Contracting & Employment

In partnership with the District of Columbia, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW) is transforming The Wharf into a world-class neighborhood. We are working closely with our partners at the DC Department of Small and Local Business to provide opportunities for DC businesses. We urge DC businesses to apply for certification and to take advantage of the many services provided by DSLBD to DC certified businesses.

HMW is also working collaboratively with the DC Department of Employment Services to assure maximum job and apprenticeship opportunities for DC residents. Residents seeking employment and apprenticeship opportunities are encouraged to visit to the DC Department of Employment Services website.  

Special Hiring Events

Pendry Washington DC - The Wharf Hotel is hosting a hiring event on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 11:00am-3:00pm. Learn more.

The following businesses at The Wharf are accepting applications:

Restaurant and Entertainment Venue Careers
12 Stories
Rappahannock Oyster Bar - Hiring servers, runners, hosts, & line cooks. Email to apply.
Shake Shack

Hotel Careers
Canopy by Hilton hotel
Hyatt House hotel
InterContinental hotel
Pendry hotel

Property Management Careers
Bozzuto Management Company (Residential)
CBRE Office Management
Community Management Company (Residential)
NFC Amenity Management
Oasis Marine Management

Operations, Cleaning, and Security Careers
Admiral Security
Allied Security
Colonial Parking
Multicorp (Cleaning)
Reston Limousine
SAF Cleaning Services
Vador Ventures/Total Quality Services

Learn more about Wharf Phase 2 Employment Opportunities

Download the Phase 2 Construction Jobs and Apprenticeships Flyer

Get Your Fill at The Wharf

Fresh seafood is a given at DC’s Southwest Waterfront. But The Wharf offers more, including a wide selection of distinctive choices for food, drinks, and entertainment while you eat. Watch the chefs prepare your meal. Listen to live music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.

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Browse the Shops

Whether you’re looking for something specific or simply like to spend a few hours in our unique collection of stores, chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for at our shops at The Wharf. And, of course, you can always treat yourself to a delicious dessert—or celebrate your shopping finds with a drink at one of our restaurants.

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