Tour guide

Job Information
Author banffguideservice
Date October 9, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Banff Guide Service
Salary $17.00 - Per Hour
Location Banff, AB
Category Retail / Food / Hosp
Contact Information

Tour guide
Banff Guide Service

Location: Banff, AB
Salary:$17.00 / Hour for 36 to 44 Hours / Week
Vacancies: 10 Vacancies
Employment groups: Students, Persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples , Newcomers to Canada
Terms of Employment: Seasonal (6 months), Full time
Expected Start Date: As soon as possible
Benefits: Medical benefits, Commission, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits
Employment conditions: Day, Evening, Overtime, On Call

– Ability to communicate in English and in Japanese orally and in writing is required
– No degree, certificate or diploma is required
– No specific credentials are required
– No previous experience as a tour guide is required.

Job Duties
– Confirm transportation and accommodation reservations;

– Explain
about the policy and regulation of Banff National Park to Japanese tourists;
– Provide information about the history, geological features, ecology, glacier, and diversity of Banff National Park;
– Utilize microphones or other communication devices;
– Resolve itinerary and other problems by communicating with Japanese tourists in Japanese;
– Attend to hotel, train and other check-in and check-out procedures;
– Provide information on tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details for Japanese tourists who are unfamiliar with these customs;
– Provide information about gift shops, restaurants, horse riding tours, and float trips and make reservations for Japanese tourists if requested;
– Sell souvenirs

Job Details

Transportation/ Travel Information
Travel expenses will be paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
– You are expected to effectively deal with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks with attention to detail.
– Tour guide is physically demanding, e.g. standing for extended periods, walking, bending, crouching, and kneeling.

Work Location Information
Various locations
Staff accommodation will be provided

Tour Details
Work Site Environment

Geographical Areas of Specialization

Number of Tours Guided
10 tours and +

Tours Focus
Sightseeing, Walking tours, Bus tours

Type of Guide
Step-on local guide

How to apply
By email:

Job Location:
222 Lynx Street, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1C1

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