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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 FOR SALE – (Tribal Homesite Lease)
Improvements include a 2-story single family dwelling with 5-bedrooms and 2.5 baths (2,658 sq. ft.) with deck, and an enclosed 2-car garage, located at 69094 Antoine Lane, Arlee, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $195,000.00.
TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, for more information contact Tribal Credit at 406-275-2727, extension 1092.
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1740 Sq. Ft. Nashua 3 bedroom, 2 Bath home with 3 car garage and shed on 2.5 acres. Tribal Lease. 1 Mile South of St. Ignatius. Asking $202,500. (406) 745-5122.
5/28

For Sale

Authentic Timber Framed Barns. Residential-Commercial-Storefronts. Design-Build since 1990. Authentic Handcrafted, Pegged Frames Installed, Starting at $18/SF. Traditional Turnkey Barns From $40/SF. Built to Last for Generations. 406-581-3014 or email brett@bitterrootgroup.com www.bitterroottimberframes.com
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Wanted

BUYING - ALL HISTORIC ITEMS, cowboy, cowgirl, clothing, horsehair bridles, saddles, ranching, mining, Indians, books, photos, documents, brands, furniture, painting, hunting, fishing, mounts, etc. 406-581-2770
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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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NEED CLASS A CDL TRAINING? Start a CAREER in trucking today! Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and offer "Best-In-Class" training. * New Academy Classes Weekly
* No Money Down or Credit Check * Certified Mentors Ready and Available * Paid (While Training With Mentor) * Regional and Dedicated Opportunities * Great Career Path * Excellent Benefits Package Please Call: (520) 375-9632
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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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Business Opportunity

Business opportunity- Clean, profitable, family owned grocery store in Valier, Mt. Long term stable business in friendly community known for fishing, hunting and mountain views. Owner motivated due to health issues. 406-271-7237 or 406-788-6613.
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Employment

REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER – CHAR-KOOSTA
The successful applicant must demonstrated ability in writing, grammar, editing, editing, factual accuracy, and a thorough knowledge of journalism skills including but not limited to AP style writing, interview skills, and ability to objectively required and essential journalism ethics. At least three years of college with either demonstratable college training in journalism or the equivalent from hands-on work experience. Applicants must show skills through a portfolio or writing/editing/photography clippings or photocopies. Must have experience in using a digital camera or a 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) camera to achieve professional compositions and exposures. A skills test will be administered to applicants to determine journalism aptitude. Required to provide a valid driver’s license. Must have broad range of knowledge about the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ government, culture, history, issues and current events. Salary range $12.29 to $14.27 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 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
5/7


S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, S&K Logistics S e r v i c e s , 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

CSKT Early Childhood Services
Positions Available Open Until Filled

CSKT Early Childhood Services is seeking the following positions

HEAD START (3-5 year olds):
* Teacher/Supervisor
* Teacher
* Teacher Aide
* Teacher Aide-In-Training
* Special Services Aide

EARLY HEAD START (0-3 year olds):
* Teacher/Supervisor
* Lead Teacher
* Teacher
* Teacher-In-Training
* Special Service Aide
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 Ronan. 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- 676-4509 ext. 6106 or CSKT Personnel at 406-675-2700 ext. 1041 for more information.
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SHIFT WORKER-SECOND CIRCLE LODGE/
(1 OR MORE CONTRACT POSITIONS)
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED, must be 21 years of age or at least 19 years old and attending college full-time with a minimum of a 2.00 GPA working towards an AA degree verifying active satisfactory progress on a quarterly basis to the House Manager, must possess a cellphone or landline to be able to be reached, must not currently or within the last two (2) years abusing alcohol or drugs (this will be verified during suitability and character reference process), will be required to pass a criminal background and suitability check per PL 101-630, 25 USC Section 3201 and PL 101-647, 42 USC, Section 13031. The background check also includes child protective service checks and driving record checks, traffic offenses cannot exceed three (3) within the last two (2) years, must not be subject of current criminal investigation, which would include indictments, must not have had a driving under the influence of substances or a per se within the last three years, must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and be eligible for a chauffer’s license within 90 days of hire and verification of liability insurance and will be required to participate in annual driver’s license checks and insurance verifications. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript or proof of college enrollment, copy of current driver’s license and proof of liability insurance, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized if other than CSKT and if claiming Veterans 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 month probationary period. Salary is $12.29 to $14.27 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

LEAD SHIFT WORKER/SECOND CIRCLE LODGE
(CONTRACT POSITION)
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED and be 21 years of age, must possess two (2) years of work experience within the Human Services, Education, Juvenile Probation, Law Enforcement, Counseling or Social Work field OR a combination of 2-3 years of college in the areas of study noted above with 2-3 years of work experience as noted above, of which at a minimum one (1) year is experience working with youth. A bachelor level degree is preferred. Must possess a valid Montana driver’s license and must have liability insurance due to driving and transporting youth, will be required to pass a criminal background and suitability check per PL 101-630, 25 USC Section 3201 and PL 101-647, 42 USC, Section 13031. The background check also includes child protective service checks and driving record checks. Must not have any record in the last five (5) years of habitual use of alcohol or drugs, must have no misdemeanor convictions in the past year, except for minor traffic citations, must not be subject of current investigation involving criminal activity indictments, must not have had a DUI or reckless driving conviction which will affect the ability to legally transport residents/youth, and must not have been dismissed or resigned from a previous position due to threat of disciplinary action that could result in termination of employment during the past three (3) years. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of college enrollment/transcript, copy of current driver’s license and proof of liability insurance, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized if other than CSKT and if claiming Veterans 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 month probationary period. Salary is $13.52 to $15.70 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:30 pm.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

SAFETY OF DAMS COORDINATOR/ROADS PROGRAM MANAGER
(MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER CONTRACT)
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, or closely related field AND five (5) years of professional experience, most of which must be in the planning, design, construction, maintenance, as well as administrative experience of dams, roads, and appurtenant facilities. Must be registered as a licensed professional engineer (or the ability to obtain such license) and must possess or be eligible for a valid Montana Motor Vehicle Operators license. 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, 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. This position is exempt and salary is negotiable which includes benefits. 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.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

SECOND CIRCLE LODGE GROUP HOME HOUSE MANAGER
(CONTRACT POSITION)
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess two (2) years of work experience within the Human Services, Education, Juvenile Probation, Law Enforcement, Counseling or Social Work field OR a combination of 2-3 years of college in the areas of study noted above with 2-3 years of work experience as noted above, of which at a minimum one (1) year is experience working with youth. A MSW is preferred. Must possess a valid Montana driver’s license and must have liability insurance due to driving and transporting youth, will be required to pass a criminal background and suitability check per PL 101-630, 25 USC Section 3201 and PL 101-647, 42 USC, Section 13031. The background check also includes child protective service checks and driving record checks. Must not have any record in the last five (5) years of habitual use of alcohol or drugs, must have no misdemeanor convictions in the past year, except for minor traffic citations, must not be subject of current investigation involving criminal activity indictments, must not have had a DUI or reckless driving conviction which will affect the ability to legally transport residents/youth, and must not have been dismissed or resigned from a previous position due to threat of disciplinary action that could result in termination of employment during the past three (3) years. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of college enrollment/transcript, copy of current driver’s license and proof of liability insurance, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized if other than CSKT and if claiming Veterans 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 month probationary period. Salary is $16.33 to $18.98 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:30 pm.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

HELP DESK/ST. IGNATIUS HEALTH CLINIC
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a current Associate of Science Degree (A.S.) in Information Technology or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) OR equivalent of work experience and must have and maintain a Montana State driver’s license as condition of employment. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/or training certificate, 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 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 $13.52 to $15.70 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. The closing date will be Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

MATH TEACHER/CONTRACT POSITION
TWO EAGLE RIVER SCHOOL

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree and Montana State certification in secondary education relevant to the position and must pass a background check, fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no sexual abuse against children), must be willing to promote a program of drug and alcohol free education, must be willing to be a team member of active staff and demonstrate cooperative behavior. Experience teaching remedial math, middle school math or credit recovery preferred. Experience working with Native American youth and/or knowledge of Native American culture preferred but not required. All applicants must submit a current Tribal employment application, certified copy of relevant academic transcript, copy of Montana State certification licensure, three (3) letters of reference, 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 according to TERS pay scale beginning at $26,944/annually. 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 be opened until filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

TRANSITIONAL LIVING CENTER LIVE-IN MANAGER/
CONTRACT POSITION
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Two or more years of experience preferred in counseling, human services or other related field, must be at least 21 years of age, must be able to pass a criminal background check, must have no felony or misdemeanor convictions in the past year, except for minor traffic, must possess a valid Montana driver’s license, must meet minimal health standards, must never have had a felony or misdemeanor conviction involving child abuse, sex offense, and assault with a deadly weapon or violent crime against another person, must not have any record of habitual use of alcohol within the past two (2) years, must not have any record or history of drug abuse within the past two (2) years, must not be the subject of a current investigation involving criminal activities or indictments, must not have three (3) or more moving traffic violations in the past two (2) years, must not have a driving while intoxicated or reckless driving conviction within the past three (3) years, must not have been dismissed or resigned from a previous position due to threat of disciplinary action that could result in termination of employment during the past three (3) years, must be of moral character, must possess the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, must be a role model for the community, youth and families, must possess or obtain CPR and First Aid training, must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. or more and must be willing to sign the SKHA code of ethics. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/or training certificate and 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 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 $16,500/annually with free use of living unit, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1040. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
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4/30

SUPERVISORY FIRE/FUELS TECHNICIAN-CREW FOREMAN
TRIBAL FORESTRY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION OF FIRE

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED and possess Required Qualification - Engine Boss (ENGB).Crew Boss (CRWB). Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4) Faller B (FALB).Firing Boss (FIRB).Prescribed Burn boss 3 (RXB3)-S-290 “Intermediate Fire Behavior”, must continuously meet the requirements for an Interagency Qualifications Carding System (IQCS) rating of ENGB(Engine Boss), CRWB (Crew Boss), ICT4 (Incident Commander Type 4), FIRB (Firing Boss), FALB (Faller B) and RXB3 (Prescribed Burn Boss 3), must have successfully completed Intermediate Fire Behavior S-290, Must meet the Federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Qualification Standards for arduous duty wildland firefighting, must attain and maintain the prerequisite physical stamina and strength needed to perform rigorous duties and must pass the Work Capacity Test at the arduous level annually. Must possess a Valid State of Montana Driver’s License which requires Department of Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs “Safe Driver Approval” and employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs Vehicle Operator Policy. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Tribal Drug and Alcohol Policy and is subject to pre-hire and random drug testing requirements. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copies of academic transcripts and/or training certificates and a copy of a valid Montana Driver’s License, proof of enrollment from federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming Veteran’s preference a copy of DD214 is required. This position is 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 $17.98 to $20.90 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. The closing date will be May 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR’S ASSISTANT
(1 YEAR T.E.A. CONTRACT)
TRIBAL FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, must have experience working with heavy equipment including; crawler tractors, excavators, trucks and backhoes, must have experience with basis hand tools, as well as experience operating and maintaining a chainsaw, experience in timber falling and must be able to pass a physical exam and/or pack test for fire activities as required by government regulations. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copies of academic transcripts and/or training certificates and a copy of a valid Montana Driver’s License, proof of enrollment from federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming Veteran’s preference a copy of DD214 is required. This position is 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 $17.98 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. The closing date will be May 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (1 YEAR T.E.A. CONTRACT)
TRIBAL FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED and be required to have training and experience in the safe operation of heavy equipment, which includes crawler tractor, excavator, trucks, tractors and trailers. A minimum of 200 hours of operation time is required to qualify. Must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License/CDL, with required endorsements to permit operation of trucks and tractors capable of hauling 40-ton loads and must be able to pass a physical exam and/or pack test for fire activities as required by government regulations. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copies of academic transcripts and/or training certificates and a copy of a valid CDL with required endorsements, proof of enrollment from federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming Veteran’s preference a copy of DD214 is required. This position is 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 $17.98 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. The closing date will be May 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/30

Administrative Assistant
Sovereign Leasing & Financing is accepting applications for an administrative assistant position. This is a full-time position. The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, and a college degree in business or coursework towards their degree is preferred. Bookkeeping experience is a plus. All applicants are required to submit an application and resume to Sovereign Leasing & Financing. Please contact Steve Clairmont at 406-883-4317 for any questions regarding this position. The closing date will be Friday, May 15, 2014.
5/7

TRIBAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEMBER SEVEN (7) VACANCIES
Dixon/Charlo, Arlee, St. Ignatius and Pablo, Ronan, Hot Springs and Polson Districts (three-year terms). To be appointed by the Tribal Council. Review all education activities within the reservation not prohibited by statute or regulation. Advise and provide guidance to the Tribal Education Department, Indian Education Committee and school programs. Recommend to the Education Department guidelines and policies of the betterment of education for Tribal members. Annually review educational programs sponsored by the Tribes and make recommendations. Provide advocacy service to reservation Indian youth enrolled in educational institutions, and when necessary function as an appeals board for Higher Education. Members of the TEC who are not employees of the Tribe are compensated at a rate established by the TEC and approved by the Tribal Council, plus mileage from their residence to the meeting site at the present rate established by the Tribal Council. Compensation shall be provided subject to availability of funds. Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and have an interest in and commitment to education. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai 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 are restricted to serving 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 committee) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/C&GTechnician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 7/31/14.
5/7

ARLEE ELDER CENTER COMMUNITY ATTENDANT/
CONTRACT POSITION
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/or training certificate and 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 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 $235.00 bi-weekly- $6,110.00/annually. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/7

S&K HOLDING COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FOUR (4) VACANCIES AVAILABLE

S&K Holding Company, Polson, MT. S & K Holding Company is currently accepting letters of interest with resumes included for two (2) vacancies. The current terms end July 2012 and September 2012. The letters of interest and resumes must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. The board meets the first Monday of each month. Interested applicants should have experience in business management and/or economic development. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai 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 Evelyn Charlo, Contracts & Grants/Personnel Clerk, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 5/14/15.
5/7

AFFORDABLE HOMEOWNERSHIP ASSISTANT/
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess an AA degree in Human Services OR two (2) or more years of experience in providing budgeting and literacy training AND; two (2) or more years working with the public and/or (1) year experience with homeownership classes, possess a current valid driver’s license with no alcohol related convictions in the past three (3) years and must be willing to travel out of the area for training as needed. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/ or training certificate, 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. Salary range $13.52 to $15.70 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/7

GAMING COMMISSIONER
Two (2) VACANCIES
CURRENT TERM ENDS JANUARY 2015

CS&KT Gaming Commission, Pablo, MT. Commissioners shall be compensated at a rate to be established annually by the Tribal Council. Commissioners shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred on Commission business, including necessary travel expenses. Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must reside on the Flathead Reservation during the three (3) year term. Knowledge of Tribal, State, and Federal regulations regarding gaming, including but not limited to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) and Tribal Gaming Ordinance 92(d). Shall be of good moral character and reputation and financially responsible. Must not have been convicted of any felony or any gaming-related offense, fraud, misrepresentation, or any other crimes or moral turpitude in any context. Applicants cannot serve on the Commission if their employment or responsibilities conflict with or could potentially conflict with the duties and responsibilities required of the Commission. No applicants shall serve on the Gaming Commission if that applicant’s other employment or responsibilities creates an impression of the appearance of impropriety, which includes being a member or officer of the Tribal Council or judge in any Tribal Court. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states, “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai 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 are restricted to serving 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 Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/Contracts & Grants Clerk, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, 406-675-2700 ext. 1029 . Closes 2/5/15.
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JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER
The successful applicant can have a Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in one of the following fields Sociology, Social Work, or Criminal Justice. If no BA Degree, an AA Degree and two years experience in one of the following fields, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement. If no degree, a minimum of five (5) years experience in one of the following fields, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement. Experience in youth related work is desired, but not mandatory. Training in Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Teen Suicide, Child Abuse and Neglect, Crisis Intervention, Sexual Abuse, Juvenile Justice and other related topics pertaining to working with this population of youth. If no training or experience in the above, it will be expected that the Juvenile Officer will participate in such training as needed. Must be 21 years of age. No felony convictions ever. No misdemeanor convictions in the past year except minor traffic. Must possess a valid Montana driver’s license. Must never have had a conviction involving child abuse, a sex offense, and assault with a weapon or violent crime against a person. Must not have any record of habitual use of alcohol within the past three years. Must not have any record or history of drug use/abuse within the past three years. Must not be the subject of a current investigation involving criminal activities including indictments. Must not have three or more moving traffic violations in the past two years. Must not have a driving while intoxicated or reckless driving conviction within the past three years. Must not have been dismissed or resigned from Law Enforcement or previous position due to threats of disciplinary action that would have resulted in termination of employment during the past three years. 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. 1040 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $16.33 to $18.98 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 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 ATRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
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SAFETY & SECURITY OFFICER – KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or GED. One year of experience as an emergency first responder, law enforcement, or safety and security officer required. Must have a class D driver’s license and able to obtain a Montana Class B License with passenger and air brake endorsement within 6 months of hire. Must pass standard medical physical examination, must be able obtain within 90 days First Aid/CPR card. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Salary range $12.29 to $14.27 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 will be Thursday May 14, 2015 @ 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
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Liberty Medical Center (Chester, MT) has openings for a Clinic Administrator and Lab Manager. Contact Bev Halter, HR at 406-759-5181 for information.
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Legal Notices

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, PABLO, MONTANA

IN RE THE CHANGE OF NAME
OF DUSTY MICHAEL BUCK
CAUSE NO: 15-171-NC

NOTICE is hereby given that a Hearing will be held in the above Court on the
7th day of May, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. on Petition of
TJ Haynes to change the name of the Minor Child, Dusty Michael Buck to Dusty Michael Haynes.
At any time before the hearing, written objections may be filed with the Court by any person.

DATED this 15th day of April 2015.

Cara Croft
Deputy Clerk of Court
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Invitation for bid:

Salish Kootenai College, located in Pablo, Montana is soliciting Sealed Bid for various phases of construction of the Vanderburg building remodel, located on the campus of SKC. The successful bidder will be required to enter into an agreement with Salish Kootenai College. Salish Kootenai College reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. This is an Indian preference Bid in accordance with CSKT Indian Preference Policy.

Scope of work required:
1. Roofing contractor.
2. Electrical contractor.
3. Mechanical contractor, (heating, air conditioning, plumbing).
4. Insulation contractor.
5. Dry wall contractor.
6. Finish Carpenter contractor, and siding.
7. Painting contractor, (interior and exterior).
8. Flooring contractor.

For more information about the work, contact SKC’s CMR Fred Weible at 406-261-6034. For a schedule of bid date, and or Bid Package contact Audrey Plouffe of Salish Kootenai College, 406-275-4969.
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The Salish Kootenai College is soliciting sealed Bids for the construction of Student Services Parking Expansion generally consisting of site clearing, subgrade preparation, crushed base course, paving, curb and gutter, storm drainage, and site lighting. Total square footage of surfacing is approximately 64,000 square feet.
Bids will be received by Walter Fouty at the office of the Salish Kootenai College Bigknife Building until May 5th, 2015 at 2 PM, and then will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Bigknife Building conference room. Contract documents may be examined or copies obtained at Jackola Engineering & Architecture, 2250 Highway 93 South, Kalispell, MT 59901 or the Salish Kootenai College Bigknife Building, Pablo, MT 59855. A refundable bid deposit check of $100 made out to Jackola Engineering & Architecture is required to obtain bid documents and will be returned to bidder upon returning the documents in good condition.
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. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
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INVITATION TO BID
Lake House, Polson, MT

We are bidding all scopes of work for the project (Bid Package 2A Sitework through 16A Electrical)
Langlas and Associates, Construction Manager for Western Montana Mental Health, would like to invite subcontractors to provide sealed bids for Lake House, located in Polson, Montana until the closing time of 1:00p.m., (1:00) pm on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. All bids to be sealed and delivered to

Western Montana Mental Health
c/o MacArthur, Means & Wells, Architects
125 West Alder
Missoula, MT 59802
Attn: Shane Morrissey

PRE BID MEETING: On Site Tuesday May 12, 2105 1:00p.m.

Bids shall be submitted on the form provided within the Contract Bid Documents. Contract bid documents have been prepared by MMW Architects. For a copy of the contract documents and any questions please contact:

Roger Davis
Senior Project Manager
Langlas & Associates-Bozeman, Inc
101 East Main Suite 101
Bozeman, MT 59715
406-585-3420
rdavis@langlas.com

Plans are also available at all Montana Builders Exchanges.
Please review the bid document, bid scopes, schedules, and instructions to bidders contained in Volume 1 of the specifications. Bidder agrees to commence work immediately upon receipt for the notice to proceed and has reviewed the schedule and agrees to meet the schedule as presented.
A $150 deposit will be required for all plans and specs. We strongly encourage you to receive a full set of documents and not review partial sets of documents. No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least sixty (60) calendar days after the scheduled time for receipt of bids except as noted in the Instructions to Bidders.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any and all irregularities of informalities and the right to determine what constitutes any and all irregularities or informalities. The Western Montana Mental Health Center is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
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