Visitor Information Officer

at District Council of Coober Pedy
Location Coober Pedy and Outback SA, Australia
Date Posted February 13, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Part-time
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Visitor Information Officer District Council of Coober Pedy location Coober Pedy and Outback SA.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for motivated, knowledgeable and energetic people to join the District Council of Coober Pedy’s Visitor information centre, located at the coober pedy visitor information centre, casual staff – 8-month tenure (march – october 2020).

Hourly rate of $28.95 plus superannuation which includes a casual loading of 25%. Penalty rates (but not the casual loading) apply on weekends, minimum 3 hour shift.

These positions will be responsible for providing high quality visitor information on coober pedy and the outback, booking tours and accommodation, maintaining publications and souvenir stock control, sale of souvenirs, responding to email and telephone enquiries, contributing to social media accounts, providing support to tourism projects, maintain accurate visitation figures for the visitor information centre.

Qualifications desirable – Certificate III in Tourism (or relevant field) or on the job training / experience in a similar position.

Experience detailed knowledge of Coober Pedy and of the broader Flinders Raners and Outback South Australia (FROSAT) and Tourism Central Australia (TCA) regions, knowledge of the key tourism organisations in Australia and South Australia and an understanding of their functions, knowledge of visitor information distribution systems (both traditional and digital mediums), experience working in the retail sector in positions such as customer service, excellent communication skills and the ability to provide exceptional customer service.