What is the best way to apply for a job with NMS?
Apply online! When you apply online, NMS hiring managers located throughout Alaska and the contiguous U.S. can quickly access and review your application. You can apply for multiple jobs.
What is required to apply online?
An email address is required to apply for NMS jobs. You can use an existing email account or set up a free email account with Google, Yahoo, Hotmail or any web service you choose. You will use your email address to register a new account with NMS.
When will I hear back after applying for an NMS job?
It depends on the contract or location of the position. Correspondence is sent via email for any position updates. You are welcome to call the recruiting department at (907) 265-4172 to follow up on your completed application.
What if I forgot to update information on my application?
If applications are being accepted for a position (posted online), you can go onto My Jobpage and edit your submission.
Can I mail my resume?
We do all of our job postings online, and you must complete an online application in order to be considered for a position.
What kind of employee benefits does NMS offer?
We know that quality benefits and compensation play an important role in promoting the health and well-being of our employees and their families. The employee benefits we offer include 401(k) retirement plan, life and disability insurance, healthcare (medical, prescription, dental, vision), Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts, paid time off, training and tuition reimbursement upon approval, Family Medical Leave and Employee Assistance programs to qualifying employees.
What does a remote job mean?
NMS camp services provides food and facilities management to remote operations, such as the Red Dog Mine and the Prudhoe Bay Operations Center. The remote locations are only accessible by scheduled flights operated by our clients. Watch our video to find out what it’s like to work at a remote camp.
What happens after I am offered a position?
An NMS recruiting manager will contact you to start the onboarding process, which consists of several steps you will need to take:
1) complete your new hire paperwork;
2) bring in two acceptable documents of identification to complete an I-9 form;
3) complete pre-employment drug screening, which is dependent on contract/location and includes a urinalysis and/or hair follicle test;
4) pass a criminal background check;
5) complete a physical assessment; and
6) provide verifiable references. All job offers are contingent on passing the pre-employment drug test, a post-offer physical assessment and a criminal background check.
Can I sign up for direct deposit?
Yes! We encourage all of our employees to have their paychecks deposited directly into their checking and savings accounts. If you would like to sign up for direct deposit, please bring a voided check and complete an NMS direct deposit form, which authorizes the payroll department to deposit your paycheck electronically.
What is the physical assessment?
All NMS employees conduct either a functional capacity evaluation or a fit-for-duty evaluation. All offers are contingent on passing applicable evaluations to meet requirements of the employment contract or location.
Are there any rules of employment?
NMS provides a drug-free, violence-free, hostility-free and discrimination-free work environment. Many forms of misconduct are against company policy and may result in immediate termination, law enforcement notification, or both. Misconduct includes, but is not limited to, drunkenness, possession or use of illegal drugs, possession of firearms and acts or threats of violence. All NMS positions require pre-employment drug testing.