part-time guides for the 2019 spring and summer season

Occupation/trade:

Sector:
Sales and service occupations
Occupation:
Tour and travel guides
 
Consult the National Occupational Classification for descriptions of these occupations
Number of vacancies of this type:
1

Description

Ottawa Walking Tours offers guided historical walks through Ottawa’s downtown core, with special stops at important buildings and areas of interest within the city centre. Ottawa Walking Tours is dedicated to letting our professional, bilingual guides, acquaint visitors with the history and charm of our beautiful city. We are looking to hire part-time guides for the 2019 spring and summer season and are especially interested in guides who enjoy history and working with school groups and visitors from across Canada and around the world. Successful candidates will possess:  An interest in local and Canadian history.  Oral fluency in English & French (Additional language skills are considered HUGE assets).  A mature, professional attitude and appearance.  An abundance of diplomacy and tact.  A positive, cheerful and optimistic disposition.  An ability to work a flexible schedule  Excellent management and organizational skills, including juggling competing priorities, and undertake long term planning.  An entrepreneurial spirit. Tourism or guide experience will be considered strong assets.

Training:

Training / Diplomas:
Professional formation
This training or diploma is
preferable

Linguistic skills:

French Level:
Bilingual
French language is
preferable
English Level:
Bilingual
English language is
preferable

Professional experience:

Area of professional experience:
Number of years of professional experience requiried:
min. 0
max. 
This professional experience and its duration are
preferable

Contract

Contract type:
Fixed-term contract
Duration (months):
12

Salary

These salary informations are confidential

Work benefits and bonuses:

Accommodation provided:
no
Travel expenses to job covered:
no
Moving expenses covered:
no

Place of work:

Ontario, Ottawa

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