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State of Montana Program Specialist (05034) in Helena, Montana

[Building a Stronger Montana ] MISSION STATEMENT: Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity. DLI CORE VALUES: * Customer Service * Leadership * Accountability Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry? It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive, and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLIhere. Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI:DLI Employee Testimonials Why should you live here? Helena, Montana is located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and sits halfway betweenYellowstone National ParkandGlacier National Park.Helena offers an abundance ofrecreational opportunitiesincluding; camping, fishing, hunting, as well as world class mountain biking and hiking. Learn more about Helenahere. What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity? Lookherefor a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include: * Work/life Balance * Health Coverage * Retirement Plans * Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!) * A partial telework schedule may be available This position may be covered by aVoluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA) *How would this position make an impact in your community? Are you looking for a position where you get to work with a great group of professionals who love what they do and are dedicated to public service? Are you looking for a work environment that places high value on customer focus, individual responsibility, continuous improvement, and professional growth? If so, then you may be interested in the Program Specialist position in the Business Standards Division. As a Program Specialist, you will: * Review, analyze and report on program budgets for professional and occupational licensing boards. * Work directly with board members on stakeholder issues and board meeting logistics. * Monitors and answers board email boxes which involves complex program requirements. * Coordinates outputs from board meeting policymaking and ensures information is forwarded to proper roles in the division and to the public. * Assists Program Specialist 2 and board members in administrative aspects of programs. * Plan, facilitate, and administer board meetings to ensure they are held in compliance with applicable laws and rules. * Assist in policymaking for various professional and occupational licensing boards. What is it about you that makes you the right person for this opportunity? If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills, or abilities: Knowledge of: * Application and Investigation of State and Federal regulations. Previous work experience with regulations would be beneficial. * Effective Customer Service and Relationship Management techniques for working with people with diverse backgrounds. * Principles of program improvement including the ability to analyze program processes and improve efficiencies. * Computers and business software applications including information databases, spreadsheets, word processing, email, presentation, and internet. Skills in: * Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, competing groups, other governmental agencies, and the public. * Effective communication, outreach, and public speaking. * Conducting research and analysis on a wide range of topics. Ability to: * Provide time management while overseeing multiple projects and multitasking independently or in a team environment to maintain a positive, and productive outcome. * Analyze, interpret, and apply regulations, policies, data, and results. * Develop training programs and apply learning/training principles. * Interpret, provide, direct, and advise on agency and program policies and procedures to various entities including public and service providers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The essential duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combinations of relevant education and experience equivalent to six years: * Relevant bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, human services, or a related field; and, * One year of program administration experience Or * Five years of directly related experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis. How would you let us know that you’re the right person? You are REQUIRED to attach acover letter,_and_resumeat the time of application. Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter or other required documents you must mark the attachments as “relevant.” A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the resume, cover letter or other required documents to be considered for this position. Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application. In yourcover letter, please address the following question: * How do you collaborate effectively with others, including co-workers and outside parties? In yourresume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties, dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process. All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents. If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR office. Title: Program Specialist (05034) Location: Helena Requisition ID: 23140807