Subsistence Outreach Specialist

Job Description

Specialist; Subsistence Outreach          OBJECTIVE: Design, develop, implement, perform, and administer projects which provide useful documentation and protection of the rights of Bristol Bay Tribes to meet their subsistence and cultural needs.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Job qualifications are stated below as Essential Job Results.  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish these results. Valuable Education / Experience:  Bachelors or advanced degree in a Natural Sciences or Social Science field, with emphasis in Fisheries Biology, Marine Biology, or Environmental Studies.  Four years of progressive experience in work of a similar nature with demonstrated skills and abilities may be substituted for formal education at BBNA’s discretion.  Important attributes include: Experience working with the general public and tribes in Alaska; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to understand and accurately communicate State and Federal regulations; Leadership skills to lead discussions and gather information on our traditional way of life;  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people and cultures; cross cultural communication skills; Yupik, Athabascan or Alutiiq language preferred, but not required; Ability to work with professionals from other disciplines and agencies;  Ability to work as a member of a team and individually with minimal supervision; Excellent computer skills; Management of grant programs, including knowledge of budgets, project management, and grant research.  Travel Requirements: Requires extensive statewide and in region travel including on small aircraft, all-terrain vehicles, snow machines, and marine vessels.   Physical demands: Nature of Position requires abilities to climb in and out of small aircraft, ATVs, and boats; work extended periods in field locations with exposure to outdoor weather and uneven terrain; lift and carry up to 50 pounds.  Complete achievement of certain of the above specifications may not be required if, in the opinion of BBNA a particular candidate possesses significant offsetting characteristics, such as past accomplishments, experience, education, or estimate of future potential.   WAGE:   $22.94/hr – 32.01/hr  DOE.  REPORTS TO: Natural Resources Director.  DUTY STATION:  Dillingham Central Office.    TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application. CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.

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