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Walking Tour Guide, Auckland Central

Job details

Aucky Walky Tours
6 Jan 2019
Work type
Part time employment, Casual employment, Contract
Work classification
Culture & Heritage


Are you a fit, confident Aucklander with a flair for storytelling? 

Aucky Walky Tours reveal the city's lanes, legends and best local food to international visitors. 

We need a part-time summer guide to lead our top-rated city walking tours.

Step up one and all!

Lead visitors on our three-hour 'Hello Auckland' small-group walking tour around the city.

This role requires leadership, performance, creativity, time management and exceptional manaakitanga/visitor care.

You'll need to think on your feet and keep calm under pressure. A good sense of humour is essential.

Essential skills

  • An outgoing Aucklander with good local knowledge
  • Excellent spoken English
  • Current First Aid certificate including CPR (or commitment to get one) 
  • Fit and healthy - each tour is around 3-4km ( including hills/stairs)

Desired skills

  • Experience in performing arts, tourism and/or teaching 

  • Well-traveled either in NZ or overseas

  • Basic-level Te Reo Maori (pipiha, introducing yourself)

  • Language skills - conversational Mandarin, German, French, Spanish and/or Italian.

Other requirements

  • New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Flexibility to work a minimum of two shifts per week including weekends - subject to bookings
  • Super-punctual
  • Resourceful 
  • Great references
  • Team player
  • No prior criminal convictions

In return we offer

  • Attractive remuneration (plus you keep the tips)
  • Full training in effective guide technique
  • Small groups  - maximum 8 guests 
  • Outstanding tour design 
  • Flexible part-time hours 
  • Experience in the walks tourism sector
  • An active outdoors role 
  • Interaction with different cultures


How to apply

Does the role excite you? Can see yourself walking in our shoes? 

Can you tick most of the requisite skills list?  

To find out more, please click on 'Apply here'. (Scroll down the website page for the application process)

Nga mihi for your interest. And may good things walk your way.

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Aucky Walky Tours

1 Sep 2019