About the Tribe

Employment Opportunities



 Current Job Openings:

Dental Receptionist

Shoalwater Bay Dental clinic is looking for an experienced Dental receptionist

HOURS: M-F from 8:15-4:30pm.

PAY: Hourly and DOE

Ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

  • 2-5 years of dental front office scheduling experience, knowledge of Dentrix
  • Combine productivity, efficiency and care for patients
  • Experience in reading/understanding insurance policies
  • Receives patient payments, answers or appropriately refers billing questions, and maintain appropriate records of all financial transactions. Prepares daily bank deposit, reconcile receipts (including cash, checks and bankcard transactions) assuring accuracy and timeliness of the deposit and ensuring security under cash management and accounting practices.
  • Clear and precise attention to detail, excellent communication skills
  • Produces work in high quantity and quality.
  • We are looking for a detail-oriented person that is motivated to be part of a team that works together for the good of our patients.
  • Problem-solves with creativity and ingenuity.
  • Think in terms of "solutions" instead of "problems"
  • Remains calm and effective in high pressure and emergency situations.
  • Use of multi-line telephones and ability to multi-task.

Interested parties are asked to submit: Resume, completed SBIT application and 3 references.

Application Packets can be submitted to: Jesse Smith HR Director or    

 emailed to: Jsmith@shoalwaterbay-nsn.gov



Tribal Administrator


 Responsible for the overall daily operations of the Tribal government and programs. Develops and proposes, policies, programs, and initiatives to address the needs of the Tribal community. Works with government agencies to further the goals of the Tribe. Provides administrative support to the Tribal Council through input of program operations and planning. Key management position responsible for effective development, implementation and administration of Tribal Government Operations. Provides management direction and accountability assuring efficiency of operations, effective administration and quality service delivery. Controls the acquisition and distribution of the Tribe’s fiscal, material and human resources to advance and sustain tribal goals, objectives, and compliance specifications. Performs a wide range of management system activities related to accounting, finance, contracting, property and personnel and discretionary activities that support effective Tribal Government operations.


Masters Degree in Business Administration or Public Administration or related degree and a minimum of five (5) years successful work experience as an Executive Director or position of equal level of responsibility. Demonstrated success with Tribal Government operations or Native American Organizations. Knowledge of principles and practices of fiscal operations, personnel, property and contract management. Must have directed or managed Federal Contracts and Grants and have working knowledge of the Indian Self Determination Act, BIA and IHS contracting requirements.


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Purchasing Agent


Makes purchases, acquires goods and products that Directors request be ordered or purchased. Keeps inventory of Administrative Office supplies. Verifies and keeps records of incoming purchases, outgoing returns and prepares items for shipment. Provides administrative support to administrative personnel, including special projects, office work flow; ie fill in Receptionist. May perform duties of a sensitive and confidential nature.

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Tribal Gaming Agent-Part Time

SUMMARY: Candidate performs varied tasks, to protect casino assets and ensure compliance with all approved Internal controls and policies and procedures set for the in the Casinos operations manuals. Observe, document and report all instances of non-compliance. Any tribal gaming experience a plus. Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and fill-in for vacations or medical leaves, etc., for those shifts as necessary. Must pass a background investigation to receive a tribal gaming license. Work hours as assigned by the Director, requires flexibility in scheduling for evenings, weekends, holidays and special events. Position may require overtime. Minimum 20 hours per week.

Open Until Filled

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Complete all information on the employment application, found on Human Resources page. 


  • Application: The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe Application for Employment form must be used.  A separate application is required for each position you are applying for.
  • Accuracy: ALL questions must be answered completely and accurately.  You may be disqualified for any false or misleading statements or for omitting information.
  • License: If the position requires a license or certification, list the name of the license or certification and the expiration date.
  • Resume: A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  To write "see resume" on your application is not acceptable.  A resume is required as a part of your application packet.
  • Signature:  Your signature is required.  If the application is not signed, it may be disqualified.

Application packet shall compose of the following:
   1. Cover Letter
   2. Application for Employment
   3. Resume


Mail: HR Department
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe
PO Box 130
Tokeland, WA 98590
Applications also available with Receptionist

Hiyu maśi

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