Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) of Fairbanks, AK is looking to hire a full-time Safety Administrative Assistant as part of the Member Services Division located in Fairbanks, AK. This is an IBEW position that earns a competitive starting wage of $27.96 and excellent benefits such as health insurance, short-term disability, retirement, continuing education, wellness benefits and generous paid leave.
GVEA is an electric cooperative which maintains 3,261 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 35 substations, and 9 generating facilities. Our system is interconnected with Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Fort Greely, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and all of the electric utilities in the Alaska Railbelt, extending from Homer to Fairbanks. Powering the Interior of Alaska, GVEA contributes to the economic, environmental, and social viability of our communities.
We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce composed of safe, committed, and self-motivated employees. GVEA strives to hire and retain employees who share our values of integrity, honesty, accountability, respect, goodwill, and continuous improvement.
Our Safety Administrative Assistant provides technical and administrative support to the Safety Section. They provide administrative support and information management services for the Safety section by storing information accurately and appropriately, to meet regulatory compliance, customer service and management needs. They serve as a professional in safety practices and safety regulations to facilitate delivery of safety education programs and administration of all activities related to safety and worker's compensation loss control programs. While assisting the Safety Specialists, they also conduct new employee safety orientations, schedule training sessions corporate wide and help with report preparation.
The Safety Administrative Assistant plays an integral role in GVEA's ability to serve the Interior of Alaska in providing reliable electric service at fair and reasonable prices!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A SAFETY ASSISTANT
Associate degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Business Administration or related field or High School graduate with two years or more of employment in a safety specific or administrative role required.
Minimum of three years relevant experience in a related field.
Valid Alaska driver's license is required.
Occupational Health and Safety certification, Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) or Certified Administrative Professional is preferred.
Previous work experience in a Cooperative or Electric Utility would be preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration.
Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? Do you have demonstrated computer experience in word processing, data base programs, spreadsheets, electronic mail and Internet use? Do you have the ability to prioritize managing multiple tasks and problem-solving independently? Can you work in a group? Are you attentive to detail? Can you effectively prioritize multiple tasks? Can you maintain a confident and professional demeanor under stressful conditions? Are you dependable and trustworthy? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!
This position typically works 8 hours per day, 5 days per week. Additional hours as required.
READY TO JOIN OUR ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TEAM?
If you feel that you would be the right fit for this job, please fill out our online, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
This position is open until filled.
Note: As a condition of employment, successful applicants must become an IBEW member within 30 days after employment.
GVEA conducts pre-employment, post-offer drug screening and background checks. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates as deemed necessary.
All offers of employment at Golden Valley Electric Association are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug/alcohol screening.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Golden Valley Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative that has been serving Interior Alaska residents since 1946. GVEA has nearly 300 employees and is the third largest electric utility in Alaska, serving nearly 100,000 residents in Fairbanks, North Pole, Delta Junction, Nenana, Healy, Denali National Park and Cantwell. Among GVEA’s members are three military bases, two gold mines and an oil refinery. Golden Valley operates and maintains over 3,200 miles of transmission and distribution lines including 35 substations and 8 generating facilities. GVEA has the most diversified fuel mix of electric utilities in the state: coal, oil, wind, solar, as well as hydro from Bradley Lake near Homer and natural gas from Anchorage.