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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.

    • Youth Activities Assistant
    • Program Activity Assistant
    • Fiscal Office Assistant
    • Tribal Police Chief
    • Controller
    • Grants Accountant
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Chief Financial  Officer
    • Summer Enrichment Program Coordinator
    • Summer Enrichment Program Intern/Tutor
    • Summer Cook
    • Summer Cook Assistant
    • Gas Station Cashier
    • BPDC Executive Director
    • Carpenter

    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