This applies to your application submission.
Documents to be Attached to the Application (REQUIRED):
- A professional cover letter, completed per the instructions below. Your cover letter will be used as a writing sample.
- Post-secondary transcripts.
Documents to be Submitted at the Time of Interview (REQUIRED):
If you are selected to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process, you must provide the following at the time of the interview (if not already attached to your application):
- List of at least three (3) professional references, with current contact information.
Please attach a professional cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your cover letter should:
1) Be professionally written and include proper format, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
2) Explain how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position.
3) Explain why you are the best candidate for the position.
4) Highlight your experience in relation to the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed under the "Job Description" section of this recruitment; and include specific examples to demonstrate your experience.
Your cover letter will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process. If you do not attach a separate, professional cover letter, you may not move on to the interview phase.
If using work experience not already documented in your application, provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and Minimum Qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant will not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.EDUCATION
If post-secondary education is required to meet the Minimum Qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degree Obtained field. Copies of academic transcripts will be required at time of interview.SELECTION PROCEDURE
Applicants will be required to meet the Minimum Qualifications as outlined above. Unfortunately, we cannot always interview all applicants. If your application is considered "not qualified," you will be sent a notice within two weeks after the closing date for this recruitment. If you believe your application was improperly disqualified, you may appeal this decision to the Human Resources Director at 820 West 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501-2005 within five workdays from the date the notice is mailed to you. Qualified applications will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor.NEPOTISM REVIEW
To avoid a conflict of interest and the appearance of impropriety, applicants who have a spouse, close relative, and/or regular member of their household employed by the Alaska Court System may not be considered for employment without the approval of the Administrative Director.
A background check will be conducted prior to an employment offer being made. Applicants who have prior convictions that have been set aside under the terms of a suspended imposition of sentence (SIS) may answer "no" to these questions. If you are not sure if your situation requires disclosure, please contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 264-8242. The Court System reserves the right to confirm all background information.