Skip to the main content
Career Information Hotline

Toll Free 1-800-661-3753

Edmonton 780-422-4266

Guest Account Sign In Sign Up
Job Details

Tour Guide Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Skyline Guide Service Ltd.

  • Location Canmore, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 12, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Skyline Guide Service Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Number of Tours Guided

1 - 4 tours

Other Languages

Japanese

Geographical Areas of Specialization

Canada

Experience

No experience

Type of Guide

  • Step-on local guide
  • Walking tour guide

Tours Focus

  • Sightseeing
  • Bus tours
  • Walking tours

Specific Skills

  • Utilize microphones or other communication devices
  • Sell souvenirs
  • Resolve itinerary and other problems
  • Provide information on tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details
  • Develop and deliver commentaries
  • 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
  • Collect administration or entrance fees

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • 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.

Advertised Until

May 12, 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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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

Was this page useful?
Top