Job Openings

The Chippewa Cree Tribe is accepting Letters of Interest for one (1) community member to serve as a Gaming Commission Board Member.

Interested parties may apply by submitting a Letter of Interest to the Human Resources Office at the Chippewa Cree Tribal Office. In the letter, please include your mailing address and daytime telephone number where you may be contacted.

Letters must be submitted by Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by 4:30 p.m.

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: Not To Exceed Budget

Location: Social Services Department

Opens: May 6, 2019

Closes: May 31, 2019

Classification: Executive, Salaried, Exempt, Covered, Critical

GENERAL SUMMARY

Acts in supervisory capacity and as the Administrator for the Social Services Program including General Assistance, Indian Child Welfare, State Title IV-E, Foster Care Program, Preservation, as well as any subsequent programs that may be assigned to the Social Services Department. This position performs administrative duties and responsibilities, which requires knowledge and expertise in: social services regulations, financial management and personnel management.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:    

Under the Supervision of the Chippewa Cree Sub-Committee and/or Chippewa Cree Business Committee.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: 

Supervises staff employed within the Social Services Department as designated.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Day to day supervision of programs and staff in the Social Services Department.
  • Adheres to referral system for appropriate staff or agency for all programs.
  • Assures confidential files are maintained, secure, and data is retrieved as required for reporting to federal, state and local governments.
  • Develops and monitors budget, and adheres to approved budgets as well as compliance with appropriate regulation and guidelines provided by funding agencies.
  • Provides assistance and collaboration with other ongoing projects and programs to address the issues the community and clientele have regarding all social services programs.
  • Provides technical expertise regarding all cases, monitoring, assigning, accessing waivers, reviewing judicial documents, and assisting with preparation strategy for addressing specific cases.
  • Advocates and develops tribal position documents regarding legislation that may impact local programs.
  • Prepares and submit budgets on an annual basis, or as required in accordance with the Budget Ordinance, federal guidelines and state requirements.
  • Provides written monthly narrative to immediate supervisor and/or sub-committee citing accomplishments, present project activity, citing issues that may be forthcoming, and a strategy for conducting future activities.
  • Responsible for staff management in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Chippewa Cree Tribe.
  • Responsible for performing all duties within the full position description.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related discipline and five years’ experience in related field plus three years administration.
  • Preferably Master’s Degree in Social Work with administrative experience/education.
  • Knowledge of legal systems, tribal law and order code, judicial process, ability to review and recommend drafting of appropriate legal documents with the assistance of tribal attorney and overall judicial process as it related to the specific cases at the local level.
  • Knowledgeable of program and regulatory language and authority specific to each program.
  • Knowledgeable of programs or agencies that provide assistance to clients and families who may encounter problems with a myriad of personal, family or community issues such as: broken homes, non-support, unsafe or unsanitary housing, unemployment, desertion, marital discord, ill health or chronic health problems, lack of training or experience in child reading and child care, etc.
  • Strict adherence to confidentiality requirements and the Privacy Act Regulation and Law is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, knowledge and ability to utilize computer.
  • Background investigation and police record check required.
  • Priority for Selection of applicants for employment within the Chippewa Cree Tribe is as follows:
    • Qualified, honorably discharged (must show proof by submitting a DD 214 Certificate) veterans who are enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Other qualified Indians;
    • Qualified Non-Indians.
  • Testing: Subject to drug testing per Drug Ordinance 1-99.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 20, 2019 will be considered for the position advertised.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • APPLICATION (Chippewa Cree Tribe Employment Application)
  • RESUME (with dates of employment)
  • COPY OF DEGREE (IF APPLICABLE)
  • COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
  • LETTER OF INTEREST
  • DD 214 (if applicable)
  • CIB (if applicable)
  • THREE REFERENCE LETTERS
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.5705 ext.2018, Via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                                                                                                                                                /s/ Josh Seaton

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: Not To Exceed Budget

Location: Natural Resources Department

Opens: May 6, 2019

Closes: May 20, 2019

Classification: Seasonal, Temporary

DUTIES:

  • Serves as a supervisory wildland firefighter on a wildland fire engine.
  • Drives engine to fire locations, frequently over unimproved roads and positions engine in appropriate locations in consideration of the safety of crew and equipment and how the equipment can best be used in control and mop-up operations.
  • Directs the operation of a wildland fire engine, ensuring the correct positioning, proper use and operation.
  • Personally performs and directs others in starting pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, and laying hose.
  • Gathers and considers information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior in responding to wildland fire incidents.
  • Control activities such as suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuels reduction, and prescribed burning.
  • Plans work to be accomplished. Sets and adjusts short term priorities.
  • Completes administrative paper work, fire reports, interacts with public, conducts briefings, teaches fire training courses, and works with multi-agencies.
  • Will perform various fuels and hazardous fuels reduction project work as assigned such as: clearing and piling dead and downed timber and debris, slash pile burning, broadcast burning, monitoring and assisting with all other treatments regarding fuels and fuels reduction.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Preferably High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Passage of a pre-employment physical is required.
  • Must have a valid State of Montana Driver’s License
  • You must possess all of the following current National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) incident management qualifications and training requirements to be considered eligible for this position:
  • 1) Engine Boss (ENGB), and;
  • 2) Incident Commander, Type 5 (ICT5), and;
  • 3) Additional required training of S-211, "Portable Pumps and Water Use."
  • Must submit to a background investigation for this position.
  • Priority for Selection of applicants for employment within the Chippewa Cree Tribe is as follows:
    • Qualified, honorably discharged (must show proof by submitting a DD 214 Certificate) veterans who are enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Other qualified Indians;
    • Qualified Non-Indians.
  • Testing: Subject to drug testing per Drug Ordinance 1-99.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 20, 2019 will be considered for the position advertised.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • APPLICATION (Chippewa Cree Tribe Employment Application)
  • RESUME
  • COPY OF DEGREE (IF APPLICABLE)
  • COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
  • LETTER OF INTEREST
  • DD 214 (if applicable)
  • CIB (if applicable)
  • THREE REFERENCES WITH PHONE NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES FOR CONTACT
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.5705 ext.2018.

                                                                                                            /s/ Josh Seaton

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: Not To Exceed Budget

Location: Natural Resources

Opens: May 6, 2019

Closes: May 20, 2019

Classification: Seasonal, Temporary

DUTIES:

  • This position serves as a wildland firefighter on a wildland fire engine.
  • Drives and operates a wildland fire engine, positioning the engine for proper use and operation.
  • Ensures the engine is kept in a full state of readiness for emergency fire dispatch.
  • Personally performs and directs others in starting pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, and laying hose.
  • Gathers and considers information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior in responding to wildland fire incidents.
  • Control activities such as suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuels reduction, and prescribed burning.
  • Will perform various fuels and hazardous fuels reduction project work as assigned such as: clearing and piling dead and downed timber and debris, slash pile burning, broadcast burning, monitoring and assisting with all other treatments regarding fuels and fuels reduction.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Preferably High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Passage of a pre-employment physical is required.
  • Must have a valid State of Montana Driver’s License
  • You must possess all of the following current National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) incident management qualifications and training requirements to be considered eligible for this position:
  • 1) Fire Fighter Type 1 or 2 (FFT1) or (FFT2), and;
  • 2) Additional required training of S-211, "Portable Pumps and Water Use."
  • Must submit to a background investigation for this position.
  • Priority for Selection of applicants for employment within the Chippewa Cree Tribe is as follows:
    • Qualified, honorably discharged (must show proof by submitting a DD 214 Certificate) veterans who are enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Other qualified Indians;
    • Qualified Non-Indians.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 20, 2019 will be considered for the position advertised.
  • Testing: Subject to drug testing per Drug Ordinance 1-99.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • APPLICATION (Chippewa Cree Tribe Employment Application)
  • RESUME
  • COPY OF DEGREE (IF APPLICABLE)
  • COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
  • LETTER OF INTEREST
  • DD 214 (if applicable)
  • CIB (if applicable)
  • THREE REFERENCES WITH PHONE NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES FOR CONTACT
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.5705 ext.2018.

                                                                                                            /s/ Josh Seaton

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: Not To Exceed Budget

Location: Natural Resources Department

Opens: May 6, 2019

Closes: May 20, 2019

Classification: Seasonal, Temporary

DUTIES:

  • As a Forestry Technician (Forestry), your typical work assignments and/or responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Serves as a skilled member or assistant crew leader of a fire suppression crew, using a variety of hand tools, power saw, drip torch, backpumps, etc., to suppress fires or participates in slash disposal or a variety of prescribed burns.
  • Timber- Marks clearly specified softwood and hardwood trees for cutting as sawlogs, pulpwood, posts, poles, etc., according to prescriptions. Measures tree diameters and heights to estimate the amount of standing timber. Traverses proposed timber sale and forest development units using plans and prescriptions, topographic maps, aerial photos, compass, Global Positioning System devices, etc. Assists in the layout of logging units, temporary roads, locations, etc. Knowledge of handling chainsaws, Engines, and GPS units.
  • Silviculture-Leads a small crew measuring and laying out the boundary of small areas designated for planting, site preparation, thinning, and timber stand improvement contracts. Personally performs work or inspects work performed under site preparation, planting, and timber stand improvement contracts following established procedures and which involve standard requirements and are limited in size. Examine timber units to assess number of tree seedlings present, condition, and growth and survival rates, and evidence of animal, insect or disease damage.
  • Recreation- Contacts recreational visitors to provide factual information and answers questions about recreation opportunities, rules, regulation, and information on resource management practices on the unit. Assists with the cleanup of campgrounds and other recreation sites
  • Wildlife -Assists the Wildlife program on an as needed basis. Performs independently, or as the leader of a crew, wildlife or fisheries habitat improvement projects such as site preparation for clearings, construction and installation of fish attractors, planting of areas for establishment of more desirable food or cover, nesting boxes, water developments, establishment of food plots, etc.
  • Vegetation- Participates in noxious weed control, seeding, or similar projects by flagging boundaries, operating equipment, and carrying out studies. Identifies plant specimens in the field and collects and prepares specimens. Identifies plants and noxious weeds.
  • All other duties assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Preferably High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Passage of a pre-employment physical is required. You must also pass the work capacity test for arduous positions.
  • Must have a valid State of Montana Driver’s License
  • Must submit to a background investigation for this position.
  • Be computer literate in Excel and Word
  • Priority for Selection of applicants for employment within the Chippewa Cree Tribe is as follows:
    • Qualified, honorably discharged (must show proof by submitting a DD 214 Certificate) veterans who are enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Other qualified Indians;
    • Qualified Non-Indians.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 20, 2019 will be considered for the position advertised.
  • Testing: Subject to drug testing per Drug Ordinance 1-99.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Application (Chippewa Cree Tribe Employment Application)
  • RESUME
  • COPY OF DEGREE (IF APPLICABLE)
  • COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
  • LETTER OF INTEREST
  • DD 214 (if applicable)
  • CIB (if applicable)
  • THREE REFERENCES WITH PHONE NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES FOR CONTACT
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.5705 ext.2018

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: Not To Exceed Budget

Location: Natural Resources Department

Opens: May 6, 2019

Closes: May 20, 2019

Classification: Support Staff, Regular, Covered, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

General Summary:

Performs Receptionist and Secretarial duties.

DUTIES:

 

  • Serves as the Receptionist for the Natural Resources Department.
  • Answers the telephone and takes messages and routes to the proper official.
  • Greets visitors and refers to the appropriate staff member.
  • Provides record keeping for calls and visitors.
  • Copies correspondence and other printed material as requested.
  • Provides secretarial support as needed.
  • Sorts mail when needed.
  • Faxes documents for staff, receives faxes for department.
  • Logs outgoing and incoming fax documents.
  • Utilizes two-line telephone system with com lines of 9 lines.
  • Files for department.
  • Other duties related to position.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the supervision of the Natural Resources Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Preferably Associate Degree in Secretarial Technology/Science or related field.
  • Confidentiality required.
  • Capable of using office machines.
  • Must be friendly and courteous.
  • Must be prompt in attendance and dependable.
  • Experience in telephone etiquette and procedures.
  • Must be able to screen telephone calls with proficiency and ease and ascertain urgency or emergency situations.
  • PREFERENCE: Indian preference with first preference for qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe.
  • TESTING: Drug testing as outlined in Drug Ordinance 1-99.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 20, 2019 will be considered for the position advertised.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Application (Chippewa Cree Tribe Employment Application)
  • Resume (with dates of employment)
  • Copy of Degree
  • Letter of Interest
  • Three Reference Letters
  • CIB (If Applicable)
  • DD 214 (If Applicable)
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources/Personnel Officer, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.4478/5705, ext. 2018.

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: D.O.E. 

Location: Natural Resources

Opens: May 6, 2019

Closes: Open Until Filled

Classification: Support Staff, Regular, Covered, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

General Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall management of the development of the tribal land base toward economic efficiency on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation.

Duties:

 

  • Performs administrative duties and responsibilities which requires attention to accuracy, detail and confidentiality.
  • Daily contact with the general public; Bureau of Indian Affairs; State and Federal Agencies; Tribal, City and County Officials; Indian landowners, Indian and non-lessees.
  • Daily supervision and instruction received by memos, meetings and face to face from Natural Resources Director.
  • Requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing; review written material; understand complex realty/lease compliance. IIM, review case files, initiate the cancellation of a lease for non-payment and maintain files.
  • Analyzes leases provisions and compares with finding of the inspection. Notifies lessee in writing of alleged violation and requests corrective action to be taken.
  • Drafts ten-day show causes notices for non-payment of rent and lease cancellation notices.
  • Prepares housing and business site leases. Arranges for site survey, prepares site description using map and plat books.
  • Present reports and briefings at meetings.
  • May perform other duties related to position.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Knowledge of Realty, reporting and System.
  • Clear background.
  • Valid State of Montana Driver License
  • Priority for Selection of applicants for employment within the Chippewa Cree Tribe is as follows:
    • Qualified, honorably discharged (must show proof by submitting a DD 214 Certificate) veterans who are enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Other qualified Indians;
    • Qualified Non-Indians.
  • TESTING: Subject to drug testing per Drug Ordinance 1-99. If terminated for violation of Drug Ordinance, must meet criteria for rehire.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 20, 2019 will be considered for the position advertised.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING: 

  • APPLICATION (Chippewa Cree Tribe Employment Application)
  • RESUME (with dates of employment)
  • THREE REFERENCES (with telephone number & contact address)
  • COPY OF DEGREE AND/OR FIRE TRAININGS
  • LETTER OF INTEREST
  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FORM
  • CIB (If Applicable)
  • DD 214 (If Applicable)
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources/Personnel Officer, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.4478/5705, ext. 2018.

 

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: $23.00 per hour + fringe

Location: Office of Victim Services

Opens: May 2, 2019

Closes: May 16, 2019

Classification: Support Staff, Regular, Covered, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

General Summary:

  • Will provide direct services such as: crisis intervention, safety planning, transportation, medical accompaniment, confidentiality, referrals to other departments/service providers, shelter services, medical/hospital accompaniment, and court advocacy; assists with filing of temporary protection orders, child custody orders, and etc.
  • Maintain a secured office at the Office of Victim Services where clients can meet with the Specialist in a confidential manner to protect their anonymity. When necessary will meet with victims of crime outside of the office.
  • The Victims of Crime Specialist will work with other project staff, OVC program manager, and technical assistance provider in the creation of a Needs Assessment to identify gaps in services and identify difficult to reach population.
  • Will work with other project staff and partners to update and implement current domestic violence policies and procedures.
  • Will work in collaboration to strengthen relationships with existing partnerships at the Office of Victim Service and create new partnerships. Will hold monthly meetings providing program updates to partners.
  • Produce and Distribute outreach materials which are project specific and will be beneficial to clients and community members by utilizing local media sources: radio, tribal newsletter, and etc.
  • If not available from the funding agency will develop all necessary record keeping forms, that will be used to compile data needed to track progress which assure goals and objectives are being met. This information will be used for semi-annual progress reports for the funding agency, the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Attend required training, meetings, workshops/conferences that will enhance the Victims of Crime Specialist ability to serve clients and meet project goals/objectives.
  • Will be on-call for victims of crime for crisis intervention purposes.

Qualifications

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Minimum of two (2) years college education, preferably in the field of Social/Human Services, Women’s Studies, or Criminal Justice.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience as an advocate/court advocate for victims of domestic violence
  • Must have a valid State of Montana Driver’s License
  • Must submit to a background investigation for this position.
  • Priority for Selection of applicants for employment within the Chippewa Cree Tribe is as follows:
    • Qualified, honorably discharged (must show proof by submitting a DD 214 Certificate) veterans who are enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Other qualified Indians;
    • Qualified Non-Indians.
  • It is critical to have good oral and written communication skills for this position.
  • Ability to work a flexible 40 hour work week with night and weekend work required on an as needed basis
  • Testing: Subject to drug testing per Drug Ordinance 1-99.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 16, 2019 will be considered for the position advertised.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • APPLICATION (Available online: Chippewa Cree Tribe Employment Application)
  • RESUME
  • COPY OF DEGREE (IF APPLICABLE)
  • COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
  • LETTER OF INTEREST
  • DD 214 (if applicable)
  • CIB (if applicable)
  • THREE REFERENCE LETTERS WITH PHONE NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES FOR CONTACT
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.5705 ext.2018.
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