Char-Koosta News

The Official Publication of the Flathead Nation online

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 FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property includes a frame construction single home with 1-bedroom and one bath (480 sq. ft.) on a tribal homesite located at 306 2nd Avenue East, Pablo, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $50,0000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, ext. 1092 or ext. 1094.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property which includes a 2008, 26.8'X52' Marlette manufactured home with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths located at 34523 Timberlane, Ronan, Montana on 1.25 acres. ASKING PRICE: $80,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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NW Montana Real Estate. Multiple large acre parcels. Timbered. Water. Bordered by National Forest. Company owned. Tungstenholdings.com. (406)293-3714
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Events

Gun and Ammo Show January 27th, 28th, 29th, 2017 Big Sandy MT. For More Information Call Vance Or Jean (406) 386-2259
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THE BOAT SHOW! "Boat Buying Event of the Year" at the Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds, Helena,MT. January 27th, 28th and 29th, 2017.The Montana BoatShow's $3 admission charge gives you a chance at over $1,500 in door prizes! Children under 12enter free. For info call (406)443-6400 or 266-5700. Mark Your2017 Calendar! www.mtboatshow.com
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For Sale

For Sale 2- 16x80 mobile homes in great condition $36,900 delivered and set up within 150 miles of Billings. 406-259- 4663
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USED WHEEL CHAIR LIFTS, exterior receiver hitch platform lifts and pickup mounted lifts. See more at gandjenterprises.com or call 248-5767
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Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, and S&K Logistics Services 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.
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CSKT EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
POSITIONS AVAILABLE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED

CSKT Early Childhood Services is seeking the following positions (Positions are located in Polson, Pablo, Ronan, Arlee, and St.Ignatius areas)

HEAD START (3-5 year olds):
* Head Start Teacher
* Head Start Teacher Aide
* Head Start Teacher Aide-In-Training
* Special Services Aide
* Cook
* Cultural Specialist
* Bus Driver

EARLY HEAD START (0-3 year olds):
* Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher
* Infant/Toddler Teacher
* Infant/Toddler Teacher-In-Training
* Special Service Aide
* Cook
* Cultural Specialist

Interested applicants can get a copy of the full position description at the Tribal Personnel Office or at the Early Childhood Services Admin Office in St.Ignatius (Neil Charlo Building).
Interested applicants will need to complete an application for employment with the Tribal Personnel Office and attach all required documents with the application.
Please contact CSKT Early Childhood Services at 406-745-4509 ext. 5506 or CSKT Personnel at 406-675-2700 ext. 1029 for more information.
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COMMUNITY GROUNDSKEEPER
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED with experience in the operation of all equipment used in the course of the duties. Possess a current valid driver’s license with no alcohol related convictions for the last three (3) years and must be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) if requested. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript and 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. This position is not a (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CSKT must pass pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $11.68 to $13.55 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. The closing date will be Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
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SALES REPRESENTATIVE – CHAR KOOSTA NEWS

The Char-Koosta News is seeking a motivated and energetic ad sales representative. The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or GED required. One (1) year of sales experience or one year in a design field. A valid driver’s license. Computer experience is required. 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, if you are claiming Veterans Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted with the application to the Personnel Department. To apply, contact Personnel at 406.675.2700 ext. 1029, or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $11.68 to $13.55 per hour, plus benefits – may be employed under contract. Closing date will be Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 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.

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PROGRAM HYDROLOGIST
(MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER CONTRACT)
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a Master’s of Science with two years of professional-level experience or Bachelors of Science with a minimum of five years of relevant professional level experience. College degree(s) must be in hydrologic sciences, engineering, or other closely related natural science with an emphasis on surface water hydrology. Must possess a current valid driver’s license and be insurable under the Tribes insurance policy. Also, must wear Tribal Government identification and safety apparel when conducting field activities. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates, a copy of a valid driver’s license, and 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 position is not a (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CSKT must pass pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary is $24.84 to $28.92 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. This position will be open until filled.

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PROJECT LAUNCH YOUNG CHILD WELLNESS PARTNER
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

The successful applicant must possess a Master’s Degree in Health Field, Human Service Field, Social Work, Maternal and Child Health, Public Health; or Bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields and 4 year’s experience in a related field; or 8 year’s experience in related field. Must possess a valid Montana driver’s license and maintain liability insurance. Must possess a minimum of (3) three years of work experience with the provision of young child behavioral health services OR youth child wellness services. Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past (3) years. No involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client, no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past (5) years mandatory. This position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630 and 101-647.. Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years, must have no previous involvement with any child protective services or adult social service protection agencies as an offender and no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years mandatory . This position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630 and 101-647. 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 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) months probationary period. Salary is $18.70 to $21.74 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 will be Open Until Filled.

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KWATAQNUK RESORT CASINO SLOT SUPERVISOR
S&K GAMING, LLC – POLSON, MT

Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
* To perform this job successfully this position requires gaming industry experience.
* High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
* Must have two years of casino experience and/or Management experience.
* The ability to read English and understand both written and verbal instructions is required.
* Must have experience with extensive cash handling, computer skills, and employee supervision.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES & REGULATIONS:
* Title 31 Bank Secrecy Act (Anti-Money Laundering)
* Must obtain and maintain the Safe Serve Certification.
* Must pass a background check.
* Required to obtain and maintain an unrestricted gaming license from the CS&KT Gaming Commission and NIGC. Ability to obtain and maintain a Tribal Gaming License.
* It is the responsibility of the employee to have all documents current and valid at all times.
Salary: $11.00 to $13.00
Benefits: Applicants will be eligible for benefits after ninety days.
To apply, please contact:
Juliana Tanner – Human Resource Manager
Email: jtanner@csktgaming.com
Phone: 406.883.3636, ext. 472
Must submit: Application, transcripts and resume to the Human Resource Office, 49715 US Hwy 93, Polson, MT.
Closing date: 1/27/17
All applicants are required to complete a pre-hire drug test and will be subject to random drug testing. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer.
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GRAY WOLF PEAK SECURITY MANAGER
S&K GAMING, LLC – EVARO, MT

Minimum Qualifications:
* Two years of experience in Casino/Resort security field and one year casino experience
* Must have supervised a staff of two or more employees.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES & REGULATIONS:
* Ability to obtain and maintain a Tribal Gaming License
* Title 31
* Safe Serve
* Must obtain First Aid & CPR Certification within 3 months of hire.
Salary: DOE
Benefits: Applicants will be eligible for benefits after ninety days.
To apply, please contact:
Juliana Tanner – Human Resource Manager
Email: jtanner@csktgaming.com
Phone: 406.883.3636, ext. 472
Must submit: Application, transcripts and resume to the Human Resource Office, 49715 US Hwy 93, Polson, MT.
Closing date: 1/27/17
All applicants are required to complete a pre-hire drug test and will be subject to random drug testing. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer.
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RECEPTIONIST – FILE CLERK/
TRIBAL CREDIT DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess High School Diploma or GED and possess six (6) months of work experience in receptionist duties. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a copy of academic transcript, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if you are claiming veteran’s preference a copy of the 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 Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $9.71 to $11.24 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 will be Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

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RN's, LPN's/LVN's, CNA's, Med Aides. $2,000 Bonus - Free Gas. Call AACO @ 1-800-656-4414 or apply @ AACONURSING.COM
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Help Wanted - Government

NAVY RESERVE HIRING in all fields. Serve part-time. Paid training & potential sign-on bonus. Great benefits. $ for school. Call Mon-Fri (800) 887-0952, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
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HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE Paid training with U.S. Navy. Good pay, medical/dental, vacation, great career. HS grads ages17-34. Call Mon-Fri (877) 475-6289, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
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THE NAVY IS HIRING Top-notch training, medical/dental, 30 days' vacation/yr, $$ for school. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri (877) 475-6289, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
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HIGH-TECH CAREER with U.S. Navy. Elite tech training w/great pay, benefits, vacation, $$ for school. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri (877) 475-6289, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
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NAVY RESERVE Serve part-time. No military exp needed. Paid training & potential sign-on bonus. Great benefits. Retirement. Call Mon-Fri (800) 887-0952, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
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Legal Ads

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for construction of the following project(s) will be received by the Montana Department of Transportation, Contract Plans Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect, Helena, Montana until 9:00 a.m. on February 9, 2017. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.

103 FLATHEAD RIVER - E & W & SF 149 E OF SOMERS CLRS
STPP 82-1(10)1 & HSIP-G 82-1(8)0

STPP 82-1(10)1 - Plant mix overlay, fog seal over seal & cover, pavement markings and signing on the Flathead River - E & W project in Flathead County.
The project is located on State Route 82 beginning 1.4 miles east of the junction with US Route 93 and extends east to RP 5.0. The project picks up again at RP 6.4 and extends east to RP 6.8. The roadway between 5.0 and 6.4 will be improved as part of a future project replacing the Flathead River Bridge.
HSIP-G 82-1(8)0 - Installation of centerline and shoulder rumble strips on the SF 109 E of Somers CLRS project in Flathead County.
The project is located on State Route 82 beginning at the junction with US Route 93 and extends east 6.8 miles to RP 6.8 at the junction with State Route 35.
104 RAINBOW BEND
NH-HSIP 24-1(78)8

Overlay, seal and cover and guardrail on the Rainbow Bend project in Missoula County. The project is on MT Highway 200 (N-24) and begins at RP 7.5 (approx. 7 miles east of Bonner) and extends 1.5 miles east to RP 9.0.
Bid documents and instructions to bidders may be obtained from the Contract Plans Bureau. These documents may be requested by FAX (406)444-7236 (see order form), by mail, by downloading at the following web site: http://www.mdt.mt.gov/business/contracting/current_letting.shtml under “Bid Packages” link, or by calling (406)444 6216, 6212, 6215 or TTY 444 7696.
Any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement is subject to all appropriate state and federal civil rights laws. The prime and subcontractors are required to pay the wage rates set out in the bid proposal.
MDT will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the award, performance or administration of any MDT contract or in the administration of its DBE program (49 CFR Part 26). MDT attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in any service, program or activity of the department. Alternate accessible formats of this document will be provided upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in MDT bid lettings, call the Civil Rights Bureau at 444-6331 or TTY 406-444-7696 [TTY 1-800-335-7592 (toll free)].

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Rick Griffith, Chairman Michael T. Tooley
Montana Transportation Commission Director of Transportation
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PUBLIC NOTICE
This is to notify all interested parties that the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CS&KT) will be applying for the Montana Department of Transportation 5311 operating grant for $316,133.00. The CS&KT Transportation Program will also be applying for the Montana Department of Transportation Intercity 5311 ( F ) grant in the amount of $191,341.00 for grant period Fy 17 ( July 1 2017 thru June 30,2018. CS&KT also were applying FOR in FY 17 is TransADE matching fund grant of amount $ 25,993.00. All three (3) transit grants are due March 1, 2017.
The application is on file at the Tribal Complex in Pablo, MT. If requested a public hearing will be held and public notice indicating the location, time and date of the hearing will be provided. If you have questions please feel free to contact Corky Sias, CS&KT Transportation, 1-406-675-2700 ext. 1360.
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