The Presidio Trust is seeking a Park Guide to join the Visitor Engagement Department to help operate visitor facilities at the Presidio Tunnel Tops. The Tunnel Tops serves as the primary gateway for visitors to the Presidio and larger Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It is anticipated to attract over 2 million people every year and substantial focus has been given to ensure an exceptional, welcoming, and inclusive visitor experience. Park Guides are part of a team that is on the front-line of creating and maintaining the visitor experience on Tunnel Tops.
The Presidio of San Francisco, formerly a 1,491-acre Army post, is now a new kind of national park with a richly layered history; natural landscapes with wildlife and native plants; historic former military homes and buildings animated by 3,000 residents and 200 organizations; and some of the most iconic views of the San Francisco Bay. The park offers a welcoming mix of visitor experiences, including, environmental art, a network of trails, unique recreation opportunities, and self-guided adventures. The Visitor Engagement Department provides welcoming and meaningful opportunities for all to enjoy their national park.
Our ideal candidate has a passion for service and interacting with the public, particularly youth. They have an interest in learning about Presidio history and nature. They enjoy connecting others to the outdoors, especially those who are new to national park experiences. They are an effective collaborator who derives energy and creativity from engaging with others. Park Guides must be available to work a flexible schedule including regular weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings for special programs and events. If you are seeking interesting work in a beautiful new park site, we could be a great fit!
This is a full-time role with benefits and a minimum pay of $22.19 per hour and is included in a bargaining unit, specifically The Laborer’s International Union of North America, Local 792, United Public Employees of California. Applications received by August 4, 2023, will receive first consideration.
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The Visitor Engagement Team is dedicated to welcoming people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to enjoy their national park. They encourage and facilitate access through three key functions: Visitor Services (including permitted recreational events and activities), Community Partnerships (encouraging community access and support of an inclusive and relevant park), and Volunteer Programs (engaging volunteers in stewarding the park and welcoming visitors).
This position requires a current, valid Driver’s License prior to starting work, and maintenance of a driver’s license throughout occupancy of the position. You will be subject to a driver’s license investigation as a New Entrant, and annual driver’s license reviews thereafter. An individual’s granting of an investigation and resulting reports thereafter is voluntary, however, employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a driver’s license investigation. The Trust may refuse to hire an individual, rescind an offer of employment, or review and terminate the employment of a current employee who does not successfully complete the driver’s license investigation.
All Presidio Trust employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption. Employment is contingent upon submitting a COVID-19 Certification of Vaccination or qualifying for an exemption when hired.
The Presidio Trust is an equal opportunity employer, offering a competitive benefits package. Complete the employment application on our website and email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.