It's the people who make Mount Vernon. Come for a visit, then apply for a job!

Do you like meeting new people? Come to Mount Vernon and you can meet over a million of them each year. Are you an archivist? We have a beautiful new presidential library. Is speaking to large crowds about history your thing? We’ll teach you all about George Washington so you can lead tours. We employ tradespeople, educators, curators, food servers, fundraisers, and many other roles crucial to operating this incredible historic estate. We offer full-time and part-time positions with seasonal and year-round employment.  

Employment Benefits

  • Retirement and pension plan
  • Meals and merchandise discounts
  • Free parking
  • Employee recognition at 5 years of service
  • Annual employee events

Full-time employees also receive:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care

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Why do I work at Mount Vernon?

“It is a pleasure to go to work at this beautiful and important historic site.  It is an easy commute for me with easy parking.  My colleagues are pleasant to know and my manager is a fine individual.”

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There aren’t many places to work in the DC-Metro area that are as beautiful as Mount Vernon.

Whether your job places you on the front lines outdoors with our visitors and guests or inside performing research and providing support, George Washington’s legacy is evident.

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121