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

Assistant Project Manager
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, renovations and development projects. This includes providing administrative support, record keeping, reports, project scheduling, interim oversight of projects, coordination of communication on behalf of the Senior Project Manager with the various internal and external third parties such as contractors, designers and others involved with Tribal Enterprise projects by performing the following duties: prepare bid packages, maintain cost ledger and job cost estimates, manage assigned projects to ensure they remain on budget and schedule during construction, develop project schedules utilizing scheduling program (MS Project, Prolog), planning documents for initiation of projects to gain approval by Director of Development Manager, assist with developing, preparing and disseminating documents, correspondence and materials required within the scope of the coordination of various projects, ensures County requirements are met for construction projects on Fee Land, prepares, sends out, receives bids/proposals, reviews bids and assists in determination of lowest responsible bidder. 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.To view full job description and to apply, please visit Indeed.
Elementary School Teacher
The Elementary School Teacher will provide multi-subject and multi-grade instruction that serves all students utilizing research based and best teaching practices for all students, specifically, Native Americans. The teacher in this position will plan and prepare courses and lessons which reflect the school’s high academic standards, and are appropriate to the needs, experiences and existing knowledge of the students. The teacher will provide individual and whole class instruction, and will assess students’ work and record and monitor their development and progress. The Elementary School Teacher will promote understanding of the school rules and the values and culture of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. Provide classroom assessments of students to determine educational and subject matter levels and needs, learning styles, interests, and motivational influences, collect background information regarding the student’s health and development, educational history, and learning behaviors in conjunction with the Lead Teacher and Director of Education. Essential duties and responsibilities: develop goals and objectives to provide individualized instruction, small group and whole classroom utilizing appropriate educational programs and materials based on the learning needs and styles of the individual students, establish and maintain standards of behavior for students to provide a productive learning environment. Assess student work; maintain accurate records of student assignments, grades, and individual written agreements, develop and communicate to students and parents the expectations regarding student achievement and behavior. Education and experience include a Bachelor’s Degree or in an educational field, and/or state of California Teaching Credential with three to five years of experience in education. Must have the ability to travel up to 15% of the time. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Indeed.
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. They will be responsible for assisting in regular developmental screenings and updates for all enrolled infants/toddlers and pre-schoolers. They 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 also provide additional support for Pre-K and Kindergarten classroom. Duties and responsibilities include organize each day's activities to 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, maintain a high level of professionalism, which includes confidentiality and respect of all families and children and may provide assistance with diapering and toileting. Possession of an 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 and current TB test. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Indeed.
Program Assistant Health & Wellness
The Health & Wellness Program Assistant reports to the Director of Health & Wellness and is responsible for providing support administrative and clerical services to the Health & Wellness Department daily functions and support Health & Wellness staff in developing, organizing and facilitating community based programs and activities. Position will interact with tribal members, department directors and external consultants, organizations and government agencies in coordination and following through on administrative activities, reports and special projects. Position is expected to handle highly sensitive, confidential, medical and political issues. Essential duties include coordinating and maintain multiple department schedules and calendar of events, coordinate day-to-day meetings and communications with direction from the Director and prepare meeting materials as required, assist in the developing, planning and facilitation of various community based programs and activities and provide clerical support to department staff. Three to five years of related experience and/or training; Associates’ degree (A.A.); or equivalent combination of experience and education. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Indeed.
Human Resources Generalist
The Human Resources Generalist executes policies relating to all phases of human resources activity with an emphasis in recruitment, selection and orientation. The Human Resources Generalist will assist with the administration of various employee benefit plans such as medical, prescription, dental, vision, and life insurances, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, disability and retirement plans. Those areas will be accomplished by performing the following duties: Maintains an open-door policy where employees at all levels can discuss issues associated with the work, benefits, and other areas that could impact performance, ensures confidentiality to the greatest extent possible when communicating with employees, maintains Human Resources Information System (HRIS) including employee data to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization, maintains employee personnel files and other record keeping relating to employees current and former, plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward Tribal goals and enroll new employees in all benefit plans. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year College or technical school; plus, three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education. SHRM-CP or HRCI-PHR certification. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Indeed.
Mill Assistant
The Mill Assistant is a full-time, hourly position that reports to the Olive Mill Manager. The Mill Assistant will be involved in numerous activities concerning Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation’s Séka Hills brand of olive oil and other products. The main duties of the Mill Assistant will be to assist in the milling and custom milling of olives during the harvest and milling season, typically October through November as well as assist in the bottling and shipping of product throughout the year. Other duties will include special events at the mill, working with growers and harvesters, transferring and maintaining oil, maintaining mill sanitary standards, cleaning and servicing equipment, moving product using powered industrial lifts, maintaining records database, participating in safety programs and occasional daily travel using mill provided transportation. Required knowledge and experience include a high school diploma or equivalent, experience in food production, demonstrated basic understanding of HMI, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, demonstrated ability to read and understand equipment manuals and demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office products. Other requirements include working up to 12 hour shifts during milling season including nights and weekends, occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds, ability to pass the Tribal Gaming Agency (TGA) Background Check, possess a valid driver’s license, and have proof of car insurance. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. To view full job description and to apply, please visit Indeed.
Events Manager
The Events Manager works under the guidance of the Events Committee to plan and manage several events throughout the year. The events range from 50 people to 250 people. The Events Manager is responsible for ensuring 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. 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. Ensure day of event goes smoothly. Plan menus, sample and order food, and hire chefs or/and caterers. Five years of experience working in an Event Planning role; AA or equivalent degree or two years related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience in Hospitality Personnel Management, Special Events Management Meeting, and/or Food Service Management is required. Must have the ability to travel up to 15% of the time. Flexible hours to include occasional evenings and weekends may be required. To view full job description, please visit Indeed.


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







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