Employment

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

March 10, 2020

Taos Pueblo is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time, Part-time and on-call position

POSITION

DEPT.

STATUS

# OF POSITION

POSITION POSTED

DATE

POSITION CLOSING

DATE

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

DPS

FT

3

12/02/2019

Until Filled

CERTIFIED CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR

DPS

FT

1

12/02/2019

Until Filled

NUTRITION COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

HCS

FT

1

12/17/2019

3/26/2020

MAINTENANCE WORKER

IDC

FT/TERM

1

01/07/2020

Until Filled

SURVEILLANCE OPERATOR

TPGC

FT

3

01/07/2020

Until Filled

FIREFIGHTERS

DNR

TERM

 

01/15/2020

Until Filled

IT APPRENTICE

IT

FT

1

01/23/2020

Until Filled

DITCH CREW MEMBER

WAD

TERM

8

02/03/2020

Until Filled

AGRICULTURE OPERATOR

DNR

TERM

1

02/05/2020

03/13/2020

GAME WARDEN

DNR

FT

1

02/05/2020

03/13/2020

TIWA LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR

EDU

TERM

1

02/05/2020

03/13/2020

INTERNAL AUDITOR I

TPGC

FT

1

02/10/2020

Until Filled

NETWORK TECH

IDC

FT

1

02/19/2020

Until Filled

DITCH CREW FOREMAN

WAD

TERM

1

02/25/2020

Until Filled

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER

TPH

FT

1

02/28/2020

03/13/2020

ACCOUNTANT

TPH

FT

1

03/10/2020

Until Filled

Qualifications for Open Positions are as follow:

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER x3                                                                         2020-DPS-001A

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for maintaining and enforcing law and order in and for in the community of Taos Pueblo by protecting life, property, and the rights of the individual citizens. Patrols tribal roads and state highways within the boundaries of the Taos Pueblo Indian Reservation to enforce traffic laws and assist motorist in distress. Patrols by vehicle and/or foot. Responds to dispatch calls for residents and investigates criminal or civil misdemeanors, traffic accidents involving personal injury and/or property damage, vandalism, and burglary. Provides transports for prisoners to and from detention facility. Completes all report timely in a legible and accurate manner; enters data into system. The Police Officer will be required to work weekends, holidays and be on-call. Knowledge of police operations principles and practices including investigation, patrol, communications, records, community/public relations, and crime prevention. Knowledge of equipment used in law enforcement, including weapons, communications, computers, and vehicles. Proficient in firearms safety. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or equivalent. Law Enforcement Certified by the B.I.A. or State of New Mexico. Must be at least 21 years of age or older. One year law enforcement, security or dispatch/detention experience. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must pass a medical, psychological and background investigation. No felony, misdemeanor or domestic convictions. Must have a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

CERTIFIED CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR                                                                  2020-DPS-003

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains and enforces law and order in and for the community of Taos Pueblo by protecting life, property and the rights of the individual citizens. Responsible for criminal investigations of alleged or suspected criminal violations of the United States Major Crimes Act U.S.C.1153, State of the Taos Pueblo Law and Order Code to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution. Patrols tribal roads and state highways within the boundaries of the Taos Pueblo Indian Reservation to enforce traffic laws and assist motorists in distress. Patrols by vehicle and/or foot. Responds to dispatch calls for residents and investigates criminal or civil misdemeanors, traffic accidents involving personal injury and/or property damage, vandalism, and burglary. Conducts investigations in vice activities, narcotics, traffic, burglary or reported incidents as assigned. Knowledge of tribal, federal, and state criminal, traffic, and civil code and laws. Skill in problem solving, human relations, and time management. Skill in directing investigative, community and public relations, crime prevention, and support activates. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certified Law Enforcement Officer; BIA or DPS Basic Certificate; NM waiver certificate. Must be 21 years of age. One year law enforcement, security or dispatch/detention experience. Tiwa speaking preferred. Must have a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

NUTRITION COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER                                                          2020-HCS-004

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Nutritionist Community Health Worker provides community nutrition activities as part of the Diabetes Prevention Program of Taos Pueblo Health and Community Services. Provide community nutrition education activities including cooking classes using approved curriculum, under the direction of the Taos Pueblo Division of Health and Community Services Nutritionist. Collaborate with Taos Pueblo Day School to provide After School cooking classes during the school year and summer school. Assist community groups and individuals with gardening activities as part of the Taos Pueblo Division of Health and Community Services Nutrition program. Create promotional and educational materials including brochures, calendars of events, and presentation materials related to program and Division of Health and Community Services activities. Participate in planning, coordination, and implementation of classes, activities, and the Division of Health and Community Services at Taos Pueblo. Participate in program and division meetings and trainings. Strong organization skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Computer skills including MS word. Records maintenance skills. Knowledge of meal planning and preparation. Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or equivalent; at least three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

MAINTENANCE WORKER                                                                                  2020-IDC-002B

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, incumbent is responsible for performing basic preventive maintenance, housekeeping, and repair on Tribal buildings and facilities. Performs preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation, air conditioning units and other equipment. Performs regularly scheduled inspection of belts, and hoses; replaces filers; replace or repair broken parts. Conducts minor electrical, plumbing and non-structural and construction repairs. Mixes prepared paints a variety of exterior and interior surfaces. Ensures outside grounds are clean, well kept, removes snow as needed. Determines material list of supplies needed for each work order. Obtains estimates for supplies, repair parts and order as necessary. Observes safety rules, and ensures and maintains a safe environment. Performs housekeeping duties as needed. Knowledge of use of maintenance tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants. Knowledge of the methods and practices used in preventive maintenance and repair work. Ability to work alone or in a team. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.

REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent; Experience in maintenance of facilities preferred. Must be knowledgeable in facility and ground maintenance; Must be knowledgeable of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices; Must be able to lift 50 pounds, preferred; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Must have valid NM driver’s license, meet and maintain company auto insurance requirements.

SURVIELLANCE OPERATOR x3                                                                       2020-TPGC-001A

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Act as oversight and security agent for management and customers using audio and video/digital equipment. Observes Casino operation for irregular activities such as cheating or theft by either employees or patrons. Gaming Surveillance Operators patrol and protect property against theft, vandalism, terrorism and illegal activity. Reports illegal and non-procedurally complaint violations of Taos Mountain Casino Policies and Procedures, NIGC, Taos Pueblo Gaming Commissions Regulations, Taos Pueblo Gaming Ordinance and the NM State Gaming Compact.

REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or (GED) required, Must be knowledgeable of or be willing to learn: Casino gaming regulations and procedures; Identify violations involving casino policies and procedures. Surveillance & security methods including the operation of all surveillance video recording devices. Maintain radio contact with various casino personnel. Computer experience and report writing skills. Have strong written and oral communication skills. Must be willing to work rotating shift schedules. Must obtain a Taos Pueblo Gaming License. Must be 21 years old or older.

FIRE FIGHTERS                                                                                       2020-DNR-001D

          FIRE FIGHTER SQUAD BOSS

          FIRE FIGHTER CREW BOSS

          FIRE FIGHTER FALLER

          FIRE FIGHTER

For more info please contact: Kimberly Marcus @ DNR 575-758-7410

IT APPRENTICE                                                                                        2020-IDC-003

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides basic, installation, configuration, maintenance and assistance for devices and users for Taos Pueblo. Provides basic level support of all network devices and users. Support network hardware including racks, patch panels, and wireless equipment. Creates and maintains basic user login accounts using Active Directory Users and Computers. Assists end users in the use of network attached file storage. Performs network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems. Upgrades network hardware and software components as required; loads software such as operating systems, work processing, and spreadsheet programs into computers. Installs upgrades and configures network printing, directory structures, rights, security, software and files services. Response to needs and questions of users concerning their access of network resources. Assist in the maintenance of the e-mail system. Knowledge of relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint). Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. Three (3) years information technology experience and desktop support. Associate’s degree preferred.

DITCH CREW MEMBER x8                                                                                2020-WAD-002

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures water delivery by repairing and rehabilitating tribal irrigation ditches and infrastructure. Major of work with hand labor. Controls the growth of weeds on ditches, cutting weeds using weed eaters and other hand tools, and operating a weed burner. Breaks up and removes debris such as weeds, silt, animals, branches, trash and garbage weighing up to 50 pounds. Repairs damages to ditch banks. Carries, load and unload lumber, gas cans, saws, and boards to assist in the building, repairing and maintenance of ditches gates and other structures. Observes safety rules, and ensures and maintains a safe environment. Operates hand tools and motorized equipment. Checks to ensure tools are in proper working order; reports defects and broken parts founds on equipment. Serves as an escort for contractors. Knowledge of basic construction techniques and practices. Knowledge of proper safety and lifting techniques. Skill in using various hand tools, power tools, chain saw and other equipment. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to carry out instruction furnished in verbal or written format. Ability to operate and maintain various equipment, tools and use proper safety methods. Ability to work in a physically demanding positions.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be in good physical condition and able to lift up to 50 pounds. Experience with hands and power tools preferred.

AGRICULTURE OPERATOR                                                                                 2020-DNR-002

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Operates farm equipment for planting, cultivating, and harvesting. Repairs and maintains equipment. Performs ground preparation and seeding, cutting and bailing hay, ditching or other farming that is needed on tribal or community lands. Takes responsibility for assigned hardware items, tools, equipment, and materials utilized to perform maintenance repairs. Operates tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilizes soil, or to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops. Informs farm managers of crop progress. Observes safety rules, and ensures and maintains a safe environment. Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Knowledge of farming, seeding and harvesting. Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices. Skills in using heavy equipment including tractors and mowers as well as farming tools including shovels, grader, pick, axes, and other related equipment. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules. Ability to perform manual work requiring periods of extensive physical exertion and potential exposure to adverse weather conditions. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally work in mountainous terrain with a backpack load of 60 pounds.

REQUIREMENTS: Six (6) months farming or operating farm equipment experience.

GAME WARDEN                                                                                      2020-DNR-005

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for enforcement of tribal laws and applicable laws to protect life, and private/public property. The incumbent is a sworn commissioned officer. Preserve and maintain wilderness areas.  Protects lands from poaching, trespassing, or destruction. Patrols all areas within the exterior boundaries of Taos Pueblo including wilderness area on horseback and/or vehicle to detect violators and enforce governing law and codes. Responds to calls for services and crimes in progress. Provides first aide and medical assistance to injured person. Patrol Blue Lake Wilderness areas, Tracts (A, B and Karauas) and ranch area. Conduct foot portals within areas, check gates and for any signs of poaching or trespassing. Prepares and submits required reports, documents, daily and biweekly logs, incident reports as needed, preforms Police Officer duties. Knowledge of tribal wilderness lands. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality and work extended hours, various work schedules and to travel occasionally. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in verbal or written format.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or equivalent. Law enforcement certification from the B.I.A. or State of New Mexico or become certified. Basic Police Officer Training Program and Backcountry Tactics and Tracking Training Program certifications required. CPR and First Aid Certification. Must be at least 21 years of age or older. One (1) year law enforcement, security or game warden experience preferred. Must be able to camp for extended periods of time. Tiwa speaking preferred.

TIWA INSTRUCTOR                                                                                           2020-EDU-002

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Implements, coordinates, and teaches the TIWA language and culture and

protocols according to the established curriculum and lesson plan approved by Tribal Government. Students may include preschool, k-12m and adults. Develops and implements lesson plans based on approved curriculum. Utilizes various methods of teaching and resources to motivate students in learning TIWA language. Instructs youth and adults in the language of their heritage and with knowledge of traditional customs. Provides language enrichment activities and homework for students to carry out at home with families and tribal members. Practices oral languages skills daily to provide consistency in hearing, repeating words, and phrases. Listens to conversations on TIWA. Assesses monthly lesson plans to improve effectiveness of teaching and resources. Assists and instructs teachers in head start with incorporating TIWA language and customs into classroom. Maintain an accurate inventory record of equipment and supplies. Assists with other educational programs. Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic. Knowledge of TIWA language and customs. Skill in analysing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations. Ability to teach in the native language of TIWA. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Skill in teaching language to students.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. Associate’s Degree preferred. Two (2) years teaching experience. Tiwa speaking required.

INTERNAL AUDITOR I                                                                             2020-TPGC-002

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs and participates in audits by gathering information, properly completing standard work papers through observations and record testing, and preparing draft reports, which communicate findings and observations. Reviews internal policies & procedures for compliance with the State Compact & National Indian Gaming Commission mandates. Participates and conducts audit verifying the detail of recorded transactions to include, but not limited to; conducting detail examination of receipts, disbursements, payroll records, work orders, receiving reports, and other accounting and operating documents to ascertain whether transactions are properly supported and recorded as needed. Prepares work papers, schedules, and summaries. Implements audit approach and program for efficient and effective audit of assigned areas. Knowledge of records management and basic accounting procedures. Knowledge of audit principles and practices. Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs in windows environment. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

REQUIREMENTS: Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field. Two (2) years of audit experience and/or a combination of education and experience. Gaming experience preferred. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

NETWORK TECH                                                                                      2020-IDC-005

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the Direction of the Network Administrator Assists with the installation, modification and repair to hardware and software systems and provides technical assistance and training to system users. Knowledge of the methods and equipment used in remote terminal input and retrieval of information. Knowledge of hardware, computer languages, job control and functions of computer system(s). Knowledge of the uses of variety of different computer system monitoring responses and console commands. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Skill in disconnecting, moving, and re-connecting peripheral devices (e.g. work stations, printer) attached to the central or mini computer system. Ability to install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair components such as disk drives, ports and peripherals. Ability to repair/maintain computer software and hardware. Ability to install, maintains, troubleshoot and repair telephones. Performs and/or oversees software and application development, installation, and upgrades; skills in operating business computers and office machines, including a Windows environments, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint). The ability to communicate orally.

REQUIREMENTS: Associate’s degree or equivalent from two (2) years college or technical school; two (2) to three (3) years related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience.

DITCH CREW FOREMAN                                                                                    2020-WAD-001

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assigns and oversees field personnel working on repairing and rehabilitating tribal irrigation ditches and infrastructure, equipment, materials, quality inspection, maintaining a safe work environment, and maintaining good communication with the supervisor. Foreman is a working crew member. Helps create a work team that promotes safety, high productivity and positive attitude. Ensures employees, including new hires, are fully trained and follow all safety procedures. Controls the growth of weeds on ditches, cutting weeds using weed eaters and other hand tools, and operating a weed burner. Breaks up and removes debris such as weeds, silt, animals, branches, trash and garbage weighing up to 100 pounds. Repairs damages to ditch banks. Carries, load and unload lumber, gas cans, saws, and boards to assist in the building, repairing and maintenance of ditches gates and other structures. Checks to ensure tools are in proper working order; reports defects and broken parts founds on equipment. Serves as an escort for contractors. Knowledge of basic construction techniques and practices. Knowledge of proper safety and lifting techniques. Skill in using various hand tools, power tools, chain saw and other equipment. Ability to lead and guide the work of others. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be in good physical condition and able to lift up to 100 pounds. One (1) year irrigation crew member experience. Experience with hands and power tools.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER                                                                2020-TPH-001A

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans and manages construction, rehabilitation and home improvement projects. Ensures timely planning, scheduling, controlling, and motivation is present to produce quality, timely job completions and budget compliance. Conducts and monitors all ongoing construction and maintenance activities including ensuring all applicable building codes are adhered to and that HUD requirements are met. Prepares Environmental Review Record on all projects. Controls major projects from beginning to end to assure the projects coming in are on schedule and within budget. Knowledge of building, fire, life and safety, energy and state codes and the principles and interpretation of the International Residential Code. Knowledge of federally funded housing programs. Knowledge of electrical, utility, mechanical, and plumbing trades. Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs. Skill in applying architectural and construction techniques and methods to resolve technical problems. Ability to supervise the work of others. Ability to supervise, teach and motivate others. Ability to work efficiently under stressful condition, makes solid decisions, and exercise independent judgement. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED. Architectural, Design and Computer classes required. Five years project construction management and three years in a supervisor capacity. General Contractor’s License preferred. Project Management Certification preferred. Knowledge of Uniform Building Codes

ACCOUNTANT                                                                                         2020-TPH-003

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs a variety of full performance, professional accounting duties as needed to expedite carious day-to-day functions of the finance department; including general fund accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and customer service. Monitors all purchase activity of the department; audits and reviews all purchases to assure compliance with established procurement policies and practices; verifies and validates purchases against requisitions, purchase orders and vouchers; identifies areas of dispute and coordinates solutions with vendors and town staff; accepts or rejects requests based upon assessment of policy compliance; apprises department of rejected purchase requests and assists to resolve problems. Performs timesheet duties for finance department; audits time sheets for accuracy; enters work time, leave accrual and leave usage into computer programs; completes record keeping entries based upon approval of the finance director. Maintains and balances the general ledger and prepares or reviews all necessary journal entries. Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounted Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards. Knowledge and understanding of computerized accounting systems. Knowledge of financial and accounting principles and procedures. Skills in operating business computers and office machines. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and three (3) years accounting experience. One (1) year contact and grant experience. One (1) year lead or supervisory experience. Government accounting preferred environment. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

 

 

Taos Pueblo reserves the right to exercise preference in hiring for qualified Tribal members/Indians in connection with all positions and requires successful background check and drug test. Must have a valid NM driver’s license, meet and maintain CMS auto insurance requirements.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills, experience, the motivation, please prepare a detailed letter of introduction, a complete resume, and three professional references who can attest as to your skills and abilities.

 

SUBMIT APPLICATION/RESUME TO:

TAOS PUEBLO CMS HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

PO BOX 1846 – 1075 VETERANS HWY, TAOS NM 87571

PH.: 575.758.8626 EXT. 124 – FAX 575.758.7308

EMAIL: apply@taospueblo.com

 

 

Please Note: This posting gives only a brief description of the positions. For copy of the application and complete job description, please contact or stop by Taos Pueblo Human Resources at 1075 Veterans Hwy, Taos, NM 87571; or (575) 758-8626 ext. 124.

 

 

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