General Utility Worker

JOB TITLE:    General Utility Worker
Job: Housekeeper
DIVISION:    NC Aquarium – Roanoke Island
RECRUITMENT RANGE:  $10.16 hourly
APPT TYPE:    Temporary
LOCATION:    Dare County, NC

Seasonal T-1 Housekeeper

Department Information:

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina.  The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development.  Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state’s diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.

Division Information:

The mission of the North Carolina Aquariums is to inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina’s aquatic environments. This mission is achieved by attracting, retaining and developing a world class team of professionals; providing visitors with outstanding exhibits, experiences and customer service; practicing sustainability, internal customer service and fiscal responsibility; and working to save and restore aquatic species and habitats. 

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is located in Manteo, NC and is nine miles from the Atlantic coastline in Nags Head.  The 61,000 square-foot facility is sited on 16 acres overlooking the Croatan Sound and houses over 1600 animals in its collection. Over 280,000 guests visit the aquarium each year to see the largest collection of sharks in North Carolina, learn about sea turtle conservation, participate in a variety of programs, enjoy the beauty of the area, and think about how special North Carolina’s waterways are.  


The North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island is seeking a seasonal part-time general utility worker that is responsible in assisting with maintaining the building, exhibits and grounds of the Aquarium in a clean and neat manner.  Primary job responsibilities include landscaping, cleaning walls, floors, and public areas. This includes restrooms for staff and public, classroom, event spaces, admissions area and parking lot areas. This position is responsible for routine use of landscape equipment, cleaning of all windows, doors, exhibits, and removal of trash from public and staff containers. Additional work may be assigned as needed to assist with special events such as setting up tables and chairs.  Weekend and evening work is required. 


Education and/or experience in the performance of a variety of manual tasks that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade equivalent to one year of experience.

How to Apply:

Mail, fax or deliver a completed PD-107 State Application for Employment to the address below by 5 p.m. on the closing date. A cover letter and resume may be submitted along with the completed application.  However, cover letters or resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application form. Please complete the state application form completely and indicate the desired position on the application. Applications saying “see resume” will not be considered. 

For more information, contact 

North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island
374 Airport Road
Manteo, NC  227954-0967
FAX: 252-473-1980

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