April 6, 2022

Tour Guide


The Parks & Tourism Department is hiring for multiple positions of Tour Guides for the spring/summer/fall of 2022. Tour Guides are a part-time hourly position or seasonally full-time hourly position with a hiring pay rate of $11.00/hour plus gratuity. Either of these positions will have the opportunity to continue employment throughout the year. Primary responsibilities are to assist in the operations of Grand Caverns Park and in the execution of educational programing. Tour Guides will primarily conduct tours for Grand Caverns’ caves but will also assist in park operations at Grand Caverns Park and Mountain View Park. This will include assisting park visitors and performing general office and maintenance work. Work is performed under the direction of the Parks & Tourism Assistant Director.


To Apply:  Resume and Cover Letter must be submitted either in an email to ashank@ci.grottoes.va.us or delivered to 5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes VA, 24441. If submitting electronically, please submit Resume and Cover Letter as a pdf and put Tour Guide in the subject line of the email. The submission of a formal job application will be required if selected for an interview for town records and a background check.

Job applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled. Interviews, hiring, and training will likely take place in two phases throughout the spring.