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VACANCY ANN#:      STOI-20-077
TITLE:                           CHILD CARE PROVIDERS (WRAP AROUND)
LOCATION:                 WELLPINIT, WA
STATUS:                       PART-TIME, SPLIT SHIFT
RATE OF PAY:            $15.00/PER HOUR


INTRODUCTION:  The Spokane Tribe of Indians 477 Child Care Program is designed to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate environment that is culturally relevant to children and families which reside, work, or attend school on or near the Spokane Indian Reservation.  This position is designed to offer child care services wrapped around head start hours during the school year.  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 Child Care Provider works on a part time/split shift basis to provide before school and after school care to the Head Start children while supporting the health and safety of all children enrolled.           


  •  Work cooperatively as part of the Head Start team to plan, coordinate and implement activities for the children.
  • Provide opportunities for the children to understand, acquire and use verbal and non-verbal means of communicating thoughts and feelings.
  • Contribute to the Head Start 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 program with resourcefulness, organization, effective time management and cooperation.
  • Model appropriate behaviors and responses to challenging situations.
  • Help each child to know, accept, and take pride in self and to develop a sense of independence.
  • Help children to learn to get along with others and encourage feelings of empathy and mutual respect among children and adults.
  • Provide effective and nurturing 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.
  • Provide an environment in which children can learn and practice behaviors which are appropriate and acceptable individually and in a group.
  • Maintain an open, friendly, and informative relationship with children and their families.
  • Provide a variety of appropriate equipment, activities, and opportunities to promote the physical development of children.
  • Use space, materials and routine as resources for constructing an interesting and enjoyable environment that encourages exploration and learning.
  • Maintain sanitation and safety practices throughout the program that ensure a safe environment.
  • Promote good health and nutrition and helps to provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness.
  • Attend to the basic needs of the children—to include hygiene, diapering, and feeding.
  • Report cases of child abuse and neglect by serving as a mandated reporter.
  • 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.


  •  Successful clearance of Criminal History and Background inquiry with no allegations and or findings of child abuse and neglect.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, organization, time management and positive attitude.
  • Understanding of Early childhood Developmental Stages and appropriate preschool practices
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to, and coordinate with the population served, especially low-income Spokane Indian Reservation population.
  • Must contribute to the Head Start team in a positive and productive manner with reliability, patience and consistency.
  • Must work well with others.
  • Must be able to work independently with little or no directive.


  • Must be at least 18 Years old
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED


  • Ability to obtain the following certificates: Food Handlers Certification, First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Successful clearance of a signed Criminal History and Background Information Inquiry that indicates no conviction of child abuse and neglect or serious felony.
  • Initial Basic STARS 30 hour training preferred or ability to complete within 60 days of hire date. Each year thereafter, employee must complete 10 hours of annual STARS training.
  • Willingness to complete all Federal Health and Safety trainings within 90 days of employment.
  • Current and up-to-date immunizations including a current negative TB skin test, annual influenza vaccine, TDap in lieu of Tetanus vaccine, Hepatitis B Vaccination—preferred and required within one month of hire date.


 Applications Are Available In The Human Resources Department

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

(509) 458-658, or (509) 458-6527

FAX: (509) 458-6556

E-mail: . hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In The Human Resources Department No Later Than

4:30 p.m. On The Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian

Preference Policy

Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

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


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VACANCY ANN. #:   STOI-20-087
TITLE:                          MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 1
LOCATION:                WELLPINIT, WA
STATUS:                      REGULAR, FULL-TIME
RATE OF PAY:          $15.00/PER HOUR

SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance and operations of the Spokane Tribe’s facilities, plants, and grounds. These activities involve maintaining the facilities, plants, and grounds in a safe, orderly, clean, and visually appealing manner in support of the various organizational activities.


  • Assists the maintenance staff with projects (i.e. completing specific tasks, transporting and/or securing materials etc.) for the purpose of completing projects and/or Work Orders in a safe efficient manner.
  • Performs a wide variety of general and semiskilled maintenance activities (i.e. carpentry, painting, plumbing etc.) for the purpose of completing projects and/or Work Orders within established time frames.
  • Adheres to all safety regulations and reports any safety concerns to the supervisor.
  • Perform minor repairs to interior, exterior at all included Tribal facilities.
  • Coordinates with other skilled tradesmen and/or assigned supervisor(s) for the purpose of completing projects and/or work orders efficiently.
  • Transports a variety of tools, equipment, and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at the job site.
  • Repairs furniture and building system components for the purpose of ensuring a safe working environment and/or condition.
  • Perform maintenance work on the Tribal facilities including: carpentry repairs, minor electrical repairs, minor plumbing repairs, minor HVAC repairs, and other repairs as needed.
  • Performs a wide variety of general and semiskilled maintenance activities for the purpose of completing projects, tasks and/or Work Orders within established time frames.
  • HVAC monitoring for all assigned facilities and reporting problems to the supervisor.
  • Responsible for Grounds maintenance including: mowing lawns, pruning trees and shrubs, general cleaning and other grounds keeping and/or landscape duties.
  • Perform regular Preventative Maintenance on the assigned Tribal facilities as needed and/or scheduled or directed.
  • Repair, assemble and/or move furniture, appliances, cabinets, shelves, or other building appurtenances.
  • Operate various electric, motorized, pneumatic, hand held and/or battery powered tools and equipment.
  • Snow removal, deicing, plowing at or near the assigned Tribal facilities or as directed.
  • Maintains assigned vehicles, tools, work facilities, and/or equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in a safe operating condition and for optimal performance.
  • Prepares and maintains written materials (i.e. Activity logs, Work Orders, Inspection reports, Time reports, Schedules etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
  • Comply with and follow all safety procedures and/or standards and the Spokane Tribe’s Policies and Procedures while on duty.
  • Attend all meetings, trainings, conferences, seminars as required.
  • Must carry and operate a portable Two-way Radio at all times to maintain constant communication with Department Staff, Spokane Tribe’s Staff and/or other Departments, Government Agencies, and others as needed.
  • Operate an Apple iPad for access and use of the Fiix database program.
  • Assist other Tribal Departments and government/state agencies or other organizations when requested or needed.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving safety concerns as needed or directed.
  • Perform other job and site related duties as needed or directed.


  • Basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to do landscape work and maintain schedules.
  • Have basic knowledge of power tools and power equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Must have and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license and be tribally insurable.
  • Must have High Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to carry out the physical demands of the position, and work in inclement weather.
  • Must have at least one year experience in Carpentry or Maintenance field.



Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department

Or can be downloaded from our website: www.spokanetribe.com

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA  99040

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

Senior Bingo October 21, 2020

Wi-Fi Jetpack Update

The Planning Department would like to provide an update on the Wi-Fi jetpacks for Tribal members who are tele-learning and/or tele-working.
Currently, all of our jetpacks have been claimed and none are available for pickup at this time. We are in the process of ordering more and we will send out a new email with pickup information once those come in. In the meantime, if you have a Wi-Fi jetpack that doesn’t work in your area, please return it to the Planning Office so that we can give it to someone else.
If you are still in need of a Wi-Fi jetpack, please contact Maria Cullooyah at mariac@spokanetribe.com to be added to the waitlist.
Thank You,
The Planning Team

STOI Burning Ban Lifted

STOI Burning Ban Has Been Lifted – Resolution 2021-036

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Spokane Tribe Casino Management Trainee Program

Spokane Tribe Casino is pleased to announce the Spokane Tribe Management Trainee Program!

This exciting opportunity is for Spokane Tribal Members.

The Spokane Tribe Casino’s Leadership Team is committed to training & developing Spokane Tribal Members; and has designed this management program intended to provide Spokanes the training and mentoring they need to become Leaders at their Casino.

If interested in expanding your career in the following areas, please click on link https://spokanetribe.com/employment/ to apply.

We are recruiting in the following areas:

• Casino Operations
• Executive Admin/Analyst
• Finance
• Food & Beverage
• Marketing
• Security

Required Qualifications:
• Must be an enrolled Spokane Tribal Member
• Must have a four-year college degree from an accredited college or university or proven record of near completion of one
• Two years of experience in the field of interest
• One year of experience as a Lead or in a Supervisory role
• Application packets must include:
o Completed application for employment
o Proof of enrollment
o Resume
o Cover letter
o Three professional letters of recommendation
o College transcripts or training certifications

These positions are a 10-month paid mentorship positions with the goal of expanding his or her knowledge in the area of interest and moving into a management role within our Casino!

Should you have questions or concerns, please email Brea Bright, Training Manager, at: Brea.Bright@spokanetribecasino.com.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Announcing the Native Vote Raffle

I wanted to announce to everyone, if you are registered to vote and email me you can be entered into the raffle. If you want to do your own post or video about voting and you tag me or even email me and say “Hey look on my Facebook or Instagram I made a Native Vote Entry” you can get another entry into the raffle. Thank you for viewing, I hope you get out and vote!

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