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RV Office Manager Full-Time Cocopah Bend RV/Golf Resort May 1, 2015 $10.91 - $12.03/hr
Location:
Cocopah Bend RV/Golf Resort

Category:
Administration

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$10.91 - $12.03/hr

Description:
SUMMARY Under the general supervision of the Resort General Manager, the Bookkeeper is responsible for accounts payable and maintenance of other financial records. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES • Generates and submits monthly operational reports to the General Manager. • Reconcile all insurance benefits and vendor statements. • Assists and communicates with the directors regarding budget, travel requests and purchasing procedures. • Maintains files for Tribal Vehicles, office inventory, maintenance contracts and employee confidential files. • Receives and verifies all bank transactions, deposits and receipts. • Makes bank deposits. • Calculates expenditures, charges to applicable programs. • Verifies and enters details of transactions to accounts payable journals. • Maintains files for accounts payable vendors. • Verifies vendor invoices for accuracy and attachment of required documentation. • Calculates accounts payable amounts. • Breaks down utility costs per program. • Assists Auditors as directed.

Qualifications:

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • • Knowledge of office procedures and computer skills.

  • • Working knowledge of tribal accounting methods and accounting requirements of governmental funding sources.

  • • Working knowledge of payroll, accounts payable and tax laws.

  • • Ability to maintain effective working relations with and among employees, tribal members and the public.

  • EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE

  • • High School graduate or GED required

  • • Two years experience in keeping financial records related to accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll in a Government agency.

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Casino Gaming Inspector Full-Time Cocopah Casino May 1, 2015 $20.584/Year
Location:
Cocopah Casino

Category:
Administration

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$20.584/Year

Description:
SUMMARY Works directly for the Tribal Gaming Commission and receives direction from the Executive Director of the Tribal Gaming Office. Has a thorough knowledge of the rules included in the Compact between the Cocopah Tribe and the State of Arizona. Other job related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: •Observes activity in the Casino and Bingo Hall to insure that all rules are being followed. •Writes reports to the Executive Director of Gaming of all violations that take place. •Communicates with other Gaming Inspectors regarding any serious incidents and the parties involved. •Must be present when gaming machine is being repaired during an Inspectors shift. •Issue temporary Non-Gaming work badges to vendors/visitors and others doing business on the premises. •Must understand and comply with all Internal Control Regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be in good physical health as this job requires a considerable amount of walking.

  • Applicants must possess the ability to read and comprehend the Gaming Compact and appendixes.

  • This position requires excellent writing abilities.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be certifiable through Arizona Department of Gaming and the Cocopah Tribal Gaming Dept. which requires no arrest record for any felony or misuse of funds.

  • Must be computer literate/Microsoft programs i.e. word, excel, etc.

  • Must sign and abide by a confidentiality agreement.

  • Must be able to work any and all shifts assigned (24h/7day operation)

  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.

  • Experience in report writing preferred.

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • In the Entertainment industry one may be subject to a work environment containing excessive noise, smoke and stress.

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Line Cook Full-Time Cocopah Casino May 1, 2015 $7.90/Hr
Location:
Cocopah Casino

Category:
Food and Beverage

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$7.90/Hr

Description:
SUMMARY: Under the immediate supervision of the Lead Cook/ Sous Chef, the Line Cook is responsible for performing any combination of duties necessary to facilitate an extremely high quality food service experience for the guest and maintain assigned kitchen area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition. Other job related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Prepare all hot and cold foods as directed and assigned with appropriate supervision Cook all food orders with maximum care and skill Maintain assigned work station in a clean and orderly fashion Perform any other duties as assigned by Lead Cook or Sous Chef. Must understand and comply with departmental internal control and regulations. The Casino is 24 hrs 7 days a week operation and may be required to work any or all shifts.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years commercial experience in a high volume environment

  • Some knowledge of advanced food preparation techniques preferred.

  • Knowledge of grill, fryer, slicer and other kitchen equipment

  • Applicants must be in good physical health as this position requires lifting of heavy objects.

  • Ability to speak, read and write English required.

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be certifiable through the Arizona Department of Gaming / Tribal Gaming Office.

  • Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment and on-going random drug testing

  • A current health card is required.

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • In the Entertainment industry one may be subject to a work environment containing excessive noise, smoke and stress.

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Casino Bartender Full-Time Cocopah Casino May 1, 2015 $7.90/Hr
Location:
Cocopah Casino

Category:
Food and Beverage

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$7.90/Hr

Description:
Summary Mixes and serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons of the bar by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. •Take food & drinks orders from customers. •Mixes ingredients such as liquor, soda, water, sugar and bitters, top prepare cocktails and other drinks. •Serves wine and draught or bottled beer. •Collect money for drinks served. •Submits orders or requisitions for liquor and supplies to the Food and Beverage Manager. •Arranges bottles and glasses to make an attractive display. •Slices and pits fruits for garnishing drinks. •Maintain a Lounge type environment

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to stand and walk a minimum of 8 hours daily.

  • Must be able to lift and carry at least 40 lbs on a regular basis.

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.

  • Must be able to work in an environment containing excessive noise and smoke.

  • Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • At least 2 years of experience as a bartender.

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Casino Slot Technician Full-Time Cocopah Casino May 1, 2015 $9.37/Hr
Location:
Cocopah Casino

Category:
Technician

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$9.37/Hr

Description:
SUMMARY Under the immediate supervision of the Lead Technician, the Slot Technician maintains efficient operations of all Casino slot and video machines. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other job related duties may be assigned. •Repair and maintain slot machines; fixes coin and bill jams, coin reverses, hopper time-outs, etc •Verify tampering incidents. •Participate in slot drops. •Maintain a log of all machine problems and repairs during shift. •Review slot statistical data to determine whether slot machines or meters need to be repaired or replaced. •Observe players for use of illegal gaming devices and counterfeit coins. •Organize parts storage area and keep inventory. •Walks the Casino floor to spot machine malfunctions. •Participate in clean up duties. •Must understand and comply with departmental internal control regulations. •The Casino is 24hrs 7 days a week operation, may be required to work any or all shifts.

Qualifications:

  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • •Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.

  • •All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

  • •Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment on-going random drug testing.

  • •Must be certifiable through the Arizona Department of Gaming / Tribal Gaming Office.

  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • •Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.

  • •One year experience in electronic field or 1 year electronic schooling.

  • •Must be mechanically oriented and have demonstrated skills in slot machine repairs.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be in good physical health as this job requires a considerable amount of walking and carrying coins.

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • In the Entertainment industry one may be subject to a work environment containing excessive noise, smoke and stress.

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Waiter/Waitress Part-Time Cocopah Casino May 1, 2015 $7.90/hr
Location:
Cocopah Casino

Category:
Food and Beverage

Status:
Part-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$7.90/hr

Description:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. •Presents menu, answers questions, and makes suggestions regarding food and service. •Writes order on check or inputs it on portable data computer. •Relays order to kitchen and serves courses from kitchen. •Observes diners to respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed. •Totals bill and accepts payment or refers patron to Cashier or Host. •Clears and resets counters or tables at conclusion of each course.

Qualifications:

  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • •Must be able to stand/walk for 8 hours or more.

  • •Must be computer literate.

  • •Must have cash handling experience.

  • •Must be 21 years of age.

  • •Must be certifiable by the Cocopah Tribal Gaming Office.

  • •Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment and on-going random drug testing.

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • In the entertainment industry one may be subject to a work environment containing excessive noise, smoke, and stress

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Casino Bingo Caller Part-Time Cocopah Casino May 1, 2015 $7.90/hr
Location:
Cocopah Casino

Category:
Bingo

Status:
Part-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$7.90/hr

Description:
SUMMARY: Under the immediate supervision of the Bingo Supervisor, the Bingo Caller is responsible for announcing games, numbers and winners of the Bingo Games. Other job related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. •Announce different games and particular arrangements of numbers required to win. •Announce and verify winners. •Must be able to understand and comply with departmental internal control regulations. •Remove bingo balls from the receptacle and announce numbers over a microphone and display an electronic display board. •Update boards for progressive jackpots. •Clean bingo balls and caller stand on a daily basis. •Explain various bingo games to patrons.

Qualifications:

  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • •Knowledge of Bingo Games required.

  • •Ability to speak English clearly.

  • •Basic knowledge on how to operate a computer.

  • •Ability to work well with the public.

  • •Public speaking skills required.

  • •Ability to work under stressful conditions.

  • •Must be able to work in a smoking environment.

  • •All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.

  • •All applicants must be 21 years of age.

  • •Must be certifiable through the Arizona Department of Gaming/Tribal Gaming Office.

  • •Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment on-going random drug testing.

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • In the Entertainment industry one may be subject to a work environment containing excessive noise, smoke and stress.

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Rio Colorado Laborer Part-Time Cocopah Rio Colorado Golf May 1, 2015 $8.05/hr
Location:
Cocopah Rio Colorado Golf

Category:
Maintenance

Status:
Part-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$8.05/hr

Description:
Summary This position is located within the incorporated City of Somerton, Arizona. It is a tribal enterprise consisting of an nine (9) hole golf course, pro shop, and restaurant. In addition to the nine holes, the course has two lakes and mature trees adding to the beauty of the course. The golf course is a year round business with a seasonal influx during the winter season. The Groundskeeper is responsible for the maintenance of the greens, machinery, and irrigation systems. The Groundskeeper is also responsible for conducting minor repairs to buildings and general cleaning. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. •Maintains the golf course in playable condition by irrigating, cutting grass, and trimming trees and bushes. •Plants grass, trees, shrubs and flowers. Water, fertilize and cultivate grass, trees, shrubs and flowers. •Ensures that the machinery and golf carts are running effectively and efficiently. Makes minor repairs as needed. •Makes repairs to irrigation systems and waters as directed. •Follows directions of the Superintendent •Keeps grounds free from debris and litter. Picks up debris and litter and disposes of such properly. •Makes suggestions and reports to the Superintendent •Attends and participates in meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • •Knowledge of grass, trees and plants.

  • •Ability to maintain grass, trees, plants and shrubs. Ability to seed, plant and fertilize grass.

  • •Knowledge of commercial irrigation systems and ability to maintain irrigation equipment.

  • •Ability to make repairs to PVC irrigation lines.

  • •Knowledge of hand tools and machinery used in maintaining grounds.

  • •Ability to schedule watering schedules and turf maintenance.

  • •Skill in utilizing machinery and equipment to maintain lawns and landscape.

  • •Knowledge of golf course machinery and carts. Ability to make general repairs of equipment.

  • •Ability to maintain exceptional customer service and positive harmonious work environment.

  • Education and/or Experience

  • •High School Diploma/GED required

  • •One (1) year experience in lawn/landscaping Laborer keeping or agriculture required.

  • •Previous golf course maintenance preferred.

  • •Testing may be required.

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Level I Caregiver Full-Time Cocopah Tribal Government May 1, 2015 $8.75-$9.65/Hr
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Human Services

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$8.75-$9.65/Hr

Description:
Summary: Provides care to youth ages 5 to 17 years who are in the foster care system and works under the direct supervision of the Level II Caregiver and the Cocopah Residential Youth Home Director. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.) •Assigns rooms to residents, assists in planning recreational activities, and supervise after school study programs. •Compiles detailed records of resident’s daily activities and behaviors. •Writes detailed incident/accident reports immediately following any and all injuries/accidents. •Chaperones’ group-sponsored trips and social functions. •Ascertains need for and secures services of physician. Escorts individuals outside the Youth Home for shopping or to obtain medical, vision, dental and mental health services. •Maintains a daily schedule for the children’s personal hygiene and clean living environment. •Assists with the residents with laundry and in the kitchen with preparation of meals. •Reports to the Youth Home Director any needed supplies or repairs and issues involving residents. •Displays ability to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions. Shows compassion, understanding and guidance to Youth Home residents. •Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly. •Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation or need of the residents; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. •Pass out prescribed and over the counter medications and complete daily medication counts. •Observes attendance policies, ensuring shift coverage when time off is needed. •Must have flexible work hours to cover evenings, weekends, holidays and over night shifts. •Available to work overtime as requested including emergency situations •Responds quickly and appropriately to any incident concerning residents

Qualifications:

  • Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Education/Experience in behavior health a plus

  • 12 to 18 months experience working with youth

  • Current Valid Arizona Driver's License required

  • CPR/Red Cross/First Aid training required

  • Food handlers required

  • Must submit to a yearly physical, TB skin test. (Other testing may be required.)

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

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Tribal Administrator Full-Time Cocopah Tribal Government May 1, 2015 $48,330-$53,285/Yr.
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Administration

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$48,330-$53,285/Yr.

Description:
-This is an "At Will" position, at the pleasure of the Tribal Council. -This position involves the responsibility of directing, coordinating, supervising and planning all Tribal programs and services. These duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with general instructions from the Tribal Chairperson and Cocopah Tribal Council. •Interprets Tribal Council policies, administrative policies and relays instructions and Policy and procedural decisions of the Tribal Council to the Directors and Administrative staff for action or implementation. •Represents Tribal Council at conferences, workshops, meetings, etc., at the direction of the Tribal Council. •Coordinates meetings with the Tribal Council and other entities, i.e., government officials, business people, management and legal representatives. •Receives inquiries, requests publications, reports, regulations etc., from agencies and directs the data to the proper services for proper response. •Plans coordinates and reviews tribal budgets, contracts, grants, resolutions, ordinances, and lease agreements, memorandum of agreements, new laws, and regulations and make recommendation to the tribal council for action. •Conducts research, procedures, and administrative studies and prepares reports recommending solutions or courses of action with council approval. •Studies departmental organization and procedures; confers with Directors, Supervisors, and administrative personnel on assignments, policy interpretations, and related functions •Supervises preparation material for public reporting and distributing of tribal documents, reports, agreements etc. •Acts as liaison between the Tribal Council and government bureau's such as Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Services, Housing and Urban Development, etc... Keep abreast of new rules, changes in rules and advise Tribal Council of changes.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • •Possessing knowledge of Tribal Indian Law, Federal Regulations related to Tribal Government, structure of Tribal Governments, Tribal constitutions and bylaws and the administration of tribal policies, procedures, ordinances and resolution preferred.

  • •Considerable knowledge of research techniques and the sources of available information concerning regulations, social services, general welfare, education, and federal policies concerning Indian Tribes.

  • •Ability to express ideas, recommendations effectively in writing and orally.

  • •Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with the Tribal Council, and federal or governing bodies.

  • •Successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment and on-going drug/alcohol testing and fingerprint background check.

  • Education and/or Experience

  • •Ten years’ experience with programs involving Indian people, and administering their needs preferred.

  • •A Master’s Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on basic Indian Law or closely related field. Experience could be substituted for part of the college requirement.

  • •High School diploma/GED required.

  • •Valid AZ Driver’s License.

  • •Testing may be required.

  • NATIVE AMERICAN AND CURRENT EMPLOYEE EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE POLICIES ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL POSITIONS

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JOM Teacher Seasonal Cocopah Tribal Government May 8, 2015 $18.00/hr
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Education

Status:
Seasonal

Closing Date:
May 8, 2015

Salary:
$18.00/hr

Description:
Under the direct supervision of the Education Director. Responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing a Summer Education Program. •Develop a curriculum for two summer sessions, one for elementary age students and the second for high school age students. •Develop and implement a curriculum to develop academic skills for both the elementary and high school students. •Develop and implement a program with local speakers (Tribal Members) to expand student awareness of their native culture. •Must be available to attend education committee meetings. •Develop and implement an arts and crafts program and to introduce traditional cultural awareness and appreciation. •Plan and coordinate special activities and field trips related to the summer curriculum. •Supervise, monitor, and teach students in academic development skills, cultural awareness. •Implement environmental program focusing on awareness of native culture. •Supervise the Teacher Assistant.

Qualifications:

  • •Bachelors Degree Required

  • •Should have strong organizational skills, i.e. planning, coordinating, and working with students and professional staff.

  • •Should be aware and sensitive to community education needs.

  • •Teaching Certificate Required.

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JOM Teacher Assistant Seasonal Cocopah Tribal Government May 8, 2015 $10.00/hr
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Education

Status:
Seasonal

Closing Date:
May 8, 2015

Salary:
$10.00/hr

Description:
Under the direct supervision of the J.O.M. Teacher. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assisting the J.O.M. Teacher and staff in developing, planning and implementation of the J.O.M. summer program.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a High School Graduate or GED required.

  • Should have 2 years of formal education training or a combination of education and experience will be accepted.

  • Testing may be required.

  • Should have at least two years of experience working with students of diverse Cultural backgrounds.

  • Must be sensitive to Native American societies.

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Police Officer Full-Time Cocopah Tribal Government May 1, 2015 AZ POST Certified($34,347 - $36,064/Yr.), Cadet($28,257 - $29,670)
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Tribal Police Department

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
AZ POST Certified($34,347 - $36,064/Yr.), Cadet($28,257 - $29,670)

Description:
Summary: Under the direction of the Patrol Sergeant, the Officer will be responsible for the safety, security and the preservation of life and property by maintaining law and order within the boundaries of the Cocopah Nation Reservation. Assist with maintaining continual law enforcement and prevention services twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week. The Officer will have the responsibility of enforcing Federal, State or Tribal laws and ordinances as necessary. Work is subject to rotating shift assignments, odd hours of work and on-call status. Essential Functions: •Protects the property and lives of community members by patrolling assigned areas and addressing any suspicious persons and/or establishments. •Provide patrol services on and off roadways throughout or between the boundaries of the Reservation •Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries and directs them to proper authorities if needed. •Responds to all incidents and any other misdemeanors or felonies and secures the scene of the crime. •Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses, and makes arrests as required by applicable laws. •Testifies in court to present evidence or testify against persons accused of criminal activity. •Conducts investigations in vice activities, narcotics, traffic, burglary or reported incidents as assigned. •Conducts routine checks of local businesses, residences and government agencies. •Maintains awareness of and investigates specific areas subject to juvenile delinquency. •Cooperate with Federal, State and local jurisdictions in the apprehension and detention of wanted persons with other agencies where law enforcement activities are involved •Maintains positive relations with community members and agencies by educating and informing on crime prevention and related issues. •Enforcement of all Tribal, State and Federal criminal and traffic laws including all tribal ordinances or applicable game and fish laws and ordinances •Transports violators to and from court, rehabilitation sites or jail facilities. •Serves court papers, warrants, or subpoenas as required. •Maintains appropriate documentation on incidences as required by policies and procedures. •Generates reports as needed. •Attends training classes and seminars on police methods, techniques, safety, first aide, marksmanship, and related law enforcement activity. •Communicates with local, state, regional and outside agencies and assists as needed. •Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required. •Provides information to visitors, the general public and community members on Criminal Law on the Cocopah Indian reservation. •Assists with the development and maintenance of related law enforcement records and patrol maps •Provides written and verbal reports to supervisory personnel •Engender positive community relations •Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • •Knowledge of law enforcement and public relations activities.

  • •Knowledge of the Cocopah Nation geography and road locations.

  • •Ability to give and receive orders, follow instructions in verbal and written format

  • •Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment.

  • •Ability to comprehend, retain and recall factual information, and learn and apply acquired skills and techniques to the performance of assignment duties.

  • •Ability to protect the public and enforce the laws with due regard for the rights and safety of individuals, preservation of property, and maintenance of good community and interpersonal relationships in compliance with established laws, policies, procedures and regulations.

  • •Ability to integrate training, experience and common sense sufficient to identify potential dangerous situations, make effective logical decisions and exercise the appropriate measure of tact or force to resolve the situation with minimum injury to self or other persons or minimum damage to property involved.

  • •Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and desire to help when dealing with people.

  • •Ability to accept the dangers and stresses, regimentation, discipline and time demands of police work.

  • •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associate personnel and the public.

  • •Ability to prepare accurate, complete and legible reports and present detailed, accurate and objective oral presentations and response to questions.

  • •Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships with the Cocopah Indian Community, other interested parties and the public

  • •Ability to work and shifts or days (morning, swing or graveyard, holidays and weekends)

  • Education and/or Experience:

  • •High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

  • •Must meet requirements set forth by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Council

  • •Must meet Bureau of Indian Affairs Law Enforcement Standards and obtain S.L.E.C

  • •If not Arizona P.O.S.T certified must be eligible for a law enforcement waiver; hold a BIA LE certification or successfully attend and complete an authorized State or BIA Police Academy to attain said certification as condition of employment.

  • •Current First Aid and CPR certification may be obtained after hire

  • •Must have basic computer knowledge preferably with Windows and Word Applications

  • •Experience in law enforcement practices or procedures preferred

  • •Related College or Technical School training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • •Testing may be required.

  • Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Successfully pass an oral board, background investigation, to include a polygraph, psychological, fingerprint check and medical exams. Must be at least 21 years of age, Must possess a valid State driver's license, internal applicants must not be on probationary status. Must never have been convicted of a felony or have been convicted of a misdemeanour within a period of three (3) years preceding application or never been convicted of an act of domestic violence involving a weapon or serious injury. No DUI’s or major traffic offenses within the past five (5) years and required to pass a physical examination. Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire.

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Museum Director Full-Time Cocopah Tribal Government May 1, 2015 $32,710 to $40,729.11/Year
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Museum

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$32,710 to $40,729.11/Year

Description:
• Summary Provides overall coordination and supervision of daily activities within the Museum, Cultural Center and Heritage Park programs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. •Performs all administrative functions as a Program Director. •Facilitates development of weekly task setting by staff; assists staff in completing project tasks. •Provides Tribal Council with monthly written reports. •Develops and administers special project proposals. •Coordinates and supervises cultural preservation projects. •Coordinates the monthly Elders Cultural Council meetings. •Collects, preserves, and analyzes material and documents important to the history of the Cocopah Tribe. •Coordinate and implement the annual Cocopah Cultural Celebration Day events.

Qualifications:

  • • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work well with others, including diverse personalities of museum visitors.

  • Practice good organizational and time management skills.

  • Be flexible and able to meet challenges as they arise.

  • Competent in record keeping procedures.

  • Be willing to learn new skills and to participate in specialized training.

  • Fluency in English and Cocopah language preferred. Spanish language fluency also a plus.

  • Ability to work with little to no supervision, and bring innovative approach to work environment.

  • • Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred or Associates Degree with 4 years of equivalent experience in this field.

  • Computer experience.

  • Fluency in English, with strong communicative skills.

  • Strong desire to preserve the Cocopah language and culture.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age, required for GSA vehicle operation.

  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel for training and other business related purposes.

  • Must possess a current valid Arizona Driver's License.

  • Testing may be required.

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Chief of Police Full-Time Cocopah Tribal Government May 1, 2015 $61,682 - $64,766/yr
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Tribal Police Department

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$61,682 - $64,766/yr

Description:
Summary: Under the direction of the Tribal Council. Plans; organizes; monitors and directs activities of the Police Department. Provides direction and leadership to Police Department and creates a work environment that encourages ethical conduct, respectful interpersonal relations, open communication, innovative thinking, and creative problem solving with respect and sensitivity to the Cocopah culture. Work is subject to odd hours and on-call status. The Chief will assist with the safety, security and the preservation of life and property by maintaining law and order within the boundaries of the Cocopah Nation Reservation for the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property. Essential Duties and Responsibilities; other duties as assigned •Manages the functions and activities of the tribal police department, which includes patrol, criminal investigations and support services. •Promulgates rules and regulations for the department. •Improves staff effectiveness by coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees; planning, delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks and results in a timely manner. •Ensures that the tribal sovereignty and the jurisdictional powers and authority of the department are recognized and observed by all domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies and their personnel. •Administers daily police activities through subordinates. •Conducts internal investigations of members of department for alleged wrongdoing. Recommendation is made to administration for their concurrence on the proposed action taken. Takes necessary disciplinary action in situations when appropriate. •Achieves financial objectives through budget preparation; fiscal management; recruitment and contract negotiations. •Prepares purchase order requests to obtain funds for special operations or equipment. •Seeks, Prepares and submits request for federal funding. •Negotiates with elected officials for appropriation of funds. •Maintains positive relations with community members and agencies by educating and informing on safety and law enforcement. •Maintains appropriate documentation on incidences as required by policies and procedures. •Communicates with local, state, regional and outside agencies and associations; acts as public safety representative of the Nation. •Maintains technical knowledge by attending training classes and seminars on law enforcement, safety, firearms, or related activities. •Contribute to the organization’s effectiveness by offering information and opinion as a member of senior management team; integrating objectives with other functions; accomplishing related results as needed. •Assumes command of law enforcement activities on the scene in a case of major emergency to activities. •Reviews reports prepared and submitted by subordinates.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • •Knowledge of the Cocopah Nation's Police Department rules and regulations.

  • •Knowledge of tribal, federal, and state criminal, traffic, and civil code and laws.

  • •Knowledge of the principles and practices of police/law enforcement administration, including budgeting, program planning and development, employee supervision and training.

  • •Knowledge of police operations principles and practices including investigation, patrol, communications, records, community/public relations, and crime prevention.

  • •Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other law enforcement/regulatory agencies, departmental staff, tribal officials, and the public.

  • •Skill in understanding and interpreting complex statutes, ordinances, regulations and standards.

  • •Skill in problem solving, human relations, and time management.

  • •Proficient in the preparation of writing budget proposals, contracts, or funds allocations.

  • •Skill in directing investigative, community and public relations, crime prevention, and support activities.

  • •Skill in providing leadership to and evaluating the work of subordinate staff.

  • •Skill in evaluating operations and programs to determine if they meet the Cocopah Nation's needs.

  • •Ability to manage day-to-day operations of the Police Department.

  • •Ability to respond to community issues and concerns with a high level of sensitivity.

  • •Ability to schedule and facilitate meetings, conferences, training, etc.

  • •Ability to prepare accurate, complete and legible reports and present detailed, accurate and objective oral presentations and response to questions.

  • •Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with other individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.

  • •Ability to make intelligent and effective decisions in routine and emergency situations.

  • •Successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment random on-going drug/alcohol testing.

  • •Candidate must submit and pass a fingerprint background check.

  • •Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire.

  • Education and/or Experience:

  • •High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

  • •Must meet requirements set forth by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

  • •Must meet Bureau of Indian Affairs Law Enforcement Standards and obtain S.L.E.C.

  • •If not Arizona P.O.S.T certified must be eligible for a law enforcement waiver; hold a BIA LE certification or successfully attend and complete an authorized State or BIA Police Academy to attain said certification as condition of employment.

  • •Fifteen (15) years of law enforcement experience preferred.

  • •Must have a minimum of five (5) years of law enforcement command level management experience.

  • •Related College degree or Technical School training and completion of the POST Command College, FBI National Academy or equivalent are highly desirable; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • •Must be at least 21 years of age

  • •Must possess a valid State driver's license

  • •Testing may be required.

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I.T. Help Desk Operator Full-Time Cocopah Tribal Government May 1, 2015 $26,400 - $29,500/yr
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Technician

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$26,400 - $29,500/yr

Description:
SUMMARY: Provide Tier 1 support and technical assistant to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Oversee the daily performance of computer systems. •Answer user inquires regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems. •Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors. •Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuing proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software. •Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications. •Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities. •Read technical manuals, confer with users, or conduct computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems or to provide technical assistance and support. •Refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service. •Develop training materials and procedures, or train users in the proper use of hardware or software. •Confer with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.

Qualifications:

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES;

  • •Adaptability in learning and understanding of the Cocopah Indian Tribe’s political environment and sensitivities; ability to function effectively within that environment.

  • •Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, systems and equipment. Ability to operate computer equipment and programs to Publishable reports and documents.

  • •Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form to a diverse audience, and to prepare and analyze technical and administrative reports, statements and correspondence.

  • Education and/or Experience

  • •High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of increasingly responsible work experience in a Help Desk related field, CompTia/A+ Certifications, and any combination of public or private business.

  • NATIVE AMERICAN AND CURRENT EMPLOYEE EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE POLICIES ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL POSITIONS

  • MUST BE ABLE TO PASS RANDOM ON-GOING PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG/ALCOHOL TEST

  • MUST BE ABLE TO UNDERGO AND PASS A BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.

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Finance Director Full-Time Cocopah Tribal Government May 1, 2015 $38,814-$44,932/Yr.
Location:
Cocopah Tribal Government

Category:
Administration

Status:
Full-Time

Closing Date:
May 1, 2015

Salary:
$38,814-$44,932/Yr.

Description:
SUMMARY Under the general guidance and direction of the Tribal Comptroller/Tribal Administrator, performs work of considerable difficulty in complex governmental accounting work; directs the activities and supervises staff of the Cocopah Tribal Finance Department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Performs professional level governmental accounting and supervisory work; prepares financial data for internal and external uses related to the effective management of Cocopah Tribal fiscal affairs; • Develops work methods and policies necessary to obtain desired results; coordinates work of external auditing agencies; advises Cocopah Tribal Comptroller/Administrator on budget matters and monitors budget on a Tribal-wide basis. • Instructs and trains all employees assigned to the Tribal Finance Department. • Safeguards and monitors funds through a system of procedures which document all transactions properly. • Verifies all bookkeeping entries, payments, purchases, expenditures and balances for accuracy and thoroughness. • Provides technical assistance to department in preparation of budget proposals, purchasing policies travel requests and other matters associated with Finance. • Assists auditors as directed. • Prepares and monitors tribal payroll in accordance with federal regulations and requirements. • Assure that Payroll files are maintained for each Tribal employee. • Monitors Tribal benefits program for all eligibility and ensures employees receive or waive benefits earned. • Assists departments and monitors all contracts • Prepares and submits program reports for all Tribal grants and contracts. • Daily review of budget to actual results of fiscal activity to ensure availability of resource and to recommend budget adjustments as necessary. • Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skill and Abilities • Current generally accepted accounting principles for governmental units. • Use, analysis and implementation of automated accounting systems and personal computers; • Laws and regulations relating to Tribal financial administration; budget preparation and control. • Planning, directing and controlling work of others; • Preparing comprehensive financial reports for various uses, including preparation of Tribal financial statements. • Maintaining effective working relationships with and among employees, Tribal members, and the public.

Qualifications:

  • Education and/or Experience

  • • Bachelors degree in accounting or closely related field, certification (CPA) preferred; five (5) years of professional level accounting experience, two (2) years of which involve direct supervisory experience; OR any combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • • High School Graduate or GED required.

  • • Testing may be required.

  • NATIVE AMERICAN AND CURRENT EMPLOYEE EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE POLICIES ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL POSITIONS. MUST BE ABLE TO PASS PRE-EMPLOYMENT AND ON-GOING RANDOM DRUG/ALCOHOL TESTS.

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