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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 January 20, 2015

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
-Refuge Information Technician (RIT) Youth Ambassador Intern
-Tribal Clerk - Manokotak
-Technician I or Technician II: Transportation & Infrastructure Development
-Program Assistant: Transportation & Infrastructure Development
-Teacher's Aide: BBNA Infant/Toddler Learning Center - (2) Positions Available
-Comptroller
-Tribal Administrator I-II (2) Positions Open
-Document Scanner; Project Position
-Village Public Safety Officer (see listing below for locations)
-Tribal Administrator - Igiugig
-Case Worker III; ICWA
- Temporary Workers

- Head Start Substitutes, Classroom & Bus Driver

 

 
     

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Refuge Information Technician (RIT) Youth Ambassador Intern Part Time - Temporary OBJECTIVE: In an effort to understand the conservation challenges as well as engage more with our local communities, the Alaska Peninsula/Becharof National Wildlife Refuge is entering into partnership with the Bristol Bay Native Association to host a Youth Ambassador Program. Interns recruited from the region will learn communication skills, principles of conservation, and educational techniques, receive an overview of regulations and requirements, and be given summaries of current research on the Refuge, as well as participate in team-building activities that help them get acquainted with one another and the staff of the Refuge and BBNA.  Each intern will be under co-supervision of the Refuge’s Visitor’s Services Manager and BBNA’s Director of Natural Resources. QUALIFICATIONS:  Local youth (18-25) resident of Alaska Peninsula/Becharof National Wildlife Refuge communities which include: Naknek, South Naknek, King Salmon, Egegik, Pilot Point, Ugashik, Port Heiden, Chignik Lake, Chignik Lagoon, Chignik Bay, Perryville and Ivanof Bay. Internships require that the applicant must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma or equivalent, and pass a background check. Demonstrated interest in Bristol Bay natural resource management, community partnerships, 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. Must be able to effectively communicate,  verbally and in writing, conduct him/herself during meetings, use "judgment and discretion" in sensitive and sometimes controversial situations, and interpret efficiently at all times. Good organizational skills and abilities are recommended, as is familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and culture. DUTY STATION:  Bristol Bay Community.  SALARY:  $15.00/hr..  REPORTS TO: Natural Resources Director.  CLOSING DATE: 1/30/15Job description Top

Tribal Clerk - Manokotak  Provides general administrative and clerical support to assist with the even flow of Tribal office operations. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to achieve the duties as outlined in the detailed job description. High school diploma / GED.  Preferred: Experience with computers; Familiarity with local area, people, and culture. Provides a variety of Tribal administrative and clerical support services including:  using excellent communication skills; working independently with a minimum of errors; operating basic office business machines; applying basic computer skills including Word / Excel.  Will perform a variety of clerical tasks including but not limited to typing, filing, receptionist, data collection, mail pick up and distribution. Assists with monthly and annual meeting preparations and follow up. Responds to other related administrative support needs of the Tribe. Reports to Tribal Administrator..  $15.30 – 17.34/hr. + BBNA’s benefit package.  TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application. Closing Date January 22, 2015 Job description Top

Technician I or Technician II: Transportation & Infrastructure Development The Transportation & Infrastructure Development Department is recruiting for either a Technician I or Technician II.  The Tech I is a training position with opportunity for advancement to Tech II.  The qualifications for both are described below.  TO APPLY FOR EITHER POSITION: Please submit a cover letter which demonstrates your interest and understanding of the job, along with a resume and fully completed application form.  REPORTS TO: T&ID Director DUTY STATION:  Dillingham.  CLOSING DATE: January 21, 2015

Technician I.  OBJECTIVE: The objective of this position is to perform services while training and developing an individual who is committed to a career in Transportation and Infrastructure Development.  This will be accomplished by working closely with Department personnel, specialized training, and by assuming a gradually increasing level of responsibility to meet the full responsibilities of Technician II.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to achieve job results described in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy.  Must demonstrate interest and commitment in developing skills and knowledge needed to serve as the T&ID Technician II, in the field of transportation and infrastructure development including emergency management.  High School diploma or equivalent. Reading, writing, math and computer skills are essential in order to learn complex mathematical calculations. Requires accuracy and careful attention to details.   Proven reliability for regular work attendance.  Must be highly motivated, able to work independently, and in a team.  Must have excellent communication skills and demonstrate the ability to develop professional relationships with a variety of people, general public, and professionals.  Willingness to travel in and out of region.   Highly skilled in using and willing to learn new computer software and equipment interface, Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Global Positioning Systems (GPS); mapping; project scheduling; data management; and perform data collection for T&ID projects; must have ability to document findings.   Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, Tribal Councils, residents, cultures, and land use patterns. SALARY:  $32,000/yr ($16.41/hr) to $42,998/yr  ($22.05hr)  DOE. EEO. Job description Top

Technician II.   OBJECTIVE: Work closely with T&ID Staff in the development of reports/plans; assist in coordination of projects and meetings; and overall support to the Department.  
QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to achieve job results described in detailed job description.  Please ask for a copy.  High School Diploma / GED + four years of work experience or higher education in related fields.  Experience or education may not be directly involved with transportation and infrastructure development services, however, should demonstrate independent accountability and understanding of how to identify and work within related laws, regulations, and policies.  A demonstrated commitment to developing skills in the field of transportation and infrastructure development including emergency management.  Must be highly motivated, able to work independently and in a team. Must be detail oriented and work with a high degree of accuracy.  Experience performing complex mathematical calculations and formulas.   Demonstrated success developing professional relationships using strong writing skills and verbal communications with a variety of people, general public, and professionals.   Experience and ability to perform work  using computer software and equipment interface, particularly Microsoft Office Suite, Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Global Positioning Systems (GPS); mapping; scheduling; data management; and perform data collection for TID projects; must have ability to document findings.  Proven reliability for regular work attendance.  Willingness/ability to travel in/out of the Bristol Bay region.   Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, Tribal Councils, residents, cultures, and land use patterns.  SALARY: $35,700/yr ($18.31/hr.)  to $48,450/yr ($24.85/hr.)  DOE. EEO. Job description Top

Program Assistant: Transportation & Infrastructure Development    Regular Part –Time 20 hours / week. Negotiable days and hours.  OBJECTIVE:  Provide department assistance related to Transportation, Infrastructure Development, and Emergency Management within the Bristol Bay region.   QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or equivalent. Three years office experience, preferably in a similar service.  Demonstrated ability to accomplish the essential job results stated below.  Must be highly skilled with Microsoft Office Suite, able to organize and maintain both a physical and electronic filing system; able to learn and implement BBNA’s administrative processes.  Strong organizational, writing, reading, and math skills.  Must be able to communicate effectively by phone and using electronic media.  Must be able to research and compile information using available resources in particular using the Internet.  Willing to develop skills related to Infrastructure Development.  Must be able to work with supervisor directives, paying close attention to detail and with minimal supervision.  Familiarity with the Bristol Bay area, people and cultures and land use patterns.  Willing and able to travel in/out of region (occasional).  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.  WAGES: $30,600 - $46,920/yr ($15.69 - $24.06/hr) DOE. EEO.TO APPLY:  Please submit a cover letter which demonstrates your interest and understanding of the job, along with a resume and fully completed application form.  REPORTS TO:  Dept. Director. DUTY STATION:   Dillingham, Annex Building.  CLOSING DATE:  January 21, 2015 Job description Top

Teacher's Aide: BBNA Infant/Toddler Learning Center (2) Full Time positions - full benefits (Holidays, Insurance, Paid Leave).    Assists the teacher in following a daily curriculum of activities, and helping keep a safe environment for playing and learning for young children ages 6 weeks through 4 years.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in the detailed job description. Please ask for a copy or download using link below.  Job knowledge / documentation required: High school education or equivalent.  Minimum 18 years of age. One year experience in an early childhood learning center is preferred. Willing to learn about young children and their developmental needs and learning styles. Ability to follow directions. Willing to take course work towards earning a degree in Early Childhood Education.  Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes regulations as a prerequisite to hiring; background clearance check including fingerprints. Will be required to obtain State required health documentation, CPR/First Aide. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to provide positive role model and necessary support to children 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. WAGE:  $13.50 - $17.32/hr DOE.  EEO. REPORTS TO: I/TLC Manager  DUTY STATION:  Dillingham, VAL Family Resource Center. CLOSING DATE: January 21, 2015. E.E.O. Job description Top

Comptroller Administers the financial affairs and related fiscal reporting systems for BBNA  in accordance with generally accepted accounting and audit principles.  Ensures continuity of Finance Department operations as Acting CFO during absence.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Must demonstrate the ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in the detailed job description.  Please request a copy.
Job knowledge / documentation required before entering the job.  A thorough knowledge of fund accounting, to include a sound understanding of overall accounting processes, financial statement preparation and related disclosures.  Degree in business administration with a major in accounting or finance and four years supervisory experience.  At discretion of BBNA, additional years of experience at an upper management level may substitute for college education.   Extensive experience in increasing responsibility.  Demonstrated administrative skills and sound fiscal judgment.  Background clearance check including fingerprints.  Preferred:  P.L. 93-638 compacting and contracting experience.  Familiarity or experience specifically with complex non-profit fiscal systems, Tribal Governments, concepts and application of financial management systems.  Professional level accounting experience including the areas of general accounting, fixed assets and depreciation.  Knowledgeable of federal regulations, especially those covering Bureau of Indian Affairs, Familiarity with Micro Soft Dynamics Great Plains software. Direct experience with Native non-profit organizations and rural service delivery.  Familiarity with Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures.  DUTY STATION: Dillingham Central Office.  REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer.  SALARY: $75,000 – 100,000yr.  TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job description.  CLOSING DATE: 12/10/2014. Job description Top

Tribal Administrator I-II  (2) Positions Open

Kokhanok Tribal Administrator      REPORTS TO:  Accounting & Office Management Specialist at BBNA and Kokhanok Tribal Council President.  DUTY STATION:  Kokhanok Tribal Council Office, Kokhanok, AK. CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled.

Manokotak Tribal Administrator      REPORTS TO:  Accounting & Office Management Specialist at BBNA and Manokotak Tribal Council President.  DUTY STATION:  Manokotak Tribal Council Office, Manokotak. CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled. 

OBJECTIVE:  Meeting the concept of Self-Determination for the success of the Tribe by performing the duties necessary for the accountability and administration of funds passed through to the Tribe. QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in full job description. Please request a copy.  Job knowledge / documentation/training needs required:  High School graduate or equivalent. Willingness and ability to learn and achieve training requirements for accountability and management of Tribal pass-through grant funds and use of accounting software program. Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.   Able to complete a variety of tasks in an organized manner.  Willing/able to travel as necessary. Preferred:  Two or more year’s office experience. Supervisory experience/skills.  Familiarity with Tribe, Bristol Bay area, people, and cultures.  WAGE: 19.59 to 35.05/hr. 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.  Job description Top

Document Scanner; Project Position OBJECTIVE:   Scan Workforce Development Program file documents and make them available for WFD staff to access via the WFD Eaglesun database. This position also serves as an introduction into the program process requirements used in the management of WFD program services.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated in full job description. Please request a copy.  Job knowledge / documentation required. High School Diploma + 2 years office experience preferably in a similar service.  A commitment to developing skills in the field of Workforce Development Program Services.  Ability to operate a Windows based computer and scanner and work proficiently in Word, Excel, and Access.   Organizational, writing and reading skills.  Willing to develop Workforce Development Program Services skills.  Must be able to work with directives paying close attention to detail.  (Occasional moderate lifting of stored records, not weighing more than 50lbs) Familiarity with the Bristol Bay area, people and cultures and land use patterns is desirable.  Occasional travel is expected.  WAGES:   $29,580-$37,740/year, $15.17 – $19.35/hour  DOE   REPORTS TO: WFD Director DUTY STATION: Dillingham WFD Center CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. Indian Preference in hiring given under PL 93-638. Job description Top

Village Public Safety Officer - Locations include Levelock, New Stuyahok, Kokhanok, and Iliamna/Newhalen.  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 written reports.   QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidate(s) 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 is 21 yrs.  A strong interest in Public Safety. High-school diploma or GED and preferably post-secondary education.   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. Familiarity with lifestyles and cultures in remote Alaska villages.  State of AK. Dept. Public Safety Clearance:  A detailed background clearance, beginning with submission of the Alaska Police Standards Council form  F-3 Personal History Statement.  This form requests information needed for the applicant to attend the DPS Academy if hired, in addition to questions routinely asked of BBNA job applicants.   Truthful and full completion of the application is necessary, but the application will be evaluated by BBNA without regard to the applicant’s race, sex, age, color, ethnic or national origin, cultural affiliation, citizenship or religious belief.  The APSC also requires the F-2 Medical Examination Report certified by an AK. licensed physician.  Candidates must be willing and able to complete a challenging nine to ten week curriculum at the VPSO Training Academy in Sitka AK as scheduled by the Dept. of Public Safety.  VPSO’s 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: $22.27-$39.68/hr., based on years of service.  EEO.  TO APPLY:  Download the detailed job description and VPSO F-3 application form at links below. Complete Form F-3 and submit this to BBNA Human Resources Department.  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 F-3 Application 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.

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 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

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