NEZ PERCE TRIBE

CLASS DESCRIPTION

2006

 

CLASS TITLE: TECHNICIAN III FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

DEPARTMENT: FISHERIES and NATURAL RESOURCES GRADE: 13

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS

 

The purpose of the class is to carry out assigned duties relating to the collection, compilation, analysis, and written presentation of information as well as perform technical applications of fieldwork pertaining to fisheries and other natural resources of interest to the Nez Perce Tribe. Responsibilities require employee to follow:

  • Tribal programs listed as “Common Duties”, and
  • Department programs listed as “General Duties”, and
  • Division and Project/contract specific duties listed as “Job Expectations”.

 

Common Duties:

-     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.

-     Driving.

-     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 duty station.

-     Other duties as assigned or necessary to support all subordinate activities.

 

General Duties:

-     Enter/Record Data.

-     Gather Data.

-     Assist field work/clerical/equipment operation.

-     Conduct maintenance/inventory of equipment.

-     Complete data validation.

-     Provide data summaries.

-     Monitor subcontract work.

-     Maintain communication with Project Leaders.

-     Help develop planning tasks/activities needs for operations.

-     Assign operational tasks.

-     Provide on-job training of Technicians and Aides.

-     Troubleshoot equipment failures and field problems

-     Supervise Technicians and Aides.

-     Policy & Procedures implementation regarding supervised employees; employee evaluation and performance assessments.

 

INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS

 

Data Involvement: Requires summarizing, tabulating, or formatting data or information in accordance with a prescribed schema or plan to facilitate the identification and extraction of useful information.

 

People Involvement: Requires speaking or signaling to people to convey or exchange information of a general nature; may provide Level II supervision or lead others by determining work procedures and assigning duties. Develop work schedules coordinated with supervisor; initiate task assignments; certify quality control; policy and procedure compliance, performance reviews and reports to include personnel corrective counseling; and participate on interview panels and interview question development.

 

Involvement With Things: Requires handling or using machines, tools, or equipment that require moderate instruction or experience such as computers for data entry, chainsaw, auger, bobcat, power tools, ATV, snowmobile, light truck, boat, pit tagging software, and other similar equipment; may involve installation and testing.

 

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

 

Reasoning Requirements: Requires performing semi-skilled work involving mostly set procedures, but with frequent problems.

 

Mathematical Requirements: Requires basic algebra involving variables and formulas, basic geometry involving plane and solid figures, computing circumferences, areas, and volumes, and computing ratios, rates, and percents; may use descriptive statistics.

 

Language Requirements: Requires reading routine sentences, instructions, regulations, procedures, or work orders; writing routine sentences and completing routine job forms and incident reports; speaking routine sentences using proper grammar; may write and read procedures and instructional manuals.

 

Mental Requirements: Requires clerical, manual, and technical tasks requiring a wide range of procedures with intensive understanding of a restricted field, or complete familiarity with the functions of a unit or small division of an operating agency; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.

 

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION

 

Vocational/Educational Preparation: Requires two years of college education (48 credits). Three years of relevant experience is equivalent to one-year college.

 

Special Certifications and Licenses: Requires a valid driver's license and the ability to be insured under the Tribe's policy.

 

Experience Requirements: Requires three years of related experience to project needs and one year supervisory experience.

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS

 

Physical and Dexterity Requirements: Requires medium to heavy work that involves walking or standing most of the time, and exerting up to 100 pounds of force on a recurring basis.

 

Environmental Hazards: The job risks exposure to bright/dim light, dust and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, animals/wildlife, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, electrical shock, disease/pathogens, toxic/caustic chemicals, and swift water.

 

Sensory Requirements: The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.

 

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS

 

Judgments and Decisions: Requires being responsible for guiding others, requiring a few decisions affecting a few coworkers; works in a stable environment with clear and uncomplicated written/oral instructions, but with some variations from the routine.

 

ADA COMPLIANCE

 

The Nez Perce Tribe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the Tribe to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

 

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 PREFEERENCE POLICY

 

Indian Preference will apply.

 

 



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