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NAVAJO NATION HOLIDAYS
Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd, 2023
Navajo Nation Family Day, November 24th, 2023
Christmas Day, December 25th, 2023
New Year's Day, January 1st, 2024
Martin Luther King Day, January 15th, 2024
News and Announcements
Lifting of COVID Leave 10/17/2023
We hope this message finds you well. We would like to inform you of an important update regarding our COVID Leave policy. As of June 15, 2023, the COVID leave mandate has been lifted, and we have received the proper documentation to support this decision. Moving forward, DPM will adhere to the lifted mandate and no longer accept COVID leave requests. Instead, employees who require leave due to COVID-related reasons will be required to utilize their accrued sick leave balances. This change will be implemented immediately. If The DPM already received your COVID leave requests prior to this memorandum, DPM will honor and review these requests on a case-by-case basis. All other COVID leave not already at DPM, will not be honored after today.
FY 2024 GWA Salary Schedules
Pursuant to the Navajo Nation Personnel Policies Manual (“NNPPM”) §VII.D.(2), the Department of Personnel
Management (“DPM”) hereby issues the following Salary Schedules for implementation by all divisions/departments of
the Navajo Nation Executive and Legislative Branches. The new schedules will supersede all previous schedules. This
authorization includes all personnel matters relating to recruitment, payroll, benefits, retirement and budgets for
POSITION CLASSIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE (PCQ)- FRF/ARPA POSITIONS
Please be advised that pursuant to the approval of the Fiscal Recovery Fund (FRF) Central Support allocations by former Navajo Nation President Nez, several Navajo Nation programs were awarded funding for Personnel. During this time, the Department of Personnel Management (DPM) developed a three (3) page position classification questionnaire (PCQ) to expedite the review and establishment of new position
REVISION TO JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (JVA) & RECRUITMENT EMAIL CHANGE
For immediate implementation, the attached fillable PDF Job Vacancy Announcement (JVA) will be replacing the excel JVA. The JVA revisions will simplify the creation and submission of JVAs by programs and allow the DPM Recruitment team to quickly review and publish JVAs using the data collected. The JVAs will then be generated on newly formatted PDF for posting to the DPM’s Jobs page.
JVA Form Instructions
Revision to Personnel Action Form (PAF)
Please be informed that effective immediately, the Department
of Personnel Management (DPM) will implement the attached
revised Personnel Action Form (PAF). The PAF revisions include
changes to the"Clearance Signature" section which will now
require clearance signatures from the Navajo Nation Department
of Information Technology (DIT) and the Office of the
Controller| Financial Management Information System (FMIS)
NAVAJO NATION PERSONNEL POLICIES MANUAL (NNPPM) AMENDMENTS
Pursuant to the Health, Education and Human Services Committee
(HEHSC) Resolution No. HEHSCAP-04-23, amending the Navajo
Nation Personnel Policies Manual Section IV.K.5, approving the
Navajo Nation to hire employees on a provisional basis while
the background checks are pending. The attached amendments are
being issued for your use and implementation and are effective
on April 26, 2023.
Navajo Police Officer Day
Please be advised that pursuant to Resolution No. CJY-53-20,
the Navajo Nation Council amended Legislation CO-64-17
declaring the second Friday in May to be known as "Navajo
Police Officer Day" within the Navajo Nation.
Effective July 2, 2020, the Navajo Nation Council found it to be in the best interest of the Navajo Nation to provide for "Navajo Police Officer Day" to be an observed day, as distinguished from a paid holiday.
Therefore, the "Navajo Police Officer Day" will no longer be a paid holiday as outlined in the Navajo Nation Personnel Policies Manual (NNPPM). Further, Resolution No. CJY-53-20 provides up to four (4) hours of Administrative Leave to Navajo Nation employees to attend Navajo Nation Police Officer Day events held on the Navajo Nation.
FY 2022 NHS COLA Salary Schedules
Pursuant to Notice of Award No. 90CI010073-02-02, supplemental
funding was awarded to Navajo Head Start and Early Head Start
for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) to increase salaries
and wages by 2.28% retroactive to March 1, 2022.
Navajo Nation Employment Benefits
Healthcare and well-being benefits
Paid holidays off
401(k) + matching