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Public Safety Technician I

State of Alaska

This is a Full-time position in Haines, AK posted May 17, 2021.

Job DescriptionWHAT YOU WILL BE DOINGThis 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.OUR ORGANIZATION, MISSION AND CULTUREThe 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.THE BENEFITS OF JOINING OUR TEAMYou 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 WORKING CONDITIONS YOU CAN EXPECTThe Department of Public Safety, Division of Alaska Wildlife Troopers, is recruiting for a Public Safety Technician I position in Haines. You will have the opportunity to work in varying outdoor environmental conditions as well as some time spent in an office setting.WHO WE ARE LOOKING FORTo 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; and* 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: http://dps.alaska.gov/Minimum QualificationsEighteen 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.Additional Required InformationFIREARMSThis 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.BACKGROUND CHECKThe successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background investigation, which includes a criminal history check.MEDICAL EXAMThe successful applicant will need to provide a current medical exam showing fitness to perform the essential duties of this position at their own expense.EEO STATEMENTThe 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.Contact InformationWORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCEQuestions 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 to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.For applicant password assistance please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/js_lostpswd.cfm?&topheader=alaskaFor specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:Contact Information:Katie KahlenbeckPhone: 269-0388Fax: 269-5616katie.kahlenbeck@alaska.govAudrey Ayay-DeHartPhone: 269-5681Fax: 269-5616audrey.ayay-dehart@alaska.gov