State of AlaskaDouglas 99824
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Correctional Superintendent 2

State of Alaska
Full Time 3 semester per week Alaska Department of Corrections, 802 3rd St, Douglas, AK 99824, United States Apply before 9/28/2023 5:00


The Department of Corrections, Division of Institutions, is currently recruiting for a Correctional Superintendent 2 position at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center in Nome, Alaska.
Have you been searching to further your career with the Department of Corrections? The opportunity to showcase your leadership skills? The desire to contribute to the community's continued security and safety?  
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What you will be doing:
The Superintendent 2 is the Chief Executive Officer of an adult correctional facility. Protection of the public by incarceration and supervision of prisoners and reformation of the prisoner are the primary purposes of this position and are accomplished through sound fiscal and operational practices.

This is a supervisory position with substantial responsibility for the exercise of independent judgment and has full responsibility and authority for managing all aspects of a correctional facility, directly or through subordinate supervisors.  

Our organization, mission and culture:
The Alaska Department of Corrections provides secure confinement, reformative programs, and a process of supervised community reintegration to enhance the safety of our communities.

We are trained professionals committed to a safe, open and respectful organization. We are dedicated to public safety and will always respect the rights and dignity of victims of crime. Offenders in our charge will be treated in a safe and humane manner and will be expected to enhance their ability to reform every day.

The benefits of joining our team:
In joining the Anvil Mountain Correctional Center, you will become an important part of a team working to promote public safety as well as have an opportunity for continued learning and career growth.  We offer flexible work schedules, medical and retirement benefits, and an opportunity to make a difference in your community.

The working environment you can expect:
You will be working in an adult correctional facility. Correctional Facilities are operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Anvil Mountain is a 33,215-sf facility sitting on approximately 7.5 acres and has a maximum capacity of 128 unsentenced inmates, both male and female.

Who we are looking for:
To be successful in the position, a candidate will need the following core competencies:
 - Excellent supervisory and managerial skills and abilities to effectively lead others.
 - Ability to make wise, high-level decisions expected of a Chief Executive Officer in the following key areas:
  • Managerial authority – staff supervision and training.
  • Programmatic and Operational oversight – Policy Review and Development.
  • Budgetary oversight; and
  • Liaison between facility, other criminal justice agencies and community groups.
To truly excel in this position, a candidate will have or develop the following competencies:
  • Ability to manage an adult correctional institution, including planning, policy development, general administration, financial management, operations, maintenance, and interfacing with other criminal justice agencies and the public; and
  • Ability to use independent judgment in employing, developing, disciplining, and adjudicating grievances of subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college.


One year as a Correctional Superintendent 1 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent with another employer.


Two years of experience as a Correctional Officer 4, Correctional Supervisor, or Adult Probation Officer 3 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent with another employer.

Bachelor's degree substitution:

Work experience performing the full range of security duties in an adult correctional institution or performing adult probation or parole duties in a community, will substitute for the required education (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of service). The work experience is met by service as a Correctional Officer 2-4, Correctional Supervisor, or Adult Probation Officer 2-3 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent elsewhere.

There is no substitution for the specific experience.

Special Note: 

Appointment to Correctional Superintendent 2 is conditional, pending successful completion of a thorough background investigation, psychological evaluation, drug screening, and medical examination.

Possess a valid driver's license issued within the United States at time of appointment.            

On-call availability may be required.

Individuals not continuously employed since February 9, 1991, by the State of Alaska Department of Corrections in a "correctional officer," "probation officer," or "parole officer" position, as defined by 13 AAC 85.900, are subject to requirements established by Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC). As a condition of continued employment, these individuals must obtain a basic correctional or probation officer certificate issued by the APSC within 14 months of hire.

Any employment action that resulted in discharge, resignation in lieu of discharge, or discipline, must be disclosed at the time of application to vacancies within this classification. Applicants who fail to provide this information will be deemed to be ineligible for interview or further consideration. Applicants with an employment action that makes them ineligible for certification under APSC regulations will be ineligible to receive an interview or further consideration.

For purposes of the minimum qualifications for this job class, "misdemeanor" means:

1) A crime classified as a misdemeanor in Alaska at the time the crime was committed.

2) A crime committed in another jurisdiction for which there was a conviction in that jurisdiction by a civilian or military court is a "misdemeanor" conviction if the crime has elements similar to those of a misdemeanor under Alaska law at the time the offense was committed.

3) An offense punishable as a misdemeanor in Alaska or under the law of another jurisdiction, that results in a completed suspended imposition of sentence, expungement of record, or a pardon, is considered a "misdemeanor" conviction unless the offense was committed by the person before the age of 21.

A qualified applicant may not:

Have been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence by a civilian court of Alaska, the United States, another state or territory, or by a military court.

Have been convicted during the past ten (10) years by a civilian court of Alaska, the United States, another state or territory, or by a military court of a crime of dishonesty or moral turpitude, of a crime that resulted in serious physical injury to another person, or of two or more driving under the influence offenses.

Have illegally manufactured, transported, or sold a controlled substance during the past 10 years, provided you were under 21 years of age at the time.

Have illegally used a Schedule IA, IIA, IIIA, IVA, or VA controlled substance during the past 5 years, provided you were at least 21 years of age at the time.

Have used marijuana during the last year, provided you were at least 21 years of age at the time.

Have been denied certification by the Alaska Police Standards Council or the responsible certifying agency in any other issuing jurisdiction unless the denial, revocation, or surrender has been rescinded by the council under 13 AAC 85.270 or by the responsible certifying agency of the issuing jurisdiction.

Have ever used a controlled substance while employed as a certifiable municipal, state, federal peace officer, correctional officer, adult probation officer, or military law enforcement officer.

Additional Required Information
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Background Investigation Requirements
Applicants who are 
not currently certified (or hold grandfathered status) as a Correctional Officer with the Alaska Police Standards Council will be required to successfully pass the background investigation, medical examination, drug screening and psychological evaluation. 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINE A full criminal history check is required for all applicants. YOU WILL NOT MOVE FORWARD IN THE PROCESS WITHOUT COMPLETING AND SUBMITTING YOUR NOTARIZED F-3 PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT FORM.The F-3 Personal History Statement Form and Background Packet can be downloaded at:Once completed and notarized return to: 
As part of the personal history, applicants will be required to submit copies of the following documents:
  • Certified Highschool/GED transcripts (must be received directly from certifying institution and show date of graduation)
  • Birth certificate or valid passport
  • HS Foreign Equivalency Evaluation, if applicable
  • Naturalization certificate, if applicable
  • DD-214 form, if applicable (must show date and type of discharge and reason for separation narrative for all periods of service in each branch of the military, such as the DD-214 Long Form and NGB-22 Form)
  • Military Evaluations, if applicable
The background investigation requires candidates to complete a background packet, which includes attaching the above required documents in order for our office to verify you meet the minimum qualifications and requirements set forth by the Alaska Police Standards Council. Upon hire, applicants will also be subject to fingerprinting.

Please provide the following documents at the time of interview:

  • A list of three professional references; including name, job title, employer, and current phone number.

  • A copy of your last three performance evaluations. Supervisory letters of reference may be substituted if evaluations are not available.

  • Resume.

  • Copy of transcripts and/or degrees.

The cover letter must describe how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please describe your education and/or work experience as it relates to the minimum qualifications listed on this position.
The cover letter must describe your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they pertain to this position. Give specific examples to demonstrate your experience and/or education; and
The cover letter must be in standard business format.

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.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities 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.  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.

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.

Please be aware – this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN).  A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN.  DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has beenconvicted 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.

EEO STATEMENTThe 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.

You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hard-copy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hard-copy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here:

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the ‘’ domains. For information on allowing emails from the ‘’ domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at . 
Requests for information may also be emailed to 
Contact Information

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:
Sandra Martinson
Phone: 907-443-8804