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Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
PO Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380
Fax: (541) 444-8375

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

DMV Form PDF 

Tribal Employment

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.

Tribal Services Specialist I or II

CTSI JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Opening Date:  January 9, 2018
Closing Date:  January 23, 2018
Job Title:  Tribal Services Specialist I or II
Salary/Wage:  $20.45 - $22.52/hour
Tribal Level: 
TL 18.0 – TSS II
TL 19.0 – TSS I
Location:  Siletz, OR
Classification:  Non Exempt, Full Time
Job Posting Number: 201807

Introduction:
The Siletz Self Sufficiency Program is to help Tribal families, individuals, and other Native Americans become self-supporting while assisting them to meet their basic needs.  Incumbent will work with individuals and families to provide intensive case management services utilizing the single entry access method of service delivery, and maintain accurate and up to date records. Incumbent seeks to assist Siletz Tribal families, Individuals, and Native Americans with the principle of self-sufficiency, strengthening of the family unit, and increasing job training skills, educational level, and enhance employability.  

Requirements:
Tribal Services Specialist I
Satisfactorily performed the duties of a Tribal Services Specialist II and met the criteria to be upgraded to a Tribal Services Specialist I –OR- Bachelor’s degree in Social Science or related field, and one year experience in case management, employment/vocational counseling, or general counseling -OR- an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.  Knowledge of problems of persons living in disadvantaged communities with emphasis in working with the cultural, economic, and social aspects of Native American services populations.  Tribal Services/community service/social services, child agencies, and their respective roles.  Dysfunctional behavior and drug and alcohol dependency as applied to clients.  Ability to provide direct individual and family casework that focuses on family unity, including conducting in-depth interviews with individuals and families, formulating case plans, providing ongoing social work support and counseling, and coordinating services delivery with other agencies. Meet with the public and staff in a courteous professional manner using tact, diplomacy, and mature judgment. Problem solves and arrives at sound solutions. Work with Native American families and individuals of varying social, educational, and economic backgrounds. Perform work and accomplish tasks in accordance with established policies, procedures, practices, and priorities of the department. Communicate orally and in writing for the purpose of instructions, verifying eligibility/applications, obtaining information, and conveying messages. Maintain strict confidentiality of records and information pertinent to the nature of the work. Understand eligibility criteria and make accurate determinations. Accurately keep and maintain complete records in accordance with policies and procedures. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate knowledge and skill in working with target population. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.

Tribal Services Specialist II
Associate’s degree in Human Services or related field and one year experience in determining eligibility, case management, employment/vocational counseling, or general counseling –OR- an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. The SSP Director will assist the employee with eligibility determination, the development of intervention strategies, and case management plans.  Upon successful completion of at least two years of satisfactory service, and has demonstrated work skills necessary in case-management, database software, and eligibility determination the incumbent will be upgraded to a Tribal Services Specialist I.  Knowledge of problems of persons living in disadvantaged communities with emphasis in working with the cultural, economic, and social aspects of Native American services populations. Tribal Services/community service/social services, child agencies, and their respective roles. Dysfunctional behavior and drug and alcohol dependency as applied to clients.  Ability to provide direct individual and family casework that focuses on family unity, including conducting in-depth interviews with individuals and families, formulating case plans, providing ongoing social work support and counseling, and coordinating services delivery with other agencies. Meet with the public and staff in a courteous professional manner using tact, diplomacy, and mature judgment. Problem solves and arrives at sound solutions. Work with Native American families and individuals of varying social, educational, and economic backgrounds. Perform work and accomplish tasks in accordance with established policies, procedures, practices, and priorities of the department. Communicate orally and in writing for the purpose of instructions, verifying eligibility/applications, obtaining information, and conveying messages. Maintain strict confidentiality of records and information pertinent to the nature of the work. Understand eligibility criteria and make accurate determinations. Accurately keep and maintain complete records in accordance with policies and procedures. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate knowledge and skill in working with target population. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.

Duties:
Tribal Services Specialist I
Ability to determine eligibility for multiple tribal programs, such as: GASA TANF, TANF-WEX, CRT, NNCR, Childcare, Emergency Assistance, Youth Services, Direct Placement/Job Retention and Core Services, and any future programs as designated in the 477-SSP manual. Operate database system to coordinate benefits within the Tribal entity. Establish, coordinate, and maintain a collaborative working relationship with participating individuals and families, Tribal staff, general public, community resources, educational facilities, employers, and other agencies. Assess and document career and life goals using the participant's skills, strengths, and work history necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. Identify and discuss socio-economic issues with families such as dysfunctional parenting, drug and alcohol abuse, medical conditions (including disabilities), mental health, criminal justice, domestic abuse, child care, housing, transportation, etc. Determine intervention services to address the needs of family members and individuals. Develop a self sufficiency plan which details the steps the family/individual will take toward their goals which may include participation in interagency case management. Provide outreach services to the community and community based providers through program service descriptions and presentations. Develop and deliver workshops and orientations that provide guidance on issues related to participant's employment and self-sufficiency, community resources, job search, and job placement. Provide assistance in obtaining child support through client interview and referral to Child Support Enforcement. Assist participants in application completion for needed services.  Refer and connect to other resources as needed. Identify and utilize resources that assist families with school age children that are "at risk" for learning or behavioral problems.
 Provide services to teen parents through programs that address life skills, parenting skills, high school completion or equivalency.  Assess living situations to determine safety and suitability. Conduct home visits to establish residency and safety of the home. Negotiate or advocate with alternative resources needed for the self-sufficiency plan. Process appropriate paperwork to ensure timely payment for program encumbrances. Continually assess resources to maintain progress in self-sufficiency plans.  Initiate frequent interaction with clients by telephone, office visits, and home visits to ascertain family functioning. Provide transition services, benefits transfer programs, and referrals to local resources, support services, and employment retention services, to families/individuals who have left the program but still have needs that could jeopardize their independence. Complete all required documentation and reports required by program in a timely manner, including the submission of all paperwork to the office of the Program Director in a timely manner. Evaluate effective training and job demands, skill requirement and environmental factors in terms of suitability for program participants. Market the program and negotiate contracts and agreements with prospective employers and training facilities.  Provide input on program planning and budgeting as requested by tribal administration.  Attend appropriate training, as approved by and assigned by supervisor. Provide appropriate supportive services to participants, as needed, according to program guidelines. Develop and plan employment and training positions for Self Sufficiency participants in assigned service area. Develop and maintain good relations with community organizations and local employers. Other duties as assigned.

Tribal Services Specialist II
Gain knowledge of and have the ability to determine eligibility for multiple tribal programs such as: GASA, TANF, TANF-WEX, CRT, NNCR, Childcare, Emergency Assistance, Youth Services, Direct Placement/Job Retention, Core Services and any future programs as designated in the 477-SSP manual. Operate database system to coordinate benefits within the tribal entity. Establish, coordinate, and maintain a collaborative working relationship with participating individuals and families, Tribal staff, general public, community resources, educational facilities, employers, and other agencies.  Assess and document career and life goals using the participant's skills, strengths, and work history necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. Identify and discuss socio-economic issues with families such as dysfunctional parenting, drug and alcohol abuse, medical conditions (including disabilities), mental health, criminal justice, domestic abuse, child care, housing, transportation, etc. With Director’s assistance, determine intervention services to address the needs of family members and individuals. Develop a self-sufficiency plan, which details the steps the family/individual will take toward their goals, which may include participation in, interagency case management.  Prior to implementation, the director will review and approve plans.  Assist with outreach services to the community and community based providers through program service descriptions and presentations. Assist with workshops and orientations that provide guidance on issues related to participant's employment and self-sufficiency, community resources, job search, and job placement. Provide assistance in obtaining child support through client interview and referral to Child Support Enforcement. Assist participants in application completion for needed services.  Refer and connect to other resources as needed. Identify and utilize resources that assist families with school age children that are "at risk" for learning or behavioral problems. Provide services to teen parents through programs that address life skills, parenting skills, high school completion or equivalency.  Assess living situations to determine safety and suitability.  Conduct home visits to establish residency and safety of the home.  Negotiate or advocate with alternative resources needed for the self-sufficiency plan. Process appropriate paperwork to ensure timely payment for program encumbrances. Continually assess resources to maintain progress in self-sufficiency plans, and review with Director.  Initiate frequent interaction with clients by telephone, office visits, and home visits to ascertain family functioning. Provide transition services, benefits transfer programs, and referrals to local resources, support services, and employment retention services, to families/individuals who have left the program but still have needs that could jeopardize their independence. Complete all required documentation and reports required by program in a timely manner, including the submission of all paperwork to the office of the Program Director in a timely manner. Evaluate effective training and job demands, skill requirement and environmental factors in terms of suitability for program participants. Assist with marketing the program, and negotiate contracts and agreements with prospective employers and training facilities. Provide input on program planning and budgeting as requested by tribal administration. Attend appropriate training, as approved by and assigned by supervisor. Provide appropriate supportive services to participants, as needed, according to program guidelines. Develop and plan employment and training positions for Self Sufficiency participants in assigned service area. Develop and maintain good relations with community organizations and local employers. 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.

HOW TO APPLY:

All applicants must submit a Tribal "Application for Employment Form". 
http://www.ctsi.nsn.us/uploads/downloads/Employment/Application%20-%20CTSI%202017.pdf
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
Website:  www.ctsi.nsn.us
Email:  hrdepartment@ctsi.nsn.us

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.