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Tourism Assistant Summer Student

Job Details
Open Date Jan 18 2021 - 02:00:00 PM Close Date Mar 01 2021 - 04:30:00 PM
Position Title Tourism Assistant Summer Student Posting Type Temporary Full Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time Temporary
Department Group Hours per Week 35
Department Economic Development & Tourism Openings 3
Education High School Company Elgin County
   
Location Elgin County Admin. Competition JP#08-21EDT
Salary Range $13.40 to $14.25
Union Position No

Description

Incumbents successful to these positions will staff various tourist booths throughout Elgin County providing tourists with information. Although each Tourism Assistant is responsible for one main location, all Tourism Assistants will be crossed-trained to cover hours in at least one other location. Responsibilities will include maintaining inventories of brochures, retaining tourism survey data, updating the Tourism website, database development, promoting Elgin County to the general public and other duties as assigned.

 A major part of the Tourism Assistant experience includes operating as a goodwill ambassador for Elgin County. In many cases the Tourism Assistant will be a tourist’s first exposure to the area. Visitors from around the world have signed our guest books and experienced our famous tourist attractions. This is an exciting, customer-oriented position that requires an outgoing and self-motivated 

Qualifications:

  • Must have own transportation and a valid class ‘G’ Ontario drivers license.
  • Satisfactory Ontario Driver Abstract.
  • Experience in computer software including word processing, and excel spreadsheets.
  • Pleasant, outgoing with a basic knowledge of Elgin County.
  • Good time management, interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Minimum Grade 12 graduate currently attending post secondary education facility.
  • Must be returning to full-time studies in September 2021.
  • Preference will be given to residents of Elgin County.
  • Ability to work well unsupervised.