The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is recruiting for a Lake Hood manager, formally called an Airport Operations Specialist, according to a press release sent out on Tuesday.

What's the job entail?

Minimum qualifications as listed on the job posting are: "Two years experience resolving aircraft operating area (AOA) issues and experience involving commercial or general aviation operations, terminal operations, landside operations, or overseeing snow removal and airport and runway safety operations, subject to FAA, state, or military rules and regulations."

"This is a critical position at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport," John Parrott, Airport Manager at Anchorage International Airport, said in the press release. "With 500 floatplane slips and 500 wheeled airplane tie downs, Lake Hood is a busy airport in its own right. This is an exciting job that interfaces with lots of avid aviators, oversees operations and conducts crucial safety and security elements in accordance with the FAA."

The job is a full-time, year-round position with the State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

People interested in the position can log onto Workplace Alaska to find more details and apply electronically.

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