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 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: May 22, 2017

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS CLOSE ON JUNE 2ND, 2017

Cass Lake Family Service Advocate (2) ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-087
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.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) is required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Submit family contacts to Team Leader & Family & Community Partnership Manager for case discussion, plan of action and follow-up as needed. Maintain a healthy, emotional climate in the classroom setting. Promote and include culture and language into the classroom and in the home.

Warehouse Worker ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-064B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Fill and distribute food orders to eligible households on a daily basis and be accountable for food items issued and unload trucks sent into the Food Distribution Warehouse.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) is required. Experience and knowledge of inventory accountability preferred or willing to learn within 30 days of employment. Forklift experience preferred or willing to learn within 30 days of employment.
Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible for filling client food orders accurately on distribution days. Monitor food items issued on a daily basis. Assist in loading food items for recipients when needed. Stack and store food items properly.

Administrative Assistant ~ Education ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-007B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Responsible for administrative, office staff support and general secretarial duties for the Education Department.
Education/Experience: Minimum of an A.A. degree required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assists the Education Director and staff with duties as needed. Maintain courteous, professional atmosphere in office when greeting visitors and answering phones. Perform all clerical duties as assigned. Process staff/program procurement papers, including travel requests/closeouts, mileage, purchase orders, disbursement vouchers.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Summer Food Cook (2) ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-084
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible for ensuring each child participating in the SFSP receives a nutritional and creditable meal, providing a safe and sanitary environment.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Work experience in cooking is preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Must be able to prepare dishes from recipes and adjust recipes quantities when needed. Ensure safe and sanitary conditions in the kitchen and all equipment.

Clerk/Delivery ~ Tribal Development ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-079B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Assists all customers with positive communication and cheerful attitude, a requirement for customer relations.  
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D).Computer experience preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Load or unload product from trucks to storage area. Sort orders. Provide appropriate documentation for the delivery or pickup of products. Coordinates routes for prompt delivery to customers.

LPN ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-077
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Provide primary health care to service area residents in community clinics and patient homes.
Education/Experience: Current LPN, with at least two years in primary health care or a current Minnesota Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) approved by the MN State Board Nursing with five years’ experience in clinic work.
Duties/Responsibilities: Provide high quality health care services and ensure accessibility and availability of health services. Education of and effective communication with those served concerning the diagnosis and treatment of their medical conditions, appropriate preventive measures and use of the health care system.

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.

Program Accountant ~ Finance ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-072
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Provide dependable financial service 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.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assists the Accounting Team Leader in recording and maintaining accurate general ledger balances and proper recording of revenue recognition.

Onigum Family Service Advocate ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-050B
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.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) is required.
Duties/Responsibilities: Be familiar with current Head Start Performance Standards and the Leech Lake Center Based licensing requirements. Utilize developmentally appropriate practices and guidance.

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.

Seasonal Biological Technician/Crew Leader ~ DRM ~ $13.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-060
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary; Responsible for assisting the DRM Botanist with a multitude of projects throughout the field season. Many of these projects deal with the control of invasive species found within the Leech Lake Reservation and Chippewa National Forest.
Education/Experience: B.S. degree in Natural Resources Management, Biology, Forestry or equivalent studies preferred.  Proven experience as a good crew leader is also desired. 
Duties/Responsibilities: Collect field data for the purpose of progress reports, plus maintain a daily log of activities. Insure the field crew is following protocol for all projects. Occasionally assist DRM Botanist in botanical surveys, assessments of plant communities, plus various other projects not related to invasive species control.

Billing Specialist ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-056B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Administer CW-TCM, billing. Monitor all billing policies and develop procedures for efficient billing protocols, maintain DAANES, MMIS and MINITS.
Education/Experience: Associate of Science Degree in; Medical Billing and Coding. A minimum of a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma, plus any combination of training, education and practical experience equivalent to a two-year degree, including supporting documentation would be considered along with extensive computer and billing experience.
Duties/Responsibilities: Assist and train new staff in centralized billing. Compliance responsibilities are to ensure that Client Placement Authorizations (CPA) are documented in charts that will, include required treatment formats completed by the provider, (counselor, assessors and others) that provide treatment activities.

Head Cook ~ Health ~ $13.25/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-051
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: To provide skilled work in preparing and cooking food items for elderly participants for the daily noon meal. Assume lead responsibility for work area, monitor work activities and participate in a variety of food production and/or food service tasks.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D).Hold or in the process of acquiring a Minnesota State Certificate in Food Handling. Combination of experience, training and education will be considered.
Duties/Responsibilities: Measure and mix ingredients according to recipes, using a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, such as blenders, mixers, slicers, grinders and ovens and measuring and weighing devices.

Mental Health Practitioner (2) ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-045
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Responsible for providing skills training to adolescents in a school setting to foster rehabilitation through teaching and practice of specific skills that are impaired by the child’s mental health issues. Skills training is targeted to specific deficits or maladaptations due to the mental health disorder and addressed in the Individual Treatment Plan.
Education/Experience: BA/BS with 2000 hours of supervision is preferred. May also meet eligibility by meeting only one of the requirements listed below: No BA, but completed 6000 hours of supervised experience. Graduate student enrolled in Behavioral Sciences or related field. Master’s /Doctorate in Behavioral Sciences or related field.
Duties/Responsibilities: Develop an Individual Treatment Plan for clients based on their Diagnostic Assessment. Complete Progress Notes, ITP reviews and Discharge Summaries within the time frame required. Develop and facilitate client support and skills building sessions.

Mental Health Professional (2) ~ Human Services ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-044
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.

Onigum Infant Toddler Teacher ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-032
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: This position is responsible for helping to ensure 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 an Infant/Toddler CDA within first year of employment.
Duties/Responsibilities: Promoting child development and school readiness skills in all domains; language, literacy, science, creative arts, physical and health.

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.

Heating Technician ~ DPW ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-021
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: Perform skilled mechanical and electrical work in repair, inspection, servicing, installation and ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning systems and related equipment and facilities.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D).Experience in HVAC equipment maintenance and repair experience. Training completed course work in HVAC equipment maintenance and repair or a related field.
Duties/Responsibilities: Install, repair, service and maintain electrical and gas kitchen equipment, including ovens, refrigerators and freezers. Install, service, maintain, and regulate mechanical equipment.

Lead Investigator ~ DPS ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 17-020
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM
Summary: To develop, plan, conduct supervise and monitor criminal, narcotic and administrative investigations and personnel. To detect and reveal criminal violations, internal misconduct and illegal operations/activities and prevent and neutralize crimes through enforcement, creating awareness of laws, internal controls and security.
Education/Experience: Must have successfully completed; Basic Police Program and Investigator Training. Three (3) years law enforcement experience preferred. Three (3) years supervisory experience preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Conducting investigations with the collection of evidence involving developing and following leads. Analyze raw investigative data and prepare comprehensive reports. Conduct interviews pertaining to investigations.

Cass Lake Cook (2) ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 17-016
BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Responsible to assist 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: Maintain a safe and sanitary kitchen and equipment. Must follow cleaning schedule: Daily, Weekly, and Monthly, cleaning must be completed to ensure sanitary conditions.

Twin Cities Office Supervisor ~ Administration ~ D.O.Q. ~  Job Code: 16-168B
VALID CLASS DRIVER’S LICENSE AND SIGNED MVR FORM
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.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of four years progressive responsibilities in administrative management required. Masters Degree preferred.
Duties/Responsibilities: Excellent time management, organizational skills, written and verbal communications, public relations and public speaking skills. Ability to present complex information in a persuasive or compelling fashion.

Nutrition Counselor/RN ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 16-162
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND BCA REQUIRED
Summary: Performs duties in a community based clinical setting related to the certification of clients for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC.) 
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in nutritional sciences, community nutrition, clinical nutrition, dietetics, public health nutrition or related field. Registered Dietitian (RD) or Diet Technician Registered (DTR) required Current Competent Professional Authority (CPA) certified is required or willing to obtain within first 30 days of employment Registered Nurse (RN) will also be considered.
Duties/Responsibilities: Conduct certifications for pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up 5 years of age. Take anthropometric measurements of WIC participants. Accurately assess nutritional needs and make recommendations consistent with sound nutritional practice and client's ability to implement.

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. Verifies and presents findings and results of the assigned audit and makes recommendation for correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations, and reductions in cost to the RTC.

Cass Lake Special Needs Teacher Assistant (4) ~ Education ~ DOQ ~ Job Code: 16-054
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 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.
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.

Ball Club Special Needs Teacher Assistant ~ Education ~ $12.00/hr. ~ Job Code: 16-052B
VALID CLASS D DRIVER’S LICENSE, SIGNED MVR FORM AND 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. Experience 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. Implement Individual Education Plan (IEP) modifications at teacher's request.

Registered Nurse ~ Health ~ D.O.Q. ~ Job Code: 16-047C
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 one year of employment, if Licensure is from another state. Experience in Public Health setting is preferred. Current Health Care Provider CPR certification and maintenance.
Duties/Responsibilities Provides skilled nursing care under physician’s orders. Assists in clinic staffing and coordination, subject to various shifts. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases and/or blood borne pathogens is required.

AOB Infant/Toddler Teacher (2) ~ Education ~ DOQ ~ 16-032B
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. 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.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE OPEN CONTINUOUS

Pt Cashier/Che-We ~ Business Development ~ $10.25/hr ~ Job Code:  17-000
Pt Cashier/ NLE ~ Business Development ~ $10.25/hr ~ Job Code:  17-001
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: 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.