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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

Misty Schmidt
Quinault Indian Nation
HR Specialist IV
360-276-8211 x 577
1-888-616-8211 x 577
mschmidt@quinault.org
Fax: 360-276-4191

Contact Misty Schmidt for further information regarding job openings.
Click here for: QIN application
Click here for: current job openings PDF file
Email applications to:
jobs@quinault.org


Job Openings: nov. 28th, 2016

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!

PART TIME KENNEL ASSISTANT - CLOSE 12/02/16
Position will work 20 hours/week (no benefits). Must be caring and compassionate towards animals, hard worker, and team player. Duties include feeding/walking dogs, cleaning kennels/facility, bathing animals, and report any supply needs or maintenance issues to the supervisor. Will be required to restrain animals when assisting the Animal Control Officer. Position will work weekends and holidays. Must have HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, animal control or animal care experience, general office skills, no criminal convictions, and license for use of euthanasia pharmaceuticals may be required. Supervisor: J Muhlhauser

KITCHEN SUPPORT/DELIVERY (PART TIME) - CLOSE 12/02/16
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

QDNR ADMINISTRATIVE FLOATER – CLOSE 12/02/16
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

QUEETS HEAD START TEACHER’S AIDE – CLOSE 12/02/16
Instruct students in small groups and provide individual instruction as assigned. Participate in planning and evaluating classroom activities, prepare, gather, and organize instructional material. Must have HS Diploma or GED, or completion of GED within 9 months of hire, a valid Washington State Driver’s license, food handlers permit, or obtain before employment, first aid and CPR certification or obtain before employment, pass physical examination, and pass criminal background Clarence, periodic Washing State Patrol record checks and drug testing. Supervisor: K Peterson

QUEETS FITNESS TRAINER TECH I – CLOSE 12/02/16
This is a part time position (32 hours/week) in Queets. Ensures that the fitness centers is a safe, fun and clean environment. Must have: HS Diploma/GED or be able to acquire one within 1 year of employment, Exercise experience or personal trainer certification preferred, Must possess a current Washington State Driver’s license and first aid/CPR certification or able to obtain one within 90 days of hire .Able to attain NETA certification within 6 months employment or within 6 months of receiving GED. Supervisor: H Sharp

HEALTH BENEFITS ASSISTANT - CLOSE 12/02/16
Looking for self-motivated, highly skilled worker who is able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines in a timely manner. Must be able to decipher by interview what programs clients are eligible to receive, have good customer service skills, have computer skills, have knowledge of state insurance programs, be culturally sensitive, and provide outreach to clients in GH and Jefferson Counties. Must have: valid driver’s license, HS diploma/GED, computer skills and ability to type 40 wpm, obtain Tribal Assistors Certification within 6 months of hire, and pass background check. Supervisor: J Gill

FAMILY SERVICES PROGRAM ASSISTANT – CLOSE 12/02/16
Perform work requiring knowledge and experience that is specific to a program. Organize and perform work related operations independent of the daily administrative office needs of a supervisor. Represent the program to clients, participants, senior staff and/or QIN members. Must have: Valid Driver’s License; First Aid & CPR within 90 days of hire; HS education or equivalent; 2 years of increasingly responsible para-professional, technical or clerical experience of which 1 year in the specialized functional area may be required. Supervisor: A Brown

CONTRACT HEALTH SENIOR CLAIMS CLERK – CLOSE 12/02/16
The Senior Claims Clerk directs the work of claims clerks involved in the review, auditing, and processing of medical services claims. Review and interpret policy, billing instructions, and client eligibility. Must have: Associates degree with medical terminology OR 2 years’ experience as a claims clerk, OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisor: M Ralston

TANF INTERN CASEWORKER - CLOSE 12/09/16
The Intern Caseworker will work with the Lead Caseworker to establish good working relationships with the clients, agencies, businesses, and organizations who are or could be potential service provider to clients. Meet with each client periodically and consistently to ensure they are moving forward with the Family Service Program. Assist clients with resolving problems and seeking solutions in their efforts to become employable or employed. Assist the Site Coordinator in maintaining and updating each client's database and hard file. Respect and enforce the confidentiality of each client. Must have AA in social work or closely related field, and/or 1 year of college and 1 year experience in case management, or have 2 years of case management experience. Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance, and a valid driver's license. Must be willing to work flexible hours. Supervisor: K Pope

CONTRACT HEALTH CLERK - CLOSE 12/09/16
Perform general clerical duties involved in review, audit, and processing of hospital/medical services claims including responsibility for correspondence, telephone duties, and record keeping. Must have: HS diploma/GED, 1 year of clerical experience, and computer knowledge and skills. Supervisor: M Ralston

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT IV – QUINAULT FAMILY SERVICES - CLOSES 12/09/16
Performs a wide range of responsible clerical tasks, including bookkeeping, recordkeeping and other staff services to facilitate operation of the work unit. Must have: High school graduation or GED equivalent. Two years of clerical or administrative experience. Supervisor: A DeLaCruz

TEMPORARY SHELTER WORKERS (2 POSITIONS) - CLOSE 12/09/16
Two (2) Shelter Workers needed to provide support and connections to the individuals who are staying at the shelter. Assist with routine activities such as laundry and housekeeping. Assist and advocate for appropriate programs or services. Maintain guidelines as established. Respond to emergencies and notify appropriate personnel in a timely fashion. This position will be required to work a varied shift (weekdays or weekends) while residing at the Homeless Shelter in the evenings from 7 PM to 7 AM. HS Diploma/GED preferred, but not required, at least 1 year experience working with housing, vulnerable adults or homeless is preferred. One position will work up to 40 hours/week, the other position will work up to 30 hours/week. Must have: Demonstrate knowledge and experience working with at-risk people with complex needs in a similar working environment. Supervisor: D Martin

PART-TIME CUSTODIAN – HOQUIAM – CLOSE 12/09/16
This is a part time position (20 hours per week) and will not receive benefits. 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: A Capoeman

DEPUTY DIRECTOR COO – OPEN TILL FILLED
Provide direct support to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with respect to the internal administration and external businesses affairs of the Quinault Indian Nation. The Deputy Director assists in first line management capacity, administering Nation policies, procedures, functions of the Chief Operating Officer’s office, including day to day budget, policies, and procedures. Incumbent serves the COO. In addition, this position may assume a wide range of management responsibility for managing specified functions as may, from time to time, be assigned by the COO. Must have: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, i.e., or public or business administration. Five years’ of progressively responsible management experience in planning, organizing, and directing the administrative services in a public or business administration. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for the degree requirement. Valid Washington State Driver’s License. Supervisor: A Halstead

HEALTH SERVICES DIRECTOR- OPEN TILL FILLED
Incumbent will plan, organize, and direct comprehensive health care activities and overall administration of policy and direction for the Roger Saux Health Center, including Community Health Services and Charlotte Kalama Clinic. Directs program planning and development, program monitoring and evaluation, policy and procedure development, budget planning and monitoring, and health services contract and grant administration. Candidate must have Master's degree with major study in health care administration, public administration, business administration, or closely related field, or a BA may substitute with proven work experience and knowledge. Candidate must have administrative, consultative, or management experience in health services programs; 4 years· in a supervisory level may substitute for Master's degree with proven knowledge. Supervisor: A Halstead

CLINICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COORD. –OPEN TILL FILLED
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: L McDougle

DENTAL ASSISTANT – OPEN TILL FILLED
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: L McDougle

COUNSELOR IV – CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY– OPEN TILL FILLED
Functions as a contributing CDP with a reduced caseload providing up to 120 hours per month of direct counseling and case management services to patients; consisting of individual, group, family and educational services; including assessment, counseling and aftercare services. Direct counseling shall be reduced in accordance with Chapter 388-877B WAC. Must have: Certified as a chemical dependency professional (CDP) or a person who meets or exceeds the requirements of a certified CDP in the state of Washington, and would be eligible to take the examination required for certification. Has at least four thousand hours of experience in a state approved chemical dependency treatment agency in addition to the supervised experience hours required to become a CDP. Twenty-eight clock hours of recognized supervisory training may be substituted for one thousand hours of experience. Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university; and is qualified as a Chemical Dependency Professional. Meets the qualifications in WAC 246-811-049 Washington State Drivers License. Ability to pass a background check. Supervisor: E Sanchez

COUNSELOR V - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – OPEN TILL FILLED
Provide full range of professional health services to clients and the Nation, including assessment, intake, individual, family, martial, 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, LCPCC, LMFT, or licensed psychologist. Must pass background clearance. Supervisor: L. McDougle

SENIOR MANAGER - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – OPEN TILL FILLED
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

TEMP DIABETES/CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION EDUCATOR – OPEN TILL FILLED
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: L McDougal

DISPATCH/CORRECTIONS OFFICER TECH VI — OPEN TILL FILLED
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

WILDLIFE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER – OPEN TILL FILLED
Main duty will be wildlife 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. Knowledge of hunting areas and roadways, both on and off the reservation, is required. Supervisor: J Eison

FISHERIES ENFORCEMENT OFFICER – OPEN TILL FILLED
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

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST II – OPEN TILL FILLED
This is an intermediate accounting level position receiving minimal direction within the framework of broadly defined policies and procedures. Assist staff participating in a wide variety of fiscal activities such as preparation of reconciliations, reports, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, general ledger activity, and other fiscally-related activity such as purchasing, cashiering and other office support staff. Maintain all appropriate files. Must have: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, mathematics or related field; Two years professional accounting experience; an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for minimum education requirement. OR Six years of experience as a Fiscal Technician of which at least two years was spent performing professional accounting functions, particularly, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. Supervisor C Carpenter

SPECIAL PROJECTS FORESTER – OPEN TILL FILLED
Under the supervision of the Forest Manager, provides organization, supervision, and direction for the Technical Services & Support Section of the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) Department of Forestry including direct supervision of the QIN Inventory and Planning Foresters. Acts as Forestry’s liaison with grant funding agencies such as the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB). Acts as or provides direct support to Contracting Officers for grant-funded projects including administration of related budgets; and provides direct support to the Forest Manager and other Forestry Section Leaders in the preparation and monitoring of the Forestry budget and other administrative tasks. Must have: a bachelor’s degree with major study in forest management or other related natural resources field and four years progressively responsible experience in professional forest management activities. Successful candidate must have or be able to obtain a Washington State driver’s license and must have and maintain the ability to be insured under the QIN automobile insurance. Supervisor: Forest Manager

MANAGER OF FOREST – OPEN TILL FILLED
Quinault Indian Nation seeks to employ a Forest Manager to; manage, plan, organize, direct, implement and coordinate the activities for all forestry department programs for the Quinault Nation on the approximate 200,000 acre Quinault Reservation, including timber sales on all trust and tribal lands with an AAC of 47MMBF. The Forest Manager would oversee Forest Development, Wildland and Structure Fire, Road Management, Tribal and Trust Timber Harvest and Technical Support and Planning. The Forest Manager is responsible for day-to-day operations, administration, and implementation of forestry planning, management, and applied research, input to policy development, budget allocation, development of program work plans, and development, review and evaluation of long-term management plans. Collaborates with the Taholah Agency Superintendent and under the direct supervision of the Director of the Quinault Division of Natural Resources. Must have: Bachelor’s degree in forestry, forest management, forest engineering, forest economics, forest science, forest silviculture or related field. Master’s degree desirable. Five years of professional experience, one of which must have been at the senior forester or biologist level or equivalent OR Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or closely related field. Six years of administrative experience in a forestry management program policy-making level or six years of second-line supervisory experience of professional (related) forestry staff including two years of responsibility for developing and implementing forest management policies. WA State Drivers License or able to obtain within first month of employment, able to pass federal background check, able to maintain confidentiality. Supervisor: D Bingaman

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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