Food Distribution Clerk

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Food Distribution Clerk provides clerical support to the Food Distribution Program staff.

• High school diploma or GED is required.
• One (1) or more years of experience in an administrative support capacity, including typing, word processing, and multi-line telephone systems is preferred.
• Knowledge of Data Privacy regulations and ability to keep confidential information.
• Conversation in Ojibwe desired.
• Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with Elders, visitors and other staff is required.
• Ability to read instruction, decipher, and follow proper procedures and directions.
• Experience in and sensitivity to Native American culture.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass a background check.
• Must pass a Pre-employment drug & alcohol test.

• Answers Food Distribution telephones, transfers calls to appropriate staff, takes messages, gathers faxes, and greets clients.
• Client intake for Food Distribution.
• File Food Distribution records.
• Assist Warehouse staff with daily, weekly, and monthly inventory, with assistance from Warehouse Aide.
• Must physically conduct inspection of product upon arrival of deliveries.
• Process monthly damage reports from Warehouse staff.
• Process outgoing mail.
• Distribute inter-office communications.
• Assist with the preparation of the nutrition education presentations as needed.
• Assist with the packing and delivering of food packages as needed.
• Comply with all safety rules.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Work is generally in doors in a controlled climate area.
• Hours are typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
• Local travel is required.
• Work from home may be permissible with a signed telework agreement.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492