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Tribal Network Upgrade and VoIP Phone System RFP20-014

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The awarded vendor is requested to perform an assessment and upgrades of the Spokane Tribe’s current network infrastructure to best accommodate VoIP telephone systems. The hardware to be audited and potentially replaced starts at the Spokane Tribe Administration Building and extends in many physical directions within the Wellpinit area. The hardware consists of network switches, fiber converters, and existing CAT5 runs which may need replaced, or new homeruns which may need ran in multiple buildings.

• The awarded vendor shall provide programming to prioritize voice and video traffic. Including building VLAN’s if necessary, maximizing network throughput or building a VPN to secure SIP if necessary.
• Respondent shall provide a detailed cost breakdown of the network upgrade work.
• The awarded vendor is requested to provide a hosted Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telephone system to the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
• The Spokane Tribe of Indians wants to retain their existing phone numbers.
• The system needs basic functions, i.e. voice mail, music on hold, call forwarding, lighted display, intercom, etc. The system must be expandable to accommodate other departments on the Spokane Tribe’s Fiber Network.
• New phone system must have the ability to push voice messages and calls to company cell phones
• The awarded vendor must also provide the phones with the system, the tribe will require about 250 phones, and be compatible with the tribe’s fax lines.
• The awarded vendor shall respond to non-urgent issues with 8 hours and shall respond to urgent issues within 2 hours.
• Respondent shall provide a detailed cost breakdown of non-recurring costs, if any, as well as recurring fees. Service packages should be provided for terms no less than 1 year and up to 5 years.
• Respondent shall provide references of past work as well as experience with rural communities phone systems, years in business.

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Chewelah Casino Food and Beverage Cashier/Server

 

CHEWELAH CASINO
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:  F&B CASHIER/SERVER

SALARY: $13.50/HR PLUS TIPS

FULL TIME POSITION

POSTING OPENS;  8/27/2020

POSTING CLOSES;  9/6/2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY
The Cashier/Server is responsible for providing fast, friendly, and courteous service while taking food and drink orders and serving guests. Monitor guest needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)

• Must be willing to work with all regulatory agencies, i.e., Gaming Commission, State, and Federal.
• Must learn and 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.
• Pleasantly takes orders and serve guests. Present checks to the guest, accept payments and gives change when necessary. Will be required to operate a till.
• Must learn the menu and garnishes that accompany each plate.
• Must check plates to ensure order is correct and complete prior to serving.
• Must keep items stocked at all times.
• Maintain beverage center.
• Maintain salad bar.
• Stay up to date on current Casino promotions and event to inform guests.
• Promote Casino promotions with all guests and prompt new guests to sign-up to our players club.
• Occasionally required to serve alcoholic beverages, assess guests, and follow serving protocol.
• Will be required to clean dining area during slow business hours. Must maintain a clean and orderly work station.
• Buss tables
• Held accountable for the accuracy and thoroughness of departmental records and reports.
• Facilitates the flow of information by attending regularly scheduled departmental meetings.
• Assist in maintaining floor security by notifying Management and Security of suspicious activity.
• Must be able to work shift work, holidays, weekends, and special events.
• Other duties as assigned.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
Must have ability to:
• Communicate effectively with all levels of team members, guests, and outside contacts.
• 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).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or (GED) preferred. Cash handling experience preferred.
• Excellent guest service skills.
• Ability to be a team player.
• Ability to work independently and use good judgment.
• Good math skills.
• Must obtain a food handlers card within 30 days of employment and keep it current.
• Must obtain a Class 12 servers permit within 30 days and keep it current.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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 is regularly required to talk or hear. The team member is regularly required to stand or walk for long periods of time. The team member is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The team member is frequently required to lift and carry up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a 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 will be subject to secondhand smoke when in the casino environment.

REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
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 D 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 member’s department.
• Consult Internal Control Procedures and Policy Manuals for guidance.
• Report illegal activity to Security or the appropriate levels of Management

 

ALL EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST, AND AT RANDOM FOLLOWING EMPLOYMENT
THE CHEWELAH CASINO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HIRE ACCORDING TO ITS INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY
ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A 90 DAY ORIENTATION PERIOD
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CHEWELAH CASINO HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AND GUEST SERVICES

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: CINDY HUNDLEY
AT 1-800-322-2788, (509) 935-6167 OR (509) 258-8973
FAX: (509) 935- 6223
E-MAIL:
cindy@chewelahcasino.net

 

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Chewelah Casino Marketing Manager

CHEWELAH CASINO MARKETING MANAGER

STATUS:  FULL TIME

SALARY:  D.O.E

POSTING OPENS:  8/25/2020

POSTING CLOSES:  9/9/2020

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY
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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(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.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
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.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• 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.

WORK ENVIRONEMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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.

REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
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.

ALL EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST, AND AT RANDOM FOLLOWING EMPLOYMENT
THE CHEWELAH CASINO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HIRE ACCORDING TO ITS INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY
ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A 90 DAY ORIENTATION PERIOD
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CHEWELAH CASINO HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AND GUEST SERVICES

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: HR Dept
AT 1-800-322-2788, (509) 935-6167 OR (509) 258-8973
FAX: (509) 935- 6223
E-MAIL:
cindy@chewelahcasino.net

 

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Chewelah Casino Housekeeper

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Full time Housekeeper

Salary: $13.50/hr plus tips

Opens 8/12/2020         Closes 8/18/2020

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for attending to the cleaning and stocking needs of assigned areas of the property.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)

• Must be willing to work with all regulatory agencies, i.e., Gaming Commission, State, and Federal.
• Must learn and ensure policies and procedures are being followed per the departments’ Internal Controls.
• Must adhere to the Chewelah Casino 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.
• Dusts, sweeps, mops, scrubs, vacuum, and clean assigned areas.
• Sweeps stairwells, parking lot, and other areas, and attends to other special projects, as requested.
• Cleans and power washes driveway entrance, as requested.
• Responsible for checking the parking lot and the entrance to the casino for any safety violations.
• Cleans rugs, carpets and upholstered furniture and window blinds as needed.
• Empties wastebaskets; empties and cleans ashtrays. Transports trash and dirty linens to designated areas.
• Assists in the minor maintenance in public areas, such as: changing light bulbs, unplugging toilets, etc., and reports problems that need further attention to the Facilities Manager, Facilities supervisor, or Shift Manager 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 Facilities supervisor of maintenance to be scheduled.
• Responsible for staying up to date with current Casino promotions and events to communicate information to guests.
• Facilitates the flow of information throughout the department by attending regularly scheduled meetings.
• Ensure lost and found items are delivered to the security office.
• Assist in maintaining floor security by notifying Management and Security of suspicious activity.
• Must be able to work shift work, holidays, weekends, and special events.
• Other duties as assigned.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
Must have ability to:
• Communicate effectively with all levels of team members, guests and outside contacts.
• 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).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• High School diploma or (GED) preferred.
• Must be able to multi-task.
• Excellent Guest Service skills.
• Ability to work independently and use good judgment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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 is regularly required to talk or hear. The team member is occasionally required to walk and sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member is regularly required to stand for long periods of time. The team member is frequently required to lift 10 to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a 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.
REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
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 D 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 member’s department.
• Consult Internal Control Procedures and Policy Manuals for guidance.
• Report illegal activity to Security or the appropriate levels of Management

Chewelah Casino PT Kitchen Cashier/Server

 

 

 

 

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CHEWELAH CASINO
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Part time F&B Cashier/Server

Salary: $13.50/hr plus tips

Position opens 8/6/20 thru 8/12/20

POSITION SUMMARY
The Cashier/Server is responsible for providing fast, friendly and courteous service while taking food and drink orders and serving customers. Monitor customer needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)

• Must be willing to work with all regulatory agencies, i.e., Gaming Commission, State, and Federal.
• Must learn and ensure policies and procedures are being followed per the departments’ Internal Controls.
• Must adhere to the Chewelah Casino/Two Rivers Casino Employee Handbook.
• Must adhere to our SMILE service standards by providing excellent customer service.
• Pleasantly takes orders and serve customers. Present checks to the guest, accepts payments and gives change when necessary. Will be required to operate a till.
• Must learn the menu and garnishes that accompany each plate.
• Must check plates to ensure order is correct and complete prior to serving.
• Must keep items stocked at all times.
• Maintain beverage center.
• Maintain salad bar.
• Promote Casino promotions with all customers and prompt new customers to sign-up to our players club.
• Occasionally required to serve alcoholic beverages, assess customers and follow serving protocol.
• Will be required to clean dining area during slow business hours. Must maintain a clean and orderly work station.
• Buss tables
• Held accountable for the accuracy and thoroughness of departmental records and reports.
• Other duties as assigned.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
Must have ability to:
• Communicate effectively with all levels of team members, customers and outside contacts.
• 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).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• High School diploma or (GED) preferred. Cash handling experience preferred.
• Excellent Customer Service skills.
• Ability to be a team player.
• Ability to work independently and use good judgment.
• Good math skills.
• Must obtain a food handlers card within 30 days of employment, and keep it current.
• Must obtain a Class 12 servers permit and keep it current.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand or walk for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to lift and carry up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee 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 will be subject to secondhand smoke when in the casino environment.

REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
In addition to the other duties described herein, each and every employee has the following responsibilities related to compliance with laws and regulations:
• Obtain and maintain a License D 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 employee’s department.
• Consult Internal Control Procedures and Policy Manuals for guidance.
• Report illegal activity to Security or the appropriate levels of Management

ALL EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST, AND AT RANDOM FOLLOWING EMPLOYMENT
THE CHEWELAH CASINO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HIRE ACCORDING TO ITS INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY
ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A 90 DAY ORIENTATION PERIOD
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CHEWELAH CASINO HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AND GUEST SERVICES

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: CINDY HUNDLEY
AT 1-800-322-2788, (509) 935-6167 OR (509) 258-8973
FAX: (509) 935- 6223
E-MAIL:
cindy@chewelahcasino.net

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Line Cook

Posting open 8/4/2020 thru 8/10/2020

Full time

Salary: $14.70/hr

SUMMARY
Responsible for the preparation of all foods required during an assigned shift, ensuring the efficiency of the line and kitchen operation is completed in accordance with the casino specifications and standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)
• Must be willing to work with all regulatory agencies, i.e., Gaming Commission, State, and Federal.
• Must learn and ensure policies and procedures are being followed per the departments’ Internal Controls.
• Must adhere to the Chewelah Casino/Two Rivers Casino Employee Handbook.
• Must adhere to our SMILE service standards by providing excellent customer service.
• Responsible for preparing, seasoning, finishing, and garnishing all food in the kitchen preparation in accordance with established recipes.
• Responsible for preparing sandwiches on short order or in quantities.
• Follows all recipes and control procedures.
• Performs as a team member with; Cooks, Dishwashers, Supervisors, Servers, Utility, and pertinent company employees in producing a smooth and efficiently run operation on a scheduled shift.
• Assists in all areas of food production as needed.
• Must work with other shifts to keep items stocked for the next shift
• Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary area at all times in full accordance with State Health Regulations.
• Other duties as assigned.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
Must have ability to:
• Communicate effectively with all levels of team members, customers and outside contacts.
• 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)

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum one year previous cooking experience preferred.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to be a team player
• Ability to work independently and use good judgment.
• Must be able to multi-task
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and stand for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold or extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. You will be subject to secondhand smoke when in the casino environment.

REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
In addition to the other duties described herein, each and every team member has the following responsibilities related to compliance with laws and regulations:
• Obtain and maintain a License D with Spokane Tribal Gaming Commission.
• Perform the duties described in compliance with local laws and regulations.
• Ensure compliance with the Spokane Tribe’s Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance and any/all other applicable tribal codes, laws and/or ordinances.
• 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 member’s department.
• Have knowledge of the programs to address problem gambling.
• Reports any acts of wrongdoing on behalf of any staff member that they have knowledge of.

ALL EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST, AND AT RANDOM FOLLOWING EMPLOYMENT
ALL EMPLOYEES MUST PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A SPOKANE TRIBAL GAMING LICENSE
THE CHEWELAH CASINO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HIRE ACCORDING TO ITS INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY
ALL POSITIONS WITH CHEWELAH CASINO ARE SUBJECT TO A 90 DAY ORIENTATION PERIOD
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CHEWELAH CASINO HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AND GUEST SERVICES
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: CINDY HUNDLEY
1-800-322-2788, (509) 935-6167 OR FAX: (509) 935- 6223
E-MAIL: cindy@chewelahcasino.net

Chewelah Casino Dishwasher

 

CHEWELAH CASINO JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION: DISHWASHER STATUS: FULL-TIME

REPORTS TO: FOOD & BEVERAGE SUPERVISOR

SALARY: $13.50/hr plus tips

DATE OPENED 7/29/2020 CLOSES: 8/4/2020

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for cleaning and monitoring tables for customer needs, collecting dirty dishes and running the dishwasher and duties requested by supervisory personnel, in an efficient courteous manner displaying a high standard of customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)

• Must be willing to work with all regulatory agencies, i.e., Gaming Commission, State, and Federal.
• Must learn and ensure policies and procedures are being followed per the departments’ Internal Controls.
• Must adhere to the Chewelah Casino/Two Rivers Casino Handbook.
• Must adhere to our SMILE service standards by providing excellent customer service.
• Responsible for clearing all tables as time allows.
• Responsible for overall dishwashing and kitchen clean up in accordance with kitchen procedures.
• Maintains cleanliness of all side stations.
• Responsible for stocking.
• Other duties as assigned.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
Must have ability to:
• Communicate effectively with all levels of team members, customers and outside contacts.
• 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)

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• High School diploma or GED preferred.
• Excellent Customer Service skills.
• Ability to be a team player,
• Ability to work independently and use good judgment.
• Must obtain food handlers card within 30 days of employment and keep it current.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee regularly works around mechanical moving parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

You may be subjected to secondary smoke when in the casino environment.

ALL EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST, AND AT RANDOM FOLLOWING EMPLOYMENT
ALL EMPLOYEES MUST PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A SPOKANE TRIBAL GAMING LICENSE
THE CHEWELAH CASINO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HIRE ACCORDING TO ITS INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY
ALL POSITIONS WITH CHEWELAH CASINO ARE SUBJECT TO A 90 DAY ORIENTATION PERIOD
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CHEWELAH CASINO HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AND GUEST SERVICES
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: CINDY HUNDLEY
1-800-322-2788, (509) 935-6167 OR FAX: (509) 935- 6223
E-MAIL: cindy@chewelahcasino.net

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Tribal Council Information on Initiative Re: CARES Act Funds

June 25, 2020

Dear Tribal Member,

On June 15, 2020, the Election Committee received a petition to hold a special election on an initiative which seeks to distribute financial assistance to the tribal membership – $2,000 per adult and $1,000 per child – from the Tribe’s portion of funding from Title V of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The Election Committee has determined that the petition satisfies the signature requirements of the Constitution of the Spokane Tribe (“Constitution”). Accordingly, a Special Election will be held on July 11, 2020. A copy of the Petition is attached to this letter.

First, under the CARES Act, the Tribe can only spend Title V money on necessary expenditures incurred due to the COVID pandemic. If CARES Act Title V monies are not spent in accordance with these requirements, the Tribe will be required to pay those funds back to Treasury. Second, Article VIII of the Tribe’s Constitution grants Tribal Council certain power and duties, including the authority to provide financial assistance to tribal members, “to the full extent permitted by Federal Law.” Here, that means complying with the CARES Act, including Title V spending limitations. Third, to avoid federal tax liability to Tribal Members, direct distributions of CARES Act, Title V money must also meet the requirements for the “General Welfare Exclusion” – which excludes certain payments from tribes to their members from federal income taxes, but only if certain requirements are met.

Accordingly, the Tribe is working with a well-respected Indian country auditing firm, REDW, to develop a direct distribution program designed to comply with the CARES Act and other federal law so we can provide financial assistance to the membership while minimizing the risk of paying the money back to Treasury or exposing our members to federal income tax liability. Treasury recently clarified that “a per capita payment to residents of a particular jurisdiction without an assessment of individual need is not an allowable expense,” so any program developed will likely require Tribal Members to complete an application and certify that any direct distributions will be used to pay COVID-related expenses or to backfill COVID-related income losses.

Regardless of the outcome of the July 11, 2020 Special Election, Tribal Council stands ready to authorize direct distributions of CARES Act Title V monies to our membership, consistent with the requirements of our Constitution and federal law. That will likely require your assistance – namely, filling out some paperwork- prior to receiving any direct distributions.

Finally, on June 30, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. we will conduct a video conference via “GoToWebinar” in order to further discuss these important issues. Information on how to attend this informational webinar is attached to this letter. We look forward to answering any questions you may have.

Lemlmt,
Carol Evans
Chairwoman

Petition Language

We the undersigned Tribal Citizens of the Spokane Tribe hereby formally request the following issue to be placed as an initiative on a Special General Election Ballot within 45 days in accordance to the Spokane Tribe’s Constitution: Article X Section 4.

An Initiative to immediately distribute through direct payment $2,000 to every Spokane Tribal Citizen age 18 and older as of June 30, 2020 and $1,000 to every Spokane Tribal Citizen 17 and younger as of June 30, 2020 from the recently received $19,000,000 CARES Act Funds to provide our membership with emergency relief assistance during this COVID-19 pandemic. Due to this being relief funding to the tribal citizens, there will be no holds applied.

It’s the opinion of the enrolled Tribal Citizens who have signed this petition that, per Federal Guidance regarding the compliance and tax considerations under the CARES Act for Tribes that the Tribal Business Council may deem it necessary and appropriate to allocate a portion of the CARES Act funds for this emergency distribution and Whereas, the Tribal Business Council can determine the distribution is for the benefit of Tribal Citizens on a nontaxable basis. Further Federal guidance reaffirms that relief funds may be used for distributions to ALL Tribal Citizens by merely documenting the economic necessity. We feel that at the very least approximately 25% of the $19,000,000 received by the Spokane Tribe should be distributed to Every Spokane Tribal Citizen to cover unforeseen and/or emergency needs of ALL its Tribal Citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. The only administratively feasible means of providing emergency relief assistance to ALL of our Tribal Citizens is through direct payment to those that have been impacted by the pandemic. This distribution fulfills the purpose and intent of the CARES Act funding. It is impossible to assist all of our Tribal Citizens without including them in the discussion and/or distribution of these funds. It is the constitutional right of the enrolled Tribal membership to use the petition process to request that important issues that have a direct effect on Tribal health, education and general quality of life be put to a vote.

How to Join the Webinar:

Please register for the Tribal Council Informational Webinar on Initiative Re: CARES Act Funds on Jun 30, 2020 10:00 AM PDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7864656448183 746572

When registering, please use your legal name. This meeting is intended for Tribal Members and authorized staff only. We may dismiss or remove unauthorized individuals from the Webinar.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

If you are using the mobile app the webinar ID is 375-617-347

Ifyou will be joining by phone call 1-415-655-0060 and use the access code 700-473-618 (you will be muted for the duration of the webinar on phone call, however you can still ask questions by calling the number set forth below).

How to Ask Questions During the Webinar:

If you are using the mobile app you can ask questions directly to the moderator who will then convey your questions to Tribal Council.

If you will be joining by phone, you will not be able to ask your questions directly to the group. However, you may call 458-6513 and relay your question or comment to Breann Brigman who will convey the message to the moderator and Tribal Council on your behalf.

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COVID-19 Stimulus Money Update

Fellow Spokane Tribal Citizens,

On behalf of Spokane Tribal Business Council, I would like to provide you with an update on how we intend to utilize federal COVID-19 related stimulus money the Tribe has received in recent weeks Since the pandemic set in, Tribal Business Council and staff have worked hard to maintain and even increase services we provide to membership. Thankfully, we managed to avoid layoffs and furloughs during this difficult time and Tribal Business Council continues to pursue opportunities that will benefit all Tribal citizens.

In the spirit of transparency, I want to share with you our list of COVID-19 related funding priorities that Tribal Business Council approved this week. Although there is a degree of flexibility with COVID-19 related funding, there are also many restrictions. I feel that Tribal Business Council and staff have done an excellent job at being creative with how to apply the funding but also protecting the Tribe from auditing risks once the money is spent. For instance, we intend to provide food security payments to Tribal Elders, construct infrastructure that provides broadband internet service, and enhance drug abuse treatment services to Tribal members.

Finally, Tribal Business Council intends for our priority list to grow as staff conducts diligence around numerous items that are currently not reflected on the list. We look forward to updating you as the priority list evolves with our changing needs.

Tribal Council’s door is always open. We welcome your thoughts and feedback as we manage our way through these unprecedented times. We are a resilient Tribe and we survived many difficult times by banding together and protecting each other. Thank you for your thoughtfulness and consideration.

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