Personnel Department

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

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

Tribal Job Application

School Job Application

(Position/Department/Closing Date)

DISPATCHER

Department:  Law & Order
Closes:  05/16/2014

WAGE: $14.03 (G4/S1) BIA-2014-RUS (Non-Certified) $15.66 (G5/S1) BIA-2014-RUS (Certified)

GENERAL PURPOSE

The Dispatcher provides emergency phone and radio communications service for emergency responders and the general public. A Dispatcher is capable of receiving a variety of calls from simple to highly stressful and complicated. The Dispatcher maintains a regular and assuring voice to dispatch concise and informative information between the caller and responders. Works rotating shifts, including weekends, holidays and on-call emergency coverage.

SUPERVISION

The Dispatcher is under the direct supervision and evaluated by the Dispatch Sergeant and under the general supervision of the Captain of Police and under the overall supervision of the Chief of Police. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Operates the tribal Communications Center in accordance with policies, procedures, rules and regulations established by the Law & Order Program, and maintains personal standards in accordance with the Code of Conduct and BIAM 638 Contract and Tribes Personnel Polices and Procedures manual.

Reports to duty in a professional manner by maintaining work punctuality and attendance, including mandatory training/meeting sessions.

Produces complete and accurate emergency services reports, accounts for and submits in a complete, accurate, competent and timely manner. Perform competently utilizing Spillman Software and CAD system.

Know and understand the Tribes Privacy Act. Maintain confidentiality in regards to investigations, victim and defendant rights, and right of due process.

Operates telecommunications emergency communications equipment, office equipment, including telephones, two-way radios, computers, printers, copiers, surveillance monitors and satellite systems.

Maintains working knowledge of emergency response protocols for law enforcement, fire and EMS, Fish & Game, emergency coordination to disaster events.

Receives, disseminates, relays information delivered for police officers, including firefighters and emergency medical, emergency coordinators by phone and two-way radio or person-to-person.

Process information on a data base for the process of complete and accurate reports, including criminal records and filing system. Reviews and assigns case reports to police and fire department. MUST MAINTAIN STRICT CONDFIDENTIALITY 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.

Maintains a positive working relationship with all job contacts, the general public, other law enforcement departments, public services programs and private organizations, co-workers, superiors and subordinates.

Knowledgeable of the geographical and cultural characteristics of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.

As a condition of employment, must successfully complete a basic accredited Police Dispatch Academy and any other training as needed.

Utilizes and abides by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Personnel Policy & Procedures Manual.

Uses professional verbal communication and makes sound decisions in emergency situations.

Obtains complete information from persons reporting incidents, organizes and relays information with accuracy and speed to officers.

Ability to lawfully operate department vehicles when needed.

Maintains work punctuality and attendance, including all mandatory training and meetings.

Strictly adheres to the Fort Hall Police Departments administrative chain of command, department oath of office, code of conduct, and department policies and procedures.

Follows the Fort Hall Police Department Telecommunication Policy and Procedure Manual.

Conducts self with a professional mannerism that will bring credit to the Tribal Government.

Performance Standard shall include but not be limited to: Ability to maintain dependable attendance and reliability Efficient use of public skills to provide quality customer service Ability to provide quality and efficient services Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff Ability to work independently with little supervision Demonstrated knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in working environment

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

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.

Valid Idaho Drivers license and be insurable through the tribes insurance carrier.

Must have a High school diploma or GED (G5).

Basic Training Certification from State Post or BIA, or eligible to become certified.

Prefer one (1) year prior experience with Basic Dispatcher certification from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center or an Idaho Peace Officers Standards Dispatch Training program. If this is an entry-level position, requires the attendance to the Basic P.O.S.T. Dispatch Academy, or must provide a copy of certification of attending a basic dispatch academy

Preferred one-year experience in radio communications and dispatch or a combination of experience and education, which would demonstrate the ability to perform the work.

ILETS/NCIC Basic Operators Certification preferred.

Must have excellent writing, typing, and verbal communication skills.

Must type 40 wpm and have basic knowledge of computers.

Must have no convictions of a felony.

Must have no convictions of a misdemeanor.

Any conviction for an offense involving dishonesty will mandate a one year mandatory probationary period per Employee Ordinance No. PRSL-08-S7.

Applicants under investigation, indictment or on trial for a criminal offense will not be considered for employment.

Must successfully complete a personal (medical), employment, criminal and driving background check as a pre-employment and continuous condition for employment.

Must pass a criminal and character background check to demonstrate eligibility and suitability in compliance with the Law and Order Code as well as the Security Clearance needed to work in the Dispatch Center.

Must be able to be cleared through BCI Bureau of Criminal Identification on own merit without any documentation from the hiring agency.

Must complete a mandatory four (4) hour job observation period broken into two (2) hours observing day shift and two (2) hours observing night shift prior to job interview.

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

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.

A completed Tribal Employment application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Personnel Department, and PO Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203, to be considered for any position within the organization.

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 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, P.O. Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203. Applications are accepted until 5 PM on the closing date.


LAND TRANSACTION/SURVEYOR

Department:  Land Use
Closes:  05/02/2014

WAGE: $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.


CONTRACT/GRANTS TECHNICIAN

Department:  Contracts & Grants
Closes:  04/25/2014

SALARY: $13.82-$16.42 G 8-10/S1 DOE

GENERAL STATEMENT

This is an administrative and technical support position, which maintains, encodes, updates the electronic contract tracking software system, and centralized contracting filing system. Assists in monitoring grant funds to ensure awards are managed in accordance with terms and conditions of grant awards, and Tribal Management Systems.

SUPERVISION

This position is supervised and evaluated by the Sr. Contracting Officer.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains and updates the current computerized contract tracking data base in accordance with established procedures. Reviews contract/grant awards and extracts information to establish and input contract deliverables, reporting requirements, schedules and due dates. Routinely encodes submittals, deliverables, and contract transactions, modifications, amendments, extensions, and edits and updates records in the system to reflect contract changes.

Maintains the centralized contracting filing system in an efficient and auditable manner, creates new contract files and routinely files contract and grant transactions according to established filing procedures. Serves as the department Records Custodian, works with the Records Management Department to prepare and submit annual records retention and disposition schedules, schedule and prepare records for microfilming according to Tribal record management policies and procedures. Maintains a log or record of all closed, pending closed and microfilmed files including retention schedules. Makes contact with funding agencies and the Tribal Records Management Department to establish record disposition and official closeout of contracts/grants.

Receives and reviews budget modifications from finance accountants, checks for funding agency approval requirements, prepares modification sheet, logs for tracking, and processes to Contracting Officer for approval according to budget modification procedures.

Reviews and provides input in the development and implementation of contracting procedures by reviewing and making comments on proposed improvements in policies and procedures to meet tribal and organization goals and objectives.

Provides administrative support to the Sr. Contracting Officer and staff as assigned by the Sr. Contracting Officer.

Attends in-house grant writing training and maintains current knowledge of procedures and process in order to respond to questions or assist in the grant/contracting process.

Uses current technologies to prepare and disseminate correspondence, statistical and technical reports, tracking logs, forms, budget modifications, and all other contracting data and documents for efficient maintenance and retrieval. Provides statistical data from record logs to supervisor at the end of the fiscal year for inclusion in the Annual Report.

Types correspondence from written and verbal instructions for contract and grant purposes. These duties must be performed with accuracy and proficiency including the correct usage of punctuation, vocabulary and grammar.

Assists manager in organizing, preparing for, and participating in monthly and annual training scheduled for managers and tribal staff in support of established tribal contract and grants procedures and contract compliance.

Identifies annual goals during employees annual evaluation to include development training to expand knowledge of applicable tribal and federal regulations to enhance skills and personal growth.

Serves as Property Custodian for accountability of property and equipment assigned to the Contracts and Grants Office and works with the Property Management Department to conduct an annual property inventory. Maintains the supply closet and obtain supplies for the office as needed.

Works cooperatively with Compliance Monitor to cross-check contract/grant deliverables, reporting and end dates and overall contract/grant file management are correctly scheduled and maintained in the database system.

Attends meetings and makes occasional presentations to the Business Council as delegated by the Sr. Contracting Office and/or Finance Director.

Receives and distributes incoming and outgoing mail according to established procedures.

Answers telephone calls in a professional manner and greets the public.

Works as a team player and communicates effectively with Contracts & Grants Department, Finance staff, Tribal program personnel, and the general public.

Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.

Ability to set goals and meet deadlines.

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (word, excel, Powerpoint, outlook and other database software).

Must be able to adapt quickly to change(s).

Projects a professional attitude and appearance.

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 Standard shall include but not be limited to: Ability to maintain dependable attendance and reliability Efficient use of public skills to provide quality customer service Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff Ability to work independently with little supervision Demonstrated knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in environment

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

The Contracts and Grants Department implements continuous quality improvement practices. Professional development is encouraged through a combination of work experience, self-study, formal training, and education. Career advancement is possible when advanced human resource proficiencies are acquired and result in significant service delivery improvements. QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates degree in business, public administration or a related field with three (3) years successful experience in grants, contracts and records management. (G10)

High school Diploma with five (5) years successful experience in working with grants and contracts in a technical support position. (G9)

High School Diploma with 1-2 years successful experience in working with grants and contracts in an administrative support position. (G8)

Must demonstrate ability in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, resolutions, and policies.

Employment history must prove creditability and dependability.

Self-starter, completes tasks in a timely manner and must possess ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to understand and execute a variety of complex written and oral instructions.

Past employment must demonstrate exceptional organizational capabilities.

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

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 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 documentation that verifies 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 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.


GRANTS WRITER

Department:  Contracts & Grants
Closes:  04/25/2014

SALARY: $21.90-$24.51 (G13-14/S1)

GENERAL STATMENT

This position provides professional grant writing services to Tribal departments and programs of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes that includes research, planning, preparing, and submitting proposals and grant applications for continued and new funding opportunities in accordance with Tribal policies and procedures.

SUPERVISON

This position is supervised and evaluated by the Sr. Contracting Compliance Officer.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Write proposals to obtain new grants, contracts, or other outside funding for new and existing tribal programs. Reviews Federal register, Internet and other resources for funding availability. Meets with program managers, business council and others involved to develop an annual list of tribal priority projects and programs for which funding is needed by May of each fiscal year.

Provides technical and grant-writing assistance to tribal programs and departments for preparation and completion of new and continuing grant applications and proposals. Collaborates with program directors and managers to acquire knowledge and understanding of projects or program for which funding is needed.

Compiles and maintains a reference library of available funding sources. Maintains files, records, and database tracking system of all pending, funded and un-funded grant proposals. Prepares annual and quarterly goals for the position at the beginning of each fiscal year.

Utilizes on-line resources to access federal rules and regulations for proposal and application requirements. Communicates with funding source officials to fine tune proposals specifications and assure all requirements are addressed within each application. Updates on a weekly basis the Grant Opportunity list of the intranet.

Prepares a finance formatted template for all new proposals and routes all proposals through the established Administrative Review Process through Tribal Management System Managers (Personnel, Finance, Property, Contracting, Attorneys) to verify proposed budget cost for personnel, equipment, indirect costs, fringe benefits, in-kind services and other costs associated with proposal.

Coordinates with the Contracting Officer and program managers to present and obtain authorization from the Tribal Council to submit proposal to funding sources.

As a member of the Contracting Department team this position performs individually as a team member, and is expected to assist with general department functions as needed to meet the goals of the department. Works collaboratively with the Grant Writer/Compliance Monitor on grant proposals, applications and submissions.

Provides oversight and continuous training to the Grant Writer/Compliance Monitor on the grant writing process, administrative review and grant compliance in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Provides a monthly tabulation of projects ending in 90-days to the Finance Department and Sr. Contracting Officer which includes a written report of the status and intent on each identified grant/contract.

Position will seek and apply for additional competitive funding of up to $5 (five) million dollars annually.

Must be able to adapt quickly to change(s).

Projects a professional attitude and appearance.

MUST MAINTAIN STRICT CONDFIDENTIALITY 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 competency standards shall include but not limited to:

Ability to maintain dependable attendance, reliability and productivity Knowledge of Tribal organization and federal government structures Knowledge of effective grantsmanship techniques and proposal development. Ability to promote positive public relations and to provide quality customer services. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to research, evaluate and analyze technical information, federal regulations, and other grant-funding resources. Ability to organize, plan and coordinate proposals and references, and to organize and prioritize requests to meet the work demands and deadlines. Ability to work independently, with little supervision.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Arts Degree in technical writing, English, Public or Business Administration and three years experience in a responsible position where technical writing skills or grant writing were applied (G-14).

OR

A minimum of 4 years of related higher education and success Grant Writing experience that demonstrates an ability to successfully perform the essential functions of this position (G-13).

Must demonstrate experience and competencies in technical writing and be highly skilled in English usage.

Must provide a sample of a successful grant package with application.

Must provide three (3) writing samples which demonstrates your writing ability and grant writing capability.

Experience in writing proposals and grants, and developing contracts in a tribal, public or private sector organization.

Must be competent in computer technologies and applications i.e. word processing, excel spreadsheets, database, internet and e-mail.

Must have experience in working with multiple jurisdictions, including city councils and department heads, county commissioners and state and federal agencies.

Knowledge of the unique Federal/Tribal relationship found in the Tribal setting, and familiarity with Grants.gov, CFDA, CFR, and OMB regulations.

Be willing and able to attend additional trainings, seminars, and conferences that will increase knowledge and ability to complete duties and responsibilities.

Must demonstrate ability in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, resolutions, and policies.

Employment history must prove creditability and dependability.

Self-starter, completes tasks in a timely manner and must possess ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Past employment must demonstrate exceptional organizational capabilities.

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

Answers telephone calls in a professional manner and greets the public.

Works as a team player and communicates effectively with Contracts & Grants Department, Finance Staff, Tribal Program personnel and the general public.

Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.

Ability to set goals and meet deadlines.

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (word, excel, Powerpoint, outlook and other database software). The Contracts and Grants Department implements continuous quality improvement practices. Professional development is encouraged through a combination of work experience, self-study, formal training, and education. Career advancement is possible when advanced human resource proficiencies are required and result in significant service delivery improvements.

Qualified Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Member/Indian and Veterans preference will apply in compliance with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Personnel Policies and Proce3dures 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 tribal 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 documentation that verifies 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 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-98-0405.

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.


FISHERIES TECHNICIAN III

Department:  Fish & Wildlife (SRHE/ESA Habitat Program)
Closes:  04/25/2014

SALARY: $13.82-$14.95 G 8-9/S1 DOE

GENERAL STATEMENT

This position will assist the SRHE/ESA Habitat Restoration Programs Manager in a research, monitoring, evaluation, and habitat projects, and construction of projects among the Salmon River Basin. Fieldwork will involve long, unusual hours away from our home base, and potentially include weekends. Frequent and extended periods of time in the field under variable conditions and physically demanding settings will be a normal part of the job. Field work will include heavy lifting and walking over rough terrain. Office work will include data entry, summaries, analysis, and reporting.

SUPERVISION

This Fisheries Technician II is under the direct supervision and evaluated by the SRHE/ESA Habitat Restoration Programs Manager. The technician will be required to perform tasks unsupervised, as a supervising field crews, and will be held accountable. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Collects chemical, physical, and biological data as needed. Must have basic computer skills to record, compile, QAQC, and analyze data. Maintains, and accounts field equipment for the project. Mobilizes and demobilizes project equipment for the field season. Represents the Tribes and project at appropriate meetings, workshops, and tours. Conducts work associated with other fisheries projects.

Will be responsible for supervising a field crew.

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. Safety is first and foremost priority in the performance of the job.

Conducts self with a professional mannerism that will bring credit to the Tribal Government.

Performance Standard shall include but not be limited to: Ability to maintain dependable attendance and reliability Efficient use of public skills to provide quality customer service Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff Ability to work independently with little supervision Demonstrated knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in environment

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

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid drivers license. Must have a minimum of 36 months (3 years) experience as a Tribal Fish and Wildlife Technician (G8). AND/OR

Successful completion of at least two (2) years of college course work with fish, wildlife, or other biological sciences of natural resource management as their major course of study and relevant experience (G9).

Proficiency in the following areas is demonstrated: Fish sampling techniques including: snorkel surveys, redd counts, electrofishing, tagging, and juvenile fish production estimates, habitat surveys: stream and riparian, fish monitoring techniques, invertebrate sampling, salmonid life history, basic understanding of aquatic resource processes.

Must be able to lift and carry heavy objects (25-75lbs.) during the course of daily activities and hike long distances in and along streams and rivers.

Must attend required trainings, and workshops related to job duties.

Must be capable of completing unsupervised work, dependable, able to get along well with others, and willing to learn new techniques and information.

Knowledge of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868 and its implications to resource management; preferred.

Must demonstrate ability in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, resolutions, and policies.

Employment history must prove creditability and dependability.

Self-starter, completes tasks in a timely manner and must possess ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

Ability to understand and execute a variety of complex written and oral instructions.

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.

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 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 documentation that verifies 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 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, P.O. Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203. Applications are accepted until 5 PM on the closing date.


PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICER

Department:  Tribal Courts
Closes:  04/25/2014

WAGE: $14.95 (G9/S1-3)

GENERAL STATEMENT

The Probation and Parole Officer supervises individuals placed on probation/parole and/or are released from the custody of the Fort Hall Corrections by the Tribal Court. Supervision includes conducting investigations, making determinations if violations occur and preparing case histories.

SUPERVISION

Works under the direct supervision of the Court Administrator, with the latitude for independent judgment and action.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Counsel offenders both Juvenile and Adult in activities related to legal conditions of probation or parole. Informs offender of legal requirements of conditional release such as visits to office, restitution payments, etc. Reviews documents pertaining to legal and social history of offender to conduct pre-hearing or pre-sentencing investigations and to make recommendations regarding rehabilitation plan, if necessary.

Monitors records and files of probationers. Compiles reports, testifies in court, and makes recommendations concerning conditional release or institutionalization of offender.

Evaluates and follows offenders progress by making visits to home, school and place of employment. Determines if violations of conditions of probation have occurred. Confers with offender, Tribal Court personnel, law enforcement personnel, legal representatives, family, etc. in making violation determination.

Consults and cooperates with other jurisdictions in monitoring probationers, and when supervising probationers transferred between jurisdictions. Maintains positive working relationship with law enforcement personnel, Tribal Court staff, Tribal, state, and federal social services personnel and other agencies or departments.

Maintains or improves knowledge by attending training in current developments in the area of Probation and Parole, including interviewing, counseling, monitoring referrals, compliance with probation, and completion of presentence investigations.

Must have knowledge of Tribal Court policies, rules and files.

Must have knowledge and ability to prepare legal documents and records.

Must have the ability to organize and express ideas effectively in verbal and written communications.

Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, superiors, department managers, tribal officials and the general public.

Must have the ability to understand and assist the Tribal members and other Indian defendants with rehabilitation efforts.

Must be willing and capable of performing UA/Alcohol testing on probation/parole clients.

Performance standards and competencies will include but not be limited to:

" Procedures, practices and methods of police administration, criminal investigation, identification, and the preparation and presentation of materials or evidence in court. " Rules and regulations of federal, state, and tribal laws, codes, statutes, and ordinances. " Supervisory and management practices and principles. " Ability to prepare reports and participate effectively in departmental functions. " Ability to develop effective working relationships with both public and private officials, as well as subordinates, tribal employees and members, and tribal officials. " Ability to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing. " Ability to assign, instruct and review the work of subordinates. " Ability to maintain dependable attendance and reliability. " Efficient use of public skills to provide quality customer service. " Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff. " Ability to work independently with little supervision. " Demonstrated knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in environment.

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. Duties and responsibilities will include other activities and areas as needed to carry out position functions. QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of two (2) years successful experience in a human service related position involving counseling, interviewing, case management or related functions AND

Two (2) years college or university with major course work in a human service program, i.e. counseling, legal work, psychology, social work, or related discipline. Experience may be substituted for college on a month-for-month basis.

Must have in possession, or ability to obtain a valid State of Idaho drivers license.

Must not have a misdemeanor within the last 12 months.

Must have no felony charges, or have ever been convicted of a felony.

A background check will be performed on all applicants.

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

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

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.

A completed Tribal Employment application must be submitted to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Personnel Department, PO Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203, to be considered for any position within the organization. Applications are accepted until 5:00 PM on the closing date.

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, 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 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-98-0405.

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 5PM on the closing date.


COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE-LPN

Department:  Tribal Health & Human Services
Closes:  04/25/2014

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

GENERAL STATEMENT

The purpose of the Licensed Practical Nurse position is to provide comprehensive Community Health Nursing services to the Native American people of the Fort Hall Reservation and the Fort Hall Service Unit clients within the clinical and/or community setting as assigned. 1. CLINICAL NURSING: The LPN will assist medical providers within the assigned clinical setting providing services within the Immunization package, Womens Health, Maternal and Child, Podiatry, & Diabetes Health clinics.

2. FIELD NURSING: The LPN will provide CHN services and education to the assigned clients that are elderly, disabled, homebound, inmates, school children, and hospital discharged community members who are referred for CHN services and follow up. 3. ADMINISTRATION: The LPN will complete Vaccine for Children (VFC) assignments required for compliance with the Tribes provider enrollment agreement. Additionally, the LPN will carry out nursing tasks as delegated by the Registered Nurse and/or Medical Professional that is within the scope of the LPN.

4. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: The LPN will participate in CDC, the Idaho Immunization Program (IIP) and other community health education & training to maintain current on childhood immunization schedules, Health Education information and best practices in the scope of the LPN.

5. HEALTH PROMOTION ACTIVITIES: The LPN will participate in planning and implement health promotion/disease prevention education, outreach services at special events via workshops, classes, or health fairs including blood pressures, blood glucose checks & flu shots as assigned in coordination with the local programs & schools

6. COORDINATION OF SERVICES: Cross trains with nursing colleagues and provides clinical nursing services within the Womens Health, Pediatric, and Family clinics when needed.

SUPERVISION

The Community Health Nursing, LPN is under the direct supervision and will be evaluated by the RN Supervisor. All THHS employees receive general supervision & direction from the Tribal Health & Human Service Director.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (CLINICAL): The LPN will complete clinical nursing assignments pursuant to the LPN scope of practice as delegated by the RN, Medical Provider(s) or standing order(s).

Schedule clients for Womens Health, Well Child and/or Immunization clinic follow up care including sending written correspondence from clinical packages to clients. The LPN will work closely with Tribal Health Medical Providers in womens health and Well Child clinics and occasionally Indian Health Service Providers to ensure continuity of care. Prepares and assembles exam rooms, equipment and supplies as needed for examinations; assigns patients to rooms, take vital signs such as temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, height & weight, collect specimen(s) for lab, prepare and administer immunizations and assist medical provider(s) during procedures, Follow documentation protocols for charting and coding services in client Electronic Health Records (EHR) within 24 hours of service delivery including legibility, timeliness, coding, accuracy etc. for all clients. Uses RPMS Immunization package, and Idaho Immunization Reminder System (IRIS) to forecast, track, and update client immunizations. VFC compliance responsibilities when delegated include: Ensure all vaccines are correctly handled, stored, and accounted for pursuant to the VFC Idaho Immunization Program (IIP) agreement. Monitor vaccine refrigerator and freezer temperatures at least twice daily and records in temperature log; responds to storage temperatures outside the recommended range. Monitor and rotate vaccine stock by date to ensure vaccines closest to their expiration date are used first and expired vaccines are removed. Assist in the coordination of VFC training for nursing colleagues to ensure backup services are delivered in the absence of co-worker. Post current immunization data in the lab so give all staff access to current childhood immunization schedules and protocols. Complete monthly VFC and the quarterly National Immunization Report (NIR) for the RN supervisors review.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (FIELD):

The LPN will complete professional nursing field assignments pursuant to the LPN scope of practice as delegated by the RN, Medical Provider or standing order(s).

The LPN will complete elderly and disabled welfare checks to clients who have been referred.

The LPN will implement client plans of care as assigned by the RN Supervisor and the tribal referral process; and provide nursing services as appropriate for LPN Standards of nursing practice.

Assist with conducting an elderly surveillance analysis and patient satisfaction surveys. Participates on assigned AAAHC committees and special projects as assigned to represent the Community Health Nursing Program.

Conduct follow up by providing home visits to the clients home, providing nursing care to the client per medical provider order(s) or care plan.

The LPN will report follow up conducted related to referrals and or clinical patients to the RN & case management committee.

The LPN will participate in vaccination and flu clinics, employee health package, health fairs, child health screening, school health referrals, district meetings, and any other health prevention activity as assigned.

Provide case management for all prenatal patients who require medication management, a referral for further medical testing, child protection monitoring, and any other health care needs. The LPN will fill in for other nursing positions when short staffed to assist with well child or womens health clinic; home visits; health education; and specialty clinics to ensure continuity of care. Participates and adheres to AAAHC accreditation guidelines for ambulatory health care. Submit a monthly report to the CHN manager based on activities planned/completed. Other duties will include tasks as delegated needed to carry out the goals of the Tribal Health & Human Services Department and services within the CHN Program.

STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR ALL THHS/CHN Personnel: Must comply with HIPAA, Privacy Act, and Information Security requirements set forth for THHS personnel who maintain, process, or come into contact with patient information.

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.

All employees will model high standard of professional ethics, honesty, and integrity in all matters relating to their employment conducting them self both on and off the job with a professional mannerism that will bring credit to the Tribal Government.

Performance Standard includes, but not limited to: Ability to maintain dependable attendance and reliability Apply professional knowledge, skills and abilities used within the scope of practices Actively participate in self study and training opportunities to enhance professional knowledge, skills and abilities. Deliver quality client and health educational services. Exercise professionalism and ethical conduct through Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Trust, and Accountability. Support organizational and/or operational changes and works toward common goals. Complete tasks in a timely manner and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision Maintain working relationships with providers and ancillary staff in addition to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have an unrestricted LPN license in Idaho (Other state licenses will be accepted, but an Idaho license will be required within the 90 day probationary period). Must have a valid Idaho drivers license and be insurable by the Tribes insurance. Must have computer experience to be able to complete EHR and RPMS applications and ability to enter information into Immunization and IRIS software systems Must have at a minimum one (1) year of work experience as an LPN (G11/ S1) Preferred Two (2) years experience (G11 S2), three (3) years (G11 S3) Must pass a criminal background check in compliance with Indian Child Protection laws. One year of experience is preferred working with Native American populations and understanding of the Shoshone Bannock Tribal culture and demographic areas.

Demonstrate ability in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, resolutions, and policies.

Employment history must prove credibility and dependability

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.

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 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.


CERTIFIED ADDICTION COUNSELOR/TECHNICIAN

Department:  Four Directions Treatment Center
Closes:  04/18/2014

SALARY: $16.42 G10/S1 (Technician) $19.90 G12G11/S1 (Counselor)

GENERAL STATEMENT

Functions as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team. Responsible for conducting chemical dependency treatment services in accordance with the core functions and domains of a certified addiction counselor.

SUPERVISION

The counselor will be under the direct supervision of the Program Manager. Direct supervisor defines therapeutic priorities and goals in the form of general objectives and provides specific clinical structure for incumbent to work within. Direct supervisor provides review of clinical duties and completed work checking for conformity with established program procedure and policy. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The counselor will demonstrate competence in the practice with the core functions of a chemical dependency addiction counselor. Provide proficient performance in the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, education and professional responsibility.

Provides the following primary core functions of an addictions counselor, screening, intake, assessment, orientation, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, report and record keeping. The counselor will have the knowledge and demonstrate proficient skills to perform the following treatment services.

(1) Screening: Determines appropriateness and eligibility for admission or referral to the chemical dependency program, evaluates symptoms of alcohol and other drug use and abuse. Identifies coexisting conditions (medical, psychiatric, physical, etc.) that indicate need for additional professional assessment or services.

(2) Intake: Conducts the administrative and initial assessment procedures for admission to the chemical dependency program. Completes required documents, signed consents and provides information to protect client confidentiality and rights.

(3) Orientation: Provides an overview describing the program goals and objectives for client care, the program rules and client obligations and rights and the program operations of service.

(4) Assessment: The counselor identifies and evaluates an individuals strengths, weaknesses, problems and needs for the development of a treatment plan. Gathers relevant history from client through appropriate interview techniques, completes a psycho-social history, utilizes appropriate chemical dependency assessment tools and develops a diagnostic evaluation of the clients substance abuse and any coexisting conditions based on the results of the assessments to provide an integrated approach to treatment planning.

(5) Treatment Planning: Will explain assessment results, develop individualized treatment plans based on client needs, will help patients plan their treatment goals and make periodic revisions when necessary with clients. Confers with other professional staff about helpful approaches to individual treatment plans for client service.

(6) Counseling: Conducts individual, group and family counseling sessions as assigned with the primary focus on alcohol and drug related problems. Will apply techniques to assist the client, group and family with examination of clients behavior, attitudes and feelings, individualize counseling in accordance to cultural, gender and lifestyle differences, interact with client in a therapeutic manner, elicit solutions and decisions from the client and implement the treatment plan. Will actively participate and assist in conducting the outlined family week treatment service.

(7) Case Management: Helps coordinate services for clients care such as vocational goals, education, training opportunities, aftercare support services, legal resources, transportation arrangements, medical plans, living arrangements and resources identification. Confers with other professional staff about helpful approaches to case management for client service.

(8) Crisis Intervention: Will recognize the elements of the client crisis, respond to an alcohol or other drug abusers needs during acute emotional or physical distress and implement an immediate referral or course of action to the crisis.

(9) Client Education: Present education on alcohol and other drug/abuse information, provide lectures as scheduled through formal or informal processes and provide available services and resources.

(10) Referral: Will identify the needs of a client and assist them to utilize available community resources and support systems. Will match the client needs to the appropriate resources, adhere to confidentiality laws with referral, which includes the continuum of care plan for clients in discharge planning and aftercare services.

(11) Report and Record Keeping: Documents the results of assessment, treatment plans, writing reports, client progress notes, discharge summaries and other client related data. Will document relevant ongoing information for client care, complete client documentation in a timely manner and appropriate to the agency process for licensing/funding sources.

(12) Consultation: Will consult with other professional in regard to client treatment services in-house or outside professionals to assure comprehensive quality of care for the client. Will recognize issues that are beyond the counselors base of knowledge and skills and consult for appropriate resources to ensure effective treatment service is provided and will adhere to applicable laws, regulations and agency policies governing disclosure of client-identifying data. Will actively participate in assigned case staffing. Establishes and maintains quality liaisons with agencies, community groups and other resources and references whose services may be needed by the clients.

Conducts self in a professional and ethical manner at all times. Is under the policy and procedures of the Four Directions Treatment Center Program as they pertain to abstinence from alcohol and other chemicals while employed.

Works with clients through rapport building to assist the patient in understanding, appreciating and complying with the philosophy, policy and expectations of the rehabilitation program.

Maintains strict confidentiality of information adhering to State, Federal and Tribal and Four Directions Treatment Program Policies and Procedures.

Serves on the primary residential treatment component after-hour on-call counselor team as scheduled.

Actively participates with the program quality improvement projects, prevention events and committees as assigned..

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 Standard shall include but not be limited to: Ability to maintain dependable attendance and reliability Efficient use of public skills to provide quality customer service Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff Ability to work independently with little supervision Demonstrated knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in environment

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

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

Possess knowledge of theories, concepts, appropriate techniques and principles of treatment for culturally specific chemical dependency treatment for Native Americans.

Possess knowledge of the domains and core functions of a certified addiction counselor.

Demonstrate professional responsibility and ethical behaviors by adhering to established professional code of ethics.

GUIDELINES

Includes DHHS, IHS, HIPAA, and state codes and regulations, program contracts and written policy statements. 42CFR, regarding patient's confidentiality, must be understood and adhered to at all times. Considerable judgment must be applied in the interpretation of many of these goals.

QUALIFICATIONS

G12/S1-In order to qualify must have a valid and current State of Idaho, Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Counselor Certification (IBADCC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification AND possess a bachelor degree in Human Services, Social Work or other related field from an accredited university OR;

G11/S1-In order to qualify must have a valid and current State of Idaho (IBADCC) Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification OR must have a valid and current Alcohol/Drug Counselor certification from another credentialed board and must be able to obtain a (IBADCC) CADC certification within six months of hire OR;

G10/S1-In order to qualify must have a current Idaho Student of Addiction Studies (ISAS) certification through the Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Certification. Upon hire the employee will be required to pursue their (IBADCC) Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor certification and will need to sign a contract for their service to the FDTC, if training or if cost is incurred at the employees ISAS status.

Must provide proof of valid degree, valid Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification or Idaho Student of Addiction Studies certification.

Must have a minimum of two (2) years of direct experience in working in a chemical dependency setting.

Must have maintained a minimum of two continuous years of sobriety prior to hire. Must have two (2) letters attesting to his/her sobriety.

Must possess a State of Idaho Driver license and be insurable by the Tribes.

Must demonstrate ability in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, resolutions, and policies.

Employment history must prove creditability and dependability.

Self-starter, completes tasks in a timely manner and must possess ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to understand and execute a variety of complex written and oral instructions.

Past employment must demonstrate exceptional organizational capabilities.

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

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 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 documentation that verifies 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 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, P.O. Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203. Applications are accepted until 5 p.m. on the closing date.





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