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Labor Relations Analyst 3 (PCN 2134)

Labor Relations Analyst 3 (PCN 2134)

Labor Relations Analyst 3 (PCN 2134)

State of Alaska
Juneau, AK

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The Alaska Department of Administration, Division of Personnel and Labor Relations, is seeking to fill a full-time Labor Relations Analyst 3 to join our team in Juneau!

Our mission is to achieve the purposes of the Public Employment Relations Act by acting as the executive branch representative in contract negotiations and contract administration matters.

Our primary services include representing the Administration in contract negotiations, responding to grievances and complaints on behalf of the Commissioner of Administration, representing the State of Alaska in arbitration, mediation, and other dispute resolution procedures, representing the State of Alaska at Alaska Labor Relations Agency hearings regarding unfair labor practices, unit clarification and other matters, providing training and consultative services to managerial and supervisory personnel on contract negotiation and administration, and establishing and administering labor-management committees.

What you will be doing:
You will serve as the State’s advocate in all assigned labor relations activities. You will be researching and making recommendations and preparing for and/or present arbitrations, mediations and other dispute resolution activities. This position also participates in and/or leads contract negotiations, as well as provide consultative and training services to agency human resource, supervisory, and managerial personnel.

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a successful candidate that has the following competencies:
  • Research: Knowledge of the scientific principles, methods, and processes used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry; including study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and the reporting of results.
  • Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a brief, clear, and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Conflict Management: Manages and resolves conflicts, grievances, confrontations, or disagreements in a constructive manner to minimize negative personal impact.
  • Personnel and Human Resources: Knowledge of hiring, classification, benefits, labor relations, negotiation, and State and federal employment regulations.

Where you will be working:
We are located on the 10th floor of the State Office Building (known locally as the SOB) in beautiful, historic downtown Juneau, Alaska. If you love picturesque landscapes and untamed natural beauty, then Juneau might just be your cup of tea. This charming city has everything from glaciers, mountainous peaks, freshwater streams, and unexplored forests. Juneau is an outdoor enthusiast's dream! This is the perfect setting for avid ers and fishers. Juneau is part of Alaska's unique history and has some of the most diverse and fascinating cultures found anywhere in the world. You can be a part of this amazing community and live where many people only dream to visit.
Why is DOPLR the #1 Place to Work?

We respect and celebrate diversity and inclusivity. We promote a collegial, collaborative and supportive work environment. You can expect to work with committed and positive team members and supervisors to fulfill the mission of DOPLR. We are looking for a candidate who brings their own culture and working style to our collaborative work environment.

We share mutual respect with one another and our supervisors. Many of us enjoy friendships with our co-workers and professionally appreciate many more. We routinely gather together to share our success and accomplishments. We offer the option for teleworking as needed, the possibility for an alternate work week schedule (having every other Friday off), and the opportunity to flex work hours to meet work life balance needs. The diversity of Human Resource work provides ample opportunity for professional development. We encourage and promote career development opportunities. If you can see yourself in this role, we encourage you to apply!

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree or the equivalent in any field from an accredited college or university
Two years of expert level professional labor relations experience. This is met by experience as a Labor Relations Analyst 2 with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent elsewhere.

Four years of any combination of post-secondary education and/or technical or professional experience in human resources or labor relations will substitute for the required bachelor's degree.

A degree from an accredited law school will substitute for the required education.

Experience as a licensed attorney practicing in the field of employment law may substitute for the specific labor relations experience on a year for year basis.

Special Note:
"Human resource" includes experience in recruitment and selection, classification, employee training, employer provided benefits programs, employment law compliance, personnel and payroll, and labor relations. Experience in related fields such as human rights and workers' compensation is also qualifying. Supervision of employees in and of itself does not constitute human resource work.

"Labor relations" includes experience in grievance processing, arbitration preparation and presentation, labor contract interpretation and application, preparation of proposals and strategy for negotiations, participation in negotiations as team member or chief spokesperson, or specific research endeavors in support of these activities.

Additional Required Information

A cover letter is required for this position. The cover letter should be in a standard business format and should highlight your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as they pertain to the job description above. Your cover letter will be used as a writing sample.

Your complete applicant package, including cover letter, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process. If you do not provide a cover letter as required, your application package may be determined to be incomplete and will not advance to the next phase of the recruitment and selection process.

Please attach the required documents to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, submit your application online and fax them to the contact number provided in the job posting.

Applicants invited for an interview will be required to provide the following at the time of interview:
  • List of three (3) professional references including current daytime phone numbers.
  • Copies of your two (2) most recent performance evaluations or two (2) letters of professional reference.
  • College transcripts (if using education to meet the minimum qualifications). These can also be attached to your application at the time of submission.
This position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.

If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the Applicant Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degrees Obtained field. Copies of transcripts will be required at the time of interview.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

Questions regarding application submission (including account creation) or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or 907-465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to

For applicant password assistance please visit:

For specific information in reference to the position, please contact the hiring manager listed in the Contact Information section below.

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

Brook Riley, Administrative Officer 2
Phone: (907) 465-3567

Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.

For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)

Insurance Benefits
  • Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental
    • The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See for additional information.
      • AVTEC
      • Confidential
      • Correctional Officers
      • Marine Engineers
      • Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers
      • Supervisory
      • Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
      • Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
    • The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.
      • General Government
      • Labor, Trades and Crafts
      • Public Safety Employees Association
      • Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits
  • Group-based insurance premiums for
    • Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
    • Long-term and short-term disability
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
    • Supplemental Survivor Benefits
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses

Retirement Benefits
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
  • Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
  • Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program
  • Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
See for additional information
Paid Leave & Other Benefits
  • Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
  • Eleven paid holidays a year
  • Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.

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