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PT Museum Tour Guide

We are seeking a creative, organized, energetic and well-spoken individual who, as a Museum Tour Guide will deliver educational programming centering on the Museum’s unique collections and historic site. This position reports to Senior Manager of Public Tours and Talks.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Delivers and leads Public Tour and Talk programming as required by the daily schedule or as requested through Education, Special Events or other programs.
  • Capable of researching, and interpreting historic information, images, objects and technologies.
  • Assist in museum box office as assigned to promote public tour to visitors.
  • Assist at the tour check-in desk as assigned, providing services and ensuring museum visitors receive all necessary tour information.
  • Act as an ambassador of the museum in service to our visitors.
  • This is an hourly position.
  • Performs other duties as required by management.

Technical Job Specifications:

  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum Bachelor’s degree in History, Education, Museum Studies or related field.
  • Must have experience in public tour programs, museum education, visitor experience, or public program delivery in a cultural setting.
  • The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team member with strong written and verbal communication skills who is able to work collaboratively across departments. Must be comfortable in front of large audiences that are both diverse and multigenerational.
  • Must exhibit a mature, flexible and professional demeanor both in presentation and actions.

Additional Competence Requirements:

  • Proficiency in MS Office, and Excel required.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary will be required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions. The noise level is usually moderate.

For consideration e-mail resume to:  

Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.

NO PHONE CALLS.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.