Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
  • 04-Feb-2021 to 26-Feb-2021 (CST)
  • Norfolk, NE, USA
  • Full Time

Position: Ponca Express Transporter- Norfolk
Division: Tribal Affairs
Department: Transportation
Reports To: Transportation Manager
Location: Norfolk
Exempt/Non-exempt: Non-exempt
Salary: Grade 2 ($9.20-$14.56)
Classification: Full-time


Incumbent will be primarily responsible for meeting the transportation needs for members and program participants in the program area. Transportation is based on need and scheduled deviated fixed routes.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for providing transportation for Ponca Tribal members and program participants, in a cheerful, pleasant and professional manner, including transporting them to and from appointments or obligations in, but not limited to the areas of: Norfolk, Niobrara, Omaha, Sioux City and Lincoln.
  • Assists clients in getting into and out of vehicles.
  • Cleans and maintains vehicles according to policy or direction of Transportation Manager.
  • Maintains appropriate records for the Ponca Tribal Transit Program.
  • Works closely and cooperatively with Ponca Tribe of Nebraska staff in coordinating transportation needs.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality & honor the Privacy Act.
  • Recognizes the need to respect the rights, dignity, and privacy of riders.
  • Maintains or attains CPR certification and First Aid emergency care.
  • Knows and follows the mission, organization, program requirements, and policies of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.
  • Be well versed in and abide transportation laws, rules and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned as needed.

Relationships and Authority:

Incumbent has no supervisory responsibilities.

Working Environment and Physical Demands:

Minimum to high stress due to many scheduled activities. Sits, stands, bends, lifts, twisting and moves intermittently during work hours. Regularly lifting up to 100 pounds and occasionally lifts more. Is subject to emotionally upset patients, family members, personnel, and visitors. Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times, hostile people.



  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Able to obtain First Aid, CPR and Defensive Driving Course certification within three months of hire date, if not already certified.
  • Computer proficiency with Word and Excel spreadsheets programs.
  • Must possess excellent oral communication skills.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable.
  • Must successfully pass drug and alcohol testing, motor vehicle, education, character, and criminal background checks.
  • Able and willing to travel.


  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • First Aid, CPR and Defensive Driving Course certified.
  • One year experience working with Native Americans or Native American organizations.

Preference will be given to Ponca Tribe of Nebraska members or members of a federally recognized tribe. However, all qualified individuals are eligible.

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is an at-will employer.

Tribal Council Approval: 10/15/2016

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
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