CAREER
OPPORTUNITIES

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.
Explore what it is like to work for CRRC!

Culture

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.

Values

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.

Growth

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.

Benefits

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

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?

Check out our current open positions and apply today!

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Administrative Assistant

Full Time • Anchorage, Alaska 

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Administrative Assistant performs executive and administrative support to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and staff.

Primary Duties:

Perform general office duties, such as processing mail, answering telephones, ordering supplies
Coordinate travel for the Executive Director, Board Members, and staff
Create Board travel and per diem reimbursement forms
Maintain accurate records of meetings and resolutions
Manage the Executive Director’s calendar
Organize events and meetings
Handle email and social media communications
Develop and maintain electronic filing systems
Prepare and edit documents
Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution
Create designs using Canva
Submit reimbursement requests
Support the finance and administrative teams
Responsible for standard office procedures including processing mail, answering telephones and maintaining/ordering office supplies

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

 

Chief Financial Officer

Full Time • Anchorage, Alaska – Remote considered

The Finance & Administration Manager leads CRRC’s accounting and grants and contract team to manage grants and contracts from federal, state, and local granting agencies and private contracts. This position works closely with the Executive Director and Mariculture Director to maintain effective finance, grant, and administrative processes. The position is responsible for providing financial expertise, managing the full grants and contracts process, and human resources support to our mission programs. The Finance & Administration Manager builds and maintains internal controls and processes for the organization through a collaborative team effort.

Primary Duties:

  • Manage and mentor employees in the accounting, grant and contracts, & human resources departments, fostering their growth and development.
  • In coordination with the accounting staff and others, maintain the accounting records to ensure the integrity and accuracy of CRRC’s financial data in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of payroll, quarterly and annual payroll tax reports (941 and ESC), and the accounts payable and accounts receivable processes.
  • Review or perform reconciliations of financial accounts and project budgets monthly.
  • Prepare and/or review monthly financial reports to the Executive Director and program managers.
  • Develop and ensure approval of Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreements (NICRA) with Federal oversight agencies
  • Prepare annual, audit, Single Audit and Form 990 with external auditor.
  • Assist the Executive Director in the preparation and monitoring of the annual operating budget.
  • Work with the accounting department to organize, streamline, and maintain processes for maximum efficiency.

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