The purpose of the Shiprock Chapter Public Employment Program (PEP) is to provide temporary employment opportunities for eligible Shiprock Chapter members. The Shiprock Chapter Officials and Shiprock Administrative staff may extend employment past the 6-month recommended timeframe upon justification and budget availability.
- To Protect the assets of the Navajo People by insuring that the benefits of the Navajo Public Employment funding is used in an efficient and prudent manner.
- To provide temporary employment for Chapter members to work on Chapter projects and/or projects that benefit the community.
- To provide temporary employment for Chapter members with the limited funds allocated.
- The Chapter Officials and Administrative staff shall have the responsibility of processing the applications, determining the eligibility of applicants, to hire and to provide supervision,