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.

Chemical Dependency Counselor

The Chemical Dependency Counselor provides information, intervention, prevention and counseling services to individuals and families of the Prairie Island Indian Community and the native population in the surrounding service area. Responsibilities include, but not limited to are; provides assessment consultations with individuals as requested, conducts one-on-one counseling sessions with individual community members, facilitates family and group counseling session with community members, attends multidisciplinary (intra-agency) staffings (family services, health, chemical dependency) and provides input into action plans for individuals and/or families, performs home visits with clients as follow-up aftercare, prepares written reports as requested to funding agencies and for the Tribal Council, conducts crisis interventions with individuals and families, establishes support groups as needed and locates facilitator for each and discusses and coordinates treatment plans with departmental members to assure the provision of the best possible service to each client. Qualified candidates must be state licensed in CD Counselor Certification which includes 2 year degree in Social or Human Services area with 2 years of work experience in Chemical Dependency or related field, have experience working within a Native American Community is preferred. Excellent communication skills; verbal and written and excellent organizational skills are a must. Candidates must pass a UA (drug screening) test and background check and have valid driver’s license and proof of insurability.
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 Human Resources Manager, Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089 or email: Rachael.zebro@piic.org Closing Date: June 22, 2018.

Public Works Technician Summer Interns (Tribal Members Only)

The Public Works department is currently looking for tribal youth to fill two summer part time positions. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, assisting in building and grounds maintenance, mowing grass, trimming, trash collection, janitorial services and other duties assigned. Must be able to work some weekends. Qualified candidates must pass be able to lift 50 lbs, sit, stand and walk for long periods of time, 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 rzebro@piic.org. Closing Date: July 13th, 2018.

Dakota Station Store Lead (afternoon/night shift)

The Convenience Store Lead is responsible for assisting the Store Management team in providing excellent customer service in a friendly, courteous and prompt manner. Ensure excellent customer service standards are met. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, Provide training and supervising store staff, work with Store Manager to ensure all work assignments are completed daily and fills in as necessary, assists in monitoring store profitability through inventory control, monitor store expenses and sales promotions. The Lead will complete daily and weekly bookkeeping duties, follows and assists in enforcing all store policies and help to keep staff motivated, ensure all areas of the store, both inside and outside are kept clean, free of dirt and clutter and monitors that proper cleaning procedures and materials are used to maintain a food service clean environment, monitors and ensures that store staff has shelves and vault stocked, rotated and front-faced to ensure freshness and quality of products and easy customer access and follows prescribed gasoline strategy and assists in ensuring store is in gasoline compliance and monitors gasoline competition. Qualified candidates must have a HS Diploma/GED, minimum one year of Convenience Store experience and knowledge of basic business practices. Excellent organizational and communication skills are a must. Candidates will work in a fast paced environment and need the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. This position is a swing/night shift that includes weekends and holidays, but must be flexible to fill in on other shifts as needed. Must be sensitive to Native American culture, pass a UA (drug screening) test and background check and have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurability. If interested, please email your resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org or pick up an application at 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089. Native American preference applies in accordance with Sec.7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: July 13th, 2018.

Maintenance Director PT (Ebenezer – Tinta Wita Lodge – elder living facility)

AM Res. Assist. (Ebenezer – Tinta Wita Lodge – elder living facility)

Cook/Support Chef PT e/o Weekend only (Ebenezer – Tinta Wita Lodge – elder living facility)

Cook/Support Chef FT (Ebenezer – Tinta Wita Lodge – elder living facility)

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