Explorer Guide

The Explorer Guide is responsible for delivering exceptional, well-informed, safe and timely bus tours for visitors to Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria sites. The role will deliver informative tours about the plants, history, design and contemporary role of the RBGV in order to deliver a unique visitor experience.
Job Details
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Department: Royal Botanic Gardens
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Hospitality and Tourism
Classification: RBGV 2.2
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/421963
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $57,155 - $63,142
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Explorer Guide.pdf (PDF, 227KB)


Contact: Nicole Scheetz
Nicole.scheetz@rbg.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (RBGV)

• Casual Position

• Opportunities for shifts at both Melbourne Gardens and Cranbourne Garden locations

• Training provided

The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is comprised of two significant sites: Melbourne Gardens, a world-renowned heritage landscape with plant collections from around the world, much loved by Melburnians, and Cranbourne Gardens, a contemporary landscape and conservation area dedicated to Australian flora and fauna, including the internationally award-winning Australian Garden.  Together, the two sites provide extraordinary opportunities for community engagement and cultural expression, recreation, learning and participation, as well as Australian and Victorian tourism.

The Explorer Guide is responsible for delivering exceptional, well-informed, safe and timely bus tours for visitors to Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria sites. The role will deliver informative tours about the plants, history, design and contemporary role of the RBGV in order to deliver a unique visitor experience.

The ideal candidate  will have previous experience in the effective presentation of interpretive information to local and international visitors.   In addition, you will have a passion for and knowledge of plants, horticulture and/or conservation.

Please refer to the position description for more detail.

For more information and to apply for this role, please visit the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria's website at http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/about-us/job-opportunities or http://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au by COB 30 September 2018.

Enquiries can be directed by email to Nicole Scheetz, Acting Team Leader Visitor Experience at Nicole.scheetz@rbg.vic.gov.au 

Applications should address the list of role requirements under the heading of Success Profile as stated in the position description found under the ‘Attachments' heading on the Victorian Government website.

Applications will only be accepted via the Victorian Government website.


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