Temporary Aquatic Project Aide
CTSI JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Opening Date: March 10, 2017
Closing Date: March 24, 2017
Job Title: Temporary Aquatic Projects Aide
Tribal Level 16
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Temporary
Job Posting Number: 201716
This position is responsible for assisting with aquatic monitoring and research, aquatic habitat conservation and restoration, and aquatic based land acquisition programs occurring within the Tribe's Natural Resource Department.
High school diploma or GED. Knowledge of: The safe operation of various motorized and non-motorized boats, along with the safe operation of power tools in order to perform the duties of the position. Experience in: Using power tools safely and effectively to perform work-related construction. Ability to: Operate and maintain motorized and non-motorized boats, canoes, and kayaks in a safe and efficient manner. Work odd hours, including early mornings, late evenings and weekends as necessary to fulfill the sampling needs of the project. Work 16 hour shifts for 3 to 4 days in a row 2 to 3 times per year. Other: Be in good physical condition; be able to ascend and descend steep slopes, work in heavy brush and swampy conditions; be willing to perform strenuous physical labor including carrying 100 lb. backpacks and nets through forested, swamp and tidal lands; be able to snorkel in 35-85F salt and freshwater; be able to pull heavy seines through complex and uncomfortable aquatic environments; be able to lift adult fish 10-40 pounds while in awkward positions. Must be a well-organized self-starter with the ability to communicate effectively, work well with others as well as independently. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.
Assist aquatics personnel with daily field sampling for a series of Natural Resources Department projects. Duties include operating an 18 ft. V-hull, 16 ft. drift boat, canoe, kayak; use of beach seines, pole seines, backpack electroshockers; snorkeling; invertebrate sampling, water quality sampling, stream flow sampling; adult salmonid trap operation, smolt trap operation; recording data and transferring it to a computer spreadsheet; hatchery maintenance; wet laboratory maintenance; construction and tractor operation; and landowner communication. Relative proportion of fieldwork and equipment maintenance work will vary by season.
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.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a Tribal "Application for Employment Form".
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR TRAINING OR EDUCATION, DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PROVIDED.
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.