Hunting Access Admin Assistant Jobs in Great Falls, MT at State of Montana

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Hunting Access Admin Assistant-(24141407)


Please remember to attach the required documentsCover Letter and Resumelisted in this announcement. Applications missing the requested documents will be considered incomplete and may not progress further in the process. Documents not requested will not be considered in the recruitment process. The State Application is not a substitute for a Resume. This position closes at 11:59 PM Mountain Time on May 29, 2024. You must apply through the State of Montana Career site.

Special Information:
Identity of applicants who become finalists may be released to the public if the Department deems it necessary. Employees who exceed 1,040 hours in a calendar year are also provided health, dental and life insurance. Other benefits include retirement, paid vacation, sick and holidays. This position may be covered by a VEBA (Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association).

A successful applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply.

Regional Information:

This position is based out of Great Falls, Montana. Great Falls, a city of 65,000 people, lies in the heart of central Montana on the Missouri River. The city is home to the C. M. Russell Museum Complex, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center, the University of Providence, Great Falls College Montana State University, Giant Springs, the Roe River (claimed to be the world’s shortest river), the Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind, the Great Falls Voyagers minor league baseball team, and Malmstrom Air Force Base. Area of responsibility consists of about 70% private and 30% public lands and almost 1.3 million acres enrolled in the Block Management Program. Central Montana offers renowned hunting, fishing, and recreational opportunities and is a destination location for hunters and anglers around the world.

Job Duties:

The Hunting Access Program Administrative Assistant focuses on public use planning, implementation, and administration of private land access programs in the region. This position assists with the administration and implementation of all FWP private land access programs within a region.

Understanding Montana’s hunting heritage, recreational opportunities, natural resource rules and regulations is advantageous. Applicant must have aptitude for building and maintaining interpersonal relationships, preferably with private landowners, the public, and partner agencies. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a wide variety of people and personalities including ranchers, farmers, biologists, game wardens, hunters, anglers, and other recreationalists. Must have excellent customer service skills and a desire to help people. Must be tactful, courteous, and professional in communication approach. Should have ability to learn and understand hunting and fishing regulations, public use rules, and natural resource management. Applicant must be capable of learning and explaining department principles and concepts in a simple, clear, and effective way to members of the public. Must have ability to work independently with little to no daily supervision in an office setting. Knowledge of Montana and understanding of agricultural practices is advantageous. A positive outlook and demeanor is required.


Title: Hunting Access Admin Assistant

Company: State of Montana

Location: Great Falls, MT



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