The Baltimore National Heritage Area is seeking Urban Rangers (docents and guides). This is a paid position.
Applicants should have some basic knowledge of museums and cultural institutions within the Baltimore National Heritage Area. We are currently seeking year round urban rangers to give tours and support to our museum partners. About us: visit www.explorebaltimore.org
Urban Rangers must be 18 years or older.
High School degree required. College or graduate study preferred with experience in education, history, architecture, museum studies, or a related field.
Excellent speaking skills; especially the ability to succinctly express themselves. Public speaking or performance background beneficial.
Strong interpersonal skills – must be able to make each visitor feel welcomed and engage with children.
Sustained intellectual curiosity in Baltimore’s history and culture.
Friendly attitude towards visitors, groups and staff and a strong team player. Outgoing personality able to promote walking tours and Heritage Area partner events.
Must be able to work independently and be dependable.
Must be able to walk or stand for periods up to 90 minutes to complete a 1.2-mile trail.
Must be able to work outside in variable weather conditions, including summer heat.
Must be able to speak at an acceptable volume for two 90 minute tours,
Must be able to attend required training.
Candidates must be willing to learn interpretive material for museum sites and tours. Resources provided. Enjoy telling the stories of the people and places that make Baltimore a National treasure. This is a seasonal position, May through November, providing tours to individuals, adult groups including and student groups.
Compensation: This is a contractual seasonal position. Urban Ranger pay is $14 per-hour, 3 hour minimum, plus gratuity for walking tours, Paid training $8.75 per hour. Uniform shirt provided. Bottoms may be any shade of khaki colored pants, cargo shorts or appropriate length skirt or shorts, and closed toes comfortable walking shoes.