TERO – Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance

The Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) is committed to providing services and employment support through:

  • Providing information on Indian Preference and Equal Employment laws.

  • Providing job search, application assistance, interviewing and job retention information.

  • Negotiating Indian preference agreements with employers operating on or near the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation.

  • Maintaining employment referral services to employers on or near the Fort Mojave Reservation.

  • Investigating and completing on-site inspections of employers, contractors, or subcontractors to insure compliance with the TERO Ordinance and the Fort Mojave Tribes’ Indian Preference Policy.

  • Receiving and investigating potential employment discrimination complaint charges.

  • Drafting charges of alleged violations of Title VII, filing with EEOC and attempting to resolve complaints.

Fort Mojave Hiring Preference:  

  1. Enrolled member of the FMIT

  2. Other Native American Indian Tribal members enrolled in a Federally Recognized Tribe.

The applicant must submit the following documents: Tribal ID or CIB, certificates or licenses that you possess and any other documents that verify eligibility for preference and job qualification.


Contact Information:

Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO)
500 Merriman Avenue
Needles, CA 92363

Phone: (760) 629-4591
Fax:      (760) 629-5767

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Arizona time)
Closed for Lunch: 12p.m. – 1:00 p.m.