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.

Police Officer

The Prairie Island Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police officer and creating an eligibility list for future openings. Minimum qualifications include two-year degree in law enforcement, MN POST Board license or eligible to be licensed by February 28th, 2018. 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 license or eligibility letter by Friday, February 28th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Applications postmarked after deadline will not be accepted. Native American preference applies in accordance with Sec.7 (b) P.L. 93-638. For questions, please contact Captain James Wells at 651-267-4080 or james.wells@piic.org. Closing Date: February 28, 2018

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: March 16, 2018

Community Services Officer (Part Time - Hours Vary) Open to Prairie Island Tribal Members Only

The CSO performs general duty civilian public safety work consisting of protecting life and property, maintaining order, preventing crimes, and enforcing laws and ordinances.
The basic responsibilities include assisting the public, police officers, and other staff by performing a variety of public relations, technical, clerical, and manual activities related to law enforcement functions which do not require peace officer status. Eligible candidates must be a Citizen of the United States, a Prairie Island Community Member, must possess and be able to maintain a valid Minnesota driver’s license or in the case of residency therein, a valid driver’s license from another state; or eligibility to obtain either of the above. Candidates shall not have any felony convictions or any misdemeanor theft or misdemeanor domestic assault convictions. Must be able to pass a thorough background check and free from any conditions which might adversely affect the individual’s performance of the duties of the position. Must be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7(b) P.L. 93-638. Please send resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org or mail to Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN 55089.
Closing Date: February 23, 2018.

Family Services Specialist

The Family Services Specialist works to create a cohesive, integrated plan of intervention and prevention services for needy families in the Prairie Island Indian Community and native families in the surrounding service area. This position will also be responsible for the implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act. The responsibilities and duties of this position include, but are not limited to; providing case management; perform client intakes and investigations, provide referral and support services to families and individuals in the Prairie Island Indian Community and the Native American population in the surrounding service area.
Locates appropriate services in response to client’s needs and networks with area service agencies to provide necessary services to individuals and families. Will provide education, prevention and program information through gatherings, community meetings and newsletter articles, testify and confers with legal counsel on court-related issues involving children and families, performs home and institution visits with client families to monitor progress and provide assistance and direction as needed. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related Human Services Degree and two years of experience in Social Services field preferred. Excellent organizational, communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must. Knowledge of ICWA is preferred. Must be sensitive to Native American Culture.
Qualified applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug screen. 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. Closing Date: March 7, 2018

Certified Personal Trainer/Wellness Coach (Part Time and hours vary)

The position works closely with clients to help them realize their personal best through support of positive lifestyle changes by aligning behaviors with the client’s personal wellness goals and vision. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; actively engage with members regarding their fitness programs and offer help by demonstrating various exercises to help clients improve their exercise techniques, assures appropriate medical clearance and paperwork completion of each eligible member, develop individual or group exercise/activity programs based on the member’s wellness goals, maintain records of client appointments, notes and workout dates in client folder, develop and assist with any kids fitness activities and must be flexible to assist with activities and coverage of the Fitness Center. In addition, provide wellness coaching either by phone or in person, assess client’s needs utilizing an holistic point of view and demonstrate the ability to link a client to community and health system resources as appropriate. Qualified applicants must be have a high school diploma/GED , be certified CPR/First Aid, hold a Fitness or Personal Trainer Certification, valid driver’s license and 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. 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: March 16, 2018.

Floater/Receptionist (Part time - 2-3 days/week)

This position is designed to be support staff for the Office Manager. This position’s primary responsibilities will be filing, answering phones and assisting employees and visitors at the receptionist desk. In addition, filing, managing Outlook calendar and processing requests. Required to have a High School Diploma or GED and be proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience in an office setting is preferred. 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. 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: March 2, 2018.

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