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

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant obtains and processes financial data for use in maintaining accounting records for the Prairie Island Indian Community. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; reviews employee time reports and prepares payroll checks for distribution through our contracted payroll service weekly, maintains deduction files, levies and insurance information on each employee’s payroll record, prepares payment request forms for all of the payroll withholdings each week, assists with the per capita payments including deductions, direct deposits and printing of the checks, answers questions concerning per capita raised by community members, prepares employment and income verifications for employees and community members, review Dakota Station daily revenues and various reports, process fuel system community member applications, fuel system reporting for Tribal Government, casino and community members monthly, submit monthly department reports to the managers, enter journal entries into the accounting system daily and assist in processing tribal loans to community members. Qualified candidates must have a two year Accounting degree, knowledge of payroll and accounting systems, computers, spreadsheets and experience working with Microsoft Excel and Outlook, ability to work independently and have strong time management and organizational skills. A minimum two years of experience in payroll and/or accounting is preferred. Must be sensitive to Native American Culture. Native American preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7(b) P.L. 93-638. Please send resume to HR Director, Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089 or email: Rachael.zebro@piic.org. Closing date: December 13, 2019.

Tinta Wita Tipi

Tinta Wita Tipi Senior Living was built by the Prairie Island Indian Community and is managed by Ebenezer Management Services. This unique partnership allows our staff and residents a diverse and culturally inclusive work and home-like environment. Our 20 unit community is seeking direct care professionals who are open-minded, eager or learn and have a passion for caring for the elderly. Direct Care Professionals provide hands-on health-related services as directed including but not limited to dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, medication administration, housekeeping, and meal services. CNA certification not required. 1-3 years caregiving experience preferred. Must have a passion for working with the elderly and the ability to use technology in the form of computers, handheld devices, cell phone, and fax/copy machine.

Current Openings:
Resident Assistant: 40hr/pp Days 6am-2pm. Includes every other weekend and every other holiday
Resident Assistant: 40 hr/pp Evenings 4pm-9pm. Includes every other weekend and every other holiday
Resident Assistant: On-call/Casual. Minimum of 3 shifts per month and one holiday per year
Universal Worker/Front Desk Person: 30hr/pp 8:00-3:30 or 5:00 dependent on the day. Includes every other weekend and every other holiday

Gaming Inspector

The Prairie Island Indian Community has an opening for two Gaming Inspectors 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, basic computer knowledge, filing experience, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently. One position is from 4:00 p.m. – 12:30 a. m. shift and the other is 12:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 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. Open until filled.

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.

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.