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

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: Environemental 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.
Assistant Project Manager: Development
The Development Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting assigned project manager in the planning, management direction, project completion, owner satisfaction and financial outcome of assigned development and construction projects, renovations and development projects. Prepare bid packages and solicit and evaluate bids. Maintain cost ledger and job cost estimates and statements.  Manage assigned projects to ensure they remain on budget and schedule during construction. Develops project schedules utilizing scheduling program Ex. MS Project, Prolog. Assists with monitoring of construction contract close-outs and maintains documentation files. Coordinates plans, specifications, material data, and other items for review and approval by Tribal Code Compliance Reviewers. Ensures County requirements are met for construction projects on Fee Land. Monitors contracts overall dollar value and to ensure contracts do it is not exceeded contract amounts. Prepares close-out punch lists from inspection reports. Prepares, sends out, receives bids/ proposals, reviews bids and assists in determination of lowest responsible bidder. Prepares, implements, and provides construction administration, including issuance of change orders, consulting contracts, and agreements for Tribal Enterprise projects. Prepares Resolutions on projects, project budgets, contracts, and other items. Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from Two-Year College or technical school; four (4) years of construction experience or construction business management certification and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. For more information and to apply visit ZipRecruiter at: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/b7f8f1bd.
Sales Manager: Séka Hills
Séka Hills, Olive Mill, Tasting Room, and its agricultural products from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, located in Northern California’s Capay Valley, seeks an experienced specialty food sales professional to manage, implement and further develop the sales and promotional activities of this growing specialty food and hospitality business. The Sales Manager supervises the sales team and over sees sales of Séka Hills olive oil, wine, honey and other products through several sales channels and provides support for the Tasting Room and direct to consumer activities. This hands-on role demands excellent communication skills and the ability to multi- task, working on many projects simultaneous. The ideal candidate has in depth experience in the specialty food sales and food service industry as well as in wholesale and distributor channels. Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A) from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably with a major in, communications or business. Five to eight years related experience and/or training; substantial experience in specialty food marketing, branding, and /or sales with an expertise in olive oil and wine a plus. For more information and to apply, please visit ZipRecruiter at: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/352f52f9
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): Old Sugar Mill Clarksburg, California
We are looking for three part-time Sales Associates for our tasting room at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, CA. The Part-Time Tasting Room Sales Associate is the first point of contact for the majority of or Old Sugar Mill customers. They are ambassadors of the Séka Hills brand and are expected to embody the customer service ideals of Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. For more information and to apply, visit ZipRecruiter at: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/9d1ebdea.
Payroll Specialist
Under direct supervision of the Controller, the Payroll Specialist ensures accurate and timely payroll recording and processing. Prepares any necessary tax documents; computes wages and deductions; reviews, investigates and corrects errors and inconsistencies in payroll processing; and ensures that all hours, benefits and deductions are logged appropriately. Prepares periodic reports of earning, taxes and deductions. Assists in providing supporting documentation for annual audits. Accurate and timely payroll processing for general tribal government employees, tribal gaming agency employees, fire department employees and tribal citizens. Ensures compliance with company policies, as well as applicable payroll laws and regulations. Ensures compliance with applicable payroll tax laws and regulations. Works with managers to ensure employee payroll hours are submitted accurately and approved on a timely basis every pay period. For more information and to apply, visit ZipRecruiter at https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/343f86a7.

To submit your resume, email recruitment@yochadehe-nsn.gov

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