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Job Openings

Current vacancies are publicized in several ways. Employment information is available on our website. Jobs are posted on bulletin boards in each of the buildings and jobs may also typically be advertised in the Ponca City News, Stillwater NewsPress and/or Native American newspapers. This position requires that the individual perform a variety of duties including but not limited to clerical matter for a wide range of administrative and technical material. This will include general clerical duties, preparing correspondence, communications, computer operations, processing mail, travel arrangements, and other related necessary administrative duties.


Position Title:

Van Driver/Food Carrier

Reports to:

Title VI Director


Title VI


Full- Time

Position summary:

Incumbent coordinates rides with Title VI Director and Lead Cook, promotes program through development of good community relations. Upholds high standards in the kitchen/van area regarding its condition; practices safe food handling; and maintains personal hygiene.

Essential Functions:

· Responsible for transporting complete meal and supplies; requires checking daily menu before departure of the preparation kitchen.

· Responsible for daily cleaning, maintenance, inspection, and repair of transportation vehicle.

· Responsible for daily cleaning of the Senior Citizen’s Center.

· Keeps accurate daily trip-by-trip records and mileage logs.

· Assumes trip supervisor duties when traveling with seniors on trips.

· May be required to work or drive van during evening hours or weekends.

· Assists with unpacking food and supplies at kitchen.

· Keeps accurate daily log of maintenance or repair to vehicle.

· Assists participants in and out of van and nutrition site and to and from home as needed.

· Loads, transports and unloads hot/cold food, supplies between preparation kitchen and home delivery.

· Drives vehicle according to established route and time schedule in order to pickup and deliver senior citizens to and from nutrition site.

· Serves food when needed.

· Must be knowledgeable of safe driving practices and safety compliance issues.

· Logs daily temperature sheets for freezers and refrigerators.

· Implements directives and perform other duties as assigned by the Title VI Director within the scope of the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others.

· Skill in communicating ideas in writing and orally.

· Ability to deal with clientele in difficult situations.

· Ability to perform strenuous physical tasks.

Physical Requirements:

Good to excellent general health and have the ability to lift or move loads as well as bending, stooping and /or twisting as needed to load/unload heavy items from vehicles. Incumbent must be able to assist frail, elderly and handicapped senior citizens in and out of vehicle, to and from food site, to and from home.  Must pass a drug screen and background check as condition of employment.

Educational /Experience Requirements:


· High School Diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

· Must conform to Drug Free Workplace Policy.

Other Qualifications:

· Incumbent must have a good driving record and valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

· Must not have been convicted of a felony, and must be in good physical condition.

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe is an equal Opportunity Employer. Native American preference will be observed.  All appointments are subject to drug screening and background checks. An application form can be found at (Human ResourcesForms). Please submit application to Human Resources, 8151 Hwy 177, Red Rock, OK. 74651 by 4:30 p.m., February 17, 2017 or email to