Director of Natural Resources
Open until filled.
Design, develop, implement, perform, and administer projects which provide research documentation and protection of the rights of Bristol Bay Tribes to meet their subsistence and cultural needs.
Job qualifications are stated in the detailed job description as Essential Job Results. Please ask for a copy. Candidates must demonstrate their ability to accomplish these results.
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 in and out of region is required. Physical stamina for outdoor work, travel, and rugged terrain. 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.
Provide a current resume and a fully-completed BBNA application in addition to a cover letter which demonstrates your understanding of the work involved and your interest in the position.