Human Resources

County Job Openings

Communications Officer

Salary: $18.90 – Per Hour/Probationary

The Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a part-time Communications Officer (Dispatcher).

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be of legal age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess computer skills, telephone, and customer service skills. Ability to multi-task, think quickly, and analyze situations. Maintain accurate records, adhere to standards of confidentiality, and deal tactfully with the public. CPR and First Responder certification are desired (can be trained); must pass a thorough background check.

DUTIES: Will perform emergency dispatch services for all public safety agencies by answering emergency phone calls and relaying pertinent information to proper authorities; the job may entail working under stressful circumstances; will be required to be knowledgeable in all office practices/procedures including; English, grammar, math, customer service, confidentiality issues, and proper telephone etiquette.

HOURS/DAYS: Will work rotating shifts and be subject to after-shift call out; must be able to work weekends/holidays. WAGE: Beginning rate of pay for new probationary employees is $18.90/hour.

Full Job Descriptions are available.

Candidates certified for employment must be willing to undergo and successfully complete an in-depth background investigation, including fingerprinting and a criminal history check. Applicants may also be subject to in-house testing as part of the hiring process. *Due to COVID-19* Please take the 3-minute typing test and attach certificate with application Application and background check can also be picked up at the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office.

BENEFITS:  Beaverhead County benefits.  **EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER**


Summer Weed Crew Positions

To apply: submit county application to the Beaverhead County Weed District Office, 2 S. Pacific CL #12, Dillon, MT 59725. County application can be picked up at the weed district office or found online at
This position involves managing noxious weeds through various integrated weed management practices, operating a variety of equipment including ATVs, UTVs, and trucks pulling trailers, handling, mixing, and applying herbicides, adherence to safety standards, and working outdoors. Applicant must be 18 years of age as of May 31st, hold a valid driver’s license, and carry 25 pounds over rough terrain. On the job training will be provided to successful applicants hired for the position. Training will include: noxious weed identification, safety procedures including handling, mixing, and application of herbicides, ATV/UTV driver certification, first aid, and the opportunity to acquire a governmental applicators license. Beaverhead County is an equal opportunity employer.
Pay starts at $10.22-11.26 dependent on the ability to obtain governmental applicators license.
For more information, contact Amber Burch, Beaverhead County Weed Coordinator at 406-683-3790.


Name/Title Position Phone Email
Betty Tinsley Department Head (406) 683-3734 Email


8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


(406) 683-3730


(406) 683-3728



2 South Pacific Street, Suite 2
Dillon, MT 59725