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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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Click here for: current job openings PDF file

Openings: March 25, 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.

FISH CLIPPING – A new application must be completed for this season. Supervisor: T Jurasin

TREE PLANTING Applications are available at HR or QDNR. Supervisor: JHargrove

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. Responsible for efficient operation of the Enforcement and Surveillance Depts. Work with Casino Management to ensure asset protection, ensuring productivity and profitability. Requirements: at least 3 years of surveillance experience; 3 years supervisor experience; knowledge of Table games, Internal Controls, Compacts, and Title 70; written and oral communication skills; math and analytical skills; advanced computer skills with proficiency in spreadsheets, databases, and word processing; customer service skills; ability to address issues of enforcement while maintaining a positive relationship with those impacted; maintain a valid Tribal Gaming license; be at least 21 years of age. Supervisor: C Baller

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. Prepare and maintain health and medical records using Electronic Health Record. Ensure timely and accurate preparation, maintenance, analysis, and disposition of records and reports on patient illness and treatment, scanning documents and identifying alternate resource verification and referrals. Work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Must have: HS diploma or GED, valid driverís license, AND completion of an accredited Medical Record Technician Course with eligibility for registration by the American Medical Record Association as an Accredited Record Technician, OR 1 year of Medical Office Assistant Experience; 1 year front line staff experience; and CPR Card or obtain within 6 months. Supervisor: L Williams

Position will last up to six (6) months. Perform work requiring knowledge and experience that is specific to the Family Services program and operations. Must have valid WA State driverís license, pass background check, type 45+ WPM, and have at least an AA degree, preferably in a related field, OR have 2 years of increasingly responsible para-professional, technical, or clerical experience. Supervisor: A Acosta

Forestry has an opening for two (2) field crew members. This individual must be in good physical condition and able to work in the outdoors under all weather conditions. The individual must be able to work as a team with the other crewmembers and/or Forestry staff and follow the direction and supervision of his/her supervisors. Duties to be performed will include precommercial thinning, tree planting, road clearing/brushing, conifer release, seeding and mulching, fertilization, site preparation and other duties as assigned. It is desired that the individual have experience using a chainsaw, working outdoors, tree planting or other natural resource work. Must have: valid driverís license, HS diploma or GED, able to lift 50 pounds and carry heavy loads, and be at least 18 years old. Supervisor: J Mitchell

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: D Conger

Supervisor of the QIN Beautification Program year round, working 3 days in Taholah and 2 days in Queets. Responsibilities include: scheduling work activities for the crew; making sure necessary tools, equipment, materials, and supplies are available and working; keep both communities free of debris/garbage; process seasonal crew hiring documents; coordinate with summer YOP coordinator for youth placement. Work is physically taxing and requires being outdoors in all kinds of weather and sometimes to prevent or repair weather related issues Requirements: pass criminal background check; know how to operate general yard maintenance equipment; know how to operate motorized equipment such as trimmers, lawnmowers, chainsaws, and a variety of hand tools; valid WA State driverís license with a driving record that is able to be insured through the Nationís car insurance. Supervisor: M Cardwell

Technical writer and funding researcher for Grants & Contracts Dept. Responsibilities include duties which require special judgment, skills, training, and/or experience. Must have: minimum of AA degree, at least 3 years experience as a grant or technical writer, and experience working with and/or administering federal programs. Supervisor: J Law

Permanent position located in Taholah. Candidates must reside within 2 hours of travel time to fire station, able to work weekends and holidays, able to be away from home for 21 days on assignment, pass drug test, and have no felony convictions. Must have: Minimum of 2-year technical degree in Forestry/Natural Resources or equivalent experience at a Forestry Technician level in forestry and/or fire/fuels management; Must have experience with wildland fire suppression and maintain currency as ICT 5, and must obtain ICT 4 within two years; maintain currency as single resource crew-boss or engine boss and RXB3 and/or be capable of gaining these currencies with appropriate training and experience within 2 years; valid driverís license; pass standard Federal Firefighting fitness test for arduous as well as a fire fighter physical; must have all the ICS-100 through ICS-800 FEMA fire courses. Supervisor: J Orr


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