|Workman's Compensation Insurance (6/30/10 but verified with Alaska Public Entity via Telephone that coverage has been renewed on July 1, 2010 and extends to June 30, 2011.) The utility has a posted worker's compensation insurance policy from Alaska Public Entity Insurance. Coverage is effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
New hires are given a 90-day probationary period which may be extended if necessary. City employees are evaluated at the following times during their employment with the City of St. Paul: end of probationary period, on their anniversary date, and upon termination.
Job announcements are posted, with job title and duties, locally at the post office, AC store, and city office. They are also announced on the local radio station. They may be advertised as short as one week if the manager deems expediency is required. The personnel policy also allows for temporary hires for a period of six months with no benefits provided. Temporary hires are often used for short term projects.
The utility participates in the State of Alaska Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and Supplemental Benefits Systems (SBS).
Training opportunities are provided to staff when money allows. Aleutian Pribilof Island Association (APIA) and the RUBA program have funded utility staff training. The APIA Remote Maintenance Worker provides on-site training frequently.