Application Due Date: December 20, 2021 (will accept Post Date of 12/20)
Assistance Amount: One-time payment of up to $1,500 supported by completed self-certified Application for COVID-19 emergency Assistance
Eligibility Criteria: • Napaimute Adult Tribal Members who are 18 years or older • Completed application demonstrating economic harm resulting from or exacerbated by the Public Health Emergency • Negative financial impact must have occurred within ARPA eligibility Period March 21, 2021 – December 21, 2024
Download the Napaimute ARPA Application for COVID-19 Tribal Member Assistance from the link below:
Due to a lack of response, there will be no elections held at the 2021 NVN Annual Meeting on November 13, 2021. Seat B will become vacant.
Following Section 7 of the NVN Election Ordinance: In the event that any elective Tribal Council seat becomes vacant between elections, the Tribal Council President, after first determining if the person consents to serve, shall recommend a person who meets the requirements of a Candidate to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term. Such person shall assume office upon approval of the appointment by a majority of the members of the Tribal Council. If a majority of the members do not consent to the appointment, the Tribal Council may choose, by a majority vote, to either direct the President to select another candidate or approve a candidate nominated by a member.
Tribal Members 18 years of age and older that are interested in appointment to this seat must submit their Letters of Interest no later than 5 PM Alaska Standard Time, December 3, 2021.
Letters of Interest can be mailed to:
Native Village of Napaimute, PO Box 1301, Bethel, Alaska 99559
Hours per Week: 40 hour per week with some overtime required
Description of Duties:
Responsible for annual construction and maintenance of the Kuskokwim River Ice Road, hiring and supervising employees, and general oversight and maintenance of heavy equipment utilized for the ice road.
Job duties include
Pre-season maintenance, repair, and upgrade of ice road equipment.
Pre-season procurement, inventory, and storage of ice road supplies.
Assist Director of Development and Operations (DDO) with ice road planning activities including but not limited to aerial surveys, ground surveys, planning meetings.
Work closely with DDO to determine the safest ice road routes
Hiring, evaluation, and termination of ice road employees in close consultation with the DDO, in compliance with NVN policy and procedure.
Ensure ice road operators are properly trained to operate, maintain and repair ice road equipment.
Implementation and oversight of ice road safety program
Provide direct supervision of ice road operators during all plowing activities
Operate ice road equipment when necessary
Procure parts, supplies and fuel for in-season operations following NVN policy and procedures.
Provide properly completed support documents for all purchases to DDO AS PURCHASED to insure timely payment to vendors.
Maintain individual Project Expense Records.
Create and maintain individual equipment maintenance records.
Collect time sheets and check for accuracy.
Oversight of post season equipment and supply maintenance and storage.
Minimum 5 years’ experience working on the river ice roads.
Minimum 5 years’ experience operating heavy equipment in general, road grader and plow truck in particular.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in heavy equipment maintenance/repair.
Experience supervising employees.
Willing to relocate to Bethel for the ice road season – approx. December to April
High degree of self-motivation and independency is required.
The Native Village of Napaimute is a drug and alcohol-free work place and applicant must be able to pass a criminal background check
•The creation of a Tiny Home kit specifically designed for villages in our region to meet immediate needs related to the prevention and management of COVID 19.
•Expand the kit to include the necessary components and directions to make the Tiny Home an appropriate dwelling for our region: the home will be a high efficiency energy rated home, able to be heated with a small Toyo direct vent heater, with HRV (heat recovery ventilation). The goal is harnessing technological innovation to make small home construction work in a harsh, extreme and unconventional environment in an efficient and cost-effective way.
•Developing the rural economy of the nine villages in the Middle Kuskokwim /Aniak sub-region by supporting a rural workforce in a region with chronic joblessness and improving quality of life for more than 28+ rural communities by supplying a lower cost source of housing kits and providing jobs.
This project will:
Provide needed homes for isolation and quarantine to communities with no existing options, which is essential to controlling and stopping the spread of COVID 19.
Offer delivery on the Kuskokwim River by both ice road and barge so construction can commence as soon as weather allows
Provide a prototype of an affordable, energy-efficient design that can provide much-needed housing
Project Budget: $838,180
For additional information please contact the Napaimute Traditional Council Office: 907.545.2877 / firstname.lastname@example.org
The Native Village of Napaimute is now accepting proposals from qualified entities for the following:
Development of a Cellular Phone Application for the Kuskokwim River Ice Road
The intent of this project is to improve the safety of travelers on the Kuskokwim Ice Road through easily accessible information that includes regularly updated ice thicknesses, current weather, and ice road conditions through the development of an application for cell phones.
The closing date for accepting proposals is November 15, 2021 – 5 PM Alaska Standard Time