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Tour Guide Posted on Oct 31, 2017 by BANFF TOUR SERVICE

  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 28, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

BANFF TOUR SERVICE

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Number of Tours Guided

5 - 10

Other Languages

Japanese

Geographical Areas of Specialization

Canada

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

Not required

Experience

No experience

Type of Guide

  • Step-on local guide
  • Escorted group travel guide
  • Escorted individual travel guide

Tours Focus

  • Sightseeing
  • Walking tours

Specific Skills

  • Resolve itinerary and other problems
  • Provide information on tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details
  • 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
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Collect administration or entrance fees

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel regularly

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

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.

In Person

317 Banff Ave 318
Banff, Alberta T1L1B9

Advertised Until

Dec 28, 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 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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