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

Administrative Assistant/Records Clerk Public Safety Building

The Administrative Assistant/Records Clerk serves as the initial contact for those individuals coming into the Public Safety Building or calling on the telephone. This is an administrative support positon that is responsible for technical, clerical and customer service work related to intake, maintenance, processing, dissemination and retention of police records. The position works with information systems in response to internal and external requests requiring communication skills and knowledge of departmental operations and procedures. All work requires the exercise of initiative, independence and discretion in handling delegated administrative details and performing various clerical duties. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; handles all counter and telephone requests from the public for information per Privacy/Security Guidelines and general information and direction; performs data entry into RMS (Records Management System); copying and distributing reports, forms and other documents; and entering information into appropriate database; maintain complete and accurate records and files; compile reports, bookings and transmittals for the proper court; maintains and distributes buffalo meat to tribal members; assist with summer concert series events; assist with court liaison functions and issues Elder parking passes. Qualified candidates must have a High School diploma or GED, minimum one year experience working in an office setting and have proficient skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Work experience in law enforcement and/or court systems is desirable. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Candidates 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: August 30, 2019.

Receptionist (part-time - 4 days/week)

This position is designed to be support staff for the Office Manager.This position’s primary responsibilities will be filing, answering phones, assisting employees and visitors at the receptionist desk, maintaining the gift shop inventory. In addition, filing, managing Outlook calendar, and processing payment requests. Qualified candidates must have a ​High School Diploma or GED and be proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook. Experience in an office setting is preferred. Candidates 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 and Prairie Island Native American Standards. Please send a resume to HR Manager, Prairie Island Indian Community, 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089 or email: Rachael.zebro@piic.org Closing date: Friday, August 23, 2019.

Mt. Frontenac Golf Course- Grounds Crew

This is a full time, seasonal position at Mt. Frontenac Golf Course. The position is responsible for maintaining all grounds, equipment, mowing, weeding, light maintenance work and all other required clean up on property. We are seeking highly motivated, customer service orientated, dependable people who enjoy the outdoors. Candidates over 18 years of age must pass background check and drug screen (UA). If interested, applications may be completed online, picked up at Mt. Frontenac Golf Course, located at 32420 Ski Road, Frontenac or at the Administration Office, located at 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd. Must be sensitive to Native American Culture. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Posting open until filled.

Part time Certified Personal Trainer/Wellness Coach

This is a part time position, approximately 20 – 25 hours per week, that 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 a 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.

Convenience Store Manager- Dakota Station

The Prairie Island Indian Community has an immediate opening for a Manager at the Dakota Station Convenience Store. Qualified candidates must have a two or four year degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Business Management or equivalent of a minimum two years of experience being in a managerial role that included responsibilities of supervising, cash handling, financial reporting and hiring. 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 vary, including holidays and weekends. This is a fast paced environment that includes responsibilities, but not limited to, daily bookkeeping, staff scheduling, inventory control, ordering, gasoline compliance and pricing and ensuring proper maintenance and operation of store equipment. Must be able to pass drug screen, background check and 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.

Store Attendants-Dakota Station

Dakota Station has an immediate opening for one part-time food service attendant to open the store at 5:00am; day hours include weekends and holidays. Cashier positions available for nights and weekends. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Previous food handling and/or cook experience and convenience store experience preferred, but will train. Must pass background screen and drug test. If interested, applications may be picked up at the Administration Office at 5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd or email resume to rzebro@piic.org. Indian preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638.