Current Job Openings

The City of Colstrip is taking applications for (one) full-time Police Officer.  The successful candidate must be able to work 12-hour shifts, to include nights, weekends and holidays. Candidates must also be able to successfully complete the Montana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Course within one year of hire, a pre-employment drug screening and background check, psychological examination, pre-employment fitness test, a mandatory 1-year probationary period and enroll with the Montana Public Employees Association-Colstrip Police bargaining unit.  Must be 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.  Starting salary DOE but no less than $27.50/hour. Applications can be obtained at the Colstrip Police Department, Colstrip City Hall, in writing at P.O. Box 9 Colstrip MT 59323 or by emailing This position will be open until filled.

POST Application


The ideal candidate must work under limited supervision, oversee and perform a variety of complex duties to ensure a safe and adequate supply of water in accordance with federal and state standards; and perform other related duties as assigned. Applicant must possess a Montana 1B certification in Water Treatment, 2A certification in Water Distribution, and a 1C certification in Wastewater Treatment. Applicant must have at least 3 years of experience in Water and Wastewater Treatment. The City of Colstrip is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is a grade 27. Employment application and position description may also be obtained at Colstrip City Hall, PO Box 1902, or 12 Cherry Street in Colstrip, MT 59323 or by calling (406) 748-2300
Ext. 2303.

Employment Application

The City of Colstrip is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Worker/Utility Operator |. Applicant must possess a Montana CDL; must possess or obtain a Montana Class 1B Water Treatment certification within 1 year of hire; reside within 20 minutes response time to Colstrip City limits. Starting wage is $20.80 per hour; excellent benefits package. Employment application and position description available at Colstrip City Hall, 12 Cherry Street, PO Box 1902, Colstrip, MT 59323 or at The City of Colstrip is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Application

Maintenance Worker Utility Operator – Job Description