University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Juneau Guided Tours
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Tour Guide
Requirements: See job posting

As a walking tour guide you will be the first to greet our guests in downtown Juneau and will be with them for 2.5 – 3.5 hours during their time in Juneau. Essentially, you will be the face of Juneau Guided Tours. You should have a love of Juneau, Alaska, nature, storytelling and history experience. You will be sharing amazing facts of history and getting guests excited and engaged as you show them Juneau. Juneau Guided Tours is owned and operated by The Alaska Club. Guides who prove themselves in the field can be recruited to take on additional roles and responsibilities such as Trip Design, Trip Experts, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service. Our summer season is May 1st through September 20th.

Tour Guide Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Be presentable, friendly, engaging and enthusiastic at all time
  •  Outline the tour with guests before beginning and manage the group and timeline ensuring it begins and ends at scheduled times
  •  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
  •  Knowledge of history about Alaska, Juneau, the gold rush, Tlingit and Haida, wildlife and flora and fauna
  •  Know all safety and security protocols, should they be needed

The ideal candidate will have:

  •  Outgoing with a customer oriented personality
  •  Will be an engaging and entertaining story teller
  •  Be able to walk 2-5 miles at about a 2 MPH pace on uneven terrain and up/down stairs
  •  Strong time management skills with the ability to work independently
  •  A flexible schedule

$12 - $14 per hour

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Contact: Elly Maurer
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Closing Date: Open until filled