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Outdoor Adventure Guide

5

Statewide
Job Postings
425th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
310

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$8.34 - $11.07

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$9.34 - $15.19

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Outdoor Adventure Guide - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 5 job postings for the occupation of Outdoor Adventure Guide in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Outdoor Adventure Guide. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

Top 3 Certifications

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What Outdoor Adventure Guide Do:

Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.

Common Job Activities:

  • Describe tour points of interest to group members, and respond to questions.
  • Escort individuals or groups on cruises, sightseeing tours, or through places of interest such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
  • Conduct educational activities for school children.
  • Monitor visitors' activities to ensure compliance with establishment or tour regulations and safety practices.
  • Provide directions and other pertinent information to visitors.
  • Greet and register visitors, and issue any required identification badges or safety devices.
  • Drive motor vehicles to transport visitors to establishments and tour site locations.
  • Collect fees and tickets from group members.
  • Assemble and check the required supplies and equipment prior to departure.
  • Distribute brochures, show audiovisual presentations, and explain establishment processes and operations at tour sites.
  • Provide for physical safety of groups, performing such activities as providing first aid and directing emergency evacuations.
  • Research various topics, including site history, environmental conditions, and clients' skills and abilities to plan appropriate expeditions, instruction, and commentary.
  • Train other guides and volunteers.
  • Select travel routes and sites to be visited based on knowledge of specific areas.
  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, typing, operating switchboards, and routing mail and messages.
  • Solicit tour patronage and sell souvenirs.
  • Speak foreign languages to communicate with foreign visitors.
  • Teach skills, such as proper climbing methods, and demonstrate and advise on the use of equipment.
  • Provide information about wildlife varieties and habitats, as well as any relevant regulations, such as those pertaining to hunting and fishing.

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