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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

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. 

Head Start Assistant Teacher/Bus Driver-Portland


Opening Date: August 26, 2020
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Head Start Assistant Teacher/Bus Driver-Portland
Salary/Wage: $16.13/hr.
Tribal Level 15

Location: Portland, OR
Classification: Part Time, 30 hours/week, Seasonal, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202038

The Siletz Tribal Head Start Program provides a developmentally appropriate and Native American culturally relevant preschool experience which promotes school readiness skills for children who are 3 and 4 years of age. The program provides comprehensive services to children to ensure they are up-to-date on all well child care and to promote their physical, social emotional and cognitive development. The Head Start Program offers families the support they need to connect with community resources to further their personal growth and to support them in their role as their child's first and most important teacher.

Associates or bachelor's degree (any field) - OR - High School Diploma or GED and six months experience in a structured early childhood education setting (Pre-School, Head Start, Kindergarten, Day-Care Center). Must obtain Child Development Associate (CDA) credential within 2 years of hire date. Must obtain valid Oregon School Bus Drivers Certificate and Oregon Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with the proper endorsements - OR - CDL Permit and be able to obtain a valid Oregon Commercial Drivers License (within 90-days of employment) with the proper endorsements and fulfill all of the requirements for the Oregon School Bus Drivers Permit and Certificate under OAR 581-053-0220. Ability to: Work effectively with low-income families. Use a positive approach in directing child behavior. Use positive methods of guidance that includes redirection, consistency, and prevention. Be comfortable working with children and families from a variety of social, ethnic, economic and cultural backgrounds. Work with cooperatively with other program staff. Work cooperatively as a team member and accept direction. Be reliable and punctual. Work some evenings and weekends. Meet the physical demands of the classroom environment and to facilitate and support the physical activity of 20 young children inside, outside of the classroom, and as necessary, to intervene physically to protect the health and safety of the children. Other: Obtain Food Handler's card within 15-days of hire. Obtain First Aid/CPR within first 30-days of hire. Screened for tuberculosis. Tolerant and sensitive when working with children and families.

Assists with: Planning and execution of all activities necessary to implement a developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant preschool program, and responsible for providing a safe and efficient transportation services to 20 children. Follow through of the daily educational plan within the classroom and plan activities. Setting up and maintaining a developmentally appropriate classroom environment including organization of space and material storage. Setting up educational and/or social service related home visits with assigned families. Planning of daily lesson plans. Delivery of food service and is required to eat with the children. Daily cleaning and classroom preparation duties. Assist Complete required documentation and follow up activities. Work in a team setting with other staff involved with families in assessing the needs of the family and child. Participate in Child Development Associates (CDA) program and/or other training activities. Supports the Head Start goals, objectives, and performance standards. Responsible for developing and driving a bus route. Implement a daily bus route and transport for program related activities. Must ensure that all times the bus is in operation in a safe and efficient manner. Must ensure that all the necessary upkeep, maintenance, and safety checks for the bus are completed in a timely and efficient manner. Responsible for behavior of children on the bus with particular attention to safety. Keep assigned vehicle clean. Report any accidents or malfunctions to the Head start Director. Record gas slips. Responsible for recording and reporting on in-kind services. 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.