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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). 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 (FEE SIMPLE PROPERTY). Property includes a 2008 two story frame construction family home with 2-bedrooms and 2-bath, 1,688 sq. ft. and full basement with deck and unfinished garage located at 22561 Caye Drive, Elmo, MT on 5.02 acres. This property includes covenants with the Chief Cliff Estates Homeowners Association, Inc. ASKING PRICE: $170,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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LAND FOR SALE (For sale to CSKT Tribal members only.)
The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following fee simple property which includes improvements of a well and electrical hookup on 5-acres located at 41262 Pine Tree Lane, Polson, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $60,000.00. For more information contact Tribal Credit at 406-275-2727, extension 1092.
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HOME FOR SALE (CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)
Improvements which includes a 1997, 17’x76’ single wide manufactured home with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths located at 33676 Pow Wow Road, Arlee, Montana on 2.49 acre tribal homesite.  Asking amount: $ 42,000.00.  Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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REAL PROPERTY FOR SALE - (TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY). The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following property for sale. Real property which includes improvements of a 2-story single family frame construction home with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths; 1,810 sq. ft. upper level and 720 sq. ft. finished basement., located at 221 2nd Avenue, St. Ignatius, Asking price: $80,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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IMPROVEMENTS FOR SALE - (TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY). The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following personal property for sale which includes a tribal homesite and the improvements of a ranch style single family frame construction home with 1-bedroom and 2-baths, with full basement and 2-car detached garage located at 108 2nd Street, N. Pablo, MT. Asking price: $36,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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For Sale two 2012 16 x 80 mobile homes in great condition $43,900 each delivered and set up within 150 miles of Billings 406-259-4663
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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.
12/29

AG/RANGE LEASING TECHNICIAN
TRIBAL LANDS DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in increasingly responsible work in some land-related field is preferred. Basic knowledge of filing and computer systems and computer software applications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, other agencies, and the general public; ability to read, understand and apply formal documents such as contracts, deeds, bonds, court orders; ability to work out of doors and alone as required. Some degree of skill in using computers, good skill in written and oral communication and data base management. This position is an entry level training position that depending on the qualities of the individual can take up to two (2) years to work to the AG/RU Specialist position. Possession of, or eligibility for, a valid Montana Motor Vehicle Operator's license. Federal Background check for access to the BIA TAAMS (Trust Asset Accounting Management System) and required training in TAAMS system. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and 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 and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $14.06 to $16.33 per hour. 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, September 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/21

GRANDPARENT – ECS
Monday – Friday (8:00 – 4:30)

Must pass drug test, background check and fingerprinting, (no violence against children or individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any person) upon hire and annually thereafter: subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Personnel Department. $ 11.08 per hour. All applicants are required to submit a completed Tribal employment application (resumes are not accepted). Completed supplemental questionnaire for background investigations. Copies of relevant academic transcripts and training certificates and photocopy of Driver’s License and proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 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 and is subject to random testing during employment.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/21

BUS DRIVER - ECS
Schedule will vary

Must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma or GED. Must have a current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) at time of hire. Possess and maintain a current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ fleet policy. Must have 2 years of bus driving experience. Must pass drug test, background check and fingerprinting, (no violence against children or individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any person) upon hire and every 2 years thereafter: subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Personnel Department. $ 15.00 per hour. All applicants are required to submit a completed Tribal employment application (resumes are not accepted). Completed supplemental questionnaire for background investigations. Certified copies of relevant academic transcripts and training certificates. Proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 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
9/21

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR – EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
(Re-advertised due to no qualified applicants)

The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development, Counseling, Communications, Psychology, or other related field. Must have or be willing to obtain six (6) courses in Early Childhood Education. Two (2) years of experience conducting adult training workshops. Three (3) years of supervisory experience with adults. Employment 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. 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 every 2 years thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Current Montana Driver’s license and insurable under Tribes Fleet policy. Salary range $22.58 to $26.30 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, September 28, 2017. 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 PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/21

SPECIAL SERVICES AIDE
1 OR MORE CONTRACT/FURLOUGHABLE POSITION

Successful applicant must be 18 years of age or older with a High School diploma or GED. Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years OR have an Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in an education or health field or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree. Have a minimum of 6 months documented experience working with children with disabilities or behavioral difficulties ages birth to 5 years in a formal early childhood setting such as a head start classroom, childcare center, etc. (desired, but not required). Must begin work on Associate Degree in early childhood education within first year of hire. Must have or obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 3 months of hire. Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Had Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. 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 fingerprinting (no violence against children or any person, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and every 2 years thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel Department. Possess current valid Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ Fleet Policy. Salary range $12.78 to $14.84 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 or call 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 for an application. Closing date will be Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 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
9/21

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

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 $16.98 to $19.74 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, September 28, 2017@ 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
9/21

INFANT/TODDLER TEACHER – ECS
CONTRACT/FURLOUGHABLE POSITIONS
1 OR MORE POSITIONS (Ronan, Polson, Pablo and fill-in substitute)

The successful applicant must 18 years of age or older. Associate Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education; or a degree in a related field and 6 courses in Early Childhood Education including one course in Child Development; or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Infant/Toddler Caregivers. One (1) year documented experience working with infants and toddlers, ages birth to 3 years in a formal early childhood setting such as an Early Head Start Classroom, a childcare facility, etc. Must have or obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) 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). Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification including Infant/Toddler endorsement; or be willing to obtain certification 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 every two 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. Contract/Furloughable position - salary range $14.06 to $16.33 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, September 28, 2017. 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
9/21

HEAD START TEACHER AIDE– ECS
CONTRACT/FURLOUGABLE POSITIONS
1 OR MORE POSITIONS (Ronan, Polson and fill-in substitute)

The applicant must be 18 years of age or older with a High School Diploma or GED. Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years, or have an AA or BA/BS degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree. Have minimum of 6 months documented experience working with pre-school children. (preferred)
Must begin work on Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education within first year of hire. Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Good verbal and written communication skills. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification or be willing to obtain certification 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. Possess 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 upon hire. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or any person, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and every 2 years thereafter. Subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel Department. Able to meet/complete requirements for primary caregiver according to Montana Child Care Center Regulations within one (1) year of employment (if required). Salary: $11.68 to $13.55 per hour, with 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. 1040 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date: Thursday, September 28, 2017@ 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 AN INDIAN PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/21

WEB ANALYST
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Re-advertised due to no qualified applicants

The successful applicant Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, OR an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or relevant related degree from an accredited university with two years of experience in developing, administering, and maintaining IIS or similar web servers. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, SQL, Photoshop, and InDesign; is required. Ability to positively interact with users in providing Internet/web development and programming; is required. Ability to perform a variety of complex tasks independently and be self-directing; is required. Knowledge of website security techniques including firewalls and Internet security; is desired. Familiarity with Windows server administration; is desired. Skill in written and oral communication. Ability to handle multiple tasks with follow-up and attention to detail. May be employed under a contract. Salary is negotiable. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant official 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. Position is open until filled. 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
9/21

CASH RECEIPTS CLERK/
TRIBAL CREDIT DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED and possess one (1) year of work experience equivalent to an Administrative Clerk/Typist I. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant 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 Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range $11.78 to $13.55 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 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/21

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, September 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/21

TANF FAMILY INTERVENTION ADVOCATE –
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Preferred Bachelor Degree in Social Work or Bachelor Degree in related fields, such as Sociology, Psychology, Human Services or Law Enforcement, and a minimum of two (2) year’s experience in the area of child welfare services, Tribal TANF, and/or addiction treatment, law enforcement, juvenile probation or an AA Degree in Human Services with three (3) year’s successful documented experience in the field of Human Services, Child Welfare, Tribal TANF, Law Enforcement, Juvenile or Adult Probation, etc. Possess a current Montana state driver’s license and liability insurance and maintain both, must not have had a DUI or Per Se conviction in the past three (3) years, must never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, or elder abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence, (felony), no alcohol or drug abuse convictions or domestic violence convictions within the past five (5) years is mandatory, this position requires background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630, 25USC Section 3201 and Public Law 101-647, 42 USC Section 1331. This position is a mandatory reporter of suspected child abuse and neglect. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license proof of insurance, 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 range is $15.44 to $17.97 per hour and includes 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, September 28th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/21

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED. Must have five (5) years of experience in the field of plumbing, electricity, carpentry, appliance repair, and masonry, water and waste systems. Must possess or be able to obtain a Montana Class D license. Will be required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Salary range $14.06 to $16.33 per hour, plus benefits. Position closes on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. 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. 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
9/21

UTILITY BOARD MEMBER
TWO (2) VACANCIES AVAILABLE

Mission Valley Power, Two (2) vacancies. 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. These Directors shall have extensive background through education and/or experience in the area of business management to qualify him/her to learn utility business practices and procedures and to make sound business and utility service judgements. 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 Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/Contracts & Grants Technician, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 10/5/17.
9/28

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR –1 OR MORE POSITIONS

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED/HISET and 1 year of experience working with youth. Must have or be able to obtain a Montana Class B License with passenger and air brakes endorsement within 3 months of employment. 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. Completed supplemental background questionnaire. 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, October 5, 2015 @ 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
9/28

Ronan School District No. 30 is seeking applicants for the following positions: Substitute Teachers ($75-$90/day); Substitute Custodians ($11.20/hr); RMS Tennis Coach; RMS Girls and Boys Basketball Coaches. Apply online at www.ronank12.edu. Complete job descriptions and requirements are listed there as well. For more information call 676-3390 ext. 7200.
10/12

TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT HEAD
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess Bachelor's Degree required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree in Health related field preferred. Ten years in a management related capacity with at least five (5) years of experience equivalent to CSKT Department Head. Health Care management experience preferred. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and Certified copy of academic transcripts/training certificates, 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 one (1) year probationary period. Salary range is $48.67 to $54.58 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, October 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
10/12

Northwest Community Health Center (NWCHC) is looking add a team oriented Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to its dental department. Applicant must have a current Montana Licensure. Full Job Description and to Apply http://northwestchc.org/jobs/.
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Legal Ads

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. 17-479-G
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S.J., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
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Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

DILLON LINDQUIST – 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 for Guardianship, scheduled to take place on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 10:30 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Guardianship of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born November 17, 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 28th day of August, 2017.

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

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
9/21

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

HEIDE HESS, and ) Cause No. 17-257-A
HONATHAN HESS, )
Petitioners, )
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Vs. ) SUMMONS OF
) PUBLICATION
VALEN LINDQUIST, )
Respondents )
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IN RE THE MATTER OF, )
S.L., )
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETINGS TO:

VALEN LINDQUIST – 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 for Customary Adoption, scheduled to take place on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:30 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of Tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is Petitioning for Customary Adoption of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born April 5, 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 24th day of August, 2017.

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
9/2

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

HEIDE HESS, and ) Cause No. 17-257-A
HONATHAN HESS, )
Petitioners, )
)
Vs. ) SUMMONS OF
) PUBLICATION
Unknown, )
Respondents )
)
IN RE THE MATTER OF, )
S.L., )
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETINGS TO:

UNKNOWN – 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 for Customary Adoption, scheduled to take place on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:30 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of Tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is Petitioning for Customary Adoption of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born April 5, 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 24th day of August, 2017.

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
9/21

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. 16-117-CP
)
)
)
A.S.-R., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
)
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

ANTHONY RODRIGUEZ – biological father

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, October 2, 2017 at 9:30 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born August 8, 2012.
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 28th day of August, 2017.

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

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
9/21

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Probate Cause #17-311-P

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT
OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA

IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: WAYNE FRANCIS COUTURE

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Traci Couture, has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said Deceased are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Personal Representative, return receipt requested, or to the Clerk of Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855.
DATED this 14th day of August, 2017.

Address: Personal Representative
Traci Couture
38890 Pablo West Road
Polson, MT 59860
9/21

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 October 12, 2017. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.

106 SF 149 S OF HOT SPRINGS SLP FL
HSIP 382-1(17)13

Slope flattening and guardrail project SF 149 S of Hot Springs Slope Flattening in Sanders County. The project is located between RP 13.1 and RP 14.4 on Secondary 382 and also includes modification of any necessary drainage features. The project is located entirely on the Flathead Indian reservation.
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/ 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

Barb Skelton, Chairperson Michael T. Tooley
Montana Transportation Commission Director of Transportation
9/28

REQUEST FOR BID PROPOSALS
Contract to conduct herbicide applications

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Wildlife Management Program is requesting bid proposals for herbicide treatments and invasive plant species management as part of wildlife habitat restoration activities. The contractor must be licensed as a Commercial Pesticide Applicator by the Montana Department of Agriculture with 1) an Aquatic Pest Endorsement and 2) a Right-of-way, Rangeland, Pasture and Noncrop Pest Endorsement. Treatments will be conducted on Tribally-owned mitigation lands located across the Flathead Indian Reservation on former pasture lands, rangelands, sensitive wetland and riparian habitats, and in equipment yards. The contractor will work under the guidance of CSKT Wildlife Management Program Personnel.
The contractor: 1) will apply herbicides following label restrictions and guidelines contained in environmental documents; 2) must have access to, and the ability to use, a 4-wheel UTV, handline, and backpack equipment; 3) must be able to download maps and GPS coordinates to locate spray areas in the field, and be able to GPS treatment boundaries and generate ArcGIS compatible shapefiles; 4) will be responsible for providing all necessary chemicals, including herbicide, surfactant, marker, drift retardant, and/or other necessary additives; 5) have experience with foliar tree applications and applying chemical sterilants, and 6) are expected to be familiar with the environment and plant communities found on the Flathead Indian Reservation
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. The selection of the successful contractor(s) 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. CSKT reserves the right to reject any/all bids.
Sealed bids are due by 5:00 pm on October 3, 2017. To obtain the full bid package, or to direct questions about this RFP, please contact Art Soukkala, CSKT Wildlife Management Program at (406) 675-2700 x7287 (Office), 270-3639 (cell) or email: art.soukkala@cskt.org
9/28

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. 16-342-G
)
)
)
M.L.G., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
)
A Minor Child )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

VALERIE CAYE – 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 for Guardianship, scheduled to take place on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:30 A.M.
Petitioner, Nancy Glass, is Petitioning for Guardianship of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born December 21, 2001.
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 11th day of September, 2017.

Genevieve Morigeau, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
10/5