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

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 (Tribal Youth) 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.

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.

Fitness Summer Intern (Tribal Member Youth)

The Fitness Center Staff is currently looking for tribal member youth to fill two summer intern positions to assist the Fitness Trainers during the Youth summer Camp. Duties will include, but not limited to, assisting with supervision of the youth on field trips and other activities during Youth Camps, assist Fitness Trainers with preparing and organizing activities and assisting with clean up and maintenance of fitness center equipment. Qualified candidates must be a Prairie Island Tribal Member, be able to commit up to 25 hours per week and have a desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Indian preference applies in accordance with Section 7 (b) P.L 93-638. Applications can be picked up at the Administration Building, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN 55089. For info call 651-385-4138. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Social Worker

The Family Services Social Worker 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 monitoring compliance of the Indian Child Welfare Act, 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. Other responsibilities include, but not limited to, identify specific individual and family needs through individual and group case studies and support groups; then locates appropriate services in response to these needs, networks with area service agencies to provide necessary services to individuals and families, provides education, prevention and program information to the Prairie Island Indian Community and Indian population in the surrounding service area through gatherings, community meetings and newsletter articles and performs home and institution visits with client families to monitor progress and provide assistance and direction as needed. Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or Human Services area with two years in Social Services field. Must have excellent organizational skills, communication skill, both written and oral. Knowledge of ICWA preferred.
Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Section 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: Open until filled.

Convenience Store Manager

The Prairie Island Indian Community has an immediate opening for a Manager at the Dakota Station Convenience Store. Qualified candidates must a two or four year degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Business Management or equivalent of a minimum 4 years of experience being a store manager. 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 varies, including holidays and weekends. This is a fast paced environment that includes responsibilities, but not limited to, daily bookkeeping, staff scheduling, inventory control and ordering, gasoline compliance and pricing and ensuring proper maintenance and operation of store equipment. PIIC is a drug free work place; must be able to pass drug screen and background check. Must 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. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Emergency Management Coordinator

The Emergency Management Coordinator will assist the Prairie Island Indian Community in meeting its public safety, emergency preparedness and management goals. The Coordinator will perform professional and administrative work directing the emergency management efforts, disseminating information regarding emergency procedures and processing necessary documentation. This person is responsible for overall coordination of emergency preparedness and management activities on tribal lands, as well as providing secretarial support for the police department. This position requires strong leadership and emergency management coordination skills. A Certificate or degree in Emergency Management, Public Safety, Public Administration or a related field and four years of related experience in a governmental setting is desired. Qualified candidates must have an Associate degree and experience as a secretary or emergency manager. (Must become state or national certified emergency manager within one year of appointment). Candidates need to have considerable knowledge of police policies, practices, procedures and techniques, EM and Preparedness mandates and activities along with knowledge of community, local, state and federal mandates involving police and emergency management issues.
Must possess a valid Drivers Class D license. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Section 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: Open until filled.