Indian Affairs - State of Minnesota

Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER 2014 Events

Minnesota Tribal - State Relations Training September 8th & 9th, 2014. *CLASS IS FULL*

Location: Prairie's Edge Casino Resort/Hotel - Granite Falls

MnDOT has 20 Transportation Generalist ($18.15 - $22.82/hour; $37,897 - $47,648/year) vacancies located throughout the Metro area.

Duties: Transportation Generalists maintain and reconstruct roadways; maintain traffic barriers; participate in bituminous road repair, culvert cleaning; guardrail repair; and maintain roadsides. Transportation Generalists drive and operate a variety of heavy equipment to perform snow and ice duties. Also, performs preventive maintenance on highway equipment.

Qualifications: Exam Part 1 (Licensure): Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with no air brake restriction. Some vacancies require a Class B CDL with no air brake restriction. In addition, some positions may require a tanker endorsement. YOU MUST POSSESS AND LIST CDL, INCLUDING CLASS "A" OR "B", WITH NO AIR BRAKE RESTRICTION AND ANY AND ALL ENDORSEMENTS/CERTIFICATIONS ON YOUR RESUME. Exam Part 1 (Experience): one (1) year of experience performing activities in snow and ice, soils, road surface maintenance, roadside maintenance, bridge maintenance, signs, or related activities (roadway maintenance, driving commercial vehicles, landscaping, operating heavy equipment, or farm experience). * Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.

Exam Part 2: Receipt of a passing score of Level 3 or higher on the math portion of the computerized test and Level 4 or higher on the computerized reading test. [The job offer is contingent on passing a basic math and reading test.] Applicants meeting Exam Part 1 will be contacted to test and may select a test site based on their geographic availability.

*** Veterans may be eligible for a waiver of CDL based on military experience. Please contact your County Veteran Service Officer ( to obtain a copy of your VMET DD2586.

How to Apply / Deadline: To be considered for an interview, interested applicants should go to : and then apply to job posting number: 148916000001 Qualified applicants will need to apply, once they apply they will be notified about taking and passing the math/reading assessment no later than noon on September 9th, 2014. The Metro District intends to interview 80 qualifying candidates.

For more information, contact Christine Fisher at 651-366-3410.

Summit on The Crisis of Indian Children in Minnesota Thursday September 25th, 2014

Location: Fortune Bay Resort Casino, Tower MN

(218)753-2611 ~ (A block of rooms has been held - please reference the Summit when making reservations for the discount).

1430 Bois Forte Road Tower MN 55790

OCTOBER 2014 Events

Minnesota Tribal - State Relations Training October 27th & 28th, 2014.

Location: Northern Lights Casino - Walker

NOVEMBER 2014 Events

MIAC Quarterly Board Meeting - Date and Location TBD by Board.

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