April 14, 2015

Oakville Tourism Partnership (Visit Oakville) is hiring seasonal part-time contract positions.

Position Title: Visit Oakville Ambassador

Reports to: BIA (Bronte, Downtown, Kerr) Executive Directors

Pay: $11 per hour

Job Type: Part-time contract (approximately 24 hours per week, includes weekends and holidays)

Job Duration: Late May – Labour Day

Location: Bronte Village, Downtown Oakville and/or Kerr Village

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 Ambassadors 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-May for training and to work the Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday and Labour Day weekends.

    Interested candidates can send resumes to:

    info@visitoakville.com

    We appreciate your interest but no phone calls please.