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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 - Toddler I 35 Hours
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Child Care Aide – Toddler I

Department:

Child Care

Reports to:

Family Service Specialist

Grade Level:

15

Date:

11/17/14 - 12/2/14

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The childcare aide assists with planning and conducting activities/programs for children in the Toddler 1 Classroom including potty training, singing, dancing, reading, playing and teaching. The age group consists of children from one to two years old.  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.

 

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.      Tracks attendance and observations. 

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

8.      Provides a safe environment for children.

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

10.    Assists children in daily class work and play.

11.    Redirects children’s behavior.

12.    Type’s newsletter and parental updates.

13.    Submits orders for supplies and materials to the Administrative Assistant.

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

15.    Supports self-help skills such as eating, potty training, exercising, singing, comforting and playing with children.

16.    May assist other classrooms when needed.

17.    All other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED or willingness to obtain 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 within one year of acquiring a High School diploma or GED. 

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

·        Obtain Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

·        Obtain First Aid certification.

Special Requirements:

·        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. 

·        Must be able to successfully pass Kansas Bureau of Investigation background check.

·        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, observation of health and development, child welfare and education.

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

Working Conditions:            

·        Supervision Exercised:  N/A.

·        Supervision Received: 

·        Immediate and 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.

 

 

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

  Director of Finance
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Director of Finance

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Tribal Council Treasurer

Grade Level:

4

Date:

Open until filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Directs the financial affairs of the organization and prepares financial analysis of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for the guidance of the General Manager of Tribal Operations and Tribal Council as well as reporting of the Tribe’s overall financial performance. The /Director of Finance is responsible for the nation’s financial plans and policies, accounting practices and guiding principles to conduct relationship with lending institutions; the financial community; and the maintenance of fiscal records and the preparation of financial reports. The position is responsible for the supervision over general accounting, property accounting, cost accounting, construction accounting and budgetary controls. Manages and directs all aspects of the Finance Department including the staff and necessary functions of the following: accounting, payroll, per capita distributions, accounts payable, liability insurance, cash management, investment management, grant and contract financial reporting, and clerical. This position will work directly and cooperatively with the Tribal Treasurer to ensure that the Constitutional obligations and responsibilities of the Tribal Treasurer are complied with and met in full.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Develops, analyzes and interprets statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of Tribal Government.

2.      Supervises and evaluates the performance of direct report personnel, including annual reviews and disciplinary actions. Recommend training requirements. Keeps staff at the highest level of skill necessary to meet the Tribe’s needs and objectives.

3.      Ensures the maintenance of the Tribe’s system of accounts and keeps books and records on all government transactions and assets.

4.      Works cooperatively with the General Manager of Tribal Operations to direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts. Institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures (including the cost accounting system) and analyzes and reports variances.

5.      Is responsible for tax planning and compliance with all applicable federal, state, payroll, and taxes.

6.      Prepares and develops all necessary internal and external reports. Revises and updates reports to be more useful and efficient.

7.      Ensures depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advises management of desirable operational adjustments due to tax revisions.

8.      Evaluates and recommends insurance coverage for protection against property losses and potential liabilities.

9.      Works with programs to ensure grant compliance requirements and reporting responsibilities are met.

10.   Has responsibility for providing the Tribal Government with the necessary information to make decisions affecting long-range plans.

11.   Responsible for directing Internal and External audits working cooperatively with the General Manager’s Office to identify areas suggested for review.

12.   Ensures that the annual external audit reports, Management’s Discussion and Analysis to the report for primary government and entity-wide government audits are completed.

13.   Provides general direction to the finance staff in the development and maintenance of adequate accounting and financial controls to meet prevailing Federal standards and requirements and to generally accepted accounting procedures.

14.   Coordinates with the General Manager of Tribal Operations and program heads to develop and monitor annual budgets for Tribal programs including grants and contracts, budget modifications and the approval of all budgets and modifications for Tribal Operations.

15.   Reviews, Develops and updates procedures to ensure accountability within Finance.

16.   Prepares and submits quarterly and annual program reports.

17.   Attends all weekly and monthly director / management meetings.

18.   Assigns and reviews work for direct reports, providing ongoing day to day supervision.

19.   Responsible for providing Instruction and training, and objectives for all direct reports.

20.   Establishes and maintains current work schedules

21.   Recommends hiring, training and development for the supervision of all  direct reports to meet the needs of the Finance department.

22.   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred:  Master’s Degree

Field of Study: Accounting/Finance

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  With Bachelor’s Degree-at least 8 years of management experience and 5 years of   finance/

                                     accounting experience.

With Master’s Degree-at least 5 years of management experience and 3 years of finance/     accounting experience.

 

**The Nation reserves the right to train candidates who demonstrate the ability to learn and adapt quickly.

                                     

Preferred:  Master’s degree with 8 years of management experience and 5 years of finance/accounting

                                    experience with CPA or CPFO; government experience preferred.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Special Requirements:

 

·       Knowledge of fund accounting as it applies to tribal government.

·       Knowledge of Tribal ordinances, Tribal Tax Commission, when federal and state taxes apply to Tribe as well as individuals, Government Accounting Standards Board statements, applicable financial Accounting Standards board statements, application of Government Finance Officer association’s recommended practices, internal controls, Human Resource laws and management, CFR 25, maintenance of disaster recovery systems, National Indian Gaming Act and the relationship between the federal government and the Indian Tribes. Knowledge of business law and how it applies to tribal governments.

·       Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

·       Organizational skills.

·        Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·        Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Delegate duties to appropriate staff members.

·        Instructs or trains.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

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

·        Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·        Keyboarding skills.

·        10-key calculator.

·        Confidentiality is a must.

Special Requirements:

·        In-depth understanding of retail, agriculture, construction and Native American culture.

·        Computer literate-Accounting software and Office Suite.

·        Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominately required. Assignments require almost continual analysis of figures, data trends and results of all kinds, which directly affect company policy.

·        Decisions and Judgment: Maintaining a balance between regulatory contractual compliance and political influence. Policy and procedure implementation. 

·        Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome minor obstacles. Complicated work with few precedents, perform independently, virtually without supervision.

Working Conditions:    

Supervision Exercised:  Has Direct reports, and indirect reports..

·        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

  Liaison Officer **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:

Liaison Officer

Department:

We Ta Se

Reports to:

Senior American Legion Liaison

Grade Level:

14

Date:

11/14/14 - 11/20/14

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Assists and transports veterans to and from doctor’s appointments, funerals and Pow Wows.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Transports veterans to Veterans Administration (VA) hospital or other appointments.

2.      Assists veterans with information on who to contact for VA benefits.

3.      Prepares reports.

4.      Cleans weapons.

5.      Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  Veteran.

Preferred:  Associates

Field of Study:  Administration and Veterans Affairs

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to five years.

Preferred:  Five to eight years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Computer literate.

·        Ability to operate motor vehicles.

·        Possess knowledge of M-1 & AR 15 weaponry to take apart, clean and reassemble for use during funerals and special occasions.

·        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: 

o   Duties are of a routine nature.

·        Decisions and Judgment:  Knowing what equipment to use for honor guard and color guard. Determining how many shots will be used. Determining how many people will be needed to complete tasks.

·        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.

·        Travel Required:  50 percent.

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·        None.

 

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

50%

Pow wows or honor guards.

Walking

50%

Pow wows or honor guards.

Sitting

50%

Computer work.

Speaking

30%

 

Hearing

30%

When commands are given.

Vision Acuity

%

 

Typing

10%

Reports and scheduling trips.

Other

%

 

 

            Please check BOTH a frequency and a weight/force column for each item listed below:

 

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 CDIB:

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

  Police Officer - Uncertified
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

 

Position:

Police Officer III

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Corporal/FTO

Sergeant

Grade Level:

11

Date:

Open Until Filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

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

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

5.      Assists city, county, state and federal entities.

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

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

8.      Properly documents crimes, accidents and evidence with proper forms.

9.      Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Criminal Justice.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  One to Five years (of employment and/or training of any type)

Preferred:  Five to Eight years (of emergency services/law enforcement/security related employment and/or training)

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

·        Emergency Vehicle Operators Course certification.(obtained during basic training)

·        Successfully complete the approximately 16 week Kansas Law enforcement Basic training Academy or an equivalent Federal or State approved academy and certify as a Full-Time Kansas Law Enforcement Officer.

 

Special Requirements:

·        Must be at least 21 years of age.

·        Must successfully pass a background check through local, state and federal agencies.

·        Must successfully complete a physical abilities test.

·        Must successfully complete a post-offer medical screen, drug test and psychological examination.

·        Must have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions of Domestic Violence.

·        Satisfactorily complete any and all training designed to enhance or improve standard law enforcement skills.

·        Ability to work shifts, weekends, overtime and holidays.

·        Must be ethical and moral. Must have the ability to make good decisions.

·        Must competently and professionally work with the public.

·        Must successfully complete a one-year probationary period.

·        Able to work alone without supervision.

·        Able to make competent decisions about life and death situations.

·        Possess a working knowledge of multiple court structures and proceedings.

·        Must be available for required court proceedings on an as needed basis.

·        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.

·        Working knowledge of crime scenes including securing the crime scene, identifying evidence, properly collecting, marking and documenting evidence.

·        Possess working knowledge of field interviews and investigative techniques.

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

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Be drug free and consent to random drug testing throughout the employment period.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Computer literate – NCIC, CAD system, report writing software.

·        Ability to operate radios, emergency equipment.

·        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

·        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:  Required to constantly make judgment calls to protect citizens and property. Quickly assess and react to life and death situations.

·        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:  Organizes own work with very little supervision.

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

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

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

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

·        Travel required = 38 percent.

·        Performs duties in all weather conditions.

Safety Hazards:

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

·        Safety hazards of high-speed chases, responding to accidents on roadways, use of deadly weapons and force.

·        Attacks from suspects.

·        Contact with hazardous materials.

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

40%

 

Walking

40%

 

Sitting

70%

 

Speaking

90%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

70%

 

Other

%

 

            Please check BOTH a frequency and a weight/force column for each item listed below:

 

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

  Program Aide
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Program Aide (Part Time 20 hours/week)

Department:

PBP Recreation and Aquatic Center/Boys and Girls Club

Reports to:

BGC Executive Director/CPO

Grade Level:

14

Date:

11/14/14 – 12/1/14

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

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

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes: 

a.      Promotes and stimulates program participation.

b.      Registers new members and participates in their Club orientation process.

c.      Provides guidance and role modeling to members.

2.      Effectively implements programs, services, and activities for members and visitors.

3.      Monitors and supervises members, programs, services, and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs, and appearance of the Club at all times.

4.      Prepares periodic activity reports.

5.      Ensures a productive work environment by participating in regularly scheduled staff meetings.

6.      May participate in field trips, special programs and/or events.

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

8.      Attends approved training classes to enhance job performance.

9.      Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff, members and supervisor to receive and/or provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines and/or instructions and advise/counsel.

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

11.   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  High School diploma or GED.

Field of Study:  General course of study.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  None necessary.

Preferred:  One year.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

·        First Aid certification.

·        Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. (If you are not certified in CPR or First Aid, training will be provided the first week of employment)

Special Requirements:

·        Knowledge of youth development.

·        Experience in working with children.

·        Ability to deal with the general public.

·        Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.

·        Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.

·        Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Computer literate.

·        Ability to operate kitchen equipment, appliances, audio, safety and visual equipment.

·        Pleasant personality.

·        Must be able to pass a background check.

·        Must submit to and pass random drug testing.

·        Team player.

·        Leadership skills.

·        Prior experience working with youth and families helpful.

·        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:  There is a choice of standard procedures.

·        Decisions and Judgment:  Applying discipline procedures to youth members.

·        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:  Guided supervision.

·        Minimal travel required.

Safety Hazards:

·        None.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

60%

 

Walking

60%

 

Sitting

20%

 

Speaking

100%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

10%

 

Other

%

 

 

            Please check BOTH a frequency and a weight/force column for each item listed below:

 

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

  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.