New Job Openings: January 28, 2021

For the safety and well-being of employees, the DPM will be accepting Navajo Nation Employment applications electronically via email ( or facsimile (928-871-6976) ONLY.  We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

Telephone No: (928) 871-6330
Fax No: (928) 871-6976

Employment Opportunities

When applying for a position with the Navajo Nation, you must utilize the official Navajo Nation Employment Application (09.16.2016 Revised) to apply for the jobs currently being advertised. If using Chrome, Firefox, or Safari (Other than Microsoft Ege) browsers, please download the NN application and use Adobe PDF reader to utilize the fill-in capabilities. Please refrain from sending picture (.gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png) file formats. Due to network security, NNDPM does not accept linked or shared documents. If this is your first time submitting an application to the Navajo Nation via e-mail, you will be required to verify your e-mail address with our spam filter (Sendio). Upon candidate selection, any position titles that have been deemed sensitive will require the selected candidate to undergo a background check, and fees will be incurred for this process.  Background investigations are conducted by the Office of Background Investigation. If you have any more questions about the background investigation process, please contact the OBI Staff. Lastly, if you would like to claim Navajo Nation Veterans Preference, please complete and submit the DD214 form here  Veterans Preference. Thanks!

By Executive Order, mandating that all Executive and Judicial departments review the Navajo Nation Sexual Harassment policy and attend sexual harassment training. Staff Development & Training Department (SDTD) has partnered with the Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management (DPM) to conduct training and a review of personnel policy and procedures regarding Sexual Harassment. Staff Development and Training Department will provide the mandated Sexual Harassment Training, free of charge with the dates listed.

These are other job resources available.

Department of Personnel Application Process

All applications MUST be submitted to the Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management (NNDPM) on or BEFORE 5:00 p.m. on the position's specified closing date. Applications are accepted via email (, mail (PO Box 7080 Window Rock, AZ 86515), fax (928) 871-6976, and also hand-delivered to our office. DPM does not make copies. When emailing, please print, sign and scan your application as an actual signature is required.

Required to be submitted with your Navajo Nation Employment Application (09.16.2016 Revised)

  • Certificate of Navajo Indian Blood (CNIB) to receive Navajo Preference.
  • Copy of HS Diploma / GED Certificate
  • Copies of transcripts and degree(s) to receive credit for education.
  • Certifications (i.e. First Aid, CPR, etc.)
  • Copy of Valid State Driver License/ID.
  • A (Non-Navajo Spouse) is eligible to receive Navajo preference under the NPEA (Navajo Preference in Employment Act). To receive Non-Navajo Spouse Preference, the following supporting documents are required to accompany the Navajo Nation employment application: Proof of marriage by a marriage license, proof of residency and spouse's Certificate of Navajo Indian Blood (CNIB).

  • Optional

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • Leters of Reference

  • Veterans Preference

  • In order to receive Veterens Preference, a Form DD214 and /or DD215 and Application for Veterans Preference must be attached.

  • Appeals

  • Applicants who have been deemed not qualified for a position may submit a written appeal to the Human Resources Director within ten (10) working days from the date of the non-qualified notice.
  • No addtional information, other than that contained in the original application (e.g., resume, degrees, transcripts, licensure, etc.), will be considered in the appeal for re-evaluation. Any negative finding of documents not attached to the original application will not be considered in the appeal process.

  • Notice

  • All applications and supporting documents submitted become the property of the DPM and will not be returned.
  • Ensure application(s) is complete, signed and the required documents are submitted at the time of submission.
  • "See Resume" on the application is unacceptable and will result in an incomplete application, and is not considered an appeal.
  • If applying for more than one position, an application is required for each position you apply for.
  • **Announcement**

    Starting March 01, 2017, Department of Personnel Management is requesting that you attach your Navajo Nation Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) to your Navajo Nation Employment Application (Revised 09/16/2016) to receive Navajo Preference.

    Help provide a safe & secure Navajo Nation, join the Navajo Police Dept. For information to join the team contact:
    • Marvin Curley,   Police Sergeant    (928)-674-2534 / 2520
    • Adrienne Joe,   Senior Office Specialist    (928)-871-7532/6363
    • There are two types of positons open Police Recruit, and Police Officer DPM will be accepting applications and forwarding qualified applicants.

    Fax applications to:           (928) 871-6976

    Email applications to:

    Copies of the prior weekly Job Vacancy Announcements (JVA) are available. Job Vacancy Announcements from prior posting are provided only for reference. DPM is only accepting applications for jobs on the current listing. Select the JVA you wish to view or print.



    Administrative Service Centers

     DCD13319371  236125  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Red Lake, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13319591  236112  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Klagetoh, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13319770  236093  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Crystal, NM  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13320313  208424  Community Services Coordinator (S)  Rock Springs, NM  37,709.28  OUF
     DCD13418806  230000  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Black Mesa, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13420312  202766  Community Services Coordinator (S)  Hardrock, AZ  37,709.28  OUF
     DCD13419162  236040  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Forest Lake, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13518469  236062  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Alamo, NM  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13520179  236064  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Becenti, NM  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13520496  208421  Community Services Coordinator (S)  Pueblo Pintado, NM  37,709.28  02/09/2021
     DCD13619024  236152  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Red Mesa, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13619663  236155  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Red Valley, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13719587  230101  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Kaibeto, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13720011  230097  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Coalmine Mesa, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DCD13720178  230105  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Navajo Mountain, AZ  26,726.40  OUF



     DODE04419771  244471  Senior Public Information Officer(S)  Window Rock, AZ  43,910.64  OUF
     DODE04420067  240978  Superintendent of Schools  Window Rock, AZ  108,576.00  OUF

    Department of Dine' Education

     DODE04420172  240136  Assistant Superintendent  Window Rock, AZ  91,851.12  OUF

    Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance

     DODE04820410  940760  Application Systems Programmer  Window Rock, AZ  51,865.92  OUF

    Navajo Head Start

     DODE70120492  949399  HS Support Services Manager (S)  Window Rock, AZ  33.93  02/09/2021
     DODE71820456  243147  Maintenance Tech (S)   Shiprock, NM  17.44  02/01/2021
     DODE71820457  243152  Maintenance Tech (S)   Tuba City, AZ  17.44  02/01/2021
     DODE72920474  945569  HS Bus Driver (S)   Pinon, AZ  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE74920494  945232  HS Bus Driver (S)   Window Rock, AZ  16.00  02/09/2021
     DODE75120475  941082  HS Bus Driver (S)   Twin Lakes, NM  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE77320480  945713  HS Bus Driver (S)(2 Pos)   Crownpoint, NM  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE78520479  945698  HS Bus Driver (S)   Torreon, NM  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE79720477  945309  HS Bus Driver (S)   Church Rock, NM  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE81820476  945104  HS Bus Driver (S)   Shiprock, NM  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE82520478  945055  HS Bus Driver (S)   Upper Fruitland, NM  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE86020495  241328  HS Bus Driver (S)   Tuba City, AZ  16.00  02/09/2021
     DODE87020483  945181  HS Bus Driver (S)   Kayenta, AZ  16.00  02/04/2021
     DODE87220493  947463  HS Bus Driver (S)   Tonalea, AZ  16.00  02/09/2021
     DODE87420497  241580  HS Bus Driver (S)   Navajo Mountain, AZ  16.00  02/09/2021
     DODE78220498  945703  HS Bus Driver (S)   Pueblo Pintado, NM  16.00  02/09/2021

    Office of Dine' School Improvement

     DODE04419694  934652  Senior Education Specialist  Tuba City, AZ  51,865.92  OUF

    Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation Services

     DODE04418747  243853  Parent Educator(S)  Chinle, AZ  29,127.60  OUF
     DODE04418871  941331  Rehabilitation Services Tech (S)  Kayenta, AZ  31,674.96  OUF
     DODE04419111  240777  Developmental Specialist (S)  Tuba City, AZ  43,910.64  OUF
     DODE04419695  931502  Speech Language Pathologist (S)  Gallup, NM  77,297.76  OUF
     DODE04419937  243632  Senior Accountant(S)  Window Rock, AZ  47,877.84  OUF
     DODE04419938  936200  Developmental Specialist (S)  Chinle, AZ  43,910.64  OUF

    Office of Standards, Curriculum & Assessment Development

     DODE04419292  263256  Education Program Manager (S)  Window Rock, AZ  61,637.76  OUF
     DODE04420382  234462  Senior Education Specialist(S)  Window Rock, AZ  51,865.92  OUF


    Real Estate Department

     DED01418695  244226  Senior Appraiser  St. Michaels, AZ  43,910.64  OUF


    Facilities Maintenance Department

     DGS01919818  202396  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Fort Defiance, AZ  26,726.40  OUF

    Fleet Management Department

     DGS02718763  202375  Auto Parts Technician (S)  Tuba City, AZ  24,513.12  OUF
     DGS02719688  202391  Automotive Technician (S)  Tuba City, AZ  34,514.64  OUF

    Navajo Air Transportation

     DGS03620401  240770  Aircraft Pilot  Window Rock, AZ  64,999.44  OUF
     DGS03620319  204999  Aircraft Maintenance Tech / Pilot  Window Rock, AZ  70,908.48  OUF

    Navajo Transit System

     DGS00519475  944400  Motor Coach Driver (2 Positions) (S)  Fort Defiance, AZ  29,127.60  OUF
     DGS00519786  241602  Motor Coach Driver (S)  Flagstaff, AZ  29,127.60  OUF
     DGS00519787  944398  Motor Coach Driver (S)  Tuba City, AZ  29,127.60  OUF


    Behavioral & Mental Health Services

     DOH07217969  941866  Clinical Psychologist (S)  Shiprock, NM  *****DOE  OUF
     DOH07217988  242027  Clinical Specialist (S)  Shiprock, NM  **DOE  OUF
     DOH07217991  945804  Clinical Family Therapist (S)(2 Pos)  Shiprock, NM  ***DOE  OUF
     DOH07218417  947976  Clinical Specialist (S)  Crownpoint, NM  **DOE  OUF
     DOH07218468  941869  Clinical Family Therapist (S)  Gallup, NM  ***DOE  OUF
     DOH07219051  947046  Clinical Director (S)  Kayenta, AZ  ****DOE  OUF
     DOH07219052  941627  Clinical Specialist (S)  Tuba City, AZ  **DOE  OUF
     DOH07219053  948222  Clinical Specialist (S) (2 Pos)  Gallup, NM  **DOE  OUF
     DOH07219073  947144  Clinical Specialist (S)  Fort Defiance, AZ  **DOE  OUF
     DOH07219944  940645  Traditional Practitioner(S)  Window Rock, AZ  37,709.28  OUF
     DOH07219955  947006  Clinical Director (S)  Crownpoint, NM  ****DOE  OUF
     DOH07220301  243684  Case Assistant (S)  Kayenta, AZ  22,487.70  OUF
     DOH07220419  944749  Traditional Practitioner (S) (2 Pos)  Shiprock, NM  37,709.28  OUF
     DOH07220420  944950  Cook (S)  Shiprock, NM  24,513.12  OUF
     DOH07220421  240449  Adaptive Educaiton Teacher(S)  Shiprock, NM  51,865.92  OUF
     DOH07220453  944709  Traditional Practitioner (S)  Kayenta, AZ  37,709.28  02/01/2021

    CHR & Outreach Program

     DOH03819893  943107  Social Hygiene Technician (S)  Dilkon, AZ  29,127.60 OUF
     DOH03819929  947820  Social Hygiene Technician (S)  Tuba City, AZ  29,127.60 OUF

    Department of Health

     DOH06419189  941532  Systems & Programming Manager (S)  Window Rock, AZ 67,191.84  OUF
     DOH06420367  244650  Health Services Admin (PHS)(S)  Window Rock, AZ  79,866.00  OUF

    Division of Aging & Long Term Care Support

     DOH11619666  233653  Cook (S)  Lukachukai, AZ  24,513.12  OUF
     DOH11819769  276462  Driver (S)  Ganado, AZ   24,513.12  OUF
     DOH11820193  238920  Cook (S)  Jeddito, AZ   24,513.12  OUF
     DOH11919823  233626  Cook (S)  TeecNosPos, AZ   24,513.12  OUF
     DOH12018218  278183  Cook (S)  Lechee, AZ   24,513.12  OUF
     DOH12018807  207078  Cook (S)  Cameron, AZ   24,513.12  OUF
     DOH12019094  272915  Senior Center Supervisor (S)  Leupp, AZ  34,514.64  OUF
     DOH11720388  230319  Cook(S)  Whitehorse Lake, NM   24,513.12  01/28/2021
     DOH11720389  242855  Accountant(S)  Crownpoint, NM  42,473.60  01/28/2021

    Kayenta Public Health Nursing Program

     DOH15218729  941749  Community Health Nurse Director (S)  Kayenta, AZ  *****DOE  OUF

    Navajo Cancer Prevention Program

     DOH06420036  945797  Health Education Technician (S)  Kayenta, AZ 29,127.60  OUF

    Navajo Epidemiology Center

     DOH06420447  244482  Public Information Officer (S)  Window Rock, AZ 40,277.52  01/28/2021
     DOH06420448  244400  Contract Analyst (S)  Window Rock, AZ 40,277.52  01/28/2021
     DOH06420470  244727  Senior Network Specialist (S)  Window Rock, AZ 54,726.48  02/03/2021

    Navajo Special Diabetes Project

    DOH06318897  947175  Nutritionist (S)  Dilkon, AZ  40,277.52  OUF
    DOH06319191  947179  Fitness Specialist (S)  Teecnospos, AZ  37,709.28  OUF
    DOH06319984  947169  Nutritionist (S)  Chinle, AZ 40,277.52  OUF

    Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program

     DOH06420034  240666  Program Manager I  Window Rock, AZ 56,584.80  OUF

    W.I.C. Nutrition Program

    DOH07520100  947448  Principal Nutrition Worker (S)  Winslow, AZ  31,674.96  OUF


    Department of Child Support Enforcement

     DHR15119163  241436  Tribal Court Advocate(S)  St. Michaels, AZ 43,910.64  OUF

    Department of Personnel Management

     DHR02220466  243292  Senior Human Resources Analyst(S)  Window Rock, AZ 51,865.92  02/03/2021

    Navajo Nation TV & Film

     DHR03420231  211770  Media Production Technician(S)  Window Rock, AZ 37,709.28  OUF


    Fish & Wildlife Department

     DNR12618090  240690  Wildlife Conservation Officer  Tuba City, AZ 37,709.28  OUF
     DNR12620372  243525  Program Manager (S)  Window Rock, AZ  56,584.80  OUF
     DNR12620465  243191  Kennel Officer(S)  Shiprock, NM  29,127.60  02/03/2021

    Minerals Department

     DNR01219030  947686  Senior Minerals Auditor (S)  Window Rock, AZ  56,584.80  OUF
     DNR01219112  159881  Senior Programmer Analyst  Window Rock, AZ  54,726.48  OUF
     DNR01220486  244459  Associate Minerals Auditor (S)  Window Rock, AZ  40,277.52  02/05/2021

    Navajo AML Reclamation

     DNR09419901  947469  Department Manager III (S)  Window Rock, AZ  73,267.92  OUF
     DNR09419933  244629  Senior Hydrologist(S)  Window Rock, AZ  64,999.44  OUF

    Water Resources Department

     DNR05220268  203070  Derrick Operator  Fort Defiance, AZ  26,726.40  OUF
     DNR05220427  940808  Senior Heavy Equipment Operator  Fort Defiance, AZ  37,709.28  01/29/2021
     DNR05220428  938294  Associate Civil Engineer  Fort Defiance, AZ  54,726.48  01/29/2021
     DNR05220430  224833  Construction Supervisor  TeeNosPos, AZ  37,709.28  01/29/2021


    Division of Public Safety

     DPS12120393  244621  Statistician/Demographer (S)  Shiprock, NM 61,637.76  02/01/2021
     DPS12120394  244618  Chief Medical Investigator (S)  Shiprock, NM  77,297.76  02/01/2021
     DPS12120395  244617  Medical Examiner (S)  Shiprock, NM  118,389.60  02/01/2021
     DPS12120396  244619  Medical Investigator (S)  Shiprock, NM  50,237.28  02/01/2021

    Emergency Medical Services

     DPS04720304  244420  EMT Intern (S)(Temp)  Navajo Nation Wide  24,513.12  OUF
     DPS04720305  244420  EMT Basic (S)(Temp)  Navajo Nation Wide 31,674.96  OUF
     DPS04720306  244420  EMT Intermediate (S)(Temp)  Navajo Nation Wide  34,514.64  OUF
     DPS04720307  244420  Paramedic (S)(Temp)  Navajo Nation Wide  40,277.52  OUF
     DPS04720464  243548  EMT Basic (S)  Shiprock, NM 31,674.96  02/03/2021
     DPS04720484  946575  EMT Intern (S)(2 Pos)  Tohatchi, NM  24,513.12  02/12/2021

    Fire and Rescue Services Department

     DPS12918515  212141  Senior Firefighter (S)  Window Rock, AZ 34,514.60  OUF

    Navajo Police Department

     DPS07320491  244514  Police Property Clerk (S)  Shiprock, NM 22,487.76  02/16/2021


    Child Care Development Fund Program

     DSS05719822  204630  Cook (S)  Shiprock, NM 24,513.12  OUF
     DSS05720449  243970  Child Development Aide (S) (2 Pos)  Tuba City, AZ 20,629.44  01/28/2021
     DSS05720450  240612  Senior Caseworker  Leupp, AZ 31,674.96  01/28/2021
     DSS05720451  240017  Child Development Worker (S) (2 Pos)  Leupp, AZ 29,127.60  01/28/2021
     DSS05720452  947847  Child Development Aide (S) (3 Pos)  Shiprock, NM 20,629.44  01/28/2021
     DSS05720454  233484  Senior Child Development Worker (S)  St. Michaels, AZ 31,674.96  02/01/2021
     DSS05720455  244189  Cook (S)  Rough Rock, AZ 24,513.12  02/01/2021
     DSS05720458  947022  Child Development Aide (S)  Many Farms, AZ 20,629.44  02/01/2021
     DSS05720459  233458  Senior Child Development Worker (S) (2 Pos)  Chinle, AZ 31,674.96  02/03/2021
     DSS05720460  241163  Child Development Worker (S)  Tsaile, AZ 29,127.60  02/03/2021
     DSS05720461  936888  Child Development Aide (S) (3 Pos)  St. Michaels, AZ 20,629.44  02/03/2021
     DSS05720462  936897  Child Development Aide (S) (2 Pos)  Fort Defiance, AZ, AZ 20,629.44  02/03/2021
     DSS05720463  244638  Department Manager III (S)  Window Rock, AZ 73,267.92  02/03/2021

    Department for Self Reliance

     DSS03918087  943157  Accountant (S)  Window Rock, AZ  40,277.52  OUF
     DSS03920467  942231  Program Supervisor II (S)  Kayenta, AZ  47,877.84  02/10/2021
     DSS03920468  942362  Senior Office Specialist (S)  Gallup, NM  31,674.96  02/03/2021

    Navajo Treatment for Children & Families

     DSS04519898  244404  Treatment Coordinator (S)  Crownpoint, NM  43,910.64  OUF


    Ethics and Rules Office

     LB00319827  241383  Ethics Presenting Officer (S)  Window Rock, AZ 51,865.92  OUF

    Navajo Election Adminstration

     LB00820488  202032  Executive Director (S)  Window Rock, AZ 79,866.00  02/16/2021
     LB00820499  244250  Legislative Reporter(S)  Window Rock, AZ 29,127.60  02/18/2021

    Office of Legislative Counsel

     LB07718510  230113  Attorney  Window Rock, AZ  70,908.48  OUF
     LB07719783  230203  Attorney  Window Rock, AZ  70,908.48  OUF

    Office of the Auditor General

     LB01118214  211880  Auditor General(S)  Window Rock, AZ  *******DOE  OUF


    Office of the Attorney General

     DOJ00619932  202246  Principal Attorney  Window Rock, AZ  99,576.72  OUF
     DOJ00620322  202220  Senior Attorney  Window Rock, AZ 84,271.68  OUF

    Office of the Chief Prosecutor

     DOJ01019785  297943  Chief Prosecutor (S)  Window Rock, AZ  118,389.60  OUF

    Office of the Prosecutor

     DOJ01019324  291150  Prosecutor (S)  Tuba City, AZ   47,877.84  OUF
     DOJ01019343  204739  Prosecutor (S)  Shiprock, NM   47,877.84  OUF
     DOJ01019975  244513  Prosecutor (S)  Kayenta, AZ   47,877.84  OUF
     DOJ01020416  244602  Prosecutor (S)  Chinle, AZ  47,877.84  OUF
     DOJ01020490  204740  Prosecutor (S)  Window Rock, AZ  47,877.84  02/08/2021
     DOJ01020472  244713  Victim & Witness Advocate (S)  Tuba City, AZ 37,709.28  02/04/2021
     DOJ01020473  244712  Victim & Witness Advocate (S)  Shiprock, NM 37,709.28  02/04/2021
     DOJ01020487  204558  Senior Legal Secretary (S)  Window Rock, AZ 34,514.64  02/08/2021
     DOJ01020489  202201  Senior Legal Secretary (S)  Shiprock, NM 34,514.64  02/08/2021


    Air & Toxics Department/Air Quality Control Program

     EPA01520471  941307  Environmental Specialist  Fort Defiance AZ  47,877.84  OUF

    Air & Toxics Department/Pesticide Program

     EPA01519886  945491  Environmental Program Supervisor  Window Rock AZ  56,584.80  OUF


    Accounts Payable Section

     OOC02820230  228116  Accounts Maintenance Spec. (4 Pos)(S)  Window Rock, AZ  29,127.60  OUF


    Navajo Nation Washington Office

     OPV08420077  234489  Administrative Assistant  Washington, D.C.  42,511.68  OUF
     OPV08420485  202064  Gov't & Legislative Affairs Associate  Washington, D.C.  70,908.48  02/05/2021

    Office of Navajo Public Defender

     OPV00719454  216915  Senior Tribal Court Advocate  Window Rock, AZ 51,856.92  OUF
     OPV00720071  243284  Senior Attorney  Tuba City, AZ  84,271.68  OUF

    (OUF) Open Until Filled
    (S) Sensitive Position (subject to background check)
    (T) Temporary Position
    * DOE - Depending on Experience ($52,936.00 - $61,360.00)
    ** DOE - Depending on Experience ($54,724.80 - $63,440.00)
    *** DOE - Depending on Experience ($59,612.80 - $69,118.40)
    **** DOE - Depending on Experience ($64,979.20 - $75,316.80)
    ***** DOE - Depending on Experience ($74,755.20 - $86,632.00)
    ****** DOE - Depending on Experience ($77,251.20 - $89,502.40)
    ******* DOE - Depending on Experience ($96,304.00 - $115,003.20)

    All positions, position titles and salaries are subject to applicable tribal laws, policies, and procedures.

    NOTE TO PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS:   A Navajo Nation Application for Employment must be submitted to the Department of Personnel Management, on or before the closing date, for each position you wish to be considered.  Applications submitted after the closing date will not be considered. All applications for Employment must be filled out in its entirety, including dates of employment.  Resumes are optional and can be attached to the application

    Veterans' Preference Applies
    The Navajo Nation gives preference to eligible and qualified applicants in accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (NPEA)

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