Travel Alberta

Travel Counsellor - Banff Lake Louise Tourism

Feb 7, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
Banff Lake Louise Tourism

Exciting summer opportunities are available at the Field, BC Travel Alberta Visitor Information Centre (VIC)! Here is your chance to learn about and experience many of the great attractions and adventures that Alberta has to offer, to develop skills that will benefit you for any future position or career, and to connect with people from all over the world. We are seeking individuals that are personable, customer service oriented, proactive and passionate about promoting Alberta. Excellent interpersonal, communication, sales and promotional skills are required.

Primary responsibilities:
Provide exceptional customer service
Promote attractions and destinations across the province
Influence visitors to do more and extend their length of stay in Alberta
Distribute information and sell promotional materials and travel essentials
Complete administrative tasks such as preparing reports, and collecting and entering visitor statistics

Starting Salary: $17.09 per hour

All candidates must have a high school education and at least one year of customer service experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with some post-secondary education in tourism, hospitality and/or a related field.
Knowledge of a second language and experience with Alberta’s tourism industry and tourism destinations are considered assets. Equivalencies will be considered.
Familiarity with the internet and computers (including Microsoft applications) is essential.
First Aid Certification is required.

Please note:
These positions are summer employment term opportunities. Weekend and Statutory Holiday work is required. Dorm-style accommodations are provided. Attendance at training in Edmonton (May 6 – 9, 2013) is a condition of employment.

How to apply:
Electronic applications are preferred (acceptable files in Microsoft Word or Rich Text formats).
Submit your resume and cover letter, attention to:
Laurie Cantello,
Candidates unable to apply electronically may apply in ONE of the following ways:
mail to P.O. Box 1298 Banff, AB T1L 1B3
or fax to (403) 762-8545.

Closing Date: February 7, 2013

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.