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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: Aug 28th, 2015

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.

This is a temporary position and will not have benefits. Candidates must have excellent organizational, communication, and customer services skills. Candidate will perform general clerical duties involved in review, audit and processing of pharmacy/medical services claims including responsibilities for correspondence, telephone duties, and record keeping. Must have: HS diploma or equivalent, and experience in pharmacy billing process, some knowledge in computer use, and RPMS. Supervisor: M Ralston

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 is a grant-funded position and is scheduled to end employment 09/30/16. Primary duty will be to supervise the Relocation Master Plan. Provide leadership regarding urban design, budgeting, managing consultants, and working with other QIN staff and federal agencies. Lead public presentations and community meetings regarding the project. Must have: Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) with emphasis in urban planning, community planning or a closely related field, and 5 years of related progressively responsible professional planning experience; OR have an equivalent combination of training and experience, typically including 10 years of experience if without a graduate degree as described above. Experience in a public, tribal and/or community master planning agency is preferred. Must also have valid WA State driver’s license. AICP certification is desirable, but not mandatory. Supervisor: C Warsinske

This person will work part time while being enrolled in college classes to work toward obtaining a college degree in construction management. This is both a technical and developmental position created to train and develop a young, goal-oriented Quinault member into a professional certified Construction Manager professional. This position requires a 4 year commitment to obtain both on the job training and completion of college. Must have valid driver’s license, HS Diploma or equivalent, be enrolled Quinault, effective communication skills, and computer skills. Supervisor: T Dineen

Knowledge of self-help treatment models, ASAM, individual & group treatment modalities. 2 yrs experience in substance abuse or related field desired. Duties include CD assessments and intakes; target case management; provide evidence-based treatment services including Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient; facilitate/co-facilitate co-occurring treatment modalities; provide outreach. Must have HS Diploma/GED, CDP certification required, and no history of use or abuse of drugs/alcohol during three (3) years prior to employment. Supervisor: D Overton

Perform professional level human resource assignments in multiple areas of the human resource function such as classification, recruitment and selection, compensation, disability accommodation, employee relations, training, and organizational development. Regularly analyze and interpret rules, regulations and policies, and apply knowledge of a broad range of human resource management principles and practices in all human resource functional areas. Must have: Associates degree in human resources management, business administration, or closely related field AND 2 years of administrative experience in human resources administration, management, or administrative analysis; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience MAY substitute for the required degree. Supervisor: R Bryson

DAY CARE TEACHER TECH II (Lead Teacher) – CLOSE 08/28/15
Provide care and supervision to assigned age group. Work with children, parents, and other staff to ensure continuity of care is maintained throughout the day. Implement daily schedule of the classroom. Ensure children are involved in activities that meet social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs. Be actively engaged with children. Requirements include but not limited to: documented child development education or work experience, or complete the 20 hours of STARS training within 6 months of becoming a lead teacher; attend classes to earn at least 10 hours continuing education in early childhood each year; attend yearly food training; at least 18 years old; HS diploma/GED; valid WA State Driver’s license; first aid/CPR including child CPR training and AIDS/HIV training or obtain after employment; food handlers permit or obtain after employment; must have TB test immediately after employment; pass a criminal background check and drug testing upon hiring as well as periodic checks for both. Supervisor: C Spivey

BIOLOGIST IV (Timber, Fish, & Wildlife) – CLOSE 08/28/15
This position is grant funded and will end when the grant funding ends. Entry level biologist needed to review proposed natural resource activities with the Usual and Accustomed area and fee properties within the reservation. This position will work both alone and as part of a multi-agency interdisciplinary team to review proposed timber activities. Monitor private and state activities that are within areas of co-management responsibilities of the QIN. Assist in field studies, ensure compliance with environmental protection plans and policies, and implementation of fish and wildlife protection. Must have Bachelor degree with major in wildlife, fisheries, or biological science; 1 year professional experience in natural resource related field; valid driver’s license with ability to obtain WA driver’s license after hire. Supervisor: D Ravenel

Up to 3 workers for the fall 2015 season. $11.11-$13.17 per hour, DOQ, up to 40 hours/week for mid-September 2015 to January 2016. Desired qualifications include: good jet boat operator, gillnet fishing experience, enrolled Quinault Tribal member, prior fisheries experience, valid driver’s license, history of reliability, capable of strenuous activity, and willing to work flexible schedule including nights/weekends. A roster will be created from applications received. Personnel will be active from this roster as needed. Supervisor: L Parker

FISHERIES TECH II OR III AT PEN REARING (Fish Culturist 1 or 2) – CLOSE 08/28/15
CORRECTION: Position located at Pen Rearing Hatchery. This person is responsible for performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties in support of fish hatchery, and includes night/weekend scheduling. Perform and assist in fish hatchery functions including but not limited to: trapping fish; spawn taking; incubating eggs; raising fish; maintenance of hatchery facilities, equipment, and grounds; and assemble and repair nets for broodstocking and pen culture. All duties involve strenuous activity and the ability to work independently. Must have valid WA state driver’s license and HS diploma/GED. Preference given to tribal members with related experience. Supervisor: M Figg

Position is located at the Tribal Court and is responsible for fulfilling data collection requirements by inputting data into the court’s case management software program (Justware). Must have: HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, at least 21 years of age and of good moral character with no conviction or been found guilty of a felony, no misdemeanors within the last year, and must be bondable. Supervisor: B Rowell

Main duty will be forestry enforcement. This is a law enforcement position and applicants are required to have the minimum qualifications required for all law enforcement positions by the QIN. This position will provide enforcement patrols of the areas the QIN regulates for hunting for tribal members, both on and off the reservation. Basic police training and/or previous law enforcement experience preferred, 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 on and off the reservation is required. Supervisor: J Eison

Assist in the preparation of environmental protection standards and regulations and a Shoreline Regulatory Management Plan. This is a 3-year position that will be located in Taholah. Must have: Bachelors in Environmental Planning, Environmental Sciences, Coastal Management, or related field (Master’s degree and experience working for/with Indian tribes a plus); experience composing environmental documents for related projects and public outreach desired; proficiency with MS Office Suite required; and ArcGIS preferred. Supervisor: C. Warsinske

OFFICER TECH VI (Dispatcher/Corrections Officer) – CLOSE 09/11/15
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

Request for Proposal:
RF Propagation and Terrain analysis for
Community Broadband Network [RFP MIS2015-01]
August 24, 2015

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to invite prospective vendors to submit a proposal to supply their expertise and services to assist the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) in creating a Broadband Network for community citizens to use.


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