Relaxed Luxury in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Old Edwards Inn and Spa is a Four-Star luxury Relais & Châteaux resort, with an eye toward wellness and sustainability. Recreation, fitness, fun, rejuvenation — it's all part of the guest experience at Old Edwards. We are always on the lookout for new team members who understand how to unobtrusively yet authentically cater to luxury hotel guests' every need.
On the fun and scenic southwestern plateau of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, Old Edwards Inn and Spa is woven into the community, culture and setting of the vibrant town of Highlands.
About Old Edwards Inn & Spa
Located in Highlands, North Carolina
Two hours north of Atlanta, Georgia is a North Carolina Mountain getaway for visitors across America and around the world. It’s where blue-jean wearing billionaires listen to Bluegrass and relax amid centuries-old mountain culture. It’s where moonshine whiskey shares a table with a rare vintage Bourdeaux at an eight-course wine dinner crafted by award-winning chefs. It’s a four-season paradise of nature and neighborly mountain culture, a welcoming retreat for city dwellers escaping the stresses of their hectic lives.
A luxury resort in America’s Southern Blue Ridge Mountains garners accolades from across the country and the world. Why?
TripAdvisor reviews and articles written about Old Edwards Inn and Spa tout the unparalleled service, warmth, and friendliness of the staff.
This European-style wellness resort has undergone over a hundred-million dollars in renovations since 2004 to create superior accommodations, three outdoor heated mineral pools and whirlpools, a game and theater room, several indoor and outdoor dining venues, a world-renowned wellness spa, professional golf course, and sought-after destination wedding venue called “The Farm.”
Old Edwards and its amenities cascade along with several blocks in downtown Highlands, North Carolina, one of America’s Small Town Arts Places. Guests enjoy live music in several venues on weekends.
Guests of Old Edwards return year after year to be treated to a champagne arrival, individually appointed guestrooms with sumptuous robes and slippers, heated marble floors, and Frette linens. The world-class spa features multiple relaxation areas, a cafe, a boutique, and a salon.
For golf lovers, Old Edwards Club at Highlands Cove offers a superior mountain course, cascading along the Eastern Continental Divide. A full clubhouse and restaurant, outdoor heated mineral pool, and clay tennis courts keep guests and members entertained throughout the season.
The Employee Experience
Learn from a hand-selected team of professionals with award-winning careers in food service and hospitality.
Be part of an energetic and creative “family” who values the talents and passions of everyone on the team.
Join the superior quality and top-notch service delivered at a privately-owned luxury resort where every interaction matters.
Find work that is rewarding, satisfying, fun, and appreciated.
Experience a culture of teamwork, camaraderie, and pride in delivering superior guest service.
Help create “Raving Fans” and lasting memories that continuously keep Old Edwards at the top of TripAdvisor and hospitality industry rankings.
Check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Old-Edwards-Hospitality-Careers-107571491037568
Individuals who believe they have what it takes to create memorable guest experiences by providing warm, efficient, and unparalleled service.
Room and Board
Old Edwards houses over 200 employees and interns. Our housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis at a subsidized rate.
All positions are located in Highlands, North Carolina.
EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS | Standard employee discounts
on dining, spa, merchandise and purchases up to 30%, and free use of the golf course!
PAID VACATION | Up to 22 days paid time off the first year and 5 sick days.
DRY CLEANING | Complimentary dry cleaning and alterations for all work related attire.
ICE RINK ENTRY | Free entry to Highlands Ice Rink.
CHILDCARE | Childcare supplement equaling up to $4,200 a year.
MEAL VOUCHERS | Employee discount coupons good for use in most local restaurants.
INSURANCE PLANS | You will be eligible to participate in the Company’s Medical, Dental and Life insurance Plan in accordance with the terms and eligibility of such plan. Old Edwards Hospitality Group will pay 70% of employee-only premium.
401(k) PLAN | Participation in the company’s 401(k) plan in accordance with the terms
and eligibility. We currently match contributions up to 4%.
HOUSING SUBSIDY | Housing at a subsidized rate.
RECREATION PARK MEMBERSHIP | Free membership to the Highlands Recreation Park featuring a fitness center, indoor/outdoor pool, classes and a dog park.
REFERRAL REWARDS | Employee referral rewards up to $300 per employee referred.
COMPANY EXCURSIONS | All expense paid company excursions to sporting events (Atlanta Falcons
and Atlanta Braves), plays, zip lining, whitewater rafting, amusement parks, etc.
HOLIDAY GIFT CARDS | Holiday bonuses in the form of gift cards, turkeys and Christmas party with gift raffles worth thousands!
Getting Here and Getting Around
Due to the mountainous terrain as well as the distance from staff housing to work, a personal vehicle or reliable transportation is necessary.
Highlands downtown streets are lined with shopping, dining, galleries, and live arts venues. Outdoor recreation lovers find their paradise here, with biking, hiking, swimming, zip lining, horseback riding, tubing, canoeing, boating, fly fishing, and whitewater rafting. We are 2.5 hours from Atlanta, 1.5 hours to Asheville, and 2.0 hours from Greenville, SC.
How to Apply
We invite you to apply online at https://www.oldedwardsinn.com/careers.
- All resumes must be in a PDF format
- Due to the ban on non-immigrant visas we are not accepting H2B or J1 visas at this time.
- Please note there is no public transit.
- Applicants must have reliable transportation.
- All positions are located in Highlands North Carolina