Personnel Department

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes PO Box 306 Fort Hall, Idaho 83203

Recruiting Representative Phone - (208) 478-3857 Fax - (208) 478-3950

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STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTER/EMT/ADVANCED EMT

Department:  Fire
Closes:  08/29/2014

SALARY RANGE: FIRE FIGHTER (G7/S1) $ 8.57 56 HR/WK (YEARLY GROSS/2912 HOURS = HOURLY WAGE)

EMT FIRE FIGHTER $9.28- 10.04(G8-9/S1) 56 HR/WK BASED ON EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURE (YEARLY GROSS/2912 HOURS = HOURLY WAGE) ADVANCED EMT/FIRE FIGHTER $11.03-$12.14 (G10-11/S1) 56 HR/WK BASED ON EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURE (YEARLY GROSS/2912 HOURS = HOURLY WAGE)

CAREER STATUS: TEMPORARY/SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT DURING FIRE SEASON, JULY 1, - SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

GENERAL PURPOSE

Protects life, property, and the environment through timely and effective response, to Fire, EMS and other types of emergencies. The Fire Department implements continuous quality improvement practices. Professional development is required through a combination of formal training, work experience, self-study, and education. Career advancement is possible when advanced Fire Fighter/EMT certifications are acquired and maintained. If certification requirements are not maintained the employee will be demoted or released from employment.

SUPERVISION

This position is under the direct supervision of, and evaluated by, the assigned Shift Captain.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Possesses and utilizes knowledge and experience to perform tasks required at emergency scenes.

As a member of the fire suppression team, contain, control, and extinguish fires, including structural, wildland, chemical and vehicles.

Maintains knowledge of current firefighting technique and theory, emergency medical and hazardous materials response. Required to attend and successfully complete Department sponsored training, classes presented by other agencies, conferences and seminars as directed.

Individuals are expected to actively participate in community and public service activities as well as assist in promotion of tribal initiatives whenever requested.

Strictly adheres to established safety policies, procedures, and practices.

Attends and participates in mandatory staff meetings and training.

Strictly adheres to the department chain of command.

Will maintain a clean and orderly work area.

Operates and maintains Fire & EMS Department vehicles in a proficient and effective manner.

Maintains records, including but not limited to, vehicle maintenance, medical run forms, training, inspections, purchasing, personnel, etc.

Competencies and performance standards shall include but not to be limited to:

Must be dependable, honest, self-motivated and be able to work independently under extremely stressful situations.

Must demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Attendance and Punctuality.

Integrity and Honesty.

Teamwork.

Adaptability.

Professionalism.

Department training, safety requirements, certification and professional standards.

Must maintain required Fire Fighter/EMT certifications throughout employment to retain position grade assignment and/or employment.

Responds to the station for emergency duty (call backs).

Duties and responsibilities will include other activities and areas as needed/assigned to carry out department functions.

MUST MAINTAIN STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY OF ALL INFORMATION PROCESSED THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT INCLUDING RECORDS, REPORTS, DOCUMENTS, CONVERSATIONS, ETC. A breach of confidentiality will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination from employment. Responsible for modeling high standards of honesty and integrity in all matters relating to employment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes; and is required as a condition of employment to conduct themselves both on and off the job in a manner that brings credit to the Tribes.

QUALIFICATIONS

1) FIRE FIGHTER Criteria (G7): High School diploma, GED equivalent, or completion of TABE test at 10th grade level, wildland basic fire school.

2) EMT FIRE FIGHTER: (G8/S1) to (G9/S1) based on experience, certifications, and or Licensure 3) ADVANCED EMT FIRE FIGHTER: (G10/S1) to (G11/S1) Based on experience, certifications and or Licensure.

Required qualifications for all grade levels:

Must be 21 years of age.

Must have a valid drivers license and be insurable through the tribes insurance

Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical agility test

No felony convictions or disqualifying misdemeanors which will preclude your from required certification or licensure (an extensive background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment).

Must be dependable, honest, self-motivated and be able to work independently under extremely stressful situations which shall be verified through employment and reference checks.

Must maintain required certifications throughout employment to retain position grade assignment and/or employment.

Computer proficiency and mechanical experience are highly desirable.

Qualified Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Member/Indian and Veterans preference will apply in compliance with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual Section 1260.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

Instructions: You must turn in all supporting documents to be eligible for this position you are applying for:

To be considered for this position you are required to submit the following: a drivers license, education, or professional credentials, certificates, licenses, degrees and other supporting documents. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.

Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official tribal application.

Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter interest.

Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must also be submitted.

Veterans who have met the minimum qualifications and who provide documentation of an honorable discharge (DD 214) from any branch of military service are entitled to receive preference points during the interview process.

To verify Indian Preference Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Non-enrolled members and other Indian tribal members must provide a Certificate of Indian Blood from their tribal enrollment office or from the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Pre-employment applicants being considered for employment or a political appointment, must submit to an alcohol and drug screening prior to being hired or appointed. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment or political appointment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe. Applicants who test positive for alcohol or banned drugs will not be hired and will be ineligible for any type of employment with the Tribal Government for 90 days thereafter per the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Substance Abuse Policy, Resolution PRSL-05-0732.

A completed Tribal Employment application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Personnel Department, PO Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203. Applications are accepted until 5 PM on the closing date.


ELECTION BOARD MEMBERS (2)

Department:  FHBC
Closes:  08/22/2014

COMPENSATION: $100.00 PER MEETING - NO MILEAGE

CAREER STATUS: APPOINTED 3 YEAR TERM

TERM OF OFFICE

The term of office for this selected position shall be for (3) three years. The members of the Board of Elections may be appointed upon expiration of the term.

GENERAL PURPOSE

The Fort Hall Business Council shall appoint a Board of Election having the general duties of conducting all tribal elections, maintaining the register of voters and deciding disputes arising in connection with tribal elections.

Shall adhere to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes dealing with elections and process.

SUPERVISION

The Election Board Members are under the direction supervision of the Fort Hall Business Council. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Election Board will be comprised of six (6) members and one alternate, and shall select from within; a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, and Secretary to record minutes of committee meetings. A quorum of three (3) is needed to conduct meetings. A minimum of three members is needed to approve/reject recommendations or issues to the Fort Hall Business Council.

Must be in attendance at all Election Board meetings and functions as assigned.

More than three unexcused absences may result in removal from the Election Board by the FHBC.

Applicants who have knowledge of the Tribal Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act will be strongly considered.

Members shall have positive public standing in the community, which is demonstrated by: 1. High moral characteristics, integrity, and the capacity for growth. 2. Able to communicate effectively with community, external & internal tribal staff, and governmental groups.

Members shall have the ability to work effectively in groups and: 1. Contribute resourcefully to making informed decisions. 2. Ability to function as a participant, as well as, a leader or chairperson. 3. Ability to articulate position and contribute to create problem solving techniques.

Must keep record of Election Board meetings, documenting all discussions, recommendations and actions taken, reviews minutes for approval/disapproval, and stores all documentation in the Tribal Election Board Office in locked files. At the end of said term will properly destroy files adhering to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Record Management System.

MUST MAINTAIN STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY OF ALL INFORMATION PROCESSED THROUGH THE ELECTION BOARD ACTIVITIES INCLUDING RECORDS, REPORTS, DOCUMENTS, CONVERSATIONS, ETC. A breach of confidentiality will be subject to appropriate action, up to and including termination from position by the Fort Hall Business Council (FHBC).

Will be subject to random alcohol and drug tests within the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel and Policies System.

Duties and responsibilities will include other activities and areas as needed to carry out the appointed position function(s).

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be an enrolled member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Must be a resident of the Fort Hall Reservation in accordance with the election requirements.

Must be 25 years of age or older at the time of application.

Must be a person of good moral character and reputation, with no record of any felony convictions.

Must faithfully uphold the oath of office and a registered voter.

Must be committed to serve a three-year term of office and be available.

Must have the ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, resolutions, and policies.

Applicants for appointed positions are required to submit to pre-employment criminal history background check, Alcohol/Drug Workplace Policy, credit check, and references, the results will be used to determine suitability for employment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe.

Must not have other Shoshone-Bannock Tribal appointments to Boards, Commissions, or Committees.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

Instructions: You must turn in all supporting documents to be eligible for this position you are applying for.

Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official tribal application.

Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.

When the position qualifications require a drivers license, education, or professional credentials, the applicant must submit copies of certificates, licenses, degrees and other supporting documentation. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.

Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must also be submitted.

Veterans who have met the minimum qualifications and who provide documentation of an honorable discharge (DD214) from any branch of military service are entitled to receive preference points during the interview process.

To verify Indian Preference Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Non-enrolled members and other Indian tribal members must provide a Certificate of Indian Blood from their tribal enrollment office or from the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Pre-employment applicants being considered for employment or a political appointment must submit to an alcohol and drug screening prior to being hired or appointed. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment or political appointment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe. Applicants who test positive for alcohol or banned drugs will not be hired and will be ineligible for any type of employment with the Tribal Government for 90 days thereafter per the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Substance Abuse Policy, Resolution PRSL-05-0732.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will conduct a criminal and employment background check on new employees to ensure suitability for the position applied to.

A completed Tribal Employment application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Personnel Department, PO Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203. Applications are accepted until 5 PM on the closing date.


LAND TRANSACTION/SURVEYOR

Department:  Land Use
Closes:  08/22/2014

CLASSIFICATION: $19.90-21.90 G12-13/ S1 DOE

GENERAL STATEMENT

This position will manage the Survey & Mapping Program and works in conjunction with the Land Use Policy Commission to implement specific objectives for land development and management. Works cooperatively with Land Use and other Tribal Departments/Programs in the development and implementation of land information data and other duties as assigned by the Land Use Director. Manages land transaction records, reviews legal descriptions and property locations for building permits as needed for the Director, Land Use Policy Commission and Fort Hall Business Council and completes survey requests from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Administers the BIA 104 Grant (93-638) and submits appropriate program evaluation reports.

SUPERVISION

This position will work under the direct supervision of the Land Use Director and will have direct supervision and oversight of the Survey & Mapping Program staff and program operation as assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises the Survey & Mapping Program employees and complete annual evaluations on program employees as outlined in the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Procedures Manual. Provides a monthly written report to the Land Use Director on the programs current and future projects and provide an update of the on-going survey program needs and issues. Identify and verify land ownership, boundaries and transfers between reservation landowners, allottees and non-Indian landowners and maintain this information within the programs record keeping system for all land transactions made within the Fort Hall Reservation.

Attends training and obtains certifications necessary to meet current and future job qualifications requirements and may be required to make presentations to the Land Use Policy Commission and the Fort Hall Business Council.

Identify and locate metal markers for the original Indian Allotment boundaries and crosscheck and verify with BIA and will work cooperatively with other members of the Land Use Department on matters of mutual concern.

Research previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence and other records to obtain dates needed for surveys and determine methods and procedures for establishing or re-establishing survey control.

Keeps accurate notes, records and sketches to describe land to plat existing land allotment boundaries based on ground location from BIA records of original allotments.

Plat and record home sites and subdivisions and complete Requests for Surveys as they arrive.

Coordinates information gathering with the Tribal Government, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Landowners and Counties.

Performs other duties as assigned by Land Use Director and Land Use Policy Commission.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Must be dependable and have self-initiative and able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Knowledge of federal contracting and reporting procedures.

Must be able to work cooperatively with other employees and members of the public under diverse situations.

Must have a good working knowledge of all aspects of science with an emphasis in survey and mapping.

Knowledge of the reservation locale, transportation system, and contemporary tribal issues.

Must be friendly and have the ability to work with all reservation residents.

Demonstrate strong program and personnel management skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university, Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) registered with the State of Idaho and Five (5) years of experience. (G12/S1)

Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university, Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) registered with the State of Idaho and Ten (10) years experience. (G13/S1)

Must have certification in Professional Engineering / Land Surveyor or Registered Land Surveyor or have the requirements necessary for certification.

Must have a valid State of Idaho Drivers license and be insured by the Tribal government.

One year of experience as program manager and knowledge of federal contract management and budgeting.

Must have knowledge of land surveying and ability to plat.

Must have knowledge of records management relating to land transactions legal description and platting.

Must have knowledge of subject matter and related regulations, policies and procedures applicable to program area.

Must be a member of an Engineering Society or Organizations and/or have the requirements to obtain membership or three (3) years minimum work experience in land management or property surveys as related transactions and/or working towards registration as a Land Surveyor.

Qualified Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Member/Indian and Veterans Preference will apply in compliance with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual Section 1260.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

Turn in all supporting documents to be eligible for this position you are applying for.

Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official application.

Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest. When the position qualifications requires a drivers license, education, or professional credentials, the applicant must submit copies of certificates, licenses, official college transcripts from an accredited college listing degrees earned and other supporting documents that verified required qualifications. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.

Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must also be submitted.

Veterans who have met the minimum qualifications and who provide documentation of an honorable discharge (DD214) from any branch of military service are entitled to receive preference points during the interview process.

To verify Indian Preference Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Non-enrolled members and other Indian tribal members must provide a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) from their tribal enrollment office or from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).

Pre-employment applicants being considered for employment or a political appointment must submit to an alcohol and drug screening prior to being hired or appointed. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment or political appointment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe. Applicants who test positive for alcohol or banned drugs will not be hired and will be ineligible for any type of employment with the Tribal Government for 90 days thereafter per the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Substance Abuse Policy, Resolutions PRSL-05-0732.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will conduct a criminal and employment background check on new employees to ensure suitability for the position applied to.

A completed Tribal Employment application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Department, PO Box 306, Fort Hall, Idaho 83203. Applications are accepted until 5 PM on the closing date.


DOMESTIC ABUSE ADVOCATE

Department:  Tribal Health & Human Services
Closes:  08/08/2014

SALARY: $12.77 (G7/S1) CAREER STATUS: CONDITIONAL UPON SUCCESSFUL 90 DAY PROBATIONARY EVALUATION & BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS

GENERAL STATEMENT

Provides support and services to victim of crime and domestic violence. Accompanies clients to court and provides transportation to receive any needed medical services. Provides preventive information on rape, domestic violence, peer violence and other relevant activates to victims of crime in accordance with goals and objective of grant. The Domestic Violence Advocate is on call for any after-hour calls and must be available for sheltering of victims for crime. Works closely with all THHS programs; Tribal Courts, Housing, and Law Enforcement Agencies.

SUPERVISION

This position is under the direct supervision and evaluated by the Domestic Abuse Manager and the Tribal Health and Human Services (THHS) Director.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinates outreach efforts with local law enforcement.

Performs case management and coordination of services with Domestic Abuse clients and other community agencies and services.

Conducts case planning and develops goals and objectives for clients.

Provides court escort for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Assists with filing of civil protection orders. Assists in gathering and tracking client statistical data information.

Co-facilitates the Domestic Abuse/ Sexual Assault Intervention Program/Focus Group.

Conducts intake assessments, schedules referrals, files documentation.

Attends training as determined by the Domestic Abuse Manger and the THHS Director.

Completes assignments by the Domestic Abuse Manager or the THHS Director.

Serve as a Liaison between Batterers Intervention Services and the Advocates program. Works closely with tribal and local court systems.

Participates on call for any after-hour calls and available for the sheltering of victims for crime.

Arrange victim interviews, victim notification, and outreach with group participants victims.

Performs other duties as assigned relative to services to victims of crimes and the program or as assigned by the supervisor.

Assists Program Manager with clerical help as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or GED

Four years of appropriate Human Services/Social Services/Tribal Court may be submitted for highly qualified and motivated candidate.

Candidate with 40 hours Domestic Abuse training is preferred.

Must have a valid Idaho drivers license.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Must have ability to professionally handle confidentially material and maintain strict confidentiality.

Must not be under investigation, indictment or on trial for a criminal offense.

Must pass a criminal and character background check to demonstrate eligibility and suitability in compliance with the Law and Order Code and Indian Child Protection Act.

Must have considerable skills in effective communications and interpersonal relations.

Must have knowledge of the community and of the community resources.

Must have ability to understand or speak the Shoshone or Bannock language; and knowledge of the tribes culture and traditions preferred.

Must be physically able to make home visits to clients.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

A complete application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Department, P.O. Box 306, Fort Hall, Idaho 83203. Applications can be found online at sbtribes.com. Applications can be sent via email to anbroncho@sbtribes.com or faxed to 208-478-3950 and are accepted until 5PM on the closing date.

Submit a copy of all supporting documents to be eligible for the position you are applying for. For example: Drivers License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.

Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.

Applicants who have a current application on file, please submit a letter of interest for each position in which you want to be considered for. The letter should address how you meet each qualification.

Preference will be given to Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member applicants who provide a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Non-enrolled members and other Indian tribal members must provide a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) to receive preference.

Preference points will also be given during the interview process to veterans who provide documentation of a DD-214.

Applicants being considered for employment or a political appointment must submit to a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen prior to being hired or appointed. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment or political appointment.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will conduct an employment background check on new employees to ensure suitability for the position applied for.


TRANSIT BUS DRIVER (3)

Department:  Department of Transportation
Closes:  08/01/2014

SALARY: $12.77 (G7/S1) DOE

CAREER STATUS: CONDITIONAL UPON SUCCESSFUL 90 DAY PROBATIONARY EVALUATION & BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS

GENERAL STATEMENT

This position is within the Transit Department of the Department of Transportation. Drives buses, vans and other transportation vehicles to transport public to and from various locations to services within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation and beyond.

SUPERVISION:

This position functions under the direct supervision of the Transit Coordinator and the general direction of the Technical Services Manager and Transportation Director. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Drives transit vehicles (individual and central loading) areas to Tribal governmental services, tribal enterprises and other services as assigned or scheduled.

Assists disabled passengers on and off bus. Secures passengers wheelchairs to restraining devices and stabilize wheelchairs.

Operates radio or similar device to communicate with base station or other vehicles to report disrupt of services or other needs.

Cleans and services vehicle with fuel, lubricants and accessories. Must have the knowledge to be able to perform general maintenance of transit bus assigned or used: check oil and fuel levels, check safety equipment on bus, keep clean and serviceable, etc.

Keeps records of trips, number of passengers (pick-up/drop-off) locations of each passenger and behavior of passengers.

Customer Service  Manages difficult or emotional customer situations: responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Reports needs of vehicles for additional repair or services to coordinator.

Provide unparalleled customer services to passengers needing service.

Must maintain CDL and Passenger Endorsement and be insurable with the tribes insurance carrier and any other required training and certifications.

MUST MAINTAIN STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY OF ALL INFORMATION PROCESSED THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT INCLUDING RECORDS, REPORTS, DOCUMENTS, CONVERSATIONS, ETC. A breach of confidentiality will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination from employment. Conducts self with a professional mannerism that will bring credit to the Tribal Government.

Performance Standards and competencies include, but not be limited to: Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with job contacts. Quality of program planning and evaluation. Compliance with Tribal Management Systems Duties and responsibilities will include other activities and areas as needed to carry out position functions. Asks for and offers help when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have and maintain a CDL license with Passenger endorsement.

Must be insurable through the Tribes insurance carrier throughout employment.

Must be able to work various shifts, holidays, weekends as scheduled.

Must have a good knowledge of the Fort Hall Indian Reservations, its districts, residents and services.

Must be able to attend and pass all training/certifying courses.

Must provide a copy of high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.

Applicants with knowledge of the Privacy and Freedom of Information Act and other laws applicable to the position are preferred.

Qualified Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Member/Indian and Veterans Preference will apply in compliance with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual Section 1260.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

A complete application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Department, P.O. Box 306, Fort Hall, Idaho 83203. Applications can be found online at sbtribes.com. Applications can be sent via email to anbroncho@sbtribes.com or faxed to 208-478-3950 and are accepted until 5PM on the closing date.

Submit a copy of all supporting documents to be eligible for the position you are applying for. For example: Drivers License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.

Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.

Applicants who have a current application on file, please submit a letter of interest for each position in which you want to be considered for. The letter should address how you meet each qualification.

Preference will be given to Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member applicants who provide a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Non-enrolled members and other Indian tribal members must provide a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) to receive preference.

Preference points will also be given during the interview process to veterans who provide documentation of a DD-214.

Applicants being considered for employment or a political appointment must submit to a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen prior to being hired or appointed. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment or political appointment.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will conduct an employment background check on new employees to ensure suitability for the position applied for.


NATIVE AMERICAN INTERPRETER (TEMPORARY)

Department:  Fish & Wildlife
Closes:  08/01/2014

SALARY: $15.59-$17.66 G10-11/S1-2 DOE

GENERAL STATEMENT

The Native American Interpretive Program provides interpretive talks to promote protection, preservation and enhancement of natural and cultural resources for river users on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho. The Middle Fork Salmon River is in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and access is limited so expect to spend long periods of time at your work station. The programs goal is to educate river users of Tribal and Forest Service efforts to protect natural and cultural resources through a deeper understanding. The program will explain the role the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe is playing to insure the continued survival of native fisheries, wildlife, culture, water quality, and plants.

The Native American Interpreter will be responsible for meeting program goals by developing, and presenting standardized presentations, based upon Tribal and Forest Service information, to river users. The Native American Interpreter will work primarily alone and will make themselves available to the river user public during their assigned work hours.

SUPERVISION:

This position is under the supervision of the Tribal Fish and Wildlife Director, but will be expected to be a self-starter and complete tasks with little supervision. The Native American Interpreter will receive assistance and direction from the Forest Service Duty Station Manager.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Make contact with river users to provide information about the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes including: Tribal Culture and Traditions; Tribal Natural and Cultural Resource projects and programs; and, information about the Agaidykaa and Tykudykaa (Salmon-Eaters/Sheep-Eaters) Bands.

Provide general information about plants and pictographs within the Middle Fork Salmon River.

Provide information about recreation regulations, opportunities, and current restrictions.

Provide information on resource management practices in the area.

Provide assistance with general workstation repairs and improvements.

Provide a written report, which can include video and still photos of interpretive sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or GED with at least three years prior work experience as an Interpretive Specialist or related experience. (G10:S1)

OR

Under Graduate or Graduate degree in a Natural or Cultural Resources Field with at least one year work experience. (G11:S3)

Knowledge of federal laws associated with cultural resources.

Knowledge of basic safety practices to prevent injury and loss of life.

Knowledge of Middle Fork Salmon River.

Knowledge of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes culture and traditions.

Knowledge of the Shoshone and/or Bannock Languages.

Ability to communicate orally, construct presentations and prepare written reports.

Ability to complete unsupervised work with coworkers and river users.

Ability to complete moderate to strenuous physical exertion including walking in steep or uneven terrain, bending, lifting, and carrying.

Ability to spend long periods of time on the Middle Fork Salmon River.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

Turn in all supporting documents to be eligible for this position you are applying for.

Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official application.

Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest. When the position qualifications requires a drivers license, education, or professional credentials, the applicant must submit copies of certificates, licenses, official college transcripts from an accredited college listing degrees earned and other supporting documents that verified required qualifications. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.

Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must also be submitted.

Veterans who have met the minimum qualifications and who provide documentation of an honorable discharge (DD214) from any branch of military service are entitled to receive preference points during the interview process.

To verify Indian Preference Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Non-enrolled members and other Indian tribal members must provide a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) from their tribal enrollment office or from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).

Pre-employment applicants being considered for employment or a political appointment must submit to an alcohol and drug screening prior to being hired or appointed. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment or political appointment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe. Applicants who test positive for alcohol or banned drugs will not be hired and will be ineligible for any type of employment with the Tribal Government for 90 days thereafter per the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Substance Abuse Policy, Resolutions PRSL-05-0732.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will conduct a criminal and employment background check on new employees to ensure suitability for the position applied to.

A completed Tribal Employment application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Department, PO Box 306, Fort Hall, Idaho 83203. Applications are accepted until 5 PM on the closing date.


HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Department:  Transportation
Closes:  08/01/2014

SALARY: $18.08-19.12 (G11/S1-3) DOE

CAREER STATUS: CONDITIONAL UPON SUCCESSFUL 90 DAY PROBATIONARY PERIOD EVALUATION & BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS

GENERAL STATEMENT

Must be diverse in the operation of heavy equipment while assisting in the maintenance and construction of over 500 miles of dirt, gravel and paved roads on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.

SUPERVISION

This position is directly supervised by the Shop Foreman and under the general supervision of the Transportation Director or his/her designee.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

During maintenance and construction activities, the operator must be able to operate safely and efficiently heavy equipment including, but not limited to; motor grader, dozer, front-end loader, backhoe, trucks/graders with snowplows, transports, dump trucks and water trucks, sweepers, and tractors with weed control equipment.

The equipment operator shall perform all necessary preventative and regular maintenance on equipment used and reports all deficiencies to the Foreman/Transportation Director or his/her designee.

Follows safety practices and uses safety equipment and devices as required.

The operator should be knowledgeable in the maintenance of different types of roadway surface, i.e.; dirt, gravel and pavement.

The operator must use good judgment when operating vehicles and heavy equipment during snowstorms, construction, maintenance and similar situations. A thorough knowledge of procedures for reporting accidents and requirements of safety compliance is necessary.

The operator should have knowledge necessary to read and interpret grade and similar construction stakes; works with skill and accuracy, adjusting equipment as required and requests assistance as needed.

Operator is responsible for day-to-day communication and coordination with other co-workers to ensure maintenance activities and similar work is not being duplicated or overlooked.

This position has high physical demands and requires walking, lifting, pushing, pulling and/or carrying objects of various weights, sizes and shapes. Requires moderate to heavy physical effort in operating, maintaining, loading and unloading equipment and trucks as assigned.

Most of the work is outdoors in temperatures ranging from -3-F to 100 F, in snow, rain and wind. Operator will be exposed to dust, fumes, noise and vibrations.

Must be able to work varying shifts, during inclimate weather and emergency responses.

Must meet or exceed the standards defined under quality, quantity, cooperation, teamwork, safety and attendance.

Ability to interact well with staff, community, and others in a positive manner. Must enforce all company policies and procedures and also enforce client policies.

Must be capable of operating several different types of construction equipment.

Must be able to be flexible and work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Tribal employees are responsible for modeling high standards of honesty and integrity in all matters relating to employment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes; and, are required as a condition of employment to conduct themselves in a manner that brings credit to the Tribal government both on and off the job.

Ability to display willingness, initiative, and a positive outlook that reflects concern for the department, crew and the client.

Duties and responsibilities will include other activities and areas as needed to carry out the department functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or GED

State of Idaho's Commercial Driver's license (CDL) is mandatory and ability to be insured by the Tribe's insurance.

General Knowledge of mechanics (gasoline and diesel) and ability to demonstrate skills.

Ability to communicate both written and oral; to read instruction and parts manuals.

Must be able to pass mandatory alcohol and drug screening, including random drug testing as carried out by the Tribes Personnel Office.

Some general computer ability to be able to process P-cards, clock in and out, and other needs.

Qualified Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Member/Indian and Veterans Preference will apply in compliance with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual Section 1260.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

A complete application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Department, P.O. Box 306, Fort Hall, Idaho 83203. Applications can be found online at sbtribes.com. Applications can be sent via email to anbroncho@sbtribes.com or faxed to 208-478-3950 and are accepted until 5PM on the closing date.

Submit a copy of all supporting documents to be eligible for the position you are applying for. For example: Drivers License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.

Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.

Applicants who have a current application on file, please submit a letter of interest for each position in which you want to be considered for. The letter should address how you meet each qualification.

Preference will be given to Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member applicants who provide a copy of their tribal enrollment card. Non-enrolled members and other Indian tribal members must provide a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) to receive preference.

Preference points will also be given during the interview process to veterans who provide documentation of a DD-214.

Applicants being considered for employment or a political appointment must submit to a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen prior to being hired or appointed. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment or political appointment.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will conduct an employment background check on new employees to ensure suitability for the position applied for.





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