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Historic Travellers Rest

Historical Interpreter

Historic Travellers Rest


Job Summary

Educate the general public about the history of Travellers Rest. Key responsibilities include upholding the museum rules concerning the care and safety of the visitors, house, collection, and other cultural resources at the site. Duties may involve working outside of normal working hours.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be the face and voice of Historic Travellers Rest
  • Guide house tours and provide information on Middle Tennessee history
  • Work with children for education programs as needed
  • Open and close site (includes handling of alarms, locks, POS, and monies)
  • Prompt arrival
  • Operate credit card machine and point of sale system
  • Keep Visitor’s Center clean (dusting, sweeping, straightening, stocking, etc.)
  • If time allows, assist education department with making supplies and kits for programming
  • Be familiar with rental procedures and policies for customers
  • Conduct guided house tours for rental groups after hours as needed
  • Assist third party rental groups as needed
  • Maintain updated information on bulletin board outside Visitor’s Center
  • Promote and sell Travellers Rest merchandise
  • Other duties as may be required


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent
  • Must have above average communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to multitask, think outside the box, and troubleshoot problems
  • Must have the ability to work with all types of people of varying ages and backgrounds
  • Must be flexible with time and have the ability to tolerate interruptions
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Information



How to Apply

Send resume and letter of interest to chad@historictravellersrest.org


  • Date Posted: October 7, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: 14.00/hour
  • Working Hours: 15-20 hrs/wk; Tue-Sat, 9:30am-5pm