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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.

Budget Analyst

Budget Analyst

Full-Time

Open: Until filled

SUMMARY:

This position is located in the FSST Health Center.  The incumbent of this position performs a variety of budget analysis assignments that require the application of well-established budget principles, theories and concepts.  Formulates, develops and revises annual and monthly budget estimates, including the planning and review of fund requirements to support plans and operating for the health center. Monitors and tracks obligations and expenditures for the health center programs throughout the execution phase of the annual operating budget.  Prepares and submits a variety of recurring (budget projections) and one-time reports covering status of funds, expenses, and the obligations.

Education and/or experience:

BA in Accounting/Finance preferred; experience may substitute for formal education.  3-5 years of experience.

Must submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol and testing and a background investigation in accordance with Public Law 101-630.

Applications are available at the FSST Health Center or online at santeesioux.org.  Please submit applications and resumes to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, 403 W. Ave., P.O. box 329, Flandreau, SD  57028.   (605)573-4126

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.

Community Health Nurse

Community Health Nurse

Full-Time

Open: 11/10/2020 – until filled

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal clinic is seeking a FT (40 hours a week) Community Health Nurse to join our clinic team.  This position will provide health education pre and post procedures; provide disease specific education to patients; assist in development of care plans working closely with medical providers; Coordinate education events and specialty clinic services specific to public health; coordination of community and outside services.  Implementation of COVID processes and practices; other related public health services. 

Education and experience:  current RN license; 2-5 years of previous experience in public health or community health nursing preferred.  Should be BSN prepared or ADN with prior related experience.  Knowledge of home health and community services a plus.  Excellent computer and communication skills.

Must submit to a pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and P.L. 101-630 background investigation.

Applications available online at santeesioux.org.  Submit application and resume to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager at 403 West Broad Ave., P.O. Box 329, Flandreau, SD  57208; for questions call 605-573-4126. 

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. 

Patient Services Representative

Patient Services Representative

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Seeking person with excellent customer service skills and who enjoys a fast-paced clinical environment.

This position is FT – 40 hours per week; Mon-Friday. 

Summary:

Acts as part of the Care Team in the clinical hub by serving as the primary point of contact for the patient by communicating with patients and assisting them with the services provided at Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center.  Coordinate the flow of patients through managing phone calls, running schedules, making future phone appointments, and assisting providers and nurses with various clinical responsibilities as requested.  Schedules appointments, checks patients in, verifies demographics, assist with obtaining preauthorization’s and coordinate communication between patients and healthcare providers.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or GED required.

Medical terminology experience and Medical Assistant degree from a college or technical school preferred.

Customer service or related experience. 

This position requires pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and P.L. 101-630 Background check.

Applications are available online or at the Tribal Health Center.  Apply online at santeesioux.org.  For any questions contact Roxee Johnson, Clinic HR Manager at (605) 573-4126.

We offer a great benefits package: paid time off, Health benefits, dental, eye insurance and 401(k).

Procurement Assistant

Procurement Assistant

Full-Time

Open: 12/16/2020 – until filled

Job Description

Incumbent verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Follow organization rates, rules, and regulations. Compiles records concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping materials, supplies, and equipment.

Education and Experience

High school Diploma or GED and three to six month’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination or education and experience.

Qualifications

Must have a valid driver’s license and incumbent should have knowledge of accounting software; Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

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 individual education plans, cultural 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 pass a PL 101-630 criminal and character background check.
  • Must have completed Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Family Studies, Child Development or closely related field. 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 demonstrated experience in preparing written reports.

Must be able to work occasional evening and weekends.

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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