Human Resources
 
 
Welcome to the Human Resources Department website!  The Human Resources team is responsible for assisting more than 1,200 outstanding teachers, administrators and staff who are currently employed by Missoula County Public Schools. In addition, we work to attract a talented and diverse group of applicants for existing and/or new vacant employment positions. We strive to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and confidentiality in our work, while being supportive and flexible.
 
The Human Resources Office is located at:
 
Administration Building
215 South Sixth West
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone:  (406)728-2400, ext. 1035
Fax: (406)329-5991
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
 

 
Fingerprint and Criminal Background Investigations:
 
The following applicants for employment and/or applicants seeking approval to be placed on the District on-call substitute list will be required as a condition of employment to authorize, in writing, a name-based and fingerprint criminal background investigation to determine if he/she has been convicted of certain criminal or drug offenses: 
  • All certified teachers and all support/classified personnel seeking full or part-time employment within the District. 
  • All coaches seeking employment within the District. 
  • Any employee of a person or firm holding a contract with the District, if the employee is assigned to the District. 
  • All on-call substitutes (both classified and certified). 
Any requirement of an applicant to submit to a fingerprint background check shall be in compliance with the Volunteers for Children Act of 1998 and applicable federal regulations. If an applicant has any prior record of arrest or conviction by any local, state, or federal law enforcement agency for an offense other than a minor traffic violation, the facts must be reviewed by the Superintendent, who shall decide whether the applicant shall be declared eligible for appointment or employment or selection to be placed on the on-call substitute list. Arrests resolved without conviction shall not be considered in the hiring/selection process unless the charges are pending. 

 ~~~Equal Opportunity Employer~~~
Missoula County Public Schools adheres to the principals of equal opportunity in its personnel practices which prohibit discrimination against applicants with respect to race, religion, sex, color, age, handicap or national origin.
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