Name: Tomarkkus Faulkner
From: Almanance, North Carolina
Tomarkkus is a Ski Instructor for Ober Gatlinburg. Everyone that he works with says how much of an outgoing person and wonderful employee he is. He doesn’t complain about working or even doing extra work. Joe Ventimiglia, Director of Ski School, knows that when he calls Tomarkkus he can rely on him to come in when needed.
Q: What are your favorite parts about working here?
A: “I feel like I’m appreciated,” he says. “By that, I mean, they let you know when you’re doing a good job, but they don’t overdo it.” Tomarkkus goes in a little deeper, saying, “They’re transparent: they let you know how it is and don’t sugar-coat anything.”
“Any and all questions I ask are answered when I ask them. I can even talk to management about ideas I’ve thought of, and not be shut down immediately after bringing it up,” says Tomarkkus.
Q: What do you feel are the highlights of being an Ober Gatlinburg Employee?
A: “I’m sure I haven’t listed them all…”
- Free Season Pass
- Great management
- Very easy to work for
- Friendly staff members
We all work hard to get where we want to be. Having an employer who doesn’t mind helping you achieve your goals is 90% what people look for. In this case, Tomarkkus is saying exactly that.