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

Print Application, and then scan and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail (to address below) Latest version of Adobe reader may be found here. http://get.adobe.com/reader/?promoid=BUIGO

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

Purchasing/Accounting Technician FT 1 08/11/17 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

 

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

 

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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