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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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

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
Natural Resources Enforcement Officer 1 FT 1 09/19/16 Open
 MD/Psychiatric or Advanced Registered Nurse RFP 1 09/28/16 Open
Health IS Analyst Trainee FT 1 09/26/16 Open
OC Academic Coach/Program Assistant On-Call 1 10/03/16 Open
Academic Coach (High School) FT 1 10/03/16 Open
EC Infant/Toddler Teacher Assistant (WWIETP) PT 1 10/03/16 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.

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Physicians Assistant or Family Nurse Practicioner

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

  • Analysis: Obtains and analyzes information from patients, the community, staff, other agencies and professional publications.
  • Decision-Making: Diagnose patient problems and determine treatment or referral action plans, assists Health Officer and Medical Director in identifying problems affecting community health and S’Klallam Health Clinic programs, obtains relevant information, and develops alternative courses of action for approval.
  • Forecasting: Accurately anticipates changes in patient and community health needs, resources, supplies, adequacy of equipment and reports to the Health Officer, Medical Director and Clinic Manager.
  • Image: Commands the confidence and respect of patients, local physicians and other medical providers and the community by displaying professional conduct.
  • Initiative: Actively maintains professional qualifications (including licenses and certifications) through training and ongoing continuing education. Develops positive relationships with patients, community members, local physicians, and other persons, agencies and organizations that serve or may serve as resources to S’Klallam Health Clinic programs. Strives to achieve personal and department objectives at an excellent level or performance.
  • Integrity: Maintains the highest standards of ethical conduct, including strict confidentiality of patient information.
  • Interpersonal Relations: Maintains effective working relationships with patients, community members, local medical providers, staff and other agencies and organizations.
  • Judgment: Ensures sound decisions by acting on the basis of reliable information, extensive professional knowledge, logical assumptions and thorough consultation with the Health Officer, Medical Director, Clinic Manager, and other staff as necessary and appropriate. Manages unexpected developments and medical emergencies by generating and implementing procedures, guidelines and assessing appropriate resources.
  • Planning: Effectively manages time and focuses personal efforts to ensure achievement of personal performance objectives and established Health Clinic goals.
  • Sensitivity: Contributes toward community development and positive patient and community relations, maintains morale, and ensures departmental effectiveness by being aware and considerate of the needs and feelings of others.
  • Stress Management: Maintains a high level of performance by preserving stability under pressure.
  • Verbal communication: Ensures the timely, accurate communication of issues to patients, the community, staff and Health Officer, Medical Director and Clinic Manager by expressing self clearly and effectively when talking with individuals and groups. Fosters teamwork amongst all staff in verbal and written communications.
  • Work Standards: Ensures the timely, accurate accomplishment of S’Klallam Health Clinic and personal performance objectives by observing high personal standards of conduct that result in the provision of excellent services.
  • Written Communication: Ensures timely, accurate compliant documentation of patient charts and reports to Health Officer, Medical Director, Clinic Manager and other agencies. Uses effective written communication to inform and promote the achievement of S’Klallam Clinic goals and objective primary job duties.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Patient visits: Maintains a daily calendar of appointments for patient diagnosis, treatment, referral, prescriptions, health maintenance and education.
  • Assesses and provides treatment to patients on a walk-in basis to the health clinic depending upon patient urgency and need.
  • Reviews prescription re-fills requests for said prescription on a timely basis (e.g. Within same day).
  • Provides after-hours, triage phone service for the health clinic on a monthly scheduled basis.

Additional Job Responsibilities

  • Chart Reviews: Regularly assesses and monitors the progress of patients and reviews file documentation with Preceptor and consulting physicians.
  • Meetings: Attends and participates in staff and provider meetings and other meetings as directed by the Health Officer, Medical Director or Clinic Manager.
  • Personal Contacts: Maintains regular contacts of a positive nature with patients,   staff, community members, WIC, Tribal Health Department and other tribal departments, Kitsap Public Health District, Tribal Dentist, local physicians and medical services providers, Child Welfare Investigator and others to accomplish S’Klallam Health Clinic objectives and preserve good public relations.
  • Reviews standing orders and patient guidance documents. Maintains current signature on these documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Certification from an accredited school.
  • Clinical: A minimum of two years experience making independent clinical decisions in family practice.
  • Licensing/Certification: Requires ARNP or PA Certification, Prescriptive Authority Licensing, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification and Washington State License and maintains a current preceptor signature
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are required, as well as the ability to learn electronic medical record data entry, word-processing, spreadsheet and other software programs.

 

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Natural Resources Enforcement Officer

Job Summary:

This is an entry level Natural Resources Enforcement Officer position. This position is responsible for working under the leadership of the NR Enforcement Manager with oversight and training from NR Enforcement Officer II personnel. This position assists the NR Enforcement program in protecting tribal treaty rights for fishing, wildlife and gathering as well as protecting life and property, maintaining peace and order and enforcing all applicable tribal laws and ordinances. This officer will assist senior officers in issuing citations to violators, making arrests when necessary, conducting investigations and providing testimony in court.

Duties Include:

  • Assists other officers in enforcing the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Fishing and Hunting Codes and associated regulations as well as any other applicable Codes and Ordinances
  • Ensures timely and accurate communication of issues to NR Enforcement Officer II personnel as well as the Enforcement Manager
  • Assists other officers in preparing written reports and documents
  • Strives to earn the confidence and respect of the community, staff, and others
  • Makes recommendations where action is needed to prevent violations, apprehend violators, or other actions
  • Assists in the operation of enforcement vehicles and patrol boats
  • Uses pagers, radio, cell phone, and other communication related equipment as needed
  • Uses firearms when necessary as authorized and participates in firearm practices, qualifications and certifications as described in the department policy manual
  • Obeys applicable laws and complies with policy and procedures
  • Maintains a clean and neat appearance, and demonstrates overall conduct on and off duty
  • Develops and maintains effective and positive working relationships with community members, department staff, tribal staff, and staff from other agencies and organizations
  • Follows and enforces the chain of command
  • Responds to emergency situations by following established procedures
  • Maintains a calm, professional and non-emotional demeanor under varied demands and circumstances including emergencies, opposition and hostility
  • Strives to de-escalate any argumentative or potentially volatile contacts
  • Communicates clearly and effectively when talking with individuals and groups
  • Responds to calls for emergency assistance locally or by outside agencies when requested
  • Responds to calls for assistance including all areas of NR Enforcement or Public Safety
  • Attend training as directed
  • Other work as needed

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma, or GED.
  • Licensing/Certification: Must be currently certified in Basic First Aid and CPR or become certified within thirty (30) days of appointment.
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License.
  • Basic Law Enforcement Certification: Must be willing to complete the Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Academy sponsored by the Washington State Training Commission, or the Bureau of Indian Affairs Police Academy, and complete the Washington State Training Commission Equivalency Course, within 2 years from date of hire.
  • Previous law enforcement work experience is highly desirable.

Requirements:

  • Background Investigation: Must successfully pass 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 or similar examination.
  • Personal Computer Skills: Basic personal computer skills are preferred. Must be willing 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.
  • 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. 

 

Request for Proposals

MD/Psychiatric or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Services

 

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 provide psychiatric, behavioral and mental health services for Port Gamble S’Klallam children, youth and adults. The Port Gamble S’Klallam Behavioral Health Program enhances the quality of life of the Tribe and its members through the culturally appropriate deliver of prevention, education, early intervention, treatment and ongoing support services using a holistic approach for individuals of all ages and their families.

This is an independent contractor position and does not have benefits.

 

Desired Scope of Services

  1. Provide specific billable therapeutic services, consultation and/or provision of direct psychiatric behavioral and mental health services for Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal children, youth and adults.
  2. Participate in clinical staffing, medication management, and psychiatric evaluations and related follow-up services.
  3. Experience working in a Tribal community and using NextGen software is desired.
  4. Total services provided will not exceed 36 hours per month.
  1. 1.Proposed Schedule
  1. Tribe to release RFP by: August 25, 2016
  2. Proposals due by: September 28, 2016
  3. Tribe interviews and selects by: October 28, 2016
  1. 2.Proposal Requirements/Guidelines
  1. Letter of Interest and current resume listing experience necessary, including educational background and professional licenses.
  2. Proof of liability insurance and current Washington State Department of Health licensure.
  3. Proof of DEA licensure.
  4. Description of experience working in Tribal communities, and of services provided to Tribal clients.
  5. Description of experience in providing psychiatric evaluation and medication management.
  6. Estimated fee for providing services, or billing rate based on up to 36 hours per month for psychiatric services, to cover the period of December 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017. State the manner and frequency in which bills would be presented.
  1. 3.Procedures for Submission

 

Interested consultants are invited to submit their proposal prior to 4:00 p.m., September 28, 2016. Proposals should be submitted to:

Jolene George, Behavioral Health Division Director

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

31912 Little Boston Road N.E.

Kingston, WA 98346

Email submissions preferred to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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. Ability to meet desired scope of services.
  2. Described experience in psychiatric evaluation and medication management, particularly in Tribal communities.
  3. Experience using the NextGen software.
  4. Meet applicable professional and licensure requirements.
  5. The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe reserves the right to award a contract according to its Indian Preference Policy.
  6. 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.

 

Health Information System Analyst Trainee

Job Summary:

The Health Information System Analyst Trainee will complete the Individual Training Plan to attain and demonstrate proficiency in the skills to perform user and technical support, technical installations, maintenance, technical analysis, testing, and documentation for the maintenance of departmental and enterprise clinical applications, provide primary support for the NextGen Electronic Health Record and Practice Management systems and complete project tasks for clinical and financial systems projects, assure NextGen EHR/EPM system compliance with meaningful use requirements, assure collaboration with state and private partners in assuring safe, effective and compliant health information exchange practices. 

Duties Include:

Incumbent must complete the Individual Training Plan and Demonstrate the Ability To:

  • Support Medical Clinic, Dental Clinic, Behavioral Health, Scheduling and Billing workflow: Ensure that the NextGen EHR/EPM system meets departmental needs. Work with departments to change workflow where necessary. Provide one-on-one user support. Identify trends that may lead to the requirement for additional training or system changes.
  • Troubleshoot and support the NextGen EPM/EHR: Act as primary help desk contact for the support of the NextGen product. Use knowledge of Medical and Dental Clinic as well as Behavioral Health workflow as well as knowledge of NextGen to troubleshoot application issues. Use knowledge of billing and payor rules as well as the application functionality to troubleshoot billing errors. Troubleshoot, support and monitor scanning, Background Business Processing (BBP) and interfaces.
  • Maintain the NextGen EPM/EHR: Maintain master files, including the addition of new employees, security, dictionaries and tables, user preferences, formularies, etc. Perform maintenance releases, including analysis, design, technical set-up, testing, rollout and support. Design, make, test and support template changes.
  • Perform report writing and data queries: Use knowledge of the SQL database, Crystal Reports, and NextGen reporting tools to write reports over the NextGen database. Includes the ability to work with users to create report specifications, write and test the reports, train users, and roll reports out to general use.
  • Train: Develop curriculum and user documentation for new and existing functionality. Perform one-on-one and group training on application functionality and workflow.
  • Troubleshoot network and hardware issues; provide hardware support: Discriminate between software, network, and hardware causes to reported issues, working with PGST IT staff where necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Health Services Manager

 Qualifications:

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Required to fully complete the Training Plan (see attached) within the first year of employment

Licensing/Certification:

  • Must have a valid Washington State Drivers 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

Travel Requirements:

  • Local, State and out of State travel may be required

 Individual Training Plan:

The trainee must, within the first year of employment:

  • Enroll in the Bellevue College Certificate of Achievement Database Report Developer (Certificate of Achievement Database Analyst).
  • Enroll in and complete the Bellevue College Certificate in Database Analytics
  • Work in medical, dental, Wellness and billing offices for a period of time, performing tasks as licensure and skill permit
  • Take and pass NextGen eLearning courses
  • Receive one-on-one training from current NextGen project team
  • Work side-by-side with current NextGen project team as they resolve issues
  • Begin to take on easy issues, taking on more complex issues over time
Duty Year One Success Measures
  • Support Medical Clinic, Dental Clinic, Wellness Clinic, Scheduling and Billing workflow:   Ensure that the NextGen EHR/EPM system meets departmental needs. Work with departments to change workflow where necessary. Provide one-on-one user support. Identify trends that may lead to the requirement for additional training or system changes.
  • Troubleshoot and support the NextGen EPM/EHR: Act as primary help desk contact for the support of the NextGen product. Use knowledge of medical, Wellness and dental clinic workflow as well as knowledge of NextGen to troubleshoot application issues. Use knowledge of billing and payor rules as well as the application functionality to troubleshoot billing errors.   Troubleshoot, support and monitor scanning, Background Business Processing (BBP) and interfaces.
  • Maintain the NextGen EPM/EHR: Maintain master files, including the addition of new employees, security, dictionaries and tables, user preferences, formularies, etc. Perform maintenance releases, including analysis, design, technical set-up, testing, rollout and support. Design, make, test and support template changes.
  • Perform report writing and data queries: Use knowledge of the SQL database, Crystal Reports, and NextGen reporting tools to write reports over the NextGen database. Includes the ability to work with users to create report specifications, write and test the reports, train users, and roll reports out to general use.
  • Train:   Develop curriculum and user documentation for new and existing functionality. Perform one-on-one and group training on application functionality and workflow.
  • Troubleshoot network and hardware issues; provide hardware support: Discriminate between software, network, and hardware causes to reported issues, working with PGST IT staff where necessary.
  • Perform Security Officer functions in coordination with the Health Services Manager: oversee all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance, and oversight of the policies and procedures and training program required for HIPAA Security Rule compliance and other federal and state laws as may be applicable.
  • Conduct bi-weekly EHR audits for the medical, Wellness and dental clinic using the NextGen Audit Utility Tool.
  1. CSA demonstrates an understanding of departmental workflow by accurately communicating departmental needs and issues.
  2. CSA demonstrates an ability to resolve workflow issues through process or system redesign.
  3. Clinic and billing personnel report satisfactory resolution or workarounds to their issues.
 
  1. CSA demonstrates knowledge of NextGen EPM/EHR by passing the NextGen Certified Professional tests.
  2. CSA demonstrates proficiency and expertise in troubleshooting the product by resolving 50% of the issues given him/her.         CSA is able to work with NextGen Support and/or the PGST NextGen project team to resolve the other 50% of the issues given him/her.
 
  1. New employees are enrolled and security is set up within 2 days of notification.
  2. Assigned file maintenance is complete within 5 days of notification.
  3. Completes maintenance release assignments given by the PGST NextGen project manager on time, following the project plan.
  4. Template changes are not required in the first year.
 
  1. Accurately creates report specifications based on user requests.
  2. Tests and troubleshoots NextGen reports, demonstrating a knowledge of the template data structure and the reporting tool.
  3. Advanced SQL and Crystal queries are not a requirement in the first year.
 
  1. Curriculum is accurate and complete. Contains annotated screen shots and is easy to use.
  2. Students demonstrate a good understanding of the topic discussed.
  3. Students report a positive training experience.
 
  1. Not required in the first year
  1.   Not required in the first year

 

On-Call Academic Coach/Program Assistant

Job Summary:

The on-call Academic Coach/Program Assistant will assist directly with the S’Klallam students in grades K-8 and provide academic coaching. This position will collaborate with families and students to increase awareness of educational roadblocks and to build a strong sense of academic esteem. The Academic Coach is responsible for becoming a strong team member to assure continuity of the program. The Academic Coach works collaboratively with school district staff, Academic Coach Coordinator, and Education Director.

The on-call Program Assistant will assist the tribe’s All Stars Program and assist with all Career & Education events and complete the required forms for accounting. This individual must possess an ability to work well with the public and in a team environment.

Duties Include:

  • Assist students with homework completion.
  • Provide student and families with academic goals and assist students in meeting them.
  • Assist students with academic study skills.
  • Be available for after school mentoring.
  • Attend regular staff meetings.
  • Work closely with NKSD staff and administration.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.
  • Coordinate the All Stars program on a monthly basis, duties include gathering student data from teachers and bus drivers for the incentive rewards in grades K-12th grades, arrange for set up and clean up of this program, complete purchase orders, check requisitions and charge card forms, purchase incentive prizes and prepare budget for yearly All Star Program.
  • Communicate and support North Kitsap School District Native American Programs.
  • Obtain on each student a release of authorization forms signed by the parent or legal guardian for S’Klallam students per NKSD requirements.
  • Transport students to school when needed and keep record of transports.
  • Coordinate Career & education activities to include; new teacher orientation, Wolfle Elementary picnic, Career Fair, Strong Family Fair, Canoe Journey hosting and S’Klallam Days. Prepare accounting forms for these events.
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Food Handlers Permit
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED required, college preferred.
  • Licensing/Certification: Must have a valid Washington State Drivers License.
  • Washington State Highly Qualified Para- Professional Certification Preferred.
  • Other: Ability to organize files, maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent work habits.
  • Ability to take initiative step forth and assist 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

 

Academic Coach (High School)

Job Summary:

The primary job focus is dropout prevention. This function is implemented by working directly with S’Klallam students in grades 9-12 and providing academic coaching. The Academic Coach will collaborate with families and students to increase awareness of educational roadblocks and to build a strong sense of academic esteem. The Academic Coach is responsible for becoming a strong team member to assure continuity of the program. The Academic Coach works collaboratively with school district staff, Academic Coach Coordinator, Education Clinic Coordinator and Education Director.

Duties Include:

  • Assist students with homework completion.
  • Provide student and families with academic goals and assist students in meeting them.
  • Assist students with study skills and specify how their “use of time” and “level of organization” impacts their studies
  • Show enthusiasm for learning and offer encouragement and structure
  • Maintain records of students’ assignment completion and progress
  • Be available for after school mentoring.
  • Attend regular staff meetings.
  • Work closely with NKSD staff and administration.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience:High School Diploma or GED required. Associates Degree required.
  • Licensing/Certification: Must have a valid Washington State Drivers License.
  • Washington State Highly Qualified Para- Professional Certification
  • Other: Maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong Algebra and Geometry skills
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with strong organizational skills and work-habits.
  • Ability to take initiative and assist as needed.

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

 

EC Infant/Toddler Teacher Assistant (WWIETP)

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.

 

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