Office Assistant 1 (PCN 20-5508)

Office Assistant 1 (PCN 20-5508)


$17.22 Hourly


Mackenzie Point, AK

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number






Opening Date


Closing Date

9/29/2023 5:00 PM Alaska



Position Open To

Alaska Residents Only

Bargaining Unit

General Government




Job Description


The Department of Corrections, Division of Institutions, is recruiting for an Office Assistant 1 position for the Goose Creek Correctional Center (GCCC) located in Mackenzie Point, Alaska.

What you will be doing:
Goose Creek Correctional Center is currently recruiting for an Office Assistant I. This position will be responsible for reception duties and clerical support for the administrative area and may assist with facility mailroom processing and other support where needed.

Our organization, mission and culture:
The mission of the Alaska Department of Corrections is to promote public safety. Our Division provides secure confinement, access to reformative programs and offender management planning that promotes successful community reentry.?

The benefits of joining our team:
Working for the Department of Corrections you will not only be an important part of a team but also have the opportunity for expansive learning about a correctional setting and processes and an opportunity for advancement and growth.

The working environment you can expect:
Goose Creek Correctional Center is a minimum/medium custody facility that houses up to 1500 male inmates and over 350 employees. You will be working in an office setting with other staff daily with limited contact with inmates.

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for someone with excellent and effective communication skills, strong organization skills, the ability to multi-task, a positive outlook and demeanor, experience with multiple computer programs, and the ability to remain calm in a multitude of situations.


Minimum Qualifications


High school diploma or G.E.D.;


Acceptance in full standing by an accredited college (this includes acceptance in a concurrent enrollment or dual enrollment program);


A Career Readiness Certificate with ACT WorkKeys® scores of skill level 3 or higher in: Graphic Literacy (formerly Locating Information), Applied Math, and Workplace Documents (formerly Reading for Information).

Special Note:

ACT WorkKeys® skill testing and career readiness certification is available at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Alaska Job Centers.

"Acceptance in full standing" means acceptance to a post-secondary program by a college or university and does not require enrollment or participation in the program. This includes acceptance in a program offering college credits while in high school, or both high school and college credits, but does not include taking advanced placement courses in high school.

Some positions in this class require the incumbent operate a State vehicle. Such positions require the selected candidate possess a valid driver's license and be 18 years of age or older on or before the first day of employment.


Additional Required Information

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 institution;
  • 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.

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 interview, at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Education completed in foreign colleges, universities, or high schools may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution or high school.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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.

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.

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

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 (907) 465-4095 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.

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 located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to

For applicant password assistance please visit:


Contact Information

For specific questions about this job posting please contact:
Name: Lisa Richie - Administrative Officer 2
Phone: 907-864-8132
Fax: 907-373-9350
Email: lisa.richie@alaska.govg



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)

Point MacKenzie, AK

11 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2023-09-29