Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of Jan 19

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A full-time legal assistant/receptionist is needed for weekdays. Duties include clerical responsibilities, meeting docket deadlines and maintaining a firm calendar, document preparation, and transcription. This employee should be able to interact in a friendly, professional manner, have good writing and communication skills with analytical and proofreading abilities, be able to prioritize and work under a tight schedule, be proficient in MS Office, and be able to work with minimal supervision. Requirements include a high-school diploma and a typing speed of 45 words per minute as evidenced by a Job Service typing certificate. Wage depends on experience. For more information, call (406) 728-7060 or email us at missoulajsc@mt.gov and ask about job #10101016.

JobsThe deadline is January 20 to apply for firefighting and fire management jobs with the U.S. Forest Service. These temporary employees fight fires, protect structures and perform other duties. They are jobs that require very good physical conditioning and the ability to work long hours in hot, dusty, cold, muddy, smoky and dangerous conditions. Work starts in May and could last until November, depending on the severity of the fire season. Pay varies by position and includes overtime and hazardous duty pay. Employees may be away from home for extended periods. Don’t delay if you want to apply for job #10100914.

A bookkeeper is needed to perform accounts payable and receivable duties and provide office support as needed. Job Service administers tests required for this position – QuickBooks 2013, Excel 2013, and accounts payable and receivable. Background checks may be required. This job is weekdays, for about 37.5 per week. Wage is $11 or more, depending on experience, plus benefits. It is job #10100624.

Light bookkeeping and warehouse work is needed for a job that is generally 32-35 hours per week. Applicants must be able to use QuickBooks and Excel and be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Wage is $10 per hour for job #10100975.

A temporary job is open for an infant/toddler assistant teacher. This job will last for approximately 12 weeks; continued employment may be possible. This position assists with the development, implementation and supervision of activities in a safe learning environment. Pay is $10 per hour. Ask about job #10099768.

ReadersA full-time conveyor belt technician is needed in Missoula. Applicants must have a high-school diploma or equivalent and pass a DOT physical, must meet federal DOT regulations for inter- and intrastate driving, may not have had a DUI in the last seven years and must be able to lift up to 100 pounds. Employer will consider training applicants with no experience to install conveyor belts at customer locations and to work with conveyor belts in the shop. Strong math skills are needed. Wage is $14 per hour for weekdays and on-call for weekends, nights, and holidays. Job #10100724.

Deadline is January 26 for forestry nursery workers. No experience is required, but needed knowledge is typically acquired through high-school graduation and three months’ experience in nursery, horticulture, farm, ranch, or other outdoor work. Most tasks are physically demanding and performed in all weather conditions. A driver’s license is required. Employees work in all aspects of seedling production. Pay is $10 per hour. This a seasonal job up to six months in duration – #10100597.

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