Name Center Standards Officer



PO BOX 278

PABLO MT  59855



CSKT Website:



****V A C A N C Y   A N N O U N C E M E N T****



TITLE:                                  Center Standards Office

LOCATION:                         Kicking Horse Job Corps. – Ronan, MT


SALARY:                              $16.98 to $19.74 per hour                                                                                                                                          

CLOSING DATE:                Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 5:30 p.m.



This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy and is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. The successful applicant if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and will be required to serve a six-month probationary period.



The Center Standards Officer performs as the Center’s coordinator of the Behavior Management System (BMS), and is constantly evaluating the program to align Center Standards. Appraises the Center Director of behavior trends of student population and recommends actions. Works closely with Center Evaluation Student Progress (ESP) Teams and Residential Living staff in initiating behavioral contracts. Monitors staff participation in the Center Information System (CIS), coordinates departmental participation and training in the Center’s BMS. Involved in all court proceedings pertaining to students and performs as Center Liaison. Serves as student advocate in student legal affairs. Performs under the guidelines of the Policy Requirements Handbook (PRH) 3-4, Exhibits 3-1, 3-3 and 3-4.  Responsible for modeling, mentoring and monitoring appropriate employability skills and social skills for Career Success Standards.


  • Responsible for administering a behavior management system that fosters positive behavior for students during their enrollment in the program.
  • Ensures that Center rules, regulations and disciplinary sanctions are in conformity to the most current PRH and modifies as needed to all necessary documents.
  • Implements an orientation program for staff members and students to ensure Center rules, regulations, disciplinary system and infractions are thoroughly explained and understood.
  • Responsible for in-service training of all staff members with respect to their roles in the total BMS. Documents these training sessions. Provides training documents to Office Manager.
  • Reviews all behavior reports for consistency and conformity to the rules, deciding which level the infraction is by using Exhibit 3-1 and using Exhibit 3-3 to decide which intervention/sanction for minor infractions.
  • Maintains individual files on students disciplinary problems. Monitors and assesses behavioral thresholds. Identifies personal problems of students that may require staff support and initiates behavioral plans/contracts. Utilizes counselor referrals and documents in student conduct file.
  • Provides relevant center staff disciplinary information in a timely matter, i.e., copies of SIRS, Community Service List and Fact Finder Board (FFB) information.
  • Schedules meetings with students in a formal setting, setting goals and opportunities to learn appropriate behavior. Documents and maintains individual student conduct files in CIS program, including the use of Case Notes.
  • Schedules and documents meetings with groups of students explaining to them appropriate behavior and expectations. Grey color coded students will be priority.
  • Commences all formal disciplinary proceedings for all Level I and Level II infractions, using Exhibit 3-1 to determine Level. Prepares all FFB’s.
  • Performs as center liaison and student advocate in all relevant charges against students with local authorities protecting students’ rights. Ensures legal representation and coordination for the student actions. Performs as liaison with community regarding damage and restitution. Promotes Job Corp’s image in dealing with community.
  • Investigates Significant Incidents and reports to Center Director. Files Significant Incident to proper authorities after report is authorized by Center Director. We’re warranted by PRH 3.4 and Exhibit 3-1 to data process the incident in the Regional/National Significant Incident Reporting System.
  • Inspects all dormitories during training day to ensure they are meeting center standards. Periodically attends dorm meetings after training day meetings when needed, i.e. report any findings during inspection to staff/student leadership/non-leadership, report the need to improve negative behavior and encourage positive behavior. Reports findings to Center Director and offers advice and solutions.
  • Inspects and assists program managers to promote a healthy, safe and positive environment. Works with Center Director, Food Service Manager and Health & Wellness Manager.
  • Responsible for providing support of special services for center programs, i.e. center courier, escorts for mental health and other health related terminees.
  • Is responsible to be an active participating member of the management team, TEAP care team and Group Life meetings. Must be a working member and assist in problem solving of center problems. The Center Standards Officer is to project a highly visible profile on day-to-day operations of Center functions.




  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services with two (2) years youth program experience, or must have High School Diploma, Human Services background, and five (5) years Job Corps experience related to understanding of the problem and behavior associated with disadvantaged youth.
  • Must have current state Class D driver’s license.
  • Applicant/Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL-101-630.




  1. Completed Tribal employment application. (Resumes may be submitted but may not replace or supplement the official tribal application).
  2. Certified copies of relevant academic transcripts and training certificates.
  1. Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized other than CSKT.
  2. If you are claiming Veterans Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted with the application.




SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE TO: Tyshina Whitworth, Personnel Office, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT 59855  telephone 406.675.2700, ext. 1043.


FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact: Arlene Bigby, Center Director @ 406.675.2700, ext. 6301.

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