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

Superintendent- Mt. Frontenac Golf Course

The Superintendent is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the golf course grounds year-round and providing administrative and supervisory services for the course and grounds crew staff.  This position will require up to 60 hours per week during the season is the norm.  Weekend work begins at the start of the season (April) and ends in early November.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to: required to maintain grounds on the property; including greens, fairways, buildings, irrigation systems, and sand traps. This position is responsible for hiring, training and supervising grounds crew. Must maintain all equipment and/or repair as needed and order supplies.  The position will water, mow, fertilize, trim, aerate and renovate all tees, greens, fairways and landscaped areas; apply safely and effectively pesticides, herbicides or other chemicals according to City, County and State regulations.  Operate equipment such as dump trucks, backhoe, mowers, and power tools such as chain saws, mowers, edger’s and blowers and maintain hand tools.  Maintains and repairs irrigation systems.  Change tee markers, cuts cups and performs other daily maintenance requirements.  Qualified candidates must have High School diploma or GED, minimum two years of experience in related field and advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices and current pesticide application license (willing to obtain).  Knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in golf course maintenance, working knowledge of methods and practices required to construct and maintain greens, fairways and tees is required. Must have a 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.  Closing date:  February 1, 2019.

Police Officer

The Prairie Island Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police officer.  We have 3 immediate openings and are creating an eligibility list for future vacancies.  Minimum qualifications include two-year degree in law enforcement, MN POST Board license or MN POST eligible PRIOR to closing date.  Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, are required.  Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638.  Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, job application and MN POST eligibility letter. Applications may be obtained at www.prairieisland.org. If interested, please send completed application materials to Prairie Island Police Department, 1960 Island Blvd, Welch, MN  55089 Attn: James Wells or call 651-267-4000 for more information or E-mail: James.wells@piic.org   Deadline Friday February 15th, 2019 at 4:00pm.

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.

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant - Ebenezer

Resident Assistant - Ebenezer

Resident Assistant - Ebenezer

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