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Tour Guide Posted on Mar 26, 2018 by Canada Coach Lines

  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 to $35.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 20 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 12 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 25, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Canada Coach Lines

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Number of Tours Guided

10 tours and +

Geographical Areas of Specialization

Canada

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Drive sightseeing or tour vehicle

Type of Guide

  • Step-on local guide
  • On-site local guide
  • Meet and greet local guide
  • Escorted group travel guide
  • Driver-guide, local
  • Tour Director
  • 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
  • Provide information on tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details
  • Ensure and monitor luggage transfers
  • Develop and deliver commentaries
  • Describe points of interest
  • Co-ordinate recreation activities
  • Attend to hotel, airport, train and other check-in and check-out procedures
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Transport or escort individuals or groups on tours of cities, waterways and industrial and other establishments
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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

Apr 25, 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 and Travel Guides
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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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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