Tribal Employment

The Human Resources Department provides support for all phases of the employement relationship, from recruitment to the employment policies and procedures that guide the day-to-day operations of all departments and programs of the Tribe. 

MISSION: The mission of the Human Resources Department is to foster a healthy employment environment that is supportive of the personal and professional goals of individual employees as well as the service goals of the Tribe as an employer.

  

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1) Tribal Preference

2) Benefits

3) Application

4) Positions Available

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Tribal Preference

Federal law recognizes the inherent authority of Indian tribes and tribal organizations to exercise an employment preference for their own members and other Indians. This is often referred to as tribal or Indian preference.

Accordingly, preference in all aspects of employment with the Tribe will be given

1) First, to enrolled members of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe,

2) Second, to Port Gamble S'Klallam descendents and parents of enrolled Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Member children, 

3) Third to other Indians enrolled in any federally recognized tribe, and

4) Fourth to non-Indian candidates.

This preference is for the purpose of furthering the goals of self-determination and employment opportunities for the Tribe and its members.  

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Benefits

Hours per Week Benefits
30-40 Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance/401K/Short & Long Term Disability/Annual Leave/Sick Leave/Personal Leave/Birthday Leave/Funeral Leave/Holidays
20-29 401K/Pro-Rated Annual Leave/Pro-Rated Sick Leave/Pro-Rated Personal Leave/Pro-Rated Birthday Leave/Pro-Rated Funeral Leave/Holidays

 

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To Apply

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An application is required for ALL postitions. Email your application and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail them attention Human Resources to the address below. You may also drop it off at the Tribal Center Reception. Final candidates must also pass a pre employment background screening and drug testing.

All Applications are due by 4:30pm of the closing date.

Human Resources
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe
31912 Little Boston Road NE
Kingston, WA 98346

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Positions Available (unless otherwise marked closed)

Position

FT/PT

Positions

Available

Closing Date

Status

Elders Program Cook  PT (on-call)  1 Open Until Filled  Open
Physicians Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner (Contract) 1 day/wk 1 Open Until Filled Open
Infant/Toddler Teacher Assistant PT (30 hrs/wk) 1 07/25/16 Closed
4 Year Old Lead Preschool Teacher FT 1 07/25/16 Closed
Housing Maintenance Mechanic FT 1 08/01/16 Open
Probation Officer FT 1 08/08/16 Open
Health Services Director FT 1 Open Until Filled Open

 

Elders Program Cook

Job Summary:

The Elder’s Cook on-call will function under the direct supervision of the Elders Program Manager and in cooperation with Tribal staff. The Elder Cook on call will perform skilled cooking duties and food.

Duties Include:

  • Prepare and cook food for the elders lunch program and ensure meals adhere to USDA required nutritional standards.
  • Delivers to elder's residences of the S'Klallam community when necessary
  • Plans cycle menus with Tribal nutritionist;
  • Participates in large-scale preparation and service of food;
  • Prepares main entrees as directed; anticipates and performs preliminary preparation necessary for next day's meals;
  • Prepares meals according to standard recipes, menus, or verbal instructions;
  • Inspects food being prepared to ensure proper quantity, quality, and handling;
  • Operates cooking and kitchen equipment; for example, operates mixers, ovens, choppers, shredders, steamers, grills, grinders, steam kettles, fry kettles, and other food equipment;
  • Assists in preparing menus and determining amount of food to meet menu requirements; keeps records; makes reports; plans meals, adjusts recipes to volume of demand;
  • Will accommodate special staff meetings, as well as food prep for elder population
  • Other duties as assigned and appropriate for this position.

Qualifications:

  • Education:   High School Education or Completion of GED required.
  • Experience: Two years experience working with older adults. Experience in large scale meal preparation.
  • License: Valid Washington State Drivers License
  • Background Check: Able to pass a criminal background finger print check and drug screen.

 

Requirements:

  • Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn word-processing, spreadsheet and other software programs.
  • Filing, typing, and record keeping as needed
  • Frequently required to walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to stand and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Travel Requirements:

  • Local travel required, Statewide and out of state travel may be required.

Community Health Repreasentative (CHR)

Job Summary:

The Community Health Representative serves to enhance and protect the quality of life for tribal members within the service delivery area, through outreach to Health Clinic patients and clients in order to maximize the effective utilization of available health care, health education, disease prevention dental, mental health and social services. The position operates under the direct supervision of the Health Center Business Office Manager the guidance of the Director of Health Services and Medical Director.

Duties Include:

  • Educating: Assists individuals and families in the timely, effective and appropriate use of health facilities, resources and preventative and curative practices and services. Informs, community members of the services available at the S’Klallam Health Center and other resources in our area, provides appropriate informative materials.
  • Home/Hospital Visits: Provides home visits for community members who are hospitalized, physically or mentally disabled or homebound, as directed by Tribal Health Clinic staff and/or outside medical providers.
  • Resource Access Assistance: Assists individuals interpreting eligibility requirements, completing necessary forms and applications and problem solving with various health and social services agencies and providers.
  • Patient Treatment and Self-Care: Assists clients and patients with the proper use of medication and implementation of treatment and self-care plans as directed by Health Services and outside medical providers. Provides consistent ongoing contact with patients with chronic health problems and/or confined to nursing or extended care facilities. Assists elders in the implementation of exercise, walking and stretching routines outlined by health care providers.
  • Medication distribution: Pick up and deliver all prescriptions to eligible community members, in accordance with established policies and procedures. (Elders, disabled) under the guidance of the Community Health Nurse.
  • Transporting, Advocacy and Liaison: Transports clients to health care facilities as necessary, in accordance with established policies and procedures. Accompanies clients to health providers, facilitates communication and acts as patient advocate.
  • Paratransit: Responsible for implementation of the Paratransit Services contract. This includes tracking client eligibility, completion and submission of billing forms, and participation with agency audits.
  • Meetings: Attends and participates in various community meetings and staff committees whose goals directly or indirectly relate to the S’Klallam Community Health Representative program objectives.
  • Health Fairs and Other Community Events: Coordinates and prepares information and topics for community health fairs and other types of tribal events focused on health education, exercise and other disease prevention activities.
  • Personal Contacts: Maintains regular contacts of a positive nature with elders, staff, and community members and as effective liaison with Indian Health Service, DSHS, Health Department, Tribal dentist, local physicians and medical service providers, local fire department staff, and others to accomplish S’Klallam Health Clinic objectives and preserve good public relations.
  • Reporting: Produces and distributes written and/or verbal reports to Health Clinic staff and outside providers in a timely manner as directed.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Licensing:, First Aid Certification. Defensive Driving Certification are required.
  • Other: Basic computer skills and the ability to learn word-processing, spreadsheet and other software programs are required
  • Valid Washington Driver’s license and acceptable 3 year driving history.

Other Requirements:

  • All Heath Services Department staff members who provide client transportation services, whether full-time, part-time, on-call or volunteer, will be subject to quarterly drug testing. All CHRs will be tested no less than annually.
  • Provide transport for clients and patients in Tribally-owned vehicles to health care appointments  and other transports as assigned and referring any inappropriate client and/or patient to the Health Center Business Office Manager for resolution.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Local, statewide and out of state travel may be required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to finger, handle, reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Normal audio and visual acuity

 

Legal Counsel for Child Support (Contract)

Proposal Due by July 15, 2016

Background of Tribe and Intent

Vision

“Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe uses our many resources to maintain a proud, strong, healthy, educated community that uses innovation to ensure all our people enjoy a good quality of life.”

Mission: The mission of the government of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is to improve the quality of life for all tribal members. We accomplish this through decision-making that considers future generations, competent administration and management, preservation and protection of our rich cultural heritage and natural resources, the enhancement of economic opportunities, and the protection of tribal sovereignty through determining our own destiny.

Brief Description of Tribe

The Port Gamble S'Klallam Reservation is located on the northern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State. It is situated on Port Gamble Bay, for generations an important natural resource for Native Americans. The Port Gamble S'Klallam Indian Tribe has been increasing its interaction with its neighbors in the North Kitsap area, making it known that it is concerned about issues related to growth, water resources and land use. By expressing these concerns and working with members of the surrounding communities the Tribe is taking its rightful place as a responsible citizen and custodian of the natural resources surrounding its home.

The Tribe is one of 29 federally recognized Indian Tribes in Washington State. The population of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe is currently just over 1,131 enrolled tribal members. About half the tribal members reside on the reservation, along with other Native Americans and non-Indians. More information about the Tribe can be found at the Tribe’s website: www.pgst.nsn.us

Intent of Tribe

The Tribe is seeking Requests for Proposals from interested parties to represent the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe’s Child Support Program. The Tribe regularly addresses an array of issues related to child support and works cooperatively with the State of Washington, Division of Child Support and other State and Tribal IV-D agencies to assist Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal members. The Tribe’s Law and Order Code is available at: www.pgst.nsn.us.

This is an independent contractor position and does not have benefits. Tribal Court is in session four times monthly, first Tuesday and Wednesday, and third Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Desired Scope of Services

  1. Assist the Child Support Program Manager and Child Support Case Managers on staffing cases for paternity, child support establishment & modification, recognition of foreign orders, and enforcement.
  2. Review and draft necessary petitions, motions, and orders for Court. Review cases and advise on procedures needed for Court Proceedings.
  3. Attend Court Hearings as a representative of the Child Support Program.
  1. 1.Proposed Schedule
  1. Tribe to release RFP by: June 28, 2016
  2. Proposals due by: July 15, 2016
  3. Tribe interviews and selects by: July 29, 2016
  1. 2.Proposal Requirements/Guidelines
  1. Letter of Interest and statement of overall qualifications.
  2. Identification of other Tribal clients for whom the attorney or law firm currently provides services.
  3. Description of the services provided to Tribal clients over the last five years, including examples of successful results as well as unsuccessful results.
  4. Four references from current or former tribal clients.
  5. Cost per hour or flat fee rate per month based on 15-20 hours per month for child support cases, the manner in which bills would be presented and the frequency with which bills would be presented.
  6. A description of the system the attorney or law firm uses to determine if there are any conflicts of interest in the representation of tribal clients and any conflicts of interest that might exist with respect to a potential engagement by the Tribe.
  1. 3.Procedures for Submission

 

Interested consultants are invited to submit two copies of their written proposal prior to 4:00 p.m., July 15, 2016. Proposals should be submitted to:

Maria Huynh, Child Support Program Manager

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

31912 Little Boston Road N.E.

Kingston, WA 98346

All material submitted in response to this Request for Proposals becomes the property of the Tribe and will not be returned.

  1. 4.Selection Criteria and Qualifications (In no particular order)
  1. Experience and demonstrated record of success in representing Indian tribes.
  2. Must have demonstrated ability to become thoroughly familiar with the Port Gamble S’Klallam Law and Order Code, particularly the Child Support Code, and the rules and procedures governing the handling of matters in the Port Gamble S’Klallam Community Court. Must be familiar with the Indian Civil Rights Act; demonstrated experience with Federal Indian Law; trial practice; the principles of tribal sovereignty and jurisdiction; and be willing to learn the cultures, traditions and values of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe and its people.
  3. Have a juris doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school.
  4. Must be a member in good standing of the bar in any state, but preferably Washington State.
  5. Must not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving dishonesty or ever have been reprimanded, suspended or disbarred by any jurisdiction.
  6. Must be of good character and reputation.
  7. Must be able to travel to attend hearings, training and meetings as required.
  8. Maintain the highest ethical standards for himself/herself, including strict confidentiality.
  9. The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe reserves the right to award a contract according to its Indian Preference Policy.
  10. 5.Rejection of Responses

The Tribe reserves the right to reject any or all responses to this Request for Proposals or to award a contract to the next most qualified candidate, based solely on the Tribe’s judgment, if the successful candidate does not enter into a contract with the Tribe within thirty (30) days after the selection of the provider by the Tribe.

  1. 6.Dispute Resolution and Waiver of Sovereign Immunity

Any candidate responding to this Request for Proposals should include a statement of their consent to the jurisdiction of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Court for the resolution of any disputes that may arise between the consultant and the Tribe along with their agreement that any waiver of sovereign immunity that may be included in a contract between the Tribe and the consultant will be limited to declaratory and injunctive relief in Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Court.

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Physicians Assistant or Family Nurse Practiotioner

Job Summary:

The mission of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Certified Physician Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner is to enhance the quality of life of the Tribe and its members through the delivery of excellent primary health care, diagnosis, treatment and referral; and to develop and implement programs for the community in the areas of prevention, health education, ongoing health maintenance, in cooperation with Tribal staff.

Duties Include:

Job Skills Required

Primary Job Responsibilities

Additional Job Responsibilities

Qualifications:

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Infant/Toddler Teachers Assistant

Job Summary:

The EC Teacher Assistant assists the infant/toddler teaching staff in providing educational and social opportunities for enrolled children in a loving, safe and nurturing environment.

Responsibilities:

Education Services (80%) School Readiness Outcomes (10%) Family/Community Engagement (5%) Data Inputting (5%)

Work Habits and Practices

  1. 1.Report to work on a regular basis, as scheduled. Must be willing to work flexible hours and days, including evenings and weekends.
  2. To act as a team member with all center staff and management staff to meet the educational and developmental needs of enrolled children. Consults with appropriate staff regarding children’s special needs (dietary, equipment, etc).
  3. Demonstrate commitment to the PGST EC mission, values, and policies in performance of daily duties.
  4. Continue to increase professional knowledge, skills, and competencies in job related areas; incorporate and demonstrate new knowledge and skills on the job.
  5. Maintains strict confidentiality of program staff and family/child information.
  6. Accept responsibility for seeking assistance and guidance when needed; integrate constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance.
  7. Accept responsibility for quality of job performance and make changes as needed.
  8. To participate in relevant training and on-going career development goals and opportunities.

Teacher Services

  1. Maintain a safe, sanitary and clean classroom areas that includes indoor and outdoor environments and equipment.
  2. Provide a curriculum and classroom environment that builds and strengthens the security, trust, positive self-concepts and individual strengths of each child.
  3. Provide warm, caring, nurturing, positive, supportive responses to all children.
  4. Implement developmentally appropriate best practices, principles, and performance standards in a comprehensive head start classroom environment.
  5. Integrate S’Klallam cultural practices in all areas of the environment.
  6. Promote positive transitions for all children from activities and services.
  7. Assist in conducting observations, and recording of children’s behavior.
  8. Participate in established health and safety procedures daily.
  9. Assist in the development and implementation of routines and curriculum that promote good health habits and integrate the health and nutrition components in the classroom.
  10. Maintain an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child’s family and extended family; encouraging their involvement in the program; promoting parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships; work with the parent’s to strengthen the family’s knowledge of early childhood development.
  11. To support the partnership with families that promotes them as the primary teacher of their child in the areas of literacy, numeric, social and emotional growth and physical growth.
  12. To assist the bus driver as a bus monitor in transporting children
  13. To participate in family /community activities and educational activities.

Communications

  1. Assist in maintaining on-going records for each child, record pertinent information in child’s file, including but limited to child observations, verbal and written communications with families and staff in regards to child.
  2. Conduct all communication with staff, supervisor, program participants, and community in an effective, respectful, timely, and supportive manner.
  3. Maintains strict confidentiality of program staff and family/child information.
  4. To attend relevant staff meetings and staffing of children and families. To participate in annual reviews of work plan and program policies and procedures.

Education:

  1. Prefer NWIC EC Certificate.
  2. Candidates with High School diploma or Graduate Equivalency Degree (G. E. D.) will be placed at entry level trainee wage rate.

Experience:

  1. With a high school diploma, one year consistent paid experience working with groups of children 0-72 months in a child care center AND/OR experience working with children 0 -72 months in the local community.

Certification:

Current Food Handler’s Permit (within two weeks of hire date),

CPR/First Aid Training (within 30 days of hire date),

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Preschool Endorsement (or enrolled in the      

     course within six months of hire) College ECE Certificate

Health Requirements:

  • TB Skin Test within 30 days of employment
  • Initial physical exam within three months of employment, every two years thereafter
  • Good personal hygiene and grooming.

 

Physical Requirements:

Regularly required to finger, handle, reach with hands and arms

  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Normal audio and visual acuity

Other

  •  Native American preference
  • State and Tribal Background check required
  •  Pre-Employment drug testing required
  •  Random Drug Testing is a condition of continued employment
  • Training/Professional Development
  • General Office Skills: Basic clerical skills, strong record keeping and filing.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn word processing, spread sheet and other software programs.

 

4 Year Old Lead Preschool Teacher

Job Summary:

The EC 4 year old preschool lead teacher provides educational and social opportunities for preschool age children in a loving and nurturing environment under the guidance of the ec education support specialist and in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards. Promotes active family and community partnering in the early childhood program.

Responsibilities:

Education Services (70%) School Readiness Outcomes (10%) Family/Community Engagement (10%) Data Inputting (10%)

Work Habits and Practices

  1. 1.Report to work on a regular basis, as scheduled. Must be willing to work flexible hours and days, including evenings and weekends.
  2. To act as a team member with all center staff and management staff to meet the educational and developmental needs of enrolled children. Provide direct guidance to assistants and volunteers in classrooms. Consults with appropriate staff regarding children’s special needs (dietary, equipment, etc).
  3. Demonstrate commitment to the PGST EC mission, values, and policies in performance of daily duties.
  4. Continue to increase professional knowledge, skills, and competencies in job related areas; incorporate and demonstrate new knowledge and skills on the job.
  5. Maintains strict confidentiality of program staff and family/child information.
  6. Accept responsibility for seeking assistance and guidance when needed; integrate constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance.
  7. Accept responsibility for quality of job performance and make changes as needed.
  8. To participate in relevant training and on-going career development goals and opportunities.

Teacher Services

  1. Provide a curriculum and classroom environment that builds and strengthens the security, trust, positive self-concepts and individual strengths of each child.
  2. Provide warm, caring, nurturing, positive, supportive responses to all children.
  3. Implement developmentally appropriate best practices, principles, and performance standards in a comprehensive head start classroom environment.
  4. Plan and implement individualized daily routines and curriculum for preschoolers in the classroom; participate in development and implementation of individualized goals for each child.
  5. Integrate S’Klallam cultural practices in all areas of the environment.
  6. Promote positive transitions for all children from activities and services.
  7. Conduct developmental screenings, observations, and recording of children’s behavior.
  8. Participate in the identification and referral process of children with special needs (medical/behavioral/developmental).
  9. Provide orientation to families on center procedures and policies.
  10. Establish and maintain a safe and healthy preschool classroom; practice established health and safety procedures daily.
  11. Assist in the development and implementation of routines and curriculum that promote good health habits and integrate the health and nutrition components in the classroom.
  12. To maintain safe, sanitary and clean classroom areas this includes indoor and outdoor environments and equipment.
  13. To promote open, friendly and cooperative relationships with each child’s family and extended family; encouraging their involvement in the program ; promoting parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships; work with the parent’s to strengthen the family’s knowledge of early childhood development.
  14. To create a partnership with families that promotes them as the primary teacher of their child in the areas of literacy, numeric, social and emotional growth and physical growth.
  15. To effectively supervise teacher assistants, on-call assistants and volunteers following the reflective supervision philosophy.
  16. To perform at a minimum two home visits and two parent conferences per program year with enrolled families.
  17. To participate in the summer transition program in partnership with the local elementary school for all enrolled children entering kindergarten.
  18. To assist the bus driver as a bus monitor in transporting children
  19. To coordinate activities with the EC 3 year old preschool lead teacher.
  20. To coordinate family /community activities and educational activities.

Communications

  1. Maintain on-going records for each child, record pertinent information in child’s file, including but limited to child observations, verbal and written communications with families and staff in regards to child.
  2. Ensures timely, accurate, compliant documentation of program reports and information to other resources. Uses effective written communication to inform, promote utilization of tribal and other resources, and achieve program objectives.
  3. Conduct all communication with staff, supervisor, program participants, and community in an effective, respectful, timely, and supportive manner.
  4. Prepare and provide timely and accurate written reports and memoranda as required.
  5. Maintain organized and accessible record keeping and filing system.
  6. Maintains strict confidentiality of program staff and family/child information.
  7. To prepare requests for the purchase of age and culturally appropriate supplies that are consistent with the philosophy of developmentally appropriate practice and the inclusion of an active curriculum.
  8. To attend relevant staff meetings and staffing of children and families. To participate in annual reviews of work plan and program policies and procedures.
  9. Contribute to program effectiveness and positive relations by working well with tribal/outside family resources, other Tribal staff and the community

Education:

  1. Prefer ECE AA degree or B.A. degree in EC or related field.
  2. Candidates with A CDA Preschool Endorsement or NWIC ECE Certificate will be considered but will be required to earn an ECE AA Degree within a specific timeframe.
  3. Candidates with only a High School diploma or Graduate Equivalency Degree (G. E. D.) will not be considered.

 

 

Experience:

  1. With an Associated degree, one year consistent paid experience with groups of children 36-72 months in a child care setting.
  2. With CDA Preschool Endorsement, two additional years of consistent paid experience with groups of children 36-72 months in a child care setting.
  3. With a high school diploma, one year consistent paid experience working with groups of children 36-72 months in a child care center AND/OR experience working with children 36-72 months in the local community.

Certification:

Current Food Handler’s Permit (within two weeks of hire date),

CPR/First Aid Training (within 30 days of hire date),

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Preschool Endorsement (or enrolled in the      

     course within six months of hire)

Health Requirements:

  • TB Skin Test within 30 days of employment
  • Initial physical exam within three months of employment, every two years thereafter
  • Good personal hygiene and grooming.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to finger, handle, reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Normal audio and visual acuity

Other

  •  Native American preference
  • State and Tribal Background check required
  •  Pre-Employment drug testing required
  •  Random Drug Testing is a condition of continued employment
  • Training/Professional Development
  • General Office Skills: Basic clerical skills, strong record keeping and filing.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn word processing, spread sheet and other software programs.

 

Housing Maintenance Mechanic

Job Summary:  Assist in organizing and maintaining the Port Gamble S’Klallam Housing Authority maintenance program, and completing general force account projects. Preservation of both Housing Authority and approved Tribal housing stock is the primary goal. The person holding this position must be able to work independently and productively to keep the buildings in the Housing Authority portfolio in good condition.

 

Duties Include:

  • Carries out maintenance work orders and keeps track of material costs, receipts, and invoices.
  • Troubleshoots and makes repairs to: bathroom, kitchen and laundry fixtures (leaks, faulty connections, washer replacement, etc.)
  • Drains (removes clogs, repairs breaks in the line, replaces old lines, etc.)
  • Doors, ceilings, walls and windows (repair holes and other damage from rot, routine wear, damage, etc.)
  • Repair and replace electric outlets, light switches, bulbs ballasts, and fixtures.
  • Repair and replace floor tiles, carpeting, wood and laminate flooring, wall paneling, wood trim and cove base
  • Power washing and exterior building maintenance.
  • Clearing yard drains.
  • Snow and ice removal.
  • Gutter & roof cleaning
  • Carry out preventative maintenance activities.
  • Complete work needed at move outs, such as removing all items from the unit and making needed repairs.
  • Assists in the inspection of units to identify maintenance concerns and repair needs.
  • Have significant knowledge of home framing, plumbing, sheetrock, flooring, utilities, etc. for the purposes of making repairs/maintenance.
  • Assist with scheduled community cleanup events, such as Spring/Fall Cleanup.
  • Maintain PGSHA common areas, such as playgrounds, community centers, fencing, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager, Construction Manager or the PGSHA Executive Director.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: High School diploma or Graduate Equivalency Degree (G.E.D.)
  • Licensing/Certification: Industry certifications a plus, but not mandatory
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic computer skills, working knowledge of MS Office, able to learn HDS software system
  • Other: Significant knowledge of residential framing, plumbing, sheetrock, flooring, utilities, electrical, etc., for the purposes of making repairs and completing maintenance. Washington State Driver’s License. Must pass a criminal background check and Drug and Alcohol UA Test.

 

Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Probation Officer

Job Summary:

The Adult/Juvenile Compliance Officer shall provide professional services to the tribal judicial system including offender case management, sentence monitoring and assist offenders to successfully complete all court ordered services including, risk needs assessments, pretrial services and presentence investigations. This position is dependent on grant funding.

Duties Include:

Adult/Juvenile Compliance Officer

  • Undertake investigations and make reports, including pre-sentence investigations, which may include alternative sentencing recommendations requested by the Tribal Court.
  • Meet and work with the prosecutor on proposed sentencing or plea deals.
  • Prepare revocation court filings and present revocation at court, including confer with prosecutor.
  • Supervise a probationer when requested to do so by the Tribal Court, and in accord with the conditions set by the Court, monitor pre-trial defendant for compliance.
  • Assure that a copy of the conditions of probation is signed and provided to the supervised probationer.
  • Administer drug and alcohol tests and keep records to report on the progress of probationer or under the jurisdiction of the Court.
  • Identify Tribal or community programs to which probationers may be assigned for evaluation, treatment, or rehabilitation, or for the purpose of performing community services.
  • Monitor the progress and completion of any court mandates.
  • Collaborate with all agencies, including Tribal, public, and private, regarding the treatment of or welfare of probationers.
  • Staff the Probation Advisory Board, a committee of the Chi-e-chee Network.
  • Maintain statistics and information required for evaluation of the probation program.
  • Enter supervision data into the Tribal Court information system.
  • Regularly meet with and maintain contact with other service providers regarding the welfare of and compliance of probationers/pretrial defendants.
  • Monitoring of drug court participants and participation in drug court staff meetings.
  • Continued development of probation program procedures and curriculum, identify service providers, enlist and develop working relationships with other departments to provide services to probation clients.
  • Coordinate or perform risk needs assessments and follow up assessments of offenders; coordinate staffing by service providers, prosecutor, and public defender to help generate a treatment/service plan for plea agreements, presentence investigations and presentence reports.
  • Other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Education: A Bachelors Degree with an emphasis on Criminal Justice or social work is preferred.
  • Work Experience: Probation or supervision work experience is preferred.
  • Licensing/Certification: Requires a valid Washington State Drivers License, and a reliable vehicle.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn spread sheets and other software programs.
  • Other: Familiarity with Tribal communities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with offenders, families and all service providers.
  • Ability to act independently and make sound judgments within casework protocols.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Ability to attend and complete defensive tactics and prisoner transport training.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands and arms.
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Normal audio and visual acuity.

 

Health Services Director

Job Summary:

The Health Services Director of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe ensures the delivery of excellent services through leadership and management of effective health programs specifically designed to meet the needs of the Tribe. A major responsibility of the Director is to assure that the Tribe is well positioned for future changes and improvements to health care services. The position works in consultation with a Health Administrative Team (HA Team). A Health Advisory Committee (HAC) provides recommendations on health related issues. The Director supervises multiple health staff.

Duties Include:

  • Department Leadership and Management:
    • Oversee the development and operation of the Tribe’s Health Clinic and Dental Clinic, Community Health, Health Business Office and other health programs and services. This includes program development and planning, community health status monitoring and needs assessment.
    • Ensure that health services are delivered in a manner consistent with funding agency requirements, applicable laws and regulations and tribal policies.
    • Lead, direct, and manage all tribal health programs and services, in consultation and coordination with Health Administrative Team.
    • Work with HA Team and others to successfully hire the most qualified individuals for key positions. Ensure the education of tribal members for capacity building skills to assume leadership and management of health programs. Ensure the professional growth of health staff by supporting and requiring regular training, using the tribal performance appraisal system, and addressing performance deficiencies and competencies as observed.
    • Negotiate and maintain all administrative, medical and dental provider contracts and amendments as needed.
    • Foster a cooperative and harmonious working environment to maximize employee morale, productivity, and team environment.
    • Handle risk management issues in coordination with HA Team and Medical Director.
  • Department Goals and Objectives: Define and review results to be achieved by the Health Services programs in consultation with the tribal executive staff, HA Team, HAC, and the Tribal Council. Ensure that prevention and culture are included in all program objectives to the extent possible. Facilitate achievement of goals and objectives by using effective communication and supervision as well as being a resource for ideas and problem solving.
  • Financial Management/Budgeting: Oversee monthly financial reports to assess expenditures and resolve problem areas. Oversee annual budget preparation and allocation to maximize health services and minimize costs. Ensure that program managers manage their budgets effectively. Delegate accountability and authority for budget administration to program managers as appropriate.
  • Grants and Contracts: Work with HA Team and other tribal staff in seeking and assessing funding sources; oversee grant writing proposals to procure grants and program funding; ensure that new efforts are congruent with overall tribal needs and values. In coordination with grant managers, monitor the progress of current programs, grants and contracts by using guidelines as defined by the grant/contract.
  • State and National Issues: Keep well informed about state and national health issues as they affect the Tribe; track health policy proposals, legislation and regulation development and make recommendations for tribal comment and response to executive staff, HA Team, HAC, and Tribal Council. Develop talking points and/or position papers. Advocate on behalf of the Tribe’s health related interests.
  • Community Health Program Development and Long Range Planning: In collaboration with HA Team, Medical Director and other key staff with tribal community input, plan and develop community health efforts including program development and planning, community health status monitoring and needs assessment. Direct and oversee planning to create a long-term vision and goals for health services.
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response: Ensure that the Health Services Department participates in regional preparedness and response coordination efforts and bioterrorism responses exercises.
  • Promote and safeguard tribal governance to include effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.Work with other entities, departments and programs to find cost effective solutions to purchasing and shared costs, to standardize eligibility for tribal services to the extent possible, to strengthen internal controls and accountability and find ways to strengthen operations, customer service, employee training and retention.
  • Data Management: In collaboration with the Health Services Manager and IT staff, oversee a health information management system to manage and support the tracking of service utilization, support reporting requirements, decision-making, fiscal impacts and compliance with ARRA Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.
  • Meetings: In collaboration with HA Team, plan, coordinate, andshare facilitation with Team in community, committee, and staff meetings whose goals directly contribute to department objectives. Schedule regular meetings with staff to ensure good communication, coordination and morale. Oversee planning of yearly staff retreat.
  • Personal Contacts: Maintain or delegate regular contacts of a positive nature with community members, staff, other tribal departments, HA Team, HAC, and Tribal Council. Maintain or confer with tribal delegates contact with Olympic Action Health Network, Washington State American Indian Health Commission (AIHC), Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB), Indian Health Service (IHS), Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and others to accomplish department objectives and preserve good public relations.
  • Reporting: Oversee the production and maintenance of numerous reports, including Mid-Year and Annual Reports, and others. Delegate appropriate report production and maintenance tasks to subordinates. Ensure that HA Team, executive staff, HAC, and Tribal Council are informed of issues and needs pertinent to the Tribe’s health and welfare, status of ongoing programs, and the need for new programs or plans of action.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelors degree required; Masters degree strongly preferred. Degree must be within a relevant field of study (e.g., MSW, public health, health care finance, or related field).
  • Health Management Experience: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in health care administration preferably in a tribal environment, as well as experience in managing grants and contracts. Thorough knowledge of current methods, principals, practices of health care management, finance, budgeting/budget management, and negotiations. Minimum of five years experience directly supervising employees is required; ongoing training in supervisory and management skills is necessary. High level of presentation and organization skills. Proven ability to effectively and positively communicate in a variety of situations. Ability to inspire department staff to provide the highest level of patient satisfaction.
  • Health Care Financial Management: Demonstrated proficiency in budget management, financial projections, revenue and expense analysis is necessary including an understanding of medical and dental clinic revenues and expenses. Basic understanding of medical billing and health insurance
  • Cultural Competency: Experience in tribal cultural environment. Ability to manage staff and client relationships respecting tribal culture and traditions.
  • Strong Collaboration Skills: Proficiency in leading and working in a team environment where shared strengths contribute to the effectiveness of tribal health care and services.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Personal computer skills are required, as well as spreadsheet and other software programs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand and reach with hands and arms.
  • Normal visual and audio acuity.
  • Occasionally required to life and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Travel Requirements:

  • Local, Statewide and out of state travel may be required.          

 

 

 

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