New job Criminal Justice Technician I (8021) in Alaska

Criminal Justice Technician I (8021)

Company : State of Alaska
Salary : $20.54 an hour
Location : Alaska

Full Description

The Department of Corrections, Division of Institutions, is recruiting for a Criminal Justice Technician I position,
for the Point Mackenzie Correctional Farm located in Point Mackenzie, Alaska.

What you will be doing:

Under the supervision of the Superintendent II, this Criminal Justice Technician position provides technical and administrative support for the Point Mackenzie Correctional Farm. This position assists with the supervision and release process of minimum custody inmates. Duties include but are not limited to processing victim notifications and collateral packets for Electronic Monitoring and Furlough, data entry into Criminal Justice Information Systems, and assist with Commissary, Job Services and Inmate Accounts.

Our organization, mission, and culture:
The mission of the State of 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:

  • In joining the Point Mackenzie Farm, not only will you be an important part of a team but also have the opportunity to work on a functioning farm that produces fresh vegetables for other institutions and food banks of the State of Alaska.

The working environment you can expect:

Point Mackenzie Correctional Farm is a minimum custody facility which houses up to 127 inmates and 28 employees on a 360 acre farm with greenhouses, potato/vegetable fields and livestock. Choosing to live and work in the charming Matanuska-Susitna Valley comes with a multitude of benefits. That smaller hometown feel, access to every amenity, and an often shorter and less stressful work commute; just to name a few. The journey to our facility boasts beautiful views and the opportunity to see our Alaskan wildlife while avoiding the congestive commute to Anchorage. Your typical working schedule will be Monday thru Friday, 8 hour days. The office is located in the entry way to the beautiful Point Mackenzie Farm with an amazing view of Mt. Susitna (Sleeping Lady).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Perform data entry using Microsoft XL and Word;
  • Knowledge of Policies and Procedures;
  • Ability to become PREA certified;
  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents;
  • Good work ethic to include being punctual and reliable;
  • The ability to carry out tasks and work independently; and
  • The ability to work effectively, calmly, and professionally with staff, prisoners, and various professional groups.

Minimum Qualifications

Criminal Justice Technician I
Graduation from high school or the equivalent.
One year of advanced clerical experience.
One year of law enforcement or criminal justice experience equivalent to Correctional Officer I, Adult Probation Officer I, Court Services Officer, Juvenile Probation Officer I, Juvenile Justice Officer I, or State Trooper Recruit with the State of Alaska.

Post-secondary education will substitute for the experience on a month-for-month basis (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of experience).

Special Note:
High school graduation "equivalent" includes a G.E.D., or completion of any basic adult education course of 480 class hours (16 weeks at 30 hours per week), or six months of work experience performing duties related to the job class, or twelve months of work experience involving some routine tasks related to the job in question, or highest grade of school completed plus amount of work experience which totals 12 years.

Additional Required Information


  • List of three professional references; and
  • Resume


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 at:
Name: Linda Johnson, Admin Officer I
Phone: 907-357-0980
Fax: 907-376-0725
Email: linda

Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.

For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)

Insurance Benefits
  • Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental
    • The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See for additional information.
      • AVTEC
      • Confidential
      • Correctional Officers
      • Marine Engineers
      • Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers
      • Supervisory
      • Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
      • Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
    • The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.
      • General Government
      • Labor, Trades and Crafts
      • Public Safety Employees Association
      • Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits
  • Group-based insurance premiums for
    • Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
    • Long-term and short-term disability
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
    • Supplemental Survivor Benefits
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses

Retirement Benefits
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
  • Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
  • Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program
  • Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
See for additional information
Paid Leave & Other Benefits
  • Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
  • Eleven paid holidays a year
  • Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.

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