Seasonal Travel Counsellor (Emerson)

Travel Manitoba is looking for passionate Manitobans for seasonal employment at our Emerson Visitor Information Centre located on Highway 75 at the Canada/U.S. border. Our centre is open to the public year-round but we require additional staff from mid-May to September 2, 2019.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Canadian and international travellers by providing maps, travel brochures and personal services.
  • Help visitors with any Manitoba tourism-related questions to ensure they have the best experience possible while they are in Manitoba.
  • Make personalized recommendations about places to go and things to see and do while in Manitoba.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • All of our staff are proud to promote our beautiful province so a positive attitude is a MUST!
  • Enthusiastic and comfortable interacting with the public, with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational and communication abilities.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • An understanding of Manitoba’s tourism industry would be an asset.
  • Bilingual language skills (English & French) would be an asset.

TERM:

  • Full-time and part-time seasonal positions available.
  • Staff will be expected to work weekends and statutory holidays—these are the busiest times at our Visitor Centres.
  • All staff will attend a training session in Winnipeg in mid-May (travel expenses will be reimbursed).


CLOSING DATE: Friday, March 22, 2019

Please email your resume and cover letter to sbason@travelmanitoba.com. Be sure to indicate "Emerson Visitor Centre" in your email.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.