Human Resource Technician

State of Alaska
Full Time 480 class per week $24 - $25 Per hour AK Alaska Family Services Child Care Assistance Program, 2525 Gambell St Suite 200, Anchorage, AK 99503, United States Apply before 7/1/2024 5:00


This position is open to Alaska Residents only.

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This position will be filled either in Anchorage or Juneau, depending on the location of the selected applicant.
Compensation Breakdown:  Anchorage: $24.52/hourJuneau: $25.75/hour

What you will be doing:
You will be joining a professional team of motivated Human Resource Technicians dedicated to exemplary internal customer service, in an environment that is collaborative, respectful, and empowers employees. You will be part of a team providing technical support to all Department of Family and Community Services divisions in the recruitment and hiring process, while partnering with hiring managers and personnel to provide guidance. This includes referring candidates to hiring managers for review, proofreading and posting job bulletins (like the one you are reading!), approving and sending out hire approvals for selected candidates, and other various recruitment related tasks. The Recruitment team also works hand in hand with the Talent Aquisition team for the department to assist with their recruitment efforts.

Our organization, mission and culture:
The Department of Family and Community Services mission is to provide support, safety, and personal well-being for vulnerable Alaskans. The Human Resource Team supports this mission by providing guidance and support to hiring managers and personnel to attract new team members who strive to make a positive difference within our communities. We foster a culture that values life-long learning, teamwork, integrity, and compassion while accomplishing high productivity. Our team takes pride in the work we do and the relationships we build both within the department and with our sister-agencies.

The benefits of joining our team:
Enjoy a work-life balance, including the possibility of an alternate work week schedule and the opportunity to flex work hours. After the successful completion of the probationary period, part-time telework may be granted. There are ample opportunities for career growth and development within state government, and human resources in particular. We offer competitive wages, generous medical, vision and dental benefits, and paid personal leave and holidays!

The working environment you can expect:
This position is located in Anchorage or Juneau. A combination of in-person and virtual interactions can be expected as we support team members throughout various locations in Alaska. You can expect to work with a dedicated team who support one another and are committed to fulfilling the mission of the Department of Family and Community Services.

Who we are looking for:
We are seeking a candidate with the following competencies:
  • Recruitment/Placement: Knowledge of Human Resource concepts, laws, principles, and practices related to identifying, attracting, and selecting individuals and placing them into positions to address changing organizational needs.
  • Adaptability: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change.
  • Computer Skills: Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.
  • Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.To view the general description and example of duties for a Human Resource Technician 2, please go to the following link: 

Minimum Qualifications

Six months of entry technical level experience in human resource work equivalent to a Human Resource Technician 1 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent elsewhere. 


Graduation from high school or the equivalent and one year of advanced clerical experience.


One year of postsecondary education (32 semester hours or 48 quarter hours from an accredited college or university equals one year) in any field.

Special Note:

High school graduation "equivalent" means one of the following: 1) a G.E.D (i.e. passing the General Educational Development test).; 2) completion of any basic adult education course of 480 class hours (16 weeks at 30 hours per week); 3) six months of work experience performing duties related to office or clerical support; 4) twelve months of work experience involving some routine tasks related to office or clerical support; 5) highest grade of school completed plus any kind of work experience that totals 12 years or more; or 6) acceptance for admission in full standing by an accredited college or university.

"Human resource" work includes experience in recruitment and selection, classification, employee training, employer provided benefits programs, employment law compliance, personnel, payroll, or employee or labor relations.

Additional Required Information

At time of application applicant is required to submit: 

  • College transcripts (if using education to meet the minimum qualifications). These must be attached to your application at the time of submission, or emailed to the posting contact before closing date of this posting.

At time of interview applicant is requested to submit:
  • Three (3) professional references including current daytime phone numbers and email addresses. 

Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.
For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions.  Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.
To verify education being used to meet the required 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 being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application.  (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.
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.  Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please 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. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application.  If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.  A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.
If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level.  Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position.  This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.
The State‚Äôs online recruitment system, Workplace Alaska, requires applicants to certify that they have a legal right to accept employment in the United States. It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain the appropriate documentation to accept or continue legal employment. The State of Alaska does not function in the role as an employer sponsor.  
The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.
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.
RECRUITMENT SCOPEThis position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our to determine if you qualify.
You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy 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 "How to Apply" webpage, found here:
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 '' domains.  For information on allowing emails from the '' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at

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 1-800-587-4095 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.  

Contact Information

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 .
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For specific information in reference to the position, please contact the hiring manager at:
Name:    Shay Braden, Recruitment Supervisor
(907) 269-4735