Cultural Interpreter

Chickaloon Village Traditional Council (Nay’dini’aa Na’)

Environmental Stewardship Department

Internal/External Position Announcement

Job Title: Cultural Interpreter 

Department: Environmental Stewardship Department

Reports to: Cultural Project Manager

Position Summary:  A Cultural Interpreter is responsible for supporting the Cultural Project Manager, Cultural Preservation Specialist, the Elder Culture Bearer and the other Cultural Interpreter to complete tasks of the Nay’dini aa Na Kayax Hwnic Dade’tsenes (Chickaloon Village Information We Know) Project with specific focus on Ahtna cultural presentations.  The Interpreter will be required to attend tourism trainings and cultural activities to deliver and develop Ahtna cultural presentations internally and externally to a variety of audiences at varying locations. The primary responsibility of the Interpreter is to provide the highest quality of cultural interpretation and accurate information to audiences at all times.  This is a part-time, 20 hour per week (hours may vary 0-40 per week at times), seasonal position for 16 weeks with a season operating from May to September.

Qualifications, Education & Experience:  

Some high school.  Must be 16 years of age or older and have reliable transportation. 

Guides will be working at various sites, on varying days with varying hours including holidays, weekends and evenings. 

Must have excellent public speaking skills, interest in learning and sharing Ahtna culture with the public, the ability to efficiently use Google Docs and Google Calendar, and working knowledge of common office equipment.  

Must be dependable to be on site and set up to meet tour groups, be able to meet deadlines and demonstrate organizational skills. 

Preferred experiences include: public speaking, strong research and writing skills to help develop presentations and experience working for a Tribe. 

AN/AI Preference: As allowed in P.L. 93-638, preference for employment will be given to Alaska Native and American Indian Peoples.   CVTC also has a local hiring preference.

Applicants please apply by Noon on Friday, April 19th.  A fully completed CVTC application is required, CVTC applications are available by visiting our website:, or by contacting Jennifer at (907) 745-0749, or by email request  to

Sutton, AK

1 month(s) ago