- Life insurance
- Disability insurance
- Health insurance
- Gym membership
- Vision insurance
**THE RECRUITMENT PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED**
This position is open to Alaska Residents only.
Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHS) is recruiting for a variety of positions to support the COVID-19 response and overall health emergency operations. Individuals in these positions will support program and project elements in health and social service programs, their delivery, development, and maintenance.
The benefits of joining our team are:
The Division of Public Health is recruiting for multiple positions located all over the state. Location will be determined based on the selected applicant. Working in Public Health is notoriously eye-opening in terms of the depth and broadness of our activities to enhance the health of Alaskans.
It is our goal for this abbreviated application process to require 15 minutes of your time or less. Please read the following information carefully before you proceed.
Duties may include:
Enter high volume of patient demographics as well as mailing out subsequent reports; answer phones and screen visitors; send back shipper boxes, file paperwork, and enter payroll for the lab.
Help to maintain communications with health care partners and the public via telephone, e-mail, and webinar.
Provide additional programmatic support as a member of the COVID communications center, and some candidates will provide programmatic support to health-related fields such as Epidemiology, Public Health Nursing, or Emergency Programs logistical and warehouse operations.
Receipt, preparation, and disposal of the specimens we receive for testing; maintain, calibrate and QC laboratory equipment; perform all pre-analytical nucleic acid extractions; prepare solutions and reagents; and maintain the supplies and materials required for laboratory operations.
Assist with bench virology procedures; perform the pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic steps necessary to assure the accuracy and quality of the virology results being reported.
Pay will be based on available positions and the applicant’s demonstrated education and experience.
We will review applications on a rolling basis. We will take down this advertisement when all non-permanent positions are filled or when they are no longer needed.
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.
This is an exempt position-see specific job posting for additional information.
Additional Required Information
HOW TO APPLY:
Please read these instructions in full prior to beginning your application.
Register for a Workplace Alaska account (or sign in if you already have one.
Click the "APPLY" link at the top of this vacancy announcement (tip: you may want to open the link in a separate page so you can refer to these instructions as you apply).
Fill out mandatory sections of the application. The following sections are mandatory:
Additional (this is where you will provide information about your qualifications)
Supplemental Questions (this is the section in which you will tell us about your experience and qualifications and answer other important questions about residency, convictions, etc.).
All other sections are optional. If you choose not to complete the optional sections in the application, the hiring manager may ask you questions about your education and experience when you receive your screening telephone call. This is for the purpose of determining whether you are eligible to be employed at higher levels of the job class series in which you express interest.
Note: if you happen to have your resume, and education transcripts handy, you may wish to attach them in the attachments section. This will likely save time later in the hiring process.
Review, certify, and submit your application.
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.
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 ALEXsys 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: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/
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 https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.
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.
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For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:
Name: Heather Rogers, Administrative Officer II
Phone: (907) 269-8167
Fax: (907) 269-5446
Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefitsThe following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance Benefits Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information. AVTEC Confidential Correctional Officers Marine Engineers Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers Supervisory Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining) The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information. General Government Labor, Trades and Crafts Public Safety Employees Association Masters, Mates & Pilots Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance Benefits Group-based insurance premiums for Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents) Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Supplemental Survivor Benefits Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expensesRetirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees) Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees) Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment optionsSee http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html for additional information Paid Leave & Other Benefits Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served Eleven paid holidays a year Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information