with the Chugach Regional Resources Commission

At the Chugach Regional Resources Commission (CRRC), our employees serve member Tribes of the Chugach region, including the Chenega IRA Council, Nanwalek IRA Council, Native Village of Eyak (Cordova), Port Graham Village Council, Qutekcak Native Tribe (Seward), Tatitlek Village IRA Council, and the Valdez Native Tribe. Our staff work on a variety of Alaska Tribal concerns, including natural resource issues, subsistence management, marine mammal management, ocean acidification, aquaculture, climate change, and food sovereignty. Our work mainly focuses on Southcentral Alaska as our Tribal Members are centered around the Lower Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound, and Lower Copper River. We work together to improve the lives of our people.

Why Work at CRRC?

We make a difference in the Chugach Region.
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Key components to serving the Chugach Native communities are respect and supporting community resilience. CRRC takes pride in our mission and values; the work we do directly improves the lives of our people.


Performance: CRRC promotes the quality of work produced rather than the hours put in. Focusing on performance emphasizes celebrating the work completed. We encourage and recognize each other’s achievements.

Autonomy: CRRC supports independence and the ability to work on your own. This allows employees to take pride in their work and empowers them to succeed.

Passion: CRRC helps guide employees with their passions, so they can feel more connected to their purpose at work.

Integrity: CRRC encourages unity and respect within the organization. Everyone works together to get the jobs done.

Knowledge: CRRC holds itself responsible for carrying more than 10,000 years of ancestral knowledge into the future. As an organization, we amplify the self-determination of our Tribes and work to unify the collective strength of our communities.


Your career should be driven by what you’re passionate about. CRRC helps you get there! Career growth is very important at CRRC. Fostering emotional, intellectual, and professional development is key to strengthening the team’s natural abilities and supporting new skills. CRRC encourages staff to participate in training programs to integrate new strategies and skills to amplify employee growth.


CRRC has a very generous and competitive benefits package.

3 weeks of paid leave the first year of employment, leave increases with years of service

2.5 weeks of paid sick leave the first year of employment, leave increases with years of service

14 paid holidays

Board-determined annual bonuses

37.5-hour work weeks for full-time employees

Education leave program

Electronics resources package with new hire

Payment of licensure and / or certification, depending on position

Comprehensive major medical insurance

403(b) tax-sheltered annuities retirement plan

Dental and vision insurance

Disability insurance

Life insurance

Staff retreats

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Student Opportunities

CRRC has a very competitive paid internship program, Lisngaluni Gwani Internship Program (LGIP). CRRC is seeking highly motivated and energetic students interested in participating in a semester-long (12-week) internship in one of our departments. Internship hours may be used to fulfill high school or college course credit requirements.

Hiring Preferences

CRRC is an Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, as such we have a hiring preference for qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self-Determination Act.

Think you have what it takes to join our passionate team of professionals?

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Facility Maintenance II


Seward, Alaska

This position will ideally be located at the Chugach Regional Resources Commission’s (CRRC) Alutiiq Pride Marine Institute (APMI) in Seward, AK, however, Anchorage may be considered based on candidates. CRRC is a nonprofit intertribal fish and wildlife commission established to address environmental and natural resources issues of concern to its seven member Tribes, located in the Chugach Region of southcentral Alaska. These include Tatitlek Village IRA Council, Native Village of Eyak (Cordova), Port Graham Village Council, Nanwalek IRA Council, Chenega IRA Council, Qutekcak Native Tribe (Seward), and the Valdez Native Tribe. As a major subsidiary of CRRC, APMI conducts marine research and monitoring with a strong focus on mariculture, climate change, and general biology and physiology relating to health and resilience of native marine and costal species of southcentral Alaska.

How to Apply: To apply or make inquiries and/or apply, email your credentials or questions to Jeff Hetrick at . Submit a resume, cover letter, 3 professional references, and BIA Form 4432 (if claiming Indian Preference). Communications will be treated in confidence and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Resume reviews begin immediately.