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EDUCATION COORDINATOR

VACANCY ANN #:        STOI-20-054

TITLE:                              EDUCATION COORDINATOR

DEPARTMENT:            HEAD START

LOCATION:                    WELLPINIT, WA

SUPERVISOR:               HEAD START DIRECTOR

STATUS:                          FULL-TIME, 30 HOURS PER WEEK

SALARY LEVEL:           $21.00/PER HOUR

OPENING DATE:          AUGUST 4, 2020

CLOSING DATE:           AUGUST 11, 2020

 

INTRODUCTION:  The Spokane Tribe of Indians Head Start Program is designed to promote the school readiness of low-income children by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development—

  • in a learning environment that supports children’s growth in language, literacy, mathematics, science, social and emotional functioning, creative arts, physical skills, and approaches to learning; and
  • through the provision to low-income children and their families of health, educational, nutritional, social, and other services that are determined, based on family needs assessments, to be necessary.

The Education Coordinator is responsible for the Head Start Education component and the supervision of classroom staff, including but not limited to teachers and teacher assistants.  The position is a part of the management team responsible for working together to provide leadership in coordinating efforts in the areas of Early Childhood Development and Health Services, Family and Community Partnerships, Program Governance and Disabilities Services.  The Education Coordinator will assist the Head Start Program Director with assurance of overall program compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, Spokane Tribe of Indians Policies and Procedures, IHS Environmental Health Code Standards, and applicable Washington State Rules and Regulations.  The Education Coordinator will be in the classroom daily supporting the teachers by assisting with observations, learning objectives and consulting.  This person may also be called upon to fill in as Substitute Teacher, Bus Driver or Cook as needed as part of the Head Start team.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise teaching staff in program operations, to include using all agency policies and procedures for developing staff skills for successful job task completion.
  • Mentor staff using positive role modeling and reflective supervision techniques, in order to strengthen skill levels and confidence.
  • Evaluate the Education staff’s job performance annually.
  • Ensure that each Head Start family receives the required amount of home visits.
  • Evaluate Education staff’s weekly lesson plans.
  • Ensure that goals for individual children are being recorded
  • Ensure that Education staff maintains the required component information in each child’s portfolio.
  • Assist in assessing training needs, locating training opportunities, coordinating and implementing training.
  • Assist with the tracking and reporting of child outcomes three times annually.
  • Work and interact with peers, as individuals and/or in team/group settings, in a professional manner that contributes to the Spokane Tribal Head Start School Readiness Goals.
  • Assist in the recruitment and enrollment of Head Start eligible children.
  • Set School Readiness Goals that align with Head Start Performance Standards and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF).
  • Assist other staff in the coordination of transition services and activities.
  • Assure that on-going assessment of each child’s growth and development is utilized to record achievement of Desired Results and Outcomes and that individual learning plans (ILP) are created for each child and updated on a regular basis.
  • Assist in providing appropriate disabilities information and referrals for staff, parents, and collaborating agencies.
  • Assist in collaboration with school districts, HHS, monitoring of disability services, and other duties assigned.
  • Assist in supporting Head Start Teaching staff concerning issues of classroom environments, behavior management and inclusion of children with special needs.  This includes, but is not limited to phone, email, written reports, record keeping and tracking of data.
  • Assist in the developing and distribution of written and web-based materials for child, parents, employees and community partners within the areas of developmentally appropriate practices, screening, assessment, behavior management, learning environments, special education, disability laws and services.
  • Provide collaborating agencies with regular reports concerning screening, assessments, referrals, and children with an IFSP or IEP.
  • Adhere to established performance standards, coordinate formal evaluations of children, monitor progress through observation, tracking and follow-up.
  • Ensure accurate reports and documentation and comply with applicable laws, policies and procedures (State, Federal and Tribal).
  • Utilize the identified data management system to track, monitor and follow-up on cases with identified concerns and for those children receiving services.
  • Report cases of child abuse and neglect by serving as a mandated reporter.
  • Fill in as Substitute teacher.
  • Drive the School Bus as needed.
  • Assist with the daily sanitizing/cleaning of the Head Start building as required during this Pandemic.
  • The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Possess a basic understanding of the scope of the Head Start effort and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Requires the ability to learn, interpret, and apply District, State, and Federal requirements and objectives for academic achievement.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize work and manage time effectively.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to, and coordinate with the population served, especially low-income Spokane Indian Reservation population.
  • Must contribute to the Head Start team in a positive and productive manner with reliability, patience and consistency.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a professional manner.
  • Maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Must have an understanding of Early childhood Developmental Stages, appropriate preschool practices and trauma informed care.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education; or a baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Successful clearance of Criminal History and Background inquiry with no allegations and/or findings of child abuse and neglect.
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license and a good driving record.

OTHER:

  • First Aid and CPR certification, Food Handlers Permit, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with school bus and passenger endorsements to be obtained during orientation period.
  • Must have knowledge of or Willingness to learn Head Start Curriculum and Assessment tools including:
    • Teaching Strategies GOLD (TSG),
    • Creative Curriculum, Second Steps,
    • Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS),
    • Dial 4 Screening and Scoring,
    • Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA)
    • Child Plus.

 

Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA  99040

Or available on our website: www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

   Fax: (509) 458-6556

e-mail:   hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

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 may be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With The Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period

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HEALTH & DISABILITIES COORDINATOR

VACANCY ANN #:        STOI-20-053

TITLE:                              HEALTH & DISABILITIES COORDINATOR

DEPARTMENT:            HEAD START

LOCATION:                    WELLPINIT, WA

SUPERVISOR:               HEAD START DIRECTOR

STATUS:                          FULL-TIME, 30 HOURS PER WEEK

SALARY LEVEL:           $21.00/PER HOUR

OPENING DATE:          AUGUST 4, 2020

CLOSING DATE:           AUGUST 11, 2020

 

INTRODUCTION:  The Spokane Tribe of Indians Head Start Program is designed to promote the school readiness of low-income children by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development—

  • in a learning environment that supports children’s growth in language, literacy, mathematics, science, social and emotional functioning, creative arts, physical skills, and approaches to learning; and
  • through the provision to low-income children and their families of health, educational, nutritional, social, and other services that are determined, based on family needs assessments, to be necessary.

Planning children’s readiness to learn involves culturally responsive, trauma informed, integrated service delivery of child development, disabilities, and mental health that support learning environments.   Under the supervision and direction of the Program Manager, the Health/Disabilities Coordinator promotes over-sight in compliance with all regulations per applicable Performance Standards; ensures monitoring, agency collaboration and tracking of health and disability services; identifies children who may have a disability, assuring appropriate intervention and services; and manages, implements, and evaluates comprehensive programs for children with disabilities and their families enrolled in the Spokane Tribe of Indians Head Start Program.  This person may also be called upon to fill in as Substitute Teacher, Bus Driver or Cook as needed as part of the Head Start team.

 MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operations will be in accordance with the Tribal Plans of Operations, Head Start Performance Standards, USDA, Washington Administrative code (WAC) disability laws/mandates and related Tribal/State/Federal regulations.
  • Ensure all Head Start Children receive a health examination within 90 days of enrollment.
  • Ensure that each child receives a nutrition assessment which shall include a growth assessment, hemoglobin check, diet assessment and nutrition education.
  • Organize a health advisory committee with the assistance of the program director.
  • Develop and assist in implementation of a health education curriculum in the areas of health, dental and safety.
  • Conduct immunization review, vision and hearing screenings with the children.  Make referrals, develop Health Alert lists and Emergency Care Plans as necessary.
  • Facilitate health related home visits and promote parental involvement.
  • Monitors health and safety checklist, fire drills, evacuation routes/procedures and playground check
  • Respond appropriately to crisis or emergency situations that may occur—to include providing minor first aid, communicating with parents and coordinating care.
  • Regularly monitor the classroom environment, disabilities services, screening and assessment tools and methods.
  • Ensures accurate reports, documentation and compliance with applicable State, Federal and Tribal laws, policies and procedures.
  • Assist with responding to the COVID 19 Pandemic- to include writing and implementing policy
  • Enter all health screening, treatment and other health related information into data entry program (such as Child Plus and Teaching Strategies Gold software systems).
  • Monitor and re-stock First Aid kits in classrooms and school buses to ensure compliance with licensing guidelines.
  • Acts as an advocate for parents and children with special needs, and provides referrals to appropriate resources.
  • Assist in providing appropriate disabilities information and referrals for staff, parents, and collaborating agencies.
  • Assist with ongoing assessment of health education needs and assist with the distribution of health information to children, staff and parents as necessary or requested.
  • Provide or coordinate training to staff.  May include:  Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR/First Aid, Emergency Care Plans, medication administration,
  • Assist in collaboration with school districts, IHS, HHS, monitoring of disability services, and other duties assigned.
  • Assist in the developing and distribution of written and web-based materials for child, parents, employees and community partners within the areas of developmentally appropriate practices, screening, assessment, health, behavior management, learning environments, special education, disability laws and services.
  • Ensure accurate reports and documentation and comply with applicable laws, policies and procedures (State, Federal and Tribal).
  • Utilize the identified data management system to track, monitor and follow-up on cases with identified concerns and for those children receiving services.
  • Actively work in the classrooms with teachers and students assisting with observations, assessing needs and filling in as needed.
  • Report cases of child abuse and neglect by serving as a mandated reporter.
  • Drive the School Bus as needed—once CDL is obtained (training will be provided).
  • Assist with the recruitment and enrollment of children and families.
  • Assist with the daily sanitizing/cleaning of the Head Start building as required during this Pandemic.
  • The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.

 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with human relation skills with both children and adults
  • Possess a basic understanding of the scope of the Head Start effort and Trauma informed practices.
  • Ability to maintain organized and accurate records
  • Possess skills adequate to manage the agency to serve children with disabilities (including coordination with other program components and community agencies) and work with parents.
  • Familiarity with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Understanding of Early childhood Developmental Stages and appropriate preschool practices
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to, and coordinate with the population served, especially low-income Spokane Indian Reservation population.
  • Must contribute to the Head Start team in a positive and productive manner with reliability, patience and consistency.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate Degree and experience/training in the fields of public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health, health administration or equivalent required.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Successful clearance of Criminal History and Background inquiry with no allegations and or findings of child abuse and neglect.

 OTHER:

  • First Aid and CPR certification, Food Handlers Permit, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with school bus and passenger endorsements to be obtained during orientation period.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the area of public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health, or health administration preferred.

 

Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA  99040

Or available on our website: www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

Phone:  (509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527,   Fax: (509) 458-6556

E-mail:   hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

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 may be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With The Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period

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HEAD START TEACHER ASSISTANTS

 

VACANCY ANN#:           STOI-20-052

POSITION:                        HEAD START TEACHER ASSISTANTS

DEPARTMENT:              HEAD START

LOCATION:                      WELLPINIT, WA

SUPERVISOR:                HEAD START DIRECTOR

STATUS:                            FULL-TIME DURING SCHOOL YEAR

SALARY LEVEL:             $13.50 – $14.50/PER HOUR (DOQ/DOE)

OPENING DATE:            AUGUST 4, 2020

CLOSING DATE:             AUGUST 11, 2020

 

INTRODUCTION:  The Spokane Tribe of Indians Head Start Program is designed to promote the school readiness of low-income children by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development—

  • in a learning environment that supports children’s growth in language, literacy, mathematics, science, social and emotional functioning, creative arts, physical skills, and approaches to learning; and
  • through the provision to low-income children and their families of health, educational, nutritional, social, and other services that are determined, based on family needs assessments, to be necessary.

The Head Start Teacher Assistant reports to and receives direction from the Education Manager and the Lead Classroom Teacher.  The Teacher Assistant is responsible for assisting the Head Start Lead Teacher in the daily operation of the classroom and program.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work cooperatively as part of the Head Start team to provide comprehensive and professional services in the best interest of children and families and the Head Start community.
  • Document, report and record daily observations as required by the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Contribute to the Head Start Classroom team by maintaining a positive attitude, being patient and friendly with the children, and by being professional in appearance and actions.
  • Actively contribute to the classroom with resourcefulness, organization, effective time management and cooperation.
  • Model appropriate behaviors and responses to challenging situations.
  • Assist in planning, coordinating and implementing the Education Plan.
  • Work with the Lead Teacher in helping families in the home to facilitate growth in their knowledge of child development, parenting techniques, and meeting family needs.
  • Provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions
  • Perform job duties with the highest level of confidentiality, ensuring safety of all children, family and staff records and information in accordance with Tribal Policy.
  • Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing a curriculum that promotes children’s cognitive development and language skills, social and emotional development and physical development.
  • Help children learn to get along with others and encourage feelings of empathy and mutual respect among children and adults.
  • Attend to the basic needs of the children—to include hygiene, diapering, and feeding
  • Assist in encouraging parental involvement in the education program in the classroom and at home.
  • Maintain sanitation and safety practices throughout the program that ensure a safe environment.
  • Assist other staff in the coordination of transition services and other activities.
  • Demonstrate ability to relate well to and coordinate with the population served, especially low-income Spokane Indian Reservation population.
  • Assist in supporting Head Start Teaching staff concerning issues of classroom environments, behavior management and inclusion of children with special needs. This includes, but is not limited to providing one on one attention, written reports, record keeping and tracking of data.
  • Adhere to established performance standards.
  • Comply with applicable laws, policies and procedures (State, Federal and Tribal).
  • Report cases of child abuse and neglect by serving as a mandated reporter.
  • Be willing to fill in as needed as cook, bus driver and other duties as assigned.
  • Take pride in the appearance of the Head Start facility and help to maintain the necessary daily upkeep—to include, assisting with the daily sanitizing/cleaning of the Head Start building as required during this Pandemic.
  • The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Possess a basic understanding of the scope of the Head Start effort—to include familiarity with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail and follow through on assigned tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of Early childhood Developmental Stages and appropriate preschool practices
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to, and coordinate with the population served, especially low-income Spokane Indian Reservation population.
  • Possess skills adequate to serve children with disabilities
  • Must contribute to the Head Start team in a positive and productive manner with reliability, patience and consistency.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License, and a good driving record.
  • Successful clearance of Criminal History and Background inquiry with no allegations and or findings of child abuse and neglect.

OTHER:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, or enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree, or enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire.
  • First Aid and CPR certification, Food Handlers Permit, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with school bus and passenger endorsements is to be obtained during probation period.
  • Current and former Head Start parents preferred.

Applications Are Available In The Tribal Human Resources Department

Or, can be downloaded online at:

(www.spokanetribe.com)

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:  hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department

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

The Spokane Tribe Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Vacancy#:              STOI-20-057
Position:                 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CONTRACT POSITION
Location:                WELLPINIT, WA
Report To:             SPOKANE TRIBAL BUSINESS COUNCIL, (TBC)
Status:                     REGULAR, FULL-TIME, EXEMPT
Compensation:    $97,000.00 – $145,000.00
                                   Vacation + Paid Holidays
Benefit Options:  Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance
Opening Date:      AUGUST 3, 2020
Closing Date:        SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

SUMMARY:
The Executive Director is charged with leading all governmental operations as directed by the Spokane Tribal Business Council (TBC). The Executive Director is responsible to ensure that Tribal management, operational, fiscal, personnel and legal systems work effectively and efficiently to deliver governmental services. The Executive Director has the authority and responsibility to implement the legislative actions, personnel policies and annual budgets as approved and directed by the TBC.

The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership of business affairs of the organization, and the ongoing development of a strategic plan as approved by the TBC. This position reports directly to the TBC and is responsible for the direct leadership and administration for each of the organization Division Directors. Incumbent is accountable to identify the need for action by the TBC to develop or revise policies, procedures and specific organizational performance areas.

The incumbent will direct and oversee the development of all Spokane Tribal program plans, budgets, leadership training and development plans. Incumbent will be accountable to ensure successful performance of the organizational goals, processes, and assignments. This position will be responsible to issue directives designed to secure the strategic alignment that supports the Spokane Tribe’s vision statement, program missions and comprehensive strategic goals as determined by the Spokane Tribe Business Council.

The incumbent must have a proven track record of success in a leadership position overseeing operations of an organization, while maintaining solid working relationships with staff, Business Council, and community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provides a written report monthly, quarterly and annually, which will detail the organizational performance and corresponding needs toward the progress of key performance indicators (KPI) which critically impact the strategic goals and objectives as set by the TBC.
• Build a collaborative process among executive level team members in order to develop optimal executive team cohesion and performance.
• Is required to be present and if necessary report to the general council during all special meetings.
• Participates and assists in the development of policies, procedures and ordinances which allow for the delivery of quality and efficient program services to the Tribal community.
• Assures that all Tribal and applicable federal or state employment laws are the basis for management actions relating to hiring, discipline or termination of employees.
• Provide leadership in the development and management of Tribal fiscal budgets, assure timely submittal of annual budgets for TBC review and adoption.
• Cultivate, develop and demonstrate successful leadership ability and direct line authority over division directors and corresponding outcomes for up-to-date and modernized business practices.
• Utilize effective leadership overseeing operations, while maintaining constructive relationships with staff and TBC to streamline and improve program outcomes.
• Build and strengthen community engagement strategies.
• Make decisions relating to hiring, termination, evaluation, promotion, training, discipline and supervision of all staff. Much of this responsibility may be delegated to Division Directors and the Department of Human Resources, but the incumbent must monitor these activities to ensure compliance with the provisions of policy and applicable law.
• Shall provide both oral and written reports to the TBC, its agents and representatives as requested or required.
• Provides capacity to mediate or resolve organizational conflicts, manage conflict remedies and solutions.
• Advises the Spokane Tribal Business Council when it is necessary to revise or amend administrative policies and procedures.
• Provides a leadership and organizational development and training plan each year, which also includes the organizational training needs and their associated cost estimates.
• Evaluates the performance of Division Directors not less than twice each year.
• Provides correspondence, reports and oral or written testimony essential to carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the Executive Director.
• Duties and responsibilities may be revised or amended at the discretion of the Spokane Tribal Business Council.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Lead the vision and mission of the organization, along with the governing body, and program directors, so that highly effective programs and services are delivered.
• Must have knowledge of Tribal programs, services, general administrative procedures and Tribal 21st century government operations and strategies.
• Must have knowledge of Federal and State laws, policies and regulations pertaining to Tribal operations, programs and services.
• This senior level executive position requires 7 years or more administrative experience with personnel and organizational budget development and fiscal systems and supervision.
• Must have ability to plan, delegate, and lead the work of subordinates.
• Must have ability to plan and direct a complex business organization and associated work programs.
• Must have ability to develop, present and gain acceptance of long-range extensive program plans and budgets.
• Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Federal, State, Regional and Local agencies, community leaders and the general public as necessitated by work and assignments.
• Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
• Must have ability to evaluate and appraise the effectiveness and quality of Tribal operations, proposed business plans, programs and services.
• Must be able to lead with development of comprehensive plans, Tribal and community based.
• Must be able to lead program managers with Federal and State Legislative relationships.
• Must have knowledge in contract/grant writing, negotiation and training.

KEY CREDENTIALS AND PERSONAL QUALITIES:
• Master’s Degree in Management, Business Administration Finance/Accounting, Planning, Public Administration or course work in a discipline applicable to the requirements of the position.
• A minimum of 7 years successful senior leadership experience at a governmental organization Tribal government preferred.
• Commitment to results; “can-do” mindset with emphasis on 21st century governmental strategic positioning
• Experience leading change
• Experience in strategic planning
• Strong motivational and staff leadership abilities
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Positive attitude and sense of humor, integrity, impeccable work ethic
• Knowledge with the use of technology and Microsoft Office

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION:
Required Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Finance/Accounting, Planning, Public Administration or Course work in a discipline applicable to the requirements of the position AND 7 years of senior (top level standing) administrative or senior (top level standing) leadership experience responsible for multiple operations and functions to meet strategic organizational goals and objectives.

o Experience in Tribal governmental operations are preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• This position is classified as a senior level executive Tribal position. The applicant must complete a form authorizing a background check in order to be considered for an interview for the position, and must provide a release of information enabling a complete and thorough background investigation.
• Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and meet the Tribal insurance requirements.
• Must be able to travel on behalf of the organization.
• Must be bondable.

***Please submit a Professional Portfolio, STOI Job Application, with at least (3) professional references, and proof of educational requirements, grade transcripts, documentation or certification for boards, commissions and associations.***

Applications are available in the Tribal Human Resources Department or @ https://www.spokanetribe.com/jobs
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040
(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458- 6527
FAX: (509) 458-6556
E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com
Final Applications or Portfolios are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.
The Spokane Tribe reserves the right to hire according to the Spokane Tribal Indian Preference Policy.
Applicants are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Test.

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EMERGENCY MANAGER

VACANCY ANN#:    STOI-20-055
POSITION:                EMERGENCY MANAGER
DEPARTMENT:       STOI EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
LOCATION:              WELLPINIT, WA
SUPERVISOR:         EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
STATUS:                    REGULAR, FULL-TIME, EXEMPT
SALARY LEVEL:     $31.25 – $35.00/PER HOUR, DOE/DOQ
OPENING DATE:    JULY 31, 2020
CLOSING DATE:     AUGUST 14, 2020

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the Emergency Manager is to coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural or man-made disasters. To advise Tribal leadership during disasters.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collaborate with Tribal officials in order to prepare and analyze damage assessments following disasters or emergencies.
• Consult with officials of local and area governments, schools, hospitals, and other institutions in order to determine their needs and capabilities in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.
• Coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities such as ordering evacuations, opening public shelters, and implementing special needs plans and programs.
• Design and administer emergency/disaster preparedness training courses that teach people how to effectively respond to major emergencies and disasters.
• Develop and maintain liaisons with municipalities, county departments, and similar entities in order to facilitate plan development, response effort coordination, and exchanges of personnel and equipment.
• Develop and perform tests and evaluations of emergency management plans in accordance with federal regulations.
• Inspect facilities and equipment such as emergency management centers and communications equipment in order to determine their operational and functional capabilities in emergency situations.
• Keep informed of activities or changes that could affect the likelihood of an emergency, as well as those that could affect response efforts and details of plan implementation.
• Keep informed of federal, state and local regulations affecting emergency plans, and ensure that plans adhere to these regulations.
• Prepare emergency status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments.
• Prepare plans that outline operating procedures to be used in response to disasters/emergencies and in recovery from these events.
• Review emergency plans of individual Tribal facilities in order to ensure their adequacy.
• Apply for federal funding for emergency management related needs; administer such grants and report on their progress.
• Attend meetings, conferences, and workshops related to emergency management in order to learn new information and to develop working relationships with other emergency management specialists.
• Develop instructional materials for the public and make presentations to citizens’ groups in order to provide information on emergency plans and their implementation process.
• Inventory and distribute emergency management equipment, providing instruction in its maintenance and use.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Considerable knowledge of emergency management principles, technique practices, operations, procedures, business, public administration and requirements.
• Must have the ability to prepare and present complex ideas and make presentations before groups of people.
• Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
• Must have strong communication skills.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in emergency management, criminal justice, or related field and three years related experience required.
• Must be required to be on call seven days a week/twenty-four hours a day. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, holidays etc. This is on a rotating basis.
• Must have and maintain a Valid Driver’s License, and a good driving record to be Tribally insurable.
• Must demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to complete tasks without supervision.
• Prior experience with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook.

Applications Are Available At the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department or can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com
P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
(509) 458-6583 (509) 458-6527, Fax: (509) 458-6556
E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com
Applications Must Be Received In The Human Resources Department by 4:30 PM
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

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CHILDREN’S CENTER TEACHER ASSISTANTS (2 POSITIONS)

VACANCY ANN. #:  STOI-20-050
TITLE:                          TEACHER ASSISTANTS (2 POSITIONS)          
SUPERVISOR:          CHILDREN’S CENTER MANAGER
DEPARTMENT:        477/TANF CHILDREN’S CENTER                        
LOCATION:                SPOKANE, WA
STATUS:                     REGULAR, FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT
RATE OF PAY:          $13.50 – $16.11/PER HOUR (DOE, DOQ)
OPENING DATE:     JULY 27, 2020
CLOSING DATE:     AUGUST 3, 2020

 

INTRODUCTION:  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 is 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.

The Spokane Tribal TANF Children’s Center provides a safe and developmentally appropriate environment for young children. We value, accept and welcome all children and families. The primary emphasis of the program is to provide Early Childhood learning in a positive, educational setting.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as part of team, contribute to the development of positive communication, mutual respect, mutual support, competence and creativity among all member of the Children’s Center Staff
  • Provide support with what is needed in the classroom, under the direction of the lead teacher.
  • Plan and help implement activities in accordance with developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy.
  • Assist in all classrooms, including infant, toddler, and preschool.
  • Attend to children’s basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers.
  • Provide a safe environment to prevent and reduce injuries of the children; observe and monitor children’s play activities.
  • Maintain daily documentation and record keeping in the classroom.
  • Engage the children in appropriate language development through conversation and vocalization.
  • Support the children’s positive self-image through appropriate conversations and positive guidance techniques including negotiating skills; utilizing positive guidance techniques and recommending or initiating other measures to control behavior in accordance with program policies.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas; maintain classroom upkeep and sanitization on a regular basis.
  • Collaborate with parents and other staff members in providing education to the children including working with parents.
  • Attend staff meetings and designated training programs.
  • Assist in meal prep when needed.
  • Follow all WA State Foundational Quality Standards.
  • Performs all work related duties as required, and assist with other duties in the Children’s Center as assigned by the Program Manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Knowledge of early childhood development and child development stages. (Birth to 8 years)
  • Knowledge of Native American culture, traditions, and language.
  • Knowledge in working with low-income children and families.
  • Knowledge of program requirements for early childhood/child care services.
  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in managing your own time.
  • Ability to establish positive communication among parents, co-workers, Tribal staff, public and private agencies in serving the customers.
  • Ability to make independent conclusions and decisions.
  • Ability to handle conflict, complaints and disputes.
  • Ability to practice tact, courtesy and discretion.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver children 6 wks to 6 years of age on an ongoing basis, who may weigh 50 pounds or more and the necessary physical dexterity to work with small children.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older and must have High school diploma or GED
  • Washington State Short State ECED Certificate of Specialization or equivalent; or in an alternate field of study as approved by the Children’s Center Manager and Child Development Director.

OR willingness to obtain within two years of hire is required. *Must sign and agree to a Higher Education agreement upon hire.

  • Ability and willingness to maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to complete 30 hour STARS training within six months of hire.
  • Previous experience working with Native American clientele and understanding of their cultural needs.
  • Ability to obtain the following certificates and licenses with the specified time frame: Blood Borne Pathogens (1 month), First Aid and CPR Certification infant & child (2 months)
  • Successful clearance of Criminal History and Background inquiry
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License and Tribally Insurable

OTHER:

  • Completion of TB test prior to employment
  • Show proof of MMR immunity
  • Two years (2) experience working with children 6 weeks – 6 years in a group setting is preferred.
  • Must complete 10 hours of STARS training annually.
  • Must re-certify Food Handlers Permit, and infant & child First Aid and CPR before expiration.
  • Blood Bourne Pathogens training required yearly

Applications Are Available In The Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

Or can be downloaded online at: www.spokanetribe.com 

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

Phone Number: (509) 458-6583, (509) 458-6527 FAX: (509) 458-6556

E-mail:  hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

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 May be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period

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PROJECT MANAGER

VACANCY ANN#:  STOI-20-041
TITLE:  PROJECT MANAGER
DEPARTMENT:  PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
LOCATION:  WELLPINIT, WA
SUPERVISOR:  PLANNING DIRECTOR
STATUS:  TEMPORARY, FULL-TIME, EXEMPT
RAT OF PAY:  DOE/DOQ
OPENING DATE:  JULY 22, 2020
CLOSING DATE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

OBJECTIVE:  The purpose of the Project Manager is to direct all project phases and act as the primary point of contact on large projects of high complexity. The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable project scope and budget. The Project Manager will set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize progress, procure materials and components, and coordinate internal resources with the Planning Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop an integrated project schedule including critical paths for the end-to-end tasks and activities necessary to successfully complete projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget
  • Develop mechanisms for establishing, monitoring, and integrating all project elements, product configurations, and communications concerning change management processes and decisions
  • Develop and mentor project teams on the implementation of recovery plans as necessary
  • Coordinate the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as a liaison between project teams and other parts of the organization
  • Negotiate project changes and incorporate change into project control systems to maintain work statements, cost, and schedule baselines
  • Create work instructions that will follow piece parts and subassemblies through the shop for manufacturing purposes
  • Assist the executive management team in the planning and scheduling of production flows for on-book projects
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Track project performance to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Report project status on a weekly basis to the executive management team
  • Follow up all projects with an in-depth analysis of costs and what we could have done to better the outcome of the overall project
  • Must travel on occasion for short periods of time to facilitate the completion of projects in your care, and to also meet with customers about both new and ongoing projects
  • Identify problems, order appropriate materials/supplies, and determine solutions to remedy project complications
  • Perform drawing reviews and provide approvals for release – includes audits for the achievability of designs

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications, and product data sheets
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, customers, and suppliers
  • Must demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to complete tasks without supervision
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong development background or willingness to study and learn strategic concepts

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), Business, or related field from an accredited university is required.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license, and a good driving record to be Tribally insurable.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook

 

 

Applications Are Available In The Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

Contact: Sabrina McCoy (509) 458-6583, or Andrea Flett (509) 458-6527

FAX: (509) 458-6556

E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

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

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PART-TIME MAINTENANCE/BUS DRIVER

VACANCY ANN#:    STOI-20-040

TITLE:                         PART-TIME MAINTENANCE/BUS DRIVER

DEPARTMENT:       HEAD START

LOCATION:               WELLPINIT, WA

SUPERVISOR:         HEAD START DIRECTOR  

STATUS:                     PART-TIME, 20 HOURS PER WEEK

RATE OF PAY:          $16.00/ PER HOUR

OPENING DATE:     JULY 14, 2020

CLOSING DATE:      JULY 21, 2020

 

SUMMARY:   

The Task of the Part-Time Maintenance/Bus Driver for Head Start is to support the Head Start Program by providing routine and emergency repairs to the Head Start Building, facilities, grounds and equipment.  This Employee will also be responsible for transporting students, cleaning and sanitizing buses, ensuring the buses are properly fueled, and completing weekly safety checks on the buses to ensure they are safe and operable.

This position will require the employee to perform regular and directed grounds and landscape maintenance by mowing lawns with riding or push mowers; trimming and edging the fence, shrubs, flowers, sidewalks and buildings; weeding, thinning and cleaning flower beds and other grounds by hand or utilizing proper tools and equipment;  Ensures that grounds maintenance equipment and building maintenance equipment are operational by performing routine and preventative maintenance.  In the winter months, employee will assist in shoveling snow off buses, apply deicer when needed and will shovel and/or use snowblower on walkways.  Employee will provide minor maintenance to building, perform minor plumbing repairs, assist with leaky sinks, change light bulbs and assist in cleaning and sanitizing classrooms.  This Employee will assist with moving and assembling furniture, fixtures and equipment.  This Employee will maintain organization of the storage sheds.

Employee will need to keep detailed inventory of all gas, electric and hand tools and operating machines.  Employee will need to be able to order and or pick up supplies as needed.

This position requires working with and around young children and, as such, applicant must not have “founded” allegations of child abuse or neglect and must be willing to work in this sensitive environment with patience, professionalism, and a respect for the confidential nature of some of the work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain the facilities at the Head Start Program—to include all buildings, grounds, fences and play areas.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and up to date documentation for maintenance as requested by supervisor.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and up to date documentation for maintenance as requested by supervisor.
  • Minor maintenance of the Head Start building—to include carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical and inspective for safety hazards.
  • Assist with moving and assembling of furniture, fixtures and equipment.
  • Provide maintenance and upkeep of outside areas including the lawn, playground and parking area—to include watering, mowing, weeding, litter removal and all additional duties needed to keep areas free of safety hazards.
  • Attend to seasonal maintenance needs such as snow removal, deicing and irrigation.
  • Complete safety checks of interior and exterior areas.
  • Operate School Bus to transport students.
  • Schedule routine maintenance of vehicles to maintain buses in a safe and operable condition.
  • Check seatbelts for wear and tear, cleanliness and working order.
  • Assist with daily sanitizing of busses and facilities
  • Maintain organization of storage sheds.
  • After receiving training in areas of child abuse and neglect, must be able to report as outlined in policy.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality practices throughout the program.
  • Other duties as assigned or delegated.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Knowledge and ability to run small engines such as weed eaters, push and riding lawn mower and snow blowers. Knowledge and use of hand help tools such as a hammer, screw drivers, wrenches, tape measures, electric drills, etc.
  • Knowledge of basic plumbing; fixing sinks, plunging toilets, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of sanitation process for school age children.  Must be able to read and interpret CDC guidelines and The Office of Head Start Guidelines for safety and sanitation.
  • Knowledge and or willingness to learn about Thomas Hill Mini Buses.
  • Knowledge and use of safety harnesses for children on buses.
  • Knowledge of child abuse and neglect.
  • Must have excellent communication and written skills.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and utilize initiative, ability to be organized and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively and respectfully with children and families of Head Start.
  • Positive interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and respectfully with children and families of Head Start.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma and or GED.
  • Requires the ability to lift and carry groundskeeping supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis, prolonged walking or standing, and frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, and reaching on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow and hot weather.
  • Experience using computers, MS Software, and basic office equipment in order to have detailed communication with supervisor and to keep detailed lists of operating equipment in building.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must not have a “Founded” allegation of child or adult abuse and or neglect.
  • Must pass Criminal History and Background Check.
  • Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License and be Tribally insurable.

OTHER:

  • Must be able to obtain food handlers permit within 2 weeks of hire.
  • Must be able to obtain First Aid and CPR Certification within 3 months of hire.
  • Must be able to obtain CDL within 3 months of hire.
  • Attend relevant and ongoing training.

(Required Certifications and Training fees are covered by the Department.)

  

Applications are available in the Tribal Human Resources Department

OR, can be downloaded from our website: www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527, Fax # (509) 458-6556

E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

All applications must be submitted to 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

All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug test and at random following employment

All applicants are subject to a 90-day orientation period

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TRANSIT DISPATCHER/SANITIZATION

VACANCY ANN#:   STOI-20-038
TITLE:   TRANSIT DISPATCHER/SANITIZATION
SUPERVISOR:   TRANSIT COORDINATOR
DEPARTMENT:   TRIBAL TRANSIT
STATUS:   TEMPORARY, FULL-TIME
RATE OF PAY:   $14.00 PER HOUR
OPENING DATE:   JULY 10, 2020
CLOSING DATE:   JULY 24, 2020 *EXTENDED* 

INTRODUCTION:
The position will be directly supervised by the Transit Coordinator and will provide dispatcher communication/coordination and administrative support for The Moccasin Express. The dispatcher will be an important part of the team and will be responsible for performing the following duties among others:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Answers, directs incoming calls to appropriate staff. Must maintain the highest level of customer service related professionalism in answering client related inquiries.
• Provide phone, fax and email communications as required.
• Assists with reports, time sheets and leave requests for departmental staff.
• Must be able to clearly communicate both verbally and written.
• Assist in developing and implementing cleaning and sanitization standards for The Moccasin Express vehicles.
• Develop and maintain a cleaning schedule for all Moccasin Express vehicles.
• Operate passenger vehicles in a safe and responsible manner to provide public transit services consistent with established routes and schedules.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
The person fulfilling this position will be able to work effectively with the staff, and represent the Spokane Tribe in a professional, courteous manner, with the following attributes:
• English language skills, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling skills.

• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs with an emphasis in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe Photo Shop.
• English language skills, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling skills.
• Experience using radio communication preferred.
• Reliability, timeliness in meeting deadlines, superior people skills, problem solving and be a goal oriented team player.
• Knowledge of safety precautions, proper and effective sanitation for transit vehicles.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Six months experience using Microsoft Office Programs with an emphasis in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe Photo Shop. (Indicate experience on resume or application).
• Six months minimum of previous customer service related experience. (Indicate experience on resume or application).
• Employment is contingent upon a favorable outcome of a background investigation.
• All offers of employment are contingent upon passing both a Spokane Tribe of Indians and Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Authority pre-employment Drug & Alcohol screening.
• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be eligible for automobile insurance under the Tribal insurance policy.

Safety Sensitive Position

Applications Are Available At the McCoy Administration Building In the Tribal Human Resources Department:
P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040
Or, can be downloaded online at:
(www.spokanetribe.com)
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
Ph# (509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527
FAX# (509) 458-6556
E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com
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

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PARK RANGER, 2 POSITIONS

VACANCY ANN#:  STOI-20-044
TITLE:   PARK RANGER, 2 POSITIONS
DEPARTMENT:   DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SUPERVISOR:   LRM – PARK RANGER PROGRAM MANAGER
SALARY LEVEL:   $23.14 – $25.00/PER HOUR (DOE,DOQ)
STATUS:   FULL-TIME, TEMPORARY
OPENING DATE:   JULY 8, 2020
CLOSING DATE:   JULY 15, 2020

INTRODUCTION:
The objective of the Spokane Tribal Park Ranger Division is the monitoring and preservation of all resources that the Spokane Tribe of Indians has or have had cultural or vested interests in. These resources include but are not limited to; lands, water, habitat, wild game monitoring, and preservation of culturally significant areas of the Spokane Tribe of Indians. The intent of this active enforcement, preservation and protection of these vital resources will be to safeguard these assets for future generations.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Spokane Tribal Park are responsible for the enforcement of all Federal, Tribal and State laws adopted by the Spokane Tribe of Indians. Park Rangers will be fully commissioned Law Enforcement Officers and will be responsible for the protection, safety and well being of all person(s) and property under the jurisdiction of the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
• The Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will be tasked with the protection of all cultural and natural resources of the Spokane Tribe of Indians. Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will actively patrol all waters within the jurisdiction of the Spokane Tribe of Indians, which includes, but is not limited to:
1. Inland Lakes & Ponds
2. Rivers
3. Streams & Creeks
4. Wetlands
• Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will actively patrol all lands within the jurisdiction of the Spokane Tribe of Indians, which includes, but is not limited to:
1. Lands within the exterior boundaries of the Spokane Indian Reservation
2. Lands outside the exterior boundaries of the Spokane Indian Reservation that are owned or has cultural and/or legal interests by the Spokane Tribe of Indians

• Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will assist with the preservation and enforcement of all laws governing the use and protection of the Spokane Tribal hunting and fishing rules and regulations. In addition Park Rangers will assist the Department of Natural Resources with the preservation and management of all natural resources of the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
• Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will be responsible for issuance and enforcement of all Hunting, Fishing and Camping permits authorized and issued by the Spokane Tribe of Indians and the collection of all fees associated with authorized permits.
• Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will assist and work cooperatively with all agencies assigned with the protection and enforcement of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. These agencies will include but are not limited to Department of Natural Resources, Colville Confederated Tribes, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington State and local County Law Enforcement agencies when applicable.
• Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will actively investigate, when called upon, all crimes, civil or criminal, against person(s), property and the Spokane Tribe of Indians. This will include but is not limited to crimes covered under seven major crimes, traffic offenses, ARPA violations, NAGPRA violations, Spokane Tribal Council resolution violations and any other applicable laws recognized by the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
• Spokane Tribal Park Rangers will safeguard and maintain all equipment that is needed to perform the duties assigned.
• Other duties assigned related to the program.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:
• Must be able to gather information and complete detailed reports.
• Operate vehicles in all weather & road conditions.
• Communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications.
• Must be able to effectively communicate in person, on the telephone, and in written format.
• Knowledge of the laws and ordinances governing local law enforcement.
• Load, unload, aim and fire weapons at levels of proficiency of certification standards.
• Maintain and use efficiently all department issued equipment.
• Familiar with the Spokane Tribal Park Ranger Policy and Procedure Manual.
• Must have the ability to work/drive in adverse weather conditions and rough terrain.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must possess a High School Diploma or GED.
• Must be at least 21 years of age; proof required.
• Applicants must be of high moral character, and possess the personal integrity to handle the stress of the position.
• Must successfully clear an extensive Criminal Background Inquiry.
• Must have successfully completed/graduated from a Basic Law Enforcement Academy. (FLETC)
• Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and be tribally insurable. A driver’s abstract from D.O.L. will be a requirement.
• Must be physically capable of performing the position functions and meet the Physical Fitness requirements outlined in the Spokane Tribal Park Ranger Policy and Procedure Manual. Must be able to lift or pack objects weighing 40 lbs. or more.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, nights, holidays, and weekends.

OTHER:
• Must possess/maintain or acquire basic first aid/CPR and blood borne pathogens certification within 90 days of employment commencing.

Note: This position has been identified as a “Safety Sensitive” position. This position is subject to pre-employment and post-accident drug testing.

Applications Are Available At the McCoy Administration Building In the Tribal Human Resources Department:
P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
Ph# (509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527
E-mail: hr.frontdesk@spokanetribe.com
Or, can be downloaded online at:
(www.spokanetribe.com)
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 and Random Testing
Positions With The Spokane Tribal Park Ranger Department Are Subject To A One (1) year Probationary Period