AMYA Team Leader

Workplace Alaska

ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY!

The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Anchorage International Airport is looking for an Accounting Technician I to help us Keep Alaska Moving!

We in the Alaska International Airport System Office at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport seek to provide airport accounting services and other support to the airport in order to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure. We hope to embody and promote ethics, hard work, professional courtesy, and respect.

Our office is located in a secure space at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on the mezzanine level above Concourse C at the Alaska Airlines gates. All of our valued employees enjoy free parking and discounts from airport concessions.

Our group supports each other’s education and advancement within the State system. Not only do we provide the knowledge and experience needed to promote and grow your career with the airport, but as a part of the State of Alaska team, you will have access to a wide selection of employment opportunities throughout the State of Alaska.

In this position, you will utilize airline and airport customer provided information to create invoices, process and apply customer payments, and assist in managing receivables. You will be responsible for processing airport accounts payable transactions as well as other duties related to the successful operation of the airport accounting office. Come and work as part of a team to efficiently invoice and collect operating revenues for the airport system as well as making sure our customers are paid. Work with many of the airport’s employees and international airlines, local concessionaires, and leased tenants in addition to working with a great accounting team. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, initiative, flexibility, and a good understanding of accounting practices and principles. If you possess these attributes and skills and would enjoy working in a dynamic environment where these skills and attributes are highly valued, we want to see your application!

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ability to use automated accounting and other business system applications to efficiently and effectively process accounts receivable and payable transactions;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks assigned within deadlines while working effectively either independently or as a member of a team;
  • Experience analyzing financial data for accuracy and completeness;
  • Ability to identify discrepancies or inaccuracies and determine appropriate corrective actions;
  • Skill in researching, compiling, summarizing, and communicating data results to customers, coworkers, and supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications

One year of clerical work experience maintaining records that included using computer systems and performing basic arithmetic calculations.

Substitutions:
Successful completion of a formal vocational education program in accounting or bookkeeping will substitute for the required experience.

Post secondary education from an accredited college will substitute for the required experience (3 semester/4 quarter hours equal one month).

Additional Required Information

**NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY**


THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY

Please be sure to check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.

APPLICATION
This recruitment utilizes a supplemental questionnaire as part of the application process. These questions may be a mix of written, multiple choice, and select all that apply questions. The answers you provide to the questions will be an opportunity for you to tell us about your experience and/or education. The answers will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process; please be as thorough and accurate as you can.

A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

If invited for an interview, please be prepared to provide copies of:

  • Academic Transcripts if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications (unofficial works fine)
  • Three (3) professional references to include daytime telephone numbers, at least one being from a current or former supervisor.
  • Copy of current resume.
  • Please provide two (2) copies of one of the following
    • Most recent performance evaluations
    • Supervisory letters of reference
    • Letters of reference from current or recent educational instructors

Please note if invited for interview, a brief exercise will be given. Details will be forthcoming to selected interviewees.

Airport Security Badge
Candidates for this position must be eligible for an airport identification badge in accordance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations (49 CFR 1542) (Download PDF reader) which requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check. The successful applicant must pass a fingerprint-based criminal history record check as well as a comprehensive background investigation, along with a Transportation Security Administration Security Threat Assessment.

WORK EXPERIENCE
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.

EDUCATION
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.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
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.

RECRUITMENT NOTICE
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.

EEO STATEMENT
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.

Workplace Alaska NOTICE
PLEASE NOTE: If you choose to apply using a hardcopy (paper) application, please follow the instructions on the Workplace Alaska website “How to Apply.”

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095.

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Contact Information

Keith Day

International Airports System Controller
Phone: 907-266-2404
keith.day@alaska.gov

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 http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html 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 http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html 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.

See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information

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