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Terri Camarena

Human Resource Manager
Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation

140 Rowdy Creek Rd
Smith River, CA 95567
Phone: 707-487-9255 ext 1215
Email terri.camarena@tolowa.com
Fax: 888-468-9298

Gail Viellieux

Human Resource Manager
Lucky 7 Casino

350 N. Indian Rd.
Smith River, CA 95567
Phone: 707-487-7777 ext 2611
Email gail.viellieux@lucky7casino.com
Fax: 707-487-9317

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AS OF JUNE 4, 2016

Download Complete TERO Director Job Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

The TERO Director is responsible for ensuring and monitoring compliance with the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO). Work closely with contractors, other tribal departments and non-tribal organization to meet the mandates of TERO. This job description is not an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this position. The Director is expected to perform all duties and responsibilities necessary to meet the goals and objectives of applicable programs.

All Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation employees must submit to a background check and abide by all Tribal, Federal, and applicable State laws. All employees must comply with Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation drug free workplace policy and will be subject to pre-employment, random, for-cause, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing


Responsibilities

  • Carries out all powers and duties of the TERO Ordinance.
  • Monitors hiring of all personnel to ensure compliance with TERO.
  • Conducts the negotiation of TERO compliance plans.
  • Certifies Indian Preference for contractors and/or applicants.
  • Assists covered employers and contractors in compliance with TERO Ordinance, including but not limited to presentations and training.
  • Monitors covered employers to assure compliance with TERO and other Tribal and Federal employment laws. Recommends and implements remedies for continued operation.
  • Performs compliance reviews on the job sites to verify that all prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers are duly permitted by the TERO Office of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation, and are adhering to their Compliance Plan that was agreed to and approved between themselves and the TERO Director/Compliance Officer.
  • Assists in conducting and investigating labor-related issues, and assists with conflict resolution on formal complaints filed with TERO.
  • Shall be the impartial investigating agent responsible for investigating, researching, reporting and documenting any information required within the set timeframes. Gathers, tabulates and analyzes factual data for investigations.
  • Formulates reports and summaries of all investigations.
  • Receives requests and complaints from covered parties under TERO Ordinance; channels requests to the appropriate persons and follows up on corrective action.

Download Complete Chief Operating Officer  Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, incumbent is responsible for and will assist in the implementation of the Tribal policies and legislation. Directs and oversee, as assigned, the development of all Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation programs, plans, and budgets. Is responsible for providing supervisory oversight and leadership to the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Department Directors/Managers in the performance of their duties. Protect and ensure all assets and resources of the Tribe are safeguarded through management and financial best practices.

All Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation employees must submit to a background check and abide by all Tribal, federal, and state laws. All employees must comply with Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation drug free workplace policy and will be subject to pre-employment, random, for-cause, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.

 


Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in the implementation of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Business Code and facilitate the development of the For-Profit and Not-for-Profit organizational documents.
  • Confers with staff and others on various operations, planning, economic development, financial and administrative matters; reviews contracts, plans, reports, programs and procedures and   provides directives/recommendation. Monitor and work to ensure open communication among all staff.
  • Reviews reports, surveys, studies and database elements in order to keep abreast of information and significant findings that may impact the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation. Shares such findings with the Chief Executive Officer and the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Tribal Council.
  • Drafts policy statements, positions papers, resolutions and other documents for deliberation and action by the Tribal Council when needed. Confers with staff as the subject-matter experts on such programs, positions and studies when necessary.
  • Supervises Directors/Managers and subordinate employees (as necessary) as assigned, including the assignment and review of work, evaluating performance, training, taking necessary disciplinary action and making hiring and termination decisions in accordance with the established Personnel Policies. Uses modern methodologies to promote a team approach to management and accountability throughout the workplace.
  • Coordinates and works to identify economic development opportunities that assist the Nation in its goal of achieving economic self-sufficiency and self-determination.
  • Incumbent performs job duties and responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer in his/her absence.
  • Investigate concerns and needs of Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation citizenry in conjunction with subordinate staff.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

 

Download Complete Chief Executive Officer Job Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

Responsible for providing executive level leadership to the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial Officer (Executive Leadership Team) as they implement, manage and carry out the operation of all programs, projects and contracts of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation. Chief Executive Officer has hiring and termination authority of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Protect and ensure all assets and resources of the Tribe are safeguarded through management and financial best practices. Report to and implement policy decisions of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Tribal Council.

All Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation employees must submit to a background check and abide by all Tribal, federal, and state laws. All employees must comply with Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation drug free workplace policy and will be subject to pre-employment, random, for-cause, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.


Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the preparation of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Strategic Business/Master Plan.
  • Engage external governmental and other agencies in comprehensive planning efforts to achieve maximum tribal member input and benefit.
  • Executes the goals and objectives identified by the Tribal Council.
  • Receive and review reports from Executive Leadership Team about administration activities, to ensure progress is being made towards achieving the mission-oriented goals and objectives identified by the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Tribal Council.
  • Confers with Tribal Council and others on various operating, planning, economic development, financial and administrative matters; insures open communication among all staff.
  • Proficiently modify or change management methodology mid-course, as required, to meet identified goals and objectives of programs and projects.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary by the Tolowa Dee-ni' Tribal Council.

Download Complete S.E.E.D.S. Project Specialist Job Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

The Community and Family Services (CFS) Project Specialist will administer and coordinate the day to day project activities of the Workforce Development and Leadership program pursuant to the objectives of the 2013-2016 Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategy (SEEDS) grant. Duties include, but are not limited to: provide job readiness, vocational, and educational assistance to clients, counsel and assist clients with Individual Self-Sufficiency Plans (ISSP); provide financial, life-skills, parenting and other training services; assist clients in accessing Tribal and other assistance programs; issuing payment requests and requests for expenditures; prepare and submit reports (financial and otherwise) in accordance with program and grant guidelines; assist, attend and participate in outreach activities as scheduled. The Project Specialist works under moderate supervision in administering services and in using agency or community resources while working independently toward established objectives.


Responsibilities

  • Possess a working knowledge of Human Services Programs, Job Readiness and Job Training Programs, local housing market(s), and local educational resources.
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with State, County, Tribal, and community-based organizations who provide employment training, job counseling and placement services; outreach to local businesses and employers.
  • Create positive working relationship with clients and their families to create reasonable and achievable Self-Sufficiency Plans.
  • Provide supervised individual counseling to unemployed, underemployed community members to achieve job readiness and secure employment.
  • Schedules, promotes, arranges, presents and/or otherwise facilitates the offering of special-topic workshops on career planning, job search techniques, resume writing, interviewing techniques, employer rights, entrepreneurship, small business development, and employer rights.
  • Facilitates life skills, parenting, healthy relationship, financial literacy and healthy living groups in conjunction with community partners.
  • Organize and carry out youth leadership activities including college tours and conferences both locally and out of town.
  • Assist students to develop educational plans.
  • Maintain and protect client and worker safety.
  • Maintain documentation of activities in accordance with departmental and funding agency requirements while maintaining utmost client confidentiality.
  • Utilize and maintain computerized systems to carry out assigned duties.
  • Plan and execute project meetings, activities, and events including cooking.
  • Act as liaison between client and community partners and other helping agencies; assist client in obtaining services from other agencies.
  • Prepare periodic reports for the Department and/or administration.
  • Exercise prudent judgment in applying policy, procedure, regulations and laws.
  • Transport clients in agency vehicle.
  • Act as mentor, chaperone, and role model to youth.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download Complete Youth Training Academy Team Lead Job Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

Support, monitor, and implement the Building Healthy Communities’ (BHC) Youth Training Academy program, including, but not limited to supervision of program participants; program runs May, June, July, and August; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday and occasional weekends.

 

All Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation employees must submit to a background check and abide by all Tribal, federal, and state laws. All employees must comply with Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation drug free workplace policy and will be subject to pre-employment, random, for-cause, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.


Responsibilities

  • Team management – weekly project and scheduling for multiple career pathways
  • Large and small group scheduling – using wall charts, registration, and calendars.
  • General staff management and supervision (90+ youth participants)
  • Daily Check-in and Check-out Meetings with Pathway Supervisors (8:00 am and 3:30 pm)
  • Group facilitation of activities such as interactive games to support youth growth and development.
  • Guide youth participants to Youth Showcase (audience of over 300 partners and family members)
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download Complete Youth Training Academy Pathway Supervisor Job Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

Support, monitor, and implement the Building Health Communities’ (BHC) Youth Training Academy program, including, but not limited to supervision of Youth Peer Leaders and program participants. Employment in May and June is part-time to attend training; employment for July and August, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday and occasional weekends, is full-time.

All Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation employees must submit to a background check and abide by all Tribal, federal, and state laws. All employees must comply with Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation drug free workplace policy and will be subject to pre-employment, random, for-cause, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.


Responsibilities

  • Team management – weekly project and scheduling for multiple career pathways
  • Logistical oversight of multiple career pathways (up to 20 youth, 2 Team Leads per pathway)
  • Large and small group scheduling – using wall charts, registration, and calendars.
  • General staff management and supervision (16 Team Leads and 90+ youth participants)
  • Daily Check-in and Check-out Meetings with Team Leads (8:00 am and 3:30 pm)
  • Group facilitation of activities such as interactive games to support Team Leads’ growth and development.
  • Coordinate project oversight and management with Team Leads.
  • Facilitate, model, and evaluate Team Leads and presenters, simultaneously.
  • Guide Team Leads and youth participants to Youth Showcase (audience of over 300 partners and family members)
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download Complete Language Specialist Job Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

The Language Specialist I will become proficient with oral and written Tolowa Dee-ni' language by using creative methods to promote language fluency. The specialist will attend linguistically diverse settings, meetings, and gatherings. The specialist will learn effective teaching methods and participate in curriculum development. The primary duties will include assistance in development and implementation of language programs, working with the Tribal Community and participation in Tribal Teacher Credential program according to Tribal Teacher Standards. The specialist will assist Language Teachers in tasks for daily department activities while providing group and individual assistance with language promotion and usage.

The specialist will also perform skilled abilities with Tolowa Dee-ni' cultural events and activities that promote, sustain, and implement the Tolowa Dee-ni' language, heritage, and values.


Responsibilities

  • Communicate and commit to the vision of the Dee-ni’ Wee-ya’ Department and

    Tribal community members and interested stakeholders within the Native

    Language Community.

  • Uphold and commit to Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation's cultural and linguistic standards and

    practices.

  • Must participate in Professional Development Plan and ongoing teacher

    development opportunities, working toward a Tribal Teacher Credential.

  • Transcribe and transliterate current and previously gathered audio data for

    community access and proper archiving requirements.

  • Record and develop lessons with our current Tolowa Dee-ni’ speakers for current

    and future use by all tribal members and Tolowa Dee-ni’ wee-ya’ stakeholders.

  • Assist in the development of formats, curricula, and lessons for language programs

    and other areas as identified.

  • Provide competence in the Tolowa Dee-ni’ language, culture, and heritage. Will

    participate in the Dee-ni’ Wee-ya’ Committee, Tribal Events and all cultural specific

    functions that support the program and vision of the Tribe.

  • Competent in using computer software such as: Microsoft, Windows Office, Excel,

    Sound Editing programs and prefer Adobe Suite, linguistical tools and FLeX experience.

  • Provide frequent feedback and participation in project development using positive and professional communication skills with all staff, community members, students, elders, and community partners.
  • Participate and improve in Tolowa Dee-ni' language proficiency, use and knowledge.
  • Have proficient Tolowa Dee-ni’ understanding, knowledge and experience of Tolowa Dee-ni' language, culture and customs and be able to communicate Tolowa Dee-ni’ values, heritage and language.
  • Use the approved language formats, curricula, formulas, and direction as provided by the Language Department of Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, work with diversified groups, and be willing to participate in additional training.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

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