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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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  Child Care Aide **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:

Child Care Aide

Department:

Child Care

Reports to:

Education Manager

Grade Level:

15

Date:

08/26/16-09/01/16

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The child care aide assists with plans and conducting activities/programs in the Child Care Rooms. Cares for children from six weeks to 6 year old including diapering, feeding, holding, singing, dancing, reading, playing and teaching.  Individual child and family goals will be developed, implemented and reviewed in partnership with parents on an ongoing, regular basis.  A team approach between families and the Child Care Aide will support and assist each child’s family to develop linkages and relationships within the community for any services needed.  In addition, this position works with and supports the tiny-k Infant Toddler Program to provide collaborative services in the least restrictive environment.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Plans and conducts daily experiences for children based on the objectives of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Child Care Center.

2.      Plans and maintains a physical environment that is conducive to meeting the objectives of the program.

3.      Plans and participates in activities that are designed to include parents in the education of their children.

4.      Participates in training activities that can bring about increased professional competence.

5.      Attends and participates in all staff meetings as required.

6.      Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the program manager/director.

7.      Provides a safe environment for children.

8.      Prepares copies and performs filing for efficient record-keeping.

9.      Assists children in daily class work and play.

10.  Redirects children’s behavior.

11.  Types newsletter and parental updates.

12.  Submits orders for supplies and materials to the Administrative Assistant/Child Care Specialist.

13.  Aids in communication between parents, families and staff.

14.  Supports social-emotional development such as talking, holding, singing, comforting and playing with children.

15.  May assist other classrooms when needed.

16.  Will have regular contact and control of children.

17.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED or willingness to acquire within one year of hire.

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Early childhood development.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year.

Preferred:  One to two years.


Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

·         Must obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) within one year or must obtain CDA within one year of obtaining High School Diploma or GED. 

·         Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

·         First Aid certification.

Special Requirements:

·         Fingerprinting, background, tuberculosis (TB) test and drug screen will be conducted prior to employment. All results must be favorable.

·         Must be at least 18 years old.

·         Confidentiality a must.

·         Must possess a caring and responsible nature with a high degree of sensitivity to children and families on and near the Potawatomi Reservation. 

·         Prior experience with young children and families desired. 

·         Must be willing to participate in continued training to improve abilities. 

·         Stresses a germ-free environment.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Computer literate.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Must be able to positively influence the learning, emotions and behaviors of children.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Decisions concerning classroom management, child welfare and education.

·         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:  Immediate or frequent supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·         Travel required = Less than 5 percent. (Field trips, training or education

Safety Hazards:

·         Exposure to childhood illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

95%

 

 

Walking

100%

 

 

Sitting

15%

 

 

Speaking

100%

 

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

30%

 

 

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.

 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 **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:

Custodian

Department:

Construction/Maintenance

Reports to:

Janitorial Supervisor

Grade Level:

14

Date:

08/26/16-09/01/16

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.

Field of Study:  Janitorial

 

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.