Position Type: Non-management/Hourly
Schedule: Varies, must be available to work weekends and holidays
You might be our next great tour guide if friends say you've never met a stranger, you jump at the chance to lead your buddies on new adventures, get excited about science or history and can't wait to share the latest scoop.
As Ruby Falls ambassadors, the tour guide team delivers warm, enthusiastic Ruby Falls hospitality by making every guest feel welcome, appreciated and infused with the wonder of Ruby Falls. Tour guide team members lead groups of guests through the cave, promoting a fun, relaxed, and wonder-inspiring atmosphere, operate the elevator following protocol, and assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the facility. Team members provide information to guests about Ruby Falls, special events, and the Chattanooga area; answering questions in a friendly, professional manner. The team adheres to established safety procedures and business policies.
Applicants for this position must be comfortable speaking and leading tour groups, including sizable school field trip groups and special interest groups. Must have the availability to deliver a friendly, conversational style presentation in a manner that is engaging for guests with a broad range of ages and cultural backgrounds. Tour guides need a clear, vibrant, speaking voice and the ability to interact warmly.
Each member of the tour guide team maintains positive working relationships with teammates, supports the team to reach common goals and completes other tasks as assigned. Tour guides work as a team to meet Ruby Falls hospitality and safety expectations with every guest interaction, ensuring guests have an exceptional experience.
Tour guide applicants must be able to walk up to five miles during an 8-hour shift over uneven surfaces, successfully navigate stairs and if necessary, be able to stoop in areas where cave height is somewhat reduced.
A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required if not currently enrolled in high school
|Date Posted||November 1, 2018|
|Date Closes||December 1, 2018|
|Located In||Chattanooga, TN|
|Job Type||Part-time Employee|
|SOC Category||39-7011.00 Tour Guides and Escorts|
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