Valley Journal
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Announcements : Wanted

Guns wanted

WANTED TO BUY: Guns and/or ammunition, old or new.
Whole estates/collections or single pieces. Fair prices paid. 207-4641


Seeking donated property

Seeking donated property, great tax benefits! Local non-profit housing foundation seeking houses and multifamily properties for temporary / transitional housing. Call Steven 406-594-1044 or email blackmorehousingfoundation@gmail.com.


Employment : Help Wanted

CEO / General manager

ENVISION COOPERATIVE OF Rugby / Mohall ND is seeking a qualified CEO / General Manager. This full service energy, agronomy, and farm supply cooperative with sales of $70 million and four branch locations located in Central ND. A background in finance, communication, and personnel management is desired. Send resumes to: Larry Fuller, 5213 Shoal Drive, Bismarck ND 58503 or larry.fuller@midco.net.


Circle of Care program director

CIRCLE OF CARE PROGRAM DIRECTOR CONTRACT POSITION DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
   
The successful applicant must possess a Master's Degree in Health Field, Human Services Field, Social Work, Maternal and Child Health, Public Health; or Bachelor's degree in one of the above fields + 4 years' experience in a related field. LCSW Licensure a plus, or working towards obtaining LCSW accreditations. Must pass the State Licensing Board Exam within 6 months. Experience in adult mental health and development. Experience providing training and group facilitation. Experience in collaborative programs or cross-system service provision. Experience providing relevant services with cultural competency. Applicant must pass a background investigation, including relevant criminal history, no misdemeanors pending and/or in process. Must have never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, or elder abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence, (felony). No involvement with any child protective services or adult social service protection agencies as an offender. No alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years, mandatory. Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past 2 years. Applicant must have current Montana state driver's license and liability insurance and must maintain. No DUI or per se charges in the past 3 years. This position is a mandatory reporter of child abuse and neglect situations. Must not have left employment due to disciplinary action in the past (5) five years. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, a completed supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, a copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver's license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. This 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. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. 1043/1259 for an application. Tribal applications are also available on-line at csktribes.org. The salary range is $26.07 to $30.27 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, Jan. 21st, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
    CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER.


Foster care social worker

FOSTER CARE SOCIAL WORKER (MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER A CONTRACT) - TWO OR MORE POSITIONS - DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
   
Foster Care Social Worker: A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology or related field with six (6) months’ work experience with children/youth, at risk families CPS, Foster Care or Early Childhood Services. Must pass a background investigation if hired. Must have never been convicted of or plead guilty to a felony crime of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual offense or a crime of violence. Must not have any involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client, no alcohol or drug abuse or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years. Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years. Must possess a valid Montana driver's license. Successful applicant will be on-call with other staff on a rotating schedule. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, a copy of academic transcripts/training certificates, a copy of current valid driver's license and proof of insurance and a proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran's preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. These positions are Testing Designated Positions (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. A favorable determination resulting from a completed background investigation is required for your placement in this position. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary ranges: $19.76 to $22.88 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1043. Tribal applications are also available on-line at www.csktribes.org. Closing date will be Thursday, Jan. 21st, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
    CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER.


Foster care social worker trainee

FOSTER CARE SOCIAL WORKER TRAINEE
(POSITION MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER A CONTRACT),TWO OR MORE POSITIONS - DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
    The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor's degree in Social Work and/or Psychology, or currently attending college working towards obtaining BSW or BA in Psychology, with a minimum of 5-8 months' actual work experience in the Child Welfare Service field. Must pass a background investigation if hired. Must have never been convicted of or plead guilty to a felony crime of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual offense or a crime of violence. Must not have any involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client, no alcohol or drug abuse or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years. Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years. Must possess a valid Montana driver's license. Successful applicant will participate in on-call duties on a rotating schedule. This position is a mandatory reporter. This position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. Will maintain and participate in other duties as assigned. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, a copy of academic transcripts/training certificates, a copy of current valid driver's license and proof of insurance and a proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran's preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. A favorable determination resulting from a completed background investigation is required for your placement in this position. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary ranges: $17.99 to $20.83 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1043. Tribal applications are also available on-line at www.csktribes.org. Closing date will be Thursday, Jan. 21st, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
    CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER.


Trauma services case manager

CHILD & YOUTH TRAUMA SERVICES CASE MANAGER -TEMPORARY CONTRACT POSITION (5 TO 8 MONTHS) - DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
    The successful applicant is preferred to have a Bachelor's  Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling with an emphasis in Chemical Dependency, or Health & Human Services with two (2) years relevant experience or Associate's Degree in Social Work, Chemical Dependency Counseling, or Psychology with four (4) years' relevant work experience. Must not have had a conviction of driving under the influence of substance or a per se within the last three (3) years. Must pass background investigation if hired. Must have never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence (felony). Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment with the past (3) years. No involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client, no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years mandatory. A current Montana State driver's license and liability insurance.  All applicants must submit a Tribal application, supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, copy of academic transcripts/ training certificates, copy of current valid driver's license and proof of insurance, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran's preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. A favorable determination resulting from a completed background investigation is required prior to your placement in this position. 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. Salary is $17.99 to $20.83 per hour with benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1043. Tribal applications are also available on-line at csktribes.org. Closing date will be Thursday, Jan. 28th, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
    CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER.


Public Notice : Legals

Mark Evertz

John A. Mercer
Turnage Mercer & Wall, PLLP
Attorneys at Law
312 First St. E
Polson, MT 59860
Telephone: (406) 883-5367
jmercer@turnagemercerwall.com

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: MARK ALLAN EVERTZ,  Deceased.

Cause No.: DP-20-80

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the undersigned has been appointed as Personal Representative of the above-entitled estate, and that the address of the Personal Representative is set forth below.

   All creditors of the decedent having claims against the decedent’s estate must present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice, or be forever barred as creditors of the decedent.

   A written statement of the claim indicating its basis, the name and address of the claimant, and the amount claimed, may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, at Polson, Lake County, Montana, or mailed, Return Receipt Requested, to the Personal Representative, c/o TURNAGE, MERCER & WALL, PLLP, Attorneys for the Personal Representative, at 312 1st St. E, Polson, MT  59860.

/s/  Dean Carruth
Dean Carruth
Personal Representative, Estate of MARK ALLAN EVERTZ, Deceased.

Jan. 13, 20, and 27, 2021
MNAXLP
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RFQ - Flathead Indian irrigation project

FLATHEAD INDIAN IRRIGATION PROJECT - FLATHEAD RIVER PUMPING PLANT - TOPOGRAPHIC AND BATHYMETRIC SURVEY
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
DIVISION OF ENGINEERING & WATER RESOURCES
IRRIGATON INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM

    The CSKT Irrigation Infrastructure Program invites interested consultants to submit a Statement of Qualifications in response to the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project – Flathead River Pumping Plant – Topographic & Bathymetric Survey – Request for Qualifications

    The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) may be obtained from: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes: Attn: Dan Lozar, Division of Engineering & Water Resources Manager, dan.lozar@cskt.org, Phone 406-676-2600. The Request for Qualifications may also be viewed and downloaded at the following website:

http://csktnrd.org/water-manage- ment/irrigation-infrastructure

    Statements of Qualification must be received at the email address listed in the RFQ no later than 2:00 p.m. (local time) February 2, 2021.

    This Project will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the CSKT’s Indian Preference Ordinance 101A and Regulations. The selection of the successful consultant and award of this project will be per the provisions of Ordinance 101A and regulations. Tribal Contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the CSKT Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of their Statement of Qualification. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your Statement of Qualification in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. Contractors must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim Indian preference. It is the sole responsibility of the submitter to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.

Jan. 13 and 20, 2021
MNAXLP
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Rodger Peek

KEITH W. McCURDY
McCURDY LAW FIRM, P.C.
Professional Center Building
17 3rd Avenue East
Polson, Montana 59860
Telephone: (406) 883-4393
Attorney for Personal                                Representative

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF THE
ESTATE OF RODGER L. PEEK., Decedent.

PROBATE NO. DP-21-2
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
   A written statement of the claim indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim and the amount claimed may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Lake County, Polson, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address: Keith W. McCurdy, McCurdy Law Firm, P.C., 17 3rd Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860.
    DATED this 7th day of  January, 2021.

/s/ Devon L. McCrea
DEVON L. McCREA
Personal Representative

Jan. 13, 20 and 27, 2021
MNAXLP


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