Tyonek Native Corporation
  • 05-Jan-2021 to 06-Feb-2021 (CST)
  • TNC - ANCH
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Full Time


Oversees all aspects of Managing Tebughna Preserve, North Foreland Barge Facilities, and TNC land holdings in accordance with the Tyonek Native Corporation and Tyonek Land Mission and Vision statements, including maximization of financial performance, stewardship of natural resources, and staff development within established quality standards. The individual must be punctual and have an excellent attendance record, and have reliable means of transportation to work.


  • Oversees all aspects of Managing Hospitality and Commercial Properties including North Foreland Barge facilities
  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and development of land and lodge employees; organizing, planning, assigning, directing work and supervision of employees; appraising performance; motivating, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; ensure employee compliance with local, state, and federal labor regulations, empowers coworkers and initiates corrective action
  • Responsible for management and stewardship of approximately 200k acres of Tyonek Native Corporation land
  • Ensures the TNC Comprehensive Land Use and Management Plan, Forest Stewardship Plan, Land Vision, and operations plans are reviewed, updated, utilized, and/or developed
  • Work with local, state, and federal entities to identify and maximize TNC's use of available programs to generate habitat enhancement/restoration projects to protect the interests of shareholder land
  • Leads, assists, and monitors all TNC land related projects
  • Condenses and disseminates scientific, historical, and cultural information to TNC management, committees, and board of directors regarding projects on TNC land.
  • Generate comments on projects affecting TNC land
  • Negotiates and manages Alaska TNC land agreements, leases, permits, easements, sales, transfers and other real estate documents affecting TNC land
  • Maximize shareholder participation and employment on projects on or affecting TNC Land and Lodge
  • Prepare management plans, operational project plans, special reports, news articles, annual and long-term land and lodge management plans and other written communications as required.
  • Monitors the performance of the Lodge through verification and analysis of guest satisfaction systems and management of financial reports. Assists in budget preparation
  • Communicate and actively works to strengthen the relationships with other land owners and resource partners
  • Work cooperatively with the Native Village of Tyonek, Shareholders, and adjacent land owners to protect TNC land from trespass and vandalism
  • Ensure that each criterion in TNC's land management methods and best practices are communicated, and understood, achieved and maintained by land and lodge staffOther duties may be assigned
  • Develops accurate and aggressive long and short-range financial objectives
  • Executes marketing, sales, and operational activities including business plan development producing results that meet or exceed the land and hospitality departments business plan
  • Ensures exemplary safety practices of employees and land visitors, assisting in the maintenance of proper emergency and security procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains applicable preventive maintenance programs to protect the physical assets of Tyonek
  • Implements and maintains effective open-door communication system that crosses departmental lines in order to reach all employees
  • Understands and practices government regulations affecting all land and lodge operations, ensuring properties are operated in compliance with all applicable laws, ordinances, regulations, and requirements of any federal, state or municipal authority
  • Communicate financial reports for management that clearly explain operational effectiveness, trends and variances
  • Maintains an appropriate level of community public affairs and manages the general public, customers, employees, union and government officials with tact and courtesy
  • Accepts full responsibility for managing multiple activities concurrently
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree in Natural Resources and Conservation, Environmental Science, Land Use Planning and Management, or Business Administration, or progressively responsible work experience in business and/or land management
  • Experience in Hotel/Lodge Management preferred
  • Must have Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) experience and have experience/familiarity with Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA)
  • Read and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, newspapers, periodicals, journals, and manuals
  • Write routine reports, correspondence, business letters, summaries, and reports in English using prescribed format, and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style
  • Ability to speak effectively in English before groups
  • Land Managers must have sufficient computer skills that will allow them to be able to use, in a proficient manner, all Company-issued software programs implemented in the division, including but not limited to the following:
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Management Systems programs
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programs
  • Company-issued internet browser programs
  • Company-issued electronic mail programs
  • NOTE: Company-issued software programs may be implemented or changed from time to time; the Land Manager is required to learn the new programs and upgrades as soon as practicable after such items are provided to the organization.
  • Land Manager must have developed reasoning abilities to the point to be able to: Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Use mathematical skills to interpret financial information and prepare budgets.  Read and interpret business records and statistical reports. Make business decisions based on production reports and similar facts, as well as on your TNC work experience.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a stressful environment, communicate well with others, effectively interface with guest, and accept constructive criticism from supervisors.
  • Must be able to change activity frequently and cope with interruptions.
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform post offer, pre-employment substance abuse testing.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces and sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time when necessary
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Must be able to see differences in widths and lengths or lines such as those on graphs
  • Must be able to talk and hear
  • Normally works in an office environment, however outdoor field work is required that may include walking on steep uneven inclines, through water, walking through forests and brushy areas
  • Adverse weather and high dust may happen while working at outside job sites
  • The potential to encounter wild animals is possible


TNC and its subsidiaries fall under ANCSA and are entitled under Federal Law to extend hiring preferences to its shareholders.  ANCSA provides TNC the authority to give shareholder preference in hiring.  TNC reaffirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.  Tyonek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor who affords equal employment opportunity to protected veterans and people with disabilities:  Tyonek Native Corporation provides all employees and job applicants' equal employment opportunities in hiring and promotion without discrimination because of age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, marital status, race, religion, color, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by law.  

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