ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS!This individual position is EXEMPT from the hiring restriction.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), Division of Habitat is seeking a part time (20 hours/week) Program Technician located in Fairbanks, Alaska.As a part time position, health insurance is not included as part of the benefits package: however, health insurance may be purchased if desired.Under general supervision, the Program Technician functions as the initial public contact either by phone or in person at the ADF&G Division of Habitat office in Fairbanks.
This position is responsible for providing specific, accurate, and current information to the public regarding recreational mining regulations, completion of permit applications, stream bank restoration options and other habitat related information; and ensures complex inquiries are forwarded to the appropriate staff or agency.
The Program Technician helps the Regional Supervisor track multiple projects by creating monthly reports detailing project budgets, schedules, and contracts.Administrative duties assigned to the position include processing of invoices, computer data entry and report generation, payroll, travel authorizations, tracks budget codes and reconciliations, receives, sorts, and routes outgoing/incoming mail.
The Program Technician also may edit correspondence and reports, and participate in occasional field work.Key responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: Develop and maintain a regional tracking system of research project budgets, contractual periods of performance, reporting deadlines, and update database entries following modifications to schedule, budget projections, and contract modifications.Approving officer authority to code and approve all charges and processes credit card transactions utilizing the Integrated Resource Information System (IRIS) or comparable accounting system.Acts as the region's Travel Coordinator which involves assisting with travel arrangements and processing travel authorizations to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, Department guidelines, and bargaining unit agreement contracts.Calculates and audits timesheets including premium pay utilizing the Timesheet Entry and Reporting System (TEARS) or similar timesheet and payroll software following payroll reporting procedures, guidelines, policies, and procedures.Tracks employee project hours and compiles expenses in a detailed budget backup for monthly funding agency billing reports.Assist with field work preparations such as purchasing and shipping supplies.Edit and format correspondence and reports in accordance with department standards.Performs data entry and assists with budget tracking, project reconciliation, and budget report generation.Performs data entry and editing, and maintains permit tracking system.Maintains central files for procurement, invoices, contract payments, and inventory.Provide administrative support to regional staff, phone coverage, mail distribution, ordering office supplies, and maintains central files for the region.Scan and maintain files of photographs, slides, and select documents.The ideal candidate will possess some or all of the following desired strengths (All of these traits must be documented in your cover letter and applicant profile.
If you do not have experience with one or more of the traits listed below, simply say so): Self-motivated and comfortable working independently.Detailed-oriented and the ability to perform well under pressure.Experience with computer programs such as: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.Experience in administrative functions necessary to support operations such as payroll, purchasing and budget tracking.Experience editing correspondence and reports for content and formatting.Experience sampling fish in Alaska is desired, but not required.Experience entering data in and maintaining a large tracking database.Experience that demonstrates a strong work ethic, including personal accountability, punctuality, and reliability.
Minimum Qualifications Two years of office clerical experience or technical experience related to fish, wildlife or habitat resources;OROne year of experience providing advanced clerical services based on established procedures, precedents, and policies in administrative, informative, and/or programmatic functions.
This experience includes work such as an Office Assistant II with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent elsewhere.Substitution:Postsecondary education from an accredited college may substitute for the required experience (3 semester or 4 quarter hours equal one month of experience). Additional Required Information COVER LETTERA cover letter is required for this position.
The cover letter must describe how the applicant meets minimum qualifications for this position and should highlight your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as they pertain to the key responsibilities and desired strengths listed in the job description.
Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, fax it to the contact number provided in the job posting.Your cover letter will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process; if your cover letter or application is incomplete you will not advance to an interview.Your cover letter will be used as a writing sample.Please note:If not already attached at the time of application, the following must be submitted to the hiring manager listed in the contact information below within 48 hours of the close of this recruitment if you are using education to meet Minimum Qualifications:
Copies of all college transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable).At the time of interview applicants must submit the following:Copies of your most recent three (3) evaluations.A list of three (3) professional references (including current daytime telephone numbers); at least two of which must be a current or former supervisor.SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONA practical skills test may be given at the time of interview.
Applicants requiring a special accommodation to compete this exercise must contact the person listed below prior to the time of interview to make arrangements.
MULTIPLE VACANCIES This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy.
The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.EDUCATION If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application.
If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed.
Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position.
Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or within 48 hours of the close of this recruitment to the contact person listed below.WORK EXPERIENCEIf using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met.
If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.NOTICEQuestions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095.
If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'govermentjobs.com' domains.
For information on allowing emails from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at STATEMENTThe State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call or 465-4095 in Juneau or (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O.
Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201.
The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.FIREARMSThis position requires the use or possession of a firearm or ammunition.
In accordance with the federal Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997 (PL 104-208), if you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, you may not hold this position.A "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" is an offense that is (1) a misdemeanor under Federal or state law; and (2) has, as an element, the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by a current or former spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim, by a person with whom the victim shares a child in common, by a person who is cohabiting with or has cohabited with the victim as a spouse, parent, or guardian, or by a person similarly situated to a spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim.If you have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, do not apply for this position.
If you have ever been convicted of a felony, you may not hold this position.THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLYThis recruitment is open to Alaska Residents only.
Applicants must meet Alaska Residency Requirements in order to be considered for employment at this time.
Contact Information WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCEQuestions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at (toll free) or if you are located in the Juneau area.
Requests for information may also be emailed to applicant password assistance please visit: specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager:Name: Audra BrasePhone #: 907-459-7282Fax #: 907-459-7303Email: Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits
The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska.
Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits.
(Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance BenefitsHealth insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dentalThe following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See for additional information.AVTECConfidentialCorrectional OfficersMarine EngineersMt.
Edgecumbe TeachersSupervisoryUnlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's UnionExempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts.
Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.General GovernmentLabor, Trades and CraftsPublic Safety Employees AssociationMasters, Mates & PilotsEmployer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance BenefitsGroup-based insurance premiums for
Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)Long-term and short-term disability
Accidental Death and DismembermentLong-term care (self and eligible family members)Supplemental Survivor BenefitsEmployee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses
Retirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social SecurityOption to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation ProgramNote: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
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Paid Leave & Other BenefitsPersonal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
Eleven paid holidays a year
Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See for additional information 01 Are you an Alaska resident?
If so, please indicate below how you meet residency requirements: Currently domiciled in the State of Alaska Presently serving in the military with the intent of being domiciled* in the State of Alaska upon completion of military service Graduated from an accredited high school or post-secondary institution in the State of Alaska or earned a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) while domiciled* in Alaska Presently enrolled in a State of Alaska post-secondary institution and physically present in Alaska I do not meet the residency requirement 02 To complete your application for this position a cover letter is required.
Have you attached a professionally written cover letter that highlights your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience as they pertain to the responsibilities and desired strengths listed in the job description?
Yes No 03 Have you carefully read the minimum qualifications for this position, and do you certify that you possess the required education and/or experience to meet the minimum qualifications as stated?
Yes No 04 If you will be utilizing postsecondary education (degree obtained or semester hours/credits) to meet the minimum qualifications, have you completed the Education and Training section of the application and attached a copy of your transcripts to your application?
Yes, I am utilizing my education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
I have completed the Education and Training section of the application and my transcripts are attached.
I will be utilizing my education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position and understand that with the selection this answer, I must supply a copy of my transcripts within 48 hours of the close of this recruitment to the contact person listed above.
I'm utilizing my experience to meet the minimum qualifications.
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