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: Rzebro@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: Rzebro@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: rzebro@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.

High School Education Liaison

Immediate opening for a High School Liaison to work with students, parents and teachers in the Red Wing School District. Must have strong communication and organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Position summary: Monitoring daily attendance and academic progress of all students enrolled with the Prairie Island Indian Community, oversee tutoring needs of students and assist in the development of alternative education programs. Qualified candidates must possess a 4 year degree and a teacher certification. Must be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7(b) P.L. 93-638. Please send resume to rzebro@piic.org or mail to Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN 55089. Closing Date: March 24, 2017.

Tribal Garden Assistant

Openings for a Tribal Garden technician to assist the Family Health Department during the summer growing season. Technician will assist with tending to the Elder’s Cultural and Medicinal Garden and the Community Vegetable Garden, as well as cultural education and outreach, and other projects as assigned. The position will run from May – September with opportunity for up to 40 hours per week during that time. Qualifications include a valid driver’s license, interest in organic gardening and the outdoors, and preferred one year of experience in gardening. If interested, please contact Nicole Staudt, SHIP/Garden Coordinator, Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089. Ph: 651-385-4103 Email: nicole.staudt@piic.org. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: April 15, 2017.

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.

Environmental Technician

The Land & Environment Department has a temporary position available from May 1 – Sept 30, 2017. This position will work 32 hours per week; in assisting staff during summer field season with water quality sampling, wildlife research, data entry, and other projects as assigned. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7(b) P.L. 93-638. Qualified candidates may submit resume to Leya.Charles@piic.org or mail to Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089. Attn: Leya Charles
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be enrolled or graduate of a 4 yr. degree in an environmental field (biology, chemistry, hydrology, environmental studies, natural resources, or similar)
• Must possess valid driver’s license and submit proof of insurance
• Strong data collection, organization and writing skills
• Skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel
• GIS and GPS skills desirable
• Preferred experience operating ATVs and motorboats
• Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position
Closing Date: Open until filled.