Tour guide

Tundra North Holding Ltd. based in Inuvik, NT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Tour guide who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Part time leading to full time job. The shift timings include On Call, Flexible Hours and To be determined.

Employer Name: Tundra North Holding Ltd.
Position: Tour guide
No. of vacancies: 5
Salary: $18.00 to $25.00 hourly for 20 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: Inuvik, NT

Geographical Areas of Specialization: Canada

Type of Guide: Step-on local guide, On-site local guide, Meet and greet local guide, Driver-guide, local

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to resolve itinerary and other issues.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring and monitoring luggage transfers.
  • The candidate must describe points of interest.
  • The candidate must attend hotel, airport, train, and other check-in and check-out procedures.
  • The candidate will be expected to coordinate activities with local tour guides or leaders of performance groups.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist clients/guests with special needs.
  • The candidate will be required to pay administration or entrance fees.
  • The candidate will be required to transport or escort individuals or groups on tours of cities, waterways, and industrial and other establishments.
  • The candidate will be required to confirm transportation and lodging arrangements.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan and coordinate recreational activities.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and providing a high-quality experience.
  • The candidate will be expected to give guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions, historical, heritage, and other sites, as well as answer questions and provide information.
  • The candidate must provide excellent customer service to visitors.
  • The candidate will be required to drive a sightseeing or tour vehicle.
  • In the event that the scheduled programme is disrupted, the candidate will be required to plan alternate activities.
  • The candidate will be responsible for greeting and welcoming visitors to the tour.
  • The candidate will be responsible for informing clients about each tour’s itinerary.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan itineraries based on weather forecasts.
  • The candidate will be responsible for gathering and maintaining necessary equipment for each tour.
  • The candidate will be required to tour the Mackenzie Delta Region with clients by boat, van, or snowmobile.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate will be required to provide quality customer services and maintain high standard of professionalism.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should be Customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should be able to educate clients on the history, functions, and customs of the Western Arctic Region.
  • The candidate must follow the prescribed safety codes.
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent conversational skills as well as a talent for storytelling.
  • The ideal candidate will be personable and humorous.
  • The candidate should be enthusiastic about travel.
  • The candidate should be enthusiastic about sharing his or her culture with visitors.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours.
  • The candidate will be required to work in or near water, as well as in wet or damp environments.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • The employer will provide vehicle to the selected candidates.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence
  • The candidate should be willing to travel regularly.
  • The candidate’s travel expenses will be covered by the employer.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities.

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be expected to provide on-site customer service.
  • Accommodation facilities are available to the selected candidates
  • The candidate will also be required to work in remote location.
  • The employer will not pay relocation expenses for the selected candidates.

Benefits

  • As part of their compensation package, the candidate would receive on-site recreation and activities, on-site housing options, and learning or training paid for by the employer.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

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Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • Job Reference Number- 001
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