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

Health Department Summer positions (Enrolled Prairie Island Tribal Members only)

The Fitness Center Staff is currently looking for tribal member youth to fill two summer positions.  These positions will assist the Fitness Trainers during the Youth summer Camp and assist with cooking classes.  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 an enrolled Prairie Island Tribal Member, be able to commit up to 20 hours per week and have a desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  One position is needed during  6/10/19 – 6/21/19 and the other position will be from 7/8/19 – 8/15/19.  Applications can be picked up at the Administration Building, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN 55089 or email Rachael.zebro@piic.org  For info call 651-385-4138.  Closing date: Friday, May 31, 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 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:  Friday, May 24, 2019.

Activities Coordinator

The Activities coordinator will plan and monitor all youth activities and programs, act as liaisons between students, administrative staff, vendors and community members to facilitate the success of educational and fun youth activities/programs. Individual must be comfortable working with students from Native American backgrounds. This position is required to work some evenings and/or weekends in order to attend extracurricular student events.  Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to; scheduling youth activities and events to coincide with Health and Wellness educational opportunities for no school and early release dates, Youth Summer Camp, budget planning for all activities, coordinate use of facilities and equipment, resolves any member issues through effective communication, supervise participants and chaperones, develop flyers and promote each activity/event and provide monthly reports.  Qualified candidates must have a High School diploma/GED, must be CPR/First Aid Certified (or ability to obtain in the first six months of employment), excellent communication skills both verbal and written to supervise and motivate clients, good computer and organizational skills, possess ability to function in an independent role and exercise sound judgment and manage multiple priorities in an efficient manner. Certification as an Activities Professional by a recognized accrediting organization is highly desirable.  Must be able to pass a UA (drug screen) and background check, have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurability. 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 7 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. Closing date: Friday, May 17th, 2019.

Native Food Sovereignty Fellow

The Native Food Sovereignty Fellow is a 1 year AmeriCorps VISTA federal volunteer position. The Fellow will work alongside Tribal governments, community organizations and members to assist and strengthen food sovereignty and economic development projects at the local Tribal level in their assigned Tribal community. Contact Nicole Staudt at 651-385-4103 with questions. Click this link to apply: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=74858 Closing date: June 7th, 2019

Mt.Frontenac Golf Course- Summer Positions

Pro Shop Staff – assisting with scheduling and arranging of golf groups, answer phones, schedule tee times, assist with merchandise sales and assist with leagues. Includes helping with cart and driving range maintenance.

Cart Staff – daily washing of golf carts, ball recovery at driving range, collect garbage on course and variety of other outdoor tasks.

Cooks – responsible for food prep, cooking, stocking, dishwashing, cleaning and assisting with food service.

Grounds Crew – maintain grounds, equipment, mowing, weeding and all other required clean up on property.

Bar/Beverage Cart Staff – provide beverage and snack service to golfers, bartending, take and deliver food orders, assist with cleaning, and stocking.

We are seeking highly motivated, customer service orientated, dependable people who enjoy the outdoors.  Candidates over 18 years of age must pass background check and drug screen (UA).  If interested, applications may be completed online, picked up at Mt. Frontenac Golf Course, located at 32420 Ski Road, Frontenac or at the Administration Office, located at 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd.  Must be sensitive to Native American Culture.  Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638.  Closing date: Friday, May 3, 2019.

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: May 10, 2019.

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