WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
Are you looking for a rewarding career with excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement? Look no further!
By joining the Alaska State Troopers as an Office Assistant 2, you will be an integral part of the C Detachment team serving Western Alaska. In this position you will work behind the scenes providing support for the Nome and Unalakleet posts in the areas of judicial services, case management, payroll, and general clerical. You will learn a variety of skills and gain broad knowledge of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Alaska State Trooper that will prepare you for many promotional opportunities.
OUR ORGANIZATION, MISSION, AND CULTURE:
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) strives to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property. As a member of DPS, you would be instrumental in ensuring this mission is met by providing direct support of law enforcement activities.
THE BENEFITS OF JOINING OUR TEAM:
By joining our team, you join one of the most unique law enforcement agencies in the nation. In this fast-paced environment you will work with a phenomenal group of professionals that embrace the core values of loyalty, integrity, courage, compassion, leadership, and accountability.
This is a unique position that works in a variety of areas and is closely involved in day-to-day operations. The experience gained will provide the foundation to advance in many areas both technical and clerical.
THE WORKING CONDITIONS YOU CAN EXPECT:
This position is assigned to C Detachment Headquarters located in a secure building at 5848 E Tudor Road in Anchorage. There are opportunities to travel and have temporary assignments in one of our rural posts. The office is spacious and the work environment is friendly, supportive, team oriented, and productive.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Excellent customer service skills, demonstrating professional and friendly communication while handling a wide range of situations and demographics.
Strong written, verbal, and detail-oriented communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information.
Attention to detail while working under pressure in a fast-paced environment to ensure accurately entering data into multiple systems, reviewing documents, processing and routing court paperwork and handling payments.
Experience and skill with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Time management skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities from several sources while working independently with minimal supervision.
The Department of Public Safety strives to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property. All positions support or carry out the Department's mission. If our mission interests you and this position embodies your strengths, please consider joining our team.
More information about the Department of Public Safety can be found on our website:http://dps.alaska.gov/
High school diploma or the equivalent.
One year of experience that includes clerical tasks such as greeting clients, answering phones, typing, filing, sorting mail, entering data, receiving payments, making change, or maintaining logs.
Education from an accredited college may substitute for the required experience (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of experience; 150 hours of vocation education equal one month of experience).
"High school diploma equivalent" means one of the following: 1) a G.E.D.; 2) completion of any basic adult education course equivalent to 480 class hours (16 weeks at 30 course hours per week); 3) acceptance in full standing by an accredited college or university; 4) highest grade of school completed plus an amount of paid or volunteer experience that totals 12 years and includes basic clerical tasks such as greeting clients, answering phones, typing, filing, sorting mail, entering data, receiving payments, making change, or maintaining logs.
Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to operate motor vehicles. Such positions require that the applicant possess a regular driver's license and be 18 years of age or older.
Some position in this class may require skill in typing. Recruitment and selection may include this requirement.
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED INFORMATION:
Please be aware - this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN). A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN. DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice. Additionally, security clearance will be withdrawn if DPS discovers that material information was falsified or omitted at the time of the initial application for security clearance.
The successful candidate must pass a comprehensive background investigation, which includes a criminal history check.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if minimum qualifications are met. Therefore, all work experience the applicant is using to meet minimum qualifications for this position must be documented in the application package.
Please include the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether the employment was full or part-time. Applicants who submit application packages that do not provide sufficient information to demonstrate minimum qualifications are met may not advance in the selection process.
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.
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.
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 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at the address above. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
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