Monday, September 28, 2020

The Helena Association of Realtors seeks a full-time Member Services 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:

  • Perform realtor membership processing functions to attract and retain members, new orientation meetings, and maintain accurate member data.
  • Provides information technology expertise to members such as Realtor Association Management System Cooperative (RAMCO), Lockbox automated systems or related IT system expertise.
  • Provides and resolves technical IT services.
  • Coordinates Association Events such as Community Service, Fund Raisers, Luncheons.
  • Staff Association Education Committee to assist CEO in implementing Association programs.
  • Coordinates continuing education courses for realtors to maintain license requirements. 
  • Prepare material for Association website, bulletins and newsletters. 
  • Processes all membership and lockbox dues and assists accountant with daily deposits and basic bookkeeping.
  • Manages office schedules and vendor contracts. 
  • Additional duties assigned by the CEO.

The position requires expertise in computer technology, database management, basic bookkeeping, customer service and office administration.  Requires education and experience equivalent to an associate degree in computer technology, office administration, bookkeeping or a related field and two (2) years related experience including office technology and administration experience. Position reports to the CEO.

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel
  • Windows based applications
  • Internal Data Base Systems
  • Outlook

The starting salary is $39,520 - $43,680 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, PO Box 1251, Helena, Montana 59624 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The first review of applications will occur on September 11, 2020.  If a suitable candidate is found in this screening, no further consideration of applications will be made.

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


Administrative Specialist

Helena Association of Realtors®


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

Helena Association of Realtors is looking for a full-time Administrative Specialist (this was posted as part-time position but now it is full-tme) that will engage as a member of our administrative team providing executive assistance to the CEO and support services to Helena Association of Realtors (HAR) and the Helena Multiple Listing Service (HMLS).

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


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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