Welcome to Yocha Dehe Career Opportunities Center

You have come to the right place if you're seeking employment with Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. We are an innovative, fast-thinking, and community-focused organization. So, whether you are seeking a career in land management, operations, education, IT, finance, fire and safety, government administration, or cultural preservation, you will no doubt find a challenging employment opportunity within our diverse community setting. We will enrich your career path in more ways than one; after all, our success depends on our greatest asset - our employees!

Current Job Openings


Mill Assistant
A Mill Assistant will be involved with numerous activities concerning Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation’s Séka Hills brand olive oil product from field to bottle and custom milling for clients by performing the following duties. Assist in maintaining cleanliness of facilities. Assist with special events as needed. Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of Séka Hills and YDWN. Assist olive mill with specific work-labeling, capping and bottling. Safely operate olive mill and bottling equipment. Work with growers and harvesters. Clean and repair machines, and equipment. Receives, fulfills, and ships orders by UPS. Provides UPS shipping costs for Invoicing. Assist in milling of the olives. Assists in Bottling products. Assists in taking Inventory of materials. Provides labor hours and other costs to Accounting for Invoicing. Works closely with Private Label and Custom Bottling customers for order fulfillment. Assists Olive Mill Manager in the fulfillment of Bulk Sales Orders. Assists Olive Mill Manager in the Transfer of EVOO. Perform other duties as assigned by manager. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Ziprecruiter.com
Tasting Room Sales Associate
The Part-Time Tasting Room Sales Associate is the first point of contact for the majority of Séka Hills tasting room customers. They are ambassadors of the Séka Hills brand and are expected to embody the customer service ideals of Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Greet all visitors to the tasting room and pour wines and oils for tasting. Create a memorable experience for the guests. Describe wines and oil and olive mill history; answer visitors’ questions about Séka Hills products. Provide general tourist information. Handle routine sales transactions which include operating cash register and accounting of daily sales. Assist with display and stocking of retail items and wines. Assist in maintaining cleanliness of facilities. Assist with special events as needed. Represent winery at outside functions as needed. Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of Séka Hills and YDWN. Preparing food items from deli menu. Perform other duties as assigned by manager. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Ziprecruiter.com
Infant and Toddler Assistant Teacher
The infant and toddler assistant teacher will be responsible for assisting in the daily activity planning and implementation of the infant and toddler and preschool program. The individual will assist in developing and implementing programming that addresses areas of early childhood education. Creating opportunities for the parents and/or family members to enrich their knowledge of child development and the role it plays in their community. Organize each day's activities to provide children with a variety of experiences and opportunities. Attends all training opportunities and staff meetings as provided and scheduled. Maintain a high level of professionalism, which includes confidentiality and respect of all families and children. Possession of AA Degree in an education related field, or equivalent professional training, plus certification, licensure, or credential, or other comparable requirements that apply to early childhood education. Considerable knowledge of typical early childhood development. Demonstrated ability to recognize “red flags” in all developmental areas. At least 2 years’ experience in education-based learning working with infant and toddlers and preschoolers. Experience in the organization and planning of activities that promote educational/developmental needs of infant and their families. Infant/Child First Aid CPR Certificate. Current TB test. Must be able to pass background and fingerprint screen. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Ziprecruiter.com
The Custodian is responsible for providing a safe and healthy work environment for all Tribal employees by providing institutional cleaning services for all classroom, office, kitchen, meeting, and restroom areas within government buildings. Responsible for performing classroom, office, meeting room, circulation, and general space cleaning. Maintains inventory of cleaning supplies and tools in custodial lockers. Reports malfunctioning restroom of kitchen equipment for repairs. Reports and interior damage to finishes or surfaces for repairs. Prepares coffee in kitchen areas. Stocks drink and snack supplies in refrigerators. Performs other duties as required. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Ziprecruiter.com
Community Development Coordinator
The Community Development Coordinator will coordinate programs toward the implementation of local programs, economic development, resource allocation and technical assistance as approved by the Tribal Council. Under the direction of the Community Development Manager, the Community Development Coordinator will work with tribal departments and consultants to provide grant writing services associated with leveraging compact credit funds against other resources. The Community Development Coordinator will also provide research and analysis on complex planning, public policy, and finance issues; and will work to ensure compliance of allocated funds. Coordinate programs toward the implementation of local programs, economic development, resource allocation and technical assistance. Work with grantees of Tribal Compact Credits to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations set forth by the Tribe. Oversee the preparation and timely submission of grant applications for grant resources (local, state, federal and private); provide technical assistance to Tribal department for grant application development and compliance. Ability to interpret federal, state, and local government laws and regulations regarding grant administration; ability to review the work of others to ensure conformance to standards; ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of staff, both orally and in writing required. Other duties as assigned. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Ziprecruiter.com
Events Manager
The Events Manager works under the guidance of the Events Committee to plan and manage several events throughout the year. The Events Manager ensures deadlines and budgets are adhered to. Supports Events Committee by handling attendance reporting, sign in sheets, overseeing minute entries. Owns all logistics for events including reserving the venue, training room, setup, and support and coordinating catering. Creates agendas, sends reminder emails, pre-meeting work, manager notifications, and post-meeting follow-up. Manages vendor operations such as requests for information, proposals, communication, scheduling of events and work with vendors to ensure all requests are met for the event. Plan menus, hire caterers, and provide final approval for venue items. Other duties as assigned. For more information and to apply, please visit Ziprecruiter.
Administrative Assistant for Site Protection
The position of Administrative Assistant for Site Protection is responsible for the administrative functions of the Cultural Department. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Assistance with managing multiple computers, screens and associated audio video hardware, assists in planning and coordination of events, meetings and programs. Assists in coordinating with all departments and outside third parties to ensure satisfactory workflow. Processes expense reports, manages mail, and sorts and answers correspondence. Assists in preparing resolutions for Tribal Council, for approval on projects, contracts, and other CRD-related items. Assists in preparation of meeting materials, distributions, facilities set-up, and post-meeting wrap-up; provides follow-ups and reminders. Disseminates interoffice and external communications via mail, phone messages, emails, correspondence, memos, and reports. Organizes and maintains the integrity of government records, file system, and files correspondence and documents. Organizes and administers informational booths at community events. Assists with coordination of multi-departmental activities. For more information and to apply, visit Ziprecruiter.
Landscape Worker
Landscape Worker is responsible performing a variety of landscaping projects involving maintenance of grounds and athletic fields for Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. Essential functions and examples of duties include plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, and grass. Mows lawns, trims shrubs, hedges and trees. Operates riding lawn mower, edger, blower, chain saws, sprayer, common truck and tractor, and other motorized equipment. Maintain equipment and vehicles in safe operating condition. Performs routine maintenance on all grounds equipment. Checks operation of, services, and assists in installation and repair of sprinkler systems. Transports equipment as required using trucks and trailers sufficient to complete task. Requires a basic knowledge and understanding of the procedures, methods and techniques of grounds and landscape maintenance. Must understand the procedures used in the proper application of fertilizer, and pesticides. Must be able to operate and maintain grounds and landscape maintenance tools, equipment and vehicles. Requires the ability to perform heavy manual labor, occasionally in extreme weather conditions. Requires ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds on a regular basis and over 50 pounds on an occasional basis. For more information and to apply, visit Zipcruiter.
Director of Public Affairs 
The Director of Public Affairs will oversee the work of the federal, state and local lobbyists and consultants; provide research and analysis on key issues, legislation and public policy. On a regular basis, the Director will contact and confer with federal, state and local government elected officials, their staffs, legislative committees, etc. This position requires making commitments over and above normal business hours, including breakfast and dinner meetings and events, and travel to meetings of affiliate organizations and conferences. Works with Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation (YDWN) Tribal Council tribal staff, federal, state and local lobbyists and consultants on YDWN priorities. Leads analysis of proposed legislative actions, determines the potential impact on the organization and develops appropriate responses. Oversees development of materials in support of YDWN’s government relations agenda, such as talking points, legislative summaries, factsheets, testimony, reports, and letters. Works with lobbyists/consultants to plan and implement events and other activities to support YDWN’s government relations goals. Works with lobbyists/consultants to develop and maintain relationships with key legislators and public officials, their staffs and committees, regulators, and government agencies. Works with lobbyists/consultants to communicate, educate, and advocate YDWN priorities to elected officials and their staffs, legislative committees, and government agencies. Must have knowledge of the political reporting requirements of federal, state, and local laws. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Native American Studies, Political Science, Public Affairs or Law, is required. Must be familiar with Native American history and current issues of importance to the Tribe and Indian Country as a whole are required. Must have at least ten years’ experience working in the state/federal/local political environment. Must maintain a strong political and community network. Experience with tribal operations and the needs of a tribal government is extremely important. For more information and to apply, visit ZipRecruiter
Project Manager: Facilities & Infrastructure Department
The Project Manager oversees the design and implementation of complex construction projects. This position reports directly to the Director of Facilities and Infrastructure and will manage various projects at both the Cache Creek Casino Resort and Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Community. Must be able to work with key project stakeholders to evaluate options and organize work scopes to meet overall project needs and schedule. Assists with procuring contractors and overseeing direct work. Issues projects for bidding by outside consultants, evaluates pricing and provides recommendations. Responsible for baseline schedule and monitoring the progress of construction activities. Actively monitors project costs and implements cost control and cost forecasting of projects. Manages consultant contracts, change orders and invoicing along with other staff. Manages project close-out activities and archival of record documents. A minimum of seven years related experience and/or training; Bachelor's degree, certifications or equivalent combination of experience, certification and or education, PMI Certification preferred. For more information and to apply, visit ZipRecruiter.  
To submit your resume, email recruitment@yochadehe-nsn.gov







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