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VACANCY ANN#:    STOI-20-066
STATUS:                    REGULAR, FULL-TIME
SALARY LEVEL:     $13.50 – $17.37/PER HOUR


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.


  • Ability to prepare, organize, and lead activities, occasionally on your own, designed to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Ability to observe and accurately evaluate children’s performance, behavior, social development, and physical health; ability to relay this information to parents, management, other staff members, and other professionals correctly;
  • Ability to provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and imaginative play;
  • Ability to books out loud to entire class or small groups of children;
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete student records as required by licensing, policies, and other administrative program requirements;
  • Ability to identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health related problems and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists;
  • Ability to organize and label materials and display students’ work in a manner appropriate for their ages and developmental domains and level of visual perception per Early Achievers;
  • Ability to prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Assist with the planning and conduction of activities to provide students with the most quality time to observe, question, and investigate;
  • Ability to arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety;
  • Ability to follow staff-to-child ratios inside and outdoor;
  • Ability to follow licensing and program requirements to ensure safety of children at all times;
  • Assist in meeting with parents and guardians and other professionals or programs to discuss their children’s progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development and ability to relay pertinent and correct information;
  • Assist with adapting teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests; Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.;
  • Assist with the planning and supervisor of class projects, field trips, visits by guests, or other experiential activities and guide students in learning from those activities;
  • Assist with the storage, ordering, issuing, and tracking inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies; must be able to prioritize and organize accordingly and recall where items needed for the classroom may be at during all times;
  • Assist with providing disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities;
  • Assist with administering screenings, evaluations, or other instruments to help determine children’s developmental levels, needs, and potential.
  • Assist with prep and implementation of individualized programs for children with challenging behaviors or those who require additional assistance or help;
  • Assist and on occasion perform alone to administer administrative duties, such as bus monitoring, bus driving, and bus loading and unloading;
  • Assist with the supervision, evaluation, and planning of assignments for use during small, and large group activities with children; on occasion may do this alone if a lead is out or unavailable;
  • Occasionally work alone with children with regular, scheduled, and documented oversight and on-the-job classroom training from the classroom’s assigned lead teacher who is primarily responsible for the care of the same group of children for the majority of their day;
  • Act as an substitute lead for up to two weeks should a lead teacher be on PTO or a position be vacant;
  • Provide support to other assistant teachers, leads, the program supervisor/director, and parents;
  • Responsible for serving meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines and program regulations; responsible for accurate logs regarding meal counts with assistance;
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Attend to children’s basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, teaching healthy and proper eating habits and personal hygiene etc.;
  • Demonstrate activities to children and provide positive model guidance;
  • Participate and follow all recommendations per Early Achievers and Washington State licensing requirements for child care facilities;
  • Other duties as assigned;


  • Knowledge of American Indian culture, traditions, and language;
  • Knowledge in working with low-income children and families;
  • Knowledge of public assistance laws, rules, regulations, service programs and child care programs preferred;
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance, individual differences in ability, personality and interests, learning and motivation;
  • Knowledge of early childhood developmental stages and developmentally appropriate practices;
  • Skill in observation and data collection;
  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to maintain positive communication among parents, co-workers, Tribal staff, public and private agencies in serving the customers;
  • Ability to handle conflict, complaints and disputes;
  • Ability to practice tact, courtesy and discretion;
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions;
  • Ability to maintain dependable and punctual shiftwork in order to sustain a well-structured environment for the children served by the ELC;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, shifts and rotate between various classrooms and kitchen as needed;
  • Ability and willingness to maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive information.


  • 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 willingness to obtain within two years of hire is required. *Must sign and agree to a Higher Education agreement upon hire.
  • 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
  • Must be physically able to perform job duties, including sitting, standing, bending, crawling, and lifting small children repeatedly.


  • Completion of TB test prior to employment
  • Show proof of MMR immunity
  • 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 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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VACANCY ANN.#:       STOI-20-063

TITLE:                              EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

                                            (A or B Level)



LOCATION:                   WELLPINIT, WA

STATUS:                         FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT

RATE OF PAY:             $14.50 – $16.00/PER HOUR (DOE/DOQ)

OPENING DATE:        AUGUST 26, 2020




The employee will respond to all medical emergencies and structure fires on the Spokane Indian Reservation while on shift and administer treatment and transport of all patients in accordance with department policy. Employees are scheduled for 48 hours straight shifts per week and are required to remain at the station, unless on a call, during these times. There are sleeping quarters provided in the station, Public Safety Building.


  • Operate with other EMS staff in a group setting while responding to emergencies.
  • Report for duty to designated station and remain at the station for the duration of the shift.
  • Provide emergency medical care to all sick and/or injured patients within the boundaries of the reservation, including transport to local medical facilities in accordance with department policy and certification level.
  • Operations of specialty vehicles and emergent response in these vehicles including operation of emergency lights and sirens within the prescribed Policy and Procedures.
  • Use of extrication equipment for the removal of patients from accident scenes.
  • Respond and assist to all structure fires on the reservation.
  • Effective radio communications with local dispatching agency as well as communications with area hospitals using the appropriate two-way radio system or through direct communications via, telephone.
  • Effective communication, both written and verbal with area hospitals to ensure proper information is passed along to the receiving facility.
  • General maintenance and restocking of all vehicles and medical supplies carried on vehicles. This includes proper cleaning and disinfecting of all medical equipment and vehicles.
  • Station duties including the general cleaning and upkeep of the Public Safety building to ensure building is safe and presentable to the public.
  • Ensure that all vehicles utilized by the Department are properly stocked with supplies and equipment that may be needed at any given call.
  • Wear Department uniform while on duty and maintain a professional appearance.
  • Special Personal Protective Equipment that protects the employee shall be work whenever in a situation which is heightened for transmission of a communicable disease, this may include but not limited to Face Mask, Gloves, Face Shield, Cap, Protective Gown, etc. as the situation may dictate.
  • Must ensure mandatory training is obtained by the EMT to maintain certification.
  • Available for coverage of open shifts, as needed, as well as special event coverage.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Must be able to perform extended shift work.
  • Physical strength and agility needed to perform duties as assigned. This requires lifting at least 80 pounds.
  • Must be in good mental and physical health.
  • Must follow STRICT confidentiality of all patient information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Ability to work in occasional severe conditions, including severe weather, or sitting, standing, squatting for extended lengths of time.
  • Must submit to all pre-employment examinations and tests in accordance with Tribal policy.


  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to pass a tribal and/or federal background check.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License, with a good driving record and insurable under the Spokane Tribe’s insurance policy.
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, and in inclement conditions for extended periods of time.


  • Valid Washington State EMT certification.
  • Valid Provider CPR certification.


  • Six months field experience preferred.
  • Firefighter I, or Fire Training preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in use of various Extrication Equipment devices is preferred.



Applications Are Available In The Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department, or can be downloaded at:


Contact Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

(509) 458-6583, 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

All Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

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




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Chewelah Casino Marketing Manager




POSTING OPENS:  8/25/2020




The Marketing Manager is responsible for coordinating, implementing, creating, and managing marketing, advertising, player development, and entertainment programs and events that uphold the corporate image and property identity. The Marketing Manager will develop and manage the department budget process and work in tandem with the marketing agency of record to build an overall strategic platform for the brand. The position is also responsible for overseeing all local and regional advertising campaigns, promotions, and public relations efforts. Must have strong leadership and management abilities, be self-motivated and a team-player.

(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work in this class and are not all inclusive for specific positions.)

• Work with all regulatory agencies, i.e., Gaming Commission, State, and Federal in a professional and positive manner.
• Ensure policies and procedures are being followed per the departments’ Internal Controls.
• Must adhere to the Chewelah Casino Team Member Handbook.
• Must adhere to our SMILE service standards and Core Values by providing excellent guest service. Maintain a positive and productive attitude with guests as well as fellow team members. Monitors team members within the Marketing Department to ensure the SMILE service standards and Core Values are being performed.
• Participates in the development and adherence to monthly and annual departmental budgets.
• Participates in monthly forecasting and updates of departmental expenses.
• Maintains and directs the marketing team to execute tactical marketing plans to fulfill the Casino’s business strategies including Player Development, Comp Program, Entertainment, Promotions, Advertising, Social Media, Reputation Management, Community Relations, Data Analytics.
• Maintains in-house and external promotions, player loyalty programs, events, and advertising logistics.
• Leads partnerships with marketing agency to design, develop, and deploy media and advertising campaigns.
• Track and analyze marketing database systems to monitor marketing activities, utilization, market saturation, event/promotion successes, and ROI of all promotions, events, and media to forecast future performance, adjusting plans to secure desired results as needed.
• Directs research efforts, both qualitative and quantitative, and analyzes results to create and/or adjust programs to effectively drive marketing success.
• Oversees pro and post analysis reports of marketing events and promotions.
• Oversees maintenance of digital and social media presence and activities to educate and engage guests with Casino promotions and events.
• Demonstrates positive communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills with guests, (internal and external) at all times.
• Establishes and manages player development, comp, and retention programs.
• Conduct 1 on 1’s meetings with team members.
• Monitor and coach as needed regarding performance and attendance.
• Maintains appropriate staffing levels by interviewing, selecting, training, scheduling, assisting with career development, promoting, coaching, and terminating team members, as needed.
• Updates Internal Control policies and procedures.
• Assist in maintaining floor security by notifying Management and Security of suspicious activity.
• Facilitates the flow of information by presiding over regularly scheduled departmental meetings.
• Must be able to work shift work, holidays, weekends, and special events.
• Other duties as assigned.

Must have ability to:
• Communicate effectively with all levels of team members and guests.
• Work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
• Move around all work areas effectively and efficiently.
• Able to work periodically under conditions of extreme urgency (creating higher levels of job stress) while maintaining a positive and professional demeanor.
• Commit to coaching, teaching, and developing team members.
• Must be willing and able to meet deadlines and assure adequate coverage for drawings and special events.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business Management; or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a casino marketing/advertising management role.
• Possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills and a working knowledge of advanced marketing principles.
• Ability to meet timelines and is detail oriented.
• Ability to work independently and use good judgment.
• Proficient in office practices and use of computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, email, spreadsheets, and databases to include excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe In-Design and Photoshop.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written to communicate effectively with co-workers, guests, management, and marketing agency.
• Must be able to multi-task and work in fast paced environment.
• Ability to resolve guest inquiries and complaints and communicate effectively with co-workers and guests in a timely and professional manner per the General Manager’s direction.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the team member may be required to talk, hear, walk, sit, reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and have hand to finger dexterity. The team member must frequently lift and/or move up to ten pounds.
The team member is regularly required to sit for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. You may be subject to secondhand smoke when in the casino environment.

In addition to the other duties described herein, every team member has the following responsibilities related to compliance with laws and regulations:
• Obtain and maintain a License C with Spokane Tribal Gaming Commission.
• Attend required training sessions offered by the Casinos.
• Perform the duties described in compliance with local laws and regulations.
• Take the necessary steps to ensure minors are not allowed to gamble or loiter in gambling areas, drink alcoholic beverages, or purchase tobacco.
• Have knowledge of the ordinances, regulations, laws, policies, and procedures relating to the team members department.
• Consult Internal Control Procedures and Policy Manuals for guidance.
• Report illegal activity to Security or the appropriate levels of Management.


AT 1-800-322-2788, (509) 935-6167 OR (509) 258-8973
FAX: (509) 935- 6223


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VACANCY ANN. #:      STOI-20-045

TITLE:                              CAREER DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST



LOCATION:                    SPOKANE, WA

STATUS:                          REGULAR, FULL-TIME

RATE OF PAY:              $17.00/HOUR – $23.00/HOUR (DOE/DOQ)

OPENING DATE:         JULY 10, 2020




The Employment & Training department incorporates employment services as a primary strategy that leads clients towards self-sufficiency.  The Career Development Specialist will be depended upon to develop positive relationships with local employers and be sufficiently knowledgeable of E&T clientele to be able to match E&T clients with potential employers.


  • Develop relationships with local employers to establish job creation;
  • Develop relationships with local colleges, vocational training centers, apprenticeship programs to establish education and training strategies;
  • Provide case management to cash assistance clients, including check approval, collection of job search documents and status changes.
  • Provide post-employment services to ensure client success and job retention;
  • Recommend client recognition and incentives upon employment, and other employment related bench marks;
  • Maintain client employment files that include current resume, job application, contact information;
  • Meet one-on-one with clients to assess employability and/or education and training needs;
  • Prepare employment and training success plan with client; prepare resume, job application, and other job readiness activities to prepare client for work;
  • Provide small business development support, including training, class tuition, or referrals to available services;
  • Approve support services to ensure client employability; approve support services to assure job retention;
  • Approve support services to ensure client education and training needs are met; approve support services to assure education and training retention;
  • Ensure client files are current and maintained in a uniform manner to meet program reporting requirements;
  • Be knowledgeable about hiring practices and general employment laws, practices and policies.
  • Document client progress through TAS.
  • Conduct Job Readiness Workshops.
  • Provide employment and training services to year-around youth program and summer youth employment program.
  • Conduct workshops to prepare youth for the world of work.
  • Perform other duties or related work as required.


  • Knowledge of Public Assistance laws, rules, regulations, service programs, and employment and training programs;
  • Knowledge of human resource practices, policies and resources;
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices;
  • Knowledge of culture and traditions of Native Americans;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to use good judgment in evaluating and making decisions;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with members of the public and with co-workers;
  • Ability to practice tact, courtesy and discretion;
  • Ability to convey interests and concern to callers requesting information or assistance with problems related to the various programs;
  • Ability to perform basic computer applications and internet operations;
  • Skill in dealing with people
  • Skill in establishing a positive channel of communication among co-workers, Tribal staff, public and private involved in serving the customers.


  • Two (2) years of college required (must provide proof with application to be considered) AND
  • Two (2) years of experience with customer service, communications, sales or other related activity that demonstrates ability to promote employment and training to employees.
  • Experience working with Native American clientele and understanding cultural needs;
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Drivers License, and be tribally insurable.
  • Must have computer experience, must be able to perform basic computer applications and internet operations
  • At time of employment must successfully clear a criminal background inquiry.



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

Ph.: (509) 458-6583, (509 458-6527, Fax: (509) 458-6556

 E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

All Applications Must Be Received in the HR Department No Later Than 4:30 p.m.

 On the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Reserves the Right

To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants Are Subject To a Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions with the Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A-90 Day Orientation


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VACANCY ANN. #:      STOI-20-034

TITLE:                             SECURITY GUARD

 DEPARTMENT:          477/TANF


LOCATION:                    WELLPINIT, WA

STATUS:                          REGULAR, FULL-TIME

RATE OF PAY:               $13.50-$15.00/HOUR, DOQ/DOE

OPENING DATE:          JULY 6, 2020




The Security Guard will help ensure the safety of 477/TANF customers, vendors, citizens, and employees who access the 477/TANF program housed in the Alfred McCoy building on a day to day basis. Monitors and protects the property, assets and personnel against criminal activity and damage.


  • 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
  • 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.
  • Must have a good work history and favorable references.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.


  • Preference will be given to applicants that have at least (1) One year professional security experience; hotel, restaurant, retail store, school, public law enforcement, private security agency or military security/police. Or, that have earned at least 30 post-secondary credits in security or criminal justice studies.


*Safety sensitive position

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, (509) 458-6527  Fax #: (509) 458-6556

E-mail: hrfrontdesk@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

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



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VACANCY ANN#:          STOI-20-052



LOCATION:                     WELLPINIT, WA


STATUS:                           FULL-TIME DURING SCHOOL YEAR

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

OPENING DATE:          AUGUST 4, 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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:


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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VACANCY ANN#     STOI-20-058










INTRODUCTION: Housekeeper is responsible for at least one or more sections of the Administration Building daily in addition to other tribal owned buildings, facilities and/or premises.  The Housekeeper must be able to work as a team and assist other housekeepers as needed. Responsible of cleaning all tribal outbuildings as required.


  • Dusts sweeps, mops, scrubs, vacuum, and clean assigned areas.
  • Scrubs, waxes and strips floors, as assigned.
  • Sweeps stairwells and other areas, and attends to other Work Orders and/or special projects, as requested.
  • Spot cleans rugs, carpets and upholstered furniture and draperies as needed.
  • Empties wastebaskets; empties and cleans ashtrays.
  • Transports trash and dirty linens to designated areas.
  • Assists in the minor maintenance in public areas, and reports problems that need further attention to the housekeeping supervisor on duty.
  • Re-stocks paper supplies, chemical supplies in bottles, and maintains washroom supplies. Stocks and maintains housekeeping storage rooms.
  • Routinely inspects work areas, identifying potential problems or repair needs, and notifying the maintenance supervisor of maintenance to be scheduled.
  • Facilitates the flow of information throughout the department, by attending regularly scheduled meetings with employees.
  • Required to drive to numerous locations within the tribe, and is responsible for the cleanliness of the Tribal Work Vans.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of all Tribal out buildings that get assigned.
  • Clean areas and buildings during events such as funerals and wakes.
  • Must adhere to strict confidentiality.
  • Adheres to performance standards, company policies and procedures, safety standards as they relate to the department.
  • Secures all doors and buildings, responsible for locking up all entrances when last to leave, protects and maintains Tribal properties as assigned.


  • General knowledge of cleaning equipment and supplies; Vacuum cleaners, Rug shampooers, cleaning chemicals, Housekeeping Methods and duties.
  • Housekeeper must be willing and able to work as a team. There are three housekeepers responsible for the upkeep of all Tribal Buildings and it is imperative that a team atmosphere is maintained.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Valid Washington driver’s license and be tribally insurable.
  • Must have prior work experience in this trade or similar work and/or responsibilities in cleaning, and/or maintenance duties. (Please indicate similar work experience and duties on resume or application).
  • Must be able to read and understand directions, instructions and warning and safety labels


  • High School or GED preferred


          Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA  99040

OR, can be downloaded from 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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TITLE:                        TRIBAL UTILITY DIRECTOR









OBJECTIVE:  To plan, organize, direct and review the operations, maintenance and service of the Tribe’s newly established Tribal Utility. This includes the Tribe’s water and wastewater systems, solid waste services, waste disposal services; and any other newly established services under the responsibility of the Tribal Utility. This position will coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies. The Tribal Utility Director will provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Executive Director.



The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


  • Seek out and obtain future funding from federal, state or private agencies, organizations or foundations for the Tribal Utility program.
  • Develop, plan and implement department goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
  • Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Tribal Utility’s Strategic Plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Develop and administer the Tribal Utility’s budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments.
  • Coordinate the activities and communication of the Tribal Utility with Tribal departments, outside agencies and the public.
  • Establish, interpret and enforce rules and procedures for operation, maintenance and safety.
  • Research and prepare necessary correspondence including technical and administrative reports and studies.
  • Conduct oversight of consultants and contractors.
  • Respond and take charge in emergency situations affecting water and wastewater.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Tribal Utility.
  • Represent the Tribe to outside groups and organizations; participate in community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
  • Maintain regular attendance and adhere to prescribed work schedule to conduct job responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and all others contacted in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Utilize appropriate safety procedures and practices for assigned duties.
  • Work safely and cooperatively with others.
  • Follow and enforce rules and regulations.
  • Perform short range and long-range planning.
  • Conduct workshops, community meetings, and other public forums for gathering public input and identifying Tribal community needs.
  • Administer all manner of contracts, including but not limited to grant awards, construction contracts, consultation contracts, and related third-party agreements.
  • Undertake special projects and assignments as assigned by the Executive Director.



Knowledge of:

  • Water & wastewater system construction, operation and maintenance including related equipment.
  • Principles and practice leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolutions.
  • Pertinent Tribal and Federal laws, rules and regulations regarding water and wastewater operations.
  • Emergency response procedures for water and wastewater industry.
  • Occupational Safety and hazards precautions of the work.
  • Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
  • Principles and practice of organization, administration and personnel management.
  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Modern office practices, methods and computer equipment.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Principles and practices of customer service.


Ability to:

  • Plan, direct and control the administration and operations of the Tribal Utility.
  • Develop and implement department policies and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; remember various personnel rules; and explain and interpret policy.
  • Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Interpret and apply Tribal and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Set safety and performance standards.
  • Provide leadership.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel.
  • Operate and use modern office equipment including computers and applicable software.
  • Understand and follow technical instructions and specifications in the operation of water and wastewater systems.
  • Estimate time and costs of projects.
  • Read, write and comprehend the English language at a level necessary for effective job performance exercising correct English usage, vocabulary, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Communicate effectively, tactfully and positively in both oral and written form.
  • Understand both oral and written instructions and carry out in a positive manner.
  • Establish, maintain and foster positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major in engineering, science (or closely related field) is required.
  • Five years of front-line management experience required.
  • Must be flexible in work scheduling during the work week and on weekends.
  • Individual must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations professionally. This position requires constant interaction with Tribal leaders, public officials and non-tribal professional organizations.
  • Travel on and off the Spokane Indian Reservation is required.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and all required background checks as required by the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be tribally insurable.



  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems is preferred.





Applications are available at the Tribal Human Resource Department and can be downloaded on the Spokane Tribal website at www.spokanetribe.com

Contact Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040

509-458-6583 or 458-6527 Fax: 509-458-6556

E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications must be received in the Human Resource 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 Positions with the Spokane tribe of Indians are subject to a 90-day probationary period

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Vacancy#:              STOI-20-057
Location:                WELLPINIT, WA
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:        OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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 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.

• 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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SALARY LEVEL:   $23.14 – $25.00/PER HOUR (DOE,DOQ)

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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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:
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