Tour Guide [Quebec City]


Tour Guide



Job Title:


Tour Guide




Morrin Centre / Literary & Historical Society of Quebec


Job Type:

Student Summer job 


Language Required:


English and French




Quebec City, Quebec


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$13.25 / hour


Job Description:

  Join the dynamic team of guides who make Quebec City’s best kept secret a fun and fascinating place to visit – and work! Amaze visitors with your stellar tours. Use your unique talents to enliven each program.

This fun, summer job involves a lot of time within the spaces of this beautiful historical site – as well as our dark and sinister jail cells!

We are currently seeking positive, enthusiastic individuals dedicated to providing exemplary customer service in presenting the site to our visitors.

Reporting to the Guided Tours Coordinator, responsibilities include:
• Delivering site tours, Teatime activity and our educational programs as costumed guides from May until September.
• Performing front desk duties, including greeting visitors, responding to visitor enquiries, conducting admission, store transactions, collecting data, and other related tasks.
• Promoting the Centre’s tours inside and outside to passerbys.
• Assist with special events and activities as required.

Must have strong communication skills in both official languages and be punctual. We are looking for self-motivated people who are able to work within a team. Experience with giving guided tours and theatre is an asset. Must have experience with the public and cash systems. Must have been a full-time student in Winter 2017 / 18, must have completed at least a one-year post-secondary studies, in one of the following fields with the intention of returning to their studies in the Fall:

• Archaeology
• Art History
• Communications
• Education
• Heritage Studies
• History
• Liberal Arts
• Museology
• Tourism
• Theatre

This position includes evening and weekend work. The staffing position of this position is dependent on approval of funding by our partner organization.
Number of hours: 35 per week
Salary: $13.25 / hour
Training Start Date : May 7, 2018
Start Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Interested candidates are invited to send their curriculum vitae in French and a cover letter in English and French by email to by March 31 at 11:59 pm to the attention of Stefanie Johnston. Please indicate Tour Guide in the subject line. Selected candidates will be invited to an interview.