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  Child Care Aide - Preschool 35 hrs/wk **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 – Preschool Room 35 hours/week

Department:

Child Care

Reports to:

Education Manager

Grade Level:

15

Date:

4/15/15-4/21/15

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

This position assists with planning and conducting activities/programs for children in the Preschool Classroom.  Cares for and educates children from three to five years old including self-help skills, cognitive, social, emotional and physical development.  Individual child and family goals will be developed, implemented and reviewed in partnership with parents on an ongoing and 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 Early Childhood Special Education 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 Head Start/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.      Performs filing for efficient record keeping.

9.      Assists children in daily class work and play.

10.  Redirects children’s behavior.

11.  Type’s newsletter and parental updates.

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

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

14.  Documents and maintains records of attendance, IPP’s, parent teacher conferences, observations, lesson plans, and pertinent program information essential for the child’s growth and development.

15.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Training

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

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Early childhood development.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year in a child care setting.

Preferred:  One to two years in a child care setting.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) within one year of hire or within one year after obtaining GED. 

·         Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

·         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, 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: 

·         Light 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 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

  Child Care Aide - Preschool Room **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 – Preschool Room

Department:

Child Care

Reports to:

Education Manager

Grade Level:

15

Date:

4/15/15-4/21/15

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

This position assists with planning and conducting activities/programs for children in the Preschool Classroom.  Cares for and educates children from three to five years old including self-help skills, cognitive, social, emotional and physical development.  Individual child and family goals will be developed, implemented and reviewed in partnership with parents on an ongoing and 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 Early Childhood Special Education 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 Head Start/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.      Performs filing for efficient record keeping.

9.      Assists children in daily class work and play.

10.  Redirects children’s behavior.

11.  Type’s newsletter and parental updates.

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

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

14.  Documents and maintains records of attendance, IPP’s, parent teacher conferences, observations, lesson plans, and pertinent program information essential for the child’s growth and development.

15.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Training

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

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Early childhood development.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year in a child care setting.

Preferred:  One to two years in a child care setting.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) within one year of hire or within one year after obtaining GED. 

·         Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

·         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, 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: 

·         Light 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 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

  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:

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.

 

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.

Qualifications:

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