Tribal Job Opportunities

Dedicated to excellent service! Our goals are to strive to ensure fair administration of Policies and Procedures throughout the organization and improve and maintain employee morale by encouraging feedback, recognition, and rewards. Our Core values are integrity, professionalism, creativity and involvement, and we strive to treat others with respect, fairness, compassion and encouragement. We value maintaining positive relationships throughout the organization, and we will grow and develop by continuing our education in the field of Human Resources and creating partnerships within the organization.


All positions are open until filled; however, please submit you application to the Human Resource Department, by the deadline indicated for consideration.

The Bishop Paiute Tribe is currently accepting applications for the following positions: (click on title to view full job description)

Department: Environmental
Pay Rate:
T-8 $19.57 – $27.40/hr. ($40,705.60 - $47,985.60 Annual) DOQ - FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time

Position Summary: The Food Sovereignty Program (FSP) Coordinator serves as managerial support staff to the Tribal Environmental Office in the planning, development, implementation, record keeping, and supervision of the Food Sovereignty Program.


Deadline to apply: September 26 at 5:00pm

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Department: Environmental
Pay Rate:
T-6 $16.48 – $23.07/hr. ($34,278.40 - $47,985.60 Annual) DOQ - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full-time

Position Summary: The Water Quality Specialist provides support to the staff of the EMO/Water Quality Control Program with planning, development, implementation and monitoring of various environmental protection programs and projects. Assists with assessment and reporting to the Tribal Council, Tribal Environmental Protection Agency, National Environmental Protection Act and Tribal Environmental Protection Ordinances. Works in conjunction and consultation with various tribal, federal and state agencies and US EPA Region 9 on environmental related issues, projects and funding for special programs and projects.


Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled

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Department: Tribal Police
Pay Rate:
T-11 $30.90 - $43.26/hr. ($64,272.00 - $89,980.80 annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Exempt; Salaried / Regular; Full-Time

Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Tribal Administrator, plans, coordinates, and monitors a variety of complex administrative, supervisory and professional work in assuring the compliance of applicable Tribal, State and Federal Law. This is an armed position.


Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled

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Department: Fiscal
Pay Rate:
T-12 $36.05 - $51.71 ($74,984 - $106,288) - FLSA Status: Exempt, Salary, Full Time

Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Tribal Administrator, the Chief Financial Officer oversees the accounting operations of the Bishop Paiute Tribe including the day-to-day supervision of fiscal department staff. The Chief Financial Officer will help to set the Tribe’s financial policy and direction while also being an active participant in the development of the Tribe’s overall organizational strategy. The Chief Financial Officer will lead all financial administration and budgeting. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Chief Financial Officer will work closely with other tribal executive officers to plan and achieve the mission and goals established by the Bishop Paiute Tribal Council.


Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled

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Department: Tribal Police Department
Pay Rate:
$16.48 - $23.07/Hr ($34,278.40 - $47,985.60/annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt - Hourly/ Regular

General Duties: Under the general supervision of the Tribal Police Chief, performs a variety of administrative and professional work in assuring compliance with Tribal, State and Federal Law. A Police Trainee is a, non-sworn position. Under close supervision, a Trainee participates in a comprehensive training program at a BIA/IPA approved police academy for a period of approximately 6 months.


Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled

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Department: Tribal Police Department
Pay Range:
$29.72/Hr ($61,817.60 annually) DOQ

Non-Exempt; Hourly / Regular

Under the general supervision of the Tribal Police Chief, performs a variety of administrative and professional work in assuring compliance with Tribal, State and Federal Law. This is an armed position. Protects and serves residents, visitors, and employees on the Bishop Paiute Indian Reservation through the responsible enforcement of Bishop Paiute Tribal Codes and applicable U.S. Codes.


Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled

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Please visit the tribal office for job descriptions and employment applications.

Employment eligibility criteria for most positions with the Bishop Paiute Tribe includes; Criminal Background Checks and Clearance, Valid Driver’s License and Insurability with the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Insurance, and submit to and pass a Pre-Employment Drug Screen. Additional requirements may apply to specific positions in accordance with applicable Laws, Regulations, and Funding Agency requirements and may include; Education Verification, Individual Credit Checks, TB Test, Physical Examinations, Fit-For-Duty Tests, etc. Employment Applications must be completed in full and submitted by the deadline date with appropriate documentation in order to be considered for the position.

Indian Preference: Native American Indian prefer ence shall apply pursuant to the prevailing Bishop Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance and the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (24 U.S.C. 450, et seq,) 25 CFR 271.44 and other relevant laws.