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A few helpful tips about finding employment in the CNMI.

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EMPLOYMENT TOPICS

Here are quick answers and summaries of topics. Fuller explanations and overviews are available in the Relocation Guide.

Job Vacancy Announcements

Local businesses are required to post Job Vacancy Announcements in the local papers. However, your best bet would be to approach companies directly for specific positions you are interested in.


https://marianaslabor.net/jvapub_list.asp (current vacancies)

http://www.wia.gov.mp/employopp/jva (links to other agencies)

http://garagesale.saipan.com (another resource)

Employment here is pretty unique. The majority of workers are Contract Workers (CWs) working in tourism and support at minimum wage

Minimum Wage

The minimum wage here in the CNMI, as of Summer 2016, is $6.05. However, there are still jobs here that pay less.

Suggestions

Tourism is the biggest game in town. Contact hotels, travel agencies, restaurants for positions. Other employers: schools, Northern Marianas College, Commonwealth Health Center, the government.

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