State of Alaska Hiring Restrictions
The State of Alaska implemented hiring restrictions effective February 13, 2019.
Please Note: The job opportunities currently posted on Workplace Alaska are exempt from the hiring restrictions. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
For more information about the hiring restrictions please review the Memo from the Office of the Governor.
The State of Alaska appreciates your patience.
02/13/19 (Updated 6/4/19)
Welcome to Workplace Alaska, the State of Alaska's employment site.
Employment with the State of Alaska is more than just a job. Professions in state government help support many aspects of life in the Last Frontier including healthcare, protection of citizens, and preserving natural resources, just to name a few. What we do makes a difference to the people of Alaska.
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for All Job Seekers
This is the main area to search for jobs with the State of Alaska. These jobs are mostly open to Alaska Residents only. In some extenuating circumstances a job might be opened up to non-Alaska Residents. Please pay careful attention to the “Position Open To” field to see if a job is for “Alaska Residents Only” or “All Applicants”.
Please review the State of Alaska residency requirements to see if you would be considered an Alaska Resident for your job search.
Applications may be rejected if incomplete, so please make sure to include all relevant education and experience, as well as following all directions provided in the posting.
for State Employees
Jobs posted here are only open to current State of Alaska Employees or those who have rehire rights. Each position might have stricter qualifications for applying so please pay careful attention to the "Position Open To" field.
Department Employee Recruitments: Applicants must currently work in the recruiting department and hold permanent employment status. Permanent employment status is defined as holding permanent status in ANY job class in the current period of employment with no break in service (separation from State of Alaska employment) since the permanent status was earned.
All State Employee Recruitments: Applicants must currently hold permanent employment status in the classified service as defined in Alaska Statute 39.25.100. Permanent employment status is defined as holding permanent status in ANY job class in the current period of employment with no break in service (separation from State of Alaska employment) since the permanent status was earned.
Make sure to also check for additional job opportunities under "for All Job Seekers" tab.
Job Alerts Notice: Job Alert notifications are not available for State Employee positions. Please check back often to see what job opportunities are available.
The State of Alaska Internship Program introduces and engages students to the diverse aspects of public sector employment. The program is designed to complement academic study with "hands-on" experience and help develop invaluable job readiness skills with the objective that the student will aspire to return to State employment upon completion of his/her education.
To qualify for an Internship you:
- must be a participant in an academic program with a grade-point average of 2.0 or higher**;
- must be an Alaska Resident, or attending an Alaska University or College; and
- must meet the minimum qualifications for the job class.
**Some internships require that an applicant be in a specific field of study.
Exception: Alaska Department of Fish and Game science related internships are open to non-Alaskan residents, although preference will be given to Alaskan residents.
If you are interested in aninternship with Department of Natural Resources please visit their website for more specific information.
Job Alerts Notice: Job Alert notifications are not available forStudent positions. Please check back often to see what job opportunities are available.
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Job Alert notifications are not available for State Employee or Student positions. Please check those pages often to see what job opportunities are available.
To receive email notification of recent job postings please select the Job Categories that you are interested in on the form. For the next 12 months after you submit this form, you will receive an email notification each time a position opens with State of Alaska whose category matches one of the categories you've chosen. You will also receive a reminder email in 11 months to give you an opportunity at that time to extend your notifications for another year.
The Job Alerts does not send notices based on your location so when you receive a notice you will need to check the location of the jobs you have been alerted to.
Experiencing issues finding a job? Check out the Help Guide specifically designed to help job seekers navigate the online recruitment process. To utilize all the latest application features please make sure you are using an up to date web browser.
Limited online access? You may print an application from our How to Apply page and submit a paper application for consideration.
The State of Alaska is an EEO/ADA employer. Individuals requiring accommodations should call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973.
Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.
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