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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.

Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk

Full-Time

Open: until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for the day to day transactional activities of the organization, which may include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll.   Responds to and resolves questions and problems related to the assigned areas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • An understanding of the transactional processing within the accounting system.  This includes understanding process flows as it relates to the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Cash Management.
  • Reconcile travel requests with trip reports and credit card.
  • Assist with audit inquiries.
  • Perform miscellaneous job duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • All positions require a minimum of a criminal background check to a maximum of an adjudicated P.L. 101-630 character and criminal background check.
  • The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in accounting or finance. Prefer some experience in an accounting environment with direct experience or exposure to governmental (enterprise) accounting. Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. Demonstrate a knowledge of accounting processes that extend beyond data entry, including the ability to logically work through a difficult transaction and understand the impact on the financial statements. Additionally, qualified candidates must have strong computer skills including a preferred accounting software program(s), be a self-starter and work autonomously.

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)

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.

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Full-Time

Open: 08/04/2020 – 09/03/2020

Summary:

The newly built FSST Health Center is looking for a FT dedicated Dental Assistant (32-40 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.

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.

LPN/Screener

LPN/Screener

Full-Time

Open: 08/04/2020 – 08/24/2020

Summary:

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center is seeking an LPN/Screener.  This position will function as COVID19 Screener in or near the Main Entrance, with occasional assignments to other clinic areas as needed.  Will provide clinical support to Nursing and provide services for patients, staff and visitors to keep the public safe from disease and to facilitate and expedite direct patient care services.

Education and/or experience:

Must be a graduate of an accredited LPN program.

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

Clinic applications are available online at santeesioux.com.  Submit and resume to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, and 403 W. Broad Ave., P.O. Box 329, Flandreau, SD  57028 for questions call (605) 573-4126.

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: 08/31/2020 – until filled

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Education Director, incumbent will assist with the development and coordination of all aspects of the 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 pass a PL 101-630 criminal and character background check.
  2. Must have a high school diploma or GED, would prefer someone with experience working with Indian education, language and/or cultural programs.
  3. Must be willing to attend program meetings, classes, and activities.
  4. Must be willing to assist with written reports and making presentations to various audiences.
  5. Must have the ability to operate a computer and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Suite.
  6. Must have experience in maintaining, recording, archiving and organizing 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 CoordinatorThomas.Williams@fsst.org605-997-2859

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 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.

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