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Farm Manager

The Cultural Conservancy 
Location: San Francisco, California
Close Date: Open Until Filled 

The Farm Manager is a key full-time position that manages the design, development, and implementation of TCC’s agricultural work and collaborates in community engagement with the Native Foodways Program. This position reports directly to the Chief Program Officer (CPO) and works in close partnership with the Native Foodways Program Manager and Land Manager at Heron Shadow in executing the vision and mission of the Native Foodways Program and TCC’s land stewardship work.

Agricultural and Natural Resource Director 

Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma
Location: McLoud, Oklahoma 
Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Incumbent assists the area/zone engineer and is responsible for providing basic technical guidance in the overall planning, design, installation, and maintenance of the engineering phases of soils and water conservation practices.

Various positions (CRITFC)  

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission 
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: Open Until Filled 

The CRITFC has a number of employment opportunities, ,ranging from Chief Financial Officer to Department Manager, and Law Enforcement positions.  

Civil / Agricultural Engineer – West Region  

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

Incumbent assists the area/zone engineer and is responsible for providing basic technical guidance in the overall planning, design, installation, and maintenance of the engineering phases of soils and water conservation practices.

Civil / Agricultural Engineer – Southeast Region 

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

This position assists the area/zone engineer and is responsible for providing basic technical guidance in the overall planning, design, installation, and maintenance of the engineering phases of soils and water conservation practices.

Civil / Agricultural Engineer – Northeast Region 

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

Incumbent assists the area/zone engineer and is responsible for providing basic technical guidance in the overall planning, design, installation, and maintenance of the engineering phases of soils and water conservation practices.

Civil / Agricultural Engineer – Central Region 

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

The incumbent provides engineering assistance working with land owners, groups, and units of government to apply and maintain a variety of conservation practices in their area of assigned responsibility. 

Engineering Technician – West Region 

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

The incumbent provides engineering assistance working with land owners, groups, and units of government to apply and maintain a variety of conservation practices in their area of assigned responsibility. 

Engineering Technician – Southeast Region 

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

The incumbent provides engineering assistance working with land owners, groups, and units of government to apply and maintain a variety of conservation practices in their area of assigned responsibility. 

Engineering Technician – Northeast Region 

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

The incumbent provides engineering assistance working with land owners, groups, and units of government to apply and maintain a variety of conservation practices in their area of assigned responsibility. 

Engineering Technician – Central Region 

USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Location: Various Locations 
Close Date: March 15, 2023

The incumbent provides engineering assistance working with land owners, groups, and units of government to apply and maintain a variety of conservation practices in their area of assigned responsibility. 

Executive Assistant

InterTribal Buffalo Council

Location: Rapid City, SD
Close Date: N/A 

The Executive Assistant is responsible for managing the schedule and communications of the Executive Director and assisting with special projects. The Executive Assistant has the day-to-day responsibility for managing the Executive Director’s reports, mailings, correspondence accuracy, and timeliness. The position may also be assigned other duties as deemed necessary.

Range and Infrastructure Specialist 

InterTribal Buffalo Council 
Location: Rapid City, SD
Close Date: N/A

 

The Range and Infrastructure Specialist is a member of the Technical Services Department. They will work from the office and also travel to ITBC Member Tribes to to provide support and recommendations to Tribal buffalo managers on matters relating to rangeland management and infrastructure development. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator

InterTribal Buffalo Council 
Location: Rapid City, SD
Close Date: N/A

 

The Marketing and Public Relations (MPR) Coordinator will assist InterTribal Buffalo Council (ITBC) member-tribes in developing, promoting, and implementing marketing plans for their buffalo programs along with creating an overall communication strategy for ITBC. Marketing plans will be done on a request basis for ITBC member-tribes and will be based on specific goals and objectives for each Tribe’s program. Research and site visits will be used to develop marketing plans.

Fellow

Tribal Agriculture Fellowship 
Location: TBD 
Close Date: February 10, 2023

The Tribal Agriculture Fellowship (TAF) was designed to aid Native students in achieving their educational goals, leading to careers in agriculture.  The fellowship program provides a generous benefits package that can include up to four years of fellowship status, with funding to earn agricultural degrees or technical certifications. 

Forest Advocate

Natural Resources Defense Council 
Location: San Francisco, Washington DC, Chicago, or satellite office
Close Date: Open until filled

NRDC is seeking a Forest Protection Advocate to work with coalitions, the media, affected communities, and decision-makers to safeguard the biological, climate, and traditional Indigenous values of North American forests. The advocate’s time will be split evenly between two forest conservation campaigns, one to save mature stands and trees in U.S. federal forests, and the other to combat bioenergy threats to hardwood bottomlands in the Southeast U.S. and the boreal forests in Canada.

Technical Assistance Specialist

Intertribal Agriculture Council
Location: Remote, Great Lakes Region
Close Date: Open until filled

IAC Technical Assistance (TA) Specialists provide direct assistance with USDA program access to Tribal producers, Tribal entities, and Tribal governments – outreach, eligibility, and program application support. Other forms of assistance provided include agriculture and natural resource management planning, project development support, partnership leveraging, government-to-government relations, general food systems project planning, and supplemental resources identification.

Intertribal Community Nutrition Educator

OKTEP
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Close Date: Open until filled

Responsible for the in-school Eagle Adventure program and other activity-based interactive nutrition education with multiple Tribal partners under supervision of Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners (OKTEP) and in coordination with Tribal partner needs..

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IFAI’s job board is intended to be a resource for Native Americans and Alaska Natives interested in employment and internship opportunities that focus primarily on Indigenous food and agriculture policy and law. However, the job board is also open to other types of opportunities in the following:

 

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                                • Educational Institutions
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