Fairbanks – Independent Living Equipment Specialist

ILA Equipment Specialist — Access Alaska, Fairbanks

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

This position assists persons who experience a disability to obtain adaptive equipment, assistive technology, and other services that support their ability to live independently within the community. This is a position for someone with general mechanical repair skills.


Typical tasks – receive, repair, maintain and inventory adaptive equipment; document work activities and maintain equipment inventory; provide consumer training for the use of adaptive equipment. Coordinate community and consumer outreach and other services with other office staff.


Required to work in the community so must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and clear driving and criminal records. Required to safely use construction, mechanic, and general repair hand tools, work outside in various weather conditions, complete minor construction and repair work, and keep accurate purchasing, repair and inventory records.


  • The position requires an individual with excellent customer service skills, a professional image, and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must be organized, efficient and able to simultaneously handle multiple tasks.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to apply discretion in handling confidential information and situations and function effectively under pressure.
  • Interest in working with a community-based, individualized support services agency for individuals with disabilities and their families.


Education Requirements: MUST have a high school degree or GED and 3 yrs. of relevant work experience in small equipment repair and maintenance; must have a working knowledge of MS Office including word processing and data entry skills


Salary: $15.53 to $17.58

Full Benefits package offered.  10 paid holidays and Paid Time Off

Position is open until filled by a qualified candidate.

The Staff application can be found on our website at http://accessalaska.org/about-us/employment/.  Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter to fax number (907) 248-0639 or electronically to  HR@accessalaska.org. Access Alaska is located at 526 Gaffney Road Fairbanks, AK 99701.


Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.