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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 NATION POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: COURT ADMINISTRATOR/COURT CLERK

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: CHIEF OF STAFF

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: KAW NATION SUPREME COURT

LOCATION: KAW CITY, OK

POSITION SUMMARY:  Serve as the Court Administrator and Court Clerk for the Kaw Nation District Court. Duties consist of assisting the lawful functioning of the tribal court, preparation of budgets, acquisition of necessary supplies, maintenance and upkeep of the law library, implementing and maintaining the clerical administration of the court and maintaining good working relationship with the public, other courts, attorneys, court personnel and law enforcement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Four years’ experience in administration area of court system or a Bachelor’s degree in courtroom procedures or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to reach the minimum requirement. Must have basic computer skills.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:   Basic knowledge of legal system, terminology, and courtroom procedures. Skill in working in a responsive and pleasant manner when dealing with the public, court personnel and law enforcement. Be familiar with the complete rules of the tribal court and its procedures. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and remain neutral in all court proceedings. Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and must be insurable with Kaw Nation’s insurance carrier.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:   Process complaints, petitions, motions and other legal documents filed with the court; draft petitions, motions, subpoenas, warrants and summons and any other orders of the court. Maintain records of court proceedings. Prepare judgments for approval and signatures from attorneys and judges. Responsible for contacting witnesses, attorneys and parties to obtain information and to inform/notify them of court appearances. Issue summons, subpoenas and executions of documents. Responsible for clerical support of the court including typing court forms and correspondence from the court. Maintain all case files in safe and secure manner. Set hearing calendar and maintain dockets for publication and monthly notification.

Responsible for the transcription of testimony. Must maintain jury pool including preparing and mailing summons. Fill jury panels and give oath to juries, witnesses and attorneys. Prepare court transcripts on request. Record minutes of each hearing and archive properly. Receive and protect exhibits.

Maintain the financial records of the court. Prepare and submit timely court budget and quarterly reports. Collect and account for fines and other property taken into custody of the court. Accept and maintain bonds. Make financial and statistical reports of cases

Responsible for all duties set forth in Powers and Duties of the Kaw Nation Law and Order Code Chapter 3: Court Clerk. Coordinate training of court personnel. Coordinate activities with other law enforcement and state agencies for the enforcement of tribal court orders. Subject to the supervision of the Supreme Court Justices. Perform other duties, consistent with the position, as required or assigned by the immediate supervisor or controlling supervisor.


TITLE: KAW NATION CHIEF OF POLICE

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: CHAIR

Location: Kaw City

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate must have a valid Driver License, CLEET Law Enforcement Certification, and BIA certification preferred.  Applicant will possess supervisory and management skills.  Experience in management and administration of Federal grants and other grant resources is preferred. The officer should possess good communication skills and be in good physical condition.  Weekend and nights required.  Officers can not have a criminal background.  Must be able to pass a drug test.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assures compliance of all department members to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct and other tribal policies and procedures.
  2. Prepares all statistical and administrative reports completely and accurately including:
    1. Dispatcher log
    2. Daily officer reports
    3. Case reports including arrests, investigations, and incident reports
    4. Juvenile records
    5. Personal arrests and disposition records
    6. Evidence records/logs
    7. Booking logs
    8. Reports of any traffic accidents investigated
    9. Training records
    10. Codes of conduct and code of ethics
    11. Government, tribal, and contractor furnished property
    12. Employee performance appraisal files
    13. Purchase Orders
    14. Firearms qualifications records
  3. Conduct community education activities to promote crime and delinquency prevention within the jurisdictional areas of the Kaw Nation including, but not limited to, group sessions with adults and youths, individual visitation, and disseminating information to Native Americans residing in the Kaw Nation jurisdictional areas. Coordinate with Substance Abuse, etc…  Available for patrol during business hours.
  4. Patrol Kaw Nation land, investigate, enforce, and cite or arrest violators of CFR, Tribal Law, and State and Federal laws and refer to proper authorities.
  5. Supervises all Kaw Tribal Police Officers in their duties.
  6. Testify in Tribal, Federal, and State courts when necessary.
  7. Serve court documents such as arrests warrants, search warrants, summons, subpoenas, and civil papers.
  8. Maintains and ensures accuracy of fuel logs, mobile phone log, and maintenance log on Police Vehicles.
  9. Furnishes and maintains enough supplies for the Police Officers to do their job. (Patrol logs, uniforms, incident forms, and equipment)
  10. Ensures that all incidents are reported to the proper agencies. (C.F.R. Court, F.B.I., O.S.B.I., etc…)
  11. Patrols Kaw Tribal Land (fee and trust), Kaw Indian Country, and Tribal Housing Area.
  12. Prepares work schedules for the Tribal Police Officers and work assignments when needed.
  13. Keeps accurate records in regard to Police Property (guns, uniforms, equipment, etc…)
  14. Ensures that the Tribal Police remain in constant compliance with the Law Enforcement Contract.
  15. Provide back-up services when requested to Newkirk City Police and Kay County Sheriff’s Department.
  16. Perform any other responsibilities related to Tribal Police 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.

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.

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 POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: POLICE OFFICER

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: CHIEF OF POLICE

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: TRIBAL CHAIR

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must have a valid Driver License.  BIA and/or CLEET Law Enforcement Certification preferred.  Each officer should possess good communication skills and be in good physical condition.  Weekend and nights required.  Officers can not have a criminal background.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Patrol Kaw Nation land, investigate, enforce, and cite or arrest violators of CFR, Tribal Law, and State and Federal laws and refer to proper authorities.
  • Makes assigned, periodic inspections and patrols of buildings and property.
  • Performs duties assigned by patrol checklist including an examination of all doors, windows, and gates and reports any irregularities to the Police Supervisor.
  • Prepare complete and accurate reports with all of the facts.
  • Report any fire, theft, or other dangerous or irregular occurrences to his/her supervisor.
  • Record and report description(s) of person(s), license tag(s), and automobile(s) of unauthorized person(s) on property.
  • Record and submit an accurate log sheet at the end of the each shift, which in addition to regular duties and irregular occurrences, records temperature and weather conditions.
  • Testify in Tribal, Federal, and State courts when necessary.
  • Serve court documents such as arrests warrants, search warrants, summons, subpoenas, and civil papers.
  • Responds to request(s) for assistance on land under tribal jurisdiction.
  • Provide back-up services when requested to Newkirk City Police and Kay County Sheriff’s Department.
  • Perform any other responsibilities related to Tribal Police 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 and background check.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen or the background check will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

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 Workplace
Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage


Kaw Gaming Incorporated-Braman Travel Plaza: is accepting applications for an Operations Manager with knowledge of Convenience Store operations. Education requirements include two years advance studies in business related courses preferred; previous management experience required. Extensive management experience in retail may be substituted for education. Must have supervisory skills, customer relations skills, organization skills, and open personality. Pass extensive background check and pre-employment testing. Applications available at: KGI Human Resources Office 5640 N. L.A. Cann Rd. Newkirk, OK. 74647 or send resumes’ to: P.O. Box 465 Newkirk, Ok. 74647 EEO with Native American Preference in hiring.


KAW NATION

TITLE: School Age Coordinator

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: CCDF Director

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: Chief of Staff

Full-Time Position in Newkirk, OK

QUALIFICATIONS:

This person must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time experience in a child care setting.  Child Development Associate (CDA) or Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) or relevant training and experience are preferred.  Applicant must be willing to obtain his/her CDA/CCP.

Must be able to pass a background check, accreditation (no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions for offenses relating to children) and Drug test.  Must possess a valid Drivers License and be insurable.  Must be able to pass a physical examination.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The School Age Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining a safe and nurturing learning environment for children placed into his/her care.  The School Age Coordinator must promote the Kanza Child Care Center (KCCC) in a positive way to parents and the community.

Provide classroom management.  Maintain classroom record-keeping that may include attendance, meal counts, and daily/weekly progress reports to parents.  Develop and implement weekly lesson plans including learning and implementing the Kaw Nation Language into the center.  Maintain client confidentiality.  Attend local, state, regional and national child care meetings/training when deemed appropriate.  Responsible for keeping classroom clean.  Transport children to and from school, fieldtrips, etc.  Complete any other duties as 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.  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


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 Specialist

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: IT Director

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIR

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires an Associates or computer background in related field. Must have experience in Windows applications, configuring and troubleshooting with software and hardware. Strong problem-solving skills. Excellent communication skills. Pro-active, self-starter requiring minimal supervision. Must possess excellent administrative assistant skills (i.e. computer functions, typing, filing, copying, fax, and telephone systems) Confidentiality is at all times a must.

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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