Maintenance Specialist, Plumbing Journey 2/Lead (PCN 20-6919)

intenance Specialist, Plumbing Journey 2/Lead (PCN 20-6919)


$28.50 - $31.60 Hourly


Eagle River, AK

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number






Opening Date


Closing Date

10/16/2023 5:00 PM Alaska


Institutions Facilities

Position Open To

Alaska Residents Only

Bargaining Unit

Labor, Trades and Craft




Job Description


 **Effective July 1, 2023, the advertised wage increased by 3.25%.** 


The Department of Corrections, Division of Institutions, is recruiting for a Maintenance Specialist, Plumbing, Journey 2/Lead position at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center (HMCC) located in Eagle River, Alaska.


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What you will be doing:
Install, maintain, and repair all facility plumbing at the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in accordance with the Uniform Plumbing Code and local plumbing code. Properly select and perform work at a professional level with steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, cast iron pipe and composting materials.  Provide assistance to other maintenance staff, and perform other duties as assigned.  

Our organization, mission and culture:
The Alaska Department of Corrections enhances the safety of our communities. We provide secure confinement, reformative programs, and a process of supervised community reintegration.
As part of a five-member crew, this position is essential for the overall security of the facility, protection of the public, the well-being and safety of inmates who reside at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center, as well as the employees who work at the facility by ensuring that systems operate in an acceptable manner.


The benefits of joining our team:

At Hiland Mountain you will experience innovative approaches to tasks within a team-oriented environment while utilizing your skills. You have the opportunity to teach individuals on work crews competencies and good work habits that can assist them to find gainful employment upon reintegration to society.

Employment with the State of Alaska offers Paid Holidays, Health Insurance, Retirement, Generous Leave Accrual, and ability to cash-in leave.

The working conditions you can expect:

Hiland Mountain Correctional Center is the State of Alaska's designated facility for confinement and treatment of female prisoners. Located in Eagle River, Alaska, it is a peaceful, private, heavily wooded setting, with breathtaking views of the Chugach Mountains. The institution includes 11 buildings, containing approximately 120,000 square feet of space. It sits on approximately 62.7 acres of land adjacent to Eagle River, Alaska. It has the capacity for approximately 400 prisoners.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an employee who has the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Possession of valid State of Alaska Journeyman Plumber Fitness Card;

  • Ability to read blueprints, plans, schematics, specifications, and operate two-way radios;

  • Knowledge of uniform building codes;

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.


Minimum Qualifications

This job class is part of a series of competency based class specifications created for career areas within the Labor, Trades, and Crafts Unit. The class specification identifies the levels of work and wage grades within the career area, the core and specific competencies of the career area, required work behaviors, certifications, and physical requirements. The competency specification for this job class is available at (Download PDF reader).

Vacancies in this job class are filled through Union referral, except for promotions, demotions, transfers, and emergency appointments.

Additional Required Information

Applicants are required to either attach to their application or provide at time of interview the following:

  • Resume
  • List of 3 professional references with daytime contact telephone numbers
  • Copy of your State of Alaska Journeyman Plumber Fitness Card

If post-secondary education is required to meet the 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 if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of the interview.
If using work experience in your Applicant Profile, you must also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full or part-time. Applicant Profiles will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and Minimum Qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

The Department of Corrections follows and maintains federal and state requirements standards including, but not limited to, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards which apply to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders. PREA standards preclude the department from hiring or promoting anyone who has engaged in, or been convicted of any conduct which would violate PREA standards related to sexual assault including:

  • Sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institutions. 
  • Convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or 
  • Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described above.

Please be aware – this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN)/Alaska Corrections Offender Management System (ACOMS).  A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN/ACOMS.  DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice.  Additionally, security clearance will be withdrawn if DPS discovers that material information was falsified or omitted at the time of the initial application for security clearance.
All Department of Corrections employees are required to be fingerprinted. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history check.
Applicants must possess a valid driver's license. Proof of licensure will be required prior to reporting to duty.

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 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) 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.

Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll-free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to
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Contact Information


Jayne Michelini 

Administrative Assistant 2
Phone:  907-696-9111
Fax:  907-696-9127




State of Alaska


PO Box 110201

Juneau, Alaska, 99811


(800) 587-0430 (Statewide toll-free number)
(907) 465-4095 (Juneau and out-of-state callers)



Eagle River, AK

15 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2023-10-16