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.

NC-Map-Henderson-Buncombe-Madison-Transylvania
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.

Meg Hammond & April Jones

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

Ruth Simons

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Homeowner Selection Coordinator at Habitat for Humanity

Erin Renwick

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Project Manager at Vannoy Construction

Steve Ahlgren

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Distinguished Software Engineer at Alteryx

Brian Fox & Matthew Horton

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Co-Owners at One Who Serves

Ashley Kepley-Steward

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Operations Manager at Red Tree Builders

Marvette Fleischer

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Student at AB Tech Welding

Susan Russell

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Welding Instructor at AB Tech Madison

Brandon Vance Ledford

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Commercial HVAC Technician at MB Haynes

Gary Hughes

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Director of Operations at Sugar Hollow Solar

Anthony Waters

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Senior Construction Manager at Benton Roofing

Jon Brown

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Division CIO at HCA Healthcare

Karla Jimenez

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IT Media Services Technician at Blue Ridge Community College

Tan Polat

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Network Engineer at ERC Broadband

Will Freece

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Project Manager at Jade Mountain Builders

Bryan Culler

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Electrician at A-American Electric

Joseph Chalut

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Electrical Construction Manager at STG Solar

Zachary Runyon

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Apprentice at Jackson Electrical Contractors

Leigh Cathy

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CT operator with GE Aviation

Josh Whitmire

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Nursing Student, BRCC

Erika Garcia-Batista

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Supervisor of Environmental Services and Security, Pardee UNC Healthcare

Amy Burrell

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Nurse, Park Ridge Health

Crystal Letterman MSN, RN, CMSRN

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Administrative Manager of Clinical Operations, Transylvania Regional Hospital

Caleb Massey

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Billing Coder and Nursing Student, Hot Springs Health Program

Lezlie Shuford-Clark

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CMA, Hot Springs Health Program

Julie Applegate

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Pharmacist, Hot Springs Health Program

Heather Bauer

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Outreach Manager, Home Instead

Robert “Chris” Eggleston BSN, RN, CCRN

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Interim Nurse Manager MSICU, Mission Health

Yolanda Strong

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Production Shift Manager - Gaia Herbs, Brevard

Ryan Kaufman

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Fly Fishing Guide - Headwater Outfitters

Toni Williams

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Manager: Stable Cafe - Biltmore Estate
Hospitality Careers

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

Athena Maria Thomas-Jones

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

Brian Pollet

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CMC Production Quality Assistant, GE Aviation

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
Production

Chris Valenzuela

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Lead Assembly Technician, Sylvan Sports
Tyler-Coan-UPM-Raflatac

Tyler Coan

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Automation Technician, UPM Raflatac
Heather-Hicks-Hot-Springs-Resort

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.

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.

GET INSPIRED

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