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VACANCY NOTICE

POSITION: HUMAN RIGHTS FIELD REPRESENTATIVE III (INVESTIGATOR)

SALARY: $4,889.00 per month (Range 18), Partially Exempt Position

LOCATION: Anchorage, Alaska

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Received by February 5, 2015, 5:00 P.M.

The Alaska State Commission For Human Rights Is Seeking a Qualified Individual To Investigate And Resolve Discrimination Cases.

The Human Rights Commission is located in Anchorage, Alaska and is an executive branch agency within the State of Alaska, Office of the Governor. The Commission is seeking an investigator (Human Rights Field Representative III) to analyze facts, apply discrimination law theories, draft determinations, negotiate settlements, and manage monthly case loads of approximately 35 cases. The investigator will also conduct intakes with Alaskans who allege violations of the state human rights law, draft complaints of discrimination, conduct witness interviews, and write reports. This position requires skill in reading and understanding civil rights statutes, court decisions, and legal precedents. The position also requires the ability to conduct impartial investigations, analyze evidence, draw logical conclusions, prepare clear and comprehensive investigative reports, and work independently.

Knowledge of civil rights law and procedure and theories of discrimination is required. One year of experience as a Human Rights Field Representative II with the State or the equivalent elsewhere is required.

Detailed position descriptions are available at the Human Rights Commission, 800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 and Workplace Alaska.

The salary for the Human Rights Field Representative III is $4,889.00 monthly, plus health insurance and other State of Alaska employee benefits.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit a technical writing sample. If you are not prepared to submit a technical writing sample, please do not apply for this position. Writing samples should be attached to your WorkPlace Alaska application. If you are unable to attach your writing sample to the application the writing sample can be mailed or hand delivered to the Commissionís Anchorage office, and must be received within 48 business hours of the application deadline.

Applicants MUST apply through Workplace Alaska on the State of Alaskaís Website at www.workplace.alaska.gov. For assistance call 800-587-0430. Detailed Classification Specifications are also available on Workplace Alaska.

The Office of the Governor is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to individuals with disabilities upon request to the personnel office in advance.