Tobacco Prevention and Education Coordinator

Opening Date: 06/14/22
Closing Date: 06/28/22
Job Title: Tobacco Prevention and Education Coordinator
Salary/Wage: $20.71/hr.
Tribal Level: 17
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Limited Duration
Job Posting Number: 202243

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for medical exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.


This position coordinates with the Community Health Department, Community Health Clinic, and other tribal and outside agencies to fulfill the grant objectives of the Siletz Tobacco Prevention and Education Program.


High school diploma or GED. Knowledge of: Basic statistical concepts and methods highly desirable. Experience in: Operating Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and production of documents utilizing imported graphics. Public speaking skills. Ability to: Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate concepts and ideas articulately, and to write with clarity using proper grammar, syntax, and punctuation. Organizing or mobilizing activities in small communities. Work respectfully and effectively with people of diverse ages and educational levels. Function in a professional manner with minimal supervision in a variety of community settings; Other: Personal flexibility allowing occasional evening and/or weekend grant-related activities and willingness to travel to other Siletz tribal service areas. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver’s license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle. Non-smoker.


Collaborates with the Siletz Prevention Coordinator to establish baseline prevalence data regarding Siletz Tribal youth risk behaviors including use of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol.  Specific functions include survey instrument and analysis, and tribal wide publication/presentation of results. Submits monthly articles to the Siletz Tribal Newspaper to educate the Tribal community on aspects of the TPEP including promoting tobacco-free environments, reducing youth access to tobacco products, and promoting linkages to cessation resources. Works with Tribal youth to develop a Native American-specific PSA for local radio, and coordinates broadcasting within selected markets. Coordinates with the NW Portland Area Indian Health Board to provide train-the-trainer opportunities in tobacco cessation and nicotine replacement for SCHC, Community Health, and Drug and Alcohol Program staff. Coordinates with Tribal programs to offer educational presentations on tobacco issues. Promotes linkages to cessation resources by researching availability and funding mechanisms. Provides leadership in community interventions to reduce childhood exposures to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Functions as the tribal liaison with Oregon Health Division and multiple county Tobacco Prevention and Education Program staff. Participates on county tobacco prevention coalitions. Documents activities fulfilling grant requirements. Provides grant reports in accordance with Oregon Health Division requirements. Collaborates with Community Health Director to submit grant proposal for next funding cycle. 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”, found here:

Employment Application (PDF)
Apply Online

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: 855-573-1032
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.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for medical exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting 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.