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Human Resources Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

For questions, call:

(406) 345-4118



Mailing Address:

207 West Bell

Glendive, MT 59330


Office location:

207 W Bell

Glendive, MT 59330



Dawson County Human Resources


Human Resources

What we do:

The Dawson County Human Resources Department covers a wide variety of responsibilities.  There are administrative duties, such as keeping accurate records of what the County is doing and what the employees are doing.  There are training and development activities, such as workshops and continuing education for workers.  There are issues with benefits, such as researching and implementing employee insurance and retirement plans.  And there are legal issues, such as ensuring that the County is complying with all employment, safety and health laws.   


How we do it:

The Human Resources Department assists in the effective and efficient utilization of employee resources by assisting in the areas of planning, recruitment, training, development and employee relations. The Department also provides assistance with compensation, classification, collective bargaining and benefits. Additionally, the Department ensures that all these services are provided in a legal and ethical manner.


Why we do it:

The Department performs these functions to ensure the fair management and treatment of employees, and to ensure that County employees are well-trained, sufficiently supported and appropriately assigned job duties that accomplish the County’s goals in a cost-effective, efficient and safe manner.


Mission Statement:

Dawson County Human Resources develops and protects the County's most valuable resource - its employees. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining, and supporting a qualified, diverse workforce. We do this by providing quality service and adhering to open, equitable and ethical personnel standards.



We carry out our mission with integrity, dignity, responsiveness, and professionalism, defined by these core values, exhibiting PRIDE in our service to Dawson County, our employees, and our community:


  • PEOPLE - we are people focused, matching and balancing the needs of employees and community with those of Dawson County.
  • RESPECT - we create an environment of respect for all, founded in equity, courtesy, approachability, understanding and responsiveness.
  • INTEGRITY - we foster integrity as the foundation for all that we do, promoting honesty and trust, open and clear communication, confidentiality, and collaboration in an environment of team work.
  • DIVERSITY - we recognize and appreciate our similarities and differences, celebrating diversity in people, philosophies, cultures, beliefs and abilities.
  • EXCELLENCE - we deliver quality and excellence by being knowledgeable, responsive, consistent, engaged and professional.






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