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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. 


Outpatient Counselor


Opening Date: August 12, 2019
Closing Date: August 26, 2019
Job Title: Outpatient Counselor
Salary/Wage: $23.19/hr
Tribal Level 19
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 201944

The incumbent shall be sensitive to the diversity of Native cultures as well as have knowledge of the disease concept of alcoholism/substance abuse and other addictions. The outpatient counselor will provide the full range of clinical services including intake, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management and discharge planning for individuals, families and groups. The incumbent will support the work of the Transition Living Center (TLC) staff, Peer Recovery Counselors, and Mental Health Therapists by assisting them in providing wrap around services for clients. The outpatient counselor will also support the efforts of the Prevention Coordinator in order to provide early intervention support for clients and their families struggling with Addiction and Mental Health issues.

High School Diploma or GED and Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I (CADC I through Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon) and two years alcohol/drug treatment experience. Knowledge of: Treatment of substance-related disorders including client evaluation and individual, group, family, and other counseling techniques; program policies and procedures for client case management and record keeping; and accountability for recording information in the files assigned to them. Activity based treatment including Ropes Course and outdoors wilderness treatment based therapy; and other outdoor adventure based therapy, kayaking and rafting experience AND is willing to become trained and certified in this based therapy. Ability to: Use the following therapeutic techniques: Motivational Interviewing; DBT; CBT, and Strength-Based Client-Focused approaches. Modify counseling approaches so that they are congruent with the cultural orientation of the client population. Work with a wide variety of people, and able to communicate effectively and relate to Native American clients and program staff, and have the ability to network effectively with community and tribal agencies and the multi-disciplinary team. Other: Abstinence during employment in this capacity is essential to the overall effectiveness of the program. Individuals in recovery from the disease of alcoholism and/or other drug dependence must affirm that previous employment performance has not been impaired by alcoholism/substance abuse over the past two years. Must demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision. First Aid and CPR is required, or obtained within 6-months of hire. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.

The outpatient alcohol and other drug abuse treatment program shall provide to each client those services and activities appropriate to address the problems as identified from the diagnostic assessment and document the time or manner of each service or activity in the clients record: Individual, one-to-one, counseling, Group Counseling, Family counseling, Comprehensive alcohol and other drug education. Health education including the potential impact of alcohol and other drug use on the fetus, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis; sexually transmitted diseases, and other information and risk assessment, and Relapse prevention planning. Conduct interviews, evaluations, assessments, and formulate diagnostic impressions. Prioritize treatment plan objectives that are individualized, current, strengths-based, include services and activities, include family participation, documents progress, and are appropriate to address identified obstacles to recovery using ASAM Placement Criteria and Indian Health Services Standards (CDMIS). Establish and maintain up-to-date, accurate client case records and submit activity and service records according to ASAM, and CDMIS. Enter client information into NextGen and MOTTS, or other electronic health records and/or state database. Design with the client the development of an individual, mental, physical, and recreational program; skill building for independent living; and referrals to self-help groups and other service delivery. Work with the Peer Recovery Counselors to assist clients in carrying out the individualized plan. Make referrals to Mental Health and other services, as identified in the assessment and case plan. Serve as an advocate for clientele in obtaining social, medical, educational, or vocational services. Provide individual, group, and family counseling to those in need of such services. Document the client's response or lack of response towards achieving the individualized objectives in the client's treatment activities. Assist individuals into an appropriate inpatient treatment resource, if necessary and participate in aftercare planning and service delivery. Refer and assist clients to the appropriate detoxification service programs when it is appropriate, or to local emergency hospital.
Be a team member; assist in the continued development and implementation of an overall, comprehensive Behavioral Health program for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. To the extent of resources available and as clinically indicated, shall provide clients with information regarding prevention; education and referrals to community and tribal services; and various private, civic, local or governmental agencies/groups. Communicate and coordinate with the inmate counselor at the Lincoln County Jail to provide Siletz tribal members with appointments upon release from jail, and make referrals to providers and residential programs when it is appropriate. Assist to manage and maintain the Ropes course and all of the gear and equipment that comes with it. Maintain and organize rafting, kayaking, and wilderness equipment. Act as a team member to continuously improve the business processes used in the department and the electronic data system so that it meets the needs of the department to ensure accurate health care service reporting and billing. Maintain accurate, up to date health records and participate in quality assurance activities. Gather and report outcome data. Complete other reports as assigned. Build relationships with other treatment providers and resources in the community and the state to provide clients with wrap-around services and more access to treatment in a timely manner. Partner with Prevention and Mental Health staff to provide early intervention and facilitate activities with youth and the general population from within the community. Establish strong relationships with the community, so that the Behavioral Health Program is seen as a resource for all community members. 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.