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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

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

Contact Misty Schmidt for further information regarding job openings.
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Job Openings: Feb. 1st, 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.

New applications must be turned in for the 2016 season. Tree planting start Feb. 8, 2016. Supervisor: J Hargrove

TEMP. NATURAL RESOURCES TECH I, II. OR III (Lake Broodstocker) – CLOSE 02/05/16
Responsible for performing various field and lab data collection duties, including night/weekend scheduling. Provide technical support related to fisheries management (water sampling, fish/shellfish collection, tagging) involving strenuous activity and working independently. Valid license required. Applicants must show qualifications to determine if eligible at 1, 11, or III level. Supervisor: M Figg

STUDENT PLANNING INTERN (2 positions) – (Re-advertisement) CLOSE 02/12/16
Work with planning staff to produce the Taholah Village Relocation Master Plan. Tasks may include research, community outreach, preparation of land use graphics and other assignments. Students should have a demonstrated work ethic an interest in city planning, resource management, architecture, engineering, or landscape architecture is desirable, but not required. This position would be 6 to 10 hours per week. Must currently be an enrolled high school student, grade average must be maintained above 2.0 GPA and work attendance and performance will be evaluated quarterly. Supervisor: C. Warsinske

Assist the Recreation Supervisor in the organization, direction and implementation of community recreational, social, cultural, and athletic activities for the Quinault Indian Nation. Provide consultation to community groups on recreational activities and cultural events with a strong emphasis on youth and elderly programs. Must have: 6 months experience working or volunteering with youth and/or elders; Valid WA State Driver’s License; HS diploma or equivalent; current license or certification, such as Water Safety certification or equivalent issued by the American Red Cross or YMCA may also be required; have or obtain a CPR/1st aide card and Food Handler’s card within 3 months of employment. Supervisor: J Peterson

FISCAL TECHNICIAN II (Payroll clerk) -(Re-advertisement) CLOSE 2/12/15
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. Must have: HS diploma/GED, two years as a Fiscal Technician I, Completion of college, vocational technical or business school training in accounting or bookkeeping may substitute for one year of the specialized experience in fiscal technician activities or Three years of fiscally oriented clerical experience including two years in either an accounting/bookkeeping or payroll activity. Supervisor: L Black

Fisheries needs up to 25 seasonal workers in Queets from March through July 2016. First hiring wave will be 02/21/16. Applications are accepted throughout the season to create a roster. Personnel will be activated from this roster as needed. Rate of pay is $11.11 - $13.17 per hour DOQ, up to 40 hours per week. Must be drug free and be willing to submit a UA. Desired qualifications include: enrolled Quinault Tribal member; prior fisheries experience; valid Driver’s License; history of reliability; capable of strenuous activity; willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. For more info, call Larry Parker at 360-962-3331, Cheryl Charles at 360-962-2051, or Human Resources at 360-276-8211. You may pick up and submit applications at Queets Fisheries Bldg., Queets Tribal Office, or Taholah HR Office. You may call the Taholah HR office to check if you already have an application on file or if you need to complete a new application. Supervisor: L Parker

Position will carry out a variety of health service duties. Must have: HS Diploma/GED; 2 years training or work experience related to community health program or nursing (paid or volunteer) in health education; valid WA driver’s license; First Aid/CPR; and must submit driving abstract. Supervisor: P Baron

ON CALL ROAD MAINTENANCE WORKERS: Taking applications for on-call Road Maintenance list. Various classifications to assist with road maintenance /winter storm related work. Need to be available if called. Classifications: Flaggers, Equipment Operators, Laborers, and CDL Drivers. Must be able to work in winter weather conditions, be able to lift 50 lbs., and have experience using chain saws and tree removal. Must provide a copy of non-expired flagging card or CDL if applying for those 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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