Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Looking for a great opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative office.

Helena Association of Realtors is looking for a full-time Program Coordinator.  This position offers a unique opportunity to support the REALTOR® profession and the Helena business community in partnership with the Board, members, and our affiliates.  The position involves a variety of dynamic and challenging responsibilities including:

  • Serves as staff liaison for the Technology, Education, and Program Committees, and assists the CEO in implementing Association programs.
  • Maintains and serves as office expert to Realtor Association Management System Cooperative (RAMCO) database system and assists members with RAMCO portal and Sentrilock.
  • Schedules, plans, coordinates, and staffs continuing education committee, educational courses for realtors to maintain licenses, and manages educational instructors.
  • Manage annual membership and lockbox automated dues collection process.
  • Coordinates Association events, fund raisers, luncheons and service projects.
  • Develops, schedules, plans and assists in teaching new member electronic orientation.
  • Provides significant technology support in preparing Zoom meetings, working with web designer in organizing and updating the HAR and HMLS websites, assists in producing brochures, newsletters and press releases and working with office automated systems.  
  • Provides backup to the Member & Communication Coordinator (MCC) and support to HAR and HMLS operations and staff.  
  • Additional duties assigned by the CEO.
  • The position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. 

Qualifications:  The minimum qualifications are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate degree in office administration, computer technology, or a related field and two (2) years related experience including office administration experience.

Demonstrated Skills and Abilities in:  Computer applications for word processing, spreadsheets, data management and basic bookkeeping.  General office procedures and the use of common office equipment.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, adaptability to changes, problem-solving skills and maintain confidentiality of personal information.  The position requires knowledge of the methods and techniques of database management and office administration (e.g., website updating, Microsoft Office Suite, RAMCO and relational databases);

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel 
  • Windows based applications and Zoom meetings
  • Internet Explorer
  • Outlook

Salary Range: $19.00 - $21.00 per year depending on qualifications.

HAR is committed to continuing education and professional development for its employees, and provides flexible working hours and a generous benefit package including:

  • Health Insurance,
  • Personal Leave,
  • Paid Holidays,
  • Retirement,
  • Short and long-term disability insurance.

HAR operates from an association-owned business condo in the South Hills that provides ample office space and contemporary technology.  We are seeking technology and customer service-oriented candidates for the position and would appreciate the opportunity to consider you!

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to:  Kim Hoxie, P.O. Box 1251, Helena, Montana 59624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications will be accepted for review until May 9th. If a suitable candidate is found in this screening, no further consideration of applications will be made.

Call with questions at 406-442-4934.

Helena Association of REALTORS® is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to:  Kim Hoxie, P.O. Box 1251, Helena, Montana 59624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The first review of applications will occur on April 12, 2021.  If a suitable candidate is found in this screening, no further consideration of applications will be made. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Press Release – Helena Association of Realtors – Sponsors Hand Sanitizer Production for COVID-19.

The Helena Association of Realtors (HAR) has donated $6,000 to Gulch Distillers to produce (on a non-profit basis) hand sanitizer which is critically needed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Helena area.  These funds were generated by contributions from HAR members over the past several years.   Gulch Distillers will produce and distribute some 1500 bottles (approximately 7 oz. in size) to be placed in community areas of most critical need.  Priority placement include front line responders, hospitals, assisted living and nursing homes, mental health centers, health care offices, essential service offices such as correctional and law enforcement, restaurants with curbside takeout and home delivery, other food and fuel providers, street and sanitation workers as well as essential public service employees.    

CEO George Harris says the Helena Association of Realtors consists of 380 members which includes 342 realtors and 38 affiliate offices.  They are a positive and generous group of professionals raising funds through various projects and contributions to give back to the community they love to serve.

Contact: George Harris, CEO Helena Association of Realtors 422-7724

HAR & Gulch Distillers Hand Sanitizer presentation. Steffen Rasile, Manager Gulch Distillers. 449-2393

HELENA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS – SUPPORT OF HELENA CITY ORDINANCE PROPOSED CHANGES –  Upcoming Vote 1.13.20

Item# 1 – Dimensional Standards

Ordinance No. 3278 increasing lot coverage in the R-1 (Residential) and R-2 (Residential) Zoning Districts; increasing maximum building height in the R-1 (Residential), R-2 (Residential), R-3 Residential), R-4 (Residential-Office), and B-2 (General Commercial) Zoning Districts; and eliminating minimum lot sizes for multiple dwelling units in the R-3, R-4/R-O Zoning Districts by amending Chapter 4 of Title 11 of the Helena City Code.

Present Situation: On December 3, 2019, the City of Helena Zoning Commissioners voted unanimously (5:0) to recommend approval of an ordinance to change a range of district dimensional standards by amending Chapter 4 of Title 11 of the Helena City Code in an effort to increase housing density in the city. This was followed by a first passage hearing on the ordinance by the City Commission on December 16, 2019, wherein the City Commission voted unanimously (4:0) to approve the ordinance. No one spoke in opposition to the ordinance at either hearing.

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