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.

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Full-Time

Open: 02/27/2020 – until filled

POSITION SUMMARY:   Under the direct supervision of the Tribal Executive Secretary, the incumbent will perform various complex secretarial duties required for the operation of the Executive Committee.  Attendance at monthly Tribal Council meetings and other sessions as deemed necessary or requested.

**Applicants must provide a writing sample upon interview**

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.  Must have three (3) years of progressive experience as an Administrative Assistant.
  2. Must have organizational and office skills, including competency with computers, peripherals, and the use of MS Office software and be able to type 50 words per minute accurately.
  3. Must have strong writing skills and knowledge of proper use of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and knowledge of technical report formats.
  4. Possess a valid South Dakota driver’s license.
  5. Must be able to be bonded for Notary Public Duties.
  6. Education and training may be substituted for experience, if relevant to the position.

Assistant

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.

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.

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

RN

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center has the following positions available:

LPN’s and RN’s are encouraged to apply:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Triage Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse

These positions are 40 hours a week Monday-Friday.  Must be licensed in the state of SD.

We have a beautiful clinic built in 2017 and offer have a great benefits package, PTO, paid holidays, 401(k) plan.

Must submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and background check.  Please submit resumes to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, FSST Health Center, 403 West Broad Ave., P.O. Box 329, Flandreau, SD  57028.  May submit your application on line fsst.org. For questions call (605) 573-4126.

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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