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 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
Click below to download a printable Job Summary document.

Current LLBO Job Summary >

UPDATE: September 15, 2014

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON SEPTEMBER 26th, 2014

Twin Cities Director ~ Twin Cities Office ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-180
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Manage and oversee the provision of quality services that are offered to band members through the Twin Cities Office. Manage programs and staff to best meet the needs of the organization.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of four years progressive responsibilities in administrative management required. Master’s Degree preferred. Valid Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Responsible for the oversight of programs within the Twin Cities Office and establish criteria for such. Advances knowledge of issues pertaining to area of assignments, budgets, accounting principles, organization practices and supervisory practices.

Child Support Office Manager ~ Legal ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-179
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is responsible for assisting with a complex scope of administrative duties, which includes training and office management responsibilities. This individual will provide support and assistance to the Child Support Program Manager in planning, directing, administering and coordinating the goals and objectives of the CSEP in accordance with applicable policies and procedures required by tribal, state and federal governments.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in field closely related to accounting or business and twelve months of experience or Associates Degree in field closely related to accounting and business and thirty-six months of experience or High School
Diploma/GED and at least sixty months of combined education and training that demonstrates the ability to perform duties and responsibilities of the position. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Answers telephone, maintains message logs, screens calls, responds to general inquiries made to the CSEP and directs calls to the appropriate parties. Develop and implement an effective system to manage all aspects of required paperwork and correspondence supporting the program.

Tribal Historic Preservation Officer ~ Division of Resource Management ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-178
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM REQUIRED
Summary: The main duties of the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer is to reflect the interests of the Leech Lake Anishinaabe people and to explain the Tribal Councils commitment in preservation, the protection of burials and repatriation matters, and to represent the Band with federal agencies.
Qualifications: Post-Secondary education, with a minimum of two years in the field of Biology or Environmental Sciences; or combined education/experience in the field of Historic Preservation. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Assist federal agencies in the Section 106 process as outlined in the National Historic Preservation Act. Familiar with federal grant applications and budgeting. Must possess the ability to understand the historic preservation laws as they apply to the Leech Lake Band of Minnesota, specifically the National Historic Preservation Act.

Receptionist ~ Tribal Assistance ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-177
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Greet all visitors courteously and direct all inquiries, by phone or in person, to the appropriate department or employee.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is preferred. Experience in a variety of computer software (i.e. MS Office) is required. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Greets all visitors courteously, determines their needs and directs them to the proper person and/or office. Assists administrative staff with clerical support. Sedentary work with some standing, reaching, kneeling and bending involved with the filing process.

Secretary ~ Health ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-176
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Under supervision performs a range of basic office support activities for a unit/department, such as answering phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions and performing routine clerical, data entry and/or work processing work as assigned.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D). Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Answering telephones, route calls, take messages and provides general information; greets and directs visitors, answers routine inquiries, maintains log of inquiries as required. Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments. May order and stock office supplies.

2 Case Managers ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-175
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: The Case Manager is 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. 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.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) or other Human Services related field is required. Degree requirements may be waived if in the process of obtaining degree. Experience working with American Indian children and families is required. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Develop case plan with families and monitor to ensure goals are achieved. Work individually with families on parenting issues and building parenting skills. 

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.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON SEPTEMBER 19th, 2014

Telecom Installer and Technician ~ Economic Development ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-174
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Assists LL Telecom staff and contractors with equipment at tower sites and on towers. Performs equipment installations, service and repairs to communications equipment in accordance with industry standards on customer’s property. Provides customer service and basic customer education regarding broadband.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) is required. Two year Associate’s Degree in Electronics and computer technology from an accredited university or community college is preferred. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.  CPR and First Aid Certification upon hire or obtain within 90 day introductory period.
Skills: Assemble, disassemble, test and install communication equipment (lines, customer premise equipment, mount brackets, connect wire leads, computer systems, radios and antennas). Experience with measuring, cutting, splicing, making technical connections, soldering of wires and cables and experience with blue prints and schematic diagrams, testing devices and hand tools is required. Ability to work outdoors in varying Minnesota weather conditions is required.

Infant/Toddler Teacher-Tribal College ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-173
BCA RELEASE 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.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) Enroll in and attain Infant/Toddler CDA within first year of employment. CPR and First Aid Certification or attain within introductory period. A valid MN Driver’s License is preferred.
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.

Assessment Worker ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-146B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for determining if child protection issues are a concern and take appropriate action to ensure child safety. 
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Social Work (BSW) or other Human Services related field is required; degree requirements may be waived if in the process of obtaining a degree. Experience working with American Indian children and families is required. Experience working in a Human Services field is preferred.
Skills: Respond promptly to requests from law enforcement and county social services regarding child protection issues. Be on-call 24 hours a day, including nights, weekends and holidays to assist law enforcement with child abuse reports and 72 hour holds. Meet with family and child to gather factual data to ensure family involvement in case plan.

Part-Time Kitchen Helper/Driver-Kego Lake ~ Health ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 14-117B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Assists in the preparation and cooking a variety of food items in large quantities for the daily noon meals for the elderly participants. Responsible for keeping kitchen and dining areas clean and safe. Assists in the delivery of meals as needed.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) required. Math skills and Nutrition Education preferred. Valid Driver’s License is required.
Skills: Clean and prepare the dining area for use by the elderly participants. Maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of all work areas and all equipment. Work requires the ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time and the use of basic math skills to adjust measurements for recipes as needed.

Part-Time Mid Level Provider (NP/PA) ~ Health ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-167
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: Provide primary health care services within the tribally operated, community based clinics.
Qualifications: Minnesota State License of Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) is required. Two years of primary health care experience in a tribally operated, Indian Health Service Program, or rural clinic is preferred. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable. Minnesota State License of Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C). National Board Certification.
Skills: Provide high-quality health care services within scope of practice designated by the specific certification held by the provider. Assess real or potential health hazards and current health status, including analysis of health behavior related to lifestyle and culture.

Mid Level Provider (NP/PA) ~ Health ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-166
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: Provide primary health care services within the tribally operated, community based clinics.
Qualifications: Minnesota State License of Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) is required. Two years of primary health care experience in a tribally operated, Indian Health Service Program, or rural clinic is preferred. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable. Minnesota State License of Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C). National Board Certification.
Skills: Provide high-quality health care services within scope of practice designated by the specific certification held by the provider. Assess real or potential health hazards and current health status, including analysis of health behavior related to lifestyle and culture.

Child Abuse Prevention Coordinator ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-009F
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: The Child Abuse Prevention Coordinator will initiate and support traditional cultural activities geared toward the prevention of child abuse and neglect on the Leech Lake Reservation. The Child Abuse Prevention Coordinator will promote traditional Ojibwe family values within the Child Welfare Department and Leech Lake Reservation communities.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in American Indian Studies or a Human Services related field. Degree may be waived if in process of obtaining degree. Experience in planning community activities. Extensive knowledge and practice of Ojibwe traditions, beliefs and values. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Provide opportunities in the Leech Lake  Reservation communities for families to engage in child abuse prevention awareness activities and promote traditional Ojibwe values. Assist in the implementation of community forums to address issues of child abuse and neglect.

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.

Guardianship/Adoption Specialist ~ Human Services ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-142
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: The Guardianship/Adoption Specialist has responsibility to provide supportive services to the Leech Lake Child Welfare Program and the Leech Lake Tribal Court in guardianship and adoption cases.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field. Two years experience working in a Human Services field. Two years experience working with the Leech Lake Reservation community. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Develop relationships with local community organizations to determine resources available to adoptive and guardianship families. Provide information and support to foster care families relating to permanency options. Submit all adoption information to the Licensing Coordinator or appropriate agency who is performing adoption.

Environmental Health Specialist ~ Health ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-015B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: The Environmental Health Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive health program for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Science or related field from an accredited College or University. Valid MN Driver’s License, current insurance or be insurable.
Skills: Keeps Reservation owned water systems in compliance with USEPA Safe Drinking Water Regulations through the Monitoring of regulated parameters. Conducts annual surveys of community water, wastewater, and solid waste facilities. Coordinates environmental health activities with IHS, State, Tribal and BIA personnel

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

2 Part-Time Pre-School Teachers ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-169
BCA RELEASE REQUIRED
Summary: This position is responsible for providing quality care during wrap-around hours. This person works as part of a team with other program staff to carry out program plans.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) CPR and First Aid Certification or attain with introductory period.
Skills: Plan appropriate activities based on each individual child’s needs. Maintain a healthy, emotional climate in the classroom setting. Must be physically able to work with children ages 3-5 years old.

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.
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.

3 Infant/Toddler Teachers – Cass Lake ~ Early Childhood ~ DOQ ~ Job Code:  14-160
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 team with other program staff to carry out program plans.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Enroll in and attain an Infant/Toddler CDA within first year of employment. A valid MN Driver’s License is preferred. CPR and First Aid certification or attain within introductory period.
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 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.