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      Lake County -Human Resources Officer

    The position of Human Resources Officer reports directly to the Lake County Commissioners as a valuable member of the Department Head team. This position serves as the subject matter expert in all areas of Human Resources including but not limited to labor relations, collective bargaining agreements, employee relations, negotiations, recruitment, policy and procedure development, benefits, developing and presenting training to employees, and compensation. Must be skilled in the ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of personalities and people in a fast-paced energetic setting. No two days are the same. This position also serves as the Lake County Safety Officer. The County strives to give employees a safe and productive environment.

    MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE: Responsible for all human resource functions of the County. This includes the process of assisting Elected Officials/Department Heads on the correct recruitment procedures, preparing and distributing recruitment bulletins, advertising, collecting applications, schedule and administer testing and interviews, notification of applicants with letters of appointment, selections, disqualifications and non-selected applicants; interprets personnel and compensation policies and labor agreements and provides advice to managers, Department Heads and Elected Officials relative to the meaning and impact of such policies; prepares County actions on grievances and arbitration; orientation of new employees; directs work of payroll, understands and effectively implements all employment law including but not limited to FMLA, Worker's Compensation, Equal Employment laws; responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date personnel files (past and current employees); responsible for the Department of Transportation Driver Qualification files including for County employees in the Drug & Alcohol testing program; in general keeps up-to-date on all personnel practices; documents all human resource communications, shall assist the Board of Commissioners' office when needed and performs other duties as assigned. Responsible to review and assure that all job descriptions, salary ranges, and the Employee Operations Manual are up-to-date and current; assist Elected Officials, Department Heads, and employees with compliance of County policy; maintain Federal/State/County posting requirements related to safety, discrimination, workers' compensation, unemployment, prevailing wage data, etc.; monitors continuing education and health insurance programs; will be present during all union negotiations and County/Department Head meetings as requested.

    EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university, or four to six years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Public employment experience preferred. Labor relations experience is highly desirable. Extensive computer knowledge. Knowledge of operations of County government preferred.

    External applicants, please visit this site to apply:

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    *This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will be on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

    Human Resources Generalist - FVCC

    Flathead Valley Community College has to following full-time opening to join its Human Resources team.  To apply online, visit


    JOB TITLE:             

    Human Resources Generalist

    Human Resources

    PAY GRADE:            
    Professional, 42

    PAY RANGE:            
    $35,570 - $40,000 depending on experience, full time, benefit eligible


    Generous Benefits includes:

    • Health/Vision, Dental, Life/ADD & Long-term Disability Insurance: Employer contribution up to $12,648 per year
    • Vacation Leave: 15 per year
    • Sick Leave:12 per year
    • Holiday Leave: 12 per year
    • Retirement:
      •  MT Public Employees Retirement System
      • 403(b): Employer match up to 7% 
    • Tuition Waiver: Employee and two legal dependents (tuition only




    Open until filled; however, first review of application materials received is Monday, May 25, 2020

    The Human Resources Partner supports all aspects of human resources for the college; works closely with employees and staff with quality customer service, benefits administration, employment, background checks, compliance and payroll. 


    • Partners with employees and the public as their primary resource contact for human resources; counsels on related matters; responds to and resolves related questions, problems and general inquiries with quality customer service skills.
    • Works closely and cooperatively with campus departments or related agencies on programmatic, financial, payroll, and compliance matters.
    • Manages the College’s workers’ compensation and unemployment programs.
    • Conducts background or other employment related checks to meet program requirements; disseminates and maintains confidential records.
    • Conducts new employee onboarding and assists with professional development, union negotiations, special projects and other initiatives.
    • Performs accurate data input into information system to oversee time cards, leaves, and benefits for payroll.  Establish and updates employee records and payroll; maintains files, reports, and contracts; updates information according to policy and regulations.
    • Responsible for maintenance and retention of human resources records; performs accurate record keeping, reporting, and audits for compliance with state and federal legal regulations such as, but not limited to, the Affordable Care Act, Office of Civil Rights, Department of Labor, Montana University System and public retirement systems.
    • Participates actively and with initiative in continuous improvement efforts to provide efficient and quality human resources services.
    • Establishes and initiates effective and timely communications for employees and supervisors to assure sharing of human resources information.
    • Maintains department’s supplies, expenses, purchases and budget.
    • Prepares and edits correspondence and forms including announcements, communications and human resources website and timekeeping system; prepares reports, charts, and statistics in support of human resource operations and studies.
    • Reviews and makes recommendations on human resources policies and procedures; assists in the interpretation of policy related issues.
    • Cross trains with HR payroll and employment team functions; and backfills for staff as needed.
    • Reports to the Executive Director of Human Resources.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in related field; OR,
    • Associate’s degree in related field AND two years of human resources experience; OR
    • An equitable combination of four years of higher education AND/OR human resources work experience.

    NOTE:  Skill testing may be required for candidates selected to interview



    • Human Resources work experience in educational environment or public organization
    • Work experience directly related to monitoring and compliance, benefits, and delivering quality customer service to employees, organization, and the public.


    • Knowledge of principles, practices and standards of human resource administration.
    • Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations.
    • Skill in taking initiative, being proactive, critical thinking, problem analysis and resolution.
    • Strong project and time management skills; highly organized, accurate and detail-oriented.
    • Ability and willingness to serve as a representative for the College by interacting appropriately with the community.
    • Ability to work within policies and procedures of FVCC.
    • Ability to occasionally work non-traditional schedules including evenings, weekends, etc.
    • Ability to maintain effective and positive professional relationships.
    • Ability to follow and issue directions. 
    • Demonstrated professional presentation and communication, diplomacy, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
    • Skill and ability to operate current technology including knowledge of human resource information systems and technology.
    • Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
    • Ability to maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
    • Ability to pass a criminal background check
    • Ability to respond in the event of an emergency
    • This is a Medium Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry.    Medium Duty involves exertion of 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.


    In order to be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at; paper submission of applications or resume materials are not accepted.  FVCC does not retain application materials for future consideration.

    Additionally, applicants are required to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application (NOTE: FVCC's applicant tracking system will time-out after 45 minutes of inactivity. Please have your documents ready to upload before you click the Apply button.) :


    • Letter of application indicating how you meet the minimum qualifications and detail your work experience as it relates to the position's Knowledge, Skills and Abilities; AND
    • A current, comprehensive resume; AND
    • Unofficial transcripts for ALL degrees held - if more than one transcript, combine and upload as one document.  (As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will submit official transcripts for all degrees held to FVCC HR prior to hiring. Only transcripts from accredited institutions will be accepted.)

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION:  FVCC is an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action organization.  It is FVCC's policy that all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, creed, political ideas, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran’s status, service in the uniformed services as defined by state and federal law, physical or mental disability, national origin or ancestry except as authorized by law.  These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs, as required by federal and state laws.  

    EMPLOYMENT SPONSORSHIP:  FVCC is not able to sponsor individuals seeking employment.   In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION'S, REFERENCE CHECKS, AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: Prior to any offers of employment, FVCC conducts thorough employment verifications and reference checks and may contact organizations and individuals not listed on an applicant's application or resume.  Additionally, FVCC conducts post-offer criminal background checks. 

    FVCC BOARD POLICY:  The FVCC Board Policy Manual is available to review at:

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:  FVCC provides reasonable accommodations upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities during all phases of employment including the application and selection process.  No applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE ACT:  Preference applies in hiring and provides a uniform method by which special consideration is given to qualified Veterans. Veterans’ Preference laws do not, however, guarantee Veterans a job, nor do they give Veterans’ preference in internal actions such as promotion, transfer, reassignment, and reinstatement.  I understand that applying for a preference is voluntary and that all information related to a preference is confidential and used only during the hiring process; the information will be maintained in a separate confidential file.  To claim Veterans' Preference, you must complete the Veterans' Preference Form (form is available at: and email it along with document(s) that verify your eligibility for employment preference to   Claims for Veterans' preference must be received by Human Resources prior to position closing date.    

    WINDFALL ELIMINATION PROVISION:  Based on the Windfall Elimination Provision, I understand my employment may not be covered by Social Security.  To learn more about the Windfall Elimination Provision click

    AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.




    HR Administrative Assistant

    Schedule: Full Time 

    Location: Kalispell, MT 

    About the Job: The Human Resources Administrative Assistant will provide professional support to one or more functional areas of Human Resources including communicating and tracking benefit related information for all Bank Divisions. Assistant will strive for accuracy and carefulness of work, paying close attention to detail, rechecking, and proofing work to ensure a high level of accuracy and quality. Maintaining strict confidentiality is of utmost importance.


    • Provide administrative support. Collect, track, file, and upload various employment-related forms, including employee files after the onboarding process. Track employee service award process. Schedule GBCI HR and Company-wide HR meetings, prepare and distribute meeting agendas. Order and maintain office supplies. Track GBCI 5 consecutive day leave requirement. Serve as a backup on electronic door access system. Answer phones for HR staff who are unavailable, in meetings, or absent.
    • Review and enter all approved HR invoices into "flexi" for final approval and payment. Separate invoices and allocate to banks when requested.
    • Review benefit related invoices, reconcile, and submit for approval.
    • Follow company policies and procedures. Attend all department meetings, HR monthly conference calls, and in-person training meetings. Complete required training and compliance courses and participate in other training as offered.
    • Assist with organization, filing, and maintenance of files related to bank acquisitions, severance agreements, employment contracts.
    • Assist with special projects such as acquisitions, GL balancing for individuals on leave, and annual 1095C project. Serve as backup for HR Assistant during absences.
    • Assist with travel reservations to include hotel, airline, and rental car and coordination of acquisition-related travel with GBCI Operations personnel.
    • Must comply with all company policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Must complete the assigned online training courses and achieve a passing score by the due date.

    This is a Corporate Position located in Kalispell, MT.

    The minimum compensation for this position is $19.02 per hour.  All compensation offers are analyzed independently and consider the following: location, years experience, educational background, and existing internal equity.

    To learn more about our bank divisions, please visit
    About You:



    1. Minimum of 3 years Administrative experience required.
    2. Minimum of 1-year experience working in a Human Resources Department required.
    3. Intermediate computer skills required including experience with Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel. Demonstrated ability working with spreadsheets and pivot tables.


    1. A high school degree or equivalent required.
    2. 2-year college degree preferred.



    • Must handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
    • Possess a high degree of attention to detail as well as strong organizational skills to perform in a fast-paced environment.
    • Requires a high level of professionalism with the ability to demonstrate courtesy, customer service, and tact.
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Must have the ability to work independently and to contribute to a positive team environment.
    • A significant level of trust, credibility, and diplomacy is required. Conversations can be of a sensitive and/or highly confidential nature.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in a climate-controlled shared work area with minimal noise.

    Must be capable of occasional travel (less than 10 days per year) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles, and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to: sit; use hands in repetitive motions to finger, grasp, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to: stand; walk; and lift or reach with hands and arms. 

    Must be able to operate routine office equipment including computer terminals and keyboards, telephones, copiers, facsimiles, and calculators. Must be able to routinely perform work on the computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours or travel off-site whenever required or requested by management. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance. Must be

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation/inspection of machines and/or using measurement devices at distances close to the eyes.

    What We Offer:

    COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Salary is dependent upon relevant experience. We offer an extensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, flexible health coverage options: medical/dental/vision (partially employer paid with competitive premiums), health rewards program, possible employer contribution to a Health Savings Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP); life insurance; 401K retirement plan with immediate vesting (up to 3% employer match, 3% automatic employer contribution, and profit-sharing); discounted banking products and services; paid vacation/sick days, and paid holidays.


    COMPANY OVERVIEW: At Glacier Bancorp, our employees are our most valuable asset. We seek qualified individuals who enjoy people, are innovative, and eager to learn. We are dedicated to providing opportunities for personal advancement and professional growth by investing in the tools and training needed to build a personalized career path for you.


    Glacier Bancorp, Inc. is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Kalispell, Montana with assets greater than $12 billion, operating in numerous community bank divisions across 8 states (Montana, Idaho, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada). We pursue a community banking philosophy, emphasizing personalized service combined with the full resources of a large banking organization. Over the years, Glacier Bancorp has received numerous awards for stability and soundness and has repeatedly ranked among the top 10% in the nation for financial strength.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

    Glacier Bancorp, Inc. does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.


    No Recruiters or unsolicited agency referrals, please.