TERO Ordinance


Title XIII - Employment Rights


Chapter 7. Liaison Officers



Sec. 701. Requirement for liaison officers.

(a) Any covered entity engaged in:

(1) geophysical exploration on trust land;

(2) drilling for oil and gas on trust land; or

(3) geophysical exploration or drilling for oil and gas on fee land where a right-of-way has been granted across trust land to facilitate the activity on fee land, shall employ a Liaison Officer.


(b) Any covered entity constructing a road, power line, telephone line, water line, sewer line, or oil or gas transportation line or other public utility:

(1) across trust land; or

(2) across fee land if a right-of-way has been granted across trust land to facilitate the construction, shall employ a Liaison Officer if the total cost of the project is expected to exceed twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00).

Sec. 702. Duration.

The Liaison Officer shall be employed:


(a) on a geophysical project or project subject to Section 701 (b) from the start of the project, ordinarily beginning with the surveying, through the final inspection of the Tribes;


(b) on drilling for oil and gas from site preparation through completion, or plugging and abandonment, of the well.



TERO Ordinance

Chapter 1: Definitions



Chapter 7: Liaison Officers



TERO Ordinance
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TERO Applications

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Fort Peck Tribes Personnel Policies & Procedures

The TERO website has available the Fort Peck Tribes Personnel Policies & Procedures online.


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Help with Compliance

The Fort Peck Tribes TERO office is committed to providing workers, employers, job seekers - with clear and easy-access information on how to comply with tribal employment laws.

This is often referred to as "compliance," which is an important part of our efforts to protect the wages, benefits, employment rights, safety and health of our workforce.

Register with TERO

Come to the TERO Office - located at 501 Medicine Bear Road (New Phase III building). Our office hours are 8am - 4:30pm - Monday through Friday. Job seekers can register with us by filling out the TERO registration application.

You can find out more information on our Hiring Procedures as well as seek out employment opportunities using our job referral system. Contractor's can learn about our current contracting and bidding opportunities happening on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. . more


  • Emplolyment Screening
  • Training
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Contact Information

Fort Peck Tribes | TERO
PO Box 1027, Poplar, MT 59255
Phone: (406) 768 2460
Fax: (406) 768 5823
E-mail: info@fortpecktero.org