The Department of Public Safety is recruiting for a Mechanic Aircraft Advanced Journey to join our team committed to public safety through public service.This position is part of the Division of Alaska Wildlife Troopers and maintains DPS Aircraft in accordance with FAA standards to include; all applicable regulations, airworthiness directives, and aircraft type certificates.
Key Responsibilities of this position include:
- annual and 100 Inspections
- routine and preventative maintenance
- major and minor repairs of all aircraft within FAR standards
- ability to respond to and make in the field repairs on short notice and often at remote locations
We are looking to hire someone with the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience:
- Familiar with: Cessna 172/185/206/208,
- Piper PA-18,
- Robinson Helicopter R-44,
- Eurocopter AS350B3,
- Beechcraft King Air 200 & 350
- welding alumimum and steel
The Department of Public Safety strives to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property. All positions support or carry out the Department's mission. If our mission interests you and this position embodies your strengths, please consider joining our team.
• Current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Inspection Authorization Certificate (IA)
• FAA Airframe and Power Plant Technician License
• Alaska Driver's License
This job class is part of a series of competency based class specifications created for career areas within the Labor, Trades, and Crafts Unit. The class specification identifies the levels of work and wage grades within the career area, the core and specific competencies of the career area, required work behaviors, certifications, and physical requirements. Please review the competency specification which is available at:
|The recruitment period for this vacancy has been reposted until 5:00 p.m. on March 11, 2014. If you have already applied for this position, there is no need to reapply.
A cover letter is required for this position. The cover letter should highlight the knowledge, skills, abilities and experience listed in the position description. Please list any certificates or licenses you have to support the minimum qualifications. Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, fax it to the contact number provided in the job posting.
Please attach copies of the following documents to your application:
• Current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Inspector Authorization Certificate (IA)
• FAA Airframe and Power plant Technician License,
• Resume documenting at least 10 years work experience (if not already documentated in your application)
• copy of a valid Alaska Driver’s License
Please attach the above-listed documents to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, fax it to the contact number provided in the job posting. Please note, failure to attach all requested documents to your application may result in applicants not advancing to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
The successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background investigation, which includes a criminal history check.
This position requires the use or possession of a firearm or ammunition. In accordance with the federal Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997 (PL 104-208), if you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, you may not hold this position.
A "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" is an offense that is (1) a misdemeanor under Federal or state law; and (2) has, as an element, the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by a current or former spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim, by a person with whom the victim shares a child in common, by a person who is cohabiting with or has cohabited with the victim as a spouse, parent, or guardian, or by a person similarly situated to a spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim.
If you have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, do NOT apply for this position.
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.
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at (907) 465- 4095 or 800-587-0430. Applicants are responsible for providing a correct email address in the Job Application, and that the spam filter will permit email from the ‘govermentjobs.com’ domains.
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 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at the address above. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.