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

Public Works Technician

The Public Works department currently is taking applications for one full time position. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, assisting in building and grounds maintenance, snow plowing, mowing grass, trash collection, janitorial services and other duties assigned. Must be able to work weekends. Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, ability to lift 50 pounds, valid driver’s license and proof of insurability and must be sensitive to Native American Culture. Must pass UA and a background check. Applications can be picked up at the Administration Building, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089 or email resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org. Indian Preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: Open until filled.

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 high school diploma or GED, must have basic computer knowledge, filing experience and excellent organizational skills. This is a midnight to 8:30 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: April 30, 2018.

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for daily tasks and operations of the Legal Department and performs all tasks as assigned by Legal Counsel or by Tribal Council.Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to, preparing correspondence, memorandums, legal documents, and if necessary, file with Tribal Court, or other courts or agencies. Prepare and finalize Tribal Council resolutions, distribute executed resolutions to appropriate personnel, file necessary resolutions with the BIA for approval and maintain original resolutions. Maintain calendar of meetings, deadlines, etc. Extensive phone contact with tribal members, outside counsel and Tribal Court. Handle miscellaneous phone and interoffice inquiries. Compose and/or finalize and mail correspondence to public officials, public relations individuals and anyone else as required. Receive and provide a copy of contracts/agreements to attorney for review. Maintain and update spreadsheet tracking contract review request and comment by attorney as well as file PDF contract documents in electronic folder.
Qualified Candidates must have a HS Diploma/GED and a 2 year degree in Administrative Assistant or Paralegal degree is required and/or 4 years equivalent experience. Must be detailed oriented, highly organized, have strong computer skills and excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. In addition, must have the ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality, work fast and efficiently, work independently and maintain a professional demeanor. Qualified applicants must be 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 and Prairie Island Native American Standards. 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: April 20, 2018.

Fitness Summer Intern (Tribal Members Only)

The Fitness Center Staff is currently looking for tribal member youth to fill two summer intern positions to assist the Fitness Trainers during the Youth summer Camp. Duties will include, but not limited to, assisting with supervision of the youth on field trips and other activities during Youth Camps, assist Fitness Trainers with preparing and organizing activities and assisting with clean up and maintenance of fitness center equipment. Qualified candidates must be a Prairie Island Tribal Member, be able to commit up to 25 hours per week and have a desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Section 7 (b) P.L 93-638. Applications can be picked up at the Administration Building, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN 55089 or email resume to Rachael.zebro@piic.org For info call 651-385-4138. Closing Date: May 4, 2018.

Environmental Tribal Intern - Seasonal Position, up to 30hr/week (Tribal Members Only 18yrs of age or older)

The Environmental Tribal Intern will assist the Land & Environment senior staff in collecting water quality and biological data from area lakes, rivers, wetlands, and Tribal land throughout the summer as well as assist with other projects such as restoration projects, nestbox monitoring, invasive plant control and other duties relevant to the Dept. goals. Tentative timeline is May – September, 2018. Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to, collect water quality and biological samples from area lakes, rivers, wetlands, and land, assist in monitoring wildlife nest structures, implement invasive plant control, utilize GIS/GPS software to assist in preparing area maps and reports, assist with other projects/tasks as needed within the department. Qualified candidates must be a Prairie Island Tribal member, 18 years of age or older. Preferred experience in environmental sciences or enrolled or graduate of a 4 yr degree in an environmental field (biology, chemistry, hydrology, environmental studies, natural resources, or similar). Must be able and has interest to work outdoors, strong data collection, organization and writing skills, skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel and must possess valid driver’s license and submit proof of insurance. Must be able to work in and traverse through extreme environments and weather conditions (temperature, weather, water, insects, etc.); must be able to swim, handle field gear and equipment, occasionally required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must 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 Manager, Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089 or email: Rachael.zebro@piic.org Closing Date: May 4, 2018.

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