Job Listing Details

The State of Montana is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Listing Detail
Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer

*Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.


For more information contact:

State Agency:
PO Box 201001
Helena, MT 59620
TTY:Montana Relay Service at 711

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Position 54122020, 54122039, 54122049, 54122106, 54122110, 54122153, 54122155
Billings, Broadus, Coutts, Culbertson, Wibaux
Full-Time Permanent
Varied Shifts
Motor Carrier Services
$34,776.00 - $34,776.00
Additional Salary Information:Salary will be established in accordance with the applicant's qualifications and the MDT MCS Enforcement Officer Advancement Policy #3-0186. *** Employees who rent a permanent residence in certain locations may be eligible to apply for the Oil Patch Rent Allowance Program

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.

Applicant Pool:If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Special Information:
The Department of Transportation  and Motor Carrier Services can offer you: Benefits, opportunity for career advancement, job stability, and the chance to live and work in Montana!
Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer. Several positions are available and many of these positions are open in key traffic areas where there are large volumes of vehicles. For example: I-90, eastern Montana oil traffic and annual harvest traffic.There are multiple positions open across the state such as:
Click each position for a map of the area. Specific locations will be discussed with candidates as other locations may become available.
• Multiple positions are being recruited for in order to establish a hiring list of potential candidates
• Positions will be filled as budget and vacancies occur
• Conditional offers of employment will be made based upon rank in the hiring list after the MPAT, written test and oral interview are completed
• Successful passing of the medical physical and psychological exams are required prior to formal offers being made
Applicants must also comply with title 7-32-303 MCA

MPAT & National Police Officer Selection Tests will be held in Helena at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA). Applicants will be contacted confirm testing dates and times. Other testing locations may be added.

Once hired with Motor Carrier Services, you will receive approximately 12 weeks of one-on-one instruction in our Field Training Officer (FTO) Program. In addition you will attend the Officer Basic class at MLEA within one year of your date of hire.

Positions are being posted as Open Until Filled, but screening of completed apps will begin on 3/21 and continue every two weeks until filled.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to:
Criminal History Background Check
Driving Record Check

Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws.

Officers are responsible for helping to regulate the international commercial and agricultural motor carrier industry. They are also responsible to enforce international, federal, and state commercial motor carrier laws at both fixed and mobile locations throughout Montana. MCS Enforcement Officers regulate and enforce law individually or with other officers, in densely populated and remote areas of the state. Officers have full autonomous decision-making authority on a wide range of regulation and enforcement issues, including height, width, and weight restrictions, vehicle licensing and motor fuel tax requirements, hazardous material transportation restrictions; and vehicle, operator, and load safety.

To learn more about Motor Carrier Services Enforcement Officers click here:

Spotlight on Motor Carrier Services (MCS) in Montana - YouTube

·         Law & Government
·         Public Safety & Security
·         Customer & Personal Service
·         Transportation
·         Computers & Electronics
·         Active Listening & Learning
·         Judgment & Decision Making
·         Critical Thinking
·         Social Perceptiveness
·         Negotiation
·         Time Management
·         Persuasion
·         Analytical/Interpertive Thinking
·         Communication
·         Independence of Action
·         Honesty
·         Integrity

Minimum Qualifications:

 High School diploma 
 Prefer but not required: one (1) year experience in a police, military or public service regulatory organization.
Applicants must also comply with title 7-32-303 MCA

Successful applicants will be required to pass:
• National Police Officer Selection Test
Montana Physical Abilities Test (MPAT) for Law Enforcement (click link to watch a MPAT video)
• Medical and Psychological Examination
• Oral Interview
• Background, Driving Record and Reference Check.

***All documentation required establishing preference or as required as part of the application must be submitted by the closing date to be considered during the selection process.***

Supplemental Questions:
Department of Transportation, Motor Carrier Services, Enforcement Bureau is recruiting to establish a hiring pool for our enforcement positions located across the state.
  1. Please rank the current areas, in order of preference. 1 - 1st choice, 2 - 2nd choice, etc. ___Broadus scale ___Coutts Port of Entry scale ___Culbertson scale ___Wibaux scale ___Other areas that come available
Additional Materials Required: None Required