Employment Opportunities

Kcitpahsuwet (Suicide Prevention) Educator: This position will facilitate behavioral health activities, trainings, and policy and grant support for youth with the use of indigenous Wabanaki culture. This position will require frequent travel and a flexible work schedule. The location of this position is flexible; WPH has offices in Orono or Calais as well as presence each of the tribal community. An office location will be determined upon hire.
The position will require skills and experience in the following areas:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Public Health or a related field -OR- at least four years of related work and educational experience
• Experience in public health, community organizing and health promotion
• Experience and appreciation for tribal people and communities
• Excellent community-based and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Nikan’usk (Youth Engagement) Coordinator: This position will empower and prepare youth to use their voice and to make an impact in all Wabanaki communities, and to build the capacity of adults to support youth organizing and leadership. The Youth Engagement Coordinator will facilitate youth programs and youth councils in the communities by engaging, supporting and empowering youth voice and youth leadership. This position will require frequent travel and a flexible work schedule. The location of this position is flexible; WPH has offices in Orono or Calais as well as in each of the tribal community. An office location will be determined upon hire.
The position will require skills and experience in the following areas:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Public Health or a related field -OR- at least four years of related work and educational experience
• Experience in public health, community organizing and health promotion
• Experience and appreciation for tribal people and communities
• Excellent community-based and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Kèləwahk Nèpison (Substance Use Prevention) Educator for the Indian Township community: This position will work within Indian Township to support community-based substance use prevention activities for WPH. This position will require frequent travel and a flexible work schedule.
The position will require skills and experience in the following areas:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Public Health or a related field -OR- at least four years of related work and educational experience
• Experience in public health, community organizing and health promotion
• Experience and appreciation for tribal people and communities
• Excellent community-based and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Kèləwahk Nèpison (Substance Use Prevention) Educator for the Micmac and Maliseet communities: This position will work within both communities to support community-based substance use prevention activities for WPH. This position will require frequent travel and a flexible work schedule.
The position will require skills and experience in the following areas:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Public Health or a related field -OR- at least four years of related work and educational experience
• Experience in public health, community organizing and health promotion
• Experience and appreciation for tribal people and communities
• Excellent community-based and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Wətamάweyi (Commercial Tobacco) Educator: The primary focus of this role will be to help support the existing Tobacco Program team’s policy development. In addition, this position will also provide support to the Tobacco Growth project, as well as conduct Side Kicks trainings with Youth Groups. This position will also collaborate with Schools and Youth Programs to provide commercial tobacco education. This position will require frequent travel and a flexible work schedule. The location of this position is flexible; WPH has offices in Orono or Calais as well as presence in each of the tribal communities. An office location will be determined upon hire.
The position will require skills and experience in the following areas:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Public Health or a related field -OR- at least four years of related work and educational experience
• Experience in public health, community organizing and health promotion
• Experience and appreciation for tribal people and communities
• Excellent community-based and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you have skills, training and/or experience in these areas, enjoy traveling throughout the state, have a valid Maine license, have reliable transportation and, love working within all tribal communities, please send your resume to Brian Martinez at bmartinez@wabanakipublichealth.org by November 15th, 2019.


Tribal Public Health Liaison

Status: Full-time, 40 hours/week

Employer: Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians

Supervisor: Tribal Chief

Role: Provide leadership and oversight on the implementation of key public health strategies.

Position Responsibilities: Will provide assistance to local public health entities, Tribes, and local health officers; serve as a liaison between tribal, district, and state public health entities; represent and advocate for the Tribes’ public health issues and needs; provide support to the District Coordinating Council (DCC); work with the DCC to revise and implement the District Public Health Improvement Plan (DPHIP), reflecting current data and priorities.

Minimum Qualifications: Formal education with a current registered professional license or degree in a health-related field, e.g. Nursing (RN) or Dietician. Six (6) years professional experience in the medical and/or health care administration, to inlcude three (3) years at the program management level.

Applications are available at the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians Administration Building. One can be mailed to you by contacting the Tribal Administration Office. For more information about the job description please call the Administration Office at (207) 532-4273 or email hr@maliseets.com. A complete job description can be found at maliseets.com.

If selected for employment, you will be subject to pre-employment drug testing. If you fail the drug test, any offer of employment will be withdrawn.

Applications will be accepted until December 1st, 2019.

To Apply: Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
ATTN: Michael Carlos
88 Bell Road
Littleton, Maine 04730

The HBMI practices Indian preference to qualified Native Americans in accordance with Public Law 93-638 and is an Equal Opportunity/At-Will Employer.