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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.

  • CUSTODIAN

    Middleton Place is hiring a full time janitor.  Must have knowledge of janitorial maintenance with 2+ years of custodial experience preferred.  Applicant must be reliable and able to work  on alternate weekends.

     

    Educational Requirements Needed to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent (preferred)

    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

    Interested applicants should contact Sidney Frazier at [email protected]

    Job Type: Full Time

    To apply, .

  • 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].

  • MANAGER, SPECIAL GROUP SERVICES

    Middleton Place, a National Historic Landmark, is currently recruiting for position of Manager, Special Group Services. This salaried, plus commission full time position is available immediately

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Solicit, negotiate, and book new and repeat business for Middleton Place AND The Inn at Middleton Place through efforts (outside sales calls, e-mailings, referrals, networking, etc.) to increase revenue and meet/exceed sales goals.
    • Book weddings, corporate meetings/events/retreats, social groups, family reunions, room blocks, etc. for Middleton Place AND The Inn at Middleton Place. Cross-sell both properties to potential clients and inform them of all that is offered and available for their group.
    • Organize day and evening group/wedding food and beverage services. Coordinate menus with client and Middleton Place Food and Beverage Department. Upsell food and beverage services.
    • Learn and be able to interpret the history of the property.

     

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Must have a love for selling and closing a deal.
    • Must really like to engage with people and are passionate about representing Middleton Place and The Inn at Middleton Place.
    • Must be highly motivated to reach and exceed sales goals.

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Minimum 2 years post high school education (business, hospitality or management preferred) or equivalent.
    • Minimum 2 years experience in hospitality with focus on sales and/or special events.
    • Minimum 2 year experience with catering and/or food and beverage services.
    • Minimum 1 year hotel experience.

    Technical Skills and Abilities:

    • Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and/or be on their feet for extended periods of time and required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Clerical skills required for this job include typing, filing and the ability to use computer and internet systems to research potential leads and emailing and to log entries in Delphi are required.
    • Personal skills required for this job include effectively dealing with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy

    Job Type: Full Time

    To apply, email Sam Wrigglesworth at [email protected].

  • RETAIL SALES REPRESENTATIVE – Garden Market & Nursery

    Job Description

    On a rotating schedule, work in the Garden Market, Museum Shop, and Nursery as a retail sales representative, greeting guests, assisting with retail purchases.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Build a knowledge base of items sold to engage customers in conversation about products, artists and plant materials.
    • Interact with visitors in a friendly, helpful manner.
    • Befully competent in the operation of the point-of-sale systems and credit care machines.
    • Perform opening and closing functions with accuracy to report daily sales, banks and deposits.
    • Restock inventory, keep displays clean and orderly and perform additional duties as requested.
    • Weekend and holiday work required.
    • Ability to perform all required daily tasks and procedures as outlined on daily and weekly procedures check list.

    MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Assist other departments and with events, when needed.
    • Provide assistance to ill or injured visitors and complete required accident reports.
    • Provide visual security and report any issues to manager and/or head of security.

    Skills Required to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • Ability to work in a friendly manner with coworkers and visitors.
    • Knowledge of daily activities and history of Middleton Place.
    • Ability to communicate information clearly to visitors and coworkers.

    Educational Requirements Needed to Perform Duties of the Job:

    • High School Diploma.

     

    PHYSICAL Requirements to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • Stamina for working and standing long hours in hot/humid conditions of summer and cold conditions of winter.
    • Ability of lift boxes up to 30 pounds.

    Licensing or Other Special Certifications Required:

    • Valid Driver’s License.

    How to Apply

    Please send cover letter and resume to the email address below.

    Job Type: Part Time

    To apply, email Karly Windham at [email protected].

  • MAINTENANCE WORKER

    Join the maintenance team at this historic landmark. Perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks involving general maintenance, including: painting, electrical repairs, plumbing, roof repairs, and routine carpentry work.

    This entry level, full-time position requires a dependable individual with two years or more of working in the field. Must have valid SC driver’s license and reliable transportation. Good benefits.

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

    • Assist in routine building/system repairs including plumbing, electrical, carpentry and painting
    • Assist in road and drainage maintenance
    • Maintain and secure Maintenance Department equipment and workshops, sheds, and materials

    MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Assist as needed with property-wide events
    • Assist as needed with property-wide security

    Skills Required to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • Proficient knowledge of all building trades and equipment maintenance
    • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
    • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks

    Educational Requirements Needed to Perform the Duties of the Job:

    • Technical training in Building/Equipment Trades or equivalent work experience
    • High School Diploma

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

    • 50 pounds routinely
    • Ability to move all extremities, stand for 2 or more hours, bend and stoop without pain or impairment.

    Licensing or Other Special Certifications Required:

    • Valid S.C. Driver’s license.

    Job Type: Full Time

    To apply, email Sidney Frazier at [email protected].

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