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Thank you for your interest in employment with Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation. We employ a broad range of qualified applicants with experience for positions at our different locations. Please submit a completed application with your résumé to the Human Resources Department.

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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 SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Download complete Housing Director job description [.pdf]


Position Summary

The Housing Director will plan, organize, direct and coordinate housing development and other operational activities to implement the Tribes Housing Plans.  The Housing Director, under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer, will implement policies and general objectives.  Accountability for results in terms of costs, methods and personnel will be expected in the delivery of services in existing housing units, rehabilitation of family owned homes, and the construction of new homes.

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

  • Providing orientation and training to the Tribal Council on the Tribe’s Housing Plan.
  • Attending meetings of the Tribal Housing Committee to present, review, and promote housing policies to facilitate the development of new policies for efficient and effective administration of the Tribal Housing Plan.
  • Developing the application process, including recertification, for housing assistance.
  • Supervising and assisting in writing Request for Proposals (RFPs), scheduling initial inspections for HUD compliance, and providing oversight for modernization and rehabilitation for eligible housing assistance participants.
  • Responsible for all regulations and program requirements meet HUD compliance with all Federal and State Laws, rules and regulations.
  • Supervising and coordinating the services for rehabilitation and new construction for final approval and submittal the Tribal Council.
  • Developing contractual agreements for construction and rehabilitation services consistent with the most efficient and effective use of new contract strategies including but not limited to management at risk policies.
  • Training contractors and staff in big procedures, contract awards, and other such training to ensure State and Federal compliance.
  • Applying appropriate Fiscal Policies and Procedures for requests for payment in accordance with Tribal Policies and Fiscal Policies subject to review and approval of the Chief Executive Officer and/or Tribal Council.
  • Attending meetings and conferences directly relating to tribal housing programs.
  • Identifying new resources for support to the Tribal Housing Plan and coordinating and leveraging additional funds from other agencies and organizations for improved services.
  • Representing the Tribal Housing Program at appropriate meetings of agencies and organizations related to housing assistance and programs and services.
  • Assisting the Chief Executive Officer in the screening and selection of personnel for recommendations for employment.
  • Responsible for forecasting long range development plans in relation to the development of the facilities.
  • Troubleshoot and respond to problematic situations to eliminate operational and subcontractor problems.
  • Report any deficiencies to supervisor, while taking precautions to prevent any injuries to staff, customers, or facility.  Handle all emergency situations after notifying supervisor.
  • Ensure compliance with required rules and regulations in order to protect and preserve assets of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download Complete Program Specialist: DV/SA Programs Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

The Community and Family Services (CFS) Program Technician will administer and coordinate the day to day activities of the assigned Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault project. Duties include, but are not limited to: counsel and assist clients, 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 Program Specialist may also accompany clients to court appearance, medical appointments and other appointments as necessary to provide support. This position 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.
  • Create positive working relationship with clients and their families.
  • Vigorously protect client confidentiality
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download Complete Child Care Provider Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

Under supervision to provide quality care to children in a safe, stimulating, and nurturing environment at the Howonquet Day Care Center. To perform a variety of tasks, such as creating, implementing and evaluating individual and group age-appropriate activities that encourage learning, social interaction, emotional and physical developmental skills. To observe, monitor, and supervise children’s behavior, growth and development. To maintain attendance records and day-to-day activity reports as requested. Perform housekeeping duties, such as laundry, cleaning classroom and restrooms, mopping, and sanitizing toys, tables, and equipment.

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


Responsibilities

  • Lead exercises that teach children to recognize colors, shapes, letters and numbers;conduct activities designed to improve small and large muscle control, and, hand-eye

    coordination.

  • Observe and monitor children’s play activities, quiet-time activities, indoor and outdoor playactivities.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily attendance, meals served, injuryreports and medication administered.
  • Read to the children. Provide children with various activities, to include: painting, cutting,gluing, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas. Sanitize toys andplay equipment daily.
  • Assist in serving meals and snacks, including: sitting with the children during meal-time,wiping down tables before and after meal-time, and, clean up after meals.
  • Assist with the process of potty training children, including: toileting, changing soileddiapers underwear and / or clothing.
  • Provide positive discipline techniques with misbehaving, unruly children; and, demonstratepositive role model techniques that the children can imitate to control negative behavior

    that may cause injury to self or others, including: hitting, biting and / or aggressiveness.

  • Observe and supervise children during rest-time, play-time, and evacuation drills.

Download Complete Surveillance Operator Description [.pdf]


Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Surveillance Supervisor, the Surveillance Operator is responsible to protect the physical safety and well-being of guests, patrons, and employees of the Lucky 7 Casino; to protect the assets of the Smith River Rancheria and Lucky 7 Casino against any form of theft, fraud, or misappropriation and to provide appropriate documentation of video and reports to the Tribal Gaming Agency Executive Director. Assist in ensuring compliance with all internal controls and procedures established by Lucky 7 Casino management and approved by the Tribal Gaming Agency by closely monitoring all operations of the casino as they occur.


Responsibilities

  • Daily observance of all aspects of the casino.
  • Maintain familiarity with casino internal controls, department policies/procedures and operation of surveillance equipment.
  • Daily reporting will include logging all reportable activities in the casino as they occur and the creation of incident reports. The Surveillance Supervisor shall be notified immediately in any event which involves a monetary loss to the casino.
  • Gain and maintain a working knowledge of the various departments within the casino. This monitoring will be performed primarily through viewing activities on the video monitors.
  • Camera views and DVR recordings will be checked periodically during the shift to ensure proper functioning and clarity.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the surveillance room and equipment.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download Complete Employment  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 Housekeeper  job description [.pdf]


Position Summary

The primary purpose of the housekeeper is to keep the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation Tribal Office, Head Start, Day Care, Howonquet Hall Community Center, Community and Family Services and other properties clean to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation. The housekeeper will be responsible for the upkeep, in depth cleaning, and day-to-day cleaning of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation facilities and to ensure that the assigned tasks and duties are completed in a timely and cost efficient manner.

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


Responsibilities

  •   Practices excellent customer service skills.
  •   Responsible for in depth cleaning of all restrooms within each building including mopping of floors, cleaning restrooms stalls and toilets, sinks, doors, chairs, mirrors and restocking of hand soap, seat liners, toilet paper rolls, and emptying all trash cans under sinks and in restroom stalls.
  •   Responsible for cleaning and maintenance of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation and its entities, including all floors, mopping, vacuuming, and carpet cleaning, mirrors, rafters, doors (exits and entrances). In addition, other duties as assigned by the Tribal Facilities Maintenance Director.
  •   Duties include cleaning and maintenance of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation Tribal Office, Head Start, Day Care, Howonquet Hall Community Center, Community and Family Services. Duties to include but not limited to vacuuming, garbage pick-ups, carpet cleaning, floor buffing, recycling, window washing, dusting and other miscellaneous housekeeping and custodial tasks.
  •   All entrances and exits are to remain fee of any trash or litter, all glass doors are to be cleaned weekly or as needed.
  •   Replace or remove all dirty throw rugs as necessary.
  •   Restock and refill all cleaning supplies, label each bottle and/or container with content description in housekeeping and/or custodial supply rooms following all OSHA rules and regulations.
  •   Practice and promote all safety standards and regulations at all times.

Download complete Environmental Protection Technician  job description [.pdf]


Position Summary

This position is on the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation. This position serves as an Environmental Protection Technician with the Natural Resources Department.

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


Responsibilities

  • Works under the close supervision of a higher grade employee who provides specific, detailed instruction on all assignments.
  • Employee works as instructed and consults supervisor on all matters not specifically covered in initial instructions.
  • Work is spot-checked in progress and is reviewed upon completion for accuracy, adequacy, and adherence to instruction and established procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned, changed, added to or deleted at the sole discretion of the Natural Resources Director.
  • Type labels, reports, letters, newsletters, and files documents as required.
  • Assist with grant preparation and management, not limited to research, typing, copying, mailing and financial tracking.
  • Enter data into prepared spreadsheets.
  • Assist with the coordination of events.
  • Field inquires as necessary.
  • Independently manage straightforward program or portions of programs, as directed.
  • Perform research for grants and programs using telephone, internet, written and onsite information sources.
  • Accompany Natural Resources Director and perform alone on site visits and field surveys. Perform field collection of data independently.
  • Attend trainings and meetings as directed.
  • Position requires occasional overnight travel. Requires the ability to drive 7 hours within a 24 hour period.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download complete Domestic Violence Tribal Outreach Specialist job description [.pdf]


Position Summary

The Community and Family Services (CFS) Domestic Violence (DV) Tribal Outreach Specialist under the supervision of the DV Program Manager and CFS Director will assist in the implementation of all education, prevention and outreach aspects of the various goals and objectives of the domestic violence, sexual assault (SA) and victim services CFS programs. Duties include, but are not limited to: coordination and provision of outreach services promoting tribally specific DV services, promoting DV and SA awareness; provision of DV/SA and Native American culturally sensitive community education and trainings to peer counseling groups, community members and project partners. Performs DV/SA outreach and education.

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

  • Maintain client confidentiality as required by law under Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation’s Domestic Violence Prevention code (CH.4 Domestic Violence Prevention Section 4 (a) Confidentiality for Victims), VAWA 2013 Section 3:42 U.S.C. 13925(a)(20) &(b)(2), Family Violence Prevention Act 42 U.S.C. 10406(c)(5) and California Evidence Code 1037.2.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Tribal and Non Tribal Victim Service Programs and other programs.
  • Assist in coordination of community and departmental meetings to promote DV/SA awareness and prevention.
  • Provide DV/SA community education workshops and events.
    Coordinate and facilitate Native American culturally specific peer counseling groups and collaborative community education workshops and events.
  • 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.
    Possess a working knowledge of Tribal and Non tribal services.
  • Create a positive working relationship with clients, potential clients, and their families. Exercise prudent judgement in applying policy, procedure, regulations and laws.
  • Assist in maintaining records and information on project activities. Assist in compilation of monthly reports, quarterly reports, and semi-annual reports to CalOES.
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to, or modified as deemed necessary.

Download complete Project Manager SEEDS-ANA job description [.pdf]

 

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