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Rideau Hall Visitor Services and Interpretation Program

Reference number: GGS08J-009309-000094

Job Title: Guide-Interpreters

Organization: Office of the Governor General's Secretary

The organization will make the majority of requests for referrals by:

January 16, 2009

Job Description: Rideau Hall has been the official Ottawa residence and workplace of every Governor General of Canada since Confederation. It is also a national historic site where thousands of visitors visit each year. As a Guide-Interpreter, you will be asked to greet visitors and attend to their needs, conduct guided tours while interpreting various themes and present interpretative programs to a diversified clientele in both official languages. It is vital that you possess excellent oral communication skills in both English and French.

Work location:

Ottawa (Ontario)

Hourly rates of pay: To be determined based on Treasury Board Secretariat student rates of pay.

Duration of employment: May 01 2009 to September 03 2009 (approx.)

Academic Level: Post-Secondary




The following skills will be applied / assessed at a later date:


Sub GroupSkills
Work with Public

Work with Public

Culture, Arts and Heritage

Sub GroupSkills

Public Speaking

Recreation / Tourism / Transport

Sub GroupSkills


Tourist Information


Language Requirement:

Bilingual - imperative

Be bilingual and possess excellent oral communication Skills in both English and French.

Information to be provided:
You must provide the following information when submitting your application:

Additional Information and Conditions of Employment:

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