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The Otoe-Missouria Tribe

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe

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If you are interested in a posted job and meet the minimum qualifications, click on Forms link and complete the Employment Application, print and mail it to or deliver it to: 

Otoe-Missouria Human Resources Office
8151 Highway 177
Red Rock, OK 74651

Position Title:

Transit Planning Project Administrative Assistant



Reports To:   

Planning Director


Temporary-20 hrs/wk

Funding Source:

This position is wholly funded by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program: Tribal Transit Program grant from the Federal Transportation Administration.  Hiring for this position is contingent upon the receipt of grant funding.  The position may be renewed under alternate funding after the initial employment term, dependent on the tribe’s continuation of the initiative and dependent on performance of the employee hired for the position. 

Position summary:

The Transit Planning Project Administrative Assistant is a support position responsible for working, under the supervision of the Director of Planning, with Tribal Departments and committees to develop the goals and objectives the Tribal Transit Services Plan.  This position works cooperatively with other departments and committees on grant-funded activities, including:

  • Coordinate initiative communication across tribal departments and with tribal leadership to maximize internal synergy for project goals.
  • Coordinate initiative communication within tribal communities to request, gather, formulate and report community feedback on proposed activities.
  • Assist with grant-required reporting.
  • Provide general assistance to Director of Planning for all aspects of grant-funded activities.
  • Will help to coordinate meetings and take notes for the Transportation Services Advisory Board. 

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with the develop communication system between transit planning program and the TSAB and transit planning consultant.
  • Assist in the evaluation, monitoring and interpretation of political and legislative activities that may impact the transit plan.
  • Assist in direction and coordinate planning with tribal programs and staff including gathering data to support the planning process.
  • Work with managers and staff to assure coordination on program compliance and reporting requirements with all grants and contracts awarded to the Tribe.
  • Secure appropriate approvals for grants, contracts, subcontracts, agreements, and memorandums of understanding.
  • Coordinate with managers and staff to ensure completion of required processes and all necessary paperwork.
  • Consult with Financial Services staff to ensure compliance with applicable requirements within individual grants and projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of grant application, compliance and reporting processes.
  • Knowledge of tribal organizations.
  • Knowledge of program development, implementation and administration.
  • Knowledge of budgetary analysis, principles and procedures.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and common software programs including MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and analyze technical documents.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, Tribal Administration, the community and members of other organizations.
  • Ability to work in a work environment with time sensitive assignments.

Educational /Experience Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Accounting, Business Administration or other related field
  • One year work experience related to management/administration and fiscal operations of Tribal Governments and experience in compact negotiations and processes. 
  • Experience working on budgeting, financial compliance and planning desirable.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and be insurable under the Tribe’s insurance policy.

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe is an equal Opportunity Employer. Otoe-Missouria and Native American preference will be observed. All appointments are subject to drug screening and background checks.

Please submit employment application to Human Resources, 8151 Hwy 177, Red Rock, OK. 74651 by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2018 or email to An application form can be found at or outside the HR offices. Resumes are accepted but will not substitute for application.

Position Title:

Police Officer


Reports to:  

Chief of Police


Law Enforcement





The incumbent shall be under the general supervision of the Otoe-Missouria Tribal Assistant Chief of Police and directly responsible to the Chief of Police.  Duties include:

  • Patrol jurisdiction area in Tribal police vehicle.
  • Perform routine police duties as instructed by Tribal Chief of Police.
  • Prepare and submit all necessary routine Police reports in a professional & timely manner.
  • Adhere to Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.
  • Conform to and contribute to the administering of all contracts and grants, policies and procedures, and all other ordinances as directed to do so by the Chief of Police.
  • Will observe the Assistant Chief of Police as the first line of contact in the chain of command in all Police related issues, but not administrative issues.

Must be 21 years of age at the date of application. Be a citizen of the United States of America and possess a high school diploma or its equivalent. Must possess an appropriate, valid driver’s license at the time of application. Experience in police duties.  Must pass a physical and psychological examination from a licensed practitioner. Must pass urinalysis for drug free workplace policy and have no felony convictions.  Must be able to satisfactorily pass an adjudicated background clearance that will include 18USC Gun Control Act, 25 CFR 63.21; Public Law 101-630 the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Act and the Crime Control Act Subchapter V- Public Law 101-647. Bureau of Indian Affairs Police Officer certification preferred. CLEET Police Officer certification accepted but must receive BIA accreditation within the first 12 months of employment. 

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. 

Please submit employment application to Human Resources, 8151 Hwy 177, Red Rock, OK. 74651 or email Position opened until filled. An application form can be found at Resumes are accepted but will not substitute for application.


Position Title:

Daycare Sub


Reports to:  

Daycare Director





Temporary, On-Call


Performs paraprofessional childcare services with a focus on the health and safety, and continuity of care for the infant and school age children classroom.

• High School Diploma or GED.
• Experience working with young children preferred.
• May have to complete certification in First Aid and CPR.
• Must be able to come to work at times with short notice as the position is on an as needed basis.
• Ability to manage physically active children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.
• Must have the ability to pass an illegal drug screening upon employment.
• Ability to pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation background check. Cannot have been convicted of or pled guilty to any of the following:
     1. Child Abuse or Neglect
     2. Possession, Sale, or Distribution of an illegal substance.
     3. Sexual misconduct of any form
     4. Assault and Battery

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintains a safe and clean indoor and outdoor environment.
• Monitors children in the classroom and on the playground at all times.
• Must be willing to perform all duties inherent in a childcare setting.

Please submit employment application to Human Resources, 8151 Hwy 177, Red Rock, OK. or email to An application form can be found at or outside the HR offices. This is not a part-time or full-time position. This is an as needed position with varying schedules and hours worked.