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State of Alaska Interview Questions

Updated May 14, 2017
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    Protective Service Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Anchorage, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Anchorage, AK).

    Interview

    3 Phrases. Initial interview of 4-5 questions. If you score well enough, move on to 2nd interview of 9 questions. Third phase is state checking all of your documents. Process happened pretty quick, but I was told that's rare.

    Interview Questions

    • General social work questions-Strengths based family work. Self-care.   Answer Question

  2.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at State of Alaska.

    Interview

    four panel, round robin questioning, scenario prioritization test, feedback requested, close quarters around single desk, was generally very relaxed and open to conversation, not an intimidating atmosphere, very personable and respectful individuals, would gladly do it again

    Interview Questions

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    Health Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Anchorage, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Anchorage, AK) in November 2016.

    Interview

    The interview consisted of a 3-person panel where each took turns asking prescribed questions. The questions ranged from experience/knowledge-based to behavioral questions. The interview was scheduled for an hour and took as much time.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you manage your workload in a fast-paced environment?   Answer Question

  4.  

    Deckhand Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kodiak, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Kodiak, AK) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Networking with people in the town. Walked many miles and talked to hundreds of people asking for work. Phonecalls to multiple captains. Following up with people i contacted. Eventually was contacted by a skipper, he picked me up in his car and took me to his boat, asked me a few questions to get to know me and hired me on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you live on a boat for weeks at a time? Can you wake up early and work hard all day?   1 Answer
    • Do you get seasick? Are you a violent person? Can you be trusted?   1 Answer

  5. Helpful (1)  

    Staff Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Anchorage, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Anchorage, AK).

    Interview

    It was a one on one with the audit manager. Straight forward questions. More or less want to make sure there will not be huge personality conflicts in the office.

    Interview Questions

    • Discussed what type of work environments I'm accustomed to..   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiations. State jobs don't allow for negotiations.


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    IT Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Juneau, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Juneau, AK) in October 2013.

    Interview

    job announcement. phone interview (review of skills). in person. must submit current resume and cover letter and reference. phone skills test pertaining to position. 1 on 1.

    Interview Questions


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    Legislative Aide Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Palmer, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Palmer, AK) in October 2013.

    Interview

    I was referred to the legislator who hired me by a mutual acquaintance. I was contacted via phone call to gauge my interest in the position and then answered a few general questions about myself. I scheduled an in-person with the State House Representative a few days later where we discussed my experience, interests, strengths and weaknesses in greater detail. I was offered the job at the end of the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • List professional strengths and weaknesses. What sort of tasks are you comfortable performing, which tasks are you less comfortable with? Any policy experience, or interest in policy work?   Answer Question
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    Foreman Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fairbanks, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Fairbanks, AK) in June 2011.

    Interview

    The hiring process for this position is: posting is internal only--employees sign up for it. Employees signed up are ranked for seniority, and the top 3 get to interview. The interview process involves being interviewed by a 3 person panel, as well as several aptitude tests.


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    Analyst Programmer V Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Juneau, AK
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Juneau, AK) in February 2011.

    Interview

    I was contacted on off-hours by a former co-worker. She was filling a position and was wondering if I was interested for an interview. We worked well together in the past, so I accepted the interview. The room was cozy. My co worker and the director was there, as well as an Anchorage office worker via teleconference. They tested my database. and language knowledge as well as business practices.

    Tips for others?

    1. Dress sharp. If you go to church, that is the way to dress. Clean cut and tidy.

    Interview Questions


  10. Helpful (1)  

    Employment Security Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Anchorage, AK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at State of Alaska (Anchorage, AK) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Specific web site: Workplace Alaska, register, review the job description in detail, attend a workshop for that specific application process or call an Alaska Job Center and ask for an ESSIB to help. Submit application before close out date and time (Juneau Alaska time).

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about our agency and its mission and goals?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    The plan was that I could conduct facilitation classes. As a government agency there was no financial negotiations.


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