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Recruit, hire, train and help retain qualified staff for Tribal Government operations. As well as provide personnel services that meet departmental needs in a manner consistent with North Fork Rancheria priorities and Native Preference goals.


Those applying for all positions must possess a valid California Driver's License and successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background investigation.  All applicants must have the ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds and must always maintain cultural sensitivity. Indian Preference applies to those who are qualified.  EOE.  Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.  All employment is “at-will”.  For an Application Package, contact the NFR Administrative Offices at (559) 877-2461, toll-free at (866) 291-9909, or via email at .  A PDF version is available by e-mail.  

Human Resource Manager

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:GS 7-GS 8 - $40,684 - $58,570
  • Posted Date:09/15/2017

Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) the Human Resource will perform a high level of complex and confidential personnel functions. The Human Resource Manager collaterally oversees the day to day administrative operations of the government office and under the direction of the CAO, creates, recommends and ensures efficient and effective personnel and office procedures. The person appointed to the Human Resource Manager classification is an “at will” employee.

 Perform personnel related clerical operation of the Tribal government office.
 Oversee the maintenance of the calendar of office meetings, required reports and scheduled events for administration and NFR.
 Responsible for security systems administration for all NFR facilities.
 Oversee the ordering of supplies/equipment and insuring proper payment of incoming vouchers.
 Write, type and proof correspondence, memoranda, procedural documents and reports.
 Oversee the preparation, reproduction and filing of meeting agendas and minutes, resolutions, and other confidential documents.
 Recommend the coordination of tasks and training for clerical staff.
 Effectively communicate with staff, vendors, and Tribal citizens.
 Assist with management of grants.
 Handle Workers’ Comp claims and act as the Tribe’s interface with the insurance provider.
 Maintain employee personnel files, active and archived, and update as necessary.
 Track and notify managers of review dates and provide documentation for employee evaluations.
 Write or update job descriptions and maintain a job description database as needed.
 Perform salary surveys to compare wages against government salary structure.
 Send out flyers on open positions to Tribal citizens.
 Oversee the entire recruitment cycle in coordination with Hiring Managers and Tribal Council i.e. advertisements, applications, reviews, interviews, selection and hiring.
 Maintain employee/committee/board database.
 Coordinate New Hire and Termination actions with IT for equipment and network access.
 Recommend and update Personnel Policies & Procedures and the Administrative Department Procedural Manual as needed.
 Perform other North Fork Rancheria duties as assigned.

 Excellent written and oral communications required. Knowledge of modern office practices, methods, procedures and use of Microsoft Office software.
 Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
 Knowledge of basic supervisory and leadership techniques.
 Knowledge of business correspondence and protocol.
 Knowledge of employment policies and procedures development and implementation.
 Ability to make significant recommendations to increase productivity.
 Ability to analyze complex/confidential personnel issues and recommend viable solutions.
 Ability to adhere to the confidentiality and code of conduct requirements.
 Ability to plan and coordinate complex administrative projects and delegate tasks as needed.
 Ability to analyze, interpret and apply Tribal, Federal and state employment policies and regulations.
 Ability to maintain objectivity in all business and confidential matters.
 Ability to maintain a pleasant, positive, and professional demeanor while working with other employees, Tribal Council, Tribal citizens and the public.
 Experience Safety Program development and implementation.
 Experience in developing Job Descriptions.
 Experience in developing and maintaining employment related data bases.

An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years work experience in human resources management OR
4 years work experience that has allowed the applicant to demonstrate a high level of competency in human resources management and administration.

The individual must be able to respect and adhere to the most rigid and strict rules of employer/tribal citizen/public citizen practice of confidentiality. Violation of this major employment requirement could lead to immediate dismissal.

Individual must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license and must be capable of passing a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background investigation. The individual must have the ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds and possess a basic knowledge of Native American communities and always maintain cultural sensitivity. Indian Preference applies to those who are qualified.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands, fingers, to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
NFR complies with the Indian Preference Act. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 and 473). Subject to, but not in derivation of the Act, we are an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources Mgr 7.26.17

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