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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
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Accountant II

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Director of Finance

Grade Level:

 7

Date:

6/24/16-7/8/16

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

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.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

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

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

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

4.      Works with departments to conduct and maintain annual inventory.

5.      Prepares monthly bank and investment account reconciliations.

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

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

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

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

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

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

12.  Assist the Tax Director with state inspections of tobacco retailers.

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

14.  Prepares and enters journal entries into the accounting system.

15.  Works with co-workers whenever needed.

16.  Reconciles general ledger accounts and make necessary adjustments.

17.  Prepare and work with auditors for assigned departments.

18.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Bachelor degree from a school of business

Preferred:  Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance

 

Experience

Minimum: Two to five years in a related field of study

Preferred:  Five or more years in a related field of study

**College courses in a related field of study may be counted towards minimum years of experience.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

 

Special Requirements:

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate – Microsoft Excel and other office 2000 or newer suites.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Job duties require significant attention to detail and research.

·         Initiative:  Independent action with an established field is required; new procedures and new approaches to problems must be assigned.

Working Conditions: 

·         Supervision Exercised:  none.

·         Supervision Received:  Initial supervision for each job and Light supervision.

·         Minimal travel required.

Safety Hazards:

·         Minimal.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

10%

Files journal entries and other documents

 

Walking

10%

Walking to mail room, file room, copier and other departments

 

Sitting

80%

Works on computer most of the day.

 

Speaking

75%

Communicates with government program representatives when necessary.

 

Hearing

75%

Communicates with government program representatives when necessary.

 

Vision Acuity

100%

Vision is required for all accounting and helps with communication.

 

Typing

90%

Working on computer.

 

Other

0%

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

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.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Assistant Director of Finance
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Assistant Director of Finance

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Director of Finance

Grade Level:

6

Date:

6/24/16-7/8/16

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Assists Director of Finance with the general oversight and route direction of the Department of Finance and Accounting. Provide financial reports that record the Tribe’s overall performance. Oversees the various software programs used in financial data preparation.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.       Provides direction to financial staff in their daily responsibilities and in the development and maintenance of adequate accounting and financial controls to meet prevailing Federal standards, requirements and to generally accepted accounting standards.

2.       Assists in the preparation and directs financial staff in the formulation of financial data for monthly review.

3.       Assists with the annual review of the financial management policies and procedures.

4.       Oversees the annual physical inventory process.

5.       Assists with maintaining relationships with all financial institutions that the Nation holds accounts with.

6.       Assists with reviewing and approving online banking transactions for payroll and accounts payable.

7.       Assists procurement staff with Request for Proposal preparation and evaluation.

8.       Proofs all journal entries entered by financial staff prior to posting in the accounting system.

9.       Helps monitor annual budgets for Tribal programs including Federal and State grants and contracts.

10.   Assists with the preparation and filing of applicable Federal and State Tax Filings.

11.   Helps ensure that audit and agreed upon procedure reports are completed by deadlines.

12.   Assigns and reviews work for financial staff.

13.   Instructs and trains financial staff.

14.   Establishes schedules and sets objectives for financial staff.

15.   Appraises employee performance of financial staff.

16.   Recommends hiring and discharge of financial staff.

17.   Performs all other duties as assigned by Director of Finance.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree from a school of Business

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

 

Experience

Minimum: Five years of accounting with emphasis on fund accounting and accounting software applications

Preferred:  Eight to twelve years of accounting with emphasis on fund accounting and accounting software applications with supervisory experience.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Special Requirements:

·         Previous experience in the preparation of payroll, including payroll reporting requirements and year-end processing of W-2s and 1099s with corresponding transmittals. 

·         Familiarity with state and federal grant compliance requirements. 

·         Working knowledge of financial statement and budget preparation and monitoring for both grant and enterprise funding. 

·         Proficiency with complex bank reconciliation. 

·         Working knowledge of fixed asset tracking and accounting. 

·         Familiarity with the processing detail involved in accounts payable and accounts receivable. 

·         Proficiency in general ledger transaction processing including adjusting journal entries that applies to a complex fund accounting environment. 

·         Experience in tax preparation for various disciplines. 

·         Good managerial skills. 

·         Self-confident and self-motivated. Desires challenge. Follows directions and meets deadlines. Desires a long-term commitment with rewarding benefits. 

·         The supervisory talents and personality to be able to work well with the staff and personnel.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         10-key calculator.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Assignments require almost continual analysis of figures, data trends and results of all kinds, which directly affect company policy.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Policy and procedure implementation. Determining best software for Tribe. Analyzing financial data to prepare reports. Personnel issues.

·         Initiative:  Complicated work with few precedents, performed independently, virtually without supervision.

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  Directly co-supervises 18 employees.

·         Supervision Received:  Organizes own work with very little supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·         Minimal travel required.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

5%

 

Walking

15%

 

Sitting

99%

75% at desk

Speaking

50%

At meeting and on phone

Hearing

50%

Listening to needs and concerns of staff members and others.

Vision Acuity

90%

90% computer/Documents

Typing

80%

Computer

Other

%

 

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

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.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Behavioral Health Therapist
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Behavioral Health Therapist

Department:

Social Services

Reports to:

Behavioral Health Manager

Grade Level:

7

Date:

Open until filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Provides mental health /A/D evaluations and individual counseling. Provides consultation services to Health Center staff. Functions as part of the Behavioral Health Program with direct supervision by the Behavioral Health Manager

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Utilizes principles, techniques and practices in a wide range of professional counseling, behavioral, family and group dynamics.

2.      Utilizes intervention techniques, provides counseling and therapy to adults.

3.      Provides marital and family therapy and crisis intervention

4.      Offers professional consultation to physicians and other staff.

5.      Provides in-service presentations to staff.

6.      Provides coordination of treatment with outside facilities and agencies.

7.      Maintains professional and confidential records.

8.      Participates in departmental planning and implementation services.

9.      All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, or another clinically licensed mental health professional who is licensed through BSRB and can practice independently. Preferred: Dually licensed provider who is also Licensed Addiction Counselor.

Field of Study: Mental Health, alcohol and drug counseling.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to four years

Preferred:  Five to eight years

*Minimum of one year of social work/psychologist experience in a behavioral mental/health environment.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

·         Must be licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board

Special Requirements:

·         Must have a high level of sensitivity to young children, families, and community on and near the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. 

·         Improves skills on an ongoing basis through college classes and workshops

·         Must successfully pass a Kansas Bureau of Investigate background check.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Each problem with is handled by following established policies and procedures.

·         Initiative:  Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

Working Conditions: 

·         Supervision Received:  Immediate or frequent supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·         Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:


 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

5%

 

 

Walking

0%

 

 

Sitting

5%

 

 

Speaking

40%

 

 

Hearing

30%

 

 

Vision Acuity

0%

 

 

Typing

20%

 

 

Other

0%

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

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.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  General Maintenance & Repair Technician
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

General Maintenance & Repair Technician

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Deputy Chief/Captain

Grade Level:

12

Date:

Open until filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The General Maintenance and Repair Technician maintains patrol vehicles and department assets. The safety of the officers is dependent upon the condition of the vehicles. This position acts as a backup for dispatchers, the animal control officer, and the Motor Vehicle Coordinator.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Responsible for installing and removing emergency communication equipment, vehicle audio-video equipment, emergency lights and sirens and all other items of equipment as directed.

2.      Repairs and maintains all related vehicle equipment.

3.      Responsible for building maintenance and repair at Tribal Police Headquarters.

4.      Responsible for custodial related duties including cleaning, vacuuming, refuse disposal by EPA standards and other related tasks.

5.      General construction maintenance.

6.      Maintains building mechanical systems, plumbing fixtures, hardware and electrical fixtures, outlets and appliances.

7.      Performs custodial duties of Police Headquarters.

8.      Performs dispatcher shift work.

9.      Inspects vehicles for Tribal tags.

10.  Catches stray animals.

11.  Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage for BIA requirements.

12.  Manages and conduct department annual audits.

13.  Issues tribal tags, and issues renewal notices.

14.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Technical Training-ASA Certified Mechanic and/or NCIC Certification.

Field of Study: Automotive.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year.

Preferred:  One to two years.

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license free of occupational restrictions and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

·         National Crime Information Center dispatcher certification.

Special Requirements:

·         Must possess exceptional knowledge in the areas of auto mechanics, electrical systems, facility management and building construction.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Must be able to lift and push in excess of 50 pounds.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         10-key calculator.

·         Ability to multi-task.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements: Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·         Decisions and Judgment: How to restart computers and systems.

·         Initiative: Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

Working Conditions:

·         Supervision Received:  Moderate supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

 

Safety Hazards:

·         Handling of deceased animals.

·         Cleaning of dog runs.

·         Extreme dust on garage floor.

·         Shop equipment

 

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

100%

To work on vehicles, buildings.

Walking

100%

To move around vehicles, buildings.

Sitting

20%

Drive vehicles. Test drive.

Speaking

100%

Communicate to all involved parties.

Hearing

100%

Listen to radio calls, needs of support staff.

Vision Acuity

100%

Be able to see broken items for repair/computer work.

Typing

90%

Using computer.

Other

40%

Vehicle inspections.

 

  

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

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.

 

Submit application:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Registered Dietician
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Registered Dietician

Department:

PBP Family Health Center

Reports to:

Diabetes Prevention Program Manager

Grade Level:

7

Date:

6/24/16-7/8/16

Non-Exempt

8 hours per week

 

General Summary Description:

The purpose of the position is to plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease.

 

Qualifications:
Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.

2.      Exhibit a thorough understanding of nutrition as it pertains to weight loss, optimal health, and disease states.

3.      Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans in order to develop individualized dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling for patients and community members.

4.      Organize, develop, analyze, test, and prepare special meals such as low-fat, low-cholesterol and chemical-free meals.

5.      Develop curriculum and prepare meal plans, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching.

6.      Work with local meal sites to create nutritious meal plans for their programs.

7.      Assist in developing policies for food service or nutritional programs to assist in health promotion and disease control.

8.      Interact with health care team members in information exchange for planning and delivering appropriate patient care.

9.      Participate in local and national team meetings.

10.   Plan, coordinate, schedule and evaluate program activities.

11.    All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Bachelors Degree

Preferred:  Masters Degree or higher

Field of Study: Nutrition or Dietician

 

Experience

Minimum:  One to Two years

Preferred:  Two to Five years

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·         Knowledge of educational concepts to promote behavior change.

·         Knowledge of basic medical terminology to record and report health information

·         Effective logic, reasoning and critical thinking skills

·         Active listening skills

·         Ability to identify and solve complex problems

·         Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation for purposes of documenting observations and recordings used in the provision of services.

·         Knowledge of the regulations on confidentiality and patient eligibility.

·         Familiarity with community and resources.

·         Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.

·         Ability to use a variety of audio-visual equipment.

·         Must successfully pass a Kansas Bureau of Investigate background check.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Each problem with staff, children, parents, etc. is handled by following established policies and procedures.

·         Initiative:  Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

 

Working Conditions:   

 

Supervision Exercised:  N/A

·         Supervision Received:  Light supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·         Some travel is required.

·         Work hours can vary, from the usual 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday hours. Working some evening and weekend hours is required. Flex time is observed in this department.

 

Safety Hazards:

·         Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

20%

 

Walking

30%

 

Sitting

50%

 

Speaking

50%

 

Hearing

50%

 

Vision Acuity

0%

 

Typing

50%

 

Other

0%

 

 

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

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.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Reserve Firefighter / EMT
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Reserve Firefighter/ Emergency Medical Technician

Department:

Fire Department

Reports to:

Captain, Lieutenant

Grade Level:

12

Date:

Open until filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

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.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

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

2.      Responds to fire and EMS calls.

3.      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.   

  1. In the absence of higher trained personnel, in charge of patient care as the primary medical technician under stressful conditions.
  2. 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.

6.      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.

7.      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.

8.      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.

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

10.  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.   

11.  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.

12.  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. 

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

14.  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.

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

16.  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.

17.  Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

18.  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.

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

20.  Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28.  Willing to perform other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School Diploma.

Preferred:         Associates Degree.

Field of Study:  Fire Science, Emergency Services Related, or Business Management

 

Experience

Minimum:        One to five years.

Preferred:         Five to eight years.

One-year firefighting experience preferred but not required (paid or volunteer).

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses / Certifications:

·         Must have a valid Kansas class C or higher driver’s license.  Must be able to obtain class B non-commercial within 6 months of hire.  Must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

  • Kansas certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher.

·         Firefighter I.

·         Firefighter II. (within 18 months of hire)

·         Operations level Haz Mat.

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

 

Special Requirements:

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Ability to pass physical agility, written and hands on testing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

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

·         Typing & telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate including Firehouse software.

·         General mechanical knowledge.

·         Knows how to operate pumps, fans and saws.

·         Ability to operate all motor vehicle apparatus.

·         Ability to operate machines/equipment including fire equipment, pumps, etc.

·         Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 80 pounds.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·         Decisions and Judgment: Every situation must be quickly evaluated. Decisions have to be made that require complex thought weighing variables.

·         Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome obstacles.

·         Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Deals with public and personnel in a friendly and effective manner under stressful and unpleasant conditions.

·         Disseminate sensitive information in a discreet and confidential manner.

 

Working Conditions:   

·         Minimal travel required.

·         Supervision Exercised:  No administrative supervision exercised.

·         Supervision Received:  Initial supervision for each job.

·         Access to and maintains integrity of confidential records.

·         Life and death decisions must be made quickly.

·         Living with other shift members for 1/3 of each year for 24-hours at a time.

·         Work on 24-hour shift and be prepared to respond at any time.

·         Work overtime before, after scheduled work shift, and on days off upon short notice, as well as working varying shifts and be available to be recalled for emergencies.

 

Safety Hazards:

·         All season work outside, 24 hours a 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.

·         Lift in excess of 80 pounds commonly.

·         Work at varying heights, above or below grade.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

40%

 

Walking

80%

 

Sitting

40%

 

Speaking

80%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

Corrected to 20/20.

Typing

20%

 

Other

0%

 

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

Pushing

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Pulling

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

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.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Reserve Firefighter / Paramedic
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Reserve Firefighter / Paramedic

Department:

Fire Department

Reports to:

Captain, Lieutenant

Grade Level:

11

Date:

Open until filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

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.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

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

2.      Responds to fire and EMS calls.

3.      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.    

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

5.      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.

6.      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.

7.      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.

8.      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.

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

10.  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.   

11.  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.

12.  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. 

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

14.  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.

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

16.  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.

17.  Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

18.  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.

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

20.  Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

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

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

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

24.  Takes charge of the ambulance crew during assigned shift.

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

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

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

28.  Willing to perform other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:                    High School Diploma.

Preferred:                     Associates Degree.

Field of Study: Fire Science, Emergency Services Related, or Business Management

 

Experience

Minimum:        One to five years.

Preferred:         Five to eight years.

 

One-year firefighting experience preferred but not required (paid or volunteer). Must be willing to attend a two (2) week firefighter I & II academy, (if not already certified), and receive certification.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses / Certifications:

·         Must have a valid Kansas class C or higher driver’s license.  Must be able to obtain class B non-commercial within 6 months of hire.  Must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

·         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)

·         Operations level Haz Mat. (within 12 months of hire)

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

 

Special Requirements:

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Ability to pass physical agility, written and hands on testing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

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

·         Typing & telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate including Firehouse software.

·         General mechanical knowledge.

·         Knows how to operate pumps, fans and saws.

·         Ability to operate all motor vehicle apparatus.

·         Ability to operate machines/equipment including fire equipment, pumps, etc.

·         Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 80 pounds.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·         Decisions and Judgment: Every situation must be quickly evaluated. Decisions have to be made that require complex thought weighing variables.

·         Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome obstacles.

·         Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Deals with public and personnel in a friendly and effective manner under stressful and unpleasant conditions.

·         Disseminate sensitive information in a discreet and confidential manner.

 

Working Conditions:   

·         Minimal travel required.

·         Supervision Exercised:  No administrative supervision exercised.  Operationally supervises 3 to 4 EMS providers temporarily assigned to assist on the ambulance and / or particular medical incidents.   

·         Supervision Received:  Initial supervision for each job.

·         Access to and maintains integrity of confidential records.

·         Life and death decisions must be made quickly.

·         Living with other shift members for 1/3 of each year for 24-hours at a time.

·         Work on 24-hour shift and be prepared to respond at any time.

·         Work overtime before, after scheduled work shift, and on days off upon short notice, as well as working varying shifts and be available to be recalled for emergencies.

 

Safety Hazards:

·         All season work outside, 24 hours a 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.

·         Lift in excess of 80 pounds commonly.

·         Work at varying heights, above or below grade.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

40%

 

Walking

80%

 

Sitting

40%

 

Speaking

80%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

Corrected to 20/20.

Typing

20%

 

Other

0%

 

           

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

Pushing

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Pulling