This recruitment has been extended to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied, there is no need to reapply.
The benefits of joining our team:
This recruitment is open to: Alaska Residents only
As an employee for DHS&EM you become a part of a dynamic, diverse, highly proficient team that values collaboration and strong working relationships with local communities, intra-agency liaisons, and customers. Our team offers individuals the ability to utilize all of their professional skills and talents while working in partnership with local communities, intra-agency liaisons, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help maintain a resilient and prepared Alaska in addition to directly helping the public as emergencies arise. The work of our team is often time critical, fast-paced, and constantly changing. This provides various opportunities for personal and professional growth and advancement.
As a State of Alaska employee, you have access to paid vacation time, flexible work schedule, union membership along with medical, dental, vision, prescription, and retirement and benefits plans.What you will be doing:
The incumbent of this position provides comprehensive logistics support by coordinating resource support prior to, during, and/or following an emergency or disaster. They will lead the logistic support activities and provide guidance to staff on procedures, rules, regulations, and statues regarding procurement (purchasing/payment processing/soliciting bids). They will implement and manage logistics plans and support activities for the division.
To be successful in this position, the incumbent will need specific working knowledge of procedures and organizational operations to interpret and apply guidelines, to advise others about options, and to take or effectively recommend action to leadership. Operational areas will include, but are not limited to, material management, procurement, property management, facility management, transportation management, accounting and financial management.
This position requires the incumbent to work in the State Emergency Operations Center during disaster events and have an understanding in an Incident Command System (ICS) organization.Our organization, mission and culture:
The mission of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) is to lead the way in homeland security and emergency management to foster a prepared, resilient Alaska capable of meeting the needs of its communities and citizens in response to all-hazards events.
Logistics Management and Resource Support is responsible for the logistics and resources for the Division and during emergency responses. Logistics section manages procurement, payment processing, supply ordering, equipment issuance, inventory and warehouse management.The working environment you can expect:
This position is located at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) in the National Guard Armory, which provides ample parking, a secure building, paved trails for break time walking or jogging, an on-site, no-cost fitness center and on-site café/grill for convenient breakfast and lunch. Each work area is divided into cubicles providing personal workspace for production staff.
In the case of a disaster or emergency, work may require periodic, 24-hour on-call duty and travel to remote locations in small aircraft and boats and may involve exposure to inherently hazardous or potentially dangerous environmental conditions.
To learn more about the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Disaster Assistance Section, visit www.ready.alaska.govWe are looking for applicants that display these qualities:
1. Effective Public Communicator:
Ability to speak and write effectively in various situations such as emergencies, document creation, briefings, training events, and interviews.
2. Problem Solver:
Ability to collect relevant information, effectively analyze collected information, develop appropriate solutions, and make informed, accurate decisions under pressure.
3. Cooperative Team Member:
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment, whether as a team member or team leader.
Ability to organize and prioritize work, adapt to changing priorities, and meet deadlines with high independence.
5. Relationship Builder:
Ability to foster effective relationships with diverse groups, and partner agencies, including state/federal agencies and Alaskan Native organizations.
*NOTE * SPECIAL NOTICE - JBER (BASE) ACCESS * NOTE*
The successful applicants must pass a federal background check in order to qualify for military base access, which is required with this position's work location on base. The background check will include fingerprinting. All job offers are conditional pending successful completion of the federal background check and issuance of a Defense Biometrics Identification System (DBIDS) card allowing base access. Also you must be able to maintain the clearance throughout your employment. If using a private vehicle this will require a valid Alaska Driver License, proof of vehicle insurance, and a valid State of Alaska vehicle registration.
State employees are guests on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson; clearance and access is not within the State's control.
Special Note: In addition, in some cases employees must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC). As part of the examination process, a background check investigation, including a criminal records check, will be conducted. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude appointment. The circumstances involved in the conviction will be considered.
A cover letter is required at the time of application. Applicants who do not attached the cover letter will not advance to the interview phase of this recruitment. The cover letter will be used as a writing sample. Your cover letter must include:
Additional notes to consider:
- Please introduce yourself to the staff and tell us why you desire to be a part of our team.
- Describe how you have the abilities listed in the "Who we are looking for" section. Please give specific examples to demonstrate your experience.
- Explain how you believe you meet the minimum qualifications of this job classification.
- Please use standard business format.
If you are invited for an interview
- Must be willing and able to travel within the state, including very remote areas, or out of state, on an as-needed basis. Transportation can be via commercial airlines (big and small), very small planes, helicopters, boats, snow machines, and all-terrain vehicles to remote areas of the state in support of the division’s mission.
- Must be willing and able to respond to catastrophic disaster emergencies where a response is likely to impose more stringent physical and mental requirements such as rapid deployment away from home and family, changed work times (day vs. night), and longer shifts (12 hours or more), working in austere facilities and frequently at tasks very different from day-to-day assignments, and living in sometimes sparse accommodations, similar to outdoor camping and can include: tents, sleeping bags, cabins, gymnasium floors, etc.
, please provide the following at the time of your appointment:
1. Three (3) professional references we may contact by phone. Please provide name, title, daytime telephone and one of these references must be a former or current supervisor.
2. Three (3) performance evaluations OR (3) letters of recommendation not older than one year (if evaluations are not available) OR a combination of both.
3. Copies of transcripts and degree certificates/degrees are required if you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications. You may also provide these copies if you choose to.
4.Your work experience must be listed in your application. A resume is not a substitute for doing so. If you would like to provide a resume in addition to your application, that is your option.If you are offered the position
, you must provide a copy of your valid Driver’s License, which is part of the minimum qualifications of this job class.
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.
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.
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. 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's 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.
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.
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.
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