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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.

PBPN General application for employment, download form here.

 


  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

  Dispatcher **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:

Dispatcher

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Lead Dispatcher

Grade Level:

13

Date:

9/25/14 - 10/03/14

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Receives calls for services. Determines the appropriate response/priority and directs the call to the appropriate personnel or responder. Maintains officer safety checks. Relays officer safety information. Maintains National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and CAD database with required information. Performs Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) operations for information inquiries and retrieval.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Dispatches for the Tribal Police, Fire, and EMS.

2.      Receive requests for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS and route those calls to the appropriate department or division.

3.      Knowledge of Reservation geographic layout including highways, buildings, hospitals, courts and schools.

4.      Knows field units, radio frequency assignment, 10 codes and phonetic alphabet.

5.      Complete call entry details in CAD system and assign appropriate case numbers to incidents.

6.      Receive and Teletype communications on NCIC/ASTRA trunk.

7.      Makes status checks on field units. Performs all functions possible to keep officers safe.

8.      Ensures lawful distribution of restricted data from NCIC/Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) trunk.

9.      Promptly obey and transmit all legitimate orders, ensuring uniform interpretation and full compliance.

10.   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  High School diploma or GED.

Field of Study:  General education.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year

Preferred:  Less than one year

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

·        Must obtain NCIC certification within 6 months.

Special Requirements:

·        Ability to speak clearly and distinctly at all times.

·        Ability to reduce rambling and disconnected material into concise and accurate messages.

·        Ability to think and act promptly in emergencies.

·        Ability to analyze a situation accurately and to take or suggest an effective course of action.

·        Thorough understanding of the capabilities of their own communications system and a working knowledge of cooperators systems.

·        Physical and mental ability to work effectively under all conditions encountered including the ability to multi-task job duties when needed.

·        Ability to successfully pass criminal justice employment background investigation.

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Computer literate – NCIC, CAD.

·        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 advance or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·        Decisions and Judgment:  Determining what units to dispatch to help calls. Evaluating seriousness of situations.

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

Working Conditions:    

·        Supervision Exercised:  n/a.

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

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·        Ability to adapt to a flexible work schedule.

Safety Hazards:

·        None.

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

10%

 

 

Walking

10%

 

 

Sitting

100%

 

 

Speaking

100%

 

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

100%

 

 

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

  Lead Tribal Victim Services Specialist **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:

Lead Tribal Victim Services Specialist

Department:

Tribal Victim Services

Reports to:

Tribal Victim Services Manager

Grade Level:

10

Date:

9/24/14 – 10/1/14

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The Tribal Victim Services Lead Victim Specialist provides training, coordination, and supervision to family support advocates and volunteers. Additionally the Lead Victim Specialist performs all the duties of the Victim Specialist including:  immediate and on-going assistance to American Indian victims of crime including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and others in the Northeast Kansas area. This position will also conduct telephone and in-person follow-up with victims; provide support, information and assistance to victims as their case moves through the criminal justice process and beyond; assists victims with identifying needs created or not being met as a consequence of the crime and assists the victim with finding and accessing resources to meet stated needs; provides case management and advocacy. Incumbent will assist with the development and delivery of information and training materials for and regarding a variety of crime types and concerns of victims including community outreach activities such as information tables, health fairs, newsletter articles, conference/workshops, talking circles, and other outreach, education, and awareness activities in addition to other activities as assigned.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Develops a program to recruit, select, train, supervise, and retain program volunteers for various program functions.

2.      Supervise family support advocates including but not limited to:  selection, training, scheduling, assigning work, performance evaluations, approval of work, and discipline.

3.      Assists with researching and preparing grant applications and program reporting.

4.      Assists with the development of annual operational budgets and program planning.

5.      Provides crisis intervention and emergency assistance for American Indians who have experienced violent crimes by making immediate assessment of needs, making referrals to community resources, and or makes provisions to meet observed and stated needs within program guidelines.

6.      Develops, coordinates and delivers culturally relevant community outreach, awareness, and education in venues such as: health fairs, community events, in-service trainings, workshops, community meetings, informative presentations, awareness campaigns, awareness days/weeks/months efforts, coordinate and facilitate support groups, and volunteer support systems within the service area. Public speaking to audiences of various sizes is required.

7.      Project management to include: needs identification and program response development, implementation, coordination, evaluation, and termination.

8.      Assists with the preparation of temporary restraining orders and temporary protection from abuse orders in tribal and state court systems.

9.      Orients victims and their family to the tribal, state and federal criminal justice process by explaining victim’s rights, criminal and civil justice procedures, and status of criminal proceedings or cases.

10.   Provides emotional and moral support to victims of crime immediately after the crime has occurred and as the case moves through the criminal justice system.

11.   Provides support to victims and family during interviews with law enforcement officers, attorneys and court personnel.

12.   Provides victims with follow-up contact relating to case status, disposition.

13.   Assists with the preparation of victim impact statement and delivers such when requested

14.   Develop and maintain relationships with tribal and non-tribal systems and service agencies to: inform and educate regarding the impact of violence in tribal communities, inform and educate community partners regarding the unique experience of American Indians experiencing violence and the systems’ responses to them, promote the Tribal Victim Services Program, create options and alternatives for victims, and to improve tribal and non-tribal systems and agencies responses to American Indian victims of crime.

15.   Keeps an accurate written record of activities for reporting purposes including compiling narrative and statistical data and summaries.  Assists with the preparation of narrative and statistical data for the purpose of grant and other reporting.

16.   Monitor the crisis hotline on a rotating schedule.  Must be reachable by phone 24 hours per day to provide crisis intervention and/or services after hours when specifically requested by Law Enforcement or at other times when approved by the Program Manager.

17.   Travels locally to meet with program participants, attend court hearings, participate in meetings and committees, and provide participant transportation assistance.

18.   Travels nationally to participate in training and/or presentations when assigned.

19.   Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  Associate’s degree

Preferred:    Bachelor’s degree

Field of Study:  Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, or Criminal Justice.

Experience can be substituted for education at the rate of 2 years experience per 1 year of formal education.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Three years

Preferred:   Five years

 

Additional Requirements:

Licenses:

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

 

Special Requirements:

·        Experience working effectively in American Indian communities is required.

·        Knowledge of: Tribal, State, and Federal Laws and the procedures of criminal justice agencies as they affect the responsibilities and rights of victims and witnesses of crimes; conflict mediation, crisis intervention, and counseling techniques; impact and effects of trauma; community resources available for social, medical, and economic assistance; data collection, case documentation and report writing.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment including but not limited to: telephone, computer, fax, copier, scanner, and cell phone.

·        Familiarity with and ability to navigate within Windows-based computer programs.

·        Professional work ethics, manner, and appearance.

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

·        Ability and willingness to update knowledge and skills relevant to job duties and performance throughout employment period including local and out-of-town travel for a week or more at a time.

·        Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate in writing and orally in multiple settings and to various audiences.  Public speaking is required. 

·        Works cooperatively within office, Nation, and other agencies.

·        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: Ability to evaluate crisis situations, work effectively in crisis situations and determine the best course of action in a crisis situation is critical.  Problem solving and prioritizing are key.

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

Working Conditions:    

·        Supervision Exercised:  Volunteers and employees.

·        Supervision Received:  Light supervision.

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·        Travel required.

·        Driving required.

·        On-Call: 24/7 – reachable by cell phone and ability to respond in-person to a crisis situation within a reasonable amount of time

Safety Hazards:

·        Unknown and dangerous situations when responding, in-person, to crisis calls

·        Daily vicarious exposure to other’s physical and emotional trauma experiences can have severe and lasting effects on workers.

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

20%

 

 

Walking

20%

 

 

Sitting

70%

 

 

Speaking

100%

 

 

Hearing

100%

w/corrective devices if necessary

 

Vision Acuity

100%

w/corrective devices if necessary

 

Typing

70%

w/aids if necessary

 

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 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

  Police Officer (Uncertified) **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:

Police Officer III

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Corporal/FTO

Sergeant

Grade Level:

11

Date:

9/25/14-10/03/14

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Maintains, preserves and protects the peace, welfare, liberty and safety of the Prairie Band Potawatomi (PBP) Reservation and its citizens.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Maintains peace and order within the boundaries of the PBP Reservation. Monitors and patrols jurisdiction on a routine basis for crime prevention and public welfare. Protects public, private, Tribal and government properties.

2.      Knows and enforces federal, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Tribal and state laws, other codes, all applicable policies and procedures within the PBP Reservation Nation and Law Enforcement Department.

3.      Detains and arrests offenders in accordance with applicable law and order and traffic codes.

4.      Serves criminal and civil court ordered documents such as search warrants, arrest warrants, protection from abuse orders, summons and subpoenas.

5.      Assists city, county, state and federal entities.

6.      Works with diversified cultures on a daily basis, sometimes coupled with language barriers.

7.      Competently provides accurate and factual written and/or type reports within requirements of departmental policy and procedure to various agencies.

8.      Properly documents crimes, accidents and evidence with proper forms.

9.      Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Associate degree.

Field of Study:  Criminal Justice.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  One to Five years (of employment and/or training of any type)

Preferred:  Five to Eight years (of emergency services/law enforcement/security related employment and/or training)

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

·        Emergency Vehicle Operators Course certification.(obtained during basic training)

·        Successfully complete the approximately 16 week Kansas Law enforcement Basic training Academy or an equivalent Federal or State approved academy and certify as a Full-Time Kansas Law Enforcement Officer.

 

Special Requirements:

·        Must be at least 21 years of age.

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

·        Must successfully complete a physical abilities test.

·        Must successfully complete a post-offer medical screen, drug test and psychological examination.

·        Must have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions of Domestic Violence.

·        Satisfactorily complete any and all training designed to enhance or improve standard law enforcement skills.

·        Ability to work shifts, weekends, overtime and holidays.

·        Must be ethical and moral. Must have the ability to make good decisions.

·        Must competently and professionally work with the public.

·        Must successfully complete a one-year probationary period.

·        Able to work alone without supervision.

·        Able to make competent decisions about life and death situations.

·        Possess a working knowledge of multiple court structures and proceedings.

·        Must be available for required court proceedings on an as needed basis.

·        Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·        Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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

·        Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·        Working knowledge of crime scenes including securing the crime scene, identifying evidence, properly collecting, marking and documenting evidence.

·        Possess working knowledge of field interviews and investigative techniques.

·        Ability to subdue and restrain offenders by using proper techniques including proper handcuffing, proper physical defensive tactics, working knowledge of “Use of Force” continuum, etc.

·        Typing skills.

·        Telephone skills.

·        Be drug free and consent to random drug testing throughout the employment period.

·        Ability to operate general office equipment.

·        Computer literate – NCIC, CAD system, report writing software.

·        Ability to operate radios, emergency equipment.

·        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

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

·        Decisions and Judgment:  Required to constantly make judgment calls to protect citizens and property. Quickly assess and react to life and death situations.

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

Working Conditions:    

·        Supervision Exercised:  n/a.

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

·        Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·        Ability to cope with sexual crimes including rape, child pornography, sexually abused children, sodomy, lewd and lascivious acts, etc.

·        Ability to cope with high stress incidents including domestic violence, aggravated assaults, aggravated batteries, homicides, kidnapped children, shootings, fatal accidents, other deaths, bomb threats, barricaded subjects, car chases, building searches, suicidal subjects, officer suicides, etc.

·        Ability to cope with job stress including extended hours away from family, public scrutiny and distrust, media, political differences, racism, fatigue, extended hours with short notice, working while sick, environmental extremes, holiday work, shift work, demanding physical requirements.

·        Travel required = 38 percent.

·        Performs duties in all weather conditions.

Safety Hazards:

·        Health hazards include coping with blood borne pathogens, urine and saliva.

·        Safety hazards of high-speed chases, responding to accidents on roadways, use of deadly weapons and force.

·        Attacks from suspects.

·        Contact with hazardous materials.

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

40%

 

Walking

40%

 

Sitting

70%

 

Speaking

90%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

Typing

70%

 

Other

%

 

            Please check BOTH a frequency and a weight/force column for each item listed below:

 

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, copy of CDIB,

 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

  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