Maintenance Generalist Sub-journey

State of Alaska
Full Time $22 - $25 Per hour AK Alaska State Corrections Department, Craig, AK 99921, United States Apply before 7/1/2024 5:00


The Department of Corrections, Division of Institutions, is recruiting for a Maintenance Generalist Sub-Journey 2 for the Fairbanks Correctional Center (FCC), located in Fairbanks, Alaska.
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What will you be doing:
Under general Supervision, the incumbent will perform a variety of skilled repair and construction tasks in combination of several trades. These tasks are performed independently or cooperatively with fellow Maintenance staff and often involve supervising an inmate or small group of inmates.  The incumbent is responsible for completing routine, special and emergency work requests and preventative maintenance tasks, approved and prioritized by the supervisor.

Our organization, mission and culture:
Candidate will aid in protecting the public by implementing the DOC mission to provide secure confinement, reformative programs, and a process of supervised community reintegration to enhance the safety of our communities.  

The benefits of joining our team:
We offer competitive wages and benefits, and flexible schedules. We work in a team environment where we encourage the learning of new skills and abilities for future advancement. This position aids in the smooth running of the facility, which in turn assist in maintaining the safety and security of the building and the public.

The working environment you can expect:
This position is in a pretrial prison facility and requires daily contact with prisoners and regular supervision of prison workers. FCC houses prisoners of all custody levels. This requires the additional responsibility of performing security tasks along with the maintenance duties assigned.  Work must be accomplished in a highly structured, secure environment, which includes limitations on when and where work may be performed, with the regular routine care and accounting of tools and supplies. The individual selected for this position must pass a criminal background investigation before hire.

Who we are looking for:
The knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to be successful in this position include:
  • Practical knowledge in facility maintenance.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work in confined areas, willing and able to work at heights up to 25' and to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Installing various equipment.
  • Plumbing, electrical, telephone and appliance repair.   
  • Knowledge of carpentry, drywall, HVAC, boilers, camera installations and repairs, fire alarm systems, and lock repair.

Minimum Qualifications

This job class is part of a series of competency based class specifications created for career areas within the Labor, Trades, and Crafts Unit. The class specification identifies the levels of work and wage grades within the career area, the core and specific competencies of the career area, required work behaviors, certifications, and physical requirements. The competency specification for this job class is available at . 

Vacancies in this job class are filled through Union referral, except for promotions, demotions, transfers, and emergency appointments.

Additional Required Information

If selected for an interview, you must provide the following documents:  

  • 3 professional references to include current or previous supervisors 
  • Last two performance evaluations
  • Proof of Alaska Driver's License

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 can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in the 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. post-secondary institution 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 post-secondary institution. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

WORK EXPERIENCEIf using work experience not already documented in your application, also 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. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

The Department of Corrections follows and maintains federal and state requirements standards including, but not limited to, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards which apply to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders. PREA standards preclude the department from hiring or promoting anyone who has engaged in, or been convicted of any conduct which would violate PREA standards related to sexual assault including:
  • Sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution;
  • Convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or,
  • Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described above.

 Please be aware – this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN)/Alaska Corrections Offender Management System (ACOMS).  A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN/ACOMS.  DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice.  Additionally, security clearance will be withdrawn if DPS discovers that material information was falsified or omitted at the time of the initial application for security clearance.
FINGERPRINT NOTICEAll Department of Corrections employees are required to be fingerprinted. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history check.

Applicants must possess a valid driver's license. Proof of licensure will be required prior to reporting to duty.

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.

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Contact Information

Jeff Watson
Maintenance Supervisor
Phone: (907) 458-6720
Fax: (907) 458-6766