Narrator - Arlington National Cemetery (DC, Washington)

Employer
Historic Tours of America(R)
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 02, 2018
Closes
Aug 15, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary The Narrator's responsibilities include but are not limited to: Narrating a scripted sightseeing tour that is site related in a moving shuttle, walking and standing. Assist drivers and passengers to maintain safe and orderly travel and explains safety protocols while on board. Assist passengers in boarding and exiting the shuttle bus. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Shall be able to memorize a scripted tour and relay it in an entertaining manner in the time allowed on a moving shuttle.Must be heard in a clear, audible voice by an audience.Ability to handle stressful situations and difficult people both in person and via the radio while maintaining a professional and pleasant demeanor.Must be able to board and exit the shuttle and assist patrons boarding and exiting the shuttle.Shall be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.Shall be able to read, write and speak fluent English in order to communicate with fellow CASTmembers, the general public, law enforcement and emergency personnel.Ability to stand for long periods of time, climb stairs multiple times each day, lift 50 pounds to a height of 45 inches and carry it 10 yards and tolerate a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions.QualificationsHigh School Graduate or Equivalent is preferredInterest in history is helpful.CASTmember BenefitsCompetitive wageAll FT Employees are eligible for: Two weeks paid Vacation the first year, Well-Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term DisabilityAll FT & PT employees are eligible for: 401K and Sick TimeFlexible schedules including a combination of weekdays and weekendsFun, upbeat work environmentDiscounts in retail stores and free tickets to our company attractionsSuccessful candidate must pass a drug test and a background searchEEO / VET / DISABLED #CB This position is currently accepting applications.