Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
  • 21-Mar-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • General Manager's Office
  • Fort Defiance, AZ, USA
  • 116,001.60
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits


Doctor of Jurisprudence from an Accredited Law School.

Member of the Arizona, New Mexico or Utah State Bar Association or admitted to practice in another state bar.

Ability to obtain an AZ, NM, or UT State Bar and the Navajo Nation Bar within one year of employment.

5 years of experience in the practice of law for private, public or government.

Utility law experience preferred.

Navajo Tribal law experience preferred.

Valid Driver's License (subject to motor vehicle review).


Provides legal guidance and advice involving various areas of law, such as contracts, proposals, leases, and employment.

Reviews, researches, interprets, and prepares both written and oral opinions on a wide variety of legal issues, pleadings, motions, discovery and stipulations.

Drafts, reviews, and approves policies and procedures, regulations, bylaws, and other legal documents.

Writes, develops and recommends company policy.

Negotiates, prepares, and manages contracts related to construction projects, purchase power, finance, joint ventures and related utility service agreements.

Reviews contracts, leases, and other legal documents; researches legal issues and recommends revisions as necessary. Researches legal questions, analysis problems and prepares memoranda and correspondence.

Prepares and reviews contracts, agreements, leases, rights of way and similar documents in order to maintain the best legal interest of the Authority.

Negotiates contracts, purchases and other agreements maintaining the best legal and financial interests of the Authority.

Prepares and presents litigation documents for tribal, state, or federal court hearings and trials.

Undertakes special legal and administrative projects at the discretion of General Manager and General Counsel.

Prepares or assists with the preparation of scheduled and/or ad hoc statistical and narrative reports; performs information gathering and analysis and/or forecasting, as specifically directed.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by: conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes, and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Navajo Preference

Navajo Veteran Preference

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
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