Mountain Area Careers connects local job seekers with job opportunities that help advance your education and career.

Growth in our local area of Western North Carolina has led to both an increase in businesses and the need for workers in many different industries. Mountain Area Careers helps job seekers find employment with opportunities for on-the-job training and advancement from entry-level to senior positions.

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18,000 Jobs

Advanced Manufacturing jobs employ around 18,000 people in our local area.

25,000 Jobs

Hospitality and Tourism jobs employ around 25,000 people in our local area.

Career Success Stories

Read a few stories of people who’ve found opportunities for growth and on-the-job training.

Ryan Kaufman

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Fly Fishing Guide - Headwater Outfitters

Toni Williams

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Manager: Stable Cafe - Biltmore Estate

Elizabeth Manley

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Director of Revenue Management - The Omni Grove Park Inn

Layton Parker

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General Manager / Owner, Hampton Inn - Brevard NC

Zachery Chambliss

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Customer Service Representative - Plasticard-Locktech

Athena Maria Thomas-Jones

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Production Operator, Jacob Holm : Buncombe County North Carolina

Brian Pollet

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CMC Production Quality Assistant, GE Aviation

Juan Carlos Parra Cueto

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Maintenance Technician - Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Susan Chandler

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Lab Tech, Advanced Superabrasives
Guest Service Operations

Robert Foster

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Director of Hotel Operations, Biltmore Farms Hotels

Patrick Bailey

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Welding Supervisor, Sylvan Sport

Bronson Patton

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Assembler One, Sylvan Sport

Carmita Rivera

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Product Specialist, UPM Raflatac
Josh-Bradley

Josh Bradley

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CC Operator, Advanced Superabrasives

Chris Venezuela

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Lead Assembly Technician, Sylvan Sports
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Tyler Coan

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Automation Technician, UPM Raflatac
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Heather Hicks

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Manager, Hot Springs Resort & Spa
Housekeeping and Maintenance Operations

Americo Mejia Diaz

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Director of Housekeeping, Biltmore Farms Hotels
Hospitality & Tourism

Beverly Russell Baldwin

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Front of House Supervisor, Taproom Restaurant at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Your Future is Here

Mountain Area Careers helps you find careers where you can earn a paycheck and improve your skills. Explore career pathways and search for jobs available today to connect to a world of opportunity.

A great career is waiting for you…

Find opportunities and job openings, as well as resources from our local career centers and partners to help you pursue a career pathway to success.

GET INSPIRED

Watch our video stories of folks who have found successful and fulfilling jobs in Western North Carolina.