Rocky Mountaineer Guest Experience Specialist Jasper

(Seasonal Part time - April to October 2024)
Rocky Mountaineer
Jasper, AB
$21.80 an hour - Part-time

Job details

$21.80 an hour
Job type
Shift and schedule
Weekends as needed
Morning shift
Pulled from the full job description
Commuter benefits
Full job description
Rocky Mountaineer (RM) is the world’s largest privately-owned luxury passenger rail service. We are committed to living our values: Create Meaningful Moments, Be One Team, Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes. We endeavor to foster a work environment of respect, integrity, and honesty; where diversity is valued, and talent is developed to the benefit of the individual and the company

The Guest Experience Specialist (GES) reports to the Station Manager

This position is responsible for providing excellence in guest satisfaction through direct service to guests at the assigned destination. The GES is a problem-solving champion, empowered to make decisions on behalf of the company.

This position is deemed Safety Sensitive since regular access to an active railway area is required. The GES is part of the Destinations Guest Operations (DGO) team, responsible for the health and safety of colleagues, guests, the public, property, and the environment.

Important Timelines
If selected to move forward in our recruitment process, successful candidates will be contacted via email between December 2023 and February 2024. Interviews will begin in late February 2024 and positions scheduled to start in April 2024. Please keep an eye on your email and junk mail for further updates.

Part-time shifts available in the mornings (between 6am and 12pm) and evenings (between 3pm and 9pm).

Key Areas of Accountability
Guest Experience
Execute the daily operations of the station to provide world-class service to guests
Be well versed in RM products and respond knowledgeably to guest questions related to their trip
Monitor and action communication channels (e.g. station email inbox, personal RM email, voice messages, MS Teams)
Prepare documentation, manifests, supplies, and check-in/scanning equipment for daily operations
Greet guests, accurately perform check-in duties, answer questions, and provide direction to ensure smooth transfers to/from the train
Accurately document and communicate concerns from guests, , team members on the train, internal and external partners, and resolve or escalate as required
Deliver special guest requirements, including accessibility needs, as required
Order transportation (e.g. taxis, ride share) as required
Operate equipment for guests requiring mobility assistance (e.g., mobility lift)
Maintain station/siding aesthetics in line with the RM standard by cleaning platform and public areas and restocking supplies
Assist with station/siding traffic flow as required by guiding motor coaches, luggage trucks and directing guests and public
Perform safe tagging, sorting, scanning, loading, unloading, and delivery of guest luggage, as well as preparing luggage reports and assisting with misdirected luggage
Ensure safe boarding and offboarding vehicles, transportation to and from station/sidings, use of mobility equipment, movement around stations/sidings, and provide relevant safety commentary
Deliver clear and professional announcements to guests
Escort guests by motorcoach/shuttle to/from partner hotels/sidings, and providing commentary enroute when required
Assist in the collection and sorting of guest hotel keys prior to train arrival
Occasional transportation of guests and team members with use of Rocky Mountaineer vehicles
Leadership and Engagement
Foster a safe and respectful workplace for team members that promotes a positive and engaging environment enabling team members to live and breathe RM’s vision and values.
Effectively communicate with team members through various channels including verbal, phone, text, email, and proper use of radio communication
Build strong relationships with peers, managers and with internal and external partners
Support Station Management in execution of orientation, and training of team members
Effectively represent the RM brand, by adhering to and ensuring the standards established in the Uniform and Appearance Policy
Participate in building a strong Destinations Team through peer recognition, motivation, and working towards achieving goals
Work with station management to enhance standard operating procedures by recommending improvements to RM’s guest experience program
Safety and Security
Adhere to RM’s safety and security standards so that safety hazards and concerns are mitigated/reduced for RM guests, team members, and partners
Be proactive in building awareness and enhancing a culture of workplace safety
Assist station management in the execution of Destinations safety and emergency response procedures during irregular or emergency operations which could require travel to other locations
Report all injuries and near misses to the On-Duty Manager and support the investigation of all workplace accidents as well as the completion of the necessary paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
Certificate in Tourism, Hospitality, Travel or related field desired
Valid AB or BC Driver’s License with demonstrated safe driving record
Second language desired
Experience in tourism, hospitality, and/or customer service desired
Professional communication skills, both verbal and written
Confidence and competency with public speaking in front of large groups and/or on microphones
Strong time management and administrative skills
Ability to multitask and take initiative
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Demonstrate a professional, accountable, and responsible work ethic
Ability to work in a high volume and high demand environment
Ability to handle difficult scenarios and conversations in a calm, consistent and professional manner
Highly organized with strong attention to detail
Energetic, motivated, hardworking and committed to guest service
Ability to adapt to new technology and learn platforms
Work Environment/Physical Requirement
Schedule regularly includes early mornings, evenings, weekends, and split shifts as per train arrival/departure schedules. Overtime may be required for irregular operations or delays
Requires work in a Safety Sensitive environment including railway tracks, moving trains, and other vehicles
Requires outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions
Ability to safely lift 50 pounds and to repeatedly carry and safely load luggage into a transport truck
Must be legally authorized to work in Canada for the full duration of the operating season (April-October)
Must be 18 years of age or order to apply
Perks and Benefits
Health Care Spending Account (starts at $300)
Up to 50% discount in Rocky Mountaineer rail tickets and packages
Annual complimentary rail pass (beginning your 2nd season)
Seasonal wage increases
Exclusive discount with various partners on Perkopolis
Growth opportunities
Fun and inclusive team environment
Hourly wage: $21.80/hour
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This job description is not exhaustive of all duties and will encompass additional duties assigned. Responsibilities, title, reporting structure and duties may be changed in response to business requirements.