July 3, 2014

Attention friendly, outgoing students with a love for Oakville!

Position: Visit Oakville Ambassadors

Number of positions: 6

Pay: $11 per hour

Job Type: Part-time contract (14 hours a week minimum, weekends and holidays)

Job Duration: Seasonal (until Labour Day)

Location: Bronte Village, Downtown Oakville, Kerr Village

Close Date: July 9, 2014

 Position Summary:

Oakville welcomes approximately 1 million visitors to town each year and summer is peak visitor season. Visit Oakville Ambassadors will provide friendly, helpful service to visitors and residents, contributing to a pleasurable visit and leaving a positive impression of Oakville. Visit Oakville Ambassador duties will include:

Providing exceptional visitor services

  • Greeting and welcoming visitors and residents
  • Listening and responding to visitor questions
  • Providing detailed information on/referrals to:
    • Where to eat, stay, shop
    • Events and attractions
    • Locations and directions

Collecting visitor information

  • Keeping records and daily log sheets
  • Managing the visitor guest book
  • Coordinating a visitor survey

Overseeing the Visit Oakville information booth

  • Maintaining a safe and attractive booth at all time
  • Stocking informational brochures
  • Other duties, as needed.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills are essential
  • A thorough knowledge of the Oakville community
  • Excellent computer skills including internet applications such as Google maps
  • Positive, self-motivated and dependable
  • A valid driver’s license is an asset

 Successful candidates will need to be available two weekdays in mid-July for training and to work the Civic holiday Monday and Labour Day. Additional hours may be offered dependent on funding availability.

 Interested candidates can send resumes to:

info@visitoakville.com

No phone calls please.