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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
rbryson@quinault.org

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

Contact Cheri or Raven Bryson for further information regarding job openings.
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Job Openings: May 21st, 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

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL – CLOSE 06/04/15
Knowledge of self-help treatment models, ASAM, individual & group treatment modalities. 2 yrs experience in substance abuse or related field desired. Duties include CD assessments and intakes; target case management; provide evidence-based treatment services including Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient; facilitate/co-facilitate co-occurring treatment modalities; provide outreach. Must have HS Diploma/GED, CDP certification required, and no history of use or abuse of drugs/alcohol during three (3) years prior to employment. Supervisor: D Hagen

TANF CASEWORKER II – CLOSE 06/04/15
Employment & Training (E&T) Specialist to assist in placement, retention, and advancement of TANF E&T participants in the work force. Provide counseling and support to all employment participants in the service area. Act as liaison between participant, caseworker, employer, training institute, and other area resources. Must have: valid driver’s license; transportation and insurance; First Aide/CPR and AIDS training or obtain within 6 months of hire; WA State counseling certification or obtain within 6 months; able to travel to site locations; have at least 1 year experience working with adult learners; and have Associate degree in related field and/or enrolled in a full time college program, or have 2 years experience in teaching/counseling, or have equivalent combination of education/experience. Supervisor: B Peterson

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR – CLOSES 06/04/15
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, 3 years experience in law 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 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 condition and pass physical examination and any other physical test given. Must pass drug and psychological test. Supervisor: C Butler

DISPATCHER/CORRECTIONS OFFICER – CLOSE 06/04/15
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: R Belcher

POLICE OFFICER (2 POSITIONS) – CLOSE 06/18/15
Quinault Nation Police Department seeks two (2) Police Officers,. 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 policies. Must be in good physical condition to perform duties, have valid WA state driver’s license and good driving record. Supervisor: R Belcher

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER – CLOSE 06/01/15
Experienced Environmental Planner to assist in the preparation of environmental protection standards and regulations, and a Shoreline Regulatory Management Plan. This is a 3-year position that will be located in Taholah, Washington on the Olympic Peninsula. Must have: Bachelors in Environmental Planning, Environmental Sciences, Coastal Management, or related field (Master’s degree and experience working for/with Indian Tribes a plus); minimum of 5 years environmental experience on related projects; proficiency with MS Office Suite required; and ArcGIS preferred. Supervisor: M Cardwell

FORESTER 2 (NEG-SALES) AND FORESTER 1 OR 2 (PRE-SALES) – CLOSE 06/18/15
Quinault Indian Nation seeking one Forester 1 or 2 (pre-sales) and one Forester 2 (Neg-Sales) 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. Must have: BS in forest management or related field to qualify at the Forester 1 level, plus at least 2 years experience at the Forester 1 or equivalent level; valid driver’s license; interpersonal skills; ability to work alone and in a team setting to achieve short- and long-term goals. Must pass federal background check. Supervisor: L Gordon

DAY CARE COOK – CLOSES 05/22/15
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. Keep supplies, food items, refrigerators, freezers, and cabinets organized. Inform the Director when supplies are low. Follow procedures for meal planning, cooking, and serving as required by USDA Food Program. Must have: HS/GED; at least 18 years old; valid food handlers permit; pass criminal background checks and TB test; AIDS/HIV training; first aid/CPR including child CPR. Educational background in Early Childhood is preferred. Must be able to do 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

DAY CARE AIDE – CLOSE 05/22/15
Provide child care and monitor day care children and activities. Duties are performed following clearly defined work procedures and priorities. Must have: 20 hours of STARS or obtain during probation; at least 18 years old; pass criminal background check; pass TB test, AIDS/HIV training, 1st aid and CPR training (including child CPR training) or obtain during probation period; attend on-going training (min. 10 hrs a year); attend yearly food training. Supervisor: J Johnson

MAINTENANCE TECH II (LANDSCAPING) – CLOSE 05/22/15
Responsibilities are landscaping duties such as operate lawn mowers, weed eaters, blower, chainsaw, and grass edger. Maintain physical plant and grounds; perform skilled work in the maintenance of the QIN’s grounds, landscapes, athletic fields, and/or nursery or greenhouse. Must have: HS Diploma/GED, 6 months experience that includes operation of hand and power pools used in facilities/grounds maintenance (or equivalent combination of education and experience), and valid WA state driver’s license. Supervisor: R Shale

ATTORNEY GENERAL – NEXT REVIEW 05/22/15
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 www.quinaultindiannation.com), cover letter, résumé, three (3) written references, and two (2) writing samples. Supervisor: F Sharp

COUNSELOR V – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – CLOSE 05/22/15
Provide full range of professional health services to clients and the Nation, including assessment, intake, individual, family, marital, group, consultation, and outreach services. Must have: Master’s degree in social work or psychology from accredited institution; at least 2 years direct clinical experience; valid WA state driver’s license; licensed in any state with LICSW, LMHC, LCPC, LMFT, or licensed psychologist. Must have background clearance checks. Supervisor: Behavioral Health Manager

SENIOR MANAGER – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – CLOSE 05/22/15
Responsible for the implementation, promotion, administration, and coordination of the Behavioral Health program. Responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, and evaluating activities and functions of the program, including day-to-day budget, policies, procedures, and staff supervision. Must have: Master’s degree in psychology, social services, or allied field; 2 years direct clinical experience, preferably with a Native American population; valid WA State driver’s license; Must be a Washington State Registered Counselor, or be able to obtain such registration within 6 months; may be required to possess applicable certification in Chemical Dependency Counseling or obtain within 6 months. Must have background clearance checks. Supervisor: L McDougle

POLICY COORDINATOR (TEMPORARY POSITION) – CLOSE 05/22/15
This is a temporary position and will only be filled to the end of the incumbent’s council term. Responsible for a variety of duties including policy, technical, and administrative assistance to the NC, Executive Committee, Sub-Committees, Ad-Hoc Communities, and key policy staff. Must have: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, political science, business administration, law, or equivalent relevant work experience may substitute for education requirement) and minimum of 2 years experience in administrative support positions. Supervisor: Secretary Underwood

SEASONAL FISHERIES TECH I (2 POSITIONS) – CLOSE 05/26/15
Seasonal positions responsible for performing various sampling and data recording duties in the field, primarily related to fish identification and habitat utilization. The field crew will operate backpack battery-operated electroshockers, assist in capturing fish, and record data such as species, length, weight, and stream habitat features. These activities are strenuous and require working independently at times in remote environments. Must have valid driver’s license. Supervisor: A Rehfeld

TEMPORARY RECREATION ASSISTANT IN QUEETS – CLOSE 05/26/15
This is a temporary position located in Queets. Must have HS Diploma/GED, be at least 18 years old, valid driver’s license, 6 months experience working with youth or elders, appropriate license or certificate may be required. Must pass a background check (no felonies or crimes against children) and drug test. Employment to end 2 weeks after school starts. Supervisor: J Gonzales

HEAD START MANAGER – CLOSE 05/26/15
Plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of the Head Start and Early Childhood Education Assistance Program (ECEAP) to ensure services are provided in accordance with program goals and objectives, and to monitor and assess program effectiveness. Responsible for program planning, development, management, self-evaluation and ongoing community relations. Must have: valid WA state driver’s license; ability to pass background check and applicable physical exams; Bachelor’s degree in education or closely related field and 5 years of combined teaching and administrative experience in ECE; OR Child Development Associate credential (CDA) and 2 years experience working with children of the ages enrolled in the program; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisor: D Martin

PLANNING MANAGER– CLOSE 06/08/15
Under the guidance of the Director of Community Services, manage the Department of Community Development, including: supervising staff, budgeting, reporting, land use planning, economic development planning, capital improvement planning, long range planning, data collection and related records management. The incumbent is also responsible for research and development of comprehensive planning services with administrative responsibilities for ensuring compliance with building and zoning codes, and the Nation’s comprehensive plan. Must have: Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, planning, or closely related field; 5 years progressively responsible professional experience in social, community, or economic development planning; 2 of the 5 years must include experience putting planning principles into practice, preferably in depressed and developing economies; 2 years supervisory experience; or actual work experience in supervisory and/or management fields may be substituted for formal educational degree as part of an approved and followed QIN career development plan. Supervisor: M Cardwell

WE ALWAYS ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING ON-CALL POSITIONS:

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

 
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