Vacancy - Tour Guides
A start up tour agency in Castries is urgently seeking committed, assertive, and driven individuals to be part of its team.
Skills and Qualities
Language & Verbal skills- Ability to speak freely and have a good command of the English language. Moderately fluent in French creole (speaking and understanding).
Ability to speak or willingness to learn basics in foreign languages (would be an asset).
People skills- Ability to connect with strangers easily and make them feel comfortable, and have fun. Not easily embarrassed. Can make light of an uncomfortable situation.
Good time management- Be productive and effective whilst having fun all within a time constraint without showing anxiety.
Memory/ Knowledge- Comfortable with information about St. Lucia, its social, historical landscape. Know the ins and outs of St. Lucia. Ability to mentally reproduce
Relevant information with ease at will.
Sales/ Promotion- Ability to market a service or sell a product. Inclination to market and represent St. Lucia at every opportunity, sharing facts. Persistent.
Critical thinking skills/ Intuitive- Keen on observing potential danger (protective), reading emotional cues and responding appropriately.
Socially aware- Unbiased, non-discriminatory or nonjudgmental, broadminded and respectful.
Dynamic personality- Extroverted and bold, not socially awkward or shy.
Physical Fitness- High endurance or stamina. Able to stand or walk for long periods of time.
CXC/O’ Level: Five (5) CXC subjects inclusive of/ OR
Social Studies, History, French/ Spanish
A’ level/ Cape: History, Foreign Languages, Tourism (assets)
Experience and Requirements
· At least one (1) year of in the field tour guiding.
· Previous work with tourists/foreigners in the hospitality industry-concierge work.
· Valid driver’s license (not mandatory)
· Able to work flexible hours
Please send your CV inclusive of a cover letter and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to submit all applications is Friday November 23rd, 2018