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

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ELECTION BOARD MEMBERS (2)

Department:  FHBC
Closes:  10/31/2014

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.


PERSONNEL DIRECTOR

Department:  Personnel
Closes:  10/24/2014

SALARY: $34.41-$36.50 (G17/S1) DOE

GENERAL STATEMENT

This is a key position for effective development, implementation and administration of the Personnel Management System. Provides management direction and accountability assuring efficiency of operations, effective administration and quality service delivery.

This position has delegated authority to administer and enforce the Personnel Management Policies and Procedures adopted by the Fort Hall Business Council.

SUPERVISION:

The Personnel Director is supervised and evaluated by the Executive Director.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Enforces the Personnel Policies and Procedures as may be amended. Administers multiple personnel programs including: Recruitment, Alcohol and Drug Testing, Employee Benefits Administration, Classification and Compensation, Records Management, Orientation and Training, implements the Springbrook payroll, TimeClockPlus and insurance functions, and Internal Investigations.

Interfaces with Management System Programs providing internal checks and balances pertaining to payroll, personnel budgets, property clearances, Federal audits and application of a uniform compensation system.

Reviews all new and revised position descriptions and modifies as needed. Assures qualification statements relate to essential duties and responsibilities. Classifies all positions and sets compensation rates enforcing compliance with the classification and compensation policies.

Reviews personnel transactions for policy compliance and authorizes, disapproves, amends or returns to department with policy citation. Applies policy and decision making authority in a uniform and consistent manner. Oversees implementation of the Springbrook and TimeClockPlus (TCP) operating system for timekeeping, payroll and benefits administration.

Formulates, plans and directs personnel administration policies. Develops and delivers new employee orientation and training for career status employees and supervisors. Advises management and employees through policy development, training, and interpretation.

Ensures appropriate coordination on complex and sensitive issues that involve multiple disciplines including but not limited to employment laws, labor relations, safety and accounting.

Coordinates with the Personnel Advisory Board when new or revised procedures are recommended. Advises career status employees in grievance procedures.

Provides timely, thorough and objective data and alternatives to the Executive Director and the Fort Hall Business Council for their decision-making on personnel and policy matters. Prepares reports regarding accomplishment of departments goals and special reports requested from the Executive Director and the Fort Hall Business Council.

Analyzes statistical data and other reports concerning all aspects of employment in order to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and to develop improved policies and procedures.

Models high standards of honesty and integrity in all matters relating to employment with the Shoshone-bannock Tribes; and required as a condition of employment to conduct self both on and off the job in a manner that brings credit to the Tribal government.

Motivates department personnel and peers toward future goals. Monitors and evaluates program performance and accomplishments; assesses overall effectiveness and efficiency and provides appropriate incentives, guidance.

Interfaces with Tribal Management System personnel to assure programs are managed in compliance with applicable regulations and Tribal Management System policies and operating procedures governing Personnel, Finance, Contracting, Administration, Records, Facilities and Property. Takes corrective action when fiscal, contracting, human resource or other administrative problems are identified.

MUST MAINTAIN STRICT CONDFIDENTIALITY OF ALL INFORMATION PROCESSED THROUGH THE PERSONNEL 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.

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

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND COMPETENCIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

" Quality of supervision, scheduling and coordination of personnel functions. " 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. " General Management: leadership, problem solving, interpersonal relations, fiscal management, human resource management and team building.

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related discipline with at least two (1) years of Personnel Management experience

OR

A Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management or related discipline with four (4) years of Personnel and Management experience; or 5 years of administration experience.

Applicants are required to provide college transcripts with application package.

Must demonstrate expert knowledge and experience in personnel administration including: Employment laws and application; development, implementation and enforcement of personnel policy; records management and confidentiality; recruitment, conducting background checks; compensation and employer benefit administration; and substance abuse testing.

Must be skilled in computer operations including word processing, data base, and spreadsheet applications.

Applicants for management positions are required to submit to pre-employment background checks and the results will be used to determine suitability for employment with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

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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