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Tribal Government Employment

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

Vacant – Human Resources Manager
Phone:  (541) 444-8240 ∙ Email: NA

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. 

General Manager


Opening Date: March 22, 2021
Closing Date: May 28, 2021
Job Title: General Manager
Salary/Wage: $61.98/hr.
Tribal Level 27
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202114

As the executive officer for the Siletz Tribe, the General Manager reports directly to the Siletz Tribal Council, and directs the day-to-day operations of Tribal Government programs, services and enterprises. Broad areas of responsibility include the management of fiscal operations, resources, contracts and grants, and personnel. This position is also responsible for establishing and maintaining effective relationships with other agencies and the general public.

Bachelor's degree and five years of management and supervisory experience -OR- an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working for Tribal entities, or Federal agencies that work with Tribes. Strong personal commitment to furthering the Siletz Tribe's ability to maintain its cultural identity, political autonomy, and economic self-sufficiency. Knowledge of: Demonstrated understanding of the principles of federal Indian law; including sovereignty, the federal trust responsibility, tribal-state relations, and tribal self-determination. Federal and state programs available to serve the education, housing, health, employment, and social service needs of Tribal members. Experience in: Successfully managing a complex public or private sector organization with diverse program responsibilities. Administering a budget, fiscal, human resources, information systems, and performance measurements in an organization of related size, scope, and program areas. Ability to: Analyze complex technical reports and data, like construction drawings, timber harvest forecasts, economic and fiscal studies, or federal regulations and policies; ability to explain such technical information to laymen. Communicate effectively using both verbal and written skills. Develop and direct innovative tribal programs and services that meet the needs of tribal members. Assist small groups and task forces in their deliberations. Make independent judgments about matters that require managerial action and to identify and communicate policy questions that require Tribal Council direction. Help Tribal Council formulate its policy decisions by providing necessary background information and by proposing alternative solutions. Other: Willingness to listen to the ideas and opinions of others as part of the decision-making process. Must maintain a professional public image.

Within specific time frames develop and monitor long and short-term program and financial plans, to reach Tribal goals and objectives for human and natural resources. Develop and monitor organizational polices, practices, and structures that will enable Tribal government to achieve its goals and objectives. Develop and manage annual budgets for Tribal government operations and capital improvements, to include maintenance of adequate financial and program recordkeeping, and reporting systems. Maintain sufficient levels of personnel direction, supervision, training, and compensation to attract and retain capable personnel and to support Tribal employees in carrying out their tasks. Establish and maintain a workplace that is conducive to teamwork and collaboration, appreciation of diversity, promotes high levels of employee morale and productivity, and encourages employee growth and development. Establish long and short-range goals for Tribal programs. Obtain and monitor contracts and grants that will enable Tribal government to achieve its goals and objectives. Ability to identify work that others should perform, to delegate responsibilities appropriately, and to assure that delegated tasks are carried out satisfactorily. Maintain effective working relationships among employees, Tribal members, and officials within Tribal government and outside interests. Identify and obtain funding resources for improving Tribal government services and for financing capital projects. Identify and help eliminate administrative barriers in Tribal government operations. Develop and manage the implementation of and construction of Tribal facilities. Articulate Tribal policies and advocate Tribal goals and objectives as set by the Tribal Council, both inside and outside the Siletz Tribe. Participation in the Tribal Entity Managers Clearinghouse Meetings. 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.