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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 July 18, 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
-Head Start Teacher's Aide - Manokotak
-Case Worker I-II TANF
-Accountant Assistant
-Program Assistant - Head Start Dillingham
-UAF Bristol Bay Campus Research Intern
-Community Development Program Manager
-Head Start Transportation Coordinator / Bus Driver
-Head Start Teacher's Aide - Dillingham
-Food Bank Assistant / Maintenance Worker
-Tribal Contaminated Site Specialist
-Case Worker III; ICWA
-Village Administrator - Ekuk and Levelock
-Village Public Safety Officer - Various Locations: Igiugig, Chignik Bay, Levelock, Port Heiden, Pedro Bay, and Togiak
- Temporary Workers

- Head Start Substitutes, Classroom & Bus Driver

 

 
     

See Below for Job Details

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Head Start Teacher's Aide - Manokotak OBJECTIVE: Assist Teacher in following a daily curriculum ofactivities and help keep a safe environment for playing and learning for young children. QUALIFICATIONS:  Job qualifications are already stated as Essential Job Results in the Job Description.  The Essential Job Results are what the employee must be able to accomplish in order to be competent in the job.  Past and present Head Start parents are encouraged to apply.  Job knowledge / documentation absolutely required:   Cleared background check, including fingerprints prior to hire.  Have or be willing to obtain CPR / 1st Aide certification. Current physical examination; TB screening; strength and stamina for the physical demands of spending extended time at the children’s level, and lifting and  handling equipment, furniture and materials.   Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures.  DUTY STATION:  Manokotak.  REPORTS TO:   Center Coordinator /Teacher.  WAGE:  $13.50-$17.32/hr.  CLOSING DATE:  August 1, 2014. 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:  8/1/2014 Job description Top

Accountant Assistant OBJECTIVE:  Assist with a variety of accounting transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting and audit principles.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated below.   Job knowledge / documentation required: Minimum High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer Associates degree in Accounting or Finance or two years progressive experience in accounting field or formal training in accounting.   Must have knowledge of computers, Microsoft Excel, accounting software (preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP). Must be able to process paperwork in an organized and efficient manner, meet established deadlines, and handle multiple complex requests. Familiar with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures. TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application.  WAGES:   $18.31 – 23.54/hour DOE  REPORTS TO: Comptroller DUTY STATION: Dillingham. CLOSING DATE: July 30, 2014 E.E.O.  Job description Top

Program Assistant - Head Start Dillingham OBJECTIVE: Under supervision of Head Start’s Program Logistics Manager, provide clerical and program support that is essential for consistent flow of Head Start operations such as incoming communications, use of facilities, documentation requirements, and keeping equipment operational. QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in the detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy.  Job knowledge / documentation required: High School Diploma/GED and similar office experience. One year of experience preferred, however candidates with entry level skills who demonstrate reliability, commitment to learning and ability to accomplish tasks are also encouraged to apply. Proficiency using computer data base programs and word processing is important. Criminal Background Clearance Check Including Fingerprints; Head Start required health documentation, CPR/First Aide are required. Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and culture. Head Start parents encouraged to apply.  E.E.O.  WAGE:  $13.95 - $17.26/hr DOE.  REPORTS TO:  Program Logistics Manager. DUTY STATION:  Dillingham. VAL Family Resource Center.  Closing Date:  July 24, 2014. Job description Top

UAF Bristol Bay Campus Research Intern Temporary / Full Time – August 6 to 22, 2014 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: July 23, 2014 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

Head Start Teacher's Aide - Dillingham OBJECTIVE: Assist Teacher in following a daily curriculum of activities and help keep a safe environment for playing and learning for young children. QUALIFICATIONS:  Job qualifications are already stated as Essential Job Results in the Job Description.  The Essential Job Results are what the employee must be able to accomplish in order to be competent in the job.  Past and present Head Start parents are encouraged to apply.  Job knowledge / documentation absolutely required:   Cleared background check, including fingerprints prior to hire.  Have or be willing to obtain CPR / 1st Aide certification. Current physical examination; TB screening; strength and stamina for the physical demands of spending extended time at the children’s level, and lifting and  handling equipment, furniture and materials.   Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures.  DUTY STATION:   Dillingham.  REPORTS TO:   Center Coordinator /Teacher.  WAGE:  $13.50-$17.32/hr. Closing Date: Open Until Filled. Job description Top

Food Bank Assistant / Maintenance Worker OBJECTIVE: Assist with food shipments at the Food Bank and general maintenance and labor at BBNA’s Office buildings. QUALIFICATIONS:  Job qualifications are stated below as Essential Job Results. Please download from the website or request a copy. The Essential Job Results are what the employee must be able to accomplish in order to be competent in the job.  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish these results. Job knowledge / documentation absolutely required. Valid Alaska Driver’s License and insurable under company policy. Essential Physical abilities:  lifting, extensive walking, getting in and out of vehicles and moving large amounts of freight from carriers.  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and culture. WAGE $14.13 - $18.31/Hr.  REPORTS TO: Food Bank: Family Services Director or Designee, Maintenance: Facilities Manager.  DUTY STATION: Dillingham.  Closing Date: Open Until Filled. Job description Top

Tribal Contaminated Site Specialist OBJECTIVE: Coordinate with Bristol Bay communities and other entities to assess, clean up, and redevelop contaminated sites, referred to as “Brownfields”. QUALIFICATIONS:  Job qualifications are stated below as Essential Job Results.  The Essential Job Results are what the employee must be able to accomplish in order to be competent in the job.  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish these results. Job knowledge / documentation required. Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences or similar field.  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.  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. DUTY STATION: Dillingham Central Office.  REPORTS TO: Director of Natural Resources  SALARY: $22.49 -31.38 hr.  TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job description. 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 description. Job description Top

Village Public Safety Officer - Various Locations: Igiugig, Chignik Bay, Port Heiden, Togiak, Levelock, Pedro Bay, and Dillingham Roving. 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.  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