PERKS & BENEFITS

NOC's main campus is nestled the beautiful Nantahala Gorge and surrounded by endless miles of hiking trails and the best whitewater in the Southeastern U.S.  If that is not enough to pique your interest, the NOC also has an impressive list of employee perks and benefits. 

GEAR DISCOUNTS 

Employee discounts on outdoor gear from major brands


Bi-annual Staff Appreciation Sale at all three retail locations


Access to ExpertVoice- an online platform that rewards you with deep discounts on top brands in exchange for learning about different products and companies

RESTAURANT & MEAL BENEFITS 

20% off at River’s End Restaurant, Big Wesser, and the Wesser General Store


Staff meal options and discounts throughout the season

ACTIVITY DISCOUNTS

Adventure benefits and discounts on all activities offered by NOC like rafting, zip lining, mountain biking, paddling and more


Discounts or free admission to many regional attractions with the Southern Highlands Association Card.

INSTRUCTION-BASED BENEFITS

Discounted kayak and canoe courses as availability permits


20% off private paddling school instruction at NOC’s Paddling School


35% employee discount on SOLO Southeast Wilderness Medicine and Survival Courses

STAFF HOUSING

Affordable shared employee housing convenient to the Nantahala campus and onsite at the Ocoee, French Broad, Pigeon, and Chattooga outposts 

PAID TIME OFF, INSURANCE,
& OTHER PERKS

Paid time off and 401K Eligibility for
year-round employees


Group health, dental, vision, short term disability and life insurance for
year-round employees


Availability of indemnity insurance for seasonal employees


NC529 – College tuition savings account through payroll deductions