Employment

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

MUNICIPAL SERVICES DIRECTOR

MSD

FT

1

08/01/2019

Until Filled

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FOUNDATION

FT

1

08/26/2019

Until Filled

ON-CALL DRIVER

HCS

ON-CALL

1

10/25/2019

12/02/2019

POLICE CADET

DPS

FT

2

11/07/2019

Until Filled

CONSTRUCTION PROJ. MGR.

TPH

FT

1

11/13/2019

Until Filled

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

TPH

FT

1

11/13/2019

Until Filled

ACCOUNTANT

TPH

FT

1

11/13/2019

Until Filled

VICTIM SERVICES PROG COORD.

HCS

FT

1

11/19/2019

12/06/2019

CERTIFIED CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR

DPS

FT

1

12/02/2019

Until Filled

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

DPS

FT

3

12/02/2019

Until Filled

Qualifications for Open Positions are as follow:

MUNICIPAL SERVICES DIRECTOR

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Accomplishes the Municipal Services strategic objectives by planning, organizing and directing all functions required to operate and maintain activities and services encompassing Realty, Facilities, Enrollment and Transportation/Roads. Provides professional leadership, coordination and assures effective execution for programs. Prepares and presents reports on the status, activities and plans for current and future operations to the Tribal Program Administrator. Assures effective and efficient implementation of grant monies and assure program compliance with policies and regulations imposed by funding sources. Encourages a positive working relationship between departments, and the Taos Pueblo community at large. Analyzes and interprets various statues relating to roads, enrollment, and land development and use. Manages and oversees the safety of roads within Taos Pueblo. Ensures the efficient and effective coordination of Tribal Enrollment, membership, and census activities. Oversees administration of the Realty Property Program which includes responsibilities for planning, directing, and implementing strategies to prepare business and commercial leases, easements for Right of Ways, and negotiations of all proposed leases. Knowledge of realty, enrollment, and transportation. Skill in understanding and interpreting complex statues, ordinances, regulations and standards. Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy or Business Administration, or related field plus five (5) years experiences leading municipal services and public projects. One (1) year in a supervisory capacity. Valid New Mexico’s driver’s license with ability to meet Pueblo’s liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates activities and agendas with the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Responsible for collaborating with the board to lead the organization in its fundraising. Finds ways to innovatively fulfill the mission while honoring the original precepts of the foundation. Ensures the directives, interests, and services are implemented promptly, efficiently and consistently. Serves as the primary spokesperson for the Foundation regarding all Foundation related issues. Implements and enforces policies and procedures established by the Board. Identifies potential opportunities at local level and create campaigns to capitalize on those opportunities. Monitors grants, works closely with grantees to confirm compliance and quality of work, paying special attention to outcome achieved. Plans successful events to enhance the Foundation’s visibility in the local community and to outside resources. Monitors all grant-making to assure annual payout allocation and all requirements of the grant are fulfilled. Works with the Board to develop, implement, and periodically review the Foundation’s mission, vision, values, and guidelines. Prepares or assists with the preparation of scheduled and/or ad hoc statistical and narrative reports; performs basic information gathering and analysis and/or forecasting, as specifically directed.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Public, Business Administration, or related field plus two (2) years’ experience in grant administration. Prior experience managing and working closely with a board is required. Master’s Degree preferred. Tiwa speaking preferred.

ON-CALL DRIVER

Duties/Responsibilities: Provides transportation for eligible program participants to and from designated facilities safely and efficiently. Assists passengers as needed, including those with special mobility needs and carrying items to/from vehicle. Transports program deliverables, in a safe and efficient manner. Maintains log or schedule of pick-ups, drop-off, activities, meals counts, and other services provided. Inspects and performs routine safety checks on vehicle before driving. Adheres to federal patients privacy and confidentiality standards. Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment. Knowledge of rules of the road and road signage. Skills in operating phones, business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint). Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to drive safely and efficiently. Ability to operate wheel chair lift. Ability to prepare and maintain written records and reports. Ability to perform basic first aid.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED and plus one year experience transporting passengers and providing administrative support. Tiwa speaking preferred. CDL license preferred. Valid New Mexico driver’s license, meet and maintain auto insurance requirements. Must be able to pass drug test and background check with NO felony convictions.

POLICE CADET x2

Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible for maintaining and enforcing law and order in the community of Taos Pueblo by protecting life, property, and the rights of the individual citizens. The Police Cadet will be required to work weekends, holidays and be on-call. Patrols tribal roads and state highways within the boundaries of the Taos Indian Reservation to enforce traffic laws and assistant motorists in distress. Patrols by vehicle and/or foot. Conducts investigations in vice activities, narcotics, burglary or reported incidents as assigned. Provides transport for prisoners to and from detention facility. Attends routine and specialized training classes and seminars of law enforcement methods and techniques. Knowledge of tribal, federal, and state criminal, traffic, and civil code and laws. Ability t work respond to community issues and concerns with a high level of sensitivity. Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with other individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds. Must complete law enforcement academy within one year of hire date. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.

Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Must be at least 21 years of age or older. One year law enforcement, security or dispatch/detention experience. Speak Tiwa preferred. 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.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER

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.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Duties/Responsibilities: Performs clerical support and daily activities of the front desk including answering incoming calls, and directing callers and visitors to appropriate personnel. Operators personal computer to composed and edit correspondence which are sometimes confidential in natures; operates personal computer to enter data, draft, edit, revise, and print letter, tables, reports, and other materials. Accepts, date stamps, and logs all home improvement applications. Forwards to appropriate personnel for processing. Accepts and logs payments. Maintains accurate records; files backup documentation of housing and accounting records. Maintains privacy and confidentiality of homebuyers files and accounts. Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment. Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic. Record management skills. Ability to problem solve and use analytical skills. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Processes accounts payable and purchase orders. Maintains accurate records; files backup documentation of housing and accounting records. Receive and sort all incoming mail correspondence and follows policies and procedures for determining how to distribute to residents. Sorts, screens, reviews, and distributes incoming and outgoing mail; composes, prepares, or ensures timely responses to a variety of routine written inquiries.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED and two (2) years administrative or secretarial experience, some bookkeeping experience preferred. Tiwa speaking preferred.

ACCOUNTANT

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.

VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Duties/Responsibilities: Plans and coordinates the activities of staff, volunteers and interns involved in victim advocacy services. Prepares grant requests; writes reports to ensure the continuance of funding. Promotes the philosophy of family-centered care and utilizes a strengths-based approach in working with families and individuals. Participates in community-wide victim advocacy efforts and committees. Reviews and maintains case files and updates information into database. Responds to on call situations. Conducts needs assessments for services. Provide crisis counseling and counseling interventions to victims and their families. Knowledge of victimization concerning domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and harassment crime crimes. Skill in conducting interviews. Skilling working with victim crimes. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to react quickly and make effective decisions in an emergency situation. Ability to multi-task and meeting deadlines.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Social Services, Behavioral Health or related field. Three (3) years’ experience in counseling, social work, or crisis intervention including experience in Victim assistance and volunteer supervision. Tiwa speaking preferred. Valid New Mexico driver’s license, meet and maintain auto insurance requirements. Must be able to pass drug test, physical examination and background check with NO felony convictions.

CERTIFIED CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR

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. Must be able to pass drug test, physical and background checks, with No prior convictions of any felonies.

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER x3

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.

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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