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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. 


Maintenance Worker/Water Operator

Opening Date: August 9, 2018
Closing Date: August 23, 2018
Job Title: Maintenance Worker/Water Operator
Salary/Wage: $16.71/hr. - $18.51/hr
Tribal Level 16 - 17
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 201836

This position contributes to the Public Works Department effort to protect and preserve the Tribe's, buildings, facilities, maintenance and repair of water distribution facilities and systems.

High school diploma or GED and three years' experience in a building maintenance department or residential construction with one year work experience in water distribution; -OR - an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Upon successful completion of Water Distribution Class I certification, salary will increase to TL 17.1; must obtain within 18 months of hire. On the job training will be provided to help with Certification requirement. Experience in: Utilizing tape measures, rules, squares, compasses and levels, Operation of assorted Machinery and carpenter tools (Table, Band, Scroll, Tile and Masonry, Reciprocating, Circular, Miter saws, Palmers, Jointers, Drill Press, Belt and Disk sanders, Bench grinders and wood tool sharpeners, finish sanders and routers). Painting techniques and standard surface preparation and coating methods. Working with computer controlled systems and computerized preventive maintenance and work order programs. Ability to: Make accurate estimates of time and materials required for repairs and maintenance work. Other: Must possess and maintain first aid and CPR card, or have the ability to acquire within the first 6 months of hire. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.

Maintenance Duties: Perform building maintenance and repairs including plumbing, minor electrical, window and door repairs, drywall repair, painting and cleaning. Perform appliance and hearing alarm system maintenance and repairs. Identify and report any irregular, unsafe or hazardous conditions. Read water meters on a monthly basis. Monitor fluoride levels in tribal water system. Maintains and repairs fences, gates, walls, water sprinkler system and walks. Maintain and paint inside and outside of buildings. Clean out drainage ditches and culverts often full of water. Perform water diversion projects during rainy season. Complete assigned tasks on a daily basis, as well as other duties as assigned. Hours are determined by 24-hour schedule and subject to seasonal changes. Secure tribal buildings at office closing. Assist supervisor with employee needs, such as moving desks and office equipment. Shovels snow from walks and driveways and apply approved deicing compounds on public passageways to prevent ice buildup and enforce safety in inclement weather. Properly maintains equipment and hand tools and assures safe and proper storage. Assemble and disassemble damaged parts to building, facilities, wooden structures and assisting other workers as required. Ability to work under the direction of others in special projects and ongoing maintenance or assistance with grounds cleaning while maintaining a respectful, courteous manner. Interior or exterior rehabilitation on building owned by the Siletz Tribe. Carry out duties assigned to assure completion of Scope of Work established by the Public works Supervisor. Perform floor, wall, or roof framing. Install sub-floor or underlayment and appropriate flooring such as vinyl, carpet, or tile. Sheetrock installation or repair with appropriate tape and texture procedures. Painting including primer and finish coat application and all the prep work including caulking and taping or patching. Interior finish work on doors or window trim, baseboard installation or repair, kitchen or vanity cabinet installation or repair, laminate installation or repair. Insulation removal or installation in walls, ceilings, or floors. Use tools and equipment in a safe and proper manner, maintain, and store equipment properly to assure longevity of the tools. Accomplish a variety of tasks pertinent to the completion of each project in a safe and efficient manner. Maintain a clean and safe work area before, during, and after construction. Use appropriate safety equipment when applicable such as earplugs, safety glasses, dust masks, respirators, gloves, etc. Comply with OSHA safety requirements during construction.
Water Worker Duties: Monitor the water supply within the transmission and distribution system using all controls and telemetry equipment while observing specific supply, water quality and treatment, public safety, and environmental regulations. Operates pumps and valves to maintain proper water supply, pressure, and flows. Develops systems operation and maintenance documentation, maintains detailed logs, and establishes and maintains data collection and reporting system. Responsible for switching valves on and off to ensure safety of crews working on equipment and lines. Investigates alarms, direct, and coordinates crews when emergency repairs are necessary. Coordinates emergency response with others in the department and with external agencies, including customer and regulatory and resources agencies. Maintain and repair malfunctions in the distribution system; repair gauges, pumps, filters and other controls and equipment. Collect samples and identifies concentration of chemicals, physical or biological characteristics of water required in accordance with local, state, and federal clean water requirements. Monitor water quality and turbidity. Responds to customer and public inquiries and complaints. Prepares and maintains all necessary records and reports. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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.