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"Travel Guide"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Plan, organize, and conduct long distance travel, tours, and expeditions for individuals and groups.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Travel Guide"

1) Attend to special needs of tour participants.

2) Give advice on sightseeing and shopping.

3) Plan tour itineraries, applying knowledge of travel routes and destination sites.

4) Resolve any problems with itineraries, service, or accommodations.

5) Sell travel packages.

6) Arrange for tour or expedition details such as accommodations, transportation, equipment, and the availability of medical personnel.

7) Evaluate services received on the tour, and report findings to tour organizers.

8) Lead individuals or groups to tour site locations and describe points of interest.

9) Verify amounts and quality of equipment prior to expeditions or tours.

 

 

11) Provide tourists with assistance in obtaining permits and documents such as visas, passports, and health certificates, and in converting currency.

12) Administer first aid to injured group participants.


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13) Pilot airplanes or drive land and water vehicles to transport tourists to activity/tour sites.

14) Set up camps, and prepare meals for tour group members.

15) Instruct novices in climbing techniques, mountaineering, and wilderness survival, and demonstrate use of hunting, fishing, and climbing equipment.

16) Sell or rent equipment, clothing, and supplies related to expeditions.

17) Explain hunting and fishing laws to groups in order to ensure compliance.

Job Description for "Travel Guide" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  39-7012.00