Employment with Navajo Head Start

We are glad to see you here! Browse our available positions with Navajo Head Start. For further questions about our positions, please feel free to call (928) 871-6902 or Toll-Free 1-(877)-506-1863 or drop by our office.



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***Please post this advertisement at the Region Offices for interested NHS Staff. Be advised that, In-House JVAs only apply to current NHS Employees. In addition, all applications must be submitted directly to the Department of Personnel Management by the following:
NN DPM Mailing Address:
Dept. of Personnel Mgmt.
P. O. Box 7080
Window Rock, AZ 86515
DPM Phone Numbers:
Fax: (928) 871-6976
Any applications received at NHS HR Section will not be forwarded to DPM. It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit their completed NN Application and all supporting documents in order to receive full credit for educational credentials.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.

Form Downloads

To apply, please fill out the Employment Application to its entirety. Also please sign your application in the back.

Gather all supporting documents, such as:

  • High School Diploma 
  • College Transcripts
  • Copy of your Degree 
  • State-Issued Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Certificate of Indian Blood 
  • Certificates (pertinent to job duties)
  • CPR/First Aid Card
  • Food Handler’s Permit/Card
  • CDA (Req’d for Paraprofessionals) 
  • CDL (Req’d for Paraprofessonals & Bus Drivers), etc.


  • Résumé
  • Letter of Interest
  • Letters of Recommendation
Applications may be faxed, hand-delivered, or mailed to NHS – Central Admin., Human Resources section: 
Navajo Head Start / Human Resources Section
P.O. Box 3479
Window Rock, Arizona 86515

*All positions require Background checks** — Federal and Tribal.

Veteran’s Preference Applies. The Navajo Nation gives preference to eligible and qualified applicants in accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (NPEA). 

**All background checks are to be initiated in-house by Navajo Head Start. Per our NHS policies, we cannot accept outside background checks.

FOR CURRENT NHS EMPLOYEES and/or Accepted Applicants

Navajo Nation Employee Benefits: Click Here

Navajo Nation Office of Controller Forms: Click Here

Navajo Nation Office of Controller Travel Forms: Click Here

FORM - Release Of Information

To request information from your personnel file, fill out the form.

FORM - Emergency Contact

Please fill out this form in your personnel file for “in case of emergency.”

FORM - Health Evaluation

Please fill out to have in your Personnel file.