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Park Guide

Granary Road Park Guide – Job Description

 

Welcome to Granary Road – our company is unique in its multi-faceted operations, attracting locals, national visitors, and international tourism, with a commitment to provide memorable experiences and exceptional service for visitors. The character and reputation of our company comes from the effort and integrity of our employees, vendors, and managers. It is up to each person within the company to uphold themselves to the highest standards, behave ethically, respectfully, and represent the company in the best possible way at all times.

 

As a Park Guide, you will be leading our Granary Road educational & interpretive experiences with a friendly, outgoing, and engaging attitude.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Exploring the Discovery Trails with guests while initiating conversations, sharing knowledge, and answering questions.

  • Understanding the meaning of excellent customer service.

  • Using a computer to process transactions and handle cash.

  • Ability to anticipate needs of a guest and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • General cleaning and stocking in your assigned area as well as some major cleaning.

  • Perform any and all duties as requested by the employer that are reasonable and that are customarily performed by a person holding a similar position in the industry.

  • Setting up and facilitating special events, day camps, activities, crafts, etc.

  • Assisting with the development and implementation of new educational programs.

  • Maintaining the cleanliness, organization and condition of the trails, playground, and facilities at Granary Road.

  • Learning and assisting with Guest Service duties.

  • Perform any and all duties as requested by the employer that are reasonable and that are customarily performed by a person holding a similar position in the industry.

 

The successful candidate will have the following skills & experience:

  •  A kid-friendly attitude, strong work ethic, and a passion for agriculture and environmental sciences.

  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.

  • A background in Biology, Earth Sciences, or Education is an asset.

  • Due to Granary Road’s location outside of city limits, your own reliable transportation is required.

Position Requirements

  • Proactive, responsible and can work with minimum supervision.

  • Must be friendly, cooperative and enjoy working with the public.

  • Experience in retail or food services is an asset.

  • Some general math and science knowledge is an asset.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy.

  • Due to Granary Road’s location outside of city limits, your own reliable transportation is required.

  • Must be able to work most weekends/holidays.

Position Details

  • Part-time and Full-time positions available.

  • Contract Length: April to Mid October (with opportunity to stay year-round)

  • Application Deadline: 2022/03/31

  • Expected Start Date: 2022/04/15

  • Location: Foothills, AB