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The Otoe-Missouria Tribe

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe

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


Position Title:

Air Quality Technician

 

Reports to:  

Environmental Coordinator

Department:   

Environmental Department

 

Status:

Full-Time 32-40 hrs/wk

 

  Duration:       Ends 9/30/21

 

Position summary:

The Air Quality Technician (AQT) will assume full time duties with responsibilities to ensure objectives to coordinate and attend community meetings on air quality. The AQT will acquire training as needed, in accordance with the training plan, this will require travel for trainings, workshops, and conferences. Articles on Air Quality information for the Tribal newsletter and website will be submitted as outreach for Tribal members in and out of state. The AQT will maintain environmental air quality testing device and inspection updates on activities pertinent to the air program. Also, the AQT will perform a full range of environmental technician assignments that use independent judgment in making decisions requiring the interpretation and application of guidelines.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Must be a self-starter willing to actively participate in a team work environment.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment.
  • Assist in development of Air Quality Assurance Project Plan.
  • Provide research and assist in the preparation of grants applications, technical reports and programmatic budgets.
  • Monitors the nature of emissions and the quality of the air in surrounding environments to ascertain compliance with laws regulating air pollution, industrial health and related concerns.
  • Evaluates air pollution sources based on reports.
  • Investigates local questions and complaints of air pollution concerns.
  • Issues written instructions on corrections that can be completed for conformance with regulations.
  • Outreach - Meets and exchanges information with people and organizations pertinent to the work, such as the public, employers, employees, local enforcement departments, program staff and technical support staff.
  • Maintains records, logs data, and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work.
  • Assist in tribal issuance of hunting licenses.
  • Responsible for establishing, organizing, and maintaining files and documentation for the Clean Air Act grant and related projects.
  • Complete all reports required by funding agency and Environmental Director/Coordinator.
  • Implement directives and perform other duties as assigned by the Environmental Director/Coordinator within the scope of the position.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Should have a working knowledge of EPA Grant Programs, federal and state standards, and methods and utilization of equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Proficiency in computer skills.
  • Proficiency in grant terminology, research knowledge, and office experience.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Knowledge of basic scientific analysis.
  • Knowledge and experience in sample gathering, laboratory assistance and /or scientific technical experience.
  • Must be able to lift up to and/or carry 30 lbs. up, down and across terrain.
  • Must be able to climb ladders.  
  • Ability to write reports to funding agency and to Environmental Director/Coordinator.

 

Educational /Experience Requirements:

Preferred:

Two (2) year degree in Environmental or general science.

 

Equivalent:

Work experience in Environmental science or related area may be substituted for education requirements. Three (3) years experience in federal contracts and grants will be considered.

 

Qualifications: 
Required:

  • Must have a High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have experience in office setting with Administrative duties.
  • Must have valid Driver’s License.

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 by 4:00 p.m., July 28, 2020 or email to humanresources@omtribe.org.  An application form can be found at www.omtribe.org or at the tribal entrance checkpoint. Resumes are accepted but will not substitute for application.

 




Position Title:

Head Start Assistant

 

Reports to:  

Director

Department:   

Head Start

 

Status:

Full- Time

 

Position summary:

Responsible for providing primary assistance to the Director, Facilities Assistant and Teaching Staff with initiative and independence and in accordance with established personnel policies and guidelines as well as Head start Performance Standards and DHS guidelines. Provides assistance on procedural and clerical matters for a wide range of administrative and technical matters. Assists in classrooms and on bus routes.  Provides basic housekeeping.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for performing a wide range of duties including, but not limited to: computer operations, general clerical duties, routine correspondence, answering telephones, and filing.
  • Responsible for maintaining files and records containing information of a sensitive and personal nature, therefore, strict confidentiality must be required.
  • Collects and reports In-Kind to Education Coordinator.
  • Performs other duties related to the program as assigned by the Director in accordance with Personnel Policies.
  • Greets and directs visitors that come in the Head Start building.
  • Maintains accurate files.
  • Receives all in-coming correspondence and prepares out-going correspondence as necessary.
  • Monitors and reports attendance of students to staff, contacts parents as necessary, notifies staff of changes in bus routes daily.
  • Performs duties in compliance with program, department, state and federal regulations.
  • Conforms to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Implements directives and performs other duties as assigned by the Director within the scope of the position.
  • Schedules and records emergency drills performed at the site including fire, tornado, earthquake, intruder, and bus evacuations.
  • Rides bus routes daily.
  • Serve meals to children in family style setting.
  • Gives teachers breaks daily.
  • Provides basic housekeeping throughout the day. (Sanitizing toys, bedding and nap mats)
  • Assists in classrooms as needed.
  • Substitutes in classrooms as needed.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to clearly articulate the program’s goals and philosophy.
  • Be knowledgeable with Microsoft Office.
  • Be able to obtain a CDL license and have a good driving record.
  • Be able to work in various teaching settings (prolonged standing, sitting on floor, sitting at small tables, and outdoor learning activities)

 

Educational /Experience Requirements:

Equivalent:

  • High School.  Minimum of three (3) years experience working in clerical/administrative and/or childcare.

 

Preferred:

  • Associate degree.

 

Other Qualifications:

  • Possesses administrative and office management skills with experience in organization and public communication.
  • Must be able to interpret federal laws and regulations.
  • Must be culturally sensitive.
  • Experience working with Indian families preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a DHS and Federal Background check.

 

Physical Requirements:

Ability to move or lift supplies and equipment up to 50 pounds.

 

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe is an equal Opportunity Employer. Native American preference will be observed.  At time of hire must be able to pass drug screening, physical and background checks




Position Title:

Nutrition Coordinator

Department:  

WIC

Reports To:   

WIC Director

Status:

Part-time (up to 29 hours weekly)


Position summary:

Plan the overall nutrition services in accordance with USDA Food & Nutrition Service (FNS) Women, Infant & Children Program (WIC) for the Otoe-Missouria Tribe WIC Program.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans the state’s overall nutrition services, involving:

(1)  Identifies nutrition education goals and objectives.

(2)  Develops and implements procedures to ensure that nutrition education is offered to all participants.

(3)  Establishes standards for participant contacts.

(4)  Identifies or develops nutrition education resources and materials for use in local agencies.

(5)  Describes the methods that will be used to provide drug and other harmful substance abuse information.   

(6)  Describes methods to meet the special nutrition education needs of migrants, Native Americans, and homeless persons.

(7)  Identifies the State’s WIC approved foods.

(8)  Monitors local agency activities for compliance with Federal requirements for nutrition education.

  • Provides technical assistance and consultation to agency staff and other health and nutrition services topics. 
  • Provides in-service training and technical assistance for staff involved in providing nutrition education to participants.
  • Develops and evaluates the State nutrition services plan.
  • Develops State policies, procedures, or guidelines that pertain to nutrition services (e.g. nutrition assessment, nutrition education, food package prescriptions, and job descriptions).
  • Supervises other State nutrition services staff, including the State Breastfeeding Promotion Coordinator. 
  • Participates in the development, management and implementation of the State nutrition services budget to ensure that at least 1/6 of the administrative budget is expended on nutrition education. 
  • Analyzes and comments on proposed policy or legislation that has potential impact on WIC nutrition services.
  • Coordinates nutrition services with other internal WIC Program operations and external agencies/programs.
  • Provides technical nutrition support in the development and revisions or State automated systems. 
  • Provide training for Nutrition Assistants when needed.
  • Fill in for Nutrition Assistants at WIC Clinic sites when needed.
  • Counsel high risk participants and provide appropriate literature and guidance as may be required.

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others.
  • Skill in communicating ideas in writing and orally.

Educational /Experience Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required in the field of nutrition from an accredited college or university; credentials as a Register Dietitian (R.D.); and State licensed as a nutritionist/dietitian.

Preferred Educational/Experience:

  • Masters Degree preferred. Prefer previous job-related experience in the field of dietetics and/or a WIC agency.

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 www.omtribe.org (Human ResourcesForms). Please submit application and resume to Human Resources, 8151 Hwy 177, Red Rock, OK. 74651 by 4:00 p.m., July 22, 2020 or email to humanresources@omtribe.org.

 




Position Title:

Domestic Violence Advocate

Department:  

Domestic Violence       

Reports To:   

DV/SA Program Coordinator

Status:

Full Time – 3-year grant ending on 9/30/22        


Position Summary:

3 year grant funded Position-Coordinate CTAS project grant following contract compliance, ensuring adherence to program budget, daily operations, general clerical duties, routine correspondence, direct client services and referrals for families, abide by strict confidentiality and client safety policy and support advocacy services.

Essential Functions:

  • Meet annual goals for project in cooperation with project coordinator and funding agency.
  • Answer the phone using appropriate greeting, provide information and take messages.
  • Responsible for typing documents, making appointments, emergency purchases, and all other duties as delegated by the DV/SA Program Coordinator.
  • Responsible for maintaining program records and case files with strictest confidentiality.
  • Complete project activities to meet goals and objectives and provide support and advocacy services to clients to meet their needs.
  • Document all program contacts as requested.
  • Transport clients to required medical and social services appointments or functions as needed.
  • Maintains an up-to-date log on area resources and services, and provide referrals and resource listing to clients to meet their needs.
  • Attend workshops and training to improve services and knowledge for position, as requested.
  • Complies, maintains and prepares a variety of internal reports utilizing several forms of data for the program.
  • Keep the supervisor briefed on the status of activities, any special problems encountered or anticipated and make recommendations on policy matters.
  • Will work directly with Native American families, children and surrounding community members.
  • Will be available for on-call program services after office hours, as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the DV/SA Program Coordinator within the scope of the position.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Culturally orientated to work with Indian families. Basic knowledge about Domestic Violence Programs, good computer skills and proficient in Microsoft applications, Establish and maintain professional relationships with co-workers and outside agencies. Must complete and meet background check standards (National, State, and Federal Adjudication Background checks) to work directly with children. Must have a valid state driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum:  High school diploma/GED.

Preferred: Associate’s degree in Social Services or related field.

Experience Requirements:  

Minimum: One (1) year experience in domestic violence, social services or related field.

 


Position Title:

THSGP  Assistant

 

Reports to:  

Coordinator

Department:   

Emergency Management

 

Status:

Full- Time (Grant funded- Ends on August 31, 2022)

 Position summary:

Provides assistance on procedural and clerical matters for a wide range of administrative and technical matters, concerning FEMA/Department of Homeland Security. The assistant will also be responsible for support and planning to the Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP) and training. 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a wide range of duties including, but not limited to: computer operations, general clerical duties, routine correspondence, answering telephones, and filing.
  • Maintains files and records containing information of a sensitive and personal nature, therefore, strict confidentiality must be required, within the scope of the position.
  • Maintains accurate files.
  • Receives, date stamps, all in-coming correspondence, and prepares out-going correspondence as necessary.
  • Performs duties in compliance with program, department, state and federal regulations.
  • Performs duties responsible for the TSHGP and all other emergency management issues and attends meetings involved in the field of emergency management.
  • Performs duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to clearly articulate the program’s goals and philosophy.
  • Be knowledgeable with Microsoft Office/ or applicable software.
  • Able to  learn the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) 100-900 series classes and get certifications as needed.

Educational /Experience Requirements:

Minimum:

  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience working in clerical/administrative positions.

Preferred:

  • Associate’s Degree.

Other Qualifications:

  • Possesses administrative and office management skills with experience in organization and public communication.
  • Must be able to interpret the applicable Tribal & CFR laws and regulations Policies and procedures, State laws that are applicable and, federal laws and regulations.
  • Must be culturally sensitive in working with sacred sites for the complex.
  • Must take classes on-line and willing to travel for the annual event.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to pass a Homeland Security background check.
  • Must be willing to travel outside of State of Oklahoma to the Emergency Management Institute for advanced training.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to move or lift supplies and equipment up to 50 pounds.

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 by 4:30 p.m., July 13, 2020 or email to HumanResources@omtribe.org.  An application form can be found at www.omtribe.org (Human ResourcesForms). Resumes are accepted but will not substitute for application. 



Position Title:

Substance Abuse Counselor

Department:  

Health Services

Reports To:   

Director, Health Services

Status:

Full Time

Position summary: 

Provide substance abuse counseling services including, but not limited to assessment, treatment planning, counseling, psycho education, case management, and follow up.

Scope:

The substance abuse counselor will provide prevention, intervention, education and direct services to individuals in the Tribal community affected by alcohol and/or drug dependency.  This may include confidential individual or group counseling and referrals to treatment for individuals requesting this opportunity. The substance abuse counselor will provide outreach to educate the community on positive ways to interact with the individuals experiencing substance dependency issues, diversion tactics, and cultural activities.  These services will be provided to all members in the tribal community with a focus on high risk populations including victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, at risk youth, and individuals suffering from mental health issues such as depression.

Essential Functions:

  • Establishes implements, maintains and coordinates treatment aspects of the overall program advocacy services with respect to social service agencies, schools and the courts. 
  • Designs a program of treatment tailored to the patient’s individual situation based on knowledge of alcohol and drug dependency, counseling and treatment modalities.
  • Performs intake, evaluation, orientation, admissions, treatment planning, counseling, documentation, discharge planning and referral of substance abusing clients.
  • Assesses all new intakes to determine presence and extent of substance abuse issue, completes evaluation reports (i.e., the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory).
  • Provide drug and alcohol counseling and support in the individual and group setting.
  • Meets with family members to educate them on the most useful role that they can play in the patient’s treatment process.
  • Responsible for providing counseling services to assist potential clients who requests services or is court-ordered to maintain sobriety.
  • Works collaboratively with the Behavioral Health Team to eliminate alcoholism and other drug dependencies.
  • Educates patients about community-based organizations such as Al-Anon, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous as well as traditional healing/teaching.
  • Networks with other resources/programs within the County, State and Indian Health Service (IHS) systems.
  • Develops appropriate referrals for individuals requiring services not available through this program.
  • Responsible for maintaining up to date client records and other appropriate documentation of client care (i.e., patient care charts, Mental Health/Social Services record reports).
  • Maintains client records in accordance with Federal Regulations on the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records, 42 CFR Part 2.
  • Conducts and/or facilitates community education sessions on relevant topics.
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings, case consultations, performs monthly Chemical Dependency Management Information System (CDMIS), Mental Health and Program Activity Summary reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have knowledge of the unique cultural, economic and social aspects of an Indian population.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels from various backgrounds
  • Able to work collaboratively with multiple health and criminal justice professionals using tact, diplomacy, and discipline
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Skilled in listening and communicating effectively.
  • Ability to manage priorities and work flow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be willing to learn and ask questions, accept feedback and be accountable.
  • Provide emergency/crisis intervention services.
  • Perform as intercessor and advocate for children with substance abuse problems.
  • Knowledge of applicable county, state and federal guidelines and laws affecting substance abuse treatment.
  • May be required to work beyond the customary 40 hour work week or eight hour day in certain situations, and at times, not considered “normal working” hours.

Educational /Experience Requirements:

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling or related field.
  • Must possess a current certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or be License eligible.
  • Three years of full-time experience as a counselor or have at a minimum 120 hours of socialized training in the field of substance abuse treatment, two years of college/training/education.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Twelve-Step recovery model, as well as other contemporary and traditional models of recovery/rehabilitation for Native Americans dependency issues.

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field.
  • Must possess a current licensure of a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (LADC) or be License eligible.
  • Three years of full-time experience as a counselor or have at a minimum 120 hours of socialized training in the field of substance abuse treatment.

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 application and resume to Human Resources, 8151 Hwy 177, Red Rock, OK. 74651 or email to humanresources@omtribe.org

Position open until filled.