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2018 Seasonal Job Opportunities

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2018 Seasonal Job Opportunities

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 8:47am

Are you interested in working at one of North Carolina’s beautiful state parks? Do you enjoy beautiful views and working with the public?  Come join our staff at Mount Mitchell State Park, the highest mountain east of the Mississippi. 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2017 summer season.
 
Season begins: April, 2018
Season ends: October, 2018
 
Available positions:
1. Naturalist ($9.00/hr)
2.  Office Assistant ($9.00/hr)
3.  Park Attendants ($8.00/hr)
4. Gift shop/concession stand clerks ($8.00/hr)
5. Gift shop/concession stand manager ($9.00/hr)
 
WORKING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS IS REQUIRED.  Pay rate is $8/9/hour; housing is available for staff only at no charge.   
 
Download an application here.  Mail completed application to:
Mount Mitchell State Park
2388 State Highway 128
Burnsville, NC 28714
Or scan and email to mount.mitchell@ncparks.gov

Contact the park office for more detailed information on available positions 828-675-4611

Thank you for your interest in working at Mount Mitchell State Park.  Mount Mitchell, the first state park, being the highest elevation east of the Mississippi creates a challenging and extremely beautiful environment to work in.  The park is located at mile marker 355 off of the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and is approximately one hour from Asheville and Marion.  On a clear day views can be seen from up to 100 miles away.

Contact:

Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 State Highway 128
BurnsvilleNC 28714
Phone828-675-4611
mount.mitchell@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.752800
Longitude: -82.273700

Park Hours:

November - February: 7am - 6pm
March, April: - 7am - 8pm
September, October: 7am - 9pm
May - August: 7am - 10pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office Hours:
8am - 5pm Monday - Sunday, April - October
8am - 5pm Monday - Friday, November - March

Museum Hours
May - October: 10am - 6pm 

Restaurant Hours: 
Ph 
828-675-1024 
May 1 - August 31, 10am - 8pm daily
September 1 - October 31, 10am - 7pm daily

Concession Stand / Gift Shop:
May - October, 10am - 6pm daily