Willamette Falls Trust Community Engagement and Operations Manager

About Willamette Falls Trust
Our mission is to champion and sustain a world-class Willamette Falls experience that offers year-round access
to the grandeur of the Falls, historic and cultural interpretation, healthy habitat, public open spaces, and that
showcases the hospitality of historic Oregon City.
Willamette Falls Trust works closely in collaboration with the Willamette Falls Legacy Project partners to ensure
the public is well informed and engaged in the efforts to construct and complete the Riverwalk project. The
Trust also works with the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde (landowner), Confederated Tribes of Siletz
Indians, Confederated Tribes of The Umatilla Indian Reservations, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs,
Confederated Tribes and Bands of The Yakama Nation, and the greater Portland urban Indigenous community to
ensure that diverse communities are represented at the Falls. The ultimate outcome of this engagement will be
a world-class Riverwalk experience where all people are welcome and belong.
Willamette Falls Trust is seeking diverse candidates to fill a Community Engagement and Operations Manager
position to assist with the community engagement and administrative tasks required to support our efforts to
build a Riverwalk to Willamette Falls, North America’s second most powerful waterfall. We are seeking a
candidate with significant experience with indigenous communities, a growth mindset, and flexible skillset. This
position is based in Oregon City. The successful candidate will be one who can evolve with the organization, and
who has the potential to communicate effectively with the public, problem solve, and manage multiple ongoing
projects. The ideal candidate brings a higher level of efficiency and effectiveness to all aspects of the
organization.
This job is for you, if you:
• Are culturally-sensitive and thrive working with Indigenous and diverse communities
• Enjoy a fast-paced environment and are interested in career growth opportunities
• Have excellent communication with strong interpersonal and service skills
• Can appropriately handle confidential and often sensitive information
• Are highly organized, motivated, and goal-driven
• Are comfortable and confident with CRM-type databases and the Microsoft Office Suite
JOB DESCRIPTION
Community Engagement & Donor Stewardship (50%)
• Experience working with Indigenous communities
• Primary logistics person for donor cultivation events; tasks can include management of invitations and
RSVPs, set up and break down, A/V assistance, and preparation of materials
• Represent and present on Willamette Falls Trust in community settings and events
• Create and maintain relationships with community businesses for cross-promotional purposes
Volunteer Management (15%)

• Support administrative work around the Board of Directors, Campaign Cabinet, and Ambassador
Council, including preparation of meeting materials, recording minutes, communications around
meeting schedules, and RSVPs
• Manage and grow Volunteer Corps through training, communications, project development
Communications (10%)
• Responsible for communication updates for donors, including email updates and updated
acknowledgement
• Update and manage social media channels, Squarespace website as needed
Financial (10%)
• Managing day to day financial transactions: accounts payable, data entry, tracking against restricted
funds accounts, expense reports
• Complete basic financial management duties including interfacing with a CPA
• Prepare standard year-to-date financial reports for the Board of Directors, financial reports for internal
and external audiences, including grant applications and reports
Technology (10%)
• Oversee database (Bloomerang) and data entry for tasks such as gift entry and acknowledgement
letters; pledge reminders, tracking, and reporting; gift agreements; event attendance tracking
Administrative Support (5%)
• Order and manage office supplies
• Filing (digital and paper) of donor records, bank statements, and other confidential materials
Minimum Requirements
• Experience working with Indigenous and ethnically/culturally diverse communities
• Highly organized. Able to balance multiple priorities, keep others on task, and consistently meet
deadlines
• Strong critical thinking capabilities with the ability to solve problems of moderate complexity in a timely
and logical manner
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Able to maintain a valid driver’s license and can provide proof of insurance. Must have own
transportation
Preferred Qualifications
• Significant experience working within indigenous and ethnic/culturally diverse communities
• 2+ years’ experience working in an administrative or nonprofit setting
• Experienced and conversant in fundraising techniques and best practices
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
• Familiarity with Bloomerang or other CRMs
• Familiarity with Quickbooks
• Knowledge of the Portland metro’s donor community
• Experience in working with and managing volunteers
Working Conditions
Occasional evening or weekend work is required to carry out events and meetings. Occasional travel is required
largely within the region (Oregon and southwest Washington) to participate in and facilitate donor meetings,

events and professional development training. Work is fast-paced with multiple projects and objectives in
motion and will sometimes require moderate physical activity. Some activities may require moving up to 50 lbs.
Salary & Benefits
$42,000 – $50,000, plus benefits (health, vision, dental insurance)
3 weeks PTO, floating holidays, generous maternity/paternity leave, flexible schedule
To Apply
Applications accepted until April 1, 2020, or until the position has been filled. Please send the following
materials via email to alexis@willamettefallstrust.org:
Cover Letter
Resume
List of three references (include name, title, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email)
Willamette Falls Trust is committed to its work in improving its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and
fostering an environment where all people are welcome. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of
applicants. Willamette Falls Trust provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender
identity.

Green Workforce Cohort for Black and Indigenous Youth 18-25

Learn about the Green Workforce Academy, a 5-week paid training in green jobs for Native Americans and African Americans ages 18-25. The next Academy cohort begins on April 13 and includes workforce readiness training, certificates of environmental literacy, career planning coaching, and job placement assistance.

Find more details on the Academy here: http://bit.ly/GWA-info

Reach out to Green Workforce Academy Program Manager Teresa Gaddy to learn more at tgaddy@ecotrust.org

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Job Opportunity with GCAP

Procurement Counselor

Open 08/27/2019

Resume/Cover Letter Due: Open until filled.

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

Position: Full Time, or Part-Time

Procurement Counselor with the Government Contract Assistance Program – GCAP (Oregon’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center – PTAC), managed by the Organization for Economic Initiatives, Inc. – OEI, Inc. PTAC is a nationwide program funded in part by the Department of Defense and administered through the Defense Logistics Agency. GCAP, Oregon’s PTAC is one of 90+ centers around the country that seeks to increase the number of businesses that are successful in the government marketplace. To learn more about our program and the PTAC program, please visit: www.gcap.org and www.aptac-us.org

The mission of GCAP, is to provide Procurement Technical Assistance to businesses in Oregon. Position Purpose: Federal, State and local agencies purchase a wide array of products and services each day, representing a significant opportunity for small businesses in our region. Navigating government contracting regulations and procedures can be a daunting task. The GCAP Counselor helps businesses understand how to find, bid, win, and perform on government contracts so that they can diversify their customer base and create jobs. Last year, businesses that worked with GCAP won over $60 million in government contracts!

Experience: While experience in the government contracting marketplace is preferred, we welcome candidates with limited or no government contracting experience but possess a strong interest and aptitude for learning government contracting regulations and procedures and then teaching them to businesses. The learning curve is steep, but training opportunities and other resources and peer support are available. We’ve found that some of our best counselors are those who’ve had to learn the information on-the-job!

Position Responsibilities: • Conduct outreach to businesses throughout Oregon about government contracting opportunities with federal, state and local governments as well as prime contractors. Outreach to small, women owned, minority owned, and veteran owned businesses is a critical part of our work plan. • Guide businesses through the process of finding, bidding, and performing on government contracts and subcontracts • Guide businesses through the process of assessing their capacity/suitability for government contracting • Assess firms’ training and technical assistance needs and develop a service plan outlining recommendations for how that client can most efficiently meet their strategic objectives for succeeding in the government marketplace • Assist businesses with government registrations (i.e. www.sam.gov) and certifications (SBA’s HUBZone, 8(a), SDVOSB, etc.) related to selling to the government, finding opportunities, marketing to government buyers, bidding, getting paid, proposal development, interpretation of regulations, and more. Assistance is provided primarily through workshops and one-on-one counseling with the businesses by phone, in person or by email • Coordinate workshops and events that increase knowledge of government contracting • Attend outreach events to ensure awareness of GCAP services • Enroll businesses in the GCAP’s electronic bid-match service • Review and disseminate bid opportunities and subcontracting opportunities to clients • Develop and maintain relationships with federal, state and local government agencies and prime contractors • Develop and maintain relationships with other business resource providers throughout the region. • Meet or exceed program goals for the number of counseling sessions, events, etc. Keep counseling reporting database up to date at least weekly. • Collaborate with other GCAP counselors throughout the state and region to share best practices • Complete training courses that are relevant to the needs of clients and attend the Association of PTAC training events as budget allows. • Take ownership and accept responsibility for entire work scope. Move tasks through to completion with minimal supervision • Other duties as assigned Required Skills and

Experience: • Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn business and government contracting principles. • Strong computer skills to research government marketplace and navigate registrations and online government systems. • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects • Ability to listen critically to identify needs and solve problems • Strong, professional written communication skills • Strong verbal communication skills, including public speaking in front of large and diverse audiences • Ability to take complicated material and create concise curriculum for adult learners • Resourcefulness – you will frequently have to research answers to clients’ questions with little direction • Work well within a team environment and collaborative approach to work • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel •Continuous learner – wants to continuously gain new knowledge, approaches and experience

Preferred Experience: • Experience providing assistance to small businesses • Experience working within a business that sells to the government • Experience as a contracting officer for a federal or state government agency Working Conditions: Professional office environment – Daily use of computer required. Some travel by automobile is required throughout the service area and there are potentially two training events held out of state by the Association of PTACs. GCAP embraces a strong team-oriented, and collaborative approach to our mission of assisting our clients, as well as in our ongoing training. The successful candidate should be comfortable with this type of collaborative working environment.

To Apply: Email the following to info@gcap.org

Please include “GCAP Procurement Counselor” in the subject line of the email.

1. Cover letter that includes a brief description of your: a. Experience with government contracting or thoughts on how you would address knowledge gaps b. Experience providing assistance to small businesses or thoughts on how you would address knowledge gaps

2. Resume Questions are welcomed, please email to info@gcap.org .

Starting compensation (based on hour worked, knowledge, and experience): $19,00 – 32.00 per hour with negotiated benefits (medical, dental, retirement) includes paid vacation and holidays.

OEI, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against an employee or client on the grounds of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or the presence of any disability

Metro Employment Opportunities

There are some great positions open at Metro right now, including the Tribal Affairs Advisor, and some internships!!

 The following positions are open for internal and general recruitment.

General job opportunities

Tribal Affairs Advisor

(Policy Advisor III)

Office of the COO

One full-time position

Pay range/rate: $90,865 – $129,056 annually

Deadline date: October 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm, PDT

Council Office Support Intern

(Intern)

Council Office

Two paid internship opportunities available

Pay range/rate: $15.00 hourly

Deadline date: October 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm, PDT

Construction Project Management Internship

$15.50 Hourly

Internship

Department

Asset Management Capital Planning

Job Number

2019-2109-AMCP

Max Number of Applicants

100

Closing

10/14/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Parks and Nature Equity and Racial Justice Program Manager

$77,396.80 – $103,708.80 Annually

Full Time

Parks and Nature

Job Number

2019-0356-PN-REDI

Closing

10/14/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Announcement – Health Equity Coordinator, Portland, OR

Health Equity Coordinator

 

REQ-17969

Close date: 9/26/2019

Salary: $5,283 – $7,426 monthly

Location: Portland, OR

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Office of the State Public Health Director (OSPHD), Public Health Policy and Partnerships Unit  in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Health Equity Coordinator to coordinate and execute division-wide strategies to improve health equity and cultural responsiveness across all public health sections and programs.  PHD works with governmental public health authorities, federally-recognized tribes, communities, community-based organizations and other state agencies to improve the health of every person in Oregon. The Public Health Division has the responsibility to correct historical and contemporary injustices that undermine health by co-creating policies and programs that seek to improve health within the community.

The Office of the State Public Health Director provides leadership and coordination on public health policy and strategic public health initiatives, including Oregon’s State Health Assessment, the State Health Improvement Plan, the Public Health Division Strategic Plan, and public health modernization. The Office of the State Public Health Director collaborates with sections and programs within the division to create an effective state public health authority.

 

What will you do?
As the Health Equity Coordinator, you will collaboratively develop and support the execution of the division-wide strategic health equity plan, convene and facilitate meetings with internal and external partners in order to develop and implement changes to state public health practice that improve health equity, and build health equity capacity in the governmental public health system. You will facilitate the Public Health Division Health Equity Work Group, provide support to the subcommittees of the Health Equity Work Group, lead the development and implementation of a strategic health equity work plan, and partner across the public health workforce to identify, execute and evaluate learning strategies to build capacity for health equity.

The Health Equity Coordinator will develop and implement policies and programs that promote equity and reduce disparities. This work has a direct impact on the lives of people in Oregon who experience health inequities, which includes communities of color, people with disabilities and other historically marginalized communities.

 

What’s in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are motivated by the work they do to serve all Oregonians. Are you passionate about promoting health equity and leading change in public health practice? Do you have experience working with diverse communities? If so, we want to connect with you!

What are we looking for?

Requested Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree in public health, human services, social work, behavioral or social sciences, organizational development, law, education, ethnic studies, disability studies, public policy or public administration or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to health equity OR any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience in health equity.
  • Community engagement and partnership development:
    • Experience engaging stakeholders to achieve common goals and accomplish objectives with health equity initiatives.
    • Experience building and stewarding positive relationships with diverse communities.
    • Experience delivering culturally responsive and inclusive services.
  • Strategic planning and program management:
    • Strong informal leadership and project management skills.
    • Experience converting vision, strategy, and long and medium range administrative direction to establish equitable agency policies, goals and functional requirements.
  • Data interpretation and policy analysis:
    • Experience identifying, interpreting and using data to develop policies and best practices to improve health equity.
    • Experience presenting complex data to different audiences.
    • Experience analyzing legislative policy for impact on health equity.
  • Communication:
    • Oral and written cross-cultural communication skills and experience.
    • Strong facilitation, problem solving and coaching skills with the ability to provide consultation regarding health equity.
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, follow the link below and complete the online application and all supplemental questions:

https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland–Oregon-Street—OHA/Health-Equity-Coordinator_REQ-17969

 

Contact Information

Cyndi Phipps-Roman

503-945-6377

OHCS Career Opportunity: Workforce Engagement and Development Analyst

REQ-20791

Workforce Engagement and Development Analyst

Closes: 09/16/2019

 

For external applicants, please share this link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/North-Mall-Office-Building—OHCS/Workforce-Engagement—Development-Analyst_REQ-20791

 

For internal (statewide) applicants, you may apply by: logging in to your Workday profile > Click the “Career” icon > Under the ‘View’ column, click on “Internal – Find Jobs”

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

This role is an active HR Generalist, and you will focus on employee development, engagement, retention and Workday administration. You will provide innovative solutions and create momentum by acting as a credible coach to establish and implement engagement activities through committees, workgroups and councils. As a contributing member to the HR solutions team you will have the opportunity to support the attraction, development, and retention of a diverse and competent workforce at OHCS.

 

Specific Duties:

  • On Boarding, Engagement, and Development
  • Human Resources Solutions Coordination
  • Support Strategic Workforce and Human Resources Business Planning

What we are looking for:

At Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS), our HR team is aspiring to be the most customer-centric Human Resource division in the state. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven HR professionals. If you’d like to help us build the best place to work and be a part of building a stronger Oregon by working to provide stable housing for low-income Oregonians, please consider joining our team!

 

We are looking for someone who has a strong commitment to excellent customer service; enjoys using their analytic skills to make recommendations for change and/or to demonstrate progress through reports or dashboards using data from HRIS systems; has a high level of interpersonal and organizational skills; is process and detail orientated; and has the ability to work with multiple and changing priorities. Experience with Workday is a plus! You must be a Human Resource professional with a minimum of 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

 

 

Job Posting: Business Oregon

Business Oregon is now recruiting for a Contract and Procurement Officer (Procurement & Contract Specialist 3) in the Contract Services Section in the Operations & Finance Division and I am hoping you can assist me in getting this recruitment added to ONAC’s Job Board.

This is a permanent full-time position located in Salem.  The recruitment opened August 8, 2019 and will close at 11:59 PM on August 22nd, 2019.

The recruitment can be viewed and applied for at the following link: Contract and Procurement Officer (Procurement & Contract Specialist 3) – Under-fill Option- External

 For those who are interested in applying and need to create an online applicant account, please go to the Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at:  (503) 986-0008.

Thank you,

Ranei Gattenby

Human Resources Assistant

Business Oregon | www.oregon4biz.com

503-986-0008 office

OHA Health Analytics Director Position

Are you an innovative leader, experienced in health data and analytics? Are you passionate about transforming and advancing the healthcare system? If so, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) needs your leadership!  
Application Deadline:
07/28/2019
Agency:
Oregon Health Authority
Salary Range:
$8,172 – $12,057
Position Title:
Health Analytics Director
What you will do:
As the Health Analytics Director, you will oversee professional teams responsible for analyzing and interpreting health data into useful and meaningful information to equitably improve Oregon’s health care system. This position plays a critical role in research and analytics of various health care data sources to inform future efforts, to improve health care for all Oregonians. Oregon is a nationally recognized leader in health system transformation, and at the core of that is our focus on increasing accountability and transparency in health system.Your leadership will help OHA identify new or enhanced opportunities to analyze health equity data to inform understanding of disparities and support development of appropriate interventions. You will be responsible to establish overall priorities, reporting and accountability measure to meet the goal of health system transformation. This position directly manages four areas of work:

 

  • Data Integration,
  • Health Systems Research & Data,
  • Metrics Management & Reports, and
  • Health Programs Analysis and Measurement

 

This key position makes decisions that ultimately impact the health and availability of affordable health care to Oregonians across the state, including to over one million Oregon Health Plan members, who originate from racially, ethnically, culturally, gender- and ability- diverse communities throughout the state.
What is in it for you?
You will lead teams to better connect analysis and analytics of data to current, proposed, and future policy proposals for improving the health care system. . Bring your passion and vision to help transform the state’s health care delivery system to achieve the triple aim of better health, better care, and lower cost. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus competitive pension and retirement plans
 
The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, cultures, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click here to learn more about about OHA’s mission, vision and core values.
OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.
What we are looking for:

 

  • Eight years of progressive management experience in a public or private organization, which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long-and-short range goals and plans, c) program evaluations, and d) budget preparation   
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and analytical skills, including working collaboratively across OHA divisions, programs and with external partners.
  • Proven understanding of clinical, financial, operational metrics, and statistical software packages.
  • Ability to develop a strategic vision for data use and analytics in the state to support the Triple Aim and position Health Policy and Analytics Division as a trusted, reliable source of data and information.Ability to improve internal processes for data use and analytics support
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating policies and programs that promote equity and inclusion and reduce racial and ethnic disparities.
  • Experience, knowledge, and/or ability to learn about best practices in collecting, analyzing, and disseminating granular data on race, ethnicity, language, disability and sexual orientation/gender identity.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams to weave together and analyze large, complex data sets and synthesize it to key findings related to performance or trends in the health system

 

This is a full time, permanent, executive service supervisory position and is not represented by a union. This position will be located in Portland at 421 SW Oak St. and Salem at 500 Summer Street NE. If you are not familiar with Oregon, watch this animated video that highlights our beautiful state. When you visit Oregon, you might see things that seem unreal!
How to apply:

 

  • Create an account
  • Upload a resume
  • Upload a cover letter

 

Need help? If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact: Diana Garibay, Executive Recruiter
Voice: 503-753-7360 (TTY 711)
Additional Information

 

  • Please monitor your Workday account, as all communication will be sent to your Workday account. You must have a valid e-mail address to apply.
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  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, we will ask you for your documents later in the process.
  •  
  • We do not offer VISA sponsorship or transfers at this time – unless specifically noted. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
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  • If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • Applicant Help and Support web-page
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The Oregon Health Authority is committed to fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class (race, sex, veteran status, disability, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation) in the payment of wages or screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. We determine salary by completing a review of your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position. (critical elements of process).

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.

ICWA Active Efforts Specialist job opening

Oregon job opportunities

  • Social Service Specialist 1 – ICWA Active Efforts Specialist – Newport

    • Newport / 4th Street – DHS
  • Initial Posting Date:

    06/27/2019Application Deadline:

    07/25/2019Agency:

    Department of Human ServicesSalary Range:

    $3,664 – $5,339Position Type:

    EmployeePosition Title:

    Social Service Specialist 1 – ICWA Active Efforts Specialist – NewportJob Description:

    Social Service Specialist 1 – ICWA Active Efforts Specialist
    Office of Child Welfare – Newport, Oregon
    119 NE 4th St, Newport OR 97365

    ***Current State of Oregon Employees please use your Workday account – go to Career – Internal – Find jobs to apply!

    ***All others – To apply for this position, click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the online application and submit by the posted closing date.

    This employment opportunity is with the Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Child Welfare, Children, Adults and Families.  There is 1 permanent, full-time Social Service Specialist 1- Active Efforts Specialist opening located in Newport.  This position is represented by a Union.

    You will be helping engage children, families, foster parents and caregivers in a multitude of ways to achieve safety, permanency and well-being of Oregon’s children.

    For more information on Child Welfare programs please click here.

    What you will be doing:

    The primary goal of this position is to provide safe and equitable reduction of Native American children in foster care, make sure the agency provides active efforts on substitute-care and in-home cases, and prevent children from entering care. As the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Regional Case Specialist, you will provide leadership and direction to ensure that DHS adheres to the intent of the federal law regulating services to Indian children and families, the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 and diversity matters related to Native Americans.  This position monitors and interprets agency policies and procedures to remove barriers to achieve the goals and the spirit of ICWA for DHS families receiving services.  In addition, the incumbent works closely with District Managers, Program Managers, supervisors, case workers, parents and families to develop and monitor implementation and outcomes of the statewide strategies to strengthen compliance with ICWA.  This position works closely with District and Program Managers to identify and implement concrete and measurable steps to strengthen local relationships with tribes and advance local strategies relating to case planning.  This position will ensure information and data is obtained timely from local tribes and tribes across the United States.  This position provides intensive assistance to ICWA case workers to achieve permanency for ICWA/Native American children and will assure active efforts are achieved with native families by providing additional consultation necessary to comply with ICWA understanding and culturally specific services. This position will be responsible for documenting the achievement of goals associated with the regional ICWA Case Specialists work.

    ACTIVE EFFORTS SPECIALIST: The following is a list describing the purpose for this position.
    –    To safely decrease the disproportionate representation of ICWA Native American children in foster care.
    –    To increase community support, engagement and collaboration with Tribes and the Native American community.
    –    To ensure culturally specific services are accessible to Native American clients and families.
    –    To improve the Department’s ability to achieve 100% active efforts on all Native American/lCWA cases.
    –    To increase collaboration between DHS and Tribes including, but not limited to the following:
    –    Establish and maintain consistent and ongoing communication between DHS and Tribes.
    –    Evaluate the feasibility of developing a pre-test and post-test for families following Child Welfare engagement.
    –    Conduct Native American/lCWA focus groups.
    –    Coordinate District training activities.
    –    Identify “best practices”.

    What’s in it for you:
    Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright, committed individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans..  DHS has a commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. If you are interested in becoming our new Social Service Specialist 1, please apply today!

    Working conditions:
    The duties in this position include working with challenging and sometimes hostile clients; working with LEA in sometimes unsafe and unsanitary home environments. This work requires a valid Oregon Driver’s License. Work requires the ability to prioritize work related to child safety and respond quickly to emergent situations. This position requires working a flexible schedule as a condition of employment with the normal workday of 8 am to 5 pm; however, working hours may be adjusted within a given week, to provide planned services. Occasional compensated overtime during evening and weekend work may be required.

    This is what you need to qualify:

    A Bachelor’s or higher-level degree in Social Work/Human Services or a closely related field; OR

    A Bachelor’s degree in a field not closely related (to Social Work/Human Services) and one year of human services related experience (i.e., work providing assistance to individuals and groups with issues such as economically disadvantaged, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, inadequate housing).

    Requested Skills/Desired Attributes:
    The Most Competitive Candidate Will Have:

    • Ability to use trauma informed practices that are inclusive of the child and family’s language, race, and culture.
    • Ability to track and prioritize multiple unrelated projects/cases
    • Ability to interview children and adults to gather information which may include having difficult conversations about sensitive topics.
    • Ability to present complex information to clients, co-workers, law enforcement and in court in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain professional casework relationships that engage and empower families despite potentially hostile interactions with clients.
    • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor in emotionally charged situations, cope with daily exposure to traumatic experiences and develop and practice self-care.
    • Ability to learn and utilize technology, multiple databases, accurately enter data, and use word processing software while working with sensitive and confidential information.
    • Understands and appreciates the different views, expertise and experience of others.

    Only the candidates whose experience, as described in their application, that most closely matches the qualifications and requested skills of this position will be invited to an interview.

    *A Resume and Cover Letter is optional, along with your application.

    Additional Requirement:
    Successful candidates for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following convictions are likely to result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Computer theft, identify theft and fraud. CJIS Clearance is done at the conditional job offer.

    How to Apply:

    To apply for this position, click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the and submit by the posted closing date and time. The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all the minimum and special qualifications listed above. Complete the supplemental questions. We do not accept a resume in place of the completed application. While completing your application, please be aware that Workday will log you out after 20 minutes of inactivity and will not save your application.

    Need Help?

    Veterans’ Preference:
    Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans’ preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources.

    Pre-employment Checks:
    Employment will be contingent upon passing an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the DHS, Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.  This position may access federal tax information. As a condition of employment, employees in any positions with access to federal tax information are required to pass enhanced background checks every five years, including fingerprint checks and verification with local law enforcement of electronic records in the Law Enforcement Database System (LEDS).

    Work Authorization:
    DHS does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

    DHS commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

      Posted 3 Days Ago
      Full time
      REQ-15279

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  • Oregon state government is a large organization by nearly any standard. With over 40,000 employees working all over the state, in small communities and large, we are proving that government can be innovative.

    We work as a team, challenging ourselves to be better, faster and more efficient with taxpayer dollars.

    After all, when every day we are responsible for caring for the needs of a diverse population and thriving business community, we simply must have the best and brightest workforce. If you take responsibility for your actions, are passionate about helping others succeed, and have a reputation for excellence and honesty, why not make Oregon state government your next career move?

    Joining our team means you open the door to many possibilities. From entry level to executive, outdoor work to policy setting, we have a role for nearly every calling, expertise and background.

    If you’re looking at us from across the country (or beyond!), know that Oregon is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Made up of seven diverse regions, Oregon has the ocean, mountains, valleys, high desert, cities, small towns, and almost everything in between.

    Oregon “flies with her own wings.”

Thank you!

 

Christopher L. Fisher

Human Resource Analyst, Senior Recruiter

Department of Human Services, Office or Human Resources
500 Summer Street NE

Salem, OR 97301-1098

Email: christopher.fisher@state.or.us

Mobile: (503) 871-4687

 

City of Portland Job Openings for the Week of February 4, 2019

  Openings for the Week of February 4, 2019

 

New Opportunities: (Click this link to view all open positions)

 

Audit Supervisor (Supervisor II) – Closing Date: 2/22/19 

 

Development Supervisor II – Closing Date: 2/18/19 

 

Payroll Specialist (Administrative Specialist III) – Closing Date: 2/15/19 

 

Police Identification Technician Trainee – Closing Date: 2/15/19 or once 100 applications have been received, whichever comes first.

 

Procurement Specialist – Closing Date: 3/01/19 or once 150 applications have been received, whichever comes first.

 

Recreation Services Manager (Manger III) – Closing Date: 2/25/19 

 

Senior Procurement Specialist – Closing Date: 3/01/19 or once 150 applications have been received, whichever comes first.

 

Electrical Inspector (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 6/24/19 (This recruitment will remain open for six (6) months. The second application review period will consist of all applications received from 8:01 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 until Monday, March 4, 2019.)

 

HR Business Partner (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 6/3/19 (This recruitment will remain open for a total of 6 MONTHS.  The SECOND application review will consist of all applications received from 12:01AM Tuesday January 8th, 2019 through 11:59PM Monday February 4th, 2019. Any applications received after 11:59PM February 4th will be reviewed monthly until the closing date.

 

Police Officer (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 6/30/19 (This recruitment is for Entry-Level and Lateral Police Officers.  This recruitment will close at 11:59 pm, Sunday, June 30, 2019. Applications will be reviewed every 2 weeks.)

 

Wastewater Operator II (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 3/18/19 (This recruitment will remain open for three (3) months.  Applications will be reviewed after 3 weeks, and then on a monthly basis.  The last review period ends at 11:59pm Monday, March 18, 2019)

 

 

 

Interested in applying to one of the positions opening this week? Come to our “How to Apply” course to learn about the application and evaluation process for the City of Portland. For current city employees, please visit CityLearner to sign up for the course. For non-city employees, please email: loan.tran@portlandoregon.gov to register.

Upcoming classes:

February 12, 2019

 

March 12, 2019