Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of Dec 14

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A legal assistant and intake coordinator is needed at a local law office. Legal experience is desired. This employee answers phones and obtains information for attorneys to determine if the office can assist callers, takes transcription, orders supplies, and processes mail. A driver’s license and insurance are needed for running errands. Candidates should be proficient in Word Perfect, Word, and Excel, and be able to proof, edit, and finalize legal documents and gather document exhibits. Wage is $12 to $14 per hour. For more information, call (406) 728-7060 or email us at missoulajsc@mt.gov and ask about job #10169390.

A paralegal is also needed for criminal law. This job requires a high school diploma or GED, a certificate of completion of legal secretarial program, and one year of experience as a paralegal or legal secretary; two years of directly related experience in paralegal or legal secretarial work may substitute for certificate. Wage is $15.96 per hour, plus benefits for job #10169379.

A local Certified Public Accounting firm seeks a full-time case manager/bookkeeper. Candidates should be familiar with tax resolution, basic bookkeeping, Quicken software, and spreadsheets. Employer prefers an individual who is an enrolled agent with IRS Credential, but is willing to train the right person. Pay depends on experience for job #10168707.

better jobA friendly, outgoing person with a good attitude and likes children is needed as a versatile line/prep cook and customer service agent. This employee should be willing to also work as a birthday server, laser-tag arena referee, go-kart referee, main counter/game preparer, redemption counter attendant, and handles reservations, simple game maintenance and general cleaning. Work is 25-30 hours per week with varied shifts, at $9 per hour. Drug tests and background checks are required for job #10165785.

A local wholesale distributor of building materials seeks an over-the-road truck driver with a current Class A CDL and a clean driving record. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check and be physically fit to get out of the cab and work on the truck bed. The driver uses a company semi to pick up loads and deliver to customers in Montana, Idaho, and Washington. Work is on weekdays and the driver is home almost every night. Employer will provide a trainer for at least two weeks on routes before the driver goes solo. Benefits are available and salary is negotiable; work is 40-60 hours per week. Ask about job #10168954.

Hiring is under way for the 2016 wildland fire season. Experience is preferred, but employer will provide training opportunities and certification for firefighters who are not yet qualified. Duties include hard, dirty work suppressing wildland fires, using hand tools, laying hose, and applying water as part of a five-person module. Requirements include ability to pass a drug test and background check, possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, pass an annual refresher course and work capacity test with arduous score, possess lug-soled leather laced boots, and be able to travel out of state for extended periods of time. These employees are on call. Wage depends on experience and includes overtime and hazard pay for job #10168637.

A fire module leader, who supervises a five-person crew, is needed with the same qualifications. That job is #10168555.

A crew boss/engine boss serves as crew boss on a Type 2 hand-tool crew when four modules are combined and may be assigned as engine boss on contract engine. This position is job #10168645.

An engine boss drives heavy trucks in hazardous conditions. A CDL is preferred. Ask about job #10168642.

An industrial sandblaster and painter is needed for a Lolo business. This employee is responsible for sandblasting and painting with other duties in the shop, including layout, cut, and drilling of materials. Must have 12 months of experience with industrial sandblasting and painting. Requires a driver’s license plus the ability to run a forklift; employer does offer forklift certification. Employer conducts pre-employment drugtesting. Work is Monday through Thursday from 7 am to 5:30 pm. Pay starts at $14 per hour and could be higher depending on experience. This is job #10169594.


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