Fort Worden
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Be part of the team at Fort Worden! Part-time and full-time employment available. Click on the job title for a full job description. All applicants must complete the application form and submit via email.

We encourage you to also include a cover letter and resume. Positions are posted until filled. Apply today!

Fort Worden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Full-time positions include an employee benefit package with cost-shared health insurance, generous paid time off & paid holidays, & option to participate in the Washington State Deferred Compensation Program for retirement. 


On Call Banquet Porter
The Banquet Porter is responsible for the setup, servicing and break down of all meetings and events in accordance with The Fort's high standards of quality. The Porter ensures all venues are well-maintained and cleaned including any safety or AV/equipment needs, adjustments or repairs, prior to or after an event. The Porter also assists with inventory control of catering equipment and furniture.

On Call Culinary Server

The Culinary Server is responsible for providing a range of duties with preparing and/or serving foods and beverages; setting up Mess Hall dining areas and beverage stations in preparation for food service as well as banquet service in various locations around the Fort. The Culinary Server position serves food to customers in either a banquet or cafeteria style setting and cleans up and breaks down cafeteria, beverage and dining areas at end of service, leaving service area ready for next event. The Culinary Server works to clean and maintain all areas by practicing good safety, sanitation and organization skills. The Culinary Server works as part of a team in a dynamic and fast pace environment. 

The Dishwasher is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc., using machine and manual cleaning methods. This position also ensures the dishwashing area is maintained as a clean, safe and sanitary facility.


Assistant Front Office Manager
The Assistant Front Office Manager makes sure that the hub of The Fort is humming by supporting the management and operations of front office and staff. As the Assistant Front Office Manager you are responsible for lodging operations, reconciling lodging inventory issues and resolving lodging type conflicts and/or oversells, managing guest’s requests, and preferences and assisting front line staff in delivering 4-star hotel standards of service. You have a can-do attitude and know what it takes to help ensure our Guest Experience is top notch!

Guest Services Representative
Our front office is the hub of The Fort and all we do so our Guest Services Representatives must be the premier provider of excellence in the guest’s experience. As Guest Services Representative you will greet, register, orient and assign rooms to guests, and be an ambassador for everything The Fort has to offer. You are extremely professional, utilize superior customer service skills and portray a welcoming demeanor at all times. You also have financial acumen as you must ensure lodging financial transactions are properly executed. If customer service is what you are known for, take a look at the job description and apply today!


Our Housekeepers are key to ensuring our Guests are comfortable and enjoying their stay at The Fort. They clean houses, dorms and common areas and assist with laundry when needed. Our housekeepers are friendly, have a courteous personality and work well together. Are you reliable? Able to work at a fast pace? Do you love being neat and organized and want to get some good exercise at work? Contact us today!

Maintenance Worker
The Maintenance Worker works to ensure our buildings are maintained to keep our Guests comfortable during their stay.  This position works as a member of a team to maintain the majority of the 70 buildings managed by Fort Worden Public Development Authority.  As the Maintenance Worker, you will be assigned daily work to support the preventative maintenance program of the interior spaces of the buildings.  This includes, but not limited to repairing or replacing equipment, fixtures, HVAC systems, and furniture; and minor repairs to interior spaces, such as patching walls, paint, and repairing steps.  The position also responds to daily maintenance requests to make sure Fort Worden guests and event goers have a great experience.


The Reservations team is on the front lines of our Guest Experience and we are looking for someone who brings out a smile with their customer service skills. Our Reservationist will process all reservation requests, changes and cancellation received by phone, email or third party request and provides attentive, courteous and efficient customer service at all times. The Reservationist maintains a thorough knowledge of The Fort and all its grounds, products, and services as well as awareness of other roles and responsibilities throughout the organization. If you have some great customer service skills and want to join our fun team take a look at the detailed job description and apply today!

Catering Sales Manager
This is a great opportunity for a seasoned sales professional to join our growing sales team! In this new position, our Catering Sales Manager will achieve revenue goals with a focus on catering by actively selling and up-selling each business opportunity. As a driver of excellent service and customer loyalty throughout each experience the Catering Sales Manager has the know-how when maximizing rate and return. A fun bonus? You get to know and be a part of The Fort and great employees, the park, our products, and all its services. Check us out!

Event Coordinator
As a part of our growing sales team our Event Coordinator is the point of contact for sold events between the client and The Fort. With customer service at the core of all you do this Coordinator ensures all phases of catering events are seamless from sale to service while driving customer loyalty and maximizing sales opportunities. If you are great at multi-tasking, highly organized and love to make the customer happy this could be the job for you. Check out the job description for more info.

200 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Fort Worden is open year-round for day use and overnight stays.
Call 360-344-4400 to reserve.