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State of Montana Entry-Level Administrative Assistant #51210 in Missoula, Montana

_Destination Missoula, MT_ There’s this place where solitude, wilderness and adventure are only minutes from gourmet restaurants, funky local shops and a killer music scene. It’s a place surrounded by mountains where trails start at your front door. This place is Missoula, Montana and it has the unparalleled natural beauty and cultural vibrancy to make your experience unforgettable. Some might call it unique, cool or hip. Others will experience it as serene, welcoming and replete with natural beauty. You might see it as vibrant, active and pulsating with places to go and things to do. The beauty of Missoula is that it is all these things and more. Find out more at: _Job Overview:_ This position serves as an Administrative Support Specialist within the Missoula District office. Responsibilities involve customer service and communications, including front desk receptionist and Adopt-A-Highway coordinator. The position also provides a range of responsibilities involving accounts payable, procurement card transactions, and accounts receivables. Backup duties may include payroll/personnel and radio dispatch as needed. The position reports to the District Financial Officer or the Area Administrative Assistant and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. For a full job description, please contact HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at _Other Application Information_ You must include a cover letter addressing the following prompt in no more than two pages: * /Please describe your relevant experience and why you believe you are the most qualified candidate for this position./ Applicants will be required to take one online test administered by the Missoula Job Service. The test is_General Typing-185_. Please contact the Missoula Job Service Center at (406) 728-7060 or* to request the test, and attach the results to your application before submission.* To be considered for this position, you must submit your online application before midnight on the closing date andyou must attach your cover letter, resume and the results of the General Typing Test. If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact Sadie Hansen, HR Assistant, * 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. * As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to sign a release form, which authorizes the department to conduct a name-based background check. * Current MDT MFPE bargaining unit employees will be given preference. * Relocation assistance may be considered at the time of offer. * Driver’s record will be verified. Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant’s permanent driving records. Compliance with Mont. Admin. R. 2.6.201, "State Vehicle Use," and MDT Policy #6.03.001, "State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. * 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. _Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience):_ The required knowledge and skills are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or equivalent and one to two years of customer service related training, business or office management, accounting, or communications experience. Alternative qualifications include: Any combination of additional related work experience and education equivalent to the minimum qualifications. For a full job description, please contact HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical* *Title: *Entry-Level Administrative Assistant #51210 Location: Missoula Requisition ID: 21140972