Employment Opportunities

Join us in sharing the story of Andrew Jackson and his home with visitors from around the world. Employment opportunities will be updated as new positions open or are filled.

Full-Time Maintenance Technician

The Andrew Jackson Foundation has an immediate opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician.  This is an entry level position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • General maintenance of buildings and building systems.
  • Maintaining painted and stained surfaces.
  • Daily inspections of buildings.

Job Experience and Requirements.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year experience in maintenance or painting.
  • Experience with HVAC, carpentry, and plumbing is preferred but not required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical work, including exerting up to 50 pounds of force unassisted, lifting, climbing, stooping.
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.

Pay and Benefits

  • This a full-time non-exempt position with competitive benefits.  40 hours per week.
  • Starting hourly wage is $11-12 per hour depending on experience.

The Andrew Jackson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Application

No phone calls, please. Send application to:

Tony Guzzi, VP of Site Operations

4580 Rachel’s Lane

Hermitage, TN 37076

tguzzi@thehermitage.com

 

Full-Time Groundskeepers

The Andrew Jackson Foundation has immediate openings for full-time groundskeepers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Mowing and Weed Eating.
  • Pathway Maintenance.
  • Fence Repair.
  • Pruning trees and shrubs.

Job Experience and Requirements

  • Experience with zero turn mowers, tractors, and other grounds equipment preferred.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions.
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical work exerting up to 50 pounds of force unassisted, standing, stooping, lifting and climbing.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Pay and Benefits

  • Hourly starting wage is $10 per hour.  40 hours per week.
  • Competitive benefits package.

The Andrew Jackson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Application

No phone calls, please. Send application to:

Tony Guzzi, VP of Site Operations

4580 Rachel’s Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076

tguzzi@thehermitage.com

 

Part Time Gardeners

The Andrew Jackson Foundation has immediate openings part-time openings for people who have a love of gardening.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planting, maintaining,  and weeding garden plants.
  • Pruning garden shrubs and trees.
  • Maintaining garden pathways and edging.
  • Mowing and weed eating.

Job Experience and Requirements

  • Experience working in a garden or landscaping position preferred, but not required.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions.
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical work exerting up to 50 pounds of force unassisted, standing, stooping, lifting and climbing.

Pay

  • Hourly starting wage is $9-10 per hour.  20-30 hours per week based on the season.

The Andrew Jackson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Application

No phone calls, please. Send application to:

Tony Guzzi, VP of Site Operations

4580 Rachel’s Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076

tguzzi@thehermitage.com

 

Guest Services Guide

Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage is currently seeking a part-time Visitor Center Guide. Candidates must be able to work 25-30 hours a week including some weekends, be able to stand for long periods, give complex instructions to groups of people, and help visitors navigate around the property. A valid driver’s license is required. Please contact dlolas@thehermitage.com for more information.

POSITION SCOPE

The Guest Services Guide is responsible for facilitating daily activities in the Visitor Center at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage and ensuring the visitor experience is consistently outstanding. Guest Services Guides are tasked with engaging with the public in order to provide an educational, safe and memorable experience at The Hermitage. They are also tasked with running the daily, frontline operations in a smooth and efficient manner.

DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Greets & welcomes visitors upon their arrival and helps orient them to The Hermitage by letting them know the wide range of programming and activities available.
  • Assists visitors with the locations around the grounds of the property and guides them to the mansion.
  • Provides information and monitors conduct of visitors and adherence to site rules at assigned posts.
  • Accurately answer visitor questions regarding a wide variety of topics including general history questions, directional questions and questions about Andrew Jackson and The Hermitage.
  • Provides audio equipment and detailed instructions on use.
  • Monitors and controls visitor flow into Museum spaces at entry and exit points.
  • Facilitates showing of orientation film regularly as well as assisting visitors with queue forming and seating in the theater.
  • Provides professional, efficient, and approachable support and excellent customer service to visitors and staff alike.
  • Provides assistance to guests with accessibility issues, including but not limited to, driving them to and from the mansion in the courtesy golf cart.
  • Performs any other duties as may reasonably be required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able to interact with various personality traits and continue to maintain a professional demeanor with both staff & visitors alike.
  • Must be responsible, flexible, punctual and able to work well under pressure.
  • Must possess a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to work any shift including weekends, nights and holidays; and/or work extended hours.
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions including rain, extreme cold and extreme heat or humidity transporting visitors to and from the mansion.
  • Satisfactory completion of background check.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • College degree preferred, but not required

Submit completed employment application to the ticket office.