Step-on Tour Guide
TayMac Tours Limited
For the past thirty-eight years TayMac Tours has been sharing with visitors to the Maritimes our history, culture and hospitality.  We are currently seeking individuals to fill the roll of step-on guides for our tours in the Halifax, South Shore, and Annapolis Valley areas.
A tour guide needs to know various routes to attractions, restaurants, venues.  A tour guide will also need to know historical facts, dates, and folk lore, and be able to present the information in an informative yet engaging way.
Skills Required:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Public speaking and story telling
  • Strong observation skills, attention to detail
  • Propensity for history and the ability accurately retell details and events
  • Ability to work well under pressure and follow assignments
  • Flexibility to changing conditions like weather, traffic, or unforeseen delays
  • Flexibility to work shifts including early mornings, holidays, and weekends
  • Ability to lead groups of various sizes and ages, for a specific duration
  • Act as a liaison between TayMac Tours and various tourism suppliers
  • Customer focused
  • Must be able to provide clear directions to visiting drivers while conducting the tour
  • Liaise with group leaders prior to tour to discuss itinerary
  • Based on tour outline, plan routing and schedule time for stops
  • Provides factual commentary and local folk lore in an entertaining way
  • Able to control group to keep on schedule
  • Able to answer questions not related to tour, such as restaurant and shopping suggestions
Work Schedule
This is a seasonal position that begins in April and continues through to November.  It is an irregular schedule.
  • Set rate per tour, plus gratuities
  • Uniform cost share
  • Paid Training

To Apply: 

Please contact Duncan MacLean
TayMac Tours
65 Lewis Drive
Bedford, NS  B4B 1C4 
How to Apply
Contact Name: Duncan MacLean
Mailing Address: 65 Lewis Drive Bedford, NS B4B 1C4
Phone: 902-422-4861
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