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Storage

S & K Self-Storage
53205 Hwy 93
Ronan, MT 59864
406/253-1011 or 406/883-4317
Various Sizes Available
Security gate
24-hour keypad access
Located right next to the People’s Center on Hwy. 93
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Real Estate

HOME AND LAND (FEE SIMPLE)
3-bedrooms, 1-bath (1,198 sq.ft.), located at 425 6 Avenue SW Ronan, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $115,000.00

HOME AND LAND: (FEE SIMPLE)
3-bedroom, 1-bath (1,193 sq. ft.) and Lots 4, 5, and 6 of Block 30 of the Townsite of Pablo, Lake County, Montana property located at 2907 Montana Avenue, Pablo, MT. ASKING PRICE: $85,000.00

TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT TRIBAL CREDIT AT 406-275-2727, EXTENSION 1092.
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Flathead Lake Lease Lot $150,000. 2.2 acres, 1,000 sq. ft. modular home, 2bed 2bath.New deck and roof.2 car garage.883-5007
9/4

FREE TO TRIBAL MEMBERS
Tribal Credit is offering - for free - a 28x60 damaged trailer, located at 59023 Hillside RD, St. Ignatius, MT.
Tribal Credit is requesting that the trailer be moved off the lot for possible salvage of materials.
The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes is placing a restriction that this damaged trailer cannot be moved onto a tribal lease lot.
Please contact Tribal Credit at 275-2727, Extension 1094, Extension 1093 or Extension 1092 for more information.
9/4

Trailer Lots for Lease
The Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority has lots for lease in the Maggie Ashley II Trailer Park, located south of the Community Bank Bldg. in Pablo. Park has paved streets and sidewalks. Monthly lease amount is $200.00 includes garbage removal, all other utilities are paid by the Lessor. A Security Deposit of $200.00 is required. Dogs are allowed if fencing is installed. Trailers must be 1980 or newer and must pass inspection by SKHA. Please contact Su’San Perez-Tenas or Michael Bisson at 406-675-4491 for more information.
9/4

Arlee Storage Unit Business for Sale.
On lease land. Appraisal done – but negotiable.
Contact Judy at 602-300-4838 or judyhudek@cox.net.
9/25

FOR SALE: 1995 Marlette 28X48, 3BR, 2BA modular home on foundation, deck, porch, appliances and 2-connected sheds included. Plus 4.95 acres fee land with covenants. Beautiful, private location at 41113 Pine Tree Lane, Polson, Montana. $110,000.00. Call Tribal Credit at 275-2727 to schedule a viewing. TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY.
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HOME FOR SALE – Wonderful view great location, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, manufactured home, much more, 3 car garage and shed on 2.5 acres for $202,500. Tribal Lease. Call 745-5122.
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214' Flathead Lake lease lot on 2.23 acres w/ 3600 sq. ft. home. 4bd, 3ba, 2 kitchens, gorgeous! $365,000. Call Tami or Robin at Trails West Real Estate 406-253-7667/ 270-2396. Pre-qualified Buyers only.
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LAND FOR SALE: 2.2 acres, 2 miles outside of Polson on Highway 35. 40 mature trees/shrubs, electricity and phone connections. Monty Marengo 406-212-1699
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Education/Instruction

TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING. Complete programs, refresher courses, rent equipment for CDL, Job Placement Assistance. Financial assistance for qualified students. SAGE Technical Services, Billings/Missoula. 1-800-545-4546.
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Auctions

AUCTION SEPT 13, 10 AM Thompson Falls MT. Tractors, Dumps Trucks, Vehicles, ATV's, Boat, Trailers, Generators, Household, Antiques, Caboose Stove, Crocks, More information www.kevinhillauctions.com 406-531-7927.
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MILTON B. OCUMPAUGH ESTATE Firearms & Coin Auction Sat. Sept. 20TH, 9 A. M. 1005 Main Ave. N. Choteau, MT 225 guns: Win., Rem., Sharps, Colt Coin collection, Western Gear, Ammo. ShobeAuction.com 406-538-5125
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Mortgages/Contracts

EQUITY LOANS ON NON-OWNER OCCUPIED MONTANA REAL ESTATE. We also buy Notes & Mortgages. Call Creative Finance & Investments @ 406-721-1444 or visit www.creative-finance.com
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Health & Medicine

CANADA DRUG CENTER. Safe and affordable medications. Save up to 90% on your medication needs. Call 1-800-820-5715 ($25 off your first prescription and free shipping)
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For Sale

FOR SALE: The Mother of all Dry Meat Racks 10 Inches Diameter. Octagonal in shape. Handles all 8 sides. Outer framing is built of 3 inch angle steel. Heavy expanded metal surface all reinforced. Sturdy, well built. You haul. $700.00 OBO. (406) 246-2299
9/4

Winter Meat

If you are a CSKT member who is in need of help getting winter meat – deer/elk – call Dean for more information at 883-1090.
9/25

Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, S&K Logistics Services, and S&K Environmental are always seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on our websites. Visit www.sktcorp.com, select applicable company and go to “Careers and View Career Opportunities” for all job listings. SKT, Inc. and subsidiaries are all AA/EEO/American Indian Hiring Preference employers.
6/6 Energy Keepers, Inc. is seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on its website. Please view job listings under the employment tab at www.energykeepersinc.com. EKI is a CSKT member preference employer.
12/11

Job Description: 2014 Fall Mack Days
Fish Fillet Staff

CS&KT Fisheries Program is currently planning to hire employees to be fish fillet staff during the 2014 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event. Employees will be working variable shifts, up to 40 hours per week (Monday-Sunday) dependent on fish harvest for nine weeks beginning September 26th and ending November 21st at the Blue Bay boat house building. Shifts will be arranged to fit schedules. Salary will begin @ $10.00/hr., and returning applicants who may be hired will receive $11.00/hr. One applicant may be selected to supervise the fish fillet process providing direction to other staff and will receive $12/hr. or $13/hr. for a returning applicant. Applicants are required to have a valid driver’s license, must be able to lift 50 lbs., and must have a dependable means of transportation to and from Blue Bay. Experience in identification of fish species, filleting fish/and or food preparation, is helpful but not a requirement. Duties may include but are not limited to: assisting in collection and counting of fish at Blue Bay and other collection sites, recording numbers and lengths of fish, filleting, bagging, and storage of fish and assisting with the last day fish fry and the awards. Other duties will include repair of research nets, cleaning of boats & boat house, garbage pick-up, delivery of processed fish, assisting staff with boat calls, and other related duties as assigned. TO APPLY: Mack Days Fish Fillet Applications are available at the CSKT Personnel Department. Applications must be received on or before 5:30 P.M. September 15th, 2014-Atten: Personnel Dept. P.O. Box 278 Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1040. Questions, contact: CSKT Fisheries @ 883-2888 ext. 7294. CS&KT is an Indian Preference employer.
9/4

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Executive Director of Business, Auxiliary Services & Community Outreach

Salary Range:
$45,000 - $67,000

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, September 8, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
This senior management position serves in an executive capacity reporting to the College President for planning, operation, and evaluation of the College's non-academic programs and services. This position is responsible for maintaining the physical properties of the College. The position will participate in long-range strategic financial planning and analysis, operational planning and budget development, sustainability efforts, and effective management of College resources. The position is responsible for providing senior leadership, supervision, and evaluation of all administrative areas as assigned by the President, including but not limited to Safety and Security, Operations/Facilities/Procurement, Transportation, Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services and Community Outreach Programs. This position provides overall leadership and vision for non-academic affairs within the context of the College's vision, mission, goals, and strategies. This position represents the College in various civic, community and professional organizations at the local, state, and national level.
Successful candidates will have:
* A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in financial management or a closely related field with three (3) years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree in business or related field with seven (7) years of experience.
* Five (5) years of experience desired in a senior level administrative position in a higher educational, industrial, or public setting, which includes at least four years of experience in administrative services or directly related field including directing budgeting and accounting functions.
* Must have strong human relations with the ability to interpret and apply college policies and procedures.
* Must have the ability to resolve issues, resulting in mutual respect and tolerance for varying points of view.
* Must also have financial analysis abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, an understanding of an academic environment and demonstrated strength in budget management, and proven leadership ability.
Applicant should have knowledge of:
* Efficient administrative practices through an integrated approach to planning, budgeting, scheduling, and management;
* Knowledge of budget development practices and internal cost control procedures; Business theories, principles, and practices.
* Fund accounting and risk management;
* Demonstrated successful practices in leadership, teamwork, and facilitation;
* Knowledge of Tribal College Universities and their place in higher education; Continuous improvement principles, system approach, and performance indicators.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
9/4

Count Room Attendant – 1 position
KwaTaqNuk Resort

KwaTaqNuk Resort is seeking applications for the Count Room Attendant. This person will be responsible for emptying, counting and recording the contents of bill acceptor canisters and table game drop boxes that are delivered to the count room. Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 4:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the 1st of each month. Full-time position - $9.00 per hour. Must be able to pass a background check and obtain a Gaming License. Please submit applications to the Human Resource Office or call @ 883-3636, ext. 472 for an application. Closing date is September 12, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m. Applicants are subject to a pre-hire drug test and placed on a random testing list. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer. All applicants are encouraged to apply.
9/4

UTILITY BOARD MEMBER
TWO (2) VACANCIES AVAILABLE

Mission Valley Power, Two (2) vacancies – Both terms end September 30, 2014. To be appointed by the Tribal Council. Members of the Board shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in attending Board meetings or expended in the performance of its business; the amount of such compensation is subject to approval by the CSKT. The Utility Board shall provide policy direction to the General Manager and, consistent with the goals and objectives for Tribal management, overall policy guidance to the utility. As the Contractor, the Tribal Council retains ultimate control and responsibility for ensuring the Tribes' compliance with the terms of the contract. Must reside within the exterior boundaries of the Flathead Reservation and be a consumer of electricity supplied by Mission Valley Power. Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. No fewer than three Directors shall have extensive background through education and/or experience in the area of business management. Each of the remaining Directors shall have, at a minimum, sufficient education and experience to qualify him/her to learn utility business practices and procedures and to make sound business and utility service judgments. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees may serve on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the board) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to EJay Hammer, Personnel Department, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1040. Closes 9/11/14.
9/4

BUS DRIVER/TWO EAGLE RIVER SCHOOL
CONTRACT POSITION

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, must be able to pass a background check and fingerprinting with no offenses involving violence against children or other individuals and no sexual abuse against children, must possess a commercial driver’s license with school bus endorsement required by start date, CPR/First Aid verification, previous driving experience; excellent driving record/skills, and have no history of reckless or unsafe driving habits and/or suspended driving license privileges, must be willing to promote a program of drug and alcohol free education and must be willing to be a team member of an active staff and demonstrate cooperative behavior. Experience working with Native American youth and/or knowledge of Native American culture is preferred but not required. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of high school diploma/GED, copy of current CDL with school bus endorsement, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming Veteran’s Preference a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary is $12.16 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. This position will close on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/4

SENIOR CAREER COUNSELOR – KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a Master’s Degree in the area of Human Services. Work related experiences in youth counseling program is needed. Must be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor's fellow staff members, students, community representatives, personnel from referral agencies and the parents of students. Must be able to communicate effectively both in writing and orally. Must be able to inspire confidence and to develop supportive relations with individuals. Must possess general knowledge of the characteristics problems and development of young people. Must possess knowledge of Indian Culture and Customs. This is a Tested Designated Position (TDP) in compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Policy. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL-101-630.Salary range $21.23 to $24.81 per hour, plus benefits – May be employed under contract. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, September 11, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/4

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Clinical Faculty/Skills Lab Tutor ( 9 mos. Position)

Salary Range:
$45,000 - $47,000
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, September 8, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Clinical Faculty/Skills Lab Tutor role is to facilitate individual and group opportunities in the clinical and skills lab setting that allow students to meet the educational outcomes of the ASN and/or RN/BSN Nursing Program. To achieve these outcomes, the Clinical Faculty/Skills Lab Tutor and Students form a partnership in an atmosphere of care and mutual respect. This position will plan, prepare and organize tutoring strategies and supervise learning activities for students. Maintain ongoing and collaborative work relationships with nursing faculty members, clinical staff, clinical facilities, students and Clinical Coordinator.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Masters degree in nursing from an accredited program
* Preparation for teaching in respective area of responsibility
* Licensed as a registered nurse in Montana.
* Provide evidence of continuing professional development
* Serve as role models for the students.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
9/4

CENTER DRIVER - KHJC
The successful applicant must possess High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess a Class B CDL airbrake endorsement License with passenger school bus endorsement, clean driver record. This is a Tested Designated Position (TDP) in compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Policy. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL-101-630. Sound knowledge of the Laws and regulations concerning operation of a motor vehicle. Must be able to pass standard medical physical exam. Must have the ability to operate a motor vehicle under different climatic conditions and road conditions and work irregular hours. Must be able to obtain a First Aid and CPR certification. Must have experience with computers and different computer software. Salary range is $10.75 to $12.55 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and a copy of a B-1 license with passenger and air endorsements to the Tribal Personnel Department or call 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 for an application. Closing date will be September 11, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m.. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/4

PAYROLL TECHNICIAN/
OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, one (1) year of accounting courses above high school OR two (2) years of work experience in payroll functions OR any equivalent combination of training and experience and a current valid driver’s license. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. Salary range is $ 13.04 to $ 15.22 per hour plus benefits. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribe, must pass pre-hire drug testing and complete a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700, Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date is Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/4

CENTRAL ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT/
OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED or possess equivalent experience and one (1) year of accounting courses above high school OR
one (1) year experience in accounting experience OR have equivalent combination of training and experience. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribe, must pass pre-hire drug testing and complete a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $13.04 to $15.22 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700, Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date is Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/4

CPS/FOSTER CARE SOCIAL WORKER
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
(MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER CONTRACT)
(WILL CONSIDER A TRAINEE POSITION IF NO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS)

The successful applicant must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three (3) year’s actual work experience in Child Welfare Services/human Services and working with high risk families. The successful applicant must pass a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. Must have never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence (felony). Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years. Must have not had any involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client and no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years and must possess a current valid Montana driver’s license. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. 1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Salary range is $17.50 to $20.42 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/11

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Custodial Services Team Leader

Salary Range:
$22,900 - $23,900

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, September 15, 2014; 4:00 p.m.

The Team Leader is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment for all staff/faculty. This position will work under a Team System of cleaning all buildings on SKC campus leading and developing individual teams. This position will oversee and serve as a leadership position within the team. This is a testing designated position requiring pre-hire and random drug/alcohol testing.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* High School diploma or equivalent
* Current driver?s license
* Three years of supervisory experience
* Ability to work as a team player
* Possess good work ethics in being a leader
* Attend trainings and workshops as required.
* Ability to work full regular scheduled shift and occasional flexible hours.
* Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
9/11

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR –1 OR MORE POSITIONS
The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D. and an A.A. degree in Human Services/ or High School Diploma or GED and 1 year of experience working with youth in a residential setting. Must have or be able to obtain a Montana Class B License with passenger and air brakes endorsement. Must pass standard medical physical examination. Must be able to acquire First Aid/CPR Card. Will be required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Salary range $13.04 to $15.22 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a tested designated position within the definition of the Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed with the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/11

RECEPTIONIST/RECORDS CLERK – ECS
Monday – Friday (8:00 – 4:30)

The successful applicant must possess a High School diploma or equivalent. At least one year of office computer experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel or the equivalent of one year of formal computer training. At least one year of experience as office receptionist and in file management. Ability to operate, in performance of tasks, a variety of office equipment such as: computer, copier, scanner, fax, calculator, laminator, etc. Employment preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Health Requirements: Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including finger-printing, (no violence against children or individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any person) prior to employment and every 2 years thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel Department. Possess and maintain a current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ fleet policy. May be employed under a contract. Salary range $10.75 to $12.55 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and a copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug Test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/11

HEAD START TEACHER (Preschool)
– 1 OR MORE FURLOUGHABLE/CONTRACT POSITIONS - ECS

(Pablo, Ronan, Polson, St. Ignatius, Arlee)
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m. (Hours may vary)
The successful applicant must be 18 years of age or older. 18 years of age or older. Must have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education; OR an Associate Degree in a related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Within one (1) year of hire, must begin working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education. Two (2) years documented experience teaching preschool-age children in a formal early childhood setting such as a head start classroom, childcare center, etc. Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and annually thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. Possess and maintain current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ Fleet Policy. Possess current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be willing to obtain within 3 months of hire. Able to meet/complete requirements for primary caregiver according to Montana child Care Center Regulations within one (1) year of employment (if required).
All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates, proof of a valid driver’s license and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized tribe other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $15.85 to $18.50 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/11

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Vehicle / Small Engine / Equipment Mechanic

Salary Range:
$34,000 - $36,00
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, September 22, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The mechanic will perform preventative maintenance and repair SKC’s vehicles, small engines, and equipment (gas and diesel). Maintain a safe, clean work environment. Insure safety of self, participants, and others on maintenance and repair projects and in work areas. This position will supervise transportation bus drivers. This is a safety-sensitive position requiring pre-hire and random drug/alcohol testing.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Three years experience and/or certificates in small engine repair, welding, hydraulics, gas and diesel engines and diagnostics
* Three years of supervisory experience
* A current Class A Commercial Driver’s License with a current DOT physical would be helpful
* Strong technical skills in preventative maintenance including successful hydraulic system repair
* Welding, machine tool, and fabrication experience preferred
* Ability to perform preventative maintenance and machine repairs in the field under challenging conditions
* Ability to prepare repair and maintenance documentation and file related reports;
* Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, subordinates and fellow employees and to remain calm in stressful situations;
* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
9/18

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Maintenance Technician

Salary Range:
$22,900 - $24,900
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, September 22, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining SKC property to ensure a safe work environment for staff/faculty. Responsible for the safe maintenance of campus buildings, repair of buildings and components and/or repair or replacement of minor equipment. Individual may obtain estimates for supplies, parts and order parts as needed. The Technician will hang drywall, tape, texture and paint. The individual will be responsible for identifying items which need maintenance / repair / improvement, along with completing the task and/or recommending appropriate action to the Maintenance Services.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* High School Diploma or GED
* Current valid Drivers License
* Three years responsible experience in building maintenance and repair.
* General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. Have the ability to repair and maintain equipment.
* Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills
* Ability to work with little supervision.
* Ability to provide self-direction for identifying and completing tasks.
* Ability to work flexible hours to allow for working weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays as needed due to emergency situations.
* Experience in an area of the building trades preferred
* Mechanical knowledge preferred
* Previous snow removal experience is preferred
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
9/18

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Childcare Lead Teacher/Assistant Director (9 mos.)

Salary Range:
$30,000 - $32,000
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Open until filled with first screenings, Monday, September 22, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Childcare Center Lead Teacher/Assistant Director’s basic function is to provide safe, healthy, and engaging learning environments and interactions for children enrolled in the Childcare Center and to assist the Director in managing a high-quality childcare center for Salish Kootenai College. The Lead Teacher/Assistant Director will support the development of children through collaboration with families, teachers at the SKC center, and SKC Education Department. The position is subject to random drug testing and a background check and pre-hire drug screen is required upon hire.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or Education related field with an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education required
* Three (3) years documented experience as a Lead Teacher in an early childhood setting required
* Two (2) years documented experience in an administrative role in an early childhood setting, supervising adults required
* Five (5) years working with young children
* Knowledge or experience with HighScope Curriculum and Assessment model preferred
* Working knowledge of NAEYC accreditation
* Knowledge of child development
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Familiarity with state and national childcare regulations and food standards
* Current First Aid and CPR certifications or the ability to become current upon hire
* Ability to work with people of varying backgrounds and ethnic groups and the ability to take direction and work independently
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
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Legal Notices

Invitation to Bid – Water Storage Tank

   The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’ Wildland Recreation Program is requesting bids for a 30,000 gallon water storage tank for Blue Bay Campground. In the fall of 2014 the Wildland Recreation Program will be replacing the existing storage tank with a larger tank to allow for future development and expansion. This project requires the construction of a 30,000 (appx.) gallon water tank, designed for potable water, ready for connection into the existing water system. Site prep work required for tank placement will be done by the Tribes but the cost of the site prep required for the new tank will be factored into the final bid cost. Piping from the tank to the existing water system will also be done by the Tribes.
   This is an Indian Preference Bid. Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. You must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference. The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference Certification from the Indian Preference Office.
   Selected vendor will be required to enter into a standard format Contractor Agreement with the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes prior to initiating the project.
   Bids are to be submitted to Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Wildland Recreation Program by September 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. local time and must include all required documents listed in the complete bid documents.
   Please contract Les Bigcrane, Wildland Recreation Program, 406-675-2700 Ext. 7289 for entire Invitation to Bid.
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   CSKT Tribal Education is requesting Bids for Lunches to be delivered to Polson High School on September 22, 2014. Bids will be accepted until Noon on September 8, 2014 at the Tribal Education Office via Email, Postal mail or in person. Tribal Education is located in the upstairs North wing of the New complex. Mailing Address is P.O. Box 278 Pablo, Montana 59855
   Any questions, please contact Dana Hewankorn at 675-2700 Ext. 1070 or danah@cskt.org or tribaled@cskt.org
   Total lunches 550
   90 Cold sack lunches delivered by 9 AM
   460 Lunches (Hot or cold) delivered by noon to include:
   * 430 meat-30 vegetarian (Hot or cold)
   * Chips
   * Cookie or other sweet
   * Fruit
   * Condiments
   * Napkin and appropriate utensils
   Winning bidder will receive more specific details upon award
   1. This is an Indian Preference Bid.
   2. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office. Contact Margaret Sheridan, Indian Preference Coordinator at 406-675-2700, extension 1045 for more information on Indian Preference.
   3. The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Ordinance 101A.
9/4

IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF,         ) CASE NO. 13-231-CP
                                             )
                                             )
                                             ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
T.R.,                                      )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

TREVOR ROSS – biological father of the above-referenced child.
   YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on October 6, 2014 at 9:00 A.M.
   Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born May 28, 2013.
   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.

   WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 18th day of August, 2014.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
9/11

IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF,         ) CASE NO. 13-231-CP
                                             )
                                             )
                                             ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
T.R.,                                      )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

   KAYLEE HALE – biological mother of the above-referenced child.

   YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on October 6, 2014 at 9:00 A.M.
   Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born May 28, 2013.
   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.

   WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 18th day of August, 2014.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
9/11

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM  )
OF THE CONFEDERATED    )
SALISH AND KOOTENAI        ) Cause No. 14-205-CV
TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD )
RESERVATION,                        )
Plaintiff,                                       )
                                                     ) SUMMONS BY
VS.                                              ) PUBLICATION
                                                     )
LESLIE CAYE,                           )
Defendant.                                  )

THE TRIBAL COURT SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT:

   You are hereby summoned to answer or otherwise respond to the above captioned Complaint filed in Tribal Court. You have 15 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Tribal holidays) from the last date of publication of this Summons in which to file your written answer with the Tribal Court. If you fail to answer or defend within the time provided under law, a default judgment may be entered against you.

Plaintiff/Plaintiff Attorney: Daniel J. Decker
Tribal Attorney
CSKT Legal Department
Address: P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

   This Summons by Publication is issued pursuant to Title I, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT Laws Codified.

DATED this 18th day of August, 2014.

Cara Croft Clerk of Tribal Court
CS&KT Credit Department
9/11

IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF,         ) CASE NO. 13-249-CP
                                             )
                                             )
                                             ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
D.M.,                                    )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

   UNKNOWN – biological father of D.M.

   YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
   Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born May 18, 2014.
   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
   WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 13th day of August, 2014.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
9/11

INVITATION TO BID ON FISHERIES CONSULTATION

   The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Natural Resources Department is soliciting bids for consultation services from individuals or firms with demonstrated experience in 1) the development of small-scale, efficient fish processing facilities, and 2) the construction and operation of fisheries entrapment gear to a range of pre-determined specifications. Gear types include gillnets of varying mesh sizes and trapnets with varying sizes of boxes and leads. Work is to be completed before December 30, 2014. Bids must be submitted by COB 9/19/2014. For a bid package, contact Barry Hansen (406) 883-2888 x7282.
   This is an Indian Preference Bid. Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the CSKT Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
9/11

BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA
   In re: The Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana, a Montana Religious Corporation Sole (Diocese of Helena)?
   Case No. 14-60074
   NOTICE OF DEBTOR’S MOTION TO APPROVE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, RELEASES AND POLICY BUYBACKS WITH AMERICAN HOME, CATHOLIC MUTUAL, FIREMAN’S FUND, MONTANA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION, ONEBEACON, AND TRAVELERS (COLLECTIVELY “THE SETTLING INSURERS”), INCLUDING THE SALE OF INSURANCE POLICIES FREE AND CLEAR OF LIENS, CLAIMS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND OTHER INTERESTS; AND NOTICE OF HEARING
   NOTICE IS GIVEN that the debtor Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana, (“Debtor”), has filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Montana, a motion for approval of a Settlement Agreement with Settling Insurers which includes the sale by the Debtor of all insurance policies allegedly issued by the Settling Insurers back to the Settling Insurers free and clear of liens, claims, encumbrances, and other interests (the “Motion”)
   The Motion seeks, among other things, an order of the Court, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 363 and FRBP 6004 and 9019, approving a settlement, release, and compromise of all claims as more fully described in the Settlement Agreement. If the Motion is approved, the Debtor will sell, and Settling Insurers will purchase, the insurance policies described more particularly in the Settlement Agreement, free and clear of all liens, claims, encumbrances, and other interest for the aggregate amount of $10,901,500 as follows: (a) $487,500 by American Home; (b) $3,800,000 by Catholic Mutual; (c) $4,000,000 by Fireman’s Fund; (d) $500,000 by MIGA; (e) $114,000 by OneBeacon; and (f) $2,000,000 by Travelers, to be paid to a trust to be established under a plan of reorganization as to the Debtor in which all Tort Claims (as specifically defined in the Settlement Agreement) will be channeled as the sole and exclusive source of payment of any such claims against the Debtor or Settling Insurers The Settlement Agreement is conditioned on Confirmation of a Plan of Reorganization incorporating its terms.
   IN ADDITION, THE MOTION SEEKS A RULING THAT SETTLING INSURERS ARE ENTITLED TO THE BENEFIT OF AN INJUNCTION, PERMANENTLY BARRING ALL CLAIMS BY ANY PERSON OR ENTITY AGAINST SETTLING INSURERS AND CERTAIN RELATED ENTITIES (THE “INSURANCE PARTIES,” AS SPECIFICALLY DEFINED IN THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT) RELATING TO (A) POLICES ISSUED OR ALLEGEDLY ISSUED TO THE DEBTOR OR (B) “TORT CLAIMS” (AS SPECIFICALLY DEFINED IN THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, WHICH INCLUDES CLAIMS RELATED TO SEXUAL OR CORPORAL ABUSE), AS PART OF THE DEBTOR’S CONTEMPLATED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION, THE CONFIRMATION OF WHICH IS A CONDITION OF THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT. IF YOU HAVE A CLAIM AGAINST THE DEBTOR AS TO WHICH INSURANCE COVERAGE IS OR MAY BE AVAILABLE, YOUR RIGHTS MAY BE AFFECTED.
   If you object to any aspect of the Motion or the sale of the insurance policies, you must: (1) file with the Clerk of the Court at U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Montana, Room 263, 400 North Main Street, Butte, MT 59701, a written response stating the specific facts upon which the objection is based, and (2) serve a copy thereof on Bruce Anderson, counsel to the Debtor, at Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd., 320 East Neider Avenue, Suite 102, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815, no later than October 9, 2014, and (3) attend the hearing on October 22, 2014 at 1:30p.m. If no objections are filed, the Debtor may seek entry of an order approving the Motion without further notice or hearing. A copy of the Motion (Docket No. 300-3 proposed Motion) can be obtained through the PACER system on the Court’s Website at https://ecf.mtb.uscourts.gov or by contacting Bruce Anderson, Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd., 320 East Neider Avenue, Suite 102, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815.
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