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Training for Professional Tour Directors -Tour Guides - Travel Staff - Cruise Hosts
Hiring 2017

Work in the National Parks
Full-time   Part-time   Seasonal   Volunteers   Students
https://www.nps.gov/aboutus/workwithus.htm


Outdoor/Adventure Tour Guide 
Adventure Travel West, Inc. - Denver, CO 
Part-time
Adventure Travel West, Denver-based tour operator for over 20 years, is hiring experienced Tour Guides to lead 2-3 week hiking/sightseeing/camping tours throughout the National Parks of the American West and Hawaii.
We operate small, van-based group tours for European and South American professionals looking to have the trip of a lifetime.
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Tour Leader / Driver Guide 
Extranomical Tours Inc. - San Francisco, CA 
$20 an hour - Full-time, Part-time
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Zip Line Tour Guide 
Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds - Occidental, CA 
$11 an hour - Temporary
First Training: March 13-17, 2017
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DC Tour Guide 
Urban Adventures - Washington, DC 
Part-time
Urban Adventures, a tour company with a social mission, is currently seeking individuals for positions as tour guides for their DC Office. Tour guides will be responsible for leading interactive, theme-based tours that will provide attendees with enjoyable, engaging, and in-depth experiences of the neighborhoods and local businesses of Washington D.C.
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Food Tour Guide 
Hawaii Food Tours - Honolulu, HI 
$50 - $120 a day - Part-time
HAWAII FOOD TOURS is looking for EXCEPTIONAL " Take-Charge" People!We are Expanding our Business Again!
The position you are applying for is * SUPERSTAR FOOD TOUR GUIDE *
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Tour Guide 
The Tomb Adventure - Pigeon Forge, TN
Do you love Indiana Jone and Egyptian culture? Tomb is looking for theatrical and outgoing guides. Positions available are FT/PT. Must be willing to guide groups of 15 people by yourself and engage them to escape the Pharaoh through out the Tomb. Come apply and join a great company!
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Tour Guide 
Witch History Museum - Salem, MA 
Full-time, Part-time
Full time and/or part time Tour Guide position available at the Witch History Museum in Salem, Ma. The primary duty is to give guided tours to visitors of the Museum and assist customers in the gift shop. The Witch History Museum features a guided tour through 15 life size scenes telling the historical stories surrounding Salem’s 1692 Witch Trials.
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Lifeguard/Tour Guide 
Florida Adventures in Paradise - Merritt Island, FL
Tour Guide For Water Activity
Full Time Position, Year Around Position. Open Monday-Saturday, Tours Operator 10 to 6pm
Must be Fun and Outgoing Person that loves the water and is a water bug. You Will be Educating about the waterways, Wildlife Animals and be in the water pointing out and making sure the customers are safe and having fun on there tour. You will be there tour guide and make the trip for the customers.
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Tour Guide 
Apache Trail Tours - Apache Junction, AZ 
Part-time
Retired but tired of sitting around the house? Love the out of doors? Physically fit? Have the gift of gab? Sense of humor? Ability to think ahead? Know how to drive manual 4x4 in rugged terrain? If you love to work without the need for a steady income, this job might be for you.
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Tour Guide for Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboard Tours 
Florida Adventures in Paradise - Merritt Island, FL
Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboard Tour Guide
Must be a Fun and Outgoing Person that loves the Water. We Operate 6 days a week. This is a Full Time Position. Tours Run 10 and to 6pm. Monday-Saturday.
Educating Customers with the Waterway, Animals and Teaching the Customers how to operate there boards. So must know how to yourself.
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Towering Pines Canopy Tour Sky Guide 
Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters - Grand Marais, MN 
Full-time, Temporary
Become a Sky Guide for the Towering Pines Canopy Tour and host zipline Canopy tours for guests in the Boreal Forest of northern Minnesota! We are currently looking for energetic, enthusiastic individuals to join our Canopy Tour guide team. We are creating a team that is motivated to provide our guests with a unique, world-class adventure experience while engaging the guests with an introduction to the history of the Laurentian Highlands and unique geological formations of our landscape.
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Wine Tour Guide/Chauffeur 
Mile High Wine Tours - Denver, CO 
Part-time
Mile High Wine Tours is growing and we are looking for part time wine tour guides/chauffeurs to help us provide the best service in the industry. We need gregarious people with excellent customer service skills and a keen sense of professionalism to help expand our urban tours. This position is demanding and it requires more than just a driver; we are looking for people who can deliver world class service while providing a smooth and professional transportation experience for our clientele.
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Cave Tour Guide / Interpretive Naturalist 
Crystal Cave - Spring Valley, WI 
Full-time, Part-time
Crystal Cave is the longest show cave in Wisconsin. Above ground there are 100 acres of forest, prairie, and farm fields. Our main lodge houses a gift store with rocks, fossils,jewelry, and other educational items. Cave tours and programs are offered to schools,summer camps, and the general public.
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Segway / Bike Tour Guide 
Charlotte NC Tours - Charlotte, NC 
Contract
Charlotte NC Tours seeks energetic, fun, reliable, and flexible people to become our next tour guides. Our guides create high energy, in depth, tours that leave our guests feeling like they are locals. Tours operate 7 days a week throughout the year.
https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Charlotte-NC-Tours/jobs/Segway-6033aa6f8b142b1c?q=Tour+Guide






River Guide (Raft, inflatable kayak, possibly SUP) 
Wild West Voyages - Moab, UT
Moab based small river outfitter is seeking mature, experienced guides for day tours on the Colorado Daily this upcoming season. High end customer service opportunities. Must have or be seeking licensing as a captain or crew member guide. Competitive pay based on experience. We will also train the right beginner candidate.
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Wine Country Tour Guide/Driver 
Green Dream Tours - San Francisco, CA 
$200 a day - Full-time, Part-time
Job Description:
Wine country tour guide/mini bus driver.
Full-time and part-time positions open.
3-5 days per week. Starts April or May of 2017.
10 to 11 hours per day. Approximately 7:30am to 5:30pm or 6:30pm.
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​Fast Track Classroom Training for Tour Directors, Travel Staff, Tour Guides and Cruise Hosts 


When:  February 24 through 27, 2017


Time:  9 AM to 5 PM


Where:  Laguna Hills Marriott in beautiful South Orange County, California






Details and enrollment:  http://tour-guide-training.com/Tour_management_training_fo.php


Question?  Contact Cherie at:  cherie@tourtraining.com or call 949-830-8603 PST


 


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Travel Staff Training for CMI Market
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Date:  February 24,  2017 
 
Time:  9 to 5.... longer into the evening if needed.
           
Location:  Laguna Hills Marriott in Beautiful Laguna Hills, CA 
     
Information and Enrollment:
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  Working in the CMI Market
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What:  Duffy Boat Training 


When: March 2017  


Time:  12:30 PM to 4 PM


Where:   2001 W. Coast Hwy            


Newport Beach, CA 92663 


Cost:  $145*


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Local Tour Guiding is a great way to start getting experience, networking 
and building your skills. 

Hiring 2016:

Job Description:  Cruise Host/Tour Director

Do you enjoy helping others to have fun and share in new and exciting adventures?  Our fast-growing company is looking for a travel concierge that will lead life-changing and unique tour/cruise experiences for our upscale single travelers on vacation. Successful candidates will deliver exceptional, detailed and entertaining on-site, travel services for groups of singles from our 25,000-member community.  Proven customer service skills, exceptional attention to detail with technical execution and creative leadership skills, that exceed all customer expectations are required.

Personal Characteristics: 
* Caring
* Highly Social
* Organized, Disciplined and Detailed Oriented
* Assertive
* Punctual
* Energetic, Creative and Fun
* Perceptive
* Able to Follow Direction, Company Vision and Execute Program According to Company   
  Guidelines
* Experienced Working On Site in a Team Environment

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Meet and greet warmly, all travelers (members) to break the ice and facilitate social interaction.  
   Develop Ice Breaker events for same purpose. 
* Plan, coordinate and execute daily activity plans, events, games and themes parties with   
  universal appeal across gender and age groups. 
* In advance, create STI Daily Program, on your laptop, fill in additional activities onboard in 
  conjunction with cruise line program, print and deliver to each guest at dinner each evening.
* Promote STI events at every chance, increasing attendance as well as keeping them informed 
* Re-arrange agenda and plan contingencies to handle unpredictable changes (weather, vendor 
   issues, equipment breakdown, customer illness).
* Coordinate with on-location staff (cruise ship, ground excursions with Shore Trips or other)
* Timely submittal of incident reports, daily summaries, expense reports and trip BLOG. 
* Supervise advance set up of dinners, parties, tours and other planned events.
* Sell on-site excursions: confirm, change and account for all aspects, including financial  
   reconciliation. 
* Facilitate resolution of all customer issues personally and immediately, or with the help of on- 
   site staff when necessary.
* Promote future travel experiences for the company.
* Become knowledgeable of trip destinations and provide area familiarization for customers. 
* Post daily pictures and comments to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media 
   during trips. 
* Wear company uniform/name tag at all times and promote the company brand in a professional  
   and positive manner. 

Job Requirements
Qualifications and Experience: 
* U.S. Citizen with a valid passport.
* Must pass background checks and drug test.
* Three to five years of experience working as a tour director.
* Minimum Associate’s Degree related to the travel industry; Bachelor’s preferred.
* Must own laptop computer; proficiency with Microsoft Office and social media (Facebook,     Twitter, Instagram) required.
* Knowledge of a foreign language highly desired (Spanish preferred).
* Florida residents highly encouraged to apply (multiple departures from south Florida) 

Pay and Benefits:  
* Earn 100% of all gratuities (potential of $3-350.00 USD  per day or more on average trip; ten or more trips possible per year).
* Incentive based compensation package for positive customer survey feedback.
* Paid airfare and shared accommodations during trips.
* Complimentary excursions (based on on-site excursion sales). 
* Discounted personal cruises, hotel, and resort accommodations. 
* Opportunities to travel on company familiarization trips.
* Opportunities for ground-floor, management roles in our fast growing organization.   

CONTACT: Send your resume and cover letter (MS Word document) to singlestravel1@gmail.com. Candidates will be contacted during evening and/or weekend hours if selected for an interview.

http://www.singlestravelintl.com/








Hiring March 2014 o - on going:

Graff Tours Tour Guide Position 
Graff Tours - Los Angeles, CA

Graff Tours is the first tour company dedicated to graffiti and street art. We believe the best way to see a city is through the lens of public art. A Graff tour is an exciting mixture of both the history of graffiti and what is happening today on the streets. The tours are fun, educational, current, and change every time they are given. Our tours show all types and kinds of public art including classic graffiti, wheatpaste, stencil art, yarn bombing, tape art, and much more. Our tours adapt to the art as it is being created and changed creating an ever changing tour of the art of the streets. 

Application Instructions 
We are looking for smart, responsible, and knowledgeable street art and graffiti aficionados. Weather you are graffiti writer from the 80's or a street photographer we want you. 

1. Speak well. Must be able to project voice so a crowd can hear 

2. Possess a great ​
knowledge of art, street art, graffiti, history 

3. Ability to adhere to a script but not be a prisoner of it. 

4. Having ​
an art history education will be a plus. 

5. Be flexible in dealing with the unexpected. 

6. Have the physical endurance to walk at a steady pace that leaves no one behind. The walks are a mile to be done in an about 1 ½ hours and about a mile in length. 

7. Walking tours take place in ​
Downtown LA so some familiarity of the city is required. 

Tours mostly happen at 1 p.m. on Sundays although they happen during the week upon request by our customers 

Pay is $50 per tour plus tips. Those hired will get a script and be trained 

contact grafftours@gmail.com with CV and why you would be good for Graff Tours 
New York Foundation for the Arts 

https://www.nyfa.org/Classifieds/Job/81ad6666-8a67-409e-a750-0e4f78a85a4f

Ballpark Tour Guide 
Cleveland Indians - Cleveland, OH

PRIMARY PURPOSE: 
To provide all fans and visitors with safe, informative and enjoyable tours of Progressive Field 

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: 
• Communicate accurate information on Progressive Field and the Cleveland Indians in a professional and effective manner. 
• Be knowledgeable of the Tour Guide Script and ask questions when unsure. 
• Attend to Guests’ needs, requests, and questions quickly and professionally. 
• Know and understand the relevant policies and procedures of the Cleveland Indians Charities, Progressive Field, and The Cleveland Indians. 
• Ensure any problem or concern a guest may have is handled quickly, professionally, and with positive result. 
• Monitor and implement policy and procedure when needed in a polite and respectful manner. 
• Provide assistance and attention to Guests with disabilities and special needs. 
• Monitor the cleanliness of the ballpark and report any spills or issues. 
• Attentively listen to all Guests and answer questions and concerns. 
• Solve any Guest problem or concern through established means. 
• Document any accidents/incidents on an Incident Card and report them to the Supervisor. 
• Attend required trainings and orientations prior to the start of the season 
• Assist others in all departments when assigned. 
• All other duties as assigned by the Supervisor. 
Requirements 
• • Clear understanding of all department and company policies and procedures. 
• Clear understanding of individual staff responsibilities 
• Strong verbal communication skills. 
• Ability to project one’s voice among up to 50 people 
• Ability to read, write, and speak English 
• Ability to think on one’s feet and problem solve 
• Ability to clearly, effectively, and professionally interact with staff, supervisors, contractors, and the public. 
• Ability to walk, stand, and climb stairs and ramps during entire shift (4 – 7 hours). 
• Ability to lift, carry, and transport boxes and items in excess of 15 lbs. 
• Ability to work Saturdays and occasionally holidays. 
• Prior customer service experience preferred.

https://re21.ultipro.com/CLE1000/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*5FA310824AB93684

TOUR GUIDE - SHARK REEF (PT) 
Mandalay Bay - Las Vegas, NV

The position will require working with groups of 30 or more people, including children in grades K – 12, in both the aquarium and classroom settings.

  • Position interprets the Aquarium’s living collection to school groups and private groups through exciting and entertaining programs and classroom activities.
  • Position will assist Education Manager and Educator Biologist in Outreach programs at local schools, community centers, auditoriums, etc.
  • Position will require local travel, and possible handling of live animals.
  • Answer school tour reservation telephone line, and take school group and outreach reservations using Outlook.
  • Package school tour information to be sent to teachers, including creating mailing labels and preparing envelopes for mailing.
  • Assist Education Manager and/or Educator Biologist as needed.
  • Maintains both public and animal safety by monitoring visitor behavior, correcting where necessary, advising supervisor and/or animal care of abnormal situations.
  • Performs guests’ tours in both front and back of house areas of the aquarium as directed.
  • Assists with guest dive programs, through tours, tending and set up.
  • Performs all other job related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

Required:

  • Ability to speak clearly and present to large groups of guest/students.
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.

Preferred:

  • Associate Degree with a focus in Biology.
  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

https://www.hrapply.com/mgmresorts/AppJobView.jsp?link=188823&page=AppJobList.jsp&skimSessionName=com.hrlogix.view.cont.app.JobListTable&skimName=requisition.requisition_id&skimNdx=2&op=reset&electronic_referral=indeed

Tour Guide 
Pittsburgh Pirates - Pittsburgh, PA

Position Summary 

Tour Guide personnel should possess a pleasant, outgoing demeanor, as well as, ensure a safe, fan-friendly environment for our guests while providing guests a vast knowledge of Pirate and PNC Park history. The position includes; but is not limited to: providing benchmark customer service, monitoring tour tickets, serving as a source of ballpark information for all guests. They will also be trained to have a vast knowledge of PNC Park rules and regulations. 

Responsibilities 

  • Set-up and take down of all tour items; such as – Clubhouse equipment, theatre equipment, treasure boxes, etc.
  • Conduct tour of ballpark as either “front” tour guide or “follow” tour guide
  • Verify tour tickets upon entrance into ballpark
  • Enforce all MLB ballpark entrance policies as they would on a game day
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Tour Supervisor or Guest Relations Manager 
  • Have a vast knowledge of Pirates history
  • Have a vast knowledge of PNC Park including but not limited to; all of the policies, procedures, services and facility locations
  • Must have good public speaking skills
  • Must possess a friendly and out-going personality
  • Physical Requirements: Long periods of standing/walking and lifting up to 25lbs.

https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?Ad=397331&R_ID=1002810&Refer=http://www.indeed.com/viewjob&B_ID=83

Museum Interpretive Guide 
National 9/11 Memorial and Museum - New York, NY

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s Interpretive Guide Program plays a key role in the 

Museum’s educational mission. Interpretive Guides lead artifact-based public 

tours to Museum visitors interested in learning about the World Trade Center, 

9/11 and its precursors and aftermath, and the rebuilding of the site. Intensive 

initial training will be provided by Memorial Museum staff. This position will be 

filled on a rolling basis. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

· Deliver tours centered on key artifacts throughout the Museum, discussing 

their background and relevance with Museum visitors and key 

stakeholders. 

· Continually study the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, and content to 

ensure a thorough understanding of our institution, the World Trade 

Center, and the history surrounding 9/11. 

· Ensure that all content delivered to Museum visitors is accurate. 

· Make other presentations on behalf of the Museum, as requested. 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: 

· College degree or equivalent required. 

· At least 3 years’ experience in education or related field working with 

diverse ages and audiences. 

· Knowledge of educational pedagogy, differentiated instruction, and best 

practices in museum education preferred. 

· Self-starter, takes initiative, works well independently. 

· Excellent communication skills. 

· Able to interact professionally and appropriately with staff, volunteers, 

and the public 

· Command of a second language, including ASL, preferred. 

· Able to work weekends and evenings. 

· Ability to accept guidance, direction, and supervision; able to give 

feedback and share ideas appropriately and professionally. 

· Must adhere to a policy of strict confidentiality in terms of information 

regarding 9/11 victims, bid documents, security and life safety incidents, 

and labor relations. 

GENERAL INFORMATION: 

· Full-time and part-time positions. 

· Schedule involves a flexible work week including weekends, evenings, and 

holidays. 

· Competitive salary. 

· Full benefits package for full-time positions. 

· Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

· Include job title in the email subject field. 

· Please state the location where job posting was seen. 

· Send cover letter and resume to administration@911memorial.org. 

· Please visit our website at www.911memorial.org. 

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center 

Foundation, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. EEO. 
National 9/11 Memorial and Museum 

administration@911memorial.org

Tour Guide - with a Twist! 
Ride the Ducks of Seattle - Seattle, WA

- Do you love Seattle?
- Do you love meeting new people?
- Are you often told that you're the 'Life of the Party'?
- Have you always wanted an office with a view?

If you answered 'YES!' to all of these questions, we want to hear from you!

Ride the Ducks is Seattle's #1 Land & Water Tour and we're currently hiring enthusiastic, outgoing, conscientious and responsible individuals for our 2015 season. In this unique position, you'll have a lot of fun, never be bored and you'll never experience the same day twice. Want to see what it's all about? Check out this video: http://youtu.be/QITvHUyT8UU

- Full-time & part-time positions available
- Competitive wages plus gratuities, spiff bonuses and seasonal incentives
- If you currently hold a 50 Ton License or higher, additional compensation given

We provide all safety, driving, maritime and tour/entertainment training necessary. However, some prerequisite boating experience is required to qualify.

Interested? Email your resume with a cover letter describing your boating experience to: careers @ ridetheducksofseattle.com. For more information, please call 206-441-4687.




Hiring January 22015:

Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Fairbanks, AK

Performs a variety of customer service and driving tasks. Routinely, drives a motorcoach and provides narrated tours. Performs basic mechanical duties. Applies knowledge of the area to provide information to passengers.

Job Requirements: High school completion or equivalent certification. Proficiency in the use of computer business applications. Ability to safely drive a motorcoach while speaking to passengers, answering questions and providing narration, while working in a team or group environment. Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and written, with customers, employees and management. One year of experience in positions involving customer service. Current, valid CDL is required (may be obtained through Company training course.) Current, valid Alaska drivers license, with a clean driving record is required. Minimum age of 21 is required. Must be certified as physically qualified through a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and drug screen. Pay Range: $10.50/hour (Overtime is paid for any hours worked over 8 hours in a day and over 40 hours in a week - w/o double accrual compensation). Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Princess Cruises and Holland America Line –

http://www.alaskatourjobs.com/current-openings.cfm?jobid=43191

Tour Guide-Fallingwater
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy - United States
Tour Guide\
Fallingwater

Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterwork, located just 4 miles north of Ohiopyle State Park, has openings for part time Tour Guides. Must be comfortable speaking in front of groups, must be dependable and able to work weekends and holidays, as needed.

If you are interested mail letter of interest and/or resume to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Tour Guide in the subject of the email.

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Send your application to wpcjobs@paconserve.org.

 

Not your everyday Tour Guide!
ATXcursions - Austin, TX

Guide travelers and Austin locals on brewery tours, river tubing trips, and pub crawls.

YOU:

Personality-filled, motivated, group leader.

•             Well traveled

•             Local knowledge about Austin

•             Can lead a group of 20+

•             Comfortable speaking in front of people

•             Experience in hospitality, food and beverage, or tourism

•             Physically fit

•             Know how to use a smartphone

•             Familiarity with things like AirBnB, Lyft, Square. Generally up to date on technology.

•             Able to work independently

•             Professional. Able to integrate well with clientele in business/corporate events.

Nice to have:

•             Sales experience

•             International travel experience

•             Know what a hostel is / hostel culture

•             Extensive knowledge of the local brewing scene (training will be provided to the right candidate)

•             Extensive knowledge of the local music scene (ditto)

•             A CDL class B or chauffeurs' permit would be fantastic, but we can assist with this for the right individual

US:

•             Brewery tours 3 days a week

•             River tubing trips all summer long

•             Public tours and private tours for bachelor(ette), birthday, and business events

•             Paid training provided

•             Fun trips, fun people. People on vacation.

•             Super chill environment

•             Flexible

•             Growth opportunity with a young company

•             Industry sector that is fun

•             Your coworkers are late 20s, early 30s

•             The business is run by 4 young entrepreneurs with other successful businesses and extensive work experience

•             Independent. You're basically on your own all day long with us supporting you when needed.

•             Start date: immediately

http://atxcursions.com

Compensation is hourly + tips.

Please reply with a resume (or linkedin), why you'd be a good candidate, and your favorite Austin-brewed beer.

Salary: $10.00 /hour

Required experience:

•             Hospitality / Food / Beverage / Tourism: 1 year

http://atxcursions.com/

 

GUIDES/ JAPANESE SPEAKING TOUR GUIDES
Bedore Tours - Niagara Falls, NY

NEEDED

Japanese Speaking Tour Guides

We provide daily sightseeing tours of Niagara Falls for foreign visitors in their native language. We now need guides that speak fluent Japanese and are familiar with the Japanese culture.

These positions are FUN, INTERESTING, and provide good pay. We provide guide training. FT and PT available.

If you enjoy providing GREAT customer service, we may have a position for you.

http://www.wnyjobs.com/detail.aspx?ID=80609&utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

Summer Guide Specialist
Vail Resorts - Breckenridge, CO

Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describe our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands for, including our commitment to our product, the communities we live in, the environment and our shareholders. Our employees are good at what they do, and we welcome people who bring enthusiasm and pride to work.

Welcome to Breck Nation. Come be a part of one of the most unique communities anywhere. The character and personality of our resort is unique, fun, independent, laid-back, authentic and welcoming. Once you visit, you feel like a local, no matter where you are from, or what your background is. Once you leave, you take a piece of our character back with you and are changed forever. Breck is a worldwide community of people who share our passion and mentality; our spirit transcends borders and has created its own nation of followers who live the Breck lifestyle.

This position will lead scenic educational hikes, teach mountain bike lessons, and lead jeep tours to guests of all ages - beginner through intermediate hikers and riders. As a customer focused organization, a crucial part of each employee’s job is to create and retain guests. Breckenridge Summer Guides will also be providing guests a new way to experience our beautiful mountain scenery - Segway Tours! Segways are self-balancing two wheeled machines that will allow our guides to take guests around some of our most scenic terrain. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Ability to demonstrate and communicate proper bike/ hike/tour techniques, as well as proper lift riding, at a minimum of the First Time Lesson.

Assist in all operational responsibilities of the programs including but not limited to registration, equipment, outdoor teaching areas, cleanliness of facilities, surface lifts, and all other facets of the programs as they exist.

Responsible for the overall safety of class/ hike/tour participants.

To further promote and act as a role model in the area of the responsibility code, safety and risk awareness as prescribed by resort's safety policies.

Assist the biking/ hiking/touring public whenever possible.

Contribute to team effort by participating in Job Sharing, assuming responsibility for the cleanliness of the resort and safety of guests and employees; participating in safety meetings; accepting diverse assignments; maintain a positive and friendly attitude and demeanor in all internal and external interactions.

Meet service level objectives and department goals as set forth by immediate supervisor.

Meet on a regular basis to address business items.

Requirements :

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Must be at least 18 years old

Able to meet Colorado State requirements for all background checks

Ability to comfortably operate a segway

Must be able to communicate easily and effectively in English

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to communicate in Spanish - preferred

Must have your own Mountain Bike

At least 5 years experience Mountain Bike riding/ Hiking

At least 2 years experience as a guide /instructor in outdoor activities preferred.

Satisfactory driving record

Knowledge of Breckenridge resort and town, nearby mountains and local animals and plants

Previous experience presenting/leading groups

Compensation : DOE

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Breckenridge Ski Resort: www.Breckenridge.com

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Have Fun. Serve Others. Do Right. Drive Value. Do Good. Be Safe . These are the values Vail Resorts employees embrace daily. As the premier mountain resort company in the world and a leader in luxury, destination-based travel at iconic locations, we operate in three highly integrated and interdependent segments including mountain, lodging and real estate. Vail Resorts employees are good at what they do and we welcome people who bring enthusiasm, pride and commitment to creating an Experience of a Lifetime to our stakeholders.

Vail Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Tour Operator Guide - Zoo
San Diego Zoo Global - San Diego, CA

Post by Jobing - Location: San Diego Zoo Job Code: 121025 Shift: Any Category: Tours Average Hours per Week: 1–25 Employment Status: Without Benefits JAMBO! It all began with a ROAR almost 100 years ago! San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. San Diego Zoo Global operates three world–class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research.

Our organization’s vision – we will lead the fight against extinction. Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at the San Diego Zoo Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT Customer Service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global! Are you ready to start your adventure and put your Passion for Wildlife to Work?

TRAVEL ITINERARY: Destination – Transportation Duration of your adventure – Spring and Summer Seats (positions) available – 20 Attire while on adventure The Society has a very conservative grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well–groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing.

Amenities Located in xxx, this adventure offers ZOO Perks which include discounts on food/premium products, free and discounted admission to local attractions, and accrual of vacation and sick time (exception for some grants and Summer Fellowships). (Union positions) $19.28 – $21.53 per hour. Requirements for this adventure include: The Tour Operator Guide drives the tour bus throughout the Zoo while presenting an informative narration on the Zoo's features. These positions are assigned to the San Diego Zoo and have the responsibility of conducting an average of five to six tours daily in a safe, orderly and expedient manner while educating the public and maintaining the Zoo's image of goodwill.

Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing, happy people wanted. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have experience in public speaking and excellent customer service skills. Education/experience in biology, zoology, horticulture and/or teaching is necessary. A valid California driver license is required (class B license is a plus).

Spanish, French or American Sign Language fluency is a plus. Hours will vary seasonally, some weeks may be without any scheduled hours, whereas other weeks (during school breaks) could be up to 30 hours. Applicants must be available to work weekends, holidays and other school breaks. Summer will require availability seven days a week, including nights.

Positions will last until approximately September 7, 2015. Selected candidates will need to provide a current DMV driving record and pass a DMV class B physical. (Posted 1/23/15) One essential function for this position is the ability to drive a SDZ Global vehicle. If you are offered employment, you will be asked to authorize SDZ Global to access your current driving report through the DMV’s Employer Pull Notice Program.

Your hiring for this position will be contingent on SDZ Global receiving an acceptable driving report for you. In addition, your continued employment in the position will depend on you maintaining an acceptable driving report from you. You may obtain a list of conditions that disqualify a person from driving an SDZ Global vehicle from a Human Resources Representative. Deadline to submit request of application for adventure: Thursday, February 5, 2015 Applications must be submitted online by 9:30 pm Pacific Time **San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke–free workplace** THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E–VERIFY SAN DIEGO ZOO GLOBAL IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS: PRIMARY PURPOSE The Tour Operator Guide performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that reflects San Diego Zoo Global’s mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction.

The Tour Operator works under general supervision and presents an informative narration on tours throughout the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park and drives tour vehicles throughout the Zoo and Safari Park. This position reports to the Transportation or Tours Supervisor. This class differs from the Educator Guide class at the Zoo and Safari Park in that the Educator Guide handles animals. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs as organization’s public relations representative in the Transportation DepartmentConducts an average of five to six tours dailyPresents educational and entertaining narrative simultaneously while driving a tour vehiclePresents a positive, friendly, and outgoing imageConducts tours in an organized, safe and timely mannerInteracts with tour patrons continuouslyLoads and unloads tour vehiclesEducates the public and maintains the organization’s image of goodwillConducts tours on paths, walkways and behind the scenes areasConducts special tours as requiredDistinguishes animals in camouflaged habitatsResponds to medical and mechanical emergenciesMay work relief lead shifts REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES Operates tours utilizing a variety of vehicles including tour buses, multi–car trams, Segways, vans, safari trucks, shuttles, carts, and other personal transportation systemsOperates P.A. systemsRespond to radio communications and verbal instructions/warnings in noisy conditionsCleans and maintains passenger areas of tour vehiclesMay collect tickets and operate patron shuttlesAssists with on–the–job training of new guides and provides mentoringAnswers questions regarding animals and main features at the Zoo or Safari ParkGives directionsAssists persons with disabilities/patrons of tours including loading of wheelchairs.May conduct bi–lingual language toursDistinguish animals in their habitats and monitoring soundsObserves and reports unusual conditions or animal behavior ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS Performs related duties and responsibilities as required. QUALIFICATIONS Training and/or experience which would demonstrate the knowledge and skills outlined. An example of which would be prior training or education in the life sciences and prior experience in public speaking; valid California driver license required; may require possession of a valid California Class B driver license; must be 18 years of age. Must be able to pass a DMV class B physical for Zoo bus positions.

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Museum Guide
U.S. Space & Rocket Center - Huntsville, AL

Museum Guide

Job Description

(Seasonal - Foundation)

A. Mission and Scope

The purpose of this position is to provide accurate, current and informative presentations of the museum, artifacts, and exhibits to guests, trainees, and employees. This position will ensure that tours are conducted in a consistent educational, and professional manner that reflects the Mission, Vision and Spirit of the USSRC.

B. Qualifications

Education: High School or G.E.D. desired. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Experience: 3-6 months experience working with the public and children strongly desired. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills to interact effectively with the public and to give presentations. Must be professional at all times.

C. Physical Requirements of the Position

This position has the following special requirements:

Walking and climbing (stairs) to access other departments and buildings

Sitting or standing for long periods of time (6-8 hours) operating computer terminal, operating telephone and handling documents

Carrying and lifting supplies and boxes up to 40 lbs. waist high

Bending, kneeling, reaching to store & retrieve supplies

Sight, reading, wrist movements, feeling to operate computer terminal, handle documents and sort files

Talking and hearing to communicate with supervisor(s), employees, guests and trainees who interact with assigned area of responsibility

This position involves working in both a climate controlled environment and various outdoor environments. This position deals extensively with the general public and employees at all levels of the organization. D. General Requirements

Willingness to be open to learning and growing

Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a team

Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries

Maturity of judgment and behavior

Accepts full responsibility of their actions and how these may affect others

Adherence and participation in the Center's Safety Program

E. Professional Standards

Understands and follows all policies & procedures

Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance, presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty & ethics are essential

Ensures that excellent customer service is maintained with each customer

Maintains a positive attitude toward the position, the company and co-workers

Appreciates that promptness and attendance at work is apart of sustaining a professional relationship with the company

F. Teamwork Standards

Takes an interest and initiative in the development of the Department's team

Maintains pleasant and professional relationship with co-workers & assists as needed

Remains positive about the team and facilitates an optimistic approach to resolution of issues

Maintains productive, effective and professional relationships with all departments

H. Position Duties

Museum Tours

Conduct scheduled and impromptu presentations, live demonstrations, and tours in a professional and timely manner in accordance with the Museum Guide Tour Handbook and Museum Standard Operating Procedures.

Meet or exceed the expectations of the Museum and Park Manager for providing guests with a quality museum experience.

Complete opening and closing check lists and promptly report any malfunctioned or damaged artifacts and exhibits to the Museum and Park Manager or technical staff.

Operate museum exhibits for the public in an effective, efficient and safe manner.

Continuously patrol the museum area and promptly assist guests and answer questions in a manner that reflects the Mission, Vision and Spirit of the USSRC.

Maintain a clean, organized and safe working environment for guests and employees.

The above duties reflect the general responsibilities necessary to describe the principal work functions of the job, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be in the position.

Employee is responsible for working in a safe manner and keeping his/her workplace safe.

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Tour Guide 
Kentucky Derby Museum - Louisville, KY

Overview 
The Kentucky Derby Museum is looking for energetic part time Tour Guides. Applicants are required to work on Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby days. 

Job Skills/Requirements 
The Kentucky Derby Museum Visitor Services Department is looking for part time Tour Guides to assist guests with their admissions process and tour scheduling needs. Energetic self-starters with prior customer service experience, who excels in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, are encouraged to apply. Some familiarity with general typing/computer skills, and moderate physical activity are required. The duties of this position will include long periods of standing, some lifting, climbing stairs. Working outdoors is required, rain or shine, unless weather poses as a threat. 

Additional Information/Benefits 
If interested, contact TeAirra McQuarter, Visitor Services Manager @ tmcquarter@derbymuseum.org or by phone at 502-635-5955, no later than Friday, February 13, 2015 by 5pm. 

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Adventure Services Guide 
Gateway Canyons Resort - Gateway, CO

Knowledge of activities and amenities of Gateway Canyons

  •   Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  •   Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
  •   Anticipate guests’ needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
  •   Maintain positive guest relations at all times.
  •   Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.
  •   Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  •   Required to have Wilderness First Responder certification
  •   Required to conduct safe, fun and informative tours as assigned
  •   Current valid driver’s license and minimum age of 18 are required to operate Resort vehicles including ATV’s
  •   Responsible in assisting Adventure Services manager in the operation of Adventure Center
  • Stocking retail space, assisting in retail display, and maintaining a neat and orderly space.
  • Assisting departmental inventory, orders, check-in and pricing.
  • Works with team members in a variety of ways to assist in operations
  • Able and willing to perform other tasks to maintain productive and successful work environment.

Other duties as reasonably requested 

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Educational Tour Leader - FL
Worldstrides - Florida

Educational Tour Leader

Position Overview:

Worldstrides Discovery Programs are currently seeking Educational Tour Leaders (Course Leaders) to work with one of the only accredited travel schools in the United States. Course Leaders work with school groups in grades fifth through twelfth primarily in the Orlando area facilitating our Discovery programs. We are seeking individuals who can demonstrate a commitment to working with students in the worldwide classroom.

Qualifications:

B.A. or B.S. degree, Science field.

Background in Education, Travel and Science.

Ability to stay overnight with groups at hotel, flexibility of schedule during the spring season.

Experience and love/passion of working with students.

Fun, Energetic and Customer Service Oriented.

Current CPR and Standard First Aid certification a plus.

Attendance at certification seminars and participation in a ride-a-long and ability to lead 3 trips in a season.

Excellent communication skills; specifically addressing groups, relaying information in a fun and interesting manner.

Coordinate logistics and lead day programs for visiting groups.

Teach large and small groups in educational and environmental programs.

Attend staff meetings and other professional workshops.

Problem solver with ability to work in a fast paced environment and able to adapt to unexpected changes to give best experience possible

Relationship builder who can make quick decisions in changing conditions.

Assistance with curriculum, program development, and other areas as needed.

 

Benefits of WorldStrides Discovery Programs:

Educational focused trips.

Ideal for people who love to teach, but do not want to be constrained by a classroom.

Great for recent Education and Science graduates.

WorldStrides Discovery programs provide a more lucrative and educational method of gaining valuable teaching experience than substitute teaching.

Support offered through our staff in the Orlando area.

In addition, we have a 24-hour emergency number to assist you whenever needed.

Coordination and security assistance is provided at each hotel.

We offer innovative professional development training methods and materials through certification seminars that will prepare you to be an excellent Course Leader.

Organized Itineraries- we have over 40 years experience in designing itineraries that work.

Placement procedures are designed to be hassle free and easy for Course Leaders to meet their groups at no personal cost.

We offer a competitive compensation packages with a bonus award system.

Schedule:

Course leading is seasonal employment from March through July. Individual schedules are flexible but overnights are required.

Course Leaders are asked to commit to one trip over spring break.

Worldstrides

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