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Chief Operating Officer (Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise) - Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

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Job Title:

Chief Operating Officer (Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise)

Company Name:

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise


Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
United States

Date Posted:

Oct 25, 2018

Ending Date:

Nov 25, 2018

Type of Position:

Full Time


All Executive Management

Job Description

Under direct supervision on the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for integrating the strategic plan of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) with all casino-resort operations. Provides leadership and oversight for the high quality, cost effectiveness, and profitability of NNGE’s casino operations. 

The COO has day to day supervisory and reporting authority over all enterprise operations and management to optimize utilization of all resources and return optimum profit from operations.

Ensures that all operations are executed in accordance with the system of internal controls, and all applicable tribal, state, and federal gaming regulations.  Maintains strict confidentiality of privileged information.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field plus fifteen (15) years of managerial experience in day-to-day gaming operations to include ten (10) years of experience at the Executive Director/General Manager level. 
  • Master’s degree and Tribal gaming experience with multiple property operations preferred. 
  • Strong background in Marketing and Slot Operations preferred. 
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. 
  • Valid driver’s license. 
  • No felony, theft or stealing convictions.  
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, obtain and maintain gaming license. 
  • Navajo preference.
Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.  

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Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise
P.O. Box 38, Church Rock, NM 87311
Phone: (505) 905-7146 Fax: (505) 905-7197

Fire Rock Casino
PO Box 38, Church Rock, NM 87311
Phone: (505) 905-7146 Fax: (505) 905-7197

Northern Edge Casino and Flowing Water Casino
PO Box 4500 Farmington, NM 87499
Phone: (505) 960-7001 Fax: (505) 960-7209

Twin Arrows Casino Resort
22181 Resort Boulevard, Exit 219, I-40; Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
Phone: (928) 856-7160 Fax: (928) 856-7607

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise is a Navajo Nation wholly-owned entity created by the Navajo Nation in September 2006. The Enterprise develops and operates Navajo casinos in accordance with federal and Navajo Nation laws, and applicable Arizona and New Mexico compacts. Since 2008, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise has developed four gaming properties at these following locations. 

Twin Arrows Casino Resort in Leupp Chapter (near Flagstaff, AZ) opened on May 24, 2013. The $175 million casino has 1,100-slots, table games and a 200-room hotel.  This property is positioned as a 4-star/4-diamond, Green Globe full service destination casino resort, and is like no other hospitality entity in Northern Arizona.

Northern Edge Casino in Upper Fruitland Chapter (near Farmington, NM) opened January 2012. This 86,000 square foot full service casino features 750 slot machines, poker room, 10 table games, Cedar Bow Restaurant and Bar, and Food Court.

Fire Rock Casino in Church Rock Chapter, (near Gallup, NM) opened November 2008 and has grown to 733 slots, a 300 seat Bingo Hall and 8 table games (blackjack, and poker). In addition, the facility has a full service Cheii Grill and Bar, and Food Court.

Flowing Water Casino in Tsé Daak’áán Chapter, (near Shiprock, NM) opened in October 2010 featuring 120 Class II gaming machines and a Food Court.