Ocoee Adventure Center Employment Opportunities

Work and Play with Us this Season

Your dream job is waiting! Each year we invite enthusiastic new folks to join our staff of adventure professionals. Our company includes approximately 50 employees, with jobs ranging from reservationists to raft guides. Our season runs March through October, with the peak season in June, July and August.

We receive numerous applications every year, but working at OAC requires a serious commitment to providing great customer service, and to developing teamwork with other staff members, as well as a seriously friendly disposition. We are looking for hard working professionals with fun energetic personalities. Listed below are the positions that are available – check it out and see if one of them is right for you. You can print an employment application here – please fill it out and send to us by snail mail. We‘ll look forward to seeing what special qualities you can bring to our great staff group!

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Raft Guide

print OAC guide application

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a friendly personality and be in relatively good shape. No experience is necessary – we provide all the training. You must have strong customer service skills as well as enjoy the outdoors. Guiding rafts is a serious commitment physically and mentally so be prepared to work hard; it’s also a fun job and your office is in the beautiful Cherokee National Forest. What could be better? CPR and First Aid certifications are required. We provide these classes if you need it.


print OAC general application

This position requires a friendly phone voice and excellent customer service skills. Basic computer skills are necessary, and we provide specialized training on our reservation software. You must have a flexible schedule and be available on weekdays and weekends.
We are looking for both full and part time positions.

Retail Clerk

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This job has many responsibilities which include greeting guests at our outpost and helping them to fill out paperwork for trips. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a retail store such as completing daily checkouts, merchandising and cash management. You must maintain a clean and professional looking store. Some computer experience is needed but we’ll train you on the specifics. Excellent customer service skills are required; a friendly deposition is a must. You will have to multi-task and have a flexible personality.

Kayak Instructor

print OAC Bike & Kayak application

Expertise in this area is a must. We only hire patient and experienced paddlers. Our clinics include beginner to advanced instructions. You must have American Canoe Association, CPR and First Aid certifications.

Mountain Bike Guide

print OAC Bike & Kayak application

If you like to mountain bike and have good organizational skills this is a perfect place for you. Our guests will range in experience levels and you must have patience as well as excellent customer service skills. CPR and First Aid certifications are required.


Please mail your application to:
Ocoee Adventure Center
4651 Hwy 64
Copperhill, TN 37317

For further information, call us at 1-888-723-8622

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