Administrative Assistant/Fair Manager—MSU Extension – Broadwater County
Broadwater County is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Administrative Assistant/Fair Manager. This is a permanent position working 40 hours per week in the MSU Extension Office in Broadwater County. It provides support to the Extension Agent for educational outreach programs and Broadwater County 4-H. The position works with the Fair Board and coordinates County Fair events. The wage is $12-14/hr. DOE, and includes health insurance and other benefits. Applicants must be able to pass a background check. Applications and a copy of the job description can be obtained in the Accounting Office at the Broadwater County Courthouse, 515 Broadway, Townsend, 406-266-9202, or by emailing mbeebe@co.broadwater.mt.us. Applications and resumes must be received by 5:00 pm on November 15, 2019. Position is open until filled.
Broadwater County is an equal opportunity employer. Broadwater County shall, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. Veterans and Disabled preferences are applicable.

BROADWATER COUNTY
Job Description
CLASS TITLE: Administrative Assistant/Fair Manager
DEPARTMENT: Montana State University Extension
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Broadwater County Extension Agent
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Performs a wide variety of secretarial work of moderate complexity. Coordinates, plans, conducts, and evaluates County Fair events and County 4-H Youth Development programs as appropriate. Work varies utilizing individual judgment within prescribed standards and procedures.
DESCRIPTION OF OFFICE: The MSU Extension Office in Broadwater County extends unbiased research-based knowledge from the university to the public. Extension provides every resident access to relevant information and educational opportunities such as public services, workshops, community meetings and educational resources in the areas of 4-H youth development, agriculture, natural resources, horticulture, community development and family consumer sciences. Additionally, the office provides oversight and planning for the Fairgrounds and organization of the County Fair in cooperation with the Broadwater County Fair Board.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical requirements include prolonged sitting, bending, stooping, and lifting up to 35#s (greater with assistance);
• Traveling may be required where exposure to inclement weather of heat, cold, rain and snow may occur; Must be able to get in and out of a vehicle;
• Must possess a valid Montana Operator’s license.
• Occasional night and weekend commitments required.
• Hiring contingent on passing a background check.
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Types and files statements, correspondence, and other material;
• Provides information to public;
• Receives telephone calls and visitors, routes incoming and outgoing mail, arranges meetings, sends meeting notices, and records minutes;
• Operates photocopiers and other office machines, and computer terminal input;
• Develop a positive working relationship with the Fair Board and Rodeo Board to insure the long-term sustainability of the operations of the Fairgrounds.
• Assist the Fair Board with coordinating activities and events held at the 4-H Building.
• Responsible for working with the Fair Board to coordinate and oversee activities related to the County Fair including establishing the Fairbook, advertising, booking entertainment, overseeing setup and take down, coordinating Open Class exhibits. and recruiting Fair Board members, Superintendents and volunteers as needed.
• The maintenance and balancing of small amount of cash, collecting and accounting for fees and charges, or representing County Extension and the Fairgrounds;
• Preparing reimbursement claims, scheduling use of facilities within established policies, preparing and sending bills and notices as required;
• Assists with out-of-office programming as required;
• Develops and disseminates marketing material including fliers and newsletters as part of public relations and general awareness for programs and Fair events.
• Maintains office website.
• Assists Extension Agent in coordinating numerous county 4-H Youth Development events such as 4-H club and project activities, non-traditional youth programs and Fair;
• Assists in compiling necessary enrollment records and reports of 4-H Youth Development activities and events;
SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from high school or its equivalent; some college desirable;
• Two (2) years of secretarial work experience, working with 4-H Youth Development or other youth programs as a leader desirable;
• At least one (1) year of Fair involvement preferred;
• Computer skills required;
• Must possess a valid Montana Operator’s license.
EXAMPLE OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
• Typing is accurate, files maintained in an orderly and appropriate manner, and assigned duties are carried out effectively and efficiently;
• Assigned funds are accounted for within defined procedures;
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with fellow employees, superiors, other government agencies, and the public;
• Requires extensive reading to keep current on new projects, activities, and information related to 4-H Youth Development Programs;
• Meets schedules and timelines, works independently, prioritizes work and possesses the ability to multi-task.
• Effectively applies time management skills, problem solving, establishes and maintains a positive and productive working relationship with diverse groups.
• Performs other duties as may be assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform any non-essential job function.
Revised 10-18-19

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Broadwater County Health Services

Homemaker / Respite Worker

Temporary Part-Time, Non-Exempt

This position will have a role as a homemaker/respite worker for 10-14 hours/week. Duties and responsibilities include assisting the elderly in their home with activities of daily living such as helping with meals, laundry, vacuuming, general cleaning, errands and transportation of clients for groceries and prescriptions.  Other duties include companionship of clients while family is away from the home. Current driver’s license is required.  Starting wage is $13/hr. Applicants must pass a background check.

Full job description and application may be picked up in the Accounting Office at the Broadwater County Courthouse; 515 Broadway; Townsend, MT  59644.  Requests and completed applications can also be emailed to mbeebe@co.broadwater.mt.us.  Deadline for position is November 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM, or until position is filled. Please include resume and 3 references.

 Broadwater County is an equal opportunity employer. Broadwater County shall, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. Veterans and Disabled preferences are applicable.

Job Description

 CLASS TITLE:                Homemaker

 DEPARTMENT:                     Public Health Department

 ACCOUNTABLE TO:     Public Health Nurse

 PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITIONUnder general supervision, performs a variety of duties that assist the home-bound with daily living activities, helping with errands, and providing companionship in their home. Work varies requiring independent judgment within prescribed standards.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Physical requirements include walking, bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to 25#s (greater with assistance);
  • Travel to work may be performed in uncontrollable weather conditions of rain, heat, cold, and snow;
  • Must possess the ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must possess a valid Montana Operator’s License

 MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:

  • Performs in home services that may include: telephone reassurance, and friendly visitor programs;
  • Refers seniors and their families to other community services;
  • Duties may include doing laundry, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, cleaning bathrooms, making beds, changing linen, general housecleaning, picking up prescriptions, grocery shopping, and errands, which may include the transportation of clients;
  • Report any unusual health or environmental problems or concerns of client to Supervisor;
  • Provides companionship to client;
  • If time permits, performs other client requested chores;
  • Performs other duties of the Department as needed.

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS:   None

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent; PLUS
  • One (1) year of general housekeeping work experience, preferably dealing with senior citizens; CPR training helpful.
  • Must possess a valid Montana Operator’s license.

CLASS TITLE:     Homemaker (continued)

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Works directly with elderly in their own home environment;
  • Establishes and maintains a cooperative relationship with clients;
  • Assists the elderly in providing a pleasant and clean home;
  • Becomes a liaison between home and other agencies for many elderly;
  • Performs other duties as needed in the home.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform any non-essential job function.

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HELP WANTED – Equipment Operator/Attendant/Administrative Support

Broadwater County is seeking an Equipment Operator/Attendant/Administrative Support for the Public Works Department.  The successful candidate must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License.  The position is 35 hours/week.  The person in this position will be operating a loader, excavator, backhoe, and light trucks in various assignments.  The successful candidate will perform the duties of site attendant at the Transfer Station.  Tasks also include providing administrative support to the Public Works Director requiring experience in office administration and management, proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel and Word.  Starting wage is $14 – $19 per hour, depending on experience. Applicant must be able to pass a background check. Full job description and application may be picked up in the Accounting Office at the Broadwater County Courthouse; 515 Broadway; Townsend, MT 59644. Requests and completed applications can also be emailed to mbeebe@co.broadwater.mt.us.  Deadline is November 8, 2019, or until position is filled.

Broadwater County is an equal opportunity employer. Broadwater County shall, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. Veterans and Disabled preferences are applicable.

Job Description

 CLASS TITLE:                       Equipment Operator/Attendant/Administrative Assistant        

 DEPARTMENT:                  Public Works Department

 ACCOUNTABLE TO:         Public Works Director

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction, performs a variety of tasks and assignments.  The position provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the Public Works Department. The position will also be responsible to operate heavy equipment at the Transfer Station.  The successful candidate will have constant contact with the public and must therefore be able to resolve conflict with tact and professionalism.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public via phone and email. Reports directly to the Public Works Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls
  • Receive and direct visitors and clients
  • General clerical duties including photocopying, fax and mailing
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system
  • Retrieve documents from filing system
  • Handle requests for information and data
  • Transcribe minutes of recorded meetings
  • Coordinate maintenance of office equipment
  • Position requires employee to perform a multitude of movements in which a moderate physical effort is required, including lifting up to 50#’s (greater with assistance), bending, climbing, stooping, getting in and out of equipment, and prolonged sitting;
  • Work is generally performed in uncontrollable conditions in which extreme noise, pollution, heat, cold, dampness, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, stench, and infectious wastes are present;
  • Assist/perform preventative maintenance of solid waste equipment

 MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:

  • Answer and direct phone calls;
  • Maintain contact lists;
  • Prepare claims, invoices, and reports as requested;
  • Provide support to customers by answering questions and requests;
  • Handle multiple projects;
  • Visually inspects site areas needing maintenance;
  • Checks tires, oil, lubricants, water levels, lights, fuel, and general maintenance of trucks or equipment operated;
  • Performs duties of laborer as required;
  • Maintains the Solid Waste Facilities to be in compliance with all State and Federal Rules and Regulations;
  • Uses equipment requiring care to assure against breakdown or deterioration;
  • Work performed requires care and use of proper safety equipment and procedures to prevent injury;
  • Ensure preventive maintenance is completed and reports are maintained;
  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.;
  • Maintain electronic filing systems;
  • Reply to email, telephone or face to face inquiries;
  • Contacts with the public are constant requiring tact and diplomacy in which the ability to perform duties is directly affected through communications and rapport established; and
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS:           Generally none

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from high school;
  • Computer skills and knowledge of relevant software;
  • Operation of standard office equipment;
  • Operation of heavy equipment;
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping; and,
  • Two to three years of office management and customer service experience

 EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisor to more effectively serve the public;
  • Prepares reports of activities;
  • Provides data entry for heavy equipment use and maintenance activities;
  • Provides assistance to the public regarding solid waste requirements;
  • Prioritizes daily tasks;
  • Monitors Transfer Station for site users and provides necessary assistance; and,
  • Performs other assignments as may be required or assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform any non-essential job function.

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HELP WANTED – Full-Time Equipment Operator II for the Road Department

Broadwater County is seeking (1) Full-Time Equipment Operator II for the Road Department.  The successful candidate must possess a valid Montana CDL with appropriate endorsements, and be able to pass a background check.  The person in this position will be operating dump trucks, graders, loaders, light trucks, tractors, mowers, trimmers, brush cutters, and all similar equipment in various assignments. Manual labor tasks include culvert cleaning, clearing roadside drainage areas, pothole patching, digging holes and ditches, fencing, trimming and cutting trees and shrubs, traffic control, and related activities.  Starting wage is $19 – $21 per hour, depending on experience.  Full job description and application may be picked up in the Accounting Office at the Broadwater County Courthouse; 515 Broadway; Townsend, MT 59644. Requests and completed applications can also be emailed to mbeebe@co.broadwater.mt.us.  Deadline is November 8, 2019, or until position is filled.

Broadwater County is an equal opportunity employer. Broadwater County shall, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. Veterans and Disabled preferences are applicable.

Job Description

CLASS TITLE:                     Equipment Operator II

DEPARTMENT:                  Road Department

ACCOUNTABLE TO:         Road Foreman

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance, construction, and repair of road and bridge facilities; operates medium and heavy construction and maintenance equipment, and heavy duty and tandem trucks. Work varies, individual judgment within prescribed standards and procedures may be required; Performs work of some complexity and adjusts work methods to meet task requirements..

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Must possess an appropriate valid Montana CDL Class A with appropriate endorsements;
  • Substantial physical involvement includes bending, stooping, walking, crawling, getting in and out of vehicles or equipment, and lifting up to 100#s (greater with assistance);
  • Work is generally performed in uncontrollable physical conditions in which extreme noise, pollution, fumes, dust, and combustible materials, chemicals, heat or cold, and dampness are encountered.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:

  • Operates and maintains medium and heavy equipment including tandem trucks, loads and hauls equipment, asphalt, sand and gravel, and other construction and maintenance materials;
  • Operates trucks, compactor, motor grader, dozer, scraper to finish grades, crusher, belly dumps, front end loaders, rollers, backhoes, snow plows, and all similar equipment in various assignments;
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools and performs the duties of laborer as required;
  • Checks tires, oil, lubricant, water levels, lights, fuel, and makes repairs to equipment operated;
  • May perform a variety of minor mechanical repairs to automotive and power equipment including some welding and fabricating as may be required;
  • May be assigned specific areas of the County to maintain roadways including grading, snowplowing, mowing, inspecting roads, culverts, bridges, repairs, or replaces signs;
  • Performs related duties as may be assigned.
  • Prepares minimal records of own activities;
  • Uses equipment requiring care to assure against breakdown or deterioration;
  • Contacts with the public are frequent and incidental to performance of duties;

CLASS TITLE:    Equipment Operator II

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: Generally none. However may act as a Lead Worker by assignment.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school Diploma or its equivalent; PLUS
  • Two (2) years of experience in the construction, maintenance, and repair of public facilities, or similar activities; Experience in the use of medium and heavy equipment is desirable.
  • Completion of Flagger Certification, First Aid/CPR, and Work Zone Safety training/accreditations within six (6)  months of hire:
  • Must possess an appropriate valid Montana CDL Class A with appropriate endorsements;

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Assigned construction, operation, and maintenance tasks are performed and completed properly and efficiently;
  • Applies knowledge of materials, equipment, tools, and techniques of maintenance and construction – and as assigned finished grades are cut and filled accurately and efficiently;
  • Equipment is maintained, repaired, and operated safely;
  • Follows oral and written instructions;
  • Observes work needing to be performed in an assigned area;
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with supervisors, other employees, and the public.
  • Performs other tasks as may be assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform any non-essential job function. 

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