Join Sarah Winchester’s “Spirited” Team

Thank you for including the Winchester Mystery House™ in your job search. We’re delighted that you have chosen to explore opportunities here at the legendary Winchester Mystery House™. There is nothing mysterious in our undying motivation to please our guests who journey from all corners of the world to visit us. Winchester Mystery House™ is always accepting applications. If you are interested in applying, feel free to download our online application. Most positions are entry level and no experience is necessary, as we will provide training.

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Tour Guide

Conduct tours through the Winchester Mystery House.

Why Work At The Winchester Mystery House

Seasonal Hiring – All Hallows’ Eve

The Winchester Mystery House is gearing up for our annual Halloween nighttime experience ALL HALLOWS EVE and we are looking for seasonal crew members to join our spirited team. Join us this month for our open hiring dates to see how you can use your talents during the Halloween season!

Hiring managers will be interviewing and hiring on the spot on the following dates:

  • August 20th (430pm-730pm)
  • August 25th (2pm – 6pm)
  • August 27th (3pm – 7pm)

Apply online here, at or complete an application onsite.

We are hiring for the following positions:

  • Tour Guides
  • Maze/Guest Service Hosts
  • Gift & Tickets Cashiers
  • Estate Services (Facilities)
  • Photographer/Sales
  • Entertainment Technical
  • Food & Beverage Hosts

As part of our ALL HALLOWS EVE crew your responsibilities may include:

  • Responsible for maintaining guest flow and safety protocols while monitoring tours through the Winchester Mystery House, its’ outbuildings and gardens.
  • Deliver scripted spiels and presentations to guests as part of a guided or self-guided experience.
  • The Guest Service Host must acquire an understanding of the layout of the house and grounds regarding their specific host station.
  • Provide for physical safety of guests, performing such activities as providing basic first aid, directing emergency evacuations and keeping up to date with all Covid19 guidelines.
  • Must be able to do light housekeeping tasks unassisted. Cleaning tasks include sweeping, dusting, dust mopping, cleaning windows, vacuuming, and sanitizing high-traffic guest areas.
  • Knowledge of the cleaning room, and the proper tools, equipment and chemicals used for each job.
  • Ensure that the highest standards of presentation are implemented and maintained across the operation.
  • Must adjust to changes in the estate offerings, information and tour routes.
  • Other duties may be assigned including acting as a host for ancillary attractions, guest control and special events.

For more detailed job description please visit our website for more information or find us on Facebook. WMH is an equal opportunity employer

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Currently complying with all CDC and Santa Clara County/State of California guidance. Employees may be required to show proof of vaccination or periodic negative COVID test to work.

Printable Application


After you print and fill out the two (2) page application, please email to or bring the forms to:

Winchester Mystery House™
Attn: Human Resources
525 S. Winchester Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95128-2588

To fax the application, please send to (408) 247-2090 or you can bring the application in person, to the information counter in our Gift Shop.

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