Tour guide resume

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Christine Fletcher

4 Heart Street
Outbacksville NT 8989
M: 04 99 999 999
H: (08) 888 888
E: [email protected]


To pass on my knowledge and passion for the Australian outback to visitors, ensuring they have the opportunity to experience the best our country has to offer in safety and comfort; and to promote sustainable, environmentally friendly tourism with enthusiasm and in a way that connects with as many people as possible.


Rhodes TAFE
Rhodes, NT
Certificate III in Tourism
Graduated: 2004
Rhodes TAFE
Rhodes, NT
Diploma of Sustainability
Graduated: 2003
NT State High School
Rhodes, NT
Northern Territory Certificate of Education
Graduated: 2001

Employment History

Nov 2007 – Present: Tour Guide
Outback Adventures
NT, Australia


  • Leading tour groups for up to five days, catering to all customer needs
  • Giving talks about the culture, language and history of the Australian outback
  • Assisting with security
  • Preparing tour guide documents
  • Developing and establishing relationships with travel agents
  • Designing program itineraries
Mar 2004 – Nov 2007: Outback Promotions Officer
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
NT, Australia


  • Coordinated the development, promotion, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the Tusker National Parks program
  • Led discovery walks
  • Coordinated the Talks and Tours program
  • Met with local councils about national park sustainability projects
  • Oversaw the development of promotional material
  • Liaised with executive director about marketing activities
  • Prepared reports, marketing material and correspondence
  • Maintained database
Jun 2002 – Mar 2004: Environmental Assistant
Outback Heritage Centre
NT, Australia


  • Gave outback discovery talks at Heritage Centre
  • Maintained displays
  • Coordinated school education programs
  • Performed general office administration and answered telephone inquiries


2007 – LR Driver’s Licence.
2005 – Senior First Aid Certificate, St Johns Ambulance.


Category Name Proficiency Yrs experience Last Used
Computer Microsoft Word Intermediate 9 yrs Currently
Computer Outlook Express Intermediate 7 yrs Currently
Computer Internet Explorer Intermediate 9 yrs Currently
Language Japanese Intermediate 8 yrs Currently
Language German Basic 4 yrs Currently
Language French Basic 4 yrs Currently



  • Australian history: I have had a lifelong fascination with history, particularly Australia’s colourful past and indigenous history
  • Environmental sustainability: this is my passion in both my personal and professional life
  • Rock climbing: I love the mental and physical challenge, and the focus required
  • Camping: have been an avid camper since childhood
  • Photography: I love to capture the beauty of the Australian bush
  • Other cultures and languages: I love to learn about other cultures and their languages as much as I love to share my passion for Australia with foreign guests


Available upon request

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