Nantahala Outdoor Center

  • Group Meals Coordinator

    Job Locations US-NC-Bryson City
    Job ID
    Food & Beverage/ Hospitality
  • 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, and provides unmatched retail service, foodservice, lodging, and trip planning services. Behind NOC's rapid growth are our five core values: Lead by Example, Do the Right Thing, Service Before Self, Work Hard-Play Hard, Make it Happen. These core values unite a community of leaders and pioneers in an exciting, fun and always changing work environment.


    Employment opportunities, with NOC, offer rare opportunities to work in beautiful locations, grow skills and share passion with others for active outdoor recreation. Ideal candidates are leaders in both the outdoors and the work place and 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 outdoors. If this sounds like you, we hope you'll apply to join the NOC team.


    Job Summary

    Are you an organized person? Do you enjoy a fast paced work environment? We are looking for an individual to fill the role of Group Meals Coordinator in our group dining location. This role acts as delivery facilitator to all of the groups who join us here at NOC. Our group sales department books groups ranging in numbers from sixteen to well over one hundred during the course of our season. The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure that all of the dining needs for these groups are met. You will be working closely with these sales agents to ensure that any special dietary needs are met, and that our customers enjoy the meals we provide


    We are looking to fill this role in early JuneThis position will have some flexibility in schedule due to the variable nature of group traffic. There is a group sales meeting every Monday afternoon that will be mandatory. This position will work approximately 40hrs a week, with some dinner shifts. Due to the seasonal demand of our business, we are looking for applicants that are available for a minimum of 3 months and are available to work until at least August 12th. Applicants with shorter availability may still be considered based on hiring needs. 


    • Work with Group Sales to ensure dietary needs are clear and group sizes accurate
    • Communicate these needs to the Relia’s Garden Chef in a timely fashion
    • Update meals schedule board in kitchen to reflect group times and needs
    • Assist with inventory management
    • Assist with production and delivery of group meals
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Must be 18 years or older
    • ServSafe or willingness to obtain
    • High School Graduate
    • One year commercial kitchen or clerical experience


    • ACF Culinarian
    • Administrative Associate Certificate
    • Two years working in schedule based role
    • Valid Driver's License, and clean motor vehicle record

    Applicants must be:

    • Detail orieted
    • Able to work as a team player
    • Capable of functioning with little supervision
    • A self-starter
    • Timely in response to requests and communication
    • Willing to work a flexible schedule

    Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

    • Must be capable of lifting fifty pounds
    • Must be capable of being on your feet for periods of up to six hours


    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.

    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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