Published October 2018

To help shareholders better prepare for careers with Ahtna we are featuring a recurring matrix on the most frequently recruited for positions.

This quarter is focused on Administrative Assistant and Natural Resource Technician positions. To be eligible for either position it is important to have a good driving record and valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test.

Management recommends getting on Ahtna’s on-call list to get your foot in the door for these and other positions, as there are opportunities that present themselves throughout the year. To be added to the on-call list simply email or call our Shareholder Development Coordinator, Tracy Parent, at (907) 868-8221 or email:

Administrative Assistant duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. This position supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. An ability to effectively communicate via phone and email is important.



Natural Resource Technicians (NRTs) are tasked with patrolling and protecting Ahtna lands from trespass, disposal of waste, junk vehicles, garbage and hazardous materials. NRTs monitor hunting and fishing activities, removal of resources and theft or damage to cultural and historical sites. NRTs regularly patrol the Ahtna region using various modes of transportation, including but not limited to trucks, ATVS, snow machines, boats, and airplanes.

<Eric Stevens, NRT/Carbon Credits Intern
Eric Gerald Stevens grew up in Copper Center and is now a Natural Resource Technician (NRT) Intern in the Ahtna Lands Department. Eric’s mother is Donna Ewan and father, Gerald Stevens. His grandmother is Mary George. Eric enjoys hunting, fishing and shooting and wanted to work for the Ahtna Land Department to help enforce trespassing permits and see more of the Ahtna region and land. The NRT position is a great way for Eric to do just that!