There are specific requirements for different lengths of temporary employment:
- Less than 90 days -The department will need to complete a temporary hire form. While the department can choose the rate of pay, the rate cannot be less than the minimum wage of $8.65 per hour effective January 1, 2020.
- More than 90 days - In addition to the temporary hire
formthe department MUST submit a role description for the position. The Compensation Office will then determine the title forthe position and IF the temporary position exceeds four months of employment the employee MUST be titled and paid at a rate within the Compensation Plan.
- Six Months or more - In addition to meeting the expectations of a more than
90 daytemporary employee, the department must submit a background check for the employee. Plus, if the employee has an FTE of 0.5 or greater he/she will become eligible for benefits.
The Compensation Office provides a list of titles that are frequently utilized for temporary positions to assist in the selection of a title, and
For temporary positions that extend past four months, the final determination of title and pay will be completed by the Compensation Office.
For more information see: Temporary Staff Wage Rates
Once the department has determined the length of employment and selected the best fit title the forms to the right, under resources, are required.
For assistance, please contact Shawn Blair with the Compensation Team at 406-243-4595.
ALL TEMPORARY POSITIONS
Temporary Staff Hire Form
- Can be submitted in U-Approve
Personnel Hiring Paperwork to be completed by all new hires and must be submitted to HRS on or before first day of employment:
- W-4 Montana
Personal Information Form (Paper form only if not submitted in U-Approve)
POSITIONS OVER 90 DAYS