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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Water Resource Engineer

Posted in Tribal Employment

Department: Pit River Environmental Department
Supervisor: Environmental Director
Wage: DOE: $30-35 hr.
Duration: Full-time Position/ Exempt Employee
Work Schedule: 3 days Fieldwork 2 days Office Hours.
Position Summary:
The Water Resources Engineer will work with the Environmental Director to implement the Pit River Tribes’
EPA Region 9 General Assistance Clean Water Act Program and BIA Water Resources Planning grants and activities in accordance with the current grant work plans. The Water Resources Engineer will serve a dual role and provide technical water management assistance to the Natural Resources Department in addition to managing Clean Water Act grants under the direction of the Environmental Director.
This position requires a B.S. or greater in Civil Engineering, an understanding of tribal environmental programs. High level of field experience and data collection methodology, the ability to manage and trend data for compliance with State Water Resources Control Board adjudicated water right holders. Coordinate with NR Manager on water planning activities, provide training and develop and manage water in coordination with agricultural activities. Engage with Environmental Director on policy planning and capacity building activities that support environmental and natural resources protection inline with the Tribes Environmental Planning and protection goals.

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.

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

Cultural Information Officer

Posted in Tribal Employment

Pit River Tribe Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Department (THPO)

Position Available -- Cultural Information Officer

Department: Tribal Historic Preservation

Supervises: none

Salary: $20,000.00/ DOE Part-time position

Position Summary: The Cultural Information Officer will assist in developing work plans in accordance with the THPO Grant and with the direction of the Pit River Tribal Cultural Committee. This position will be tasked with a specific scope of work funded under this grant and decided upon by the THPO and Pit River Tribe Cultural Resource Committee. Tasks are subject to change when new funding or grant requirements are received.



  • Collecting, researching, organizing and prioritizing relevant environmental and cultural information on issues for Work Plan Activities;


  • Act as liaison between the THPO Department and the Tribe’s Cultural Committee by informing and coordinating with Band Cultural representatives about projects in their Band area through distributing information, phone calls and mailings as appropriate, according to the Environmental Department’s Policy regarding Cultural Representatives working with the THPO/Environmental Department.


  • Community outreach and education, Cultural Representative Meetings, Tribal Council, annual Medicine Lake Tribal Gathering and responsible for disseminating information;


  • Build working relationships with land management agencies to further the tribe’s cultural environmental and economic goals, through MOU’s, MOA’s, participating agreements,


  • Assist with information gathering, filing, copying, organizing and disseminating.


  • Create a monthly calendar, organize field visits for Tribal Bands, and develop an inventory of all documents, artifacts and equipment in the THPO Department and Curation Facility.


  • Assist with creating a data base for Tribal Bands, sites, cultural reports archeological reports, GIS mapping (training available)


  • Research grants and funding sources


  • Coordinate with Tribal Cultural Band Representatives for issues on tribal lands


  • Assist with research and comments on issue; write letters attend relevant meetings.


Specific Duties:


  • Assist with information gathering, filing, and copying, organizing and disseminating information.

  • Create a monthly calendar, organize field visits for Tribal Bands, and develop an inventory of all documents, artifacts and equipment in the Environmental Department and Curation Facility.

  • Create a data base for Tribal Bands, sites, cultural reports, archeological reports, GIS mapping (training is available)

  • Research grants and funding sources

  • Become familiar with existing information and issues; keep a log of issues and actions taken (prioritized during meeting with Coordinator).

  • Coordinate with tribal Cultural Band Representatives for issues on tribal lands

  • Help with research and comments on issues, draft letters and attend relevant meetings.

  • Become familiar with existing MOU’s, MOA’s, Participating Agreements, Contracts and other agreements between the tribal land management agencies and other entities.

  • Stay on top of current agreements and actively pursue projects, contracts and other goals.

  • One hour weekly meeting with the THPO Coordinator

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Must possess a California driver’s license, a good driving record, and be insurable by the PRT insurance carrier.

  • Adhere to all PRT policy including confidentiality.

  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening, and be willing to submit to a criminal background check.


Indian Preference: Preference will be given to qualified Native American’s under the Federal Indian Preference Act (43 CFR 17.3 (d). Applicants claiming Indian Preference must submit verification of Indian certification by tribe or affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.


Note: This position requires an awareness and deep appreciation of the Pit River Tribe Indian Tradition, customs and socioeconomic need. It requires the ability at all times, to meet and deal effectively in contacts with Indian people and organizations. This requires tact, courtesy, confidentiality, discretion, resourcefulness and good judgment in handling sensitive issues.


Contact: Charles White, Tribal Administrator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-335-5421 ext. 1201

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