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 Officer

Administrative Officer

Full-Time

Open: 05/26/2021 – 06/30/2021

Job Description:

The Administrative Officer is responsible for oversight on all tribal management including administration and program managers. The Administrative Officer provides support and guidance to all tribal departments/programs including cultural, youth and education, emergency services, environmental protection, housing improvement, ICWA and social services, transportation planning, economic development and other contracted management staff. This will also include supervising and assigning tasks to staff, coordinating resources, reviewing and revising documents, conducting meetings, monitoring fiscal requirements, tracking work plan progress, and preparing oral and written reports.

 Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field; Master’s Degree Preferred.
  • Five to eight years of previous successful management experience providing effective leadership and managing in a tribal organization of at least 100 employees.
  • The ability to work cooperatively within tribal government and program department structure.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal funding requirements, rules and regulations applicable to a variety of programs and funding sources.
  • Knowledge of the tribe; familiarity with tribal law and federal laws about Native Americans.
  • Strong communication and computer skills.
  • Must have a valid South Dakota Driver’s License.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

Accounts Receivable/Billing Specialist

Accounts Receivable/Billing Specialist

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description:

This position works to ensure the accurate submission of all claims to third party payers according to policy and billing regulations and the collection and posting of accounts to third party payers of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center.  The Accounts Receivable Billing Specialist is responsible for making sure accounts are being reimbursed correctly and in a timely manner from all insurance companies.  The ARB Specialist ensures revenue by verifying and posting receipts resolving discrepancies when required.

Education & Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED required.  Minimum of two (2) years of medical billing experience required. Vocational training in medical billing a plus.   Provider credentialing experience preferred.  RPMS and eProvider Solution experience preferred; working knowledge of medical terminology and knowledge of basic medical coding practices.  

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

Applications are available online at fsst-nsn.gov .  May attach or email resume to Roxee.johnson@ihs.gov.  or 403 W. Broad Ave., P.O. Box 329, Flandreau, SD  57028.  For questions call 605-573-4126. 

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description:

The 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, expanded duties, 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 & Qualifications:

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).

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 fsst-nsn.gov.

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

Housing Director

Housing Director

Full-Time

Open: 05/26/2021 – 06/30/2021

Job Description Summary:

The Executive Director has overall supervision of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribally Designated Housing Entity’s activities which includes: development, management, maintenance of the housing department units and programs. The Housing Director is under the supervision of the FSST Executive Committee. Must have extensive knowledge of the Native American Housing and Self-Determination act and supervisory experience.

Education & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required and 2+ years’ experience in Indian Housing administration or Public Housing administration. Grant management experience is a plus. This position is subject to a P.L. 101-630 background check.

Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Assistant

Full-Time

Open: 05/26/2021 – 06/08/2021

Job Description Summary:

The Human Resource Assistant is responsible for various human resource duties such as helping internal and external customers by providing advice, assistance and follow-up on company policies, procedures and documentation. This position will assist both the HR Generalist and the Chief HR Officer with various steps involving office organization, file and record keeping, recruiting, employment history & onboarding, data entry, benefits, training and development as well as employee relations and communications. This responsibility includes ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and tribal government regulations as they relate to the human resources function. Strict Confidentiality is required. 

 Minimum Qualifications:

Associates Degree in Business Administration or related field and/or four (4) years of consecutive demonstrated experience in a Human Resources department is required.

Internship: Legal

Internship: Legal

Open: 04/26/2021 – 05/11/2021

Job Description:

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications for interns within their Legal department. The Legal intern(s) will have the opportunity to assist and perform research in projects such as Fee to Trust applications, renewable energy, 8(a) certification development, grant writing, holding company development, Tribal Law and Order Act implementation, lobbying research and many more projects. These internships are paid, and will start in May of 2021 for a duration of 10 weeks.

Education & Qualifications:

Must pass a background check.Must have a valid Driver’s License.Intern must be a current undergrad college student or current Law School student.Must be discreet. This position may provide access to confidential and personal information that is protected by the FSST Privacy Act.

Internship: Natural Resources

Internship: Natural Resources

Open: 04/26/2021 – 05/11/2021

Job Description:

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications for interns within their Natural Resources department. The Natural Resources intern will have the opportunity to develop skills in environmental stewardship, data collection, laboratory and field technique, land revitalization, contamination in water and nutrient cycles and many more topics. This internship is paid, and will start in May of 2021 for a duration of 8 weeks.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Intern must be a current college student in Environmental Science, Ecology or other related field.

IT Specialist

IT Specialist

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description:

The FSST Tribal Health Center is seeking an IT Specialist position, FT (40 hrs. per week) Mon-Friday.   Selected candidate will provide on-site Tier 1 support for Health Center employees and departments.  Duties will range from help desk to desktop support with the potential to expand, i.e. serve as local administrator providing full support to end users for thin client/terminal servers, computers and the IHS, EHR and RPMS systems.  Will be responsible for coordination of updates and changes with the Great Plains Indian Health Service (IHS) IT staff and the local FSST IT staff.  Assure appropriate access and security of FSST HC information and network by managing user accounts.

Education & Qualifications:

Associate’s degree in Computer Science/MIS-related area or equivalent work experience.  Minimum 1 year of experience in technical support of PC, networks and servers.  Previous RPMS experience preferred.

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

Must submit to a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and background investigation. 

Apply online at fsst-nsn.gov (attach resume).  For questions contact Roxee Johnson, Clinic HR Manager, 605-573-4126.

Lab Support/Phlebotomist

Lab Support/Phlebotomist

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description:

This position is FT (40 hours per week) Monday-Friday.  Will draw quality blood samples from patients and prepares those specimens for lab testing while following established clinic practices and procedures.  Has direct contact with patients and creates an atmosphere of trust while explaining procedures to patients.  Stocking and inventory duties.  Will escort and direct patients to clinic areas as needed.  Provide lab support for lab personnel as needed. 

Education & Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required.  Phlebotomy certification highly preferred.  3-5 years verifiable experience drawing from all patient ages.  Must be competent computer, writing and documentation.

Must submit to a pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and background investigation.

Applications are available at the Tribal office or Tribal Health Center.  Apply online at fsst-nsn.org.   Application must accompany a resume.  For any questions contact Roxee Johnson, Clinic Manager at (605) 573-4126.

Native Nations Cannabis Assistant Retail Manager

Native Nations Cannabis Assistant Retail Manager

Full-Time; two openings

Open: 04/26/2021 – 05/11/2021

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Job Description:

The Assistant Store Manager is responsible to oversee the daily operations of the store in support of the Retail Store Manager, assist with the planning and monitoring of product inventory, purchasing and sales. Work closely with the Retail Store Manager to coordinate and determine the most cost-effective marketing and assemble the best possible sales team. Serve as a positive role model by providing training of products and maintaining the skills and safety of current staff.

 Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have the ability to manage a team, work evenings, weekends and/or holidays to meet store needs.
  • Proficient use and understanding of Point of Sale (POS) systems, inventory management practices, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

Natural Resources Assistant

Natural Resources Assistant

Full-Time

Open: 04/26/2021 – 05/11/2021

Job Description:

This is a full time position encompassing outdoor activities in the field as well as work in an office environment. The Natural Resources Assistant will assist in the activities of the various programs in the Natural Resources Department including but not limited to:

  • Calibrating field equipment and organizing materials prior to field work events;
  • Assist in monitoring surface and groundwater resources for biological, physical and chemical parameters to determine water quality;
  • Assist in preservation of water quality samples for both contract lab analysis and limited in-house analysis;
  • Assist in limited in-house water quality analysis;
  • Assist in maintaining supply inventory for both laboratory and field activities;
  • Preparation and cleanup of field equipment before and after a sampling event;
  • Data entry using Excel and Word;
  • Assist in various department outreach program events

Education & Qualifications:

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

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

Purchase Referred Care (PRC) Coordinator

Purchase Referred Care (PRC) Coordinator

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description:

This position is a FT/40 hour a week position.  The Purchase Referred Care Coordinator is responsible for performing the daily functions necessary to efficiently carry out the operation of the FSST Health Center PRC Program, which includes referral process, assures compliance with federal eligibility rules and ensure prompt payment of claims.  Work with staff in identifying patients who are eligible for alternate resources.   Coordinate the implementation of department operating policies and procedures. 

Education & Qualifications:

Must have high school diploma or GED.  One to two (1-2) years’ experience in a professional office setting; experience/knowledge in medical/billing field preferred but not required.  Strong computer skills.  Experience with the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) preferred.

Must submit to a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol test.  FSST applications are available online at santeesioux.com.

Resumes may be submitted to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, P.O. Box 329, 403 W. Broad Avenue, Flandreau, SD  57028.  Call 605-573-4126 if you have any questions.

Senior Center Cook

Senior Center Cook

Full-Time

Open: 05/26/2021 – 06/08/2021

Job Description:

The cook shall prepare and cook meals for the Title VI participants five days per week according to prepared menus.  This position will also be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen area, helping with menu, meal planning and ordering, prepping food for future meals and assisting the elderly with any dining issues. This position will occasionally work odd hours for senior events and outings.

Education & Qualifications:

Education for the purpose of this position is not required; however, a High School Diploma or equivalent is desirable. Applicant must be able to demonstrate basic reading and interpretation skills. Two (2) + years’ experience in cleaning, sanitizing, cooking and preparing meals in a professional setting is highly preferred. Applicant must be able to remain on your feet for several hours at a time, ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds, withstand high temperature conditions, bend, kneel, and stoop. This position is subject to a P.L. 101-630 background check.

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