Tour Guide / Little White House in Key West, FL at Historic Tours of America, Inc

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Become a CASTmember of the Nations Storyteller ®  and have fun as you  entertain guests while bringing to life the history of the Truman era administration. 

Expand your performance repertoire as a tour guide and historical interpreter at the Truman Little White House ®

We are now holding interviews for our PAID training program that will thoroughly prepare you to be a professional tour guide who narrates several tours during each shift.

Our ideal Tour Guides have a passion for entertaining people and making their vacation experience a memorable one. A sincere love of history and the culture of our city is ideal.

Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal positions may be available.

Weekends/Holidays Required.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • No prior knowledge is required, paid training is provided
  • Ability to perform on-your-feet routine physical activity
  • Ability to learn and memorize scripted materials and historical details
  • Ability to be heard in a loud, audible voice without amplification by an audience up to 35 or 40 persons
  • Ability to give a scripted tour in the time allowed
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and tolerate a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to work independently over long periods of time within the scope of established rules and regulations to satisfy the needs of our guests
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and difficult people both in person and via the telephone while maintaining a professional and pleasant demeanor
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluent English in order to communicate with fellow CASTmembers and the general public
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Prior performance or interpretation experience preferred
  • An interest in history is a plus

CASTmember Benefits

  • All FT Employees are eligible for paid vacation time as well as company sponsored health and wellness plans
  • All FT, PT and Seasonal employees are eligible for:
    • Paid sick time
    • 401K plan with company matching * * Eligibility requirements must apply
    • Flexible schedules, including a combination of weekdays and weekends are available
    • Fun, upbeat work environment with various award and recognition celebrations throughout the year
    • Discounts in retail stores and free admission to all company attractions

 

Successful candidate must undergo a drug test and a background search

 

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