Community Public Health Nurse

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Health & Human Services Division Director, the Public Health Nurse provide public health services to individuals, families and to groups in the Ohkay Owingeh Community. Nursing actions are directed toward the goals of prevention, assessment, risk reduction and health status improvement for individuals of all ages in the community based on professional nursing and public health principles, concepts and practices. Nursing activities include, but not limited to, serving patients by visiting homes; determining patient and family needs; developing health care plans; providing nursing services and treatments; referring patients with social and emotional problems to other community programs and/or outside agencies depending on the service needs. Design and deliver health education campaigns and disease prevention activities, such as immunizations and screenings; and inform the public about locally available programs and services to improve access to care.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the CHR Manager/HHS Deputy Director
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Provide individual nursing assessments, screen, and counseling of clients; referrals and follow-up as needed; training, technical assistance; and nursing delegation to personnel regarding the health of client.
• Plan and provide comprehensive nursing services to individuals, families and communities; provide skilled nursing services to individuals and families in homes, schools and/or outreach clinics.
• Perform comprehensive individual and family assessments which include health history, physical assessment, growth monitoring and developmental assessments. In addition, provide baseline assessment and appropriate referral for issues including psycho-social family functioning, substance abuse or domestic violence, and basic needs including food, housing, income, resources and supports and access to health care.
• Must prepare grant budgets, requisitions and requests for payment in accordance with OO Accounting Procedures.
• Prepare grants proposals and monitor secured grants (research, implementation, data collection, written reports, and fiscal planning/management).
• Obtain and complete appropriate patient “consent for Care” forms, ensure patient confidentiality and maintain orderly medical records.
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Provides referrals to appropriate programs or agencies as necessary.
• Prepares and maintains required documentation and reports.
• Ensures contract compliance for Grants, and Major Federal Programs; insures compliance with State and Federal regulations.
• Develops and maintains effective inter-department working relationships and communications.
• Maintains professional accreditation.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.

JOB FUNCTION

• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports and create and present detailed, accurate, objective, and effective speeches and presentations.
• Ability to interpret applicable Federal, State, County, and Local Laws, Regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in program development, promotion, and social marketing.
• Independently use time efficiently to prioritize and perform multiple tasks to meet multiple concurrent deadlines and manage large volumes of work.
• Work effectively under pressure and cope with multiple interruptions to meet deadlines.
• Establish and maintain effective professional working Departments/Programs, Clients, Peers, and the General Public.
• Comply with office and personnel procedures.
• Develops and maintains effective inter-department working relationships.
• Knowledge of Traditional form of Government and Pueblo customs and traditions.
• Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ensures contract compliance for Grants, and Major Federal Programs; insures compliance with State and Federal regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited Nursing School Program and five (5) years’ experience as a professional Public Health Nurse in a Public Health Organization or Tribal Community, and/or willing to work with a combination of education and experience.
• Currently licensed as a registered nurse in the state of New Mexico
• Maintain current CPR certification
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

• Manual dexterity to operate computers and other necessary office equipment.
• Able to work in fast-paced, multi-task environment.
• Able to bend, reach, kneel, twist and grip items in assigned work area.
• Employee may regularly be required to sit; use hands to, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms.
• The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is generally performed in an office setting with moderate noise level. Evening, weekend, and/or holiday work will be required. On-call for emergencies as required. Travel is required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.
The Position Description identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her Supervisor.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Finish Carpenter

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, provides occasional coordination and leadership to housing crews. Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures on rental housing units, office buildings, and new construction homes. And occasionally work under the Rough Carpenter. Employee will have to do other job duties normally assigned to laborers or unskilled workers to enable maximum production and efficiency on projects.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
No supervision exercised.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Performs a variety of journey-level carpentry work in remodeling, repairing and maintaining buildings, and other wooden structures.
• Repairs doors, woodwork, fences, roofs, furniture and other wooden articles; repairs door locks and hinges; replaces glass in windows, partitions and other structures.
• Builds partitions, installs doors and windows and otherwise modifies existing building areas.
• Performs carpentry work on new construction of buildings and additions to buildings, including building forms, flat finish, stucco and patch work, erecting walls, laying floors, finishing floors, and laying roof materials.
• Makes cases, shelving, cabinets, tables, desks, counters, and other wooden fixtures or furniture.
• Works from blueprints, drawings, pencil sketches, or written and oral specifications and instructions.
• Estimates for specific jobs and orders supplies through department head as needed.
• Maintains storeroom, materials, and tools in good condition.
• May be required to do painting and sheet-rock work.
• Performs quality inspections on work completed by other technicians.
• Supervises the work of employees in crews, including assigning workload and monitoring employee performance.
• Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Install rough door and window frames, subflooring, fixtures, or temporary supports in structures undergoing construction or repair.
• Bore bolt holes in timber, masonry or concrete walls, using power drill.
• Install rough doors and window frames for construction activities.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
• Knowledge of use of maintenance tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
• Knowledge of the methods and practices used in carpentry and repair work.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
• Knowledge of rough and finish carpentry.
• Knowledge of modern methods, materials, hand and power tools, and equipment used in rough and finished carpentry and in
cabinet making.
• Ability to skillfully use the tools and equipment of the carpenter’s and cabinetmaker’s trades.
• Ability to plan and lay out work.
• Ability to supervise non-journeyman workers.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with
co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
• Ability to prepare and maintain work orders.
• Ability to use hand tools, electrical tools, and lawn maintenance equipment.
• Ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks within strict deadlines.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Organizing and coordinating skills.
• Skill in the safe operation of power tools and shop equipment.
• Skill in diagnosing and repair of equipment utilized.
• Skill in reading blueprints and drawings.
• Must possess current driver’s license and ability to safely operate motor vehicle.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach
with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee regularly is required to climb or balance; and talk or hear.
The employee occasionally is required to sit; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Work Environment:
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while
performing duties. Standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or unstable ground. Situations where safety-toe shoes, safety
goggles, gloves, protective face shields, or hardhats are needed may occur. Travel within the pueblo area is required for completing
work orders. Travel outside of the pueblo area may be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED plus five years’ experience in general construction, carpentry, painting, or related labor; one year
in a lead capacity.
• Highly developed attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated good verbal and writing skills.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be an insurable driver through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Accountant II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under direction of the Housing Finance Team Leader analyzes financial information, prepares financial reports, and processes AP/AR/payroll for Housing (“OOHA”) and Tsigo bugeh Village (“TBV”) in accordance with policies and procedures and within the established Generally Accepted Accounted Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Housing Finance Team Leader
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
No supervision exercised.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Assist Develops and manages payables, payroll, property, personnel records.
• Processes accounts payable for OOHA and TBV.
• Reviews and/or prepares Requests for Payment Vouchers for proper account numbers; verifies with Controller availability of funds utilizing current program budgets.
• Processes 1099s as required.
• Performs monthly reconciliation of homebuyer and tenant A/R accounts for OOHA & TBV, including reviewing for accuracy.
• Enters cash deposits in general ledger for Housing Authority and Tsigo Bugeh Village. Verifies daily deposits as requested.
• Responsible for payroll functions for Housing Authority and Tsigo Bugeh Village, including filing payroll tax reports timely and accurately.
• Maintains knowledge of current payroll requirements.
• Maintains employee files according to appropriate HR requirements.
• Issues annual employee W2 statements.
• Reconciles payroll and A/P related general ledger accounts, at least quarterly.
• Prepares expense reports and project summaries as requested.
• May assist with bank reconciliations, as needed.
• Assists with annual audits
• Attends meetings and trainings as required.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and fund accounting, finance, and business administration.
• Knowledge of the standards, policies, practices, and procedures of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards.
• Knowledge of the development, preparation, and control of budgets.
• Knowledge of managerial and statistical analysis techniques and reporting procedures.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to be persuasive and tactful in controversial situations.
• Ability to strive for excellence and continually seek improvement in results.
• Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in budget preparation and administration.
• Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports and presenting to the BOC and Tribal Council.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit or stand.
Work Environment:
Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level. Evening and/or weekend work may be required. Tight time constraints and multiple demands are common. Travel will be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field plus three years’ experience in accounting, preferably in a tribal governmental and Indian Housing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Current valid New Mexico Driver’s License. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

 

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Custodian

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the School Principal, performs janitorial, custodial, and grounds keeping duties for Ohkay Owingeh Community School.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the School Principal.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and waxes floors.
• Dusts and polishes furniture; cleans offices.
• Washes windows, walls, and mirrors.
• Cleans, sanitizes, and deodorizes restrooms; replaces soap and paper products.
• Unclogs lavatories.
• Empties and cleans waste receptacles and ashtrays.
• Disposes of trash appropriately.
• Vacuums and shampoos carpets.
• Strips, waxes, and buffs floors.
• Cleans vents and light fixtures.
• Replaces light bulbs.
• Assists in moving office furniture.
• Maintains equipment and custodial supplies and replenishes as needed.
• Cuts weeds, rakes leaves, and removes litter from grounds.
• Maintains entrances, steps, walkways, and parking lots.
• Cleans snow and ice from parking lots, walkways, entrances, and steps.
• Trims and prunes trees and bushes at ten feet and below.
• Irrigates lawns using sprinklers, hoses, and flooding techniques.
• Performs minor maintenance and repairs.
• Sets up tables and chairs in various meeting rooms as requested.
• Adjusts heating, lighting, sound systems, and water valves in buildings as requested.
• Attends and participates in meetings and planning sessions.
• Informs supervisor of any defects or repairs needed in buildings or on grounds.
• Observes safety rules and maintains a safe environment.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to safely use cleaning products and safely operate cleaning equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
• Ability to learn the methods of cleaning and caring for buildings, grounds, and equipment.
• Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Skill in the use of cleaning tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED, six (6) months experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWIs.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Head Start Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision of the Executive Director of Education, responsible for managing the Head Start Program for Ohkay Owingeh. Develops, plans, ensures implementation of budgets, provides for equipment, supplies, schedules, staffing and transportation arrangements. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of Education.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Supervision of Head Start Staff.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Writes, coordinates and implements the Head Start work plan.
• Provides for a comprehensive program including improvement of health, nutrition and physical abilities of children.
• Supervises, coordinates and evaluates activities of Head Start Program in conjunction with parents and staff.
• Improves staff effectiveness by; coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees; and planning, delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks and results in a timely manner.
• Determines goals for the Head Start Program in conjunction with program guidelines.
• Establishes short- and long-range operating plans.
• Assures that Head Start complies with Tribal/Federal/State regulations and operates within program guidelines, meets educational needs of the children in the program, and successfully involves parents.
• Provides training and information about Head Start.
• Prepares the Federal application annually on time, to ensure program continuation.
• Writes grant applications and contract applications for the continued funding of the Head Start Program.
• Oversees all operating budgets of the Head Start.
• Prepares and submits quarterly reports, and all other reports required.
• Achieves financial objectives by preparing the annual budget, inclusive of operational plans and objectives, and recommends staffing and expenditures; monitors program expenditures; institutes budget revisions as appropriate; and reviews purchase orders, request for payment, and in-kind contributions.
• Observes Teachers while teaching, and provides guidance, recommendations, and feedback.
• Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication among personnel regarding program-related activities.
• Develops, implements, and participates in staff development and training programs.
• Plans yearly calendar.
• Coordinates and assists in conducting and planning workshops for center staff and parents.
• Follows and ensures compliance to Head Start Child Abuse and Neglect Policy and Confidentiality Policy.
• Networks with local, state, and national organizations in the interest of low-income and Native American families.
• Oversees any consultants hired by the Head Start Program.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by; conducting research; attending seminars; educational workshops; classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Increases management’s effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining managers; communicating values, strategies, and objectives; assigning accountabilities; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; developing a climate for offering information and opinions; integrating functional objectives; providing and participating in educational opportunities.
• Attends meetings and functions as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
• Knowledge of records management procedures.
• Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of preschool curriculum development, and of Head Start management and programming.
• Knowledge of administrative and project management.
• Knowledge of early childhood learning methods.
• Knowledge of the development, preparation and control of budgets.
• Knowledge of managerial and statistical analysis techniques and reporting procedures.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draws valid conclusions.
• Ability to identify and secure alternative funding or revenue sources.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice, and desire to help when dealing with people.
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports and create and present detailed, accurate, objective, and effective speeches and presentations.
• Ability to interpret applicable Federal, State, County, and Local Laws, regulations requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
• Ability to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted, and culturally diverse populations.
• Ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in training staff and parents in child development needs.
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in classroom management.
• Skill in preparing reports and correspondence.
• Skill in preparation of project time lines and staffing plans.
• Skill in budget preparation and administration.
• Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports.
• Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff.
• Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the federal program standards.
• Certified in First Aid and CPR.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Administration, Human Services, or related field plus five years’ experience in Head Start Program management or related field.
• Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire.
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service.
• Must be culturally sensitive and be able to work effectively with individuals from different ethnic backgrounds.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Community School Counselor

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Principal, facilitates the age-appropriate educational, emotional and psychological development of children through experimental play therapy, group process, individual counseling, educational presentations and field trips. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information and coordinates school-wide state assessments/testing and the Student Assistance Team (SAT) process.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Community School Principal.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Provides individual and group counseling to students.
• Coordinates career education, transition, activities and lessons.
• Communicates with parents.
• Plans and prepares for the State mandated assessments – NMSBA, WIDA, PARCC and NMELPA.
• Custodian of student cumulative files.
• Plans and prepares for the Career Day/Wellness Workshop.
• Monitors and tracks attendance.
• Provides support groups for students on topics including social skills, divorce, grief, etc.
• Counsels with Principal regarding program needs including crisis intervention, threats, and acts as a consultant/witness in the questioning of students.
• Collaborates with Principal on school annual report.
• Collaborates with school psychologist on student concerns.
• Provides student supervision in the morning and during lunch hour in the cafeteria and playground.
• Attends and holds parent conferences.
• Consults with teachers and staff regarding needs of the students and facilitates referrals.
• Participates in and facilitates the intervention team process.
• Makes homes visits when necessary.
• Chaperones school functions and athletic event supervision.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of records management procedures.
• Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of curriculum development.
• Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of counseling.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgement.
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
• Ability to supervise and ensure a safe learning environment for children.
• Ability to adapt to meet the needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted, and culturally diverse populations.
• Ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations.
• Skill in classroom management.
• Skill in directing the activities of groups of children; evaluating progress, and maintaining an orderly classroom.
• Knowledge of childhood development, diet, and nutrition guidelines.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports and create and present detailed, accurate, objective, and effective speeches and presentations.
• Ability to interpret applicable Federal, State, County, and Local Laws, Regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in program development, promotion, and social marketing.
• Independently use time efficiently to prioritize and perform multiple tasks to meet multiple concurrent deadlines and manage large volumes of work.
• Work effectively under pressure and cope with multiple interruptions to meet deadlines.
• Establish and maintain effective professional working Departments/Programs, Clients, Peers, and the General Public.
• Comply with office and personnel procedures.
• Develops and maintains effective inter-department working relationships.
• Participate in applicable trainings.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of Traditional form of Government and Pueblo customs and traditions.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
• Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and desire to help when dealing with people.
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• A Master’s Degree in Psychology or Counseling or related field with three years counseling experience; or equivalent combination of educations and experience. Level # Counseling Certification required.
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service.
• Must be culturally sensitive and be able to work effectively with individuals from different ethnic backgrounds.
• Training and knowledge of child and adolescent development and behavior preferred.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties.
• Must be willing and have the ability to travel to surrounding communities.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Must be able to investigate and suggest ways to improve the program.
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application

Utility Manager

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Public Works Division Directorate, oversees and manages daily operations for the Ohkay Owingeh Utility Department including the operations and maintenance of water, wastewater and solid waste. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Work under the direct supervision of the Public Works Division Directorate.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervision of the Utilities Department.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • • Develops and implements a strategic plan to maintain capacity to deliver effective and efficient – Water, Sewer and Solid Waste services to Ohkay Owingeh.
  • • Establishes, implements, and communicates goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in accordance with strategic plan.
  • • Promulgates rules and regulations for the department; communicates departmental policies, procedures, regulations, guidelines, goals, and objectives.
  • • Evaluates program to plan and implement priorities to meet the needs of the community.
  • • Maintains positive relations with community members and agencies by administering community relations programs.
  • • Communicates with local, state, regional, and outside agencies and associations; acts as a representative of the Pueblo along with the Directorate of the Public Works Division.
  • • Works in cooperation with agencies of the Pueblo, other Tribes, the Federal Government, and the State of New Mexico.
  • • Reviews operations to determine impact and effectiveness, provides recommendations for expansion, and/or improvements in services.
  • • Determines actions to be taken in the event of emergencies such as power failures at water pumps, broken water or sewer lines, and training of water lines.
  • • Ensures confidential maintenance of all program files.
  • • Maintains appropriate documentation on incidents as required by policies and procedures.
  • • Generates reports as needed.
  • • Works with Division Directorate to achieve financial objectives by preparing the annual budget, inclusive of operational plans and objectives, recommends staffing and expenditures.
  • • Works with Division Directorate to secure additional funding and grant monies for continuation and expansion of program services.
  • • Prepares and presents reports on the status, activities, and plans for current and future operations.
  • • Improves staff effectiveness by; coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees; and planning, delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks and results in a timely manner.
  • • Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication among personnel regarding program-related activities.
  • • Inspects work areas to determine the type of work required and the materials and equipment required for project completion.
  • • Plans and develops scope of work for staff.
  • • Assigns staff to sanitations, maintenance, repair projects, and activities.
  • • Manages sanitation facilities.
  • • Communicates with customers and employees.
  • • Communicates department activity to the Directorate of Public Works Division.
  • • Coordinates the technology needs of the office; purchase hardware and software; ensures staff is fully trained on systems, policies and procedures.
  • • Represents the department and the Pueblo to external agencies, consultants, other organizations, and individuals, and establishing solid relationships with programs of common interests.
  • • Contributes to program effectiveness by; identifying short-term and long-range issues and goals that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of actions; and implementing directives.
  • • Conducts annual department evaluation and assessments of program components and staff according to established policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by; conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
  • • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • • Maintain/Obtain Certifications (Water Quality/Wastewater).
  • • Performs other duties as required.

JOB FUNCTION

  • • Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
  • • Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
  • • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • • Knowledge of principles and practices of waterworks and sewer systems, including budgeting, program planning and development, employee supervision and training.
  • • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and practices.
  • • Knowledge of records management procedures.
  • • Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
  • • Ability to communicate effectively in the English both verbally and in writing.
  • • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
  • • Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
  • • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • • Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
  • • Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.
  • • Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
  • • Ability to be persuasive and tactful in controversial situations.
  • • Ability to create and present effective speeches and presentations.
  • • Ability to identify and secure alternative funding or revenue resources.
  • • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • • Ability to delegate complex and routine tasks appropriately.
  • • Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice, and desire to help when dealing with people.
  • • Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
  • • Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
  • • Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
  • • Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
  • • Skill in preparation of project timelines and staffing plans.
  • • Skill in budget preparation and administration.
  • • Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports.
  • • Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff.
  • • Skill in water/sewer operation, maintenance of water pumps and sewage systems, and chlorinating of water.
  • • Skill in preparing reports and correspondence.
  • • Solid Wastewater Operator License.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • • Bachelor’s Degree – Construction Management, Engineering, Business Management, Public Administration, or related field, plus five (5) years progressive work experience in related work including three (3) years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • • Must be physically able to perform job duties.
  • • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • • Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
  • • Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
  • • Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
  • • No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
  • • Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

For Application Click Here

Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application