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.

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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 you Employment Application. This is based on the position you are applying for and you will find this information in the Job Summary below.
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.

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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.

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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
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Current LLBO Job Summary >

Published: October 27, 2014; REVISED: 12:00 p.m.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON NOVEMBER 7th, 2014

CD Counselor Trainee ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-214
              VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for assisting counselor to identify individual client needs, learning to design effective treatment/aftercare plans and providing individual and group counseling in order to assist in the recovery from chemical dependency. This position will provide 150 hours of education training toward testing for UMICAD Level 1 Certification and provide 2000 hours of supervised chemical dependency training required by UMICAD Level 1 Certification.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is required. Must obtain Rule 25 Assessor Certification within six months of hire. CPR Certification or willing to obtain within 90 days of hire. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable. 
Skills:  Under supervision of Lead Counselor, schedules: introductory meeting with clients conducts initial orientation and educates about program requirements, procedures, policies, etc. Assists in Assessing client needs through counselor’s intake, identifies family, environmental, social and legal issues. If chemically dependent, must document 2 years of chemical free sobriety.

Custodian-Onigum ~ Facilities Maintenance ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-213
                                                            BCA REQUIRED
Summary: To provide safe, clean and properly functioning buildings and grounds of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe facilities and property for guests and staff.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) preferred, in progress of obtaining but not required.
Skills: Must practice safety precautions and be safety conscious at all times. Performs shift work as needed and all other duties as assigned. Be physically capable of performing assigned tasks.

Custodian-Bena ~ Facilities Maintenance ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-212
                                                            BCA REQUIRED
Summary: To provide safe, clean and properly functioning buildings and grounds of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe facilities and property for guests and staff.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) preferred, in progress of obtaining but not required.
Skills: Must practice safety precautions and be safety conscious at all times. Performs shift work as needed and all other duties as assigned. Be physically capable of performing assigned tasks.

Part-Time Custodian ~ Leech Lake Tribal Police ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-084C
              VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the LLTPD and Administrative Offices by performing janitorial duties, keeping the environment clean and sanitary.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is required. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable. Basic Maintenance abilities are required.
Skills: Performs all janitorial duties; sweeping, mopping and vacuuming and maintain the entire office as needed. Requires the ability to work in varying and sometimes extreme weather conditions. Any Domestic Assault or felony convictions will disqualify.

  Family Service Advocate ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-187B
               VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for providing opportunities for parents to empower themselves to become self-sufficient by assessing their needs. Determines if there is a need for services and provides resources to families to enable them to move toward their goals. This person works as part of a team with other program staff to carry out program plans. Be able to pass Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Enroll in the CDA Program within the first year of employment. Possess a Homes Visitor Certificate or a Family Service Certificate or be willing to attain within first year of employment. Possess and maintain a valid MN Driver’s License. Attain a CDL Permit within the introductory period and attain a Class B Driver’s License with school bus endorsement/passenger within 120 days of starting employment. CPR and First Aid Certification or attain within introductory period.
Skills: Must be able to interpret, follow-up and update Program Outcomes and files all paperwork in children’s files. Plan appropriate activities based on each individual child’s needs. Maintain a healthy, emotional climate in the classroom setting.

Infant/Toddler Teacher ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-186B
                                                            BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is 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. Be able to pass Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Enroll in and attain an Infant/Toddler CDA within first year of employment. A valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: 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.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON OCTOBER 31st, 2014

Senior Court Clerk ~ Leech Lake Tribal Court ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-209
Summary: Responsible for organizing, directing and coordinating the processing of judicial cases through the system. Perform general office management duties and day-to-day support for Tribal Court Judges. Assist with and supervise routine court clerical work. Responsible for the management of court technology equipment, recording/archiving of audio transcripts of all court hearings, and assist other court staff with processing and maintaining of all legal pleadings filed with the Leech Lake Tribal Court and Leech Lake Court of Appeals. Responsible for supervising and training court clerks.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Requisite level of relevant experience working in tribal court administration in addition to successful completion of tribal court clerk certification training and formal training in Court information technology OR at least five (5) years experience in legal working environment. Legal Administrative Assistant Degree. Two years of paralegal experience. Requisite level of relevant experience and training working with Court technology and equipment or Associates Degree in IT for managing court technology and equipment. Good understanding and knowledge of Tribal codes, ordinances and statutes, federal Indian laws and applicable laws from other jurisdictions, court policies and procedures for case processing, and of court terminology. Excellent written and oral communication skills, spelling and proof reading skills, proficiency in document preparation, excellent personal computer skills and customer service skills.
Skills: Excellent time and stress management, mathematical, organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written. Effective conflict resolution skills.

PT Security Guard ~ Opioid ~ $10.25 ~ Job Code: 14-210
               VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: To provide a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable is preferred. CPR Certification.
Skills: Restraint knowledge. Ability to deescalate hostile situations. Ability to initiate a calm and assertive attitude at all times.

Infant Toddler Teacher ~ Early Childhood ~ $10.25 ~ Job Code: 14-207
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is 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. Be able to pass Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Enroll in and attain an Infant/Toddler CDA within first year of employment.
Skills: Must possess an understanding and sensitivity to the culturally specific needs of Native American children and their families. Must have the ability to multi-task and work in a team environment. Able to manage time and resources well and to work effectively with minimal supervision. All mandated trainings required by the Child Care Licensing Standards to be completed within 45 days of start date.

Bena Infant/Toddler Teacher ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-206
               VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is 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. Be able to pass Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Enroll in and attain an Infant/Toddler CDA within first year of employment. A valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: 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.

District III Elder Advocate ~ Tribal Assistance ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-205
               VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Support elders who wish to remain living in their homes within their own communities. Monitor the physical, emotional, and social needs of community elders. Participate in the development of the services that will adequately meet the client’s needs.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Post-secondary education preferred. Must have a valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Coordinate a negotiated plan of care with elders. Homemaker duties: House cleaning duties, and light cooking as needed.

ENP Caregiver ~ Health ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-132B
                 VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Work with the Reservation communities and Native American people to identify caregivers, as well as, establish a network to support those in caregiver roles.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Caregiver or Home Health Care experience. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: 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 individuals who are affected by mental retardation or who have developmental disabilities.

ARMHS Mental Health Practitioner ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-135B
   VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for instructing, assisting and supporting adults with mental health disabilities in areas such as basic living and social skills, symptom management, employment and transitioning to community living.
Qualifications: BA/BS with 2000 hours of supervised experience delivering services to people with a diagnosed mental illness is required, but consideration will be given to High School graduates with 6000 hours of such experience. Graduate student enrolled in behavioral sciences or related field is preferred. Master’s or other graduate degree in behavioral sciences or related field is preferred. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Develop and facilitate client support and skills building sessions. Work with clients to follow through with the case plan in order to sustain a structure for healthy living. Provide transportation and support for client to attend appointments related to symptom management.

Kego Lake Sr. Youth Activities Coordinator ~ Youth ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-151B
      VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: Plan and implement activities for youth in the area of sports and recreation, health and fitness, cultural and youth educational programming.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is required, some college preferred. Two years experience working with youth is preferred. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable. CPR Certification is required or ability to be certified.
Skills: Plan a wide range of diverse activities for youth that will consist of recreational and sports, health and fitness, cultural, youth education and prevention programming. Coordinator will implement these programs or identify instructors and resources to accommodate these programs. Responsible for the supervision of each scheduled youth activity program. Identify and select support staff and volunteers to assist in supervision and monitoring of participants.

Administrative Assistant ~ Department of Public Works ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-196B
                   VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SIGNED MVR FORM REQUIRED
Summary: This position is to assist the Well & Septic supervisor with the administrative duties within the office.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.), with 2-4 years experience. Post secondary education: A.A. or B.S. in Accounting or A.S. or B.S. in Business Management preferred. Must have a valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Provide extensive assistance to the supervisors of the Department of Public Works. Type Tribal Resolutions when needed for: projects, contracts, etc.

2 LPN’s ~ Opioid Treatment Program ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-191
               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.
Qualifications: Two years hospital, clinic experience preferred. Current Minnesota Practical Nurse License. Must have a valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: 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.

2 Truancy Specialists ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-163
      VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: The Truancy Specialist is responsible for the implementation and development of a truancy program for the Leech Lake Child Welfare Department. The goal is to prevent and reduce truancy of Leech Lake children and youth attending area schools.
Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Education, Social Work or other related field. Two years experience in planning and offering services to American Indian children and families. Valid MN Driver’s License and current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Develop case plan with parents and students to assist in resolving truancy issues. Provide on-going advocacy and support for students in school and in court. Collaborate with other programs to facilitate youth group activities and plan for truancy improvement incentives.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Temporary Employment Director ~ Administration ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-211
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Promotes and Develops employment for day labor workers, oversees daily approved projects for the LLBO Temporary Employment Program (TEP), keeping within budget and project goals.
Qualifications: B.S. in Business Administration, preferred, a post-secondary degree is required and a combination of experience and education may be considered. A minimum of four years of experience in an administrative office setting is required. A minimum of four years supervisory experience is required. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Promotes and develops employment, work experience, and training for the Temporary Employment Program. Oversee approved projects and works with local businesses to implement work. Collects, organizes and analyzes occupational, education and labor information on the Reservation to develop program planning that meets the needs of job placement activities. Develops and manages budget for the Temporary Employment Program.

Domestic Abuse Re-Education (DAR) Program Coordinator ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-208
               VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for the overall management and administration of the Leech Lake Domestic Abuse Re-Education (DAR) Program, with the goal to address and reduce domestic violence and ensure the safety of domestic violence victims on the Leech Lake Reservation. Provides facilitation of Men’s DAR classes, supervision of DAR class facilitators, and service coordination with tribal, state, county and federal agencies involved in domestic violence programming.
Qualifications: BA/BS in Behavioral Health or related field (Psychology, Chemical Dependency, etc.) with 2000 hours of supervised experience. Masters Degree in the Behavioral Health field, preferred. Certified Domestic Batterer Intervention Program facilitator.
Skills: Demonstrated experience working with domestic abuse offenders. Familiarity with domestic violence programs and issues. Familiarity with the Coordinated Community Response model of domestic violence intervention.

Part-Time Driver ~ Opioid Treatment Program ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-168C
               VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Provide safe and reliable transportation services to clients of the Opioid Treatment Center.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Must have a valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable. CPR & First Aid Certification and Defensive Driving Training or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.
Skills: Transport patients to and from appointments at the Opioid Treatment Center and health care facilities. Ability to drive in sub-optimal weather and road conditions.

Cass Lake Pre-School Team Leader ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-171B
                                                   BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: This position is responsible for ensuring that the classrooms contribute to the growth and development of each child. Guides the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets or exceeds the Head Start Performance Standards. This person works as part of a team with other program staff to carry out program plans. Be able to pass Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Qualifications: Possess a minimum of an AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field. Supervisory experience within the past two years is required. Experience working with pre-school children is required. CPR and First Aid certification preferred.
Skills: Maintain a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment in the classroom for children, staff, and families. Effectively mainstream children with special needs into the program and implement plans for each student by using developmentally appropriate activities and modify lesson plan to children’s needs.

Pre-School Team Leader Bemidji ~ Education ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-143B
                                                            BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: This person is responsible for ensuring that the classrooms contribute to the growth and development of each child. Guides the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets or exceeds the Head Start Performance Standards. This person works as part of a team with other program staff to carry out program plans. Be able to pass Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Qualifications: Possess a minimum of an AA or BA degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Supervisory experience within the past two years is required. Experience working with pre-school children is required. CPR and First Aid certification preferred.
Skills: Supervision of staff to ensure compliance with: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Personnel Policies, Head Start Performance Standards, LLHS Service Plans, LLHS Policies and Procedures, and Leech Lake Center Based Licensing requirements. Maintain a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment in the classroom for children, staff, and families.

 3 Special Needs Teacher Assistants ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-136
      VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: The Special Needs Teacher Assistant works in the classroom, assisting with children who have special needs, providing them with care and attention to enhance their opportunities for successful educational and social experiences. He/She is 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. Be able to pass Leech Lake Licensing Standards.
Qualifications: Must have a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). CDA, AA Degree and/or completed classes with, and emphasis in, special education or working with children with special needs. Willing to obtain a higher degree. Have experience working with children with special needs. CPR/First Aid Certified. Possess and maintain a valid State Driver’s License to continue employment.
Skills: Assist in supporting individual students or small groups of students with special needs in Head Start classrooms. Plan appropriate activities based on each individual child’s needs. Be physically able to work with children ages 0-5 years old.

Department of Revenue Director ~ RTC ~ Job Code: 14-013
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Shall provide day-to-day direction, operation, management, control and supervision of the Tax, Risk and Insurance Program. The TRI Manager shall administer and enforce the tax revenue laws of the Band and ensure that the Band’s tax matters are addressed. Plans, directs and coordinates risk and any non-human resources insurance programs of organization to control risks and losses.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting; Licensed Certified Public Accountant preferred.
Five years experience directing, implementing and/or enforcing tribal, municipal, state or federal taxation programs. Five years experience preferred supervisory management experience and conducting tax audits. Experience developing and implementing clear comprehensive financial reports and financial tax- related and insurance databases.
Skills: Must possess excellent customer service skills with the general public, including maintaining tact, diplomacy and flexibility when dealing with different personalities. Computer literacy including extensive experience utilizing Microsoft Excel and database software such as Microsoft Access. Possess strong work ethic and organizational skills with special attention to detail. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information and ensure that employees are carefully respecting the confidentiality policies and laws. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN CONTINUOUS

Pt Cashier/ NLE ~ Business Development ~ $10.25/hr ~ Job Code:  14-001
Summary: Provide assistance and support to the Managers by coordinating C-Store services, such as cashier duties, store cleaning and stocking.  
Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Experience preferred.
Skills: 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.

Pt Cashier/Che-We ~ Business Development ~ $10.25/hr ~ Job Code:  14-000
Summary: Provide assistance and support to the Managers by coordinating C-Store services, such as cashier duties, store cleaning and stocking.  
Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Experience preferred.
Skills: 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.