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

Receptionist Hours 8:30am - 5pm Monday - Friday

The Receptionist is a full time position designed to support the Office Manager and duties of the front desk. The primary responsibilities include, but not limited to; providing excellent customer service to all visitors and employees while assisting them at the front desk, filing, answering phones, maintaining the gift shop inventory, mail sort and distribution and processing required paperwork. Qualified candidates must have High School Diploma or GED, proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook and a minimum of one (1) year work experience in an office setting w/ customer service is required. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen and be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7(b) P.L. 93-638 and Prairie Island Native American Standards. 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: Friday, April 23, 2021.

Activities Coordinator

The Activities coordinator will plan and monitor all youth/adult activities and programs, act as liaisons between students, administrative staff, vendors and community members to facilitate the success of educational and fun youth and adult activities/programs. This position is required to work some evenings and/or weekends in order to attend extracurricular events. Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to; scheduling activities and events to coincide with Health and Wellness educational opportunities for no school and early release dates, Youth Summer Camp, budget planning for all activities, coordinate use of facilities and equipment, resolves any member issues through effective communication, supervise participants and chaperones, develop flyers and promote each activity/event and provide monthly reports. Qualified candidates must have a High School diploma/GED, a minimum one year experience of family event planning, must be CPR/First Aid Certified (or ability to obtain in the first six months of employment), excellent communication skills both verbal and written to supervise and motivate clients, good computer and organizational skills, possess ability to function in an independent role and exercise sound judgment and manage multiple priorities in an efficient manner. Certification as an Activities Professional by a recognized accrediting organization is highly desirable. Must be able to pass a UA (drug screen) and background check, have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurability. 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 Director, 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: Friday, April 23

Office Administrative Assistant/Transcriptionist

This position is full time and will be responsible for transcription, redaction work and various office duties. The professional typist will listen to recorded or live audio files and convert into text format what they hear. Position will be responsible for accurate verbatim transcription and editing of drafts from digital recordings, support various departments with administrative duties as needed. Qualified candidates must have the required qualifications: High School diploma or GED, minimum one (1) year as a Word Processer or Transcriptionist and minimum one (1) year work experience in an office setting. In addition, will need to be proficient in Microsoft work, have knowledge of transcription software and its functions, proofreading experience, strong time management skills, ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality. A certification in Transcription is preferred. Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen and be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638 and Prairie Island Native American Standards. 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: Friday, April 16, 2021.

Executive Director - Tinta Wita Tipi

Mt. Frontenac Golf Course Bar/Beverage Cart Staff

These positions are seasonal, part-time with hours that vary, include weekends and holidays. Bar staff provide beverage and snack services to golfers, perform bartending duties, take and deliver food orders, and assist with cleaning, and stocking.
 
We are seeking highly motivated, customer service orientated, dependable people who enjoy working with people. Candidates must be at least18 years of age, have a valid TIPS certification, sensitive to Native American Culture, pass background check and drug screen (UA) and the ability to work weekends. If interested, applications may be completed online at www.prairieisland.org or picked up at Mt. Frontenac Golf Course, located at 32420 Ski Road, Frontenac. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing date: Friday, April 9, 2021.

Public Works Technician

The Public Works department is seeking candidates who are self-motivated, independent and team-oriented to fill full-time positions. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, assisting in building and grounds maintenance, snow plowing, mowing grass, assisting at the Buffalo project, trash collection, janitorial/cleaning services, maintaining equipment, and other duties assigned. Experience with farm equipment and tools is strongly preferred. Qualified candidates must have a HS Diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and proof of insurability, ability to work in all elements of weather conditions, be sensitive to Native American Culture, pass drug screen (UA) and a background check. Applications can be completed online at www.prairieisland.org or picked up at the Public Safety Building located at 1960 Island Blvd, Welch, MN 55089. Indian Preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing date: Friday, April 9 2021.

Mt. Frontenac Golf Course Grounds Crew Positions - Part Time

Mt. Frontenac is seeking highly motivated, customer service oriented, dependable people who enjoy the outdoors. The following part-time, seasonal positions are available; the hours will vary and include weekends and early mornings.
 
Grounds Crew I: This position requires experience operating lawn equipment and knowledge of lawn maintenance. Responsibilities include, but not limited too; operate and maintain all grounds equipment; mow fairways, greens, t-boxes and roughs on a daily basis; assist with the maintenance of all equipment and irrigation system. Must have the ability to be able to lift 50 pounds, twist, bend, and stepping on and off equipment on a frequent basis and work in elements of changing weather conditions.
 
Grounds Crew II: The position is entry level and is responsible for, but not limited too; trimming of course, filling ball washers; raking of the bunkers; removal of debris and garbage from course; remove balls from driving range and other required clean up on property as assigned. Must be able to work in the elements of changing weather conditions.
 
Qualified candidates must be able to work varying hours and weekends. Candidates over 18 years of age must have a HS diploma/GED, pass background check and drug screen (UA). If interested, applications may be completed online at www.prairieisland.org or picked up at Mt. Frontenac Golf Course, located at 32420 Ski Road, Frontenac. Must be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Closing date: Friday, April 9 2021.

Tinta Wita Tipi

Current open positions at Tinta Wita Tipi:

 

PT RA Day Shift

 

40 hrs per pay period 6:30am-2:30pm
Includes every other weekend and holiday

 

PT RA Eve Shift

 

30 hrs per pay period 4:00pm-9:00pm
Includes every other weekend and holiday

 

FT RA NOC Shift

 

72 hrs per pay period 10:30am-6:30pm
Includes every other weekend and holiday

 

On-Call Casual RA

 

Required to work 3 shifts per month including 1 weekend shift per month and at least 1 holiday per year.

 

PT Support Chef

 

20 hrs per pay period; every other weekend 7:30am-6:00pm

 

​Applicants should apply: https://ebenezer-fairview.icims.com/jobs/

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 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. This is a midnight shift and includes some weekends. 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: Friday, April 2, 2021.