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

Dakota Language Apprentice
(Only enrolled Prairie Island tribal members are eligible to apply)

The Apprentice position is full time and will be responsible for progressively learning the Dakota language under the mentorship of at least one Dakota language speaker. Responsibilities include; attending and actively participating in all Dakota language sessions and classes as required by the instructor, demonstrates clear progress by achieving language learning goals, will maintain a detailed, daily journaling log according to standards set by program instructor, complete all required research and assigned readings and work with visiting Elders. This position will involve working some weekends and attending events. Qualified applicants must be an enrolled member of the Prairie Island Indian Community, have a High School diploma/GED and proficient with Microsoft Office and social media. Must pass a background check and drug scree. Applications may be picked up at the Administration Building, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN 55089 or email resume to: Rachael.zebro@piic.org Closing date: Friday, December 6, 2019.

Family Health Assistant (Part-Time)

The Family Health Assistant is to work directly for the Family Health Manager providing Administrative support duties of a varied nature to the Prairie Island Family Health Staff as directed. Special emphasis will be on data entry, filing, bulk mailings and covering for the Fitness Center as needed. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; maintain Patient Registration files/PRC (Purchased Referred Care) applications/Eligibility list, meeting minutes for all meetings, such staff, Health Fair, strategic planning, responsible for processing purchase requisition forms and payment request, order supplies, assist with PRC processes; data entry in RPMS system, maintains Geographical information in all systems such Preferred One, Delta Dental and RPMS. This position will assist the CHR as needed with transports, medication pick-ups, coordinating education events, cover the Fitness Center as needed, organizing and distribution of bulk mailings of Insurance, Health Risk Assessment, PRC Info or activities. Qualified applicants must have a High School diploma/GED. A minimum 1 year of experience working in an office support role is required. Must be knowledgeable in MS Office, Word and Excel. Must be certified in CPR and HIPPA or ability to acquire within 6 months of hire. Must 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 Closing date: Friday, December 6, 2019.

Administrative Assistant- Gaming Commission

The Administrative Assistant is a full time position that will support the administrative functions within the Gaming Commission. This position serves as the initial contact for those coming into the Gaming Commission office or calling on the phone. This support position will provide clerical, technical and customer service duties of a varied nature as directed by the Gaming Director. Special emphasis will be typing, scheduling and maintaining an accurate filing and records system. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, receives and reviews all incoming mail on a daily basis, prepares outgoing mail, performs record keeping, establish, maintain and update important files and other office documents, processes and reviews outgoing financial documents such as travel requests, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, and training forms, orders office supplies, maintains office equipment and schedules and coordinates meetings, events, interviews, and other similar activities as requested by outside agencies. Qualified candidates must have a High School diploma or GED, minimum one year experience working in an office setting and have proficient skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel; skilled with developing spreadsheets. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Candidates 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, December 6, 2019.

Transcriptionist (Part-time)

The Transcriptionist is a professional typist who listens to recorded or live audio files and converts into text format what they hear. This position will be responsible for accurate verbatim transcription and editing of drafts from digital recordings and will support the Executive Assistant to Tribal Council, with weekly transcriptionist duties. Qualified candidates must have a High School diploma or GED with a minimum one (1) year as a Word Processer or Transcriptionist. In addition, will need to be proficient in Microsoft work, have knowledge of transcription software and its functions, proofreading experience, strong time management skills, ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality. A certification in Transcription is preferred. Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen and be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638 and Prairie Island Native American Standards. Please send resume to HR Director, Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089 or email: Rachael.zebro@piic.org Closing date: December 6, 2019

Tinta Wita Tipi

Tinta Wita Tipi Senior Living was built by the Prairie Island Indian Community and is managed by Ebenezer Management Services. This unique partnership allows our staff and residents a diverse and culturally inclusive work and home-like environment. Our 20 unit community is seeking direct care professionals who are open-minded, eager or learn and have a passion for caring for the elderly. Direct Care Professionals provide hands-on health-related services as directed including but not limited to dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, medication administration, housekeeping, and meal services. CNA certification not required. 1-3 years caregiving experience preferred. Must have a passion for working with the elderly and the ability to use technology in the form of computers, handheld devices, cell phone, and fax/copy machine.

Current Openings:
Resident Assistant: 40hr/pp Days 6am-2pm. Includes every other weekend and every other holiday
Resident Assistant: 40 hr/pp Evenings 4pm-9pm. Includes every other weekend and every other holiday
Resident Assistant: On-call/Casual. Minimum of 3 shifts per month and one holiday per year
Universal Worker/Front Desk Person: 30hr/pp 8:00-3:30 or 5:00 dependent on the day. Includes every other weekend and every other holiday

Gaming Inspector

The Prairie Island Indian Community has an opening for two Gaming Inspectors 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, basic computer knowledge, filing experience, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently. One position is from 4:00 p.m. – 12:30 a. m. shift and the other is 12:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 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. Open until filled.

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.

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