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The City of Columbia Falls posts job openings on a bulletin board outside the City Manager’s office.  Jobs will also be posted here on the site.  Applications are accepted at City Hall as well as by Flathead Job Service.  The City of Columbia Falls is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  The City of Columbia Falls requires substance abuse testing for any position requiring a commercial driver’s license (CDL). In addition, it is the policy of the City of Columbia Falls that no employee is under the influence of alcohol or drugs while on the job.

The City does not accept applications unless there is a specific job opening.


Probationary Patrolman

The City of Columbia Falls is currently accepting applications for the position of Probationary Patrolman. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Montana Driver’s License and have no felony convictions. Applicants must be able to pass an oral interview, written exam, physical fitness exam, psychological exam and an extensive background investigation. The entry starting wage is $19.48 per hour plus excellent benefits.  Applicants must submit a Montana POST application along with a resume and three written recommendations by Friday, March 16, 2018. Please mail complete application materials to City Clerk, 130 6th Street West, Room A, Columbia Falls, MT  59912. For materials and additional information, please visit the City’s website at  https://cityofcolumbiafalls.org/jobs.  Contact Chief Clint Peters at (406)892-3234 with any questions.

Police Job Application

Patrolman Job Description


City Court Clerk

Court Clerk/Civil and Jury

The City is seeking a dynamic, customer service oriented candidate for the part-time (26-32 hrs/week) Court Clerk position. Applicants must be skilled in meeting and working with people in a busy office environment with interruptions, have working knowledge of computers and electronic  data processing and able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Experience working in a court or related public sector position is desired. Starting wage is $15.95/hour with an excellent benefit package. Applications are due by Friday, April 6th at 5 pm.

Please provide a City job application, resume and three letters of recommendation to the City of Columbia Falls Attn. City Manager, 130 6th Street West, Columbia Falls, MT 59912. Application and job description is available below or by contacting City Clerk Barb Staaland at 406-892-4388.

Applicants must submit all requested materials by the due date noted in order to be considered for the position.

2018 Court Clerk Civil and Jury Job Description

City of Columbia Falls Application Form –
City Application Form