Accounting Technician

State of Alaska
Full Time 4 quarter per week $22 Per hour AK State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, 11312 Kenai Spur Hwy STE 2, Kenai, AK 99611, United States Apply before 5/13/2024 5:00
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Overview

RECRUITMENT EXTENSION NOTICE

The recruitment period for this vacancy has been extended to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied there is no need to reapply.


ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS!
The Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, is recruiting for an Accounting Technician 1 located in Juneau! No Cover Letter Required!

This position is in the General Government Unit (GGU) at a Range 12.
What You Will Be Doing:
The Accounting Technician 1 processes a high volume of payments to vendors and program participants. This position also researches transactions in the Division case management and the State accounting systems and provides guidance to field staff regarding fiscal policies and practices.

Our Organization, Mission and Culture:
We help Alaskans with disabilities get and keep good jobs. We believe in the empowering value of employment in an individual's life. We honor and respect each individual's strengths, skills, choices, abilities and cultural identity. The Accounting Technician 1 is a member of the Fiscal team and significantly contributes to the success of the Division.

The Benefits of Joining Our Team:
As a member of the DVR Fiscal team, you will gain valuable experience and learn technical skills to enhance your continued career growth while you help your fellow Alaskans gain meaningful employment.

The Working Environment You Can Expect:
Your office is conveniently located at the base of the bridge with plenty of parking and is adjacent to Overstreet Park and the Whale Walk. Your spacious work area is equipped with dual monitors and an ergonomic workstation utilizing the latest Microsoft Office Suite of programs as well as the State of Alaska IRIS Financial system.

Who We Are Looking For:
In addition to the Minimum Qualifications, we are looking for a candidate with the following competencies:  
  • Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.
  • Integrity/Honesty: Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others; is trustworthy.
  • 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 brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.

To view the general description and example of duties for the position, please go to the following link:

Minimum Qualifications

One year of clerical work experience maintaining records that included using computer systems and performing basic arithmetic calculations.

Substitutions:
Successful completion of a formal vocational education program in accounting or bookkeeping will substitute for the required experience.

Post secondary education from an accredited college will substitute for the required experience (3 semester/4 quarter hours equal one month). 

Additional Required Information

**PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS & INFORMATION CAREFULLY** 
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY

This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents only. Applicants must meet in order to be considered for employment at this time.  

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
Applicants must demonstrate their skill and/or experience in their responses to the supplemental questions. Please make sure to answer the supplemental questions as thoroughly as possible. Your responses must be supported by your application. Please see the "QUESTIONS" tab at the top of this bulletin to preview the supplemental questions.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW
  • A list of three (3) professional references, one of which should be your most recent supervisor, including name, job title, employer, and current phone number(s).
  • A copy of your last three (3) performance evaluations, or two (2) letters of reference if evaluations are unavailable.
  • Copies of post-secondary education transcripts, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications.

APPLICATION NOTICE
You can ONLY apply for this position through Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy (paper) application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska “” page.

Omission of any required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration. If you’re experiencing problems attaching to your application, or if you simply had forgotten, you may email it to the contact provided below before 5:00 pm of the closing date. Any documents submitted after the posting has closed will not be considered.
  
EDUCATION 
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 must be attached at the time of application or submitted to the contact information below prior to the close of recruitment. If you’re unable to attach to your application, email it to the contact provided in the job posting. If email is not an option, please call the contact person to obtain a fax number.
 
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.
 
WORK EXPERIENCE
If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, 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.

Note: Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting, “see resume” or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination that your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

BARGAINING UNITIf you are a current state employee, please mark the union you are a member of at the time of application. If you are not a current state employee, you must mark that it does not apply to you.
 
MULTIPLE VACANCIES
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.
 
NOTICE
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the ‘govermentjobs.com’ domains. For information on allowing emails from the ‘governmentjobs.com’ domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at
  
EEO STATEMENT
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.

WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
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 to:
 
For applicant password assistance please visit:

Contact Information

Sierra Larson

Administrative Officer 1

Phone:

907-465-8498

sierra.larson@alaska.gov
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