Summary: The Keex’ Kwaan Community Forest Partnership (KKCFP) program manager will work with the Organized Village of Kake (Tribal Government) on growing their natural resource management office during 2018 and 2019. This is being done in preparation for local management of a 5-year project that will include community engagement, workforce development, natural resource assessments and a variety of on the ground projects for the benefit of the Tongass National Forest, ANCSA Tribal corporations and the community of Kake. See attachment for more details on KKCFP.
● Term: 1-2 years minimum with option for 5 years depending on performance
● Location: Kake, Alaska
● Pay: $45-60,000 DOE
Experience, qualifications and skills: We are looking for a college graduate who is excited to work in a
rural Alaska Native village, who loves working in the outdoors, is an excellent communicator (written and verbal) and who is a quick learner. This job is equal parts office and field work, will involve learning about traditional cultural values and practices of the Kake people alongside the best practices of conservation science and tailoring natural resource management to balance economic development, ecological resilience and cultural vitality. Training in natural resource management will be provided as part of this job but some background in natural science, economic development and cultural studies is appreciated.
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