The Wake County Division of Parks, Recreation and Open Space is currently hiring for 9 full-time Park Technician positions, including 6 focused on education and 3 on maintenance. All positions will have operational responsibilities as well. To apply, you'll need to be quick as the positions will close on Friday, April 5th. You can get to the job descriptions by going to the wakegov.com website, then select "Apply for a Job" from the lower left column entitled "Most Popular". Then select "Search and Apply for Jobs" and then "Search Openings". Then from the "Title/Subtitle" section, select "(5115_02 PARK TECHNICIAN - EDUCATIONAL)".
While the park remains open year round, the Historic Yates Mill building is closed for the winter season - it will reopen for tours in March 2013. The first corn grinding weekend will take place on March 16-17. For a full listing of upcoming tours, check out our Mill Tours web-page.
MILL AS MUSE ART & PHOTO CONTESTS
Congratulations to Sandy Winzenz and Paul Malcolm for winning the honor of Best in Show for our 2013 "Mill as Muse" community art and photo contests! A total of 93 contest entries were received, with 37 works of art and 56 photographs. All of the winning entries are currently on display in the park center exhibit hall.
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE PARK
If you're planning to come out for some family photography – please remember to be courteous to other park visitors. Keep trails and boardwalks clear and observe all posted safety rules. Since the park is a wildlife refuge, all pets (except identifiable service animals) are not allowed. Thank you and have fun! View the photo policy.