Job Openings

Short-term worker for the front office. Starting wage $10.00 an hour.

On call basis to fill in when the Assistant Clerk and/or the Clerk/Treasurer are absent.

Contact the Job Service in Thompson Falls if interested and for application.


Job Board

The city of Thompson Falls, located in beautiful northwest Montana along the Clark Fork river, is seeking a Full Time Patrol Officer for their Police Department. If you are an experienced officer looking to relocate to this amazing part of the state or are looking for an opportunity to become a police officer and dedicate yourself to our community then this opportunity may be for you.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working on rotating shifts performing traditional patrol functions such as traffic control, investigations, first aid at accidents, detection, preparing reports, participating in community police work, and arresting persons involved in crimes or misconduct;
  • Maintaining normal availability by radio or telephone for consultation on major emergencies;
  • Carrying out duties in conformance with Federal and State laws and County and City ordinances.

Desired Minimum Requirements:


Must be 18 years or older at the time of employment; must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation in any State; felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories are not allowed; must be a U.S. citizen; must be able to read and write the English language; must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits. If employee has military experience they must have been discharged under honorable conditions.

Education and Experience:

(A) High school diploma or equivalent, two‑year community college degree or vocational school training in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration, or a related field is desired.

(B) An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Demonstrate a good working knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment;

(B) Proficient skill in operating the tools and equipment listed below; and

(C) Ability to learn the applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations; ability to perform work requiring good physical condition; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers and supervisors; ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions; ability to follow verbal and written instructions; ability to meet the special requirements listed below; ability to learn the City’s geography.

(D) Police car, police radio, radar traffic, handgun and other weapons as required, handcuffs, alcohol detection instruments, electronic audio/visual recording equipment, first aid equipment.


Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any state; ability to meet Department’s physical standards. Have a reasonable level of skill in using computer and data base programs.

To Apply:

Submit a Montana POST standard application with a resume. The resume should outline and place emphasis on previous experience that qualifies the applicant for this position specifically.  Applications submitted to Job Service – Thompson Falls 2504 Tradewinds Way Suite 1, Thompson Falls, MT 59873 by December 20th, 2019.  Application Link:



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