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Middleton Place Careers JOIN THE TEAM

Now Hiring

Middleton Place’s mission of preservation and interpretation of History is made possible only with the help of dedicated employees and volunteers. Please check back often for opportunities to join the team throughout the year.

  • CARRIAGE DRIVER/STABLE HAND

    Tell the story of Middleton Place, National Historic Landmark, while driving a team of Belgian horses and provide care and maintenance of a variety of animals in the Living History Plantation Stableyards.

    Key areas of responsibility

    • Lead a horse-driven carriage while telling the story of Middleton Place
    • General care and feeding of horses and other Stableyard animals
    • Cross-train to assist in general barn maintenance
    • Perform other duties as needed including work with horses, water buffalo, sheep, hogs, and more.

    Qualifications

    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Experience working in a stable or barn environment or with animals is a plus, but not required. We will train you.
    • Ability to clearly communicate with guests while driving a carriage
    • Strong work ethic
    • Willingness to work as a team
    • Stamina for working outside in changing weather conditions
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

    Terms of employment

    • FULL/PART-time with flexible schedule (weekends required)
    • Must have a valid SC driver’s license and reliable transportation

    Job Type: Full Time

    To apply, email Hannah Carter at [email protected].

  • GARDENER

    Join the horticulture team at this National Historic Landmark assisting with general garden maintenance, caring for annuals and perennials, watering, weeding and planting. This full time position with benefits requires a dependable individual with 2 years of experience in the horticulture field. Valid South Carolina driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the Job (listed in order of importance):

    • Detailing and maintaining Gardens
    • Greenhouse and Nursery work

    MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Soil conditioning, organic fertilization and amendment
    • Weeding & mulching
    • Light pest and disease control
    • Managing watering and irrigation systems
    • Planting & transplanting (Seasonally)
    • Raking, spraying, fertilizing, watering and pruning
    • Mixing soil
    • Moving containers

    Skills Required to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • Reliable and motivated
    • Ability to come up with solutions and new ideas to contribute to Middleton Place
    • Detail oriented, highly organized and responsible
    • Ability to take direction well

    Educational Requirements Needed to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Weight Lifting (or other physical) Requirements to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • Lift up to 50 pounds routinely
    • Stand or bend for long periods of time

    Licensing or Other Special Certifications Required:

    • Valid Driver’s License

    Job Type: Full Time

    To apply, fax resume and cover letter to 843-766-4460 or email Sidney Frazier at [email protected].

  • VISITOR SERVICES ASSOCIATE

    On a rotating schedule, work in the Visitor Center acting as the initial point of contact for visitors to Middleton Place. Check in guests, sell tickets and orientate visitors to the property.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Welcome visitors to Middleton Place
    • Introduce visitors to the Middleton Place experience using printed materials, informational signs and interpretive panels.
    • Sell tickets by properly operating ticketing software and following all accounting procedures
    • Assist visitors in planning for various tours during their visit to Middleton Place
    • Maintain an adequate inventory of promotional and operational supplies
    • Clean Visitor Center area

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Direct cars or drive  a golf cart during special events such as weddings and other after-hour functions
    • Provide visual security and report any issues to a manager and/or head of security
    • Assist carriage drivers when needed

    Skills Required to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • Ability to work in a friendly manner with coworkers and visitors
    • Ability to communicate clearly to visitors and coworkers
    • Ability to use computer and credit card machines
    • Knowledge of daily activities and history of Middleton Place

    Educational Requirements:

    • High School Diploma

    Weight Lifting (or other physical) Requirements:

    • Lifting boxes of promotional supplies
    • Stamina for working long hours in hot/humid conditions of summer and cold conditions of winter

    Required education:

    • High school or equivalent

    Required experience:

    • Customer Service History Preferred: 1 year

    Required license or certification:

    • Valid Driver’s License Required

    This position requires WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY WORK.  It is part-time and receives hourly compensation.

    Job Type: Part Time

    To apply, email Kaleena White at [email protected].

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