Human Resources

(218) 335-3698 Phone
(800) 631-5528 Toll-free
(218) 335-3697 Fax
llhr@llbo.org

Mailing Address
190 Sailstar Drive NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Physical Address
16126 John Moose Drive
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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LLBO Government Employment Opportunities

How to apply for employment with Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe:

  • Apply in person at the Human Resources office. We are located in the Facility Center.
    • Facility Center
      16526 John Moose Drive
      Cass Lake, MN
  • Download an Application by clicking on the Employment Application link below. After filling it out:
    • Print and hand deliver it to Human Resources;
    • Print and fax it to Human Resources at (218) 335-3697; or
    • Print and mail it to Human Resources at 190 Sailstar Drive, Cass Lake, MN 56633
Employment Application
If you are applying for employment with the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe you must submit an Employment Application.

Employment Application >

You may need to submit more than the Employment Application to be considered for a position with Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.

  • Please submit cover letter, resume, credentials, 3 reference letters and transcripts for postions requiring a degree above a high school diploma or GED.
  • Please check to see if you need to submit a Background Release Form or a Request of Check for Driving Record Form with your Employment Application. This is based on the position you are applying for and you will find this information in the Job Summary below.
  • Copy of Drivers License is required for positions requiring a MVR
Background Check Form (BCA)
If the position you are applying for is considered Safety Sensitive & listed in the Job Summary as "Must pass a criminal background check", please fill out the BCA Background Release Form and submit it with your application.

Background Check Form >

Request for Check for Driving Record
If the position you are applying for requires you to submit a Request of Check for Driving Record Form, please submit the following form with your application.

Request of Check for Driving Record Form>

Summary of Job Openings

  • Summary of Job Openings is updated weekly.
  • Leech Lake Band Member preference, MCT, and other Native American preference applies.
  • You may request a complete job description for any position listed.
  • All positions require a valid Minnesota drivers license, current or be insurable (unless otherwise stated).
  • Human Resources must receive your application documents before or no later than 4:30pm on the date the position is scheduled to close.
  • Late applications received after 4:30pm will NOT be accepted. Thank you.
  • Call 218-335-3698 or toll free 1-800-631-5528 for more information.
Summary of Job Openings
Click below to download a printable Job Summary document.

Current LLBO Job Summary >


Publication Date: June 27, 2016

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON JUNE 24th, 2016

Police Officer (2) ~ LLTPD ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-089
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Tribal Police Officers protect life and property, preserve the peace, prevent offenses, detect and apprehend offenders and help those in need of assistance.
Education/Experience:  POST Board certified or eligible to be POST Board certified. First-aid training and CPR training. Must have successfully completed Basic Police Training Program and/or program provided by Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
Duties/Responsibilities: Enforcement of Federal Laws, State of Minnesota Statutes and traffic laws, Beltrami, Cass, Hubbard and Itasca County laws, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Laws and Ordinances. Promote crime prevention and undertake community-policing activities to improve quality of life. Patrol assigned areas on foot or in vehicles to check security of property and watch for unusual activity.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON JULY 1st, 2016

Caregiver ~ Health & Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-077C
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Works with the Reservation communities and American Indian people to identify caregivers, as well as establish a network to support those in caregiver roles.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Caregiver or Home Health Care experience.
Duties/Responsibilities:  Perform outreach in reservation communities by identifying family caregivers of older adults, grandparents and relative caregivers of children more than 18 years of age, including grandparents who are sole caregivers of grandchildren and those who are affected by mental retardation or who have developmental disabilities.

Recycle Bailer ~ DPW/Solid Waste ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-087
VALID CLASS DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Assists in the operation and maintenance of the Leech Lake Reservation Solid Waste Department.
Education/Experience:  High School diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is preferred. Experience in operating a variety of machinery.
Duties/Responsibilities: Collect and transport all aluminum from all LLBO transfer stations to the Cass Lake Transfer, bail and store for shipment. Operate bailing equipment, sort and bail all marketable recyclable media. Keep bailing department neat and clean and free of debris.

Fleet Mechanic/Tow Truck Operator ~ Fleet Management ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-059E
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Under supervision, perform skilled mechanical work in diagnostic, maintenance and repair of Fleet Management vehicles. Tow program and constituent vehicles and plow snow, when in excess of three inches.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or its equivalent (G.E.D.) or the ability to obtain. ASE Certification or ability to obtain is preferred. Three years of experience as a professional mechanic is required. Experience in snow plowing and operating a tow truck is required.
Skills: Diagnose problems and determine the extent of repairs or adjustments needed. Maintain, troubleshoot and repair vehicles, to include, but not limited to, oil changes, batteries, tires, brakes, generators, distributors and pumps. Operate computer aided equipment, vehicle testing and/or operating equipment.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cook - Cass Lake ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 15-087D
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible to assist in meeting each child’s nutritional needs, provide a sanitary environment and establish good eating habits that promote healthy development and lifelong wellbeing. Must meet Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Education/Experience High School Diploma or General Education (G.E.D.) is preferred or attain within first year of employment. Serve Safe Certification and Food Managers Certification upon hire or to attain within introductory period, Food Handler & Sanitation Certification upon hire or attain during introductory period. CPR and First Aid Certification or attain within introductory period. A valid MN Driver’s License is required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Maintain a safe and sanitary kitchen and equipment. Assist Leech Lake Nutritionist, Health/Nutrition Manager and/or Lead Cook in menu planning. Participate in the Summer Food Services Program as needed. Must be able to kneel, bend, and stand for an extended period of time.

Cass Lake ENP Kitchen Helper (2) ~ Health & Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-088
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Participate in the preparation and cooking of a wide variety of food items in large quantities for the daily noon meal for the elderly. Primary responsibility will be for the cleanliness of the kitchen and dining area.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) required. Math skills and Nutrition Education preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Clean and process fruits, vegetables, prepare salads and other foods for cooking. Gather hot and cold foods for participants. Perform food preparation tasks such as bagging up bread, salad making and beverage preparation, following written, standardized recipes.

AOB Infant/Toddler Teacher ~Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~  16-032B
Bena Infant/Toddler Teacher ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 15-133B
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is responsible for helping ensure that the classrooms contribute to the growth and development of each child. This person works as part of a team with other program staff to carry out program plans. Must meet Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Education/Experience High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is required. Enroll in and attain an Infant/Toddler CDA within the first year of employment. Valid MN Driver’s License is preferred. CPR and First Aid certification or attain within introductory period.
Duties/Responsibilities: Be familiar with current Head Start Performance Standards, Early Childhood Policies and Procedures and the Leech Lake Child Care licensing requirements. Plan appropriate activities based on each individual child’s needs. Maintain a healthy, emotional climate in the classroom setting. Must be able to kneel, bend, and move around on the floor to interact with children.

Engine Boss ~ Division of Resource Management ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-043B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: To assist the Leech Lake Reservation as a trained Engine Boss and be on standby for expected dispatch on or near the reservation or as needed nationwide.
Education/Experience:  High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Successful completion of S130/S190 Basic Firefighting Course. Prior work experience as an Engine Boss/Squad Boss preferred. Must be certified as an Engine Boss. Must have a valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Duties/Responsibilities:  Supervising and/or leading crews on the fire line, fire suppression and fire prevention activities. Required to travel out of state to assist other agencies with wildland fire fighting during the summer and fall months (14 to 21 days). Must be in good physical condition, with complete physical examination with a moderate/arduous clearance form signed by an M.D. 

Program Accountant (3) ~ Finance ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 15-120C
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Provide dependable financial services to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe through expertise and practical procedures for processing and maintaining sound financial records.
Education/Experience Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Finance or Accounting or; Two-year degree in Finance or Accounting and four years related work experience or; High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) with a minimum of six years work experience in Finance or Accounting. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assists the Accounting Team Leader in recording and maintaining accurate general ledger balances and proper recording of revenue recognition. Possess considerable knowledge of Governmental Auditing Standards to ensure compliance with OMB A-87 and OMB Circular A-133.

Child Protection Case Manager (2) ~ Health & Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-018B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for providing comprehensive case management services to children and families who are involved in, or at risk to be in the child welfare system. The goal is to work directly with children & parents with the intent to prevent or reverse the removal of children from the home. Provides support services to enhance or ensure the family’s ability to achieve child safety, to teach and reinforce positive family relationship skills and to promote the well-being and permanency of children in a stable home environment.
Education/Experience Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) or other Human Services related field is preferred and may be waived if in the process of obtaining a Bachelors level degree is well documented within two years of employment. Minimum requirement is AA in Human Services field required with case supervision required. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Duties/Responsibilities: Develop case plan with families and monitor to ensure goals are achieved. Manage a potentially high client case load of families residing within the reservation boundaries.

Cass Lake Special Needs Teacher Assistant (4) ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-054
Bena Special Needs Teacher Assistant ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-051
Sugar Point Special Needs Teacher Assistant ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-050
Onigum Special Needs Teacher Assistant ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-048
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Works in the classroom, assisting children who have special needs, providing them with care and attention to enhance their opportunities for successful educational and social experiences. Also responsible for helping to ensure that the classrooms contribute to the growth and development of each child. This person works as part of a team with other program staff to carry out program plans. Must meet Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Education/Experience High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is required. CDA, AA Degree and/or completed classes with an emphasis in special education or working with children with special needs is preferred. Experience working with children with special needs is preferred. Working knowledge and understanding of laws and the legal rights and program for children with disabilities and their families is preferred. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance is preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assist in supporting individual students or small groups of students with special needs, in Head Start/Early Head Start Classrooms. Possess and understanding of milestones and child development for children 0-5 years old.

Mental Health Therapist ~ Opioid Treatment Program ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 15-171
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is responsible for providing direct mental health services to individuals, families and groups using psychotherapy, other treatment modalities and skills to produce social, psychological and emotional well being.
Education/Experience Must have Licensure as a Clinical Independent Master of Social Work. Licensure as a Mental Health Professional. Must have a valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Duties/Responsibilities: Completes initial assessment of primary and secondary conflicts and reviews client history, including medical and family background and related environment. Implements treatment plans; schedules and conducts one-to-one therapy sessions weekly, specific to the needs of the client.

Full-Time LPN (2) ~ Opioid Treatment Program ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 15-097
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Provide service, support, education and medication to Native Americans suffering from addiction.
Education/Experience Two years hospital, clinic experience preferred. Current Minnesota Practical Nurse License must have a valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Duties/Responsibilities: Carries out plans of action for each patient and health screenings as assigned. Provides direct patient care, health maintenance and education for patients and their families.

Mental Health Professional (1) ~ Health & Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 15-081
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for direct mental health services, including psychotherapy, with an emphasis on individuals and families, using various treatment modalities and skills to produce social, psychological, emotional, and spiritual well-being. May provide clinical supervision and coordinate grant funded therapeutic activities.
Education/Experience Minimum of a Masters Degree in the Behavioral Health field is required. (Examples: Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor). Two years of clinical experience preferred with multiple issues and diverse populations. One year experience after MH Professional licensure required before providing clinical supervision. Minnesota or Tribal Licensure as Mental Health Professional is preferred. Minnesota or Tribal Licensure eligible (to receive clinical experience to become licensed) is required. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Duties/Responsibilities: Completes initial assessment and reviews client history, including medical and family background and related environment. Implements treatment plans, and conducts individual therapy sessions as scheduled, specific to the needs of the client. Provides comprehensive DSM standard diagnostic assessment.

Part-Time Bena Homeless Shelter Advocates (3) ~ Health & Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  15-028
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: The Shelter Advocate serves as facilitator for individuals and families of the LLHS, performing all day-to-day intakes, assessment and operations such as helping people achieve self-sufficiency including setting goals and accessing resources and referrals for employment, childcare and housing opportunities.
Education/Experience Associates Degree from an accredited college in Human Services field preferred, or equivalent leadership experience directly related to supervisory tasks in group/residential settings. Must have Food Safe Serve Certificate and current CPR and First Aid for adult, child, and infant within three months of employment. Must be Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) certified within three months of employment. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assist Shelter Manager with new client application, interview and intake process. Ensure flow of critical information including documentation and shift change to bring forward issues and occurrences that take place while on shift. Assist with ordering, purchasing and preparing all food and supplies for the shelter. Maintain confidentiality and professional ethics at all times.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN CONTINUOUS

Pt Cashier/Che-We ~ Business Development ~ $10.25/hr ~ Job Code:  16-000
Pt Cashier/ NLE ~ Business Development ~ $10.25/hr ~ Job Code:  16-001
Summary: Provide assistance and support to the Managers by coordinating C-Store services, such as cashier duties, store cleaning and stocking.  
Education/Experience High School Diploma or G.E.D. Experience preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Computer knowledge helpful but not required. Excellent communication, writing and customer service skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills helpful. Perform duties in a courteous/effective manner with a pleasant demeanor towards customers, vendors and co-workers. Be resourceful, detail oriented and exceptionally well organized.