Vacancy Ann. # STOI-18-074
Department 477/TANF
Location SPOKANE, WA
Status FULL TIME, 32.5 - 40 HOURS PER WEEK
Rate of Pay $12.00 - $15.00 PER HOUR, DOE/DOQ
Opening Date APRIL 4, 2018
Closing Date MAY 11, 2018 **EXTENDED**


The Security Guard will monitor and protect the 477/TANF property, assets, and personnel against criminal activity and damage to maintain a safe and secure environment.


  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • 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.
  • Performs minor building maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Obtain training that pertains to security related issues and be able to instruct current staff and clientele on these matters.


  • 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. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • (1) 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.
  • Must be able to physically sit, stand, bend, or walk for long periods of time.
  • Must adhere to strict confidentiality.
  • Must be able to work evenings, occasional weekends, and special events as needed.


Applications Are Available At the McCoy Administration Building In

 the Tribal Human Resources Department:

P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040

Contact: Sabrina McCoy

Ph. # (509) 458-6583, Fax #: (509) 458-6556

E-mail sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe

Or, can be downloaded online at:  (

Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department

No Later Than 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves the Right to Hire According

To Its Indian Preference Policy

Applicants Are Subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Test

Positions with the Spokane Tribe are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period