U.S. work permit: Environmental Program Coordinator

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Skagway Traditional Council
Skagway, AK, United States
Position Type: 
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Job Purpose:

This position is located at the Skagway Traditional Council Community Center in Skagway Alaska, with the primary responsibility in the planning, coordination and execution of environmental projects that address environmental concerns in the Skagway area. The position is mainly funded through The Environmental Protection Agency’s Indian Governmental Assistant Program (IGAP).

Duties and Responsibilities:

The EC is responsible for implementing the STC environmental programs. This position reports directly to the Tribal Administrator but offers a fair amount of autonomy in developing new programs in alignment with the interest of the Skagway Traditional Council’s membership input. The EC is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Organizing and executing field collection of data on stream characteristics, fish populations, and invasive plant species
  • Developing a harmful algal bloom sampling program with support from the Sitka Tribe
  • Attend trainings, workshops, and conferences throughout the state of Alaska
  • Organizing outreach events for tribal members and the community at large
  • Attending municipal committee and assembly meetings
  • Writing and submitting grant reports
  • Schedule regular contact with Assistant for work assignments, oversight and technical assistance
  • Communicating with the US EPA and the Tribal Council to update environmental strategic planning document
  • Communicating with members of the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or closely related field
  • Interest or experience in working with environmental issues & grant writing and reporting
  • Ability to complete variety of tasks in an organized manner
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work independently
  • Ability to deal with the public pleasantly
  • Punctual, neat in personal appearance and attire
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills (MS Office etc.)
  • Geographical, cultural, and environmental knowledge of Skagway, AK desirable

Working Conditions:

The position requires both office work and fieldwork. Applicant must be able to lift 50lbs, stand, hike, and/or sit for few hours at times. The Skagway Traditional Council has several employees that share space at the Skagway Traditional Council Community Center and work together on events and program development. The Skagway Traditional Council is run by a 5-member board that also utilizes facilities in the Community Center. Work hours will generally be scheduled between 8am and 5pm M-F. Must have a valid US driver’s license and be insurable under STC insurance policy.


Federal Employee Health Benefits, Fun and flexible workplace, Paid time-off usable after probational period (6-12mo),
Retirement Program, 16 official holidays per year, Various STC program benefits (changes yearly)
Skagway Village maintains a drug free and non-smoking environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 /year


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Skagway, AK 99840 (Required)


  • US Driver's License (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Others
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules