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

TERO MOTHER TOWN HEALING PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The Tribal Employment Rights Office is looking to contract for coordinator services for the Mother Town Healing Program. This is a lead position that requires assigning and reviewing work/case records of the participants being supervised. Work includes developing work plans, enforcing work standards for the positions within the control of this position. The position requires maintaining confidentiality and providing support to program participants through implementation of program standards. Requires good judgment and a high level of responsibility. Peer Support Specialist Training or Recovery Coach Training preferred or must be eligible to complete these trainings within six months. A valid driver’s license is required. This is a contract for services. It is not a full time equivalent (FTE) position.

For more information, please contact TERO for further information at TEROMotherTown@ebci-nsn.gov or 828.359.6421. You may submit your resume with a copy of your Tribal Enrollment card and valid driver’s license to the email address above. Open 7/9/2021 – until filled.

Full-Time position based out of the Southwestern Region of WNC

Purpose

The overarching purpose of this position is to:

  • Serve as the primary relationship manager for most Southwestern WNC-based Mountain BizWorks clients (including loans, coaching, Foundations, ScaleUp WNC, and other clients).
  • Proactively market and deliver Mountain BizWorks’ integrated platform of small business lending and learning services to existing and aspiring entrepreneurs across the Southwestern WNC region.
  • In addition to assisting and empowering individual entrepreneurs, help to build vibrant, supportive, and place-based communities of entrepreneurs in Southwestern WNC through peer-to-peer connections, partner engagement, and communicating the importance of local small business development.
  • Develop, nurture and maintain effective working relationships with important regional partners includes bank referral partners, small business & entrepreneurial development initiatives (i.e., community college SBCs, SBTDC, angel investor networks, Western Carolina University, CREATE Bridges project), economic development officials, local media, and others.
  • Identify needs, opportunities, and potential partners to further Mountain BizWorks’ impact in Southwestern WNC, and actively communicate these to the executive team.

This position is initially an 18-month, full-time (avg. 40 hours/per week) position. Over the course of the year, Mountain BizWorks will be evaluating the feasibility of an ongoing, permanent position and office in the Southwestern WNC region.

Note: “Southwestern WNC” consists of Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties, and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; counties may sometimes also be served out of the Asheville office due to relatively close proximity. Additionally, this position may also from time to time be needed to assist clients or conduct tasks outside of the Southwestern WNC region.

Key Responsibilities
In addition to the items listed above, the individual in this position is responsible for:

Southwestern WNC Program Development, Marketing & Partnerships

  • Serve as the primary relationship manager for most Southwestern WNC-based Mountain BizWorks clients (including loan, coaching, ScaleUp WNC, Foundations, and other clients).
  • Provide project management support for the USDA Southwestern WNC pilot project grant and help ensure on-time, in-budget performance meeting or exceeding the set objectives.
  • Help develop and implement a Southwestern WNC market development strategy including building key partner relationships, producing effective outreach events (or supporting existing events), developing a robust client pipeline and local coach relationships, and furthering the Mountain BizWorks brand.
  • Track all client services and performance data in a timely and organized fashion; assist with grant reporting as needed.
  • This position will also be instrumental in assisting with other Southwestern WNC tasks and opportunities as they arise and/or are assigned, including work on supporting and growing Mountain BizWorks’ Sectors of focus: Outdoor Recreation, Local Food, and Craft.

Small Business Coaching & Classes

  • Provide high-quality & timely 1:1 pre- and post- loan technical assistance.
  • Help identify and cultivate Southwestern WNC-based business coaches.
  • Assist Mountain BizWorks Learning staff in matching Southwestern WNC clients with the best coaches to fit their needs.
  • Help manager and deliver Mountain BizWorks business training courses and workshops; many of these will be offered in partnership with key regional partners.
  • Make referrals to partner support agencies and/or other service providers as necessary.
  • Complete and transmit necessary client assistance documentation.

Small Business Lending Support

  • Serve as the primary relationship manager for most Southwestern WNC loan clients.
  • Proactively cultivate a qualified pipeline of Southwestern WNC small business loan clients.
  • Assist the MBW Lending department with underwriting and efficiently processing small business loan requests from a wide range of mostly Southwestern WNC businesses from startups to established businesses preparing for expansion (to include assessing business plan viability, compiling and analyzing company and personal financials, assessing credit risk, developing decisive loan recommendations and credit memos).
  • Provide pre-loan technical assistance to prospective borrowers to assist them in getting ready for capital.
  • Assist in identifying and delivering technical assistance needs for existing borrowers.

Qualifications

  • Passion for Mountain BizWorks’ mission, vision and values.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, entrepreneurship, or a related field; advanced degree or commensurate professional experience a plus.
  • Experienced in small business/entrepreneur training and development and/or experience owning and operating a small business.
  • Strong understanding of the stages, needs and challenges of starting and growing a business.
  • Demonstrated project management capacity including managing complex program schedules, collaboration management, and managing vendors and/or funders.
  • Strong analytical, math and auditing skills with ability to use qualitative and quantitative data in decision‐making.
  • Superior communication and customer service skills and an ability to adapt to a wide variety of audiences, including clients, supervisor, direct report(s), peers, and external partners/vendors.
  • Demonstrated self‐starter who goes beyond job description to make sure goals are achieved.
  • Very organized, detail‐oriented and fast and comfortable with various software programs, including strong Excel and database skills.
  • Demonstrated success in building and maintaining strong partner relationships.
  • Excellent interviewing and active listening skills.
  • Self-reliant, adept problem solver, results-oriented.
  • Energetic, collaborative and proactive team player.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Director of Sector Development

Pay: full-time, salaried

FLSA Classification: Exempt

To Apply
Qualified/interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to: noah@mountainbizworks.org with the subject line “Southwestern WNC Regional Manager”. The position will remain open until filled thereafter.

Local Job Openings for September 2021 (updated 9/3/21)

Alan’s Jewelry & Pawn: always accepting applications.  You can apply at Alan’s Jewelry & Pawn.  The phone number is (828) 554-0431.

Arby’s: team member, assistant manager, shift manager, crew member, 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: prep cook, bartender, dishwasher, cook, virtual ghost kitchen cook, server, assistant server, and host.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://www.brioitalian.com/careers/ and click “apply now.”

Burger King: team member.  Applications are available at Burger King and the phone number is (828) 497-6120.  They ask that you please bring an affidavit with you if you are an enrolled member of the EBCI.

Cherokee Boys Club: openings available with Snowbird Child Development, the Bus and Truck Department, Agelink Childcare, Cherokee Children’s Home, and the Construction and Facilities Department.  Snowbird Child Development is hiring one full-time cook.  The Bus and Truck Department is hiring two full-time drivers and ten part-time school bus drivers.  Agelink Childcare is hiring one full-time lead teacher, one full-time school age group leader, one part-time school age group leader, and two full-time teacher’s aides.  Cherokee Children’s Home is hiring two full-time resident counselors and four part-time resident counselors.  The Construction and Facilities Department is hiring one full-time carpenter/mason and one full-time carpenter/mason helper.  You can pick up applications at Cherokee Boys Club between 8:00am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Cherokee Central Schools: varsity wrestling assistant coach, middle school boys basketball head coach, middle school baseball assistant coach, varsity basketball assistant coach, CMS baseball head coach, CMS wrestling assistant coach, varsity volleyball assistant coach, varsity football assistant coach, JV football assistant coach, Cherokee Language instructor, school counselor (ARPA funded position), elementary academic interventionist, special education teacher – dreamcatcher, special education teacher assistant STARS, special education teacher, special education middle school teacher, special education path seekers teacher assistant, 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), licensed professional counselor, science teacher, babyface parent educator, math/reading interventionist (middle school), English/language arts teacher, licensed professional counselor, substitute school nurse, substitute teacher, and volunteer.  For more information, please visit https://www.ccs-nc.org/ and click on “job opportunities.”

Cherokee Grand Hotel: housekeepers and breakfast attendant.  Applications are available at Cherokee Grand Hotel and the phone number is (828) 497-0050.

Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority: openings available at Cherokee Indian Hospital, Tsali Care Center, and Analenisgi.  The openings include, but not limited to, administrative assistant, billing technician II, CNA medical clerk, certified nursing assistant/part-time intermittent, cook, cook aide, dental assistant II, diabetes educator, dietary services supervisor, food service worker, housekeeper, license practical nurse, masters level therapist, peer support specialist, PTI phlebotomist, PTI radiology technologist, PTI registered nurse, recreation coordinator, residential technician, senior accountant, supply warehouse technician, targeted case manager, sterile processing supervisor, and more.  For the complete list of job openings and for more information on how to apply, please visit https://cherokeehospital.org/careers/ and click on “view open positions.”

Cherokee Lodge: accepting applications for all positions.  The phone number is (828) 497-2226.

Chestnut Tree Inn: room attendants.  Applications are available at Chestnut Tree Inn and the phone number is (828) 497-9181.

Dollar General: store manager candidate.  You can apply online at https://careers.dollargeneral.com/ and the phone number is (828) 554-1305.

Domino’s: delivery driver, general manager, customer service representative, and assistant 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, September 5, 2021, to apply for this position.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Cherokee Police: patrol officer (multiple).  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) and full-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, September 5, 2021, to apply for this position.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Kituwah Preservation & Education Program: full-time early childhood language specialist assistant and part-time early childhood language specialist assistant.  You have until Sunday, September 5, 2021, to apply for the full-time early childhood language specialist assistant.  The part-time early childhood language specialist assistant is open until filled.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Motor Pool: administrative assistant.  You have until Sunday, September 5, 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 Public Safety: telecommunicator.  You have until Sunday, September 5, 2021, to apply for this position.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Qualla Boundary Head Start/Early Head Start: facilities maintenance worker and teacher.  You have until Sunday, September 5, 2021, to apply for these positions.  For information on how to apply, please visit https://ebci.com/jobs/

EBCI Qualla Housing Services: homeownership/rental occupancy specialist.  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/

El Cajelito Mexican Restaurant: openings available.

El Camino Motel: front desk and housekeepers.  Applications are available at the El Camino Motel and the phone number is (828) 497-3600.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott: housekeeping.  Applications are available at Fairfield Inn & Suites and the phone number is (828) 497-0400.

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.

Front Porch: openings available.  The phone number is (828) 497-1776.

Great Smokies Inn: housekeeping and front desk for overnight (11pm-7am).  Applications are available at Great Smokies Inn, and the phone number is (828) 497-2020.

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

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino: multimedia designer, catering chef, pool bartender, seamstress, sales associate, part-time poker dealer, production assistant, bartender, engineering technician, full-time cocktail server, table games dealer, I.T gaming systems analyst, senior cook for room service, drop and count staff, groundskeeper, senior executive casino host, heavy duty cleaner, employee relations specialist, warehouse person, bell captain, Starbucks barista, Starbucks cashier, front desk clerk, event technician, cage cashier, security officer, full-time and part-time room attendant, convention services manager, part-time bar help, surveillance officer, rooms controller, night auditor, income control gaming auditor, steward, VIP host, and many more openings are available.  Multiple openings available at the restaurants inside the Casino, including Selu, Wicked Weed, and Guy Fieri.  For the complete list of job openings and for information on how to apply, please visit https://harrahscherokeejobs.com/

Long House Funeral Home Inc: openings available for part-time/on call work and security.  For more information, please call is (828) 497-1408.

Ma-Ga-Yi Builders, LLC: openings available.

Mandara Spa: front desk concierge.  The phone number is (828) 497-8550.

Mini Donut Place: openings available.  You can apply on Facebook or the Indeed website.  The phone number is (828) 795-1001.

Museum of the Cherokee Indian: director of operations.  The phone number is (828) 497-3481.

Native Brews Tap & Grill: cooks, servers, dishwashers, bussers, hostesses, and bartenders.  Applications are available at Native Brews Tap & Grill and the number is (828) 497-2739.

Pizza Hut: assistant restaurant general manger, server, driver, restaurant general manager, cook, and shift leader.  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: busser (urgently hiring), prep cook (urgently hiring), grill cook (urgently hiring), restaurant manager, food runner (urgently hiring), host/hostess (urgently hiring), executive chef, dishwasher (urgently hiring), sauté cook (urgently hiring), server (urgently hiring), bartender (urgently hiring), and pantry cook (urgently hiring).  For more information on how to apply, please visit https://www.ruthschris.com/, click “careers” located at the bottom of the website, then click “current openings.”

Santa’s Land: food service worker.  The phone number is (828) 497-9191.

Subway: sandwich artist.  You can apply at Subway or online at www.mysubwaycareer.com.  The phone number is (828) 497-1268.

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

The Service Companies: currently hiring for all positions at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino’s new hotel.  The openings include housekeeper, dishwasher, and public area cleaner.  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, cook II, 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: general manager, shift manager, breakfast shift manager, assistant manager, and breakfast crew member.  You can apply online at https://wendys-careers.com/job-search/ and the phone number is (828) 497-1277.

Wize Guyz Grille: openings available.  You can apply through either the “Wize Guyz Grille” Facebook page or contact Thomas or Mikayla at (828) 788-3073.  Wize Guys Grille’s phone number is (828) 497-2838.

The Akana Group Inc.: inside sales representative and outside sales representative.  The Akana Group Inc. is a new TERO Vendor, based out of Texas.   

 

 

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.