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.

Chief of Police

Chief of Police

Full-Time

Open: 12/16/2020 – until filled

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is in search of a Police Chief with demonstrated leadership capabilities and the ability to convey integrity, respect, trust and instill confidence in his employees. The successful candidate must have a strong law enforcement background and a track record of sustainable community oriented initiatives. Candidates must be experienced, well qualified and possess exceptional skills as a leader, not just an administrator. This position will oversee 3-4 FT officers currently and provide services on the Flandreau Santee Sioux reservation.

The ideal candidate for the Chief position possesses a solid educational background and experience with small town policing, demonstrated ability in leading teams, and building and maintaining the relationships within the community and other law enforcement and governmental agencies. Additionally, candidates should have knowledge and /or experience in the following areas: preventive and proactive measures in law enforcement, domestic violence and abuse, child protection, substance awareness and abuse programs, and other community education outreach.

Specific Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety, Criminal Justice or similar field, preferred.
  2. A minimum of 5 years in law enforcement with 3 year of supervisory experience in a municipal setting required.
  3. Valid Driver’s License.
  4. Must have current Law Enforcement Certification.
  5. Must be able to obtain and maintain an Adjudicated Law Enforcement Background Check.

Salary for position is DOQ. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is an equal opportunity employer; however, preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates pursuant to 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 candidate.

Applicants must provide three (3) professional references.

Clerk of Courts

Clerk of Courts

Full-Time

Open: 12/16/2020 – 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.

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Overview

The newly built FSST Health Center is looking for a FT dedicated Dental Assistant (40 hours per week).  Assistant will keep examination rooms clean and assist dentist with patient appointments.  We need someone who can perform basic dental procedures, x-rays and maintain records with utmost confidentiality.  The ideal candidate for this position has an orthodontic background and working with patients of all ages. 

Education/experience

Successful completion of a dental assistant program.  2+ years’ experience as a Dental Assistant.  Comprehensive understanding of dental instruments.  Exceptional customer service skills.  Strong knowledge of computer programs. 

We offer a great benefits package:  paid time off, Health benefits, dental insurance, eye insurance (employer pays 100% of employee cost) and 401(k) after 30 days.

This position requires pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and background check.

Applications are available at the Tribal office or Tribal Health Center; or apply online at santeesioux.org. 

Application must accompany a resume.   For any questions contact Roxee Johnson, Clinic HR Manager at (605) 573-4126. 

Paralegal

Paralegal

Open: 02/01/2021 – 02/12/2021

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.

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.

Dustin Beaulieu, Dakota Language DirectorDustin.Beaulieu@fsst.org605-573-4196 ext.1196

Temp Staff Pharmacist

Temp Staff Pharmacist

Full-Time Temporary

Open: until filled

Job Description

Flandreau Santee Sioux Health Clinic is seeking a FT/80 hours a week, Mon-Friday temp staff pharmacist for four (4) months (May through August 2021). Duties:  Will dispense prescription drugs to patients.  Provide information about drug side effects and interactions.  Assist with inventory and handles other basic pharmacy events, such as answering phone calls, physician calls and logging data. 

Education/Experience

Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Pharmacy.  Current license to practice pharmacy in the State of South Dakota.

Must submit to background check and to a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.  Online applications are available on Santeesiouix.org (may attach resumes to online application).  Direct questions to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, Tribal Health Clinic, 605-573-4126.

Tribal Victim Advocate

Tribal Victim Advocate

Full-Time

Open: 12/16/2020 – until filled

Job Description

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications for one Full time Tribal Victim Advocate. This position will be responsible for assisting and providing support services for Native American families due to domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.  Duties included are: Crisis Intervention services, short term relocation assistance, assisting clients with goal-setting, budgeting, job hunting skills, etc. Making appropriate referrals for clients, locate and secure permanent housing, maintaining all required paperwork, client files, data, and following up with clients. Applicant must have excellent documenting skills for reporting in a timely manner.

Education & Qualifications

Bachelor Degree with background in the Human Services Field.  One (1) year experience in the field highly preferred. Experience working with Native Americans in human services field, preferably working with women and children.

  1. Demonstrates strong knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  2. Demonstrates ability to respond effectively to crisis.
  3. Must be nonjudgmental in assisting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  4. Must be analytical, diplomatic and have skills in communication and meeting facilitation.

Extensive knowledge of Native American issues, customs, culture and history.

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