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NEPA Coordinator

Pablo, MT 

The NEPA Coordinator is a professional, full-time position responsible for coordinating NEPA  planning and documentation for Division of Engineering & Water Resources programs or projects on the Flathead Reservation that must comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.

The duties of the NEPA Coordinator include: 

 

  • Coordinating the NEPA process for programs and projects on the Flathead Reservation, in compliance with the current National Environmental Policy Act, the Council on Environmental Quality regulations, Department of Interior (DOI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and other appropriate Federal and Tribal laws, ordinances, regulations, and policies; 
  • Developing contemporary procedures for NEPA Compliance, including public  involvement and scoping, planning and scheduling, documentation and record keepingto beused by program staff and othe BIA and Tribal personnel; 
  • Working with BIA and Tribal program managers to evaluate whether their activities fall within thescope of NEPA and to determine the level of NEPA analysis and documentation necessary for proposed projects; 
  • Establishing and maintaining contact with other Federal and Tribal agencies having jurisdiction in environmental protection and resource management to fulfill consultation responsibilities under NEPA; 
  • Planning and coordinating public involvement in the NEPA process and acting as  the contact person for public requests for information during the NEPA process; 
  • Leading the interdisciplinary team process, coordinating technical input, and writing, editing and coordinating the publication of NEPA documents; 
  • Meeting regularly with the applicable BIA personnel to inform themon the status of NEPA documentation for various projects, and assist them in responding to public comments, interagency correspondence, and appeals of decisions; 
  • Informing the Tribal Council of the status of NEPA documentation and on-going processes for various projects, and to assist Tribal Council in reviewing NEPA documents;
  • Performing all administrative duties required to effectively manage the DEWR NEPA programmatic functions including, but not limited to, fiscal planning, budget development, personnel training, and effective communication with all CSKT departments in accordance with Tribal policies and procedures; 
  • Developing and executing fiscal budgets, insuring outside agency and programs  fairly compensate the Tribes for NEPA program activities asneeded; 
  • All otherduties as directed; 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (AS REFLECTED ON THE TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT  APPLICATION): 

 

  • The NEPA Coordinator must have at a minimum a Bachelor's of Science Degree in the  biological sciences, environmental studies, natural resource management or related fields and  a minimum of three years of directly related professional experience in evaluating the effects of human activities on the environment. 
  • The NEPA Coordinator must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, with Tribal, BIA, and other Federal technical  personnel, other agencies, and the interested or affected public. 
  • The NEPA Coordinator must  demonstrate an ability to lead meetings, manage conflicts, and guide technical personnel towards a set of defined objectives. 
  • Possession of a valid State drives license with the ability to obtain a Montana Driver's license within six (6) months. 
  • Must have liability or full coverage insurance on personal vehicle (if used to travel off-site in performance of duties). 
  • Required to wear CSKT safety apparel as needed.  
  • Required to successfully complete a certified defensive driving course approved by the Department. 

 

SALARY: $21.61 to $25.06 per hour 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The  successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. 

HOW TO APPLY

SUBMIT: 

1. Completed Tribal employment application, which can be found HERE

2. Copy of relevant academic transcript. 

3. Copy of current valid Montana CDL. 

4. Proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT. 

5. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. 

SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE TO: Personnel Office, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, at 406-675- 2700 Ext. #1259/1040. 

CLOSING DATE: Thursday, June 10th, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Shelley Grenier @ (406) 675-2700, Ext. #1042. FAX (406) 675-2711 or  E-Mail: shelley.grenier@cskt.org

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Posted June 8, 2021



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