Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of Feb 22

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An executive sous chef is needed to work with a team of award-winning culinary professionals. This position is responsible for the production of all food items produced for a retail kitchen. Responsibilities include menu development, inventory control, ordering, food and labor cost management, and ensuring the compliance of all food safety guidelines. Two chef de cuisines and a production manager report to the executive sous chef. Required is extensive experience and knowledge, typically acquired with a four-year degree in hospitality or food service management or a related field and/or at least five years of chef experience, or a two-year culinary degree and eight years of chef experience; three of those years must be in catering or fine dining. Wage is $45,000 per year, plus benefits. For more information, call (406) 728-7060 or email us at missoulajsc@mt.gov and ask about job #10181102.

A young family advocate uses a “strength-based approach” to working with pregnant and parenting youth in Missoula County. The advocate helps clients access needed services to ensure family and economic security. The role involves working with 50-60 parents, ages 15-23. This position provides ongoing case management and home visits, supports nurturing parenting, and organizes and facilitates activities, groups, workshops, and events. Skills for this job typically require a bachelor’s degree and one to two years’ experience offering services and programs to persons and families experiencing poverty, family distress, and homelessness. Preference given to applicants with case-management experience. Wage is negotiable for this full-time position. It is #10174290.

jobsA new hotel in Missoula seeks a part-time night auditor to perform the duties of the front desk and to facilitate paperwork. The auditor takes messages, makes reservations, assists guests with needs, provides directions to area businesses and attractions, and operates a multi-line phone system. Pay is $10 per hour and schedule is midnight to 8 a.m., two nights a week. Employer is flexible on nights to be worked. Benefits are offered after a year, in addition to an employee discount at hotel locations. Ask about job #10181041.

The same hotel needs a part-time housekeeper to clean guest rooms and common areas of the hotel. Applicants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push a stocked housekeeping cart, and reach items approximately 47 inches from the floor. Pay is $9 per hour and benefits are available after a year for job #10181020.

It takes a commitment to working with elderly citizens, caregivers, and veterans for the resource specialist position open in Missoula. This position links people with resources to meet their needs. Duties include providing information about human services, maintaining electronic and manual resource files, and assisting with accessing services when necessary. This requires strong interpersonal skills to communicate across the agency, to community partners, and to clients and potential clients. Required is a bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, psychology, nursing or gerontology, and at least two years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience that can include volunteer work. Applicants must be able to be state certified in Medicare and Medicaid counseling, Information Assistance, and Reverse Annuity Mortgage counseling. Training is provided. Wage is $12.75 to $14.25 per hour, full-time, on week days, with occasional weekend/evening events. This is job #10182165.

Experienced mechanics who have completed an eight-month technical school course pertaining to automotive or diesel repair and at least two years’ work experience are needed in Missoula. A.S.E. certification is preferred, but not required. Applicants must have a complete set of personal hand- and air-operated tools, a driver’s license, and be able to drive automatic and manual transmissions. Tasks include engine rebuilds, transmission repair, suspension and brake repair, routine services such as oil changes, electrical systems repair, and diagnostics with computer diagnostic tools and scanners. Pay is $15 to $25 per hour. Schedule is weekdays with an hour for lunch; some overtime is required. Ask about job #10182143.

A delivery company is looking for a delivery driver to work 35+ hours. The courier will load/unload, deliver, pick up packages of up to 75 pounds and maneuver up to 150 pounds with assistance. A background drug screen is required, along with a Montana driver’s license, clean driving record, and neat and clean appearance. Delivery experience is a plus; exceptional attendance is essential. Wage is $12 per hour. Applicants must be able to meet all Fed Ex and DOT employee requirements for job #10179810.

Pay is $11 per hour and schedule is 32 hours per week for a reception/administrative assistant position. This employee supports management and program staff, and oversees the general operation of the front office and reception. This includes operation of a multi-line phone system, office equipment, and other essential systems, maintaining the professional appearance of the center office and reception, developing organizational systems that improve efficiency, and training work-study students, volunteers and staff. Minimum requirements are a high-school diploma and three years of any combination of relevant experience, education or certification, and ability to lift 40 pounds. This is job #10179462.


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