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Classifieds for February 19, 2020


February 19, 2020


Apartments Available For Rent

For more information call 654-1302

or stop in at the Edgewater Inn.


Journeyman or Apprentice Lineman

Big Flat Electric Co-op., Inc. is currently seeking a qualified applicant for a journeyman or apprentice lineman position. Big Flat Electric is a member-owned electric cooperative serving 2,000 meters in Blaine, Phillips and Valley Counties of Northeastern Montana. The successful candidate will possess a great attitude, good work ethic and be committed to safety and service to co-op members. Applicant must possess a valid Montana CDL Class A license and will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and physical.

Big Flat Electric has an excellent benefits program. To apply for the position, contact the office at (406) 654-2040 or visit to obtain an application and job description. Submit application, cover letter and resume’ to: Big Flat Electric Co-op., Inc. at PO Box 229, Malta, MT 59538 or by email to: [email protected]

Applications must be received in the office by 5:00 p.m. on February 26, 2020.

Montana Department of Transportation

is looking to hire a

Maintenance Tech Position

In Malta. Offering competitive wages, great benefits and strong family/work balance. Visit

Apply now! Or call 406-345-8207

The City of Malta is accepting applications for a seasonal/part-time Pool Manager/Water Safety Instructor for the 2020 summer season. Applications and job descriptions are available at the city office during regular business hours. Pay rate is D.O.E. Applications are to be returned to the city office by 4 p.m. on Monday February 24, 2020.

City of Malta is an EEO employer. The city reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

Malta Swim Team Head Coach

Malta Swim Team Coaching Position available for 2020 summer swim season: Head Coach.

Applications available by contacting Dara Wilke, 390-2221. Completed applications must be post marked by March 1st, 2020.


The Phillips County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications to create a hiring pool from which successful applicants will be chosen to fill vacancies. We currently have one opening for a FULL-TIME DEPUTY SHERIFF. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Duties for a Deputy Sheriff include crime prevention, investigating crimes, traffic patrol, drug interdiction, among other law enforcement related duties. Applicants must possess the following qualifications:

Must be a United States citizen

Must have a High School diploma or GED

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must possess or be eligible to obtain a Montana Driver's License

Must not have a felony conviction

Must be of good moral character as determined by a thorogh background investigation

Must pass medical and mental health evaluations

Possession of current P.O.S.T. Basic certification preferred but not necessary to apply. Within one year of hire, must be able to successfully complete the MLEA Basic course and receive P.O.S.T. Basic certification. Applicants will be expected to travel to Malta, MT for psychological testing as well as interviews.

Benefits include 100% premiums paid for medical insurace for employee and family, vacation/sick pay, and annual longevity pay increases. Starting wage is $18.40/hour with 5% increase upon completing one year of probation.

To apply, go to and complete the application. Applications may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to PO Box 1090, Malta, MT 59538, or applications are available at the Phillips County Sheriff's Office.

The Phillips County Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or marital status.

General Manager - Malta Irrigation District

Job Title: General Manager

Employment Term: Permanent Full-time

Salary Range: Depending on Qualifications and Experience

Closing Date: Open until filled, return application promptly for consideration. Current resume required.

Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to a Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, public administration, business administration or a related field is preferred. Supplement education by specialized training in preferred fields desired but not necessary. Previous responsible experience in engineering, and/or construction, and/or operation and maintenance of water supply or irrigation systems is desired. Previous supervisory experience desired.

Job Summary: Responsible for the effective direction, operation and control of the key activities of MID, including: irrigation operations, financial operations, governmental affairs, human resource administration and public information activities. Administer the water right and manage the operation, maintenance, improvement and replacement of MIDs’ infrastructure which includes storage, carriage, distribution and drainage systems necessary for the irrigation of 44,500+ acres. Work is directed by the Board of Commissioners and as influenced by the Bureau of Reclamation and the laws of the State of Montana. Job includes the supervision of 8-12 employees.

For further information and to request an application and full job description, contact:

Malta Irrigation District

509 South 3rd Street East

PO Box 1340 - Malta, MT 59538

Phone: (406) 654-1440

Email: [email protected]

Part Time Assistant Curator

The Phillips County Museum has an Assistant Curator position open. This is a part time position. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay. A job description/application is available at the Phillips County Clerk and Recorders Office. The position will remain open until filled. The Phillips County Museum board reserves the right to reject any and or all applications.





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DEADLINE: March 12, 2020




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