Nantahala Outdoor Center

  • Assistant Manager - Repair and Maintenance

    Job Locations US-NC-Bryson City
    Year Round
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  • Overview


    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, foodservice, 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.




    NOC has an immediate opening for a Repair & Maintenance (R&M) Assistant Manager. In this position, you will work with a small team to make sure that NOC facilities and grounds are maintained and meet the needs of NOC guests and staff at all campus locations and staff housing properties. Being a service department, a positive attitude to guests, contract service providers and staff is important to remaining good rapport and service.


    This is a full-time, benefits eligible position and reports to the R&M Manager. We are looking for qualified applicants that can join us immediately. 


    • Perform maintenance and repairs on facilities and equipment to keep them in good working order
    • Work on long-term expansion or major capital projects
    • Inspect and maintain selected assigned facilities
    • Perform grounds maintenance
    • Maintain and upkeep all tools, construction and groundskeeping equipment
    • Responsible for vehicles and equipment as designated
    • Inform R&M Manager of any concerns or issues with facilities, grounds, equipment or vehicles
    • Manage assigned staff to work on projects to meet department requirements
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Skill set to include; electric, plumbing, construction and carpentry
    • Working knowledge of tools and procedures related to all maintenance and construction trade
    • Available for 'on-call' shifts to include weekends and holidays
    • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record


    • Previous management experience
    • HVAC experience

    Applicants must:

    • Have a working knowledge of recycling products and processes
    • Be able to work with a variety of personalities to accomplish the desired outcome, to include guests, staff and subcontractors
    • Responsible, professional and trustworthy
    • Self-motived to sustain productive work, with at times, little supervision

    Physical Requirements and Environment

    • Ability to work in all weather conditions (hot, cold, wind, rain)
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, twist
    • Must be able to frequently lift large and heavy items
    • Must be able to climb ladders
    • Must be able to be on your feet for long periods of time


    The above noted job 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 this position. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position.

    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.


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