San Francisco Electric Tour Company Inc.
757 Beach St San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 474-3130


Work For Us

The difference between a good tour and a great experience is our staff. Apply for one of our fun tour guide or staff positions today. Come work for the 1st Guided Segway Tour Company in San Francisco. We started way back in 2004. Now in our 12th year providing guided eco-friendly Segway tours.

Current Fun Jobs With Us:

SEGWAY TOUR GUIDE

OFFICE STAFF & GUEST TRAINER

WEEKEND CALL CENTER RESERVATION AGENT

 

Segway Tour Guide Job - Year round employment with a flexible schedule.

Shifts Available:

  • March through October 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm OR 8:30 am to 3:30 pm (Earliest shifts depend on seniority)

  • November through February start at 1:00 pm and work until 8:00 pm OR 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

We are hiring for two shifts/ locations: This job opening is for our Wharf & Waterfront Segway day and evening tours as well as our Golden Gate Park Segway tours:

  • Day and Evening Wharf & Waterfront Tours

  • Golden Gate Park Tours.

What we are looking for in a tour guide candidate:

  • Must be punctual

  • Must be available for 4-5 days a week. See schedule below.

  • Neat appearance

  • Energetic, and comfortable outdoors in Bay Area wet, chilly and foggy weather.

  • Great people skills

  • Ability to manage small groups of people, and speak loudly

  • Foreign language skills a plus.

  • Interested in talking about the history of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, North Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, and Chinatown

  • Knowledge of San Francisco is a big plus. We will provided complete training as a guide.

  • Let us know if you have acting or theatrical experience.

  • Candidate must be available for a minimum of 4 days a week.


Schedule: Part time on call position with some flexibility in scheduling. Each Segway tour requires a 3 1/2 to 7 hour shift. Work Schedule: Weekends & 3 other days.

March through October 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm OR 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
November through February start at 1:00 pm and work until 8:00 pm OR 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Note: From APRIL through OCTOBER: We are very busy during the summer travel season so vacation breaks are not available during this period. Vacation / time off is scheduled during slower Fall & Winter seasons.

All Segway riders must meet the following requirement per Segway Company: Riders must be over 100 pounds and less than 250 pounds.(46-113 Kilos) Riders must be able to easily and quickly step on and off the Segway without assistance, which requires physical abilities similar to climbing and descending stairs without any assistance or use of a handrail.

Compensation:

Paid training at $13.00 per hour, Segway Tour Guide rate starting at $ 18.15 per hour. Other Benefits: Health Insurance, 401K and guest / private tour gratuities.

The best way to apply for this job is to fill out on-line application here

  • Tell us why you would make a good tour guide.

  • Tell us the days / times that you are available.

  • Include references

  • Please do not call the tour office.


Segway Office Staff and Guest Trainer

Shifts Available: Part time, but full time schedule may be available for qualified candidates. Must be able to work 10 hour shifts: including availability on weekends. Shift schedule is adjusted to 8 hour days in the off season.

We are hiring for two locations: 

  • Fisherman's Wharf - 2 Locations

  • Golden Gate Park Office.

What we are looking for in an Office Staff candidate: We need energetic, charismatic individuals who are natural problem solvers and always well-prepared. The ability to multi-task under very busy conditions while maintaining composure is essential. This is a fast-paced position, but a rewarding one as well. You will be working on the front line with our customers and need to have great customer service skills. A current California Drivers License is necessary. Full training will be provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Insure that our guests have thorough training and a great tour experience.

  • Phone / on-line reservations and tour order and private group paperwork.

  • Guest Segway rider training.

  • Open and / or close shop.

  • Light maintenance of Segways - Example: tire pressure & cleaning.

  • General shop upkeep.

  • Occasional driving company truck / and GEM Electric Car.

  • Note: From APRIL through OCTOBER: We are very busy during the summer travel season so vacation breaks are not available during this period. Vacation / time off is scheduled during slower Fall & Winter seasons.

  • Per the Segway Company: Segway riders must be over 100 pounds and less than 250 pounds.(46-113 Kilos) Riders must be able to easily and quickly step on and off the Segway without assistance, which requires physical abilities similar to climbing and descending stairs without any assistance or use of a handrail.

  • Full training will be provided.

Compensation:

Training starts at: $ 13.00 per hour. with raise to $14.00 per hour upon completion. Other Benefits: Health Insurance, 401K and share of guest / private tour gratuities.

To apply:

  • Tell us the days / times that you are available.

  • Include references

  • Please do not call the tour office.

The best way to apply for this job is to fill out on-line application here

 


Call Center Reservation Agent

We are hiring for one location:  Fisherman's Wharf

Shifts Available:Weekends: Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am until 3:30 pm. Part time.

We are hiring for one location: 

  • Fisherman's Wharf Corporate Office

What we are looking for in an Call Center Agent candidate: We need energetic, charismatic individuals who are natural problem solvers and always well-prepared. The ability to multi-task under very busy conditions while maintaining composure is essential. This is a fast-paced position, but a rewarding one as well. You will be working with our customers via phone & email and need to have great customer service, verbal communication, data entry, phone and computer skills. Full training will be provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Handling incoming telephone calls, order emails and on-line guest questions through Zendesk.

  • You will be assisting customers by determining requirements; answering inquiries; resolving problems; maintaining and entering orders.

  • Sells our tours by recommending what tour would work best for each group.

  • Booking Private VIP and Group team building tours.

  • Maintain call center database by entering & confirming orders and updating our tour / staffing calendar.

Compensation:

Training & position starts at: $ 15.00 per hour. Other Benefits: Health Insurance and 401K.

To apply:

  • Tell us the days / times that you are available.

  • Include references

  • Please do not call the tour office.

The best way to apply for this job is to fill out on-line application here

 


Our guest training, safety and courtesy are critical to our success. We want a positive tour experience for our guests and encourage respect for residents and visitors sharing the roads and bike paths in the city. Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact us. Please, no phone calls about these jobs! The Electric Tour Company is an equal opportunity employer. The Electric Tour Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by law.

 

Guest Reviews

"This was a well organized tour with safety being paramount. Impressed with the service and the guide. Lots of fun riding the Segways."

- Marie, Quebec

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Three Locations

Fisherman's Wharf Office: 757 Beach Street @ Hyde Street San Francisco CA, 94109
Located in rear parking lot. Hyde Street Cable Car turn around is across the street. Wells Fargo Bank ATM is at the entrance to our driveway.

 

Golden Gate Park Location: 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco, CA 94118
Look for a blue tent in paved area directly behind the large band stage in Music Concourse. Near Japanese Tea Garden, California Academy of Science and deYoung Museum.

 

Fisherman's Wharf VIP Office: 417 Beach Street @ Taylor Street San Francisco CA, 94133
Only the Advanced Waterfront & Hills Tour, 1.5 Hour Segway Experience and Alcatraz plus VIP Segway Tours depart from this location.