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Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549 ∙ Siletz, OR 97380

Telephone: 1-800-922-1399
Fax: (541) 444-8375



Human Resources Staff

Jenifier Leake – Human Resources Manager
Phone:  (541) 444-8240 ∙ Email:

Maggie McAfee- Human Resources Assistant:
Phone:  (541) 444-8274 ∙ Email:

Shyla Simmons- Human Resources Clerk:
Phone:  (541) 444-8360 ∙ Email:




Siletz Tribal Employment applications:

Employment Application PDF

Employment Application Word Document          

Temporary Employment Application  PDF

Marijuana Policy

Siletz Tribal Business Corporation Application PDF

Other forms:

Criminal History Authorization Form  PDF

Tribal Employment


Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Siletz Tribal Human Resources Department to obtain, develop and train the most important resource the Tribe has – human resources. This department will provide service to Tribal programs and employment applicants in an efficient, respectful and helpful manner. It will assist employees with skill development to ensure quality services to Tribal members and personal growth of Tribal employees.



Applications may be mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand-delivered to our office. 

Please note that applications at this time cannot be emailed through the CTSI website.  Applications may be emailed directly to the human resources email.  Applications must be complete and contain the applicant’s signature.    If you wish to apply for multiple positions with The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, please submit a new completed application for each position desired.

Incomplete applications, late applications, and resumes without an application will be returned.  CTSI requires that a Tribal application be completed.  Resumes will not be accepted in place of a completed application.

Applications must be received by 4:30pm on the position’s closing date.

We keep applications on file for 90 days after an opening has been filled. 


Community Health Advocate II


Opening Date: June 3, 2019
Closing Date: June 17, 2019
Job Title: Community Health Advocate II
Salary/Wage: $17.22/hr
Tribal Level 16
Location: Portland, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 201929

The Community Health Advocate's (CHA) provides a variety of services to tribal members relating to healthcare. CHAs advocate for individuals, identify services available to tribal members, and promote wellness individually and community wide.

High School diploma or GED, and completed Certified Nursing Assistant program and 18-months as a Community Health Advocate or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Knowledge of: Healthcare systems and payment mechanisms utilized by Siletz tribal members, including Contract Health Care, Oregon Health Plan, and IHS medical facilities. Local, private, and county healthcare service systems and individual medical providers. Basic preventive health practices in the areas of nutrition, tobacco, alcohol, drug use, physical activity, communicable disease, maternal-child health, and routine health screenings. Disease and illness, and skill sufficient to teach clients, and impress upon them and their family members the necessity to continue the procedures of proper health care. The unique health concerns of Native Americans required. Ability to: Model preventive health practices during work hours. Travel locally and longer distances in accordance with tribal transportation policy. Build and maintain client rapport and trust through a nonjudgmental attitude, advocacy, timely follow- up to client requests, and unconditional positive regard/respect. Maintain personal and professional boundaries Therapeutic boundaries in interactions with clientele are necessary to maintain professionalism and to ensure proper utilization of community health staff. Exercise good judgment in situations significantly impacting client and/or own safety and well-being. Other: Obtain First Aid/CPR within the first 30-days of hire. Obtain Passenger Safety Technician Training within 6-months of hire. Obtain Food Handlers card within 15-days of hire. Complete Motivational Interviewing basic course within 6-months of hire. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA Vehicle.

Reduce barriers to Tribal members receiving health services including, but not limited to: Serving as liaison and/or referral source between clientele and relevant tribal programs, healthcare providers, and county, state, and federal agencies. Providing advocacy for client as needed. Providing or arranging transportation in accordance with tribal transportation policy. Provide health information and activities to the Tribal membership in local service area through monthly newsletter submissions, quarterly health promotion activities, and periodic health screenings. Serves as local distributor and educator of health and safety equipment including bicycle helmets, car seats, and Elders Safety Project items per department policy. Consults with supervisor in a timely fashion regarding situations outside the scope of CHA knowledge and experience. Works with Contract Health Services to provide pre- and post-operative medical related services. Works closely with supervisor to provide local service area clientele access to Community Health Department sponsored events. Provides 8 hours nutritional education support to USDA Program (Siletz and Salem CHAs only). Maintains accurate and current client records and provides quarterly and annual program reports as required. Tactfully encourages wellness practices as well as client follow-up on existing health problems. Support the Diabetes Program by coordinating and monitoring the following activities: monthly diabetic support groups, conduct individual Rapid Assessment of Physical Activities and goal-setting with clients, Diabetes Exercise Program, and the Exercise Challenge event. Dispense and maintain over-the-counter medication inventory. Support the Healthy Traditions Program as needed: Nutrition cooking classes, Food preservation: freezing, drying, canning. Other duties as assigned.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time it will be decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

All applicants must submit a Tribal "Application for Employment Form".
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders
SEND APPLICATIONS TO: Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number 541-444-8375 or 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1375
Human Resources 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274

Conditions of Employment:

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe's Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.