Employment Opportunities

Effective March 7, 2022

The Leech Lake Housing Authority has increased the Minimum wage to $15.00/hour

Please call 218-335-8280 or 218-335-4414 for current job postings, applications and/or questions.

Application Process

Fill out a LL Housing Authority Job Application or update an already submitted application. The application must be submitted before the closing date to be considered for the position. Aptitude Exam may be required as part of the interview process.


Applicants will be judged based on a five point system, the points are as follows:

  • Application - legibility, completion, accuracy, employment history, signature
  • Aptitude Exam - total score on exam
  • Housing Authority Employment History - points based on past employment history with LLHA
  • Native American Preference - points based on Tribal enrollment
  • U.S. Veteran Status - points based on veteran status


Entry Level Hiring Procedure
This method is only used for select, entry level positions and is not used for all positions.

Call LL Housing Authority Human Resources for information or to update an application at 218-335-8280 or 218-335-4414.


The Leech Lake Housing Authority is currently seeking individuals with Carpentry experience. This is a full-time position, with a minimum of 40 hours per week. These positions require reliable, punctual individuals that are willing and able to be at work every day. Must have reliable transportation to travel to various job sites throughout the reservation.

Description: Performs all aspects of construction, to include new construction, renovation and repairing of existing housing units for eligible tenants on the Leech Lake Reservation. A valid MN Driver’s License and insurable per the LLBO Fleet Management Driver/Motor Vehicle Record Criteria is required within 90-day probationary period.

Qualifications: High school diploma preferred or equivalent. Carpentry Certificate preferred or previous three years construction experience preferred. Must have ability to lift and carry up to 80 lbs. unassisted, utilizing safe lifting techniques. Must have the ability to speak with tenants in a professional manner. Must be able to work in adverse conditions (dusty, dirty, wet, extremely cold, extremely hot, etc.) Must have the ability to crawl, stand, sit and reach repetitiously. A valid, Minnesota Driver’s License is required and be insurable per the LLBO Fleet Management criteria.

Wage: $17.32 Hour / DOQ after 90-day probationary period
Benefits: (upon eligibility) Health/Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability,
Retirement, Personal Leave, etc.


A full job description is available upon request at the Leech Lake Housing Authority. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LLHA application. Leech Lake Band Member preference, MCT, and other Native American preference apply. All applicants considered for hire must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Applicants will not be considered for employment for any felony convictions within the past 5 years including but not limited to crimes of violence, theft, drugs and/or alcohol. Any felony convictions for Sexual assault will not be considered for employment. The Leech Lake Housing Authority reserves the right to decline employment based upon background information as it pertains to certain positions.

An Aptitude test will be given during the interview process.

Open Until: February 23, 2024

A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a LL Housing Authority application

Please visit www.llboha.org for an application and/or contact HR for information or update a previously submitted application at 218-335-8280 or 218-335-4414