Alarms Technician Trainee

University of Alaska

Alarms Technician Trainee

University of Alaska System

Join The UAF Facilities Services Alarm Shop

Do you have experience in the low voltage and life safety field? looking for an exciting opportunity to learn Fire Alarm System as well as the electronic card access world? Look no further! We're seeking a dedicated Alarm Technician to join our outstanding team!

As an Alarm Technician,, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the vital operations of our campus life safety systems. From troubleshooting low voltage fire alarms to inspecting and documenting various fire and card access systems here at Trothe Yeddha campus as well as traveling to remote campus around the state! Your expertise will be essential in keeping our environment safe and functional.

Why join us?

Impactful Work: Your contributions will directly enhance the daily lives of students, faculty, and staff by maintaining a comfortable and efficient campus environment.

Collaborative Environment: Join a supportive team that values collaboration and fosters professional growth through hands on as well as traveling to remote campus around Alaska

Comprehensive Benefits: From healthcare coverage to retirement plans, to paid sick, personal time accrued, paid Holidays and professional development opportunities, we prioritize your growth and security every step of the way.

Campus Community: Become part of a vibrant campus community, where your skills and dedication are valued and appreciated.

If you're passionate about your work and ready to make a difference in the campus community, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join the UAF Facilities Services' team and help us keep our campus running smoothly for years to come.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School graduate or equivalent.
Demonstrate at least one year in a field related to this position (building or equipment maintenance). Knowledge/ experience working on preventive maintenance.
Valid Alaska Driver's License with clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving criteria.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.


Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position. Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member in order to apply.

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on May 17, 2024, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.

This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.

Salary Information: MSW4 /Step 1 $21.65/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement,

This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Facilities Services HR Coordinator, at or (907) 474-2657.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing

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15 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-05-03