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Kangaroo Island Odysseys (Casuals)
Italian, French or English Speaking Tour Guide
Join an award winning ASX listed tourism and transport company
Training provided for guides if required
Touring with small groups on Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island Odysseys (a subsidiary of SeaLink Marine & Tourism) is looking for bright and energetic individuals who are fluent in Italian or French to join their team on a casual basis! We also need English speaking tour guides as demand is increasing.
With the exciting news that international travel is set to re-commence in Australia from February 2022 we are preparing to schedule tours as overseas interest in our product range gathers momentum. We are currently managing expressions of interest for touring from these specific language speaking groups.
About the role
The Tour Guide/Interpreter conducts fully escorted wildlife and nature-based touring on Kangaroo Island. They must ensure that Kangaroo Island Odysseys is delivering the highest standard of fully escorted small group touring and that all passenger needs and requirements are met for travel arrangements, accommodation, meals, sightseeing, inspections etc.
Strong work ethic, positive can-do attitude and be enthusiastic
Pleasant manner and the ability to relate well to people
Sound administrative and organisational skills
Ability to work well as part of a team
High level of customer service and communication skills
Italian or French or English language skills - essential
Passenger drivers accreditation (SP) - essential
Passenger drivers accreditation (LP) - desirable
Standard motor vehicle drivers Licence - essential
Certificate in Tour Guiding / Ecotourism / environmental management - Highly desirable
These key requirements will be complimented by experience and skills in the following areas:
Previous experience in the travel industry - Desirable
Previous experience in touring or dealing with groups of people
Knowledge & Interest of local flora and fauna (Australia/Kangaroo Island) - Highly desirable
Knowledge & Interest of local history, environment, ecology, farming and parks - Highly desirable
Please indicate in your covering letter the language skills that would most suit you and tell us why you would be the best person for the job!
Expressions of interest encouraged.
SeaLink Marine and Tourism is part of the Kelsian Group - Australia’s largest integrated land and marine, tourism and public transport service provider with established international operations in London and Singapore.
With around 9000 employees, the Kelsian Group is one of Australia’s most experienced and diverse multi-modal transport businesses operating around 4000 buses, 120 ferries and 24 light rail vehicles, carrying over 207 million customers per year.
Our purpose is to be a world leader in delivering essential journeys through safe and intelligent transport solutions and create brilliant customer experiences.
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