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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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TRIBAL TRUST LAND FOR SALE: Two 40-acre parcels in Ronan. Tracts 2389 & 2390-A. Located at Cornelius and Stinger, near paved Back Road. Tribal Members only. (208) 841-2871.
4/23

Storage Auction

Just like on TV - S & K Self Storage 56749 Hwy 93 Ronan MT. (just south of the People’s Center in Pablo) will be holding a Storage Auction on Friday 5-1-2015 on the following units: 1, 18, 21, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31, 34, 35, 48, and 59. Bidding starts at 10:00 a.m. Existing tenants will have until auction time to pay off the balance owed on their units to avoid sale of storage
unit contents.
4/30

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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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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Wanted

Pasture wanted for Cattle Pairs. 406-738-4428.
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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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Virgelle Merc. Antiques presents the COLLIN’S COLLECTIBLE & ANTIQUE SALE Sat. and Sun. May 9th & 10th 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Sale held at the old Collins Community Club in downtown Collins, Montana. 1-800 426- 2926 www.VirgelleMontana.com
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Employment

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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ON-CALL 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 courses relevant to this field of work (Social Work, Psychology, and/or Human Services with a minimum of a 2.00 GPA. 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 a child protective service check and driving record checks. Traffic offenses cannot exceed three (3) within the last two (2) years. Must not be subject of a 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 (3) years. Must not have been convicted of two (2) or more misdemeanor offenses, under federal, state or Tribal law, involving crimes of violence, sexual assault, molestation, or crimes against persons/children. Will be required to report to supervisor in the event of any civil or criminal charges. 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. 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, April 30, 2015at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

CPS/FOSTER CARE SOCIAL WORKER- (1 OR MORE POSITIONS)
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER CONTRACT)
(WILL CONSIDER A TRAINEE POSITION IF NO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS)

The successful applicant must possess a minimum of a BSW and/or Psychology, OR currently attending college working towards obtaining BSW or BA in Psychology with a minimum of five (5) months actual work experience in the Child Welfare Service field, must pass a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630, must have never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence (felony), must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years, must have not had any involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client and no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years and must possess a current valid Montana driver’s license. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. 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. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. 1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. The salary range is $17.98 to $20.90 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR/
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT
(SHORT TERM CONTRACT POSITION)

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, prior work experience with adolescent and young adults; possess a current valid driver’s license and must pass background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT, and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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. This position is a short-term contract position. Salary is $19.46 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 Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

PARENT PARTNER PROJECT ADVOCATE
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT/CONTRACT POSITION
(RE-ADVERTISED DUE TO SHORTAGE OF APPLIANTS)

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, must have had previous involvement with the child welfare system as a client and have successfully overcome the involvement with the child welfare system, incumbent must have been clean & sober for at least 2 years, have a stable family with no social services issues, be willing to share his/her experiences with other parents, community partners & child welfare staff as a learning tool, be willing to work with Tribal Social Services, Child Welfare workers and other community services to help engage parents to participate in the complete case plan requirements, be able to offer support and guidance in an assertive, compassionate manner to families, including foster/guardianship families, help maintain connection between parents and children while in out of home care, and provide workshops, be able to motivate and organize parents to become involved in leadership, policy and program development activation. Must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License and must not have been charged with a DUI in the past 2 years. No felony convictions in the past 2 years, no misdemeanor convictions in the past 2 years except minor traffic violations, Must never have had a felony and/or conviction of a sex offense or murder. Must not have any record of habitual use of alcohol within the past two years. No involvement with any Social Service Child Protection Agency as a client in the past (2) years, no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past (2) years, mandatory. Must not have any record or history of drug abuse within the past two years. Must not be the subject of a current investigation involving criminal activities including indictments. Must not have (3) or more moving traffic violations within the past two years. Must not have a driving under the influence of drug and/or alcohol or reckless driving convictions within the past two years. Must not have been dismissed or resigned from work due to threat of disciplinary action that could result in termination of employment during the past two years. Must maintain strict confidentiality of information as required by the law, this position requires a Social Services Child Protection Services background check. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. 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 $12.29 to $14.27 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, April 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST
ST IGNATIUS HEALTH CLINIC/TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT
(MAY BE HIRED UNDER CONTRACT)

The successful applicant must have a degree in Diagnostic Radiologic Practice, a current state licensure, must have one (1) experience working in a clinic setting. In addition, this position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a certified copy of academic transcript, copy of state licensure, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT, and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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. This position is an exempt position. Salary is negotiable, 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, April 30, 2015.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

GENERAL LEDGER SPECIALIST/
OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor level degree in Accounting or a Business related field AND a current valid driver’s license. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. 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 Tribe, must pass pre-hire drug testing and complete a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $19.71 to $22.93 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, April 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

CENTRAL ACCOUNTING SUPPORT TECHNICIAN/
OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED AND possess one (1) year of study in accounting beyond high school AND two (2) years of experience in accounting, payroll, and general ledger OR any equivalent combination of training and experience. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribe, must pass pre-hire drug testing and complete a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $13.52 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. Closing date is Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST/TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT
(CONTRACT POSITION THROUGH 9/30/15 – POSSIBLE EXTENSION)
(Supported by the TSSD Circle of Trust Suicide Prevention Program)

The successful applicant must possess a master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Guidance and Counseling, or related field and must be currently licensed by the state of Montana as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), two (2) years of clinical experience in working in a clinical setting with patients who are experiencing mental health problems and if hired must be able to pass a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of LPC or LCSW licensure, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, copy of DD214 must be submitted with the Tribal application. 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, pass a background investigation and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $19.71to $22.93 per hour. The successful applicant will be hired under an employment contract. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. The closing date for this position will be Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/23

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

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

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.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
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

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST - PERSONNEL

The successful applicant must possess an Associate of Arts degree in Business Management and have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in personnel management or payroll field which may have included payroll, data entry, oral and written communications, research techniques, computer operations or possess any equivalent combination of training and experience. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates to the Personnel Department. 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. Salary range $17.98 to $20.90 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at 406.675.2700 ext. 1029. Closing date will be Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 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
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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
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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.
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NOW HIRING OTR DRIVERS Dedicated routes between Pocatello, ID and Sidney, MT. Class-A CDL 2-yrs exp. Pay: $.40/mile. Safety/ Performance bonus! Call/ email. S&S TRANSPORT
1-406-309-2357 tim@lunderbys.com
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Peak Painting & Drywall seeks Painters, Apprentice Painter and Drywall Finishers.
Established company with benefits and competitive wages. Call Vanessa 406-581-4046 or email resume: peakpaintingmt@gmail.com
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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. 15-074-G
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J.A.,                               ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
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Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

ANDREW LEFTHAND – 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 Guardianship, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 10:00 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Guardianship of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born September 13, 2010.
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 31st day of March, 2015.
Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Genevieve Morigeau
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
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CONFEDERATED SALISH & KOOTENAI TRIBES
PROPERTY & SUPPLY
SEALED BID

Property and Supply is having a SEALED BID of office equipment and vehicles. The sealed bid will open April 13th and ends April 23, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. You can pick up bid packages at the Property and Supply office at 36100 2nd Street East in Pablo just behind Quicksilver. You can contact Joe Muniz at (406) 675-2700 ext. 1068. Viewing times are from April 13th thru April 23rd Monday – Thursday beginning at 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
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Invitation to Bid
Invasive Plant Species Management

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Fisheries Program is requesting bids for invasive plant species management (IPSM) projects on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The work will occur on multiple sites, which are managed as Natural Resource Conservation Areas by the CSKT Fisheries Program. A portion of the IPSM work will occur in sensitive wetland and riparian environments, and the Contractor will be required to follow certain protocols to protect these areas. IPSM work is expected to occur from May through September 2015, during periods of favorable weather conditions.
The scope of work will involve the following tasks: 1) herbicide application using broadcast, handline, and backpack spraying equipment, 2) purchasing of all necessary chemicals (herbicides, adjuvants, dyes, etc.), 3) recording GPS locations of all spray areas, 4) providing consultation on weed management techniques and appropriate chemical products, 5) providing consultation on revegetation methods following herbicide application, and 6) posting of, and providing records for, all spray areas.
These projects are subject to all Tribal laws, regulations, policies, and the Tribes reserve the right to reject any and all bids.
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 submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference must be included with your bid in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. You must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference. The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
Please contact Rusty Sydnor in the CSKT Fisheries Program office (883-2888 ext. 7250 or rsydnor@cskt.org) to request a bid package for this work. Bids are due in the CSKT Fisheries Program Office by 4:30 pm on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Project will commence immediately upon selection of a contractor, weather permitting.
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AGRICULTURE LAND FOR LEASE

On April 2, 2015 the Flathead Agency Superintendent, Allotment owners and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will offer several tracts of irrigated, dry farm lands and grazing lands for lease.
Sealed bids will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. or postmarked by April 23, 2015.
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Superintendent of the Flathead Agency reserve the right to reject any or all bids submitted, or withdraw the tract during the bidding process. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Superintendent of the Flathead Agency are not responsible for any informality or technical defect on this advertisement.
Copies of the bid advertisement and additional information may be obtained by writing to CS&KT Tribal Lands Office, Tribal Complex, Attn: Darcy Malatare, P.O. Box 278 Pablo, MT 59855; or calling (406) 675-2700, Ext. 1241 or on line at www.cskt.org-Tribal Resources-Tribal Lands Department-Available Bid Packages-2015 agriculture leases spring advertisement.
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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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