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PRISON GUIDE x 6

PRISON GUIDE x 6
5 Months Contract
24-10-2019

The above mentioned position is available in the Public Heritage Education Department at Robben Island Museum.

The incumbent will be responsible to relate the multi- layered history of Robben Island Museum in a coherent professional manner to visitors and conduct research about the history of Robben Island Museum in relation to the history of SA and the world and combine the information in a story that gives visitors, to the Island, an opportunity to recognise and acknowledge Robben Island Museum’s socio-political history in relation to its natural and built environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Referring to the tour schedule to obtain tour times and numbers;
• Verifying appropriate vehicle and driver are available, check tour guide equipment;
• Receiving tourists and assess their needs and co-ordinate the necessary arrangements (e.g. wheelchairs, prams);
• Acquainting the tourist with the tour structure, amenities and rules and regulations of RIM;
• Conducting the tour of Robben Island Museum highlighting information related to political history, history of the prison, history of the built and natural environment;
• Contextualising the history of the world and relate it to the history of Robben Island Museum;
• Managing stops during the tour;
• Searching for information relating to Robben Island Museum history and political issues;
• Participating in discussions, forums, meetings and training sessions within or outside Robben Island Museum;
• Discussing and expand information, design and implement information into the tour;
• General administrative duties.

Experience and Technical skills:
• Diploma/Degree in Tourism/History or Social Science
• First Aid certificate
• Ex-political Prisoners of Robben Island with knowledge on the history of the prison.
• One-year experience will be an advantage.
• Fluent in at least 2 SA official languages
• Foreign language – optional but an advantage
• Computer literacy
• Code 8 or code 10 drivers license- optional but an advantage

Job Requirements: 

Experience and Technical skills:
• Diploma/Degree in Tourism/History or Social Science
• First Aid certificate
• Ex-political Prisoners of Robben Island with knowledge on the history of the prison.
• One-year experience will be an advantage.
• Fluent in at least 2 SA official languages
• Foreign language – optional but an advantage
• Computer literacy
• Code 8 or code 10 drivers license- optional but an advantage

Job Type: 

Contract

Company Name: 

Robben Island Museum

Company Location: 

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