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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
rbryson@quinault.org

Cheri Harris , HR. Representative
Phone: 360-276-8215 Ext: 577
Fax: 360-276-4191
cpotter@quinault.org

Contact Cheri or Raven Bryson for further information regarding job openings.
Click here for: QIN application
Click here for: current job openings PDF file


Job Openings: May 29th, 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.

A COMPLETED QIN APPLICATION must be received by close of business on the listed closing date for each position.

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III – CLOSE 06/05/15
Perform clerical and office duties for the C.D. program. Schedule patients, perform urinalysis on patients as needed, and create/maintain patient files. Must have HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, computer experience, ability to type 60 WPM, knowledge of chemical dependency, and maintain confidentiality. Supervisor: D Hagen

DAY CARE MANAGER – CLOSE 06/10/15
The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, controlling, and evaluating activities, and functions of the program including day-to-day budget policies, procedures, and staff supervision. The Center is licensed for 57 children, and employs 12 permanent staff and 8 on-call staff. Must meet the following requirements: minimum of 21 years of age; 2 years of supervisory and/or administrative experience working in a group setting w/children of the ages enrolled in the program; valid WA State Drivers License; valid food handlers permit (or obtain before employment); valid First Aid and CPR; pass applicable physical examinations, drug test, and criminal background check; 20 hours Stars training (or obtain w/in 6 months of employment); at least 45 college quarter credits in ECE or current CDA (transcript copy must be provided w/applications). Supervisor: P Baller

DAY CARE NUTRITION TECH II – CLOSES 06/12/15
Responsible for cooking daily meals and snacks for the childcare program, cleaning the kitchen, sweeping/mopping the floors, and washing and sanitizing dishes, tables, and chairs. Keep supplies, food items, refrigerators, freezers, and cabinets organized. Inform the Director when supplies are low. Follow procedures for meal planning, cooking, and serving as required by USDA Food Program. Must have: HS/GED; at least 18 years old; valid food handlers permit; pass criminal background checks and TB test; AIDS/HIV training; first aid/CPR including child CPR. Educational background in Early Childhood is preferred. Must be able to do simple math in serving correct requirements for food portions required by the USDA Food Program, read/prepare recipes, read/understand USDA Food service guidebook, follow direction, prepare meal count sheets, and meal count reports, keep area neat and clean and follow all proper food handling procedures and good health procedures. Supervisor: J Johnson

ACCOUNTING TECH II – CLOSE 06/12/15
Duties include prepare, audit, verify, and process final documents such as vouchers, purchase requests, invoices, receipts, payroll forms, and bank deposit verifications. Must have: HS/GED with 2 years of experience at Tech I level, OR have completed college, vocational, or business school training with 1 year of related experience. Supervisor: C Carpenter

TEMPORARY PART TIME QUEETS SUMMER LUNCH COOK – CLOSE 06/12/15
Oversee, prepare, and serve lunches in Queets. Adjust recipes to volume of demand. Maintain records and meal counts as needed. Grocery shop and/or order supplies as needed. Must have: HS/GED, 2 years cooking experience in an institutional setting, valid WA state driver’s license, and valid food handlers or obtain before employment. Supervisor: J Gonzales

BEAUTIFICATION CREW – CLOSE 06/12/15
Crew members are needed for Taholah and Queets. There will be one (1) Foreman 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

SENIOR PROGRAM NUTRITION TECH II (QUEETS) – CLOSE 06/05/15
Prepare, serve, and deliver Senior meals in Queets. Order food and supplies, set and clear tables, and record meal counts. Clean kitchen and equipment, ensure standards of sanitation and safety are met, operate standard kitchen equipment, and transport Seniors to functions. Must have: valid WA state driver’s license; HS diploma/GED; pass background check; food handler’s permit or ability to obtain before employment; and 2 years cooking experience in an institutional setting. Supervisor: L Brown

EHS FAMILY & COMMUNITY SPECIALIST I – CLOSE 06/18/15
Support Early Head Start families by utilizing organized methods to assist in meeting their goals. Provide services that will build upon the individual strengths of families while obtaining self-sufficiency. Establish and maintain collaborative working partnerships with community organizations to ensure optimal successes for Early Head Start children and families. Must have: HS diploma/GED; experience working with families, in an early childhood setting, or experience volunteering in EHS or HS program; computer skills; valid WA State Driver’s License; valid or obtain after hire: Food Handlers Permit, First Aid, CPR, and current physical and TB test; pass criminal background check and drug test; work non-traditional work hours to meet the needs of families; uphold child abuse reporting laws and requirements (annual training); and have excellent record-keeping and written/verbal communication skills. Supervisor: P Raya

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER – CLOSE 06/01/15
Experienced Environmental Planner to 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, Washington on the Olympic Peninsula. 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); minimum of 5 years environmental experience on related projects; proficiency with MS Office Suite required; and ArcGIS preferred. Supervisor: M Cardwell

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL – CLOSE 06/04/15
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/intakes; target case management; evidence-based treatment services including Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient; facilitate/co-facilitate co-occurring treatment modalities; 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 Hagen

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR – CLOSES 06/04/15
Investigate and analyze serious crimes including but not limited to drug offenses, violent crimes, and sexual offense crimes within the Quinault Reservation Boundaries. Incumbents must have arrest authority and are required to be commissioned law officers. Must have: Associate degree in criminal justice or police science, or allied field with emphasis on the investigation of criminal activity, 3 years experience in law enforcement as a commissioned officer, additional direct experience as a law enforcement officer analyzing serous and violent crimes, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute, must have completed a Federal or State certified law enforcement academy and be able to complete a criminal investigators training academy within a year, and been employed as a sworn Law Enforcement officer during the previous 12 months. No prior felony convictions that limit the ability to possess or carry a firearm, or misdemeanors involving firearm violations, theft, or excessive use of alcohol or controlled substances and domestic violence convictions. Must have acceptable driving record and a Valid WA State Driver’s License. Must be in good physical condition and pass physical examination and any other physical test given. Must pass drug and psychological test. Supervisor: C Butler

TANF CASEWORKER II – CLOSE 06/04/15
Employment & Training (E&T) Specialist to assist in placement, retention, and advancement of TANF E&T participants in the work force. Provide counseling and support to all employment participants in the service area. Act as liaison between participant, caseworker, employer, training institute, and other area resources. Must have: valid driver’s license; transportation and insurance; First Aide/CPR and AIDS training or obtain within 6 months of hire; WA State counseling certification or obtain within 6 months; able to travel to site locations; have at least 1 year experience working with adult learners; and have Associate degree in related field and/or enrolled in a full time college program, or have 2 years experience in teaching/counseling, or have equivalent combination of education/experience. Supervisor: B Peterson

DISPATCHER/CORRECTIONS OFFICER – CLOSE 06/04/15
Quinault Indian Nation in Taholah, WA seeks Dispatcher/Corrections Officer. 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

FORESTER 2 (NEG-SALES) AND FORESTER 1 OR 2 (PRE-SALES) – CLOSE 06/18/15
Quinault Indian Nation seeking one Forester 1 or 2 (pre-sales) and one Forester 2 (Neg-Sales) to perform forest harvest preparation activities including reconnaissance, harvest designation, boundary marking, cruising, spur road layout, forest products appraisals, and preparation of reports and sales contracts. Must have: BS in forest management or related field to qualify at Forester 1 level, plus at least 2 years experience at the Forester 1 or equivalent level; valid driver’s license; interpersonal skills; ability to work alone and in a team setting to achieve short- and long-term goals. Must pass federal background check. Supervisor: L Gordon

PLANNING MANAGER– CLOSE 06/08/15
Under the guidance of the Director of Community Services, manage the Department of Community Development, including: supervising staff, budgeting, reporting, land use planning, economic development planning, capital improvement planning, long range planning, data collection and related records management. The incumbent is also responsible for research and development of comprehensive planning services with administrative responsibilities for ensuring compliance with building and zoning codes, and the Nation’s comprehensive plan. Must have: Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, planning, or closely related field; 5 years progressively responsible professional experience in social, community, or economic development planning; 2 of the 5 years must include experience putting planning principles into practice, preferably in depressed and developing economies; 2 years supervisory experience; or actual work experience in supervisory and/or management fields may be substituted for formal educational degree as part of an approved and followed QIN career development plan. Supervisor: M Cardwell

POLICE OFFICER (2 POSITIONS) – CLOSE 06/18/15
Quinault Nation Police Department seeks two (2) Police Officers,. Duties include enforcing Law & Order, community-oriented policing, investigations, and arrests. Must have HS Diploma/GED and be 21 yrs old upon commissioning. 2 yrs public safety experience or college coursework desirable. No prior felony convictions or domestic arrests; no substance/alcohol abuse or history of substance/alcohol abuse; able to pass background check, drug test, psychological and polygraph tests; and adhere to strict confidentiality policies. Must be in good physical condition to perform duties, have valid WA state driver’s license and good driving record. Supervisor: R Belcher

WE ALWAYS ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING ON-CALL 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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