For Businesses

Experienced managers know that resumes and interviews can't tell them everything they need to make a good hire. That's why they work with DVR.

  • Contact Us About Hiring a Qualified Employee With a Disability.
  • Every job applicant we recommend has been thoroughly assessed to make sure they are qualified and will be a good fit for your business. In some situations you can actually observe a potential hire doing the work before you hire them. We even visit your workplace to ensure we thoroughly understand your needs before we recommend an applicant. We continue to provide support after you hire to ensure you are satisfied.

    If you have future or regular hiring needs, we can develop a long term relationship and employment strategy for your company.

    Phone: (907) 465-2814

    Toll Free: (800) 478-2815

    email: dol.dvr.info@alaska.gov

  • Job Accomodation Network
  • The leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

  • Tax Credits and Reduced Labor Costs
  • Incentives for small- and medium-sized businesses.

  • Northwest ADA Center for more ADA Assistance
  • The Northwest ADA Center helps businesses, state and local governments, and people with disabilities. They are familiar with disability, rehabilitation, rehab engineering, special education, the built environment, accessibility to buildings and electronic accessibility, civil rights law, and business

For State Hiring Managers

  • State Provisional Hire FAQ
  • The Provisional Hire Program allows Alaska state hiring managers to hire qualified persons with a disability for up to 4 months of trial work without the requirement to hire as a permanent employee. The position can be either permanent or non-permanent.

    Recruitment is not required to appoint a provisional hire through DVR. However, the individual must be certified through the DVR as have a severe disability.

    If a State hiring manager believes their position may be a good match for a DVR participant, s/he may contact DVR at 800-478-2815 before initiating Workplace Alaska recruitment.