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Tour Guide Posted on Feb 09, 2018 by CALGARY GUIDE SERVICE

  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $14.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 7 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 11, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

CALGARY GUIDE SERVICE

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Number of Tours Guided

1 - 4 tours

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
  • Bus tours

Specific Skills

  • Utilize microphones or other communication devices
  • Resolve itinerary and other problems
  • Ensure and monitor luggage transfers
  • Describe points of interest
  • Attend to hotel, airport, train and other check-in and check-out procedures
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication

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.

By e-mail:

cgscgs@telusplanet.net

By phone:

403-289-8271

In Person

3431 Utha cres. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2N4A9

Advertised Until

Mar 11, 2018

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.

Interest Codes
The Tour Guide is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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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 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 More

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