Wolf Creek Federal Services Career Transition Specialist in PALMER, Alaska

Who we are and what we do...

Make more than money. Make a difference.

Chugach Government Solutions (CGS) and subsidiaries…

Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business services in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.

CGS is a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of the government through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve original Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately owned by Alaska Natives, and stock is not publicly traded.

CGS is a seasoned government contractor providing a wide span of services to our federal customers with over 25 years of experience in the industry. We seek consistency in quality and actively innovate, finding new ways of doing business that adds value to our customers. CGS currently operates on Department of Defense installations sprinkled across the United States and at OCONUS locations spread across the globe. With 12 subsidiaries specializing in facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction, and education services, CGS offers a unique depth of services equipped to support the most critical missions.

EEO/AA Employer; Shareholder Hire Preference.

Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders. Chugach is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. CGS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Summary/ General of Description:

Assists graduates and former enrollees with placement in jobs, school, or military. Conducts job development activities and maintains contact with employers, colleges/universities, and military recruiters. Provides transition services and long term placement/transition follow-up activities in compliance with government, corporate, and management directives.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Coaches students in regards to looking for a job or applying for college or military; assists students with job search, resume writing, and interviewing skills.

  • Contacts students prior to separation, immediately following separation, and at least every thirty (30) days post separation to provide placement and transition assistance.

  • Verifies employment, job upgrades, and school and/or military placement in compliance with government regulations.

  • Develops and maintains partnerships with employers to place Job Corps graduates in jobs with career potential and former enrollees in entry level jobs.

  • Maintains transition check log to account for check distribution for graduates and verifies addresses prior to mailing checks.

  • Submits a monthly report to management detailing the placement activities performed and the contacts made to include placed, not placed, and cannot locate.

  • Participates in outreach trips to network with potential employers and school officials. Conducts presentations to individuals, youth groups, communities, agencies, schools, and potential employers to foster interest in Job Corps. Attends career and college fairs.

  • Maintains confidentiality of student records.

  • Assists Outreach/Admissions staff in communicating basic requirements of Job Corps eligibility to urban and rural youth, youth influencers (parents, elders, teachers, counselors, etc.), and potential future employers.

  • Creates and maintains partnerships with One Stops or Job Service agencies in rural and urban communities to foster interagency relationships to provide and coordinate placement and transition services.

  • Conducts 6-month and 12-month follow-up calls with graduates to ensure they are still employed; provides additional placement and transition services as needed.

  • Inputs active electronic case notes, a minimum of monthly, on students eligible for career transition services.

  • Obtains placement verification documents for clients placed in jobs, schools or military services in compliance with Policy and Requirements Handbook requirements.

  • Provides job leads to students in transition period, graduates, and former enrollees.

  • Maintains accountability of students and property; adheres to safety practices.

  • Cultivates and maintains a climate on Center and at Outreach/Admissions and Career Transition Services (OA/CTS) functions that is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.

  • Promotes student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skill acquisition, and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.

  • Performs related work as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in sales, marketing, or counseling related services.

  • Two (2) years’ experience working with youth.

  • Two (2) years’ experience in sales, marketing, or counseling related services.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook at an intermediate level.

  • Valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record.

  • Successfully pass background check and drug test.


  • Previous Job Corps Experience.

  • Experience in employment agency and/or human resources.

Position located in Palmer, Alaska.

Primary Location: US-Alaska-PALMER

Schedule: Full-time

Number of Openings: 1

Job Number: AK0101054

Req ID: AK0101054