Summary Job Goal: 

Under the oversite and direction of the VPSO Manager, the VPSO Sub-Regional Coordinator will deliver public safety services within the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) region. The VPSO Sub-Regional Coordinator will have oversight of the officers within his or her sub-region and other officers as assigned.  This position will ensure that his or her team has the necessary skills, tools, and support needed to provide public safety services.


Performance Responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

  • Implements the established goals and objectives of the subregion for the overall VPSO program
  • Maintains daily communication with their direct reports and assigned officers for any needs and/or assistance
  • Will respond to calls from their direct reports as needed to provide coverage, assistance, and/or guidance
  • Develops the work schedules and coordinates travel of their assigned VPSO’s in partnership with the other Sub-Regional Coordinators including but not limited to the placement for 2 week on and 2 week off Officers
  • Maintains the equipment inventory log and equipment needs list for assigned communities and works with their VPSO Manager in pursuing funds for equipment needs.
  • Coordinates and arranges training sessions for VPSO staff which are designed based upon needs, coordinate with AST, and VPSOs. Arranges appointments and other pre-training arrangements for physical exams, travel logistics, etc…
  • Travel to villages within the region to orient city/tribal council members and residents.
  • Recruit and screen applicants for vacant VPSO positions
  • In cooperation with the governing body and DPS provide direction and support to his/her designated officers
  • Reviews and approves timesheets of his/her designated officers
  • Conducts annual evaluations
  • Works closely with the VPSO Manager in all personnel matters that involve their assigned officers/sub-region.
  • Coordinates the signature of the Memoranda of Agreements (MOA) with assigned communities
  • Maintain and protect privacy of confidential information.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to successfully complete this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED required. Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university is preferred. Prior experience in the VPSO, public safety, or military field also preferred. Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and proficient with computers. Must pass a background check to determine that no disqualifying crimes listed in AS 18.65.672 (b) have been committed.  Skilled in both written and verbal communication. Fluency in Yup’ik and English preferred. Must possess current Alaska driver’s license.

This position is a Grade 8 and has a Salary Range of:  $74,494 – $111,741

Job Posting Expiration Date: January 31, 2023

We hope to have this position filled by date listed above, if no qualified applicant is hired we may advertise an additional 30 days.