Emergency Sheep Hunting Closure in Units 23 & 26(A)
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Local Hire Announcement
Contact: Pam Rice
Park Ranger, GS-07 ($20.30/hr):
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve is accepting applications for one term, part-time (32 hours per week) or full-time, subject-to-furlough position beginning April 2013. Position is based in Bettles, Alaska. It will last one year and may be extendable up to four years, depending on funding.
This job announcement is open only to local residents living near or inside the park.
Assistance for this announcement is available at Park Headquarters, 4175 Geist Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709, (907) 457-5752, or at the Bettles Field Office, (907) 692-5494.
Did You Know?
At 8510 feet, Mount Igikpak, at the headwaters of the Noatak River, is the highest peak in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.