The TERO Office is pleased to provide the following jobs listing for the Cherokee area. We ask that when applying for any of these jobs, to please reach out to us to enroll in our Job Bank.

We moved to the Aquoni Building at 756 Aquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC.

Per Chief Sneed’s modified work schedule, we are tele-working and are not at the office. If you have any questions or need more information about a specific opening, please contact Hillary Norville or Douglas McCoy at the email or telephone numbers below.

If you need a Job Bank Application, please email Hillary or Doug.

Hillary Norville
TERO Job Bank Coordinator

Douglas McCoy
TERO Job Bank Coordinator

Job Opportunities:


Open: Dec. 14 2020
Close: Jan. 4, 2021 at 4PM

The TERO Compliance Officer has administrative duties and enforcement responsibilities of the EBCI’s Tribal Business Preference Law, specifically, is support of Indian Preference in hiring, contracting and subcontracting with the Tribe, its entities, and covered employers.

  • Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management or closely related education field or the equivalent combination of education, related work experience and training eight years required.
  • Two Years work experience in Economic Development, the Tribal Legal System, Tribal Employment Rights, Public Administration, or related field required.
  • Position will require twelve (12) months to become proficient in most phases of the job.
  • Level 10: $21.13 – $26.42 per hour
  • 1 position

Application and job description can be picked up from the Receptionist at the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Please contact TERO at 828.359.6421. Indian Preference applies. A current job application must be submitted, Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a TERO application. Please attach all required documents, such as, Driver’s License, Enrollment, Diplomas, Certificates.

NEW LOCATION: TERO Office moved to 756 Aquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC
(formerly Housing offices; in between the GLW and Internal Audit/TABCC buildings)


You may return completed applications to Terri Henry, TERO Director at any of the following venues:
1. Deliver to TERO Office at our new location, address above; or
2. Hard copies mailed via US Postal Service at PO Box 1839, Cherokee, NC 28719 (must be post marked on or before Jan. 04, 2021); or
3. PDF file(s) via email at terrhenr@nc-cherokee.com (must be received before the CLOSE date indicated above.


Local Job Openings for January 2021 (updated 01/7/21)

Alan’s Jewelry & Pawn: Always accepting applications. You can apply at Alan’s Jewelry & Pawn. The phone number is 828-554-0431

Arby’s: Shift manager, general manager, assistant manager, team member, crew member. The phone number is 828.497.9613

Baymont Inn: Front Desk Clerk. The phone number is 828.330.4001

Brio Italian Grille: prep cook, assistant server, host, server, cook, dishwasher, bartender. For
more information on how to apply, please visit www.brioitalian.com/careers and click
“apply now.”

Burger King: openings available. Apply at Burger King. Bring an affidavit if you are an enrolled member of the EBCI. The phone number is 828.497.6120

Cherokee Central Schools: Cherokee language instructor, athletic trainer, alternative school teacher assistant, elementary teacher assistant, special education teacher, special education teacher assistant, part time security, middle school boys basketball head coach.  For more information, please visit www.ccs-nc.org/ and click on “job opportunities.”

Cherokee Grand Hotel: not currently hiring but accepting applications for housekeeping.  Applications are available at Cherokee Grand Hotel.  The phone number is 828.497.0050.

Cherokee Indian Hospital: job openings available at the hospital, Tsali Care Center, and Analenisgi. For the complete list of job openings and for information on how to apply, please visit www.cherokeehospital.org/careers and click on “view open positions.”

Cherokee Police Department: patrol officer (multiple). For more information on how to apply, please visit www.ebci.com/jobs

Dollar General: lead sales associate.  The phone number is 828.554.1305.

Domino’s: delivery driver, customer service rep, general manager, assistant manager.  You can apply online at

Family Dollar: customer service representative.  The phone number is 828.332.6000.

Food Lion: sales associate, produce associate, and other openings available.  For more information on how to apply, please visit www.foodlion.com/careers and the phone number is 828.497.4743.

Forest Service: openings available. For a complete list of job openings, please visit www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/jobs and use Cherokee, NC as your location.

Hampton Inn: accepting applications for maintenance.  You can apply at Hampton Inn and the phone number is 828.497.3115.

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino: table games service supervisor, front desk clerk, room attendant, cleaning specialist, SCC agent, food court cashiers, security officer, surveillance officer, cooks, cocktail server, and other openings are available.  For a complete list of job openings and for information on how to apply, please visit www.harrahscherokeejobs.com/cherokee-careers

Long House Funeral Home Inc: openings available for part-time/on call work. For more information, the phone number is 828.497.1408

Mandara Spa at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino: cosmetologist, massage therapist, spa attendant, spa supervisor. The phone number is 828.497.8550.

McDonald’s: team crew member.  For more information on how to apply, please visit www.careers.mcdonalds.com/us

Pizza Hut: server.  Applications are available at Pizza Hut and the phone number is 828.497.5600.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: bartender, steward, pantry cook, server, host/hostess, busser, prep cook, broiler, side cook, food runner.  For information on how to apply, please visit
www.ruthschris.com and click “careers,” located at the bottom of the website.

Shell: assistant manager, customer service representative. You can apply online at www.snagajob.com

Stonebrook Lodge: currently accepting applications for housekeeping.  Applications are available at Stonebrook Lodge.  The phone number is 828.497.2222.

Subway: openings available. You can apply at Subway or online at www.mysubwaycareer.com. The phone number is 828.497.1268.

Taco Bell: restaurant general manager, assistant general manager, shift lead, team member.  The phone number is 828.497.1440.  For more information on how to apply, please visit www.recruiting.talentreef.com/taco-bell-seq-midsouth

UltraStar Multi-tainment Center: cook 1, cook 2, senior cook, host/hostess, dishwasher/steward, server, bartender, bowling and arcade attendant.  For more information on how to apply, please visit www.ultrastarnc.com/careers/

Wendy’s: breakfast shift manager, breakfast crew member, general manager, assistant manager, shift manager, crew member.  You can apply online at www.wendys-careers.com/job-search and the phone number is 828.497.1277.