• Tour Guide
  • Location
    317 Banff Ave, Suite 318, Banff, AB| Alberta
  • Job ID
  • Views
  • Date Posted
  • Expiry Date
  • Type of Job
    Full Time
  • Salary
    CAD Salary: $17.50 hourly for 30 hours per week
  • Min. Experience
    No Experience
  • Min. Education
    No degree, certificate or diploma
Job Details

Tour Guide

Canada Tour System Inc.

Job details:

Location: Banff, AB

Salary: $17.50 hourly for 30 hours per week

1 Vacancy

Employment groups: Youth, Persons with disabilities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada

Terms of employment: Seasonal, Full time

Expected start date: April 1, 2020(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.

Job Description

Job duties:

- 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

Job details:

- 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, Banff, AB T1L 1B9

How to apply:

By email: hrctsbanff@gmail.com