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Local Tour Guide Posted on Nov 02, 2017 by TOLOCO TOURS INC

  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 27, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

TOLOCO TOURS INC

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Number of Tours Guided

1 - 4 tours

Geographical Areas of Specialization

  • Japan
  • Canada

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Local Tour Guide Certification
  • First Aid Certificate

Experience

No experience

Additional Skills

Drive sightseeing or tour vehicle

Type of Guide

  • Step-on local guide
  • Driver-guide, local
  • Walking tour guide

Tours Focus

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical sites
  • Bus tours
  • Walking tours

Specific Skills

  • Utilize microphones or other communication devices
  • Resolve itinerary and other problems
  • Ensure and monitor luggage transfers
  • Describe points of interest
  • Confirm transportation and accommodation reservations
  • Co-ordinate recreation activities
  • Attend to hotel, airport, train and other check-in and check-out procedures
  • Co-ordinate activities with local tour guides or leaders of performance groups
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Collect administration or entrance fees
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Rural area

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 27, 2017

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Local Tour Guide is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Tour Guides
NOC code: 6441.1
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 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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