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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. 


Wildlife Programs Biologist


Opening Date: January 7, 2019
Closing Date: February 7, 2019
Job Title: Wildlife Program Biologist
Salary/Wage: $23.19/hr
Tribal Level 19
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Limited Duration
Job Posting Number: 201903

The Wildlife Program Biologist supports the Tribe's efforts to acquire and restore conservation lands under the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Willamette Wildlife Mitigation Program (WWMP) and Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NPCC) fish and wildlife programs in western Oregon. The Biologist also supports the Tribe's wildlife programs on Siletz Tribal lands.

Bachelor's degree in ecology, biology, botany, natural resource management or related field, and four years' experience with land conservation, restoration and stewardship related work. Knowledge of: The principles, practices and techniques of ecological based conservation, restoration and stewardship of lands of Oregon's Willamette Valley, Cascades, and Coast Range ecoregions. Willamette Valley prairie and oak savanna plant and animal communities/habitats. Oregon Coast and Cascade Range upland forest plant and animal communities/habitats. The principles, practices and techniques of wildlife sampling and management. Experience in: Approaching private land owners concerning land conservation, restoration, or acquisition opportunities, preferred. Working with private land owners under a conservation or restoration program, is preferred. The performance of endangered species surveys, including surveys for marbled murrelets and spotted owls, is preferred. The use of computer applications including MS Office Suite (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher). Ability to: Demonstrate strong organization skills and the ability to write and speak effectively. Deal tactfully with the public and to work well with various public and other entities, including non-governmental organizations and local, state and federal agencies. Use aerial imagery and ESRI ArcMap software for use in landscape and habitat analysis (proficiently). Other: Be in good physical condition; be able to ascend and descend steep slopes; be willing to work in heavy brush and inclement weather. Be willing to perform strenuous physical labor including carrying 50 lb. backpacks and equipment through forested, swamp and tidal lands. Willingness to work odd hours, including early mornings, late evenings and weekends as necessary to fulfill the needs of the program. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.


Serves as lead biologist for WWMP land conservation, restoration and stewardship issues for the Tribe. With direction from the Biological Programs Director, the Biologist seeks land acquisition and easement opportunities under the WWMP program. A significant portion of the Biologist's time is spent identifying potential land acquisition and easement opportunities through physical contact with private land owners. Communicates, represents and promotes the Tribe's WWMP program goals on a regular basis to various land conservancies watershed councils, county governments, and state and federal entities involved in the WWMP. With direction from the Biological Programs Director, the Biologist represents Tribal interests in multiple aspects of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NPCC) fish and wildlife programs in western Oregon. This includes participation in WWMP review groups and technical teams as appropriate, including field work and visits to seek out and evaluate potential and ongoing projects, including those with Tribal management potential. Assists in the administration of Tribal hunting and fishing tag and subsistence fish and game collection and distribution programs. Researches, designs, and performs and/or supervises the performance of monitoring and investigations to collect biological and ecological data, including the utilization of GPS and GIS equipment and software to map and evaluate data. Projects may include: endangered species surveys, timber sale monitoring, wildlife studies, and habitat enhancements. Assists with ESA consultations for threatened fish, plants, and birds; gathers, summarizes and reports field data and research information. Assists with assessments of the effects of proposed projects such as land development and timber sales on threatened and endangered species. Conducts site assessments to identify existing or potential wildlife and cultural plant concerns on Tribal lands or lands the Tribe may acquire. These assessments may involve surveys for protected species, wetlands, or other sensitive habitats. Participates on interdisciplinary teams for project planning and NEPA analysis, such as timber sales, management plans, and housing, infrastructure, and other development projects as needed. Participates in researching, identifying and writing grants to support Tribal wildlife research, monitoring, restoration and management activities relative to wildlife resources of Tribal interest. Responsible for managing multiple grants and associated processes, including but not limited to tracking of monthly, quarterly and annual budgets, tracking of expenditures, project personnel timesheets, quarterly and annual agency and tribal reports, and maintenance and inventory of grant equipment. Assists Aquatics and Forestry personnel in various projects as needed. Plans and oversees the daily work of Tribal wildlife personnel. Performs data summary, analysis, and report generation. Prepares reports on findings of studies along with quarterly and annual reports on the status of projects and programs.

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.