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 Openings:

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg RFP Cemetery Restroom Construction
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg RFP Electrical Contractor
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg RFP Head Start Facility Renovation
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg  RFP Peter Kalama hillside slope repairs
  RFP Salmon Habitat Restoration Protection Project in the Nisqually River Watershed

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg RFP Juvenile Detention and Substance Abuse Services


Job Openings:

Computer_icon.jpg Nisqually Board of Economic Development Opportunities

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Executive Assistant to the CEO
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Deli Clerk (Frederickson Location)
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Gas Attendant

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Gas Attendant (Frederickson Location)
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Nisqually Markets Cashier
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Nisqually Markets Cashier (Frederickson Location)|
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg OSP Aerial General Laborer
OSP General Foreman
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg OSP Underground General Laborer

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Seafood Processor (2 positions)
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 Openings



Grant Proposals:

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



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
dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Application for Certification as Native American Owned Business

dowloadicon_25x25.jpg Compliance Plan

*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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