CAREERS AT CHAUTAUQUA

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What we offer

The Colorado Chautauqua offers a range of career opportunities at all levels in hospitality (lodging, front desk, and facilities), public events, preservation, sustainability, and administration. We look for enthusiastic candidates with relevant experience and transferable skills, actively encouraging them to achieve their full potential in keeping with our core value of “lifelong learning.” Positions are advertised on our website and other recruitment websites. In addition, resumes are always welcome at [email protected].

Perks and Benefits 

Employees love working at our beautiful Boulder mountain campus where they take advantage of staff discounts on lodging, dining and Chautauqua merchandise, while also receiving priority for concert tickets and generous health and other employee benefits.  

Diversity and Inclusion

The Colorado Chautauqua Association embraces its responsibility as an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters respect and promotes harmonious, productive work relationships. We prohibit harassment or any form of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. We welcome each person’s unique perspective and experience as we work to advance our mission. 

OPEN POSITIONS

Facilities Maintenance Technician II

The Facilities Maintenance Technician II is a full-time, benefited, non-exempt position. Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of repairs and maintenance tasks on Chautauqua facilities, structures, and grounds. Evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required in meeting position responsibilities. For on-call emergency and inclement weather reporting this position is considered essential.

Starting Hourly Rate: $24 – $26 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Weekend Facilities Technician (PM)

The Weekend Facilities Tech is a part-time (16 hours/week), non-benefited, non-exempt position, reporting Saturday and Sunday 3:00pm – 11:30pm. Under limited supervision, this position performs a variety of repair and maintenance tasks on Chautauqua facilities, structures, and grounds. Additionally, assists front desk with amenity deliveries. The role is specifically designed to deliver exceptional customer service as well as helping with day-to-day maintenance operations. Holiday work could be required in meeting position responsibilities. For emergency and inclement weather reporting this position is considered essential.

Starting Hourly Rate: $21 – $23 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Audio-Visual Tech I

The Audio-visual Tech (AV Tech I) is a part-time, non-exempt position providing exceptional, service-oriented AV assistance for the Colorado Chautauqua. The AV Tech I will assist in, and provide support for, the set-up, strike and on-site management of audio-visual equipment for various events, which include weddings, corporate, social and other private functions. The work schedule will vary and include a mix of day, evening and weekend shifts. For purposes of reporting, this position is considered non-essential.

Starting Hourly Rate: $18 – $20 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Grounds Maintenance Technician

The Grounds Maintenance Technician (GMT) is a full-time benefited, non-exempt position. This position performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operations of our historic grounds, including but no limited to mowing, trimming, edging, pruning and snow removal. The technician is expected to have working knowledge of mowing operations and equipment, in addition to foundational knowledge of plant care and health. Weekend and holiday work is occasionally required in meeting position responsibilities. For emergency and inclement weather reporting purposes this position is essential.

Starting Hourly Rate: $22 – $25 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Stagehand/Technical Staff

Colorado Chautauqua is hiring for the 2024 summer season! The Public Events team is looking for seasonal, part-time stagehand/technical staff, to assist with stage and audio/visual aspects of event productions at Chautauqua for both CCA produced and co-produced events. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities.

Starting Hourly Rate: $17.00-18.00 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Seasonal Housekeeper

The Seasonal Housekeeper is a seasonal (mid-April thru early October), non-exempt, non-benefited position, and is responsible for performing housekeeping duties in rental cottages and public buildings in a timely manner, meeting established quality standards. Weekend and some evening work are required in meeting position responsibilities. For emergency and inclement weather reporting this position is considered essential.

Starting Hourly Rate: $17.50-18.00 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Seasonal Guest Service Agent (Evening Shift)

The Seasonal (mid-April thru mid-October) Guest Service Agent is a non-exempt, non-benefitted position. The Seasonal Guest Service Agent’s duties include assisting visitors, registering guests, managing reservations, and providing detailed information about cottages/units, rates and amenities. Shifts will vary from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will include a mix of weekdays and weekends. For emergency and inclement weather reporting, this position is considered essential.

Starting Hourly Rate: $18.00 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Seasonal Gardener

The Seasonal Gardener is a seasonal (May 1 thru Sept 28), non-exempt, non-benefited position responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all landscape and garden features within Chautauqua Park.  Some weekend work may be required during periods of extreme hot weather.  For emergency and inclement weather reporting purposes, this position is non-essential.

Starting Hourly Rate: $20.00 per hour

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
No phone calls please.

Chautauqua Dining Hall Applications

The Chautauqua Dining Hall is hiring! Applications are being accepted for front of house and back of house positions. For information on Dining Hall employment opportunities call 303.440.3776 or email your resume to [email protected].

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