Chicago, Illinois, United States$17.5 - $20.5 per hourBoat Crew
Chicago’s First Lady, the industry leader in Chicago tours and private events, is seeking a Tour Guide to join our exciting and high-volume workplace. Serving Chicago for over 80 years, our company has grown to include nine vessels operating every March - November from our dock at the Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago’s First Lady is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through great service, outstanding products, operational excellence and innovative leadership.
The tour guide is primarily responsible for providing the tour commentary to passengers aboard Mercury fleet. They must memorize extensive factual history of Chicago and its architecture. They must have the ability to communicate effectively and speak clearly. They are required to interact in a professional manner with the public on a regular basis and must appear personable. The tour guides are marine crew and must be trained as deckhand as well as learn the tour.
- Theater or radio experience is a plus, but not required.
- Maritime experience is welcomed, but not required.
- You must be 18 years or older.
- Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Card is required for this position.