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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: 4610
Fax: 360-276-4191

Misty Schmidt
Quinault Indian Nation
HR Specialist IV
360-276-8211 x 4611
1-888-616-8211 x 4611
Fax: 360-276-4191

Contact Misty Schmidt for further information regarding job openings.
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Job Openings: Mar. 28th, 2017

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 the close of business on the closing date listed in order to be considered for a position.

Please attach a copy of any permits, licenses, certifications to your application that pertain to the position you are applying for!

Main duty will be fisheries enforcement. This is a law enforcement position and applicants are required to have the minimum qualifications required for all law enforcement positions by the Quinault Indian Nation. This position will provide enforcement patrols of the areas that the QIN regulates for hunting for tribal members, both on and off the reservation. Basic police training and/or previous law enforcement experience preferred. Must have HS Diploma/GED; be at least 21 years old on commissioning; able to pass background check, drug, psychological, and polygraph tests. Must have no prior felony or domestic violence arrests, and no substance abuse convictions. Must have valid WA state driver’s license and good driving record, and have completed or be able to complete a certified law enforcement academy within 12 months. Applicant must be in good physical condition, able to patrol by foot and/or vehicle as needed, and must be able to complete basic law enforcement training within one year of employment if applicant has no previous training. Knowledge of hunting areas and roadways, both on and off the reservation, is required. Supervisor: J Eison

Plan, direct, and supervise staff activities in the maintenance, repair, and alteration of buildings, equipment, vehicles, and grounds. Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment; determine need for maintenance and repair; assign work; inspect completed projects, review progress, and make reports. Must have: Three years of applicable work experience as a trades worker or equivalent including one year at the lead or supervisor level. Experience in an industrial, commercial or public agency is preferred. Additional experience in the majority of areas described above may substitute for the required supervisory experience on a two years for one basis. Valid Washington State Driver’s license required. Supervisor: N Underwood

Provide fiscal support using independent judgement in the interpretation and application of a variety of rules and procedures in specialized fiscal functions, such as internal control, revolving fund maintenance control, and providing resource data for reports. Judgement is exercised to make fiscal determinations and to resolve problems that arise within work assignments. Maintain accounts and records; authorize and enter fiscal transactions; compile and prepare periodic fiscal statements and reports. Assist higher-level fiscal personnel with summary information and analysis of records and reports. Prepare, audit, verify and process final documents such as vouchers, purchase request, invoices, receipts, payroll forms and bank deposit verifications. Must have High school education or the equivalent, and Two years as a FT II or equivalent, including experience using accounting related software. An AA Degree or equivalent, in accounting or business may substitute for 1-year of required experience. Supervisor: C Carpenter

Administrative position responsible for assisting with all areas in the administration of QDNR, including: Procurement, Reception, Records Management, Permits Office, Enrollment, support to the Director and Deputy Director and providing support to other areas within QDNR as needed. This position will provide support using judgment and training in the application of a variety of processes and documentations as required by regulations and established procedures in specialized administrative functions of QDNR supporting the needs of various departments and programs and the Quinault Business Committee. Must have: High school education or the equivalent, one year of successful work in an office environment doing basic clerical and record keeping work, knowledge of and experience using MS Excel and Word, a valid Washington State driver’s license. Supervisor: P Capoeman

Main responsibility is to process procurement documents that is ordering supplies, etc. for the division; filling out requisitions and processing all purchase orders; handle personnel records such as employee action notices and timesheets. Must have computer knowledge (word and excel) and know how to operate standard office equipment/machines. Must have HS Diploma & GED. Supervisor: P Capoeman

Must understand the complex nature of a gaming operation and promulgate an atmosphere of structure, professionalism, compliance, equality, and diversity through administrative action in accordance with Title 70 Gaming Ordinance, QIN/WA State Compact, NIGC minimum internal control standards and all other applicable standards, policies, and regulations. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of administrative and management principles necessary for directing a tribal gaming regulatory agency, ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups, knowledge of budgeting principles, personnel procedures, program development, strategic planning and program evaluation. He/she will function as the chief administrative officer of the Quinault Tribal Gaming Agency under the supervision of the Quinault Tribal Gaming Commission and must have knowledge of supervisory techniques and staff development. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate knowledge of industry standards in auditing, licensing, surveillance, and enforcement areas. Must be 21 years of age, meet the minimum required position qualifications, obtain and maintain a Quinault Tribal Gaming License and must have a valid Driver's License. Supervisor: TGA Commission.

Performs all duties and responsibilities as set by the Quinault Tribal Gaming Agency. Provide loss control by observing, investigating and reporting criminal or unusual activity to ensure the integrity of the gaming enterprise at the QBRC. Agents observe and document casino activity pertaining to violations of law, compliance with the Quinault­State of Washington Compact, Title 70, National Indian Gambling Commission Minimum Internal Controls and the QBRC's system of internal controls. Conduct case investigations and generate case reports as necessary. Protect QIN property/assets, and maintain confidentiality with regard to agency business. Availability to work various shifts is required. Qualifications: Prior Gaming Agent experience preferred; Demonstrated knowledge of casino card games; proficient written and oral communication skills; computer skills with word processing and databases; customer service experience; obtain and maintain Class III Gaming License; 21 years of age; and valid driver's license. Preferred: Membership in the Quinault Indian Nation, other Native American Tribe or Supporting of a Quinault Tribal member; HS Diploma/GED; continued education or training certificates; and investigative experience. Supervisor: S. Smith

Senior Assistant Attorney General for Children and Elder Services provide legal counsel and representation to the Nation's Family Services Department and Child Support Services Program. The successful candidate will have experience working with the Indian Child Welfare Act, minor-in-need-of-care cases, Title IV-E and tribal child support, and other child and elder welfare laws. At least five years of experience practicing law with a minimum of three years in Indian Country is preferred. Must be member in good standing of WSBA, or ability to obtain membership within 6 months of hire. Please submit a completed application, cover letter, resume and two writing samples.

The Quinault Indian Nation is looking for a GIS Specialist to join the Division of Natural Resources' GIS Program. The position will work with a diverse group of foresters. wildlife and fish biologists and other technical staff to extend and support the use of GIS and GPS in addressing natural resources issues both on and off reservation. The Quinault Reservation, at approximately 208,000 acres, is the largest reservation in Western Washington with a long history of forestry and fishing. The principal job duties include (but are not limited to} the incorporation of GIS data from a variety of sources - especially GPS - into the GIS library; the ability to convert data between various formats and file types; the maintenance of existing data layers; the ability to produce hard copy maps to cartographic standards; the ability to analyze GIS data to answer specific questions; the ability to assist end users in their use of the ArcGIS Desktop client and associated ArcP AD software, and the ability to create and refine geodatabases for use in Trimble Nomad-G GPS devices by technical staff in their field work. Must have: AA degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related field; BS or BA preferred, 2 year experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 1 O.x software including the Spatial Analyst and 3D extensions; Experience using Pathfinder Office or GPS Analyst or Trimble Positions to post process GPS data is preferred. Supervisor: A Hartrich

QUEETS CUSTODIAN – Re-advertisement - CLOSE 3/31/17
Perform custodial assignments to maintain the cleanliness and care of facilities, buildings and grounds. Clean buildings, offices, workshops and other QIN or non-QIN facilities as assigned. Establish and maintain an effective system of communication within the organization, and establish and maintain effective working relationships. May direct the work of helpers' and/or trainees. Must have: Previous custodial or general maintenance work, or one year as a Custodial Helper/Trainee. Valid Washington State Driver's license. Supervisor: J Gonzales

Responsibility for performing a variety of semi-skilled and semi-technical asks relating to Climate change and wildlife research. The position will assist with data collection and analysis in wildlife research, record traditional ecological knowledge from the local community, and conduct public outreach. Must have: High School Diploma or equivalent. Valid Washington State driver's license. Supervisor: K Phillips

Responsibility for performing a variety of semi-skilled and semi-technical asks relating to prairie management. Assist in plant surveys, monitoring, seed collection, research, reporting and public outreach. Research climate change impacts on wetlands, prairies, plants, tribes; research adaptation strategies; network with other tribes who are doing native plant preservation; research culturally significant plants; review current Quinault ethnobotany research, talk to tribal members and employees and record information on plants to be monitored in the field; research native plant material preservation. Must have: High School Diploma or equivalent. Valid Washington State driver's license. Supervisor: C Martorano

CASE AIDE TECH III (EHS HOME VISITOR) - Re-advertisement – CLOSE 3/31/17
Work with an assigned caseload of up to 12 Early Head Start families to support parents in strengthening their skills as the primary educator of their children. Align all actions to support agency Must have: HS diploma/GED, 2 years of experience working with children and families in a human service setting, valid driver’s license, adequate transportation, pass background check and drug test, willing to work non-traditional hours to meet the needs of families. Supervisor: S Upham

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

The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator conducts quality assurance and performance improvement activities to ensure the highest quality and most effective delivery of services and compliance with AAAHC, Roger Saux Health Center (RSHC) Policies and Procedures, patient safety standards. This position provides clinical development and support services, and technical assistance and training to clinicians, managers, staff and boards working for RSHC. The areas of clinical quality, clinical operations and practice management, including quality improvement activities, are targeted with the goal of improving clinical services to reduce health disparities in medical, dental, behavioral health clinics and activities. This position leads the Quality Improvement Committee. The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator will assist other RSCH staff as needed with quality improvement issues and projects. Additionally, the QA Coordinator oversees all health professional licensure and credentialing. Must have: Licensed Registered Nurse is preferred. Extensive experience (5 plus years) in a clinical setting with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Health Services Administration or Public Health, no substitutions) will be considered in lieu of a license. Experience leading quality improvement efforts in a multi-specialty clinical setting, or community health center is preferred. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within medical or the healthcare field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Ability to analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Ability to use computer efficiently and read computer reports and correspondence, including the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner Experience leading and facilitating groups. Valid Washington State driver’s license. Supervisor: N Underwood

Incumbent will act as a liaison between the multidisciplinary team, programs, and departments in providing comprehensive services for individuals with diabetes and their families. Manage the diabetes program to assure quality of services and serves as a leader in clinical and or community diabetes programs. Must have: Bachelor’s Degree in health related discipline or be an RD, graduate of an accredited school of nursing, possess a current state registered nurse license in the State of Washington /BSN preferred, certified Diabetes Educator or eligibility prepared in accordance with the American Diabetes Association’s Criteria, current CPR card, and valid WA State driver’s license. Supervisor: N Underwood

Will serve as the QIN/RSHC Diabetes/Diabetes Prevention Nurse Educator. Provide case management and counseling to diabetes/ pre-diabetic patients. Ensure that all programmatic activities are carried out in accordance with IHS standards of care, RSHC policies and procedures and documented in patients EHR. Must have: Minimum ADN or BSN in Nursing in Washington State. Experience and knowledge in Public Health, Physical Activity, Nutrition or other relevant health or community education field preferred. At least 5 years of current nursing experience preferred. Must possess a current Washington state driver’s license and Healthcare CPR certification; Current RN Professional license in Washington State. Supervisor: N Underwood

DENTAL ASSISTANT – Re-advertisement - CLOSES 3/31/17
Assist Dentists in the treatment of patients, perform duties at the request and under the supervision of the dentist and/or Lead Dental Assistant. Must have: HS Diploma or equivalent, 2 years’ experience as a dental assistant preferred, or completion of a vocational course in dental assistance work may be substituted for 1 year of experience. Supervisor: N Underwood


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