Work for the Department of Revenue

Working for the Montana Department of Revenue is about more than taxes!

We serve our state through tax revenue, alcoholic beverage licensing, cannabis control licensing, and property valuation in addition to dozens of other programs and services.

Join our crew of over 650 full-time employees working across the state. Positions include:

  • Accountants
  • Application Developers
  • Appraisers
  • Attorneys
  • Auditors
  • Business Professionals
  • Collectors
  • Customer Service
  • Economists
  • Network Administrators

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Phone
(406) 444-9858
Fax
(406) 444-6998
By Mail
Montana Department of Revenue
Office of Human Resources
PO Box 1712
Helena, MT 59620-1712
HR Email
DORHR@mt.gov
Payroll
DORPayroll@mt.gov
Training
DOREduc&Training@mt.gov

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Accountant I

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. The accountant performs professional accounting services related to the collection and management of state revenues, state revenue distributions, and associated reporting and data management. Duties include managing and maintaining department and statewide accounting and budgeting systems and managing interfaces between the Statewide Accounting, Budget, and Human Resource System (SABHRS), the department’s integrated tax system (GenTax), and other department systems. Performs department budget development, management, and related fiscal activities. The incumbent performs professional level budgeting work by monitoring, modifying, and projecting the department’s approved budget and preparing the necessary accounting entries to ensure the accuracy of the statewide financial records. This position does not supervise other staff.

Accountant II

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include management of the department’s accounting and fiscal systems and activities. The Senior Accountant is responsible for revenue collection and distribution; providing professional support for agency operations in compliance with regulations and accounting standards; establishing, evaluating, and maintaining accounting systems to ensure the accurate and efficient processing of department business transactions and financial reporting activities; and preparing, monitoring, and analyzing the department approved budgets to ensure agency fiscal requirements are met and comply with executive and legislative intent and applicable statutes and regulations. This position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

Accountant I Education and Experience

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a directly related field
  • Three years of job-related work experience with progressively responsible experience in accounting, fiscal and/or budget management including two years of experience in computer analysis of financial information

Accountant II Education and Experience

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a directly related field
  • Five years of job-related work experience with progressive responsibility and experience in accounting and fiscal/budget management including two years of in-depth experience with computer analysis of financial information

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$43,727 – $70,661 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 9, 2022
Required Additional Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include conducting technical level audits of various types of tax returns, conducting research, participating in the appeal process, and compiling and reviewing reports and statistics. The incumbent also provides technical support for division operations and audit activities for taxpayers and other program staff. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • One year of college or vocational training in accounting, business administration or closely related field
  • Two years of job-related work experience in auditing or tax examining

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$38,678 – $40,246.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yes, 5% of the time
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 7, 2022

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include coordinating the ongoing planning, process analysis, and monitoring of strategies for metadata management and taxonomy driven information architecture for structured and unstructured data so that information is organized and discoverable. The incumbent provides consultation, training, and outreach to internal users. This includes performing data and record classification, promoting agency projects and intiatives to various groups and individuals. This position monitors and assists in integration of data and records management principles within data governance and agency framework. This position consults and collaborates with cross-disciplinary teams of business and IT professionals, data owners, data stewards, data modelers, and data custodians to determine the agency’s inventory of databases, data, data classification, and to describe the data in technical and business terms. This position assists in the development, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of data stewardship at Revenue. The position reports to the Information Governance Unit Manager and does not directly supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience in computer science, management information systems, business administration or related field, and
  • Two years of job-related experience with two years’ experience in tax administration, performing detailed technical work, data processing, technical troubleshooting support role, application support, experience working with external clients and providing support for online applications, and documenting requirements for online or desktop software.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$49,135.00 – $51,100.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yes, 5% of the time
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 14, 2022

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include being the primary contact for internal and external customers and is the primary contact for providing information to customers about unclaimed property that has been escheated to the State of Montana. The incumbent provides information and technical assistance and resolves problems regarding taxes, fees and licenses, unclaimed property, business personal property reporting, livestock reporting, and Department web-based filing and payment processes. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Two years of post-secondary education in business administration, taxation, office management, or a related field.
  • One year of directly related work experience with customer service, working with software applications, investigation, auditing, or research and analysis with six months of experience interpreting and applying Montana rules and regulations.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$38,166 – $39,713 Annual
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 12, 2022

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include developing and maintaining internal controls to safeguard division assets. This includes assuring compliance with regulations and professional standards. The position acts as a quality control analyst by reviewing division work, creating processes, and recommending business process improvements based upon internal audits/reviews. The incumbent is also the point of contact and is responsible for the communication and organization of all external audits for the division. The position will recommend training curriculum based on internal and external audit findings. The position does not supervisor other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, public administration, or related field.
  • Three years of job-related work experience with audits, compliance, quality control, data analysis or investigative experience.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$56,746 – 59,067 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 12, 2022

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include residential property reviews, discoveries, data research, and field appraisals. Complete inspections to determine the residential property final valuation. Analyze, assess, and classify land uses. Assist with specification, calibration, and benchmarking of land models, sales comparisons, and property characteristics. Support ongoing program operations and activities. Respond to taxpayer inquiries and explain appraisal activities. Provide dispute resolution and participate in appeal hearings. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Two years of post-secondary education in business, accounting, economics, public administration, construction technology or training; and
  • One year of job-related experience.
  • Preferred work experience includes appraisal, property tax appraisal, assessment, auditing, agriculture, forestry, surveying, real estate, or related field.
  • Requires Montana certification in residential property appraisal (IAAO 101), per ARM 42.18.206-208 and MCA Title 15; within the first year of employment.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$40,180 – $41,792 Annual
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
2
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yest, 75% of the Time
Primary Location
Billings
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 9, 2022
Required Additional Documents
Resume

The seasonal Warehouse Worker performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include assembling store orders using an electronic pallet jack, ensuring orders are picked accurately, and pallets are assembled properly to minimize breakage during shipment. Incumbent operates the electric pallet jack in a safe, efficient manner. The incumbent in this position reports to the Distribution Bureau Chief and receives guidance from the Warehouse Foreman. This position does not supervise other staff.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Criminal Background Check. Circumstances involving convictions will be reviewed.
  • Tax status must be current. Circumstances involving tax status issues will be reviewed.
  • Controlled Substance and Alcohol Testing. Due to the nature of the position, individuals will be subject to controlled substance and alcohol testing.
  • Prospective employees to whom an offer of employment has been made will be required to undergo controlled substance testing. The employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a negative controlled substance test.
  • Controlled substance and alcohol testing may also be required immediately following an accident when reasonable suspicion exists or as part of a follow-up to a previous incident.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • A high school diploma, GED certificate, or equivalent; and
  • One year of experience in a warehouse operating a forklift, electric and manual pallet jack, personal order scanner and dock leveler.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$22.32 per Hour
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Part-Time Seasonal
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
031—DOR Liquor Warehouse
Closing Date
October 16, 2022
Required Additional Documents
None

The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include researching, examining, and verifying data on assigned tax returns, participating in the appeal process; assisting other tax examiners; and providing a range of taxpayer and program support services.  The incumbent plans, schedules, and conducts audits of various types of tax returns; assists with the development of audit programs and procedures, drafts summary reports of audit findings; and testifies as an expert witness.  The incumbent also provides technical support for division operations and audit activities for taxpayers and other program staff.  The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, business administration, or public administration supplemented by college coursework in accounting.
  • No prior work experience is required.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$46,660 – $48,560 Annual
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
2
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yest, 5% of the Time
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 11, 2022
Required Additional Documents
Resume

A Tax Examiner in the Federal Royalty program of the Natural Resources Tax Unit performs a variety of duties assigned by management.  Duties include planning, scheduling, and conducting audits of Federal Royalties reports.  These audits require tax examiners to research, examine, and verify the accuracy of data reported.  Other duties include drafting summary reports of audit findings, assisting other tax examiners, participating in the appeal process, and providing a range of program support services. The incumbent also assists with the development of audit programs and procedures and provides technical support for division operations. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. (dorhr@mt.gov or 406-444-9858)
All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.

Qualifications

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, business administration, or public administration supplemented by college coursework in accounting.
  • No prior work experience is required.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

“If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.”

Training Assignment Available
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.

Job Overview

Salary
$46,660 – $48,560 Annual
Benefits Package Eligibility
Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
1
Schedule
Full-Time
Shift
Day Job
Travel
Yest, 5% of the Time
Primary Location
Helena
Union
Montana Federation of Public Employees
Bargaining Unit
006—MFPE-Revenue
Closing Date
October 4, 2022
Required Additional Documents
Resume