To help you manage your time commitments, MDT offers certain flexibilities such as alternative work schedules and teleworking, depending on your position.

Our generous leave policy provides ample time off for personal, recreational and health care needs. In addition to 10 paid holidays each year, permanent, full-time employees earn 12 days of sick leave and from 15 to 24 vacation days, depending on years of employment.

Our Health Care and Benefits Division (see provides state employees and retirees with group medical, dental, prescription, life and other related group benefits at an affordable cost.


Pre-tax Plan
Life Insurance
Flex Spending

Employee Assistance
Long Term Disability
Wellness Programs
Retirement Plan

The affiliated Wellness program offers options such as health screenings, Spring Fitness, and lunch and learn programs, which are designed to help employees attain and maintain healthy lifestyles.

The state of Montana also provides a 2-part retirement program that includes a choice between a Defined Benefits Retirement plan or Defined Contribution Retirement plan, and an optional Deferred Compensation 457 plan.

Other benefits you may want to ask about include: incentive awards, employee development programs, and interagency transfers.