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Job Opportunities

Yurok Tribe Job Opportunities

Current Open Positions

 

 

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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

Click on any Job Description below to read more. 


Client Services Department
 

Job Title: Community Outreach Specialist- Tobacco Wellness

Salary: $18.78 - $24.50/$20.67 - $26.97/$22.70 - $29.62

Job Grade: 5/6/7

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Client Services Department

Reports to: Tobacco Wellness Project Coordinator

Location: Klamath/Eureka

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Tobacco Wellness Project Coordinator, the Community Outreach Specialist (COS) works with and seeks to broaden community engagement in tobacco control efforts.

Job Title: Eligibility Technician

Salary: $20.67 - $26.97/$22.70 - $29.62

Job Grade: 6/7

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Client Services Department

Reports to: Eligibility Coordinator

Location: All Areas

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Process tribal social services program intakes for Client Services Department (CSD). Maintain client log and follow-up services for referrals. Perform administrative duties as needed. Help tribal members complete referral forms and intake packets.

Job Title: TANF Employment Technician

Salary: $20.67 - $26.97/$22.70 - $29.62/$24.88 - $32.47

Job Grade: 6/7/8

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Client Services Department

Reports to: Employment Development Coordinator

Location: All Areas

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the TANF Employment Development Coordinator, incumbent plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates all participant trainings that would include but not limited to technical skills; professional skills; communication; Job readiness; life skills; goal setting; educational development; cultural competency; health and wellness. This position shall maintain a friendly, congenial disposition at all times and will provide strength-based services. Strict confidentiality is required of the incumbent in this position.

Job Title: TANF Family Advocate

Salary: $20.67 - $26.97/$22.70 - $29.62

Job Grade: 6/7

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Client Services Department

Reports to: TANF Family Advocate Coordinator

Location: All Areas

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The TANF Family Advocate provides services that empower the family while assisting in removing barriers to self-sufficiency and to engage families in activities that promote healthy and stable community members. This position assists in the provision of social service assistance to children and families. This position shall maintain a friendly, congenial disposition at all times and will provide strength-based case management. This position will act as a team member and actively collaborate with others. Strict confidentiality is required of the incumbent in this position.

Job Title: TANF Prevention Technician

Salary: $22.70 - $29.62

Job Grade: 7

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Client Services Department

Reports to: TANF Manager

Location: All Areas

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: 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.

Job Title: Tobacco Wellness Project Coordinator

Salary: $22.70 - $29.62/$24.88 - $32.47

Job Grade: 7/8

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Client Services Department

Reports to: Program Outreach Manager

Location: Eureka/Klamath/Tulley Creek

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Project Coordinator (PC) is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the Tobacco Wellness Project in both Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. The Project Coordinator provides direct administration, supervision, and leadership to the tobacco education program. The PC supervises program staff, completes progress reports, and coordinates the activities of the project. The PC acts as the program contact person for administrative and fiscal matters. The PC approves budgets, invoices, and staff changes. The PC conducts day-today planning, development, and implementation of the Scope of Work (1.3.4, 1-E-7, 2.1.2, 2.3.7, 3.1.1, 3.7.53-E3); 20% of the PCs time is spent overseeing evaluation activities that are equal to 4 hours per week.

Job Title: Warehouse Worker 

Salary: $17.04 - $22.23/$18.15 - $23.68

Job Grade: 3/4

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Client Services Department

Reports to: Food Distribution Coordinator

Location: All Areas

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: You will be under the direct supervision of the Food Distribution Coordinator. Incumbent is responsible for overall functions of the fresh fruits and vegetables, warehouse operations and functions and “tailgate” distribution services. You will be ordering and receiving fresh fruit and vegetables on a weekly basis. Keep the office clean.


Education Department
 

Job Title: Administrative Assistant I

Salary: $18.15 - $23.68

Job Grade: 4

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Education Director

Location: Eureka/ABG Office

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Incumbent is under the general supervision of the Education Director. This position is responsible for the administrative clerical duties for the Education Department. Incumbent performs a variety of general office tasks, typing, word processing, computer tasks, and support activities for the day-to-day operation of the Education Department. This position serves as the central communication person for the department and assists with the dissemination of information to the department program staff, the tribal council, Yurok community, and general public.

Job Title: Bus Driver/Custodian

Salary$20.76 - $27.08

Job Grade: 5

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Head Start Coordinator

Location: Klamath

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: BUS DRIVER: As a licensed and certified Bus Driver, this position will be under the supervision of the Family Service Coordinator. This position will provide transportation of Head Start children and parent/guardian volunteers four days a week to and from the Head Start and Early Head Start centers, field trips, socializations and other driving activities as requested. CUSTODIAN: The incumbent will perform daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning tasks of the early childhood buildings, as outlined on the job duty checklist to assure a clean, safe and sanitary site for staff, children and parents.

Job Title: Custodian/Maintenance Worker

Salary$17.99 - $23.49

Job Grade: 3

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Location: Ke’pel

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Incumbent is under the direct supervision of the Site Supervisor, who assigns the work and reviews job performance. The priority of this position is cleaning and maintaining the Head Start Center classrooms, offices, and grounds. Incumbent is responsible for the janitorial duties and building maintenance i.e. minor repairs, wash windows, clean and wash down the outside of building, when necessary, etc. Maintain upkeep of Tribal grounds i.e., mowing and raking up the grass, trimming the bushes around the buildings. Assuring the aesthetics of the areas in and around the Yurok Tribal Offices and classrooms is maintained at all times. Responsible for maintaining appropriate supplies.

Job Title: Home Base Visitor

Salary$18.83 - $24.55/$20.76 - $27.08

Job Grade: 4/5

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Location: Eureka/Ke'pel

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The incumbent is under the supervision of the Site Supervisor. The Provider is responsible for developing and implementing Home Base Services to children and families that include Federal Performance Standards: 1304.20 Child Health & Developmental Services; 1304.21 Education and Early Childhood Development; 1304.22 Child Health & Safety; 1304.23 Child Nutrition; 1304.40 Family Partnerships; 1304.53 Facilities, Materials, and Equipment; Part 1305 Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance and Part 1308 Subpart B Disabilities Service Plan. This position is responsible for understanding and following Community Care Licensing Standards at all times.

Job Title: Maintenance Worker I

Salary$17.04 - $22.23

Job Grade: 3

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Education Maintenance Manager

Location: Crescent City

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Incumbent is under the direct supervision of the Education Maintenance Manager, who assigns the work and reviews job performance. Incumbent is responsible for the janitorial duties and building maintenance i.e. minor repairs, wash windows, clean and wash down the outside of building, when necessary, etc. Maintain upkeep of Tribal grounds i.e., mowing and raking up the grass, trimming the bushes around the buildings. Assuring the aesthetics of the area around the Yurok Tribal Offices in Klamath, Weitchpec and Crescent City is maintained at all times. Responsible for maintaining appropriate supplies.

Job Title: Language Aide 

Salary$18.83 - $24.55

Job Grade: 4

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Education/Language Coordinator 

Location: Klamath

Final Filing: 2/1/2024

Position Summary: This position is under the supervision of the Head Start Manager. The Language Aide is responsible for familiarizing all students and staff with the Yurok Language and culture through weekly site visits at each site, teacher meetings, demonstrations, and resources. In addition, the Aide will work with staff towards the implementation of the Yurok Language Pre-school Framework in accordance with the Head Start/ Early Head Start /Child Care Programs’ Performance Standards. The Aide is responsible for assisting in the development of Yurok Language immersion setting, and will document all services provided to the sites, staff, and families.

The Aide will work closely with the Yurok Language Department in learning and implementing the job duties.

Job Title: Teacher Aide-Early Head Start/Head Start

Salary: $17.99 - $23.49/$18.83 - $24.55

Job Grade: 3/4

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Head Start Site Supervisor

Location: Eureka/Ke'pel

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Under the general 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 cleaning and maintenance of program facilities to insure the health and safety of the children in the program. Will Follow Yurok Tribe Personnel and other Policies, applicable State and Federal regulations and standards, Community Care Licensing Regulations Title XXII, and Head Start, Early Head Start and Childcare mission, goals, and policies.

Job Title: Tutor

Salary: $17.04 - $22.23/$18.15 - $23.68/$18.78 - $24.50

Job Grade: 3/4/5

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: JOM Site Supervisor/Assistant Director

Location: All Areas

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: 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.

Job Title: Youth Workers - Boys and Girls Club

Salary: $18.78 - $24.50

Job Grade: 5

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Education Department 

Reports to: Education Prevention Coordinator

LocationKlamath

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Prevention Coordinator the Youth Advocate is responsible for assisting in the implementation and ongoing development of the Yurok Boys and Girls Club.


Environmental Department
 

Job Title: Environmental Coordinator-Pollution Prevention & Invasive Species

Salary: $24.88 - $32.47

Job Grade: 8

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Environmental Department 

Reports to: Pollution Prevention Manager

LocationKlamath/Weitchpec

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Environmental Coordinator (EC) is a multi-discipline environmental professional position under the direct supervision of the Program Manager and general supervision of the Environmental Director. The position is entirely grant funded and grant writing and project reporting is an important and necessary function. The EC may be assigned to any of the following environmental areas depending on the Tribe’s need, funding source, and the individual’s expertise: environmental monitoring, data collection, management, and evaluation; environmental permitting and impact statements; grant writing/administration, invasive plant species mitigation and implementation of traditional land management practices. This position will require extensive collaboration with other Yurok tribal departments, external agencies, Yurok tribal members and members of the community and will be focused within the Pollution Prevention Program of the Environmental Department working the majority of time with invasive plant species.

Job Title: Environmental Coordinator-Water

Salary: $24.88 - $32.47

Job Grade: 8

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Environmental Department 

Reports to: Environmental Water Program Manager

LocationKlamath/Weitchpec

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Environmental Coordinator (EC)-Water is a multi-disciplinary environmental professional position with emphasis on data management and analysis. The position is entirely grant funded and grant writing is an important and necessary function. The EC may be assigned to any of the following environmental areas depending on the Tribe’s need, funding source, and the individual’s expertise: water quality, hydrology, wetlands, permitting/inspection, environmental education, data management, and/or administration. The EC works under the direct supervision of the Environmental Director and the Water Program Manager. The EC is expected to complete additional duties as assigned to meet Environmental Department needs and objectives.

Job Title: Environmental Protection Specialist-Water

Salary: $22.70 - $29.62

Job Grade: 7

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Environmental Department 

Reports to: Water Program Manager

LocationKlamath/Weitchpec

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Environmental Protection Specialist (EPS)-Water is a multi-disciplinary environmental professional position. The position is entirely grant funded and grant writing is an important and necessary function. The EPS may be assigned to any of the following environmental areas depending on the Tribe’s need, funding source, and the individual’s expertise: water quality, hydrology, wetlands, permitting/inspection, environmental education, data management, and/or administration. Specialists work under the direct supervision of the Environmental Director, Water Program Manager, and Water Program Coordinator. Specialists are expected to complete additional duties as assigned to meet Environmental Department needs and objectives.

Job Title: Environmental Technician-Pollution and Prevention

Salary: $18.15 - $23.68/$18.78 - $24.50/$20.67 - $26.97/$22.70 - $29.62

Job Grade: 4-7

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Environmental Department 

Reports to: Pollution Prevention Coordinator

LocationKlamath/Weitchpec

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Pollution Prevention Environmental Coordinator, and general guidance of the Pollution Prevention Program Manager Division, the incumbent works on various solid waste management issues including illegal dump cleanup and monitoring efforts, managing recycling and waste streams, and community outreach. The incumbent helps organize and conduct environmental assessments and monitoring for the Yurok Reservation for one or more of the categorical programs. Conducts fieldwork, performs research, analyzes and interprets data relating to environmental conditions on the Yurok Reservation. May also be assigned (on an as needed basis) to specific categorical program activities such as air quality, solid waste, 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.

Job Title: Food Procurement Coordinator

Salary: $24.88 - $32.47

Job Grade: 8

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Environmental Department 

Reports to: Food Sovereignty Program Manager

LocationKlamath/Weitchpec

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Food Procurement Coordinator (FPC) 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, project reporting, budget tracking and contract development are important and necessary functions. The FPC 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 and will be focused in the area of local food procurement and distribution.

Job Title: Food Procurement Specialist

Salary: $22.70 - $29.62

Job Grade: 7

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Environmental Department 

Reports to: Food Procurement Coordinator

LocationKlamath/Weitchpec

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Food Procurement Specialist (FPS) is a multi-discipline environmental professional position. The position is entirely grant funded and grant writing is an important and necessary function. The FPS may be assigned to any of the following environmental areas depending on the Tribe’s need, funding source, and the individual’s expertise: water quality, hydrology, air quality, solid waste management, pesticides, underground storage tanks (USTs), cultural resources, NEPA/environmental review, permitting/inspection, environmental education, data management, 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 and/or administration. The current position is within the Food Sovereignty Program and will focus on food procurement and distribution.

Job Title: Food Sovereignty Program Manager

Salary: $67,516.80 - $88,088.00

Job Grade: 11

FLSA: Exempt

Department: Environmental Department 

Reports to: Environmental Director

LocationKlamath/Weitchpec

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Environmental Director, the Food Sovereignty Program Manager will assist in the oversight, development, and implementation of the Tribe’s Food Sovereignty Program. The Manager will supervise the daily program activities of Food Sovereignty Program staff to ensure timely and successful completion of all Food Sovereignty Program grants, reports, work plans and objectives.


Facilites Department
 

Job Title: Security Control Operator 

Salary$17.04 - $22.23

Job Grade: 3

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Facilities Department 

Reports to: Security Manager 

Location: Klamath

Final Filing

Position Summary: The Security Control Operator serves as the primary location monitor of the surveillance system and security patrol. This position will provide the highest levels of support as needed for the safety and security of the Yurok Tribal facilities and grounds.


Finance Department
 

Job Title: Fiscal Clerk

Salary$17.04 - $22.23/$18.15 - $23.68

Job Grade: 3/4

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Finance Department 

Reports to: Finance Director

Location: Klamath

Final Filing5 Day in House 1/19/2024 by 5:00 PM

Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Clerical Lead, this position is responsible for internal administrative clerical activities necessary for the day-to-day operations of the Fiscal Department. This position will perform general office support duties such as preparing, receiving, reviewing, and verifying documents; processing transactions; maintaining office files; prepare purchase orders and locating and compiling data from files.


Fisheries Department
 

Job Title: Funding Manager

Salary$67,516 - $88,088

Job Grade: 11

FLSA: Exempt

Department: Fisheries Department 

Reports to: Fisheries Director

Location: All Areas

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Fisheries Department Funding Manager reports to the Fisheries Department Director. The incumbent is responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring, and developing reports and internal technical assistance at a management level on grant projects from start to finish based on specific grant regulations, required reporting, budget expenditure status, and all Yurok Tribe applicable policies. Incumbent will be responsible to coordinate and communicate between the Fisheries Department Programs, the Executive Division, the Grants and Contracts Compliance Officer, and the Fiscal Department as needed throughout the lifecycle of a grant award regarding reporting and financial requirements. The incumbent will be responsible for familiarizing themselves with the specific terms and conditions of each award, funder rules and regulations, and the Yurok Tribe’s Grants & Contracts Policy & Procedures. Incumbent will work with Fisheries Department Program Mangers to develop individual monitoring plans, corrective action plans, reconcile expenditures in accordance with federal cost principles, as well as provide administrative assistance to the Fisheries Department Director for all grants and contracts in Post-Award and Closeout phases including budget monitoring, project reporting monitoring and reconciliations (Indirect Costs, Match, and Expenditures).

Job Title: Geospatial Analyst/Surveyor III

Salary$79,913-$104,270/$94,099-$122,761

Job Grade: 12/13

FLSA: Exempt

Department: Fisheries Department 

Reports to: Survey Manager/Senior Engineer

Location: Arcata

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Incumbent is under the direct supervision of the Survey Manager or Senior Engineer and works to guide the selection and implementation of equipment, workflows and methodologies while also supporting the technical acquisition specialists. This position requires in-depth knowledge of topography and bathymetry to plan, execute and document projects to applicable standards and specifications. The analyst/Surveyor provides oversight to technicians and other analysts/surveyors on various projects to support data acquisition, extraction, and review of raw data while maintaining a high level of quality assurance and quality control. The analyst is required to produce consistent finished work products.

Job Title: Restoration Engineer I

Salary$27.23 - $38.81

Job Grade: 9/10

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Fisheries Department 

Reports to: Senior Restoration Engineer/Survey Manager

Location: Arcata/Weaverville

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Serve as Restoration Engineer I to assist river restoration design and construction projects for the Yurok Tribe working within the Fisheries Department – Design and Construction Program under general supervision of the Senior Civil Engineer or Survey Manager.

Job Title: Restoration Engineer II

Salary$32.46 - $42.35/$38.42 - $50.13

Job Grade: 11/12

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Fisheries Department 

Reports to: Senior Restoration Engineer

Location: Arcata/Weaverville

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Serve as Restoration Engineer II to assist river restoration design and construction projects for the Yurok Tribe working within the Fisheries Department – Design and Construction Program under general supervision of the Senior Civil Engineer or Survey Manager.

Job Title: Restoration Field Ecologist

Salary$27.23 - 35.53/$29.75 - $38.81

Job Grade: 9/10

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Fisheries Department 

Reports to: Senior Riparian Ecologist

Location: Ashland, Oregon

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: Serve as a Restoration Field Ecologist to assist with large-scale river restoration planning, design, implementation, monitoring, and construction support on the Klamath Dam Removal and other restoration projects. The position would specialize in seed collection, vegetation monitoring, invasive species management, planting and seeding, and vegetation data management. The position will be under the Fisheries Department – Design and Construction Program under general supervision of the Senior Riparian Ecologist located in Ashland, OR. This is a permanent position with a minimum 2-year commitment.

Job Title: Restoration Geologist I

Salary: $27.23 - $38.81

Job Grade: 9/10

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Fisheries Department 

Reports to: Emergency Services Branch Manager

Location: Arcata/Klamath/Yreka/Remote

Final Filing: OUF

Position Summary: The Restoration Geologist I (entry-level) position is under the general supervision of the Emergency Services and Technical Operations Branch Manager and may also report to the Senior Civil Engineer or other related positions on a project-dependent basis. This position will perform the collection and interpretation of geotechnical information and data; produce maps, figures, field notes/observations, and internal reports of a geologic nature; and will assist in the production of geotechnical maps, figures, and reports. Work will be conducted in both the office and the field, and relative amounts of field vs. office work will be dependent on project needs and proximity to field sites.