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2016 Wildland Fire Fighting Information

2016 Wildland Fire Fighting Information

Posted: 12/18/2015 3:31 PM

US Forest Service Hiring

Positions with the US Forest Service for the 2016 season will be advertised January - March 2016. Postings will be open for a very limited amount of time. USFS recommends that you prepare your USAJobs profile ahead of time to avoid missing the narrow recruitment window.

You can view current and upcoming job announcements at https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach. For more information on the hiring process for temporary positions in the Northern Region, visit the Forest Service website.

Phase 1: January 6 - 12

  • ALL fire fighter and fire management positions

Phase 2: February 3 - 9

  • Engineering and surveying technicians
  • Animal packer positions
  • Archaeological technicians
  • Biological science technicians
  • Equipment operators
  • Forestry technicians
  • Hydrologic technicians
  • Laborers
  • Maintenance workers
  • Motor vehicle operators
  • Recreation
  • Trails technicians
  • Wilderness

Phase 3: March 2 - 8

  • Office services
  • Youth conservation corps aids/leaders
  • Visitor information/guides
  • Other new 1039 hour positions not filled in phases 1 and 2

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2016 JSEC Employer of Choice Awards

2016 JSEC Employer of Choice Awards

Posted: 12/16/2015 10:08 AM

Call for Nominations

Do you work for an Employer of Choice? Do you have a great boss or business place where you are fully engaged and love your job? Does your boss provide innovative workforce solutions for training that increases employee participation and motivation? Or, do you know of a business that has done something exceptional for its employees and/or the community and think it is an Employer of Choice? The Missoula Job Service Employers' Council (JSEC) recognizes businesses that create great workplaces in our community by presenting them with the Employer of Choice Award. Download the application and nominate an Employer of Choice today!

Deadline for nominations is Friday, January 15, 2016. Employers nominated must have an active business in Missoula or Mineral County.

Contact Deborah Gass at 406-542-5751 or dgass@mt.gov for additional information or questions.

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Posted: 12/16/2015 10:01 AM

Interviewing Basics
Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 10 - 11 a.m.

  • How to prepare for an interview
  • Dressing and acting the part
  • Interview do's and don'ts

Job Search for Mature Workers
Thursday, Feb. 11th, 10 - 11 a.m.

  • Tips to combat misperceptions
  • Keep life skills current
  • Resume and interview suggestions

Computer Desktop/Job Search Overview

Tuesday, February 16th, 10 -11am

  • Familiarize yourself with the computer desktop
  • Navigate the Job Service website

Applicant Tracking Systems
Thursday, February 18th, 10 - 11 a.m.

  • Learn what applicant tracking systems are
  • Identify keywords and how to use them in your application and on your resume

Soft Skills for Job Seekers
Tuesday, February 23, 10 - 11 a.m.

  • Learn what soft skills are
  • Discover 10 essential soft skills every employee needs
  • Keep that job you get

Effective Resumes & Cover Letters
Tues, March 1st, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

  • How to make your resume and cover letter relevant to the job you want

 

 

 

 

 

Our Services

Our Services

Posted: 10/15/2015 4:34 PM

Job Seekers

 

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  • Resume Reviews & Cover Letter Assistance
  • Mock Interviews
  • Computer Lab with B&W Printing and Copying
  • Retraining Assistance
  • Wireless High-Speed Internet
  • Fax Machine
  • Local Phone
  • Notary Public
 
  • Job Postings
  • Recuitment Services
  • Labor Market Information
  • Training
  • Best Practices for Employers
  • Wage and Hour Information
  • Incumbent Worker Training
  • Employment Law Information
  • Required Posters

All of our services are available free of charge.

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