Grounds Care Assistant

This is a seasonal position at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home.  This job is to assist in the maintenance and care of a 50-acre estate/house museum. Duties include trimming, mowing, brush clearing, woods maintenance, painting, lifting, building maintenance, as well as providing weekend assistance with weddings and special events. Applicant must be familiar with using hand and power tools and working in all weather. Work starts in April and ends in October. This is a 35-40/hr week job. Weekend work required. Great team. Beautiful location. Please send contact phone number, resume, and references to Ross Jolly at rjolly@edithwharton.org.

Visitor Services Associates

The Mount is looking for enthusiastic candidates to join our Visitor Services Team. Available positions include Tour Guides, Admissions Associates, Café positions, and Bookstore Associates for the upcoming 2017 season.  The season starts in May but we will begin interviewing in March. Duties include welcoming and orienting visitors to The Mount, selling admission tickets, and leading tours through the historic house and gardens. Prior experience in customer service or as a guide preferred.  Ideal for quick learners who love history, literature and have good local knowledge.  Seasonal staff may be trained in multiple positions.

All applicants for these positions must have flexible schedules and excellent customer service skills, some positions require at least one year of college education.  Food and beverage experience required for Café Associate applicants. All seasonal positions at The Mount require weekend and holiday availability.  Full or part-time positions available, with some evening hours for special events.  The full season runs from May 13 – Oct. 31 with some positions ending earlier.  Hourly pay is based on experience.  E-mail, mail, or send resumes for any of these positions with cover letter specifying which positions are of interest to: info@edithwharton.org, by e-mail; or by mail: Attn: Nicole Williams, The Mount, P.O Box 974, Lenox, MA. 01240; or by fax to 413-637-0619.