Job Listings

Currently open positions with the Puyallup Tribe:

  • LEAD TEACHER

    Plans and executes an early care education program in accordance with the center's educational goals and philosophy to positively guide children's behavior and development and to create a safe, healthy, and culturally appropriate learning environment for young children. Creates and plans developmentally appropriate learning experiences in the areas of cognitive, gross and fine motor, social and self-help, emotional, and communication skills.

  • CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

    DISCLAIMER:
    POSITIONS WILL BE FUNDED BY ANTICIPATED GRANTS; HIRING IS DEPENDENT UPON GRANT FUNDING AND
    MEETING RELEVANT TESTING AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS; INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL BE APPLIED

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Provides care and custody of inmates and maintains order and discipline among the inmates within the Puyallup Tribal Restorative Correctional Facility, a minimum-security facility, by enforcing the standards, rules and regulations governing the operations of the detention/correctional facility and programs, and the confinement, safety, health and protection of inmates.

  • YOUTH ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR LEVEL I

    Under the general supervision of the Administrative Manager, this position plans and arranges social, cultural and recreational activities of various youth groups according to Tribal policy and regulations by performing the following duties.
    SERIES CONCEPT:
    Level I: This classification performs routine work with some latitude for independent judgment. The position provides assistance in coordinating youth recreational activities for the department.
    Level II: This classification acts as a lead and has responsibilities that involve some creative thinking and development of processes and procedures. The position acts as a resource to Level I positions.

  • RESOURCE SPECIALIST

    Under the general direction of the Resident Services/Intake Specialist, is responsible for providing general office support to department staff and assisting in connecting Set Aside Housing Applicants and program participants with available resources.

  • ON- CALL TEACHER’S ASSISTANT

    Assists in the care and early education of children (birth to age 5) and school age children at the Grandview Child Care Center. Creates and maintains a safe, healthy, and culturally appropriate learning environment for young children.

  • DATA ENTRY TECHNICIAN

    This is a one-year temporary position implementing a case management database program for use by
    several departments. Not Benefits Eligible.

    With the strictest adherence to privacy and confidentiality, the Data Entry Technician provides data entry, implementation and management support to case management databases. This position also provides technical support to co-workers with the department and organization; creates, runs and submits reports on a regular basis; and recommends policy, procedural or system changes regarding the functionality of the case management databases.

  • GUARDIAN AD LITEM

    The primary duty of a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is to represent the best interests of the person for whom the GAL is appointed (Client). The GAL is an officer of the court and must maintain independence, conduct him/herself professionally, avoid conflicts of interest and maintain ethical standards, treat all parties with respect, become informed about the case, timely inform the court of relevant information, limit duties to those ordered by the court, inform individuals about his/her role in the case, maintain the parties’ privacy, perform duties in a timely manner, maintain documentation, and keep accurate records.

  • ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

    (This is a Grant-Funded Position) Position is subject to funding.

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Works with the Executive Director to ensure proper supervision of Children’s Services staff and tasks. Directly oversees staff in Child Protective Services (CPS), Family Preservation Services (FPS) and Independent Living Skills (ILS) units. Supports the Department’s philosophy of balancing the need to make decisions that are in the best interests of Tribal children with facilitating reunification efforts for Tribal families.

  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Coordinates direct services to children and families. Manages the Puyallup Tribe of Indians Child Placement Agency and related components, i.e. CPS, Family Preservation Services, Independent Living Services and Masters Level oversight for CWS. Balances the need to make decisions that are in the best interests of Tribal children with facilitating reunification efforts for Tribal families.

  • PER CAPITA ATTORNEY

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Provide Legal advice and representation to the Per Capita and Representative Payment Program.

  • TRIBAL CODE WRITER

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Under the general supervision of the Tribal Council, this position conducts research and interviews to gather information for documenting policy and procedure manuals for departmental operations for all entities within the Tribe by performing the following duties. Provides advice to the Tribal Government, the Tribal Council, and various departments and programs of the Tribe to ensure Code, Ordinances, Resolutions, are in compliance with the Tribe’s Constitution and By-Laws and implements the directives of the Tribal Council and Government.

  • ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR/ICW CHILD WELFARE PRESENTING OFFICER

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing assigned ICW/Child Welfare cases within the Prosecutor’s Office and serves as the Assistant Prosecutor/Juvenile/ICW and Child Welfare Presenting Officer for the Tribe.

  • ATTENTION PUYALLUP TRIBAL MEMBERS: ACCOUNTING INTERNSHIP JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

    The Tribal Administration HR Department is looking for Tribal Members interested in taking part in an Internship Program in our Accounting Department working with DAP Services, Inc. Anyone interested should submit an application, resume of previous work experience and/or education, a one page personal statement as to why you are interested in this program, and a copy of your transcripts to the Human Resource Department.

  • ON CALL SECURITY OFFICER

    NOTE: THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION – MAXIMUM 20 HOURS PER WEEK

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Responsible for protection and security of the Puyallup Tribal buildings and property. Reports all incidents in writing to the Security Manager and any criminal activity to both the Security Manager and the Puyallup Tribal Police Department.

  • Temporary Positions

    Assorted temporary postions which can change on a monthly or seasonal basis.