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tour guide Verified Green job

Posted on November 27, 2023 by Employer details Arctic Range Adventure Ltd.

Job details

  • Location208A Strickland StreetWhitehorse, YTY1A 2J8
  • Salary20.50 hourly / 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employmentFull time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, On Call, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start dateStarts as soon as 2023-12-01
  • Benefits: Financial benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 8 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2693520

This employer has applied for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a foreign worker to fill labour or skills shortages on a temporary basis. Canadians and Permanent residents are able and encouraged to apply. Learn more.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Green job Help - Green job - Help

The employer stated that this position is a green job, because it involves tasks and responsibilities contributing to positive environmental outcomes and helping Canada achieve its net-zero target.

Asset languages

  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Work site environment

  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Drive sightseeing or tour vehicle
  • Confirm transportation and accommodation reservations
  • Collect administration or entrance fees
  • Co-ordinate recreation activities
  • Describe points of interest
  • Resolve itinerary and other problems
  • Ensure and monitor luggage transfers
  • Attend to hotel, airport, train and other check-in and check-out procedures
  • Develop and deliver commentaries
  • Utilize microphones or other communication devices
  • Attend to international border crossings
  • Co-ordinate activities with local tour guides or leaders of performance groups
  • Provide information on tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details
  • Sell souvenirs
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information
  • Transport or escort individuals or groups on tours of cities, waterways and industrial and other establishments

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience and specialization

Type of guide

  • Tour Director
  • Escorted group travel guide
  • Escorted individual travel guide
  • Step-on local guide
  • Meet and greet local guide
  • On-site local guide
  • Driver-guide, local
  • Walking tour guide

Tours focus

  • Historical sites
  • Sightseeing
  • Bus tours
  • Walking tours

Number of tours guided

  • 10 tours and +

Geographical areas of specialization

  • Canada

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Willing to travel regularly

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Financial benefits

  • Gratuities
  • Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities

Employment groups Help - Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Mature workers

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

Advertised until

2024-03-16

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Arctic Range Adventure Ltd.

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  • 3 job postings advertised
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