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Human Resources

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
Fax: 360-276-4191

Cheri Harris , HR. Representative
Phone: 360-276-8215 Ext: 577
Fax: 360-276-4191

Contact Cheri or Raven Bryson for further information regarding job openings.
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Job Openings: Feb. 23rd, 2015

Applications and job descriptions are available by contacting Human Resources. Employment offers are 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 listed closing date for each position.

FISH CLIPPING - A new fish clipping application must be completed for the season. Supervisor: D Fielding

TREE PLANTING A new tree planting application must be completed for 2015. Supervisor: J Hargrove

Assist the Pharmacists by mixing and filling prescriptions and maintain the pharmacy stock inventory. Qualifications: HS or GED, certified pharmacy technician program, previous retail/ambulatory care pharmacy experience. Supervisor: P Mintin

Responsible for cooking daily meals and snacks for the childcare program, cleaning the kitchen, sweeping/mopping the floors, and washing and sanitizing dishes, tables, and chairs. Keeping supplies and food items organized, as well as refrigerators, freezers, and cabinets. The person will let the Director know when supplies are low. Follow all procedures for meal planning, cooking, and service as required by the USDA Food Program. Requirements include: HS/GED, 18 years+, valid food handlers permit, pass criminal background che3cks, pass TB test, AIDS/HIV training, First Aid and CPR including child CPR. Educational background in Early Childhood is preferred. This person must be able to do the following: simple math in serving correct requirements for food portions required by the USDA Food Program, read/prepare recipes, read/understand USDA Food service guidebook, follow direction, prepare meal count sheets, and meal count reports, keep area neat and clean and follow all proper food handling procedures and good health procedures. Supervisor: J Johnson

Quinault Nation Police Department se3eks one (1) Police Officer for the Queets Village. Duties include enforcing Law & Order, community-oriented policing, investigations, and arrests. Must have HS Diploma/GED and be 21 yrs. old upon commissioning, 2 yrs. public safety experience or college coursework desirable. No prior felony convictions or domestic arrests; no substance/alcohol abuse or history of substance/alcohol abuse; able to pass background check, drug test, psychological and polygraph tests; and adhere to strict confidentiality polices. Must be in good physical condition to perform duties, have a valid WA State Driver’s license and good driving record. Supervisor:

Investigate and analyze serious crimes including but not limited to drug offenses, violent crimes, and sexual offense crimes within the Quinault Reservation Boundaries. Incumbents must have arrest authority and are required to be commissioned law officers. MUST HAVE: Associate degree in criminal justice or police science, or allied field with emphasis on the investigation of criminal activity, Three (3) years’ experience in lass enforcement as a commissioned officer, additional direct experience as a law enforcement officer analyzing serous and violent crimes, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute, must have completed a Federal or State certified law enforcement academy and be able to complete a criminal investigators training academy within a year, and been employed as a sworn Law Enforcement officer during the previous twelve (12) months. No prior felony convictions that limit the ability to possess or carry a firearm, or misdemeanors involving firearm violations, theft, or excessive use of alcohol or controlled substances and domestic violence convictions. Must have acceptable driving record and a Valid Washington State Driver’s License. Must be in good physical conditions and able to pass physical examination and any other physical test given. Must be able to pass a drug and psychological test.

Position is located in Queets to perform custodial assignments to maintain the cleanliness and care of facilities, buildings, and grounds. This position’s schedule is Monday to Friday, 3 PM to 11:30 PM, with a half hour lunch. Must have HS Diploma/GED, valid WA State driver’s license, previous experience or 1 yr as a custodian trainee, and pass background check and drug test. Supervisor: J Gonzalez

Develop a water quality and management program, including developing a non-point pollution prevention program. Work toward integrating the plan into existing land use and fisheries programs. Contribute to development of watershed plans. Serve as leader of one or more field projects in the areas of limnolgy and aquatic ecology. Responsible for basic planning, sampling design, activity implementation and monitoring, data analysis, and reporting associated with such projects. Must have: BS degree in natural sciences or closely related field; 5 years experience with at least 2 years at Biologist 1 level or equivalent; MS degree in appropriate discipline may substitute for 2 years of experience, Ph. D may substitute for 3 years experience; ability to write technical reports; ability to lead and supervise; knowledge of quantitative techniques and procedures; and understanding of fresh water biology and chemistry. Supervisor: EP Manager

Provide medical services at Roger Saux Health Center, a comprehensive outpatient ambulatory health center that provides medical services to its membership and other eligible Native Americans. Direct, supervise and participate in the performance of professional medical treatment of patients and the overall medical services program for the Quinault Nation. May direct staff of consulting physicians and dentists. Provide medical and surgical services and develop, implement and monitor performance standards, policies and procedures to ensure quality control in all medical services. Must have: valid license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Washington, and 4 years experience in the practice of medicine. Supervisor: Dr Whipple

Quinault Indian Nation in Taholah, WA seeks Dispatcher/Corrections Officer. Duties include maintain security of small jail facility, answer emergency & non-emergency phone lines, dispatch appropriate emergency personnel, and maintain radio contact with personnel. Must be able to multitask, prioritize & make decisions quickly & adhere to strict confidentiality policies. Entry-level position must be 21 years of age with HS diploma/GED, background clearance. Basic telecommunication training course & corrections academy provided. Supervisor: C Butler/R Belcher

The Quinault Indian Nation is recruiting for an experienced federal Indian law practitioner to serve as the in-house Attorney General responsible for the provision of legal services and representation to the Quinault Tribal Government and its entities. This full-time position oversees the Office of the Attorney General, under the executive branch of the Quinault government. The Quinault Nation is a tribal member and Indian preference employer. To apply, submit a completed application (available at, cover letter, résumé, three (3) written references, and two (2) writing samples. Supervisor: F Sharp

Fisheries Technical Support Section will be hiring up to 25 workers in Queets for trapping, tagging, and night seining of Coho smolts. Seasonal positions will work from March to July 2014. First wave of hiring will take place 02/01/15, and applications will be accepted throughout the season to create a roster. Pay rate is $11.00-$13.30/hour DOQ, up to 40 hours/week. Desired qualifications include enrolled Quinault tribal member, prior fisheries experience, valid driver’s license, history of reliability, capable of strenuous activity, and willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. For more info, contact Larry Parker (360-962-3331) or Cheryl Charles (962-2051). Applications are available at the Taholah HR office, Queets tribal office, and Queets Fisheries building. Supervisor: L Parker


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 Custodian
 Day Care or Head Start Aide/Cook*
 Senior Program Asst/Cook*
**Cooks must have food handler’s card

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