Tour Guide – Taliesin Preservation – Spring
Taliesin Preservation of Spring Green, WI is hiring seasonal Tour Guides to deliver our world-class Tour Program and contribute to our organizational mission. If this sounds like something for you, please read on!
This seasonal position pays an hourly rate of $14.50 over approximately a 16-32 hour workweek from May 1st to October 31st and weekends in April, November, and December. The position supports our tour program by delivering engaging tours to our guests and contributing to the tour program’s general operation. There are opportunities to cross-train with other departments if you are looking to increase your hours.
ABOUT TALIESIN PRESERVATION
As stewards of the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, our dual mission is to preserve the cultural, built, and natural environments that comprise the Taliesin property and conduct educational and cultural programs that provide a greater understanding of his architecture and ideas. We are different from other historic sites because we are not satisfied with just being a museum. We want the estate to stay filled with life.
There is an energy here that captures and engages people. Without exception, we are creative people who care passionately about our work and are full of ideas. We are a small organization. We offer a lot of flexibility and opportunity for people to develop within their areas of interest–and we are invested in their success!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A TOUR GUIDE
- Strong oral communication skills
- Ability to retain and articulate structured tour material
- A passion for customer service
- The ability to remain poised and improvise when needed
Do you love working with the public? Enjoy seeing people smile and enjoy an opportunity to learn while they experience the immersive opportunities provided by Taliesin? Do you have good interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse groups of employees and customers? Able to prioritize tasks while maintaining flexibility? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!
This is a seasonal position from May 1st through October 31st and averages 16-32 hours per week. In season, we are a seven-day-a-week operation, and this position would require a flexible schedule. Seasonal, non-exempt positions at Taliesin Preservation are subject to the recreational/amusement exemption under the FLSA and analogous Wisconsin law. Employees hired for these positions will not be entitled to overtime pay for hours worked over 40 hours per week.
ARE YOU READY?
Please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
To apply for this job please visit taliesinpreservation.applicantpro.com.