Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.
These positions are represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and are subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA. If a person is selected and is not affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA), he or she must become a member in good standing within 31 days of beginning work.
DEPARTMENT: Health & Human Services
HOURS OF WORK: Varies: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Occasional Saturday shifts may be required.
LOCATION: 825 L Street, Anchorage
Example of Duties:Review permit applications, approve permits, and inspect public facilities including food establishments, hotels/motels, school food service, Habilitative Care and Correctional Community residential establishments, Assisted Living Facilities, cosmetology establishments, public and commercial swimming pools and spas, marijuana retail stores, and assure compliance with AMC Title 15 and 16; apply sanitation standards; may participate and assist, with supervision, in enforcement action. Respond to complaints about possible food borne illness; respond to complaints regarding food establishments, pools and spas, housing complaints, noise, smoking in public places, hotel/motel mold, and pesticide applications.
Provide technical assistance and public health education to permit holders, their employees and to the public. Update Air Quality Index spreadsheet, website, and phone messages. Perform other related duties as assigned or required.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or related discipline and experience in environmental science, epidemiology, investigation of food borne illness, public health sanitation inspections or a related field.
Associate's Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology or a related discipline and two (2) years of experience in environmental science, epidemiology, investigation of food borne illness, public health sanitation inspections or a related field.
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent and four (4) years of experience in environmental science, epidemiology, investigation of food borne illness, public health sanitation inspections or a related field.
Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License by the time of hire.
Must obtain the following certifications within 6 months of hire:
Municipality of Anchorage Designated Peace Officer Certification
Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator Certification
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Inspection Officer Certification
Additional Important Information:
Preference will be given to Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) employees. AMEA employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-AMEA applicants.
The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program.
For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant's Alaska Driver's License and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaskan driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.
For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.
All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.
Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.
Application Process: Once applicants click on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile.
Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.
For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.
The MOA is an EO and AA Employer and complies with Title I of the ADA
For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.
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