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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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Click here for: current job openings PDF file

Job Openings: August 18, 2014

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.

This is a part time position (20 hours per week) and will not receive benefits. Preparation, serving & delivering of Senior Program Meals. Coordinate with head cook to order food and supplies; assist in setting, clearing tables. Participate in the cleaning of kitchen and equipment; ensure that standards of sanitation and safety are met; operate standard kitchen equipment. Transport senior citizens to other functions. Must have: valid WA state driver’s license; HS diploma/GED; pass background check; and food handler’s permit or ability to obtain same before employment. Supervisor: L Brown

This is a basic-level accounting position responsible for assistance with all areas in Finance, including: Property/vehicles, GSA Smart Card (Master Card) Credit Card, payable/receivable duties, revenue, purchasing/data input, and other areas as needed. Provide fiscal support using independent judgment, interpretation, and application of a variety of rules and procedures in specialized fiscal functions, such as internal controls, revolving fund maintenance control, and providing resource data for reports. Must have HS diploma or equivalent. Supervisor: C Stutesman

Duties include but are not limited to: incorporate GIS data from variety of sources – principally GPS - with ability to convert data between various file types; maintain data layers; produce maps for internal and external use; analyze datasets to provide answers for internal use; assist GIS end users in their use of the ArcGIS Desktop client software; help develop geodatabases for use in GPS field work. Must have: AA degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related field (BS or BA preferred); and at least 2 years experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 10.x software including the Spatial Analyst and 3D extensions. Supervisor: A Hartrich

Plan, organize and direct recreational, social, cultural, and athletic activities for the Quinault Indian Nation. Provide consultation to tribal officials and community groups on recreational activities and cultural events. Responsible for coordination and quality control of the Nation’s recreational activities. Supervise support staff. Must have: Bachelor’s degree involving major study in recreation, physical education, psychology, sociology, or education with a minor in recreation or physical education AND 3 years of professional recreation experience, including one year in a supervisory capacity, or one year of experience in program planning or administration, OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for the required Bachelor’s degree. Valid WA State Driver’s License required. Appropriate license or certification, such as Water Safety Instructor’s or equivalent issued by the American Red Cross or YM/WCA may also be required. Must pass drug test and background check. Supervisor: M Cardwell

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: Valid WA State driver’s license; food handlers permit, first aid, and CPR or obtain before employment; TB test; pass applicable physical examination and drug testing; this position requires a criminal background clearance and periodic WSP record checks. Must have one of the following education credentials: associate, baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education; associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; OR baccalaureate degree in any field and been admitted into the Teach for America program, passed a rigorous early childhood content exam, such as the Praxis II, participated in a Teach for America summer training institute that includes teaching preschool children and is receiving ongoing professional development and support from Teach for America professional staff. Supervisor: L Poplin

WRITE “MM STUDY” on the application. Fisheries is hiring up to 3 workers for the fall 2014 season. $11.55-$13.10 per hour, DOQ, up to 40 hours/week. Duties include capture, data collection, and release of salmon on the Queets River system, and assisting with spawning and data collection at Salmon River Hatchery. Desired qualifications include: good jet boat operator, gillnet fishing experience, enrolled Quinault Tribal member, prior fisheries experience, valid driver’s license, history of reliability, capable of strenuous activity, willing to work flexible schedule including nights/weekends. A roster will be created from applications received. Personnel will be active from this roster as needed. Work is expected to last to January. Supervisor: L Parker

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 Bachelors degree in psychology, social services, or allied filed (Masters degree desired); 2 years direct clinical experience, preferably with Native American population; valid WA 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 (6 week off-site course) within 6 months of hire. Supervisor: A Brown

Quinault Nation Police Department seeks one (1) Police Officer. 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/R Morningstar


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

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