EMPLOYMENT

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe provides opportunity to people of all nations to contribute to the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe.

The Tribe offers excellent health, dental, short-term, life and 401K insurance programs.

Applicants must submit to a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Physical applications are available at the FSST Tribal Office. Applicants may attach their résumés to their Tribal Application forms.

Tribal preference: Preference in filling positions will be given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.

Unless a specific listing directs otherwise, applicants should direct all questions and applications to FSST Human Resources either by email; by postal mail at 603 W Broad Ave., Flandreau, SD 57028; by phone at (605) 997-3891 ext. 1201; or by fax at (605) 444-1044.

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications/resumes for the following positions.

Assistant Attorney

Assistant Attorney

Full-Time

Open: until filled

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe (the “Tribe”), located in Flandreau, South Dakota, is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Tribal Attorney.  The attorney, under the direction of the Tribal Attorney, will be tasked with the responsibility of prosecuting the Tribe’s Law and Order Code, and will work closely with Tribal Police and other local state and federal agencies to fulfill the position’s obligations.  The attorney will also assist the Tribal Attorney with assigned matters regarding the representation of the Tribe, its Health Clinic, its tribally owned businesses, and the Royal River Casino and Hotel.

Please include the following in your proposal:

  • Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Employment Application.
  • Cover Letter. Please include salary requirements within the cover letter.
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample. No more than five pages.
  • References – Identify three references who can attest to your experience and capabilities as they relate to services requested.  References should include contact name, address, and telephone number.

Chief of Police

Chief of Police

Full-Time

Open: until filled

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications/resumes for a Chief of Police.  This position is supervised by the Public Safety Commission and directs the day to day operations of the Tribal Police department.  Must have completed law enforcement training preferably with a police academy, BIA training and supervisory enforcement officer training or advanced academy training.  A competitive wage along with health insurance, 401K, Dental and Vision is offered.  Must pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening, PL101-630 Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Protection Act, and a valid SD driver’s license (must obtain within 30-days)

Clerk of Courts

Clerk of Courts

Full-Time

Open: until filled

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Clerk of Courts position is multi-focused requiring a wide range of responsibilities key to the court system.  The employee will fulfill Court Administrator and Magistrate job duties.  The employee serves as Clerk of civil, criminal, juvenile, traffic, small claims, and appellate courts.  Receptionist, secretarial, legal assistant, and public relation duties are also requirements of this position.  In brief, this employee greets all visitors and handles all incoming correspondence and telephone calls.  Is responsible for budgets, record keeping, report writing, drafting pleadings, docketing cases, processing and filing all civil, criminal, juvenile, traffic, small claims, and appeal actions filed with Tribal Court.  The Clerk of Courts is responsible for the scheduling of hearings, preparing and maintaining court calendars and notification of all parties in all civil, criminal, juvenile, traffic, small claims, and appeal actions.  This position performs Court Magistrate duties, prepares and distributes child support payments to agencies or individuals on a monthly basis.  Responsible for issuing various tribal licenses, collecting fees and fines ordered by the Court.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Must have a high school diploma, paralegal training, or experience preferred.  A minimum of two (2) years prior secretarial experience.  Knowledge of legal terminology.  Knowledge of typewriter keyboards.  Must be able to type 50-70 wpm.  Must know English grammar, spelling, and punctuation in order to correct obvious errors in material being typed.  Computer skills required, specifically proficient in Microsoft Windows products. Knowledge of fax and copy machine operation and troubleshooting. Prior administrative experience preferred. Must be physically and mentally able to carry out the demanding duties of the office. Must be a Notary Public licensed in the State of South Dakota or able to obtain a license.

Deputy Clerk of Courts

Deputy Clerk of Courts

Full-Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 Performs clerical duties for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Court. Organizes the court calendar for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Court, accept and record fines, and fees. Perform record keeping and filing functions for the court, and maintain appropriate court records for the judicial reporting system. Assist and informs the public about the schedule of the court, proper filing procedures, and other matters of public interest. The Deputy Clerk of Courts will perform other duties as assigned.

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or GED required; paralegal training, or experience preferred.  A minimum of one (1) year prior clerical/administrative experience. Must be a Notary Public licensed in the State of South Dakota or able to obtain a license.

Daycare Coordinator

Job Description:

This position is responsible for supervising and guiding daycare aides, training personnel, implementing daily lesson plans and creative activities birth to five, solving any issues that may arise, liaising with parents, and implementing safety regulations and daycare policies.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required and 2 to 3 years of experience in a child care setting. A strong background and demonstrated training in Early Childhood Development and general Supervision of staff is greatly preferred. First Aid and CPR Certification required. Applicant must pass the P.L. 101-630 character and background check prior to starting.

Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

Full-Time

Open: 05/06/2020 – 05/29/2020

Summary:

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center is seeking a FT Dental Hygienist (32-40 hours per week), Monday –Friday. We are looking for someone who can provide exceptional care and become a team member in a state of the art facility, built in 2017.   Responsible for determining the oral health status of the service population regarding patients in the control and prevention of oral disease through proper oral hygiene and regular professional care.

Education and/or experience:

Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene with preferably 1-2 years of experience.

We offer a great benefits package: paid time off,  thirteen paid holidays, health, dental and eye insurance benefits (employer pays 100% of employee cost) and 401(K) participation after 90 days.

Must submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and background investigation.  Valid driver’s license.

Tribal employment applications are available online at santeesioux.com.  Resumes may be sent to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, P.O. Box 329, 403 West Broad Ave., Flandreau, SD  57028

Direct questions to Roxee Johnson, Clinic Human Resource Manager, (605) 573-4126.

Dentist

Dentist

Full-Time

Open: 08/20/2019-09/13/2019

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center is looking for a Dentist who can provide exceptional care and become a team member in a new state of the art facility (new clinic built in 2017) with a pleasant team environment to serve it community members. How about a workweek with no evenings and weekends off?   Our operating hours are Monday – Friday from 8am-5:00pm.     We offer competitive salary, exceptional benefits, generous 401(k) package, medical, dental, vision and short-term disability for employees at no cost.  Generous leave package, Thirteen (13) paid holidays and loan repayment through NHSC (National Health Service Corp) and IHS programs.

Incumbent will diagnose and provide appropriate dental treatment plans to patients.  Educate parents on maintaining proper oral health care.

License:  South Dakota license (preferred)

This position will requires background check under P.L.   101-630 Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Protection Act and pre-employment drug testing.

Applications are available through the FSST Tribal Health Center and The Tribal Office.  Application may be completed on-line at santeesioux.org.  Send applications and resumes to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, and 403 West Broad Ave, P.O. Box 329, Flandreau, SD  57028.  For questions, call (605)573-4126.

General Manager

Native Nations Cannabis is a hemp brand wholly owned by the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe distributes tribal products across Indian Country, and the United States. The goal of Native Nation Cannabis is to provide a diverse premium product line to other Tribal Nations and directly to consumers utilizing modern e-commerce channels. The products sold will be in compliance with the United States Department of Agriculture law, industry standards, and other applicable law. The Tribe intends to eventually purchase a majority of Native American-grown hemp once the industry matures in Indian Country, and it develops supply partners. Native Nations Cannabis will also have an online source for other Tribal partners to feature their own products.

The Company intends to utilize its state-of-the-art indoor grow facility to grow cannabinoids to optimize outdoor production, and to develop an extraction facility to further develop products. The Company has over approximately 400 acres of prime outdoor growing land, and access to thousands of additional acres in the future.

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time GENERAL MANAGER. This position will report to the Board of Directors of the Company.

This position is responsible for establishing and enforcing strategies and tactics required to meet the company objectives. This position is expected to contribute to all areas of the company’s operations performance. The General Manager will direct, coordinate, and oversee operations activities in the organization, ensuring development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet current and future needs of the organization.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for managing the Day-to-Day operations including growing hemp outdoors and operation of indoor
  • Establishes, implements, and communicates the strategic direction of the Company’s
  • Collaborates with executive leadership to develop and meet company goals while supplying expertise and guidance on operations projects and
  • Collaborates with other divisions and departments to carry out the organizations goals and
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements new processes, technologies, and systems to improve and streamline organizational processes and use of resources and
  • Ensures that departmental decisions and project plans such as those for staffing, development, organization, material efficiency, hardware acquisitions, and facilities are in line with the organizations business plan and
  • Establishes, communicates, and implements operations-related policies, practices, standards, and security measures to ensure effective and consistent support and
  • Presents periodic performance reports and metrics to the chief executive officer and other
  • Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies and trends in operations
  • Identifies training needs and ensures proper training is developed and
  • Seeks out and develops business-to-business relationships to develop the Company’s product
  • Performs other related duties as

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must have experience managing a Manufacturing Facility and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong supervisory and leadership
  • Extensive knowledge of the Cannabinoid
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or other industry-related field required; MBA
  • At least 3 years of industry-related experience including 7 years in upper management

JOB TYPE: Full-time

EXPERIENCE:  10 years (Preferred)

Grants Manager

Summary:

This is a staff position providing assistance to the Tribal Council on Grant management.  This position will work with our Tribe enhancing funding models, identifying new sources of funding and developing sustainable and effective grant programs.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or three (3) years of Grant management experience.  Must have superior organizational skills, great leadership qualities and budgeting and monitoring skills.  Re-inforce relationships with donors, ensure that grant programs operate efficiently and streamline grant administration.

Must submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and Public Law 101-630 background check.

Applications are available at the Tribal office and the Tribal Health Center or online applications at santeesioux.org.

Enrollment Specialist

Enrollment Specialist

Full-Time

Open: until filled

The primary responsibility of this position is to distribute, explain the requirements and process enrollment applications for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe either verbally or in writing.  The Enrollment Specialist will be responsible for receiving and filing of documents pertaining to Tribal Enrollment.  Process applications for Tribal enrollment; including ensuring copy of receipt from Finance for DNA & Application Fees, coordination of DNA testing with lab etc.  Process Tribal ID requests from membership with receipt from Finance.  Request birth certificates, death certificates and Tribal affiliation information either orally or by mail.  Must become proficient in the utilization of blood quantum charts to determine Tribal membership and degree of Indian blood.

Paralegal

Paralegal

Full-Time

Open: 02/28/2020 – until filled

FLSA Status:             Full Time – Non-Exempt

Summary:

This position will assist and provide a range of legal support and administration to the Tribal Lawyer. Applicant must have excellent writing skills, problem solving capabilities, communication and be organized. Experience with Westlaw, historical document understanding, familiarity with tribal law and government preferred.

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements attached to the application.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must have an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal studies.
  2. Must have the ability to operate a computer and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Suite.
  3. Must have experience in maintaining computer records and data.

Project Assistant

Project Assistant

Full-Time

Open: 02/28/2020 – until filled

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, incumbent will assist with the development and coordination of all aspects of the three year Education Demonstration Grant. The Project Assistant will provide day to day operations of the office for all Project staff which include: coordinating meetings/travel, processing and filing various forms of paperwork, maintain and archive Dakota Language curriculum, media and other materials, track activities for monthly reporting, assist with any community or educational events the programs may be having.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must have a high school diploma or GED, would prefer someone with experience working with language and/or cultural programs.
  2. Must be willing to attend program meetings, classes, and activities.
  3. Must be willing to assist with written reports and making presentations to various audiences.
  4. Must have the ability to operate a computer and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Suite.
  5. Must have experience in maintaining computer records and data.

Public Speaking Consultant

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Open time frame

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is seeking Motivational/Educational Speakers or Cultural/Language Presenters for its Demonstration Education Project. Speakers will address K-12 school aged children in a school assembly format.

Description of Work:

Consultants will present to students who attend the Flandreau Public School system in Flandreau, South Dakota.

• The Consultant will provide a cultural/historical/ motivational/educational presentation on a contracted basis usually for one day. • The Consultant should present a message that promotes positive social skills, self-discipline, and a positive self-image. • The Consultant should have demonstrated experience with motivating children of all ages. • The Consultants message should be culturally and/historically relevant to the Flandreau Santee Sioux Nation

Qualifications:

• Experience- Prior demonstrated experience in public speaking • Priority will be given to local and regional applicants • Personal characteristics- Respectful in the Dakota Way; Personable and can motivate children to perform.

Consultants will be asked to sign a contract and will be compensated based on experience.

Please submit a resume and detailed letter describing past engagements and performances.

Send to: Thomas Williams, Education Coordinator Thomas.Williams@fsst.org 605-997-2859

School Liaison

School Liaison

Open: 01/29/2020 – until filled

Full-Time

Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Education Director, the school liaison will develop and coordinate all aspects of the Education Demonstration grant and the 93-638 Johnson O’Malley program for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. The School Liaison will develop and coordinate cultural, educational, and recreational activities for Native students and professional development opportunities for students, parent committees, school board and administration. The school liaison will serve as a mentor advising students in college/career preparation, academic support and holistic wellness.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a high school graduate. Must have completed a minimum of two (2) years of college in Education, Social Work, Family Studies, Child Development or closely related field highly preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must have administrative experience with coordinating, planning, organizing and implementing meetings and programs for a diverse audience.
  • Must have proficient computer skills with the ability to maintain computer records and data.
  • Must have experience in preparing written reports.
  • Must be able to work occasional evening and weekends.

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