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CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM VOLUNTEER

at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 6/19/2019
Job Status: Internship,Volunteer
Job Reference #: 18206-1

Job Description

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title: Crisis Response Team Volunteer

Closing Date: 05/02/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered.
Job Number: 18-206
Job Type: Volunteer
Department: Gila River Fire Department/Crisis Response Team

City: Sacaton, AZ
Location: Fire Station #423, 599 E. Seed Farm Road
Area of Interest: Public Safety
Salary Type: Volunteer
Salary/ Hourly Rate: Volunteer
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
Learn & follow the Fire Departments chain of command. Understand & follow Crisis
Response Team’s Standard Operating Procedures. Learn new computer software. After training must be able to
demonstrate ongoing proficiency in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) at the individual and group
level.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Gila River Crisis Response Team is an emergency response unit operated by the Gila River Fire
Department. Volunteers are trained to assist community members and visitors to the Gila River Indian
Community with resources, referrals, and additional support following traumatic incidents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
o Employ Crisis Intervention Techniques (Training Provided).o Operate radios, mobile communications terminals, and 15-passenger emergency response van (CR429)
(Training Provided).
0 Assist community members by coordinating with personnel from fire and police departments, hospitals, and
other community agencies.
0 Provide appropriate resources and referrals to citizens and/or their families depending upon their needs.
0 Follow-up with individuals to ensure continuation of care.
0 Attend ongoing trainings and provide education to community members regarding available resources and
supports.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:Ability to exercise sound judgment.Ability to utilize strong interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to multi-task and maintain integrity at all times.Ability to offer support to individuals during traumatic moments.
Ability to deal effectively with extremely stressful situations.
Ability to exercise appropriate self-care.
0 Knowledge of Microsoft Windows.
0 Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds using proper body mechanics.
0 Ability to stand for a long period of time that may exceed two (2) hours while performing the positions
essential functions.
0 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community
members, Community officials and the general public. Ability to perform all physical requirements of the
position; agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: High school diploma/GED and be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:
Required to pass a background check and fingerprint clearance as a condition of employment and must continue
to maintain throughout duration of employment. Background checks are required for positions that involve
regular contact with or control over Community Children in accordance with The Indian Child Protection and
Family Violence Prevention Act, 25 U. S.C Sections 3201 and 3210 and C.F.R. Part 63 and positions that have
regular contact with the ElderlyRequired to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Volunteer
Reports to Shift Commander or designee

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, U. S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to
achieving the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National
Origin, Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila
River Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL NOT MAKE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS OR DOCUMENTS BEING
SUBMITTED.

Visit our GRIC website and apply online:

www.gilariver.org

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