Employment

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

Tribal Engineer

This position will provide professional engineering services for the Prairie Island Indian Community. Work will be relevant to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of all existing public works and buildings as well as new construction. The Tribal Engineer will be responsible to prepare a budget, develop plans, design maps, specifications, cost estimates and bid specifications. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and be a registered professional civil engineer in Minnesota. Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurability. Must pass background check and UA test. For complete job description or send resume to Rachael Zebro, HR Director, 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. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Part-Time Cashier

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.

Water/Wastewater Operator

The Prairie Island Indian Community has one or more openings for Water/Waste Water Operators 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. This is a drug free work environment. Must pass UA and background check. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Qualified candidates please 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.

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.

Public Works Technician

The Public Works department currently is taking applications for 2 full time positions along with 2 summer part time positions. 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.

Nutritionist Intern (Tribal Member Youth Position)

Tribal Youth Summer Intern to assist the Nutritionist with shopping and running errands, help with food preparation, assist with youth during cooking classes and will assist Fitness Trainers with preparing and organizing activities. Also will do clean up after daily activities, basic office duties and other duties as assigned by the Nutritionist, Fitness Trainers or Family Health Manager. This is a drug free work environment. Must pass UA and background check. Interested candidates please send resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org Indian Preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Family Services Domestic Abuse and Intake Advocate

This position of Domestic Abuse and Intake Advocate works to encourage stronger communities, stronger families, and stronger relationships through communication, education, and support while assisting with Family Services Social Workers. Advocate will connect the families with service providers to facilitate development of effective plans which may include generating a safe plan for domestic abuse/violence and/or child welfare matters which may also include referrals for domestic abuse/violence services. Performs home and institution visits with client families to monitor progress and provide assistance and direction as needed. Complete initial investigations on any/all child abuse/neglect reports received and provide written documentation on investigation and on ongoing case management including case notes and monthly summary reports to Family Services Social Worker, CD Counselors, and Family Services Manager, and the Tribal Court.
Qualified candidates must have a minimum two years related experience in a social service agency or an associate’s degree is required, bachelor’s degree is preferred. Knowledge of Indian Child Welfare Act and the Minnesota Family Preservation Act, knowledge of social service system, tribal court and child protection systems. In addition, must have strong computer skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. A valid driver’s license, with a satisfactory driving record, and proof of insurability is required. Must pass UA and background check. Qualified candidates should 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 check. If interested, please email your resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org . Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec.7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Police Officer

The Prairie Island Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police officer and an eligibility list. We have 1 immediate opening and eligibility list for future vacancies. Minimum qualifications include two-year degree in law enforcement, MN POST Board license or post eligible PRIOR to closing date. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, are required. Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, job application and MN POST eligibility letter. If interested, please send resume 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
Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: Open until filled.