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Title Description Department Internal Webpage URL External URL File
Careers

Flathead County is accepting applications for the following positions. Applications submitted for a position are received and reviewed by the corresponding department on a weekly basis. Timely submission of applications is encouraged for consideration. Job postings may close at any time without notice.

Human Resources
Web page about the Careers.
Cancer Screening
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Breast cancer screenings
  • Mammogram orders
Family Planning
Burn Permit

Weather permitting, October 1st is the start of open burning.  Permits are required for this action.  A free burn permit can be obtained through egomt.com.  If you have an existing burn permit for 2023, it can be activated by calling 1-866-207-2577.

Environmental Health
Web page about the Burn Permit.
External website about the Burn Permit. Opens in a new tab.
Burial on One's Own Property
  • No permit is necessary.
  • Must have a death certificate.
  • Cannot be by a groundwater source.
Commissioners' Office
Building Rental

Rent a building in the fairgrounds

Fairgrounds
Web page about the Building Rental.
Budget

The FY 2023 budget is projecting $118.5 million in revenue and a total of $115.6 million in expenditures, including a 2.5% cost of living adjustment for 551.74 full-time employees.  The county continues to strive to plan for future capital needs by saving within our capital funds, budgeting $13.4 million in capital expenditures and $7.6 million in transfers to fund future capital needs.

Finance
File about the Budget. Opens in a new tab.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

The Montana Cancer Screening Program pays for breast and cervical cancer screenings for people who qualify based on age, income, and insurance status. Screening services include clinical breast exams, mammograms, and Pap tests. Diagnostic testing is provided for the follow-up of abnormal screening tests. We partner with local providers, which means that you can see whoever you want, and it will be just like a regular appointment.

Our staff is available to guide you through the screening process, even if you do not qualify based on age, income, and insurance status.

To enroll, please fill out the enrollment form, and either mail it or drop it off at the following address:

Attn: Montana Cancer Screening Program
Flathead City-County Health Department
1035 1st Ave W,
Kalispell MT, 59901

Population Health
File about the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening. Opens in a new tab.
Braveheart Chaplain Ministry

Besides responding to traumatic situations and providing emotional and logistical support to citizens in need, a chaplain to emergency services personnel also provides support to first responders in their daily duties. Because their vocation brings them face-to-face with crises, stress is a built-in part of a first responder’s vocation.

Sheriff’s Office
External website about the Braveheart Chaplain Ministry. Opens in a new tab.
Book a Meeting Room

The meeting room is available to book on

  • Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am-6pm;
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-6pm; and
  • Saturdays from 10am-5pm.

Gatherings of up to 20 people.

Library
External website about the Book a Meeting Room. Opens in a new tab.
Book a Job Service Coach

Book-a-Job Service Coach for a one-on-one session at ImagineIF Kalispell, Columbia Falls and Bigfork.

  • Explore job openings and training opportunities
  • Brush up your resume
  • Get help filling out unemployment RESEAs

Job Service Kalispell is ready to meet you where you are!

Library
External website about the Book a Job Service Coach. Opens in a new tab.
Birth Control
  • Emergency contraception (PlanB)
  • Birth control pills
  • Contraceptive rings (Nuvaring)
  • Intrauterine devices (IUDs: Mirena, Liletta,Paragard)
  • Implants (Nexplanon)
  • Depo-Provera shot
  • Free Condoms
Family Planning
Birth Certificates
  • Certified copies of birth certificates are available through this office for all Montana Counties.
  • Genealogy copies are available for Flathead County only.
  • A certified copy is $8.00 each, and may be obtained online or by mail.
  • Anyone requesting an informational or certified copy of a vital record must present a valid ID.
  • If additional assistance is needed, and you require a meeting with staff, please contact our offices to schedule an appointment.
Clerk & Recorder
Web page about the Birth Certificates.
Bicycle Bike Helmets for Children

The Health Department currently has a limited number of bicycle helmets available on a donation basis for children 12 and under.

Population Health
Web page about the Bicycle Bike Helmets for Children.
Basketball for Grades 3-4

Kalispell: The Brace Place Lil’ Hoopsters

  • 3rd and 4th-grade Girls: $45

January - April, at Kalispell schools (Elrod/Russell), typically on Saturdays

Parks & Recreation
Basketball for Grades 1-2

Kalispell: Sykes Lil’ Hoopsters

  • 1st and 2nd-grade Boys: $45
  • 1st and 2nd-grade Girls: $45

January - April, at Kalispell schools (Elrod/Russell), typically on Saturdays

Parks & Recreation
Automobile License Motor Vehicle
Approach Permit

 An Approach Permit is needed for any new driveway or upgrades to an existing approach onto a county roadway.

Road and Bridge
Annual Report / Audit Report

The county produces an Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).  The most recent report is for FY21.

Finance
File about the Annual Report / Audit Report. Opens in a new tab.
Animal Control

The work of an animal shelter or "pound", a facility that houses or disposes of stray, lost, abandoned, or surrendered animals.

Animal Shelter
Alive at 25

Preventing death among teen drivers and young adults is the mission of Alive at 25. This highly interactive course encourages drivers between the ages of 14 and 24 to take responsibility for their own driving behavior.

Alive at 25 was adopted by Montana in January 2009. The program has proven effective at reducing young driver crashes, injuries, and fatalities.

Population Health
Web page about the Alive at 25.

Page Last Updated: Dec 15, 2022