Careers & Internships

Employment opportunities exist at our weather station and Extreme Mount Washington museum on the summit of Mount Washington, and in our administrative offices in downtown North Conway, NH.

Summit positions require an eight-day shift on the mountain followed by six days off, while most valley positions follow a more typical Monday through Friday work week. Part-time and seasonal work is available, and we also offer a highly competitive internship program at our summit weather station.

Current openings, if any, are listed below. Thank you for your interest in working with us!

Staff Positions 

Summit Night Observer
Job Description:
Night Weather Observer Basic Function The Night Observer’s position is a night shift position (5:30 PM ‐ 5:30 AM) with a primary focus on hourly observation, forecasting, and daily / weekly / monthly quality checks. This position requires immense attention to detail, exceptional time management, and aptitude to work as a team member. Assigned to one of two shifts, Observers operate the remote weather station by rotating an eight (8) day on six (6) day off schedule, changing shifts on Wednesdays. Working holidays and weekends over scheduled shifts is required. The Night Observer reports directly to the Summit Operations Manager and additionally takes direction from the assigned Shift Leader. Responsibilities include helping to maintain the summit facility, providing hospitality to visitors and members, and the overall quality of our data gathering and dissemination. This position indirectly assists many other departments and positions on and off the summit within the Observatory. 
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Summit Museum Attendant
Job Description Are you looking to experience the Home of the World’s Worst Weather for yourself? We have an immediate opening for two friendly, outgoing and self-motivated individuals for the position of Museum Attendant at our Extreme Mount Washington Museum located in the Sherman Adams building located on the summit of Mount Washington. This is a part-time seasonal position that runs through October (end of season). We are looking for individuals with availability to work two consecutive days, Wednesday-Thursday or Friday-Saturday, with flexibility to occasionally pick up additional days.  
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Internship Program

Please visit our internship page for openings, application instructions, and more information.

Mount Washington Observatory provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mount Washington Observatory complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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