Summary Job Goal: Under the supervision of the Lands & Cultural Resources Division, the Brownfield Coordinator is responsible for fulfilling the programmatic activities outlined in AVCP’s current EPA BRP grant proposal and work plans, complying with EPA budgetary and reporting requirements, finalizing pending proposals for the upcoming fiscal year, and coordinating with AVCP regional communities and other entities to assess, clean up, and redevelop contaminated sites, referred to as “Brownfields”.

Performance Responsibilities: includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Implements all aspects of the EPA IGAP program at AVCP.
  • Provides technical assistance and support to village IGAP coordinators and tribal staff.
  • Assists tribes with program development based on frequent needs assessment.
  • Organizes training and technical workshops for tribal environmental staff, often in collaboration with independent contractors.
  • Collaborates with the Kuskokwim River Watershed Council and other tribal consortia.
  • Produces quarterly narrative reports and other ad hoc reports to the EPA in compliance with grant requirements.
  • Participates in teleconferences with the EPA and tribal IGAP coordinators.
  • Maintains familiarity with current state and federal environmental statutes and implementing regulations.
  • Frequently travels to villages throughout the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region

QUALIFICATIONS:    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have strong written, verbal and analytical skills. Proven record of working knowledge of the EPA Brownfield program. Practical knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of environmental science and management. Working knowledge of environmental and social justice regulations. Fluency in Yup’ik and English is preferred.

EDUCATION and EXPIERENCE:  High School diploma or GED is required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management, or a related technical field and experience with the EPA Brownfield Program in Alaska is preferred. Demonstrated research skills, ability to summarize and analyze survey data, proven ability to produce high quality narrative reports, and technical consultative experience. Familiarity with the Yup’ik lifestyle.

 

This position is a Grade 4 and has a Salary Range of:  $46,318 – $60,161

Job Posting Expiration Date: January 31, 2023

We hope to have this position filled by date listed above, if no qualified applicant is hired, we may advertise an additional 30 days.