Goverment Jobs
December 3, 2018
Barrow, Alaska
Job Type


Summary or Purpose

Coordinate administrative and clerical accounting activities for an assigned Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

Updates and tracks a variety of electronic and paper files, records, reports, and related documents; maintains file integrity and confidentiality by monitoring and assuring compliance to Department policies and procedures; assures the accuracy of the electronic and paper filing systems.

Oversees day-to-day office activities; trains and coordinates the work of clerical staff; monitors document preparation for accuracy and completion; supervises office supplies inventory; processes invoices for payment; assists with staff training programs; assists with client services as necessary.

Enters information into computer tracking systems; schedules, prepares and proofreads documents for distribution; assists in preparing grant applications and coordination of grant and state programs; assists in developing, revising, and monitoring budgets.

Prepares and assembles reports; may prepare time sheets for employees and keep daily records of attendance; processes documents and maintains department document logs as required.

Compiles and updates statistical information, reports and related documents; attends meetings, take and transcribe meeting minutes.

Coordinates and schedules travel arrangements, meetings and appointments as requested.

Serve as a liaison between agencies, programs and departments.

Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, personnel records and Borough information.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Health Department

May be required to work a non-traditional work schedule to include evening, holidays and weekends and may be subject to 24 hour on-call status.

Respect clients by recognizing their rights and maintaining confidentiality, including HIPAA requirements.

Protect self, co-workers and consumers by following policies and procedures to prevent the spread of blood borne and/or airborne diseases.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of North Slope Borough policies and procedures.

Knowledge of the principles of records management, fund accounting, and budgeting.

Skill in using personal computers and a variety of software applications.

Skill in drafting and completing accurate reports, technical documents and correspondence.

Borough Clerk's Office & Planning/IHLC

Fluent in Inupiat speaking and understanding.

Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses Required

High school graduate or G.E.D/or, a combination of 12 years of education and related work experience.

Four years of clerical work experience;

Ability to obtain a valid Alaska driver's license that meets North Slope Borough insurance criteria within the probationary period. (does not apply to Public Works Airports & Landfills Division).

Health Department:

Applicant must pass a criminal history background check conducted by the State of Alaska Background Check Unit. (CHAP & IBHS, not @ Central)

Documentation that the individual is free from active pulmonary tuberculosis.


This Job Description reflects North Slope Borough's best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.

The North Slope Borough offers the following benefit packages to all permanent full time and permanent part time employees who work at least 15 hours a week.

Health care is provided at no cost to the employee (no premiums). Our Health Care package covers major medical, preventive care, vision, dental and prescription drug benefits.

Benefits do not apply to temporary employees.

The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. "See resume" is not an acceptable answer to the questions.

  • Yes, I understand and agree
  • No, I do not agree
This position is NON-Rotational. Housing is NOT provided. Therefore, due to extreme weather conditions in the arctic and for your safety, housing accommodations must be located and pre-arranged by the applicant prior to the start of employment. The applicant must pay for housing; it is not provided by the NSB. Please note: The Borough is currently experiencing a housing shortage. Due to the remote setting, applicants are urged to consider this factor prior to submitting an application. Do you certify that you understand the above information?

  • Yes
  • No
Which best describes your level of education?

  • Some high school
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
How many years of clerical work experience do you have?

  • No experience
  • Less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • 5 years or more
If you do have at least four years of clerical work experience, describe how you meet the qualification and list the position(s) you held, company, and dates of employment where you gained the work experience.

    To comply with the Borough's nepotism law (NSBMC Sec. 2.20.170 and 2.20.290), the North Slope Borough must collect the following information. Are you related by blood or marriage to the Department Director (Raynita Hepa) or Immediate Supervisor (Christine Solomon) for this position?

    • Yes
    • No
    If "Yes", please check boxes below that apply:

    • Father
    • Father-in-Law
    • Step-Father
    • Mother
    • Mother-in-Law
    • Step-Mother
    • Brother
    • Brother-in-Law
    • Step-Brother
    • Sister
    • Sister-in-Law
    • Step-Sister
    • Son
    • Son-in-Law
    • Step-Son
    • Daughter
    • Daughter-in-Law
    • Step-Daughter
    • Wife
    • Husband
    Do you currently live in the same residence as the Department Director or Immediate Supervisor of this position?

    • Yes
    • No
    If you checked "Yes", please check the appropriate boxes below: I am currently living in the same residence as the:

    • Department Director
    • Immediate Supervisor

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