Public Safety Technician I (Pcn 12-3857)

State Of Alaska Fairbanks , AK 99701

Posted 2 months ago


This position will perform semi-skilled work, frequently in remote field locations, to ensure that mobile facilities and transportation equipment are operational. You will have the opportunity to assist Wildlife Troopers in accomplishing departmental objectives through unique and interesting conditions by way of stakeouts, assisting in patrols on marine vessels, aircraft, vehicles, off-road vehicles, and performing maintenance on buildings, vessels, etc.


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.


You are joining a team committed to public safety through public service. This is a dynamic and exciting position in which you can experience working in the outdoors, serving the public, and never get bored.


The Department of Public Safety, Division of Alaska Wildlife Troopers, is recruiting for Public Safety Technician I positions in Fairbanks. You will have the opportunity to work in varying outdoor environmental conditions as well as some time spent in an office setting.


To be successful in the position a candidate will need to possess:

  • Ability to set up camp independently in a wilderness situation

  • Experience using hazardous equipment, such as firearms, chain saws, etc.

  • Experience operating boats more than 24 feet in length

  • Ability to perform general building maintenance, to include plumbing, electrical and carpentry repairs

  • Ability to spend long periods of time in close quarters while at sea on vessels between 29-156 feet in length

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:

Eighteen years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED at the time of employment.

Special Note:

Must have a current, valid Alaska Driver's License at time of employment.

Job duties require lifting and carrying of loads weighing up to 70 pounds over rough or uneven surfaces. As a condition of employment, the Department of Public Safety will require a physical examination to determine the ability to meet the physical demands of the job.

A background investigation, including a criminal record check for conviction of felony or misdemeanor crimes, will be made.

Most positions are seasonal and may require work in remote sites where employees may quarter in bunkhouses, vessels, or tents.

Employees must be available for recall to testify in court during the off season; if this occurs they will be compensated.


This 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.


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.


This position requires the incumbent to submit to a fingerprint based criminal history background check. Due to the sensitive nature of this position, and required access to APSIN, an applicant with criminal convictions will not move forward in the selection process.

Medical Exam

The successful applicant will need to provide a current medical exam showing fitness to perform the essential duties of this position at their own expense.


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.


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.


Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed

For applicant password assistance please


Please contact the Hiring Manager below with any specific questions about this position:

Toni Straight



Kathryn Seay

Phone: 451-5350

Fax: 451-3002

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