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  • WONDERING ABOUT JOBS IN CHEROKEE? JOIN THE EBCI TEAM.

Would you like to become a valued member of a team that is committed to meeting the needs of our people? If so, please consider a career with the EBCI. We value diversity and seek to provide our team members with long-term careers that are much more than just a ‘job’.  Working with the EBCI gives you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of people in our Tribal communities. Join our team to help preserve Cherokee’s cultural legacy!

EBCI has one of the best benefits packages in the region.

Our comprehensive employee benefits package includes:
Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance, Employer-Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan, EBCI-Defined Benefit Pension Plan (vested after 10 years), Annual/Sick Leave Accrual, Paid Holidays.

Open positions.

If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact Mark Junaluska, Kevin Primo, or Cayla Cucumber at the contact information listed below.

When you submit an application, a green check mark will appear in the upper left-hand corner letting you know the application was received.  If the application has not been submitted, a red X will appear in the upper left-hand corner, which will indicate that the application was not received.   Some sections require that information be submitted before you will be allowed to proceed to the next section as indicated by an asterisk (*).   

ATTENTION!!

WE HAVE INSTALLED NEW HARDWARE THAT MAY REQUIRE YOU TO RE-REGISTER BEFORE APPLYING.

FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS CLOSELY!

IF YOU ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTIES, CONTACT – MARK L. JUNALUSKA, KEVIN PRIMO, OR CAYLA CUCUMBER AT THE CONTACT INFORMATION LISTED.

If you are unable to attach files, please email them or deliver them to our main offices located at 806 Acquoni Road Suite 100.  If you are unable to submit the application, contact us as soon as possible.  If you encounter an issue during the weekend, we advise that you immediately email Mark L. Junaluska, Kevin Primo, or Cayla Cucumber detailing the issue you have encountered.  ALL positions will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date.  Please review job descriptions carefully.  Most positions require strict adherence to the job description qualifications unless indicated otherwise.  Please be advised that all Law Enforcement applicants must be at least 21 years of age when applying.  ADDITIONALLY, if the Job Description states ‘REQUIRED’ or ‘MUST HAVE’, you must have the experience or licensures, certificates, diplomas, etc. WHEN YOU APPLY or you will not be considered qualified for the position.  You may email or deliver the documents to the HR Suite location listed above if you are unable to attach them to the application.

ATTENTION!               ATTENTION!                 ATTENTION!

Please be advised that all positions designated as ‘Safety Sensitive’ are subject to a higher degree of scrutiny and include THC Metabolites in the drug panel as a disqualifier.

A safety sensitive position is one where the employee is responsible for his/her own safety or other people’s safety. It requires a sharp mind to perform the job safely and responsibly.  Some safety sensitive positions require random drug-screening to ensure compliance with DOT and other safety regulations as well as other certification requirements.  If an applicant fails a pre-employment drug screen, they will not be allowed to re-apply with the EBCI for at least 60 days.


           SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!!        


The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is thrilled to announce over thirty internship opportunities in various Tribal programs. These internships span vocational fields such as construction, roads, maintenance, and administrative and office roles. This is an exciting opportunity for young adults and adults to gain valuable vocational training and experience.

Applicants must be EBCI enrolled members aged 16 or older as of 6/1/2024 to be eligible. Interns will be compensated at $15 per hour for up to 480 hours. The internships are set to begin on 6/17/2024.

There is no upper age limit, so adults of all ages are encouraged to apply via online at https://forms.office.com/r/fbuEDUg1qD before the deadline on 5/31/2024.

Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to gain training and experience.

 

Closing Sunday, June 16, 2024

  1. Social Worker (Multiple) – Family Safety – Public Health and Human Services (L14 $25.79 - $32.25 per hour) download pdf Apply
  2. Registered Nurse (Public Health Nurse) – Tsalagi Public Health – Public Health & Human Services (L15 $28.57 - $35.71 per hour)download pdf Apply
  3. Driver – Transit – Operations (L8 $16.29 - $20.37 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  4. Dispatcher/Substitute Driver – Transit – Operations (L9 $16.61 - $20.77 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  5. Office Administrator – Qualla Housing – Housing (L10 $18.02 - $22.53 per hour) download pdf Apply
  6. Maintenance Utility Worker – Qualla Housing – Housing (L9 $16.61 - $20.77 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONdownload pdf Apply
  7. Supervisor (Plumbing) – Qualla Housing – Housing (L13 $48,738 - $60,923)download pdf Apply
  8. Crew Leader (Plumbing) – Qualla Housing – Housing (L12 $21.41 - $26.76 per hour)download pdf Apply
  9. Plumber Assistant – Qualla Housing – Housing (L7 $15.99 - $19.99 per hour)download pdf Apply
  10. TERO Compliance Officer – TERO (L13 $23.43 - $29.29 per hour)download pdf Apply

Open Until Filled

  1. Corrections Officer (Multiple) – Corrections – EBCI Law Enforcement (L10 $18.02 - $22.53 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONdownload pdf Apply
  2. Patrol Officer (Multiple) – Cherokee Indian Police Department – EBCI Law Enforcement (L12 $21.41 - $26.76 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONdownload pdf Apply
  3. Community Response Officer – Cherokee Indian Police Department – EBCI Law Enforcement (L12 $21.41 - $26.76 per hour)download pdf Apply
  4. Detective – Cherokee Indian Police Department – EBCI Law Enforcement (L13 $23.43 - $29.29 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  5. Juvenile Officer – Cherokee Indian Police Department – EBCI Law Enforcement (L12 $21.41 - $26.76 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  6. Bailiff – Corrections – EBCI Law Enforcement (L11 $19.61 - $24.52 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONdownload pdf Apply
  7. FT Paramedic – Emergency Medical Services – Public Safety (L11 $19.61 - $24.52 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  8. Part-Time Paramedic – Emergency Medical Services – Operations (L11 $19.61 - $24.52 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONdownload pdf Apply
  9. Teacher (Multiple) – Qualla Boundary Early Head Start – Public Health and Human Services (L9 $16.61 - $20.77 per hour) download pdf Apply
  10. Teacher (Multiple) – Qualla Boundary Head Start – Public Health and Human Services (L10 $18.02 - $22.53 per hour)download pdf Apply
  11. Legislative Legal Counsel – Tribal Council – Legislative Branch (L19 $100,232 - $133,643)download pdf Apply
  12. Family Safety Attorney I - Civil Law / Office of the Attorney General (L17 $73,927 - $98,570)download pdf Apply
  13. Certified Nursing Assistant (Multiple) – Tribal In Home Care Services – Public Health and Human Services (L9 $16.61 - $20.77 per hour)download pdf Apply
  14. Certified Biological Waste Water Treatment Operator – Waste Water Treatment – Operations (L11 $19.61 - $24.52 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONdownload pdf Apply
  15. Environmental Compliance Specialist – Environmental & Natural Resources – Operations (L12 $21.41 - $26.76 per hour) download pdf Apply
  16. Education Tutor/Grades 3-5 – Graham County Indian Education – Snowbird & Cherokee County (L8 $15.90 - $19.88 per hour)download pdf Apply
  17. Supervisor – Biological/Waste Water Operator – Waste Water Treatment – Operations (L14 $25.79 - $32.25 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONdownload pdf Apply
  18. Maintenance Technician – HELP – Education (L9 $16.21 - $20.26 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  19. Registered Nurse – Tribal In Home Care Services – Public Health and Human Services (L15 $28.57 - $35.71 per hour) download pdf Apply
  20. Rounds Tech/Operator – Water Treatment – Operations (L9 $16.61 - $20.77 per hour)download pdf Apply
  21. Mental Health Therapist – Child Advocacy – Public Health & Human Services (L14 $53,656 - $67,070)download pdf Apply
  22. Case Manager/Forensic Interviewer – Child Advocacy – Public Health & Human Services (L11 $19.61 - $24.52 per hour) download pdf Apply
  23. Education Specialist - Higher Education - Education (L10 $18.02 - $22.53 per hour)download pdf Apply
  24. Transportation Facilities Coordinator – Qualla Boundary Early Head Start & Head Start – Public Health & Human Services (L9 $16.61 - $20.77 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  25. Maintenance Worker – Qualla Boundary Early Head Start & Head Start – Public Health & Human Services (L7 $15.99 - $19.99 per hour) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION download pdf Apply
  26. Information Technology Coordinator – Information Technology – Office of Information Technology (L13 $48,738 - $60,923)download pdf Apply
  27. Environmental Aquatic Specialist – Office of Environmental & Natural Resources – Operations (L12 $21.41 - $26.76 per hour) download pdf Apply

Internship Opportunities Available

  1. Internship Opportunities Available Apply


Indian preference does apply, and an online job application must be submitted for each position applied for.

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The Human Resources Department of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is dedicated to providing support while maintaining integrity through teamwork, respect and equal application of policies and procedures in order to attract and retain a diverse workforce.