Job Opportunities in Facilities Management Division

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is currently accepting resumes from the local community for positions within facility management operations for three locations; Townsend (TN), Gatlinburg (TN), and Cherokee (NC). These positions include:

  • Carpenter (WG-4607-09): serves as a carpenter for construction, rehabilitation, and preservation projects on park structures.  $23.45/hour
  • Custodial Worker (WG-3566-04) or Laborer (WG-3502-04): conducts janitorial and maintenance tasks such as sweeping, cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining park facilities in visitor use areas and administrative areas.  $17.19/hour

Resumes must include relevant work or volunteer experience to qualify for the positions and will be accepted from now through August 31, 2020. Resumes should not contain sensitive personal information such as a social security number. Please include your name, address, phone number, and email address. Resumes and questions can be submitted by email to:

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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