Working Here

Employees on the Reservation enjoy numerous amenities including working in a stress-free rural atmosphere far away from the congestion, pollution and traffic problems of the Phoenix metro area. Come work with us and help us chart our future as we move to greater prosperity while maintaining our rich cultural traditions and heritage.

Hiring Preference

Hiring preference is given to Ak-Chin Indian Community members and other federally enrolled tribal members. Other than Native American preference, the Ak-Chin Indian Community is an equal opportunity employer. We are a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

Health Benefits:

Our plan is one total package which includes Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision and Employee Life & AD&D.

Ak-Chin Indian Community offers a self-funded health plan.

For more information, please refer to our Employee Benefits Summary.


Ak-Chin Indian Community recognizes the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day
  • President's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Native American Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Native American Heritage Day
  • Ak-Chin's Masik Ta:s
  • Christmas Day
 Job Openings

Current Openings

Thank you for considering employment with the Ak-Chin Indian Community

The following jobs are open as of April 19th, 2017:

Administrative Support Technician

Assistant Prosecutor

Communications Officer

Desktop Support Assistant


Newspaper Assistant

If you need to obtain a 39 month driving record, please visit the Service Arizona website.

Application Instructions

  • Type or use a black or blue ink pen.
  • A separate application is required for each position you are applying for.
  • Fill-out the application completely and thoroughly as possible. Do not put "see resume" or leave any items blank on the application.
  • Please list your mailing address and a telephone number where you can be reached. If either should change, it is your responsibility to notify the Human Resources Department.

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Administrative Support Technician

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Job Announcement #ACIC-17-25

Job Title:  Administrative Support Technician
Salary:  $14.99 - $17.61 per hour ($31,172 - $36,627)
Reports to:  Early Childhood Program Manager
Supervises:  Not a Supervisory position

Summary: Under general supervision, performs a variety of secretarial/administrative support work for assigned staff. This is treated as a non-exempt position.

Minimum Qualifications: Experience equivalent to three years full time office support, secretarial, or closely related work; OR completion of a post high school course/program in Office Administration, General Business, or closely related area may substitute for one year of the required experience. Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be able to meet the Community's insurance carrier requirements (see list on website or attached to application.) Must complete and pass an extensive background check.

Hiring Preference: The Community affords Indian Preference and Veterans' preference. In applying Indian Preference, preference will be given to qualified Community members, then to qualified Native Americans, and then other qualified candidates. Except as otherwise stated herein, all candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, or other non-merit factor. Applicants wishing to claim Indian Preference must submit a Certificate of Indian Blood or proof of tribal enrollment at the time of application. All applicants wishing to claim Veterans' Preference must submit a copy of a certified Department of Defense DD Form 214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty."

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs a variety of secretarial/administrative support work for assigned supervisor/unit, including screening calls, letters, and/or visitors and scheduling meetings/appointments.
  2. Organizes and maintains files/records for supervisor/unit, following up on pending matters.
  3. Assembles and submits relevant data from files, including compiling statistics and related information.
  4. Sets up/types reports and presentations from available material.
  5. Composes/types routine letters, memos, and other correspondence not requiring supervisor's attention, from limited information or routes it to appropriate staff.
  6. Answers routine questions and furnishes information to save supervisor's time.
  7. Transcribes, types, and edits a variety of documents, correspondence, reports, and related documents, including meeting minutes.
  8. Organizes and expedites workflow through the office.
  9. Researches/prepares special reports, including gathering/summarizing data; researches and prepares materials for meetings.
  10. Performs a variety of secretarial/office support activities, including maintaining calendars/schedules, making travel arrangements, using a personal computer, word processing and/or other software, photocopiers, FAX machines, and other standard office equipment.
  11. Researches bid information and prepares/processes purchase orders and requests for checks to facilitate the purchasing process for supplies and materials.
  12. Schedules field trips for children.
  13. Inventories/orders office supplies/materials for assigned work unit.
  14. Monitors budget expenditures.
  15. Attends a variety of unit related activities, events, and functions as an official representative.
  16. Serves as backup to other unit/Department staff as needed, and performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of a variety of general office equipment and its usage.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures, including file maintenance and record keeping practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of operations and functions of the Department to which assigned.
  • Knowledge of general bookkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and graphics applications.
  • Knowledge of customer service/public relations practices and procedures/telephone etiquette.
  • Knowledge of formats used for preparation of written documents.
  • Knowledge of basic procurement policies and procedures.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Community Council and members of Federal and State agency personnel, upper management, co-workers and the general public.
  • Skill in using customer service/public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
  • Skill in maintaining and updating files, records, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Skill in preparing a variety of records, reports, and correspondence using appropriate format and computer software.
  • Skill in following complex oral and written instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Skill in operating a variety of office equipment, including a personal computer with word processing and other appropriate software, telephone, photocopier, and FAX machine.

Closing date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

To be considered for this position, please submit a signed and complete Ak-Chin Indian Community application (additional resume optional), 39-month driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles, a copy of CIB or proof of tribal enrollment if claiming Indian Preference, and a copy of DD214 if claiming Veteran's preference to:

Ak-Chin Indian Community
Attn: Human Resources Department #17-25
42507 W. Peters and Nall Road
Maricopa, AZ 85138

Fax: 520-568-1051

Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.
The Ak-Chin Indian Community is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.