ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS!This individual position is EXEMPT from the hiring restriction.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Commercial Fisheries is hiring for an Office Assistant II located in Sitka!This position, under supervision, provides a full range of program, clerical, and administrative support for the Commercial Fisheries Management division in the Sitka Office.The position provides administrative support to departmental employees, general public, and other industry related personnel by collecting, compiling, explaining, and distributing commercial fishing news releases, management plans, regulations, statistical data, fishery opening and closures, licensing and local fishery registrations, policies and/or procedures.The position is the primary person to enter salmon seine, gillnet, pot shrimp, herring, geoducks and sea cucumber fish tickets for the Sitka Area into a database.
The position also enters stream escapement surveys, opening/closing fishing times, subsistence permits, and other sampling/research data in various databases.The position will provide assistance with personnel paperwork, budgets, and travel requests.This position will act as the primary receptionist for the Commercial Fisheries Management division in the Sitka office.Our ideal applicant will possess some or all of the following desired strengths (In order to advance to the interview phase of this recruitment, use the cover letter to address each of the traits listed below.
If you don't have experience with one or more of the following traits, simply say so):Experience in data entry, proofreading, and editing data and/or documents for accuracy and completeness;Experience dealing with multi-lined telephones, copiers, fax machines, computers, and printers;Proficient experience with computers;Proficient use of ten key functions;Experience in a customer service capacity;Experience communicating information about policies and procedures to the general public in person, over the phone, or in writing;Experience working with confidential documents and information; and
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.