The mission of the Nisqually Tribal Employment Rights Office is to enforce the TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ORDINANCE, Title 42, to eliminate discrimination and ensure preference for Native Americans in employment and contracting on all projects and in all businesses operating on or near Nisqually Tribal land.
Our vision is to remove all barriers that block the path to success in all aspects of employment and contracting opportunities for all Nisqually Tribal members. Through training, education, and enforcing Native American preference in employment and contracting on projects on or near Nisqually Tribal land, Tribal Employment Rights Office will create opportunities for economic success of Tribal members.
TERO - House of Skills
11500 25th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98513
Wayne Lloyd, Building Department Director
Phone: (360) 456-5221 ext. 2180
Kayla Sparkuhl, Training Coordinator
Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1002
Victoria Jackson, Administrative Secretary
Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1273
- Frontage road
- Health Clinic expansion
- Library remodel
Downloadable Forms (Requires Adobe Reader, click here to download it for free).
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Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation Opportunities
Downloadable Forms (Requires Adobe Reader, click here to download it for free)
List of Native American Owned Businesses (Please contact the T.E.R.O. office to obtain)
Application for Certification as Native American Owned Business
*Tribal Members, Spouses and descendants of Nisqually Tribal Members, and All Native Americans registered with a Federally Recognized Tribe can apply through the Tribal Employment Rights Office to ensure Native American preference.