EBCI TERO

JOBS

The TERO Office is pleased to provide the following jobs listing for the Cherokee area. We ask that when applying for any of these jobs, to please reach out to us to enroll in our Job Bank.

We moved to the Aquoni Building at 756 Aquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC.

If you have any questions or need more information about a specific opening, please contact Hillary Norville or Douglas McCoy at the email or telephone numbers below.

If you need a Job Bank Application, please email Hillary or Doug, or you may download the form from our website at this link: WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Hillary Norville
TERO Job Bank Coordinator
828.359.6422
hillnorv@nc-cherokee.com

Douglas McCoy
TERO Job Bank Coordinator
828.359.6478
dougmcco@nc-cherokee.com

Job Opportunities

JOB TITLE: PRESCRIBED FIRE CREW TECHNICIAN
SALARY GRADE: $17.00/HR
FLSA STATUS: Subject
EMPLOYMENT DATES: January 3, 2022 – December 3, 2022
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Listing – Prescribed Fire Crew Technician in Seven Springs, North Carolina (conservationjobboard.com)

Applications are now being accepted. A pd-107 state job application will have to be completed before an offer of employment can be made. This position is subject to the fair labor standards act.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Prescribed Fire Crew Technician participates in fire operations, restoration, maintenance, and management
in NC State Parks statewide. Duties may include the following functions:

  • Participates in prescribed fire operations which may include burn unit prep, firing and holding, managing
    staff and volunteers, maintenance of equipment and supplies, mop up, and monitoring.
  • Participates in restoration efforts with thinning, planting, and monitoring.
  • Frequent chainsaw work that may include tree felling and storm clean up.
  • Maintain park property, which may include trail clearing, maintaining tools and equipment, grounds
    maintenance, posting boundaries, and invasives treatments.
  • Standard work week is 40 hours a week, but daily schedule may change often and on short notice.
    Workweek may occasionally exceed 40 hours during fire operations with overtime.
  • Frequent travel including overnights.
  • Based at Cliffs of Neuse State Park in Seven Springs N.C
  • Housing is available at Cliffs of the Neuse but not required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Prescribed Fire Crew Technician participates in wildland fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, etc. The Prescribed Fire Crew Technician will participate in preparing firelines, maintaining equipment, post-burn monitoring and other tasks. Will do project work and other preserve management duties when conditions are not conducive to prescribed fire.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Qualified as or able to meet qualifications for Fire Fighter Type 2.
  • High school diploma and 6 months to 1-year training in science-related field or related experience in land management. Prefer a bachelor’s degree in forestry, biology, ecology, natural resources management or related field, or active and ongoing study toward such a degree and/or two years related work experience or related experience in land management.
  • Experience operating and maintaining various types of equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to operate various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g.: chainsaws,
    UTV/ATVs, farm tractor and implements, leaf blower, small motors, radio, hand tools, drip torch, etc.)
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions from co-workers.
  • Ability to develop timeframes and then complete tasks within timeframes.
  • Ability to work with a team or individually.
  • Willingness to work in a group for problem solving situations.
  • Ability to perform physical work, sometimes under adverse conditions, inclement weather, and rough
    terrain.
  • Ability to navigate to remote sites with maps, written directions, and GPS.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Qualified as or able to meet qualifications for FFT2.
  • Ability to operate various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to follow instructions from colleagues.
  • Ability to perform physical work, sometime under adverse conditions or in inclement weather.
  • Ability to achieve physical fitness standard as determined by local Fire Management Officer.

COMPLEXITY/PROBLEM SOLVING:

  • Resolves issues with supervisor.
  • May resolve management problems independently or as delegated.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment/mechanical issues.
  • Consult with supervisor to develop plans for resolution of unusual or complex problems.
  • Monitor the progress of work groups toward achieving preserve management and restoration goals.

DISCRETION/LATITUDE/DECISION-MAKING:

  • Consults supervisor on unusual or complex issues.
  • Make day-to-day decisions affecting individual work and work of the fire crew.

RESPONSIBILITY/OVERSIGHT – FINANCIAL AND SUPERVISORY:

  • Receives detailed instructions to complete required tasks.
  • May work under close supervision or independently on delegated tasks.

COMMUNICATIONS/INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

  • Ability to interacts with park visitors and convey basic park information.
  • Make day-to-day decisions affecting individual work and work of the fire crew.
  • Consults with supervisor in event of any unusual circumstance, problem or question that falls outside of general preserve management realm.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT:
The Prescribed Fire Crew Technician may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances. These conditions:

  • Present frequent possibility of injury.
  • Require long hours in isolated settings.
  • Require physical exertion, outdoors, in all weather conditions and on difficult and sometimes hazardous terrain.
  • Require heavy lifting and long hikes with equipment.
  • Require the ability to operate heavy machinery.
  • Require willingness to travel frequently.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Fill out a North Carolina State employment form PD-107:
     https://files.nc.gov/ncoshr/documents/files/pd107ltr-Nov-2020.pdf
  • Send the application along with a cover letter, resume and references to: Andrew.slack@ncparks.gov
  • Please include all NWCG trainings completed and fire qualifications in your resume.

    Andrew Slack
    Ecological Burn Coordinator – North Carolina State Parks
    Yorkshire Center
    12700 Bayleaf Church Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    919-846-9996 – Office

Local Job Openings for November 2021 (updated 11/5/21)

Alan’s Jewelry & Pawn: sales/pawnbroker.  Applications are available at Alan’s Jewelry & Pawn and the phone number is (828) 554-0431.

Arby’s: team member, assistant manager, crew member, shift manager, and general manager.  You can apply online at https://careers.arbys.com/us/en/search-results and the phone number is (828) 497-9613.

Brio Italian Grille: part-time/full-time server, part-time/full-time bartender, part-time/full-time host, part-time/full-time virtual ghost kitchen cook, part-time/full-time dishwasher, part-time/full-time cook, part-time/full-time assistant server, and part-time/full-time prep cook.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://www.brioitalian.com/careers/ and click “apply now.”

Cherokee Central Schools: varsity wrestling assistant coach, middle school baseball assistant coach, CMS baseball head coach, CMS wrestling assistant coach, Cherokee Language instructor, custodian, elementary teacher, elementary academic interventionist, elementary teacher assistant, special education teacher – dreamcatcher, special education teacher assistant STARS, special education teacher, special education middle school teacher, maintenance worker I, food service worker (4-hour, part-time), food service worker (6-hour, full-time), child nutrition assistant, math/reading interventionist (high school), science teacher, social studies (9-12) teacher, pre-k teacher, math/reading interventionist (middle school), English/language arts teacher, substitute school nurse, substitute teacher, and volunteer.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://www.ccs-nc.org/ and click on “job opportunities.”

Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority: openings available at Cherokee Indian Hospital, Tsali Care Center, Analenisgi (Behavioral Heath), Kanvwotiyi (Residential Treatment Center), Immediate Care Center, Family Safety, and Cherokee Central Schools.  The openings include, but not limited to, ACA insurance technician, administrative assistant, advanced practice provider, AP processor, billing technician, case management support, part-time CNA, chief optometrist, cook, cook aide, dental assistant II, dentist, diabetes educator, dietary services supervisor, EVS housekeeping manager, EVS technician, food service worker, housekeeper, infection control/employee health RN (COVID grant), inpatient technician, license practical nurse, masters level therapist, medical laboratory technician PTI, peer support specialist, pharmacy technician, PTI inpatient technician, PTI radiology technologist, registered nurse, residential technician, respiratory therapist, senior property control clerk, sterile processing supervisor, supply warehouse technician, telemetry nursing assistant, and more.  For the complete list of job openings and for information on how to apply, please visit https://cherokeehospital.org/careers/ and click on “view open positions.”

Days Inn by Wyndham Cherokee: housekeeper and front desk.  Applications are available at Days Inn and the phone number is (828) 575-0317.

Dollar General: store manager candidate, full-time lead sales associate, part-time lead sales associate, assistant store manager, and sales associate.  You can apply online at https://careers.dollargeneral.com/ and the phone number is (828) 554-1305.

Domino’s: customer service representative, delivery driver, assistant manager, and general manager.  You can apply online at https://jobs.dominos.com/dominos-careers/ and the phone number is (828) 497-5500.

EBCI Administrative Housekeeping: housekeeper – I, light duty.  You have until Sunday, November 7, 2021, to apply for this position.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Cherokee Police Department: patrol officer (multiple) and evidence technician I.  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Cherokee Youth Center: youth development professional.  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Detention Services: detention officer (multiple).  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Emergency Medical Services: part-time paramedic (multiple).  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Facilities: maintenance utility worker.  You have until Sunday, November 7, 2021, to apply for this position.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Kituwah Preservation and Education Program: part-time early childhood language specialist assistant and cultural resource and archive officer.  These positions are open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Medical Accounting Office: medical accounting coordinator.  You have until Sunday, November 7, 2021, to apply for this position.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Project Management: project monitor.  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Qualla Boundary Head Start and Early Head Start: teacher assistant and teacher.  You have until Sunday, November 7, 2021, to apply for the teacher assistant.  The teacher position is open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Qualla Housing Services: carpenter, maintenance utility worker, and homeownership/rental occupancy specialist.  You have until Sunday, November 7, 2021, to apply for the carpenter and maintenance utility worker positions.  The homeownership/rental occupancy specialist is open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Senior Citizens – Snowbird/Cherokee County: cook.  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Solid Waste Operations: truck driver/crew leader.  You have until Sunday, November 7, 2021, to apply for this position.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Transit: driver (multiple).  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Tribal In-Home Care Services: certified nursing assistant (CNA).  Open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

Family Dollar: customer service representative.  You can apply online at https://www.familydollar.com/careers and the phone number is (828) 332-6000.

Food Lion: openings available.  There are no paper applications so you must apply online at https://www.foodlion.com/careers/ and the phone number is (828) 497-4743.

Great Smokies Inn: accepting applications for a housekeeper.  Applications are available at Great Smokies Inn and the phone number is (828) 497-2020.

Hampton Inn: housekeeping.  Applications are available at Hampton Inn and the phone number is (828) 497-3115.

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino: engineer tech level II, dual rate supervisor, banquet set up supervisor, cashier, bartender, room service cook, sous chef, casino service representative, full-time heavy duty cleaner, housekeeping shift supervisor, EVS manager, night auditor, convention services manager, shuttle bus driver, on-call catering server, part-time table games dealer, part-time race and sportsbook writer, part-time poker dealer, front service attendant, games performance technician, engineering technician in development, table games service supervisor, rooms controller, front desk supervisor, bell captain, sales associate, laundry attendant, multimedia designer, poker supervisor, drop and count staff, part-time gaming host, full-time bar help, limo driver, senior executive casino host, beverage supervisor, part-time dining attendant, full-time security officer, full-time surveillance officer, full-time cleaning specialist, full-time room attendant, employee relations specialist, and many more openings are available.  Multiple openings available at the restaurants inside the Casino, including Selu, Wicked Weed, Guy Fieri, and the Food Court.  As of Thursday, November 4, 2021, there are 150 job openings available at the casino.  For the complete list of job openings and for information on how to apply, please visit https://harrahscherokeejobs.com/

Holiday Inn Express & Suites: housekeeping, front desk, and kitchen help.  Applications are available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites and the phone number is (828) 497-3113.

Pizza Hut: server, assistant restaurant general manager, driver, shift leader, cook, and restaurant general manager.  Applications are available at Pizza Hut’s drive-thru, or you can apply online at https://jobs.pizzahut.com/.  The phone number is (828) 497-5600.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: executive chef, prep cook, sauté cook, pantry cook, dishwasher, grill cook, server, bartender, food runner, host/hostess, and busser.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://www.ruthschris.com/ and click “careers” located at the bottom of the website, then click “current openings.”

Stonebrook Lodge: no openings but accepting applications for housekeeping.  Applications are available at Stonebrook Lodge and the phone number is (828) 497-2222.

Taco Bell: shift lead, assistant general manager, team member, and restaurant general manager.  You can apply at www.midsouthtacobell.com and the store # is 027317.  The phone number is (828) 497-1440.

The Service Companies: public area cleaner and public area supervisor.  If you are interested, please send a text message to (855) 644-7363 and one of the Service Companies’ recruiters will contact you.

UltraStar Multi-tainment Center: cook I, senior cook, host/hostess, dishwasher/steward, server, bartender, bowling and arcade attendant, social media specialist, bowling mechanic, EVS, I.T team member, and sous chef.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ultrastarnc.com/careers/

Wendy’s: assistant manager, breakfast crew member, crew member, general manager, and shift manager.  You can apply online at https://wendys-careers.com/job-search/ and the phone number is (828) 497-1277.

 

Job Openings at the Jacob Cornsilk Project in Snowbird:

If you are (1) an enrolled member of the EBCI, (2) spouse of EBCI enrolled member or parent of minor EBCI enrolled member, (3) or an enrolled member of another federally recognized tribe, and you are interested in job opportunities at the Jacob Cornsilk Project in Snowbird, please contact TERO Job Bank Coordinator Hillary Norville at 828-359-6422.