State of Montana - Helena, MT

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Job Listing Detail

Position Title:

  • Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.
Listing Number: 10720-13C7


For more information contact:
State Agency:
Labor and Industry

Office of Human Resources - P.O. Box 1728

Helena , MT

Phone: (406)444-3710

Fax: (406)444-3685

TTY: (406)444-0532


  • OR -
Local Montana Job Service Workforce





Job Status:
Full-Time Temporary


Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Labor and Industry

Business Standards

Compliance Unit


State Application Required:

$19.05 - $20.05

Salary Unit:

Additional Salary Information: Applicants’ qualifications are assessed based on minimum qualifications and in accordance to Pay Plan Rules. Successful applicant’s pay is set using the above salary range based on qualifications. Additional compensation includes $8,796 for benefits and 8.17% of employer contribution to retirement.

Special Information:
This is a temporary up to one year of employment. The position requires travel which may occur in adverse weather conditions and requires close contact with the supervising attorney, program manager and executive officer.

The MT Dept of Labor and Industry offers a great work environment and exceptional Benefits all while living and working in beautiful Helena, Montana.

The Montana Department of Labor and Industry exists to promote and protect the well-being of Montana’s workers, employers and citizens, and to uphold their rights and responsibilities. The core values of this Department are customer focus, individual responsibility, individual growth, ethics in the workplace, and continuous improvement. These values represent the Department’s expectations of staff and the ideal employee is one who embraces these values.

The successful applicant must receive positive job references.

Required applications materials :
  • State of Montana Employment Application Form
  • Response to Supplement Question
Online applications are encouraged; however, for applicants choosing not to apply online, please note the State of Montana Employment Application Form is required. If claiming employment preference you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing the character of discharge, Montana DPHHS disability certification, or service connected disability letter. See State of Montana Employment Preference form for more details. Complete application materials must be submitted by closing date of job posting. Late or incomplete application materials will not be considered.

Application materials are accepted via on-line, email, fax, postal mail, or dropped off at nearest MT Job Service. If you have any questions or problems applying for this vacancy, please contact us at or (406)444-3710.

Minorities are under-represented in this position and are encouraged to apply.

This position performs professional investigative work for the licensing boards with the Business Standards Division. This position drafts and submits investigation reports, provides litigation reports, and functions as lead investigator when using contract consultants or investigators.

Is responsible for investigating complaints of alleged violation of statutes and unlicensed practices as determined by the Screening Panels, Department Counsel or Board Counsel. Develops investigation plan, interviews witnesses and others, collects and preserves evidence, reviews documents, examines facilities and equipment, evaluates and analyzes information, identifies potential statute and rule violations related to the investigation, and prepares reports for the Screening Panel to review. Explains investigative process to consumers and licensees when engaged in an investigation.

Requires a professional knowledge of investigative theory, practice, principles and techniques. Must have the knowledge or ability to acquire knowledge of statutes, rules and policies governing the licensing boards and compliance as needed as well as Administrative Procedures Act.

Must have skills in writing investigation plans and reports; basic computer use including similar software in Outlook, Excel and Word Processing. Must have analytical skills and knowledge and ability in use of civil and criminal procedures.

Must have the ability to develop rapport with others; ensure customer requirements are met; work in a team environment; provide quality work in investigations and reports; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; follow policies, process and procedures; and make decisions and problem solve during investigations.

Requires relevant education and/or experience equivalent to five years. Qualifying education includes a 2-year college or vocational training in oral and written communication and 3 – 4 years of relevant work experience that involves conducting investigations, preparing reports, and recommending appropriate action. Also requires computer literacy with word processing and data base use. Other combinations of relevant education and/or experience equivalent to five years will be considered.

Supplemental Questions:
The information you provide on this application supplement will be used by the selection panel in combination with your education and experience to determine which applicants will be selected for an interview. Your responses will be viewed apart from your state application and other application material, therefore, IT IS IMPORTANT TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC INFORMATION REGARDING NAMES OF EMPLOYERS, DATES, JOB TITLES, ETC. In order to receive full credit, you must express yourself fully and completely. Do not expect the selection panel to make assumptions based upon your application, resume, or other materials when rating your application supplement.

Please tell us about your experience and background regarding the use and application of computers and databases. Please be specific as to the types of programs used and documents prepared, indicating the length of time you have worked with each program.

Additional Materials Required: None Required

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