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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is committed to its employees and their families by offering a competitive benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), voluntary life, voluntary AD&D, short term disability and long term disability coverages, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid holidays, birthday leave, paid vacation, sick leave, and 401k.

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  Accountant II
 

ACCOUNTANT II

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-time, Exempt

Open until filled 


 

GRADE:

7

DEPARTMENT:

FINANCE

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

 


SUMMARY:
Performs routine accounting functions such as ledger and/or account maintenance, cost analysis, reconciliation and inventory control. Prepares financial reports through analysis of simple operating statistics and/or financial data.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Compiles and analyzes financial information such as deposits, purchase orders, and contracts with vendors to prepare account entries.

Assists in maintenance of grants and contracts by monitoring budgets and financial status reports.

Assists in preparing data for monthly and quarterly review for assigned departments.

Works with departments to conduct and maintain annual inventory.

Prepares monthly bank and investment account reconciliations.

Prepares monthly accounts receivable reports to track balances due to the Nation.

Prepares monthly financial reports for departments to review for any necessary adjustments or re-classes.

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare general ledger account entries.

Assists Accounts Payable in the payment of the Nation’s invoices and reconciling accounts.

Assists the Payroll and Per Capita departments with weekly payroll processing and quarterly per capita distributions.

Audits monthly purchasing card logs including review for personal purchases and missing receipts.

Assist the Tax Director with state inspections of tobacco retailers.

Reconciles monthly deposits made by credit card and credits payment to the proper departments.

Maintains filing system for cash/bank reconciliations.

Prepares and enters journal entries into the accounting system.

Reconciles general ledger accounts and make necessary adjustments.

Prepare and work with auditors for assigned departments.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor degree from a school of business

Two to five years in a related field of study

Must possess the ability to maintain an effective working relationship with employee, vendors, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and other agencies.

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.

Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing a service-orientated approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances.

Must be reliable, punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to:  10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine.

High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situation and documentation.

Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.

PREFERRED:

Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance

Five or more years in a related field of study

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English

Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, highly team-team oriented environment

Ability to work in a high-stress, deadline oriented environment

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment,

Ability to supervise one person with light supervision

Minimal travel

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department
16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: 
HR@pbpnation.org  

  Administrative Assistant (Attorneys)
 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-Time, Non-exempt

Open until filled


 

GRADE:

12

DEPARTMENT:

ADMINISTRATION

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT OF TRIBAL OPERATIONS

 


SUMMARY:
This position assures a supportive role in the daily operation of Attorney department providing assistance to staff in the area of administrative support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Open, sort and distribute incoming mail, arrange for outgoing mail and packages to be sent

Prepares correspondence, resolutions, financial statements or other documents using word processing and/or spreadsheet

Prepares invoices and bills for approval by Tribal Council and processing through the Finance Department

Prepares annual Tribal political contributions

Receives and responds to Indian Child Welfare Act notices

Performs office related tasks, including but not limited to: inventory, budgeting, filing

Answers phone and navigates information requests

Schedules meetings and arranges meeting preparations, including but not limited to: reserving, rearranging room set-up, ordering supplies, etc.)

Updates Law and Order Code in a formatting, editing, and/or proofreading capacity

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed

All other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma

Three to five years of experience as an Administrative Assistant or similar capacity

Valid Kansas driver’s license, must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

Must possess strong written and oral communication skills with an excellent attention to detail

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine

Must be available to work the assigned schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00A-4:30P

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers

Must possess a proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English

Ability to work efficiently in a team oriented environment

Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with others

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment,

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org  

  Construction/Maintenance Asst. Manager
 

CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT MANAGER

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-time, Exempt

Public job posting, Closing Date: 5/1/2017


 

GRADE:

7

DEPARTMENT:

CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE

 

TIER:

2

SUPERVISOR:

CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE MANAGER

 


SUMMARY:
The Construction/Maintenance Assistant Manager plans and facilitates all construction, managers all PBPN facilities including commercial buildings. This position provides hands-on, start to finish project management and oversight for the construction of new housing, roads and other projects. This position coordinates new and on-going projects to ensure timely completion of all projections.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Assist Construction Manager in planning and executing building construction and renovation projects.

Assist in planning and coordinating construction activities on a daily basis including budgetary control.

Consider products, procedures and contractors to use in projects whether planning or in actual construction as requested by the Construction/Maintenance Manager.

Inspect for Code Compliance all construction practices, electrical, mechanical and plumbing and report findings to the Construction/Maintenance Manager.

Create plus or minus 5% estimates for construction of new projects for presentation when requested.

Study, plan and communicate to engineers & architects’ analytical data to meet the specific requirements of the Nation for construction as requested by the Construction/Maintenance Manager.

Assess compliance of all vendors including Tribal preference companies with respect to bonding and insurance requirements of the Tribal Council.

Assist in layout of site work for construction requirements of the Tribal Council.

Report all step contractual obligation completions, interpret data upon testing, and manage database on testing vendor certifications.

Report and request to the Construction/Maintenance Manager allowance and adjustments as needed on-site to meet the needs of the project and protect the interests of the Nation.

Generate Purchase Orders and initiate payment of same through verification of receipt.

Assess processes to be performed and as performed for long term viability and value to the Nation.

Recognize and assess situations and conditions which present a safety hazard or are operationally inadequate, review processes to completion, compare cost analysis of the processes and manage the remediation of the event. Cooperate with IHS, OEH in working on processes and installations as prescribed.

Assist the Manager with budget cycle creation and analysis, inventory control, and insurance reporting.

Project costs for preparation or viability of the project as it pertains to commercial projects in cooperation with the Manager.

Lead maintenance team for the maintenance, work order, and costing of the PBPN Housing Dept, which includes; assess facilities and create remediation plans and manage costs for same, create and enforce contracts for above activity, be ready to respond to any request by this department without clear understandings of this departments maintenance activities or responsibilities.

Provide administrative assistance to Construction/Maintenance Manager when needed.

Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of the Nation’s policies and contract specifications. Confer with supervisors and foremen to discuss such matters as work procedures, complains, and construction problems.

Initiate and maintain liaison with company owners and other contacts to facilitate project activities.

Monitor and control projects through administrative direction of on-site foremen to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget.

Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.

Represent the Nation in project meetings and attend strategy meetings.

Work with appropriate staff to manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the Nation’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationships with vendors.

Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients.

Formulate reports concerning such areas as work progress, costs and scheduling.

Directly supervises ten employees, indirectly supervises 16 people; which includes but is not limited to: assigning and reviewing work, instructing, training, establishing schedule, setting objectives, recommending hiring and disciplinary action.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Five to eight years of construction experience.

Master Electrician’s licensure.

Qualified Generator Technician.

Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

Must possess a complex understanding of UPS (battery backup systems) for installation and sizing.

Must possess an extreme understanding of schematics and prints.

Must possess an understanding of control circuits.

Must possess ability to perform and inspect electrical work

Must possess ability to understand and work with and on other trades (plumbing, framing, HVAC, roofing, installations)

Must possess ability to manage multiple and complex construction projects

Must possess a general knowledge of construction systems, and heavy equipment and machinery operations

Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing with a service-oriented approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine

Must possess the ability to maintain an effective working relationship with employee, vendors, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and other agencies.

Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing a service-orientated approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances.

Must be reliable, punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of the position.

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.

PREFERRED:

Eight or more years of construction experience

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to operate tools and machinery. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and color vision.

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department
16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: 
HR@pbpnation.org  

  Kitchen Assistant
 

KITCHEN ASSISTANT

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-Time, Non-exempt

Public Job Posting, Closing Date: 5/4/2017


 

GRADE:

15

DEPARTMENT:

ELDER CENTER

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

HEAD COOK


SUMMARY:
The Kitchen Assistant assists in food preparation and daily serving of meals to Senior Citizens. Keep kitchen area clean and sanitary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Assists in meal preparation.

Prepares meals to be transported.

Serves lunch.

Assists Elder Center participants.

Maintains kitchen equipment and kitchen area cleanliness.

Delivers meals.

Assist with Elder activities.

Ensures foods, supplies and equipment are protected from contamination and/or maintained in a sanitary condition.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma/GED

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance

Must possess the ability to operate kitchen equipment.

Must possess the basic knowledge of food preparation and kitchen safety.

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine

Must be available to work the assigned schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-3:30PM

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

One to two years of relatable experience

Valid food handling certification

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English.

Ability to work efficiently in a highly team-team oriented environment.

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public.

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment, & operating kitchen equipment

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20-50 pounds on a frequent basis.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Tuberculosis Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org  

  Police Officer III (uncertified)
 

POLICE OFFICER III (UNCERTIFIED)-will accept certified applicants as well 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-time, Non-exempt

Open Until Filled


 

GRADE:

11

DEPARTMENT:

LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

TIER:

2

SUPERVISOR:

SERGEANT

 


SUMMARY:
Maintains, preserves and protects the peace, welfare, liberty and safety of the Prairie Band Potawatomi (PBP) Reservation and its citizens.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Maintains peace and order within the boundaries of the PBP Reservation. Monitors and patrols jurisdiction on a routine basis for crime prevention and public welfare. Protects public, private, Tribal and government properties.

Knows and enforces federal, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Tribal and state laws, other codes, all applicable policies and procedures within the PBP Reservation Nation and Law Enforcement Department.

Detains and arrests offenders in accordance with applicable law and order and traffic codes.

Serves criminal and civil court ordered documents such as search warrants, arrest warrants, protection from abuse orders, summons and subpoenas.

Assists city, county, state and federal entities.

Works with diversified cultures on a daily basis, sometimes coupled with language barriers.

Competently provides accurate and factual written and/or type reports within requirements of departmental policy and procedure to various agencies.

Properly documents crimes, accidents and evidence with proper forms.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED

One to five years of employment and/or training of any type

Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license free of occupational restrictions, must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course certification (obtained during basic training)

Successful completion of Kansas Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy or an equivalent Federal or State approved academy and certify as a Full-Time Kansas Law Enforcement Officer.

Must be 21 years of age.

Subject to a one-year probationary period.

Must possess/build a working knowledge of multiple court structures and proceedings.

Must possess/build a working knowledge of crime scenes; including securing the crime scene, identifying evidence, properly collecting, marking and documenting evidence.

Must possess/build a working knowledge of field interviews and investigative techniques.

Must possess ability to subdue and restrain offenders by using proper techniques including proper handcuffing, proper physical defensive tactics, working knowledge of “Use of Force” continuum, etc.

Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing with a service-oriented approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances.

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine.

Must possess a proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of the position.

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.

Five to eight years of experience in emergency services/law enforcement/security-related employment and/or training.


PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English.

Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, stressful, highly team-team oriented environment.

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public.

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment.

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 80 pounds on a frequent basis.

Must successfully complete a physical abilities test.

Must successfully complete a post-offer medical screen and psychological examination.

Ability to cope with sexual crimes including rape, child pornography, sexually abused children, sodomy, lewd and lascivious acts, etc.

Ability to cope with high stress incidents including domestic violence, aggravated assaults, aggravated batteries, homicides, kidnapped children, shootings, fatal accidents, other deaths, bomb threats, barricaded subjects, car chases, building searches, suicidal subjects, officer suicides, etc.

Ability to cope with job stress including extended hours away from family, public scrutiny and distrust, media, political differences, racism, fatigue, extended hours with short notice, working while sick, environmental extremes, holiday work, shift work, demanding physical requirements.

Health hazards include coping with blood borne pathogens, urine and saliva.

Safety hazards of high-speed chases, responding to accidents on roadways, use of deadly weapons and force, attacks from suspects, etc.

Contact with hazardous materials.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation through local, state and federal agencies

Must have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions of Domestic Violence

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department
16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: 
HR@pbpnation.org  

  Prairie Band, LLC Board of Directors (2 positions)
 

Prairie Band, LLC, the economic development company wholly owned by the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN), has two (2) openings for its Board of Directors. 

Mission
The Prairie Band, LLC mission is to maximize the unique sovereign status of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to expand and diversify the economic portfolio of the Nation.  With the ultimate goal of Tribal economic self-sufficiency, Prairie Band, LLC adheres to the following core principles: respect the past, capitalize on current opportunities and contribute to a stable economic future for the Nation.

For more information, please visit Prairie Band, LLC’s website at www.prairiebandllc.com.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS POSITION

The Board will support the work of Prairie Band, LLC leadership and provide strategic governance.  While day-to-day operations are led by Prairie Band, LLC’s chief executive officer (CEO), the Board-CEO relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.  Specific Board Member responsibilities include:

Leadership, governance and oversight

·         Serving as a trusted advisor to the CEO as s/he develops and implements Prairie Band, LLC and PBPN’s strategic economic development plan

·         Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Prairie Band, LLC for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board meetings

  • Approving Prairie Band LLC’s annual budget and operating plan, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Contributing to an annual performance evaluation of the CEO
  • Partnering with the CEO and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
  • Representing Prairie Band, LLC to the PBPN Tribal and General Councils; acting as an ambassador for the organization

Board terms/participation
Prairie Band, LLC Board Members serve three-year terms.  Board meetings will be held at least quarterly and may occur monthly as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is passionate about PBPN economic development and who has a track record of leadership.  Selected Board members will have achieved leadership stature in the business, financial, or tribal government sector. 

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive professional experience with leadership accomplishments in business, financial, or the government sector
  • A commitment to and understanding of tribal economic development initiatives, preferably based on experience
  • Experience cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for expanding the economic opportunities of the PBPN.
  • Must also be at least 25 years of age, possess at a minimum a HSD or GED, and have no felony convictions
  • Advanced degrees or substantial business, financial or government sector experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Mail a letter of interest, three references, and resume detailing qualifications to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Human Resources Office, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509.  

For more information, call 785-966-3060.

 

  Reserve Firefighter / EMT
 

RESERVE FIREFIGHTER/EMT

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Non-exempt

 

GRADE:

12

DEPARTMENT:

FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

CAPTAIN, LIEUTENANT

 


SUMMARY:
Under the direction of a shift officer, Captain, and/or Lieutenant, protect life and property through fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue, and emergency medical care.  Perform work regularly on a part-time as needed basis in an hourly position. This position will require that the Reserve Firefighter/EMT work anywhere from 8-hour to 24-hour shifts. The 24 hour shifts begin at 0800 and end at 0800 the next day.  The duty days and hours will be on an A-B-C shift schedule and may change at the discretion of the Director of Emergency Services / Fire Chief.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Function as a structural firefighter, wildland firefighter, HAZMAT responder, and emergency medical provider to save lives, stabilize emergency scenes, and protect property.

Responds to fire and EMS calls.

Manage emergency incidents as required or until relieved: establish and assume command utilizing the National Incident Management System, direct on scene and incoming resources, direct firefighters and mutual aid resources, determine need for additional resources, forecast near term incident requirements, and release resources as needed.   

In the absence of higher trained personnel, in charge of patient care as the primary medical technician under stressful conditions.

Participate in fire suppression and extinguishment: wear self-contained breathing apparatus, enter buildings partially involved in fire, manually suppress fires, perform interior search and rescue operations, raise and climb ladders, use fire extinguishers, tools, and other firefighting equipment.

Support fire ground operations: operate radio equipment, operate pumps, utilize hose lines, perform salvage and overhaul operations including debris removal and extinguishment of hidden fires.

Drives and operates ambulances, engines, ladders, tankers, and brush trucks in connection with response to alarms requiring fire control, medical care, rescue, and hazard mitigation.

Drives any assigned department apparatus, assists in selection of route to emergency incidents, and directs positioning of apparatus at appropriate locations for efficient emergency operation.

Assist in the investigation of origin and cause of fires including evidence and scene preservation up to the employee’s level of training.

Participate in emergency medical care: provide medical care up to level of certification including CPR, airway control, wound care, bleeding control, drug administration, defibrillation, and spinal immobilization; direct the duties of other care providers as needed.   

Respond to hazardous materials incidents: operate at the HAZMAT Operations or Technician level and utilize specialized tools and equipment to control or mitigate spills and releases.

Participate on specialized rescue teams as required as well as perform rescue activities including technical, low angle, high angle, water, ice, light, and heavy rescue. 

Participate in training and continuing education involving fire suppression, emergency medical care, rescue, and use and maintenance of equipment.

Assist in the preparation of and provide training including medical, CPR, and other illness/injury prevention training to emergency personnel, department staff, the general public, and other PBP Nation departments as required.

Provide tours to the public and school children; provide safety and fire prevention instruction.

Participate in maintenance: apparatus maintenance, testing, and inventory control including daily/weekly/monthly checks, general maintenance duties for firefighting equipment, buildings, and grounds including light to medium repairs as needed.

Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

Assist in the performance of fire prevention inspections of commercial and residential buildings; check for fire hazards; seek abatement of hazards through education, demonstration, and enforcement of regulations.

Participate in physical fitness activities to assure physical readiness to participate in emergency operations.

Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

Prepare a variety of fire, medical, maintenance, incident, QA/QI, and emergency related reports as assigned.

Operates standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications, facsimile equipment, and multi-line telephones.

Responds to natural disasters threatening the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Reservation.

Takes charge of the ambulance crew during assigned shift in absence of higher trained personnel.

Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees, the public, other fire departments, and law enforcement agencies.

Has access to, uses, and maintains the integrity of confidential records.

Attends required meetings as necessary for the proper dissemination of information, procedural updates, and changes in department policy.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school Diploma or GED.

Must possess current Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher certification

Must possess Firefighter I certification, and obtain Firefighter II certification within 18 months of hire.

Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license, must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Must be able to obtain a class B non-commercial license within 6 months of hire.

Must complete the Operations level Haz Mat within 12 months of hire.

National Incident Management System NIMS IS-100, 200, 700, and 800 (within 6 months of hire)

Must possess a general mechanical knowledge.

Must know how to operate pumps, fans, and saws.

Must possess an ability to operate all motor vehicle apparatus.

Must possess ability to operate machines/equipment including fire equipment, pumps, etc.

Must have effective supervisory and management skills maintain good working relationships with subordinates and co-workers.

Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing with a service-oriented approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances.

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine.

Must possess a proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of the position.

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates Degree in Fire Science, Emergency Services Related, or Business Management

Five to eight years of related experience.


PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English.

Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, stressful, highly team-team oriented environment.

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public.

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment.

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 80 pounds on a frequent basis.

Living with other shift members for 1/3 of each year for 24-hour shift assignments.

All season work, outside, 24 hours per day

Exposure to fire, products of combustion, and infectious diseases.

Perform prolonged and strenuous work in adverse conditions.

Perform heavy physical labor, climb stairs, and ladders.

Search for victims in hazardous environments.

Work at varying heights, above or below grade.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department
16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: 
HR@pbpnation.org 

 

  Reserve Firefighter/Paramedic
 

RESERVE FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Non-exempt

 

GRADE:

11

DEPARTMENT:

FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

CAPTAIN, LIEUTENANT

 


SUMMARY:
Under the direction of a shift officer, Captain, and/or Lieutenant, protect life and property through fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue, and emergency medical care.  Perform work regularly on a part-time as needed basis in an hourly position. This position will require that the Reserve Firefighter/EMT work anywhere from 8-hour to 24-hour shifts. The 24 hour shifts begin at 0800 and end at 0800 the next day.  The duty days and hours will be on an A-B-C shift schedule and may change at the discretion of the Director of Emergency Services / Fire Chief.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Function as a structural firefighter, wildland firefighter, HAZMAT responder, and emergency medical provider to save lives, stabilize emergency scenes, and protect property.

Responds to fire and EMS calls.

Manage emergency incidents as required or until relieved: establish and assume command utilizing the National Incident Management System, direct on scene and incoming resources, direct firefighters and mutual aid resources, determine need for additional resources, forecast near term incident requirements, and release resources as needed.   

In charge of patient care as the primary medical technician under stressful conditions.

Participate in fire suppression and extinguishment: wear self-contained breathing apparatus, enter buildings partially involved in fire, manually suppress fires, perform interior search and rescue operations, raise and climb ladders, use fire extinguishers, tools, and other firefighting equipment.

Support fire ground operations: operate radio equipment, operate pumps, utilize hose lines, perform salvage and overhaul operations including debris removal and extinguishment of hidden fires.

Drives and operates ambulances, engines, ladders, tankers, and brush trucks in connection with response to alarms requiring fire control, medical care, rescue, and hazard mitigation.

Drives any assigned department apparatus, assists in selection of route to emergency incidents, and directs positioning of apparatus at appropriate locations for efficient emergency operation.

Assist in the investigation of origin and cause of fires including evidence and scene preservation up to the employee’s level of training.

Participate in emergency medical care: provide medical care up to level of certification including CPR, airway control, wound care, bleeding control, drug administration, defibrillation, and spinal immobilization; direct the duties of other care providers as needed.   

Respond to hazardous materials incidents: operate at the HAZMAT Operations or Technician level and utilize specialized tools and equipment to control or mitigate spills and releases.

Participate on specialized rescue teams as required as well as perform rescue activities including technical, low angle, high angle, water, ice, light, and heavy rescue. 

Participate in training and continuing education involving fire suppression, emergency medical care, rescue, and use and maintenance of equipment.

Assist in the preparation of and provide training including medical, CPR, and other illness/injury prevention training to emergency personnel, department staff, the general public, and other PBP Nation departments as required.

Provide tours to the public and school children; provide safety and fire prevention instruction.

Participate in maintenance: apparatus maintenance, testing, and inventory control including daily/weekly/monthly checks, general maintenance duties for firefighting equipment, buildings, and grounds including light to medium repairs as needed.

Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

Assist in the performance of fire prevention inspections of commercial and residential buildings; check for fire hazards; seek abatement of hazards through education, demonstration, and enforcement of regulations.

Participate in physical fitness activities to assure physical readiness to participate in emergency operations.

Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

Prepare a variety of fire, medical, maintenance, incident, QA/QI, and emergency related reports as assigned.

Operates standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications, facsimile equipment, and multi-line telephones.

Responds to natural disasters threatening the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Reservation.

Takes charge of the ambulance crew during assigned shift.

Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees, the public, other fire departments, and law enforcement agencies.

Has access to, uses, and maintains the integrity of confidential records.

Attends required meetings as necessary for the proper dissemination of information, procedural updates, and changes in department policy.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school Diploma or GED.

Kansas certified Paramedic (EMT-P) or obtain Kansas Paramedic certification within 180 days of hire if already certified with a National Certification or another state certification.

If currently active in a Paramedic training program, must have current certification as a Kansas EMT or above and obtain Kansas Paramedic certification within 180 days of hire.

Firefighter I and II (within 12 months of hire)

Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license, must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Must be able to obtain a class B non-commercial license within 6 months of hire.

Must complete the Operations level Haz Mat within 12 months of hire.

National Incident Management System NIMS IS-100, 200, 700, and 800 (within 6 months of hire)

Must possess a general mechanical knowledge.

Must know how to operate pumps, fans, and saws.

Must possess an ability to operate all motor vehicle apparatus.

Must possess ability to operate machines/equipment including fire equipment, pumps, etc.

Must have effective supervisory and management skills maintain good working relationships with subordinates and co-workers.

Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing with a service-oriented approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances.

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine.

Must possess a proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of the position.

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates Degree in Fire Science, Emergency Services Related, or Business Management

Five to eight years of related experience.

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English.

Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, stressful, highly team-team oriented environment.

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public.

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment.

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 80 pounds on a frequent basis.

Living with other shift members for 1/3 of each year for 24-hour shift assignments.

All season work, outside, 24 hours per day

Exposure to fire, products of combustion, and infectious diseases.

Perform prolonged and strenuous work in adverse conditions.

Perform heavy physical labor, climb stairs, and ladders.

Search for victims in hazardous environments.

Work at varying heights, above or below grade.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org 

 

  Seasonal Gardener
 

SEASONAL GARDENER

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Contract, Non-exempt

Public Job Posting, Closing Date: 5/2/2017


 

GRADE:

12

DEPARTMENT:

PBPN HEALTH CENTER

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM MANAGER

 

SUMMARY:
The Gardener is responsible for managing the community garden, assisting local community members in managing their personal gardens, and organizing a community garden club. This season position will maintain community garden plots, organize activities around the production and use of traditional foods. The Gardener works with other PBPN departments and community members to procure their support and use of materials and resources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Maintain community garden plots and distribute produce.

Track food production and community participation.

Organize and facilitate community garden clubs.

Work directly with Tribal Elders and Language department to learn stories and names of traditional produce.

Record traditional knowledge with video equipment, pictures and written narratives.

Organize nature walks to identify wild plant resources, as well as lead physical activities with a traditional basis.

Coordinate community farmer’s market

Provide pre-diabetic and diabetic patients with information and instruction on the benefits of eating traditional foods.

Coordinate and present project activities at informational workshops and festivals.

Create and distribute a traditional foods education book for children and a traditional food cookbook.

Develop and disseminate educational information through the use of an operations manual, books and website.

Directly supervises one seasonal employee, which includes but is not limited to: assigning and reviewing work, instructing, training, establishing schedule, setting objectives, recommending hiring and disciplinary action.
Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed

All other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Associates degree (experience may be substituted for education)

Valid Kansas driver’s license, must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

Must possess knowledge of general gardening techniques

Must possess knowledge of farming equipment

Must be familiar with clinical aspects of diabetes, familiar with nutritional and lifestyle approaches to preventing diabetes and diabetic complications

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine

Must be available to work the assigned schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00A-4:30P

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English

Ability to work efficiently in a team oriented environment

Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with others

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have full range of mobility in upper and lower body; be able to reach overhead; be able to work in various positions, including stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time; be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks; and be able to frequently lift 50 pounds of weight throughout the assigned workday.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org  

  Seasonal Groundskeeper (2 positions)
 

SEASONAL GROUNDSKEEPER

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


60 Day Contract, Non-exempt

Public Job Posting, Closing Date: 4/28/2017


 

GRADE:

14

DEPARTMENT:

CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

LANDSCAPE MANAGER

 


SUMMARY:
The main objective of this position will be to assist in the duties of lawn care maintenance for the Reservation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Mows grass in park and around Tribal buildings.

Trims and edges around sidewalks and walls.

Prunes shrubs. Trims and waters trees.

Maintains lawn equipment.

Removes fallen branches. Rakes leaves.

Cleans the grounds and removes litter on a regular basis.

Plants grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.

Repairs fences, gates, walls and walks whenever necessary.

Operates hand held radio and perform proper radio etiquette.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED or current student

Must be at least 18 years of age

One to two years of experience in Landscaping

Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nations insurance.

Ability to safely operate all equipment used.

Experience in construction and wood carpentry work. 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma, GED with Vocational Training

Two to five years of experience in Landscaping


PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English.

Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, stressful, highly team-team oriented environment.

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public.

Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions with minimal supervision.

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.

Must be able to bend, stoop, climb, and reach.

Typical hazards associated with activity taking place at the Construction/Maintenance Department including working around equipment and exposure to some chemicals such as lubricants and harsh cleaners, fumes, dirt and dust.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department
16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: 
HR@pbpnation.org 

  Seasonal Program Aide
 

SEASONAL PROGRAM AIDE

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


90 day Contract, Non-Exempt

Open until filled


 

GRADE:

14

DEPARTMENT:

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

BGC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CPO

 


SUMMARY:
Assist Coordinator(s) in achieving individual program objectives.  Assist in implementing programs.  Supervise youth who participate in Club activities. Maintain a safe and positive Club environment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Promote and stimulate program participation

Register new members and participates in their Club orientation process

Provide guidance and role modeling to members

Effectively implement programs, services, and activities for members and visitors

Monitor and supervise members, programs, services, and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs, and appearance of the Club at all times

Prepare periodic activity reports

Ensure a productive work environment by participating in regularly scheduled staff meetings

Participation in field trips, special programs and/or events

May be required to drive Club van and transport Club members, volunteers, and/or staff

Attend approved training classes to enhance job performance

Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff, members and supervisor to receive and/or provide information, discuss issue, explain or interpret guidelines and/or instructions and advise/counsel

Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents, and others to assist in resolving problems

All other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma or GED

One to three months of experience with youth development or leadership

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s License and be insurable with the Nations insurance

Knowledge of youth development

Experience in working with children

Ability to deal with the general public

Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems

Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth

Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment

Team player & Leadership skills

Willingness to acquire CPR, First Aide, & Lifeguard certification within first week of employment

 

PREFERRED:

High School Diploma or GED

Up to one year of experience with youth development or leadership

Drivers Training

First Aid certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

Lifeguard certification

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak, English

Ability to work efficiently in a highly team-team oriented environment

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: answering the telephone, operating office equipment

Professional work ethics, manner and appearance

Ability to communicate orally and in writing

Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed

Ability to interact with children

Works with hazardous materials and equipment

Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance

Minimal travel required

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis

Guided supervision

Minimal travel required

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Tuberculosis Screening (TB)

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department
16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: 
HR@pbpnation.org 

  Social Services Administrator
 

SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-time, Exempt

Open Until Filled


 

GRADE:

6

DEPARTMENT:

SOCIAL SERVICES

 

TIER:

2

SUPERVISOR:

GENERAL MANAGER

 


SUMMARY:
The Social Services Administrator is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Social Services Department. This includes the Child and Family Services, Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Tribal Victim Services, Prevention Services, Child Support Services, and Adult Services.  The Administrator should have a background in culturally relevant practice, administrative experience, policy development and revision experience, a willingness to meet with community members and work with community issues relevant to them, grant writing, program development, grant managing/reporting, budget development/reporting/monitoring.  Establishes and maintains relationships with outside agencies including Kansas SRS and BIA, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Provides overall leadership and management for Social Services Staff and Program Services.

Formulate budgets in compliance with Social Services goals.

Reviews and evaluates employee performance.

Monitors, analyzes, and assess programs for results, objectives, and program needs.

Directs program and/or department planning and development.

Develops and administers grants and/or contract with staff, federal, state and private agencies.

Prepares and submits quarterly and annual program reports.

Negotiates and formalizes agreements between child welfare, local state and tribal agencies.

Attends and participates in meetings with state, federal, local, tribal and private agencies.

Conducts and participates in conferences/seminars related to funding sources.

Assists in establishing and assurance compliance with program policies and procedures.

Ensures the cooperation and collaboration of all social services programs to assure that the highest level of services is provided to the community.

Conducts regular and structured meetings with staff.

Attends Director’s meetings.

Works cooperatively with Tribal Court and attends Tribal Court sessions related to program client issues.

Meets with community members as requested to answer questions and listen to community concerns.

Conducts community forums and informational meetings as necessary and requested by General Manager, Tribal Council, or General Council.

Ensures grant compliance including meeting goals and objectives as well as the proper financial fiscal management of grants.

Familiar with or willing to become familiar with ICWA as well as various federal and state grants.

Provides indirect supervision of eleven employees.

Directly supervises ten employees, which includes but is not limited to: assigning and reviewing work, instructing, training, establishing schedule, setting objectives, recommending hiring and disciplinary action.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Social Work or Business Administration.

Two to five years of Social Work experience.

Two to five years of supervisory experience.

Valid Kansas driver’s license, must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Must possess strong written and oral communication skills.

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.

Must demonstrate maturity, dependability, judgment and empathy.

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to: 10-key calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of the position.

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in Social Work.

Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW).

Five to eight years of Social Work experience.

Five to eight years of supervisory experience.


PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English

Ability to work efficiently in a highly team-team oriented environment

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment,

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis

May be exposed to unsafe conditions when entering homes.

May be exposed to daily vicarious exposure to other’s physical and emotional trauma which may present severe and lasting effects.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org 

 

  Social Worker (1 year Contract)
 

SOCIAL WORKER

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-time, Non-exempt, 1 Year Contract

Public Posting, Closing date: 5/1/2017


 

GRADE:

9

DEPARTMENT:

SOCIAL SERVICES

 

TIER:

2

SUPERVISOR:

ADULT SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER

 


SUMMARY:
This position will act as a member of a multidisciplinary team in serving clients and families.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Assesses client’s or family’s needs and eligibility for services, conducts intake interviews with all individuals requesting services.

Works with clients, families and appropriate community agencies to coordinator and facilitate services for clients.

Participates in planning treatment programs and in dis-positional and discharge plans.

Provides individual and group counseling to clients and/or families.

Maintains family contact regarding client adjustment.

Attends and testifies in court proceedings, as required.

Attends staff, team and department meetings.

Attends in-services, staffing and other meetings with supervisor’s approval. May be appointed to committees.

Actively participates in team review of records and cases.

Participates in agency and community planning and education.

Provides services to identified caseload; refers clients and families to other services as deemed appropriate.

Develops and maintains client case records, plans and reports.

Maintains prompt and regular attendance.

Provides any necessary services, including transportation, for families or individuals to assist in the application, evaluation, or continued eligibility of benefits or services.

Receives training that will maintain quality services and increase knowledge.

Works cooperatively within the office, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, and other agencies; as needed.

All other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.

One to three years of direct social work experience.

Current Kansas Social Worker license.

Must have valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

Must have interest and knowledge of Native lifestyle and culture.

Continue to improve job related skills through college courses and/or on-going training.

Must possess professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.

Must possess ability to communicate professionally; both orally and in writing a service-orientated approach, sometimes in stressful circumstances.

Must possess the ability to operate general office equipment, including but not limited to:  10-kay calculator, telephone, computer and operating systems, computer software programs (Microsoft Office programs), fax/copier machine.

Must be reliable, punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

Must possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situation and documentation.

Must be available to work the assigned schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M., in addition to overtime required to meet the demands of the position, including minimal travel for training.

A record of satisfactory attendance and performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Three to five years of direct social work experience

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:                                                                            

Able to read, write and speak English.

Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, highly team-team oriented environment.

Ability to work in a high-stress, deadline oriented environment.

Ability to develop positive working relationships with others, including members of the public.

Ability to perform daily activities, including but not limited to: filing, answering the telephone, operating office equipment.

Abilities to lift, carry, up to 20 pounds and push and pull up to 21-50 pounds.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the potential to encounter unpredictable and violent clients. The position has mostly an inside work environment and occasional outside work with exposure to weather conditions.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org 

  Tribal Prosecutor
 

Tribal Prosecutor will handle general prosecution duties including criminal, civil, child in need of care, traffic, juvenile offender and related matters in the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s District Court, according to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Law and Order Code.

 

This a contract position for an attorney and/or law firm to represent the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in the Nation’s District Court in criminal and civil cases and related matters.

 

Hours worked:  20 to 30 hours

Minimum requirement:  License must be current and in good standing with the State of Kansas

Preferred:  Federal and Tribal law, experience

Compensation:  Commensurate with experience

 


INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

(Must present verification at time of application)

 

Qualified attorney and/or law firms should submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org  

  Truck Driver
 

TRUCK DRIVER

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION


Full-Time, Non-exempt

Public Job Posting, Closing Date: 5/5/17


 

GRADE:

13

DEPARTMENT:

ROAD & BRIDGE

 

TIER:

1

SUPERVISOR:

ROAD & BRIDGE SPECIALIST

 

SUMMARY:
Drives assigned Semi with attached trailer for specific material need for those day’s duties, Lowboy, Belly Dump, End Dump or regular Dump Truck.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Drives assigned truck to all areas or projects as needed.

Delivers equipment from site to site, operate equipment to load and boom down load.

Operates semi & trailer as needed.

Switch different trailers as needed, lowboy, end dump, belly dump, flatbed.

Maintains assigned truck and reports problems to mechanics. Logs truck problems.

Turn in all gravel/rip-raff quarry load tickets to office Admin Asst.

Turn in all load tickets/invoices of materials picked up to office Admin Asst.

Operate other equipment/trucks as needed, dump trucks, box truck, loader, heavy equipment.

Spread road rock where directed by grader operators.

Operates snow removal equipment as needed, plow/sander, loader.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or G.E.D.

One to two years of experience related experience

Must have a valid Kansas CDL (Class A) driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Possesses knowledge to safety operate and maintain vehicles used.

Safety judgments: Watching out for power lines, load weight and vehicular traffic.

Operating heavy equipment in all weather conditions.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and driver safety courses

Two to five years of related experience

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 

Able to read, write and speak English

Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Ability to work efficiently in a team oriented environment

Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with others

Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

Abilities to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis.

Must be able to bend, stoop, climb, and reach.

Safety Hazards: operating heavy equipment in all weather conditions.

 

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:                                                        

Background Investigation

Pre-employment Drug Screening

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED

 

Submit applications and resumes to: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509, Phone: (785) 966-3060, Fax: (785) 966-3062, Email: HR@pbpnation.org