.com
OR Caleb Stewart - Recruitment & Admissions Manager Ext 106, firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterans Green Corps: Western Wildlands, 508 Toole Ave., Missoula, (406) 728-2720
Montana Department of Corrections: https://cor.mt.gov/
Check out this Veteran Testimonial about DOC: https://youtu.be/j-veV07Oqag; Questions: Joel Miller – Industries Director, Montana Correctional Enterprises (406) 415-6320, Joel.Miller@mt.gov
Montana Department of Labor & Industry: http://dli.mt.gov/jobopenings
Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC): 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, email@example.com
Montana DOT ~ MDT Department of Transportation: https://www.mdt.mt.gov/jobs/
MDT recognizes the contribution Veterans have made and the valuable skills they have acquired. In compliance with the state's Veterans' Employment Preference statute, we provide preference in employment to Veterans, disabled Veterans, and eligible relatives. Sadie Hansen - HR Recruiting Specialist, Missoula (406) 594-6249, firstname.lastname@example.org
OR Valerie Ewals – MDT Helena HR (406) 444-6046, email@example.com
Montana FWP – Noncompetitive Veteran Hire! AIS Watercraft Inspector position in Dillon. This position will run full-time from May-October. Contact: John O’Bannon (406) 210-5054
Montana Highway Patrol - State Troopers. 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
Montana Rail Link (MRL) - Apprenticeship opportunities: https://www.montanarail.com/careers/; Questions: Jacob – Army Veteran, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Ryan / Jody – HR (406) 523-1560 / 523-1491, email@example.com
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) Brianna - Lead Operations Supervisor (406) 543-8386 ext. 117, firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Kaylee Kenison (Army Veteran), Operations Specialist, (406) 202-2600, email@example.com
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, 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: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
onXmaps ~ Veteran Friendly: https://www.onxmaps.com/join-our-team
3/2022 KPAX story: https://www.kpax.com/news/missoula-county/onx-of-missoula-plans-dozens-of-new-hires-signs-lease-for-riverfront-triangle-project
Questions: Janine (406) 540-1602, email@example.com
Oracle ~ Veteran Programs: https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/culture/veterans.html
“Veterans possess a commitment to excellence and unwavering integrity that can amount to outstanding success.” Nicholas Smith, Lieutenant Commander, US Navy Reserve; Director, Federal and Department of Defense Cloud Strategy, Oracle
O’Reilly Auto Parts: https://corporate.oreillyauto.com/onlineapplication/careerpage
Veteran Friendly Employer w/great benefits: 401K, stock purchase plan, competitive pay, education assistance, team member discounts, medical benefits program.
Questions: TEXT “WORK” to 64078 or call (406) 721-3870
Papa Murphy’s ~ Heroes @ Home & VSAP Donor: https://www.papamurphys.com/
Wages up to $18 an hour PLUS tips! Management and closer positions also available. Great environment with fun, fast paced, and friendly atmosphere. Apply in person at our 3rd St. location!
Questions: (406) 375-0600, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Josh & Jennifer Bernhart, email@example.com
PepsiCo Corp: https://pepsicolawesternmt.com/job-openings/
PepsiCo Corp maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with a disability, and protected veterans.
Questions (Hamilton, Kalispell, Libby, Missoula, Polson): Rayann Box (478) 291-5705, Rayann.Box1@pepsico.com
Hiring drivers, merchandisers, warehouse, etc. Contact Jerry Kirschenheither - On-Premise, Pepsi-Cola of Missoula (406) 543-8281, C (406) 531-4322, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoenix Protective Corporation: http://phoenixprotectivecorp.com/
We love to hire Veterans! Based in Spokane, we provide security in WA, ID, MT, OR and AK
Questions: Sheila Leslie (Spokane) – President (509) 448-4277, email@example.com
Pomp’s Tire Service, Inc. ~ Whalen Tire: https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/pompstire
Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals
Questions: George (406) 721-1030, firstname.lastname@example.org
Private Employment Services & Temporary Work Agencies
NO FEES! Find temp work, temp-to-hire, full time and part time opps
Employment Source, 690 SW Higgins, Suite D, Missoula, (406) 926-1555 (Text esjobs to 72727 for quick sign up): https://www.employment-source.biz/
Express Employment Professionals, 3709 Brooks St., Missoula, (406) 543-6651: http://missoulamt.expresspros.com/jobs
J.O.B.S. (Job Opportunity Based Services) ~ Employment assistance for individuals with a disability, 715 Kensington, 25 A, Missoula, (406) 541-6966: http://jobsinfomt.com/
Labor Max, 1819 Holborn St., Missoula, (406) 926-3008: https://www.labormax.net/
LC Staffing, 1116 S. Reserve St., Suite 101, Missoula, (406) 542-3377: https://lcstaffing.com/
Marathon Staffing ~ Bonner: https://jobs.marathonstaffing.com/ Questions: 406-384-6220
Missoula Works (Missoula Interfaith Collaborative), 2205 34th St., Missoula (406) 926-3400: http://missoulaworks.com/
People Ready (formerly Labor Ready, 1715 S. Reserve St, Ste F, (406) 549-1600: https://www.peopleready.com/locations/missoula-mt-2752
Work Force, Inc., 1700 Rankin St., Missoula, (406) 543-3590: https://www.workforce-inc.com/about
Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI) Van Drivers: JobsPTI.com
We love Vets! OTR drivers take customers to and from hotels, restaurants, and different railyards; Designated Yard Van (DYV) (800) 471-2440, email@example.com
Providence Health & Services ~ St. Patrick Hospital: http://montana.providence.org/
Veteran friendly - online applications help desk 877-564-6747 Questions: (406) 543-7271, firstname.lastname@example.org OR HR Director - W MT, email@example.com
Raytheon ~ Veteran Hiring: https://jobs.raytheon.com/military-jobs
*** RGNext ~ JV of Raytheon and General Dynamics: https://www.rgnext.com/careers/
Upgrades the instrumentation for Rocket Launch Ground Control at military bases (Federal contractor) Mary - HR (321) 428-3454 ext. 4019, Mary.firstname.lastname@example.org OR Jason (972) 638-6426, email@example.com
RDO Equipment Co. ~ Military SkillBridge Program: https://www.rdoequipment.com/careers
John Deere and RDO Equipment Co. are proudly hiring those who serve.
Questions: Molly Kerr – HR Coordinator (701) 551-5462, firstname.lastname@example.org
Redbox – Veteran in Billings: https://www.redbox.com/careers
Would like to hire Veterans! Russell Stevens (406) 591-6087
Career OneStop (Search "remote"): https://www.careeronestop.org/JobSearch/FindJobs/find-jobs.aspx
FlexJobs (Contact the Job Service for free access): https://www.flexjobs.com/
Kelly OCG – REMOTE POSITIONS: https://careers.kellyocg.com/search?QHomeOffice=h
VA “Veteran-Friendly” REMOTE WORK: https://news.va.gov/116171/200-remote-jobs-from-veteran-friendly-employers/
VetJobs ~ One Central Employment & Advancement Network “OCEAN”: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=16030&siteid=6090#home; “Sandy” National Outreach Manager (636) 248-0513, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
RESUME ASSISTANCE ~ FREE & ONLINE Veteran Resume Builders
o Hiring Our Heroes https://resumeengine.org/
o Resume Builder.com https://www.resumebuilder.com/military-to-civilian-cover-letter-examples/
o Vet Roadmap https://vetroadmap.org/
o Vets.gov https://www.vets.gov/employment/job-seekers/create-resume
INTERVIEWING ~ Watch this video which is an excellent example of a Behavioral Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFqO4cZfp80
BRAG ABOUT YOUR STRENGTHS ~ VETERANS ARE A VALUABLE INVESTMENT!
Employer comments: “Ability to quickly survey a situation to make intelligent decisions,” “Ability to unite individuals from all backgrounds,” “Ability to adapt to any environment and manage stressful situations,” “Veterans show up early, stay late, and work well as part of a team ~ they’re not afraid to work hard to get ahead.”
Employer’s describing Veterans: “Accountable, coach and mentor, dedicated to service, disciplined, excellent leaders, hard work ethic, highly technical skills, hit the ground running, initiative, mature, mentor, mission first, personal integrity, professional, punctual, resourceful, respectful, responsible, steadfast loyalty, up for a challenge, the total package!
Rocky Mountain Laboratories: https://www.niaid.nih.gov/about/rocky-mountain-laboratories
Seeking Veterans and disabled individuals. As a Federal Agency, we certainly have many avenues to employ Veterans. And, we have many, many Veterans at our facility (myself included).
Contact John Barr (406) 375-9601, email@example.com
S&K Technologies: https://www.sktcorp.com/career-center/
We would love to have Veterans! We have a lot of positions in several states that require military experience. We are passionate about making sure that every Veteran has an opportunity to apply and that we know their experience that they have obtained through whatever branch of service they were in is unique and hard to find for civilian contractors.
Questions: Crystal Denton - Senior Recruitment Lead, S&K Technologies, Inc. (406) 745-5719, firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently received their “Veteran-Friendly” designation!
Questions: Brianne Baughman – Human Resources Assistant, SCHEELS (406) 218-7530, email@example.com
SECURITY ~ Sundown Security: https://www.sundownsecurity.com/
5364 Midland Road, Billings
8/4/20 "Great opportunity for Veterans in the Polson and Miles City area. Seeking Veterans to provide security at retailers. For information on wages, hours, benefits, etc. contact Derrick Kirkwood or Deb Watson at (406) 256-1311"
*** For resources on starting a Veteran Owned Business, please go to the VOB page.
Vocational Rehab Self-Employment Guide: http://vrselfemploymentguide.org/
Questions – VSN Member: Jeanne M. Stone-Shedden, MS CRC - MT DPHHS VRBC (406) 329-5400, Direct 531-0665, JStone2@mt.gov
Silent Professionals ~ Worldwide Security: https://silentprofessionals.org/private-security-jobs/
As a combat Veteran myself, I know how challenging it can be to transition to civilian life, which is why I launched this site to help others with their transition by helping them find work using the skills they gained in military service.
Questions: Adam G. Gonzales, Founder, (219) 218-9717, firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Veteran recruiting authority for Customer Service and Claims Specialist opportunities. GS positions are based upon experience.
Email resume, DD214, and copy of transcripts to Peggy, email@example.com
Sodexo ~ Quality of Life Services: https://external-careers-frontlinesodexo.icims.com/jobs/intro
We want to hire Veterans! Search: Sodexo Hourly Jobs OR Sodexo Salaried Jobs
Questions: Sodexo (301) 987-4000
OR Sherina Barnes – Diversity Coordinator, Sherina.Barnes@sodexo.com
Solar Ready Vets Network Looking for Transitioning Service Members and Veterans: https://www.thesolarfoundation.org/solar-ready-vets/
Offers solar energy training and credentialing programs focused especially on helping service members and Veterans transition into a career in the solar industry.
Questions: Kevin Thompson – ETA, Thompson.Kevin@dol.gov
Sonepar USA: https://careers.sonepar-us.com/
A global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products, and we’re seeking Veterans, Military and Military Spouses NATIONWIDE that are looking for Career Opportunities with a Military Friendly organization.
Questions: Chris Miles - Military & Veteran Relations Manager (915) 330-0459, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Stahly Engineering & Associates, Inc.: https://www.seaeng.com/careers/
Several openings in our offices in Billings, Bozeman and Helena to Construction Inspectors, Drafters, Land Survey Technicians, Professional Engineers for site/civil engineering with focus on water and wastewater design and development. "Send us Veterans!" 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. Questions: https://statehr.custhelp.com/
Submittable is a social impact software company located in downtown Missoula. We just secured series C funding, and we are hiring! Excited to be a resource for Missoula Veterans!
Questions: Amanda, Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org or connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-davenport-submittable/
Chad – Senior HR (406) 303-3264, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Swift Transportation: https://www.troops2transport.com/partner-carriers/
SWIFT Military Benefits Progam: https://www.troops2transport.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/swift-job-overview-1.pdf
Swift Transportation is hiring experienced truck drivers in Montana with particular consideration for Veterans, Guard, Reserve Service Members, Military Spouses, and their dependents. Over the last decade they have provided over 15,000 Veterans the opportunity to excel. Call (888) 829-4192
Questions: Chuck Stephenson, Navy Veteran (USS Stark (FFG-31) from December of 84 - August 89, Electronic Warfare Technician (EW1)), Recruiter Connect™ Specialist, Troops to Transportation and Logistics (T2TL), (502) 430-2151, 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. 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!
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals ~ Energy, Environmental & Disaster Recovery.
Questions: (626) 351-4664
Timber Edge Machine ~ Stevensville: http://timberedgemachine.com/TEM2/index.html
Seeking CNC workers and very interested in hiring Veterans!
APPLY: Contact Owners, Tim & Suzy Turner (406) 240-1330
Toby Hansen Agency: https://thagency.com/
Toby has a non-registered Career Insurance Salesman apprenticeship, and is interested in hiring Veterans.
Send your resume to THansen@THAgency.com
Transportation Security Administration ~ Transportation Security Officer (Part Time): https://www.usajobs.gov/job/585986000
Transportation Security Officer (Full Time): https://www.usajobs.gov/job/617151600
We 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.
TSA Help Desk: HelpDesk@mailserver-hraccess.tsa.dhs.gov
Questions: Sogol Hosseinzadeh - Recruitment Strategy 571-491-5908, email@example.com
MONTANA: Michael Watts (Navy Veteran) – Program Specialist / Hiring Coordinator, Dept of Homeland Security (Billings) (406) 255-2016, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions: Scot Snyder, President, Troops2Logistics, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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://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
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; Advisor: https://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/vets/userra/
Montana: Tom -Veterans' Employment and Training Service (US DOL VETS) (406) 447-3233, email@example.com
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org OR Officer Dareick Barr - United States Capitol Police Recruiting, email@example.com
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
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: 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
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
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Office of Diversity & Inclusive Workforce Management, email@example.com; 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/
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/
David J. Thatcher VA Clinic: https://www.va.gov/montana-health-care/locations/david-j-thatcher-va-clinic/
Making Veterans Preference Work for you: https://news.va.gov/115319/va-five-unique-jobs-veterans-preference/
Military skills translator, resume builder and more: www.vets.gov/employment
Montana Work With Us: VA Montana Health Care | Veterans Affairs
VA Digital Media – College Intern (create articles, graphics and social media content): https://vsfs.state.gov/
VA Homeless Providers Grant “GPD Notice of Funding Opportunity”: https://www.va.gov/homeless/gpd.asp
VA Police (K-9 officers, criminal investigators): https://www.vacareers.va.gov/Careers/TransitioningMilitary#police
Questions: (844) 456-5208 OR VHA questions: Jeremy Gilliam – HR Specialist (SBU), Montana VA Health Care (VHA) – Fort Harrison (406) 447-7013, firstname.lastname@example.org; Tiny Hudson – Clinic Manager (406) 758-2753, email@example.com OR Paden Holman (UM Alumni) – Administrative Assistant / Patient Care Services, Montana VA Health Care at Fort Harrison (406) 447-6054, firstname.lastname@example.org
VA for VETS - Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): 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, email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 "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: email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.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, 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. ~ STATEWIDE: https://www.veteransinc.org/
Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant & Call of Duty Endowment (CODE) grant.
Helping Veterans who are unemployed or under-employed find jobs, build resumes, obtain work clothing, tools, get training, financial assistance for certifications, and MORE!
Veterans Inc. - Case Management: https://www.veteransinc.org/services/case-management/
Questions: Chris Grudzinski - Director MT/ND, firstname.lastname@example.org
Veteran Job Banks
Montana Job Network (VetConnect): http://www.montanajobnetwork.com/jobs.asp?pagemode=7&aid=2351544
National Labor Exchange (NLx Veteran Friendly Employers ~ VETcentral): https://veterans.usnlx.com/
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.
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), email@example.com
National Outreach Manager - Sandy Artman, VetJobs, CASY & MSCCN, (636) 248-0513, firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruiter Connect™ Specialist - Melanie P. Grantham, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP, Air Force Spouse, email@example.com AND Greg Freeman – Army Retired (563) 293-3959, firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers of America ~ Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) & Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF): https://www.voanr.org/
HVRP provides homeless / at risk Veterans assistance w/obtaining gainful, long term, and meaningful employment. HVRP provides additional job hunting support services called “Individual Case Management” which includes job search assistance (resume reviews / preparation, referrals, interviewing skills, and retention / post-employment services) & more!
SSVF is designed to assist with housing stability. Eligible veterans receive case management and referrals to Veteran Administration (VA) and community resources for securing or maintaining permanent housing.