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Posted: 07/02/2015

Employer
Historic Annapolis


Position
Architectural Tour Guide
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Annapolis, MD
Details
$15/hr
 

Historic Annapolis Hiring Guides for New Walking Tour

Summer 2015

Historic Annapolis, Inc is looking for a personable individual with a background in architectural history, historic preservation or a related field to join our team as the tour guide for a newly developed walking tour of the city. This position will be part-time and seasonal, 25 hours a week at an hourly rate of $15, and does include weekends. Additionally, this position requires a physical component of spending a majority of the working day on ones feet either standing or walking.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responds effectively and knowledgeably to questions from visitors regarding Historic Annapolis, architectural details, general city history and urban form.

Responsible for guiding daily walking tours and safely navigating attendees throughout the tour route.

Reviews tour lists and greets attendees, ensuring that all attendees are continually accounted for and that there are no guests joining the tour who have not purchased a ticket.

Manage the tours and follow procedures to ensure tours begin on time and do not last any longer than the allotted time.

Ability to dictate important information in various weather conditions and spend a large portion of the working day standing or walking, while speaking.

JOB SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION:

Bachelors degree in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Architectural History or History required.

Preferred experience of 1-2 years in customer service or in the architecture field.

Dedicated commitment to the philosophy and mission of Historic Annapolis

Excellent customer service abilities, accuracy, enthusiasm and productive work ethic.

Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Effective knowledge of HA properties and programs as well as Annapolis tourism and restaurants

Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse population of visitors and staff

Demonstrated organizational and time management skills

Ability to follow policies, procedures and instructions to accomplish assigned tasks accurately and appropriately

Demonstrates a desire and ability to function as a team player, including working a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of Historic Annapolis

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
To apply please email a resume and cover letter to Lisa Robbins: lisa.robbins@annapolis.org with Tour Guide Position in the subject line.
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