Employment

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

Firefighter/EMT: Yocha Dehe Fire Department
Currently there is one vacant Firefighter/EMT position. An eligibility list will be established to fill subsequent vacancies that will remain in effect for at least twelve months. There are no residency requirements however; employees are encouraged to maintain a residence within 90 minutes driving time to the station. Yocha Dehe Fire Department provides the only fire service based paramedic service in Yolo County. Firefighter/EMTs perform fire suppression, emergency medical care, technical rescue, fire prevention and other activities that support the protection of life, property, and the environment. Please see flyer and job application (at the bottom of the page) for more information. 
 
Firefighter/Paramedic: Yocha Dehe Fire Department
Currently there are three vacant Firefighter/Paramedic positions. An eligibility list will be established to fill subsequent vacancies that will remain in effect for at least twelve months. There are no residency requirements however; employees are encouraged to maintain a residence within 90 minutes driving time to the station. Yocha Dehe Fire Department provides the only fire service based paramedic service in Yolo County. Firefighter/Paramedics perform fire suppression, emergency medical care, technical rescue, fire prevention and other activities that support the protection of life, property, and the environment. Please see flyer and job application (at the bottom of the page) for more information. 
 
Water Quality Specialist: Environmental Department
The Water Quality Specialist position reports to the Water Quality Manager. This individual works closely with staff at Yocha Dehe’s Cache Creek Casino Resort, Yocha Dehe Golf Club, and Séka Hills Olive Mill, as well as with the Land Management and the Facilities Departments, in order to assist with environmental compliance throughout Tribal lands and enterprises. Performs water sampling associated with water supply and wastewater disposal per the California Code of Regulations, EPA and Federal Safe Drinking Water Act. Perform field SWPPP inspections, subject to the jurisdiction of federal and/or State law, as applicable, in addition to any applicable Tribal ordinances. Contributes to the preparation and maintenance of the Tribe’s Water Master Plan. Assists with development and promotion of water conservation and groundwater protection measures for the Tribal community, enterprises, and anticipated future Tribal developments. Experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Water Quality Management, Hydrology, Chemical Engineering, Biology, or a related field, and three years of related experience; or any combination of education and experience. For more information about this position and to apply, visit https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/99c57d9b.
 
Natural Resources Specialist: Environmental Department
The Natural Resources Specialist reports to the Natural Resources Manager, and supports the YDWN Environmental Department. The current responsibilities of the YDWN Environmental Department include monitoring and reporting (both internal and regulatory) with respect to groundwater, surface water, and wastewater; bank stabilization along Cache Creek; renewable energy and energy efficiency; alternative vehicles and clean fuels; green building and sustainable community planning; integrated waste management; native plants and habitat restoration; indoor environmental quality; and storm-water pollution prevention on construction sites. Assist in the preparation of application materials for the Department’s EPA grants. Conduct annual habitat mitigation monitoring site field assessments. Help obtain and monitor compliance with permits for various Tribal projects. Draft annual habitat mitigation site monitoring reports to applicable government agencies. Help use GPS and GIS to map and track data on various projects on Tribal lands. Assist in production of maps for Tribal Council presentations. Support implementation of Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan. Experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Biology, or a related field, and three years of related experience. For more information about this position and to apply, visit https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/36395d4e.
 
Community Development Manager
The Community Development Manager will manage 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 Tribal Council, and with advice and direction from the Compact Credit Staff Team, the Community Development Manager will coordinate work with tribal departments and consultants, and serve as the primary contact for local community engagement, and economic and community development. The Community Development Manager will also provide research and analysis on complex planning, public policy, and finance issues; keep the Tribal Council and tribal departments informed; work with Tribal Council and tribal departments to develop strategies and seek approval for recommendations and activities. The 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. For more information and to apply, visit ZipRecruiter at https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/ea088b1e.
 
Maintenance Technician
The Maintenance Technician will maintain and repair physical structures of buildings and grounds. Paints and performs structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of buildings. Prepares sheet rock, wood siding, metal, brick, stucco, cement, and other finishes. Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster or other filler. Washes surfaces prior to painting with brushes, spray guns, or rollers. Erects scaffolding or set up ladders to perform work. Maintains, repairs, and makes alterations to steam, gas, water, air and sanitary plumbing pipes and fixtures. Bends, cuts, reams and threads pipe, wipes joints, tests joints and system for leaks. Conducts routine electrical maintenance, replacement of equipment, circuit wiring, switches, control equipment and motors, transformers, relays, generators, appliances, fixtures. Performs a variety of routine maintenance duties such as repair and assembling cords, replacing fuses, fluorescent ballasts and tubes, clean and lubricate other machinery. Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies. Assists other departments as requested, including moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems. Maintains time and production records. Works cooperatively with tribal members, staff and guests. For more information and to apply, visit ZipRecruiter at:  https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/320fcb75.


Tasting Room Sales Associate, Part-Time: Séka Hills
The Tasting Room Sales Associate is the first point of contact for Séka Hills tasting room customers. The associate will create a memorable experience for guests, describe wines, olive oil and olive mill history, answer visitors’ questions about Séka Hills products and provide general tourist information. Handles routine sales transactions which include operating cash register and accounting of daily sales. Assists with display and stocking of retail items and wines. Assists in maintaining cleanliness of facilities. Prepares food items from deli menu. This position requires one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in addition to wine related experience. For more information about this position and to apply, visit: http://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/9f54c422.
 
Project Manager: Facilities & Infrastructure Department
The Project Manager manages 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: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/59b60b33
 
Project Manager: Development
The Project Manager manages the design and implementation of complex construction projects for the various projects on Tribal Properties. Coordinates the design of mechanical, electrical and other construction projects with engineers, architects, and other infrastructure systems experts. Actively monitors project costs and implements cost control and cost forecasting of projects, project budgets meetings and represent the owner’s interest as appropriate. A minimum of ten years related experience is required; Bachelor's degree, certifications or equivalent combination of experience, certification and or education, PMI Certification preferred. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. For more information about this position and to apply, please visit https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/b6fb86fe
 
Infant and Toddler Assistant Teacher
The infant and toddler assistant teacher will assist in creating opportunities for the parents and/or family members to enrich their knowledge of child development and the role it plays in their community. This position will provide children with a variety of experiences and opportunities that allow them to develop curiosity, initiative, problem-solving skills, and creativity, as well as a sense of self and a feeling of belonging to the group. Demonstrate skills to properly address developmental needs of infants/toddlers and pre-schoolers. Promote parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships. Maintains a positive, calm attitude and a pleasant, soothing voice, and models this attitude and voice for parents and others working in the program. 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. At least 2 years’ experience in education-based learning working with infant and toddlers and pre-schoolers.  Infant/Child First Aid CPR Certificate. Current TB test. For more information and to apply, lpease visit https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/35162c9c
 
Warehouse Associate, Part Time 
The Warehouse Associate will be involved with numerous activities concerning Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation’s Séka Hills branded products from field to bottle. Acquire and maintain knowledge of Séka Hills and YDWN. Assist olive mill with specific work-labeling, capping and bottling. Clean and repair machines, and equipment. Receives, fulfills, and ships orders by UPS. Assist in milling of the olives. Bottling of finished goods. Assists Olive Mill Manager in the fulfillment of Bulk Sales Orders. Assists Olive Mill Manager in the Transfer of EVOO. One year related experience and/or training. Wine-related experience preferred with knowledge of wine production. Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications with the ability to use word processing, spreadsheets, and database management software. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/1773e2f3
 
Sales and Marketing Representative: Séka Hills  
The Sales and Marketing Representative will sell Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation’s Séka Hills wine, olive oil, and other products to government/state/county agencies, retailers, wholesale grocers, restaurants, hotels, institutions, and/or distributors. This position will be based out of Southern California, (LA Area). The Séka Hills brand is based out of Northern California. Develops prospective sales leads in an assigned territory. Builds rapport, maintains, and sustains relationships with key government decision makers, purchasing contacts, customers, and distributors. Displays and demonstrates Séka Hills’ products, using samples and education of wine and olive oil emphasizing features including region, varietal, sight, smell, and taste. Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts. Works with finance and marketing representatives to keep account activities and literature respectively up to date. Meets sales quotas and works to exceed sales quotas. Associate's degree in Marketing, Oenology, Sales Management, Business, or related field required; and three years sales-related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a mid-level knowledge of the California olive oil and wine market. Must have the ability to travel up to 50% of the time. For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/601e9019
 
To submit your resume, email recruitment@yochadehe-nsn.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

AttachmentSize
YDWN Employment Application.pdf761.91 KB
Firefighter-Paramedic Announcement 2017.pdf269.21 KB
Firefighter-EMT Announcement 2017.pdf320.63 KB