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Job Details

Travel Agent Posted on Mar 13, 2018 by Airline Ticket Centre

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $1,088.00 to $1,100.00 biweekly
  • Work Hours 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Requirements


Airline Ticket Centre




No degree, certificate or diploma

Geographical Areas of Specialization

  • Western Europe
  • United States
  • South Pacific
  • South America
  • North Pacific
  • Northern Europe
  • Mexico and Central America
  • Eastern Europe
  • Central Europe
  • Caribbean
  • Canada
  • Asia
  • Africa


1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Sabre
  • Apollo
  • Amadeus
  • Galileo

Travel Bookings

  • Adventure travel
  • Leisure travel
  • International travel
  • Individual travel
  • Group travel
  • Government travel
  • Domestic travel
  • Business travel
  • Cruise ship

Specific Skills

  • Sell travel products and travel insurance
  • Provide customers with travel information and other details such as regulations, duty free allowances, health risks and requirements, attractions and special events
  • Investigate new travel areas, hotels and other amenities
  • Develop contact lists
  • Calculate costs, process refunds and attend to other financial transactions
  • Attend to cancellations and schedule changes
  • Provide travel information to clients regarding destinations, transportation and accommodation options and travel costs, and recommend suitable products
  • Make transportation and accommodation reservations using computerized reservation and ticketing system

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability

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

Mar 27, 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 Travel Agent is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Travel Counsellors

Interest in persuading clients by promoting particular destinations, tour packages and other travel services, and by selling single-fare tickets and package tours


Interest in operating computerized reservation and ticketing systems to make bookings and reservations; and in providing travel details to clients regarding destinations, transportation and accommodation options and costs, and recommending suitable products


Interest in compiling information to investigate new travel destinations, hotels and other facilities and attractions

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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