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Tour Guide Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by Solace Mountain Tours

  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $14.50 to $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 36 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 28, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Solace Mountain Tours

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Language Pairs

Japanese/English

Number of Tours Guided

1 - 4 tours

Experience

No experience

Type of Guide

  • Step-on local guide
  • On-site local guide

Tours Focus

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical sites
  • Bus tours

Specific Skills

  • Utilize microphones or other communication devices
  • Resolve itinerary and other problems
  • Provide information on tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details
  • Ensure and monitor luggage transfers
  • Describe points of interest
  • Confirm transportation and accommodation reservations
  • 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

Driving record check (abstract)

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Walking
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Reliability

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 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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