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Job Opportunities in Gatlinburg 

Be A Part Of The Success Of America's Leading Vacation Destination.

Start Here. Expand Further. Grow Substantially. Whether you are fresh into the workforce or looking to grow your skill sets, Gatlinburg has a variety of career paths to choose from and take part in. Gatlinburg's job opportunities will present you with the chance to learn, explore and have fun while doing so. We have employees who started small and grew their way to become their own bosses of our renowned attractions & resorts. Our growing city continues to succeed because of the people we work with. You won't find a closer, caring community anywhere else. We can't wait to welcome you to the South's Best Mountain Town!

Reasons To Work And Play In Gatlinburg

  • Gatlinburg serves as the doorstep to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with over 800 miles of hiking trails easily accessible.
  • In 2021, Gatlinburg received national recognition from TripAdvisor as the #1 trending destination in the U.S.
  • An award-winning destination, Gatlinburg has also been recognized by Southern Living as the South's Best Mountain Town.
  • Town amenities such as diningshoppingattractions, and more can all be accessed on Gatlinburg’s walkable two-mile Parkway.
  • Gatlinburg has proven to have economic stability and growth even through periods of natural disaster, recession, and global pandemic.
  • Many businesses in Gatlinburg are family-owned and operated, providing flexibility, opportunities for professional advancement, and exceptional benefits. 
  • Gatlinburg is a wonderful place for multi-generational families to find employment. Because of a diverse job range, positions are available from entry-level, onward.
  • City residents and workers receive local discounts to many attractions.
  • Gatlinburg is a four-season destination.

GSMNP Paid Internships

Community Volunteer Ambassador

Position is full-time, paying $600 or more weekly. Ideal for recent grads or early-career adults, ages 18 - 35 who enjoy people, nature are seeking meaningful work. The position will run 1 - 2 years. Begins Jan 22, 2024. Interviews begin mid-November.

You can find a list of jobs and employment opportunities in Sevier County, TN at


If you come to Gatlinburg to work, the sky is the limit if you have the drive.
Jackie Leatherwood, The Greystone Lodge on the River
I started at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in their photo department. I'm now the director of brand development at Parkside Cabin Rentals.
Dakota Eltzroth, Parkside Cabin Rentals