The Scheduling Specialist provides administrative support to the scheduling function for Anchorage Departments. This includes providing support to Anchorage teams in identifying vacant positions and open shifts to fill with on-call staff, On Demand Support staff, and staff seeking hours. The Scheduling Specialist acts as the liaison between Human Resources and staffing supervisors to ensure personnel needs are effectively met and personnel resources are fully utilized. The Scheduling Specialist is responsible to understand the unique staffing needs for Anchorage including regular and intermediate support level needs, and maintains functional authority over scheduling conflicts that may arise across various departments. This position works in coordination with supervisors to assure staff are cross trained as necessary to provide coverage in a manner that is safe, efficient and supports all shifts required; including weekend and overnight needs.