Have you got an interest in working in the out-of-doors? Like teaching people about nature and the importance of park lands to Kodiak?
If the idea of being a state park ranger appeals to you, you might want to consider applying for the job as the new district ranger for the Kodiak state parks.
The job came open recently when the previous district ranger, Kevin Murphy transferred to Juneau.
Claire LeClair is the deputy director of Alaska State Parks. She was in town recently filling in at Fort Abercrombie State Park. She encourages Kodiak residents to check out the requirements and to consider applying for the position. She says many of the minimum requirements for the job allow substituting experience in related areas.
— (New park ranger :14 "And I don’t want…for the position.")
Speaking of the district ranger position, LeClair used to be Kodiak’s district ranger. Though, back then, she was known as Clair Holland. Now she is second-in-command of the entire Alaska State Parks system:
— (New park ranger :50 "I find this …really exciting.")
If you’re interested in the park ranger position, time is short, the deadline to apply is Wednesday the 13th. For more information, and to apply, go to the Work Place Alaska job site or the local Job Service Office.