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Bristol Bay Native Association

P.O. Box 310, Dillingham, Alaska 99576 | Phone 907-842-5257 | Fax 907-842-5932

 

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Updated September 5, 2014

For more details or to apply for any of these positions, contact Human Resources Office,Bristol Bay Native Association, Box 310 Dillingham, Alaska 99576. Phone 842-5257 or toll-free in Alaska 1-800-478-5257. Fax 907-842-5932. Email rfisher@bbna.com or okropoff@bbna.com ***

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Familiarity with the Bristol Bay area, people, and culture is considered in meeting qualifications for BBNA jobs. To ensure equal access to all, those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and / or interview process should notify a representative of BBNA's Human Resources Office. BBNA Follows EEO rules and Indian preference in hiring under P.L. 93-638 as applicable.

Job Openings
-Custodian
-Family Violence Prevention Division Manager
-Case Worker II-III; Aging and Disabilities Division
-Tribal Administrator - Igiugig
-Tribal Energy Program Manager
-Case Worker II-III TANF
-Coordinator; Tribal Environmental Response Program
-Teacher - Infant Toddler Learning Center
-Case Worker I-II TANF
-UAF Bristol Bay Campus Research Intern
-Community Development Program Manager
-Head Start Transportation Coordinator / Bus Driver
-Case Worker III; ICWA
-Village Administrator - Ekuk and Levelock
-Village Public Safety Officer - Togiak
- Temporary Workers

- Head Start Substitutes, Classroom & Bus Driver

 

 
     

See Below for Job Details

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Custodian OBJECTIVE:   Ensure that BBNA’s Dillingham facilities are kept at the highest standards for cleanliness and sanitation, including planning, supply inventory, and record keeping.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results listed in the detailed job description.  Please request a copy or download using link below.  Job knowledge / documentation required:   High School Diploma/GED.  Must be committed to detail and the highest standards for  maintaining a clean sanitary environment.  Experience with cleaning equipment and cleaning products.  Prefer experience in buildings and grounds custodial/maintenance. Record of promptness, dependability and quality in performance or work.  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures. Able to do evening and weekend work. Able to work independently. Requires background clearance check, TB screening, and current physical.  Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.   Prefer computer experience. Essential Physical abilities:  Requires walking, handling vacuum cleaners, ability to handle waxing and buffing machines, mopping, bending, standing long hours, lifting up to 50lbs, stretching, stopping, climbing, using ladders, and crawling in cramped spaces.  WAGES:   $36,720 - $46,920/year, $18.83 - $24.06/hour. DOE   REPORTS TO: Office Manager.  DUTY STATION: Dillingham. CLOSING DATE: September 19, 2014.  E.E.O. Job description Top

Family Violence Prevention Division Manager OBJECTIVE:  Management of the Family Services Department’s Family Violence Prevention programs including program planning, development, and implementation of services according to goals and objectives, and supervision of staff.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results listed stated in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy or download from link below. Job knowledge required before entering the job.  Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field.  Appropriate education, training and/or experience in the field of Human Services may be substituted for BSW on a year for year basis.  Demonstrated understanding of dynamics related to family violence, sexual assault, and providing effective service delivery in rural Alaska.  Requires strong interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written, and the ability to develop effective professional relationships with agencies and individuals from a variety of cultures/ backgrounds. Requires excellent management skills including staff supervision, grant management, budget oversight, writing, and project implementation.    Basic understanding of  tribal law and knowledge of criminal, civil, and community justice systems.   Knowledge of Bristol Bay area, people, cultures, and service resources.  A completed background check and determination that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes Act are prerequisites to hiring. TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application. REPORTS TO: Director of Family Services.  DUTY STATION: Dillingham, Alaska.  WAGE: $22.49/hr $43,860/yr - $31.38/hr $61,200/yr DOE. EEO.  CLOSING DATE:  September 19, 2014. Job description Top

Case Worker II-III; Aging and Disabilities Division OBJECTIVE:  Provide outreach and coordination of resources for individuals who are elderly or have disabilities which reduce the need for out of region long-term care and promote healthy, dignified, independent living.    QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate the ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy or download from link below. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations are provided for employees to perform job duties. License/Certification: A completed background check and determination that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes Act are prerequisites to hiring.  Must have State of Alaska Care Coordinator certification or willing and able to obtain.  Must have a current valid Alaska Driver’s License and liability insurance and insurable under BBNA’s insurance.Preferred Education and/or experience which demonstrates the following: Public speaking, writing, organizational, and research skills including developing and presenting workshops/conferences/planning sessions. An understanding of human development, aging, principles of human behavior and family functioning; the impact of a disability for an individual, his/her family and community. Direct experience with State & Federal programs / application procedures; providing client services; conducting intake interviews, determining program eligibility, or a related field which involved continuous  counseling, explaining complex policies, procedures, services, client responsibilities and applying regulations. Familiarity with the State of Alaska’s Region 7 area (including Bristol Bay and Kodiak areas), people, and cultures. Required: Abilities to:  respond positively to change and new opportunities; prioritize, manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, communicate effectively with individuals of varying backgrounds and establish working relationships. Willing/able to travel in & out of region including getting in and out of light aircraft and travel in remote villages by snow machine and ATVs. Computer skills including keyboard, MS programs, e-mail/internet.  Ability to learn data entry program for reporting. 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.  TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application.  WAGES:  $18.31 to $26.15/ hour DOE   REPORTS TO: Aging & Disabilities Division Manager.  DUTY STATION: FRC Dillingham, Alaska. CLOSING DATE: September 19, 2014. E.E.O.  Job description Top

Tribal Administrator - Igiugig OBJECTIVE: To provide overall Tribal administration and supervision for all programs, employees and infrastructure relevant to, or of interest to, the Igiugig Native Tribal Council and to serve as community liaison to other agencies and governmental entities. Liaison to: Regional, State, and National Tribal Officials and Staff; Local State and National government agencies; Health Officials; Local, State, and National Native organizations; and other business entities. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant program OR Four or more years similar work experience. High School Diploma or GED required. Reports to: Igiugig Tribal Village Council Members & President. This position supervises: All other Igiugig Tribal Village employee positions. Location of Work: Igiugig, Alaska. Salary $15 - $25 per hour DOE. Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Effective Date: 8/25/2014. Job description Top

To Apply Contact:

Igiugig Village Council
PO Box 4008
Igiugig, AK 99613
907-533-3211
igiugig.vc@gmail.comi.

Tribal Energy Program Manager OBJECTIVE: To facilitate energy efficiency, and deployment of renewable energy applications to energize the economy of the Bristol Bay Region. QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy or download using link below. Job knowledge / documentation required. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Rural Development or related field.  Work experience in economic development, business management, or related fields. Must have excellent writing and oral communication skills.  Must be willing and able to travel in and out of the region.  Prefer:  Two years experience in planning or management with demonstrated grant-writing and grant administering experience. Demonstrated ability to facilitate community driven projects to completion.  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures.  Job requires enjoyment working with a wide range of people and backgrounds.  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. TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter along with a resume and fully completed BBNA job application.  The cover letter should demonstrate interest in and understanding of work in this field.    WAGES:   $45,900 -$72,420/yr. $23.54 - $37.14/hr. DOE   REPORTS TO: Program Development Department Director. DUTY STATION: Dillingham, BBNA Annex. CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled.  PL 93-638 Native Preference in Hiring. Job description Top

Case Worker II-III TANF OBJECTIVE:  Provide direct client services to all Bristol Bay residents under the Workforce Development (WFD) Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF) Program, including eligibility determination, continuous case management, and helping clients get access to all services allowable under Federal and State regulations which support finding employment and becoming self sufficient.   QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy or download using link below.  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated below.  Job knowledge / documentation required:  License / Certification: Current valid Alaska Driver’s License and liability insurance. Background  clearance check including fingerprints. A completed background check and determination that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes Act are prerequisites to hiring. Education: Associate Degree in Human Services or High School / GED + two additional years of experience described below.  Experience: Two years case management or eligibility determination in public assistance or any other related field which involved continuous counseling, explaining complex policies, procedures, services,  client responsibilities, and teaching of budgeting, interview, work-readiness skills or two years experience applying statutes, regulations, program requirements or similar criteria or guidelines.   Computer skills. Keyboard, MS programs, e-mail/internet.  Ability to learn data entry program for case management.  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.  TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application.  WAGES:   $18.31/hr $35,700/yr - $26.15/hr $51,000/yr DOE. REPORTS TO: TANF Caseworker III-IV. DUTY STATION: Dillingham. CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled.   E.E.O. Job description Top

Coordinator; Tribal Environmental Response Program OBJECTIVE: Coordinate with Bristol Bay communities and other entities to assess, clean up, and redevelop contaminated sites, referred to as “Brownfields”.   QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy or download using link below. The Essential Job Results are what the employee must be able to accomplish in order to be competent in the job. Job knowledge / documentation required. Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences or similar field preferred.  Relevant work experience may be substituted at BBNA discretion.  Strong writing skills and proficiency with word processing and database software programs are required. Familiarity with the Bristol Bay region and ability to communicate with local governments in the region and with state and federal agencies is especially important.  Ability to work independently and accomplish job results with minimal supervision.  TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application.  WAGES:   20.92 – 28.77 DOE   REPORTS TO:  Director of Natural Resources. DUTY STATION: Dillingham, BBNA Central Office CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled.     E.E.O. Job description Top

Teacher - Infant Toddler Learning Center OBJECTIVE:  Regular Full Time with benefits (holidays, insurance, paid leaves) School year: August , 2014 – May 2015. Under supervision of ITLC Manager, will plan, coordinate and implement a full day child development program that will provide children and families with comprehensive quality services that meet the needs of working families of infants and toddlers in compliance with Alaska Child Care Licensing. QUALIFICATIONS Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy or download using link below.  Job knowledge / documentation required: 12 semester hours of college credit in early childhood development, child development or child psychology or the equivalent or current CDA credential or Montessori Certificate or ability to obtain one within six months of hire.  Must be at least 21 years old.   Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes regulations as a prerequisite to hiring; background clearance check including fingerprints. State required health documentation, CPR/First Aide. Supervisory experience preferred. Previous experience in an early childhood learning center.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to provide positive role model and necessary support to students and parents/guardians.  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people and culture. Requires physical ability to walk or run quickly, kneel or sit on the floor, bend, lift and walk over rough or uneven ground, sitting in child sized chairs, exposure to weather, lifting/moving heavy and/or bulky objects or children weighing up to 50 lbs. WAGES:   $17.44 -$22.26 hourly DOE   REPORTS TO: ITLC Manager. DUTY STATION: VAL Family Resource Center. CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled. E.E.O. Job description Top

Case Worker I-II TANF OBJECTIVE:  Help develop work opportunities and work directly with clients and program staff to ensure information about client needs and participation is exchanged.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated below.    Job knowledge / documentation absolutely required:    High School Graduate or GED required with at least one year of office experience.  Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes regulations as a prerequisite to hiring. IPR prior to hire. At least one year of counseling or intake experience preferably in a human service area.  Experience providing services in rural and remote Alaska.   Preferred experience in Public Assistance programs.  Background Clearance check required including fingerprints.  Computer skills to understand and use e-mail.  TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and a fully completed BBNA application form.  Letter should express your interest in the position and show your understanding of the job.  E.E.O. WAGE    $15.17/hr. $29,580/yr. to  $21.45/hr. $41,820/yr. REPORTS TO: TANF Case Worker II-III in Manokotak DUTY STATION:  Manokotak  CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled. Job description Top

UAF Bristol Bay Campus Research Intern Temporary / Full Time OBJECTIVE: Through collaboration with partnering agencies, these internships will provide on-the-job learning experience as well as science and field experience for a student of anthropology, natural resources, fisheries, or related field. Each intern will be under supervision of BBNA’s Director of Natural Resources. The supervisor will monitor progress and provide final evaluation of students’ work.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Currently enrolled in post-secondary educational program in any science field, with extra consideration given to natural resources, biology or fisheries biology majors.  Some internships require that the applicant must be at least 18 years of age, pass a background check and/or pre-employment drug screening. Prefer one year of post-secondary college education or training in field. Demonstrated interest in related field of study as it applies to Bristol Bay natural resource management and willingness to learn.  Experience with word processing and data entry software.  Ability to work independently, follow directions appropriately and organize materials and time effectively are a must.  Excellent written and oral communication skills. Good organizational skills and abilities are recommended, as is familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and culture. TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application.  WAGES:   $15.00   REPORTS TODUTY STATION: UAF Bristol Bay Campus CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled. E.E.O.  Job description Top

Community Development Program Manager OBJECTIVE:  To manage organizational grants / contracts for compacting Tribes to hire and employ a community development staff person and provide that person with education and technical assistance to advance their skills in the field of successful planning, grant writing, and project management with the purpose of improving community self-reliance and sustainability.  QUALIFICATIONS:   Candidates must demonstrate ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results listed in the detailed job description.  See Job Description using the link below. Job knowledge / documentation required: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Rural Development or related field.  Work experience in grant writing, economic development, business management, or related fields. Preferred two years planning experience with successful grant-writing demonstrated.  Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills.  Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.  Computer skills with MS Office programs, email, and internet access programs.  Must be willing and able to travel in and out of the region.  Job requires enjoyment working with a wide range of people and backgrounds.  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures. 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. TO APPLY: Please provide a cover letter which demonstrates your understanding of the job, along with your application and resume. WAGES:  $23.54 – 37.14/hr. DOE   Indian Preference in hiring given under PL 93-638REPORTS TO:  Program Development Director   DUTY STATION: Dillingham, BBNA Annex. Closing Date: Open Until Filled. Job description Top

Head Start Transportation Coordinator / Bus Driver OBJECTIVE: Coordination  of Head Start’s transportation services including direct supervision of drivers to ensure a  safe, professional transportation of Head Start Children to and from the Head Start Center or during other program activities in compliance with Federal and State  laws and regulations. QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the job results described in the full job description. Please request a full job description.  Qualified current and former  Head Start parents receive preference in hiring. Job knowledge / qualifications absolutely required.  Current AK. Driver’s License w / CDL  Bus Driver Endorsement (or ability to get CDL), Able / willing to obtain a bus driver endorsement and be insurable under Company Policy (requires 21 years of age), GED/ High School Diploma.  TB clearance and documented physical examination prior to driving; and  annual health history update thereafter;  strength and stamina for the physical demands of kneeling, crouching, bending,  walking, standing, lifting . Ability to work in environment with exposure to a wide range of early childhood illnesses and contagious conditions.  Cleared background check, including fingerprints and cleared driving record. Familiarity with Bristol Bay area people and cultures.  Supervision skills in the transportation field preferable. TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application. DUTY STATION:   Dillingham.  REPORTS TO:   Head Start Director.  WAGE:  $16.85 to 21.44/hr.  Closing Date: Open Until Filled. Job description Top

Case Worker III; ICWA OBJECTIVE:   Perform Indian Child Welfare Act case management based on a thorough knowledge of  I.C.W.A.,  State court operations, and resources available from State and regional agencies.    QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results listed below in order to be competent in the job.  Please ask for a copy.  Job knowledge / documentation required.  Preferably a Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field; at least four years of progressive experience in social work.  Computer literacy.  Similar experience necessary, preferably from work in a rural service delivery area.  Must be able to work independently under general supervision  with distance supervision.  Federal law requires employment is conditional upon favorable fingerprint background clearance check.  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures.  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.   REPORTS TO:    Children Services Program Manager.  DUTY STATION:  Can be in one of the Bristol Bay Compacting villages. To be determined based on costs and availability of appropriate office space.  WAGE RANGE:$20.92/hr. ($40,800/yr.) - $26.15/hr. ($51,000/yr.) DOE . PL 93-638 Native Preference in Hiring. 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. Job description Top

Village Administrator - Ekuk and Levelock OBJECTIVE:  Performs the duties necessary for the accountability and administration of funds passed through to the Tribe.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Ekuk Tribal Council strongly encourages Tribal members to apply.   Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results described in the detailed job description. Please ask for a copy.    High School graduate or equivalent. Two or more years office experience preferred.  Willingness to learn and develop skills for the accountability and management of Tribal pass-through grant funds and use of accounting software program.  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: Starts at $18.84/hr. DOE. REPORTS TO:  Accounting & Office Management Specialist at BBNA and Ekuk Tribal Council President.  DUTY STATION:  Ekuk Tribal Council Office, Dillingham; Levelock Tribal Office, Levelock. Closing Date: Open until filled. PL 93-638 Native Preference in Hiring. TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application. Job description Top

Village Public Safety Officer - Togiak OBJECTIVE:  Provides a “First Response” to public safety emergencies such as search and rescue, fire protection, emergency medical assistance, crime prevention, basic law enforcement and follow up reporting.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in the detailed job description.  Interested candidates should ask for a copy.   Job knowledge / documentation required:  Age requirement: 21 yrs.  A strong interest in Public Safety.  High-school diploma or GED and preferably post-secondary education. Familiarity with lifestyles and cultures in remote Alaska villages.  Ability to complete legible written reports within critical timelines.  Candidates who are selected for interview will be asked to submit a writing sample during the interview process.  Requires criminal background clearance by Alaska State Troopers and detailed reference check.  A post offer Medical Examination Report/ Health Questionnaire, certified by an AK. Licensed physician is required.  Must be willing and able to complete a physically and mentally challenging nine to ten week curriculum at the VPSO Training Academy in Sitka AK as scheduled by the Dept. of Public Safety.  Individuals released from the Academy prior to graduation other than for medical reasons or family emergencies may not continue employment.   Must also be willing / able to participate in other required training in order to meet established program goals and objectives, trooper law enforcement requirements or training set forth by Council.  Wage: $25.27-$42.68/hr., based on years of service.  FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Download the detailed job description from link below. Explore the Department of Public Safety website http://dps.alaska.gov/ast/vpso/about.aspx or contact Carla Akelkok, VPSO Program Manager at BBNA, 1-800-478-5257. Closing Date: Open until filled. Job description Top

Temporary Workers: Are you on our list? If you are interested in being on call for short term temporary work, stop by and fill out an application.  We need temporary labor to shovel snow, child care substitutes and Head Start Classroom substitutes. E.E.O.

Head Start Classroom Substitutes:  An enjoyable way to spend your day, earn income, and contribute to the future of our children. $10.50/hour. There are many different reasons for why people get on the substitute call list.  For some, it’s a way to get that foot in the door for regular hours and benefits.  For others it’s the opportunity to explore Early Childhood Education as a possible career.  Some community members just want to contribute to our future by spending time with the youngest “students”, helping them prepare for the challenges ahead. For those who do, the rewards are in the children’s smiles along with extra cash in the pocket.   A Background Clearance process is involved, so if you wish to be on our list, contact Head Start at (907) 842-4059; toll-free 1-800-478-4059; or HR to begin that process.  That way you will be ready when the opportunity to sub pops up.  E.E.O.

Head Start Bus Driver Substitutes:  Requires Alaska CDL w/ School Bus Driver Endorsement.  $15/hr.  Stop by or call  Head Start. 842-4059. E.E.O.

P.O. Box 310, Dillingham, Alaska 99576 | Phone 907-842-5257 | Fax 907-842-5932