Employment

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

April 27, 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

DITCH CREW MEMBER

WAD

TERM

8

02/03/2020

Until Filled

GAME WARDEN

DNR

FT

2

02/05/2020

Until Filled

PRESERVATION CREW MEMBERS

IDC

FT-TERM

5

03/11/2020

Until Filled

THINNING CREW MEMBER

DNR

TERM

2

04/17/2020

Until Filled

MAINTENANCE WORKER

IDC

FT-TERM

1

04/27/2020

Until Filled

SPECIAL SERVICES COORD.

EDU

FT

1

04/27/2020

Until Filled

BIOLOGY SPECIALIST

DNR

FT

1

04/27/2020

Until Filled

COOK/DRIVER

HCS

FT

1

04/27/2020

Until Filled

Qualifications for Open Positions are as follow:

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.

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.

PRESERVATION CREW MEMBER x3                                                              2020-IDC-006

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs tasks involving physical labor at designated restoration sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, survey and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set brace to support the sides of restoration building, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. Assists in all phases of village restoration/preservation projects. Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tool, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications, and provides for the security and/or maintenance of same. Constructs items consistent with plans, specifications, drawings or oral descriptions provided by others. Performs demolition, repair, renovation, and other construction related activity using hand and power tools. Maintains and repairs hand or power tools and equipment of the carpentry trade by cleaning, oiling, setting, welding or other processes to ensure proper performance. Follows specific instructions as outlined by the supervisor and applies standard measurements, specification and instructions, or read blueprints, diagrams, sketches and other written or verbal instructions. Knowledge of carpentry methods and practices. Knowledge of maintenance and use of construction trade power and hand tools. Knowledge of occupational safety practices and procedures. Skill in following verbal and written directions.

REQUIREMENTS: Experience in the restoration/preservation of Taos Pueblo Village homes preferred.

THINNING CREW MEMBER x2                                                                    2020-DNR-007A

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Restore, mitigate, protect, develop, and maintain forestlands and their natural resources. Create fuel break to reduce the threat of fire spreading. Performs wet or dry mop up, cup trenches, installing contingency lines, hand lines, dup trenches and gridding for hot spots. Mark trees of specified specie, condition, and size for thinning. Participates in suppressing fires, clearing fire breaks and access roads. Performs routine maintenance on equipment prior to use. Observes safety rules, and ensures and maintains a safe environment. Knowledge of the principles of fire management and thinning as related to urban/rural forestry resources. Knowledge of safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use of tools and equipment. Knowledge of the care and treatment of infected or diseased trees and shrubs. Skills in safely operating equipment. Ability to use standard hand and power tools and equipment in forestry activities. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work extended hours, various work schedules and to travel occasionally. Ability to work in a physically demanding positions.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be in good physical condition and able to lift up to 70 pounds. Experience with hand and power tools preferred. Sawyer S212 Certification A or B Faller. CPR and First Aid certification.

MAINTENANCE WORKER                                                                                  2020-IDC-002C

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 vernally 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.

SPECIAL SERVICES COORDINATOR                                                           2020-IDC-002C

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Observes, monitors, and assists, children, teachers, and therapists during class activities to provide support for IEP students. Continually develops community partnerships with tribal programs and those in Taos County in order to help families strengthen their knowledge of community resources and access support. Conducts health audits on all child files. Ensures that each child is up to date for preventative and primary health care; this includes but is not limited to physical, dental, vision, and hearing screening, immunization, and mental health appointments, according to NM requirements. Participates and assists will all program activities. Ensures confidential maintenance of all participant files including data regarding each child’s health information and progress. Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic. Knowledge of early intervention strategies with children. Knowledge of health and welfare needs of children. Knowledge of records management procedures. Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to interpret diagnostic data, recognize and monitor goals within the child’s IEP. Ability to enter data into systems and/or files accurately and timely. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services or an education related field. One (1) year working with children. Head Start and Early Head Start experience preferred. Tiwa Speaking preferred. Valid New Mexico Driver’s license, with a Class B CDL.

BIOLOGY SPECIALIST                                                                              2020-DNR-008

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Collects biological, chemical and physical data that is used to determine the health and quality of the water, lakes, rivers, streams, aquatic and wildlife on tribal lands. Maintains accurate records and creates necessary reports. Assists other Natural Resources programs with species analyses, overall wildlife health, and condition, and harvest recommendations. Works with State, Federal and other Tribal water resources and environmental professionals to integrate environmental/water programs with Tribal goals and cultural values. Creates protocols for future research. Prepares and submits purchase orders, equipment acquisition request, and travel documents. Attends meetings, training, and conference as needed or required. Prepares grant applications and manages active grants. Assists department staff with education and outreach activities. 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. The employee must be physically fit and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Fisheries, Biology, Steam Ecology or related field and three (3) years freshwater ecosystems. GPS and GIS application experience preferred. Master’s Degree preferred. Prefer Wildland Firefighter status.

COOK/DRIVER                                                                                         2020-HCS-010

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, organizes and prepares and delivers healthy meals to program participants. Manages food, non-food products, and kitchen equipment to meet program objectives. Ensures prepared hot food meets temperature standards and the temperature is maintained, and that hot foods are served timely. Keeps a record file of all recipes and menus. Monitors good hygiene practices including sick employees are not allowed around food, and that employees was hands after personal breaks or handling meats, etc. Keeps accurate records of participants names and meals served. Manages storage of food and non-food products in order to meet daily menu requirements. Delivers meals to with meals to program participants in a safe and efficient manner. Attends in service trainings. Knowledge of how to prepare well-balanced and nutritious meals. Knowledge of proper and safe food handling, storage, and disposal requirements. Skills in preparing food for groups of people. Skill in handling sharp knives, and other cutting utensils. Ability to drive safety and efficiently. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED cooking experience. Food handlers Card. CPR and First Aid Certification. Tiwa speaking preferred

 

 

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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