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Park Naturalist


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 from May 2022 through October 2022.

Work in a gorgeous alpine environment on the highest mountain peak east of the Mississippi River. We have a Park Naturalist position available.

The Park Naturalist will develop and conduct interpretive programs, provide visitor information and services, perform maintenance duties as needed (including trailwork), assist rangers, and perform other duties as assigned.

We offer $15 per hour and the opportunity to earn experience in parks and recreation. No housing is available.



How to apply

If interested, please complete the NC State Government Paper Application for Employment (PD-107).

Please email the completed application to or fax it to 828-675-9655.

You can also mail it to:
Mount Mitchell State Park
238 N.C. 128
Burnsville, NC 28714

If you have any questions about what it is like to work at Mount Mitchell State Park, please feel free to call 828-675-4611.