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 Store Attendant

Opening for part-time cashier in Convenience Store. Hours may vary. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. If interested, please contact 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. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. This is a drug free work environment. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Housing Director

Responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Prairie Island Indian Housing Authority; planning and coordinating housing related activities with other departments of Federal, State and Tribal Governments. Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Constructions Management or related field. Qualified candidates must also possess excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and have a minimum three years of progressive responsible experience as a Housing Authority of Public Housing Property Manager. 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 Rd, Welch, MN 55089 or email rachael.zebro@piic.org. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Family Services Director

The Family Services Director works to create a cohesive, integrated plan of intervention and prevention services for Prairie Island Indian Community individuals and families. The Family Services director is a member of management and is responsible for the management and supervision of the entire Family Services Department. Qualified candidates must have a degree in Social Work or related field. A Minnesota Board of Social Work Licensure (LGSW) is preferred. A minimum 5 years of experience including experience within some or all relevant social services fields including; chemical dependency, family services, child welfare and mental health. Supervisory experience and management knowledge of ICWA. Must 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. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Dakota Language Instructor

The Dakota Language Instructor shall be responsible for teaching all interested members of the Prairie Island Indian Community to speak, read and write the Mdewakanton Dakota Language to promote and encourage general health and wellness for the tribal community, along with other employees of the Prairie Island Indian Community. This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of Dakota Language lesson plans for appropriate levels of fluency, i.e. beginners, intermediate and advanced speakers, they will evaluate and monitor Dakota Language participants’ progress by implementing a pre/post-test to be given before and after each class cycle, assist in the planning and development of special events the department may conduct for the community. The instructor will work with the enrolled members of the Prairie Island Indian Community to achieve Dakota Languages skills. In addition, the Instructor will work with Education department to implement Dakota Language in summer school program, prepare monthly calendars on class scheduling and events concerning Dakota Language issues. Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED, be fluent in Mdewakanton Dakota Language, have teaching license or in progress of obtaining licensure and have classroom instruction and curriculum development experience. Closing Date: Open until filled.

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