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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.






NOTE: All applications must be mailed, faxed, or dropped off. Emailed applications are not be accepted at this time.

Completed applications must be received by 4:30pm on the closing date.

Incomplete applications, copied application, late applications or resumes will be returned.

CTSI requires a Tribal Application be completed, Resumes are not accepted.

Applications are kept on file for six months. You must submit a new application for each position you want to apply for.

Staff Attorney


Opening Date: July 9, 2018
Closing Date: August 13, 2018
Job Title: Staff Attorney
Salary/Wage: Negotiable
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Job Posting Number: 201832

The CTSI Legal Department provides comprehensive legal solutions for the Tribal Administration. The Staff Attorney leads the Legal Department to support the Tribal Executive branch by offering proactive counseling and advice; drafting and review of legal and business documents; and representing the Tribal Administration in problem-solving, negotiation, and litigation. The Tribal Attorney (outside counsel) represents the Tribe overall and provides guidance, coordination of legal strategies and assistance. Complex Indian law and inter-governmental matters, and issues which may obligate the Tribe are referred to the Tribal Attorney, or coordinated with the Tribal Attorney, at the Tribal Attorney's discretion.

Graduate from an accredited school of law, three years' experience in the practice of law, and current membership in a State Bar Association. Incumbent, from out of state, will have one year from date of hire to become a member of the Oregon State Bar Association. Experience in: Legal experience with tribal program operations (for example, business, construction, housing, education, health, natural resources, social sciences), preferred. Ability to: Communicate clearly, whether verbally or in writing. "Legalese" or other unnecessarily fancy language may be counted against an applicant. Work with a wide variety of people and able to communicate effectively and relate to Tribal and community members, staff, State and local agencies. Other: Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA Vehicle

Advise Tribal administration/departments on legal issues. Advise and assist Tribal staff in complying with the contracting process, including preparing and/or reviewing contracts and agreements. Represent Tribal administration in Tribal court and other arbitration forums. Represent Tribal administration and Tribal programs in negotiations. Perform legal reviews and assist Tribal administration and programs in correspondence when requested. Provide legal assistance, advise and/or represent Tribal administration and programs in such areas as personnel policy, grievances, program appeals, program eligibility, compliance with applicable law and regulation and constitutional and civil rights compliance/responsibilities. Provide legal assistance to programs in the development and application of program activities. Maintain current knowledge of statutes and new legislation affecting Tribal activities. Interpret Federal, State, and Tribal Law as it applies to Tribal program development and application. Develop or revise ordinances and policies. Develop annual departmental budget and oversee the expenditures. Supervise and direct department personnel. Direct preparation of departmental reports. Assists Tribal Attorney on issues of Tribal significance, and in other Tribal issues, at the Tribal Attorney's discretion. Coordinates department activities to the Tribal Attorney's overall legal strategy for the Tribe.

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.