Employment Opportunities

Guest House is currently recruiting the below position. Application instructions are below.

Housekeepers – Full Time or Part Time

Guest House Retreat & Conference Center has an immediate opening for one FullTime or two Part Time Housekeepers to help maintain our beautiful facility. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, energetic, a team player, and demonstrates a strong work ethic.  The successful applicant will possess a commitment to customer service excellence. We have a casual, friendly environment and offer health insurance (for full time employees), meals when available, and other benefits. The starting salary is $12 – $14 per hour, based on experience.

The Housekeeperpositions report to the Lead Housekeeper. Work schedule is based on the events schedule. FULL TIME position averages 35 daytime hours per week, with a minimum of 30 hours during slow periods. PART TIME hours will vary up to 20 daytime hours per week. Average schedule is 8:00/8:30 a.m. to 3:00/3:30 p.m. Weekdays vary and schedule includes Saturdays or Sundays during busy seasons. The selected candidate(s) will undergo criminal and employment background checks.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

  • Breakdown/setup, cleaning and re-stocking of guest rooms, bathrooms and common areas
  • Checking general condition of rooms and notifying supervisor of any malfunction or damage
  • Laundry:  washing, drying, folding bed linens & towels
  • Maintain a consistent, high standard of cleaning
  • Other tasks as assigned by management


  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including some weekends
  • Experience preferred
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to speak and read English
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Positive, friendly and respectful attitude toward guests and other employees
  • Dependable transportation is a must


  • The physical ability to stand and or walk continuously, including walking up and down stairs
  • The physical ability to bend/stoop continuously
  • The physical ability to occasionally climb on a ladder to reach heights of 12’
  • The physical ability to lift up to 40 pounds

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please send an e-mail to rhonda@guesthousecenter.org or visit our Craigslist posting.

TO BE CONSIDERED, please submit ALL of the following:

  1. Cover letter confirming availability requirement
  2. Resume/work history & education
  3. Full contact information: name, address, e-mail address and phone number

You may also stop by Guest House to complete an employment application. We are located at 318 West Main Street (Route 148) in Chester (at the Chester/Killingworth Town line).

**No Phone Calls, Please**