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VW Bus Tour Guide: City and Wine

Painted Ladies Tour Company San Francisco, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Painted Ladies Tour Company 



PART or TIME, Non-Exempt

The San Francisco Bay Area's most highly-rated wine tour company seeks a professional Tour Guide to get on the ground floor as travel and tourism resumes! The position is part- or full-time.

Painted Ladies Tour Company will train the position to conduct entertaining, informative, and Best-In-Class tours for domestic and international tourists as an authority on San Francisco and the wine region. 


  • Entertain and conduct fun, informative, and sense-filling tours of San Francisco and the Sonoma/Napa County wine country as an authority and ambassador for the region.
  • Maintain a safety-first environment at all times.
  • Earning and maintaining stellar customer satisfaction scores that make Painted Ladies Tour Company the highest-rated tour company in the Bay Area. 
  • Conduct VW Bus pre- and post-tour checklists and prep schedules.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned

Desired Experience and Requirements:

  • Two years as a professional tour guide. (Is this your first guiding position? We will provide paid training for the right personalities!)
  • General knowledge of San Francisco and the Napa/Sonoma region.
  • Safety Minded.
  • Personable and friendly customer-service-minded personality.
  • Great communicator who is curious about others.
  • Able to tell stories and multi-task. (Sense of humor is a plus)
  • Nimble problem solver.
  • Fluid English speaker. (Other languages a plus.)
  • Must pass a drug test.
  • Clean driving record and a California driver's license.
  • Ability to drive an incredibly fun, vintage Volkswagen Bus. (Manual transmission a plus.)
  • Able to work weekends on a rotation.
  • All employees are subject to a background check.


  • Hourly.
  • 100% of gratuity per tour (no splits).
  • Bonus plan for excellent customer reviews.
  • And, more.


Fully restored, vintage VW busses. A worldly, first-class city. And the world-renown wine country of Sonoma and Napa Counties. 

San Francisco's Painted Ladies Tour Company takes its touring guests through the rich, diverse, and exciting neighborhoods of The City in a one-of-a-kind touring experience. Our professional tour guides climb The City's legendary hills and navigate vibrant and iconic neighborhoods rich in culture. We take guests on tours that fill all the senses. An excellent and nostalgic soundtrack accompanies full narration, incredible vistas of The City, and photo stops of iconic street art.

For a different vibe, Painted Ladies Tour Company's wine tour is the most highly rated on review forums like TripAdvisor. These day tours are the best and easiest way to get from The City to several hand-selected wineries' tasting tables nestled deeply within wine country. Informative about the wine-making process—from grape to glass—and relaxing in every way, guests leave the driving to us! 

We are proud to be a small, family-owned tour company founded to show guests the best of this incredible region with experiences that will leave lasting memories. We love sharing our wonderful home with visitors and new friends from around the world.

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Painted Ladies Tour Company


San Francisco, CA
94110 USA



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