Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Position Openings:  Director of Tribal Employment Rights Office, Protection and Safety Worker & Road Maintenance/ Transportation Planning Director

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Position Openings: Director of Tribal Employment Rights Office, Protection and Safety Worker & Road Maintenance/ Transportation Planning Director

POSITION : Director of Tribal Employment Rights Office

SALARY : $15.00

OPENING DATE : October 29, 2019

CLOSING DATE :  November 13,2019

LOCATION : Social Services Building Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

SUMMARY: The TERO Director oversees the operation of the Tribal Employment Rights Office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsible for oversight of the Tribal Employment Rights Office as regulated by the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska’s Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO).

• Must assist Tribal Members in obtaining TERO/Indian-Owned Certification

• Must maintain a list of Certified Businesses

• In consultation with the Tribal Council, monitor all tribal construction contracting activities.

• Inform the CTO, Tribal Council, Tribal Entities, Employers and Contractors of the requirements of the TERO/Tribal Workplace Protection Act with respect to employment and contract procurement under these laws.

• Oversee that Certified Businesses receive an invitation to bid on projects, manage bidding process from bid advertisement to review and selection.

• Must maintain an up-to-date tribal labor surplus pool (TERO Hiring Hall) and must refer Tribal Members and other Indians to an employer or contractor for consideration of employment.

• Develop and maintain an audit and reporting system which measures the effectiveness of the Indian Preference Policy in meeting its goals and objectives.

• Enforce any employment and procurement policies and procedures in accordance with the Omaha Tribe TERO/Tribal Workplace Protection Act, including the processing of Employee Complaint Charges.

• Must work closely with both the Tribal Council and the TERO Board of Commissioners

• Responsible for coordinating monthly TERO Commissioner meetings.

• Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and written.

• Other duties as assigned.

• Updates and maintains TERO Policies & Procedures.

• Develops short & long-term goals for the program.

• Conducts a reservation-wide assessment of businesses to determine the applicability of TERO.

• Becomes familiar with Tribal Business and Enterprise Codes and their relevance to TERO.

• Develops a list of approved and/or eligible tribal vendors and contractors.

• Maintains a list of approved tribal contractors.

• Attends contractor meetings and provides input on TERO.

• Collects TERO fees.

• Serves as a liaison between the Tribe and contractors.

• Investigates situations of alleged employment discrimination and appears in tribal court to advocate for victims.

• Becomes involved in related TERO activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Should have the capability to prepare grant applications to a wide variety of funding sources to continue and expand the program.

• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Must have a valid Nebraska driver’s license and be insurable.

• Must be self-motivated and project a professional demeanor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

• Must have a high school Diploma or Equivalent. Associate's Degree preferred.

• Must have at least 2 years experience working with a Tribal TERO Program. Prefer supervisory level experience.

• Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check.

Native American Preference/EOE/Drug Free Workplace

PLEASE NOTE: P. L. 93-638, Indian Preference and Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (T.E.R.O.) will be practiced; however all qualified applicants will be considered.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION/RESUME TO:

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

Attn: Personnel Department

P. O. Box 368

Macy, Nebraska 68039

Phone: (402) 837-5391

POSITION : Protection and Safety Worker

SALARY : Negotiable

OPENING DATE :  October 29, 2019

CLOSING DATE :  November 13, 2019

LOCATION : Child Protective Services  Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

SUMMARY: This position is responsible to provide case management service for child/abuse neglect, status offender, and juvenile offender cases under the jurisdiction of the Omaha Tribal Court; and to coordinate court-ordered Office of Juvenile Services evaluations. This position will also be responsible to complete initial assessments on reports of child abuse/neglect and establish safety plans based on needs identified from the family assessment. This position will arrange for and/or coordinate needed services.

This position will start as a Protection and Safety Trainee. After the completion of the State HHS pre-service training, and 90 day Probation, may be promoted to Protection and Safety Worker.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and/or RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Handle Intake calls/reports of child abuse and/or neglect.

2. Complete initial assessments on allegations of child abuse/neglect.

3. Assess risk and develop risk assessments findings.

4. Initiate court involvement for child abuse/neglect, status offense and juvenile offender cases.

5. Develop, implement and evaluate treatment plans.

6. Prepare case plan, court reports and maintain frequent correspondence with the courts.

7. Complete necessary forms and other paperwork.

8. Conduct monthly home visits with every ward, parent and others involved in the cases.

9. Document contacts with wards, their parents and other collateral contacts.

10. Enter date on CWIS (Child Welfare Information System).

11. Attend hearings to testify.

12. Conduct family assessments and home studies.

13. Provide crisis intervention.

14. Transport wards to meetings, court hearings, medical/therapy appointments, school etc.

15. File paperwork.

16. Attend school meetings to coordinate with school officials and complete Individual Education Plans.

17. Make and receive phones calls.

18. Specific office Juvenile Services (OJS) responsibilities include:

Connecting electronic monitors to youth

Collect and test urine samples for possible chemical use

Apprehend and/or detain youth

Search and seizure related to juvenile offenders.

Supervise completion of community service hours.

19. Educating the community through community presentations

20. Standard office management/record management duties.

21. Attend trainings.

22. Provide On-Call services for CPS referrals.

23. Report regularly to the Director of CPS regarding progress of cases and as mandated in Policy Manual.

24. Maintain strict confidentiality of all cases and program information.

** ANY INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

**INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL BE PRACTICED, HOWEVER ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND RESUME/APPLICATIONS TO:

OMAHA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA

ATTN: PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

P.O. BOX 368

MACY, NE 68039

(402) 837-5391

POSITION: Road Maintenance/ Transportation Planning Director

OPENING DATE: October 29, 2019

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

LOCATION: Roads Maintenance Building

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

SUMMARY:

This position is for a Roads Maintenance/ Transportation Planning Director. Primary responsibilities of this position are the planning and maintenance of all primary tribal & BIA roads assigned to the Omaha Tribe. As well as the Transportation planning to include developing strategies to meet all roadway maintenance transportation needs on the Omaha Reservation. These strategies address current and future land use, economic development, traffic demand, public safety, health and social needs.

DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following, as well as other duties

that may be assigned by the Chief Tribal Officer.

In charge of Road Maintenance including the supervision & management of personnel, equipment, material and road maintenance/transportation facility.

Planning of all roads projects

Must have experience in heavy equipment

KNOWLEDGE/ABILITY AND SKILLS:

Collaborate with BIA technical experts to collect, assemble and analyze facts to recommend solutions to road problems.

Organize and present facts and opinions orally and in writing.

Develop the annual budgets for the roads maintenance/ transportation planning programs.

Be able to interact with supervisors, other employees and the public to gain their cooperation and to establish a working relationship.

Knowledge of Construction.

Knowledge of asphalt, concrete and dirt – Calculation Process.

Knowledge of Blue print reading, coming from BIA.

Other required skills include computer experience, excellent verbal skills. Must work with other programs to gather data, i.e. Omaha Tribal Police Department, any tribal programs having knowledge on tribal property lines.

Must have a valid driver’s license and own transportation. Must possess a valid Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) upon hire.

Must be able to respond to emergency situations twenty-fours (24) hours a day.

Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.

Some overnight travel may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

GED or High School Diploma, computer training or experience would be appropriate, knowledge of reading maps a plus. Comparable work experience will be considered.

**ANY INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

**INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL BE PRACTICED, HOWEVER ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE

CONSIDERED.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND RESUME/APPLICATION TO:

OMAHA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA

ATTN: PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

P. O. BOX 368

MACY, NE 68039

(402) 837-5391/TELEPHONE

(402) 837- 4526/FACSIMILE

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