At Old South Carriage Company, our goal is to provide an exceptional carriage experience for each and every guest, while maintaining the highest of care and safety for our horses, staff, and customers. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff strives to provide superior customer service with every interaction. We believe in rewarding excellent work, promoting from within, and building long-term relationships with our employees. Our fun, supportive culture makes this possible. From Sales associates, to tour guides, to barn hands, we embrace these company values: Create Amazing Experiences, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Do The Right Thing, Spread Some Laughter and Have Fun, Exceed Expectations, Seek and Share Knowledge, Cooperate for Greatness.
You may access our our online application here and submit it in-person between 9am and 6pm at 14 Anson St (one block north of the city market in downtown Charleston). Applicants who are offered a position at Old South Carriage Company must pass a pre-employment drug screen. If you have any questions, please call us at 843-723-9712.
Tour Guide (Part-time and Full-time)
Tour guides provide exceptional 50-60 minute tours of historic downtown Charleston, following the city of Charleston’s tour regulations. All guides must pass a rigorous test administered by the city covering more than three hundred years of Charleston’s history, including architecture and plant life. Tour guides will make the safety of our guests and horses a priority. Licensed guides are preferred, but Old South Carriage Co. will train promising candidates who display exceptional customer service skills, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude. Uniform provided, except for black lace-up shoes and hat. Candidate must have a valid diver’s license and be available to work days, weekends, holidays, and evenings.
Starting wage: $18.25 per hour while on tour; $7.25 between tours
Customer Service Specialist (Full-Time)
The Customer Service Specialist must be highly organized and enjoy in a fast-paced environment, as well as exhibit excellent customer service, multitasking, and problem-solving skills. Responsibilities include meeting and greeting customers, ringing in ticket sales, checking in guests, and efficiently loading carriages. This position requires attention to detail, poise, and positive attitude in the workplace. Minimum requirements: associates degree or 2 years experience in customer service or sales. Uniform provided, except for black lace-up shoes and hat. Candidate must be available to work days, weekends, and holidays. Candidate must also pass a Pre-employment drug test.
Starting wage: $11.00 per hour
Sales Associate (Part-time and Full-time)
Sales associates are often the first point of contact with our guests and therefore must exhibit excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Duties include selling tickets from horse-drawn carriage or other kiosks in downtown Charleston and assisting with care of horse (taking temperature, emptying diaper, ensuring water breaks, tacking and untacking as needed). Uniform provided, except for black lace-up shoes and hat. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be available to work days, weekends, holidays, and evenings.
Base pay + commission
Barn Worker (Part-time and Full-time)
Barn hands ensure the health of Old South Carriage Co. draft horses by providing outstanding care. Responsibilities include feeding, bathing, harnessing, and transporting horses. Barn hands clean stalls and complete other barn-related tasks with enthusiasm. Candidate must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Barn hands should be able to drive a truck and trailer and must be available to work days, weekends, holidays, and evenings.
Starting wage: $11.00 per hour
The Runner/sales associate must be energetic and exhibit excellent customer service skills. Responsibilities include returning our zone tags to the City Gate at the end of each tour, selling tickets from a kiosk in downtown Charleston, and ringing up sales on an i-Pad. Uniform provided, except for black lace-up shoes and hat.
Starting wage: $9.00 per hour