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For Release: March 6, 2023


SEVIERVILLLE, Tenn. – Wilderness at the Smokies and Soaky Mountain Waterpark, which are both owned by Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks, will be hosting a variety of job fairs to fill over 250 part-time, full-time jobs and seasonable positions combined in their attractions, aquatics, food & beverage, guest services, housekeeping, security, and maintenance departments.

The hiring events will be Tuesday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 28, from noon to 4 pm, in the Hidden Trail Bar and Grill beside the lobby of Wilderness at the Smokies’ Stone Hill Lodge, 190 Gists Creek Road.

There will also be job fairs on Thursday, April 27, from 4 – 7 pm, and Thursday, May 4, from 3-6 pm, in the Soaky Mountain Waterpark Parking Lot, 175 Gists Creek Road.

Potential employees must be at least 16 years of age to work in all areas, with exceptions for lifeguards and food & beverage cashiers and bussers, where employees can work at the age of 15.

According to Pete Tennis, managing director of Wilderness at the Smokies, “In addition to providing competitive hourly wages, there are a lot of great perks for Wilderness at the Smokies and Soaky Mountain Waterpark part-time and full-time employees to have fun.

“They include receiving a 2023 Soaky Mountain season pass and ten bring a friend tickets; getting employee discounts for retail purchases, the arcade,

guest rooms and food & beverage; getting an affordable employee meal when you work and receiving local discounts at area venues. Full-time year-round employees also receive health, vision and dental insurance, as well as a 401K program with 100% match.”

Tennis adds. “We also have an annual awards programs to encourage our team members to perform at their best at all times. We recognize outstanding employees monthly and annually.”


The Wilderness at the Smokies features 234 Stone Hill guest rooms; 472 River Lodge suites and 20 Villas; an 84-degree, year-round indoor waterpark; two seasonal outdoor waterparks; an indoor family entertainment center; a variety of dining and shopping options; a nearby 36-hole championship golf course; and more than 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Visit WildernessattheSmokies.com

Soaky Mountain Waterpark is a free standing 50-acre outdoor waterpark which is open May-September. It includes two water coasters; a massive wave pool; adventure river; FlowRider; WIBIT obstacle course; flat water cabana pool; little kids area and four large slide complexes that provide for thrills and excitement all day long. Visit soakymountainwaterpark.com

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