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State of Montana MCS Scale Enforcement Officer Culbertson #22154 & 22091 in Culbertson, Montana

The Department of Transportation and Motor Carrier Services can offer you: Benefits, opportunity for career advancement, job stability, and the chance to live and work in Montana. The Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer in Culbertson, Montana. Duties: •Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. •Officers are responsible for helping to regulate the international commercial and agricultural motor carrier industry. They are also responsible to enforce international, federal, and state commercial motor carrier laws at both fixed and mobile locations throughout Montana. MCS Enforcement Officers regulate and enforce law individually or with other officers, in densely populated and remote areas of the state. Officers have full autonomous decision-making authority on a wide range of regulation and enforcement issues, including height, width, and weight restrictions, vehicle licensing and motor fuel tax requirements, hazardous material transportation restrictions; and vehicle, operator, and load safety. Supplemental Question: (Please answer the following question in a Word document and then attach it to your online application before submitting.) 1. Have you graduated high school or do you have your GED? To learn more about Motor Carrier Services Enforcement Officers view the following: Spotlight on Motor Carrier Services (MCS) in Montana - YouTube Competencies: Knowledge: · Law & Government · Public Safety & Security · Customer & Personal Service · Transportation · Computers & Electronics Skills: · Active Listening & Learning · Judgment & Decision Making · Critical Thinking · Social Perceptiveness · Negotiation · Time Management · Persuasion Behaviors: · Analytical/Interpretive Thinking · Communication · Independence of Action · Honesty · Integrity Minimum Qualifications: Desired Education and experience include a High School diploma or GED Prefer one (1) year experience in a police, military or public service regulatory organization, but not required. Detailed Employment History and Education sections of the application process are REQUIRED. Resume, not required. All applications will be reviewed for compliance with current Montana Public Safety Officer Standards and Training (POST) rules and regulations. Applicants must also comply with title 7-32-303 MCA Prior to completing your application please review the law enforcement code of ethics at http://www.mtrules.org/gateway/RuleNo.asp?RN=23.13.203. All documentation required establishing Military Preference or as required as part of the application must be submitted by the closing date to be considered during the selection process. Additional Requirements: To apply for a MCS Officer position, you must: •have a valid driver’s license from any state and have at least three years’ driving experience at the time of application •be a citizen of the United States •be a Montana resident at the time you are appointed as a sworn trooper •be at least 18 years of age at the time of application Be of good moral character and in sound, active physical and mental condition. Applicants with felony convictions that could have resulted in imprisonment in a federal or state penitentiary are disqualified. Misdemeanor convictions for criminal offenses are reviewed on a case-by-case basis _________________________ Selection Process: Entry-level applicant is one who has not graduated the MLEA Basic Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course in Montana and/or does not have any law enforcement experience. A lateral applicant is someone who meets one of the following requirements: 1. has graduated from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA) Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course within the last five years OR 2. Possesses a current Basic Law Enforcement POST Certificate (from Montana or another state) AND has been employed in a full-time sworn peace officer position within the last five years. Selection Process - Entry-level applicant: Applicants who successfully pass each of the following steps qualify for consideration for employment. Written Testing - National Police Officer Selection Test: The test takes a total of 75 minutes and is made up of four separately timed sections. The mathematics, reading comprehension and grammar sections are multiple-choice and true or false questions. The incident report writing section requires answers written in complete sentences. Although most of the questions relate to police duty, no prior knowledge of law or law enforcement is needed to answer. Failure to meet the minimum passing score of 70% for each section eliminates an applicant from the selection process. A Study Guide for the National Police Officer Selection Test is available to assist applicants prepare for the written test. Testing: Testing/Interview dates: (Specific time and location address will be e-mailed to applicants after application submission) Oral Interview – Applicants must complete a structured interview Physical Fitness Test - The physical abilities test used is the Montana Physical Abilities Test (MPAT). The MPAT test measures the strength, flexibility and endurance law enforcement officers need to perform the essential functions of their positions. Applicants must meet the Montana Law Enforcement Academy’s physical fitness requirements for acceptance into the Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course. Failure to meet this minimum level eliminates an applicant from physical fitness testing and from the selection process. Selection Process - Lateral applicant: Oral Interview – Applicants must complete a structured interview Selection Process - Entry-level applicant and lateral applicant: Application Screening – Applications are reviewed for completeness, accuracy, education and experience, and minimum requirements. Any applicant who falsifies or withholds any pertinent information will be rejected. Background Investigation– Selected applicants must pass an extensive background investigation including, at a minimum: •criminal history records check •driving records history check •previous employer reference checks •fingerprint check •verification of application materials and qualifications •verification of compliance with the Federal Military Selective Service Act - Drug Test screening is required Psychological Screening and Physical Exam and Physical Fitness Testing – After a conditional offer of employment, selected applicants must pass a psychological evaluation and a physical examination. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. Job: Security/Protective Services* *Title: *MCS Scale Enforcement Officer Culbertson #22154 & 22091 Location: Culbertson Requisition ID: 20142301

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