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Tour Guide - Kings Canyon

Discovery Holiday Parks Alice Springs, Alice Springs

Job Description

About Us:
Located in the heart of the Red Centre, Kings Canyon Resort is one of Australia’s most treasured tourism icons. Set among native bushland and dramatic sandstone escarpments, the resort delivers an unrivalled setting for holidaymakers to enjoy truly immersive outback holiday experiences.

Celebrating ancient culture and supporting the traditional custodians of this historic area is at the heart of Kings Canyon Resort’s operations and, with exciting investment and development planned, it is sure to become a flagship accommodation offering in our high-end resort portfolio.

With a six-tent luxury glamping precinct set unobtrusively among the native landscape, customers can experience high-end camping with all the trimmings under the Northern Territory skies. A further 128 resort rooms offer a cool sanctuary in the desert, with the deluxe offerings including spa, private balcony and the best scenic views.

For backpackers and value travellers, lodge-style accommodation is available with either shared or private rooms and shared amenities. Of course, the resort also provides for caravanners and campers enjoying the wonders of the Red Centre and Top End.

Kings Canyon Resort has a large F&B component with several restaurants and bar. Catering to a diverse range of tastes from higher-end dining to bistro style favourites and BBQ, the emphasis on fresh, local ingredients and an Aussie take on hearty favourites.

The Role:
As a Tour Guide you are central to ensuring our guests experience the very highest levels of service and safety while on our tours. Tour Guides are an integral part of the properties daily operations from transfers in and out to Guided tours.

Skills & Experience:
Highly developed Guest Service Skills
Strong Interest in Wildlife & Nature
Ability to work well under pressure and autonomously
Ability to work a part of a tight knit team
Previous experience with Tour Guiding or within the tourism industry preferable
RMS experience or comparable Reservation Booking System;
Computer literacy in particular the MS Office suite;
Great people and relationships building skills, and
Qualifications:
First Aid Certificate
Manual Driver’s License
Relevant qualification in either Guiding/Environmental/Education is an advantage
Current Orche card or ability to obtain one

*Please note that roles with Onsite & Live-In Accommodation do not allow pets.

**Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance to disclose any criminal offences or charges.

Discovery Parks is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our staff, customers and the communities we operate in. Due to the latest highly contagious Covid-19 variant, Discovery Parks has implemented a vaccination policy which requires all employees, wherever possible, to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. This Covid vaccination policy applies to all new Discovery Parks employees.

Postcode: 870 (Alice Springs, Alice Springs)

Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Member since: December 2021