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Job Title Director of Natural Resources Department Department of Natural Resources Reports To Executive Director Status Permanent/Full Time Salary Range D.O.E.Q. Summary The Director of Natural Resources (DNR) assumes primary responsibility for environmental policy and implementation of the DNR mission. The Director oversees all natural resource related activities for the Hoh Tribe including fish …View full post
The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) is offering employment opportunities to interested parties for the 2016 Hoh Tribe Steelhead clipping and tagging program. Individuals will assist with the adipose clipping and coded-wire tagging of approximately 100,000 juvenile steel head which will assist in the clear identification of hatchery vs. native steelhead fish released into the rivers and streams. This annual event will …View full post
To the Hoh Community, There’s a Hoh Tribal Court Assessment taking place this month. The purpose of the assessment is to identify gaps in the court’s operations and suggest recommendations for improving the Hoh Tribal Court so additional BIA funding can be obtained. My consulting firm, Court Consultant, was at the courthouse May 10th to …View full post
|Job Title||Director of Natural Resources|
|Department||Department of Natural Resources|
|Reports To||Executive Director|
The Director of Natural Resources (DNR) assumes primary responsibility for environmental policy and implementation of the DNR mission. The Director oversees all natural resource related activities for the Hoh Tribe including fish and wildlife management, treaty rights protection, salmon recovery, habitat protection and restoration, water resource management, tribal development and environmental policy analysis and implementation. Incumbent serves as the liaison between Tribe and other tribal, local, state and federal agencies to include the Fish and Game Committee and Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. The Director serves at the primary policy representative for the Tribe at the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission and other agency forums on NR policy positions of the Tribe. The Tribe’s fisheries manager function is performed by the Natural Resources Director. Duties include department administration and supervision of projects, grants and programs.
Duties and Responsibilities The list of duties and responsibilities is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Skills and Specifications
Education and Qualifications
Except as provided by the Federal Indian Preference Act, Title 25 USC 45 – 46, the will be no discrimination based on race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental handicaps, marital status, political membership or non-membership in an employee organization. If the applicants have equal qualifications, preference will be given to Native Americans and Alaskan Natives. Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification of Indian certification by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage. All other interested persons must submit complete applications to be considered for employment. All applicants are subject to employment drug and alcohol testing and a criminal background check. Some positions are subject to a review of the driver’s license abstract.
TO APPLY: Download the Hoh Tribe Employment Application at www.hohtribe-nsn.org. Submit a complete application along with a cover letter and resume containing three professional work references. If claiming Tribal hiring preference, please include this in your cover letter along with the tribal affiliation. Complete applications may be submitted electronically to email@example.com or via fax to 360-374-5426. Application materials may also be mailed to the following address:
Hoh Indian Tribe
ATT: Human Resources
P.O. Box 2196
Forks, WA 98331.
All application materials must be complete and be received on or before 4:00 p.m. of the closing date noted on the posting to receive consideration. For more information, please contact the Human Resources (360) 374-6582.
The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) is offering employment opportunities to interested parties for the 2016 Hoh Tribe Steelhead clipping and tagging program. Individuals will assist with the adipose clipping and coded-wire tagging of approximately 100,000 juvenile steel head which will assist in the clear identification of hatchery vs. native steelhead fish released into the rivers and streams.
This annual event will take place at the Hoh Chalaat Creek Fish Hatchery again this year and is anticipated to begin on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 and will last approximately three (3) days. Hourly rate is $11.00 p/hr, with an addition incentive pay ($1.00 p/hr) for employees that report to work on time and work three full days of employment (8:00 AM to 4:00 PM). All necessary equipment will be provided. Individuals will be working outdoors, exposed to inclement weather and cold water for extended periods of time so prepared accordingly. Warm cloths and hand warmers highly recommended.
Requirements for this position include, as a minimum:
A minimum of 18 years of age
Reliable transportation to and from work site (Hatchery)
Ability to report on time and work all scheduled hours, 8:00 – 4:00 PM, with intermittent breaks
TO APPLY you will need sign up on the roster at the Department of Natural Resources Building on the Hoh Reservation. If you are unable to physically come to the office to sign up, please call the DNR office at 360.374.2005 and ask the secretary to add your name to the list.
UPON EMPLOYMENT you will need to bring your social security card and some other form of valid photo ID, such as a driver’s license or Tribal ID. If claiming Exemptions Status for tax purposes (W-4), you must bring your Tribal ID. Hiring paperwork must be completed before you can begin work, so please bring these items with you when you report the first day.
If you have any questions, please contact Matt Bowen or Rosetta at 360.374.2005.
To the Hoh Community,
There’s a Hoh Tribal Court Assessment taking place this month. The purpose of the assessment is to identify gaps in the court’s operations and suggest recommendations for improving the Hoh Tribal Court so additional BIA funding can be obtained. My consulting firm, Court Consultant, was at the courthouse May 10th to 13th interviewing justice system members, reviewing case files, and observing court. We would also like to hear the community’s opinion of the Hoh Tribal Court. If you double-click on the link below, it will take you to a 10-question survey; the 10th question allows you to add whatever comment you would like. Your opinions are anonymous and confidential. The survey will be available until May 31st.
If double-clicking doesn’t work, please paste the line into your browser window and press RETURN or ENTER.
Thank You! Tribal Court and the Business Committee appreciate you taking the time to respond.
The Hoh Indian Tribal Business Committee intends to award a single contract for construction of several projects including a basketball court, carving shed, playground and Totem Pole Installation. A Request for Proposals (RFP) will be published and made available for inquiry on or after 4/7/2016 on the Hoh Tribe’s website (http://www.hohtribe-nsn.org). Details of the proposal requirements will be contained in such publication and are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Hoh Tribe.
Potential Offerors that may be interested in submitting a proposal can obtain complete information by viewing the Website on or after the publication date
In order to receive a contract award, a vendor must complete and submit all response materials requested in the publication, and must be legally permitted to conduct business in the State of Washington.
RFP Issue Date: 4/7/2016
Proposal Due Date/Time: TBA with publication of RFP
Anticipated Contract Award Date: TBA with publication of RFP
Questions not answered in the published RFP may be directed to Executive Director, contact information as follows:
Name: Catherine N. Edwards
Address: Hoh Tribe, PO BOX 2196
City/State/Zip: Forks, WA
Telephone #: 360-374-6501
Hoh Indian Tribe
Request for Proposals
General Counsel & Prosecutor Services
I. Hoh Indian Tribe
The Hoh Indian Tribe (“Tribe” or “Hoh Tribe”) is located in western Washington State in Jefferson County, 28 miles south of Forks, Washington
II. Scope of Work
The work to be performed is that of General Counsel and Prosecutor of the Hoh Tribe. The selected candidate will provide General Counsel services to the Hoh Tribal Business Committee on an as needed bases. Historically it has been necessary to dedicate approximately thirty hours per month toward this service. Hoh Tribal Court is in session one day per month with a minimal criminal and child welfare caseload.
III. Period of Performance
This is an annual renewable contract.
All proposals must include a proposed method and rate of compensation.
V. Minimum Qualifications
The proposed General Counsel & Prosecutor must meet the following minimum qualifications and will be assessed on a 100 point scale as follows:
a. Licensed attorney in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association .
b. No criminal or misdemeanor convictions which involve a crime of moral turpitude.
c. A minimum of 15 years experience in tribal law and federal Indian Law (5).
d. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and requirements(10).
e. Knowledge, experience and practice of tribal laws and codes, tribal court practices, judicial procedure, and rules of evidence (20).
f. Demonstrated knowledge of federal laws and regulations pertaining to Native Americans and tribal organizations (15).
g. Demonstrated knowledge of tribal governments and criminal and civil procedures (20).
h. Demonstrated ability to work with judges, law enforcement, probation, children protection, social services, and court staff in a professional manner (20).
i. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and negotiate legal actions (10).
j. Native American Preference Applies.
VI. Proposal Requirements
a. Statement of Qualifications
Description of practice and services the individual is capable of providing, including an explanation of how these services will be best meet the Tribe’s needs.
A list of three references regarding reputation and qualification of the individual.
Disclosure of any pending litigation or judgments rendered against the individual in any matter relating to professional activities of the individual, including any pending complaints with any bar association.
EQUIPMENT FOR TELECOMMUTING: PHONE< EMAIL< CELL< MAILING b. Submission of Questions: Questions must be submitted in writing and received by April 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm. All written questions can be submitted by fax to 1-888-254-1878 Attn: Leona Colegrove c. Proposal Contents Each proposal should address the following: i. Provide the name, contact information (address, telephone, email, fax numbers) for the individual the Tribe should contact with regards to your proposal. ii. Statement of qualifications. iii. Resume iv. List of three references. v. Writing sample. vi. Disclosure of any pending litigation or judgments, including any pending complaints with any bar association. vii. Cost Proposal VII. Evaluation Candidate must meet all minimum qualifications for consideration. For selection of the finalist, written proposals will be scored based on the 100 point system above. VIII. Instructions All proposals must be submitted via fax to the Hoh Tribe at 1-888-254-1878 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm.