Sanderling Resort

Summer Jobs in the Outer Banks!

Oceanfront luxury. Toes in the sand. Romance. Natural Beauty. Beach, pools, restaurants and spa. Tennis, golf and any outdoor activity that you can imagine. All this and more can be found at the newly renovated Four-Diamond Sanderling Resort. Located on the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Duck, North Carolina, Sanderling is uniquely positioned to provide a truly life-altering Outer Banks vacation experience.

Summer jobs on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Sanderling Resort, AAA Four Diamond and Southern Living Hotel Collection Resort, beckons families and couples to its picturesque shores on the Outer Banks of Duck, North Carolina.  The Resort features 120 guest rooms and suites and five rental homes and is set on 13 acres almost completely encircled by the Atlantic Ocean and the serene Currituck Sound.  Multi-generational travelers will discover two pools with inviting fire pits for gatherings, a tranquil spa offering indigenous healing treatments and miles of uninterrupted beauty, including a nearby Audubon Sanctuary at the Outer Banks only true Resort. Guests are greeted with an open and welcoming lobby area including the Beach House Lobby Bar.

The resort is also home to Kimball’s Kitchen, a lively steak, seafood and raw bar concept boasting dramatic views of the sound. The Lifesaving Station and No. 5 Bar, housed in a national historic building and offering inside and outside dining, focus on locally sourced coastal Carolina cuisine appealing to all generations. The Sandbar welcomes guests for beach and poolside libations in a casual outdoor deck setting. With more than 12,000 square feet of updated indoor and outdoor event space, brides and meeting planners will find a venue to suit every taste; each with a touch of southern hospitality and relaxed, yet luxurious amenities.

Our Jobs

Summer jobs at the Sanderling Resort

Cosmetologist/Hair Stylist
Line Cook
Massage Therapist
Nail Technician
Restaurant Manager
Sandbar Supervisor
Sous Chef

Ideal Candidate

We welcome team members who are passionate about delivering timeless experiences that create memories for our guests that last forever.

Room and Board

Shared housing is available, two people to a room, about 15 miles from the resort.  Homes are completely furnished with all appliances including W/D, utilities (including internet) are included in the rent.  Rent is $100 per week, $200 security deposit, payroll deducted.  Public transportation is not available in the area therefore a vehicle is highly recommended.

Employee Perks

Wages will vary with each position.  Time and one-half is paid for all overtime worked (over 40 hours in the workweek).  Be sure to ask about the rate of pay for the position you are applying.  Minimum wage is $7.25 per hour in North Carolina.  Uniform shirts are provided and we reimburse $25 toward the purchase of slip-resistant shoes, if required by your position.  We offer subsidized fresh meals from our kitchen for $2.00 per meal.

Summer jobs on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Getting Here and Getting Around

You can arrive via air or bus. The closest airport is the Norfolk Virginia International Airport and the closest Greyhound bus station is in Elizabeth City, NC.

Driving Directions:

From Norfolk/Va. Beach and points north:
Take I-64 to US 168 at Exit 291B [Oak Grove Connector/Great Bridge Bypass and Chesapeake Expressway (toll)].
Follow US 168 and US 158 south toward Nags Head, crossing the Currituck Sound over the Wright Memorial Bridge.
Once over the bridge, The Sanderling is 16 miles north via NC Route 12. When you see the Sanderling sign on the left side of the road you have about one mile to go. You will see Sanderling Resort on the right.

From Raleigh and points west:
The Outer Banks is reached via US 64 east to US 17 north in Williamston.
In Elizabeth City, take US 158 east and follow the directions above.

From points south:
Follow I-95 to the intersection with US 64 at Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Take US 64 east and follow the directions above.

For Fun

Sanderling Resort is a destination seasonal tourist resort area. Activities include:  kayaking, boating, parasailing, windsurfing, biking, hiking, fishing, surfing, golf, movies, nightlife, great variety of restaurants, shops, and much, much more. There are miles and miles of beautiful and unspoiled beaches to enjoy.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants may apply for open positions through the Apply Now link below. Please be aware that we are unable to accept J-1 or H-2B Visa applicants at this time.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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Season: Spring, Summer, and Fall

Staff Size: 200

Age Requirement: 18

Locations: North Carolina