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Maintenance Worker

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Salary Range: $39,097.00 To $ 41,704.00

The position provides the maintenance of the Tribal In-Lieu / Treaty Fishing Access Sites along the Columbia River by performing work that involves a variety of trade practices such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, electrical, and custodial work, including sanitizing all facilities. Maintenance workers will use hand and power tools to accomplish this work.


  • Preventative maintenance / corrective maintenance and minor building repairs to the various facilities. Maintaining and repairing boat ramps and paved areas at the sites or at other facilities within the jurisdiction of the In-Lieu / Treaty Fishing Access Sites.
  • Maintenance of facilities includes removing, cleaning, replacing, packing, and sealing any defective parts of utility facilities, water, and irrigation systems. Cleans and sanitizes related fixtures: picnic tables; shelters; fireplaces and fish cleaning tables. Selects the appropriate tools, and materials, and decide on methods and techniques to carry out the work. Performs visual inspection of the sites to ensure they are in good working condition. Reports/repairs any vandalism to the facilities, i.e., to fireplaces, paints, plumbing, lighting fixtures, etc., as well as protect the facilities through winterizing procedures.
  • Cleans restrooms and vault toilets to include sweeping and mopping; cleaning and sanitation of fixtures, toilets, sinks, benches, and showers; cleaning windows, mirrors, and light fixtures; provides toilet paper as needed; and collecting and disposing of trash, litter, and debris. Maintains stock of janitorial supplies and advises the Maintenance Supervisor when inventories need replenishing.
  • Completes seasonal lawn maintenance tasks such as fertilizing, preparing seedbeds, transplanting, seeding, aerating, pruning, trimming, and applying chemicals to plants according to directions. Cuts, trims and removes fallen trees and brushes. Uses power mowers, including riding mowers to maintain grounds; keeps such mowers and other power equipment serviced by performing minor repairs and normal operator maintenance. Mows all improved and unimproved areas. Applies vegetation control on gravel-surfaced areas, pathways, roads, parking areas, and campsites. Operates the irrigation system.
  • Monitors sites for safety hazards reports emergency situations or the abuse of safety and protection policies/rules governing the sites to the Maintenance Supervisor. Operates and maintains boats and motor vehicles used to perform inspections, remove trash, and transport supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with the operation, maintenance, and recording use of Public Water Systems on the sites as needed and after completion of training.
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Application Procedure

Online applications are preferred, however if circumstances prevent an applicant from completing an online application or require help with an electronic application, email for assistance.

Hiring preference:
CRITFC implements a tribal preference policy and encourages citizens and descendants of our member tribes (Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs and Yakama) and other federally recognized tribes to apply.

CRITFC is committed to building a culturally inclusive community and a work environment that respects and inspires every person. Members of historically marginalized groups including women, people of color, those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are invited to apply.

CRITFC will consider non-citizen applicants who are authorized to work in the U.S. If not authorized to work in the U.S., CRITFC will provide reasonable support and accommodations to the candidate in obtaining U.S. work authorization. With the exception of certain employer required costs, CRITFC will not pay for costs related to applicant’s legal representation, filings for work authorization or immigration, or other costs related to obtaining work authorization.

*Please note: the term “Commission” as used in this description refers to CRITFC’s governing body. CRITFC is a tribal organization that is wholly owned and governed by the Nez Perce Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. As a tribal organization, CRITFC is subject to a unique blend of policies and laws.