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Storage

S & K Self-Storage
53205 Hwy 93
Ronan, MT 59864
406/253-1011 or 406/883-4317
Various Sizes Available
Security gate
24-hour keypad access
Located right next to the People’s Center on Hwy. 93
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Real Estate

HOME FOR SALE – (Tribal Homesite Lease)
Improvements include a 2-story single family dwelling with 5-bedrooms and 2.5 baths (2,658 sq. ft.) with deck, and an enclosed 2-car garage, located at 69094 Antoine Lane, Arlee, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $195,000.00.
TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, for more information contact Tribal Credit at 406-275-2727, extension 1092.
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1740 Sq. Ft. Nashua 3 bedroom, 2 Bath home with 3 car garage and shed on 2.5 acres. Tribal Lease. 1 Mile South of St. Ignatius. Asking $202,500. (406) 745-5122.
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FOR SALE: 4 bedroom 2 bath. Large 2-car garage. Quiet area 8 miles from Polson on Finley Point. Asking $120,000. Lease Land. Call (406) 270-4725.
5/28

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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Auction

The Montana Classic Car Auction! 180 Classic and Collector cars expected. May 8-9, MetraPark, Billings, Montana. Auction, Swap Meet, Car Corral, Trade Show. 406-698-7930. www.classiccarauction.us <http://www.classiccarauction.us>
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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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NEW HOME SPRING BLOWOUT!! Single Wides, Double Wides & Modular Homes at Clearance Prices!! Modular Homes starting at $79,500 - Tape & Texture Throughout, Oak Cabinets, Glamour Bath & Much More. 16 x 80 Singlewides - Tape & Texture Throughout & Oak Cabinets starting at $45,900. Elite Homes - Call Troy at 406-696-6282 OR Jason at 406-855-2279.
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Business Opportunity

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

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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REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER – CHAR-KOOSTA
The successful applicant must demonstrated ability in writing, grammar, editing, editing, factual accuracy, and a thorough knowledge of journalism skills including but not limited to AP style writing, interview skills, and ability to objectively required and essential journalism ethics. At least three years of college with either demonstratable college training in journalism or the equivalent from hands-on work experience. Applicants must show skills through a portfolio or writing/editing/photography clippings or photocopies. Must have experience in using a digital camera or a 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) camera to achieve professional compositions and exposures. A skills test will be administered to applicants to determine journalism aptitude. Required to provide a valid driver’s license. Must have broad range of knowledge about the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ government, culture, history, issues and current events. Salary range $12.29 to $14.27 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug Test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/7


TRIBAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEMBER SEVEN (7) VACANCIES
Dixon/Charlo, Arlee, St. Ignatius and Pablo, Ronan, Hot Springs and Polson Districts (three-year terms). To be appointed by the Tribal Council. Review all education activities within the reservation not prohibited by statute or regulation. Advise and provide guidance to the Tribal Education Department, Indian Education Committee and school programs. Recommend to the Education Department guidelines and policies of the betterment of education for Tribal members. Annually review educational programs sponsored by the Tribes and make recommendations. Provide advocacy service to reservation Indian youth enrolled in educational institutions, and when necessary function as an appeals board for Higher Education. Members of the TEC who are not employees of the Tribe are compensated at a rate established by the TEC and approved by the Tribal Council, plus mileage from their residence to the meeting site at the present rate established by the Tribal Council. Compensation shall be provided subject to availability of funds. Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and have an interest in and commitment to education. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without- pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees are restricted to serving on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the committee) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/C&GTechnician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 7/31/14.
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ARLEE ELDER CENTER COMMUNITY ATTENDANT/
CONTRACT POSITION
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/or training certificate and a copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This position is not a (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CSKT must pass pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary is $235.00 bi-weekly- $6,110.00/annually. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/7

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

S&K Holding Company, Polson, MT. S & K Holding Company is currently accepting letters of interest with resumes included for two (2) vacancies. The current terms end July 2012 and September 2012. The letters of interest and resumes must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. The board meets the first Monday of each month. Interested applicants should have experience in business management and/or economic development. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees may serve on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the board) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to Evelyn Charlo, Contracts & Grants/Personnel Clerk, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 5/7/15.
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AFFORDABLE HOMEOWNERSHIP ASSISTANT/
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess an AA degree in Human Services OR two (2) or more years of experience in providing budgeting and literacy training AND; two (2) or more years working with the public and/or (1) year experience with homeownership classes, possess a current valid driver’s license with no alcohol related convictions in the past three (3) years and must be willing to travel out of the area for training as needed. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/ or training certificate, copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This position is not a (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CSKT must pass pre-hire drug test. Salary range $13.52 to $15.70 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
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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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GAMING COMMISSIONER
Two (2) VACANCIES
CURRENT TERM ENDS JANUARY 2015

CS&KT Gaming Commission, Pablo, MT. Commissioners shall be compensated at a rate to be established annually by the Tribal Council. Commissioners shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred on Commission business, including necessary travel expenses. Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must reside on the Flathead Reservation during the three (3) year term. Knowledge of Tribal, State, and Federal regulations regarding gaming, including but not limited to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) and Tribal Gaming Ordinance 92(d). Shall be of good moral character and reputation and financially responsible. Must not have been convicted of any felony or any gaming-related offense, fraud, misrepresentation, or any other crimes or moral turpitude in any context. Applicants cannot serve on the Commission if their employment or responsibilities conflict with or could potentially conflict with the duties and responsibilities required of the Commission. No applicants shall serve on the Gaming Commission if that applicant’s other employment or responsibilities creates an impression of the appearance of impropriety, which includes being a member or officer of the Tribal Council or judge in any Tribal Court. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states, “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees are restricted to serving on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the board) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to EJay Hammer, Personnel/Contracts & Grants Clerk, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, 406-675-2700 ext. 1029 . Closes 2/5/15.
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JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER
The successful applicant can have a Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in one of the following fields Sociology, Social Work, or Criminal Justice. If no BA Degree, an AA Degree and two years experience in one of the following fields, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement. If no degree, a minimum of five (5) years experience in one of the following fields, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement. Experience in youth related work is desired, but not mandatory. Training in Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Teen Suicide, Child Abuse and Neglect, Crisis Intervention, Sexual Abuse, Juvenile Justice and other related topics pertaining to working with this population of youth. If no training or experience in the above, it will be expected that the Juvenile Officer will participate in such training as needed. Must be 21 years of age. No felony convictions ever. No misdemeanor convictions in the past year except minor traffic. Must possess a valid Montana driver’s license. Must never have had a conviction involving child abuse, a sex offense, and assault with a weapon or violent crime against a person. Must not have any record of habitual use of alcohol within the past three years. Must not have any record or history of drug use/abuse within the past three years. Must not be the subject of a current investigation involving criminal activities including indictments. Must not have three or more moving traffic violations in the past two years. Must not have a driving while intoxicated or reckless driving conviction within the past three years. Must not have been dismissed or resigned from Law Enforcement or previous position due to threats of disciplinary action that would have resulted in termination of employment during the past three years. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and a copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1040 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $16.33 to $18.98 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

CSKT IS ATRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
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SAFETY & SECURITY OFFICER – KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or GED. One year of experience as an emergency first responder, law enforcement, or safety and security officer required. Must have a class D driver’s license and able to obtain a Montana Class B License with passenger and air brake endorsement within 6 months of hire. Must pass standard medical physical examination, must be able obtain within 90 days First Aid/CPR card. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Salary range $12.29 to $14.27 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday May 14, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
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SCIENCE TEACHER/
CONTRACT POSITION-BEGININNG 8/17/15
TWO EAGLE RIVER SCHOOL

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree and Montana state certification in Secondary Education relevant to the position. Must pass pre-hire drug test, background check, fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals and no sexual abuse against children) 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. Experience working with Native American youth and/or knowledge of Native American culture a plus but not required. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, certified copy of academic transcripts, three (3) current letters of recommendation and a copy of teaching certificate. 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 is according to the TERS Teacher Salary Schedule – DOE – Beginning at $27,731.00 annually. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. This position will be opened until filled.

CSKT IS A TRBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/14

2015-2016 School Year
(August 2015-September 2016)

CSKT EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
POSITIONS AVAILABLE

CSKT Early Childhood Services is seeking the following Positions for the upcoming school year. All positions vary in location. Locations will include Polson, Pablo, Ronan, St. Ignatius, and Arlee:

• 1 or more Cook
• 1 or more Head Start Teacher/Supervisor
• 1 or more Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher/Supervisor
• 1 or more Head Start Teacher
• 1 or more Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher
• 1 or more Head Start Teacher Aide
• 1 or more Infant/Toddler Teacher
• 1 or more Infant/Toddler Teacher In Training
• 1 or more Head Start Teacher Aide In Training

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF:
• 1 or more Education Manager
• Special Services Coordinator

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 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 Department at 406-675-2700 ext. 1041 for more information.

CLOSES 05/21/2015 @5:30 PM
5/14

BUILDING INSPECTOR/
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or GED, and five (5) years of work experience in the construction field reading blueprints, specifications, building codes and interpreting them and must possess computer skills in WORD and Excel. Must possess a current valid driver’s license with no alcohol related convictions in the past three (3) years and if hired will be required to obtain one IRC certification within the first year of employment with the balance of three (3) certifications within 36 months and must complete courses to become a certified renovator and asbestos inspector within the first year of employment. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript/ 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 the 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 six (6) month probationary period. Salary range $17.98 to $20.90 per hour, 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 21, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/14

The Nooksack Indian Tribe located in beautiful Deming, WA is seeking an experienced federal Indian law practitioner to serve as the in-house Senior Tribal Attorney responsible for the provision of legal services and representation to the Nooksack Tribal Government and its entities. This full-time position oversees the Office of Tribal Attorney, under the direction of the Nooksack Tribal Council. To apply, submit a completed application (available at www.nooksacktribe.org/departments/humanresources), cover letter, resume, three (3) written references, and a writing sample. Salary DOE.
5/14

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR –2 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. Salary range $13.52 $15.70 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, May 21, 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
5/14

HEALTH & WELLNESS MANAGER – KHJC

The successful applicant must possess a current Montana Registered Nurse License. A yearly license renewal is required on or before January 1 of each year. Must possess managerial skills and experience in supervising two or more employees in a health related field. Must have two or more years of clinical experience. Must possess a valid Montana Class D license. Must obtain a current First Aid/CPR card. Must be able and willing to be vaccinated against Hepatitis B. Must have working knowledge of computer operations. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL-101-630. Salary range $26.29 to $30.63 per hour, plus benefits – may be employed under a contract. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts/certificates and/or license and provide a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 Ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and will be required to serve a six-month probationary period.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/14

CAREER TRANSITION SPECIALIST – KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a Bachelors of Education in English or Computer Science, or Political Science/Public Administration with two (2) years of experience relating to career development and public relations pertaining to recruitment and job placement; or have a combination of post-secondary education and work experience totaling six (6) years relating to career development and public relations pertaining to recruitment and job placement. Must possess a valid Montana state driver’s license. Must be able to travel when required. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL-101-630. This is a Tested Designated Position (TDP) in compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Policy. Salary range $13.52 to $15.70 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 Ext. #1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, May 21, 2015 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
5/14

CREDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER
ONE (1) VACANCY

Tribal Credit Office, Pablo, MT – Three (3) year term. Current term expires June 2015. The Tribal Credit Committee meets once per week. Must be an enrolled Tribal member, at least 30 years old. Must have a reputation for industry, dependability, and integrity. Must have at least 3 years of responsible, successful experience in the farm, ranch, business, or administrative field. No person shall be appointed who cannot sustain a successful internal and external credit examination, nor whose personal financial interests will be advanced by the authority to influence loans. $ 75.00 per first two (2) hours of convened meeting - $ 6.25 per hour additional 15 minutes increments. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees may serve on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the committee) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Applicants must also submit three (3) credit reference letters. Closes 5/21/15.
5/14

FIRE PREVENTION TECHNICIAN I – FURLOUGHABLE POSITION
FIRE MANAGEMENT

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma (or equivalent). Post high school education in natural resources or communications is highly desirable. Two years experience in wildland fire suppression, forestry, wildlife, biology, fire prevention, and/or fuels management fields is required. Previous experience and qualifications as an FFT2 (Basic Firefighter, Type 2) is required. Currency in fire line positions is highly preferred, but not required. The incumbent must have successfully completed Basic Wildland Firefighter Training, to include: S-110 (Basic Fire suppression Orientation); S-130 (Firefighter Training); S-190 (Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior; SA-100 (Standards for Survival); and, I-100 (Introduction to ICS). Prior wildland firefighting experience on the fire line, as gained by prior position qualifications in a primary/rigorous firefighter position, or equivalent experience outside the Tribal government is a MANDATORY PREREQUISITE to qualify for this position. Possession of a valid State of Montana driver’s license is required for vehicle operation. Driving duties conducted with a valid State of Montana driver’s license, require BIA/ Northwest Regional Office “Safe Driver Approval” and employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs Motor Vehicle Operator Policy. Will be required to meet the Federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Qualification Standards for moderate fitness level positions. Will be required to attain and maintain the prerequisite physical stamina and strength needed to perform moderate duties and must pass the Work Capacity Test at the moderate level annually. 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. Salary range $14.85 to $17.28 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized other than CSKT, If you are claiming Veterans Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted with the application to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, May 21, 2015. 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
5/14

PRESCRIBED FIRE/FUELS MONITORING SPECIALIST
DIVISION OF FIRE

Successful applicant must possess a High School diploma (or equivalent). Required qualifications – Firing Boss Trainee (FIRB) (T), Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4), Engine Boss (ENGB), Crew Boss (CRWB). Two years of specialized experience as a Prescribed Fire and Fuels Technician, and /or Forestry Technician, and /or Forestry Technician (Fire/Fuels), or higher graded position that provides the incumbent with knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform duties of the position. Prior wildland firefighting experience on the fireline, as gained by substantial service in a primary/rigorous firefighter position, or equivalent experience outside the Tribal government is a MANDATORY PREREQUISITE to qualify for this position. Special training should include: map reading, supervision and writing skills. A valid State of Montana driver’s license.
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 $19.71 to $22.93 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 ext. 1029. Closing date will be Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/14

Youth Dynamics is looking for caring individuals to be Foster Parents and Respite Providers who can provide care to youth in your community. Youth Dynamics will provide training and licensure. Once license is obtained; tax free reimbursement is available at $865.00 per month for foster parents and $75.00 per respite service. Please call Youth Dynamics at 1-877-458-7022 for more information.
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Legal Notices

Invitation for bid:

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

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

For more information about the work, contact SKC’s CMR Fred Weible at 406-261-6034. For a schedule of bid date, and or Bid Package contact Audrey Plouffe of Salish Kootenai College, 406-275-4969.
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The Salish Kootenai College is soliciting sealed Bids for the construction of Student Services Parking Expansion generally consisting of site clearing, subgrade preparation, crushed base course, paving, curb and gutter, storm drainage, and site lighting. Total square footage of surfacing is approximately 64,000 square feet.
Bids will be received by Walter Fouty at the office of the Salish Kootenai College Bigknife Building until May 5th, 2015 at 2 PM, and then will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Bigknife Building conference room. Contract documents may be examined or copies obtained at Jackola Engineering & Architecture, 2250 Highway 93 South, Kalispell, MT 59901 or the Salish Kootenai College Bigknife Building, Pablo, MT 59855. A refundable bid deposit check of $100 made out to Jackola Engineering & Architecture is required to obtain bid documents and will be returned to bidder upon returning the documents in good condition.
This is an Indian Preference Bid. Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. You must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
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INVITATION TO BID
Lake House, Polson, MT

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

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

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

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

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

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

P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
(406) 675-2700

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH & KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA

IN THE MATTER OF THE                )
ADOPTION OF                                 )
BLB & MAMDB                                 ) Cause No. 15-109-A
                                                            )
Minor Children,                                  )
                                                            )
LOCKLEY CHARLES BREMNER ) NOTICE OF HEARING FOR
And                                                     ) CHANGE OF NAME
TRACI MAE BREMNER                  )
Petitioners                                         )

This is notice that Petitioners in the above-entitled matter have requested the Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai change the name of minor child Brian Lee Boyd to Lockley Adriano Bremner, and change the name of minor child Mary Agnes Michelle Dominique Boyd to Sierra Rose Bremner.
A hearing will be held on the 1st day of June, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
The hearing will be at the Tribal Courthouse in Pablo, Montana.
DATED this 30 day April, 2015.

Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of Court

Attorney for Petitioners Andersen Law, PLLC, P.O. Box 8472, Missoula MT 59807, (406) 926-1513
5/28

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. 13-442-CP
                                             )
                                             )
A.H., and                             ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
N.H.,                                     )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

DAVIDA MEDINA – biological mother of the above-referenced children:

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, June 22, 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 to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named children, named in the Petition, born March 28, 2008 and September 30, 2006.
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 27th day of April, 2015.

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

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
5/21

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. 13-442-CP
                                             )
                                             )
A.H., and                             ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
N.H.,                                     )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

THOMAS HEWANKORN – biological father of the above-referenced children:

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, June 22, 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 to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named children, named in the Petition, born March 28, 2008 and September 30, 2006.
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 27thday of April, 2015.

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

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
5/21

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 May 28, 2015. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.

202 SF109 - CRV SFTY IMPRVTS - CHARLO
HSIP 212-2(17)11

Cold milling, widening, PMS overlay, guardrail, drainage, seal & cover and pavement markings on the SF109-Curve Safety Improvements-Charlo project located with the town of Charlo in Lake County. The project begins at RP 11.1 and extends east along State Secondary Route 212 to RP 14.5. The entire project is located within 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/current_letting.shtml under “Bid Packages” link, or by calling (406)444 6216, 6212, 6215 or TTY 444 7696.
Any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement is subject to all appropriate state and federal civil rights laws. The prime and subcontractors are required to pay the wage rates set out in the bid proposal.
MDT will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the award, performance or administration of any MDT contract or in the administration of its DBE program (49 CFR Part 26). MDT attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in any service, program or activity of the department. Alternate accessible formats of this document will be provided upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in MDT bid lettings, call the Civil Rights Bureau at 444-6331 or TTY 406-444-7696 [TTY 1-800-335-7592 (toll free)].

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

S. Kevin Howlett, Chairman                 Michael T. Tooley
Montana Transportation Commission Director of Transportation
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