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Job: Cycle Tour Guide, Oregon – LifeCycle Adventures

Posted by on March 17th, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Job Title *
Cycle Tour Guide – Oregon

Company/Organization *
LifeCycle Adventures

Job Description *
Overview:
LifeCycle Adventures is a bike tour company with ten years of experience running self-guided bike trips in California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and most recently, Tuscany. We are currently looking for guides for our self-guided and private trips in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and Mt Hood/Columbia River Gorge regions. Our self-guided and private trips can be anything from 3 to 8 days in length, with assignments varying from a few hours to a few days in length. This is a part-time, seasonal and contract role. As such, the guides must have the flexibility to be able to support a part-time and unpredictable workload focused on the summer and early Autumn months. The role will be suited to cyclists with guiding or strong customer service experience residing in the Portland area.
General Requirements:
• Enthusiastic cyclist and capable bike mechanic
• Cyclists capable of riding 40 to 60 miles on open roads and varied terrain
• Excellent hosting skills with a high standard of professionalism & customer service
• Well organized with sharp attention to detail
• Prior tour guiding or related experience preferable
• Knowledge of regions’ cultural and natural history
• Clean driving record and proper licensing
• Capable of driving 8 to 15 passenger vans with trailers
• Current First Aid/CPR Certification
• Capable of lifting items of up to 60 to 80 pounds and lifting 35 pound bikes overhead
• Capable of sitting (mostly while driving) or standing for periods of 1 to 3 hours
• Must be available to lead trips during June through October
• Applicants should be 21 years or older
Responsibilities (Self-Guided):
• Start, manage and end, multi-day self-guided, inn-to-inn cycling vacations for couples & small groups.
• These tours do not require overnight stays and are assigned according to tour length and availability.
• Assignments can vary from a single 2 to 6- hour day, to a series of similar days based on tour schedules.
• This is a part-time, seasonal, contract role.
Responsibilities (Private or Guided):
• Start, manage and end, multi-day private or guided, inn-to-inn cycling vacations for couples & small groups.
• These tours may require overnight stays and are assigned according to experience, tour length and availability.
• Assignments can vary from 3 to 7 days in length according to tour schedules and individual availability
• This is a part-time, seasonal, contract role.
Job Type/Contract:
• This is a contract, part-time, seasonal job.
• Tour schedules are variable; Assignments can range from one day to seven consecutive days.
Compensation:
• Day Rate and Gratuities as applicable– to be discussed at interview

How to Apply:
1. EMAIL Statement of Interest & PDF resume’ with list of references with contact information to: laura@lifecycleadventures.com

2. NO PHONE CALLS, please.

How to Apply *
EMAIL Statement of Interest & PDF resume’ with list of references with contact information to: laura@lifecycleadventures.com CC: adam@lifecycleadventures.com

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