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: Social Services Department
Pay Rate:
T-3 $12.36 - $17.30 / hour ($25,709 - $35,984 Annually) - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt / Full-Time (40 Hrs. /Week)

Under the general supervision of the Social Services Manager/Director, the Social Services Clerk is an important role in ensuring clients are directed to appropriate services. The clerk will be the first point of contact for any person who reaches the Social Services department by phone or in person. The clerk will be responsible for performing receptionist and clerical duties, maintain a professional appearance and attitude, maintain strict confidentiality, and perform other duties as assigned.


Deadline to apply: 12/6/2019 at 5pm

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Department: Social Services Department
Pay Rate:
T-8 $19.57 - $27.40 ($40,705.60 - $56,992.00 annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt / Hourly Regular Full-Time (40 Hours per week)

Advocates for Indian children, who are in the court system, i.e. protect their rights, assure that they are placed with biological and/or extended family or in an Indian foster home. Works with families to aid their reunification, attend court hearings, provide support, referrals, counseling, and assist clients in complying with Court and/or Child Welfare Services requirements.


Deadline to apply: 12/6/2019 at 5pm

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Department: Social Services Department
Pay Rate:
$27.88 - $29.33/Hr. ($58,000.00 - $61,000.00/Annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Exempt, (Salaried) Regular/Full-Time

Under the direction of Tribal Administration, the Social Service Director will be responsible for planning and organization of the Social Service programs, responsible for creating the policies and procedures that are needed in order to meet the needs of the jurisdictional expansion for child abuse/neglect and child custody cases. Coordination and implementation of victim services as outlined (i.e., mentorship program/counseling/victim assistance). Maintain and carry the vision for effective case management in all aspects of child welfare and social services.


Deadline to apply: 12/2/2019 at 5pm

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Department: Education
Pay Rate:
T-6 $16.48-$23.07Hr. ($34,278.40 - $47,985.60 Annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly (full time)

Under the direction of the Education Director, this position will provide parent and student advocacy and will provide project/activity support, management and administrative support to the Education Director in carrying out and overseeing the overall operations of the Bishop Indian Education Center (BIEC) on a daily basis, will work closely with the local school district, Education Director, and Title VII Liaisons in mentoring BIEC participants with the objective of addressing and resolving issues relating to family, student behavior, absenteeism, and academic performance; position prepares and makes recommendations to the Tribal Council, and to various committees as assigned by the Director; performs other related work as assigned and acts as the Director during his/her absence.


Deadline to apply: 12/6/2019 at 5pm

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Department: RAVE Program (Relief After Violent Encounter)
Pay Rate:
T-6 $16.48 - $23.07/Hr. ($34,278.40 - $47,985.60 Annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Exempt, Salary, Full Time

Under the direct supervision of the Program Coordinator, assists in providing direct service assistance to community members in the designated service area who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.


Deadline to apply: 12/2/2019 at 5pm

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Department: Tribal Administration
Pay Rate:
T-4 $14.42-$21.40/Hr ($29,993-$44,512/Annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly, Full Time

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to Bishop Indian Education Staff and Director. Duties include general clerical, receptionist/secretarial, and project based work. Project a professional organization image through in-person and phone interaction.


Deadline to apply: 11/15/2019 at 5pm

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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.