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Job Details

Escort, Tour

Employer

Mann International Travel & Tours & Insurance & Mortgage Group Ltd.

Date Posted

January 23, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $18.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 22, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Mann International Travel & Tours & Insurance & Mortgage Group Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp

Work setting

Various locations

Tasks

  • Confirm transportation and accommodation reservations
  • Describe points of interest
  • Co-ordinate activities with local tour guides or leaders of performance groups
  • Provide information on tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information

Type of guide

  • Escorted group travel guide
  • Meet and greet local guide
  • Walking tour guide

Tours focus

  • Historical sites
  • Sightseeing
  • Theme parks
  • Boat tours
  • Bus tours
  • Manufacture
  • Train tours
  • Walking tours

Number of tours guided

5 - 10

Geographical areas of specialization

  • Canada
  • Mexico and Central America
  • United States

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking

Experience

Will train


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Escort, Tour is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Tour Guides
SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to sightseers to answer questions; may sell souvenirs

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to describe points of interest, supply information and provide historical and cultural facts related to the site

directive

Interest in making transportation and other arrangements

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

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Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

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Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Travel Guides
SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to sightseers when visiting and describing points of interest

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to confirm reservations for transportation and accommodations, and to meet prepared itineraries

directive

Interest in planning and carrying out recreational activities; and in resolving problems with itineraries, service and accommodations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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