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
(Cuyamucca Village)


Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO)
Cynthia Iyall, Interim TERO Manager
Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1253

Shelly Peltier, TERO Administrative Assistant
Phone: (360) 456-5221, ext. 1231


  • Frontage road
  • Health Clinic expansion
  • Library remodel

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

Bid Opportunities:

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  RFQ Culture Center Project

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  RFP Salmon Habitat Restoration and Protection for Nisqually River Watershed


Job Openings:

Computer_icon.jpg Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation Opportunities

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Assistant Manager
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Assistant Manager (Medicine Creek Café)
  Cashier for Seafood Retail
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Civil/Structural Inspector
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Construction Project Mgmt.
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Construction Project Manager – Part Time
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Deli Clerk (Frederickson Location)
  Gas Attendant (Lakewood Location)

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Gas Attendant (Frederickson Location)
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Heavy Civil Construction Inspector
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Heavy Civil Project Manager
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Nisqually Markets Cashier
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Nisqually Markets Cashier (Frederickson Location)|
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  OSP Aerial General Laborer

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  OSP Underground General Laborer
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Sales and Retail Technology Customer Service Representative
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Social Media & Administrative Intern
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Store Manager

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  Telecommunication Aerial Lineman


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 Tribal Employment Rights Office Referral Application

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 (Please contact the T.E.R.O. office to obtain)
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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