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APPRAISER - $26.00 to $29.00/hour  DOE/Q, EOE


Assist the Assessor in the overall appraisal process including support for the valuation of all property within the City and Borough of Sitka for tax assessment purposes, and presentation of such information at appeal hearings. Appraiser learns and applies traditional and mass-appraisal techniques through formal education, on-the-job training, or appraisal assignments as necessary. Technical work is performed under general supervision of the Assessor.  Application deadline January 24, 2020. 


Required Special Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED; possession of driver’s license issued by the State of Alaska; and obtain/maintain Level II Alaska Association of Assessing Officers certification. 


Acceptable Experience and Training:




  • Two (2) years of experience in an appraisal field (fee and/or ad-valorem); OR
  • Certification from the Alaska Association of Assessing Officers (AAAO) as a Certified Assessor Appraiser Level II or higher; OR
  • A Regional Occupational Certificate for Real Estate or Property Appraisal, or a reciprocated license; OR
  • Thirty (30) units of course work towards a college degree in real estate, business, economics or a closely related field from an accredited U.S. college, university or a certified foreign studies equivalency.


NOTE: Offer of employment is contingent upon a review of applicant’s driving record. Continued employment and advancement opportunities depend on successful completion of any required training or education, meeting the requirements of the next classification level, and acceptable job performance.  These requirements must each be met in order for the incumbent to advance to the next higher Appraiser classification and for continued employment within the department.


Application and job description below.  Questions can be directed to HR at (907) 747-1816 or


Appraiser Job Description

Employment Application




ELECTRIC UTILITY DIRECTOR - Job and Location Information 2019


Supervise and coordinate activities of power generation, transmission and distribution for the City and Borough of Sitka. 36 MW hydroelectric, 27 MW diesel generation, 24.5 MW peak load; 69 kV transmission; distribution to pop. 9000, 3 major seafood freezer plants, major hydro expansion completed December 2014.   Direct supervision is exercised over the work of all Electric Utility Department employees including FT staff of 30+, 25-member IBEW unit. Leadership, long-range vision, FERC licensing experience desired.  The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Administrator but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative.  Performs duties of other employees in the Electric Department as required or assigned by supervisory personnel. Maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, Assembly members, contractors, consultants, other utilities, State and Federal representatives and the public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment however work may be performed in an outdoor environment which may involve adverse weather conditions and related hazards in which the employee is subject to potential personal danger.  Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred.  Annual Salary $133,723+ DOE/Q


Click on the above link to find out more about the job and Sitka, Alaska.  Complete job description and applications are located at the below links. 


Return completed applications, resumes and cover letters to Human Resources, 100 Lincoln Street, Sitka AK 99835, email or fax (907) 747-1846 by January 13, 2020.   Open until filled.  EOE 


Electric Utility Director Job Description

Employment Application






Responsible for installing and maintaining overhead and underground electric and substations lines and performing related work as required.  Minimum qualifications include graduation from high school or possession of a GED; completion of a four-year apprenticeship program involving 8,000 hours; possession of a commercial driver’s license; possession of a Certificate of Fitness as a Journeyman Lineman and possession of First Aid and CPR Certification.  $48.47/hr with benefits.


Applications and job description at links below.  Call (907) 747-1816 or email with any questions.  Open Until Filled.  EOE.


Journeyman Lineworker Job Description

Employment Application






Benefits include, but not limited to, 100% employer-paid health benefits (medical, dental and vision) for employee and family; retirement systems through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and Empower; 11 paid holidays; annual leave; employer-paid uniforms (excluding boots) and property required for positions. 


All positions require ability to maintain confidentiality of information; ability to learn access procedures and use of a variety of databases; ability to deal effectively with persons of varied backgrounds and deal effectively with high stress situations.  Mandatory shifts to include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, both scheduled and emergency.  H/S diploma or GED; Dispatch must be at least 18 years of age; Police officers minimum 21 years of age.  Testing and background checks included in selection process.




Perform a variety of routine clerical, administrative, and technical work in receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information.  Knowledge of or ability to learn office practices and procedures and the use of office equipment and multi-line telephone system and multi-channel two-way radio. Knowledge of or ability to learn procedures and precedents for collecting, summarizing, and relating data which is highly confidential and/or sensitive.


Ability to type 35 WPM.  On-site view of job specifications encouraged and can be scheduled by contacting Lyn at 747-3245. 


Dispatch and Records Clerk Job Description

Dispatch and Records Clerk Application





Preference given to applicants with current certification as police officer. Mandatory 12-hour shift work include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, both scheduled and emergency with 4 days on/3 days off, 3 days on/4 days off.  Must meet minimum standards of Alaska Police Standards Council for Police Officers. 


 Police Officer Job Description

 F-3 Appplication for Police Officers


Return all applications by mail, fax or email to Human Resources, 100 Lincoln Street, Sitka AK 99835; fax (907) 747-1846; email Call (907) 747-1816 with any questions. 




For all positions, send or fax completed single page applications (please do not submit applications copied front and back), resumes and references to:

The City and Borough of Sitka
Attn: Human Resources
100 Lincoln Street
Sitka, AK 99835
Human Resources: (907) 747-1816 Fax: (907) 747-1846
Email with any questions.

The City and Borough of Sitka is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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