SPECIAL NOTICE: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska login to successfully apply.
COVER LETTER LOCATED ON JOB QUALIFICATION SUMMARY (JQS)
The cover letter, located on the Job Qualification Summary of your Workplace Alaska application, must provide the following information:
1. Provide a detailed explanation of how you meet the minimum qualifications listed in the job announcement. Please describe your education and/or work experience as it relates to the minimum qualifications of this position.
2. The cover letter must describe your knowledge, skills and abilities as they pertain to the Job Duties and Demonstrated Strengths bulleted in the job description above. Give specific examples to demonstrate your experience.
If you do not provide a written response in the Cover Letter section, following these instructions, you will NOT advance to the next step in the recruitment process.
Applicant Profiles and Job Qualification Summaries will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If you do not describe how you meet the minimum qualifications and address your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and experience in your cover letter, your application may be considered incomplete and you may not proceed to the interview phase of this recruitment.
Your cover letter will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
The State of Alaska offers a variety of benefits for eligible employees. Employee benefits are a significant part of the total compensation package. Shown below are just a few benefits received by an eligible State employee.
- Health benefit package, which includes employer contribution toward medical/vision/dental.
- Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available.
- Optional long- and short-term disability plans.
- Optional dependent and health care flexible spending accounts.
- Retirement programs with a wide variety of investment options.
- 11 paid holidays.
- 37.5 hour work week.
If you are interested in more information regarding the benefits this position offers please visit http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/
If using work experience not already documented in your Applicant Profile, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full-or part-time. Applicant Profiles and Job Qualification Summaries 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.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the Applicant Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degrees Obtained field. Copies of transcripts will be required 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.
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 email will be sent to you. If you do not see a confirmation page, or if you do not receive a confirmation email within half hour after submitting your application, call the Division of Personnel at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or 907-465-4095 to confirm that it was received successfully. Do make sure that you have the correct email address in your Applicant Profile, and that your spam filter will permit email from the 'state.ak.us' or ‘alaska.gov’ domains.
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.
Applicants invited to an interview will be required to bring:
• Three (3) writing samples,
• A copy of your resume,
• A list of names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references.