Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of Oct 27

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A shop near Missoula is looking for a qualified automotive technician. This employee must have three years of experience and his/her own tools, and must be motivated to provide exceptional customer-service in a busy repair shop. The technician inspects, diagnoses and completes repairs and parts replacements, using visual and electronic diagnostic equipment. This is full-time, weekdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wage starts at $17 per hour and up, depending on experience. Benefits include paid vacation and holidays following probation. For more information, call (406) 728-7060 or email us at missoulajsc@mt.gov and ask about job #10083613.

No experience is required for nursery workers – skills are typically acquired through education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and three months’ experience in nursery, horticultural, farm, ranch, or other outdoor work. Additional education in natural resources or horticulture and nursery experience is helpful. These workers care for and propagate seedlings, collect seeds and fruit, and pack seedling orders. Most tasks are physically demanding and are sometimes performed under severe weather conditions. These full-time jobs will last two months or more, and pay $9 per hour. Ask about job #10083771.

Pay is negotiable for field assistants for geophysical surveying throughout the western U.S. Employer contracts to do mineral exploration for other companies. Experience and knowledge with gasoline-powered equipment is a plus. This job requires a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, and analytical thinking and basic computer skills. Travel is primarily in Washington. This is a physically demanding job with hiking ability, a strong work ethic and punctuality required. Drug testing may be conducted. Travel is primarily in Washington and may require being away for several weeks at a time. This is job #10083363.

A patient service technician is needed to deliver medical equipment to patients’ homes in Missoula and surrounding areas. This employee maintains working knowledge of home medical equipment products and services, educates customers on respiratory and home medical equipment, processes orders and shares on-call responsibilities. Applicants must be in good physical condition, have considerable strength and endurance, be able to safely lift 80 pounds and move over 100 pounds with assistance, and be able to operate a vehicle in all weather conditions and on all roads. Background check and drug test will be conducted; a valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Pay is $10-$11 per hour, plus holiday pay, overtime pay and bonuses. Excellent benefits are offered for job #10084617.

An office assistant helps with reception, secretarial/clerical duties, facilities maintenance, inventory, and data management. Excellent telephone and in-person customer services skills are integral to this position, as well as the ability to be flexible and motivated in a fast-paced office environment. The successful candidate will have acquired skills by obtaining a high-school diploma or GED and two years of related work experience that can include volunteer work. A valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance are required. This job is 20 hours per week and pays $11.35-$11.45 per hour. It is job #10083274.

A trucking company seeks an experienced over-the-road driver. This requires a Class A CDL and clean driving record. Applicants must have at least two years of over-the-road driving experience and must have logged at least 150,000 miles. Drivers haul refrigerated units across 19 western states. Wage is 27 cents per mile. The schedule varies, but drivers will be home weekly. Ask about job #10080876.

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