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Environmental Coordinator

Job Title: Environmental Assistant     Location: lliamna, AK

Supervisor: Environmental Coordinator, Tribal Administrator &/or Deputy Administrator

Pay: $15-18 per hour  

Status: Part time; Regular                                    Closing date: Until Filled

Job Summary: Successful applicant will assist the coordinator in implementing the Indian General Assistance Program (IGAP). Duties include, but are not limited to, community outreach, local/regional environmentally based research, communication of and implementation of the program's activities, projects, and proposals.

Essential Functions:

1.     Assist in development and implementation of tribal environmental programs that will assess and address the environmental issues of lands in and around lliamna.

2.     Assist in planning and coordinating activities to ensure that the aims and objectives are accomplished in accordance with EPA and IGAP grant requirements.  This specifically includes recycling efforts and community outreach/education.

3.     Work with partnership organizations and other entities in the promotion and development of the programs objectives.

4.     Assist with the development of the monthly newsletter for program related activities.

5.     Assist in the preparation of the quarterly narrative reports to EPA and verbal/written reports to tribal council at monthly meeting.

6.     Attend approved and budgeted environmental workshops and conferences.

7.     Assist as needed in the IGAP and Landfill related activities. Including attending a 40 hour hazwoper or refresher course yearly.

8.     Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

·       High School Diploma or GED required.

·       Computer experience in Word, Excel, Publisher and Adobe preferred.

·       General office experience and knowledge of office equipment operation desired.

·       Willingness to learn and assist if necessary on grant related requirements relating to following submitted work-plans, objectives & goals.

·       Must be self-motivated, creative, and original in performance.

·       Have a valid State of Alaska Drivers License

·       Possess knowledge of native culture and tribal operations.

·       Be available to travel for training purposes 2-4 times a year.

·       Ability to work well with other people, and be a team player.

Apply to: lliamna Village Council Under the authority of P.L. -638, Indian preference is given to those applicant(s) with the minimum qualifications.

Climate Change Technical Coordinator

Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather a team of people who want to protect local assets

  • Check past weather events and future climate trends

  • List the things of value that could be damaged by climate change

  • Determine if weather and climate represent a hazard to things of value

  • Determine what in Iliamna is exposed to harm

  • Assess each item's vulnerability to being harmed and estimate the risk to each item

  • Consider possible solutions for the highest risks

  • Check how others have responded to similar issues

  • Make a list of feasible actions

  • Evaluate the cost of actions

  • Evaluate the benefits of actions

  • determine what is needed to complete each action

  • Select the best actions and make a plan that lists the actions


  • Knowledge of the community of Iliamna

  • Able to use the computer and the internet

  • Familiarity with the lifestyle, traditional, political, economic, social and cultural structure of Iliamna is essential.