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

Part-Time Store Attendant

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.

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.

Family Services Director

The Family Services Director works to create a cohesive, integrated plan of intervention and prevention services for Prairie Island Indian Community individuals and families. The Family Services director is a member of management and is responsible for the management and supervision of the entire Family Services Department. Qualified candidates must have a degree in Social Work or related field. A Minnesota Board of Social Work Licensure (LGSW) is preferred. A minimum 5 years of experience including experience within some or all relevant social services fields including; chemical dependency, family services, child welfare and mental health. Supervisory experience and management knowledge of ICWA. 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. Closing Date: Open until filled.

Dakota Language Instructor

The Dakota Language Instructor shall be responsible for teaching all interested members of the Prairie Island Indian Community to speak, read and write the Mdewakanton Dakota Language to promote and encourage general health and wellness for the tribal community, along with other employees of the Prairie Island Indian Community. This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of Dakota Language lesson plans for appropriate levels of fluency, i.e. beginners, intermediate and advanced speakers, they will evaluate and monitor Dakota Language participants’ progress by implementing a pre/post-test to be given before and after each class cycle, assist in the planning and development of special events the department may conduct for the community. The instructor will work with the enrolled members of the Prairie Island Indian Community to achieve Dakota Languages skills. In addition, the Instructor will work with Education department to implement Dakota Language in summer school program, prepare monthly calendars on class scheduling and events concerning Dakota Language issues. Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED, be fluent in Mdewakanton Dakota Language, have teaching license or in progress of obtaining licensure and have classroom instruction and curriculum development experience. 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 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: Open until filled.

Social Worker - Family Services

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.

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.

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