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OFFICE ASSISTANT (Position #60095507) (40 hours)


Grandfather Mountain State Park
Banner Elk, NC
Avery County

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Job description

Dates Employed:  April – November (Dates are tentative pending budget approval)
Hours:  40 hrs/week; Eight-hour workdays plus 30 minutes for lunch. Must be available on weekends, and holidays. (Flexible week-day scheduling is possible for students.)
Pay: $9.00/hr.

Job Description:   Position includes, but is not limited to the following activities:

  • Daily Operations – Position's primary responsibility is to answer phone calls, talk to visitors at the office, monitor radio calls from the park and update the parks' website and with ALERT information, if necessary. This employee will be able to answer visitor questions regarding hiking trails, campsites and general park information. This employee will assist the Administrative Specialist in routine office duties to include filing, recording and managing visitation data, and making sales and reservations in the central reservation system (CRS), collecting mail, maintaining inventory of retail items and office supplies, folding park maps, checking campers in and out in CRS, arranging retail items for display, tidying office, and any other duties as assigned by the administrator or park superintendent.
  • Field Work- This employee will assist field staff in operations duties in the field if needed or if office duties are completed.  Field work may include all maintenance duties associated with the Profile Trailhead to include cleaning restrooms, picking up ground litter, trimming road shoulders and all associated grounds work.  Field work may include all forms of trail work, maintenance projects and natural resource management projects as assigned.  This employee may use hand tools and power tools.  This employee may be exposed to all weather and trail conditions. 

Candidate with related experience preferred.

How to apply

Please fill out a North Carolina State Government Application for Employment (PD-107).

Submit the completed application:

  • by dropping it off at the park office:
    9872 N.C. 105 S.
    Suite #6
    Banner Elk, NC 28604
  • mailing it to:
    PO Box 9
    Linville, NC 28646
  • or emailing it to