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Tasmanian Government

Tour Guide (TG-2021)

Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority
Public Programs

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority Award - General Stream Band 2 RDW
Salary:$72,429.00 to $78,093.00 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, casual
Region: South
Location:Port Arthur

Period of Appointment

fixed term (6 months) 

Hours per fortnight



  • Present oral interpretation by undertaking guided tours and delivering commentaries
  • Deliver exceptional customer service and present interpretation to both daytime and ghost tour visitors to the Port Arthur Historic Sites
  • Provide support to the Manager as required with the various functions of the business unit, such as mentoring new staff, undertaking VIP and trade familiarisation tours and administrative duties
  • Provide relevant and accurate information to visitors regarding activities, features and facilities offered at the Port Arthur Historic Sites and within the Region and maintain that product knowledge
  • Promote and maintain PAHSMA’s Vision, Purpose and Values in all contact with visitors and colleagues
  • Actively participate in and contribute to the PAHSMA’s Work Health and Safety processes
  • Perform any other assigned duties within PAHSMAs Tourism Operations at the classification level that are within the employee’s competence and training

Essential Requirements

Current registration to Work with Vulnerable People.

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered.  A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014.  This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment

Desirable Requirements

  • Certificate in Tourism (Guiding)
  • First Aid Certificate

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File 2020_10_27 SoD Tour Guide.pdf

Download File 2020_10_27 SoD Tour Guide.doc

Download File Info for Applicants - Final.pdf

Download File Info for Applicants - Final.docx

How to apply

Please apply online by clicking the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Refer to the 'Information for Applicants' document for further information. 

Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the PAHSMA Recruitment Officer on (03) 6251 2357.

For more information

Jake Bradshaw
Guiding Manager

m. 0417 064 063

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