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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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FOR SALE (TRIBAL MEMBER). 2011 14X55’ 3-bedroom 1 bath mobile home on 2.78 acres off Mud Lake Trail on Haystack Mountain Lane. Call (406) 552-7298.
12/29

FOR SALE (TRIBAL MEMBER). 1981 3-bedroom 1 bath log home on 0.85 acres off Mud Lake Trail on Haystack Mountain Lane. Call (406) 552-7298.
12/29

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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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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We sell and service wheel chair accessible vans, wheel chair lifts, stair lifts, elevator and platform lifts. See our full offerings at gandjenterprises.com or call 406-248-5767.
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Miscellaneous

ATTENTION EASTERN Montana Hunters and Trappers. Petska Fur running bi-monthly routes. Actively seeking Coyotes, Cats, Fox, Deer/Elkhides and Antler. Coyote market exceptionally strong. 308-750-0700, www.petskafur.net.
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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

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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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 Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
12/8

EAGLE BANK
CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER/OPERATIONS OFFICER

Eagle Bank is seeking applicants for a Customer Service Manager/Operations Officer. Previous banking experience required. Desirable qualifications include supervisory skills, experience with teller/new account and banking software platforms, and proven knowledge of banking regulations. Successful applicants will be responsible for all supervising and training of the teller and new accounts staff and implementing procedures for daily operations. Pay DOE. Please contact Jolene at 406-883-2940 to apply.
Eagle Bank is a Tribal Preference Employer.
12/8

DATA/IT DIVISION MANAGER
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor Degree, in Medical or Business Administration. Computer Science, Electronics, or related discipline which requires in-depth training in computer system applications, and Minimum of five (5) years increasingly responsible and relevant work experience in a similar healthcare environment, of which 3 years must have been in the RPMS data system or other EHR/Health Information Management software with clinical practice management applications and was centrally involved with computer system development, application and or management. The successful applicant must demonstrate an understanding of medical practice operations including IT staff supervision. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript/training certificate, 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. 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 $27.34 to $31.86. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Position closes Thursday, December 15th, 2016.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
12/8

BOY’S JV BASKETBALL COACH
TWO EAGLE RIVER SCHOOL

The successful applicant must possess a Coach Certification or be able to obtain upon hire and must pass a pre-hire drug test, background check, fingerprinting with no violence against children or other individuals and no sexual abuse against children convictions. Must be willing to promote a program of drug and alcohol free education and must be willing to be a team member of an active staff and demonstrate cooperative behavior and sportsmanship. Experience coaching working with Native American youth a plus but not required. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, Letter of Interest, Resume, Four Reference Letters, copies of training certificates if applicable, 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) month probationary period. Stipend: $1,925. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. This position is opened until filled.

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12/8

SOLID/HAZARDOUS WASTE/TRIBAL RESPONSE PROGRAM TECHNICIAN
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of college in the fields Environmental Science, Natural Resources or Physical Sciences or at least four years’ experience in the Natural Resources field. The incumbent will be required to attend and successfully complete training; including 40 hour HAZWOPER training/8 hour refreshers annually, 24 hour HAZMAT, Asbestos Inspector training and Meth Lab training. Must possess a current valid driver’s license and be insurable under the Tribe’s insurance policy. Incumbent must wear Tribal Government identification and safety apparel when conducting field activities. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of 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 $14.06 to $16.33 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, December 22nd, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

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12/15

CURATORIAL TECHNICIAN
TRIBAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or GED and will possess a combination of education, training and experience in several types of curation, collections- as in archeological and material culture. Must possess the ability to function in a multi-cultural environment and respect cultural protocol as necessary. Any specific training in the areas of curation, conservation, archival and other museology methods relating to the management of collections is preferred. Must possess basic knowledge or Salish, Kootenai and Pend d'Oreille tribes. Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must possess good organizational skills. Must possess the ability to work independently. Must possess basic computer skills with knowledge of "Past Perfect" Museum program. Must possess a valid Montana Driver's License. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript/training certificate, 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 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) months probationary period. Salary is $14.06 to $16.33 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, December 22nd, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

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12/15

SOLID/HAZARDOUS WASTE/TRIBAL RESPONSE PROGRAM AIDE
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. One (1) year of work experience within the Natural Resources field a plus but not necessary. The incumbent will be required to attend and successfully complete training; including 40 hour HAZWOPER training/8 hour refreshers annually, 24 hour HAZMAT Training. Must possess a current valid driver’s license and be insurable under the Tribe’s insurance policy. Incumbent must wear Tribal Government identification and safety apparel when conducting field activities. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of 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 $12.78 to $14.84 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, December 22nd, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

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12/15

STAFF COOK – KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Must have three (3) years of experience in institutional cooking OR five (5) years cooking experience OR be a graduate of a two (2) year vocational/technical program with one (1) year cooking experience. Must be experienced in preparation of breakfast, lunch, and supper meals, in addition, incumbent must be knowledgeable in preparing special meals, baking, salads, soups, sauces, and desserts. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Must be able to work weekends and unusual hours. Must hold or be able to obtain a food handler’s card. Must be able to pass physical stating that applicant is free of any communicable disease. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 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 a contract. Position is open until filled 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
12/22

ASSISTANT CENTER NURSE – KICKING HORSE JOB CORPS
The successful applicant must possess a current Registered Nurse license from the Montana State Board of Nursing or eligible to transfer license from state to state within 90 days. A yearly license renewal is required on or before January 1st of each year. Must accept responsibility for independent application so the highest standards of professional skill to meet all situations. Must possess a valid Montana class D license. Must be able and willing to be vaccinated for Hepatitis B. Must obtain a current First Aid/CPR card. Salary is negotiable, plus benefits. May be employed under contract. Submit the above information on a Tribal application to the Tribal Personnel Department or call 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 for an application. Position is open until filled. 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.

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12/22

WORKFORCE ENHANCEMENT COORDINATOR
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
5 YEAR CONTRACT POSITION

The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in related field such as economic development, business, planning, education or human resources; Masters preferred. Must have at least 5 years of work experience. Must have excellent communication skills. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to utilize general office equipment. Proven project management skills with demonstrated record of structuring efforts, mastering high level objectives while concurrently remaining abreast of details, achieving impact and results, and managing professional team members who are not direct reports. Excellent analytical and conceptual problem-solving skills, including familiarity and comfort with statistics and analytical reports. Ability to manage and prioritize conflicting priorities simultaneously, ideally with demonstrated ability to make prudent decisions in high pressure situations. Outstanding oral and written communication skills with people in various areas of the organization. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player, including a demonstrated ability to establish collaborative relationships, utilize reasoned judgment in complex, sensitive political situations, and willingness to contribute in varied capacities to meet the team's goals. Embracer of change efforts, with a recognized commitment to advancing excellence and implementing improvement. Contract position (5 year) - salary range $18.70 to $21.74 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and a copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date: Thursday, December 29, 2016 @ 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
12/22

RN's up to $45/hr, LPN's up to $37.50/hr, CNA's up to $22.50/hr, Free gas/weekly pay, $2000 Bonus. AACO Nursing Agency. 1-800-656-4414 Ext 4
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Legal Notices

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. 15-305-CP
)
)
) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
A.M., )
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

MARIE MATT-DIAZ – biological mother of the above-referenced child.

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born June 28, 2015.
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 21st day of November, 2016.

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

By: Genevieve Morigeau
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
12/15

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. 15-305-CP
)
)
) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
A.M., )
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

UNKNOWN – biological father of A.M.

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born June 28, 2015.
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 21st day of November, 2016.

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

By: Genevieve Morigeau
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
12/15

Notice of Availability for a CSKT/Bureau of Indian Affairs Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Designation and Development of a Homesite SW of Ronan on Chief Eagle Lane
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) announce that an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Designation and Development of a Homesite SW of Ronan on Chief Eagle Lane are available for public review. The proposal is to develop 1 new homesite on land south of Ronan and approximately 1 mile west of U.S. Highway 93 on Chief Eagle Lane.
Copies of the EA and FONSI may be obtained from the CSKT Planning Director, Tribal Economic Development Office, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855; (406) 675-2700, ext. 1256; janet.camel@cskt.org or from Carolee Wenderoth, Tribal Lands Department Head, ext. 1199, carolee.wenderoth@cskt.org. Written comments on either of these documents must be post-marked by December 23, 2016, and sent to the address listed above. This opportunity to comment is not a right to appeal the FONSI or Supplemental EA. Any challenge to the adequacy of the FONSI or EA must be made, if at all, in an appeal of the decisions that rely upon them.
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