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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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  Head Cook **In House
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

**In House Job Description

**In House positions are open to current employees and enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Members

Position:

Head Cook

Department:

Elder Center

Reports to:

Elder Center Manager

Grade Level:

14

100% Grant

Date:

9/2/14 / 9/8/14

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The Head Cook delegates and performs duties, which result in timely meal preparation and delivery and facility sanitization. Supervises kitchen personnel.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Supervises kitchen staff.

2.      Prepares and serves meals.

3.      Plans menus.

4.      Takes inventory. Orders food and supplies.

5.      Maintains equipment.

6.      Cleans kitchen.

7.      Assist with Elder activities.

8.      Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  High School diploma or GED.

Field of Study:  General course of study.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  One to two years.

Preferred:  One to two years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·        Previous food preparation experience.

·        Ability to operate kitchen equipment.

·        Knowledge of food and prep area safety.

·        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:  Duties are of a routine nature.

·        Decisions and Judgment:  Determines food preparation methods, how much food to order and prepare.

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

Working Conditions:    

·        Supervision Exercised:  Directly supervises two people.

·        Assigns/reviews work.

·        Instructs or trains.

·        Establishes schedules or sets objectives.

·        Appraises employee performance.

·        Recommends hiring and discharge.

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

·        Must be able to lift, stoop, bend, climb and reach.

Safety Hazards:

·        Working in extreme kitchen temperatures.

·        Use of potentially dangerous food preparation equipment.

·        Frequent use of harsh cleaning and sanitizing chemicals.

 

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

80%

 

Walking

20%

 

Sitting

10%

 

Speaking

60%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

50%

 

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.

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

  HS/EHS Administrative Assistant
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

 

Position:

HS/EHS Administrative Assistant

Department:

Head Start/EHS

Reports to:

Head Start/EHS Program Manager

Grade Level:

12

Date:

7/21/14-8/1/14

Non-exempt

Full Time 40 hours

 

General Summary Description:

This position assures a supportive role in the daily operation of the Head Start/Early Head Start, Child Care, Part C, and CACFP programs providing assistance to staff in the area of administrative support.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Establishes and maintains positive relationships with community members, staff and clients.

2.      Serves as support and assists in ways to provide efficient delivery of services at the center including, but not limited to, covering for appropriate ratios in the classroom, assisting at the front desk, in the kitchen and on the bus.

3.      Establishes and maintains confidential documentation for the Head Start/Early Head Start data base including program records of family and center demographics, new enrollment, transition of children from one program or room  to another, In-Kind and other pertinent family information.

4.      Assists teachers in establishing and maintaining information for the data base such as records of home visits, family contacts, referrals, observations, health tracking and any other pertinent child information.

5.      Assists the Director in processing and maintaining all budgets for the early childhood education programs. This includes purchase requisitions, shopping for supplies, inventory record keeping, organizing storage and distribution of supplies to classrooms.

6.      Performs duties related to the goals of the program including conducting screenings related to required health standards of HS/EHS/Part C/Child Care.

7.      Promotes and supports an effective work environment.

8.      Complies with confidentiality regulations as required.

9.      Complies with Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Regulations, Codes, Tribal Licensing, and Head Start Performance Standards.

10.   Supports the Education Manager in planning and organizing all training and workshops scheduled to enhance job related skills.

11.   Answers telephone calls in a professional and friendly manner. Directs calls to the appropriate location.

12.   Provides clerical support to all staff to keep records up to date to meet DHHS and ACF requirements.

13.   Conducts safety drills to comply with safety regulations to meet licensing requirements of and keeps pertinent records for monitoring reviews center licensing.

14.   Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  Associates Degree or willing to obtain within two years of hire date. Vocational or training in                    Clerical/Office work in similar setting may be substituted.

Preferred:   Bachelors Degree

Field of Study:  Early Childhood education or related field

Experience

Minimum:  One to three years experience.

Preferred:  Three to five years experience.

At least one year in a similar setting or two years in child care or office environment.

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·        Must have a CDA (Child Development Associate Credential) or willing to obtain within one year of employment.

·        Must have a valid CDL or willing to obtain within one year of employment. And be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

Special Requirements:

·        Must have CDA or willing to obtain one within one year of employment.  

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

·        Required to improve skills through attending ongoing college classes and workshops including attending training to operate Otto Acoustic Emissions hearing machine and Suresight Vision screening machine.

·        Must be able to lift as least 50 pounds. 

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

·        Knowledge of financial accounting and ability to navigate tribal fiscal database. 

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        10-key calculator.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Knowledge in Microsoft Office programs. 

·        Computer literate.

·        Ability to operate a General Services Administration vehicle.

·        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 require almost continual analysis of figures, data trends and results of all kinds, which directly affect the policy of the company.

·        Ability to help when staff shortages occur including kitchen duties, classroom coverage, driving the bus and bus monitoring.

·        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.

·        Travel required  25 percent

Safety Hazards:

·        Exposure to childhood illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

25%

 

Walking

25%

 

Sitting

90%

 

Speaking

85%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

75%

 

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

  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