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Job Opportunities

Yurok Tribe benefit package for FT/RG employees (pro-rated for part time):

  • Vacation: 12 days per year with increase upon completion of 3rd year

  • Sick Leave: Accrues at 1 day per month with no limit

  • Insurance: Federal Employee Health Plan, VSP vision, Ameritas dental and life insurance (100% paid for employee and 70% paid for dependents) (must work at least 30 hours per week to be eligible for insurance)

  • Retirement: 401(k) (3% match by employer)

  • Employee Assistance Program: Employer paid counseling services are provided to employees

  • Holidays: 16 holidays are celebrated by the Yurok Tribe

O.U.F.= Open until filled, D.O.E.= Depending on experience, T.B.D.= To be determined

RG= Regular, FT= Full Time, PT= Part Time, INT= Intermittent

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* All positions require a completed Yurok Tribe Application *

JOM Tutors

AD Code: 253

Regular Part-Time

Location: All Areas

Pay Range: $15.00 - $23.79

Final Filing Date: OUF

Incumbent is under the general supervision of the Johnson O’Malley Site Supervisor. The Tutor is responsible for providing tutorial services in all academic areas as well as Yurok cultural enhancement activities to enrolled Yurok children. This position requires well-developed communication skills and operational skills in Mathematics and Sciences.

Social Worker 

AD Code: 006-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: All Areas

Pay Range: $26.44 - $28.88

Final Filing Date: OUF

Under general supervision of the Child and Family Services Manager, the incumbent will carry a complex case load involving individuals and families through the provision of prevention and intervention services; performance of assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provision of comprehensive casework services; and perform related work as required. Individual must be energetic, forward thinking and practice from a trauma informed perspective with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.

Early Head Start Sub Aide 

AD Code: 021-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath/Kepel/Eureka

Pay Range: $15.33

Final Filing Date: OUF

Under the supervision of the Teacher, the Teacher Aide is responsible for assisting with the supervision of all children, assisting in developing and implementing classroom activities, cooperatively working with and supporting other classroom staff and parent volunteers, and assisting with the general maintenance of program facilities to insure the health and safety of the children in the program.

Community Outreach Specialist 

AD Code: 040-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $20.67

Final Filing Date: 12.3.2021

Under the supervision of the Program Manager the Community Outreach Specialist will assist in the implementation of all education, prevention, and outreach aspects of various program’s goals and objectives.

Associate General Counsel 

AD Code: 045-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $77,584

Final Filing Date: OUF

Under the general supervision of the General Counsel, the Associate General Counsel will assist the Tribal Council and Tribal Departments in the legal matters related to the business of the Tribe. The Associate General Counsel completes a variety of professional assignments on behalf of the Council and departments as assigned by the General Counsel. Incumbent works closely with paralegals and department staff.

Grant Writer 

AD Code: 064-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath 

Pay Range: $20.07 - $28.76

Final Filing Date: OUF

The incumbent performs research, analysis, monitoring and reporting activities in support of the Tribe’s grant funded programs and projects.

Planner IV (6 positions available) 

AD Code: 065-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath 

Pay Range: $26.44 - $37.68

Final Filing Date: OUF

Planner IV is a Senior Planner position within the Yurok Tribe’s Planning and Community Development Department. Under the general supervision and direction of the Planning Director, among other duties, Senior Planners perform project management; program and policy development; data collection, research, and analysis; infrastructure, building, and environmental design, as qualified; staff management and mentoring; and grant preparation, writing, and monitoring duties in support of the Tribe’s long range planning goals as determined by the Yurok Tribal Council. Senior Planners also work in collaboration with all other Yurok Tribe Departments and related local, state, and federal agencies, when appropriate.

Youth Prevention Specialist 

AD Code: 074-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: All Areas

Pay Range:  $18.23-26.19

Final Filing Date: 11.12.2021

Promotes the Mission and Values of Yurok Tribal Child and Family Welfare through prevention activities, projects, education, and advocacy. Encourages youth-guided system development and implementation. Supports continuity of youth services through collaboration with other Tribal Departments.

 EHS Teacher Aide 

AD Code: 075-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath 

Pay Range: $15.33 - $17.25 

Final Filing Date: OUF

Under the supervision of the Teacher, the Teacher Aide is responsible for assisting with the supervision of all children, assisting in developing and implementing classroom activities, cooperatively working with and supporting other classroom staff and parent volunteers, and assisting with the general maintenance of program facilities to insure the health and safety of the children in the program.

Head Start Site Supervisor

AD Code: 083-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $22.55

Final Filing Date: OUF

Incumbent is under the general supervision of the Head Start Manager and/or the Assistant Education Manager. Incumbent is responsible for supervision of daily operations of the Yurok Tribe Early Childhood Education Site, supervision of teaching staff, cook, bus drivers, substitutes, student workers and volunteers. The site supervisor is also responsible for planning and implementing direct services to Head Start/Child Care children and their families as prescribed by the Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Policies and Procedures and Community Care Licensing (if a licensed facility). In addition, the Site Supervisor is formally assigned management functions of the Health and safety of the children and staff at the center including following IHS & Caring for our Children Basics policies and procedures

Admin Assistant YHHS

AD Code: 089-21

Temporary 

Location: Eureka

Pay Range: $16.54 

Final Filing Date: 10.15.2021

This position will be under the general supervision of Social Services Director or Site Manager and will provide a wide variety of clerical and secretarial activities in support of the entire Social Services Department.  The incumbent will maintain the office filing system, answer telephones, and disseminate information to the Yurok Community and general public as directed.  The incumbent shall maintain a friendly, congenial disposition at all times.  Incumbent shall maintain a high level of professionalism.  This position serves as the central communication person for the department staff.  Strict confidentiality is required of the incumbent in this position.

Placement Licensing Worker

AD Code: 092-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: All Areas

Pay Range: $22.70 - $24.88

Final Filing Date: 12.3.2021

This position will be under the general supervision of the Title IV E Manager and will identify and recruit, conduct assessments and provide training to potential foster parents and relative caregivers. Provide support to foster parents and relative caregivers as they pursue licensure. Maintain placement records and databases. Provide general outreach to the community about the Yurok Child Welfare Program.

Fiscal Director 

AD Code: 094-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath 

Pay Range: $94,099 - $122,761

Final Filing Date: OUF

$10,000 bonus at signing and another $10,000 at completion of probationary period.

Under administrative direction of the Executive Office and Tribal Council, plans, organizes and directs the activities and programs of the Fiscal Department. Provide expert professional assistance to Yurok Tribe management staff and Council on financial, procurement, risk management including insurance, investments, accounting, relevant policy development, and associated matters.

Early Head Start Teacher 

AD Code: 096-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Kepel

Pay Range: $20.54

Final Filing Date: OUF

The Early Head Start teacher is under the supervision of the Site Supervisor. Incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing curriculum and classroom instruction in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining files documenting services provided to Early Head Start children and Families.

Youth Case Worker - Education 

AD Code: 100-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Crescent City 

Pay Range: $20.07 - $21.29

Final Filing Date: 12.3.2021

Under the general supervision of the Staff Attorney – Education the Youth Wellness Case Worker will be responsible for an ongoing case load of Yurok Wellness Court participants to include youth participants aged 12 – 25. The incumbent will be responsible for an ongoing case load of youth wellness participants and/or youth at risk of entering the juvenile justice system due to chronic absenteeism, truancy, and/or lack of completing or difficulty obtaining an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Youth Case Workers will work with youth and their families in a holistic approach to improving youth educational success.

Planner III Transportation 

AD Code: 101-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $24.16 - $25.63

Final Filing Date: 11.12.2021

Under the direct supervision of the transportation Manager, Incumbent will perform research, analysis, and monitoring activities of contracts or capital projects in support of the Tribe’s current and long-range planning and program implementation activities. This is a progressive position within the planning department.

Behavioral Health Clinician 

AD Code: 102-21

Regular Full-Time

Location: Weitchpec

Pay Range: $61,880 - $80,724

Final Filing Date: 11.19.2021

Under the supervision of the Child & Family Services Manager, the Behavioral Health Clinician will have responsibility to provide mental health therapy to individuals, groups and families to promote optimum health and wellness. The Behavioral Health Clinician will play an integral part in the planning and design of the Yurok “Circle of Care” project.

Transit Driver 

AD Code: 112-21

Regular Part-Time

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $18.78

Final Filing Date: 11.12.2021

Under the general supervision of the Transit Coordinator, this position is responsible for the provision of transit services, including the operation of bus and/or van services along an established route, as well as demand responsive services as identified. The transit operator will transport passengers to various locations on and near the Yurok Reservation during various morning, afternoon, and evening shifts. The transit operator will assist passengers in loading and unloading, including disabled passengers who may need additional assistance.

CS Prevention Specialist 

AD Code: 114-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $22.70 - $29.62

Final Filing Date: 11.12.2021

Promotes the Mission and Values of Yurok Health and Human Services through prevention activities, projects, education, and advocacy. Encourages youth-guided system development and implementation. Supports continuity of youth services through collaboration with other Tribal Departments.

Registered Nurse 

AD Code: 115-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $38.42 - $50.13

Final Filing Date: 11.19.2021

The Public Health Registered Nurse will supervise a team of clinical staff that provide health promotion, disease investigation and basic public health services including but not limited to COVID-19 screening, education, testing, and vaccination working both remotely and in communities supporting the Yurok Tribe’s health department efforts. The Public Health Registered Nurse will utilize the nursing process to address core public health functions, while actively promoting and protecting the health of the Yurok community, families, and individuals.


The Public Health Registered Nurse is responsible for the clinical team, tracking progress towards target goals using data from relevant resources, provide direct supervision, oversight, and mentorship to the team, and will be the team’s point of contact within the supervisory structures. The Registered Nurse will be expected to perform any of the functions of the team, including basic laboratory testing, case investigation and education, if needed for surge support.

Environmental Tech 

AD Code: 116-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath/Weitchpec

Pay Range: $18.78

Final Filing Date: 12.3.2021

The Under Under the general guidance of the Division Managers and directly supervised by the Environmental Food Village Coordinators, the incumbent helps organize and conduct environmental assessments and monitoring for the Yurok Reservation for one or more of the YTEP Divisions (Water, Pollution Prevention, Community & Ecosystems, Food Sovereignty, and Enforcement, Response, & Education). Conducts fieldwork, performs research, analyzes and interprets data relating environmental conditions on the Yurok Reservation. May be assigned to specific categorical program activities such as air quality, solid waste, food production, water quality, wetlands or other environmental health functions; assists in the preparation of grant applications to address other program needs specific to the environmental assessment and management function for the Tribe.

Food Village Coordinator 

AD Code: 117-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Weitchpec 

Pay Range: $24.88

Final Filing Date: 11.4.2021

The Food Village Coordinator (FVC) is a multi-discipline environmental professional position that requires knowledge of Yurok traditional foods, gardening, and environmental education. The position is entirely grant funded and grant writing and project reporting is an important and necessary function. The FVC may be assigned to any of the following environmental areas depending on the Tribe’s need, funding source, and the individual’s expertise: food forest/garden/farm creation and maintenance, youth environmental education, traditional food procurement and processing, food rescue and delivery, and food preservation education, implementation of traditional land management practices. This position will require extensive collaboration with other Yurok tribal departments, local schools, Yurok tribal members and members of the community.

Transportation Planner IV

AD Code: 127-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $27.23

Final Filing Date: 11.19.2021

Planner IV is a Senior Planner position within the Yurok Tribe’s Transportation Department. Under the general supervision and direction of the Transportation Director, Senior Planners perform project management; program and policy development; data collection, research, and analysis; infrastructure, building, and environmental design, as qualified; staff management and mentoring; and grant preparation, writing, and monitoring duties in support of the Tribe’s Long Range Transportation Plan, planning priorities as determined by the Yurok Tribal Council. Senior Planners also work in collaboration with all other Yurok Tribe Departments and related local, state, and federal agencies, when appropriate.

Guidance Technician II 

AD Code: 128-21

Temporary 

Location: Crescent City/Eureka 

Pay Range: $27.23 

Final Filing Date: 11.12.2021

Incumbent is under the general supervision of the Education Director or Assistant Education Director. Develops career pathways in the fields of Natural Resources, Business and Entrepreneurship, as well the field of teaching. The Guidance Technician II is responsible for providing basic technical guidance services in all academic areas to Yurok students in grades 5th -12th and/or young adults. Incumbent is responsible for assisting tribal members in college preparation and selection, class selection, career inventories, Career Technical Program selection and application processing, and ensuring that tribal members are aware and utilizing all financial aid options available to them. The incumbent will provide career planning, higher education planning, organizing and implementing college and higher education motivational activities. This position requires well-developed communication skills and well developed academic and successful higher education experience.

Tribal Child Welfare Behavioral Health Director 

AD Code: 130-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $79,913 - $104,270

Final Filing Date: 11.19.2021

Under general supervision of the Executive Director, the Indian Child Welfare Director has full responsibility for planning, directing, and administering all ICWA, Title IV-E or Social Welfare related programs provided by the Tribe. The Director plans, organizes and monitors department operations, functions, and activities, services and Managers. The Director is responsible for program management and on-going community relations. The Director participates in the overall planning, development and implementation of the Tribe’s short and long term goals as they relate to the special social service needs of the Tribal community. The Director works closely with Office of Tribal Attorney.

Council Operations Assistant III - 2 Positions 

AD Code: 131-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath/Weitchpec

Pay Range: $20.67 - $26.97

Final Filing Date: 11.18.2021

The Assistant is under the direct supervision of the Council Operations Coordinator.  This position performs general clerical support duties for the Council Operations Department.  The Assistant will respond to inquiries from the Yurok community and general public and provide information as necessary.  The Assistant is responsible for accuracy in all applicable procedures, confidentiality, electronic filing, data entry, and serves as the contact person for the department. Council Operations. The incumbent will maintain the office filing system, answer telephones, and disseminate information to the Yurok Community and public as directed. The incumbent shall maintain a friendly, congenial disposition always.

Paralegal 

AD Code: 132-21

Regular Full-Time 

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $23.27 - $35.53

Final Filing Date: 11.19.2021

Under the direction of the Prosecutor, provides support and resolves routine legal issues.

YAC - Human Resource Manager 

AD Code: 

Regular Full-Time

Location: 

Pay Range: $22.84 - $29.80

Final Filing Date: OUF

The HR manager serves as the authority on HR policy and development and reports to the Chief Financial Officer. The HR manager provides all aspects of the personnel program including benefits administration, recruitment, training, staffing, health and safety, labor relations, and employee relations.

Gaming Commission Compliance Officer

AD Code: 

Regular Full-Time

Location: Klamath

Pay Range: $18.23 - $23.79

Final Filing Date: 9.8.2021

Performs a variety of tasks to assure compliance with provisions of the Tribal Gaming Ordinance and Tribal-State Compact.
• Be present at the Gaming Facility during gaming hours.
• Maintain access to all areas of gaming to ensure compliance.
• Report of violations, write reports, receive complaints and seek voluntary resolutions of compliance with Tribal, Federal, State gaming laws and regulations as well as compliance with required internal controls.
• Investigates and reports deficiencies and/or violations and conducts follow-ups to ensure implementation of appropriate corrective action.
• Certifies that gaming equipment complies with regulatory technical specifications.

A completed application is required for every position applied for. Please note the required documents at the top of the application that must be attached.

Applications can be mailed to:

Yurok Tribe-HR

PO Box 1027

Klamath, CA 95548

Faxed to (707) 482-1361

or emailed to hr@yuroktribe.nsn.us

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