Department: Natural Resources
Job Title: Environmental Program Coordinator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Range: $18.00 Beginner/or DOE
Supervisor: Director of Natural Resources
General Description: The Environmental Program Coordinator works under the supervision of the Natural
Resources Director. He/she is responsible for managing the oversite of the Environmental Programs. He/she
will collaboratively coordinate the supervision of the Environmental Technician and Brownfield Coordinator in
efforts to supplement environmental activities and assignments as addressed in the IGAP and Brownfield
Work Plans. He/she will conduct outreach based on environmental education and awareness practices.
He/she is responsible for preparing and applying for federal grant proposals, submitting all reportable
documentations in a timely manner. He/she will build professional programmatic core capacity strength
through a series of establishing partnerships, networking with local organizations and outside resources,
attending region-wide and nationwide trainings and meetings through the environmental network while
representing OTNC tribal interests.
The Environmental Program Coordinator is responsible for prioritizing work plan commitments, continue
practices in collaboration & planning environmental education, supervise, hire and train employees and
interns in the OTNC Environmental Program, a division of the OTNC Natural Resource Program.
Duties and Responsibilities: Oversight of a comprehensive environmental program to enhance quality of life
for ONC’s tribal membership to include the following:
• Supervise the Brownfield Environmental Program and Environmental Technician and other
environmental programs under the OTNC.
• Research and pursue additional funding opportunities to further the development of the OTNC
• Implementation and maintenance of air and water quality monitoring projects to obtain baseline data
• Demonstrate implementation skills based on environmental education and awareness practices for the
community of Bethel through the IGAP program & work plan.
• Build capacity partnerships at the professional level with local and outside resources through the
• Create environmental plan, conduct and supervise environmental assessments, seek training
supported by the environmental program to supplement administration and program capacity
• Work well with related tribal organizations, local organizations, and governmental entities and outside
resources based on environmental issues.
• Collaboratively continue building and enhance the OTNC Environmental Program in accordance with
the identified needs and priorities as established by environmental assessments and constituency
concerns prioritizing the protection of human & environmental health for our tribal community.
• Other program duties as assigned by the Natural Resources Director
Qualifications: High School diploma or greater. Knowledge or experience in conducting survey assessments,
policy development and procedures of state and federal environmental programs. Ability to work well with
related tribal organizations and other governmental entities on environmental issues. Self-motivated
individual able to carry out program activities and represent agency interests without direct or daily
supervision. Good computer, data compilation, communications and grant writing skills. Must have a valid
driver’s license and be willing/able to travel when necessary.
ONC is an equal opportunity employer. Within the concept of Native Preference, all applicants will receive
consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin or other non-merit factor.