The Activity Manager is responsible for the construction, inspection, and maintenance of Land Activities located onsite at the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC). Activities include, but are not limited to, zip lines, high and low roped elements, continuous belay systems, climbing walls, belayed jumps and a canopy tour. Work is performed year round in an outdoor environment. Technicians can either be hired as full-time, benefits eligible employees or seasonal employees and report directly to the Facilities Department Head.

• Inspect, repair, and preform preventative maintenance on all gear, elements, and structures associated with Land Activities at the USNWC
• Assist in the construction of new activities – complete courses, individual elements, and/or the remodeling of existing courses
• Plan for new builds with innovate ideas
• Stock and order hardware, rope, and other supplies
• Insure the safety of large numbers of guests on highly trafficked activities by completing thorough, regular inspections with strong attention to detail
• Work as a member of a small team in order to complete assigned tasks – individual work may also be occasionally required
• Develop plans for monthly, weekly, and daily work
• Supervise and manage Activities Technicians
• Communicate with the Outdoor Projects Manager of the Land Department to schedule, maintain, modify courses
• Effectively manage time and prioritize tasks with the ability to adapt and answer immediate needs as they arise
• Work with third party builders or representatives
• Maintain availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required

Additional Info:
Full-time, Year Round

Facility Access
Staff Discount Program
Health, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Account

Tagged as: Crew, Development, Full Time, Support Staff, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


• Familiar with quality and safety standards set by the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) and other relevant organizations
• Follow ACCT standards
• Strong background in rock climbing, tree work, rigging, ropes course management, carpentry, or another related field
• Experience working safely and effectively with hand tools and power tools
• Operate and train on chainsaws and heavy machines
• Ability to contribute to a specialized, team-oriented work environment

About The U.S. National Whitewater Center

The U.S. National Whitewater Center is a North Carolina 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to facilitating and promoting access to the outdoors for everyone. The mission of the U.S. National Whitewater Center is to build stronger communities by:

- Promoting healthy and active lifestyles
- Developing environmental stewardship
- Encouraging family and civic interaction

Whitewater’s mission is rooted in the belief that we all share a genetic code that compels us to play outside and share these experiences with others. This mission is accomplished through promoting access and opportunities to play outside and bring people together. Our approach is simple: Make it compelling and easy to engage with nature and invite others to join.

Application Instructions

Please apply via our website by following the link below: https://my.peoplematter.com/mja/usnwc/jobapp/GetStarted?jobOpenings=39a165f0-0aa5-4d5e-a961-acfe0154cb37&refererUrl=https://usnwc.org/

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