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Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at Waddesdon. See availability and full details for our positions below.

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Job Vacancies

If you are interested in any of our roles please email a CV and cover letter to:

application@waddesdon.org.uk or call 01296 653258 for more information.

Waddesdon Pathways internship

We have launched the Waddesdon Pathways, a year long innovative internship programme with on site accommodation for those looking to develop a career in heritage.

Learn about the internship programme 

House host volunteer

Five Arrows Hotel Kitchen Porter

The Kitchen Porter’s main responsibility is to keep the kitchen areas clean and tidy, making sure the food preparation areas are sanitized and all equipment is cleaned accordingly.

Closing Date: midnight, Wednesday 3 July 2024

Interview Date: w/c 8 July 2024

Five Arrows Hotel Kitchen Porter job description

Bus Driver

The Bus Driver greets all visitors, offering assistance where required, and ensures that all visitors have an enjoyable journey on the shuttle bus to and from the carpark.

Interview Date: TBC

Bus Driver job description

Security Officer

The post of Security Officer will be responsible for maintaining the physical security of Waddesdon Manor and its estates consisting of approx. 6000 acres and several external buildings. You will ensure that the company’s policies are followed at all times and all issues are resolved in an effective and timely manner.

Interview Date: TBC

Security Officer job description

Property Trade Technician

The Property Trade Technician provides both general and specialist maintenance for all properties of the Rothschild Foundation and Waddesdon Estate, as required. This includes residential and commercial properties.

Closing Date: Sunday 23 June 2024

Interview Date: w/c 1 July 2024

Property Trade Technician job description

Domestic Housekeeper

This role will provide support for the residential properties across the site, and so are expected to maintain high standards of excellence, integrity, and discretion when servicing these properties.

Interview Date: TBC

Domestic Housekeeper job description

Housekeeping Assistant

We are looking for a Housekeeping Assistant to join our Housekeeping Department, who are responsible for thoroughly cleaning visitor and staff areas, and our on-site accommodation.

Interview Date: TBC

Housekeeping Assistant job description

Seasonal Commis Chef

We are looking for a Commis Chef who is passionate about food and delivering exceptional service alongside our talented kitchen team.

Closing Date: midnight, 11 June 2024

Interview Date: we will invite suitable candidates in for a trial while the role is open. We reserve the right to close the job early if we find a suitable candidate.


Seasonal Commis Chef job description

Sous Chef

We are looking for a Sous Chef who is passionate about delivering exceptional service alongside our talented kitchen team.

Interview Date: TBC

Sous Chef job description

Volunteer opportunities

At Waddesdon we have over 350 wonderful volunteers and appreciate their invaluable support. Why not consider becoming one of them.

Find out more about volunteering

Volunteers in the gardens