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Outback Tour Guide

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Job Listing Date
14 Feb 2020
Location
Darwin
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Hospitality & Tourism, Tour Guides

Outback Tour Guide

About Us

 

The Discovery Adventure Group is a leading adventure tour operator and one of Australia's most awarded Eco Certified Tour Companies. We offer unique, interactive and memorable wilderness experiences in the East Coast, Western, Central and Northern Australia. The Group includes brands such as Discovery Fraser, Dingo’s and more recently, Adventure Tours Australia and Outback Tour Services.


We are looking to expand our team in Outback Tour Services, which operates tours to Uluru and surrounds, the wild West Coast and tropical NT. Expert guides, unique locations, a genuine appreciation of the land, and the relationships we have built with numerous First Nations communities are something that makes us unique. Environmentally conscious tourism is our focus to keep our carbon footprint light and on-road waste minimal. Find out more at: https://www.outbacktourservices.com.au/

 

The opportunity

 

We are seeking experienced Outback Tour Guides to join our team on a casual basis to deliver unforgettable Guest Service and premium Eco-touring Experiences from beginning to end. The role involves driving and guiding tour groups (up to 24 people) from Darwin up to Litchfield & Kakadu National Park, Katherine and Arnhem Land, as well as, Darwin <> Broome and Broome <> Perth. Some of our Guides love the trip so much, they go all the way from Perth <>Darwin! The exciting itineraries include camping under the stars and cooking camp oven meals.

This is a diverse role that requires a love for the outdoors, attention to detail, problem solving skills, high level of customer service and a passion for the environment. If you are after a lifestyle rather than a job, this is the role for you!


 

As the successful candidate you will have;
 

  • VTP230 Kakadu Knowledge for Tour Guides is essential prior to starting in the role
  • A current NT/WA drivers’ license; MR and an NT H endorsement is essential
  • Must be able to drive a manual vehicle.
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Certificate IV in Eco Tourism or Tour Guide Level 1 or 2 accreditation would also be highly desirable
  • Extensive outback driving experience
  • The ability to display sound judgement under pressure and in case of emergencies, and deal with time restraints and other conditions that need to be adhered to under our Commercial Tour Agreement
  • Ability to work unsupervised and can deliver an exceptional  guest experience
  • Ability to work flexibly, noting our tours are multi day operating 365 days a year
  • A good level of fitness, with the ability to walk up to 8km unaided in varying weather conditions
  • A strong safety focus to and understanding of the environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents
  • Full Australian work rights
  • Some mechanical knowledge and the ability to do basic paperwork and reporting

The successful applicant will be required to undergo police checks and a pre-employment medical assessment. 

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing Australian business. If camping under the stars, hiking through Australia’s iconic landmarks and meeting travelers from all walks of life sounds like your dream role -please apply now through Seek.

About Us

 

The Discovery Adventure Group is a leading adventure tour operator and one of Australia's most awarded Eco Certified Tour Companies. We offer unique, interactive and memorable wilderness experiences in the East Coast, Western, Central and Northern Australia. The Group includes brands such as Discovery Fraser, Dingo’s and more recently, Adventure Tours Australia and Outback Tour Services.


We are looking to expand our team in Outback Tour Services, which operates tours to Uluru and surrounds, the wild West Coast and tropical NT. Expert guides, unique locations, a genuine appreciation of the land, and the relationships we have built with numerous First Nations communities are something that makes us unique. Environmentally conscious tourism is our focus to keep our carbon footprint light and on-road waste minimal. Find out more at: https://www.outbacktourservices.com.au/

 

The opportunity

 

We are seeking experienced Outback Tour Guides to join our team on a casual basis to deliver unforgettable Guest Service and premium Eco-touring Experiences from beginning to end. The role involves driving and guiding tour groups (up to 24 people) from Darwin up to Litchfield & Kakadu National Park, Katherine and Arnhem Land, as well as, Darwin <> Broome and Broome <> Perth. Some of our Guides love the trip so much, they go all the way from Perth <>Darwin! The exciting itineraries include camping under the stars and cooking camp oven meals.

This is a diverse role that requires a love for the outdoors, attention to detail, problem solving skills, high level of customer service and a passion for the environment. If you are after a lifestyle rather than a job, this is the role for you!


 

As the successful candidate you will have;
 

  • VTP230 Kakadu Knowledge for Tour Guides is essential prior to starting in the role
  • A current NT/WA drivers’ license; MR and an NT H endorsement is essential
  • Must be able to drive a manual vehicle.
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Certificate IV in Eco Tourism or Tour Guide Level 1 or 2 accreditation would also be highly desirable
  • Extensive outback driving experience
  • The ability to display sound judgement under pressure and in case of emergencies, and deal with time restraints and other conditions that need to be adhered to under our Commercial Tour Agreement
  • Ability to work unsupervised and can deliver an exceptional  guest experience
  • Ability to work flexibly, noting our tours are multi day operating 365 days a year
  • A good level of fitness, with the ability to walk up to 8km unaided in varying weather conditions
  • A strong safety focus to and understanding of the environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents
  • Full Australian work rights
  • Some mechanical knowledge and the ability to do basic paperwork and reporting

The successful applicant will be required to undergo police checks and a pre-employment medical assessment. 

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing Australian business. If camping under the stars, hiking through Australia’s iconic landmarks and meeting travelers from all walks of life sounds like your dream role -please apply now through Seek.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a tour guide?
  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience driving commercial passenger vehicles? (e.g. taxis, tour buses)
  • Are you licenced to drive a manual vehicle?

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