***** COVER LETTER LOCATED ON JOB QUALIFICATION SUMMARY (JQS) *****
In your Applicant Cover Letter, located on the Job Qualification Summary, please address the following items:
• Why you are interested in this position?
• If you have prior experience in this job class or a related field, please provide the following information: 1) all work experience and training in handling prisoners and 2) all work experience serving process documents.
***** APPLICATION SUBMISSION *****
If you have successfully submitted your application online, a confirmation page will appear, telling you the date and time your application was submitted, and a confirmation e-mail will be sent to you. If you do not see a confirmation page, or if you do not receive a confirmation email within half an hour after submitting your application, call the Division of Personnel to confirm that it was received successfully. Make sure that you have the correct e-mail address in your Applicant Profile, and that your spam filter will permit e-mail from the ‘state.ak.us’ and ‘alaska.gov’ domains.
***** SECURITY CLEARANCE *****
Please note this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN). A security clearance is necessary to use APSIN. Felony convictions disqualify applicants from consideration. Misdemeanor convictions may disqualify applicants. If you have questions regarding your specific misdemeanor conviction(s) please contact the hiring manager listed below.
The incumbent of this position will be working around armed officers and possibly canines.
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.
***** SPECIAL NOTICE *****
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.
Employment with the State of Alaska includes competitive benefits such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 11 paid holidays annually, 2 days’ personal leave accrual monthly, 2 retirement plans and other optional benefits. For more information regarding these benefits, please review the following web site:
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements. 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.
After the closing of this posting you will be contacted to schedule a Physical Fitness Test. The minimum requirements for this test are 25 push-ups, 27 sit-ups within 1 minute, and finish a 1.5 mile run in 15.12 minutes.