Fire Science Program Assistant - Temporary Pool, UAF Community and Technical College

Fire Science Program Assistant - Temporary Pool, UAF Community and Technical College

• Job No:

• Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76
• Work type:On Campus, Temporary
• Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
• School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
• Location:Fairbanks
• Categories: Police/Fire

Position Summary:
Are you looking to share your industry knowledge and skills with students interested in learning? Our Fire Science program is actively recruiting for skilled and certified technical program assistants to support our Fire Science Program and Summer Fire Academy. Join our team of technical program assistants and help educate and train today's students for tomorrow's workforce!

Typical functions in support of the program including: preparation of skills stations, assisting with instruction of State of Alaska FFI skills sheets, maintenance of equipment and other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Firefighter I certification (or higher), or equivalent experience.
• Knowledge of technical area of expertise, experience sufficient to perform the duties required by the program.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Computer and software application skills may be required.
• Ability to work with students from diverse populations.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Experience & Education:
1 year technical experience.

Required Experience & Education:
Educational / vocational experience in subject area sufficient to perform the typical duties as required by department head and or program coordinator.

Salary Information:

This is a temporary, non-exempt, part time position. Minimum compensation is $18.74 per hour, final rate is dependent upon education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To complete your application packet please attach:

• A comprehensive resume.
• Cover letter outlining your qualifications.
• Three professional references. (Include the name, address, email and phone number for each reference as they may be contacted during the selection process. Written reference letters are not required in order to apply).

The review process for applications will be begin immediately. This is a pooled position, which means that the position may remain open over the entire academic year if additional program assistants are needed.

Interested applicants must apply online, however, we also encourage you to network with the Fire Science program coordinator (John George. 907-455-2879) if you have an interest in working in the Fire Science program.


*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 AA/EO employer and educational institution 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 UAF Community and Technical College HR Manager Dianna James at 907-455-2863 or

Applications Close: 31 May 2024

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Fairbanks, AK

13 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2023-08-24