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General Utility Worker


Lake James State Park
Nebo, NC
Burke and McDowell counties


Lake James State Park
7321 N.C. 126
Nebo, NC 28761

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.

Job description

Dates employed

April to October



24 to 40 hours per week; typically, 8-hour workdays with 1-hour lunch

Weekend and holiday work required.



$12 per hour


Job Duties

  • Groundskeeping, including mowing, weedeating, leafblowing, and trash pickup
  • Cleaning of campgrounds and other facilities, including restrooms and bathhouses
  • Assisting visitors and providing excellent customer service to visitors on summer weekends


Starting in May, we'll begin hiring our peak-season workforce. Our crew will be a diverse group, including young people with little or no prior work experience and seasoned veterans with a strong work ethic who lead by example.



How to apply

If you see yourself working at Lake James State Park and earning wages in either a 40-hour-per-week or 24-hour-per-week capacity, fill out an application today. We'd love to talk to you!

To apply, submit a N.C. State Government Paper Application for Employment (PD-107), to or mail it to us at:

Lake James State Park
P.O. Box 340
Nebo, NC 28761

For more information, please call 828-584-7728.