Tour Guide - Seasonal

Texas Rangers Arlington, TX
This is a position in the Rangers Events, Tours & Experiences department. All positions in this department are focused on providing a first-class ballpark experience, and world-class customer service. The Tours & Experiences department was created to make Globe Life Park available to baseball fans "365 days each year."

Minimum Age: 18

Pay Rate: $8.25 hourly

Hours: 2-8 hour shifts

JOB PURPOSE: Tour Guides are responsible for the operation and activities required to run, maintain, and service the Rangers Events Tours & Experiences department by performing the essential duties personally and through supervisors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Interact with and guide visitors through walking tours of Globe Life Park in Arlington.

* Assist with preparation and execution of birthday parties, special events and tours, both on game days and non-game days.

* Must memorize tour script and be able to share facts about the ballpark, the Texas Rangers and MLB history (as provided by Tours department) in an educational and entertaining manner.

* Learn which tours are available on a day to day basis.

* Ensure safety of all visitors.

* Maintain a professional image and pleasant demeanor at all times.

* Welcome each guest and serve them throughout their visit.

* Work with fellow team members to keep tour route monitored in an effective way.

* Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

* Can manage people and resources to get projects completed; has strong ability to multi-task and keep order.

* Detail oriented.

* Displays strong verbal and written communication skills.

* Ability to work effectively and comfortably with a diverse range of patrons from all backgrounds.

* Can be trusted to act in a manner that is truthful and values direct, honest communication at all levels of the organization.

* Strong interpersonal, customer service and public speaking skills.

* Knowledgeable of the Texas Rangers and Major League Baseball history.

* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

* Must have internet access and computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel.

* Ability to maintain a positive attitude while handling difficult situations is essential.

* Responds quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances; embraces change and welcomes fresh perspectives; learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly.

* Ability to work nontraditional and extended hours due to business requirements including late nights, weekends and holidays.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Ability to continuously stand and walk for up to 8 hours throughout the ballpark, including but not limited to, stairs and ramps.

* Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions to include extreme heat, cold and rain.

* Ability to lift and or move up to 30 pounds, use hands to handle, reach with hands and arms.

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