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Summer Tour Guide

Competition: LA171827

Branch: Parliamentary Education Office

Position Type: Auxiliary Part-Time

Close Date: Friday, January 5, 2018

Salary Range: 19.98 per hour

Position Description: Summer Tour Guide

Position Summary

​​The Legislative Assembly Student Employment Program provides an opportunity for students to gain work experience and learn more about British Columbia's history and legislative process. 

Summer Tour Guides are required to deliver 30 - 45 minute tours in English and one additional language. Applicants must be able to converse clearly in both languages and adapt their tours to meet the needs of our many different visitors (such as school and ESL groups).

In addition to delivering tours, Summer Tour Guides are required to spend a significant amount of time outside welcoming visitors to the Parliament Buildings.

Qualifications

Qualifications:  Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution during the Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018 semesters;
  • Have experience in public speaking before large audiences;
  • Have excellent verbal communication skills;
  • Be able to speak English and one or more of the following languages: French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi, or Spanish; and
  • Be able to communicate effectively with visitors from around the world.

Hours of work:  Summer Tour Guides work an average of 30 hours per week and must be able to work shifts between the hours of 8:30 am and 6:00 pm, 7 days of the week, including statutory holidays. Summer Tour Guides must be a​vailable to work the entire period of employment.

Salary: $19.98 per hour + 8% in lieu of benefits

Application Requirements

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 

Please submit a completed application form​, cover letter, résumé and proof of registration at a post-secondary institution (preferably combined in one PDF document saved as Lastname, Firstname, citing Competition LA171827) by Friday, January 5th, 2018 to careers@leg.bc.ca. We would like to thank everyone in advance for applying as only those shortlisted will be contacted. The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resource Operations
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
E-mail: careers@leg.bc.ca | Telephone: 250-387-5532 | Web: www.leg.bc.ca

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