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Job: Bike Tour Guide – Pedal Bike Tours

Posted by on April 14th, 2017 at 9:24 am

Job Title *
Bike Tour Guide

Company/Organization *
Pedal Bike Tours

Job Description *
Love Portland, history, people, local culture and showing off your city (by bike of course!)? Then apply for one of our bike tour guide positions.

Our Company
Pedal Bike Tours has operated in Portland, OR since 2008. At Pedal, we create joyful and memorable experiences by bicycle. We encourage healthy exploration of our world through fun and safe bike rides. We’re looking for friendly Portland experts with professional customer service skills.

Our tours include day trips in Portland and the Columbia River Gorge.

At work we are professionals who get the job done. That said, we try to make our work environment enjoyable for both our guests and staff. It’s a great place for good people who work well as part of a team and thrive in a fast paced environment.

Tour Guide Skills:

Customer Service
Are you patient and attentive to customer needs?

Congeniality
Can you bond with and entertain people from different places, backgrounds and attitudes over a 3-8 hour tour?

Knowledge of Portland
Can you give folks a great introduction to our city with helpful tips on places to see and things to do? You don’t need to be a historian, but local knowledge is a plus.

Basic Bike Skills
Can you fix a flat?

Tour Guide Requirements:
At least 21 years old
A valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and the ability to drive a 10 passenger van
Ability to bike up to 20 miles a day and lift over 30 pounds
Have or be willing to get First Aid/CPR Certification
Must be able to work weekends

Seasonal work
Pay = $12/hr. plus tips and bonuses
Hours vary though opportunities for tours will increase steadily into the summer season. During the summer, we can all stay quite busy.

Check out our website for some great videos of past tours – www.pedalbiketours.com

How to Apply *
If interested, email your resume and a brief cover letter with subject line: “Tour Guide Position”

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