Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

Human Resources

Physical Address: 208 Capitol Hill, Nixon, Nevada 89424
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 256, Nixon, Nevada 89424
Phone: (775) 574-1000
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday | 8:00am – 4:30pm

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the Tribes personnel management which includes recruitment, employee relations, employee benefits program, salary administration, worker’s compensation, grievance and appeal system, and personnel records management. Human Resources provides assistance to Department Heads and Supervisors in developing, communicating, and implementing the Tribe’s personnel policies.

 It is the mission of the Human Resources Department of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to …

  • Partner with all Tribal departments and programs to attract, develop, motivate, and retain a diverse workforce of qualified employees who seek to improve Tribal services for our community members.
  • Provide leadership skills and guide employees in promoting a positive work environment by providing access to available resources that will help to achieve success according to the vision of the Tribe.
  • Create understanding in the development and application of policies, benefits, and training opportunities that foster a spirit of individual growth, empowerment, responsibility, trust and respect.

 Our values of continuous improvement, teamwork, and achieving results are woven into every aspect of Human Resources management. 

 See the full PDF of our Personnel Policies Here: Personnel Policies and Procedures 07.19.2023


“Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). However, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered in accordance with the provisions of Section 703 (I) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, amended in 1991.”

Job Listings:

See PDF of current job openings here: PLPT JOB POSTING 6.14.2024

See HR Personnel Policy regarding COVID LEAVE here:
HR Personnel Policies COVID Leave

PLPT COVID Sick Leave Form 
Please forward a copy of this leave slip to Human Resources and attach with each timesheet submitted during this period for tracking purposes

Human Resources Staff

Human Resources Manager 
Phone: (775) 574-1000 Ext 1120

Human Resources Generalist (Benefits) – Shari Williams
Ext. 1119

Correna Martinez, Human Resources Employment Coordinator
Ext. 1132

Davenna Love, HR Assistant
Ext. 1133

Backgrounds Staff:
Kimberly Dunn
Background Investigator
Phone: (775) 574-2400 
Cell: (775) 560-3817 

Drug Testing Staff:
Pyramid Lake Tribal Health Clinic: (775) 574-1018