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Job: Bike Tour Guide/ Rental Staff – Cycle Portland

Posted by on April 18th, 2016 at 3:36 pm

Job Title *
Bike Tour Guide/ Rental Staff

Company/Organization *
Cycle Portland

Job Description *
We’re looking for individuals that love biking, exploring, and sharing our wonderful city with visitors from across the world. Cycle Portland is Portland’s oldest bike tour & rental company providing sightseeing tours, rentals, and repair at our full service shop in historic Old Town/China Town. Most tours last around 2-3 hours and the pace is about 10mph. Here you’ll flow between providing engaging and insightful tours and helping renters and locals with in shop bike services.

The Tour Guide/Shop Hand we’re looking for has:
Excellent public speaking skills with a genuine desire to work with the public and comfortability with large groups
Strong verbal and written communication abilities
A strong sense of craftsmanship
The itch to grow and learn about Portland, its past, present, and its future
A drive for a mix between fast paced summers, and mellow project oriented winters.
Eagerness to work with a bike shop values a fun, supportive, and inclusive work environment.

Candidate must be available to work at least 20 hours/wk starting.
Must be able to work weekends
Previous guide and shop experience is useful, but is not required.
Must be able to lift and maneuver heavy objects up to 55 pounds.

Position is part-time and seasonal with the potential of full time permanent work for qualified applicants. Pay starts at 12/hr with the potential to move up after a 30 day review.

How to Apply *
Interested candidates should send an email to with a paragraph or two stating your interest in this position, and why you would like to be a part of the Cycle Portland Team!

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