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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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  Behavioral Health Counselor
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Behavioral Health Counselor

Department:

PBP Family Health Center

Reports to:

Behavioral Health Manager

Grade Level:

7

Date:

 5/21/15-6/5/15

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Provides behavioral/mental health/addiction counseling services to patients and families and consultation services to Health Center staff, as part of the Behavioral Health Program.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Utilizes best practices while providing counseling services for adults, in individual, family and group venues.

2.      Provides crisis intervention

3.      Offers professional consultation to physicians and other staff.

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

5.      Maintains professional and confidential records.

6.      Participates in departmental planning and implementation services.

7.      All other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum: Licensed Specialist Clinical Mental Health* professional.

Preferred:  Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor with Master’s Degree

Field of Study: Psychology, Social Work, Human Services

*Must be Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or combination of two or possess all.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to four years of professional counseling.

Preferred:  Five to eight years of professional counseling.

*Minimum of one year 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 families and community on and near the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation.

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

·         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.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Each problem with staff,  parents, etc. 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 Exercised:  n/a.

·         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.

 

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

  Director of Early Childhood Programs **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:

Director of Early Childhood Programs

Department:

Child Care/Head Start

Reports to:

Director of Member Services

Grade Level:

8

5% EHS, 75% HS, 20% CC grants

Date:

5/15/15-5/21/15

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Oversees Head Start, Early Head Start and Child Care Programs, providing technical and supervisory support to the Child Care and Early Head Start staff. Ensures that an effective and efficient system is in place to support quality services to children and their families from prenatal to age eight. Assures that children and families receive high quality Early Intervention, Child Care and Comprehensive Head Start services that provide developmentally appropriate activities in a safe learning environment. Supports the mission of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and Early Childhood Programs that assure a seamless system is provided of care and education for children, families, staff and community.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Develops an overall management plan that assures the administration of the fiscal and service delivery for the Early Childhood Programs.

2.      Facilitates the development of an effective work climate, which corresponds to the management plan.

3.      Assures compliance with all approved Tribal Licensing, head Start Performance Standards and program requirements.

4.      Advocates and collaborates with Tribal, community, state and federal agencies to provide services for children and families.

5.      Assures all support staff provides accurate and timely reports.

6.      Supervises, supports and provides technical assistance to Early Childhood staff.

7.      Performs duties related to the goals of the Early Childhood Program.

8.      Complies with Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Regulations, Codes and Tribal Licensing.

9.      Complies with confidentiality regulations and Civil Rights laws.

10.  Maintains multiple budgets.

11.  Ensure effective communications with staff.

12.  Ensures the annual budget is funded and organization has adequate cash flow.

13.  Prepares and submits quarterly and annual reports.

14.  Work directly and positively with policy council.

15.  Attends weekly director’s meetings and monthly director meetings.

16.  Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  Bachelors degree or 4 years management experience may be substituted.

Preferred:  Bachelors degree

Field of Study:  Early Childhood Education, Social Work, or Business Administration Management.

 

 Experience

Minimum:  Four to eight years.

Preferred:  Eight to twelve years.

Additional training that is beneficial to this job:  Head Start/Early Head Start fiscal accountability training.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

·         Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

·         First aid training certification.

·         CDA- Child Development Associate Degree

Special Requirements:

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate – Microsoft Office.

·         Possess a high sensitivity to the needs of the total client population.

·         Ability to work with diverse groups.

·         Propensity for making decisions in group settings.

·         Ability to effectively manage multi-disciplinary units.

·         Two to four years proven track record in supervisory role.

·         Improves skills through ongoing college classes, workshops and training.

·         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:  Hiring, conflict resolution with staff and customers.  Planning and implementation strategies and ideas to meet the diverse needs of customers.

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

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  Directly supervises 7 people, 20 indirectly.

·         Assigns/reviews work.

·         Instructs or trains.

·         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.

·         Minimal travel required (10 percent).

Safety Hazards:

·         Exposure to childhood illnesses and diseases.

  

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

25%

 

Walking

25%

 

Sitting

50%

 

Speaking

50%

 

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 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

  Firefighter/Paramedic
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Firefighter / Paramedic

Department:

Fire Department

Reports to:

Captain, Lieutenant

Grade Level:

11

Date:

Open until filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Under the direction of a shift officer, Captain, and/or Lieutenant, protect life and property through fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue, and emergency medical care.  Perform work on a full time basis in an hourly position. This position will require that the Firefighter/Paramedic work 24-hour shifts. The shifts begin at 0800 and end at 0800 the next day. The duty days and hours will be on an A-B-C shift schedule and may change at the discretion of the Director of Emergency Services / Fire Chief.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

 

1.      Function as a structural firefighter, wildland firefighter, HAZMAT responder, and emergency medical provider to save lives, stabilize emergency scenes, and protect property.

2.      Responds to fire and EMS calls.

3.      Manage emergency incidents as required or until relieved: establish and assume command utilizing the National Incident Management System, direct on scene and incoming resources, direct firefighters and mutual aid resources, determine need for additional resources, forecast near term incident requirements, and release resources as needed.    

  1. In charge of patient care as the primary medical technician under stressful conditions.

5.      Participate in fire suppression and extinguishment: wear self-contained breathing apparatus, enter buildings partially involved in fire, manually suppress fires, perform interior search and rescue operations, raise and climb ladders, use fire extinguishers, tools, and other firefighting equipment.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17.  Participate in developing pre-incident emergency plans.

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

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

20.  Participate in special committees and projects as assigned.

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

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

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

24.  Takes charge of the ambulance crew during assigned shift.

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

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

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

28.  Willing to perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:        High School Diploma.

Preferred:         Associates Degree.

Field of Study: Fire Science, Emergency Services Related, or Business Management

 

Experience

Minimum:        One to five years.

Preferred:         Five to eight years.

 

One-year firefighting experience preferred but not required (paid or volunteer). Must be willing to attend a two (2) week firefighter I & II academy, (if not already certified), and receive certification.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses / Certifications:

·         Must have a valid Kansas class C or higher driver’s license.  Must be able to obtain class B non-commercial within 6 months of hire.  Must be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

·         Kansas certified Paramedic (EMT-P) or obtain Kansas Paramedic certification within 180 days of hire if already certified with a National Certification or another State Certification.

  • If currently active in a Paramedic training program must have current certification as a Kansas EMT or above and obtain Kansas Paramedic certification within 180 days of hire.

·         Firefighter I and II. (within 12 months of hire)

·         Operations level Haz Mat. (within 12 months of hire)

 

Special Requirements:

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Ability to pass physical agility, written and hands on testing.

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

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Must have effective supervisory and management skills maintaining good working relationships with subordinates and co-workers.

·         Typing & telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate including Firehouse software.

·         General mechanical knowledge.

·         Knows how to operate pumps, fans and saws.

·         Ability to operate all motor vehicle apparatus.

·         Ability to operate machines/equipment including fire equipment, pumps, etc.

·         Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 80 pounds.

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

·         Decisions and Judgment: Every situation must be quickly evaluated. Decisions have to be made that require complex thought weighing variables.

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

·         Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Deals with public and personnel in a friendly and effective manner under stressful and unpleasant conditions.

·         Disseminate sensitive information in a discreet and confidential manner.

 

Working Conditions:   

·         Minimal travel required.

·         Supervision Exercised:  No administrative supervision exercised.  Operationally supervises 3 to 4 EMS providers temporarily assigned to assist on the ambulance and / or particular medical incidents.   

·         Supervision Received:  Initial supervision for each job.

·         Access to and maintains integrity of confidential records.

·         Life and death decisions must be made quickly.

·         Living with other shift members for 1/3 of each year for 24-hours at a time.

·         Work on 24-hour shift and be prepared to respond at any time.

·         Work overtime before, after scheduled work shift, and on days off upon short notice, as well as working varying shifts and be available to be recalled for emergencies.

 

Safety Hazards:

·         All season work outside, 24 hours a day.

·         Exposure to fire, products of combustion, and infectious diseases.

·         Perform prolonged and strenuous work in adverse conditions.

·         Perform heavy physical labor, climb stairs, and ladders.

·         Search for victims in hazardous environments.

·         Lift in excess of 80 pounds commonly.

·         Work at varying heights, above or below grade.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

40%

 

Walking

80%

 

Sitting

40%

 

Speaking

80%

 

Hearing

100%

 

Vision Acuity

100%

Corrected to 20/20.

Typing

20%

 

Other

0%

 

 

           

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

 

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.

 

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 Manager of Tribal Operations **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:

General Manager of Tribal Operations

Department:

Administration

Reports to:

Tribal Council

Grade Level:

Starting Salary:

2

 $96,595

Date:

5/20/15-5/29/15

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The General Manager of Tribal Operations is responsible for the program development, administrative leadership and direction of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. Responsible for the administrative operation of the Nation’s departments, which may include developing, recommending and implementing policies, program planning, fiscal management, administration and operations of all Nation functions and services. Shall be responsible for accomplishing the Nation’s goals and objectives and for ensuring that the members are provided with desired and mandated services in an effective cost efficient manner. This position coordinates development of program budgets. It also is responsible for the oversight and direction of all Tribal programs and construction projects.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Implements Tribal Council policy in an effective and appropriate manner.

2.      Supervises and manages all programs, Directors, Managers and Coordinators to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains and motivates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed. Evaluates job performance of Director, Managers and supervisors in a timely manner.

3.      Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.

4.      Provides advice and consultation to the Tribal Council on the development and implementation of Tribal programs and services.

5.      Prepares and submits to the Tribal Council reports and finances and administrative activities; keeps Tribal Council advised of financial conditions, program progress and present and future needs of the Nation.

6.      Studies systems and procedures and proposes improvements and simplifications; conducts continuous research in administrative practices and recommends to Tribal Council those practices which will produce greater efficiency and economy in operations.

7.      Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control.

8.      Directs and participates in the preparation and administration of the Nations budget.

9.      Coordinates program budgets.

10.  Assists in preparing long term plans of capital improvement with plans for their financing.

11.  Prepares and submits a preliminary annual budget. Administers the adopted budget of the Nation.

12.  Confers with department heads and managers concerning administrative and operational problems; makes appropriate decisions or recommendations.

13.  Becomes familiar with guidelines, regulations and grants available at the federal and state levels. Works closely with Grant Writer to ensure that all programs meet the compliance issues of their grants/contracts.

14.  Coordinates policy revisions/additions and the hiring of management positions with the Personnel Advisory Board (PAB).

15.  Collects quarterly reports for Tribal Council review.

16.  Interact regularly with individual government departments/programs to achieve quarterly goals and objectives.

17.  Performs all duties as may be prescribed by Tribal Council action; directs the preparation of plans and specifications for work which the Tribal Council orders.

18.  Attends Tribal Council meetings as requested.

19.  Confers with residents, businesses and other individuals, groups and outside agencies having an interest or potential interest in affairs of Nation concerns.

20.  Provides status updates and progress reports to the Tribal Council.

21.  Conducts weekly management meetings and quarterly meetings for all department directors.

22.  Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.

23.  Makes presentations to Tribal Council, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.

24.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Training

Minimum:  Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred:  Master degree in Business Administration

Field of Study:  Business, Public Administration, and Management.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Five to eight years (Executive or Business Management/Public Administration)

Preferred:  Eight to twelve years (Executive or Business Management/Public Administration/Tribal Government)

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

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

Special Requirements:

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Must be self-motivated, posses excellent organization skills and be able to effectively perform in a stressful environment.

·         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 complex nature, requiring judgment, for which there are no precedents.

·         Decisions and Judgment:

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

Working Conditions:   

·         Supervision Exercised:  20 direct reports, 12 indirect.

·         Assigns/reviews work.

·         Instructs or trains.

·         Establishes schedule or sets objectives.

·         Appraises employee performance.

·         Recommends hiring and discharge.

·         Supervision Received:  Light supervision

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·         Travel Required:  Minimal.

Safety Hazards:

·         None.

  

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

15%

 

 

Walking

15%

 

 

Sitting

10%

 

 

Speaking

5%

 

 

Hearing

20%

 

 

Vision Acuity

10%

 

 

Typing

15%

 

 

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