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 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)

Department: Tribal Police
Pay Rate:
T-6 $16.48-$23.07/hr ($34,278.40 to $47,985.60 annually) DOQ - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt – Full-time

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: Administration
Pay Rate:
$12.36 an hour to $17.30 an hour (Depending on Qualifications) DOQ - FLSA: Non-exempt, Hourly, Full-time

Under the general supervision of the Executive Secretary, the Administrative Receptionist is an important function in the image of the Tribal Organization; they will be the first point of contact for any person who reaches the Tribal Office either by phone or in person.


Deadline to apply: Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

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Department: Community Development Department
Pay Range:
$64,272.00 – 89,980.00 (DOQ). 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

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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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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

Applicants Must Have An Active TERO Application on File

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

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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

Applicants Must Have An Active TERO Application on File

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

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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 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.