Tour Guides and Escorts:

Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $22,610.00
Average Time to Fill 36 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,037
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 29.09 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Customer Service
Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Time Management
Conflict Management
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

Provide attraction or event information to patrons
Provide clients, customers, or passengers with travel information
Inform clients of travel restrictions
Provide patrons with directions to locales or attractions
Describe points of interest to tour group
Provide commentary or analysis concerning historical periods or events
Direct boarding and deboarding of passengers
Inform guests of upcoming events and activities
Direct passengers to designated locations
Respond to requests for information

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Perform sales calls to solicit new business
Sell products or services
Sell entertainment or tour packages
Provide personal services related customer service
Provide personal services
Provide assistance or direction to customers
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers

Scheduling Work and Activities

Develop travel itinerary
Schedule recreational activities
Make travel, accommodation, or entertainment arrangements for others
Arrange transport of passengers or cargo
Make travel reservations
Schedule public and private facility tours

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Monitor availability of equipment or supplies
Distribute resources to patrons or employees
Maintain travel expense accounts
Collect deposits, payments, funding, or fees

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Supervisory Skills
Customer Contact
Product Knowledge
Retail Setting

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.