Bilingual Tour Guide

This job opportunity is being advertised on behalf of the following organization and is not a Manitoba government civil service position.

Bilingual Tour Guide

CL2 Clerk 2


June 14-September 6,2021

Manitoba Legislative Assembly

Visitor Tour Program

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 10621

Salary(s):   CL2 $17.94 – $20.45 per hour

Closing Date:   April 30, 2021

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

The incumbent of this positon is an employee of the Legislative Assembly, not a civil servant.

This is a summer position (full-time) from June 14 to September 6, 2021.  Candidates must be available for training June 14-18 ,2021 from 9am – 4pm each day.   Hours of work will be scheduled at the end of training; candidates must be available to work flexible shifts including weekdays, weekends and occasional evenings. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • The incumbent must be, and remain, politically non-partisan in both perception and fact
  • Willingness to work on a flexible work schedule including weekends and occasional evenings.

Essential skills/expertise:

  • Ability to communicate clearly to groups using tact and diplomacy
  • Relevant Education -currently enrolled in a degree or diploma program with a focus on Admin, Marketing, Humanities Studies, Language Studies, Political Science, or Canadian and Manitoba History 
  • Experience dealing with the public providing exceptional customer service
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently and be resourceful and adaptable to constantly changing situations.
  • The ability to positively contribute to a team environment
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently
  • Strong accuracy and ability to pay attention to detail 
  • Excellent written communication skills and ability to prepare written correspondence
  • Experience using creativity to express ideas and concepts
  • Ability to verbally communicate in English and French

Preferred skills/expertise:

  • Experience leading guided tours   
  • Ability to briefly lift up to 20lbs on an occasional basis 

Reporting to the Manager, Visitor Tour Program, the incumbent will be responsible for providing visitors to the historical Manitoba Legislative building with high quality English, French or Bilingual interpretive guided tours.  The incumbent will also be responsible for regular office duties and research.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 10621

Manitoba Legislative Assembly

Human Resource Services

302-386 Broadway

Winnipeg MB , R3C 3R6

Phone:  204-945-7279

Fax: 204-948-3115

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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