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

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.
Department Assistant
Under direct supervision, provides support to the Administration Department and Tribal Council. Assists other departments, as requested. Prioritizes and monitors workflow; seeks confirmation and clarifying information, and ensures supervisor is aware in advance when deadlines cannot be met. Completes a high volume of work, managing deadlines, and maintains composure under pressure. Using Outlook, provides notice of meetings, events, and other obligations; provides follow-ups and reminders via phone and email. Maintains calendars for multiple individuals as well as group schedules. Sets up for weekly Tribal Council meeting, ensures equipment is running correctly. Monitors Tribal Council meeting progress and keeps presenters informed of timing changes. Reviews incoming mail; logs, scans, and ensures accurate and timely distribution. Answers phones, interacts with staff and outside visitors, ensures information/messages are complete and relayed appropriately. Reviews documents with close attention to detail (language, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, etc.), identify errors and suggest edits. Maintains organized and up-to-date records retention systems, including Tribal Council meeting materials, minutes, resolutions, and other important governmental documents. Maintains database of business, government, and tribal contacts. For more information and to apply, visit Ziprecruiter.
Business Analyst
Under general supervision of the Fire Chief, this position provides professional and technical assistance to the Fire Chief by performing responsible, professional and technical administrative and analytical duties. This position implements Tribal and Fire Department policies, procedures, and practices regarding business and fiscal transactions; implements internal policies to facilitate the Fire Commission’s and Fire Chief’s personnel, business, fiscal, and programmatic goals and objectives. Performs advanced professional and supervisory work assisting the Fire Chief in the business and financial operations of the fire department, including planning, organizing, assigning, conducting, and evaluating agreements/contracts, resolutions, financial, business and emergency response data as well as assisting the Fire Chief in long-range business and financial strategic planning. This position has independent responsibility for certain fire department business transactions including, but not limited to, Fire House data management, assist the Fire Chief with budget oversight, reconciliation of general ledgers, auditing/oversight on accounts payable/receivable,  records management, website management, manage fire prevention (plans, inspections, change orders), administrative reports and summaries. This is the full journey level position that performs a full range of complex duties as assigned with minimal assistance or direction. Incumbent will become thoroughly familiar with the operation procedures of the Fire Department and the Tribe, and possess technical expertise related to assigned program responsibilities. For more information and to apply, visit Ziprecruiter
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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