Inn Greeter and Host

Join the team that welcomes and takes care of our guests at the beautiful historic Inn at Shelburne Farms.  If you consider yourself friendly, positive and personable, all while maintaining a high level of organization and an eye for detail, please apply.  This is a full- or part-time seasonal position running through October.

Key Responsibilities

  • Greeting guests upon arrival and assisting with check-in and check-out
  • Fulfilling specific guest needs and requests pleasantly and efficiently
  • Being conversant about Shelburne Farms and the local area, answering related questions and providing general information in a knowledgeable manner
  • Preparing guest rooms for arrival of new guests (i.e. cheese plates, flowers, guest cards, etc.)
  • Checking public rooms for tidiness and general appearance
  • Monitoring tea service in the afternoon, assisting when necessary
  • Monitoring the temperature of the house, carrying out all “hot” & “cold” weather duties.
  • Keep host area clean and orderly
  • Maintain weekly inventory for room/cottage host supplies
Qualifications & Requirements: 
  • Friendly and professional demeanor, positive outlook, enthusiastic, hospitable
  • Comfortable working with individuals and groups of diverse backgrounds
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays for duration of the season
  • Dedication to providing the highest quality of guest service
  • Self-motivated individual with good organizational skills
  • Desire to learn the goals and mission of Shelburne Farms
  • A valid driver’s license 

Physical Factors

  • Seasonally demanding work schedule
  • Ability to lift 30-40 lbs. up flights of stairs
  • Ability to be physically active for extended periods of time
Term:  Seasonal
Time:  Full Time
Application Deadline:  Monday, April 11, 2016
Reporting To:  Assistant Inn Director
How To Apply: 

Send cover letter and resume to Julia Swee, with Host Staff and your name in the subject line of email. Please provide your availability in detail in your cover letter.

Shelburne Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to fostering a culturally aware learning community that is open to multiple perspectives.