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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. 



Opening Date: March 22, 2021
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Planner/Grantwriter
Salary/Wage: $26.52/hr.
Tribal Level 20
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Job Posting Number: 2021113

Bachelor's degree in Planning, Communications, Public Administration, Business, or related field, and two years' experience conducting research and grant writing functions for a similar sized organization, - OR - an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Knowledge of: Siletz tribal programs including goals and objectives. Research, writing and coordination of the grant application process for a tribal government. Computer word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Experience in: Tribal Grant writing experience, preferred. Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals. Analytical skills and creative ability. Ability to: Communicate effectively using both verbal and written skills. Draft descriptive factual background memorandum or summaries, including technical writing and editing skills, with ability to apply those skills to a wide variety of projects. Effectively coordinate people and projects. Identify goals, objectives, and resources. Formulate and evaluate plans to reach goals and objectives. Relate the effect of planning decisions on the mission and goals of the Tribe. Other: Must possess a current, valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance coverage, and eligible to operate a GSA vehicle

Work with management staff in development of grant applications, including advising and coordinating the completion of high-quality grant proposals narratives, applications and supporting documents. Coordinate grant-writing activities for, and between Tribal programs. This includes locating funding sources, preparing or assisting with preparation and submission of grant applications, and budget preparation. Also includes providing technical assistance and final review of grant applications submitted by Program staff. Collect, assembles, and analyzes data and prepares appropriate reports as required within the individual grant funding projects. Identify problems; participate in Tribal meetings to identity funding sources for innovative new programs that will improve economic and living standards for the Siletz Tribe and its members. Develops and maintains an annual grants proposal calendar. Monitors, coordinates, and follows up on the progress of submitted proposals and awards. Conducts prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants. 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.