New Job Openings: July 18, 2019

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 (09.16.2016 Revised) to apply for the jobs currently being advertised. If using Chrome, Firefox, or Safari (Other than Internet Explorer) 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's License.
  • Copy of Commercial Driver License (CDL).
  • 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)-871-7811/6363
    • 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

    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

     DCD13318135  236110  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Jeddito, AZ  25,355.20  OUF
     DCD13418068  230000  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Black Mesa, AZ  25,355.20  07/17/2019
     DCD13418198  230091  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Rock Point, AZ  25,355.20  08/05/2019
     DCD13518015  236062  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Alamo, NM  25,355.20  07/29/2019
     DCD13518126  236083  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Red Rock, NM  25,355.20  08/07/2019
     DCD13518127  236074  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Iyanbito, NM  25,355.20  08/07/2019
     DCD13518223  208415  Community Services Coordinator(S)  Iyanbito, NM  35,755.20  OUF
     DCD13618200  236152  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Red Mesa, AZ  25,355.20  08/05/2019
     DCD13918178  244095  Office Specialist(S)  Shiprock, NM  25,355.20  07/18/2019
     DCD13918192  244085  Office Specialist(S)  Kayenta, AZ  25,355.20  07/22/2019


    Department of Dine' Education

     DODE04418222  941303  Rehabilitation Services Tech (S)  Shiprock, NM  30,035.20  OUF

    Navajo Head Start

     DODE70118112  946900  Senior Contract Analyst(S)  Window Rock, AZ  24.15  07/22/2019
     DODE70118116  243765  Senior Office Specialist(S)  Window Rock, AZ  15.99  07/22/2019
     DODE83518029  945082  Head Start Bus Driver(S)  Newcomb, NM  14.67  07/29/2019

    Office of Dine' Youth

     DODE08018153  244417  Recreation Aide (S)(4 Pos)  Shiprock, NM  19,552.00  07/22/2019
     DODE08018199  244414  Programs & Projects Specialist(S)  Shiprock, NM  38,188.80  07/22/2019

    Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation Services

     DODE04418098  941331  Rehabilitation Services Tech(S)  Kayenta, AZ  30,035.20  07/17/2019
     DODE04418114  243853  Parent Educator (S)  Chinle, AZ  27,601.60  OUF
     DODE04418181  244374  Principal Social Services Representative(S)  Window Rock, AZ  35,755.20  OUF

    Office of Standards, Curriculum & Assessment Development

     DODE04418194  234462  Senior Education Specialist (S)  Window Rock, AZ  49,192.00  08/05/2019



     DED01418206  250661  Public Information Officer  St. Michaels, AZ  38,188.80  07/23/2019


    Department of Information Technology

     DGS01817999  244175  Information Security Officer (S)  Window Rock, AZ  58,448.00  07/24/2019

    Facilities Maintenance Department

     DGS01918215  202417  Facilities Maintenance Technician (S)  Fort Defiance, AZ  30,035.20  07/23/2019

    Fleet Management Department

     DGS02718220  202375  Auto Parts Technician (S)  Tuba City, AZ  27,601.60  07/26/2019

    NN Employee Benefits Program

     DGS06618207  241007  Accountant (S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  OUF

    Worker's Compensation Program

     DGS12418108  281067  Accounts Maintenance Specialist (S)  Window Rock, AZ  25,355.20  07/17/2019


    Behavioral & Mental Health Services

     DOH07217969  941866  Clinical Psychologist (S)  Shiprock, NM  ****DOE  OUF
     DOH07217970  947152  Prin Substance Abuse Counselor(S)(2 Pos)  Shiprock, NM  *DOE  OUF
     DOH07217988  242027  Clinical Specialist (S)(2 Pos)  Shiprock, NM  **DOE  OUF
     DOH07217989  944727  Prin Substance Abuse Counselor(S)  Kaibeto, AZ  *DOE  OUF
     DOH07217991  945804  Clinical Family Therapist (S)(2 Pos)  Shiprock, NM  ***DOE  OUF
     DOH07218183  941031  Building Maintenance Worker(S)  Window Rock, AZ  25,355.20  07/18/2019
     DOH07218184  947145  Contract Analyst (S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  OUF
     DOH07218208  947517  Clinical Specialist - Intern (S)  Chinle, AZ  49,192.00  07/23/2019
     DOH07218227  244492  Office Aide (Temporary) (S) (2 Positions)  Fort Defiance, AZ  17,971.20  07/26/2019
     DOH07218228  244492  Office Aide (Temporary) (S)  Gallup, NM  17,971.20  07/26/2019
     DOH07218229  244492  Office Aide (Temporary) (S)  Shiprock, NM  17,971.20  07/26/2019
     DOH07218230  244492  Office Aide (Temporary) (S) (3 Positions)  Window Rock, AZ  17,971.20  07/26/2019

    Division of Aging & Long Term Care Support

     DOH11618144  233654  Cook (S)  Hardrock, AZ  23,254.40  07/19/2019
     DOH11618145  278248  Driver (S)  Blue Gap, AZ  23,254.40  07/19/2019
     DOH11717971  236250  Cook (S)  Torreon, NM  23,254.40  OUF
     DOH11718102  230429  Cook (S)  Tohajiilee, NM  23,254.40  OUF
     DOH11718142  242855  Accountant (S)  Crownpoint, NM  38,188.80  07/19/2019
     DOH11718143  276469  Cook (S)  Breadsprings, NM  23,254.40  08/09/2019
     DOH12018218  278183  Cook(S)  Lechee, AZ  23,254.40  OUF
     DOH12018224  242860  Accountant (S)  Tuba City, AZ  38,188.80  OUF

    Navajo Epidemiology Center

    DOH04317913  240803  Research Assistant (T)(2 Pos)  Navajo Nation Wide  21,320.00  OUF
    DOH06418236  244482  Public Information Officer (S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  07/30/2019

    Navajo Health Education

    DOH11418163  949499  Health Educator(S)  Dzilthnaodilthle, NM  38,188.80  07/31/2019

    Navajo Special Diabetes Project

    DOH06318156  947188  Health Education Technician (S)  Kayenta, AZ  27,601.60  07/17/2019
    DOH06318188  947190  Health Education Technician (S)  Tuba City, AZ  27,601.60  07/26/2019


    Department of Personnel Management

     DHR02218173  244349  HR Recruitment Manager (S)  Window Rock, AZ  53,643.20  07/17/2019
     DHR02218174  240831  Accounts Maintenance Specialist(S)  Window Rock, AZ  25,355.20  07/17/2019

    Navajo Department of Workforce Development

     DHR08218123  919883  Senior Info Systems Tech (S)  Window Rock, AZ  36,920.00  OUF

    Navajo Office of Vital Records

     DHR02418157  943853  Vital Statistics Technician(S)  Tuba City, AZ  25,355.20  07/17/2019


    Fish & Wildlife Department

     DNR12618090  240690  Wildlife Conservation Officer  Tuba City, AZ  35,755.20  OUF
     DNR12618190  244234  Animal Control Officer (S)  Shiprock, NM  27,601.60  08/05/2019
     DNR12618193  244233  Animal Control Officer (S)  Tuba City, AZ  27,601.60  08/05/2019

    Historic Preservation Department

     DNR08318201  934408  Accountant (S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  08/05/2019

    Minerals Department

     DNR01218083  949876  Associate Minerals Auditor (S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  OUF
    DNR01218237  206970  Office Aide  Window Rock, AZ  17,971.20  07/30/2019

    Navajo Land Administration

     DNR01318164  242989  Computer Operator  Chinle, AZ  21,320.00  07/17/2019
     DNR01318176  208575  Homesite Agent  Tuba City, AZ  25,355.20  07/18/2019
     DNR01318177  242995  Computer Operator  Tuba City, AZ  21,320.00  07/18/2019

    Parks & Recreation

     DNR05818138  244043  Fee Collector Supervisor (S)  Crystal, NM  27,601.60  07/19/2019
     DNR05818146  244063  Security Guard (S)  Cameron, AZ  21,320.00  07/22/2019
     DNR05818149  243265  Fee Collector(S)  Chinle, AZ  21,320.00  07/22/2019
     DNR05818167  244054  Fee Collector Supervisor (S)  Teecnospos, AZ  27,601.60  07/24/2019
     DNR05818168  243254  Accounting Clerk (S)  Monument Valley, AZ  21,320.00  07/24/2019
     DNR05818169  244067  Security Guard (S)  Lechee, AZ  21,320.00  07/24/2019
     DNR05818170  244052  Security Guard (S)  Chinle, AZ  21,320.00  07/24/2019
     DNR05818171  244056  Parks Maintenance Worker(S)  Teecnospos, AZ  23,254.40  07/24/2019
     DNR05818172  244055  Fee Collector (S)  Teecnospos, AZ  21,320.00  07/24/2019

    Title and Record Section

     DNR01318115  203342  Appraiser  Window Rock, AZ  35,755.20  07/24/2019

    Water Resources Department

     DNR05218101  208331  Heavy Equipment Operator  Many Farms, AZ  32,739.20  07/17/2019
     DNR05218175  156503  Irrigation Supervisor  Many Farms, AZ  30,035.20  07/18/2019
     DNR05218191  940807  Derrick Operator  Fort Defiance, AZ  25,355.20  08/05/2019


    Department of Criminal Investigations

     DPS13218217  244424  Director of Criminal Investigations (S)  Window Rock, AZ  77,604.80  07/23/2019

    Emergency Medical Services

     DPS04718131  947882  EMT Basic (S)  Tohatchi, NM  30,035.20  07/19/2019
     DPS04718202  944705  EMT Intern (S)  Inscription House, AZ  23,254.40  07/22/2019

    Fire and Rescue Services Department

     DPS12918225  243581  Senior Firefighter (S)  Ojo Amarillo, NM  32,739.20  07/26/2019

    Navajo Department of Corrections

     DPS14918110  243400  Corrections Officer (6 Positions)  Kayenta, AZ  38,188.80  07/17/2019
     DPS14918139  241632  Cook  Tuba City, AZ  23,254.40  07/19/2019
     DPS14918244  244321  Corrections Lieutenant (S)  Kayenta, AZ  53,643.20  08/07/2019

    Navajo Police Department

     DPS02118089  943962  Local Agency Security Officer  Window Rock, AZ  41,641.60  OUF
     DPS05918185  244081  Building Maintenance Worker (S)  Kayenta, AZ  25,355.20  07/26/2019
     DPS07418216  944087  Public Safety Telecomm Operator (S)  Crownpoint, NM  27,601.60  07/23/2019


    Child Care Development Fund Program

     DSS05718195  244181  Building Maintenance Supervisor(S)  Window Rock, AZ  35,755.20  07/29/2019

    Department for Self Reliance

     DSS03918087  943157  Accountant (S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  OUF
     DSS03918105  242003  Program Manager III (S)  Window Rock, AZ  63,710.40  07/17/2019
     DSS03918221  242421  Principal Case Worker (S)  Farmington, NM  41,641.60  07/26/2019
     DSS03918235  941455  Principal Accountant (S)  Window Rock, AZ  53,643.20  08/06/2019
     DSS03918243  243872  Employment Development Specialist (S)  Chinle, AZ  41,641.60  08/07/2019

    Department of Family Services

     DSS0918133  948349  Case Management Specialist (S)  Tohajiilee, NM  41,641.60  07/19/2019
     DSS09018132  930967  Principal Social Service Representative (S)  Window Rock, AZ  35,755.20  07/19/2019
     DSS09018186  244391  Case Management Specialist (S)(2 Pos)  Phoenix, AZ  41,641.60  07/19/2019
     DSS09118158  936389  Social Worker(S)  Shiprock, NM  38,188.80  07/31/2019
     DSS09318159  931978  Principal Social Service Representative(S)  Kaibeto, AZ  35,755.20  07/31/2019
     DSS09318160  936895  Senior Social Worker(S)  Tuba City, AZ  45,385.60  07/31/2019
     DSS09318161  936117  Senior Social Worker(S)  Kayenta, AZ  45,385.60  07/31/2019


    Planning Department

     DOT10618238  946229  Principal Engineering Technician  Shiprock, NM  38,188.80  07/30/2019


    Navajo Election Administration

     LB00818130  244250  Legislative Reporter (S)  Window Rock, AZ  27,601.60  07/19/2019

    Office of Ethics & Rules

     LB08518162  202041  Director of Ethics & Rules(S)  Window Rock, AZ  75,732.80  OUF

    Office of Legislative Services

     LB08118107  230120  Senior Legal Secretary (S)  Window Rock, AZ  32,739.20  07/17/2019

    Office of the Auditor General

     LB01118088  211457  Associate Auditor (S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  OUF
     LB01118214  211880  Auditor General(S)  Window Rock, AZ  ******DOE  OUF


    Office of the Attorney General

     DOJ00617938  241394  Attorney  Window Rock, AZ  67,225.60  OUF
     DOJ00618209  202235  Senior Attorney  Window Rock, AZ  79,892.80  OUF


    Contract Accounting Section

     OOC02818106  202581  Principal Accountant (S)  Window Rock, AZ  53,643.20  07/19/2019

    Credit Services Department

     OOC06918137  240193  Accounting Technician(S)  Window Rock, AZ  23,254.40  07/19/2019

    Office of the Controller

     OOC02818014  244198  Principal Information Systems Tech(S)  Window Rock, AZ  40,310.40  07/29/2019

    Property Management Department

     OOC03318196  202502  Property Clerk (S)(2 Pos)  Fort Defiance, AZ  21,320.00  07/22/2019

    Purchasing Services Department

     OOC02618134  211062  Buyer(S)  Window Rock, AZ  25,355.20  07/19/2019


    Navajo Gaming Regulatory

     OPV00418204  241734  Gaming Regulatory Investigator(S)  Window Rock, AZ  38,188.80  07/30/2019
     OPV00418205  242741  Gaming Surveillance Observer(S)  Twin Arrows, AZ  35,755.20  07/30/2019

    Office of Navajo Public Defender

     OPV00718182  296448  Legal Secretary  Shiprock, NM  27,601.60  07/18/2019

    (OUF) Open Until Filled
    (S) Sensitive Position (subject to background check)
    * DOE - Depending on Experience ($45,385.60 - $52,312.00)
    ** DOE - Depending on Experience ($53,643.20 - $62,192.00)
    *** DOE - Depending on Experience ($65,249.60 - $73,486.40)
    **** DOE - Depending on Experience ($73,299.20 - $84,926.40)
    ***** DOE - Depending on Experience ($84,531.20 - $97,531.20)
    ****** DOE - Depending on Experience ($91,644.80 - $106,225.60)
    ******* DOE - Depending on Experience ($56,721.60 - $65,790.40)
    ******** DOE - Depending on Experience ($61,834.40 - $71,676.80)

    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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