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

Print and Download Application Here

2015 Application 7.30.15.pdf

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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

Children & Family Services Financial Manager FT 1 07/18/17 Open
Dental Assistant Trainee

FT
 (tribal member only)

1 07/24/17 Open
Elders Cook On-Call 1 Open Until Filled Open
Dental Assistant FT 1 Open Until Filled Open
Gaming Soft Count PT (20 hrs/wk) 1 Open Until Filled Open

 

 Children & Family Services Financial Manager

Job Summary:

The Tribe Children and Families Social Services are to provide collaborative services to the benefit and safety of Tribal Families and community members. These services will be provided in such as way as to protect children and elders, maintain the dignity and independence of our clients and to preserve the culture, values and traditions of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe.

Duties Include:

  • Financial Management: Provide financial and programmatic reporting; monitors federal grants to ensure the use of the funds are in compliance with federal regulations and grant objectives; reconciles receipts and disbursements on flow-through accounts; prepares contract billings and maintains accounting records for third party billing accounts. Works closely with the Tribal accounting department and Children and Families Program Managers to insure that reimbursements and reports are submitted in a timely fashion. Regularly monitors the progress of current programs, grants and contracts to appraise the achievement of objectives while maintaining fiscal responsibilities. Duties for Child support will include but are not limited to: 34A Report, 75 Report, annual budget and match and the CS Deferred Account. Duties for Title IVE include reconciliation, quarterly reporting,
  • Program/Grant Management: Regularly monitors the progress of current programs, grants and contracts on a quarterly basis. Puts specific efforts into learning about state and national grants that affect the Children and Families Department in particular and the Tribe as a whole.
  • Budget Management: Monitors budgets and spending patterns insuring that programs are spending according to Tribal and grant regulations. Assists with preparation and review of yearly budgets. Provides analysis of budget, forecast, and expenditure status.   Works closely with the Tribal accounting department and Children and Families Program Managers to insure that reimbursements and reports are submitted in a timely fashion
  • Objectives Management: With assistance of Program Managers and Tribal Computer Specialist designs an information system to collect data for the department and generate quarterly Tribal reports. Insures that all statistical reporting for the department is developed and implemented by Program staff and submitted to Director. Insures that outcome measures are identified, implemented, tracked and monitored in each program.
  • Data Management: Oversees a data management system to manage and support the tracking of service utilization, decision making and fiscal impacts.
  • Meetings: Attends and participates in various community meetings and staff committees whose goals directly or indirectly relate to the Port Gamble S’Klallam Children and Family Services.
  • Personal Contacts: Maintains regular contacts of a positive nature with staff, community members, State of Washington DSHS Regional and State offices, Department of Health and Human Services regional and national offices, and others to accomplish department’s financial objectives and preserve good public relations. Insures that Children and Families Director is informed of issues and needs pertinent to the Tribe's health and welfare, financial status of ongoing programs, and the need for new resources to achieve their objectives.
  • Reporting: Ensure the completion of quarterly financial reports as well as the accurate and timely completion of time and effort reports. Conducts studies and surveys pertaining to various Children and Family Service programs to improve program efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Resources and Funding: Identifies funding sources and develops positive working relationships with other individuals, agencies and organizations that may contribute to the accomplishment of department goals; assist with grant-writing proposals to procure grants and program funding;
  • Training of Department Staff: Successfully train department staff on data collection systems and on the completion of various time study reports required by contract rules.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education: A Bachelor Degree in accounting, business, or public administration is preferred, but experience may be used in lieu of education. A candidate willing to complete their education will also be considered.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years experience in grant management.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Computer proficient. Ability to set up, maintain and train others in the use of data collection and reporting systems and accounting software.
  • Grants/Program Administration: Specialized training in principles and techniques of budgeting, accounting and grants management.
  • Must be bondable

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

Travel Requirements:

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

 

Dental Assitant Trainee (tribal member only)

Job Summary:

Dental assistant trainees are individuals who are engaging in on-the-job training who are learning the necessary skills under the personal supervision of a licensed dentist. Trainees may also engage in on-the-job training in dental radiography. May move onto Dental Assistant I, following successful completion of required skills needed as dental assistant.

The Tribe’s Dental Assistant Trainee 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 full-time. The position operates under the direct supervision of the dentist, and the overall direction of the Chief Dental Officer, and with the guidance of the Director of Health Services.

Duties Include:

  • Maintains a professional, constructive, and caring attitude during all interactions with patients and coworkers.
  • Attends training sessions with dentist and hygienist and higher grade dental assistant; uses textbooks and other learning aids to master technical aspects of dental assisting.
  • Through observation, provides chair side assistance during oral examinations and restorative treatments. With higher grade dental assistant or dentist constantly acting as preceptor, passes instruments, arranges and mixes materials, operates oral evacuator and retracts tissues to maintain a clear visual field.
  • As part of training process, operates dental x-ray equipment to take intra- and extraoral radiographs. Completes processing of exposed radiographs and marks them with identifying information. Attains certification to take x-rays unsupervised within six months of employment.
  • Becomes cross-trained with the Dental Front Desk position. Handles telephone calls and schedules appointments according to established guidelines.
  • Cleans, polishes and oils equipment; sterilizes instruments in accordance with current regulatory standards and office protocols.
  • Maintains a number of recurring reports, including those concerning patients, materials and equipment; routes patients for service as required.
  • Receives and prepares patients for treatment such as exams and routine restoration. Lays out instruments and materials needed for treatment.
  • Records detailed and accurate information on patient's record related to recurring dental activities as indicated by dentist.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: High school graduate. Good reading and comprehension skills. Strict adherence to principles of confidentiality of information. Strong interest in Dental Career. Ability to interact with others in a professional and compassionate, culturally competent manner and work well as a member of a team. Ability to learn a variety of tasks on the job, including dental terminology. Communication skills, reliability, punctuality, and initiative and ability to accurately follow technical directions in detail are necessary attributes. Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn electronic dental record.

Travel Requirements:

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

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal or corrected visual acuity sufficient for observation of oral conditions and for patient assessment.
  • High level of hand-eye coordination necessary for extremely fine motor control.
  • Gross and fine motor skills sufficient to provide safe and effective patient care.
  • Full manual dexterity including the functioning of both arms, both wrists, both hands and all fingers.
  • Tactile ability sufficient for the use of small instruments with control sufficient for instrumentation.
  • Ability to manipulate clinical and laboratory instruments and syringes with sufficient fine motor control to operate in a safe manner to avoid patient injury.
  • Ability to remain continuously on task for several hours while sitting, standing or moving

On-Call Elders 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.

 

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 on call and part-time. The position operates under the direct supervision of the dentist, and the overall direction of the Chief Dental Officer, 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; take and record blood pressure and vital signs in onsite dental records system, report 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 electronic dental record as directed.
  • Rubber dam placement.
  • Take, develop, and mount clinically acceptable radiographs.
  • Provide oral hygiene instruction.
  • Periodontal charting, child prophylaxis, adult polishes and typical fluoride varnishes, or assist with these as directed.
  • Clean and polish removable dental appliances worn by patients.
  • Set up and tear down dental operatory as needed. Load instruments into sterilizer/autoclave.
  • Take dental impressions, make bleaching trays, order 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 contact of a positive nature with patients and their families, community members, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal staff, and others to accomplish program objectives and preserve good public relations.
  • Reporting: Assists 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

 

On-Call Gaming Soft Count

Job Summary:

Oversees Soft Count Operations and ensures the integrity of Casino funds.

Duties Include:

  • Represents TGA in monitoring soft count function.
  • Acts with discretion and confidentiality in handling information.
  • Must be present in the count room during the counting of all Class II and III revenue.
  • Remove drop boxes from cart and unlock with key for removal of funds and gaming tickets by casino soft count member. Announce 6 digit box number and verify that all funds and tickets have been removed from drop box. Return empty box to cart repeating box number for accuracy and verification.
  • Observe counting of funds to ensure accuracy and must attest to that amount at the end of the count.
  • Ensure Internal Controls are followed by count team personnel.
  • The TGA Representative is never to touch any currency.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: High School Graduate or GED.
  • Math skills to include adding and subtracting.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Tribal Gaming License (Able to obtain upon hire)
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.
  • Other: Must be available 7 days a week including holidays as needed.

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

Travel Requirements:

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

 

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