LOS ANGELES ARBORETUM FOUNDATION
ON CALL TOUR GUIDE
The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden is looking for an experienced tour guide to conduct tours of the Arboretum on an on-call basis. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in giving presentations and responding to inquiries from tour participants about the grounds and any current exhibits.
The working environment includes exposure to noise, odors, drafts, variable outside temperatures and occasional inclement weather. He or she is required to conduct tours on foot or by driving a County vehicle, such as a 22-passenger bus or a 42–passenger tram, transporting guests during weddings and special events including some evenings. Maintains order and has responsibility for public safety and protection of Los Angeles County property. Prepares reports and publicity and answers routine correspondence. Makes minor repairs and performs light maintenance duties of the vehicle, such as putting air in the tires, and checking fuel and oil levels. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team is strongly preferred.
Six months of experience conducting tours or giving information to the public concerning exhibits or activities at a park, museum recreation center and other educational or recreational facility preferred. Valid California Class B Driver’s License required.
On call position with some weekday morning and weekend tours. Salary DOE
Applicants should send a cover letter and to:
Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation
Attn: Jennifer Van Stralen
301 North Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007
or email to: Jennifer.email@example.com