• Tour Guide
  • Location
    222 Lynx Street, Banff, AB| Alberta
  • Job ID
  • Views
  • Date Posted
  • Expiry Date
  • Type of Job
    Full Time
  • Salary
    CAD 17.00 / Hour for 36 to 44 Hours / Week
  • Min. Experience
    No Experience
  • Min. Education
    No Degree, diploma or certificate
Job Details

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: 2018-05-01

Benefits: Medical benefits, Commission, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits

Employment conditions: Day, Evening, Overtime, On Call

Job Description


- 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