Human Resource Director - DOE

Posted in Tribal Employment

Position job description:  Human Resource Director
Department:  Administration
Reports to Respective Management:  Tribal Administrator-Casino GM- KWAHN Corp.  Chairperson
Status:  Salaried Exempt    DOE


Full Time Permanent

Indian Preference: Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934, application for this position must include verification of Indian blood, if Indian heritage is claimed.



The Pit River Tribe (PRT), Casino, and KWAHN Job description is a management tool to help organize duties and provide employees with the employers expectations with regard to the specific job classification. The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is a reasonable assignment for the position.

 Job Summary

Maintains and enhances the PRT Human Resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. Ensures that hires, evaluations, promotions, raises, disciplinary actions, and terminations are carried out properly, strictly adhering to the PRT’s ordinances, policy, legal, and ethical standards. This position works closely with the Tribal Administrator, Casino General Manager, and the KWAHN Chairperson.

Surveillance Observer $12.00/hr DOE

Posted in Tribal Employment

Title: Surveillance Observer
Available: (
1) 30hrs + (Must Be On Call)
Reports to:
Gaming Commission
Starting $12.00 D.O.E.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 Basic Job Purpose/Function:

 Under the direction of the Gaming Commission, monitors and oversees the operation of table games, slot machines, concessions, smoke shop and all other general activities at Pit River Casino in an effort to maintain the integrity of the games and protect Tribal Assets.  Observers are responsible for reporting all finding out of the ordinary to the Gaming Commission along with any evidence including a written report and daily log.

 Summary of Duties:  

 The Surveillance Department maintains a constant monitoring in all areas of casino property with particular attention to the Security of all Games, Security of Monies and all Casino Property and Assets, deviations from procedures or techniques, violations of established procedures in any department, and the protection and safety of all patrons and employees on the casino premises. Surveillance agents are responsible for reporting any suspicious activities.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of table games, slots procedures, cage, hard count, soft count.
  • Experience in Poker and tournament play desired.
  • Security experience desirable but not necessary.
  • Those with table gaming experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of surveillance systems operation helpful but will train eligible candidate.
  • Law Enforcement Background desirable but not necessary.

 Requirements/minimum Qualifications:


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience:   At least two years of Casino Surveillance experience in a casino with table games, poker, coin/video slots or two years experience as a Table Games Floor Supervisor or equivalent gaming experience and knowledge of gaming operations.
  • Must have valid Drivers License.
  • Must qualify for a Class A Gaming License, Background Clearance and Drug Testing.
  • Native American preferable and EOE.
  • Must be on call willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Apply: Pit River Gaming Commission

Applications are available online or at the Pit River Gaming Commission Office located at 20265 Tamarack Avenue Burney, CA 96013

Qualified Applicants will be interviewed by Pit River Gaming Commission; submission of application does not guarantee an interview.

Complete Application and return to:

Pit River  Gaming Commission
20265 Tamarack Avenue
Burney, CA 96013
(530) 335-2334 ext 238

Roads Dept (Temp Positions)

Posted in Tribal Employment


 The Pit River Roads Department is taking applications for Five Part-Time Temporary Roads Positions to work on various road projects.  (Note:  Job will not exceed six months.)


Applicant must submit to a pre-employment drug test.  Applicants must provide for their own transportation to their workstation.

Duties to Include

Duties will be to assist crew members in road maintenance such as culvert repair, crack sealing, crack filling, fog sealing, balance aggregate, partial and full depth patching, pavement marking, sign replacement, ditch cleaning, some flagging and shrub removal.  In addition, a basic knowledge of equipment operation and other assistance as needed.  Location of these projects will be mainly in the Burney and Montgomery Creek Area.  Also, work will include and is not limited in the Tribe’s 100 mile square area which includes Alturas.

Indian Preference 

Priority preference will be given to qualified Pit River Tribal Members.  Qualified American Indian, Alaskan Natives under the Federal Indian Preference Act, (43 CFR, 17.3 [d]), and veterans will also be considered. 

Send Applications and Resume to

Pit River tribal Office, Attn:  Herb Quinn (e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Roads Coordinator, Roads Department, 36970 Park Avenue, Burney, CA 96013.  Any questions call Herb Quinn at 530/276-4258 or Kathi Mathys, Roads Department Office Assistant at 530/335-4516.

Job Posted on:  April 15, 2016

Job Closing Date: By 5 p.m. closing of Business Day, May 6, 2016

Full Time Accountant Position (KWAHN Corp)

Posted in Tribal Employment

Full Time Accountant Position

The KWAHN Corporation is a corporate Charter of the Pit River Tribe (PRT) a Federally Recognized Tribe; KWAHN Corp. is now accepting applications for a full time accountant position.

This position shall be in accordance with Best Business practices.

The accountant must be a responsible, qualified financial accountant preferable CPA, and must be able to perform financial reconciliations and all financial reports in accordance with accepted principles and guidelines includes all transactions, invoicing and closing reports . Perform a full scope of financial review, reconciliations where needed for a gas station convenience store utilizing point of sale software, the contractor will work closely with the staff Bookkeeper to ensure business is conducted in accordance with the general accepted financial principles. The KWAHN Corp. financial will address the full scope of its Convenience stores and fuel station operations in working with the Bookkeeper. The KWAHN utilizes a point of sales system software and Business Works sage software system for accounting purposes. This is a full time (40) hours per week salaried exempt position.

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Pit River Mini Mart Manager

Posted in Tribal Employment

KWAHN Corporation is seeking a Mini Mart Manager $18 to $21/hr DOE

Pit River Mini Mart (Burney, CA) 
Full Time Position
Convenience Store

Position Summary: Responsible for Daily store operations; including employee recruiting, hiring, supervision, scheduling, training.Store profitability; including inventory management and controls, maximizing sales and profit.Customer satisfaction; including implementing and using sound business practices that ensure quality customer service.This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maximize sales and profits by using sound business practices Implement procedures to control shrink, expenses and payroll Develop and execute programs which provide for optimum protection of company assets from loss due to internal and external theft, inaccurate record keeping and wastage.Ensure that merchandise is priced and billed properly and that the POS reflects the actual shelf priceResponsible for daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly inventory checks.Be directly responsible for all fund reconciliation and inventory auditsPrepare or supervise preparation of all required paperworkOrder and receive merchandise, ensure that all merchandise delivered is priced and listed on the invoice and that all merchandise is counted before being signed for.Maintain controls for merchandise inventoryProvide day-to-day leadership and support regarding operational issues including; staffing, scheduling, payroll, safety, house-keeping and maintenance, book-keeping, cashier functions and adherence to standard policies and procedures.Change and confirm fuel prices on a daily basisPlan and prepare work schedules and assigns employees to specific duties.Responsible for assisting in the development and execution of programs, policies, and practices, which have customer satisfaction as the central operation objective.Practice sound security measures at all times while securing money, records, information and equipment.Direct and participate in the stocking and merchandising of the sales floor including maximizing capacity of selling fixtures, visual presentation and floor models.Responsible for employee development and the staffing of all departments with qualified, well-trained personnel. Ensure personnel actions are consistent, organized, timely, thorough, fair, and legal.Maintain consistent performance standards for all employees. Identify and analyze problems and develop appropriate solutions.Demonstrate leadership and promote teamwork, provide training, performance feedback and coaching to store employees.Lead personnel in the identification of operational problems and put into place policies and procedures to solve such problems.Maintain employeeandrsquo;s files and records.Maintain a positive and professional work environmentMaintain positive and professional communication with vendors, managers, co-workers, employees.Maintain facilities in excellent condition.Perform other duties as required.

SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or GED; college degree preferred and five years, business and management experience in customer service, operations or sales; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug / alcohol screen, background investigation. Knowledge, Abilities, Skills and Certifications: Ability to hire, provide direction to and develop internal personnel; identify strategic issues and develop short / long range plans; provide direction to and manage personnel; and develop effective programs / systems to maximize performance Knowledge of POS software such as Triple E Knowledge of IT Knowledge of retail fuel and charge accounts Knowledge of cash register operations, sales methods and techniques Knowledge of all the products / items in the store.