Benefits


Employee satisfaction is an important part of our company culture. Discover a variety of career opportunities and scheduling options to suit your lifestyle. All positions offer a comprehensive benefits package and promote a healthy work-life balance.


Reserve Employees


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Reserve employees generally work anywhere between 40 and 999 hours (approximately up to 20 hours a week) throughout the year, usually during peak visitation times on the estate (e.g., spring, fall, Christmas, holiday weekends). Hours and schedules may vary based on the season, department, and business needs.

Reserve employees typically experience a reduction in hours during the winter months and/or other times when estate visitation is traditionally slower. Benefits include:

  • Checking and savings incentives with partner banking institutions
  • 40% discounts at estate food and beverage and retail locations
  • Access to Employee Assistance Network, Biltmore Cares Chaplains program, and Eblen Charities
  • Complimentary estate tickets based on the number of hours worked
  • Participation in the Southern Highlands Attractions Card & Ticket Exchange program
  • Service recognition

Flexible Employees


Flexible employees work a more seasonal schedule, usually from February or March through December, with hours varying between 1,000 and 1,559 per year (approximately 20-30 hours per week on average). Hours and schedules may change based on the season and business needs. Many flex employees typically experience a reduction in hours during the winter and other times when visitation is generally slower. Benefits include all Reserve benefits plus:

  • Paid sick/emergency leave (up to 28 hours annually)
  • Paid holiday leave (up to 32 hours annually)
  • Paid jury duty and funeral leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Eligibility to participate in company profit-sharing program
  • Eligibility to contribute to 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Access to company-sponsored services and resources during off season

Year-Round/Full-Time Employees


Year-round/full-time employees are expected to work a minimum of 1,560 hours (approximately 30 hours per week) throughout the year.

Benefits include:

  • Employer-subsidized comprehensive medical plan
  • Life, dental, disability, and supplemental insurance programs
  • Paid sick/emergency leave (up to 56 hours annually)
  • Paid holiday leave (up to 64 hours annually)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid jury duty and funeral leave
  • Eligibility to participate in the company profit-sharing plan
  • Eligibility to contribute to 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Checking and savings incentives with partner banking institutions
  • 40% discounts at estate food and beverage and retail locations
  • Access to Employee Assistance Network, Biltmore Cares Chaplains program, and Eblen Charities
  • Complimentary estate tickets based on the number of hours worked
  • Participation in the Southern Highlands Attractions Card & Ticket Exchange program
  • Service recognition
  • Access to on-site employee wellness clinic for health plan participants and dependents ages 5 and older.

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Providing the Greatest Benefit: A Healthy Work-Life Balance


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We know the happiest employees are those who live a life filled with personal satisfaction and growth. We encourage employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and to experience Asheville’s rich community life.

  • Health and wellness fairs with free health screenings and information
  • Access to wellness programming
  • Company-sponsored sports teams
  • Discounts and perks with local area businesses
  • Spring “Dine Around” program that showcases free meals at estate restaurants
  • College scholarship program
  • Employee appreciation events and activities
  • Employee holiday party at Biltmore House
  • Company training and development programs
  • Flexible schedules/job-sharing opportunities
  • Financial health fairs
  • Special perks by location