Tour Guide

New Orleans Top Tours New Orleans , LA 70116

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are seeking a friendly and professional Tour Guide to provide our guests with an exceptional experience while enjoying a walking tour of historic New Orleans. In this role, you will be responsible for engaging visitors for the duration of the two-hour tour, sharing interesting facts about the history and answering any questions they may have. Earn $75 per tour plus tips.

Per City of New Orleans requirements, in order to ensure that residents and visitors have options related to tours and hospitality in New Orleans, the City regulates the issuance and renewal of licenses to Tour Planners. To obtain an initial permit, Tour Guides must pass a test on the history and culture of New Orleans. Onsite training and assistance with licensure will be provided by New Orleans Top Tours.

Tour Guide Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet all guests promptly at scheduled tour times
  • Outline the tour and timeline before beginning
  • Determine if any guests have physical restrictions that should be considered
  • Clearly and articulately provide information to guests in an engaging manner
  • Answer any questions that the guests have
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of points of interest
  • Remain calm, friendly, and enthusiastic at all times
  • Escort guests through the tour, taking breaks as needed

Requirements

Tour Guide Requirements and Qualifications

  • City of New Orleans Licensed Tour Guide
  • Significant work experience in customer service preferred
  • Experience with public speaking is a plus
  • Able to memorize and recite facts clearly and accurately
  • Fluent in English; bilingual a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Flexible schedule

Benefits

Benefits and Pay

  • Earn $75 per tour plus tips
  • Dental, Vision, and Supplemental Health Insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
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