Work at Maymont
We are always looking for talented professionals to join our organization. Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.
Public Safety Associate
Enforces rules and ensures a safe and friendly environment for guests at Maymont. Secures all buildings, grounds and gates nightly. Must have excellent public interaction skills and ability to remain calm in stressful situations. Must pass background/DMV check. Previous related experience preferred. Must work weekends, evenings and holidays. Daily schedule varies depending on scheduled evening events/programs. Full time position with benefits.
Grounds Keeper (Seasonal)
Seasonal position from April through October. Grounds Keeper performs lawn and grounds maintenance throughout Maymont estate. Reports to Director of Horticulture. Responsibilities include grass cutting, leaf raking, weeding and brush removal; operating grounds-keeping equipment and tools; performing routine maintenance and minor repairs on grounds keeping equipment and tools; and assisting with event set-up.
Experience with operation of grounds-keeping equipment, basic horticulture, valid Virginia driver’s license and background check required.
Responsible for general repair and maintenance of grounds, buildings, equipment and utilities including trash collection and general cleaning and housekeeping duties. Set up tents, tables, chairs and other equipment for rentals, programs, classrooms, in-house functions, and property-wide events. Schedule is afternoon shift and weekends.
Required qualifications include ability to work independently and with a team; ability to lift up to 50lbs.; communicate effectively with staff and interact with guests in positive, cheerful manner. Must be available to work weekends and evenings. Must pass pre-employment background check and have valid VA driver’s license.
Benefits include medical, dental, disability, and life insurance plans. 403b retirement plan. PTO. Beautiful setting; varied duties; work inside and outside; fun, energetic environment.
This part-time position cares for variety of animals primarily at the Farm and for other animals in the collection. Maintains the health and appearance of animals, maintains exhibits and support areas, provides great guest experiences including participating in public programs on animal care / management / natural history. Applicant must be available to work weekends and holidays. Shifts are from 7:30am to 12pm or 8am to 4pm. Hours average from 9 to 15 hours a week. Applicant must be able to lift 50 pounds. Experience working with animals is preferred.
Birthday Party Assistant
Responsibilities for this part-time position include set-up the party room before each birthday party; greet birthday child and family in the Farm parking lot with a cart to for their items; escort the birthday child and family to their party room; welcome and direct arriving guests to the correct party room; clean party room after all guests have departed; re-set the party room for next event; and restock party supplies.
Required Qualifications: Must be friendly and courteous, enjoy families and facilitating special occasions; able to lift boxes and furniture up to 25 lbs.; ability to work with public, staff and volunteer; ability to pass CPR and First Aid training; must pass background check.
Guest Services Assistant
This part-time position provides excellent customer service to guests at the Robins Nature and Visitor Center. Guest Services staff stays informed of all Maymont exhibits, events and programs; engages and responds to guest inquiries; processes admission fees, shop and café sales; interacts with guest of all ages including school groups. Primarily weekends 9am-5pm, some weekdays as schedule allows.
Required Qualifications: Must have retail or customer service experience, computer experience and be able to pass pre-employment background check.