Assistant Facility Rental Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Administrative Associate I Working Title: Assistant Facility Rental Coordinator 
POSITION #: 65013559 DIVISION: NC Aquariums/Jennette’s Pier 
PAY RATE: $11.49 per hour 
APPT TYPE: Temporary
LOCATION: Nags Head 

*** Position will function as an Assistant Facility Rental Coordinator.*** 

This is an eleven-month position; hours may vary per week not to exceed 40 hours per week; holidays, nights and weekend work included. It is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits. A background check will be required for the individual recommended for hire. 

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 Aquariums’ Jennette’s Pier is located in Nags Head, NC on 6 acres of prime oceanfront property overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The 16,000 square-foot pier house and 1000-foot-long fishing pier with three wind turbines is a platinum LEED certified facility that demonstrates sustainable design to the nearly 200,000 guests it attracts annually. This unique educational facility offers a variety of programs, interactive and live animal exhibits, recreational fishing opportunities, public access to the beaches and a platform for ocean observing and marine research. 

Description of Work:

Assists in planning and coordinating a year-round schedule of facility rentals and events. Assists in development and update of rental policies and procedures. Helps to market pier for facility rentals to increase attendance and generate revenue. Additional responsibilities and projects may be assigned by the Facility Rental Coordinator. Reports directly to the Facility Rental Coordinator. Act as a liaison between rental clients, brides, and the facility.

Job Requirements: Applicants should be able to communicate effectively and demonstrate great customer service skills so they can interact positively with the general public, vendors, co-workers, colleagues and volunteers. Abilities should include strong organizational skills, self-motivation and attention to detail. Applicants must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, walk and carry equipment and supplies and maintain a high level of energy throughout an event. 

Must meet DNCR Fleet Safety Guidelines and have ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license. 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

• Experience in Events operations, wedding industry and/or hospitality operations.

• Valid Driver’s License 

Education and Experience: 

High school or General Educational Development (GED) Diploma; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Preferred Experience 

Two years of experience in event management, wedding industry and/or hospitality management. Flexible schedule.

How to Apply:

Mail, fax or deliver a completed PD-107 State Application for Employment to the address below by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the posting. 

All relevant experience must be included on application to receive proper credit. A resume and cover letter may be submitted along with the completed state application.

The Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants.  Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institution. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

A North Carolina State Application Form PD-107 is required and may be downloaded from the NC Office of State Personnel website at  A cover letter and resume may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the NC State Application PD-107 form.  Applications which do not include the applicant’s signature are considered incomplete and will not be accepted.

Submit State of NC Application for Employment to: 

NC Aquarium on Jennette’s Pier
Attn: Jenny Ash, 
PO Box 1445, 
Nags Head, NC 27959. 

Questions and applications may also be sent to [email protected]

Recommended applicant will be subject to a background check.

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