Human Resources Assistant 1-35169 Job in State of Montana

State of Montana, Helena, MT, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :


The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s mission is to help ensure Montana’s land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations. DNRC believes employees are their most important asset. The DNRC empowers employees to exercise professional judgment in carrying out their duties. Employees are provided with the training and tools necessary to achieve the mission. Both team effort and individual employee expertise are supported and sustained.

DNRC is an organization of approximately 550 full time staff located throughout Montana and during fire season we hire approximately 150 additional seasonal staff each year. Our business and programs are diverse, to learn more about our agency visit


We are actively seeking a human resource assistant to join our team in Helena. We value professional relationships, continual improvement and take pride in the work we do.

As the Human Resource Assistant, the position supports all human resource functional areas, including, recruitment administration, employee onboarding process, classifies positions, and other administrative duties as requested. This position makes recommendations and assists with implementation of work process improvements to improve efficiency and services to our customers.

Essential Functions (Major Duties or Responsibilities): These job functions are the essential duties of the position and are not all-inclusive of all the duties that may be assigned to the incumbent.

Human Resource Support:

Provide technical and administrative human resource support throughout the recruitment process by monitoring and managing aspects of the recruitment process, recruitment records, and correspondence with candidates and hiring managers as necessary.

Prepare and submit job postings for approval and review by coordinating with the HR Generalist and hiring managers as needed, ensures all approvals are received and details are accurate before publishing.

As needed, perform onboarding activities to include administering the New Employee Orientation (NEO) program, coordinate with the HR Generalist and hiring managers to ensure recruitment materials and documentation are filed appropriately and in a timely manner.

Other duties:

Include but are not limited to: performing background checks, reference checks, exit interviews, managing the employee annual policy review, maintaining human resource documents and personnel files. In partnership with Payroll and HR team, updates work processes to ensure efficiency and compliance with changes in state and federal law. Partners with other organizations to communicate with department employees on important topics and initiatives. Topics may include benefit changes, wellness initiations, retirement program information, payroll messaging, etc.

The position may be telework eligible.

This position is a modified, non-exempt role reports directly to the Human Resources Manager.

Supervision – none


The DNRC may include the following factors in determining whether an applicant meets the qualifications of a position vacancy by: State of MT application form, cover letter, current resume, educational requirements, structured interview, a performance test, job-related reference checks, job-related work experience, job-related past and current performance.

All applicants must submit the following (only electronic materials will be accepted):

  • Cover Letter

TIP: When attaching your resume, cover letter and other material, you must mark the attachments as “relevant”

DNRC Benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays
  • Health, Dental, Prescription, and Vision Coverage
  • Retirement Plans

If you have any questions or would like to review the job description for this position, please email Becky Quick at [email protected]


Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience):

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • One year of experience in human resources administrative role.

Special Information: Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. A valid drivers license is required with less than 12 conviction points in the most recent completed 36 months.

Eligibility to Work: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the person selected must produce within three days of hire documents that show authorization to work in the United States. Examples of such documentation include a birth certificate or Social Security card along with a driver’s license or other picture I.D., or a U.S. passport, or a “green card”.

Applicant Pool Statement : If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment : This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Job : Human Resources
Salary: $ 22.27 – 22.27 Hourly
Benefits Package Eligibility : Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan

Number of Openings : 1
Employee Status : Regular
Schedule : Part-Time
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No

Primary Location : Helena

Agency : Department of Natural Resources & Conservation
Union : 000 – None
Bargaining Unit : 000 – None

Posting Date : Aug 1, 2022, 2:00:18 PM
Closing Date (based on your computers timezone): Aug 16, 2022, 12:59:00 AM
Required Application Materials : Cover Letter

Contact Name : Becky Quick | Contact Email : [email protected] | Contact Phone : 406-444-6673
Last Date For Apply: 01/Nov/2022 00:00:00 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here