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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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  Financial Performance Analyst
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Financial Performance Analyst

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Director of Finance/Controller

Grade Level:

9

Date:

Open Until Filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Verifies all Tribal department budgets for coding accuracy and determines if the requisition was included in the approved budget. Prepares department budgets for Tribal Council approval.  Prepares analysis of budgets and reports.  Analyze budgets for forecasting projections and financial cash flow.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Verifies requisitions and purchase orders for departments, contacts departments for clarification on coding, backup documentation and justification and make changes as appropriate.

2.      Prepares and modifies budgets.

3.      Creates spreadsheets to track original budgets and modifications.

4.      Analyze budgets for year over year comparison and create spreadsheets/charts for analysis review

5.      Prepare budget reports for forecasting projections

6.      Prepare budget reports for monthly/quarterly/annual financial reporting

7.      Distribute budget to actual reports to departments as needed and requested

8.      Reconcile budgets to actual and prepare modifications

9.      Review general ledger reports with departments and assist departments with budget modifications as needed

10.   Review budget to actual reports with departments and assist as needed

11.   Prepare and distribute annual budget worksheets and templates to departments

12.   Prepare annual budgets for budget committee review and tribal council final approval

13.   Prepare annual budget log documents for review and submittal for approval

14.   Provide assistance in other areas as backup for payroll processes including maintenance updates, garnishments, purchase orders, monthly/quarterly/annual reports and accounting processes including financial reports, journal entries, spreadsheet preparation, reconciliations and other areas of accounting and finance

15.   Reviews, revises and prepares changes to budget processes including policies and procedures.

16.   Prepares training materials for departments on budget processes and purchase order processes

17.   Coordinate trainings with departments on processes and train with materials and power-point presentation

18.   Files paperwork associated with all budget processes.

19.   Works with departments on budgets including meetings, trainings, documentation, spreadsheet preparation, forecasting preparation and cuff accounting spreadsheets.

20.   All other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  BA from a School of Business

Preferred:  BA in Accounting or Finance

Field of Study:  Accounting and Finance

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to Three years of budget analysis and/or accounting*

Preferred:  Three to Five years of budget analysis and accounting

*College courses in related field of study can be counted towards minimum years of experience

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·        Keyboard 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: Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·        Decisions and Judgment:  Reviews and prepares budgets in a timely manner. Verify if expenses are allowable.

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

Working Conditions:    

·        Supervision Exercised:  None.

·        Supervision Received:  Light supervision.

·        Minimal travel required.

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·        Minimal.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

15%

 

 

Walking

35%

To departments.

 

Sitting

80%

At the computer.

 

Speaking

100%

To departments.

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

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

  Firefighter/Paramedic
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Firefighter/Paramedic

Department:

Fire Department

Reports to:

Captain, Lieutenant

Grade Level:

11

Date:

3/26/15-4/9/15

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Under the direction of a shift Captain and/or Lieutenant, protect life and property through fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue and emergency medical aid. Perform hazardous materials containment and provide education to public. Perform work on a full time basis in an hourly position. This position will require that the Firefighter/Paramedic work 24-hour shifts. The 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.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Participate in fire suppression and low to high angle rescue activities; operate pumps and other auxiliary fire apparatus.

2.      Participate in engine and pumper hook-up at the scene of fire; lay connector hose; hold nozzle and direct water stream to combat fire; raise and climb ladders; use chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, ropes and other equipment to suppress and extinguish fires.

3.      Enter buildings involved in fire that could be potentially life threatening.

4.      Drive ambulance and administer emergency medical aid within certification level; prepare medical incident report.

5.      Participate in training and continuing education in fire suppression, emergency medical aid, use of equipment, special assignments and other matters; provide training to others as required.

6.      Perform salvage and overhaul operations; sweep water; remove debris; search for and extinguish hidden fires; investigate for causes of fire.

7.      Participate in apparatus maintenance, testing and inventory control.

8.      Perform general maintenance duties for firefighting equipment, apparatus, building and grounds including light to medium repairs, as needed.

9.      Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

10.  Perform fire prevention inspections of commercial and residential buildings; check for fire hazards; seek abatement of hazards through education, demonstration and enforcement of regulations; test fire hydrants.

11.  Assist in the determination of fire causes a minimum of 1 hour per shift; provide fire prevention training as assigned.

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

13.  Operate at operations or technician level on hazardous material scenes; respond to incidents involving hazardous materials; wear self-contained breathing apparatus; and use specialized tools and equipment to save lives, protect property, suppress fires.

14.  Participate in testing and maintenance of fire extinguishing equipment; complete daily/weekly/monthly check off sheets when required. Inventories narcotics and fills out appropriate documentation.

15.  Provide tours of the facilities to the public and school children; provide educational programs to teach safety and fire prevention.

16.  Teach CPR and other illness/injury prevention concepts to emergency personnel, department staff, and/or citizens.

17.  Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

18.  Prepare a variety of related fire and emergency reports and equipment records as assigned and to help ensure proper reimbursement for expenses incurred.

19.  Participate on specialized rescue teams as assigned.

20.  Responds for wildland fires on the reservation.

21.  Establishes and maintains office files, following an established records management system; compiles information from such files; purges files as required.

22.  Operates standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications, facsimile equipment and multi-line telephones; may operate a two-way radio or other department-specific equipment.

23.  Performs peer reviews for QA/QI reports.

24.  May function as an IC in the ICS scope until relieved by an officer and will function in the ICS capacity assigned by the IC.

25.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  FF I and II preferred, Associates or equivalent years of experience will be considered

Preferred:  Bachelors.

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

 

Experience

Minimum:  One to five years.

Preferred:  One 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 & I academy, (if not already certified), and receive certification.

 

Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

  • Current certification as a Kansas Paramedic 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.
  • Must have a valid Kansas class B driver’s license, and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance or must be able to obtain class B within 6 months.
  • Firefighter I and II. (within 6 months of hire or obtain when sent to academy)
  • Operations level Haz Mat.

 

Special Requirements:

Knowledge of:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ability to:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Paramedic level medical treatment.
  • Reservation and County roads and maps.
  • Technical operation, use and maintenance of specialized fire apparatus, vehicles, ambulances and equipment.
  • Pump and hydraulic operations.
  • Principle and practices of fire science. Techniques, methods, materials and equipment used in fire prevention, fire suppression and emergency medical services. Firefighting procedures such as hose and ladder practices, forcible entry, ventilation, vehicle extrication, salvage and overhaul procedures. Proper tool and equipment usage and maintenance of firefighter equipment.
  • Record keeping and report writing techniques.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Building codes and types of construction.
  • Safety precautions and procedures.
  • Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the use of standard office equipment.
  • Applicable laws, rules and regulations.

 

  • Maintain State of Kansas Paramedic certification.
  • Perform responsible duties in the response to fire alarms and medical emergencies and the suppression of fires under emergency conditions. Respond to fire alarms and extinguish structural, automotive, chemical, aircraft, wildland and other fires. Utilize appropriate fire suppression agents and techniques.
  • Set up and operate pumps, hoses and related hydraulic equipment at fire scenes.
  • Operate and drive fire vehicles, ambulance equipment and apparatus including high-pressure water pumps and hydraulic-powered systems.
  • Perform fire prevention inspections on commercial and residential buildings if qualified.
  • Perform emergency medical techniques to skill level as necessary.
  • Triage victims and provide appropriate medical treatment in emergency situations.
  • Determine appropriate action within defined guidelines.
  • Maintain Fire Department buildings, equipment and apparatus.
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Perform prolonged and strenuous work in adverse conditions.
  • Use independent judgment within established procedural guidelines and written directions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Enter data into standard computer formats and producing correspondence and reports with speed and accuracy sufficient to perform assigned work.
  • Use specialized software related to the department to which assigned, including database management, graphics and publication production.
  • Develop effective team relationships with department staff at all levels.
  • Pass moderate pack test annually.
  • Typing
  • Telephone skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Works cooperatively with office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.
  • Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

Working Conditions:   

  • Will complete an annual work capacity test at either the arduous duty or moderate duty level. The arduous duty pack test is carrying a 45 pound pack for a distance of 3 miles in a time of less than 45 minutes, without running. The moderate duty pack test is carrying a 25 pound pack for a distance of 2 miles in a time of less than 30 minutes.
  • Prior to the pack test the individual will complete a physical questionnaire to determine if there is a physical item of concern. If the individual is over the age of 40 or there is a health concern identified in the questionnaire, the individual will need to submit a detailed physicians’ physical exam (form SF78). This physical will be reimbursed by the department.
  • 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 minor obstacles.
  • Supervision Exercised:  n/a.
  • Supervision Received:  Initial supervision for each job.
  • Access to, uses and maintains integrity of confidential records.
  • Perform prolonged and strenuous work in adverse conditions.
  • Perform heavy physical labor and climb stairs and ladders.
  • Search for victims in hazardous environments.
  • Minimal travel required.
  • Living with other shift members for 1/3 of each year for 24-hours at a time.

Safety Hazards:

  • Environment: Indoor and outdoor environment; adverse weather conditions; subject to working around fumes and smoke.
  • Physical Abilities:  Heavy lifting; bending, stooping, crawling, and pulling hoses to suppress fires and rescue victims; reaching overhead and above shoulders; carrying victims; standing and walking for extended period of time; climbing ladders for rescue; utilize hand and power tools for medical and fire emergencies.
  • Hazards:  Fire, smoke and fumes inhalation, working with people with unknown medical problems; working at heights; extreme weather conditions; exposure to contagious diseases and blood; working with hostile or abusive patients/victims; toxic fumes, hazardous materials; working in confined spaces; falling objects.

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

20

 

 

Walking

15%

 

 

Sitting

20%

 

 

Speaking

20%

 

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

5%

 

 

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 to and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment, and random screening during 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:

3/26/15-4/9/15

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.

 

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.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  High school diploma.

Preferred:  Bachelors.

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

 

Experience

Minimum:  One to five years.

Preferred:  One to eight years.

 

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

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Current certification as a Kansas EMT or higher EMS certification.

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

·         Firefighter I.

·         Must be willing to obtain Firefighter II within 18 months of hire.

·         Operations level Haz Mat

 

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 to and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment, and random screening during 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

  Tax Commissioner
 

Applications are now being accepted for a Tax Commissioner Board Position

 

Role of Tax Commissioner:  Creates, implements, administers, and enforces tribal tax laws.  The tax commissioner will assess, estimate, file liens, collect, and issue receipts for such taxes as are imposed by law and to bring actions on behalf of the Nation in the Tribal Court for the collection of tribal taxes, penalties and interest, and the enforcement of the tribal tax laws.   In addition,  the tax commissioner shall prescribe, promulgate, and enforce written rules and regulations to provide for its internal operational procedures; and shall have the authority to interpret or apply any tribal tax laws as may be necessary to ascertain or compute the tax owing by any taxpayer, or for the filing of any reports or returns required by any tribal tax laws, or as shall be reasonably necessary for the efficient performance of its duties, or as may be required or permitted by law.

 

 

Qualified applicants must have the following:

 

·        3-5 years experience and/or training in state, income, business and sales taxation.

·        Experience in Tribal taxation preferred.

·        Ability to pass background check and pre-employment drug screening.

·        Open and public reputation for integrity and honesty.

·        Has worked in the role of CPA, Tax Preparer or equivalent

 

Duties (not a complete list):

 

·        Attend all Tribal Tax Commission and other meetings as required. Be prepared and informed, conducting due diligence as necessary, in all matters that are within the Tribal Tax Commission’s oversight function;

·        Creates, implements, administers, and enforces tribal tax laws;

·        Be available to meet periodically on short notice as required.

 

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

  Tribal Grant Writer
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Tribal Grant Writer

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Director of Finance

Grade Level:

9

Date:

Open Until Filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Work independently to research, plan and coordinate State and Federal grant programs.  Launch new initiative to secure funding resources to support, develop, strengthen and maintain Tribal programs.  Interact positively and cooperatively as a team member with Program Directors to coordinate strategies to identify and secure State and Federal funding.  Conduct research of potential funding sources to match programmatic needs of Tribal programs.  Assist Program Directors in developing fundable program daily inquiries from Staff on a variety of grant issues, such as proposal, reporting deadlines, budget requirements and grant obligations.  Prepare and edit grant proposals, Tribal Resolutions, quarterly and annual reports.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Research, identifies, plan and coordinate State and Federal grant programs.

2.      Launches new initiative to secure funding resources and assists with maintaining current grants to support, develop, strengthen Tribal programs.

3.      Identify and maintain a pulse for ending and discontinuing grants to secure funding to retain employees.

4.      Interact positively and cooperatively as a team member with Program Directors to coordinate strategies to identify and secure State and Federal funding.

5.      Conduct research of potential funding sources to match programmatic needs of Tribal programs.

6.      Assist Program Directors in developing fundable program solutions that meet both regulatory policy and fiscal requirements.

7.      Clearly communicate proposal guidelines to the individuals involved in the grant application process.

8.      Assist with conducting research of all available federal, state and private program funding, loans, grants, etc. that may be available in attracting or starting new industry and businesses.

9.      Maintain expert knowledge to answer daily inquires from Staff on a variety of grant issues, such as the proposal, reporting deadlines, budget requirements and grant obligations.

10.   Write each proposal in the style, composition and format that will be most effective in reaching the target audience.

11.   Prepare and complete proposals in a timely manner to allow sufficient time for proofing and quality review.

12.   Prepare grant proposal and Tribal Resolutions for Tribal Council approval.

13.   Prepares and maintains quarterly and annual reports.

14.   Submit appropriate information for Economic Development budget as requested.

15.   Assist with other grant related activities.

16.   Select and attend Federal technical assistance grant trainings that will best meet the needs of Tribal programs.

17.   Develop and participate in grant advisory committee meetings as necessary to develop grant programs including attending regular department meetings, meeting with department directors regularly to discuss goals and funding opportunities, and attending department events to gain a better understanding of department activities.

18.   Maintain and update Demographic Data for Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.  Prepare reports for Tribal Council.  Disseminate information to other Tribal Departments as needed.

19.   Prepare grant articles for Potawatomi News.

20.   Other duties as assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  Bachelors Degree or college equivalency or 4 years of Grant Writing experience.

Preferred:  Bachelors Degree

Field of Study:  Planning, Public Administration or law.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Two to four years of grant writing experience with a proven record of grant security and maintenance.

Preferred:  Five to eight years of proven grant writing experience and Foundation funding with Planning and Strategy Development expertise.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·        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.

·        Telephone skills.

·        10-key calculator.

·        Presentation skills

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Ability to write and research.

·        Must possess knowledge of research sources for public funding including the Federal register and Foundation Directories.

·        Above average reading, writing and oral communication skills.

·        Ability to comprehend technical instructions, facilitate hearings and meetings with the public and staff as needed.

·        Must have knowledge of multi-cultural environments and tribal governments.

·        Must have working knowledge of project and budget development.

·        Computer literate – Capable of submitting on-line proposals.

·        Ability to meet deadlines and respond in a timely fashion to notices of funding availability.

·        Must be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

·        Must attend grant workshops related to Federal programs.

·        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:  Determine how grant guidelines can meet Tribal needs. Project planning and development to meet deadlines.

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

Working Conditions:    

·        Supervision Exercised:  N/A

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

·        Travel Required:  10%.

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·        None.

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

5%

 

Walking

5%

 

Sitting

100%

 

Speaking

10%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

100%

 

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