JOB: Yavapai-Apache Chief Judge – Campe Verde

Yavapai-Apache Nation located in Camp Verde, Arizona is hiring for the following position:

The Chief Judge presides over and ensures the proper operation of the Yavapai-Apache Nation Tribal Court. The Chief Judge is the primary judicial officer of the Tribal Court and is the administrator of the Nation’s Courts: Tribal and Appellate.

  • Preferred State Licensed Attorney in Good Standing.
  • Minimum three years full-time equivalent judicial experience required.
  • Minimum two years judicial administrative experience required.
  • Must never have been convicted of a felony, or convicted of a misdemeanor within the past 10 years other than minor traffic violations.

The Yavapai-Apache Nation offers a competitive benefit and compensation package:
Medical Health Care Insurance; 401K; Dental; Vision; Life Insurance; Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance; Short & Long Term Disability Insurance.

PAY RATE: D.O.E; Plus Tribal Benefit PackagePOSITION STATUS: Full-time Position; Two-year Term

OPEN UNTIL: August 1, 2008

To apply and see a full job description, contact Yavapai-Apache Nation, Human Resources at (928) 567-1062 or email resume to

Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are members of a federally recognized Indian tribe.Successful candidates must pass a drug screening and background check.