TERO Mission Statement
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.


TERO Services
Training Opportunities • Apply for Employment Opportunities with Enterprises • Native American Owned Business Registry • Assistance for Work Cloths and Boots for new jobs, Union Dues, Certifications • Computer Access in TERO office to Complete Resumés, Apply for Employment, or Access




Building Department Mission Statement

To provide the highest level of integrity in providing quality technical resources, project management and risk mitigation service to the Nisqually Indian Tribe and its community while fostering a positive work environment and promote employee training and growth.


Building Department Services
Project Management • Building/Property Inspections • Construction Estimates and Budgets • Code Compliance • Constructability Reviews • Project Documentation • Strategic Planning • Contract Review • Contractor/Architect Qualifications and Evaluations • NAOB Contractor List • Safety and Compliance Inspections • Permitting • Subcontractor Management


Building Department
11500 25th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98513
(Cuyamucca Village)



Wayne Lloyd, Building Department Director

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 2180



Victoria Jackson, Administrative Secretary

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1273



Yolanda Bracero, Compliance Officer

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1317


Jennifer Underwood Compliance Officer
Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 2211



Kayla Sparkuhl, Training Coordinator

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1002


TERO Studio

Jack George, Studio Tech.

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1020


Aztec Sovereign, Studio Tech.

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1020


Project Management

Keith Brent, Sr. Project Manager

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1107


Chad Wall, Project Manager

Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 2156


Home Builders

Richard Bland, Superintendent

Karlos John, Assistant Superintendent

Alex Choke, Home Builder Apprentice

Tony Wilkins, Home Builder Apprentice

James Decker, Home Builder Apprentice

Chase Perez, Home Builder Apprentice






  • Administrators Office Renovation
  • Apartment Complex Landscaping
  • Behavioral Health Remodel
  • Behavioral Health Razor Wire Removal
  • Brighton Creek Apartment Safety and Code Repairs/Remodel
  • Brighton Creek Meeting Hall Remodel
  • Brighton Creek Cabins Interior Refurbishment
  • Brighton Creek RV Park
  • COVID-19 Sneeze Guards Throughout the Tribe
  • Health Clinic Dental Safety Barriers
  • Health Clinic COVID-19 Testing Drive-Through Wall
  • Maintenance Department Building Mold Removal
  • Department of Natural Resources Phase I
  • TERO Parking Expansion
  • TERO Studio Electrical and Ventilation
  • Recovery Café Remodel


  • Head Start Expansion
  • Braget Farm Culture Center
  • Nisqually Elders Center
  • Nisqually Health and Wellness Center
  • Greenfoot Cannabis Dispensary
  • Department of Natural Resources Phase II
  • Tribal Council Access Floor
  • Healing House Generator Backup
  • Brighton Creek RV Septic System
  • Brighton Creek Cabins Exterior Refurbishment
  • Brighton Creek New Automatic Gates
  • Kalama Fish Hatchery Expansion
  • New Fleet/Public Works/Building/TERO Building
  • Home Builders Houses 6 and 7
  • New Garden Property Remodel
  • TERO Expansion and Remodel
  • TERO Parking Expansion Phase II
  • TERO Laser Art Studio
  • Nisqually Tutor Program
  • Oatfield Property Horse Program
  • COVID-19 Sneeze Guards Phase II
  • Fencing and Beautification
  • Oatfield Stump Removal and Grading
  • Maintenance Department Building Structural Damage and Roof


TEROJobandBids.jpglightbulbicon30x30.jpg Downloadable Forms (Requires Adobe Reader, click here Computer_icon.jpg to download it for free).

Bid Openings:

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg RFQ Nisqually Parks Day Use Conceptual Plan  

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg RFP Salmon Recovery Funding Available in the Nisqually Watershed

Job Openings:


Computer_icon.jpg Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation Opportunities


dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Barista

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Budtender
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Cashier

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Cook
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Deli Clerk
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Dishwasher
  Gas Attendant
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Inventory and Compliance Manager
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  OSP Aerial Laborer
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Retail Store Assistant Manager

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Sales and Retail Technology Customer Service Representative

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Seafood Processor
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Security Guard

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO)
  UG Laborer

Computer_icon.jpg Washington Conservation Corps.

               dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Nisqually Tribal Young Adults Ages 18-25 (Tumwater Conservation Crew)


Computer_icon.jpg  Nisqually Job Postings

Computer_icon.jpg  Red Wind Casino Job and RFP Postings



Additional Resources.jpg
lightbulbicon30x30.jpg Downloadable Forms (Requires Adobe Reader, click here Computer_icon.jpg to download it for free)

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Call for Nisqually Artists Form

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg TERO Intake and Skills Form

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg T.E.R.O. House of Skills services information flyer


lightbulbicon30x30.jpg Downloadable Forms (Requires Adobe Reader, click here Computer_icon.jpg to download it for free)

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg List of Native American Owned Businesses
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Compliance Plan
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg 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.


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