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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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  Administrative Specialist Part-Time **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:

Administrative Specialist

Department:

Language

Reports to:

Language Coordinator

Grade Level:

12

Date:

9/21/16-9/28/16

Non-Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Perform a variety of duties requiring a range of skills and knowledge of organizational policies and procedures. Assist in composing and preparing administrative reports and documents.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Attend meetings; take minutes and notes as requested.

2.      Prepare correspondence, reports, minutes, agendas and other documents and communications from drafts and recordings as requested.

3.      Practice and deliver excellent internal and external customer service at all times.

4.      Assist in the development of materials related to grant activities: sign-in sheets, student files, community language activities, reports and statistics.

5.      Possess a willingness to learn and acquire the Potawatomi Language.

6.      Schedule department events and activities, manage departmental calendar.

7.      Teach language classes in the absence of another employee.

8.      Work with the staff to create language lesson plans.

9.      Organize and maintain language filing systems, electronic and hard copies.

10.  Maintain and operate office machines, equipment and computers.

11.  Learn to use the PBPN font system, including downloading (for language inquiries, usage, etc.).

12.  Establish and maintain an effective filing system for inventory of office and house supplies.

13.  Coordinate materials for meetings, classes, training sessions and other Language Department activities.

14.  Contribute to a team effort and accomplish related results as required.

15.  The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the Language Coordinator.

16.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Associates Degree

Preferred:   Bachelors Degree

Field of Study: Business Administration or Public Administration

Must be able to pass a background investigation.

 

Experience

Minimum: Two to three years in administrative support.

Preferred:   Three to five years in administrative support.

 

 

 

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·         Possesses interest and knowledge of native lifestyle and culture.

·         Demonstrate maturity, dependability, judgment and empathy in performance of assigned duties.

·         Must be willing to take direction, training and attend workshops periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge.

·         Exceptional communication skills (typing, speaking, etc.)

·         Must be able to manage time effectively to plan and organize work patterns.

·         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.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

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

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Activities and decisions are varied in nature, requiring independent action and judgment in solving common problems. Unusual cases or questionable matters are resolved by this position’s manager/supervisor.

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

Working Conditions: 

Supervision Exercised:  None

·         Supervision Received:  Light Supervision

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

 

·         Travel Required: 40% of the time.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

20%

 

 

Walking

20%

 

 

Sitting

70%

 

 

Speaking

100%

 

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

30%

 

 

Typing

70%

 

 

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 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

 

  Behavioral Health Therapist
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 Job Posting

Position:

Behavioral Health Therapist

Department:

Social Services

Reports to:

Behavioral Health Manager

Grade Level:

7

Date:

Open Until Filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Provides mental health /A/D evaluations and individual counseling. Provides consultation services to Health Center staff. Functions as part of the Behavioral Health Program with direct supervision by the Behavioral Health Manager

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Utilizes principles, techniques and practices in a wide range of professional counseling, behavioral, family and group dynamics.

2.      Utilizes intervention techniques, provides counseling and therapy to adults.

3.      Provides marital and family therapy and crisis intervention

4.      Offers professional consultation to physicians and other staff.

5.      Provides in-service presentations to staff.

6.      Provides coordination of treatment with outside facilities and agencies.

7.      Maintains professional and confidential records.

8.      Participates in departmental planning and implementation services.

9.      All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, or another clinically licensed mental health professional who is licensed through BSRB and can practice independently. Preferred: Dually licensed provider who is also Licensed Addiction Counselor.

Field of Study: Mental Health, alcohol and drug counseling.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to four years

Preferred:  Five to eight years

*Minimum of one year of social work/psychologist experience in a behavioral mental/health environment.

 

Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

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

·         Must be licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board

Special Requirements:

·         Must have a high level of sensitivity to young children, families, and community on and near the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. 

·         Improves skills on an ongoing basis through college classes and workshops

·         Must successfully pass a Kansas Bureau of Investigate background check.

·         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..

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Each problem with is handled by following established policies and procedures.

·         Initiative:  Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

Working Conditions: 

·         Supervision Received:  Immediate or frequent supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·         Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

5%

 

 

Walking

0%

 

 

Sitting

5%

 

 

Speaking

40%

 

 

Hearing

30%

 

 

Vision Acuity

0%

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pulling

 

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

  Contract Specialist
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 Job Posting

Position:

Contract Specialist

Department:

Finance

Reports to:

Director of Finance/Controller

Grade Level:

8       90%SR-10%TS

Date:

9/26/16-10/7/16

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Monitor, report and reconcile Federal and State Grants received by the tribe. Part of the monitoring includes compliance; determining that the costs being expensed are qualified as allowable under the terms of the Grant.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.       Prepares and files special revenue award financial status reports by deadlines and in compliance with 2 CFR Part 200 Subpart E requirements (formerly OMB A-87).

2.       Requests special revenue funding from awarding agency on a reimbursement basis except as allowable for advancement of funds by Federal Regulations.

3.       Assists Program Directors with renewal of special revenue awards as well as new funding applications.

4.       Assist Program Directors in developing fundable program daily inquiries on a variety of grant issues, such as proposal, reporting deadlines, budget requirements and grant obligations.

5.       Provides grant implementation training & information to special revenue award coordinators upon acceptance of awards by PBPN.

6.       Records journal entries to ensure that the General Ledger and financial status reports match.

7.       Attends meetings and conferences related to implementing, maintaining & post award requirements related to special revenue awards.

8.       Reviews & approves Purchase Orders for compliance with 2 CFR Part 200 Subpart E as well for funding available.

9.       Maintains Special Revenue files for review by 2 CFR Part 200 Subpart F (formerly OMB A-133) auditors as well as funding organizations.

10.   Provides Human Resources Department with special revenue documents identifying funding for personnel employed with special revenue funding as required.

11.   Prepares Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA) for Annual 2 CFR Part 200 Subpart F Audit as well as Supplementary Schedules as needed.

12.   Maintains the Central Contracting Registry (CCR) for PBPN to ensure PBPN’s eligibility for Federal Funding is uninterrupted.

13.   Analyzes and reviews grant budgets for compliance with policies, funding agency requirements and appropriate accounting protocol and procedures.

14.   Works cooperatively with the General Manager and the Grant Writer to ensure department/program grant specific compliance.

15.   Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  Bachelor degree

Preferred:  Bachelor degree with emphasis in Accounting or Business Administration.

Field of Study:  Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

May substitute experience for education.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to Three Years

Preferred:   Three to Five years.


Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

 

Special Requirements:

·         Must be familiar with 2 CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

·         Must be familiar with updating and maintaining the Central Contractor Registration (CFR) for Federal Award Eligibility.

·         Must be able to upload and file forms through various online applications.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         10-key calculator.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate – Microsoft Office.

·         Specific software applications/packages (MIP, Microix, Excel, Word)

·         Maintain high level of confidentiality.

·         Customer Service skills.

·         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:  Determines if costs are allowable. Breaks down grant budgets to go into accounting software.

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

Working Conditions:   

      Supervision Exercised: None

·         Supervision Received:  Organizes own work with light supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·         Minimal travel required.

Safety Hazards:

·         Minimal.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

20%

 

 

Walking

10%

 

 

Sitting

70%

 

 

Speaking

75%

 

 

Hearing

75%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

90%

 

 

Other

5%

 

           

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

 


  General Maintenance & Repair Technician
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

General Maintenance & Repair Technician

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Deputy Chief/Captain

Grade Level:

12

Date:

Open until filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The General Maintenance and Repair Technician maintains patrol vehicles and department assets. The safety of the officers is dependent upon the condition of the vehicles. This position acts as a backup for dispatchers, the animal control officer, and the Motor Vehicle Coordinator.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Responsible for installing and removing emergency communication equipment, vehicle audio-video equipment, emergency lights and sirens and all other items of equipment as directed.

2.      Repairs and maintains all related vehicle equipment.

3.      Responsible for building maintenance and repair at Tribal Police Headquarters.

4.      Responsible for custodial related duties including cleaning, vacuuming, refuse disposal by EPA standards and other related tasks.

5.      General construction maintenance.

6.      Maintains building mechanical systems, plumbing fixtures, hardware and electrical fixtures, outlets and appliances.

7.      Performs custodial duties of Police Headquarters.

8.      Performs dispatcher shift work.

9.      Inspects vehicles for Tribal tags.

10.  Catches stray animals.

11.  Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage for BIA requirements.

12.  Manages and conduct department annual audits.

13.  Issues tribal tags, and issues renewal notices.

14.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Technical Training-ASA Certified Mechanic and/or NCIC Certification.

Field of Study: Automotive.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year.

Preferred:  One to two years.

 

Licenses:

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

·         National Crime Information Center dispatcher certification.

Special Requirements:

·         Must possess exceptional knowledge in the areas of auto mechanics, electrical systems, facility management and building construction.

·         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 lift and push in excess of 50 pounds.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         10-key calculator.

·         Ability to multi-task.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         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: How to restart computers and systems.

·         Initiative: Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

Working Conditions:

·         Supervision Received:  Moderate supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

 

Safety Hazards:

·         Handling of deceased animals.

·         Cleaning of dog runs.

·         Extreme dust on garage floor.

·         Shop equipment

 

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

100%

To work on vehicles, buildings.

Walking

100%

To move around vehicles, buildings.

Sitting

20%

Drive vehicles. Test drive.

Speaking

100%

Communicate to all involved parties.

Hearing

100%

Listen to radio calls, needs of support staff.

Vision Acuity

100%

Be able to see broken items for repair/computer work.

Typing

90%

Using computer.

Other

40%

Vehicle inspections.

 

  

 

 

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

  Medical Lab Technician
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Medical Lab Technician

Department:

Health Center

Reports to:

Lab Director

Grade Level:

10

Date:

Open Until Filled

Non-Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Responsible for performing laboratory procedures on appropriate specimens to provide information for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Collects specimens, runs tests, reports results on a variety of patient orders. Capable of running waived or moderate complexity test with minimal supervision. Provide accurate and timely reports to meet the needs of Physicians and other medical staff. Capable of covering the lab in the absence of Lab Director.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.     Performs venipuncture and collects appropriate specimens from patients

2.     Performs and documents quality control procedures daily

3.     Process specimens and specimen documentation for in house and referred lab testing

4.     Perform testing on patient samples and report results in a timely manner

5.     Reports critical values in a timely manner

6.     Complies with Biohazard and Infectious Control procedures

7.     Faxes results as needed

8.     Maintain a clean, orderly work environment

9.     Maintain a positive, team oriented relationship with clinic staff

10.  Comply with all State and Federal regulations regarding the testing process

11.  Perform and assume the duties/responsibilities of testing personnel as necessary to complete all laboratory analyses and requirements in a timely manner

12.  All other duties as assigned

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Associates Degree and Medical Technician Certificate.

Preferred:  Associates Degree in Medical Technology.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Completion of Medical Technician training and one year of experience as a Technician.

Preferred:  Two to four years of experience in lab environment, including phlebotomy and testing.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Special Requirements:

·       CPR certification.

·       Qualified to perform work in accordance with the standards of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the College of American Pathology.

·       Knowledge of basic medical terminology to record and report medical information

·       Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation for purposes of documenting observations and recordings used in the provision of services.

·       Knowledge of the regulations on confidentiality and patient eligibility.

·       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. No history of excessive work absences.

·       Must not have been involuntarily separated from a job within 24 months.

·       Telephone skills.

·       Ability to operate general office equipment.

·       Computer literate.

·       Analytical Requirements: Problems require analysis based on precedent. 

·       Decisions and Judgment:  Control of work flow

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

Working Conditions: 

Supervision Exercised:  n/a

·       Supervision Received:  Light Supervision

·       Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·       Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

70%

 

 

Walking

5%

 

 

Sitting

20%

 

 

Speaking

5%

 

 

Hearing

40%

 

 

Vision Acuity

40%

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pulling

X