Fontana Village Resort & Marina

Fontana Lodge aerial
Pool
Fontana Lake sunset
Whitewater rafting
Putt-Putt
Mountain biking
Pool with Lazy River
Mountview Restaurant view
Fontana Lake Overlook
Fontana Dam
Fire pit
Two bedroom cabin

Your Natural Destination, the Great Smoky Mountains at your fingertips!

Fontana Village Resort & Marina is a family-oriented destination with many repeat visitors. Originally a camp for the construction workers of Fontana Dam. An assortment of activities is all around us including hiking, biking, kayaking, disc golf; and nearby whitewater rafting, zip-lining, rope courses, trout fishing and world-class trails. We would love to have you join the Fontana Village family!

A beautiful destination set on the Southern edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Fontana Dam, NC. It is located west of Asheville, NC and 20 minutes from the TN state line.

About Fontana Village Resort & Marina

A beautiful destination set on the Southern edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Fontana Dam, NC. It is located west of Asheville, NC and 20 minutes from the TN state line.  

The Employee Experience

Fontana Village Resort & Marina is a beautiful destination and place to work. Set on the Southern edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Fontana Dam, NC. It is located about 1.5 hours West of Asheville, NC and about 20 minutes from the Tennessee state line. It is a family-oriented destination spot with many repeat visitors. Fontana Village was originally a camp for construction workers of Fontana Dam. The area became a tourist destination in 1947 and has steadily evolved with the times.

Within the Village you will find 104 cabins, 92 lodge rooms, a General Store for groceries, two restaurants, an ice-cream parlor, gas station, post office and laundromat. One mile from the Village is our Campground at the base of Fontana Dam with water & power hook-ups and a bathhouse.  Less than two miles away is our full-service Marina with watercraft rentals, guided lake cruises and shuttles to the back country on Fontana Lake. The Appalachian Trail, most popular from Spring to Fall, runs right through the Marina lot and around Fontana Village.

Ideal Candidate

No matter the role, employees at Fontana are respected and heard.  It is important to us that our employees have a place to be successful and grow, while enjoying what the do.

Room and Board

Shared housing will be provided for $75 per month and on a first come, first serve basis. Most housing cabins will have high-speed Wi-Fi and cable TV for free.

Employee Perks

There are MANY perks of being a Fontana Village employee.  

These incentives include:

  • a 25% discount on meals at our two on-site restaurants,
  • free paddle-board, canoe and kayak rentals, 
  • free pontoon rentals (excluding fuel),
  • free complete access to all resort amenities,
  • 25% discount on golf cart rentals,
  • and shared housing for $75 per month with most housing cabins having high-speed Wi-Fi and cable TV for free!

Getting Here and Getting Around

We offer on-site housing at a first come first serve basis. Fontana Village has free parking for all guests and residents. There is no public bus transportation in the area but we do run a daily shuttle van for a minimal charge. Our closest airports are Asheville, NC or Knoxville, TN; both about 1.5 hours. Feel free to bring your bicycle and enjoy the many breathtaking sights while riding these beautiful mountain roads.

For Fun

We are set in between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Nantahala National Forest. Days off can be spent anywhere at your leisure. An assortment of activities are all around us including on-site hiking, biking, kayaking, disc golf, watercraft rentals, live music; and nearby whitewater rafting, zip-lining, rope courses, trout fishing and world-class trails. 

How to Apply

Contact us or submit your application directly and we will contact to you back.  Please no pets and no H2B.

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