Mt. Rainier NPS | Hiring Short-Term Mountaineering Appointment

Mt. Rainier NPS is hiring a full-time, 40hr/week, (not-to-exceed) 60-day appointment for work as a climbing ranger on Mt. Rainier. Depending on the experience level, the pay rate will either be GS-5 (approx. $16.50/hr) or GS-7 (approx. $21.50/hr) – based on the level of experience of the individual. Mt. Rainier NPS would like to fill the appointment from approximately June 15 – August 15.

Duties include staffing high camps Muir and Schurman, climbing patrols of the Disappointment Cleaver and Emmons-Winthrop routes, non-standard climbing patrols of various more difficult routes, staffing of the climbing information center at Paradise, issuing climbing permits, public contacts for the purposes of preventative search and rescue, team member on search and rescue missions, and resource protection measures in the alpine areas of Mt. Rainier.

Seeking an AMGA member who has substantial training and experience in the Alpine and Ski environment.

How to apply:  Send a detailed resume to s[email protected] (please omit ciritical PII such as social security number, date of birth, etc.) but just enough to contact you like email and phone number. Your eligibility and qualification will be determined by experience detailed in your resume. You can also USPS mail your resume to Stefan Lofgren, 55210 238th Ave E, Ashford, WA 98304 or fax your resume and cover letter to Stefan Lofgren at 360-569-6615. Please indicate on any method above that you are applying for the, “Short-Term Mountaineering Appointment”.

This ‘critical need’ hiring authority in the National Park Service does not grant rehire status for the following year and the term of employment is limited to 60 days.

Please have applications in by April 30, 2016.

Thank you!

Stefan Lofgren (s[email protected])
Mountaineering District Ranger
Mt. Rainier National Park
55210 238th Ave
Ashford, WA 98304