Park Ranger 1 (PCN 10-5122)
State of Alaska
The Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Southeast Region is recruiting for a twelve-month Park Ranger I position in Ketchikan, AK.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
The Ketchikan area state park units are part of the Alaska State Park system and consist of three road-based units and five marine parks. Totem Bight State Historic Park, Settlers Cove State Recreation Site, and Refuge Cove State Recreation Site make up the road-based units consisting of campgrounds, day-use areas, public use cabins, hiking trails, and model Native Alaskan village. The marine parks of the Ketchikan area offer remote recreational opportunities to include public use cabins, undeveloped camping, fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing to name a few. These park units are immersed in Southeast Alaskan history and culture and receive high numbers of visitation and commercial tourism.
This dynamic position provides visitor services, outreach and education, facility maintenance, law enforcement and public safety, and natural, historic, and cultural resource management in the Ketchikan area parks. The Ketchikan Park Ranger I position will hire, train, and supervise seasonal staff and have direct community involvement with the local citizen's advisory board, "friends" group, civic groups, government organizations, and other local stakeholders. This position will assist the Southeast Region staff with management, operation, and administration of the Ketchikan area park units and conduct park patrols by vehicle, ATV, boat, aircraft, and on foot to ensure public safety, resource protection, and enforcement of state statutes, codes, and regulations. The Ketchikan Park Ranger I position may also be utilized to assist with these same and similar duties in other park units and communities throughout Southeast Alaska. This position has endless opportunities and challenges for a dependable, motivated, energetic, and independent induvial.
$48k-77k yearly est.