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: fletcherc@email.com


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


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