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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: Dec. 12th, 2014

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.

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

Provide child care and monitor day care children and activities. Duties are performed following clearly defined work procedures and priorities. Must meet the following: at least 18 years old; pass criminal background check; pass TB test, AIDS/HIV training, 1st aid and CPR training (including child CPR training) or obtain during probation period; 20 hours of STARS or obtain during probation, and attend on-going training (min. 10 hrs a year); attend yearly food training. Supervisor: J Johnson

Plan, develop, implement instructional programs in accordance with program requirements and guidelines, provide leadership for Early Head Start program curriculum development under the leadership of the Head Start Director. Must have Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or closely related field with 2 years administrative/supervisory experience; must have 3 years experience in Head Start, Early Head Start or Early Childhood field; OR HAVE an AA degree with CDA and 5 years experience in Early Childhood; OR HAVE the ability to obtain a CDA within one year of hire and enrolling in Early Childhood College classes and completing an AA degree within 3 years. Also at least 3 years experience working in an Early Childhood program. Must also have valid WA State Drivers’ License; food Handlers Permit or obtain within 1 month of hire; first Aid/CPR certification or obtain within 1 month of hire; and pass applicable physical examination, background check, and drug test. Supervisor: L Poplin

Perform work requiring knowledge and experience that is specific to a program. Organize and perform work related to program operations independent of the daily administrative office needs of a supervisor. Represent the program to clients, participants, senior staff and/or QIN members. Must have: Valid Driver’s License; First Aid & CPR within 90 days of hire; HS education or equivalent; 2 years of increasingly responsible para-professional, technical or clerical experience of which 1 year in the specialized functional area may be required. Supervisor: A Brown

This position is stationed at the Police Department and Court House, and will perform semi-skilled work in construction, maintenance, and repair of buildings, facilities, grounds, and equipment. Other duties include Perform custodial assignments to maintain the cleanliness and care of facilities, buildings and grounds of the PD and Court House. Must have HS diploma/GED, valid WA state driver’s license, and 2 years experience as a Maintenance Tech I or equivalent combination of education and experience; and have custodial experience. Supervisor: R Shale

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

Under the supervision of the CFO, the incumbent performs professional level economic development and planning, financial planning and analysis functions. Provides technical level assistance to the CFO in the completion of assigned projects and tasks. Regularly analyzes and interprets rules, regulations and policies and applies a broad range of planning management principles in assigned projects and tasks. Leads in the development of business and financial plans related to proposed new enterprises and projects and support enterprise managers in annual business plan development and cash flow and budget updates and other related duties as determined by the CFO (or designee). Must have: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Planning, Business Administration or closely related field, and 3-5 years of related experience. Preferred: Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Planning, Business Administration or closely related field; 5-8 years related experience; experience working within a Tribal government or Tribal Enterprise environment. Supervisor: K Aiken

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. Duties are performed following defined work procedures and priorities. 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; willing to attend classes to earn at least 10 hours continuing education in early childhood each year; attend yearly food training; at least 18 years of age; HS diploma/GED; valid Washington State Driver’s license; first aid/CPR training including child CPR training as well as 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: J Johnson

Perform a variety of technical office and field tasks related to timber sale layout and administration. Organize and perform field work, draft maps, contracts, environmental documents, and some appraisals. Must have: Bachelor’s degree with major study in forestry or related field, OR 4 years experience at the Forestry Tech 4 or 5 levels, OR equivalent combination of education and experience; and must have valid driver’s license. Supervisor: G Weist

Conducts quality assurance and performance improvement activities to ensure the highest quality and most effective delivery of services, compliance with AAAHC and Roger Saux Health Center (RSHC) policies and procedures, and patient safety standards. Provides clinical development, support services, and technical assistance and training to clinicians, managers, staff, and boards working for RSHC. 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. Assist RSCH staff as needed with quality improvement issues and projects. Oversees all health professional licensure and credentialing. Requirements include but not limited to: Licensed RN preferred with 3 years clinical experience; extensive experience (5+ years) in clinical setting with a Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Health Services Administration or Public Health, Tribal Administration, or Business Administration with 10 years working in a clinical environment, other applicable degrees may be considered); experience leading quality improvement efforts in a multi-specialty clinical setting or community health center preferred; and valid WA State driver’s license. Supervisor: L McDougle

The Quinault Indian Nation is recruiting for an experienced federal Indian law practitioner to serve as the in-house Attorney General responsible for the provision of legal services and representation to the Quinault Tribal Government and its entities. This full-time position oversees the Office of the Attorney General, under the executive branch of the Quinault government. The Quinault Nation is a tribal member and Indian preference employer. To apply, submit a completed application (available at, cover letter, resume, three (3) written references, and two (2) writing samples. Supervisor: F Sharp


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 Senior Program Asst/Cook*
**Cooks must have food handler’s card

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