Vacancy Ann. # STOI-18-118
Department 477 TANF PSELC
Rate of Pay $12.25 - $15.78 PER HOUR, DOE, DOQ
Opening Date SEPTEMBER 11, 2018
Closing Date SEPTEMBER 18, 2018


The Spokane Tribe of Indians Tribal TANF Program promotes and supports Tribal children and their families reaching their full potential of becoming healthy, productive and self-sufficient.  This is done in a way that protects and benefits the Tribal children, respects and preserves their culture, values and traditions, gives families access as well as input into the full range of programs and services to promote their self-esteem, independence, self-sufficiency and their educational experiences.


Maintenance Duties:

  • Performs daily environmental upkeep of the facility and grounds including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, garbage removal, office maintenance, restroom maintenance, classroom maintenance, window maintenance, parking lot maintenance, playground upkeep, snow removal and attends to other maintenance issues which arise pertinent to the position.
  • Performs a wide variety of general and semiskilled maintenance activities (i.e. carpentry, painting, plumbing etc.) for the purpose of completing projects, tasks and/or work orders within established time frames.
  • Assists the 477/TANF maintenance staff with projects (i.e. completing specific tasks, transporting and/or securing materials etc.) for the purpose of completing projects, tasks and/or work orders in a safe efficient manner as needed.
  • Prepares written materials (i.e. activity logs, time reports etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
  • Transports a variety of tools, equipment, and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at the job site.
  • Repairs equipment and building system components for the purpose of ensuring a safe working environment and/or condition.
  • Maintains assigned vehicle, tools, and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in a safe operating condition.
  • Assists in maintenance of any and all program vehicles.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving safety concerns.
  • Adheres to all safety regulations and reports any safety concerns to the supervisor.
  • Ensures the grounds/facilities are operating in as safe, clean, sanitary, efficient, comfortable and sound condition.
  • Coordinate with 477/TANF Maintenance for building upkeep and repairs.
  • Maintain facility in congruence with minimum licensing requirements.
  • Maintain facility and property to keep up with Early Achievers quality requirements.
  • Assists with rodent and pest control.
  • Other duties as needed and as assigned.

Security Guard Duties:

  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Develops and maintains evacuation and lock down procedures for emergent situations.
  • Limits access of vagrant and non-necessary individuals.
  • Obtains help by calling police and sounding alarms.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintains organization’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Maintain positive rapport with all clientele and staff.
  • Ensure facility is secured and vacant at the end of each shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.


  • Must be 21 years of age or older and must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have valid Washington State Driver’s License, a good driving record, and be Tribally insurable.
  • Must be able to effectively follow written and verbal instructions, fill out work orders, work independently without direction, read and comprehend assembly and safety instructions, and keep accurate records and logs.
  • Must have basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry and/or maintenance skills.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position: sit, stand, bend, and walk for long periods of time; and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., kneel, bend, climb ladders, work in inclement weather, work in an environment subject to chemical cleaners, pesticides (lawn maintenance), dust, allergens etc.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours.
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Previous experience working with Native American clientele and understanding of their cultural needs.
  • Successful clearance of Criminal History and Background inquiry—Tribal, State and Federal.
  • Successful clearance of National Child Abuse Registry and Neglect Data System.
  • Employee must be willing to travel to all required trainings pertinent to position annually.


  • One year of security experience for a bar, hotel, restaurant, retail store, school, public law enforcement, a private security agency or military security/police; OR completion of 30 post-secondary credits in security or criminal justice studies preferred.
  • One year work experience in the carpentry, construction, or maintenance field preferred.
  • Ability to obtain the following certificates and licenses within the specified time frame:
  1. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (2 months)
  2. Blood Borne Pathogens (1 month),
  3. Food Handlers Certification (2 months),
  4. First Aid and CPR Certification Infant, Child and Adult (2 months).
  • Ability and willingness to maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive information for both external and internal systems.
  • Current and up-to-date immunizations including a current negative TB skin test, annual influenza vaccine, TDap in lieu of Tetanus vaccine , Hepatitis B Vaccination—preferred and required within one month of hire date.

Applications Are Available At the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department or can be downloaded at

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
Ph.: (509) 458-6583, (509) 458-6527,  Fax: (509) 458-6556
E-mail:  or         
 Applications Must Be Received In The Human Resources Department by
4:30 p.m. On The Closing Date
The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its
Indian Preference Policy
All Applicants Will Be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test
All Positions With The Tribe Are Subject to a 90-Day Probationary Period