Job Title:                     Safety Coordinator

Department:              Emergency Management/Safety Department

Reports to:                 Emergency/Safety Manager

Location:                     Public Safety Building

Level/Status:             Exempt (E2)/Full Time

Hiring Salary:             $42,266 – $51,766

Open:                           October 2, 2020

Closes:                         October 12, 2020


You are required to register and apply through our online employment portal to be considered for this position.


If you require assistance or to apply in person, please call 269-397-1780, to schedule an appointment.


The Safety Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all Gun Lake Tribal safety programs, including safety and health regulations, policies and procedures, training programs and other related safety programs for the Government and Gun Lake Casino. This position also assists with technical safety and health support to government and Casino personnel, including providing any safety information that may be required. Provides direct administrative support to the Emergency/Safety Manager.


·   Bachelor’s degree in a related field

·   Five years of professional safety experience

·   Able to obtain a Certified Safety Professional designation

·   Demonstrated working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Hazards Act (OSHA) and other applicable state/federal regulations

·   Demonstrated experience managing and coordinating resources and projects

·   Demonstrated experience with direct responsibility for the protection and appropriate use of highly confidential information

·   Proficient in Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher

Physical Requirements

·   Must be able to perform manual tasks requiring physical strength and may be subject to working in extreme weather conditions

·   Performance of job duties will require standing, walking, lifting, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting, and grasping

·   Manual dexterity to operate job related equipment

·   Work is performed in a variety of settings from a quiet general office to fieldwork or construction site; additional work areas may be unusually hot, cold, noisy, and may contain second hand smoke

·   This position may be subject to frequent exposure to extreme levels of temperature, air pollution, noise pollution, and chemicals

·   The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and other potentially hazardous equipment


·   Must possess a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be insurable

·   Pass a background investigations, which includes: personal history, criminal history, driving record, credit rating, employment references, and satisfy suitability standards established by the Gun Lake Tribal Government and the Tribal Gaming Commission

·   Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours including evenings, weekends and holidays and available for emergency calls any time of the day or night in any instance of infrastructure failure or extreme weather phenomenon (on-call as needed)

·   Ability and willingness to travel for work assignments, meetings, and continuing education, including out of state if required


The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians recognizes Native American preference in its hiring and employment policies.



The Gun Lake Tribe offers a competitive base salary and benefits package that includes:

·   Medical, dental, vision, telehealth, short-and-long term disability

·   Life insurance for the employee, spouse, and their dependents

·   401K/Roth retirement plan with employer matching contributions

·   Voluntary Benefits: AFLAC and Flexible Spending Account, additional life insurance

·   Paid Time Off and Holidays

·   Employee Assistance Program




About Gun Lake Tribe

We, the members of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan, will maintain our elders’ vision, integrity, spirituality, culture, and economic self-sufficiency by protecting our sovereignty, treaty rights, traditions, land and natural resources for our future generations.

We are very proud of how far the Gun Lake Tribe has come in recent decades. From humble beginnings with only a few key employees, to a fully-functioning Tribal Government housed at our beautiful government campus in Bradley, MI, that serves as our Tribal Nation’s Capital. Each day, the employees of the Gun Lake Tribal Government and the Tribal Council work toward improving the lives of Tribal Citizens and their families. We are also focused on continuing to provide education and information about the history and culture of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians so that these traditions and beliefs may continue to be passed down to future generations.