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2021 Seasonal Job Opportunities at Mount Mitchell State Park


Mount Mitchell State Park
Burnsville, NC
Yancey County


Mount Mitchell State Park
2388 N.C. 128
Burnsville, NC 28714

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.

Job description

Mount Mitchell State Park is currently accepting applications for qualified and passionate seasonal employees to work May 2021 through October 2021. Each position pays $12 per hour and the opportunity to earn experience in parks and recreation. There is no housing available.


Maintenance Utility Workers

This position maintains the landscaping, services the restroom facilities, empties the trash bins, and performs trailwork and other maintenance duties as assigned.


Retail Sales Associates

This position sells packaged food items and retail merchandise such as clothing and souvenirs; restocks items for resale; cleans bathrooms; and provides park visitors with general information about the park, hiking trails and the surrounding area. Associates are responsible for operating a cash register and taking credit card payments.



How to apply

Please print and completely fill out the NC State Government Paper Application for Employment (PD-107) and return it to Mount Mitchell State Park. Applications may be emailed to or mailed to:

Mount Mitchell State Park
2388 N.C. 128
Burnsville, NC 28714

If you have any questions about what it is like to work at Mount Mitchell State Park, please contact the park directly by email or phone at 828-675-4611.