Employment Opportunities



The Oglala Sioux Parks and Recreation Authority(OSPRA) HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR THE

Fence Installation Laborer for the buffalo pasture fencing.



               Title:                                    Fence Installation Laborer

Organization:                                   Oglala Sioux Parks and Recreation Authority

       Location:                                    Kyle SD

Full/Part Time:                                 Part – Time                                      

           Salary:                                    Salary Range in accordance w/Qualifications and Budget

Opening Date:                                 June 12, 2023

Closing Date:                                    June 28, 2023





The Fence Installation Laborer will be preparing, building and installing new fences. In addition the position will also be working on (maintaining) and fixing old fences. Duties to include:


  1. Loading and unloading the truck with fence materials and equipment, and preparing the site for installation.  
  2. They also dig post holes, mix and pour concrete or dirt, and align fence posts, lines and rails.
  3. Experience and knowledge working with hand tools, power tools, and operating other related equipment.


He/she will be directly supervised and report to the Buffalo & Elk Herd Manager. 




The Fence Installation Laborer candidate will be required to be able to lift over 50 pounds.

Be physically fit and have good hand dexterity.

Preference will be given to candidates with a high school diploma or GED.

Valid Drivers License.

Proof of vehicle insurance.

Experience in Construction, Carpentry, or Fencing.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to follow directions.





The Fence Installation Laborer is required to travel to worksites across the Pine Ridge Reservation.  Salary is competitive in accordance with applicant’s education and experience, and will be partially based on the availability of funds as budgeted. 






Initially, the Coordinator will be hired for a 90 day period, and after the 90 day period will be reviewed and assessed for future employment at OSPRA.


Please submit an application by June 28, 2023, to the address provided below. 

Electronic submittals, facsimile copies, and office drop-offs by the deadline are acceptable.


               Taylor Littlewhiteman, Executive Director

               Oglala Sioux Parks and Recreation Authority

               PO Box 570

               Kyle SD  57752

               Telephone:                         (605) 455-2584

               Facsimile:                           (605) 455-2265

               Email Address:                  ospra@gwtc.net