New Job Field Compliance Specialist In Montana

Field Compliance Specialist
Field Compliance Specialist

Field Compliance Specialist

Company : State of Montana
Salary : $41,169 - $50,334 a year
Location : Montana

Full Description


Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity.


  • 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 DLI here.

Why should you live here?

Helena, Montana is located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and sits halfway between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park. Helena offers an abundance of recreational opportunities including; camping, fishing, hunting, as well as world class mountain biking and hiking. Learn more about Helena here.

What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity?

Look here for 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!)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify.

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 Field Compliance Specialist position in the Employment Relations Division.

The physical office can be located in Butte or Helena; however, this position travels extensively and often works remotely covering nine counties in South Central Montana. Majority of the work is completed within the Bozeman/ Big Sky area. Will consider candidates who live within 30 miles of Bozeman, Butte or Helena.

As a Field Compliance Specialist you will:

  • Investigate complaints and suspected violations.
  • Review industry-specific rules, regulations and statutes to determine nature of violations or discrepancies and the type of action to be taken.
  • Advise individuals and groups concerning regulations, inspection, and investigation findings; encourage voluntary action to correct problems.
  • Determine liability or penalty for violations.
  • Prepare reports, submissions or recommendations about findings
  • Follows up with managers or entities regarding corrections and recommended actions addressing violations
  • Confer with officials and technical or professional specialists.
  • Interpret governmental regulations for individuals and employers.
  • Review contracts to determine an entity’s actions required to meet governmental provisions.


If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Major Montana industries.
  • Statutes, rules, policies governing independent contractor, construction contractor, worker's compensation, wage and hour, prevailing wage, uninsured employers, and employment entity disputes.

Skills in:

  • Persuading others to comply voluntarily with requirements and effectively resolve conflicts with courtesy and respect.
  • Working independently with minimal supervision through planning, organizing and prioritizing work.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, maintain working relationships, and gather information with cooperation from people with diverse backgrounds and levels of understanding.
  • Operate a personal computer and general office equipment as necessary to complete the essential functions, including using spreadsheets, word processing, data entry, email, internet and other computer programs.


Extensive in-state travel (75%) is required. This position requires the ability to drive long distances in inclement weather within an assigned geographic area. The incumbent will interact with a variety of individuals in a professional manner and traverse construction sites in a safe manner while wearing proper safety equipment.


  • Relevant bachelor's degree in communications, business administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of one year of directly related qualifying experience.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Prior experience working with Workers' Compensation.


You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at 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 cover letter and resume 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.

In your cover letter please address the following question:

  • Describe your knowledge of the Construction and/or Compliance industries, or any other regulatory enforcement experience you have that would make you the best member for our team?

In your resume, 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. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application.

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.


Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees working at least half-time for more than six months are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee “core” medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Learn more about them HERE! Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System - vesting criteria applies. Flexible schedules may be considered.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical
Salary: $ 41,169.00 - 50,334.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan

Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Primary Location: Butte
Other Locations: Helena, Bozeman
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit: 038 - Labor and Industry Employees

Posting Date: Nov 24, 2021, 1:07:58 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Dec 15, 2021, 12:59:00 AM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume

Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: [email protected] | Contact Phone: 406-444-4737