Criminal Justice Tech - Operations

Criminal Justice Tech - Operations


$1,866.00 Biweekly


Ketchikan, AK

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number






Opening Date


Closing Date

9/27/2023 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 a Criminal Justice Technician 2 position for the Ketchikan Correctional Center (KCC) in Ketchikan, Alaska.

What you will be doing:

  • Verify and certify the accuracy of prisoner time accounting.
  • Act as the Alaska Public Safety Information System (APSIN) coordinator for KCC.  
  • Perform background clearances, oversee training and testing and ensure staff access.
  • Maintain all facility training schedules and track yearly certifications.
  • Maintain facility inventories and Hazardous Material data sheets. 

Our organization, mission and culture:
The Division of Institutions mission is to promote public safety.  You will be contributing to that by supporting staff with administrative and criminal justice duties.  You will be a valuable member of a team who accomplishes all support functions for Correctional Officers and operations staff.

The benefits of joining our team:
 You will be working as part of small team who work closely together to provide support to a 24-hour correctional facility.  

The working environment you can expect:
You will work in the Security and Disciplinary Sgt's office of the Ketchikan Correctional Center.  We are located in Ketchikan, Alaska.  Your daily work environment will vary by day.  Some days you will be focusing on Time Accounting and APSIN duties.  Some days you will be working on training schedules and coordinating yearly training for staff.  Some days you will be completing inventories and managing the HAZMAT program for KCC.   All days you will be utilizing computer programs, answering phones, and working with the general public as well as inmates.  

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for someone with the following competencies:

  • A working knowledge of correctional practices.
  • Experience in computer programs such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook and database programs. 
  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions while remaining calm and organized.  
  • A pattern of reliable behavior on the job.   
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workload.  

*Valid Driver's License required for this position.


Minimum Qualifications

Criminal Justice Technician 2
Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of training under a formally established Criminal Justice Technician 1-2 flexible staffing training plan with the State of Alaska;
Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in:

  • Integrity/Honesty: Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others; is trustworthy.
  • Computer Skills: Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.
  • Oral and Written Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral and written presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  • Reasoning: Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions.

Equivalent to those typically gained by:
Any combination of education and/or paraprofessional or professional experience or service in criminal justice, juvenile justice, probation, parole, public safety, law enforcement, corrections, court, legal services, law office, social services, social sciences, or public assistance programs or functions.


Additional Required Information



Applicants are required to either attach to their application or provide at time of interview the following:
•           Three professional references, with current phone contact 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

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Contact Information

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager: 
Amy Lanstra, Administrative Officer


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)



Ketchikan, AK

8 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2023-09-27