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City Of East Helena


Human Resources
P.O. Box 1170
East Helena, MT 59635
Last Updated: June 13, 2018


About City Of East Helena

Brief Summary of Employers History or Position In The Market:


Join a Police force where you can make a difference in the community you serve, that’s small enough you can be a part of cases from start to finish, and busy enough to challenge you, keep you constantly learning, and provide professional fulfillment!


The East Helena Police Department is a proactive Police agency which proudly serves our Community of 2,074 citizens.  Being in close proximity to the State Capital, East Helena Police Officer's also assist other local Law Enforcement agencies in the enforcement of criminal law.


Join the East Helena Police Department (EHPD).  Being a part of Team EHPD isn’t just another job - it’s an opportunity to continue building your career in policing and public safety.


While Team EHPD Officers come from a variety of backgrounds, have diverse skill sets and experiences, they all have in common (and you must, too): Courage, Honor, Integrity, and Professionalism.  Team EHPD believes that diverse backgrounds, approaches, and life experiences make our Team more effective problem-solvers and partners in our dynamic and increasingly diverse community.  Team EHPD is committed to helping our Officers grow through continuous training opportunities and mentoring.


Employer Benefits Available:


Health Insurance


Dental Insurance


Vision Insurance


Paid Vacation


Paid Sick Time


Paid Holidays


PERS Retirement Plan



You Should Consider Our Company Because:


• We offer rewarding and meaningful work, in a team environment, providing a

   necessary service to your community;

• Ongoing paid educational and training opportunities;

• Excellent and comprehensive benefits package;

• Step increases in pay as outlined in the City of East Helena Pay Matrix;

• A cost of living that is below the national average and significantly less than in larger


• Close by local Elementary and Middle Schools;

• Two large Community Parks within City limits;

• A low crime rate; and

• A beautiful area to live and work surrounded by scenic mountains with several pristine  lakes nearby - affording the outdoor enthusiast or sportsman with ample opportunities

  in their leisure time;

• All of which makes East Helena, MT an ideal place to work in and call home!


Current Positions Available:


The City of East Helena is recruiting for a Full-Time Police Officer


This position involves law enforcement activities encompassing crime prevention, investigations, arrests, traffic law enforcement and related police functions and duties. This position requires working knowledge of State and Local codes as they relate to Local jurisdiction, use of firearms and arrest techniques among other basic law enforcement skills.


Successful applicant will be required to possess the following: at least 18 years of age, U.S. citizenship, high school diploma or equivalent; MLEA P.O.S.T. Basic course certification or legal equivalency; valid Montana Driver’s License.


Varied work schedule, may also be called for availability 24 hours per day for emergencies.


Starting wage $19.49/Hr. with benefits.



A complete job description for this position is available under Job Opportunities at A completed City of East Helena application form must be submitted to apply for this position. An application form and job description can be downloaded from the Job Opportunities page at or obtained at City Hall – 306 East Main Street – East Helena, Montana. For more information please call the City of East Helena at 227-5321.


This position closes Friday, June 29th, 2018 at 4PM.


The City of East Helena is an equal opportunity employer.    


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