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. Ou 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 your application by the deadline indicated for consideration in the application review process.
The Bishop Paiute Tribe is currently accepting applications for the following positions: (click on title to view full job description)

SUMMER YOUTH WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM - Download and learn more

Department: Elders Program
Pay Range:
T-2 $10.30 - $14.42 DOQ

Non-Exempt; Hourly, Regular / Full-Time (35 Hrs. /Wk.)

The Van Driver/Prep Cook is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of food, to the meal sites. The primary job duty of this position is the loading and unloading cold packs, other food items and supplies on a daily basis from the Elder’s kitchen to shut-in Elder’s within the Bishop Paiute Tribal community. Help the kitchen staff prep the meals for delivery and deliver the meals to the elders. They also assist with kitchen maintenance duties before and after the meal delivery. The Van Driver/Prep Cook is under the direct supervision of the Elder’s Program Manager or Tribal Administrator.


Deadline to apply: June 9, 2017

Download full description

Department: Education Department
Pay Range:
$15.00 /Hr. – Non Benefited

Seasonal (8 weeks), Non-Exempt

Under the general supervision of the Summer Enrichment Coordinator or Education Director, the Paiute Language Teacher will provide Paiute Language to the participants of the Summer Enrichment Program. Other related duties may be assigned when deemed necessary by the Summer Enrichment Program Coordinator or Education Director.


Deadline to apply: June 6, 2017

Download full description

Department: Education Department
Pay Range:
$15.00 /Hr. – Non Benefited

Seasonal (8 weeks), Non-Exempt

Under the general supervision of the Summer Enrichment Coordinator or Education Director. The Cultural Arts & Crafts teacher will provide cultural and traditional art/craft activities to the participants of the program. Other related duties may be assigned when deemed necessary by the Summer Enrichment Program Coordinator or Education Director.


Deadline to apply: June 6, 2017

Download full description

Department: Social Services Department
Pay Range:
T-3 $12.36 - $17.30/Hr. DOQ

Non-Exempt; Hourly Temporary / Part-Time

Under the direct supervision of the Lead Child Care Provider and Director of Social Services person is responsible for preparing and serving meals and snacks. Cooks at child care centers plan and prepare meals that meet proper nutritional requirements. They ensure that food is stored and handled properly, and that kitchen and all its equipment are thoroughly sanitary. They may have to keep logs to track cleaning duties, and may also be responsible for purchasing food and keeping records of those accounts.


Deadline to apply: June 6, 2017

Download full description

Department: Social Services Department
Pay Range:
T-3 $12.36 - $17.30/Hr. DOQ

Non-Exempt; Hourly Temporary / Full-Time

The Childcare Aide is responsible to assist the Lead Child Care Provider in the day care by implementing the education curriculum and daily activities set forth. This position must be responsible for observing and monitoring student activity at all times; in the daycare or on a playground or during meals. A Teacher Aide must be constantly aware of the locations of children and keep them in line of sight.


Deadline to apply: June 6, 2017

Download full description

Department: Social Services Department
Pay Range:
$18.00 - $20.00/Hr. DOQ

Non-Exempt; Hourly Temporary / Full-Time

To provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the daycare environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips); to promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children. The child care teacher involves patience, a compassionate and friendly demeanor, the ability to think creatively, and a background in childhood education.


Deadline to apply: June 6, 2017

Download full description

Department: Community Development Department
Pay Range:
T-11 $30.90 - $43.26/Hr. ($64,272.00 - $89,980.80/annually) DOQ

Regular Full-Time; Exempt – Salaried

Under general direction of the Tribal Administrator, to perform a wide variety of complex professional work in administering the Community Development Department (CDD), including areas relating to various housing programs, community planning, budget preparation, grants/contract administration, and, analysis of organizational, staffing, and financial priorities for the CDD; and, to perform related work as required.


Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled

Download full description

Department: Bishop Indian Head Start
Pay Range:
T-2 $10.30-$14.42/Hr. - Part-Time; On-Call – As Needed

Non-Exempt – Hourly / Pay Range

The Teacher Aide is responsible to assist the teacher in the classroom in the implementing the education curriculum for the Head Start Program consistent with the Head Start Performance Standards.


Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled

Download full description

Department: RAVE (Relief After Violent Encounter)
Pay Range:
T-8 $19.57/Hr. - $27.40/Hr.- ($40,705.60-$56,992.00/Annually) DOQ

Regular Full-Time; Exempt

Under the direct supervision of the Social Services Director and/or Tribal Administrator. This position oversees Tribal government program to provide 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: Open Until Filled

Download full description

Department:Bishop Indian Head Start
Pay Range:
T-3 $12.36 - $17.30

Non-Exempt - Hourly / Pay Range T-3 $12.36 - $17.30 Part-Time; On-Call - As Needed

To provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips); to promote the social emotional, physical, and cognitive development of preschool children in line with relevant Head Start standards. To develop individual goals for children based on continual assessment and evaluation of progress to develop the skills required to facilitate a successful transition into kindergarten.


Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled

Download full description


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 preference 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.