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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: Apr. 24th, 2017

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!

FISH CLIPPING - A new fish clipping application must be completed for the season. Supervisor: D Fielding

Crew members are needed for Taholah and Queets. There will be two (2) Foreman one in each village. There will be sixteen (16) Laborers eight in each village. Crew members must be able to work during all types of weather and perform up-keep of the maintenance of the buildings, grounds, and streets within the villages. A valid WA state driver’s license is needed for the supervisors. Preference will be given to active fishermen. Supervisor: T Dineen

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 two 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.

The community gardener Lead will provide guidance and oversight of plants and community wellness gardens of Taholah and Queets. Responsible for ensuring the conceptualization, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities and ensuring that they are carried out in accordance with grant objectives and guidelines, policies and procedures of the Roger Saux Health Center and Quinault Indian NationHS/GED; Master Gardner certification/degree and 2 years’ experience with gardening applications: To include garden planting, soil types and garden cultivation Experience with providing gardening education to community members at all age levels Experience with data collection and garden management.

QIN is seeking to hire two (2) Wildland Senior/Lead Firefighters and two (2) Wildland Fire Engine Captains for the 2017 fire season. Engine Captain Must have: HS diploma/GED; 18 years old; valid driver’s license or obtain within 1 month of hire; no felony convictions; and pass pack test. Engine Crew must have: HS diploma/GED; 18 years old; valid WA license; no felony convictions; and pass pack test. 3 years experience of wildland fire, Current CPR/First Aide Card All applicants must submit certificates/red cards to show qualifications. Supervisor J Preston

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. Supervisor: N Underwood-Jackson

Seeking an experienced individual to provide planning services for land use development, including preparing land use plans, preparing investigative reports on proposed land use actions, and prepare maps and diagrams for land use proposals. Minimum Qualifications: a Degree in Planning/Public Administration or closely related field and 2 years’ experience. Work includes providing overall planning services for land use, transportation, economic development, capital improvements, strategic planning, and mapping. Supervisor: M Cardwell

Senior Assistant Attorney General for Children and Elder Services provide legal counsel and representation to the Nation's Family Services Department and Child Support Services Program. The successful candidate will have experience working with the Indian Child Welfare Act, minor-in-need-of-care cases, Title IV-E and tribal child support, and other child and elder welfare laws. At least five years of experience practicing law with a minimum of three years in Indian Country is preferred. Must be member in good standing of WSBA, or ability to obtain membership within 6 months of hire. Please submit a completed application, cover letter, resume and two writing samples.

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

Provide full range of professional health services to clients and the Nation, including assessment, intake, individual, family, martial, group, consultation, and outreach services. Must have: Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology from accredited institution; at least 2-years direct clinical experience; valid WA State Driver’s License; licensed in any state with LICSW, LMHC, LCPCC, LMFT, or licensed psychologist. Must pass background clearance. Supervisor: L. McDougle

Functions as a contributing CDP with a reduced caseload providing up to 120 hours per month of direct counseling and case management services to patients; consisting of individual, group, family and educational services; including assessment, counseling and aftercare services. Direct counseling shall be reduced in accordance with Chapter 388-877B WAC. Must have: Certified as a chemical dependency professional (CDP) or a person who meets or exceeds the requirements of a certified CDP in the state of Washington, and would be eligible to take the examination required for certification. Has at least four thousand hours of experience in a state approved chemical dependency treatment agency in addition to the supervised experience hours required to become a CDP. Twenty-eight clock hours of recognized supervisory training may be substituted for one thousand hours of experience. Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university; and is qualified as a Chemical Dependency Professional. Meets the qualifications in WAC 246-811-049 Washington State Drivers License. Ability to pass a background check. Supervisor: E Sanchez

DENTAL ASSISTANT – Re-advertisement - CLOSES 4/28/17
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: N Underwood

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 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: N Underwood

Will serve as the QIN/RSHC Diabetes/Diabetes Prevention Nurse Educator. Provide case management and counseling to diabetes/ pre-diabetic patients. Ensure that all programmatic activities are carried out in accordance with IHS standards of care, RSHC policies and procedures and documented in patients EHR. Must have: Minimum ADN or BSN in Nursing in Washington State. Experience and knowledge in Public Health, Physical Activity, Nutrition or other relevant health or community education field preferred. At least 5 years of current nursing experience preferred. Must possess a current Washington state driver’s license and Healthcare CPR certification; Current RN Professional license in Washington State. Supervisor: N Underwood

The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator conducts quality assurance and performance improvement activities to ensure the highest quality and most effective delivery of services and compliance with AAAHC, Roger Saux Health Center (RSHC) Policies and Procedures, patient safety standards. This position provides clinical development and support services, and technical assistance and training to clinicians, managers, staff and boards working for RSHC. The areas of clinical quality, clinical operations and practice management, including quality improvement activities, are targeted with the goal of improving clinical services to reduce health disparities in medical, dental, behavioral health clinics and activities. This position leads the Quality Improvement Committee. The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator will assist other RSCH staff as needed with quality improvement issues and projects. Additionally, the QA Coordinator oversees all health professional licensure and credentialing. Must have: Licensed Registered Nurse is preferred. Extensive experience (5 plus years) in a clinical setting with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Health Services Administration or Public Health, no substitutions) will be considered in lieu of a license. Experience leading quality improvement efforts in a multi-specialty clinical setting, or community health center is preferred. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within medical or the healthcare field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Ability to analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Ability to use computer efficiently and read computer reports and correspondence, including the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner Experience leading and facilitating groups. Valid Washington State driver’s license. Supervisor: N Underwood

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

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