TERO Department

Department Introduction

Welcome to the Hoopa Tribe’s Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) Webpage.

The TERO Office was moved to the Hoopa Tribal Offices and is now located in the Neighborhood Facility building located at 11860 CA State Hwy in Hoopa, CA.

Resources

Authorization for Release Of Information - Tribal Verification (PDF Format, 54K)

TERO Ordinance (as amended May 17, 2012) (PDF Format, 5MB)
The Hoopa Valley Tribal Council established the TERO Ordinance for all employers/businesses/contractors and its sub-contractors who do business within the exterior boundaries of the Hoopa Indian Reservation. Indian Preference requirements and the TERO Tax is covered in this Ordinance.

TERO 01 Form (PDF, 333K)
All employers/contractors and/or its sub-contractors must complete this form prior to the commencement of work on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation.

TERO Highway Construction Permit (Coming Soon...)
This form was created specifically for CAL-TRANS Contractors and its sub-contractors doing business within the exterior boundaries of the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation. This form must be completed and submitted to CAL-TRANS with it bid submission.

TERO Skillsbank Application (MS Word Format, 76k)
TERO maintains a Skillsbank for applicants who are looking for temporary work. TERO refers applicants pursuant to the TERO Ordinance to Tribal Departments who are looking for emergency temporary hires until their positions can be advertised and hired. Referrals are also given to contractors/employers doing business on the Hoopa Indian Reservation. Indian Preference will be given pursuant to the TERO Ordinance. If you are another Indian registering with TERO, it is your responsibility to submit verification of your enrollment in a Federally Recognized Tribe. If you are married to a Hoopa Tribal Member, then you must provide proof of your marriage to be afforded the second level preference as an Indian Spouse of a Hoopa Tribal Member. If you are unable to provide proof of your enrollment in a federally recognized tribe you can come to the TERO Office and sign an Authorization for Release of Information and TERO can fax it to your tribe to obtain the verification on your behalf and/or you can call your tribal enrollment and have them fax or email your verification of enrollment.

Native American Contractor's Qualification Questionnaire for registering their business (PDF Format, 143K)
This form is used for companies who want to register their business with the TERO Contractor’s List for referrals to Tribal Departments and/or others who may be looking for a contractor and/or sub-contractors to complete projects they need to be done. They will advertise their jobs/projects and/or in an emergent situation contact three companies to submit a bid for the project. TERO is usually contacted by the Tribal Department and/or private employers/residence for a listing of available contractors to complete a job they need to be done. All contractors should be registered with TERO in order for us to refer your company out to others.

Non-Indian Contractor's Qualification Questionnaire for registering their business (PDF Format, 133K)
This form is used for companies who want to register their business with the TERO Contractor’s List for referrals to Tribal Departments and/or others who may be looking for a contractor and/or sub-contractors to complete projects they need to be done. They will advertise their jobs/projects and/or in an emergent situation contact three companies to submit a bid for the project. TERO is usually contacted by the Tribal Department and/or private employers/residence for a listing of available contractors to complete a job they need to be done. All contractors should be registered with TERO in order for us to refer your company out to others.

Declaration of Business Ownership For Indian Preference (PDF, 53K)

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Intake Questionnaire (PDF, 115K)

If there is training you would like to see brought to the Hoopa Area, please contact TERO and we will advertise to see if there is enough interest to bring the class locally.

Contact Us

Penny Cordova, TERO Director

PO Box 1467

Phone: (530) 625-4211 Ext. 162

Work Cell: (707) 269-0969

Fax: (530) 625-4594

Email: hvtero@gmail.com

About Hoopa Valley Tribe

We, the Hoopa Valley Tribe, are a Tribal Government dedicated to protecting and promoting the interests of the Hoopa Valley Indians, and cooperating and collaborating with Federal, State, and local Governments.

Address

Hoopa Valley Tribe

11860 State Hwy 96

PO Box 1348

Hoopa, CA 95546

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