HR Generalist - Senior Level
State of Montana - Helena, MT

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Position Title:
HR Generalist - Senior Level
*Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.

Listing Number: 9616-132A &
gt;" For more information contact:

State Agency:
P.O. Box 200108
Helena , MT 59620-0108
Phone: (406)444-4605
Fax: (406)444-


812 TTY: Montana Relay Service at 711 E-mail: - OR - Local Montana Job Service Workforce Position Number(s): 61100052



Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent


Date Posted:

Closing Date:


State Human Resources



State Application Required:

$45,000.00 - $55,000.00

Salary Unit:

Additional Salary Information: Starting salary depends on qualifications.

Applicant Pool: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Special Information: Are you looking for an HR career in an energetic and change-focused environment? Do you want to work with a team making a difference? Do you want to live in the Rocky Mountains while enjoying excellent leave and health benefits? Montana state government may be the place for you.

As one of the few states without a budget gap, Montana state government offers stable employment and opportunities for career growth. The Montana State Human Resources Division is looking for a senior level Human Resources generalist with five or more years of experience including both transactional and transformational HR roles. We’re seeking an energetic problem solver with experience in change management, strategic HR planning, and policy and program development. If this sounds like you, send us your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please tell us about your talents, about how you have guided management on strategic HR issues in the past and effected long-term change in an organization.

Minorities are underrepresented in this position and are encouraged to apply. Underrepresentation is addressed in the Department’s Diversity Action Plan.

Duties: Our mission is to design, develop, and promote effective, efficient and innovative human resource policies, programs, and services supporting the goals and objectives of all agencies within Montana State Government.

The HR Generalist supports this mission by acting as a resource and consultant to state agencies in all areas of human resource management including the areas of recruitment, retention, employee relations, training and development, job classification and compensation. This is accomplished through an extensive understanding of the Human Resource body of knowledge coupled with excellent customer service skills. In addition, this position works closely with the Human Resources Policy and Programs Bureau Chief in developing, implementing and evaluating ongoing statewide HR policies, procedures, systems and processes ensuring compliance with all laws and regulatory bodies as well as best human resource practice.

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Competencies: Also required is:
1. advanced knowledge of personnel policy administration;
2. continued commitment to the HR profession;
3. ability to establish and influence relationships at all levels of state government
4. ability to plan, organize, gather information and conduct research;
5. ability to identify and resolve problems effectively;
6. advanced level verbal and written communication skills;
7. working knowledge of state and federal employment laws and policies;
8. ability to operate a personal computer and general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions , including using spreadsheet, word processing, database, email, internet and other computer programs.

Education/Experience: The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through five or more years of experience as well as a degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR) preferred. Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Supplemental Questions: None Required

Additional Materials Required:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

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