Employment Opportunities

Job Opening with NAFWS

Job Opening with the Native American Fish and Wildlife Society:

Assistant Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison – Alaska Region – Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau, AK; Salary DOE; Open Until Filled. Read position description.

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, 3 professional references, BIA Form 4432 (if claiming Indian Preference) and transcripts to: Justin Leon at

Several positions will open in the upcoming months. Come back soon or follow us on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) to receive notifications of position openings.

External Job Openings

Southern Ute Indian Tribe:
Wildlife Biologist – Ignacio,CO; Pay range starts at $54,517.63/year; Closing Date: September 30, 2022.


US Forest Service:
Assistant Director of the Office of Tribal Relations – Two Vacancies; Washington, DC; GS 14 salary range $126,233 per year; Closing Date: October 7, 2022.


U.S. Geological Survey Climate Adaptation Science Centers:
CASC Climate Justice National Lead – Duty Station Negotiable; GS-15 salary range $112,890.00 – $146,757.00; Closing Date: September 28, 2022.


Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (KRITFC):
Operations Manager – Anchorage, AK with possibility of remote work; Salary DOE.

Contact Kevin Whitworth, Executive Director, at 907-574-0388 or for more information or to apply.


US Fish & Wildlife Service, Alaska Region:
Indigenous and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Liaison – Alaska Region – Anchorage preferred but negotiable; Salary GS 11/12; Opening soon!


Little River Band of Ottawa Indians:
Wildlife Division Manager – Manistee, MI; Salary $49,672- $65,871; Open until September 15, 2022.

Wildlife Biologist – Manistee, MI; $37,559 – $49,808; Open until September 15, 2022.

To apply please submit completed LRBOI application to:
LRBOI HR Department, 2608 Government Center Dr., Manistee, MI 49660
Fax: (231)331-1233; Email: .


Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Natural Resources:
Watershed Coordinator – Cherokee, NC; Salary $40,105 to $50,121; Open until filled; Apply here.


Ute Mountain Ute Tribe:
Biologist– Towaoc, CO; Permanent, Full-time; Salary DOE; Apply here.


First Nations Development Institute:
Program Associate-Stewarding Native Lands – Longmont, CO or Albuquerque, NM; $38,400 – $57,600 per year


Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority (CORA):

Environmental Coordinator – Sault Ste. Marie, MI; Salary DOE; Open Until Filled.

Fishery Harvest Data Specialist – Sault Ste. Marie, MI; Salary DOE; Open Until Filled


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