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State of Montana MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Lima #22055 in Lima, Montana

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.

The Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer in Lima, Montana.


•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.

Supplemental Question:

(Please answer the following question in a Word document and then attach it to your online application before submitting.)

  1. Have you graduated high school or do you have your GED?

To learn more about Motor Carrier Services Enforcement Officers view the following:

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/Interpretive Thinking

· Communication

· Independence of Action

· Honesty

· Integrity

Conditional offers of employment will be made based upon rank in the hiring list after the MPAT, written test and oral interview are completed in addition to successful completion of a thorough background investigation (including a nationwide criminal history check) and reference checking

• Successful passing of the medical physical and psychological exams are required prior to formal offers being made.


MPAT & National Police Officer Selection Tests required to be passed.

Applicants will be contacted to schedule testing dates and times.

Once hired with Motor Carrier Services, you will receive approximately 14 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.

MCS Officers also have the opportunity to grow and advance within the department with our Career Ladder advancing to Corporal status as well as competing for open Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain positions.

As per contract, MCS officers will not be allowed to transfer from one location to another more than one time a year, unless approved by management.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to: Criminal History Background Check, Driving Record Check, and drug test.

Job: *Security/Protective Services

Title: MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Lima #22055

Location: Lima

Requisition ID: 20142573