Employment Opportunities

The available positions are listed below. You must submit a City of Fairbanks employment application.





The position works closely with a team of civil engineers and performs all aspects of land surveying in an urban environment based on the needs of road and utility projects.

Work is performed under limited supervision and requires a Professional Land Surveyor license.

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This position will be open until filled.




Under close supervision of Company Officers, the Recruit Fire Fighter performs entry-level work in the prevention and suppression of fires. Also serves as medical responders on an ambulance crew.

Assignments as a recruit firefighter on an assigned shift include, but are not limited to: responds to fires and other emergency scenes and renders emergency services as appropriate; participates in classes and drills to maintain proficiency; assists with inspection of buildings as assigned; provides public education through station tours and various other programs; performs equipment checks as required; performs station housekeeping maintenance; and other duties as assigned.

This position will be open until June 15th, 2016






This position oversees the planning, permitting, and environmental compliance of City road, utility, and facility projects, as well as community development and redevelopment activities.  This position is highly visible with frequent public contact and agency coordination.

This position will be open until filled.






This position is responsible for identifying, evaluating, and analyzing risks inherent to the operations of the City of Fairbanks.  Incumbent will formulate, implement, administer, and evaluate risk management strategies to efficiently and cost-effectively manage those risks.  This position is responsible for educating, advising, and counseling, staff to reduce or transfer risks.  Incumbent must remain informed of the dynamic changes that occur within the City of Fairbanks and make the best risk mitigation method decisions based on the changes.  Incumbent will participate in committee meetings, risk management educational programs, and other educational opportunities to stay abreast of emerging risk issues affecting City operations.


This position will be open until close of business on June 27, 2016.



On-going Recruitment: 

Dispatcher: The City of Fairbanks is accepting applications from qualified applicants for openings as a Dispatcher with the Fairbanks Emergency Communications Center.

Police Officers: The City of Fairbanks is accepting applications from qualified applicants for openings as a Recruit Police Officer with the
Fairbanks Police Department.


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City of Fairbanks Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

The City of Fairbanks is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities, and experience. The City of Fairbanks does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

The City of Fairbanks prohibits the harassment of any individual for any of the reasons listed above. Applicants and employees who believe they may have experienced discrimination or harassment may file a confidential complaint with:

Angela Foster-Snow, City of Fairbanks HR Director
800 Cushman Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: 907-459-6780


Alaska State Commission for Human Rights
800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 800-478-4692

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, training opportunities, promotion, discipline, termination, and access to benefits.



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