read through the info below and use the form at the bottom of this page to submit your application to join our team!


At Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins, we are passionate about:

  • Connecting guests to the transformational qualities of the outdoors
  • Helping guests create stories and memories that include an authentic sense of place
  • Having a positive impact on our guests, community, staff, and natural environment


Who You Are…

  • You are comfortable approaching and talking to people you don’t know
  • You are comfortable working alone or on a team
  • You are environmentally conscious and do what you can to be a force for good in the world
  • You are constantly recommending things to do and see in Asheville to friends, family, and strangers
  • You love being outdoors and have a favorite outdoor activity that you can’t get enough of
  • You are detail oriented and enjoy cleaning
  • You love staying busy and will seek out more work when all other tasks have been completed
  • You have a growth mindset that would allow you to thrive in the ever-changing, start-up environment
  • You are a problem solver, not just a problem finder
  • You are reliable and responsible, even when no one is watching
  • You are comfortable participating in staff meetings held on standup paddleboards (SUPs) on the river


Bonus Points:

  • You love giving dogs treats
  • You build a solid campfire
  • Your ping-pong game is strong



Part time and full time staff work 8 hour shifts based on business need and staff availability…

  • Lodge Opening Shift: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Lodge Closing Shift: 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Cabin Cleaning Shift: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Cabin Cleaning Shift Job Duties:

  • Clean bathrooms, floors, windows, mini-fridges, and surfaces
  • Make beds
  • Remove garbage and dirty laundry
  • Restock amenities
  • General organization and tidying up


Lodge Opening/Closing Shift Job Duties:

  • Make recommendations to guests on places to go and things to do in Asheville/WNC
  • Engage with customers/guests
  • Handle retail sales transactions
  • Prepare coffee drinks for guests/customers
  • Complete various lodge opening / closing tasks
  • Wash and fold laundry
  • Clean cafe, conference room and event space as needed
  • Chop and restock firewood
  • Prepare / light communal campfires
  • Light property maintenance


Compensations & Benefits:

  • Starting pay is $16-17/hr + tips
  • 1.5x holiday pay (select holidays)
  • Employer-paid urgent care plan for the individual or family
  • Employee discount on Canteen purchases and A-frame cabin rentals
  • Complimentary stays in a Wrong Way A-frame cabin (accrued based on time worked)
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Cultivate Climbing gym membership discount
  • Quarterly employee events and outings such as the annual staff party and whitewater rafting trip



  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and your own, reliable transportation
  • Must be able to stand for long periods and climb stairs
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 50 lbs


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:

Wrong Way is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a diverse team. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are very important to us, and we are looking for team members who treat all people with the greatest respect.


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