Job Title: Ocoee River, Manager of Operations
Position reports to: General Manager of Outpost Operations
Job Location: Ocoee, TN
Application Deadline: Until filled
For 40+ years NOC has led the outdoor industry, taking more guests whitewater rafting and teaching more paddlers than any other outdoor recreation company. NOC also provides top-quality aerial and trail-based adventures, wilderness medicine as well as providing unmatched retail service, food-service, lodging, and trip planning services. Behind NOC's rapid growth are our staff’s commitment to our five core values: Lead by Example, Service Before Self, Do the Right Thing, Work Hard/Play Hard and Make it Happen. These core values unite a community of leaders and pioneers in an exciting, fun and always changing work environment.
NOC career opportunities offer prospects rare opportunities to work in beautiful locations, to grow their skills and to share a passion for active outdoor recreation. Ideal candidates are leaders in the work place that wish to join a unique, values-driven organization. They aspire to excellence in their fields and disciplines and they demonstrate a commitment to the service of others. Above all, they want to provide visitors with unforgettable experiences in the great outdoors. If this sounds like you, we hope you'll apply to join the NOC team.
We hope you will apply to join NOC’s river operation at the Ocoee River. This position is unlike many others in the outdoor industry, allowing both to lead a business unit within the NOC and help connect guests with one of America’s finest whitewater resources as it flows through Cherokee National Forest.
The River Manager is responsible for being a leader both on and off the water and an ambassador of the NOC to employees, our partners, competitors and the general public. The River Manager is expected to provide positive guest interactions/experiences and to take all precautions and handle trainings to keep our guest and guides prepared for all situations on the river. Liaise with the Ocoee River Outfitter’s Association, Forest Service, TVA and Polk County, be a key communicator and handle administrative/logistic duties for the river operation including: planning, accounting, logistics, budgeting, staff management, hiring, culture, training and many other functions described in detail below.
The Ocoee River Manager position is classified as "9/12." Meaning, that the Manager works full-time for nine months of the year yet receives a paycheck across all twelve months. While the position is full-time during the nine months, the work schedule fluctuates with many weeks exceeding 40 hours and some weeks falling short of 40 hours.
Administrative and Logistics
The above noted description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of the position. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of the position.
Please submit application at: www.noccareers.com
The Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any and all terms, conditions or privileges of employment including hiring, promotions, termination, training and compensation. The NOC does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic condition or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, where applicable. Furthermore, the NOC is committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment through respecting and valuing the diversity among employees and all those with whom the NOC does business.