Join Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours

Would you like to get paid telling scary stories and history? We we would like to make that happen!
 
Join Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours and lead groups of people around the area while telling captivating ghost stories that etertain and move your audience. It's a fun part-time job, and we're hiring! 
 
Some of the Details: 
 
-Compensation is between $50-$65 per tour paid twice a month, plus tips. Tips can range anywhere between $20-$150 or more. Tours last between 1.5 hours to 2.5 hours and have between 5-35 guests. 
 
-We operate year round, 7 days a week. 
 
-We expect canidates to commit to giving tours 3-4 days a week (or more during peek season) for a period of 1 year or longer.
 
-The process is simple and divided into three parts: 1. We'll do an in person interview (be prepared to memorize and perform a small portion of the tour). 2. If the interview goes well and we think you might be a good fit as a guide, we will send you a script to memorize. 3. You will have 2 weeks to memorize the full script. If you have memorized the script and perform it very well, then we will have you train on a few tours before you are off on your own. 
 
Required for Canidates:
 
  • We are looking for exciting, life of the party tour guides. If people find you boring, don't bother applying.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. If you can't work Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays then we won't be able to consider you!
  • You must be able to memorize a script and ACT IT OUT as well as be able to interact with people.
  • You must be able to wear a historical costume (this is a ghost tour after all).
 
  • Previous Work History That We Look For:

    • Acting experience
    • Tour Guide experience
    • Ghost Tour Guides
    • Retail Customer Service
    • Bartenders
    • Thespians
    • Or any other job that has involved you leading groups of people

       

      Job Summary:
      ‚ÄčTour Guide is responsible for guiding, maintaining, and instructing a large group of people through a haunted town, while memorizing and reciting a script of history and events. Guides will be trained or will require an extensive knowledge of the occult, paranormal, and historical fact, folklore, and myth. Guides are required to have some acting skills, public speaking skills, customer service skills, and communication skills. Guides are responsible for the safety and sanity of every member of their group that attends. Full description of this job will be explained at interview and hire. 6 tour minimum training period before starting.

 

Personal information, contact, and reference.



Are you legally authorized to work in the United States? *
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? *

Availability

What is your availability? Please select all that apply to you. *
If hired, I can commit to working every single weekend in October and at least 5 days a week in the month of July, as required by this job. *
Do you have reliable transportation? *
There are times when we will need a tour guide at the last minute. Are you willing to work at an on-call basis? *
Have you ever been fired from any job? *

Employment History

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References

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Additional Skills

Our company performs tours rain or shine. How comfortable are you with doing a tour in the rain? *
You may be asked to hand out flyers and help promote our company at events or venues. How do you feel about doing this? *
Are you able to help with set up and take down of props and equipment? *
Section 2: Personality Questions
Please choose all that apply to you. Please answer with complete honesty. Your answers are kept 100% confidential.* *
Working in the paranormal and supernatural world, we sometimes have scenarios that are unexplained, spooky, or unexpected. For example, some of our guides and patrons have reported seeing things, hearing things, and feeling touched by ghosts while on tour. On a scale of 1 to 5, how comfortable are you with experiencing something spooky while on tour? *
Section 3: Scenario Questionnaire
It is your first tour. You are about to start your introduction when you suddenly blank and forget everything! What do you do?* *
You are performing a tour. There is a person who will not stop talking, making inappropriate jokes, laughing, and interrupting your tour. How do you handle them? *
You are performing a tour, when suddenly a rival tour company comes up beside you with a large group and begins telling a story with a loud microphone. Your people are confused, and don't know where to go or what to do. How do you handle this *
Someone joins the tour obviously intoxicated. They are obnoxious and rude, and insulting your haircut. How do you handle this person? *
A person approaches you and tells you they have a reservation, but you cannot find them in the reservation list, and they cannot produce a receipt or confirmation. How do you handle them? *
If you are hired as an employee for Sisters Grimm Ghost Tour, your likeness will be used on our website, billboards, advertisements, and social media. How comfortable are you with your likeness being used for advertisements?* *
You are just starting a tour when a couple joins the group without paying. How do you handle them? *
How familiar are you with Texas History? *
You have a person on tour who continues to scoff, make faces, and roll their eyes at every story you tell, while whispering to their friends and giggling. How do you handle this person? *
There is a child on tour who will not stop jumping, running, laughing, and asking silly questions at every stop. Their parent is completely ignoring their bad behavior. How do you handle them? *
You are required to memorize long scripts containing historical dates, local folklore and legend, and paranormal facts and superstitions. How comfortable are you with memorizing a lot of information? *
Accessibility Questions
We use Fareharbor as our main way of scheduling tour guides, information and changes. Do you have a smart phone and know how to use it? *
I certify that the above entered information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge, and that I am at least 18 years of age or older and can legally work in the United States of America. *
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