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Employment

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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  Asphalt Laborer/Truck Driver
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Asphalt Laborer/Truck Driver

Department:

Road and Bridge

Reports to:

Lead Asphalt Repair Specialist/Truck Driver

Grade Level:

12

Date:

4/29/16-5/12/16

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Assist with necessary maintenance and repair of asphalt roads. Serves as Truck Driver when assistance is needed in hauling, dumping, and spreading of road materials.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Drives assigned truck to all areas or projects as needed.

2.      Knowledge of hot and cold mix asphalt and crack fill. Repairs asphalt bad spots on road system.

3.      Must be able to calculate quantities of material needed for each job.

4.      Ability to operate skid steer, milling head cutter, crack fill machine, and asphalt roller.

5.      Ability to haul, dump and spread necessary road materials.

6.      Logs truck use, materials hauled and material destinations.

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

8.      Turns in all gravel tickets obtained on haul trips daily. Ability to set up work zone safety signs.

9.      Assists with repair and maintenance of bridges and guardrails.

10.  Operates snow removal equipment as needed.

11.  Operates other equipment as needed.

12.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  High School diploma or GED and driver safety courses.

Field of Study:  Normal course of study.

 

Experience

Minimum:   Two to three years.

Preferred:  Three to five years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas CDL (Class A) driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance or willingness to obtain one within 1 year.

Special Requirements:

·         Possesses knowledge to safety operate and maintain vehicles used.

·         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:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

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

·         Initiative:  Work is repetitive and well covered by instruction.

Working Conditions: 

·         Supervision Exercised:  n/a

·         Supervision Received:  Immediate or frequent supervision.

Safety Hazards:

·         Operating heavy equipment in all weather conditions including extreme heat and cold for extended periods of time.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

50%

 

Walking

10%

 

Sitting

80%

 

Speaking

5%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

Staying awake.

Typing

0%

 

Other

100%

Staying alert.

 

 

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

  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

  Cement Mason **In House
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

**In House Job Posting

**In House positions are open to current employees and enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Members

Position:

Cement Mason

Department:

Construction/Maintenance

Reports to:

Maintenance Coordinator

Grade Level:

9

Date:

4/26/16-5/2/16

Non-Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Foundation, slab on grade and structural concrete layout planner and supervisor. Foundation and load bearing construction in concrete, asphalt, and drainage sub-base preparation. Perform form set up and take down, plan and perform installation of building drainage systems. Manage complete jobs from planning to completion if instructed by immediate supervisor or department director.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Analyze and plan layout of structural and slab projects to meet loading conditions.

2.      Read blueprints and record changes to same (as built).

3.      Lead and manage layout of forms and form materials for concrete construction.

4.      Smoothes and finishes surfaces of poured concrete.

5.      Repairs cracked or damaged concrete from concrete surfaces with latest technologies and adherents.

6.      Molds expansion joints and edges.

7.      Ensure concrete forms are properly constructed.

8.      Sets forms to the desired pitch and depth.

9.      Work closely side-by-side with supervisor to accomplish jobs.

10.  Layout, installation to completion of drainage systems for buildings (sub-grade, French drain, boot systems).

11.  Specify materials for job (volumes, values, and specifics).

12.  Track inventory and produce job costs for project. Records departmental labor per hour for jobs.

13.  Coordinate and build relationships with vendors.

14.  Work with steel specifically for structural concrete.

15.  Specific maintenance and repair on all equipment and perform as capable and instructed by supervisor.

16.  Operate mini excavator, skid steer, jackhammer, compactor, planer and dozer.

17.  Work overtime as needed.

18.  Snow removal and emergency operations as needed or requested independent of administrative days called.

19.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: High School Diploma or GED or years of experience may be substituted.

Preferred:  High School Diploma or GED with years of experience

Field of Study: Structural and nonstructural concrete applications

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to three years of layout and installation experience.

Preferred:   Four to Five years of layout and installation experience.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas Class A CDL, Airbrake Endorsement or willingness to obtain within twelve (12) months of employment, and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Special Requirements:

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

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

·         Decisions and Judgment: Concrete layout, loads, load transfers for projects with 25-50 year life. Thorough understanding of drainage of soils and under slab preparations. Thorough understanding of concrete types, deliveries and uses.

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

Working Conditions: 

Supervision Exercised:  as assigned by supervisor.

·         Supervision Received:  Organize own work with daily supervision.

Safety Hazards:

·         Typical hazards associated with activity taking place at the maintenance department including working around equipment and exposure to some chemicals such as lubricants and harsh cleaners, fumes, as well as dirt and dust.

·         Working outside in all conditions.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

90%

 

Walking

75%

 

Sitting

10%

 

Speaking

100%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

10%

 

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.

 

If current Employee submit application.

If enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Member submit application

and copy of Tribal Identification:

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

  Custodian (Contract for 30 days)
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Custodian (Contract for 30 days)

Department:

Construction/Maintenance

Reports to:

Janitorial Supervisor

Grade Level:

14

Date:

4/20/16-5/3/16

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Performs standard, interior, and exterior janitorial and minor maintenance duties involving cleaning and disinfecting facilities and public domains.  Assist or repairs any damage to tribal building as needed.  Perform lawn maintenance as directed.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Mops and sweeps floors.

2.      Vacuums carpets, dusts, empties trash containers and takes garbage to trash bins.

3.      Inspect the facility on a routine basis using routine checklist as guideline, noting all deficiencies.

4.      Correct all deficiencies noted in an expeditious manner and log all tasks upon completion.

5.      Monitor security of properties.

6.      Respond immediately to pages.

7.      Uses mechanical floor cleaners to polish, buff, strip, and wax floors; and vacuum and shampoo carpets.

8.      Gather and dispose of trash and waste.

9.      Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, walls, including those in kitchens, bathrooms, utility rooms; restocks supplies as needed.

10.  Moves, removes, and relocates furnishing, equipment, etc., as directed.

11.  Pick up supplies for departments.

12.  Take copy paper to copy room.

13.  Make coffee and open doors in morning.

14.  Make coffee and setup tables, chairs, projector/speaker system for meetings.

15.  Performs minor maintenance repair such as unstopping toilets and sinks, and replacing burned out light bulbs.

16.  May patch and paint walls.

17.  Keeps janitor’s room orderly. .

18.  Checks for safety hazards throughout building.

19.  Cleans snow and ice from sidewalks and entrances.

20.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High school diploma, GED, or willing to obtain within one year.

Preferred:  High school diploma, GED, and applicable training.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year.

Preferred:  One to two years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·         Must be physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb, and reach.

·         Experienced in roofing, carpentry, and drywall.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Duties are of a routine nature.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  None.

·         Initiative:  Work is repetitive and well covered by instruction.

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  n/a

·         Supervision Received:  Initial supervision for each job.

·         Travel Required:  Minimal.

Safety Hazards:

·         Works with hazardous chemicals.

·         Works in snowy and icy conditions.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

100%

 

 

Walking

100%

 

 

Sitting

10%

 

 

Speaking

50%

 

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

10%

 

 

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:

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 Manager of Tribal Operations
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

General Manager of Tribal Operations

Department:

Administration

Reports to:

Tribal Council

Grade Level:

2

Date:

Open until filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The General Manager of Tribal Operations is responsible for the administrative operation of the Nation’s departments, which may include developing, recommending and implementing policies, program planning, fiscal management, administration and operations of all Nation functions and services. This position will work directly with the Tribal Council to facilitate communication regarding program needs and shall be responsible for accomplishing the Nation’s goals and objectives and for ensuring that the members are provided with desired and mandated services in an effective cost efficient manner. This position coordinates development of program budgets. It also is responsible for the oversight and direction of all Tribal programs.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Implements Tribal Council policy in an effective and appropriate manner and provides comment and consultation to the Tribal Council on the development and implementation of Tribal programs and services.

2.      Responsible for hiring and supervision of all program heads to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains and motivates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed. Evaluates job performance of Directors, Managers and supervisors in a timely manner.

3.      Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.

4.      Prepares and submits to the Tribal Council reports and finances and administrative activities; keeps Tribal Council advised of financial conditions, program progress and present and future needs of the Nation.

5.      Studies existing systems and procedures and proposes improvements and simplifications; conducts continuous research in administrative practices and recommends to Tribal Council those practices which will produce greater efficiency and economy in operations.

6.      Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control.

7.      Directs and participates in the preparation and administration of the Nation’s budget through the coordination of individual program budgets and long-term capital improvement planning. Also implements and oversees the budget as approved and adopted by Tribal Council.

8.      Becomes familiar with guidelines, regulations and grants available at the federal and state levels. Works closely with the Grant Writer/Manager to ensure that all programs meet the compliance requirements of their grants/contracts.

9.      Coordinates policy revisions/additions with Human Resources Director and the hiring of management positions.

10.  Interacts regularly with individual government departments/programs to achieve established goals and objectives.

11.  Performs all duties as may be prescribed by Tribal Council action; directs the preparation of plans and specifications for work which the Tribal Council orders.

12.  Attends Tribal Council meetings as requested.

13.  Confers with residents, businesses and other individuals, groups and outside agencies having an interest or potential interest in affairs of Nation concerns.

14.  Provides status updates and progress reports to the Tribal Council.

15.  Conducts weekly management meetings and quarterly meetings for all department directors.

16.  Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.

17.  Makes presentations to Tribal Council, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.

18.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred:  Master degree in Business Administration

Field of Study:  Business, Public Administration, and Management.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Five to eight years (Executive or Business Management/Public Administration)

Preferred:  Eight to twelve years (Executive or Business Management/Public Administration/Tribal Government)

 

Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·         Must possess leadership qualities, exceptional people skills and the ability to develop motivated teams.

·         Must be intuitive, conceptual, and have good reasoning skills.

·         Ability to maintain trust; protect and preserve confidential information.

·         Excellent time management, strong initiative, and exceptional organizational skills with an acute attention to detail

·         Strong oral and written communication skills

·         Strong Analytical skills:  Duties are of a complex nature, requiring judgment, for which there are no precedents.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies at all times.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance at all times.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         General knowledge and ability to operate standard office equipment is required.

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

Working Conditions: 

·         Supervision Exercised:  20 direct reports, 12 indirect.

·         Assigns/reviews work, instructs or trains, establishes schedule or sets objectives, appraises employee performance, recommends hiring and discharge.

·         Supervision Received:  Light supervision

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·         Travel Required:  Minimal.

Safety Hazards:

·         None.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

15%

 

 

Walking

15%

 

 

Sitting

10%

 

 

Speaking

5%

 

 

Hearing

20%

 

 

Vision Acuity

10%

 

 

Typing

15%

 

 

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

 

Approved by Tribal Council 3/4/16

  Heavy Equipment Mechanic
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Department:

Road & Bridge

Reports to:

Head Mechanic

Grade Level:

13

Date:

4/21/16-5/4/16

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Maintains and repairs department heavy equipment and vehicles. Inspects equipment, tests and troubleshoots problems. Orders proper repair parts. Keeps Head Mechanic fully informed on all vehicle and equipment needs and repairs.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Services and repairs equipment.

2.      Travels to sites as assigned.

3.      Forwards all repair records to Head Mechanic as needed.

4.      Reports to Head Mechanic on a daily basis.

5.      Completes repair tickets daily.

6.      Seeks Head Mechanic’s approval to order needed parts that are out of stock in the shop supply.

7.      Cleans work area.

8.      Determines the proper tools for jobs.

9.      Inspects and tests equipment at prescribed intervals of time and usage or upon malfunction or breakdown.

10.  Inspects, tests trucks and cars. Maintains electrical systems and controls. Balances wheels to minimize wear on tires.  Rotates wheels at prescribed mileage intervals. Tunes up engine to maintain combustion control standards. Adjusts equipment for motor vehicle inspections and safety standards.

11.  Disassembles, inspects and replaces worn or broken parts. Fits and adjusts new or required parts.

12.  Test drives repaired equipment.

13.  Uses hoist wrenches, gauges, drills or grinders, or other specialized auto mechanic tools and equipment.

14.  Performs limited bodywork and repainting on vehicles after a breakdown or accident.

15.  Fuels, oils and greases vehicles and heavy equipment. Changes filters.

16.  Maintains parts usage records and orders repair parts from designated suppliers.

17.  Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action needed.

18.  May tow broken down vehicles away from the facility.

19.  May be required to maintain a small parts storeroom at Tribal shop facility.

20.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma, GED or ability to obtain within a year.

Preferred: High School diploma, GED and technical training.

Field of Study:  Normal course of study.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year with mechanical or engine repair.

Preferred:  One to two years with mechanical or engine repair.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas CDL (Class A) driver’s license or willing to obtain one within a year to maintain employment and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

·         Kansas certified automobile mechanic license preferred.

Special Requirements:

·         Telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Possesses extensive knowledge of all equipment and vehicles utilized by the Road and Bridge Department including operation and maintenance.

·         Follows all safety and preventative procedures required in the shop area and on the job sites.

·         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:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Determining if equipment is ready for service. Troubleshooting what is wrong with equipment and repairing it.

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

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  n/a.

·         Supervision Received:  Immediate or frequent supervision.

·         Travel Required:  40 percent.

·         Frequently works in a crouched position or on back lying on mechanic’s dolly beneath vehicles.

Safety Hazards:

·         Subjected to dust, dirt and grease environment.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

60%

 

 

Walking

75%

 

 

Sitting

10%

 

 

Speaking

25%

 

 

Hearing

90%

 

 

Vision Acuity

90%

 

 

Typing

0%

 

 

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:

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

  Investment Committee Board Member (3 positions)
 

Pursuant to the Investment Policy Statement of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, applications are now being accepted for the PBPN Investment Committee Member.

Role of Board Members: Provide management oversight, policy-making and related activities necessary to carry out the Investment Policy Statements listed objectives. Members shall act as a Board, regularly convened, by a majority vote, and may adopt rules and regulations for conducting meetings in compliance with the Investment Policy Statement, and where applicable tribal and federal law. Members must handle information in a private and confidential matter. Investment Committee members will be paid a monthly stipend of $250.

Qualified applicants must have the following:

·         Open and public reputation for integrity and honesty.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to pass background check and be subject to credit report review.

·         No felony convictions within the last 10 years.

·         At least two (2) of the following:

o   Identifiable experience in business management, personal management and business administration;

o   Experience owning and running a business enterprise;

o   Experience as a member of a Board of a Directors of any corporation

o   Specialized training or educational achievement, which qualifies the individual for the available position;

·         Other qualifications may be added from time to time as reasonably required given the importance of this position to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

Duties:

·         Attend all Board meetings as required. Be prepared and informed, conducting due diligence as necessary;

·         Attend required Investment/Finance Training;

·         Adopt rules and regulations and overall policy in compliance with the Investment Policy Statement;

·         Be available to meet periodically if needed.

Qualified applicants should submit a Resume, Letter of Interest and two (2) Letters of Professional Reference to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Human Resources Department, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509 or fax to: 785-966-3062.

Call 785-966-3060 or toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information or go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com

  Police Officer III
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

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