Career Opportunities with Shaker Village
3,000 Acres of Discovery in the Heart of Kentucky
We’re so happy that you’re interested in a career at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Take a moment to learn a little bit about us, and then browse our career opportunities so we can get to know you. We have a variety of positions for full and part-time employees, and we’re looking for team members who bring the right energy, passion and commitment to help our Village thrive.
“I have enjoyed working at Shaker Village for the last nine years because this feels like home. I enjoy interacting with all the guests. Every day is an adventure!” - Mike Brown, Maintenance Foreman
Who We Hire
It truly takes a village to keep Shaker Village running smoothly.
We have more than 160 employees contributing to our everyday operations in various departments including:
farmers, naturalists, historians, customer service specialists, housekeepers, culinary staff, retail associates, sales representatives, landscapers, maintenance technicians, carpenters and painters; as well as administrative and accounting staff to keep the behind-the-scenes work going.
What We Need
The guest experience is at the heart of all we do, and we look for those with smiling spirits and a dedication to being the best in class to deliver the ultimate in guest satisfaction.
Our commitment to our employees is modeled after the Shaker’s commitment to community and equality for all.
All of our efforts harken back to our mission: To inspire generations through discovery, by sharing the legacies of the Kentucky Shakers.
Why Shaker Village?
Besides being one of the most beautiful places to drive to everyday, working at Shaker Village offers numerous employee benefits:
• Health, dental, life and disability insurance
• A robust matching 401k plan
• Flexible hours
• Professional development programs
• Teamwork emphasis
Part-time employees also participate in:
• Flexible schedules
• Internal learning sessions
• Advancement potential
“I have been able to expand my skill set as the nonprofit organization has grown – taking on new projects, participating on several staff committees, and working with a diverse group of coworkers who value my strengths and compliment my weaknesses. I feel I have benefited from my role at Shaker Village as much as Shaker Village has benefited from my daily work.”
- Melissa Donahoo, Development Coordinator
Our Commitment To You
Shaker Village maintains a commitment to all employees and applicants to provide an open, accepting culture throughout all touchpoints in our employment process. We are dedicated to creating equal employment opportunities for all, and have developed an employee-led Committee for Inclusion and Racial Equity, with a focus on continuing the responsible development of the Shaker Village brand and community.