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POSITION SUMMARY- TOUR GUIDE

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POSITION: Tour Guide 

PART-TIME:

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for assisting with the daily operation of The EarlyWorks Family of Museums, which includes Alabama Constitution Village, the Historic Huntsville Depot and the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum. The primary focus of a Tour Guide is to present and deliver programs to schools, public and special groups for the assigned museum. The objective is to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of local, regional and national history. This position is responsible for ensuring superior customer service and providing exemplary experiences for all visitors.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn historical facts relating to the assigned museum site
  • Conduct tours of the museums for school, public and special groups
  • Wear costume or uniform as required for a specific program or site
  • Engage visitors in conversation regarding the museum exhibits
  • Ensure that visitors have a memorable and positive experience
  • Assist with admissions and gift shop operation as needed
  • Assist with preparation of materials for programs and visitor activities
  • Assist with set up for special programs, activities and events

RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Enthusiasm, cheerfulness and a willingness to learn
  • Enjoy interacting with the public
  • The ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups
  • Comfortable with public speaking

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Work requires frequent physical effort such as sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling and lifting light to moderately heavy objects. Work also requires physical dexterity in the frequent use of hand-eye coordination and manipulative skills using and limbs.

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