Hiring Restriction Exemption This individual position is EXEMPT from the hiring restrictions.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.This position is open to Alaska Residents only
The Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land & Water is seeking a highly motivated Natural Resource Technician II to fill a position assigned to the Leasing Unit of the Southcentral Regional Office located in the Atwood Building, Anchorage, Alaska.As a member of the Leasing Unit (PCN 10-1746) the position directly assists with the processing and tracking of applications for uses of State owned land for activities including, but not limited to material sales, aquatic farming, and general leasing.
This position will assist staff with various processes, including application receipt, assignments, relinquishments, data entry, and archiving.The position requires a high level of public interaction responding to inquiries or discussing proposed/ongoing activities.
This position is very detail oriented and will require a clear understanding of the applicable laws, regulations and policies to provide accurate information to the public and to authorize project development or legal use of state land.
The position requires use of office equipment such as computers, scanners, copiers, and fax machines.
Willingness to travel by highway vehicle, off road vehicle, boat, raft, single engine planes, etc.
will be necessary to conduct field inspections.Applicants must provide a cover letter to move to the interview phase of recruitment NOTE: Your cover letter must address and provide support for each of the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities listed belowExcellent communication skills, both written and verbal including proficiency in technical writing, grammar and editing.Experience using USGS maps for locating/verifying and/or preparing aliquot part legal descriptions or other legal descriptions.Experience gathering and analyzing information for the purpose of recommending a specific course of action.Experience that required you to prioritize and complete assignments with minimal supervision.Experience in customer service.
Able to conduct field inspections to remote areas in small two-person aircraft, snow machines, small watercraft, and follow-up with detailed written inspection reports.Able to adapt with changing technology and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and calendar software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.Able to multi-task, be flexible, and detail oriented.Able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Minimum Qualifications Six months of experience at the entry level performing technical functions of natural resource management equivalent to a Natural Resource Technician I, Forest Technician III or Environmental Technician I with the State of Alaska.ORSix months of clerical work experience equivalent to an Administrative Clerk III or Recorder I with the State of Alaska.OR16 semester hours or 24 quarter hours of college course work from an accredited institution.ORAny combination of the above where 3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours is equivalent to one month of experience.
Additional Required Information NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLYAt time of application, applicant must attach as separate documents (If unable to attach please fax or email the contact listed below):Professionally formatted cover letter ? please see cover letter information above and below for more information on the cover letter.If selected for an interview, applicants must provide the following:A copy of your last two (2) performance appraisals (if you are a current or former State of Alaska employee) or two (2) letters of recommendation from your current and former supervisor;A list of three (3) professional references with current contact information, one (1) of which must be from a former or current supervisor; andA copy of any documents necessary to show proof of meeting this position's minimum qualifications.
This includes a copy of your college transcripts if you are using education to meet the position's minimum qualifications.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.Non-Alaska residents need not apply.APPLICATION NOTICEYou can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website.
If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska login to successfully apply.
Your application must be submitted by 5:00 p.m.
Alaska Standard Time on the date of closing.
Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here: LETTER INFORMATIONIn addition to answering the supplemental question regarding how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, a cover letter is required.
The cover letter should highlight your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as they pertain to the responsibilities listed in the job description above.
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.
The cover letter will be used as a writing sample and will help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.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 provided at the time of interview.SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATIONEducation completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above.
If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S.
education programs; or an accredited U.S.
post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution.
It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.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.EEO STATEMENT The 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.
Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201.
The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
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 at the following:Name: Brittany SmithPhone: (907) 269-8116Email: : Christy CollesPhone: (907) 269-8557Email: 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
See for additional information
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 I acknowledge I understand the education and/or experience being used to meet the minimum qualifications for this position must be adequately documented in this application in order to be considered.
Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety.
Failure to submit a complete application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job opening.
I acknowledge I understand this requirement 03 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 listed in the job description?
Yes No 04 To be eligible to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process, please briefly describe in the text box below how you meet the minimum qualifications through your education and/or experience: