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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: August 27, 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 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. This position is located in the village of Taholah at the Quinault Tribal Court. Must have: valid driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, clear criminal history background check, good moral character with no conviction or found guilty of a felony, be at least 21 years of age, and be bondable. Supervisor: B Rowell

Work with an assigned caseload of up to 12 Early Head Start families to support parents in strengthening their skills as the primary educators of their children. Align all actions to support agency mission by ensuring all policy and procedures support ethical behavior and demonstrates integrity in all actions. Must have: HS diploma/GED, at least 2 years experience working children & families in a human service setting, pass a physical exam & TB screening, meet WCAP background clearance requirements, and must have adequate transportation and a valid driver's license. Supervisor: J Marchand

Drivers will provide a safe, reliable, and friendly transportation to customers for shuttle service from Taholah to Pacific Beach (to connect with GH Transit) and back with specific stops. Must have: HS diploma/GED, at least 6 months related experience, valid CDL license (class A or B with passenger endorsement); current DOT physical required; current 3 year driving abstract; and meet other requirements as necessary. Supervisor: M Cardwell

Establish and maintain a learning environment in Head Start classroom in accordance with program philosophy and principles. Must have: Valid WA State driver’s license; food handlers, first aid, and CPR or obtain before employment; TB test; pass applicable physical examination and drug testing; pass criminal background clearance and periodic WSP record checks. Must have 1 of the following education credentials: associate, Bachelor’s, or advanced degree in ECE; associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to ECE, with experience teaching preschool age children; baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to ECE with experience teaching preschool-age children; OR Bachelor’s degree in any field and admitted into the Teach for America program, passed 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

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 a 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: L McDougle

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

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

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

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


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

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