Environmental Specialist

Native Lands & Resources · Juneau, Alaska
Department Native Lands & Resources
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $24.45 - $35.10 DOE

INFORMATION

Job Class: Program Specialist

Department:  Native Lands and Resources                                    

Type of Position: Non-Exempt

Location of Work: Juneau

Salary Grade(s): G 8-9

Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm

Employment Category:  Regular, Full-Time


 

PURPOSE


The Environmental Specialist will work on current and emergent environmental issues affecting Tribal properties and communities. The Environmental Specialist will develop and implement a culturally appropriate environmental program with Tribal communities, addressing issues such as solid waste, water quality, air quality, climate change and soil contamination.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS


Reports To: Environmental Coordinator

Supervises: N/A

Liaison To: N/A

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Collect and maintain information on environmental data, program resources, and funding.
  • Develop a climate change adaptation plan.
  • Work with Tribal communities and youth to address environmental issues.
  • Identify, research, and analyze environmental issues.
  • Provide effective outreach, media campaigns and training.
  • Develop and maintain database i.e., GIS, ACCESS or Google Map.
  • Travel to rural villages, and regional grantee meetings in and out of state as requested.
  • Prepare and develop grant proposals.
  • Prepare grant reports and internal environmental reports to support CCTHITA’s annual Report. Other duties as assigned.

 

DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY

            Spending Authority: N/A

            Other Authority: N/A

 

NECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Experience  working  with environmental programs
  • Ability to develop and implement complex environmental programs/projects.
  • Knowledge of grant and project functions and preparation of program and budget reports.
  • Ability to research and prepare successful grant proposals. 
  • Ability to travel using all forms of commercial transportation.
  • Ability to work effectively with local, state and federal agencies, and tribes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Associates Degree
  • 2 years experience at the technician level or above in an environmental field
  • Valid drivers license

 

Substitution:

Additional education in the environmental field may be substituted for experience on a full time equivalency basis.  

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • (1) one-year experience in grant administration/grant writing
  • Familiarity with the Tlingit and Haida cultures: contemporary, traditional, political, social.


UNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR RESTRICTIONS
The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine
walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry
may be required.


CONDITIONS OF HIRE:
• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may
terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of
employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a preemployment

and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment
offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for
Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Native Lands & Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $24.45 - $35.10 DOE