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City of Seward Employment Application
Click here to access the City Employment Application.
Fax completed applications to 907-224-4038.

Successful applicants must undergo a criminal history check and drug testing.  Preference may be given to previous City employees.  The City of Seward is an equal opportunity employer.  A complete job description and employment application can be obtained at the City of Seward, 410 Adams Street, 224-4074 or email .  


Affirmative Action: All qualified applicants will be considered. Minority, women, disabled veterans, campaign badge veterans, recently separated veterans or disabled are encouraged to apply.

The City of Seward is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Correctional Officer

The City of Seward is hiring a Correctional Officer. This is a regular full-time position with benefits, paying $18.09. This position is responsible for prisoner booking and detention and security work within the jail.  Duties include maintaining jail records, escorting prisoners and enforcing jail rules.  Applicants must be 21 years of age.

Requirements include: A high school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Required to obtain, within 18 months from date of hire, an Alaska Police Standard Council Certificate for Corrections Officers.  State of Alaska F-3C form, can be obtained 224-4074 or email .  

Position opened until filled.

Deputy Finance Director

The City of Seward is hiring a 
Deputy Finance Director.  This is a regular, full-time position, with benefits, paying $28.22/hr. This position is responsible to manage, direct and oversee the accurate recording of all City receipts and expenditures, the preparation of monthly management reports, the proper valuation and recording of all City assets, and preparation for the annual audit. This position has primary responsibility for the accuracy of all accounting transactions of the City. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Finance Director but a great deal of latitude is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Direct supervision is exercised over the work of the Accounting Technicians (4) and the Cashier/Receptionist. In the absence of the Finance Director, an employee in this position may temporarily assume full responsibility for the duties of the Finance Director. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this position establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, Council members, auditors, granting agencies and the public.

Bachelor’s degree from college in accounting, business administration, or public administration; and five years’ experience in governmental accounting or public accounting with supervisory responsibility; or equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Possession of additional certification as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accounting in the State of Alaska, or a Certified Public Accounting candidate, preferred. Significant public accounting experience is a requirement of this position.

Position will be opened until filled.

Project Manager

The City of Seward is hiring a 
Project Manager
.  This is a regular, full time position paying $31.16/hr., with benefits.  This is a progressive position with a progressive pay scale topping off at $42.93/hr.  Position manages major government projects from concept to completion, ensuring that they are delivered on time and within budget, while managing consultants, stakeholders and internal relationships as necessary.  Develops plans, specifications, cost estimates, and contracts.  Prepares reports, acts as liaison with contractors and consultants.  Utilizes project scheduling tools to maintain real-time status and progress of all city projects.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in construction management, architecture or engineering; and Seven years’ experience in architecture, engineering or in one or more of the building trades; or education and training in architecture, construction management; orAny engineering experience substantially equivalent to the above with a thorough understanding of construction terms and concepts. 

Position will be opened until filled.

City of Seward • P.O. Box 167, 410 Adams Street City Hall Building • Seward, Alaska 99664 • (907) 224-3331
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