Operations & Event Set-up Technician

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Operations & Event Set-up Technician | Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum


FLSA Classification: Full-Time, Non-exempt

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Department of Operations


The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has an opening for a full-time non-exempt Operations and Event Set-up Technician in the Operations Department. Please apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/998351


Museum Overview: Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum documents and interprets the history of country music—a musical genre and culture central to the identity of the city, the state, and the nation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum proudly combines subject expertise, ambitious research, and preservation of an unparalleled collection with expressions of creativity in music, art, and history. The museum collects artifacts that illustrate the evolving history and traditions of country music and provides diverse learning opportunities through educational programs, publications, and exhibitions. The core exhibit follows the story of country music from its folk beginnings through its evolution as a commercial art form. Rotating exhibits examine a broad range of topics, from country classics to contemporary and emerging artists in American Currents. The museum owns Hatch Show Print, a letterpress print shop opened in 1879, and it operates Historic RCA Studio B, where Elvis Presley and many others recorded.


What We Offer for Full Time Staff:

  • FREE 24/7 Downtown Parking
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Options
  • 401(K) with Employer Match
  • Employee Assistance Program (Free Counseling and Legal Services)
  • Eligibility for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness
  • FSA and Dependent Care Options
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Paid Time Off
  • Complimentary Admission to the Museum for yourself, family, and friends
  • Free or Discounted Entry to Local Venues including The Frist Art Museum, Nashville Zoo, Dollywood Theme & Water Parks, National Museum of African American Music, The Opry, The Ryman Auditorium, and more!


Departmental Overview: Our department is responsible for security, housekeeping, courier services, and dock management. Our goal is to support to all departments in a professional manner as well as being a brand ambassador to external clients. We strive to provide excellent customer service to everyone we interact with on a daily basis so that we may exceed their expectations.


Job Overview: The Operations Technician will be responsible for the set-up and tear down of all events hosted by the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. This position will assist the Operations department with duties including building walk-throughs, warehouse runs, distribution of deliveries, the organization of storage areas, and coordination of bus repairs. Working hours are scheduled based on event calendar; including nights, weekends and holidays. This position will report directly to the Manager of Operations.


Specific Job Duties:

  • Duties include daily set up for events which include movement of tables, chairs, podiums, stage, pipe and drape, hanging of banners and other miscellaneous requests as well as set-up for 2|22
  • Ensure that event space is re-set at end of event for next business day
  • Ensure that entire front of house museum space is clean and organized throughout the day
  • Assist with supervising temp staff, set-up staff, housekeeping staff, and vendors
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the Facility, and event space meets CMHOFM expectations
  • Perform housekeeping and janitorial duties such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, pressure washing, etc. when needed
  • Support all CMHOFM staff and assist with interdepartmental requests
  • Perform other duties assigned



Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the hospitality industry a plus
  • Previous experience as an operations tech with similar work


Essential Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and abilities needed for success in the position):

  • Ability to multi task and problem solve
  • Upbeat and energetic
  • Team player
  • Strong communication skills a must
  • This job will require working with the public and staff members
  • Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and some holidays
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs


Notes to Applicant:


The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the varied attributes, characteristics, and perspectives that make each person unique, and we believe that fostering a culture of inclusion is essential to institutional excellence. The museum promotes an environment of respect, communication, and understanding, while actively seeking opportunities to learn about and establish practices that further facilitate equity. The museum does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


We are a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all qualified candidates to apply for open positions. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for its staff and visitors. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and employment verification, including federally mandated E-verify processes, as required for position.



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