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Ensure fairness throughout the organization and improve and maintain employee morale by encouraging feedback, recognition, and rewards.

Our Core Values

Integrity, Professionalism, Creativity & Involvement

We strive to treat others with respect, fairness, compassion and encouragement. Maintaining positive relationships throughout the organization is key, and we’ll grow and develop by continuing our education in the field of Human Resources and creating partnerships from within.



All positions are open until filled. However, we encourage applicants to submit applications to Human Resources, by the deadline indicated for consideration.


There are certain eligibility criteria for most positions with the Bishop Paiute Tribe.



If your qualifications match what a position requires, we may contact you for an interview.


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Once an applicant has been selected for a position, there are a few standard pre employment steps to take.

Standard Eligibility Criteria For Tribal Positions

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. Submit 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.

COVID-19 Policy: “BPT has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.  Prospective employees must provide proof of full vaccination at least ten (10) days before employment commences.”

Featured Openings

Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO)

Department: Administration

Under the general supervision of the Tribal Administrator or designee. This position promotes,
protects, preserves and manages the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Cultural Resources. This position must have knowledge of the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s culture and a strong commitment to preserving it. The Tribal Historical Preservation Officer is responsible for coordinating cultural restoration and preservation with special emphasis on Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) regulatory policies, National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Sec. 106, and archival preservation

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022

TERO Manager

Department: TERO

Responsible for establishing and maintaining public relations with civic, county and federal agencies. Promote and highlight the skills and resources of the people and Bishop Paiute Tribe; creating job opportunities through utilization and implementation of the TERO Ordinance. Supervise TERO staff; ensure compliance with the TERO Ordinance for all reservation
employers. Outreach to the contractors/employers for developing projects on/near the Bishop Paiute Reservation. Ensure that all Tribal employers have access to information about clients available in the Job Skills Bank and that all clients are capable for any employment opportunities presented.

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022

CDD Maintenance Supervisor

Department: Community Development Department

Under the supervision of the Housing Management Officer the Maintenance Supervisor is to determine, coordinate, schedule and direct needed maintenance activities of the CDD facilities. Supervises, performs, directs, monitors and evaluates the work performance of the maintenance staff. Documents maintenance activity through preparation of various reports, work orders, maintenance schedules and other incidental record keeping.

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022

Tribal Police Chief

Department: Tribal Police

Under the general supervision of the Tribal Administrator, plans, coordinates, and monitors a variety of complex administrative, supervisory and professional work in assuring the compliance of applicable Tribal, State and Federal Law. This is an armed position.

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022

Human Resources Generalist/Benefits Coordinator

Department: Human Resources

Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, will perform a variety of Human Resources functions. Provides professional and administrative advice, guidance and service to the Bishop Paiute Tribe in support of the Human Resources Department. Serves as the primary point of consultation, coordination, and liaison for personnel issues on a range from; recruitment, hiring, employee relations, and policy interpretation and procedural issues.

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022

ICWA Specialist

Department: Social Services

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: December 2, 2022

Chief Financial Officer

Department: Administration

Under the general supervision of the Tribal Administrator, the Chief Financial Officer oversees the accounting operations of the Bishop Paiute Tribe including the day-to-day supervision of fiscal department staff. The Chief Financial Officer will help to set the Tribe’s financial policy and direction while also being an active participant in the development of the Tribe’s overall organizational strategy. The Chief Financial Officer will lead all financial administration and

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022

CC Cultural Outreach Coordinator

Department: Cultural Center

Under the supervision of the Cultural Center Director, the coordinator will support and assist the Cultural Center Staff as needed to ensure museum patrons and tribal community receive effective and accurate services, especially as it pertains to current grant funded projects. The Outreach
Coordinator will coordinate and maintain community outreach activities and collaborations, with
emphasis on the active hands-on instructions and meaningful experiences as it pertains to the
local culture heritage as well as responsible for planning, leading and facilitating cultural events,
activities and group workshops for the community.

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022


Department: Fiscal

Under the general supervision of the CFO, this is a hands-on position providing support  to the fiscal department staff consisting of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general accounting, and grants reporting. This position will be responsible for the preparation and analysis of system generated and Excel-based financial reports on an as-needed basis for department managers, executive staff, Tribal Council, and outside agencies.

Deadline to apply: December 9, 2022

 BIEC Tutor

Department: Education

Under the supervision of the Tutor Coordinator, the Tutor will provide individualized
and small groups assistance to the Native American students at the Bishop Indian Education Center (BIEC). Tutors may be assigned other related duties, as necessary, by the Tutor Coordinator or BIEC Director.

Deadline to apply: December 9, 2022

Tribal Police Officer

Department: Tribal Police

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, including those federal laws which are concurrent with the California State Criminal Statues and adjudicated through the Inyo County District Attorney’s Office.

Deadline to apply: December 9, 2022

Elders Manager

Department: Elders Program

Under the supervision of the Tribal Administrator and with consultation from the Toiyabe Indian Health Project Dietician, the Manager coordinates and administers daily activities in accordance to DHHS/Administration to Aging and Title VI, for the Bishop Tribal Elders. Work includes, but is not limited to; supervising Elder Program staff, program development and implementation of Elder’s Lunches, support services, case management, transportation, various Elder’s activities and events

Deadline to apply: December 9, 2022


50 Tu Su Lane
Bishop, CA 93514

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  • Phone: (760) 784 – 9692
  • Fax: (760) 872 – 1897

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Bishop Paiute Tribal Offices

50 Tu Su Lane, Bishop, CA 93514 | Phone: (760) 873 – 3584 | Fax: (760) 873 – 4143