COMPENSATION: This position is a contracted position 200 days. Salary is determined by the schedule as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Eligible state employees are also provided paid health, dental and life insurance. Other benefits include deferred compensation program and retirement. Employees earn approximately 3.69 hours of sick leave for each 80 hours pay period worked and employees who qualify are entitled to up to 15 days military leave with full pay. Earned
leave benefits may be used for maternity and parental (birth/adoption) leave and for immediate family illness care.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: Under state and federal law qualified applicants with disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations. Modifications or adjustments may be provided to assist applicants to compete in the recruitment and selection process, to perform the essential duties of the job or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment available to other employees. An applicant must request an accommodation when needed. If you need any such accommodation, contact SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF & BLIND using the information provided above. TTY users may call the TTY number if available or use the relay service by dialing 711-253-4091.
IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the person selected must produce within three (3) days of hire, documentation that he/she is authorized to work in the United States. Examples of such documentation include a birth certificate or social security card along with a driver’s license or other picture I.D., a United States passport, a Permanent Resident Card or an Alien Registration Card (Green Card).
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE – The Veterans Public Employment Preference Act and the Persons with Disabilities Public Employment Preference Act provide preference in public employment for certain military veterans and people with disabilities or their eligible relatives. An applicant claiming employment preference must complete an Employment Preference Form, PD-25A, available through your local Montana Job Service Workforce Center or the State of Montana Employment Information Website at: http://mt.gov!stateiobs/stateiobs.asp . You must also provide the appropriate documentation of eligibility with the application. The required documentation may include a DD~214; a document issued by the Office of the Adjutant General of the Montana National Guard certifying service; or a PHHS Certifications of Disability form. Contact your local Montana Vocational Rehabilitation Services Office, Department of Public Health and Human Services for details on obtaining persons with disabilities preference certification. For more information, contact your local Job Service Workforce Center..
SPECIAL INFORMATION: MSDB IS A RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN. Grades encompassed in this program include elementary, middle school, and high school levels. The schedule may also be adjusted temporarily or permanently for reasons such as training, meetings, student needs, agency needs, emergencies, etc. This agency has been declared a non-smoking environment extending to the entire campus; there are no authorized smoking areas and smoke breaks are not given. All successful candidates must possess a Montana Drivers License; submit to a background check, which includes a criminal record review, and must not possess any felony or DUI convictions. It is the policy of the Board that any finalist recommended for hire to a paid or volunteer position with this agency, involving regular unsupervised access to students in schools, as determined by the Superintendent, shall submit to a fingerprint-based national criminal history background check conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation prior to consideration of the recommendation for employment. Additionally, an .Applicant Release Form. must be completed and signed as part of the application.
Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). MSDB will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices, based on race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, religion, ancestry, union membership or any other legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Students, parents, employees and participants who have an inquiry or complaint of harassment or discrimination, or who need information about accommodations for persons with disabilities, should contact the School Compliance Officer and Title IX/EEO Coordinator, Montana School for the Deaf and Blind, 3911 Central Avenue, Great Falls, Montana 59405. Phone (406) 771-6000.