UAF CTC Fire Science Program Assistant - Temporary Pool

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  • Job Number:519101
  • Classification:Temporary Technical Casual
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76
  • Work type:Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Police/Fire

Position Summary:

Are you looking to share your industry knowledge and skills with students interested in learning? Our Fire Science program is actively recruiting for skilled and certified technical program assistants to support our Fire Science Program and Summer Fire Academy. Join our team of technical program assistants and help educate and train today's students for tomorrow's workforce!


100Typical functions in support of the program including: preparation of skills stations, assisting with instruction of State of Alaska FFI skills sheets, maintenance of equipment and other duties as needed.Essential

To ensure consideration for the Summer Firefighter Academy and other temporary assignments within the Fire Science program please apply now.

Applicants selected from this pool must be certified at the Firefighter I level or higher or have equivalent experience.  Typical responsibilities will include assistance with skill instruction of State of Alaska FFI skill sheets, preparations of skill stations and maintenance of equipment, and other duties as needed. Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.


  • Firefighter I certification (or higher), or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of technical area of expertise, experience sufficient to perform the duties required by the program.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Computer and software application skills may be required.
  • Ability to work with students from diverse populations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

UAF's Community and Technical College offers over forty degree and certificate programs that prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.  UAF CTC maintains a pool of technical program assistants who provide the specialized or technical assistance necessary to help prepare Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. 

To complete your application packet please attach:

  • A comprehensive resume.
  • Three professional references. (Include the name, address, email and phone number for each reference as they may be contacted during the selection process.  Written reference letters are not required in order to apply). 

Interested applicants must apply online, however, we also encourage you to network with the Fire Science program coordinator (John George. 907-455-2879) if you have an interest in working in the Fire Science program.


Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200 or UAF CTC HR Manager Dianna James at 907-455-2863.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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