Help Wanted – IFA Assistant Port Engineer

Assistant Port Engineer

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority is now accepting applications for an Assistant Port Engineer. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) benefited position based in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Assistant Port Engineer reports directly to the Port Engineer and typically works 8 hours day, 5 days a week. This individual is part of the team that maintains, repairs, and improves 2 passenger/vehicle vessels and equipment. Mechanical ability a must. Certificates and licenses from trade schools, machine shops or USCG preferred but not required.

A TWIC card is required within 30 days of hire for this position. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing throughout employment.

The closing date to apply is July 30, 2021, by 4:00pm. Applications will be accepted by fax, email, or in person at any IFA terminal or the IFA Admin. Office in Craig (West Wind Plaza Suite 304, next to Department of Fish and Game) or mailed to PO Box 495, Craig, AK, 99921.

For a complete job description and application please visit our website or contact:

Inter-Island Ferry Authority Human Resources

Chrissy Torsey-Lucero 907-826-4848




Please be advised that the IFA has cancelled sailings for July 19 and 20, 2021 due to a mechanical issue, and the vessel is currently in Ketchikan undergoing repairs. We are sailing Wednesday and are adding a 2nd sailing KTN to HYL, and here is the revised sailing schedule. Please keep checking this Web page or our Facebook page to get up-to-date scheduling information.  We are sorry for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience. 

July 21, 2021 Wednesday

Depart KTN 12:00PM arrive HYL 3:00PM

Depart HYL 3:30PM arrive KTN 6:30PM

Depart KTN 7:30PM arrive HYL 10:30PM

July 22, 2021 Thursday

Depart HYL 9:30AM arrive KTN 12:30PM

Depart KTN 3:30PM arrive HYL 6:30PM

July 23, 2021 Friday: Resume Regular Schedule

Depart HYL 8:00AM arrive KTN 11:00AM

Depart KTN 3:30PM arrive HYL 6:30PM

Thank You, Donna R. Halvorsen Terminal Manager

Inter-Island Ferry Authority 

P.O. Box 495 Craig, AK 99921

Toll Free 866-308-4848 ext #101

Council Meeting Tuesday, July 6, 2021

There will be a meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, July 6th, beginning at 6:30p.m.

The Public is encouraged to signup to attend the meeting in public. Those who do not register and show up to the Council Chambers risk being turned away due to capacity. We are authorizing only 10 public in attendance at the meetings until further notice.

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021 6:30 pm

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