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 year-round employment, both full-time and part-time positions.  

Employment Benefits

  • • Retirement plan with employer matching
  • 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 account for medical care

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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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