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.

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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 >


Publication Date: September 18, 2017

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON SEPTEMBER 29th, 2017

Electronic Records Clerk ~ Human Resources ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-161
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: To create and maintain a digital records data base to be retrievable by the network users in a secure manner. Responsible for maintaining the personnel file systems in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) required. Human Resources (HR) experience is preferred. Equivalent combination of general education and general entry-level office experience will be taken into consideration.
Duties/Responsibilities: Creates and maintains an organized and accurate file system that ensures proper security and compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Assures that proper documentation and authorization is in place before disseminating requested correspondence from personnel files and/or the New World system. Locates and retrieves files from file room or computerized systems to provide requested information.

Dispatcher ~ DPS ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-160
Summary: Provide communications directly with Police Officers acting as the communications center for LLTPD and other law enforcement agencies and for persons needing LLTPD Police assistance or services.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Determine the nature and take action on telephone calls such as the need for police, fire department or ambulance service or general LLTPD services, and answer telephone calls to a specific employee and maintain a message log of all calls and delivering messages to the appropriate person. Ensure all radio transmission from the officers in the field are answered promptly, evaluated efficiently and responded to courteously.

Sales & Marketing Manager ~ DRM ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-159
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Responsible for developing marketing campaigns for the Leech Lake Wild Rice Company to establish a customer base and increase sales of Leech Lake wild rice. 
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Marketing or Communications preferred. Associates Degree in Advertising, Marketing or Communications required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Management of and daily use of proprietary CRM (Customary Relationship Management) system to track calls, meetings and outreach to prospective and existing customers. Performs all aspects of the sales process, from telemarketing to estimating to closing sales. Execute prospecting approaches, including audience segmentation, prospect list acquisition, call scripting and reporting requirement.

Early Childhood Ojibwemowin Mentor ~ Education ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-158
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Provides on-the-job guidance, coaching, training and technical assistance to staff and providers in Ojibwemowin revitalization and cultural support while using early childhood best practice approach while serving children.
Education/Experience: B.S or B.A. in Early Childhood Education or Pre K-8 is preferred. B.S or B.A in a related field is considered but must include 6 or more courses in Education with at least 3 years of teaching experience of 0-5 or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 3 years of experience and the knowledge of language immersion/revitalization is required. Knowledge of early childhood education including all of the MN Early Learning Framework(s) Child Development is required. Familiarity with current research and understanding how that research can be translated into classrooms is required. At least 3 years of experience in providing and implementing Ojibwemowin and early childhood education service activities and training for teaching staff and parents is required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Work with staff to adapt lessons to incorporate additional Ojibwemowin learning opportunities while meeting early childhood best practices with developmentally appropriate activities/lessons plans.

Mental Health Clinical Trainee (2) ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-157
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Services are based on individual, child, and family needs and are offered at varying levels of involvement, such as crisis intervention, individual and family counseling sessions, school based services, family and community support services, and mental health assessments.
Education/Experience: Master Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field and on track for licensure as a Mental Health Professional. Licensed Graduate Social Worker (L.G.S.W.) or Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Accepts and follow through with referral, evaluates client physical and/or mental condition based on review of client information. Administers assessment tools for diagnosis to understand client psychological needs and identify appropriate client services under the supervision of a mental health professional.

Mental Health Professional (2) ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-156
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Responsible for providing 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: Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling, or Social Work and three (3) years’ experience in the mental health field required. Must be a Licensed Psychologist (LP), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) required.  Must be eligible for tribal licensure within 3 months of hire required. 
Duties/Responsibilities: Completes initial assessment and reviews client history, including medical and family background and related environment.  Provides comprehensive DSM standard diagnostic assessment. Certified or eligible to become certified to provide DC 0-3 assessments for children ages four and under.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON SEPTEMBER 22nd, 2017

Sugar Point Cook ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-155
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible in meeting each child’s nutritional needs, providing a sanitary environment and establishing good eating habits that promote healthy development and lifelong well-being. 
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred or attained within first year of employment.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assist the Leech Lake Registered Dietician, Health/Nutrition Manager and/or Lead Cook in menu planning.

Ball Club Special Needs Teacher Assistant ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-154
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: The Special Needs Teacher Assistant 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.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. CDA, AA degree and/or completed classes with an emphasis in special education or working with children with special needs. Have experience working with children with special needs.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assist in supporting individual students or small groups of students with special needs, to include behaviors, in Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms. Implement Individual Education Plan (IEP) modifications at teacher's request.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Case Manager (2) ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-151
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Responsible for providing comprehensive case management services to children and families who are involved in, or is at risk to be in the child welfare system.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (BSW) or other Human Services related field is required, Associate's Degree in Human Services may be considered, only if currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institute, working towards Bachelor's level degree and degree is obtained within two years. Minimum requirement is AA in Human Services Field required with Case Supervision required. Experience working with American Indian children and families is preferred. Experience in Microsoft Office applications is preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Familiarity with the Human Services programs and surrounding county social service agencies is required or willingness to learn. Manage a potentially high client case load of families residing within the Reservation boundaries. Develop case plan with families and monitor to ensure goals are achieved.

WIC Nutrition Counselor ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-150
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for preforming duties in a community based clinical setting related to the certification of clients for the Minnesota Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with a major in any of the following: nutritional sciences; community nutrition; clinical nutrition; dietetics; public health nutrition; or related field Registered Dietitian (RD) or Diet Technician Registered (DTR) required. Registered Nurse (RN) licensed in Minnesota, or ability to attain licensure in Minnesota within 60 days, will also be considered.
Duties/Responsibilities: Duties would include assessments, counseling, referrals, promotion, and education in breastfeeding and nutrition. Conduct certifications for pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up 5 years of age. Take anthropometric measurements of WIC participants.

Rover Driver (3) ~ DPW/FM ~ $10.25/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-148
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for performing labor, custodial and janitorial duties in an office environment.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) preferred. Six months to one-year experience.
Duties/Responsibilities: Must practice safety precautions and be safety conscious at all times. Performs grounds care, including but not limited to mowing, trimming, edging, watering, reseeding, sweeping walks and putting down salt or ice melt when needed.

Work Force Development Coordinator ~ Education ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-147
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: The Workforce Development Coordinator connects job seekers, employers, and current employees with opportunities related to career exploration, job attainment, skills training, employee recruitment, and employee retention. 
Education/Experience: Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with 2- 3 years of experience related to education/workforce training. Experienced with Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access.
Duties/Responsibilities: Facilitate the development and implementation of the Integrated Workforce Development Plan for LLBO. Develop pathways for LLBO employees, future employees, and Band constituents to gain workforce skills.  Collaborate with businesses to identify needs and develop appropriate training services.

Ball Club Fitness Assistant ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-140
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: The purpose of this position is to function as a Fitness Assistant for the Ball Club Diabetes Fitness Program by promoting physical activity.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED required, and an AA Degree preferred. Personal Training Certification preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible for being on the exercise floor and overseeing participants exercise session to include setting time and intensity on equipment and equipment use instruction and recommendations that include proper from and technique of exercise.

Custodial Grounds Crew Driver (2) ~ DPW ~ $10.25/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-139
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible to provide safe, clean and properly functioning buildings and grounds of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe facilities and property for guests and staff.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) preferred. Six months to one year of general experience.
Duties/Responsibilities: Performs grounds care, including but not limited to, mowing, trimming, edging, pruning, fertilizing, watering, reseeding, applying fungicides, herbicides, insecticides and sterilants; sweeping walks and drives; patching parking lots and drives; repairing signs, snow removal, spreading sand, salt or ice melt.

Cass Lake Pre School Teacher (4) ~ Education ~ D.O.Q ~ Job Code: 17-132
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is responsible to work as a team to ensure the safety of children and that the classrooms contribute to the growth and development of each child.  
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Enroll in and attain a CDA within first year of employment. CDL recommended to obtain and will be compensated for acquiring.
Duties/Responsibilities: Maintain a healthy, emotional climate in the classroom setting. Promote and include culture and language into the classroom and into the home, including sign language.

Tribal Planner Developer ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-127
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: To provide assistance, guidance and support to the Health Division and its programs and services in the areas of healthy living, economics, and community development, as well as grant research and writing.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in: planning, business or public administration or related field. Experience in Health planning and development, complex project planning and development of healthy communities, grant writing, grant management, program planning and program administration, utilizing planning and business models and tools to create comprehensive plans and strategies. Experience with tribal, state, and federal grants. Experience in working with tribal programs preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assist with on-going development of overall strategic plan of Health Division. Collaborate with LLBO Planning Division on grant applications, and renewals.

Sugar Point Youth Activities Coordinator ~ Education ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-115
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Plan and implement activities for youth in the area of sports and recreation, health and fitness, cultural and youth educational programming.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) required, some college preferred. Two years’ experience working with youth is preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Schedule and coordinate youth programs in all required areas. Maintain your monthly calendar to reflect and schedule changes.

Cass Lake Special Needs Teacher Assistant (3) ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-111
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.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent (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.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assist in supporting individual students or small groups of students with special needs, in Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms.

Onigum Family Service Advocate ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-110
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.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) is required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Utilize developmentally appropriate practices and guidance. Attend Family Service Advisory Committee meetings and also attend parent meetings if requested.

Registered Dietician ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-104
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position will provide Diabetes Self-Management Education, MNT and dietary consultation to the Leech Lake Reservation. 
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics required. Must be a Registered Dietitian licensed in the State of Minnesota is required. Training and certification in safe food handling or the ability to acquire within 1 year preferred. Experience in diabetes care and delivering diabetes education preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Provide nutrition consultation, as needed, in tribal health programs, diabetes program, elderly nutrition program, head-start programs, day care centers, tribal schools, food programs and WIC programs as they relate to diabetes prevention and management.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-090
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Responsible for providing diagnoses, medication, and med management for LL Behavioral Health clients, ages 7-adult, as well as providing education and outreach when requested and approved by supervisor.
Education/Experience: Masters or doctoral prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and/or nurse practitioner program in psychiatric mental health.  MN State Registered Nurse (RN) and Nurse Practitioner (NP) license. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified or Physician Assistant (PA) license and Registration by the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice. One year or more of mental health care experience preferred in tribally operated or Indian Health Service Programs.
Duties/Responsibilities: Screen and assess LLBH Clients.  Prescribe medication and monitor its effectiveness. Have a current plan of care in the medical record and complete notes in a timely manner. Consult with other medical and clinical providers on a routine basis.

Registered Nurse (on call) (2) ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-076
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Provides Public Health Nursing (PHN) services to Native American clients on the Leech Lake Reservation
Education/Experience: Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required; Minnesota State Licensure preferred. Minnesota Licensure must be obtained within 1 year of employment, if Licensure is from another State. Experience in Public Health setting is preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Provides group oriented patient education. Creates plan of action for each client/family served. Provides skilled nursing care under physician’s orders.

Tribal Grant Writer ~ Tribal Development ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-068
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: To provide assistance, guidance, and support to the programs sponsored by the Leech Lake Tribal Council in the areas of community and development, as well as grant writing and management.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in: planning, business or public administration or related field. Experience in grant writing, grant management, program planning and program administration. Experience in tribal government preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible for initiating research, conducting studies, developing plans and strategies for Reservation development projects.

Family Preservation Case Manager ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-066E
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: 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 Bachelors level degree is well documented within 2 years of employment. Minimum requirement is AA in a Human Services field. Experience working in a human services field is preferred. Experience working with American Indian children and families is preferred. Experience in Microsoft Office applications is preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Familiarity with the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Human Services programs and surrounding county social service agencies is required or willingness to learn. Become familiar with the North Star Care for Children within the state requirements.

Claims Specialist ~ Finance ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-039B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for thoroughly investigating personal injury, auto, medical, property damage, and accident claims in coordination with insurance adjusters and third party administrators.
Education/Experience: Requires a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Duties/Responsibilities: Help determine whether organization liability exists and consult in-house legal as needed. Assure merited and unmerited claims are effectively managed.

PT EMT Attendant (5) ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-028
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: To adequately staff the ambulance service with certified Emergency Medical Technicians and to provide 24-hour medical services.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) Hold current certification or documentation in a Department of Transportation approved Emergency Vehicle Operators course or complete within 3 months of hire. Must complete within 3 months of hire all advanced life support variances that are part of the ambulance service protocol.
Duties/Responsibilities: Adhere to ambulance policies, procedures, standing orders and protocols. Work a minimum of four (4) scheduled shifts per month at part-time status or 32 hours per week minimum full-time status.

LPN ~ Human Services/OTP ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-025
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.
Duties/Responsibilities: Provides direct patient care, health maintenance and education for patients and their families. Any administration duties as assigned. Medication dosage of each patient and keeps an absolutely accurate record of each medication.

Internal Audit Director ~ Administration ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 16-133
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Works under general direction of the Leech Lake Tribal Council to ensure Departments are in compliance with State and Federal regulations and that policies and procedures are in place and adhered to.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in: Business, Accounting, Finance. Five (5) plus years accounting experience. Certification as a CPA, CIA, or CMA preferred. One-year experience as an internal auditor or related position.
Duties/Responsibilities: Performs financial, compliance, and operational assigned audits. Prepares work papers in accordance with department standards.