Seasonal Housekeeper

Full Time
$18 - 21/hour

Supervisor:  Housekeeping Manager

Employee Status:  Seasonal, Part Time/Full Time

Location: On-site (99 Inn Road, Shelburne, VT 05482)

Start & End Date: May 1, 2024 - October 30, 2024

Salary Range:  $18 - $21/hour + tips

Work Schedule:  7AM or 8AM - 3PM (operate 7 days and schedule will vary depending on availability)


What You’ll Do

  • Cleaning and care of all 2nd and 3rd floor bedrooms, bathrooms and public spaces
  • Cleaning and care of all guest cottages and houses
  • Assisting cleaning of 1st floor rooms, hallways, and back of house areas as needed
  • Maintaining standards of cleanliness established by management
  • Assisting with the daily laundry and care of linens as needed
  • Learning and following proper care of museum quality furnishings, special woodwork and floors, etc.
  • Maintaining order and tidiness of all housekeeping closets, laundry room and back of house areas.


What You’ll Bring

  • Mission-Aligned: You are excited to be part of Shelburne Farms’ mission to inspire and cultivate learning for a sustainable future and you understand how important the hospitality and food experiences we offer are for advancing the Farm’s mission. 
  • Detail Oriented:  You have strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Clean: You have high standards of cleanliness.
  • Gracious: You are warm, friendly, and generous. You understand that the art of hospitality lies in creating a sense of welcome and belonging for the people with whom you interact.
  • Outcome Focused: You like to see a job done and done well.  You are excellent at time management.
  • Energetic: You like to move!  This job is not for those who enjoy sitting still.
  • Flexible: Your life allows for flexibility to work evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours.
  • Inclusive: Comfortable working with individuals and groups of diverse backgrounds


Additional Valued Qualifications 

  • Previous housekeeping experience preferred but not required


Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Seasonally demanding work schedule
  • Ability to be physically active for extended periods of time
  • Indoor spaces lack conventional heating and cooling
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds



  • We offer a 30% discount on Farm products.
  • Six (6) days (total of 48 hours) of paid Sick Time for all seasonal employees, regardless of average hours worked/week and length of seasonal time working on the farm.


To Apply

If our vision and mission excite you, we hope you will share with us your experience and skill set that you feel would qualify you to make a contribution to the Farm.

You are invited to submit an application online, in person, or by mail to: 

  • with “Housekeeper” in the subject line, or
  • Shelburne Farms attn: Human Resources, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482
  • Need additional support? Call our Human Resource Director at 802-985-0370.

We recognize the resume doesn’t tell us everything so please include a response with your resume to better answer why your unique characteristics and life experience will help you in this position. We are happy to hear more about what you feel you will bring to the role.


At Shelburne Farms, we value equitable access to employment opportunities and career growth as central to our vision for a sustainable future.  We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and strongly stand against discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to shifting our resources towards amplifying and uplifting historically marginalized communities to provide a fair and just opportunity for employment.  Candidates with diverse backgrounds and lived experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Date Posted: March 4