Human Resources

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Employee Application

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FAQ

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Contact Info

Overview

The Blaine County Human Resources Department supports all Blaine County Departments with assistance on personnel matters.

 

Employment Application

***When submitting an Employment Application, please print and return the application by hand delivery, United States Postal Service or email. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rebecca Blankenship, H.R. Administrator. Contact information listed below.***


 

General FAQ

If I have applied for a position with Blaine County in the last six (6) months do I need to fill out another application for a different position.

Answer: Yes, you need to fill out another application as different Supervisors will be looking at the applications depending upon what position the County is filling.

Do I need to have a CDL in place before I can apply for a Heavy Equipment Operator Position?

Answer: No, it is preferred, but if you don’t have it you must be willing to obtain it within the first six months of employment.

Do you have any current job openings at this time?

 Answer: Please check this website and it will be updated as we have openings.

HR Administrator

Rebecca Blankenship

Phone: 406-357-3220
rblankenship@blainecounty-mt.gov

Address

PO Box 1567
Chinook, MT 59523

Our Office

Blaine County Courthouse
420 Ohio St
Chinook, MT 59523

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

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Deputy Chris Adair has been with the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office since August of 2012. Since then he has become the Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, Armorer, Deputy Coroner, and the Senior Operator for Blaine County’s breath alcohol testing equipment. He also is the DUI Task Force Coordinator. He lives in Chinook with his wife and 2 sons. Previous to living here they were residents of Flathead County.

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John Colby started his career in Law Enforcement with the Blaine County Sheriff's Department in 1996 as a Detention Officer/Dispatcher. In 1998 he began working with the Harlem Police Department where he served as a patrolman and later as the Chief of Police. In 2001 Harlem consolidated its law enforcement with the Blaine County Sheriff's Department and John Colby remained as a Deputy Sheriff. In 2002 John accepted a job with the Williston Police Department and served as a patrolman and later as a senior patrolman. In 2007 John left the Williston Police Department and went to work for Dyn-Corp in Konduz Afghanistan training the Afghanistan Nation Police. In March 2010 John was returned to Chinook and accepted a position as a Deputy Sheriff with the Blaine County Sheriff's Department. John was promoted to the Lieutenant of the Blaine County Sheriff's Department in 2012. John is one of the Taser Instructor's, Field Training Officer, K9 Handler, and was recently assigned to the Tri-Agency Drug Task Force. John and his wife Dawn have two children JJ, and Aspyn.

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Robo joined the Blaine County Sheriff's Office in October of 2013. He resides with his handler Sheriff John Colby.

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Deputy Levi Gonzalez joined the Blaine County Sheriff's Department in January 2018. Levi studied Criminal Justice at Utah Valley University and Excelled in courses such as Criminal Justice, Forensics, and Criminal Law. Along with some formal education, he has trained with professional firearms instructors, and in hand-to-hand combat, to help him pursue his career in law enforcement. He moved to Montana with his wife in March of 2013 and owns a small ranch in Blaine County where he runs a small cow/calf operation. He looks forward to serving Blaine County, where he is happy to call home, with his wife, daughter and son, for many years to come.

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