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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: Nov. 18th, 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.

The first series of clipping and tagging will begin next week. A new fish clipping application must be completed for this season. Supervisor: T Jurasin

Fisheries Technical Support is hiring 1 worker for the tribal mass marking implementation projects on coho and fall Chinook in the Grays Harbor area. $11.55-$12.50 per hour, DOQ, up to 40 hours/week. Duties include conduct spawning ground surveys and carcass sampling on various GH tributaries primarily within Satsop River drainage, handling and sampling salmon at Bingham Creek Hatchery on Satsop River system. Desired qualifications include: prior fisheries experience, history of reliability, capable of strenuous activity, willing to work flexible schedule including nights/weekends. Position based out of the Port of GH office in Aberdeen. Must have valid driver’s license. Supervisor: B Wagner

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

This position is being advertised as in-house only, which means only permanent employees of the QIN who are not on probation are eligible to apply. Assist with the plan, design, configure, implement, evaluate, test, & debug LAN, WAN, telecommunications & teleprocessing networks; provide network & administrative technical support. Certified skills required in LAN/WAN, telecommunications systems, data communications, computer hardware & software systems, skills in public relations, research, and problem-solving. Must have: MCSE certificate or a CCNA; 3 years experience after certification; valid WA State Driver's License; HS Diploma/GED; and willing to commit to a minimum of 2 yrs. Supervisor: R Harris

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, resume, three (3) written references, and two (2) writing samples. Supervisor: F Sharp

This is a permanent position and will work up to 32 hours/week. Provide nutrition education services for youth and families to encourage adopting healthy food practices and active lifestyles. Manage and assist in writing/planning childhood obesity grants. Plan, schedule, and deliver basic nutrition classes, food demonstrations, and other activities necessary to meet the objectives of the program. Must be Registered Dietitian with Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or Diabetics related field and 2 years experience in Nutrition, preferably prevention-related experience such as WIC, growth clinic, or community nutrition; current RD license; valid WA state driver’s license, CPR card, NETA certification desired. Supervisor: L McDougle

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. Duties are performed following defined work procedures and priorities. 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; willing to attend classes to earn at least 10 hours continuing education in early childhood each year; attend yearly food training; at least 18 years of age; HS diploma/GED; valid Washington State Driver’s license; first aid/CPR training including child CPR training as well as 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

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


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

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