Delaware North

Commentator Tour Escort, Kennedy Space Center

Overview

Delaware North Parks and Resorts is hiring for part-time Coach Tour Guides to join our team at Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida. As a Coach Tour Guide, you will drive the tour buses and provide commentary about Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to guests visiting the property. You will be pivotal in telling the NASA story and should inspire our guests about space exploration.
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Perks at Kennedy Space Center

Embark on an extraordinary journey with a job at Kennedy Space Center, where every day allows you to share the excitement of space exploration with our guests.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance*
  • 401k with company match*
  • Paid vacation days and holidays*
  • Paid parental bonding leave*
  • Tuition or professional certification reimbursement*
  • Weekly pay
  • 12 complimentary tickets and 4 parking passes per year to share with friends and family
  • Attraction share program with 5 visits per year with up to 3 guests at discounted rates to popular Florida attractions
  • Rewards and recognition program with cool gifts and merchandise
  • Referral bonus – earn $200 for each eligible referral
  • Training and development with opportunities for internal mobility and growth including the chance to work at our other locations nationwide

*Available for eligible team members, part-time team members must earn eligibility

Unit Description

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the visitor center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. We offer our team members discounted meals, wellness rewards programs, and a 4-week on-the-job training program. Friends and family perks include up to 12 complimentary tickets with 4 parking passes per year to share. Additionally, team members receive 5 visits per year with up to 3 guests for visits at discounted rates to other popular Florida attractions.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the tour bus along the designated routes while providing approved commentary throughout the journey.
  • Regularly perform safety inspection checks on the tour bus; ensure proper fuel levels, visibility, and proper operation of required systems.
  • Assist guests when they are boarding the bus and help them to their seats.
  • Comply with all vehicle operation regulations to ensure the safety of associates and guests.
  • Provide guests with accurate, factual, and intelligible commentary.
  • All other duties assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years old to apply.
  • Possess a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s License with the “P” Endorsement required.
  • Minimum 2 years’ driving experience, driving a 26,000-pound vehicle or greater required.
  • Requires successfully passing background check, drug screening and a 3-part physical.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
  • Constant sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, and repetitive motions.
  • Ability to remain sitting and standing for the entire length of shift.
  • Requires work outdoors and on coaches with the presence of fumes, dust, and noise.

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