The Human Resources Department provides a personnel policy that is fair and effective for employees and management. We strive to increase the promotions of Quinault tribal members into positions within the QIN utilizing Career Development and training. We strive to hire the best - qualified person for each vacant position, abide by all employment laws and policies that affect the QIN, assist managemetn in the interpretation of policies and procedures and maintain personnel records for all QIN employees.
Raven Bryson, HR manager
Phone: 360-276-8215 Ext: 266
Cheri Harris , HR. Representative
Phone: 360-276-8215 Ext: 577
Contact Cheri or Raven Bryson for further information regarding job openings.
Click here for: QIN application
Job Openings for May 13, 2013 – May 17, 2013
Applications and job descriptions are available by contacting Human Resources. Any offer of employment is conditional on passing drug test, criminal records, or background check.
The Nation supports Quinault Preference in all hiring.
A COMPLETED QIN APPLICATION must be received by close of business on the closing d
FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR – CLOSES 5/17/13
Responsible for the implementation, promotion, administration, and coordination of the Family Services program of the Quinault Nation. Duties include planning, organizing, supervising, and evaluating activities and functions of the program, including day to day budget, policies, procedures, oversight of the Child placing agency/foster care licensing program and staff supervision. Exercise independent judgment and decision making abilities to ensure community members have access to Family Services assistance and support. A primary goal is the improvement of conditions affecting the welfare of all members with regards to child and adult protective services and improving and addressing economic and medical services to all eligible individuals of the Nation. Must have a Bachelors degree in psychology, social services, or an allied field, Masters Degree desired; 2 years direct clinical experience, preferably with Native American population; valid Washington State Drivers License, pass criminal background clearance, and periodic Washington State Patrol record checks. ICW certification through NICWA within 6-months of hire (on line course), and complete the State of Washington Caseworker Academy (six week of-site course) within 6-months of hiring. Supervisor: A Brown
DAY CARE SUPERVISOR – CLOSES 5/28/13 – REPOSTED
Manage an early childhood program. The incumbent has responsibility for planning, organizing, controlling, and evaluating activities and functions of the program, including day-to-day budget policies, procedures, and staff supervision. Exercise independent judgment and decision-making ability as delegated. Must have the following requirements: be 21 years of age; minimum of a CDA or 45 college credit hours in early childhood development; 2 years of supervisory and/or administrative experience working in a group setting with children of the ages enrolled in the program. Special requirements: Valid Washington State driver’s license; food handlers permit or obtain same before employment; first aid and CPR; pass applicable physical examination; 20 hours Basic STARS training or obtain within 6 months of employment; pass criminal background clearance and periodic Washington State Patrol record checks. Supervisor: M Cardwell
HEAD START TEACHER – CLOSES 5/20/13
Establish and maintain a learning environment in Head Start classroom in accordance with program philosophy and principles; lead classroom team in providing instruction to students, evaluation of student performance, and provision of services to parents and families. Must have any one of the following credentials: AA degree with Child Development Associate (CDA) credential appropriate to the age of children served, Washington State awarded certificate which equals the CDA requirement, Bachelor’s degree in any field which included 12 semester units, or quarterly equivalent, in early childhood education or child development, AND 1 year pre-school teaching experience; OR AA degree in related field and 3 years work experience as a Head Start teacher. Must also have valid Washington State driver’s license; food handlers permit or obtain same before employment; first aid and CPR certification or obtain same before employment. Successfully pass applicable physical examination. This position requires a criminal background clearance and periodic Washington State Patrol record checks and drug testing. Supervisor: L Poplin
FORESTER 1 – CLOSES 5/31/13
Perform entry level professional and skilled technical forestry work in office or field. Perform a variety of professional projects and tasks within assigned specialized forestry programs, such as forest timber stand examinations, forestry and timber sales contract administration, and assist in site preparation and forestry improvement activities. Must have valid WA state driver’s license, Bachelor’s degree with major study in forestry, forestry management or other related natural resources (ecology, wildlife, etc.), OR 4 years experience at Forest Tech 4 and/or 5 level, OR equivalent combination or education and experience. Supervisor: L Gordon
FORESTER 2 – CLOSES 5/31/13
QIN seeking a motivated and capable individual to perform forest harvest preparation activities, including reconnaissance, harvest designation, boundary marking, cruising, spur road layout, forest products appraisals, and preparation of reports and sales contracts. Candidate must have experience using and interpreting maps and aerial photos. Interpersonal skills are important, along with the ability to work alone and in a team setting to achieve short- and long-term goals. Must have valid WA state driver’s license, Bachelor’s degree with major study in forestry, forestry management or other related natural resources (ecology, wildlife, etc.), OR 4 years experience at Forest Tech 4 and/or 5 level, OR equivalent combination or education and experience. Supervisor: L Gordon
GRANT FISCAL SPECIALIST – CLOSES 5/29/13
This is a mid level position responsible for administering budget and accounting practices in a manner consistent with underlying agreements, program objectives, terms and conditions of each program, and its corresponding budget award. Ensures grant financial guidelines are met on a quarterly, monthly, and yearly basis including expenditure verifications, billing processes, and the financial status report preparation required of various funding agencies. Must have: High School Diploma or GED; Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible work Experience; training in Federal Grant Administration and budget preparation; experience in dealing with and/or administrating Federal Programs; records management training or experience desirable; individual must be a well-organized, conscientious worker capable of completing tasks in an efficient and timely manner and must be able to work independently with accepted responsibility and timelines; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both and in writing; and self-motivated and able to work well and relate with others. Supervisor: J Law
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL – FIRST REVIEW 5/17/13
In house counsel position responsible for providing the Quinault Nation with an array of legal services. The incumbent, as staff attorney of the Nation is responsible for handling complex legal affairs, including initiating and defending legal actions of the part of the Nation. Employment application, letter of interest, resume, two writing samples are required. J.D. Degree from an accredited law school, Member of the Washington State Bar Association and in good standing, or qualify within 12 months of appointment. 0-5 years experience as an attorney, Must bass a pre-employment drug screening, and background check. Supervisor: R Dodge
ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST (2-POSITIONS) – CLOSES 5/14/13
This in an intermediate to advanced accounting level position receiving minimal direction within the framework of broadly defined policies, processes, and procedures. Responsibilities include areas of reconciliation, reports, general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, payroll and other fiscally related activities such as purchasing, cashiering, and miscellaneous office procedures. Knowledge of GAAP, GASB, and general accounting/auditing theory and practices. Preferred BA degree in accounting, finance, or related field and 2-years professional accounting experience. An equivalent combination of education/experience may substitute for minimum education requirements, or 6-yrs experience as a Fiscal Tech of which at least two-years was spent performing professional accounting functions, particularly general ledger, accounts receivable/payable, fixed assets, and payroll. Supervisor: C Stutesman
TEMPORARY RECREATION ASSISTANT IN QUEETS – CLOSES 5/23/13
This is a temporary position located in Queets, must have HS Diploma/GED, be at least 18 years old, valid driver’s license, 3 months experience working with youth or elders, appropriate license or certificate such as water safety instructor or equivalent issued by American Red Cross or YMCA may be required. Must pass a background check and drug test. Employee to start 2 weeks prior to the release of school & end 2 weeks after school starts – approximately June 6 – Sept 20. Supervisor: R Eison
TEMPORARY RECREATION ASSISTANT IN TAHOLAH – CLOSES 5/23/13
This is a temporary position located in Taholah, must have HS Diploma/GED, be at least 18 years old, valid driver’s license, 3 months experience working with youth or elders, appropriate license or certificate such as water safety instructor or equivalent issued by American Red Cross or YMCA may be required. Must pass a background check and drug test. Employee to start 2 weeks prior to the release of school & end 2 weeks after school starts – approximately June 6 – Sept 20. Supervisor: R Eison
TEMPORARY ENROLLMENT DATA CLERK IN QUINAULT ENROLLMENT OFFICE – CLOSES 5/22/13 This is a temporary position, not to exceed 6 months. Minimum requirements: Required to sign a confidentiality form. Operate various office machines, i.e., telephone, copy machines, fax, printer, and scanner. Keep daily logs and assist with all incoming and outgoing mail, telephone calls, client visits, issue Quinault Membership Identification Cards, etc. Good quality telephone, word processing, data entry, and filing skills. Preferred requirements: Data entry and typing proficiency in Word, Access and Excel programs and able to lift and carry heavy boxes. Supervisor: A Figg
BEAUTIFICATION CREW & FOREMAN – CLOSES 5/22/13
Beautification crews and foremen are needed for the Villages of Taholah and Queets. Crews must be able to perform during all types of weather and keep-up of the maintenance of the buildings, grounds and streets within the Villages. Crew must be able to pass the pre-employment drug test. A valid WA driver’s license required for the foreman positions. Preference to all QIN Fishermen. Supervisor: L.S. Curley
SEASONAL FISHERIES TECHS IN QUEETS – CLOSE 06/30/13
Seasonal positions from February through July 2013. Applications are accepted throughout the season to create a roster. Personnel will be activated from this roster as needed. Rate of pay DOQ, up to 40 hours per week. Must be drug free and be willing to submit a UA. Desired qualifications include: enrolled Quinault Tribal member; prior fisheries experience; valid Driver’s License; history of reliability; capable of strenuous activity; willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. You may pick up and submit applications at Queets Fisheries Bldg., Queets Tribal Office, or Taholah HR Office. You may call the Taholah HR office to check if you have an application on file or if you need to complete a new application. Supervisor: L Parker
FOUR (4) SEASONAL ENGINE CREW MEMBERS – CLOSES 5/22/13
QIN is seeking to hire three wildland firefighters and one Engine Foreman for the 2013 fire season. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license with no restrictions, high school diploma or GED; years of experience will vary; prefer min of 1 or more fire seasons. Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to accept direction and supervision; coordinate multiple activities simultaneously and adapt to change; prepare comprehensive and concise reports; communicate clearly & effectively, both orally and in writing; complete accurate fire/fuels reports; work effectively with others; and be a self-starter with ability to work independently. Must be able to work in a very dynamic & demanding field, working with portable pumps, Wildland Fire engines, Prescribed Fire, wildland fire incidents, local & national responses. Conduct engine inspections/maintenance, operate chain saws & utilize safety equipment. Supervisor J Orr
FISH CLIPPING – Clipping will be May 28-June 5, 2013. New applications must be turned in for the 2012-2013 season. Supervisor: B Gilles
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCPETED FOR ON-CALL LABOR POOL
Positions are not being filled at this time. We are only accepting applications. Looking for Journeyman and Apprentice Laborers. We are utilizing the TERO application to document skills/trades. Contact QIN HR for information at 360-276-8211 ext. 266.
WE ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING ON-CALL POSITIONS:
Day Care or Head Start Aide/Cook*
Senior Program Asst/Cook*
**Cooks must have food handler’s card
For job descriptions and application please contact QIN HR. All positions are open until filled unless noted. Click here for: QIN application "As always we accept applications for On Call Receptionist, Custodian, Daycare Aide, and Cooks.