Char-Koosta News

The Official Publication of the Flathead Nation online

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 AND LAND (FEE SIMPLE)
3-bedrooms, 1-bath (1,198 sq.ft.), located at 425 6 Avenue SW Ronan, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $115,000.00

HOME AND LAND: (FEE SIMPLE)
3-bedroom, 1-bath (1,193 sq. ft.) and Lots 4, 5, and 6 of Block 30 of the Townsite of Pablo, Lake County, Montana property located at 2907 Montana Avenue, Pablo, MT. ASKING PRICE: $85,000.00

TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT TRIBAL CREDIT AT 406-275-2727, EXTENSION 1092.
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Fantastic Flathead lake view 3 bdrm/2 bath 1,760 sq ft charmer on west end of Finley Point. Recently remodeled w/ new appliances, new 30-year roof and sits on over 2 acres of secluded, private tribal lease land with lake access. Move-in and enjoy the sunsets from the west-facing deck. A MUST SEE at $154,900. Call 406-273-1888 or 907-227-2939 to schedule a viewing.
8/21

FOR SALE: 2014 16X80 manufactured home. 3-bdrm – 2-bath with a 30X30 fully insulated shop – a 10X16 storage shed all sitting on a 2.6 acre tribal lease lot. Beautiful views. All acreage in lawn. Health issues forcing sale. Serious callers only please. (406) 214-8268.
8/21

Flathead Lake Lease Lot $150,000. 2.2 acres, 1,000 sq. ft. modular home, 2bed 2bath.New deck and roof.2 car garage.883-5007
9/4

FREE TO TRIBAL MEMBERS
Tribal Credit is offering - for free - a 28x60 damaged trailer, located at 59023 Hillside RD, St. Ignatius, MT.
Tribal Credit is requesting that the trailer be moved off the lot for possible salvage of materials.
The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes is placing a restriction that this damaged trailer cannot be moved onto a tribal lease lot.
Please contact Tribal Credit at 275-2727, Extension 1094, Extension 1093 or Extension 1092 for more information.
9/4

HOME FOR SALE – Wonderful view great location, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, manufactured home, much more, 3 car garage and shed on 2.5 acres for $202,500. Tribal Lease. Call 745-5122.
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214' Flathead Lake lease lot on 2.23 acres w/ 3600 sq. ft. home. 4bd, 3ba, 2 kitchens, gorgeous! $365,000. Call Tami or Robin at Trails West Real Estate 406-253-7667/ 270-2396. Pre-qualified Buyers only.
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LAND FOR SALE: 2.2 acres, 2 miles outside of Polson on Highway 35. 40 mature trees/shrubs, electricity and phone connections. Monty Marengo 406-212-1699
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For Sale

FOR SALE: The Mother of all Dry Meat Racks 10 Inches Diameter. Octagonal in shape. Handles all 8 sides. Outer framing is built of 3 inch angle steel. Heavy expanded metal surface all reinforced. Sturdy, well built. You haul. $700.00 OBO. (406) 246-2299
9/4

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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Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, S&K Logistics Services, 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

Energy Keepers, Inc. is seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on its website. Please view job listings under the employment tab at www.energykeepersinc.com. EKI is a CSKT member preference employer.
12/11

SALES REPRESENTATIVE – CHAR KOOSTA NEWS

The Char-Koosta News is seeking a motivated and energetic ad sales representative. The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or GED required. One (1) year of sales experience or one year in a design field. A valid driver’s license. Computer experience is required. 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, if you are claiming Veterans Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted with the application to the Personnel Department. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700, ext. 1040, or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $10.75 to $12.55 per hour, plus benefits – may be employed under contract. Closing date will be Thursday, September 4, 2014. 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 AN INDIAN PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/28

ALTACARE of Montana
Kids are our business

The following position is available with Altacare, our Comprehensive School and Community Treatment program. Working as a team member With a mental health therapist, will provide Behanior Intervention to seriously emotional disturbance (SED) youth ages, K-8 in a school setting, implement treatment plans, facilitate social skills groups and Write case notes.
BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION SPECIALIST (BIS) Provides direct care for individuals and groups of select children in the Altacare Program. Must be at least 21 years of age, possess computer skills, excellent communication skills and an ability to interact with school age students, their parents and other professionals. Previous experience in related field and/or bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Positions located in: Arlee and Dixon.
Submit resume, cover letter, and references to: Kathy Orrin, Human Resource Manager, Altacare of Montana, 3738 Han-ison Ave., Butte, MT 59701. EOE Phone: (406)494-4104 ext. 305, Fax:(406) 494-3826. Email: Kathy.Ogrin@acadiahealthcarecom
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SPECIAL SERVICES AIDE - ECS
PART-TIME HOURS VARY– FURLOUGHABLE/CONTRACT POSITION

Successful applicant must be 18 years of age or older with a High School diploma or GED. Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years OR have an Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in an education or health field or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree. Have a minimum of 6 months documented experience working with children with disabilities or behavioral difficulties ages birth to 5 years in a formal early childhood setting such as a head start classroom, childcare center, etc. (desired, but not required). Must begin work on Associate Degree in early childhood education within first year of hire. Must have or obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 3 months of hire. Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Had Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. Health Requirements: Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or any person, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and every 2 years thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel Department. Possess current valid Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ Fleet Policy. Salary range $11.81 to $13.79 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and a copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department or call 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 for an application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 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
8/14

KOOTENAI LANGUAGE TEACHER/CONTRACT POSITION
TWO EAGLE RIVER SCHOOL/ (BEGINNING 8/16/14)

The successful applicant must be able to obtain a Class 7 Montana teaching certification prior to hire, must pass a background check and fingerprinting with 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, 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 is preferred but not a requirement. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, a copy of certification if applicable 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 (6) month probationary period. Salary is according to the TERS Teacher Salary Schedule (starting at $26,944). To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029 for an application. Applications are also available online at cskt.org. This position will be open until filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/14

SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
TWO (2) VACANCIES AVAILABLE


Salish Kootenai College is seeking letters of interest with resumes included for two (2) vacancies on the Board of Directors. Current terms end August 4, 2014. The letters of interest and resumes must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. The Board consists of seven (7) members appointed by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council. Each member must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe and be at least 18 years of age. The Board meets the second Wednesday monthly. The Board members set policy for the general operation of the college, advocate within the community, and occasionally travel to regional and national meetings. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees may serve on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the board) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to EJay Hammer, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 8/21/14.
8/14

SECRETARY/RECEPTIONIST/FILE CLERK – PROSECTUOR’S OFFICE
The successful applicant must possess a high school or equivalency or successfully demonstrate the capability of doing the work through work experience or through scores on the TABE test. Experience in a law, paralegal, legal secretary technology, or closely related field with preference for A.A.S. Degree. Salary range $10.75 to $12.55 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates to the Tribal Personnel Department or call 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 for an application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 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
8/14

DENTAL ASSISTANT/POLSON TRIBAL HEALTH CLINIC
(MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER CONTRACT)
TRIBAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must have a Certificate of Completion in a Dental Assistant Training Program AND/OR an AA in a recognized Dental Assistant Training Program AND/OR 3 years work experience and possess a current valid driver’s license and be subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. 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 not enrolled with CSKT, and if claiming veterans preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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 range is $13.04 to $15.22 per hour, plus benefits. 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, August 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/14

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Part Time Health Promotion Project Coordinator

Salary Range:
$11.00 - $12.00 hourly

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 18, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
This Health Promotion project coordinator will provide support services in the form of special projects coordination and administration to the Department of Community Health and Development (CHD) in support of the Selish, Ksanka and Qelispe (Salish - Kootenai and Pend d’Oreille) people, and other native peoples and organizations. Coordinator will assist in development and the implementation of Field and Home projects, after/school programs, Healthy Head-start program, Summer Making Fitness Fun Program, assist with the USDA's Summer Food program and coordinate and create collaborations with other similar health and youth programs in the community. The CHD serves to promote health, wellness, and community development.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Associate degree in Health related field or comparable background from work experience.
* One year work experience in program coordination
* Experience in leading or supervising large groups of youth (20-30 youth at one time),
* Ability to communicate well to small and large groups.
* Valid driver?s license. (Candidates are expected to travel and provide outreach across Flathead Reservation.)
* Successful background check before being hired
* Knowledge or capacity to be a quick study of economic opportunities both on-Reservation and through virtual business.
* Ability to forge long-term partnerships for creating business expertise and developing opportunities in tribal communities.
* Ability to problem solve, plan and carry out projects
* Computer skills to include word processing, excel spreadsheets, power point, photoshop, adobe pagemaker, etc.
* Ability to be a team player and to work well with a variety of people.
* Willingness to work under grant-funded programs with the basic skills set of fundraising or grant writing or a strong desire and capacity to learn these skills within a mentoring situation.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/14

INFANT/TODDLER TEACHER-IN-TRAINING
– 1 OR MORE FURLOUGHABLE/CONTRACT POSITIONS - ECS

The successful applicant must be 18 years of age or older. 18 years of age or older. High School Diploma or GED. Within 3 months of hire must enroll in early childhood development classes leading to an Associate’s Degree in early childhood education. Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and annually thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Possess and maintain current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ Fleet Policy. Possess current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be willing to obtain within 3 months of hire. Able to meet/complete requirements for primary caregiver according to Montana child Care Center Regulations within one (1) year of employment (if required).
All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates, proof of a valid driver’s license and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized tribe other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $8.86 to $10.33 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/14

HEAD START TEACHER-AIDE-IN-TRAINING
– 1 OR MORE FURLOUGHABLE/CONTRACT POSITIONS - ECS

The successful applicant must be 18 years of age or older. 18 years of age or older. High School Diploma or GED. Within 3 months of hire must enroll in early childhood development classes leading to an Associate’s Degree in early childhood education. Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and annually thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Possess and maintain current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ Fleet Policy. Possess current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be willing to obtain within 3 months of hire. Able to meet/complete requirements for primary caregiver according to Montana child Care Center Regulations within one (1) year of employment (if required). All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates, proof of a valid driver’s license and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized tribe other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $8.86 to $10.33 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/14

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

The successful applicant must be 18 years of age or older. 18 years of age or older. Must have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education; OR an Associate Degree in a related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Within one (1) year of hire, must begin working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education. Two (2) years documented experience teaching preschool-age children in a formal early childhood setting such as a head start classroom, childcare center, etc. Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and annually thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. Possess and maintain current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ Fleet Policy. Possess current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be willing to obtain within 3 months of hire. Able to meet/complete requirements for primary caregiver according to Montana child Care Center Regulations within one (1) year of employment (if required).
All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates, proof of a valid driver’s license and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized tribe other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $13.04 to $15.22 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/14

FORESTRY AIDE
FURLOUGHABLE POSITION

The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or equivalent, post high school education or training in forestry would be highly desirable. Working knowledge of basic Math and English. Skills in personal computers and basic forestry equipment tools.
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to communicate effectively. A valid state driver’s license. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates to the Tribal Personnel Departmen, 406.675.2700, ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/14

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Early Childhood Education Instructor/Field Coordinator

Salary Range:
$45,000 - $50,300

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 18, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Early Childhood Instructor is primarily responsible for developing, enhancing and teaching designated courses from the Education Division, particularly courses in the Early Childhood Program. In addition this position will be responsible for advising early childhood students in the selection of courses, and monitoring their progress with coursework and the TEP process; assisting with registration and paperwork; communicating regularly and as needed with SKC staff, administration and faculty; maintaining records and student files for students in the Early Childhood Education program and participating on the SKC Education Advisory Board and other committees as needed.
The Early Childhood Field Coordinator’s responsibilities include assisting early childhood teacher candidates with field work and practicum placements and supervision in early childhood programs, including Head Start, Early Head Start, local child care centers, and preschools; building positive relationships with potential placement sites; and providing for collaborative opportunities between the Education Division and early childhood programs, classrooms and teachers.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Masters Degree in early childhood education and a Doctoral Degree in early childhood education or a related field;
* ten years experience teaching young children (pre-K to 3rd grade);
* three years experience teaching or mentoring adults;
* experience writing and evaluating lesson plans and developing educational curriculum
* demonstrate knowledge of the theories and strategies involved in learning and instruction;
* computer skills such as spread sheets, data input, and word processing;
* knowledge of the behavior, customs and origins of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the mission and goals of Salish Kootenai College;
* knowledge of protecting people, data and property;
* ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds;
* ability to communicate through written, spoken and visual media.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/14

FORESTER I – FORESTRY
1 year contract position

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s of Science degree in Forestry or a Bachelor of Science degree in the science field with at least 24 semester hours in forestry.
At least six (6) months of field forestry experience at the technician or professional level is required, so as to demonstrate field readiness in the use and application of basic forestry tools and techniques. A valid State driver’s license. In order to function as fire overhead, a current red card must be updated and on annual physical must be submitted. Salary range $17.50 to $20.42 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 Montana State driver’s license to the Personnel Department, 406.675.2700, ext. 1029 or visit cskt.org website for application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 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
8/14

COOK – EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
1 OR MORE FURLOUGHABLE/CONTRACT POSITIONS

The successful applicant must possess High school diploma or GED. One year experience cooking for large groups. (Ex. Cooking at wakes, fire camps, schools, etc.) Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and annually thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Possess and maintain current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ Fleet Policy. Possess current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be willing to obtain within 3 months of hire. Able to meet/complete requirements for primary caregiver according to Montana child Care Center Regulations within one (1) year of employment (if required). Contract/Furloughable position - salary range $10.75 to $12.55 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, August 21, 2014. 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
8/14

Basic Education Teacher/Special Education - KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a BA/BS college diploma and possess a current Class 1 (Professional) or (Class 2 Standard) Secondary (Grades 5-12) Montana Teacher Certificate, with 2 year successful teaching experience. This certificate must be maintained. Preference will be given to applicants who have a Secondary (Grades 5-12) Special Education endorsement. This is a Tested Designated Position (TDP) in compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Policy Is required to pass a background inspection per PL 101-630. Salary range $15.85 to $18.50 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and Montana Teacher Certification to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 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
8/14

Basic Education Teacher/ Math – KHJC
(Re-advertised due to shortage of qualified applicants)

The successful applicant must possess a college diploma and possess a current Class 1 or Class 2 Secondary Montana Teacher Certificate. This certification must be maintained. This is a Tested Designated Position (TDP) and is subject to random drug testing. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL-101-630. Applicant must submit a completed Tribal application and relevant academic transcripts and training certificates to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. This position may be employed under a contract. Salary range $15.85 to $18.50 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be extended to Thursday, August 21, 2014. 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
8/14

ASSOCIATE JUDGE/ TRIBAL COURT DEPARTMENT
CONTRACT POSITION/4 YEAR TERM (10/1/14 TO 09/30/18)

The successful applicant must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes, at least 21 years of age and of good character and reputation, have no previous felony convictions, nor misdemeanor convictions (except minor traffic violations) within the year preceding appointment, nor have any criminal action pending against him or her at the time appointment, must have two (2) years prior experience relevant to the Tribal legal system and have working knowledge of Tribal Law, Federal Indian Law, applicable State Law, and general legal principles. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcripts and/or training certificates 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 according to judicial pay plan. 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, August 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/21

S&K Technologies, Inc. (SKT), St. Ignatius, Montana is seeking to hire a Bid and Proposal Group Director. Telecommuting available. Employee will be responsible for planning, scheduling, and managing all aspects of proposals, including inputs on strategy development, technical solutions, and cost strategy. The Director reports to the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. The position will supervise several staff members, including Senior Proposal Managers, external writers and support staff as required. The position routinely interacts with SKT, Inc. personnel, and external technical subject matter experts, as well as internal program and technical staff.
The education level requirements include:
* Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred in Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Communication, a Technical field or a related field;
* 10+ years directly related experience in management and development of government and commercial proposals;
* An in-depth understanding of the Federal Procurement process and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR);
* Strong background working with DOD and other Federal Agency organizations procurement agencies;
* Capture management, and strategic planning experience preferred;
* Understanding of 13 211 and 123 CFR’s preferred;
Field program experience preferred; For more duties and the SKT job application and applicant data form, visit www.sktcorp.com. Wage will be DOE. Applicant may be subject to a background investigation. Send resumes to: Audi Moran, Corporate Human Resources, S&K Technologies P.O. Box 339, St. Ignatius, Montana, 59865 or by e-mail to corporate-hr@sktcorp.com. This announcement will remain until August 27, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. S & K Technologies, Inc. is an AA/EEO/American Indian hiring preference employer.
8/21

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR - KHJC
The successful applicant must possess five years experience in computer science, technology, and three years experience with the CIS information system of Job Corps. Prior Job Corps work experience and knowledge of the Job Corps computer system is preferred in the candidate. Must possess a Class B, Type 1 Commercial Driver’s License. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and resume to the Tribal Personnel Department @ 406.675.2700, ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $17.50 to $20.42 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, August 28, 2014 @ 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
8/21

Forest Development Program Manager - Forestry
The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree. Supervisory training and several years of experience in increasingly responsible positions is required. A minimum of three years experience performing forestry work and two years of experience in silvicultural, project planning, contract preparation is required. A valid state driver’s license. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and resume to the Tribal Personnel Department @ 406.675.2700, ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $23.40 to $27.33 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, August 28, 2014 @ 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
8/21

Count Room Attendant – 1 position
Gray Wolf Peak Resort

KwaTaqNuk Resort/Gray Wolf Peak Casino, an enterprise of S&K Gaming, LLC, is seeking applications for the Count Room Attendant. This person will be responsible for emptying, counting and recording the contents of bill acceptor canisters and table game drop boxes that are delivered to the count room. Hours are Tuesday and Friday and the 1st of each month from 4:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Part-time position - $9.00 per hour. Must be able to pass a background check and obtain a Gaming License. Please submit applications to the Human Resource Office, 219 1St St. E, Polson, MT or call @ 883-3636, ext. 472 for an application. Closing date is August 22, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m. Applicants are subject to a pre-hire drug test and placed on a random testing list. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer. All applicants are encouraged to apply.
8/21

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Full Time Receptionist

Salary Range:
$16,440 - $19,650
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Receptionist for Salish Kootenai College Foundation will greet and assist the general public, students, staff, and faculty. Answer phone and be able to transfer calls. This position will require daily activities of copying, filing, word processing, scheduling appointments, answering phone calls and other duties as assigned. Work as a team member of the basic operations of the Foundation Office, while maintain a positive work environment.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* High School diploma or GED
* 2- years office experience
* Excellent public relations skills
* Ability to work as a team player
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships,
* Ability to maintain confidentiality
* Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast pace environment.
* Ability to carry out normal responsibilities and meet unusual situations with professionalism.
* General computer knowledge with Microsoft Office suite is preferred.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/28

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Part Time Health Promotion Educator/Coordinator

Salary Range:
$11.00 – $14.00 hourly
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Health Promotion Educator/Coordinator will provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and community within the targeted population improve and maintain healthy lifestyles. This position will assist in development and the implementation of the Healthy Head-start program, After-School healthy activities, summer Making Fitness Fun program, assist with the USDA’s Summer Food program and coordinate and create collaborations with other similar health and youth programs in the community.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Associate degree in Health related field or two years of health promotion work experience. Bachelor’s degree in health related field preferred.
* Experience in leading or supervising large groups (20-30 people at one time),
* Ability to communicate well to small and large groups.
* Ability to take good direction on projects
* Ability to problem-solve, plan and carry out projects
* Ability to provide written reports for each grant
* Valid driver’s license. (Candidates are expected to travel and provide outreach across Flathead Reservation.)
* Successful background check before being hired
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/28

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for part-time (.56 FTE) Big Sky Pathways Coordinator

Salary Range:
$22,500 - $27,500
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014; 4:00 pm
This position is within the Career & Technical Education Program (CTE). The position serves as the project coordinator for the Local SKC Perkins CTE project and will work with Flathead Reservation high schools to develop and implement Big Sky Pathway Programs of Study (POS) linking high school business and other CTE programs with SKC’s business degrees and other CTE programs. The successful applicant will: work with high school principals, counselors, and business teachers and SKC business instructors to establish course alignment grids, including performing curriculum gap analyses to ensure that Programs of Study meet guidelines and requirements established by the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) and the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE); work with area high school personnel, SKC instructors, and business and industry representatives to organize Program of Study Advisory Teams (POSTs) to ensure that curricula meet the training needs of local industry and businesses; and organize and proctor field trips for high school students to SKC to orient them to SKC’s CTE programs and student support services.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Bachelor’s degree in education (business education, administration, or career and technical education); master’s degree preferred;
* Two years teaching experience at the secondary level;
* Two years teaching experience at the postsecondary level preferred;
* Experience with Montana Big Sky Pathway Programs of Study, development of secondary-postsecondary course alignment grids, and performing related curriculum gap analyses;
* Experience organizing and working with Program of Study Teams to promote, support, and strengthen partnerships between business and industry as well as secondary schools and postsecondary institutions;
* Experience organizing and proctoring field trips for high school students to learn about postsecondary CTE programs;
* Demonstrated track record of teaching and working with Native American students;
* Proficient computer skills, including EXCEL, word processing, and data analysis;
* Be a team player able to work effectively with others in a fast-paced environment while being able to independently problem-solve;
* Be energetic, self-directed, dependable, and have professional work habits;
* Have reliable transportation.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/28

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Part Time Custodian

Salary Range:
$9.15 hourly
For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014; 4:00 pm
This position will maintain a clean and safe working environment in and around Salish Kootenai College building structures and surrounding grounds. Individual will perform manual laboring duties relating to the cleaning, upkeep and custodial maintenance of college buildings, sites, offices, rooms, laboratories, premises and other duties as assigned.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* High School diploma or GED
* current valid driver’s license
* experience in custodial field preferred.
* knowledge of basic custodial procedures and the ability to complete assigned tasks with a minimum of daily supervision;
* knowledge of and the ability to operate janitorial equipment, cleaning products, techniques and standards.
* must be available to work flexible hours and weekends when needed.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/28

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CENEX OF BAKER, MT is seeking a qualified General Manager. This is a financially strong supply cooperative with sales of $10 Million. A strong background in finance, communication, and personnel management is desired. Business degree and or business management experience preferred Send, email, or fax (888-653-5527) resume to: Larry Fuller, 5213 Shoal Drive, Bismarck ND 58503. larry.fuller@chsinc.com
#226

Legal Notices

Arlee Schools will be having a surplus sale on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Shop Building on the Arlee Campus. Questions? Call Lonnie at 726-3216 ext. 4.
8/14

LEGAL NOTICE

   The Flathead Indian Reservation Fish and Wildlife Advisory Board is seeking comments on the Draft 2014-2015 Hunting Seasons, Shooting Hours and Limits for Migratory Waterfowl. A copy of the draft regulations can be obtained by contacting Dale Becker, Tribal Wildlife Program Manager at (406) 883-2888 or by email at daleb@cskt.org. Comments will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on August 22, 2014 and may be sent to Dale Becker, Program Manager, CSKT Wildlife Management Program, P. O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855 or to daleb@cskt.org. A public meeting to accept comments will be held in the Tribal Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation Conference Room at 406 Sixth Avenue East in Polson, Montana at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014.
8/14

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 August 21, 2014. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.
211 SF 109-Left Turn Bay-Montford Rd
       HSIP 52-2(41)47

   Grade, gravel, plant mix surfacing and guardrail on the SF 109 -Left Turn Bay - Montford Road project in Flathead County. The project is located on Montana Highway 35 beginning at Reference Post 46.6 and extending west for 0.3 miles to Reference Post 47.0. The intent of the project is to widen the roadway in order to add a westbound turn bay at the intersection of Montford Road with Montana Highway 35.
   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
8/14

SEALED BID ON FORECLOSURE SALE
CAUSE #13-517-CV
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)

   The Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following improvements on leasehold property for sale. The improvements consist of a 2005 Fleetwood single wide trailer 14’x 70’, Model TL, with 3-bedrooms and 2-bath located at 708 Pename Lane at Chief Martin Charlo home sites, Arlee, Montana consisting of 1.31 acres more or less. All bids must be in writing, bids must be sealed and submitted to (ATTN: CHIEF OF TRIBAL POLICE, SEALED BID ON CAUSE #13-517-CV) on or before 5:30 p.m. of August 14, 2014. Minimum bid accepted $27,000.00. Tribal Credit’s acceptance of the bid/offer will be contingent upon the purchaser(s) notifying Tribal Credit price. The purchaser will be allowed sixty (60) days to make payment in full, or the negotiated purchase price will be considered null and void. The personal property and improvements will be purchased in an, “as is” condition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will not be responsible for any defaults or repairs that may be associated with the property aforementioned. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at (406) 275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
8/21

Request for Bids – Helicopter Flight Services
   The Tribal Wildlife Management Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes plans to contract helicopter flight services for the period of October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.
   Potential contractors will provide a helicopter and a trained pilot with proven and documented experience and all appropriate and required federal Aviation Management (AM) certification, with proper certification for low-altitude flying. Documentation of required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commercial pilot certifications must also be submitted with bids. Services provided may be utilized to conduct low-altitude aerial population surveys for waterfowl, eagles, big game, bears and forest carnivores.
   Potential contractors will be required to provide appropriate aircraft for this contract. Aircraft will be required to be appropriate for mountain flying, and will have proper installed equipment, as specified by FAA and AM regulations.
   A trained pilot with extensive low-altitude and mountainous terrain flight experience will be required. Bids must include proof of appropriate pilot licensing and certification. Pilot must have extensive documented flight experience (minimum of 4,000 hours), documented experience conducting aerial surveys in mountainous terrain (minimum of 2,000 hours), and documented experience in conducting low-altitude aerial wildlife surveys. Pilot logs may be requested for examination of documentation of flight experience.
   Pilot and aircraft must be fully-certified by the date that bids are due by AM under USDOI requirements or under USDA Forest Service requirements for low-altitude flying of the types described above.
   Pilot must be familiar and have documented flight experience with the terrain and hazards typically encountered on the Flathead Indian Reservation, including Flathead Lake, the lower Flathead River, Mission Mountains and valley floors.
   Dates, locations and survey routes for specific surveys will be determined and directed by the Tribal Wildlife Program Manager.
Proposals must contain the following:
   1) description of available aircraft proposed for use in this contract and required safety and avionics features of the aircraft, including VHF-FM radio, Emergency Locator Transmitter, Automatic Flight Following equipment, and GPS location plotting equipment;
   2) proof of Aircraft Management certification of pilot and aircraft for low-altitude flying;
   3) resume of pilot, including specific reference to relevant flight experience;
   4) proof of current aircraft pilot license;
   5) proof of approved FAA Pilot Medical Certificate;
   6) proof of Pilot Competency /Proficiency Check.
   7) proof of federal Aircraft Management certification of aircraft and pilot for low-elevation flying;
   8) information on physical location of aircraft and pilot;
   9) estimated flight time to and from Polson, Montana; and
   10) cost per hour for all proposed aircraft and pilot; and
   11) costs associated with fuel truck and driver.

 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.
   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.
   Send bids (cost per hour) and all other required information for specified aircraft and pilot to Mr. Dale Becker, Tribal Wildlife Program Manager, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, P. O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855. Bids and all other required information must be received no later than 5:30 p. m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014. Information submitted after that date will not be accepted for consideration. Selection of contractor will be made by October 1, 2014.
8/21

Request for Bids – Fixed-wing Flight Services
   The Tribal Wildlife Management Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes plans to contract fixed-wing aircraft services for the period of October 1, 2014 though September 30, 2015.
   Potential contractors will provide fixed-wing aircraft and a trained pilot with proven and documented experience and all appropriate and required federal Aviation Management (AM) certifications and proper certification for low-altitude flying. Documentation of required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commercial pilot certifications must also be submitted with bids. Services provided may be utilized to conduct low-altitude aerial population surveys for waterfowl, eagles, big game, bears and forest carnivores.
   Potential contractors will be required to provide appropriate aircraft for this contract. Aircraft will be required to be appropriate for mountain flying, and will have proper installed equipment, as specified by FAA and AM regulations. Aircraft must meet a minimum of the performance level of 185 class aircraft, with a preference for that of 206 class aircraft.
   A trained pilot with extensive low-altitude and mountainous terrain flight experience will be required. Bids must include proof of appropriate pilot licensing and certification. Pilot must have extensive documented flight experience (minimum of 4,000 hours), documented experience conducting aerial surveys in mountainous terrain (minimum of 2,000 hours), and documented experience in conducting low-altitude aerial wildlife surveys. Pilot logs may be requested for examination of documentation of flight experience.
   Pilot and aircraft must be fully-certified by the date that bids are due by AM under USDOI requirements or under USDA Forest Service requirements for low-altitude flying of the types described above.
   Pilot must be familiar and have documented flight experience with the terrain and hazards typically encountered on the Flathead Indian Reservation, including Flathead Lake, the lower Flathead River, Mission Mountains and valley floors.
   Dates, locations and survey routes for specific surveys will be determined and directed by the Tribal Wildlife Program Manager.
Proposals must contain the following:
   1) description of available aircraft proposed for use in this contract and required safety and avionics features of the aircraft, including VHF-FM radio, Emergency Locator Transmitter, Automatic Flight Following equipment, and GPS location plotting equipment;
   2) proof of Aircraft Management certification of pilot and aircraft for low-altitude flying;
   3) resume of pilot, including specific reference to relevant flight experience;
   4) proof of current aircraft pilot license;
   5) proof of approved FAA Pilot Medical Certificate;
   6) proof of Pilot Competency /Proficiency Check.
   7) proof of federal Aircraft Management certification of aircraft and pilot for low-elevation flying;
   8) information on physical location of aircraft and pilot;
   9) estimated flight time to and from Polson, Montana;
   10) cost per hour for all proposed aircraft and pilot; and
   11) costs associated with fuel truck and driver.
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.
   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.
   Send bids (cost per hour) and all other required information for specified aircraft and pilot to Mr. Dale Becker, Tribal Wildlife Program Manager, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, P. O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855. Bids and all other required information must be received no later than 5:30 p. m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014. Information submitted after that date will not be accepted for consideration. Selection of contractor will be made by October 1, 2014.
   8/21

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

IN RE THE CHANGE OF NAME
   OF GARRETT JOHN MARX, JR.
   CAUSE NO. 14-363-NC

NOTICE is hereby given that a Hearing will be held in the above Court on the 17th day of September, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. on the Petition of Diana and William Hammond to change the name of the Minor Child,
   Garrett John Marx Jr. to Garrett John Hammond.
   At any time before the hearing, written objections may be filed with the Court by any person.
   DATED this 5th day of August, 2014
   Cara Croft, Clerk of Court
8/28

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. 13-219-CP
                                             )
                                             )
                                             ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
N.R.,                                     )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

SHEILA FELSMAN – biological parent 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 September 8, 2014 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 Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born April 23, 2013.
   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
   WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 31st day of July, 2014.

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

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
8/28

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. 13-219-CP
                                              )
                                              )
                                              ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
N.R.,                                     )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

NATHAN ROSS – biological parent 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 September 8, 2014 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 Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born April 23, 2013.
   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
   WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 31st day of July, 2014.

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

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
8/28

Hon. Deborah Kim Christopher
District Judge
Sanders County District Court
P.O. Box 519
Thompson Falls, MT 59873

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT
SANDERS COUNTY

ELIZABETH J. REINERTSON )
SWANEY,                                   ) Cause No. DV-14-42
Plaintiff,                                       )
v.                                                  ) ORDER
SHAWN L. SWANEY,               )
Defendant.                                 )

   Plaintiff’s Notice and Request for Order having come before the Court, and for good cause shown,
   IT IS ORDERED that Defendant Shawn L. Swaney shall have twenty (20) days from the date of publication of this Order to file with the Clerk of the Sanders County District Court the Answer he previously served on Plaintiff’s counsel.
   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant Shawn L. Swaney shall provide the Clerk of the Sanders County District Court with an address for future communications with him, including service of documents filed with the Court.
   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall publish this Order for three successive weeks in the Sanders County Ledger, which the Court previously designated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to Defendant.   Plaintiff may also publish this Order in any other publication Plaintiff believes Defendant is likely to give notice to Defendant.
   DATED this ____ day of ______________, 2014.
   Deborah Kim Christopher
   District Judge
   c: Boone Karlberg P.C. (Sirrs)
8/28