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.

20,305 Jobs

in Advanced Manufacturing in our local area

23,429 Jobs

in Hospitality and Tourism in our local area

30,374 Jobs

in Healthcare in our local area

11,467 Jobs

in Construction / Skilled-Trades in our local area

3,867 Jobs

in Tech / IT in our local area

Career Success Stories

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

Laura Sendrea

QA Engineering Professional

Chad Nance

Developer at Integritive

Meg Hammond & April Jones

Deputy Solutions Center Manager & Service Desk Manager at Epsilon, Inc.

Ruth Simons

Homeowner Selection Coordinator at Habitat for Humanity

Erin Renwick

Project Manager at Vannoy Construction

Steve Ahlgren

Distinguished Software Engineer at Alteryx

Brian Fox & Matthew Horton

Co-Owners at One Who Serves

Ashley Kepley-Steward

Operations Manager at Red Tree Builders

Marvette Fleischer

Student at AB Tech Welding

Susan Russell

Welding Instructor at AB Tech Madison

Brandon Vance Ledford

Commercial HVAC Technician at MB Haynes

Gary Hughes

Director of Operations at Sugar Hollow Solar

Anthony Waters

Senior Construction Manager at Benton Roofing

Jon Brown

Division CIO at HCA Healthcare

Karla Jimenez

IT Media Services Technician at Blue Ridge Community College

Tan Polat

Network Engineer at ERC Broadband

Will Freece

Project Manager at Jade Mountain Builders

Bryan Culler

Electrician at A-American Electric

Joseph Chalut

Electrical Construction Manager at STG Solar

Zachary Runyon

Apprentice at Jackson Electrical Contractors

Leigh Cathy

CT operator with GE Aviation

Josh Whitmire

Nursing Student, BRCC

Erika Garcia-Batista

Supervisor of Environmental Services and Security, Pardee UNC Healthcare

Amy Burrell

Nurse, Park Ridge Health

Crystal Letterman MSN, RN, CMSRN

Administrative Manager of Clinical Operations, Transylvania Regional Hospital

Caleb Massey

Billing Coder and Nursing Student, Hot Springs Health Program

Lezlie Shuford-Clark

CMA, Hot Springs Health Program

Julie Applegate

Pharmacist, Hot Springs Health Program

Heather Bauer

Outreach Manager, Home Instead

Robert “Chris” Eggleston BSN, RN, CCRN

Interim Nurse Manager MSICU, Mission Health

Yolanda Strong

Production Shift Manager - Gaia Herbs, Brevard

Ryan Kaufman

Fly Fishing Guide - Headwater Outfitters

Toni Williams

Manager: Stable Cafe - Biltmore Estate
Hospitality Careers

Elizabeth Manley

Director of Revenue Management - The Omni Grove Park Inn

Layton Parker

General Manager / Owner, Hampton Inn - Brevard NC

Athena Maria Thomas-Jones

Production Operator, Jacob Holm : Buncombe County North Carolina
Aviation Careers

Brian Pollet

CMC Production Quality Assistant, GE Aviation

Susan Chandler

Lab Tech, Advanced Superabrasives
Guest Service Operations

Robert Foster

Director of Hotel Operations, Biltmore Farms Hotels

Patrick Bailey

Welding Supervisor, Sylvan Sport

Bronson Patton

Assembler One, Sylvan Sport

Carmita Rivera

Product Specialist, UPM Raflatac

Josh Bradley

CC Operator, Advanced Superabrasives

Chris Valenzuela

Lead Assembly Technician, Sylvan Sports

Tyler Coan

Automation Technician, UPM Raflatac

Heather Hicks

Manager, Hot Springs Resort & Spa
Housekeeping and Maintenance Operations

Americo Mejia Diaz

Director of Housekeeping, Biltmore Farms Hotels
Hospitality & Tourism

Beverly Russell Baldwin

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.

Explore a Career Path

Choose one of the career pathways below, then read the descriptions of different jobs you can advance through to build your career.

Browse Available Jobs

Search for jobs relating to manufacturing, hospitality & tourism, healthcare, construction / skilled-trades, and tech / IT available in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Transylvania Counties in NC.

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.


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