CLASS TITLE: Manager I
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
DEPARTMENT: FISHERIES and NATURAL
RESOURCES GRADE: 24
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
This class of employees is responsible to
assist Manager II in administering intra-division, inter-departmental, and
inter-agency coordination and fill the responsibilities of Acting Manger II
as assigned. Duties include staff supervision at a management level and
implementing division/program policy and operations; including development,
implementation, and oversight of contracts and/or projects through
Professional Series staff with oversight/guidance in project development,
budgets, annual reviews, reports, and personnel administration. Guide the
collection, compilation, analysis, and written presentation of information
and may perform technical applications of fieldwork pertaining to fisheries
and natural resources of interest to the Nez Perce Tribe.
Responsibilities require employee to follow;
- Tribal programs listed “Common duties,”
- Department programs listed “General Duties,”
- Class description listed “Supervision Duties,” and
- Division and Project/contract specific duties
addressed in “Job Expectations” document (separate).
Read and comply with all appropriate Tribal policy and procedures;
e.g., Human Resource Manual (HRM), Vehicle and Safety Manual, Finance Manual,
Internal Department and Project guidelines, etc.
Work cooperatively with all Tribal employees or those associated
with the Tribe.
Travel to and from remote working environments.
Work flexible and irregular work schedules; e.g., 8- or 10-day
shift requiring 24 hour per day “On-call” presence.
Maintain daily activity log for project operations at office and
Other duties as assigned or necessary to support all subordinate
Serve as liaison for regional coordination with State, Federal
and Tribal agencies.
Coordinate with the other Department of Fisheries Resources
Management and/or Department of Natural Resources staff regarding project
Provide technical support and participation in management team
meetings and make professional recommendations to the Tribe in matters regarding
aquatic and natural resources management.
Independently coordinates with project leaders and division
Coordinate and guide professional series staff in the preparation
of contracts, Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) with funding agencies and Annual
Operating Plans (AOP) with State and Federal fishery managers for multiple
Assist with program guidance and advancement.
Develop, implement, and review projects, reports/publications,
Review and identify contract deliverables with management/policy
Assure project specific compliance with applicable Nez Perce
Tribe policies and manuals.
Assure project specific compliance with applicable external
policies associated with contract assurances.
Fulfill acting duties for Manager II as assigned.
Budget development and expenditure management with signatory
Supervise Professional V level staff and down as identified in Job
Facilitate staff including; recruitment and hiring, assigning and
Initiate Human Resource Manual disciplinary actions.
Develop, maintain, and implement Job Descriptions, Job
Expectations, and Performance Evaluations for staff directly supervised.
Signature authority for employee evaluations, job expectation
reviews, pay roll vouchers, and Employee Action Notices for employees directly
Initiate Employee Action Notice actions (hiring, merit increases,
reduction-in-force, furloughs, and termination).
INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS
DATA INVOLVEMENT: Requires
gathering, organizing, analyzing, examining, or evaluating data or
information and may prescribe action based on such data or information.
Ensure that contract requirements are completed in a timely manner; prepare
oral presentation and journal publications of study results. Make technical
decisions related to data collection and population status description and
provide management and policy briefings and recommendations based on
available data and critical uncertainties.
Requires persuading or influencing others in favor of a service, point of view,
or course of action. Must be highly motivated and the ability to work
cooperatively with others or independently. Interact with field staff and people
in key positions – Tribal, State and Federal. Requires proficient skills in
conflict management. Must provide intra-division/program and
INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:
Requires a wide variety of sampling methods, power tools, coordinating the
activities of those operating complex machinery or equipment that requires
extended training and experience such as complex scientific software, boats,
hydraulic lift trucks, ATV's, snowmobiles, and GPS software. Requires extensive
use of computers.
REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Requires
performing coordinating work involving guidelines and rules with constant
Requires mathematics involving the practical application of fractions,
percentages, ratios and proportions or measurements, and/or logarithmic or
geometric construction; may use algebraic solutions of equations and
inequalities, descriptive statistics, deductive geometry, plane and solid,
and rectangular coordinates, or advanced mathematical concepts and models in
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Requires
reading professional literature and technical and scientific manuals and
journals; must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written:
speaking to groups of employees, and public or private groups; writing manuals
and complex reports. Requires effective communication and meeting management
skills and techniques.
Requires professional level work requiring the application of scientific,
engineering, accounting, legal, or managerial methods in the solution of
technical, administrative, or legal problems; requires extensive
understanding of operating policies and procedures and ability to apply
these to complex problems; requires continuous, close attention for accurate
results with frequent exposure to unusual pressures (i.e. adverse
viewpoints, simultaneous deadlines).
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
May be required to work evenings, weekends, holidays and live in remote
work sites for up to ten days at a time. Requires activities that include
bending, stooping, reaching, walking, hiking over various terrain, kneeling,
lifting up to 75 pounds, sitting for extended periods of time.
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: The job
risks exposure inclement weather and high water conditions. Risk exposure to
bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid
conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, hazardous plants, vibration,
fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, electrical shock,
heights, radiation, disease/pathogens, toxic/caustic chemicals, explosives, and
swiftly moving water.
SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: The job
requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color
perception, sense of taste, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture
JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:
Requires decision-making as a significant part of the job, affecting a large
segment of the organization and the general public; works in a dynamic
environment; responsible for assisting in developing policies and practices.
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
Requires Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s preferred). Related
field and/or coarse work requirements defined in Job Expectations.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Requires Driver’s License and ability to be insured under the Tribe’s
Requires eight years professional level experience (five years experience with
Masters degree or 2 years experience with Doctorate degree), three years of
supervisory experience, knowledge and experience with aquatic or natural
resource research, management, or policy is required.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY
The Nez Perce Tribe is drug-free
workplace. The Nez Perce Tribe believes that a healthy and productive work
force, safe working conditions free from the effects of drugs and alcohol,
and in maintaining the quality of products produced and services rendered by
tribal employees. The abuse of drug and alcohol creates a variety of
workplace problems, including increased injuries on the job, increased
absenteeism, increased financial burden on health and benefit programs,
increased workplace theft, decreased employee morale, decreased
productivity, and a decline in the quality of products and services.
All employees are
subject to random drug tests and to tests when the use of alcohol or drugs in
the workplace is suspected. Some potential employees are also subject to
pre-employment drug tests.
INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY
preference will apply.