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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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  ***HR CLOSURE NOTICE***
 

   HR will be closed Friday, August 28th, 2015 from noon to 4:30pm. We apologize in advance if this may inconvenience you. If you have any questions or concerns be feel free to contact our office at 785.966.3060 or e-mail hr@pbpnation.org.

Our normal business hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

We strive to provide the upmost services to our Nation and will always continue to do so.

Have a great day!

-PBPN Human Resources Staff

  Chief of Police **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:

Chief of Police

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

General Manager of Tribal Operations

Grade Level:

5

Date:

8/25/15–9/1/15

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Establishes policies and procedures and directs operations and functions of the Tribal Police Department.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Justifies, defends, negotiates and persuades to settle matters with the goal of maintaining good will, gaining cooperation or support and reaching compromises when the information is controversial and/or the individuals or groups involved have strong differences of opinion or diverse viewpoints.

2.      Responsible for establishing and maintaining the department’s community policing program.

3.      Scheduling, supervising and proving leadership to the Tribal Police Department.

4.      Conducts confidential background investigations of potential employees for the Police Department and other Tribal departments as requested.

5.      Monitors police officer performance.  Evaluates as outlined in Performance Policies Handbook.

6.      Patrols Reservation enforcing state, federal and Tribal codes.

7.      Researches current law enforcement trends and issues and their application to the Tribal Police department.

8.      Communicates with other law enforcement agencies to foster working relationships.

9.      Actively pursues and establishes good relationships with the community.

10.   Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

Field of Study:  Business with emphasis on public administration.  Criminal Justice and Indian Law.

-Experience may be substituted for education.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Eight to ten years experience as a law enforcement officer.  One to two years of law enforcement management experience.   

Preferred:  Ten to 12 years experience as law enforcement officer. Two to five years in a law enforcement management position. 

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

·        Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission certification.

·        Provide defensive driving training for the Nation as requested.

·        Provide drug awareness training for the Nation as requested.

Special Requirements:

·        Possess sufficient knowledge of law enforcement to be qualified to teach law enforcement subjects to tribal officers and law enforcement officers from other agencies.

·        Must not have been convicted of a felony or crime involving moral turpitude, DUI, domestic violence or serious misdemeanor.

·        Must have submitted to and upon request, provide documentation of the results of a standard law enforcement psychiatric examination to determine the applicant’s suitability for work in the law enforcement profession.  Must provide documentation of or obtain as required by Kansas Law, a valid certification from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission or it’s equivalent, as required by the Gaming compact between the State of Kansas and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Computer literate.

·        Ability to operate motor vehicles.

·        Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·        Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Must be a decision maker.

·        Organizational and analytical skills.

·        Must be able to justify, defend, negotiate, and persuade to settle differences with the goal of maintaining good will, cooperation, support and reaching compromises with groups or individual involved that have strong difference of opinion, diverse or controversial viewpoints.

·        Possess leadership, good judgment, organizational/administrative/budgetary skills, and equanimity in personal dealings.

·        Must possess extensive knowledge and abilities in preparing, monitoring and managing a budget to achieve the highest level of effectiveness for the least cost.

·        Strong work ethic, attention to detail while engaged in multiple tasks, foresight and critical thinking are essential.

·        Established reputation for personal honesty and integrity.

·        Extensive knowledge of Indian, federal, state and gaming laws and compacts as well as court rulings in all jurisdictions that affect law enforcement in Indian country.

·        Familiarity with personnel rules and regulations, OSHA standards, and street level knowledge in law enforcement operations and processes.

·        Excellent interpersonal skills.

·        Have knowledge to teach law enforcement subjects to tribal officers and law enforcement officers from other agencies.

·        Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull more than 50 pounds.

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

·        Work is subject to occasional review by reporting or consultation with Tribal Council or the General Manager of Tribal Operations.

·        Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

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

·        Decisions and Judgment:  Deciding whether to shoot a suspect or continue negotiations in a hostage situation. Assigning appropriate personnel, coordinating with other agencies, and officials. How to stay on top of investigations as they proceed through various stages until completed.

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

Working Conditions:           

·        Supervision Exercised:  Directly supervises two people, 14 indirectly.

·        Assigns/reviews work.

·        Work is diversified in nature and involves multiple unrelated steps.

·        Instructs or trains.

·        Establishes schedules or sets objectives.

·        Appraises employee performance.

·        Recommends hiring and discharge.

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

Safety Hazards:

·        Minor to serious injuries are possible since this position may be required to perform emergency law enforcement duties.

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

30%

 

Walking

30%

 

Sitting

75%

 

Speaking

70%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

70%

 

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 and resume

If enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Member submit application, resume

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

  Firefighter/Paramedic
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Firefighter / Paramedic

Department:

Fire Department

Reports to:

Captain, Lieutenant

Grade Level:

11

Date:

Open until filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Under the direction of a shift officer, Captain, and/or Lieutenant, protect life and property through fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue, and emergency medical care.  Perform work 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 / Fire Chief.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

 

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

2.      Responds to fire and EMS calls.

3.      Manage emergency incidents as required or until relieved: establish and assume command utilizing the National Incident Management System, direct on scene and incoming resources, direct firefighters and mutual aid resources, determine need for additional resources, forecast near term incident requirements, and release resources as needed.    

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

5.      Participate in fire suppression and extinguishment: wear self-contained breathing apparatus, enter buildings partially involved in fire, manually suppress fires, perform interior search and rescue operations, raise and climb ladders, use fire extinguishers, tools, and other firefighting equipment.

6.      Support fire ground operations: operate radio equipment, operate pumps, utilize hose lines, perform salvage and overhaul operations including debris removal and extinguishment of hidden fires.

7.      Drives and operates ambulances, engines, ladders, tankers, and brush trucks in connection with response to alarms requiring fire control, medical care, rescue, and hazard mitigation.

8.      Drives any assigned department apparatus, assists in selection of route to emergency incidents, and directs positioning of apparatus at appropriate locations for efficient emergency operation.

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

10.  Participate in emergency medical care: provide medical care up to level of certification including CPR, airway control, wound care, bleeding control, drug administration, defibrillation, and spinal immobilization; direct the duties of other care providers as needed.   

11.  Respond to hazardous materials incidents: operate at the HAZMAT Operations or Technician level and utilize specialized tools and equipment to control or mitigate spills and releases.

12.  Participate on specialized rescue teams as required as well as perform rescue activities including technical, low angle, high angle, water, ice, light, and heavy rescue. 

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

14.  Assist in the preparation of and provide training including medical, CPR, and other illness/injury prevention training to emergency personnel, department staff, the general public, and other PBP Nation departments as required.

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

16.  Participate in maintenance: apparatus maintenance, testing, and inventory control including daily/weekly/monthly checks, general maintenance duties for firefighting equipment, buildings, and grounds including light to medium repairs as needed.

17.  Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

18.  Assist in the performance of fire prevention inspections of commercial and residential buildings; check for fire hazards; seek abatement of hazards through education, demonstration, and enforcement of regulations.

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

20.  Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28.  Willing to perform other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:        High School Diploma.

Preferred:         Associates Degree.

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

 

Experience

Minimum:        One to five years.

Preferred:         Five to eight years.

 

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

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses / Certifications:

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

·         Kansas certified Paramedic (EMT-P) or obtain Kansas Paramedic certification within 180 days of hire if already certified with a National Certification or another State Certification.

  • If currently active in a Paramedic training program must have current certification as a Kansas EMT or above and obtain Kansas Paramedic certification within 180 days of hire.

·         Firefighter I and II. (within 12 months of hire)

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

 

Special Requirements:

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

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

·         Typing & telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate including Firehouse software.

·         General mechanical knowledge.

·         Knows how to operate pumps, fans and saws.

·         Ability to operate all motor vehicle apparatus.

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

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

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

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

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

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

·         Disseminate sensitive information in a discreet and confidential manner.

 

Working Conditions:   

·         Minimal travel required.

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

·         Supervision Received:  Initial supervision for each job.

·         Access to and maintains integrity of confidential records.

·         Life and death decisions must be made quickly.

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

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

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

 

Safety Hazards:

·         All season work outside, 24 hours a day.

·         Exposure to fire, products of combustion, and infectious diseases.

·         Perform prolonged and strenuous work in adverse conditions.

·         Perform heavy physical labor, climb stairs, and ladders.

·         Search for victims in hazardous environments.

·         Lift in excess of 80 pounds commonly.

·         Work at varying heights, above or below grade.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

40%

 

Walking

80%

 

Sitting

40%

 

Speaking

80%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

Corrected to 20/20.

Typing

20%

 

Other

0%

 

 

           

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

Pushing

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

Pulling

 

 

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

  PBPN Entertainment Corporation Board Director
 

Pursuant to the Charter of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Entertainment

Corporation, application are now being accepted for a Corporation Board Director.

 

Role of Board members:  Provide management oversight, policy-making and related activities necessary to carry out the Corporation’s purposes. Control and management of business activities shall not include day-to-day management of the business operations. 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 Charter, Bylaws, and applicable tribal or federal law.

 

Qualified applicants must have the following:

 

·         Sufficient, extensive experience and education to perform as a Director at a very high level in the competitive gaming business. Gaming experience preferred.

·         Ability to pass background check and other investigations required for CAT 1 Gaming license.

·         Open and public reputation for integrity and honesty.

·         At least two (2) of the following:

 

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

o    Experience owning and running a business enterprise;

o    Experience as a member of a board of directors of a corporation involved in gaming, service industry or enterprise development;

o    Experience as a management level employee of a gaming enterprise;

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 (not a complete list):

 

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

·         Attend required Director Training;

·         Adopt rules and regulations and overall policy in compliance with the Charter;

·         Provide oversight of the corporate officers and executives activities and performance;

·         Comply with professional fiduciary standards for corporate governance;

·         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.

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 (3 positions)
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Police Officer III

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Sergeant

Grade Level:

11

Date:

8/26/15-9/10/15

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.

 

Qualifications:

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.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Criminal Justice.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to five years.

Preferred:  Five to eight years.

 

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.

·         Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center certification.

·         If certified through another state, eligibility for reciprocity through the State of Kansas.

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

%

 

 

           

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

 

 

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

  Prairie Band LLC Board Director
 

The Prairie Band LLC, a limited liability corporation wholly owned by the PBPN, has one (1) opening for its Board of Directors. Applicants for the Director position must meet the following qualifications:

1.      Be at least 25 years of age

2.      Possess HSD or GED

3.      No felony convictions

Additional qualifications of substantial business, financial, or industry experience preferred.

How to Apply:

Mail a letter of interest and resume detailing qualifications to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Office of the Tribal Secretary, 16281 Q Road, Mayetta, KS 66509. No electronic copies shall be accepted. Applications shall be accepted until position is filled.

For more information call 785-966-3940 or 785-966-3922.

  Sergeant
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Sergeant

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Assistant Chief of Police

Grade Level:

10

Date:

8/26/15-9/10/15

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. They shall supervise assigned personnel with professional diligence, responsibility and integrity.

 

Qualifications:

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.      Develop schedule for assigned personnel.

10.  Inspection of assigned personnel equipment for operational readiness.

11.  Provided training for new personnel assigned.

12.  Perform assigned personnel’s evaluations and development plans.

13.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Criminal Justice.

 

Experience

Minimum:  One to three years of Law Enforcement.

Preferred:  Five to eight years of Law Enforcement.

 

Law Enforcement is defined as working as a Certified Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Kansas or Other State.  Those who have worked as a military police officer on active status or as corrections officer, will have three years of experience count as one year for the purpose of Law Enforcement experience.

 

Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

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

·         Emergency Vehicle Operators Course certification.

·         Must successfully complete basic police academy training.

·         Must successfully complete BIA certification.

·         Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center certification.

·         Must successfully complete 40 hours of continuing education annually.

Special Requirements:

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

·         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.

·         Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull more than 50 pounds.

·         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:  Decisions an Officer makes have the potential to limit or terminate a person’s freedom or liberty. An Officer may need to make pursuit or use of force decisions that could cause injury, impairment or property damage. Makes life and death decisions. The Corporate is also responsible for the actions of subordinate Officers.

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

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised: Supervises personnel assigned.

·         Assigns/reviews work.

·         Instructs and Trains

·         Appraises employee performance.

·         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

%

 

           

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

 

 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

  Tribal Attorney **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:

Tribal Attorney

Department:

Attorney

Reports to:

Tribal Council

Grade Level:

5

Date:

8/28/15-9/3/15