All posts by Crystal Mzhickteno

Meskwaki, Inc. Hiring a Maintenance Technician

Meskwaki, Inc. is hiring for a Facilities Maintenance Technician. This job position will be open from January 25 until February 5, 2021.

If interested in applying, please contact Meskwaki, Inc. Human Resources at: (641) 484-2638

You can fill out an online application by clicking the following link:

Meskwaki, Inc. and Subsidiaries Job Application

Or if you would like, please send resumes to the Human Resources email address, hr@meskwakiinc.com or mail resume to:

Meskwaki, Inc. Human Resources

ATTN: Maintenance Technician

1496 Hwy 30

Tama, Iowa 52339

New Census Job Opportunity – Field Representative

The U.S. Census Bureau has the following position available: FIELD REPRESENTATIVE

In addition to the decennial census, over 130 surveys are conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Join the Census team!

Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must complete an assessment and job interview
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have an insured and working automobile
  • Must pass a security background check

Duty Location:

  • Applicants selected for this position will have their home as their Duty Station and will be required to travel throughout their local area on a routine basis

Salary:

  • $15.10 – $21.86 per hour
  • 10% night differential for hours worked after 6PM
  • $.56 centers per reimbursable mile driven

Hours:

  • Flexible and varied, dependent upon survey or program

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Chicago Region office directly to request an application packet that will be sent to your mailing address. To request your application: Call us at 800-865-6384 ext. 15 or Email Chicago.Recruiting@Census.gov

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 13 has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 19 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.

Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be held via Zoom.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.

Derecho Tree Debris Pile Open to Community

The derecho tree debris pile, located on Battleground Road, is open to community members to take/collect firewood for personal use or for ceremonial/clan house use.

This debris pile will be available for collecting firewood until January 17, 2021. After 01/17/2021, availability cannot be guaranteed. Other locations’ debris piles will become available at a later date.

Please maintain caution when working around the brush pile as heavy logs may shift while working.

**As a reminder, in accordance with Tribal Codes, Meskwaki timber cannot be sold.

Please contact MNR at (641) 484-3511 for any questions or concerns.

Tribal Council Meeting Jan. 5, 2021

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.

Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be held via Zoom.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.

“How to Start Your Own Business” Webinar with Michael Shuman

“How to Start Your Own Business”

Thursday, January 14, 2021

10:00 – 11:30 AM, CT

via Zoom, Meeting ID #872 0234 2641

Interested in becoming your own boss and starting your own business?  Michael Shuman, who is working with the Meskwaki community courtesy of the Northwest Area Foundation, will lead community members in a short workshop about how to transform a passion, dream, hobby, or skill into a successful business.  He will review the steps of preparing a business plan, and offer suggestions about how to get started.  Come prepared with your ideas and ready to share them!

Michael Shuman an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and a leading visionary on community economics.  He’s also an Adjunct Professor at Bard Business School in New York City.    He has authored, coauthored, or edited ten books.  His two most recent books are Put Your Money Where Your Life Is:  How to Invest Locally Using Solo 401ks and Self-Directed IRAs and The Local Economy Solution:  How Innovative, Self-Financing Pollinator Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity and Local Dollars, Local Sense:  How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street.

Questions? Call Shoshonis Brown with Workforce Development at 641-484-9506.