Recruitment & Hiring
Apply For a Job
AppliTrack is the Borough’s new online application service. All Borough jobs, whether internal, external, regular or casual, are recruited for through our new online service. Once you begin or have submitted an online application you will not need to recreate it, however, you MUST “Submit” an application for every position you wish to apply for. Applications are only accepted for jobs that are open so check our site weekly to ensure you don’t miss an opportunity that you have been waiting for.
Fairbanks North Star Borough Employment Resources:
AppliTrack – Lists open vacancies and allows you to apply online 24/7.
Job Hotline Phone Number: (907) 459-1206
Human Resources Office:
809 Pioneer Road
Fairbanks, AK 99707-1267
The Fairbanks North Star Borough is classified as a
second class borough. Its inherent powers include the mandatory area wide
responsibilities of taxation and assessment, education, and planning and
zoning. Since the Borough’s establishment in 1964, citizens have voted
to assume the additional area wide responsibilities of flood control,
animal control, library, parks and recreation and public transportation.
The Human Resources Department provides human resources support to all
Borough departments and ensures equal employment opportunity in all
employment-related activities to individuals within the Borough.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District maintains its own Personnel Department, which is responsible for all employment, related activities for the School District.
Application Information for Potential Fairbanks North Star Borough Employees
Cover letters and resumes should enhance the application and describe
the candidate’s knowledge and skills relevant to the position for which
the person is applying. A good cover letter will be tailored to the
minimum qualifications section of the job vacancy announcement. Cover
letters, resumes and other documents can be uploaded into our online
application service AppliTrack.
Screening applications is generally a three or four stage process in which all screening criteria are taken directly from the job vacancy announcement. The first stage screens for primary job requirements and ensures that an application has been “SUBMITTED”. Applications that have been started but not “submitted” will not be considered for the position. The second stage rates the applicants’ minimum qualifications and is based upon information provided in your application using the criteria from the job vacancy announcement. APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED TO ENSURE THAT (ALL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ARE MET). For some positions, a knowledge/skills test may be given prior to, during or after the initial interview. Interviews comprise the final stage(s) of screening. An applicant will usually be interviewed by the person with hiring authority and up to two or three other members of an interview committee. Reference checks are usually conducted for those applicants who have been interviewed and are among the finalists.
All applicants can expect email or written communication during the hiring process to keep them informed of the recruitment status. Once a position is filled, notification of hire will be sent to all applicants who competed for the position.
Fairbanks North Star Borough Job Types
Positions that do not have a specific terminal date, is included as a part of the annual operating budget and is considered part of the regular staffing complement. These positions are also referred to as regular on vacancy announcements and are benefit eligible.
Positions funded for more than (six) months, but less than two (2) years, with a projected terminal date, which may be adjusted according to funding limitations or completion of work. A Term position will be stated as such on the job announcement. These positions are benefit eligible for the duration of the job.
Casual or Temporary
Positions generally do not exceed 900 hours in a calendar year. These positions are NOT benefit eligible.
Recruitment and Hiring Policy
It is the goal of the Fairbanks North Star Borough to recruit, employ, and retain the most qualified workforce possible. Click here to review the official FNSB Policy. (Link this to policy No 65.02)
The Fairbanks North Star Borough reaffirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, changes in marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parenthood, age, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. To this end, we have adopted and pledged our full support to the Borough policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.
Employees are expected to bring equal employment opportunity problems to
the attention of his or her supervisor or the EEO Coordinator, Bett
Schaffhauser at 907-452-2000, ext. 466 or email at
firstname.lastname@example.org. This is the right of each and every
employee. Management will ensure there is no coercion, intimidation or
harassment of any employee who calls attention to such problems.
here to review the official FNSB Policy.