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.
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Click here for: current job openings PDF file
Job Openings: April. 23th, 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.
TEMPORARY DAY CARE COOK – CLOSES 05/01/15
Temporary position 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 LEAD TEACHER – CLOSE 05/07/15
Provide care and supervision to assigned age group. Work with children, parents, and other staff to ensure continuity of care is maintained throughout the day. Implement daily schedule of the classroom. Ensure children are involved in activities that meet social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs. Be actively engaged with children. Requirements include but not limited to: documented child development education or work experience, or complete the 20 hours of STARS training within 6 months of becoming a lead teacher; attend classes to earn at least 10 hours continuing education in early childhood each year; attend yearly food training; at least 18 years old; HS diploma/GED; valid WA State Driver’s license; first aid/CPR including child CPR training and AIDS/HIV training or obtain after employment; food handlers permit or obtain after employment; must have TB test immediately after employment; pass a criminal background check and drug testing upon hiring as well as periodic checks for both. Supervisor: J Johnson
SEASONAL FIRE CREW (4 POSITIONS) – CLOSE 04/30/15
QIN is seeking to hire three (3) wildland firefighters and one (1) Engine Foreman for the 2015 fire season. Engine Foreman must have: HS diploma/GED; 18 years old; valid driver’s license or obtain within 1 month of hire; no felony convictions; and pass pack test. Engine Crew must have: HS diploma/GED preferred; 18 years old; valid license preferred; no felony convictions; and pass pack test. All applicants must submit certificates/red cards to show qualifications. Supervisor J Orr
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL – CLOSE 05/13/15
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
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
WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR IN TRAINING – CLOSE 04/24/15
Maintain community waste water systems and provide necessary water tests to plant operator for lab testing for the NPDES permit for USEPC. Take samples from the three (3) wastewater treatment plants. Record data as necessary. Must have: HS diploma/GED and valid driver’s license. Supervisor: D Hinchen
DAY CARE AIDE – CLOSE 04/24/15
Provide child care and monitor day care children and activities. Duties are performed following clearly defined work procedures and priorities. Must meet the following: 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; 20 hours of STARS or obtain during probation, and attend on-going training (min. 10 hrs a year); attend yearly food training. Supervisor: J Johnson
POLICY COORDINATOR (TEMPORARY POSITION) – CLOSE 04/24/15
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.
RECREATION TECH II – CLOSE 04/24/15
Assist the Recreation Supervisor in the organization, direction and implementation of community recreational, social, cultural, and athletic activities for the Quinault Indian Nation. Provide consultation to community groups on recreational activities and cultural events with a strong emphasis on youth and elderly programs. Must have: 6 months experience working/volunteering with youth and/or elders; Valid WA State Driver’s License; HS diploma/GED; current license/certification, such as Water Safety certification or equivalent issued by American Red Cross or YM/WCA may also be required; have or obtain a CPR/1st aide card and Food Handler’s card within 3 months of employment. Supervisor: J Petersen
FRESHWATER ECOLOGIST (WATER QUALITY) – CLOSE 04/24/15
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 1 or more field projects in the areas of limnology 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
CONTROLLER – CLOSE 04/24/15
Under the Direction of the Quinault Indian Nation’s Chief Financial Officer, performs professional accounting work of considerable difficulty and supervises staff members engaged in all facets of accounting for the Tribal Government of the Quinault Indian Nation. Establishes accounting policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for government entities. Responsible for the overall integrity and accuracy of the accounting system. Analyzes operating performance against plans, trends, budgets or other standards and provides advice to management deemed appropriate or requested. Performs related work as required or assigned. Requirements include but not limited to: Required: CPA; Bachelors Degree and 8 years experience in accounting/audit; 5 years supervisory/managerial experience in specific field; general accounting principles and practices; automated accounting systems and applicable software applications, financial record keeping, and reporting procedures; valid driver’s license throughout employment as needed. Preferred: Masters degree with 5 years specific field experience; 3 years experience in government environment at the senior staff accountant level or higher; active member in community/statewide/federal professional memberships. Supervisor: K Aiken
COUNSELOR V – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – CLOSE 04/30/15
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 04/30/15
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
WE ALWAYS 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