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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: 4610
Fax: 360-276-4191

Misty Schmidt
Quinault Indian Nation
HR Specialist IV
360-276-8211 x 4611
1-888-616-8211 x 4611
Fax: 360-276-4191

Contact Misty Schmidt for further information regarding job openings.
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Job Openings: Jan 18th, 2018

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!

New applications must be turned in for the 2018 season. Meeting January 18, 2018 at QDNR Conference Room. Supervisor: J Hargrove

Perform professional level human resource assignments in multiple areas of the Human Resources areas, such as classification, recruitment, screening and selection, compensation, disability accommodation, employee relations, training, and organizational development. Regularly analyze and interpret rules, regulations, and policies, an apply knowledge of a broad range of human resources management principles and practices in all human resource functional areas. Must have: Associates degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration Management, or Administrative Analysis, and 2-years of administrative experience in Human Resources Administration, Management, or Administrative Analysis. An equivalent combination of education and experience MAY substitute for the required degree. Supervisor: R Bryson

Plan and provide a full range of secretarial services for a department director or division manager. Duties include gathering and drafting or preparing responses to inquiries, typing a variety of material, screening phone calls, organizing filing systems and arranging for necessary office services. The Senior Secretary is responsible for performing high quality work with limited or general supervision. The position requires the use of initiative and good judgment; knowledge and understanding of the Quinault Nation and the department’s functions. As required, incumbents are responsible for the coordination and review of clerical support staff within the assigned department or division. Must have: High school education or GED, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Additional business courses in office practices are desirable. Three years of increasingly responsible experience as a Secretary is required
Supervisor: M Papp

SPECIALIST V - NUTRITION – (Re-advertisement) - CLOSE 1/26/18
Provide professional nutrition consultation services through education, counseling and program consultation throughout the Quinault Indian reservation, work with the WIC program to provide administrative services, supervise program staff members, willing to learn about traditional food practices. Must have: Master’s degree in public health or community nutrition, OR bachelor’s degree with major study in public health, community nutrition, or dietetics; AND 2 years’ experience in nutrition and food services management. Registered as a Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association or registration eligible. Valid Washington State driver’s license.

OBESITY/NUTRITION EDUCATOR - (Re-advertisement) - CLOSE 1/26/18
Provide nutrition education services for youth and families to encourage adopting healthy food practices and active lifestyles throughout the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN). Manage and assist in writing/planning childhood obesity grants. Plan, schedule and deliver basic nutrition classes, food demonstrations, and other activities necessary to meet the objectives of the childhood obesity program. Provide and coordinate one-on-one nutrition consulting with parents and child to develop a wellness plan. Work with the fitness and wellness team to achieve a dietary and fitness plan. Must have: Registered Dietitian with a bachelor's degree in Nutrition or Dietetics related field and minimum 2 years experience in Nutrition., community nutrition. Registered Dietitian (RD) license. Valid Washington State driver's license. CPR card. Supervisor: T Harrington

Quinault Nation EMS is a rural ALS ambulance service that provides emergent care and transport including long distance inner-facility transports. Full-time employees must be available to work all shifts including weekends, as well as be able to respond to emergent details alter regularly scheduled hours. Must have: GED or High School Diploma, minimum of one year field- active EMT-B experience, current non-expired State of Washington EMT certificate, Washington State Driver’s License, current Healthcare Provider CPR certification w/AED, pass extensive background check, urinalysis and acceptable driving record, Grays Harbor County Medical Program Director approved, lift a minimum of 150 pounds.

Performs assigned duties according to tribal ordinances, resolutions, plans and other local and government agencies, ordinances and resolutions. Coordinates and directs the planning, organization, control, training and implementation of the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) emergency management activities, carries out the duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Quinault Indian Nation Tribal Operation Director. Must have: AA in Communications, Education, Emergency Management, Business Administration or Public Administration or 3-years of professional related experience in emergency management, community organizing, or other related area.Training/Education in Incident Command System (ICS), Training/Education or knowledge of National Incident Management System. Supervisor: M James

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

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