FT Position - Juneau, Alaska - Alaska Coastal Management Program
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Application Period: 05/19/2005 through 06/27/2005
Position open to: All Applicants
Department: Natural Resources Division: Project Management & Permitting
Location: Juneau Region: Southeast
Salary: $3,806.00 Monthly Range: 18
Job Status: Full-Time Bargaining Unit: GG
The Department of Natural Resources, Office of Project Management and
Permitting, Alaska Coastal Management Program (ACMP) is seeking a motivated
professional and experienced team player to fill a vacant Natural Resource
Specialist III position.
Under the general supervision of the Natural Resource Manager II, the
primary function of this position is to work with coastal districts to
assist in their coastal management planning efforts and to ensure that the
districts comply with state and federal coastal zone management planning and
implementation requirements. In fulfilling this primary function, the
position provides advanced professional and technical planning and
implementation assistance for up to 11 of the 35 coastal districts, and
mediates resolution of controversial issues with potential legal conflicts
between affected parties, including local, state and federal agencies,
applicants, special interests and the public. In addition, the position
leads and manages special or complex projects that enhance the functionality
of the ACMP, works on various challenging federal initiatives including
coastal nonpoint source pollution and national performance indicators,
participates in the ACMP education and outreach initiatives, participate in
grant solicitation, award, management, and reporting, presents policy issues
and recommendations to upper management, and will perform additional
advanced professional work in the development, administration, analysis and
implementation of the ACMP to manage uses of and activities within the
The job also provides the opportunity to travel to communities throughout
Alaska, to work on resource issues of importance to diverse cultures, and to
develop your professional skills for analytical evaluation and
If you are looking for an opportunity to join a team of highly motivated,
skilled professional people, please apply today.
Full-time employment with the State of Alaska includes competitive benefits
such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 11 paid holidays
annually, 2 days personal leave accrual monthly, 2 retirement plans and
other optional benefits. For more information regarding these benefits,
please review the following web site:
View Class Specifications for this job:
For purposes of the minimum qualifications, natural resource management is
defined as the management of the land, water, mineral, forest, oil, gas,
agricultural, archaeological, natural and cultural history, park, and
related surface and subsurface resources of the state. Experience or
education in natural resource management means involvement in the above
resources exclusively. Those with experience or education in managing these
resources may specialize in different management functions (for example
planning, regulation, research or title). All of this experience is
applicable to the natural resource management definition. Some positions may
require education in a particular area of natural resource management or
specific technical knowledge and training gained through specialized
education or progressively greater responsibilities at the lower levels of
Two years of journey level professional experience in natural resource
management. The required experience includes work such as a Natural Resource
Specialist II, Forester II, Geologist II, Hydrologist I, Agronomist I, Land
Survey Assistant II, Recorder IV, or Environmental Specialist II with the
State of Alaska or the equivalent with another employer.
A master's degree from an accredited college in a natural resource field
(such as forestry, geology, agronomy, and hydrology), law, public
administration, planning, economics, or a closely related field.
Job Specific Information:
The following is a list of job specific questions for this position.
1. Have you provided planning assistance to communities for development
and maintenance of natural resource management plans and technical
assistance with associated grant performance obligations?
2. Do you have experience analyzing state or local land use plans for
compliance with local, state or federal regulations and developing a
position on such proposals and presenting your analysis to a decision-making
3. Do you have experience in clearly interpreting complex policy issues
relating to the Alaska Coastal Management Program, seeking consensus among
stakeholders who may hold conflicting views, and furthering the goals of an
4. Do you have experience leading or facilitating meetings and
technical work groups, and making public presentations at conferences and
before official policy-making bodies relating to coastal management issues?
5. Does your work history demonstrate, and would your past supervisors
agree, that you possess effective interpersonal communication skills, both
orally and in writing?
6. Do you have work experience interpreting and developing training on
complex technical issues, policies, statutes, and regulations regarding a
natural resource or the Alaska Coastal Management Program to non-technical
7. Do you have at least two (2) years of experience creating and
maintaining position papers, research documents, and training materials
related to coastal management?
8. Have you had responsibility for leading integrated work teams to
manage large multi-month projects including the development of objectives,
time lines, data collection, tracking outcome measurements and preparation
9. Do you have at least three (3) years of experience participating in
a team of highly trained professional staff to deliver critical, time
sensitive products in a rapidly changing work environment?
10. Do you have experience in writing or reviewing grant proposals?
Special Notice for Recruitment:
The applicant's responses to both the minimum and desirable qualifications
questions must be supported by the job qualification summary and applicant
profile. The applicant is requested to provide details of your "yes" answers
to the 10 desired qualifications questions in the cover letter section of
the Job Qualification Summary. Each applicant's supporting information will
be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications and "yes" responses
are supported. IF THEY ARE NOT, the applicant will not advance to the
interview and selection phase of recruitment.
The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future
vacancies for up to 90 days after this recruitment closes. Interested
applicants are encouraged to apply for each recruitment notice to ensure
consideration for all vacancies.
If using work experience not already documented in your Applicant Profile,
also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and
whether full- or part-time. Applicant Profiles and Job Qualification
Summaries will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and
minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant will
not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications,
you must fill in the Education and Training section of the Applicant
Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of
credit hours earned in the Degrees Obtained field. Copies of transcripts
will be required at time of interview.
Additional Required Information:
To be considered for this vacancy, interested and qualified individuals must
apply through Workplace Alaska.
All applicants invited to be interviewed will need to provide the following
at that time:
1. A resume showing your complete work history, including current contact
phone numbers of your current and former supervisors, and three (3)
2. Copies of your two (2) most recent performance evaluations or supervisory
letters of recommendation, if evaluations are unavailable;
3. A copy of your academic transcripts, if using them to meet the minimum
4. A writing sample of a natural resource related decision or analysis
document authored by you.
Contact Person: Toni Hinckle, Administrative Manager II
Date required by:
E-Mail Address: toni_hinckle@...
Mailing Address: 302 Gold Street, Suite 202, Juneau, AK 99801
Fax Number: 907 465-3075
Phone Number: 907 465-3564
How To Apply:
1. Assure Minimum Qualifications are met. Carefully read the Minimum
Qualifications. If you can answer 'yes' to all of the Minimum
Qualifications, or answer 'yes' to all parts of a minimum qualifications
substitution group (if any such groups are listed), then you may continue on
with this process and register. If you cannot, please DO NOT try to register
or apply. Your Applicant Profile will NOT be sent to a hiring manager, and
it will NOT be reviewed.
2. If you are already registered,
login to edit your profile First-time applicants only:
Register with Workplace Alaska and complete an Applicant Profile
3. Click here to login Once you are logged in, you may apply for the
position by filling out a Job Qualifications Summary form. First-time
applicants see step two.
Note: Registering captures data common to all openings with Workplace
Alaska, so if you have already filled out an Applicant profile, you do not
need to do it again. When you have registered, you will have a user name and
password and be allowed to apply for a job with Workplace Alaska.
Your Applicant Profile and Job Qualification Summary must be RECEIVED (not
postmarked) or SUBMITTED on-line by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of
recruitment. Submissions after this time are not accepted.
To apply by hard copy:
The State of Alaska will also accept printed (hard) copies of the Applicant
Profile and the Job Qualification Summary forms though the mail or facsimile
(fax). Please contact us if you need the forms mailed or faxed to you.
Department of Administration
Division of Personnel
PO Box 110201
Juneau, AK 99811-0201 Juneau: (907)465-4095
Toll free: (800)587-0430