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PO BOX 278

PABLO MT  59855

(406) 675-2700

PERSONNEL OFFICE FAX:  (406) 675-2711





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


TITLE:                                    Intervention Services Division Manager


LOCATION:                                         Department of Human Resource Development


SALARY:                                               $30.08 to $35.06 per hour


CLOSING DATE:                 Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.



This position is 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.

The incumbent will serve as the Intervention Services Division Manager for the DHRD-Tribal Social Services and is responsible for the placement and maintenance of children in child protection services CPS/foster care homes and/or for institutional care; whichever is determined the most compatible and in the best interest of each particular child/sibling group being placed in care.


  • The incumbent must maintain timely case reviews which adhere to the 66 BIA Manual, Tribal Children's Code and Title IV-E funding.
  • Incumbent is responsible for overseeing all Central Intake CPS referrals and making sure all are assigned to a CPS/Foster Care worker immediately for investigation. The incumbent will provide information to the Lead CPS Investigation Worker and other members of the CPS staffing team assigned investigator. The Incumbent ensures all CPS allegations are investigated and documented in the worker's file and CAPS system on a monthly basis. The incumbent makes assessments of facts and recommendations for intervention and/or removal of children per investigation results obtained from the CPS risk and safety assessments. The incumbent will oversee the timely closures of all CPS referrals by CPS/Foster Care workers and make sure closures and transfers of case work is documented in the file as well as the CAPS data system.
  • Incumbent will review Court Reports and sign off after making sure that facts are reported clearly. Incumbent will attend court hearings and testify in hearings upon absence of social worker's. Incumbent may attend court hearings on a regular basis to supervise staff for review purposes. Will meet weekly with staff to review assigned referrals and investigation status. Responsible for monitoring all social work cases to ensure they are investigated in a timely manner for the safety and well-being of children. Will work closely with Department Head and Tribal Prosecutor to assure appropriate legal procedure is being followed. Responsible for the reports to court within timelines submitted two weeks to court hearing, with all necessary investigative information and proof documented to substantiate the case and timelines are adhered to in regard to the ASFA, Tribal Children's Code, and IV-E requirements. Will monitor Social worker's arrival to court in a timely manner as well as present for court.
  • Initials off on PTO and submits to Accounting/Payroll staff for final approval by Department
  • May attend meetings pertaining to Tribal Social Services in the absence of DHRD Head.
  • Incumbent is responsible for time and attendance for staff supervised being completed and signed off on by the employee and initialing before turning into the time keeper for processing prior the deadline.
  • Incumbent oversees the placements, Informal Intervention Agreements, and Service Treatment Agreements prepared by social workerd, makes sure CPS workers obtain Medicaid and THHS coverage of children in Foster Care. Makes sure social worker's complete travel authorization for youth traveling out of area.
  • Incumbent will meet with Department Head and other Program Managers on a weekly basis and as necessary as part of the Administration Team.
  • Incumbent will make sure travel authorization is signed for workers prior to traveling off reservation in the line of duty.
  • Incumbent will facilitate CPT meeting, in the absence of Lead CPS Social Worker and attend/facilitate Foster Care Review in the absence of the Lead Foster Care Social Worker. Will attend the weekly TSS staffing and CPS staffing on a weekly basis as well as meet with CPS staff on an on-going basis to provide advice and guidance on cases assigned. Incumbent will meet with individual parents at times as well as meet with parents and the assigned social worker to provide support and direction in effort to assist parents be successful in completing service treatment agreements or informal agreements.
  • Incumbent will administer urine tests and mouth swabs on an as needed basis.
  • Incumbent will compete IV-E time study reports on a monthly basis and submit within designated time lines in regard to the safety and well-being of youth placed in out of home placements and document all contact with children, families, and professionals involved in the case. Will make sure staff supervised has completed their home visits and their monthly IV-E time study reports. The incumbent will establish, prepare, and maintain professional level work and case files including typed case notes and CPS documentation. As the supervisor, will establish an ongoing peer review of case files to ensure appropriate case file maintenance. Incumbent will ensure there is organized and accurate documentation, in regard to the file activities performed as mandated by Title IV-E guidelines, BIA, Tribal Children's Code, and the program policies.


  • Requires Master's degree in Social Work and a minimum of six (6) year's work experience in the CPS field and three (3) years post-graduation of MSW supervising professional level staff in child welfare services.
  • Must not have had a conviction of driving under the influence of substances or per se within the last three (3) years.
  • This position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630,

25USCSection 3201 and Public Law 101-647, 42USC Section 13031. The background check also includes child protective service checks and driving record checks.

  • This position is a mandatory reporter of child abuse and neglect situations.
  • Incumbent must possess a valid Montana Driver's License and current liability insurance.


  • Request a copy of position description for full details.


  1. Completed Tribal employment application.
  2. Completed supplemental questionnaire for background investigations.
  3. Copy of relevant academic transcripts and training certificates.
  4. Copy of current valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.
  5. Proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT.
  6. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted.



SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE TO:  Personnel Office, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, telephone (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1043 or 1259.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Clayton Matt, Acting DHRD Department Head @ 675-2700 Ext. #1119                                                

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