Join Us

City Tour Detroit is seeking the best and brightest to help us grow and fulfill the many requests for private and public tours in the forthcoming year. (Note: guides are independent contractors).

Available positions:

  • Group tour step-on guide (Private tours for large bus groups arranged by tour operators, family reunion coordinators, and corporate staff).
  • See-the-D walking tour guides (Monday-Saturday @ 10 AM, Sunday 1 PM, Also, as needed for private tours).
  • Notorious 313 True Crime & Ghost Tour guides (Evening tours offer fascinating stories about Detroit's sinister side. If you like ID TV, Dateline, etc., you'll enjoy leading these tours).
  • Solid Gold Detroit: Soundtrack to the City (Love music? Bring it on then! These evening downtown walking tours embrace the city's music heritage).
  • Incredible Journey To Midnight: Detroit UGRR Lantern Tour Four select Saturday evenings June - August. Seeking black female with great singing voice and acting ability to portray Sojourner Truth, Lisette Denison Forth and narrator at a couple spots. Black male to portray prominent local abolitionist George DeBaptiste and narrator at a couple stops. White female to portray abolitionist Laura Haviland and narrator at a couple spots.
  • Putting The World On Wheels Auto Heritage Walking Tour Passionate about cars and automotive history? We're introducing this new tour and need dependable, articulate guides.

If you're articulate, reliable, enthusiastic, a quick learner, like people, and LOVE history, why not apply now?


How to apply:

Email resume and cover letter to

Keep resume brief - one page max- tailored to this position

Address cover letter to Karin and sell yourself here. Things to include in cover letter:

  1. What days/times are you available to work?
  2. Why do you want his gig?
  3. What have you done or are doing that demonstrates you are:

articulate/able to speak before groups of people



a quick learner

like people

love history

Before you send off your resume/cover letter, please double-check your submission. Have you answered everything we've asked above? The ability to follow directions is crucial. Not only are we looking for you to sell yourself, but we're looking to see if you can follow basic directions.

Also, have you included your contact information?