Na'sr-dvtlh-nvsh-dvn (Department of Human Resources)

The Human Resources Department is an excellent resource for employees and the public to obtain information and assistance with current employment opportunities, health benefits, salary placement, promotional opportunities, retirement system procedures, and many other services. The Human Resources Staff is committed to providing guidance on a variety of requests and services. We continually support an environment that maintains compliance with associated government regulations and Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Codes. The responsibilities of the HR office include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Criminal History Checks
  • Employee Appraisals
  • Employee Recruitment and Orientation
  • Employment and Wage Verification
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Personnel Data/Records Management
  • Personnel Policies and Regulations
  • Staff Vacancies
  • Wage and Salary Administration

Mission & Goal

The Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation (TDN) Human Resources Department works with the Executive staff, Department Directors, Managers, and staff in areas of recruitment, classification, compensation, training, benefits, labor/employee relations and related human resource functions.

The TDN Human Resources Department supports the Nation's efforts to attract, develop, and retain a diverse and productive workforce that will provide quality services to the citizens of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation.


  • Administration of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Benefits Administration (Health, Vision, Dental, 401(k), Life Insurance, AFLAC)
  • Cal-Ore Life Flight
  • Disability Processes
  • Employee Classifications/Reclassifications
  • Employee Relations
  • Extraordinary Services Awards
  • Internal and External Recruiting
  • Personnel Policies and Procedures
  • Training
  • Workers Compensation


  • Annual evaluation of employee benefits
  • Onboarding/Orientation for new TDN employees
  • Review job descriptions and classifications
  • Standard Operating Procedures for HR department
  • Update forms
  • Update policies and procedures