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, vision, short-term, life/AD&D, 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; or by fax at (605) 997-5043.

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications/resumes for the following positions.

Account Clerk - Full Time

Account Clerk

Full Time

Opens: 8/31/2022 – 09/09/2022

Summary:

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. An understanding of the transactional processing system and process flows as it relates to AP, AR, payroll and Cash management.

Education and/or experience:

Four (4) year degree in accounting or finance preferred.  Previous experience in an accounting environment with direct experience or exposure to governmental (enterprise) accounting.  Demonstrate a knowledge of accounting processes that extend beyond date entry, including the ability to logically work through a difficult transaction and understand the impact on the financial statements.  Strong computer skills, knowledge of accounting software program(s).  Be a self-starter and work independently.

Accounts Payable Clerk - Full Time

Accounts Payable Clerk

Full Time

Open:  08/31/2022 – 09/09/2022

Summary:

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for the day to day Accounts payable processing of the organization.  Understanding accounts payable processes, workflow systems, Government Accounts Payable processes including various types of Funds is a plus.

Education and/or experience:

Associate degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience in process Accounts payable is preferred.  Prefer experience in an accounting environment with direct experience or exposure to governmental (enterprise) accounting.  Must have strong computer skills including a preferred accounting software program(s), be a self-starter and work autonomously.

Armed Security Officer

Armed Security Officer (two openings)

Full-Time

Open: 10/24/2022 – 11/08/2022

Summary:

Native Nations Cannabis is seeking ambitious, positive individuals to join our security team. Serving as the front line of first impressions for our facility by checking patients into the store and orientating them to our flow and process. Physically monitoring our fast-paced facility with another guard, ensuring ID’s are thoroughly and accurately checked upon arrival all while ensuring safety and professionalism. Helping Dispensary Management and staff control access to the facility in accordance with tribal rules and regulations by following strict check-in process, following wait-list procedure, and actively monitoring physical security around the site. The Security Officer must maintain weapons and firearms training and qualifications throughout employment.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED equivalent highly preferred. Minimum 2+ years of experience in private or public security, loss prevention, law enforcement or other related fields. Must have armed security experience (proof of firearm safety course completion.) EMT courses preferred but not required.

Armed Security Supervisor

Armed Security Supervisor (two openings)

Full-Time

Open: 10/24/2022 – 11/08/2022

Summary:

Native Nations Cannabis is seeking a detail-oriented and organized Security Supervisor with proven leadership skills to join our team. The Security Supervisor will work under the direct supervision of our Operations Manager and Dispensary Manager, developing and managing the implementation of site-specific security programs. Ensuring all company security operations comply with tribal standards while also parting with team members and directing security staff. The Security Officer must maintain weapons and firearms training and qualifications throughout employment.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED equivalent highly preferred. Minimum 2+ years of experience in private or public security, loss prevention, law enforcement or other related fields. Must have a minimum of two years Supervisory experience. Must have armed security experience (proof of firearm safety course completion.) EMT courses preferred but not required.

Associate Judge

Associate Judge

Part-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description:

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications/CV’s for a Part-time Associate Judge. Under the administrative direction of the Chief Judge, the Associate Judge is responsible for fair and impartial administration of justice pursuant to the judicial powers granted by the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Constitution and presides over hearings, cases, controversies and other matters as assigned by the Chief Judge. The Associate Judge will manage and evaluate FSST Court staff.

Qualifications:

Must have a Juris Doctor Degree from accredited Law School and be licensed to practice law in South Dakota.

Must be a member of, and in good standing with the American Bar Association.

Must possess, and have a reputation for, integrity and good character; possess, and have demonstrated, a commitment to equal justice under the law; possess, and  have demonstrated, outstanding legal ability and competence; be of sound mental and physical health sufficient to perform the essential duties of the office; and indicate by demeanor, character, and personality that the applicant would exhibit judicial temperament

Must have been engaged in active practice of law for no less than a period of five years and must not be conflicted out due to cases.

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

Applications are available at the FSST Tribal Office or apply online at www.santeesioux.com

May attach resume to Tribal Application.

Preference in filing vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with 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.

Direct questions to Tribal Human Resources Department 605-997-3891 or email HR@fsst.org.

Behavioral Health Director

Behavioral Health Director

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description Summary:

The Behavioral Health Director provides oversight to the (FSST) Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center/Behavioral Health Department.  The department is comprised of two components: Mental Health and Substance Abuse & Prevention Services.  The Director provides and supervises culturally relevant mental health services and substance abuse services appropriate to the specialized therapeutic needs of the tribal population.  Responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating the mental health program at the facility, including development of mental health program policies and protocols.  Will supervise behavioral health staff.

Education & Qualifications:

Masters in Mental Health or Social Work (PIP) with at least five (5) years of clinical and supervisory experience.  Psychologist preferred. 

Must be licensed and credentialed in South Dakota

  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Chemical free
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Pass a Public law 101-630 background investigation

Send resumes to Roxee Johnson, Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 329, 403 West Broad Ave., Flandreau, SD  57028.  Can apply online at fsst-nsn.gov and attach resume.  For questions call (605) 573-4126. 

Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Full-Time Exempt

Open: 08/01/2022 – 08/15/2022 or until filled

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Under the direction of the Tribal President, the Chief Human Resources Officer (“CHRO”) is responsible for strategically managing and leading the Human Resources and employees benefit functions of the Tribe, the Tribe’s Health Clinic, and all Tribal Businesses. The CHRO plans and implements Human Resource and employee benefit policies, and updates them periodically. CHRO ensures that all organizational personnel actions are carried out properly, strictly adhering to tribal and federal laws, and ethical standards. The position also ensures that employee benefits are actively managed and compliant.

LICENSES:

  • Possess a current and valid State driver’s license with a record acceptable to FSST’s Insurance carrier.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in management or human resources plus four (4) years relevant experience preferred. Relevant experience may substitute for bachelor’s degree.

  • Any combination of related education and/or related experience will be considered if the candidate possesses the demonstrated ability.

  • A juris doctorate from an American Bar Association Accredited law school, with admittance into the State Bar of South Dakota, or another state bar, is preferred.

SALARY:

Negotiable based on experience

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

Roxee Johnson

Acting CHRO

Roxee.Johnson@ihs.gov

P.O. Box 283

Flandreau, SD  57028

Phone:  (605) 997-3891

Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Summary:

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is looking for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to help its rapidly growing enterprises. The role of the CISO will be to plan, develop, direct, and operate an innovative, trusted, and reliable information security program. The CISO will serve as a key member of the leadership team as the company’s chief point-of-contact for information security.

  • Briefs CIO and other executives regularly on current cybersecurity threats and challenges, and the status of the information security management system.
  • Continuously and measurably improves information security.
  • Implements, oversees, and audits cybersecurity identification, protection, detection, response, and recovery processes and systems.

Education & Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security Management, Cyber Operations, or a related field. An MS in a Cyber Security is preferred.

A minimum of seven years’ experience in risk management, information security, or programming is required.

Clinic Housekeeper

Clinic Housekeeper

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Summary:

This is a FT/40 hour a week position.  Will perform a full range of housekeeping duties and specialty cleaning tasks with the Tribal Health Center.  Maintaining a healthy, clean, sterile and safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.  Will stay in compliance with state, federal and Indian Health service safety standard precautions and infectious control policies. 

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED required.  Basic math skills and ability to follow instructions. Valid driver’s license.

Clinic Maintenance Worker

SUMMARY

This is a FT position (40 hours per week) Mon-Fri. Will provide basic maintenance and repair to physical structures of the building. Preventative maintenance and electrical maintenance. Will perform landscaping activities and maintain parking lot around facility. Performs snow removal during the winter months. Follow instructions regarding use of chemicals and supplies. Stay current with safety, disaster and infection control policies and procedures.

Education and/or experience

High school diploma or GED required. Have 2-5 years of maintenance experience. Must be able to perform physical tasks such as lifting up to 50 lbs, climbing ladders, and accessing confined spaces. Need valid driver’s license.

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

Applications are available at the FSST Health Center and Tribal office or apply online at fsst-nsn.gov Resumes may be sent to Roxee Johnson, Health Center Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 329, Flandreau, SD 57208, 605-573-4126

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Full-Time

Open: Until filled

Job Description:

The newly built FSST Health Center is looking for a FT dedicated Dental Assistant (40 hours per week).  Provide chair side assistance to dentists performing basic dental procedures, and x-rays.  Also assists dentists in all aspects and specialties of dentistry, endodontic, periodontics, and prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthodontics, oral and maxillofacial in an outpatient setting.   Prepares operatives for patient care and prepares patient for treatment.  Educates patient in basic are of prosthodontics appliances.  Provides post treatment by as directed by dentist.  Provides routine maintenance on dental equipment and instruments.  Cleans, disinfects and sterilizes surfaces.  Prepares sterile trays, packs and sutures.  Properly orders, stores and maintains adequate supplies.  The ideal candidate for this position has an orthodontic background and working with patients of all ages.   

Education and/or 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 and 401(k) and paid holidays.

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

Applications are available at the Tribal office or Tribal Health Center.   Apply online at fsst-nsn.gov and attach resume.   For any questions contact Roxee Johnson, Clinic HR Manager at (605) 573-4126.

Dental Front Office Manger

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center is seeking a FT (40 hours per week) M-Friday Dental Front Office Manager. Must be an outgoing, experienced office manager willing to manage day to day operations while working in collaboration with the leadership team to reach our annual and long-term goals. The Dental Front Office Manager acts as a liaison between patients, staff and dentists for routine matters, handles staff and patient questions and concerns. Manages patient scheduling and last-minute schedule changes. Assists team members with cleaning/sterilization, room turnover and patient flow in the office. Works closely with patients regarding dental lab fees and collection of payments. Works closely with the billing department. Coordinates and manages office schedules for training, operations and staff. Organizes dental team huddles.

Education and/or experienceHigh school diploma or GED required. Previous office manager or dental/clinical experience preferred. Previous experience with Dentrix program is a plus. Must possess great customer service skills.

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

LPN

LPN

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Full-time (40 hours) position, Monday-Friday.   Assisting physician and/or mid-level in clinic setting environment.   Rooming patients; obtaining medical histories, and assisting with procedures.  Must be a graduate of an accredited LPN program.

Must submit to prep-employment Drug and alcohol testing and background investigation.

Clinic applications are available online at fsst-nsn.gov.   Submit application/resume to Roxee Johnson, HR Manager, 605-573-4126) P.O. Box 329, 403 W. Broad Ave., Flandreau, SD  57028.

Medical Cards Associate

Medical Cards Associate

Part-Time

Open: until filled

SUMMARY:

The Medical Cards Associate will support department needs by answering phone, assisting with coordinating services provided to patients; and compliance of required medical card applications, documentation, data entry, patient files, and payment method. Medical Cards Associate will provide on-going communication and coordination with the Medical Card Manager and Native Nations Cannabis Dispensary staff to efficiently refer qualified patients for services/products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with issuing patient medical card applications and patient cards.
  • Provide accuracy with data entry, required documentation, record keeping, payment method, and issuance of medical cards.
  • Provide customer service duties.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with clients, staff, and other Tribal entities.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • GED or high school diploma
  • Experience with data entry and recordkeeping, preferred.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

Mental Health Therapist

Mental Health Therapist

Full-Time

Open: Until filled

SUMMARY:

This is a FT position (40 hours per week).  The Mental Health Therapist (MHT) provides strengths based on therapeutic services to all eligible Native Americans in an out-patient setting.  The MHT is responsible for providing culturally competent interventions that respects and ensures client confidentiality, as well as inclusion in treatment planning and evaluations.  The MHT will ensure a client’s continuity of care needs are met by providing diagnostic assessments, treatment plan evaluations, and case management services.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate from a master’s degree program with emphasis in social work or counseling from an accredited college or university.
  • Current SD LP, LMFT, LPC, LPC-MH, LCSW or LCSW-PIP
  • Ability to obtain Addiction Counselor Trainee Status
  • A minimum of two (2) years of professional clinical work experience as a Mental Health Therapist in any government, private, or non-profit organization preferred.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:  Paid health insurance for employee single coverage, CEU reimbursement, HRSA qualified facility for student loan repayment.

Must submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and background investigation (P.L. 101-630 Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Act).

Online applications are available at fsst-nsn.gov (attach resume).  For any questions please contact Roxee Johnson, HR Manager at (605) 573-4126.

Pharms Maintenance Lead

Pharms Maintenance Lead

Full-Time

Open: 10/24/2022 – 11/08/2022

Summary:

The Maintenance Lead is responsible for assigning daily work orders, scheduling, supervising, training, and evaluating all other maintenance staff. This position is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day cleanliness, safety, and grounds of the Native Nations Cannabis campus. This individual will also take emergency clean up calls and maintain a daily logbook. This position is responsible for scheduling and assigning weekly and/or monthly deep cleaning projects for Native Nations Cannabis. Incumbent performs and delegates a variety of work in the maintenance, custodial and grounds of the campus.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED equivalent highly preferred. This individual must also have demonstrated knowledge in the areas of commercial cleaning, maintenance or groundskeeping. The Maintenance Lead must have at least 3 years’ experience supervising employees.

Pharms Maintenance Technician

Pharms Maintenance Technician (two openings)

Full-Time

Open: 10/24/2022 – 11/08/2022

Summary:

The Maintenance Tech is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day cleanliness, safety, and grounds of the Native Nations Cannabis campus. This individual will also take emergency clean up calls and maintain a daily logbook.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED equivalent highly preferred. This individual must also have demonstrated knowledge in the areas of commercial cleaning, maintenance or grounds keeping.

Tobacco Operations Manager

Tobacco Operations Manager

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is seeking applicants/resumes for a full-time Tobacco Operations Manager.  This position will be under the supervision of the FSST Executive Committee.  The Tobacco Operations Manager will be responsible for all activities associated with the day-to-day management of Tobacco products, the Tribe is engaged in including selling cigarettes, tobacco products, tobacco accessories, and assorted other inventory items.  The Tobacco Operations Manager will perform the following duties personally or supervise employees performing the following duties:

  • Monitor the sale of tobacco products.
  • Administer and review compliance with the tobacco operating budget.
  • Inspects inventory to ensure it is correctly priced and displayed.
  • Ensures compliance with the sale of tobacco to applicable laws.
  • Check all invoices for shortages and proper billing.
  • Market the tobacco products to other markets that the operation intends to enter.
  • This position may be required to travel.

Education and/or Experience:

  • The applicant must have the following minimum qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED – College degree preferred.
  • Bondable and be able to pass a background check.
  • Experience in managerial and line supervision in retail setting, retail in pricing and inventory control.
  • Experience in supervision.

Must submit to background check and submit to a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Applications are available at the FSST Tribal Office.

May attach resume to Tribal Application.

Preference in filing vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with 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 applicants. Indian preference does not solely guarantee an employment offer alone.

Direct questions to Roxee Johnson, Acting CHRO.

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