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

Dentist FT 1 Open Until Filled Open
Tribal Gaming Agent PT/OC 1 Open Until Filled Open
Lateral Police Officer FT 1 01/18/17 Closed
Early Childhood Cook On Call 1 01/25/17 Open
Infant/Toddler Teacher On Call 1 01/25/17 Open
Preschool Teacher Assistant On Call 1 01/25/17 Open
Children & Family Case Aide FT 1 01/23/17 Open
Dental Assistant PT 1 Open Until Filled Open
Purchasing/Accounting Technician FT 1 01/27/17 Open

 

Dentist

Job Summary:

Provides dental patient care to all eligible recipients. Provides guidance to dental staff. Ensures that the provision of dental services takes place in a professional, compassionate environment.

Duties:

Clinical

  • Provides comprehensive routine dental care services to dental patients.
  • Provides leadership for the Dental Clinic when the Chief Dental Officer is not available.
  • Establishes and maintains contact with patients and families to ensure participation in a regular prevention program.

Follow up

  • Documents care in patient care electronic health record.
  • Communicates with patients by telephone and written correspondence if necessary.
  • Modifies plan of care with patient/family to achieve optimal health in conjunction with established treatment protocols.

Health Promotion

  • Recommends and provides preventative maintenance appropriate for age and risk factors.
  • Discusses lifestyle changes that will promote well-being and health.
  • Participates and provides insight in conjunction with Health Clinic and Health Services management.
  • Participates in health promotion activities in the larger community as time permits.

Education

  • Enhances participation in self-care by providing patient and family health education.

Quality Improvement

  • Participates in quality assurance review activities as determined by the Chief Dental Officer.
  • Maintains Certification and Licensure.
  • Enhances current knowledge base by attending continuing education programs as deemed necessary.
  • May supervise staff at times when Chief Dental Officer is unavailable.
  • Provide input for productivity, utilization rates, new users and submission of necessary information to Accounting for service reimbursement. Recommend and implement improvements related to increased productivity, cost-effectiveness, improved patient care and quality control.
  • Work in conjunction with Hygienist, medical, and WIC to support dental access for children.
  • As time permits, participation in quality assurance and improvement activities as outlined by annual indicators, problem reviews, grant/contract requirements, chart audits, and patient complaints.
  • Maintain dental referral linkages in the community.
  • Other duties as assigned related to position.

Qualifications:

  • Requires a DDS or DMD from a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and either a certificate from an accredited General Practice residency program or 2 years of responsible experience in the profession.
  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years of directly related work experience.
  • Knowledge of theories, principles and application as necessary to develop and implement a full service dental care program; professional dental care ethics and principles, practices and procedures required to assess the needs of a wide range of patients in the community; principles of effective supervision.
  • Able to communicate effectively; deal tactfully and patiently with patients; maintain patient charts and records; maintain confidentiality; establish and maintain an effective working relationship with patients, pharmacies, laboratories, other departments and employees; effectively coach employees toward maximum performance; provide input to develop, write and evaluate dental care policies and procedures.

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 25 pounds
  • Normal audio and visual acuity

 

Tribal Gaming Agent

Job Summary: Responsible for the protection of Tribal assets by oversight of the Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Tribal/State Compact, National Indian Gaming Commission Minimum Internal Controls and the Casino Internal Control Standards.

Duties Include:

  • Comprehensive understanding of policies and procedures for monitoring compliance with gaming regulations as established by Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Tribal/State Compact, National Indian Gaming Commission Minimum Internal Controls, Casino Internal Controls and applicable Federal and State regulations.
  • Interfaces with surveillance staff in the safeguarding of Tribal assets, ensuring casino compliance and performing investigations.
  • Prepares audits, incident reports, non compliance violations, daily logs and other reports as directed.
  • Maintains effective communication with supervisors, Tribal Gaming Agency staff, surveillance and casino staff.
  • Attends court, hearings & other legal matters, acting as a witness & providing evidence for Casino.
  • Observes casino staff activities as they relate to Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Tribal/State Compact, National Indian Gaming Commission Minimum Internal Controls and the Casino Internal Controls and applicable Federal and State regulations and reports any apparent discrepancies to the Supervisor of the Tribal Gaming Agency and/or casino General Manager, as appropriate.
  • Maintains confidentiality within the established guidelines.
  • Other: Must be available 7 days a week including holidays as needed.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Two years experience in casino surveillance, operations, security, loss prevention and/or accounting/cage.
  • Ability to apply common sense and to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Good writing skills and grammar usage are required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as rate, ratio, and percent.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to complete tasks quickly and accurately.
  • Independent decision making skills are necessary within guidelines and practices of department.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn word processing, spread sheet and other software programs.
  • Licensing/Certification: Tribal Gaming Badge.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.

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 25 pounds
  • Normal audio and visual acuity
  • Must be available to work varying shifts to include days, evenings, or over night.

Travel Requirements:

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

 

Public Safety Officer (Lateral)

Job Summary:

The mission of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Department of Public Safety is to protect life and property, maintain order, investigate crimes, enforce all applicable laws and ordinances, protect natural resources, enforce Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Fishing, Hunting and Forest Codes, investigate violations, arrest and issue citations on violators within the boundaries of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Reservation and within the boundaries of the Point No Point Treaty Area.

The Public Safety Officer protects life and property, maintains peace and order, enforces all applicable tribal laws and ordinances, and protects fishing, game and forest tribal rights. Arrests and issues citations to violators, conduct applicable investigations, and provide testimony in court.

Duties Include:

  • Authority: Enforces all applicable laws and ordinances specified in the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Code.
  • Analysis: Receives information from the Public Safety Sergeant, Lieutenant or Director of Public Safety, other Fish and Game Officers, Police Officers, Informants, Community Members, Tribal Court Staff, and other agencies. Evaluates information and investigates reported violations, makes recommendations where appropriate action is needed to prevent violations, apprehend violators, or other action.
  • Equipment: Operates emergency vehicles and patrol boats in all weather conditions, day or night. Uses radio, cell phone, and other communication related equipment. Uses firearms as authorized by the department and participates in firearm qualifications and certifications described in the department policy manual, uses equipment authorized by the department for restraint of violators either electronic or chemical, prepares written reports and documents required using a computer, and operates various types of office equipment. Safeguards department equipment from damage or theft.
  • Image: Commands the confidence and respect of the community, staff, and others. Displays professional conduct, obey applicable laws and comply with policy and procedures, maintain a clean and neat appearance, and demonstrate overall conduct on and off duty in a manner that presents a positive role model.
  • Integrity: Maintains the highest standard of ethical conduct, confidentiality of all department related information, and strictly follows and enforces the chain of command.
  • Interpersonal Relations: Develops and maintains effective and positive working relationships with community members, department staff, tribal staff, and staff from other agencies and organizations. Interacts with the community members and others in a manner that is respectful and culturally sensitive.
  • Judgment: Ensures sound decisions by acting on the basis of training, reliable information, extensive knowledge of the applicable Tribal Laws and Ordinances, Department procedures and policies, information received from the Tribal Court and other departments. Manages crises by following established procedures and addresses unanticipated developments by accessing appropriate resources.
  • Sensitivity: Contributes towards community development and positive community relations by being aware and considerate of the needs and feelings of others.
  • Stress Tolerance: Maintains a high level of performance maintaining stability under varied demands and circumstances, crises, opposition and hostility.
  • Verbal Skills: Expresses self clearly and effectively when talking with individuals and groups. Ensures the timely and accurate communication of issues to the Public Safety Sergeant, Deputy Chief, Director of Public Safety, Tribal Court, and community members as well as other tribal staff and other agencies and organizations.
  • Work Standards: Ensures the safe and successful accomplishment of department and personal performance objectives by observing high standards of conduct that result in peaceful, procedurally correct arrests, criminal investigations, proper record maintenance, and peacekeeping.
  • Writing Skills: Ensures timely and accurate complaint documentation as required by department policy and the Tribal Court. Uses effective written communication skills to inform and document incidents.
  • Case Investigations: Uses investigative techniques and equipment per department policies to process, research, document and solve cases involving violations of all applicable laws and ordinances, fishing, hunting and forest violations, and other assigned cases.
  • Court Appearance: Appears and provides testimony in Tribal Court.
  • Emergency Response: Responds to medical emergencies and fire responses when requested, to calls for Public Safety services when requested, to support and back up any public safety officer when needed, performs First Aid/CPR when necessary, and to emergency calls located within the waterways of the Tribe. Responds to calls for emergency assistance by outside agencies when requested.
  • Meetings: Attends all meetings, community functions, seminars etc as directed.
  • Patrol: Provides protection within all areas of responsibility within the boundaries of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Reservation and all areas within the boundaries of the Point No Point Treaty in a patrol vehicle and/or boat. Responds to calls for public safety services and/or assistance including all areas involving Fish, Game, and Forest enforcement.
  • Training: May be required to attend training as designated from time to time. Training designated my involve travel and periods away from the reservation.
  • Other Duties as Assigned: May be required to perform designated duties outside job description.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma, or GED.
  • Must have Current Law Enforcement Certification in the State of Washington or State recognized by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, or the Bureau of Indian Affairs (FLETC). (Proof required)
  • Two (2) years experience working as a commissioned Police Officer for a City, County, State, Tribal or Federal Agency

Requirements:

  • Background Investigation: Must have successfully passed a criminal background investigation, must have no felony convictions, must have no violations of Domestic Violence, must have had no misdemeanor convictions within the past three (3) years, must not have been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude, or convicted of any crime that would compromise the integrity or credibility of the officer.
  • Must successfully complete a psychological and polygraph examination.
  • First Aid/CPR Certification: Must be currently certified in Basic First Aid and CPR or become certified within thirty (30) days of appointment.
  • ACCESS Security Awareness Training: Must complete within (30) Days of Employment
  • ACCESS Level One Certification: Must complete within (180) Days of Employment
  • On Call Response: Must reside within close proximity to the Port Gamble S’Klallam Reservation and be able to respond within twenty (25) minutes if called back to duty.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required as well as the ability to learn word processing, spreadsheet and other software used by the department.
  • Drug Testing: The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is a “Drug Free Workplace” environment. Must participate in a pre-screen drug test of either urine of hair follicle.
  • Finger Printed: Done the same day as the Drug Test, part of the pre-employment testing.
  • United States Citizen
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License.

 

Early Childhood Cook (On Call)

Job Summary:

The EC Program Cook primarily assures daily food services for enrolled children that is nutritious and age appropriate. Supports nutrition and education in all classrooms with enrolled families. Promotes active parent and community partnering; in the early childhood education program.

Responsibilities:

Cooking/Preparation (75%) Maintaining Sanitation of Kitchen/Storage Areas (20%) Record-Keeping (5%)

Duties:

  • To participate in organization planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of the nutrition services, including planning for program expansion, design and scope of services.
  • Comply with regulations regarding the nutrition services. Consults with staff regarding children’s special dietary needs.
  • To order food that is consistent with the philosophy of providing at least 2/3 of a child’s daily nutritional needs.
  • To conduct food inventories to assure quality controls.
  • To provide age-appropriate meal service to all enrolled children.
  • To attend relevant staff meetings and staffing of children and families.
  • To participate in annual reviews of work plan and program policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to the development of communication, mutual respect, mutual support, competence ands creativity among all members of the ECE Program.
  • To maintain sanitation and cleanliness of kitchen and integrity of equipment.
  • To assist in compiling daily meal counts.
  • To assist in classroom nutrition activities.
  • To participate in relevant training and on-going continuing education opportunities.
  • To assist and participate in planned family/community activities and events.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Minimum High School diploma or Graduate Equivalency Degree (G. E. D.)
  • Certification/Training: Washington State Driver's License, Current Food Handler’s Permit, CPR/First Aid Training, experience in menu planning and quantity cooking.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn word processing, spread sheet and other software programs.
  • General Office Skills: Basic clerical skills, strong record-keeping and filing.
  • Other: Must pass a criminal background check, pass a hair follicle test and complete a health screening (including annual TB).

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

 

Infant/Toddler Teacher (On Call)

Job Summary:

The On Call Infant/Toddler Teacher provides educational and social opportunities for children ages 6 weeks through three years old in a loving and nurturing environment under the guidance of the EC Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher and Education Support Specialist and in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards. Promotes active family and community partnering; in the early childhood program.

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 ECE 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. Participate in providing 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. Assist in providing developmentally appropriate best practices, principles, and performance standards in a comprehensive early head start classroom environment.
  4. Integrate S’Klallam cultural practices in all areas of the environment.
  5. Participate in the identification and referral process of special needs children.
  6. Establish and maintain a safe and healthy infant/toddler classroom; practice established health and safety procedures daily.
  7. 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.
  8. To maintain safe, sanitary and clean classroom areas this includes indoor and outdoor environments and equipment.
  9. To assist the bus driver as a bus monitor in transporting children
  10. To participate in scheduled family /community and educational activities.

Communications

  1. Conduct all communication with staff, supervisor, program participants, and community in an effective, respectful, timely, and supportive manner.
  2. Assist in preparing accurate written reports as required.
  3. Maintains strict confidentiality of program staff and family/child information.
  4. To attend relevant staff meetings.
  5. Contributes to program effectiveness and positive relations by working well with tribal/outside family resources, other Tribal staff and the community

Education:

  1. Prefer NWIC ECE Certificate and/or CDA Infant/Toddler Endorsement
  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 an Associated degree, one year consistent paid experience with groups of children 0-36 months in a child care setting.
  2. With NWIC ECE Certificate and/or CDA for Infant/Toddler Credential, two additional years of consistent paid experience with groups of children 0-36 months in a child care setting.
  3. With a high school diploma, one year consistent paid experience working with groups of children 0-36 months in a child care center AND/OR experience working with children 0 -36 months in the local community.

Certification:

  1. Current Food Handler’s Permit (within two weeks of hire date),
  2. CPR/First Aid Training.
  3. NWIC ECE Certificate and/or Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Infant/Toddler Endorsement (or enrolled in the course within the first year of hire)
  4. Valid Washington State Driver's License,

Other

  1. Training Willing to attend program-specific workshops and trainings .
  2. General Office Skills: Basic clerical skills, strong record-keeping and filing.
  3. 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. Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.

Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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

 

Preschool Teacher Assistant (On Call)

Job Summary:

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

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 educational opportunities.

Teacher Services

  1. Participate in providing 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. Assist in providing developmentally appropriate best practices, principles, and performance standards in a comprehensive head start classroom environment.
  4. Assist in integrating S’Klallam cultural practices in all areas of the environment.
  5. Promote positive transitions for all children from activities and services.
  6. Assist in conducting developmental screenings, observations, and recording of children’s behavior.
  7. Establish and maintain a safe and healthy preschool classroom; practice established health and safety procedures daily.
  8. 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.
  9. To maintain safe, sanitary and clean classroom areas this includes indoor and outdoor environments and equipment.
  10. 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.
  11. To assist the bus driver as a bus monitor in transporting children.

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. To participate in annual reviews of work plan and program policies and procedures.

Education:

  1. Prefer NWIC ECE Certificate and/or CDA Preschool Endorsement.
  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:

  1. Current Food Handler’s Permit (within two weeks of hire date),
  2. CPR/First Aid Training.
  3. NWIC ECE Certificate and/or Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Preschool Endorsement (or enrolled in the course within the first year of hire)
  4. Valid Washington State Driver's License,

Other

  1. Training/Professional Development Willing to attend program-specific workshops, trainings and college coursework as necessary.
  2. General Office Skills: Basic clerical skills, strong record-keeping and filing.
  3. 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. Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.

Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Children & Family Service Case Aide

Job Summary: The Case Aid will provide support to the Family Care Coordinators, The Child Welfare Investigator and the Foster Care Program Coordinator and the TANF Family Assistance Case Manager. This will include but may not be limited to assisting with transportation for ICW & TANF clients, supervising visitation, preparing appropriate paperwork and acting as a liaison between the Family Care Coordinator & the Family Assistance Case Manager concerning mutual cases, and families. The Case Aide will be responsible for data input into the Tribal Assistance Software (TAS) to create, maintain and update case files.

Duties Include:

  • Provide program support for the Family Care Coordinator’s, Foster Care Program and the Family Assistance Program (TANF).
  • Assist with client transportation.
  • Preparing of reports as directed by the Program Manager. Such as documentation of visitation.
  • Keeps all records and information confidential.
  • Assist with supervision of scheduled visits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma/GED required. In college and working on a degree.
  • Experience: Previous experience working in a social service agency required. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. Must understand and respect the confidential nature of the job.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • A thorough understanding of S’Klallam culture and tradition.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • License: Valid Washington State Drivers License
  • Background Check/Drug Screen: 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
  • Out of state travel for training

 

Dental Assistant

Job Summary:

The Tribe’s Dental Assistant, Level 1, position enhances the quality of the oral health of dental patients through the provision of basic dental assistant services for the tribal dental team. This position is regular and full-time. The position operates under the direct supervision of the Dental Hygienist, and the overall direction of the Chief Dental Officer / Dental Clinic Manager, and with the guidance of the Director of Health Services.

Duties Include:

  • Greet and seat patients in a timely fashion.
  • Assist patients in completing medical history as needed; takes and records blood pressure and vital signs in onsite dental records system, as well as reports findings to dentist and/or hygienist.
  • Set up instruments and equipment prior to seating patients.
  • Provide chair-side assistance during examinations and other procedures, including passing instruments and material, and operating suction and retraction equipment in patients' mouths.
  • Assist Dentist and Hygienist with inputting information into dental computer records system as directed.
  • Rubber dam placement.
  • Take, develop, and mount clinically acceptable radiographs.
  • Provide oral hygiene instruction.
  • Duties include perio charting, child prophys, adult polishes and typical fluoride varnishes, or assist with these as directed.
  • Cleans and polishes removable dental appliances worn by patients.
  • Set up and tear down operatory’s as needed. Loading instruments into sterilizer/autoclave.
  • Take impressions, make bleaching trays, ordering supplies and repairs.
  • Maintenance of Facility, Equipment and Supplies: Maintain dental clinic, including lab, in a clean, orderly, sterile condition, doing deep cleaning once weekly and observing infection control practices at all times.  Maintain, clean, package, sterilize and store all dental equipment and instruments.  Assist with tracking of inventory.
  • Administrative: Schedule patients as needed; assist with reminders/recalls. Assist with purchasing of educational give-a ways and incentives for children.  Participate in dental staff meetings.
  • Prevention/Education: Assist with clinic outreach programs.
  • Personal Contacts: Maintains regular contacts of a positive nature with patients and their families, other community members, Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish Tribal staff, and others, Indian Health Service, to accomplish program objectives and preserve good public relations.
  • Reporting: Assists Dentist and/or Dental Hygienist Services Coordinator in the preparation and distribution of numerous reports including patient/billing data; Program outcome measures; Quarterly Reports; and others.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Previous dental experience preferred with thorough understanding of the operations of a professional dental clinic. Dental assistant certification preferred; willingness to receive on-going continuing education required. Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn word-processing, spreadsheet and other software programs.
  • Other: Ability to learn dental terminology and use it correctly in performing procedures and maintaining patient records.
  • Skill and dexterity in performing dental procedures.
  • Ability to maximize time management; good punctuality and attendance.
  • Ability to interact with others in a professional and compassionate, culturally competent manner, maintain confidentiality, and work well as a member of a team.

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 25 pounds
  • Normal audio and visual acuity

 

Purchasing/Accounting Technician

Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to ensure that all supplies and property are purchased promptly, accurately and in adherence to the Tribe's established procedures, and that supplies and property is received, stocked and inventoried on all items that are needed on an ongoing basis. This position also ensures that documentation necessary to support all purchases, receiving, payment and appropriate reports are stored in an accurate, organized manner that is easy to retrieve. This person is responsible for processing purchasing, receiving and inventory. This position is regular and full time. The Purchasing/Accounting Technician will report to the Accounts Payable Supervisor.

Duties Include:

  • Purchase Orders (PO) Review, edit, prepare, process and complete all Purchase Orders from various Departments. This will include verification of proper documentation, authorization and accuracy of all required information before processing, placing orders with various vendors, online accounts and established vendors associated with Tribal Business.
  • Complete PO credit applications accurately and return promptly to vendors.
  • Daily processing of PO/Purchasing and Receiving entries in "MS GP”, Procedures in processing all documentation required for Purchase Order/Voucher Payments to vendors for weekly check payment to vendor.
  • Ensure accurate, organized easy to retrieve records are maintained to document all transactions purchases and property purchased by the Tribe.
  • Constantly look for ways to reduce costs to the Tribe, such as evaluating costs of purchasing from various suppliers to arrive to best deal or savings.
  • Credit card purchases and processing.
  • Prompt review of completed documents and maintaining a filing system, including updating appropriate records and forms as required.
  • Receiving: Receive pre-stamped incoming Mail, Shipments, and Deliveries for the Tribe in a timely manner, using the receiving log system, notifications and distribution of product to employee’s pertaining to the order.
  • Resolve problems with suppliers, including late deliveries and, wrong shipments.
  • Inventory: Order/replenish supply cabinets/rooms supplies - established inventory controls/ forms for each type. This will include scheduled ordering and maintenance of supply inventory to ensure ample supplies for products such as: paper products for Administration and Kitchen inventory for community functions, Pendleton Blankets, Tribal Products, etc.
  • Other Accounting Duties:
  • Daily Mail reception and distribution to accounting staff.
  • Maintain a monthly checklist of duties and responsibilities for this position.
  • Maintains a desk manual for detailed information for each responsibility of this position.
  • Maintain contacts of a positive nature with co-workers in the accounting department, all tribal staff, community members, vendors, and others to accomplish the Tribe's financial objectives and preserve good public relations.
  • Attend and participate in various staff meetings, training and continued education.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Accounts Payable Supervisor and Financial Director.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: In depth knowledge of Accounting and Mathematics, Ability to work with Computers and Software such as: MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint as well as data processing skills are valued. Good Communication skills dealing with people internal as well as suppliers, shipping agents, courier companies and sometimes Government officials. GED or High School Diploma, Associates degree in Accounting, Business administration, or related field preferred, Accounting Experience of 1-year minimum in purchasing or other accounting field.
  • Licensing/Certification: Must have a valid Washington State Drivers License.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic computer and Online skills and the ability to learn to operate the Tribe's accounting, data processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Other: Ability to learn and follow the Tribe's accounting department policies and procedures, and all other applicable employee policies and procedures.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment, including a personal computer, printers, calculator, photocopier, fax, etc.
  • Must abide by the Tribes Substance Abuse Policy.

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 25 pounds
  • Normal audio and visual acuity

 

 

  

 

 

 

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