- Key West Travel & Tours
- Full Time |
- Part Time |
- Key West Travel & Tours Vancouver
- 2 position available
- Accessible Employer: No
- Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: No
Tour Guide Position (May – September, 2024)
Key West Travel & Tours is seeking enthusiastic individuals with an in-depth understanding of the Canadian Rockies and British Columbia to become valued members of our team as tour guides. If you have a genuine passion for these breathtaking destinations and are proficient in English communication, we welcome you to take this opportunity to apply.
We firmly believe that the art of creative storytelling enhances the richness of every journey and makes it truly rewarding. If you possess the talent for engaging storytelling and enjoy immersing others in the tapestry of our destinations, we strongly encourage you to consider joining us.
Strong interpersonal skills are crucial for success as a tour guide, including being patient, attentive, maintaining clear communication, and exhibiting courtesy and care.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Safety: Ensuring the safety of the tour group is a top priority. Guides should provide safety instructions and be prepared to handle emergencies.
Logistics: Managing the logistics of the tour, including transportation, accommodations, and meals, if applicable. They may also need to handle tickets, reservations, and itineraries.
Communication: Clear and effective communication with tour participants is essential. Guides should be able to speak clearly, answer questions, and provide directions.
Interpersonal Skills: Building rapport with tour participants and creating a friendly and comfortable atmosphere is crucial. Being patient, attentive, and courteous is important.
Problem-Solving: Tour guides should be able to handle unexpected situations or disruptions during the tour, such as bad weather or changes in the itinerary.
Cultural Sensitivity: Being respectful of the local culture and customs is important. Guides should educate participants on appropriate behavior and etiquette.
Time Management: Keeping the tour on schedule and ensuring that participants have enough time at each stop is essential for a smooth experience.
Environmental Stewardship: Encouraging responsible and sustainable tourism practices, such as leaving no trace and respecting natural habitats, is becoming increasingly important.
Adaptability: Being flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances is vital. Tours may encounter unexpected delays or changes that need to be managed.
Documentation: Keeping records of the tour, such as attendance, expenses, and feedback, may be necessary for reporting and improvement purposes.
Continuous Learning: Staying up-to-date with destination knowledge, cultural trends, and safety practices is important for professional development.
300-350 per day plus tips
Job Application Process
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