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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. 


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Head Start Teacher-Siletz »

Head Start Teacher-Siletz


Opening Date: July 5, 2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Head Start Teacher-Siletz
Salary/Wage: $21.06/hr
Tribal Level 18
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, 32 hours per week, Seasonal, Exempt
Job Posting Number: 201924

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.

Associate's or advanced degree in early childhood education, - OR - an associate's degree in a field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood with experience teaching preschool-aged children, - OR - bachelor's degree in any field and has been admitted into the Teach For America program, passed a rigorous early childhood content exam, participated in a Teach For America summer training institute that includes teaching preschool children and is receiving ongoing professional development and support from Teach for America's professional staff, and one year of experience in a structured early childhood education setting (Preschool, Head Start, Kindergarten, Daycare Center, etc.). Ability to: Work effectively with families from a variety of social, economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds to establish and maintain mutually supportive relationships for the betterment of child and family. Use a positive approach in directing child behavior and to model positive child guidance to staff and parents Able to work cooperatively as a team member. Initiate contact with community agencies to gather information and secure services to meet child and family needs. Work some evenings and weekends. Accept direction. Other: Obtain First Aid/CPR within first 30-days of hire. Obtain Food Handlers card within 15-days of hire. Screened for tuberculosis. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.

Plans and maintains a developmentally appropriate classroom environment as supported by daily lesson plans and culturally relevant activities. Works in a team setting with all other staff involved with the family, in assessing the needs of the family and child in order to identify appropriate services and assist, as needed, with the acquisition of such resources. Must provide follow-up to families to evaluate the effectiveness of referrals for services. Must develop Family Partnership Agreements to assists families in identifying needs and/or problems and during home visits, gathers information, conducts problem solving and refers as appropriate. Develops an Individualized Education Plans (IEP) for each child in partnership with the parent and implements IEP goals through classroom curriculum and regularly scheduled home visit activities. Maintains an accurate and up-to-date file on each child and family. Children's records include classroom activities and progress within the classroom, developmental screening, behavioral anecdotes, observations, evaluation records, applications, physicals, growth assessments, immunization records, dental screening and follow up for any identified need and/or treatment. Family records include monthly contact, referrals for community services, follow up of referrals, Family Partnership Agreements, and documentation of program's efforts to support parent in meeting of the child's health requirements. Demonstrates to parent's effective ways to guide young children through home visits and classroom modeling. Actively recruits parents as volunteers within the classroom, Parent committee, and Policy Council, and actively supports all parent activities. Will assist the planning and implementation of parent training activities. Will assist with the recruitment and enrollment of children into the program. Supports the Head Start goals, objectives, and performance standards. Must complete 15 clock hours of professional development annually. 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.