Below are current job openings. Complete an application and turn into the Chilkat Indian Village office. Requests for applications can be made to

As of January 4, 2023 – the following positions are open:

School Cook – Posting date : September 30, 2022 – open until filled.

PURPOSE: To prepare meals for elementary and middle school students, with the possibility of preparing meals for elders.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: The Klukwan School Cook is accountable to the Chilkat Indian Village Tribal Administrator.


  • Set out a simple breakfast spread for self-service
  • Set up a snack station for self-service
  • Prepare and serve balanced lunch for youth and elders
  • Prepare a healthy lunch menu each month to be printed and sent home to families, focusing on local food and being conscious of allergies and other dietary considerations
  • Shop for the weekly fresh food and order dry goods (traveling to and from town as needed)
  • Cook is required to keep kitchen and pantry clean, organized, and fully stocked
  • Ensure food preparation and handling guidelines are observed to prevent foodborne illness
  • Clean the kitchen thoroughly each day, including the floor. Mop as needed through the week with a thorough mopping done on Friday.
  • Travel to and from town

 CIV Education Liaison-

Post Date: 12/16/2022

Hours & Wages:  25-35 hours per week; variable through calendar year; pay DOE

Benefits:  Annual and sick leave

Start Date: January 2, 2023

The education liaison represents the interests of Chilkat Indian Village in matters related to the Klukwan School and the provision of education within the village of Klukwan.


  • To ensure that a culturally appropriate, excellent education is provided for students in the village of Klukwan.
  • To carry out the priorities of the CIV Council in establishing educational self-determination.


  • Reports to the Chilkat Indian Village Council and Tribal Administrator.
  • Coordinates with CIV administration and staff to implement CIV educational support (such as transportation, activities, position planning & hiring, etc.)
  • Attends CIV Council meetings and other CIV task force or working group meetings relevant to the Klukwan School and community education.
  • Helps with and/or facilitates community meetings regarding education.
  • Provides on-site administrative support for the staff, students, and families of Klukwan School.
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Works with Chatham School District (CSD) administration to meet the interests of Klukwan School students, families, and the Tribe.
  • Attends meetings with CSD Superintendent, Principal, school staff, and other district personnel.
  • Works with the Advisory School Board (ASB) and Klukwan School staff to meet the interests of Klukwan School students, families, and the Tribe.
  • Attends ASB meetings and other school-related working groups.
  • Works with Regional School Board representatives (Angoon & Klukwan) to meet the interests of Klukwan School students, families, and the Tribe.
  • Attends Regional School Board (RSB) meetings, public hearings, and working group meetings.
  • Maintains and develops partnerships between CIV, CSD, State of Alaska, and BIE (BIA).
  • Works with State of Alaska and BIE representatives to carry out the educational priorities of Chilkat Indian Village

Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center – Catalyst – Posting date: September 30, 2022 – open until filled.

Job Summary:

The primary roles and responsibilities of the JKHC Catalyst will be to identify funding opportunities and partnerships. In addition, the position’s goal will focus on increasing culturally relevant sustainable tourism projects and programs.

This position reports to the Board of the JKHC and participates in the Sustainable Southeast Partnership network meetings.

CIV Student Transportation – Morning Driver –

Post Date: 12/16/2022

Department:  Transit

Hours:  15-20 hours per week (morning); occasional substitute for afternoon driver.

Wages:  $20/hr

Start Date: January 2, 2023


  • To safely provide morning student transportation from designated stops to Klukwan School, using either CIV or CSD vehicles.
  • Occasionally fill in for afternoon van driver.


  • Must pass school district background check.
  • Must be a safe and careful driver, with a driving record that meets requirements for Chilkat Indian Village (CIV) and Chatham School District (CSD) insurance.
  • Must have experience driving in winter conditions comparable to the Chilkat Valley.
  • Must use professional confidentiality at all times.


  • Report to the Chilkat Indian Village Council and Tribal Administrator.
  • Coordinate with CIV and Klukwan School staff to ensure safe, reliable transportation.
  • Use digital communications (phone, text, email) with staff and families to provide reliable transportation.
  • Pick up students on a scheduled route.
  • Report to work daily on time. Failure to pick students up on time or excessive absences will be cause for dismissal.
  • Must work well with children of all ages.
  • Maintain clear expectations of student behavior in keeping with Klukwan School behavior expectations.
  • Ensure vehicle is clean of trash or other messes after transporting students.
  • Follow protocols (masks, sanitizing) as required by CIV Klukwan School Covid-19 Mitigation Plan.


Klukwan School job opportunities – Starting January 3, 2023 –

Chatham School District, in partnership with Chilkat Indian Village, will employ the following positions: Early Childhood Educator (preschool), Literacy Specialist, Tutor, and Custodian. 

Applications can be found on the CSD website on the Employment page under “Job Applications”

Job descriptions can be found by going to the District Employment page, and clicking on “Current Openings.” (The link is to the Alaska Teacher Placement website where the positions are posted.)