STA VISTA Outreach Coordinater



The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is seeking a VISTA Shellfish Ecosystem Outreach Coordinator to help ensure that Sitka residents and our the Southeast Alaska Tribal Ocean Research partner communities can maintain an economically productive shellfish ecosystem through minimizing exposure to bioxins from harmful algal blooms. The VISTA project will help design, develop and evaluate educational curricula that increases community access to biotoxin results and will help build a research database of pertinent questions concerning trends in shellfish biotoxins levels over time. Project priorities include outreach and education curricula with promote sustainable and safe use of natural resources to be used in classrooms, community meetings, and public education campaigns.

Position start date is August 18, 2017 and lasts for one year, with the possibility of extending for an additional year. Interested parties should apply no later than July 26th.

Application Instructions

To apply, please visit this link and send a current resume and cover letter to STA Environmental Specialist Esther Kennedy at