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Summer Student / Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellor

By April 29, 2016Uncategorized

Summer Student / Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellor

Summer Student / Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellor

Summer Student position:  To provide Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellor support services for the Ladysmith Visitor Centre.

Summary of Duties:

  • Provide community information to visitors, newcomers and community members (in person, by phone, email etc.
  • Record and Track Stats
  • Organize and maintain brochure racks and publications
  • Maintain facilities in a clean, tidy and organized fashion
  • Communicate events and emergency warnings through social media, email, etc.
  • Assist with marketing, events, local business
  • Work with Volunteers
  • Organize, research and update information in brochures, website.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Must be a student
  • Available to work weekends
  • Available from May 19/16 to Sept 06/16.  Hours will vary from 28 to 35 hours per week
  • Excellent communication skills and rapport with the public
  • Knowledge of local history, attractions, sights, amenities, recreation, events, businesses
  • Complete the Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellor Training program (upon hiring) provided/required by Destination BC
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Problem solver and self-starter and comfortable to work unsupervised.

To apply, drop your resume off at the Visitor Centre:  33 Roberts Street, Ladysmith BC.. or email or fax 250-245-2124.