Sweetgrass Development Is Hiring (And So Is The Pondera Regional Port Authority)!

8 Dec 2020

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Sweetgrass Development is hiring for a part-time administrative position, alongside the Pondera Regional Port Authority! This job is based in Conrad, MT and is available to enthusiastic, community-minded individuals with communication skills and a head for grants, loans, meetings, and more! Details below.


Pondera Regional Port Authority/Sweetgrass Development

Administrative Assistant Position

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Executive Director(s)

SALARY AND BENEFITS: hourly DOE + qualifications

This is a ¾ time position (up to 30 hours per week) located in Conrad, Montana.  


  • Ability to cordially greet the public, whether on the phone, online, or in person.

  • Good writing skills for a variety of tasks, including meeting minutes, grants, loans, reports, etc.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, QuickBooks,  and similar software proficiently

  • Ability to follow a variety of issues and discretion on financial and business information

  • Community-minded individual with enthusiasm for local and regional economic development


  • High school degree

  • Perform typing, minutes as required.

  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls. 

  • Respond to emails and calls as received and directed.

  • Print, copy, and collate materials, prepare Board meeting packets.

  • Assist staff with file management.  

  • Assist with research and management of grants, including reporting and all other activities

  • Produce annual reports, treasurer reports, drawdown documents, bank statements, loan agreements, and other documents necessary for projects.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time, stand and walk short distances, stoop and bend, handle and lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Maintain a valid Montana driver’s license.


Provide a cover letter, resume and three references, (at least two professional), electronically to ncmeddinfo@gmail.com.  Deadline for application submission is Friday, January 8th, 2021, by 5:00 pm.  

If you have questions, please contact the following:  

Pondera Regional Port Authority

(406) 271-7237


Sweetgrass Development

(406) 727-5173 Office