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Working at Land of Sky

Land of Sky Regional Council prides itself on providing outstanding benefits that support individual achievement while building a team environment. In addition to the traditional benefits of health and life insurance, retirement, and a robust paid leave plan, staff also have options for a more flexible schedule which includes tele-working as appropriate. Our family-friendly atmosphere ensures staff have every opportunity to prioritize and build a positive work-life balance. 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance  
  • Retirement and 401K Plans  
  • Life Insurance • Supplemental Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Leave  
  • Paid Time Off • Paid Holidays  
  • Compensation/Reimbursement for Eligible Travel 

Our Core Values 

  • Regionalism  
  • Well-Being of the Region: Healthy People • Healthy Economy • Healthy Ecosystems
  • Family-Friendly Work Environment  
  • Leadership, Teamwork and Creativity  
  • Fiscal Accountability  
  • Continuous Improvement and Self-Renewal  
  • Excellence in Public Service  
  • Technical Competence  
  • Compassion  
  • Strong Local Governments  

Job Openings

Senior Companion Program Caregiver Manager 

Position – Full Time with Benefits
Starting Salary - $53,474
Closing Date – Open until filled 

Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Senior Companion Program Caregiver Manager with primary duties to recruit, manage and place volunteers, age 55 and better, in settings with family caregivers to help them care for their loved ones and help their loved ones remain in their homes; manage AmeriCorps Seniors grants and budgets; and provide extensive pre-service and ongoing training. Work requires sound judgement, initiative, decision-making, problem-solving, excellent organizational and communication skills along with the ability to interpret and apply public policies and grant regulations to ensure programmatic and fiscal compliance.

Full Job Description 

INspire Peer Support Specialist - Cherokee Indian Hospital

Position – Full Time with Benefits 
Starting Salary - $41,808 
Closing Date – Open until filled 

Note: Funding for this position is through September 2024 with the possibility of it being extended.  

Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Cherokee Indian Hospital Peer Support Specialist. Under general direction and supervision of the Peer Support Services Director, the Peer Support Specialist will guide participants across multi-sector services through increased understanding and knowledge of the available resources provided as part of Cherokee Indian Hospital Recovery to Career with a focus on Jackson, Swain, and Graham county areas in Western North Carolina. The Cherokee Indian Hospital Recovery to Career project is a partnership between NCDHHS, Land of Sky Regional Council and The Cherokee Indian Hospital. This project will assist individuals with substance use disorders to connect with employment, education and training while maintaining sobriety. Performs other duties as required. 

Full Job Description 

Transportation Planner I

Position -  Full Time with Benefits
Starting Salary - $55,000
Closing Date - Open until filled

Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking an individual for the position of Transportation Planner I.  This position will perform technical and specialized transportation and community planning duties in the region or for region-wide projects.

Full Job Description  

How to Apply 

To apply for job openings at Land of Sky Regional Council, please complete and send ALL of the following: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter 
  • Completed Job Application - Download and save to your local device before completing.You must have Adobe Reader to open the application. To download: www.adobe.com   

Email: info@landofsky.org
Mail or drop off in-person at: Land of Sky Regional Council 339 New Leicester Hwy., Suite 140, Asheville, NC 28806
Fax to: 828-251-6353  

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