Location317 Banff Ave, Suite 318, Banff, AB| Alberta
Canada Tour System Inc.
Location: Banff, AB
Salary: $17.00 hourly for 30 hours per week
Employment groups: Youth, Persons with disabilities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada
Terms of employment: Seasonal, Full time
Expected start date: 2019-04-15 (6-month contract)
Employment conditions: Overtime, Day, Evening, Shift, Weekend
- 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.
- Confirm transportation and accommodation reservations,
- Communicate with agencies and/or clients for any changes in itineraries if necessary;
- Collect administration or entrance fees and handle payments on behalf of clients;
- Co-ordinate recreation activities such as walking tours and hiking tours;
- Describe points of interest, explain history or background of sites and answer clients’ questions in Japanese;
- Resolve itinerary and other problems by communicating with clients in Japanese;
- Pick up and drop off clients at hotels, airports, train stations and assist clients in check-in and check-out procedures as required;
- Provide information on Canadian tipping customs, currency exchange rates, metric conversion and other details for Japanese tourists who are unfamiliar with these customs/cultures;
- Assist clients with special needs if required
- Transportation/Travel Information : Willing to travel regularly
- Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Standing for extended periods, Walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling
- Work Location Information: Rural area, Remote location and Various locations depending on the type of tours provided, Staff accommodation available
- Work Site Environment: Outdoors
- Geographical Areas of Specialization: mainly in Banff or in Alberta, Canada
- Number of Tours Guided: 5 - 10
- Tours Focus: Sightseeing, Walking tours
- Type of Guide: Escorted group travel guide, Escorted individual travel guide, Step-on local guide
- Office location: 317 Banff Ave, Suite 318
How to apply
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org