Contract Opportunities

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) practices Indian Preference in hiring and awarding of contracts.


natural resources department

Volunteer/Intern Opportunity for Shorebird Monitoring 

The Natural Resources Department is looking for volunteers and/or interns to monitor the presence of and minimize disturbance to state and federally listed coastal nesting birds (defined here as Piping Plovers, Least and Common Terns) along approximately 7,000 linear feet of Lobsterville Beach. The tasks involved in this work may include the following according to state and federal guidelines:
Regular monitoring and management, including symbolic fencing and signage to protect nests and scrapes, as
needed, on all sites based on presence of potential nesting habitat and/or presence of birds, as determined by MA NHESP.
Pre- and/or during nourishment monitoring for the presence of nesting birds IF operations are taking place on or after April 1.
Post-nourishment monitoring to determine the presence of nesting birds on all sites nourished at the start of this agreement.

Training will be provided and a stipend may be available. To apply, please contact the Natural Resources Department. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The Natural Resources Department wants to update or create a contract with you!!

Throughout the year, the NRD has projects in a variety of areas such as landscaping, boat and engine repair, hauling, electrical, construction, plumbing work, video production, video editing and even professional writing and editing. If you or your company desires to have a contract rate on file with the department, it allows us to get quick bids for smaller projects that need to be completed. If you have a skill or certification for service, we want to know.

Please contact Bret Stearns for further information. If you already have a contract on file, it is likely expired, and we will be contacting you for renewal.

Request for Proposals for development of the
Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)’s
Radon Guidebook for Tribes

The Natural Resources Department is seeking proposals for a project leading to the development of the Radon Guidebook for Tribes under the EPA’s Radon Program. This guidebook should include best practices for Radon mitigation, including input from federal experts, and promote streamlining of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for radon testing to promote the sharing of regional radon-related data.

Please provide a letter of interest which describes your background and experience. The Contractor will work directly with the Natural Resources Department staff. 

Please label all proposals: “ATTN: Radon Program RFP”. Bids will be reviewed at the Tribal Administration building during regular work hours as received. The bid will remain open until filled.

Letters of interest may be mailed to: Natural Resources Department, 20 Black Brook Road, Aquinnah, MA, 02535; faxed to 508 645-3790; or emailed to  The anticipated project completion date is July 31, 2019.

Requests for additional information may be made to Bret Stearns, Director of the Natural Resources Department, Wampanoag Natural Resources Department at (508) 645-9265 x141.

Human Services

Chore Services

Would you like to contract with the Human Services department to provide light housekeeping, heavy chore services or companionship/respite accompaniment?


We are always looking for contractors to help drive our Tribal elders to monthly luncheons, shopping excursions and cultural and community events.

For any of the above opportunities please contact Direct Services Administrator. Call (508) 645-9265, ext. 132 for more information.

*We serve our elders in Dukes, Bristol, Norfolk, Suffolk, Worcester counties and Rhode Island.

Salary Range: $42,472 - $68,000

Wampanoag Aquinnah Tribe is seeking a qualified, Social Worker who will work with Tribal Citizens, managing Child/Elder abuse cases.
Will be responsible for case management, and investigation of Child/Elder Abuse cases.
Knowledge of Case Management, ICWA, Substance Abuse and community resources a must.
Duties will include facilitating and monitoring child placement, successful candidate will possess strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, who can work with families, DCF and outside agencies.


Contract position to perform stenographic duties for the WTGH(A) Tribal Council from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. Must be able to transcribe minutes of the Tribal Council’s regular, special, emergency and general membership meetings, and create action lists from recordings. Download all recordings and provide said action lists and minutes in accordance with the timetables as outlined within the contract.  Personally attend (or designate a qualified Tribal Member) to attend all Tribal Council (excluding executive sessions) and General Membership meetings to record the meeting and transcribe action lists during the meetings.  The contractor shall be paid $25.00 to $30.00 per hour (based upon experience). 

Please send resume to Eleanor Hebert, Tribal Secretary @ 20 Black-Brook Road, Aquinnah, MA 02535


Tribal Recorder position