Proposals are due by 4:00pm (PST) Friday, April 18, 2014.

P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, Washington, 99155

The Colville Confederated Tribes Human Resources Department is issuing a RFP for revisions to the existing Employee Policy Manual (EMP).

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation (“Colville Tribes” or “Tribes”) Human Resources Department (“HR”) is issuing this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to solicit responses from the most qualified individual or company that is a well-established and highly qualified Human Resources consultant in the practice of Indian Employment Law to produce and supply the Tribes the following items in a timely manner:

  • A comprehensive assessment of the Tribes and its employment needs in regards to employment law through consulting with key positions within the Tribe (e.g. Executive Director, Office of Reservation Attorney, Human Resources Manager, etc.)
  • Review current and pending Tribal Code (Tribal Laws) that relate to the EPM and employment law for recommended revisions to ensure sovereign immunity and make recommendations for changes to support the Tribes employment vision via the EPM.
  • An Employee Policy Manual draft that balances the applicable federal laws, Indian Employment laws, Tribal Code, and our tribal culture and practices while preserving our sovereign immunity to the fullest extent.
  • The Employee Policy Manual must be employer and employee friendly with room for interpretation while eliminating contradicting policies.

Minimum of 10 years’ experience practicing HR consulting.

Knowledge of Indian Employment Law.

Three references from clients that demonstrate a favorable reputation.

To apply or to get a complete list of requirements, please go to:

Proposals should be submitted to:

CCT- Contracting Officer
EPM Proposal for HR
PO Box 150
Nespelem, WA 99155

Questions specific to the RFP tasks and deliverables should be directed to:

Kara Finley, Human Resources Manager
Human Resources Office
PO Box 150
Nespelem, WA 99155

Any potential questions and answers that arise specific to this RFP will be posted on the tribes website at

NOTE: If your company is awarded a contract related to this opportunity (or other opportunities) and/or added jobs, please let us know. Native PTAC is funded in part through the Dept. of Defense. Our goal under Economic Development is to report financial and job growth through our assistance as an aggregate to clients and partners. We greatly appreciate your attention to this detail which allows this program to continue to provide services at no-cost to you. Award Reporting