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Pechanga Tribal Intern

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Tribal intern, under the guidance of Tribal Programs/Special Projects Manager, may rotate through a variety of positions to experience and gain skills and knowledge pertaining to Pechanga gaming, hospitality, and/or including administration and management. A minimum of 12 weeks will be included in each area to incorporate learning tasks and activities of practical real-world work experience, aligned with the Tribal Intern’s education and previous experience to prepare them for their professional career in the future. Upon completion of a full 12 months of internship, a Tribal Intern becomes eligible to pursue a Tribal Apprenticeship in the area of their career choice.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform tasks and assignments in accordance with the rotation schedule, and standards set forth by the department, and through the applicable policies and procedures.
• Job shadow with other team members and/or management. Participate in Tribal Program Orientation
• Participate in training to gain technical, knowledge, skills, and compliance related learning objectives, necessary to successfully fulfill the position’s requirements.
• Participate in functions to enhance Pechanga tribal programs, including visits to other tribal gaming enterprises, conferences, webinars, etc.
• Ability to use discretion when handling sensitive/confidential information, and interact with Team Members, management and guests in a professional manner.

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QUALIFICATIONS AND GUIDELINES

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EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) – If you do not currently meet this requirement, please contact us for assistance.

Our internship offers you the opportunity to:
• Explore career opportunities - by working in the field you selected, you can receive an inside look at your potential career path.
• Network - meet a variety of team members in your selected profession through your internship, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future.
• Find mentors - certain team members can help guide you through your internship and expose you to opportunities to which you can aspire.
• Explore career opportunities based on your education and previous work experience, and the job rotation allows you to find new venues of work.
• Enhance your skills and knowledge through conferences, webinars, training, and
• Participate in Pechanga Tribal Programs to contribute to the Tribe directly.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
• Must be eligible to obtain a Gaming License A
• Department specific (based on assignment) may include but not limited to: Food Safety, HAZCOM, Title 31, Responsible Beverage Services, Responsible Gaming

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to work collaboratively within a diverse environment
• Ability to prioritize work tasks in accordance with goals and to make effective use of time in an environment with multiple deadlines and priorities
• Must have an open mind, and willingness to learn new things.
• Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance in accordance to approved dress code standards, ethical standards, and the Pechanga Band’s Code of Conduct.
• Maintain confidentiality at all times.

DISCLAIMER:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the Tribal Intern within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of Tribal Intern assigned to this job.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be an Enrolled Member of the Pechanga Band of Mission Indians
• Must be at least 18 years of age (in limited areas), 21 years of age in areas of gaming, beverage service and cash handling
• Must have a high school diploma or GED
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screening

FLSA STATUS: Hourly

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DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Consistent with federal law, it is the policy of the Pechanga Band to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified Pechanga tribal members, Pechanga tribal member spouses, and non-member American Indians.