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Colonial Williamsburg relies on talented individuals to provide and support exceptional guest experiences and fulfill our mission, that the future may learn from the past, across our Historic Area, world-class Resorts, fine dining establishments, and Art Museums. We are actively hiring across the enterprise, especially for hospitality roles, including food & beverage, guest services, housekeeping, and more.

In fact, for a limited time, we’re offering $500-$1500 hiring bonuses to Colonial Williamsburg Company positions* — those positions in our hotels and restaurants. Click the link below to view available jobs, create a profile, and apply on UltiPro® Recruiting. This is a new system, so all new and returning job seekers must create new accounts. 

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*A signing bonus of $500 is offered for hourly positions. ($200 paid following the new hire’s first full schedule and the remaining $300 after 60 days of employment.) Exempt positions will receive a bonus of $1500 ($500 paid following 30 days of employment and the remainder of $1,000 after 90 days of employment). Bonuses offered for Colonial Williamsburg Company positions only, and for a limited time.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

In order to safeguard the health and safety of our employees, guests, and broader community, Colonial Williamsburg requires that all employees are required to have completed receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations. “Completed receiving” means having received two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. This policy is a condition of employment and requires proof of vaccination(s).

About Us

Located in Williamsburg, Va., The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is a not-for-profit educational institution that operates the world’s largest living history museum - the restored 18th-century capital of Britain’s largest, wealthiest, and most populous outpost in the New World. In our Historic Area we tell the inspiring stories of our nation’s founding men and women on the eve of the Revolution.

We also offer our guests 21st-century comforts and conveniences with classic American style. Our distinctive hotel properties, our taverns and restaurants, our retail shops help make the most out of our guests’ visits while providing support for our educational mission.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. We promote diversity & inclusion of thought, culture, and background, which connects our entire team.  As such, Colonial Williamsburg is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Contact Us: Careers@cwf.org


Colonial Williamsburg provides employment in a beautiful historic setting and offers a broad array of valuable benefits that can be an important component of your total compensation. If you become eligible, these benefits enhance the financial security for you and your family while you are working and after you retire. The Foundation pays the entire cost of coverage under many core benefit programs, including the Foundation's pension plan, long-term disability, basic life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group travel accident insurance, sick pay, vacation, and holiday pay. The Foundation also matches a portion of your contributions should you participate in the 401(k) plan.

If you become eligible as a Colonial Williamsburg employee, you also have an opportunity to participate in enhanced benefits: health insurance, supplemental life insurance, the vision plan, and medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts. The Foundation pays a large percentage of the cost of healthcare coverage for eligible employees and their dependents.

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