Employment & Opportunities

It is the policy of the Prairie Island Indian Community to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, or national origin. This policy is based upon the philosophy of the Equal Employment Act of 1996. This policy will be adhered to with the exception of the provisions governed by Indian Preference.

In compliance with the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs under Section 7(b)Public Law 93-638, the Prairie Island Indian Community, Indian preference applies for all employment vacancies.

Prairie Island Indian Community is a drug-free work environment.

Current Employment Opportunities

If interested, please send resume to:

Rachael Zebro, HR

Prairie Island Indian Community

5636 Sturgeon Lake Road

Welch, MN 55089

or call 800 554-5473, ext. 4138 for more information.

E-mail: rachael.zebro@piic.org

or Fax: 651 385-4180

Part time Certified Personal Trainer/Wellness Coach

This is a part time position, approximately 20 – 25 hours per week, that works closely with clients to help them realize their personal best through support of positive lifestyle changes by aligning behaviors with the client’s personal wellness goals and vision. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; actively engage with members regarding their fitness programs and offer help by demonstrating various exercises to help clients improve their exercise techniques, assures appropriate medical clearance and paperwork completion of each eligible member, develop individual or group exercise/activity programs based on the member’s wellness goals, maintain records of client appointments, notes and workout dates in client folder, develop and assist with any kids fitness activities and must be flexible to assist with activities and coverage of the Fitness Center. In addition, provide wellness coaching either by phone or in person, assess client’s needs utilizing a holistic point of view and demonstrate the ability to link a client to community and health system resources as appropriate. Qualified applicants must be have a high school diploma/GED , be certified CPR/First Aid, hold a Fitness or Personal Trainer Certification, valid driver’s license and able to pass a background check and drug screen. Must be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7(b) P.L. 93-638. Please send resume to HR Manager, Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089 or email: Rachael.zebro@piic.org. For info call 651-385-4138. Closing date: Friday, June 14, 2018.

Enrollment Clerk- Part Time (Prairie Island Tribal Members Only)

The position is responsible for the maintenance of all enrollment records for the Prairie Island Indian Community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; maintains all enrollment and membership records, responsible for scanning, storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining and disposing of records in accordance with policies and practices of the Prairie Island Indian Community. Provides pre-application forms, reviews for completeness and refers to Enrollment Committee, provides membership application forms in accordance with Committee policies and assists in completion of the forms. Prepares notices and correspondence as instructed by the Enrollment Committee, prepares Tribal identification cards to enrolled members and periodically updates the system bank, assists the Bureau of Indian Affairs in updating Prairie Island enrollment records in the possession of the BIA, prepares completed application packages for presentation to the Enrollment Committee and prepares letters of approval or denial to applicants. Qualified candidates must be an enrolled Prairie Island Tribal Member. Must have computer experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, maintaining filing system, excellent organizational skills and communication skills. In addition, considerable knowledge in Prairie Island Indian Community Constitution, ordinances and resolutions concerning enrollment. Notary Public or eligible for such status. Must pass a UA (drug screening) test and background check. Applications may be picked up at the Administration building or email your resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org Closing date: Friday, July 5, 2019.

Gaming Inspector

The Prairie Island Indian Community has an opening for a Gaming Inspector in the Gaming Commission office to ensure Casino Operations are compliant with National Indian Gaming Commission, Minimum Internal Control Standards, Prairie Island Tribal Minimum Internal Controls, Prairie Island Gaming Ordinance and by-laws and Tribal/State Compact. Requirements include successfully completing 90 days of training that teaches the basics of casino regulations, must have a high school diploma or GED, must have basic computer knowledge, filing experience, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently. This is a 4:00 pm to 12:30 am shift and includes some week-ends. Must pass UA and background screen.  If interested, please email your resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org .  Native American preference applies in accordance with Sec.7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing date:  Friday, June 28th, 2019.

Convenience Store Manager- Dakota Station

The Prairie Island Indian Community has an immediate opening for a Manager at the Dakota Station Convenience Store. Qualified candidates must have a two or four year degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Business Management or equivalent of a minimum two years of experience being in a managerial role that included responsibilities of supervising, cash handling, financial reporting and hiring. In addition, must have a Food Handler Certification from the State of MN. Strong communication and organizational skills, knowledge of business practices and the ability to multi task is a must. The work hours vary, including holidays and weekends. This is a fast paced environment that includes responsibilities, but not limited to, daily bookkeeping, staff scheduling, inventory control, ordering, gasoline compliance and pricing and ensuring proper maintenance and operation of store equipment. Must be able to pass drug screen, background check and be sensitive to Native American culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Section 7 (b) P.L 93-638. Please email resume to: Rachael.zebro@piic.org For info call 651-385-4138.

Store Attendants-Dakota Station

Dakota Station has an immediate opening for one part-time food service attendant to open the store at 5:00am; day hours include weekends and holidays. Cashier positions available for nights and weekends. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Previous food handling and/or cook experience and convenience store experience preferred, but will train. Must pass background screen and drug test. If interested, applications may be picked up at the Administration Office at 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd or email resume to rzebro@piic.org. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638.

Water/Wastewater Operator

The Prairie Island Indian Community has an opening for a Water/Waste Water Operator to assist in the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Community’s Waste Water and Water Systems, ensuring that all Federal guidelines and permits are followed. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, must have a valid Class D Water License and/or Class D Waste Water license, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurability and good mechanical aptitude. Must have ability to lift 50 pounds. Must pass drug screen and background check. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Indian Preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Qualified candidates please email resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org. Closing date: June 28th, 2019.