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Purpose

Recruit, hire, train and help retain qualified staff for Tribal Government operations. As well as provide personnel services that meet departmental needs in a manner consistent with North Fork Rancheria priorities and Native Preference goals.

Applicants

Those applying for all positions must possess a valid California Driver's License and successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background investigation.  All applicants must have the ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds and must always maintain cultural sensitivity. Indian Preference applies to those who are qualified.  EOE.  Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.  All employment is “at-will”.  For an Application Package, contact the NFR Administrative Offices at (559) 877-2461, toll-free at (866) 291-9909, or via email at nfrhr@nfr-nsn.gov .  A PDF version is available by e-mail.  

TANF Program Supervisor

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:G9 - G10 - $47,923 - $68,608 or $54,803 - $78,207
  • Posted Date:10/24/2017

JOB SUMMARY
Under general supervision from the TANF Director, the TANF Program Supervisor provides on-going support,
guidance and direction to professional staff members who have direct responsibility for case management and
related activities designed to assist TANF clients in becoming self-reliant. This includes, but is not limited to and
determine initial and ongoing eligibility, development of client case plans and coordination of client services. This
may be through direct intervention, referrals to partner agencies or the provision of support services that enhance
academic achievement, provide job training, improve basic life skills, or lead to personal and cultural growth and
development. The person appointed to the Tribal TANF Program Supervisor classification is an "at-will" employee.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the TANF Program Unit staff engaged in the delivery of social
services, employment and life skill training that will assist their clients in becoming self-reliant and
independent.
• Assists with or conducts supervisory activities which include employee selection, scheduling and
coordination, training and staff development, and performance evaluation.
• Trains staff on current and prospective federal regulations and agency policy; assuring its consistent,
accurate and uniform interpretation and implementation.
• Reviews initial eligibility and annual recertification of cases, monthly cash assistance and supportive
service requests. Conducts case reviews with case managers to identify methods for improved service
delivery and identify areas where additional staff training is needed.
• Respond to complaints and make adjustments, if appropriate, with the approval of the TANF Director.
• Assist in the development of effective program policies and procedures that govern the provision of cash
aid, supportive services and programs and activities, and monitors to ensure that employees are correctly
applying policies and procedures.
• Develops and provides relevant in-service staff training and development programs.
• Maintains statistical data to monitor, analyze and report on the progress and effectiveness of programs and
services provided and makes recommendation for methods and or new service that could lead to
performance improvements.
• Assists in the exploration, development and/or offering of community based resources that could augment
or enrich services already provided. Serves as a liaison to outside resources.
• Prepare monthly and ad hoc reports on program activity and effectiveness, and makes recommendations for
process and program improvements.
• Assist in the development and distribution of outreach materials to interested clients and community
members and encourage participation in our programs, activities and services.
• Obtain feedback and input from clients and the community about our services, programs and activities, and
communicate information obtained and trends to the TANF Director in order to improve services.
• Responds to requests for information or complaints from clients and the public, and elevates as necessary.
• May coordinate and direct Family Wellness activities as needed.
• Complies with all Tribal and Program Policies and Procedures.
• Maintains strict confidentiality of all privileged information.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• A commitment to improving the lives and well-being of the tribal community through the delivery of
programs and services leading to a strong family unit, self-sufficiency and independence.
• Skill and comfort in communicating orally and in writing with groups of all sizes, in person as well as
through the electronic media.
• Demonstrated skill in the supervision, training and motivation of professional social services case
management staff.
• Strong computer skills including MS Office and the ability to learn and operate specialized software
programs.
• Experience in selecting, mentoring, training, motivating and providing leadership and direction to others
including staff and volunteers.
• An understanding of the principals of community organization and development.
• Demonstrated analytic and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
• Capable of managing multiple tasks and thrive in a deadline driven environment with frequently
changing priorities.
·• Possession of a valid and current California Driver's License, proof of a OMV printout and a
demonstrated ability to be insured under the Tribal Governments insurance coverage.
• The incumbent must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background
investigation.
·• The individual must have the ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ethnic and socioeconomic
backgrounds with knowledge of Native communities and possess sensitivity to Native
needs.
• Ability to respect and adhere to the most rigid and strict rules of confidentiality of information regarding
the Tribe, other employees, Tribal citizens, program clients, the local tribal community and the public.
Violation of this requirement could lead to immediate dismissal.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited four year college or university with bachelor's degree or higher in Social Welfare,
Sociology, Psychology, Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field, or an
equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. In addition, three or more years of full-time
paid work experience equivalent to that gained as a Case Manager is desired. Graduation from an accredited
college or university with a Master's Degree in Social Work or closely related human services discipline may be
substituted for two years of required work experience.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is performed in an office; continuous contact with staff and the public. Work conditions described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Long periods of sitting, some bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, twisting, or
any combination of. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
For an application packet please call (559) 877-2461 or toll-free at (866) 291-9909. You may also pick up a packet at
the Tribal Government Office, or request an application packet via email at nfrhr@northforkrancheria-nsn.gov .
NOTE: An interview does not imply that applicants have met the minimum threshold requirements. Receipt of a job
description does not imply employment or a contract for employment.
NFRTT complies with the Indian Preference Act. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in
accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 and 473). Subject to, but not in
derivation of the Act, we are an equal opportunity employer. Thank you for your interest in the North Fork
Rancheria.

TANF Program Supervisor Job Description 08.24.17

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