Physical Demands: Long periods of standing, frequent walking over rough or uneven surfaces required (40% of time). Regular bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, lifting, carrying, pushing, and climbing (40% of time), and occasional sitting (20% of time). Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to: manipulate cleaning supplies and equipment, tools, power tools, and operate maintenance equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, and leaf blowers. Mental/Visual Demands: Frequent mental and/or visual attention to task is required. Occasionally work requires heavy concentration. Frequent interruptions. Tasks involve eye-hand coordination. Working Environment: Sometimes working outside in various weather conditions. Work environment varies on a daily basis. Occasionally works alone without benefit of supervisor or co-worker. Unavoidable hazards/risks: Work requires moderate risks which require safety precautions (working around moving parts, chemicals, machines, etc.). Protective clothing or equipment may be required (goggles, gloves, masks, boots, etc.)
Samish Indian Nation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or ancestry. Samish preference and Indian preference will be applied to the selection for this position as defined in Title 25, US Code Section 473.
CONFIDENTIALITY: This position develops, maintains, and is responsible for safeguarding the computer/electronic and hardcopy file folders containing sensitive and proprietary information about the Tribe and its members. The incumbent must maintain confidentiality of all work and files pertaining to enrollment, clients, survey results, and all other material that may identify individuals by name (either directly or by reference), as set forth by the Tribal Council in the Personnel Manual. Any violation in this matter may result in immediate termination of employment.
Please state your eligibility for Indian preference in your cover letter. Indian preference must be documented prior to interview or hiring. BIA Form 4432 or tribal enrollment ID may be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.
All persons who are offered employment with the Samish Indian Nation must give permission for a thorough background check of previous work performance, motor vehicle history, credit history and criminal history, as well as a pre-employment drug screen. The Drug Free Workplace Policy has not changed since the passing of WA State I-502. While Initiative 502 legalized marijuana within Washington State, employers maintain the right to decide on their tolerance policy. Because we receive federal grant dollars from the federal government, we still consider marijuana as an illegal substance and its use and possession completely prohibited.