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Underground Educator / Cave Tour Guide Summer 2021 Season

 

COVID-19: All guests and employees are required to wear masks. We have enhanced cleaning and disinfecting practices, reduced guest capacity and other COVID protocols in place.

 


Multiple full time, part time, and internship positions are available with flexible start dates.
Housing is available for out of area applicants.

Job Description: You will lead informative, educational, and entertaining (scripted) walking tours of Crystal Cave. You will also interact with guests on the surface at gem panning, mini golf, and in the gift shop.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Willingness to learn about the scientifically accepted facts of geology, biology, dinosaurs, and the history of the cave. (Previous geology background is not required as training is provided.)
2.Provide superior guest service for all visitors at all times.
3.Assist visitors in the gift shop, picnic areas and other attractions including gem panning and Tee-Rex mini golf.
4.Adhere to all company policies.
5.Report to work on time, as scheduled.
6.Contribute to the general cleaning and upkeep of the grounds, gardens, gift shop and cave.

Minimum Requirements:
1. Must be 16 years old or older.
2. Interest in the natural environment, nature appreciation, nature education.
3. Will be required to work various day shifts as needed, including weekends and holidays.
4. Enjoy working with the general public and school groups.
5. Have excellent verbal communication skills, ability to be pleasant, confident and engaging.
6. Must be committed to having fun at work and encouraging our guests to do the same during their visit.
7. Must be in good physical condition; to be able to descend and ascend several flights of stairs and ramps several times each day, stand for extended periods of time, lift a minimum of 30 pounds
8. Comfortable in a cave environment.
9. Able to learn and understand basic geology, biology, and conservation of caves.
10. Must be willing to take direction from managers and supervisors.
11. Must be able to pass criminal background check

Directions To Applying:
To apply for employment at Crystal Cave, please send a completed application and your resume by mail or email. A cover letter or email note with your resume is optional however we do read them. If you have any questions concerning the application or employment feel free to contact us.

Out of State Applicants: Crystal Cave has a limited number of fully furnished, non-smoking rooms available for staff housing! If you require housing please contact us for more information and availability.

Internships: We will work with you and your advisor to satisfy your intership requirements. Common majors include (but are not limited to) environmental science, theater, education, geology,and hospitality.

Downloadable Employment Application


Equal Employment Opportunity
We do not discriminate on the ground of race, color, religion, sex, age,disability or national origin in the hiring, retention, or promotion ofemployees; nor in determining their rank, or the compensation or fringe benefits paid them.