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May 1, 2022

Attention school bus drivers, history buffs, schoolteachers, and retirees! Antique Touring Company is Hiring for Summer 2021!

Antique Touring Company is a local small business providing tours of historic Detroit in antique Detroit-made automobiles. We offer two curated tours, one of

historic Belle Isle and the other of early 20th Century automakers in central Detroit neighborhoods. We also occasionally chauffeur guests for special occasions such as weddings and anniversaries.

We are offering a part-time position of approximately 30 hours per week, from June 1st through August 31st. In addition, from May 1st through May 31st and from September 1st through October 31st, weekend hours will be available to our newly hired team member and possibly week-day hours if desired.

Pay is between $16 and $22 an hour plus sales commission.

If you are interested in becoming a team member at Antique Touring Company, please read this notice all the way through and respond according to the instructions at the bottom.

Team Members responsibilities are as follows:

  • Driving guests along tour routes in Model A Fords while delivering Antique Touring Company’s curated historical material,
  • Performing routine maintenance tasks required for optimal safety and operability before the start of the day’s tours;
  • Ensuring critical vehicle information, safety equipment, literature and tools are present in the vehicle before the start of each tour;
  • Being available a few times a week on an on-call basis;
  • Wearing a required costume, suit or uniform, depending on the occasion,
  • Taking photographs of guests on tour and uploading the photos to the server at the end of each tour;

Training is paid and provided on-site at Antique Touring Company’s Location, 461 Rquette Avenue, Detroit, on the ground floor of the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. After four training sessions in Apn I, the tentative hire will be expected to meet the following requirements before he or she is permitted to deliver tours,

  • Demonstrate the ability to safely and gently drive a Model A Ford using a 1930-31 factory-spec, unsynchronized manual transmission.
  • Demonstrate the ability to compellingly deliver a curated two-hour historical tour while driving the tour route in a Model A Ford.

Qualifications:

To be considered for the job candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • A clean dnving record from the state of Michigan;
  • 10 years or more of licensed experience driving a car;
  • An appreciation for the history of Detroit and nearby communities;
  • An upbeat, cheerful personality and a knack for storytelling;
  • The atm lity to work both independently and as a part of a team;
  • Common-sense mechanical aptitude.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • A chauffer’s license or CDL;
  • Living in Detroit, Hamtramck or Highland Park;
  • Experience teaching K-12 or in other learning environments,
  • Experience with delivering tours or with similar historically-dnven storytelling.

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position, please send the following to our email address at Lisa@AntiqueTouring.com with °Job Application” in the Subject field:

1. An electronic attachment of your resume as a printable PDF.
2. An electronic attachment of your cover letter as a printable PDF.

If we wish to interview you, we will call your primary telephone number on your resume. Final candidates will be asked to provide three references.