Engineering Assistant III, Engineering Associate, Engineer/Architect I – Juneau, AK


This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents Only. Applicants must meet Alaska Residency Requirements in order to be considered for employment at this time. Non-Alaska Residents Need Not Apply.

You are required to attach a professionally formatted cover letter with this application.

The cover letter should be written with as much detail as necessary to report on the following objectives:

  • State how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position you are applying for.
  • Provide a written response to support the Desired Skills, Strengths, and Qualifications listed in the Job Description for the position you are applying for. Use examples of how you have had similar responsibilities and give examples of your experience.
  • Provide a written statement on your educational background, if applicable.
  • Please describe your work experience as it relates to this position.

Your cover letter will be reviewed for content and organization. Be certain to follow the instructions. Cover letter shall be 1 page at minimum but shall not exceed 3 pages.

If you do not attach a professional cover letter addressing the objectives listed above, you will not advance to the next step in the selection process and your application will be processed as incomplete.


  • At time of interview please provide three (3) references with their current contact information, which can attest to your suitability for this position
  • Applicants applying for the Engineer I position: please note that the position requires registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Alaska, or in a state with comity, or in a state recognized by the State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors.

This position is flexibly staffed. This vacancy may be filled at either the Engineering Assistant III, Engineering Associate, or Engineer/Architect I level depending on the applicant’s training and/or experience. Please respond to all of the minimum qualification questions. There is the opportunity to advance to the higher levels of this position upon management’s assessment that the incumbent is performing adequately and has successfully completed training.

When utilizing work experience not already documented in your Applicant Profile, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full-time or part-time within your cover letter. Applications and Resumes will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

If post-secondary education is required or is used as a substitution to meet the minimum qualifications, it is required to complete the Education section of your Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Units Completed field. Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview but may also be attached to the application.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. 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. state university 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 state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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 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.

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