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.

Associate Grant Writer

Associate Grant Writer

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Request:

Please submit any Grant Awards you have written along with your Application and Resume prior to interview and a writing sample.

Job Description Summary:

The Associate Grant Writer is a member of the grant department team, responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to identify, prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals. The Associate Grant Writer will perform prospect research to evaluate prospects for grants. The Associate Grant Writer will work with the senior grant writer finance, and program directors. The Associate Grant Write under the direction of the senior grant write, is responsible to single out and seek funds for existing and future Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe (FSST) projects.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Must communicate effectively with all of the Tribe’s stakeholders; both within and outside of its organization.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and use common office software such as Outlook email exchange, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Minimum of two years grant writing or an Associate degree in business, finance, government administration, or other related field is required.

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 Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer

Full-Time

Open: 04/11/2022 – 04/25/2022

Job Description

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.
  • 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.

May attach resume to Tribal Application.

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Full-Time

Open: Until filled

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/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.

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.

Native Nations: Cultivation Technician

Native Nations: Cultivation Technician

Opens: until May 11 2022  

Job Description:

The Cultivation tech position will be responsible for carrying out daily crop related tasks such as monitors growing conditions and reviews changes in humidity, moisture and temperature and cultivation procedures to ensure conformance with quality control standards cultivators will also help with harvesting, fertigation tasks as needed and directed by management. Work with Bio Track THC and other inventory management software systems

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unaided on a regular basis
  • Stand on concrete for 8-12 hour
  • Must be able to walk, bend, kneel, lift, and climb

Education & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must pass a background check and per-employment drug screening

Apply online at fsst-nsn.gov

(Click Human Resources Tab and Employment)

Must submit to a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

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.

Native Nations: Dispensary Associate

Native Nations: Dispensary Associate

Open: 05/02/2022 – 05/16/2022

Job Description:

The Dispensing Associate is responsible for fulfilling orders behind the retail counter and issuing pre- packaged products that have been purchased to customers. The Dispensing Associate must have a complete understanding of the use and side effects of our products.  Dispensing Associate will be given the task of preparing, dispensing, distributing, and administering cannabis-based products under the direct supervision of the Dispensary Lead, Supervisor or Manager.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to move about the dispensary, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe, and assess.
  • The ability to operate a point-of-sale computer system and cash register proficiently.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 to 10 hours per shift.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of administrative customer relations/customer service experience; experience in the retail & health industry a plus.
  • Ability to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means.
  • Excellent computer proficiency/ working within a point-of-sale computer system.
  • Requires excellent customer/patient service skills
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must pass a background check.

Native Nations: Inventory Clerk

Inventory Clerk

Full-Time

Open: 05/04/2022 – 05/25/2022

Job Description:

The Inventory Clerk contributes to the success of the company by assisting the Dispensary Manager(s) with reporting, transports and data entry to compare inventories to office records or computes figures from records such as production records, or purchase invoices to obtain current inventory for each division of the company.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 or more pounds and regularly move up to 25 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug & Alcohol
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent inventory required; plus 3-4 years of demonstrated training/work related experience in a similar role.
  • Must have great math skill

Native Nations: Procurement Coordinator

Procurement Coordinator

Full-Time

Open: 05/04/2022 – 05/25/2022

Job Description:

The Native Nations Cannabis will be accepting applications/resume for one full-time Procurement Coordinator.  This position will be responsible incumbent verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Follow organization rates, rules, and regulations. Compiles records concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping materials, supplies, and equipment. This position will be responsible for the overall operation of the procurement department

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 or more pounds and regularly move up to 25 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is normal.

Education & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or 1-2 years equivalent experience preferred
  • Must have a valid South Dakota driver’s license
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must pass a background check and per-employment drug & alcohol screening

Public Health Nurse

Public Health Nurse

Full-Time

Open: until filled

Job Description Summary:

This is a FT position (40 hrs. week) Mon-Fri. Incumbent will provide public health nursing services to individual clients and the community at large, including clinical care, counseling, public health instruction and education.  Create departmental policies and procedures relevant to public health.  Makes referrals to other agencies and/or providers as appropriate; assists clients in accessing health and community services as needed.  Works with physicians and community groups to keep, establish and carry on work in the promotion of maternal, child health, immunizations and primary prevention activities.  Coordinates assigned activities and programs with those of other departments and agencies as appropriate.

Education/Training:

Graduate of an accredited Nursing program, Licensed Registered Nurse.  Bachelor’s preferred.  Current South Dakota Nursing license.  Two (2) years of experience in Health Education/Community Health/Public Health preferred.  Strong skills in patient education, critical thinking and independent decision making.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  CPR certified.  Basic computer skills. 

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

Retail Assistant Manager

Native Nations Cannabis

 Retail Assistant Manager

Opens: until May 18 2022

Job Description:            

The Retail Assistant Manager is responsible to oversee the daily operations of the store. Monitor product inventory, purchasing and sales. Coordinate and determine the most cost-effective marketing and assemble the best possible sales team. Serve as a positive role model by providing extensive training of products and maintaining the skills and safety of current staff. Follow all laws and regulations provided by tribal state and local laws. Maintains accurate revenue records for reporting to upper management. Develops and updates standard operating procedures, evaluates and trains employees on a regular basis. 

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must pass a Pre-employment drug test and background check
  • Must have a valid South Dakota Driver’s License.
  • 5 + years of successful retail management experience with profit and loss responsibility highly preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated experience 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.

Apply online at fsst-nsn.gov

(Click Human Resources Tab and Employment)

Must submit to a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

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.

Nursing Home Administrator

Nursing Home Administrator

Opens: April 25, 2022  – Closes: Until Filled

The Nursing Home Administrator will be responsible for the day-to-day functions of a 42 bed skilled nursing facility in accordance with current, federal, tribal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations located in Flandreau, SD. The Nursing Home Administrator will be responsible for providing five star-rated quality health care, housing and community based services to incapacitated individuals and older generations by helping residents live the lives that most inspire them. This Nursing Home will offer many services including Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. The Nursing Home Administrator will oversee daily functions of our senior care community and lead staff, build referral relationships, and market services. Our ideal candidate has an active administrator’s license, leadership experience in older adult services and cultural sensitivity knowledge about Native Americans is highly preferred. We are looking for someone who has a strong commitment to serving older adults, excellent people and financial management skills, and the ability to interface effectively with families and residents. This person will also have excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate, and develop employees at all levels at our campus.

Minimum Education, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Business Administration, Public Health Administration or other closely related field. Master’s Degree highly preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of five to seven years experience in a management or leadership capacity with a strong desire to lead through and with others using interpersonal skills that promote employee engagement. Knowledge and promotion of tribal culture sensitivity and understanding is important with this position.
  • Must have a minimum of five years experience in a hospital or long-term care facility and competencies with complex medical care coordination, healthcare operations, risk management and regulatory compliance.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator’s License.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.

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

Apply online at www.fsst-nsn.gov

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

Nursing Home Facilities Manager

Nursing Home Facilities Manager

Opens April 25, 2022 – Closes: Until Filled

Job Description: The primary function of this position will plan, organize, develop, and coordinate the implementation and execution of the Nursing Home Maintenance and Custodial Operations. This position is responsible for providing safety and sanitary measures in accordance with current federal, tribal and local standards, guidelines and regulations. This position will be responsible for maintaining the best possible appearance of the building, structures, utilities, and grounds of the Nursing home. Manages employees by planning, evaluating and assigning work; setting priorities and preparing schedules of completion of work.

Minimum Education, Experience & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED is required. A.S. Degree/Diploma in related field preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a Supervisory capacity, in a maintenance / plant related position.
  • Must be knowledgeable of boilers, compressors, generators, etc. as well as various mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Must be knowledgeable in building codes and safety regulations.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must have a valid South Dakota driver’s license.

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

Apply online at www.fsst-nsn.gov

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.

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