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2019 Seasonal Job Opportunities

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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 4:00pm

2019 Seasonal Job Opportunities

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 2019 summer season.
Season begins: April 2019
Season ends: October 2019
Available positions:
1. Maintenance Workers ($12.00/hr)
2. Gift Shop-Concessions Clerks ($12.00/hr)
WORKING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS IS REQUIRED.  Pay rate is $12.00/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

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.

A dark view of Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 N.C. 128
Burnsville, NC 28714

Office: 828-675-4611
Restaurant: 828-675-1888


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  • November to February:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
  • May to August:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day
  • November to March:
    8:00am to 5:00pm on weekdays; closed on weekends
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    8:00am to 5:00pm daily
  • Closed Christmas Day
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    10:00am to 6:00pm
  • May 3 to August 31:
    11:00am to 6:00pm
  • September 1 to October 31:
    11:00am to 6:00pm
  • Next year (2020) the restaurant will be closed for renovations.
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    10:00am to 6:00pm
  • July 1 to October 31:
    10:00am to 6:00pm
    Friday through Sunday