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Welcome to the Kaw Nation

Human Resources (Jobs)

Attention Kaw Members

Kaw Nation is starting an employment opportunity that may interest you.

Sometimes when we are waiting on someone to start a job or just have a vacancy that needs to be filled for a short period of time we need someone to fill in the basic parts of the job.  The Kaw Members who depend on the services of the Kaw Nation sometimes have to wait for the permanent new hires and we want  our tribal members to start the process as soon as possible.

These positions will be short-term and temporary.  Pay rates, days and hours will vary based on the duties of the position.  All available members who would like to do these fill-in positions would have an interview to place them where they are best suited and comfortable working when needs arise.

So, if you are retired, unemployed or just looking for something to do in your spare time, please fill out an application and submit it to the Human Resources Department.  We will keep your information on file and when an opening comes up we will contact those interested about the opportunity.


Kaw Gaming Incorporated in Newkirk, Ok: is seeking qualified Guest Service Representative. Must have High School diploma or G.E.D., pass back ground check and pre-employment testing.  Applicant must have flexibility to work any shift as needed or assigned. Applications are available at: K.G.I. Human Resources Office at Kaw Southwind Casino 5640 No. L.A. Cann Rd. Newkirk, Ok.  EEO with Native American preference.


KAW NATION POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: RECEPTIONIST/LICENSING ASSISTANT

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: COMMISSIONER

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIR

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Must have a high school diploma/GED and/or Vocational secretaries training or trade school.  Must have proficiency in word processing and one year office experience.  Requires demonstrated language and spelling skills and knowledge of efficient office procedures.  Experience in multi-phone line system with good communication skills and postage machines is preferred. Must current driver’s license and pass background.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Answer multi-line phone system on a daily basis and refers all calls to appropriate Gaming Commission staff.
  2. Serve as first point of contact for all visitors to the Gaming Commission Office and directs visitor to appropriate staff.
  3. Assist Licensing Investigators with day-to-day licensing operations and procedures including preparing applicant packages and preparing file folders and gathering forms.
  4. Send references forms for Investigators, make badges, and send acceptance letters and other applicant correspondence.
  5. Fax documents and notates files with return faxes.
  6. Process all incoming/outgoing mail including mail records.
  7. Coordinate the order of supplies for the Gaming Commission, fill supply request as needed, and complete monthly allocation of supply costs for the accounting department.
  8. Keep the supply closet neat and orderly.
  9. Assist in maintain logs in the office for monthly reporting and other purposes.
  10. Complete any other duties as assigned by the immediate/controlling supervisor.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

Excellent benefits are available including BCBS Medical and Dental, VSP, Prudential Life, 403b and IRA plans.  Generous paid leave for sick and vacation.

For more information contact the Kaw Nation Human Resource Department at (580) 269-2552. Applications available at www.kawnation.com. Resumes without an Application and Disclosure Agreement will not be considered. Submit applications with resumes to PO Box 50, Kaw City, OK 74641, email to pwyatt@kawnation.com or fax to (580) 269-2536.

EEO & Drug Free work place employer
Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage


KAW NATION POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Kanza Wellness Center is looking for a friendly, eager, positive person for evenings and every other Saturday morning. (28 hrs a week) This position requires a basic knowledge of wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Responsibilities include answering the phone, running the computer and register at the front desk, keeping up with cleaning duties, assisting patrons as needed, and willing to learn to lead fitness classes.


Kaw Nation Business Services

Southwind Express in Kaw City

Store Clerk

Job Description

To provide customers an outstanding retail experience. The Store Clerk performs a variety of retail functions which derive the highest levels of customer service.

Job Type

Part Time

Job Duties

Perform front-end cashier duties including operation of cash register and gas management systems.  Check-in and stock freight.  Clean.  Perform opening and closing duties.  Prepare and serve food items.  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Education / Experience

Excellent communication skills.  Able to read and follow directions.  Self motivated and able to complete tasks without constant direction.  Able to operate cash register count change to customers.  Able to lift and carry at least 25 lbs.  Stand on your feet for long periods of time. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.  Basic math, computer and multi-tasking skills.

Must be available to work all shifts.

Location:  Southwind Express or Woodridge Market

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen and background check. Failure to pass the post hire drug screen and/or the background check will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

Resumes without an Application and Disclosure Agreement will not be considered. Submit applications with disclosures to PO Box 50, Kaw City, OK 74641, pwyatt@kawnation.com or fax to (580) 269-2536.

For additional information contact:
Kaw Nation Human Resource Department
(580) 269-2552
EEO & Drug free work place employer
Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage


Kaw Nation Business Services

Woodridge Market in Ponca City

Store Clerk

Job Description

To provide customers an outstanding retail experience. The Store Clerk performs a variety of retail functions which derive the highest levels of customer service.

Job Type

Part Time

Job Duties

Perform front-end cashier duties including operation of cash register and gas management systems.  Check-in and stock freight.  Clean.  Perform opening and closing duties.  Prepare and serve food items.  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Education / Experience

Excellent communication skills.  Able to read and follow directions.  Self motivated and able to complete tasks without constant direction.  Able to operate cash register count change to customers.  Able to lift and carry at least 25 lbs.  Stand on your feet for long periods of time. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.  Basic math, computer and multi-tasking skills.

Must be available to work all shifts.

Location:  Southwind Express or Woodridge Market

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen and background check. Failure to pass the post hire drug screen and/or the background check will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

Resumes without an Application and Disclosure Agreement will not be considered. Submit applications with disclosures to PO Box 50, Kaw City, OK 74641, pwyatt@kawnation.com or fax to (580) 269-2536.

For additional information contact:
Kaw Nation Human Resource Department
(580) 269-2552
EEO & Drug free work place employer
Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage


TITLE: GRANT WRITER

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: GRANT AND CONTRACTS DIRECTOR

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIR

LOCATION: KAW CITY

FULL-TIME

QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational requirements include a minimum of a Bachelors degree in Business, Sociology, or related field.  At least five (5) years of experience at the level required for the position may be substituted for educational requirements.  Must possess superior verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated technical writing abilities.  Candidate will have demonstrated superior planning process skills and abilities and have a familiarity of Systems Theory and applications.  Candidate will have verifiable success in grant and contract development skills for at least two (2) years with an ability to teach others.  Must have at least three (3) years exhibited familiarity with federal grant program organization, administration, control, and other management skills.  Must also demonstrate an understanding and capabilities in evaluation research and application.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Perform the primary writing tasks on targeted grant requests and proposals.
  2. Technical writer for grant requests and proposals with assistance from program directors.
  3. Analyze all requirements presented in Request for Proposals (RFP’s) and/or grant applications, research appropriate data sources to develop and write effective proposals, requests written or verbal input from other experts when appropriate.
  4. Develop proposal schedules and outlines to identify all elements required in the proposal and the due dates for input.  Communicate this schedule to everyone responsible for the development , production, approval, and delivery of the proposal.
  5. Keep current on all pertinent Federal regulations to ensure compliance with proposal or grant requirements.  Work with appropriate departments to ensure applicable new policies are developed when necessary to meet new compliance requirements.
  6. When proposals are ready to submit to granting agencies, review the final write-up with appropriate in-house staff.
  7. Develop plans, strategies, and approaches to meet identified tribal community needs with ability to divide responsibilities between different persons while meeting overall time guidelines.
  8. Compile cultural, statistical, historical, and economic data for use in preparing proposals, documents, and correspondence.
  9. Provides technical assistance to program directors in preparing continuation funding or rewriting proposals and supplement requests.
  10. Assist Program Directors in developing surveys and conducting interviews within designated communities in order to establish detailed needs analysis.
  11. Researches federal, state, and other funding agencies regulations for funding sources and ensures that all grant and proposal applications are incompliance with those regulations.
  12. Assist in grant and contract monitoring in the areas of procedure development, documentation, and software spreadsheet development.
  13. Assist with/complete any other job duties that might be assigned by immediate/controlling supervisor.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

Excellent benefits are available including BCBS Medical and Dental, VSP, Prudential Life, 403b and IRA plans.  Generous paid leave for sick and vacation.

For more information contact the Kaw Nation Human Resource Department at (580) 269-2552. Applications available at www.kawnation.com. Resumes without an Application and Disclosure Agreement will not be considered. Submit applications with resumes to PO Box 50, Kaw City, OK 74641, email to pwyatt@kawnation.com or fax to (580) 269-2536.

EEO & Drug Free work place employer
Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage


KAW NATION POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: IT DIRECTOR

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: CHIEF OF STAFF

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIR

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Business Administration with computer background or related field.  Two (2) + years of professional technical experience as a Systems/Network Administrator.  Must have experience in Windows applications, configuring and troubleshooting with software and hardware.  Hardware installation, administering, and repair a must.  Experience and knowledge of network security, application security, and physical security issues and practices.  Strong problem-solving skills.  Excellent communication skills.  Pro-active, self-starter requiring minimal supervision.  Five (5) years on the job experience will substitute for educational requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Installing and training of software applications.
  2. Installing, administering, and repairing hardware.
  3. Maintaining office equipment (i.e. copier, printers, fax machines, phone, etc…)
  4. Maintain security at all levels (employee, application, internet)
  5. Assists user to resolve computer-related problems such as inoperative hardware or software.
  6. Read technical journals and manuals and attend vendor seminars to learn about new computer hardware and software that will benefit the Nation.
  7. Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  8. Evaluate the compatibility with existing systems, ease of use, and if software meets the needs of the program or department with the Nation.
  9. Develop and maintain installation, configuration, security/access and backup procedures
  10. Administer, support and troubleshoot software / hardware and overall network infrastructure including but not limited to: Windows 2003/2008, Exchange 2003/2010, Terminal Services, VMware, firewalls, routers, broadband connectivity, database servers, performance monitoring, back-ups, third party application support, etc.
  11. Create and upkeep network documentation including but not limited: network assessments, monthly maintenance plans, etc.
  12. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all managed switches, routers, storage arrays, and servers with the position supervisor. Physically installs all new network equipment. Typically performs the initial installation and maintenance of all network-based software. Performs ongoing installations of new software and hardware and maintains existing Windows network.
  13. Be aware of departmental budgets for procurement objectives.
  14. Complete any other duties assigned by the immediate or controlling supervisor.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen and background check.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen or background check will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

Applications available at www.kawnation.com. Resumes without an Application and Disclosure Agreement will not be considered. Submit applications with resumes to PO Box 50, Kaw City, OK 74641, email to pwyatt@kawnation.com or fax to (580) 269-2536.

For additional information contact:
Kaw Nation Human Resource Department
(580) 269-2552
EEO & Drug Free Work Place Employer
Native American Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage


KAW NATION POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: PHYSICIAN

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: HEALTH DIRECTOR

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIR OF KAW NATION

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate will possess a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an accredited medical school and be licensed as a physician in the State of Oklahoma by the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure. Candidate will possess certification/license by the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control to prescribe and administer Schedule 2, 2N, 3, 3N, 4, and 5 narcotics.

At least two (2) years’ experience in general/family practice is preferred.  Experience providing healthcare to Native Americans preferred.  Applicant may not have any unresolved malpractice suits pending against him/her and shall not have any unresolved complaints on file in any state where he/she has a license to practice medicine.  Experience with computerized medical records systems preferred.  Computer literacy required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Physician is assigned the following duties and responsibilities to be performed in collaboration with the medical team:

  1. Provide physician services to patients of the Kanza Health Center including physical examinations, perform and/or order diagnostic procedures, interpret and evaluate test results discriminating between normal and abnormal findings to identify the presence of disease and/or disability.
  2. Document all patient services and treatment plans in RPMS Electronic Health Records in a timely manner.
  3. Comply with all appropriate requirements for clinic quality assurance and certification.
  4. Identify, diagnose, and manage specific illnesses and disease processes.
  5. Perform minor in-patient procedures consistent with training, competency, and privileges. Oversee patient adherence to medical and nursing regimens for stable chronically ill patients and adjust treatment plans.
  6. Provide supervision for all ambulatory clinic nurses.
  7. Provide medical director services to all components of the Kaw Health System.
  8. Maintain Oklahoma licensure.
  9. Perform other duties, consistent with the position, as required or assigned by the immediate supervisor or controlling supervisor.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

Resumes without an Application and Disclosure Agreement will not be considered. Submit applications with resumes to PO Box 50, Kaw City, OK 74641, email to pwyatt@kawnation.com or fax to (580) 269-2536.

For additional information contact:
Kaw Nation Human Resource Department
(580) 269-2552
EEO & Drug free work place employer
Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage


Below are the generous benefits of full-time employment when working at the Kaw Nation Tribal Government, Gaming Commission or Business Services:

  • Free BCBS of Oklahoma Medical (includes Pharmacy) Insurance
  • BCBS of Oklahoma Dental Insurance optional for purchase by employee
  • VSP Vision Insurance optional for purchase by employee
  • Prudential Life Insurance optional for purchase by employee

Also included are generous Annual Leave Days and Sick Leave Days accruals.

  • Four (4) hours of Annual Leave begins accruing with the first paycheck and each full check during employment. As the employee’s length of service increases the 4 hours accrued increases to 6 (after 3 years), 8 (after 10 years), and 10 (after 15 years) hours per paycheck.
  • Four (4) hours of Sick Leave begins accruing with the first paycheck and each full check during employment. This amount remains the same throughout employment.

If you have questions regarding these or any other benefits of Kaw Nation Tribal Government, Gaming Commission or Business Services, please contact the Human Resources Department at (580) 269-2552.

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