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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 l Part Time
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Child Care Aide – Toddler I Room

Department:

Child Care

Reports to:

Family Service Specialist

Grade Level:

15

Date:

09/18/2014-10/01/2014

Non-exempt

35 Hours

 

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.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

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

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Early childhood development.

 

Training and 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

  Firefighter/EMT **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:

Firefighter/ Emergency Medical Technician

Department:

Fire Department

Reports to:

Captain, Lieutenant

Grade Level:

12

Date:

9/15/14 – 9/19/14

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/Emergency Medical Technician 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 the absence of higher trained personnel, in charge of patient care as the primary medical technician under stressful conditions.
  2. Participate in fire suppression and extinguishment: wear self-contained breathing apparatus, enter buildings partially involved in fire, manually suppress fires, perform interior search and rescue operations, raise and climb ladders, use fire extinguishers, tools, and other firefighting equipment.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17.   Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

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

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

20.   Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

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

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

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

24.   Takes charge of the ambulance crew during assigned shift in absence of higher trained personnel.

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

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

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

28.   Willing to perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:                    High School Diploma.

Preferred:                      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 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher.

·        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.

·        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.

 

 

 

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

  Tribal Attorney
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Tribal Attorney

Department:

Attorney

Reports to:

Tribal Council

Grade Level:

5

Date:

4/4/13-Until Filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The Tribal Attorney provides the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation with professional legal services for:

  • Developing Tribal resources and infrastructure.
  • Defending and preserving Tribal Sovereignty through complex federal court litigation and other means.
  • Reaching Tribal self-sufficiency through the exercise of inherent sovereign rights.
  • Obtaining the full support from the federal government to fulfill its trust obligations.

 

This position provides a broad variety of legal services in support of the goals of the Tribal Council and all of the Tribal departments.  The Attorney is supervised and directed by the Tribal Council.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.     Provides legal services for Tribal Council including drafting legislation, ordinances, statutes, and regulations.

2.     Conducts complex litigation in Tribal, State and Federal jurisdictions.

3.     Plans strategic opposition to state and/or other Tribal gaming.

4.     Counsels on state/county/federal government issues, projects and agreements by issuing legal memorandum.

5.     Advises the Nation on business regulatory/operational issues and legislation.

6.     Provides legal opinions on federal administrative fee to trust transfers of Tribal land. Provides coordinated legal assistance to complete the fee to trust process.

7.     Advises on environmental litigation.

8.     Oversees and directs outside legal counsel.

9.     Provides legal memorandum to Government staff in response to requests for legal consultation.

10.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  Law degree

Preferred:  Indian Law with specialized experience in:

·       Preparing Tribal Ordinances, Statutes, Codes, and Regulations

·       The Federal fee to trust process

·       Gaming/ Compact Negotiations

·       Tribal Constitutions

·       Tribal Tax policy

Field of Study:  Business, Federal Indian Law, General Practice, Litigation, Tax law.

 

Training and 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.

·       Juris Doctorate.

·       License to practice law in the State of Kansas.

Special Requirements:

·       Typing skills.

·       Telephone skills.

·       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:  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:  Research and analysis of complex factual and legal issues. Application of legal principles to facts. Formulation of legal opinions and recommended strategy and actions.

·       Initiative:  Independent action within an established field is required; new procedures and new approaches to problems must be assigned.

Working Conditions:   

·       Supervision Exercised:  Supervises one employee.

·       Assigns/reviews work.

·       Establishes schedule or sets objectives.

·       Appraises employee performance.

·       Recommends hiring and discharge.

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

·       Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·       Travel Required:  Minimal.

Safety Hazards:

·       None.

 

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

10%

 

 

Walking

10%

 

 

Sitting

80%

 

 

Speaking

30%

 

 

Hearing

30%

 

 

Vision Acuity

0%

 

 

Typing

20%

 

 

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, resume, copy of driver’s license, and Motor Vehicle Record:

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