Employment - Tour Driver Guide

Tour Driver Guide

Cabot Discovery Tours Inc.

Full-Time Part-Time Seasonal

Weekdays Weekends Evenings Holidays


Are you an excellent storyteller with a knack for customer service?

Are you passionate about Cape Breton Island and want to dive deep into its history and culture?

Do you enjoy driving around Cape Breton and exploring its scenic gems?

Cabot Discovery Tours Inc. welcomes visitors to Cape Breton Island by providing sightseeing tours of the “World Famous Cabot Trail” and more. We are currently recruiting outgoing and vibrant Tour Drivers - Guides to join our team.


  • Greeting and welcoming customers to the tour.
  • Informing customers about the itinerary for each tour.
  • Planning itineraries in accordance with weather forecasts and the length of each tour.
  • Scheduling visits and purchasing tickets to museums, galleries, protected parks, and other attractions ahead of time, if required.
  • Planning alternate activities in the event that cancellations, closures, or weather prohibit you from attending scheduled events.
  • Familiarizing yourself with the layout and history of the region or establishment in which you will be working.
  • Continually increase knowledge about the region, its culture, history, environment, current affairs, etc.
  • Continually increase knowledge of parks, cities, routes, sights, restaurants, activities, etc.
  • Share your knowledge in an engaging way with your group. Personality is a must.
  • Solve traveller’s issues and concerns, ensuring passenger happiness.
  • Perform pre-trip inspections of vehicle and complete required paperwork.
  • Protecting passengers by using safe driving skills.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience as a tour guide is advantageous.
  • Capacity to stand and walk for extended periods.
  • Adherence to prescribed safety codes.
  • Excellent conversational skills with a knack for storytelling.
  • Personable, humorous disposition.
  • Outstanding organizational, time management, and improvisational skills.
  • Passionate about traveling.
  • Ability to work during evenings and on weekends.

Driving Requirements:

  • Minimum Nova Scotia Class 4 Driver’s Licence.
  • Provide driver’s abstract.
How To Apply

Cabot Discovery Tours Inc. will be accepting applications for this position via the Cape Breton Job Board. Applicants will need to first create a complete account before applying directly through this page.

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Victoria County
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cabot Discovery Tours Inc.
NOC Code
Tour and travel guides (6531)
Experience Required
An Asset
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined (Negotiable)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
June 1st 2022
End Date
October 31st 2022
Language Requirements
French, German, or other languages may be considered an asset
Language Proficiency Level
Advanced (CLB 8-9)
Posted on
May 8th 2022
July 31st 2022