601 Dogwood Avenue, Grottoes, VA 24441

P.O. Box 146, Grottoes, VA 24441

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Employment Opportunities






The Town of Grottoes is currently accepting applications for a Tourism and Parks Director. This is a full-time position with full benefits, including VRS retirement; starting salary based on experience and qualifications. The Tourism and Parks Director is responsible for all aspects of Grand Caverns Park operations to include cavern tours, gift shop, swimming pool, mini-golf, and advertising for a thriving tourist attraction owned and operated by the Town.  Successful candidates will be responsible for the planning and coordinating of special events and facility rental contracts at Grand Caverns and Mountain View Park. Must be able to maintain accurate record keeping of accounts receivable and accounts payable, maintain confidentiality of Town business, and supervise park staff.  


Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent; supervisory experience; and knowledge of general office procedures, software, and equipment. Must have the ability to establish and manage an operating budget; and maintain effective working relationships with tourists, general public, Town staff and officials. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; valid Virginia operator’s license required.


Preferred Requirements: Associates Degree and/or equivalent work experience in a related field.


Deadline to apply is July 2nd, 2018.


Applications are available at the link below or they may be obtained at the Grottoes Town Hall at 601 Dogwood Avenue. E/O/E.






The Town of Grottoes is currently accepting applications for part-time tour guides to conduct tours of Grand Caverns as scheduled, assist park visitors, operate cash register and perform general office work as assigned.  Work requires initiative, resourcefulness for proper disposition and execution of tasks, and a view toward conserving time.


Acceptable Experience/Training: Ability to effectively deal courteously and tactfully with the public and to present an accurate tour in a timely fashion; ability to work with other staff members and to perform duties with minimal supervision; ability to work in indoor and outdoor conditions; ability to speak well in public.  Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs.  Knowledge of general park operation preferred but not required.


Applications are available at the link below or may be obtained at the Grottoes Town Hall at 601 Dogwood Avenue. E/O/E.  All applicants subject to a background check.


Download the Grottoes Police Department Employment Application.


Download the Town of Grottoes Employment Application.


Download the Volunteer Application Form.



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