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tour guide

Source: Job Bank


Toronto, ON


$22.00 to $27.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: Experience an asset
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Urban area


  • Describe points of interest, answer questions and supply information
  • Develop and deliver commentaries
  • Utilize microphones or other communication device to provide directions and other pertinent information to visitors
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Local Tour Guide Certification

Type of guide

  • Escorted group travel guide

Tours focus

  • Sightseeing

Number of tours guided

  • 1 - 4 tours

Geographical areas of specialization

  • Canada

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Financial benefits

  • Gratuities

Other benefits

  • Parking available

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