Tour Guide / Seal Tour in San Diego, CA at Historic Tours of America, Inc

Date Posted: 1/21/2023

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Job Description

JOIN OUR HISTORIC TOURS OF AMERICA FAMILY

Expand your performance repertoire as a tour guide and historical interpreter on the Seal Tour ®

This is a GREAT opportunity to LEARN about the history of our city and
get to BRAG about it!!!

Become a CASTmember of the Nations Storyteller ®

Have fun offering Historic Tours of America's ® tours and attractions while inviting guests to learn about our historical city!

You've seen the big blue SEAL vehicles driving into the water and probably thought, ‘What a fun job that must be’. Well, you're absolutely right! The San Diego SEAL tours treat guests to a land and sea adventure, giving a unique live narrated view of San Diego.

We are now holding interviews for our PAID training program that will thoroughly prepare you to be a professional tour guide!

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

The Tour Guides may be required to work in a non-air-conditioned vehicle, on busy public streets in a safe, competent manner while entertaining guests by narrating a scripted sightseeing tour.

Tour Guides narrate several tours during each shift.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive pay and paid training
  • All FT Employees are eligible for 2 weeks of 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*
    • Flexible schedules, including a combination of weekdays and weekends are available
    • Fun, upbeat work environment with various award and recognition celebrations throughout the year
    • Teladoc - 24 hr. access to doctor by phone or computer for employee and their dependents.   Employer pays 100%
    • Discounts in retail stores and free admission to all company attractions

Operating tours, attractions and retail in Boston, Key West, Nashville, San Diego, St. Augustine, Savannah and Washington, DC since 1980! 

Start your new Career With Us Today!

*Eligibility requirements may apply

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
  • Must keep CPR and 1st Aid certificate current
  • Ability to learn a scripted story and relay scripted story in an entertaining manner in the time allowed on a moving amphibious vehicle
  • Ability to be heard in a clear, audible voice by an audience
  • Ability to sit 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 employees and the general public
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Must pass a CPR/ First Aid training course provided by employer
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Successful candidate must pass a drug test and a background search

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