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We are The Bishop Paiute Tribe

A Sovereign Tribal Nation governed by an elected council.

The Bishop Paiute Tribe is located at the foot of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains in Bishop, CA, and is the fifth largest tribe in California with over 2,000 enrolled members. The tribe provides members with various programs and services and operates a variety of tribal owned entities and enterprises. The tribe is engaged in progressive development and highly values self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and maintains committed to being a strong self-governing sovereign nation.
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Tribal Job Opportunities

Dedicated to excellent service! Our Core values are integrity, professionalism, creativity and involvement, and we strive to treat others with respect, fairness, compassion and encouragement.

The Bishop Paiute Tribe is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Submit your application to the Human Resource Department, by the deadline indicated for consideration.

  • Tribal Police Chief
  • Tutor Coordinator
  • Controller
  • Grants Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk I
  • Enterprise Accountant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Public Safety Dispatch
  • Water Quality Program Coordinator
  • Tutor
  • Summer Enrichment Program Coordinator
  • Summer Enrichment Program Intern/Tutor
  • Summer Cook
  • Summer Cook Assistant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Human Resource Director

TRIBAL COUNCIL

The Bishop Paiute Tribe Elected Governing Council
Tilford P. Denver - Bishop Paiute Tribe Tribal Chairman

TILFORD P. DENVER

TRIBAL CHAIRMAN

Jeff Romero - Bishop Paiute Tribe Tribal Vice-Chairman

JEFF ROMERO

VICE-CHAIRMAN

Steven Orihuela - Bishop Paiute Tribe Tribal Council

STEVEN ORIHUELA

TREASURER/SECRETARY
Allen Summers - Bishop Paiute Tribe Tribal Council Member

ALLEN SUMMERS SR.

COUNCIL MEMBER

Joyce White - Bishop Paiute Tribe Tribal Council Member

JOYCE WHITE

COUNCIL MEMBER