Tour Guide / Host / Sales Assistant

Sugar Moon Farm is searching for a passionate, hard-working and customer-oriented person to join their team as a Tour Guide, Host and Sales Assistant. The position involves fulfilling a variety of responsibilities such as leading educational tours for guests, providing outstanding customer services as a front line host, as well as providing cashier and retail support. Interested candidates must demonstrate an interest in small farming and/or outdoor education, a commitment to providing outstanding customer service, and a passion for food.


Start Date: Immediately


Hours: 25-30 hours/week. Weekends and holiday availability required.


This position is suitable for a student returning to study in September, but preference will be given to those candidates who are look for a year round position.


Wage: $12-$15/hour based on experience and performance (plus tips - all staff share tips equally)




Tour Guide

  • Provide guided sugar camp tours that are accurate, engaging, and responsive to customer needs and interests
  • Understand and communicate historical and cultural significance of the site to visitors
  • Monitor the building, displays and artifacts
  • Control and maintain public traffic at Sugar Moon through the interpretive room, sugar camp and hiking trails


  • Greet the guests at Sugar Moon
  • Provide information about the directions to local tourism attractions and partners
  • Assist guests with information about trails

Sales Assistant

  • Operate a cash register system to enter transactions and all related paperwork
  • Assist customers with retail merchandise and purchases
  • Ensure display units in store and retail area are stocked and organized
  • Assisting the dining room and kitchen team as required
  • Assists with various cleaning duties



  • Have a friendly personality and strong desire to meet and get to know people
  • Show enthusiasm and energy
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and self-confidence (ability to lead and take charge)
  • Willingness to go above and beyond for guests
  • Public speaking skills
  • Ability to follow procedures
  • Experience working in a team
  • Ability to multitask and manage time efficiently
  • Be willing to work within a proven model with the Sugar Moon team
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Be in good physical condition: able to lift 50 pounds, able to be on your feet for 8-10 hours, ability to comfortably hike the local trails in order to gain familiarity
  • Experience in the following areas are considered assets:
    • outdoor education, environmental interpretation
    • restaurants, retail, tourism and hospitality
    • Northern Nova Scotia tourism
    • wilderness trail hiking and the local trail networks

If you have these skills and would like to join the Sugar Moon Farm team, please send a CV and cover letter to with Tour Guide/Host in the subject line.


Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 12, at 5pm. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be accepted. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contact.




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