The Prince William County Office of Tourism is currently recruiting Tourism Ambassadors to assist with the customer service function and represent the county at special events and festivals. If you love being part of a fun team that is passionate about travel and about providing excellent customer service over and above what is expected - this is the opportunity you have been waiting for!
This position is currently based in the satellite Field Office in Occoquan, Virginia.
We are seeking local residents and business owners who are extroverted and customer oriented candidates. Background working in retail, hotels, tourism, customer service centers and other hospitality fields is a PLUS.
As a Tourism Ambassador, you may assist in the following activities:
Meet & Greet Guests at the Visitor Center in Occoquan, Virginia or at various tourism destinations throughout the county.
Act as a concierge at tourism friendly events such as concerts, festivals, sporting events, and parades.
Why would I want to join?
Meet new people.
Taste, touch, and experience Prince William County with behind the scenes tours on our monthly FAMiliarization Trips. This year we've already visited the: National Museum of the Marine Corps, Weems-Botts Museum, Rippon Lodge, Williams Ordinary, Leesylvania State Park, Julie J. Metz Neabsco Creek Wetlands Preserve and the Quantico National Cemetery.
Invitations to and incentives at Tourism & Hospitality Partner events such as Jiffy Lube Live, 2 Silos, Prince William County Fair, Occoquan Craft Shows, Dale City Farmer's Market, Splashdown Waterpark, and other attractions.
Invitations to join tourism committees.
Be able to work flexible hours and schedules based on availability and need. Familiarity with surrounding area, a plus. No experience is required, and you will be thoroughly trained for your assigned duties. Most volunteers will be working with at least one other person. Applicants may undergo a reference check and screening. All ambassadors must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Virginia Driver’s license.
Schedule: Minimum one day per week (4 hours per week), including some weekends and holidays.
This volunteer position is primarily in the Prince William County Tourist Information Center at Historic Occoquan. The Visitor Center is open 9a-5p; seven days a week closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day. The Prince William County Office of Tourism is an equal opportunity employer and employment at Prince William County Office of Tourism is at will for both the employer and employee.
No recruiters, please.