The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Division of Insurance
is recruiting for a Regulations Specialist 2 to join our team.
What you will be doing:
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director, the Regulations Specialist 2 opens regulation projects as necessary to amend or repeal existing regulations. The incumbent works closely with the Attorney General's office, supervisors, and the Paralegal in developing regulation projects.
The incumbent must be able to interpret desires and intent of the Director and senior staff and draft language accordingly. The incumbent is responsible for researching existing statutes and regulations and may be required to research federal laws and technical material relevant to a regulation project. In coordination with the Paralegal, the Regulations Specialist II is responsible for the oversight of the Alaska Administrative Code 3AAC 21-3AAC 31 pertaining to Alaska Statutes 21.23.021 - 90.900.
Our Organization, mission, and culture:
The mission of the Division of Insurance is to regulate the insurance industry within the State of Alaska for the purpose of protecting Alaskan consumers while they navigate the complexities of various insurance transactions. Our division is small and consists of 48 positions split between Anchorage and Juneau with the Director based in Anchorage and the Deputy Director based in Juneau.
The benefits of joining our team:
The Division of Insurance consist of highly motivated individuals, that believe in the power and importance of teamwork. We strive to make everyone feel welcomed and appreciated.
We are a division that celebrates note-worthy events as a team. The division's administrative section fosters an environment where hard work and determination are noticed and appreciated. The Division encourages advancement within the Division, Department, and State of Alaska
The working environment you can expect:
This position is on the 9th floor of the State Office Building in downtown Juneau, Alaska. The 9th floor also houses other divisions within the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.
The office consist of floor to ceiling windows that allows natural light to flow in the building. From the 9th floor we can view the Governor's mansion and Juneau's beautiful mountain ranges.
Who we are looking for:
Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Critical Thinking: Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Legal, Government, and Jurisprudence: Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, legal practices and documents, Government regulations, Executive orders, agency rules, Government organization and functions, and the democratic political process.
Reading: Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations.
Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.
One year of experience as a Regulations Specialist 1.
Two years of paralegal, legal or responsible administrative experience or one year of appropriate graduate study.
Documents to be Attached to the Application:
Post-secondary transcripts, if using to meet the minimum qualifications; and
Three (3) professional references with current contact information (phone number or email address)
Documents Needed at the Time of Interview:
If you are selected to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process, you must provide the following at the time of the interview (if not already attached to your application):
Please attach a professional cover letter. Your professional cover letter will also be used as a writing sample.
Your cover letter should:
Be professionally written and include proper format, grammar, spelling and punctuation; and
Highlight your experience in relation to the Master Competencies section of this job posting. Please give specific examples to demonstrate your experience with each Master
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.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. 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. state university 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 state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
If 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.
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 (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 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.
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY
This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents only. Applicants must meet Alaska Residency Requirements in order to be considered for employment at this time.
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