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Trolley Driver / Tour Guide- San Diego (CA, San Diego)

Old Town Trolley San Diego Full-Time
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JOIN OUR FUN-EMPLOYED FAMILY!

This is a GREAT opportunity to LEARN about the history of our city and
get to BRAG about it!!!

Become a CASTmember of the Nations Storyteller ®

Have fun driving an Old Town Trolley and sharing the history of our region.
Entertain visitors while educating them about our historical city!

You've seen the original orange-and-green trolleys all over the city and probably thought, 'What a fun job that must be’. Well, you're absolutely right! For more than a quarter of a century, Old Town Trolley Tours have been treating guests to a journey back in time while touring the most interesting and popular attractions in the city.

Come join the ranks of the FUN-employed on the orange-and-green Old Town Trolleys.

We are now holding interviews for our extensive that will thoroughly prepare you to be a professional tour conductor!

Already having a CDL is not required because we'll train you and prepare you to test for one!

Our ideal Tour Conductors have a passion for helping people and making their vacation experience a memorable one. A sincere love of history and the culture of our city is ideal.

The Tour Conductor must be able to drive a non-air-conditioned vehicle, on busy public streets in a safe, competent manner while entertaining guests by narrating a scripted sightseeing tour.

Most tours are approximately 1-2 hours in duration and Tour Conductors narrate several tours during each shift.

  • Salary : $16/hr ($16.00per hour base pay + $4.00 to 8.00/hr. in Gratuities*)
  • Training: $15.00/hr
  • Full Time and Part Time Available
  • Monthly & Annual $$ Awards for top performers
  • Paid Two Week Vacation (Full Time CAST) & paid sick leave (5 days)
  • Choice of HRA or Traditional Healthcare Plan (Full Time CAST)
    • Employer pays 84% of HRA premium of employee**
    • Employer pays 72% of Traditional Healthcare Plan of employee**
  • Teledoc - 24 hr. access to doctor by phone or computer for employee and their dependents.
    • Employer pays 100%
  • 401K Plan (Full Time CAST)
  • Fun & Supportive Environment
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Established & Financially Stable Company

Start your new Career Today!

Auditions will be scheduled for the week of March 11th.

Position will not start until April 8th.

*Gratuity information based off of annualized historic tips received by conductors working at Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego.

**Calculated with employee participating in voluntary wellness program.

Key Words: CDL, Commercial Driver’s License, Tour Guide, Guide, History, Historian, Docent, Guest Service, Storytelling, Reenactor, Fun and Entertainment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • No prior knowledge is required, extensive paid training is provided
  • Must be able to board and exit the trolley and assist guests with boarding and exiting the trolley
  • Must pass annual Motor Vehicle Reports (MVR) checks as required by the Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Ability to learn and memorize scripted tours and routes as assigned
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluent English in order to communicate with fellow CASTmembers, the general public, law enforcement and emergency personnel
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time and tolerate a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must pass a DOT physical upon employment
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License with an acceptable and verifiable driving record of at least three years

CASTmember Benefits

  • All FT Employees are eligible for paid vacation time as well as company sponsored health and wellness plans
  • All FT, PT and Seasonal employees are eligible for:
    • Paid sick time
    • 401K plan with company matching * * Eligibility requirements must apply
    • Flexible schedules, including a combination of weekdays and weekends are available
    • Fun, upbeat work environment with various award and recognition celebrations throughout the year
    • Discounts in retail stores and free admission to all company attractions

Successful candidate must undergo a drug test and a background search

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  Location San Diego 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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Old Town Trolley is an entertainment company that provides historically oriented vacation experiences for our guests through the operation of trolleys, street trains, a high speed ferry, themed retail stores, festival marketplaces and historic tourist attractions in Key West, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts; San Diego, California; Savannah, Georgia; Washington DC, St. Augustine, Florida and Nashville, TN. Our strategy is to capitalize on the Old Town Trolley brand, while focusing on heritage tourism. In this process, we will maintain our emphasis on guest communication and satisfaction, product value, superior vehicles and industry trends to profitably expand our entertainment business in each of the cities in which we currently operate and in other vacation destinations across the United States.

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