Job: Cycling Lead – Multnomah Athletic Club

Job Title

Cycling Lead

Company / Organization

Multnomah Athletic Club

Job Description

Cycling Lead – Multnomah Athletic Club
This is a part-time position – pay rate $25/hour
Current shifts include Wednesday and Thursday evenings 5:30pm-7:30pm and Saturday (shift times vary)

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Outdoor Manager/Outdoor Supervisor the Cycling Lead assists and oversees daily operation of the cycling program, leads rides, communicates to members, and plans programming in the offseason. The Cycling Lead will be expected to oversee all offsite rides and be a model of safety and professionalism while leading members of the MAC offsite in local and regional areas.

Essential Job Functions

Oversee and lead Cycling Rides including but not limited to Wednesday night rides, Thursday night rides, Saturday rides, Cycling events and maintenance clinics. This will be under the leadership of the Outdoor Manager/Outdoor Supervisor and under the vision of the Cycling Committee
Lead cycling rides in a professional, positive, safe, and respectful manner.
Assist the cycling committee with the ride schedule.
Plans the routes ahead of time to ensure preparation.
Attend Cycling Committee meetings as requested by the Outdoor Manager/Outdoor Supervisor.
Greet riders when they meet for a ride, talk to the riders about the route, assess the groups pace by ability.
Conduct ride safety concerns and assessments during each ride
Communicates effectively to riders through the use of the program’s, social media platforms, e-mail, and telephone.
Collect waivers for each rider before the ride takes place.
Creates a welcoming and friendly environment for the regular riders as well as for the new riders.
Introduces and instructs the riders of the route and ride objectives.
Establishes a pace that all levels of riders will feel a part of the group.
Communicate member concerns to Outdoor Manager.
Always maintain standards of exemplary riding conduct.
Answer questions regarding outdoor program as necessary.
Attend all scheduled Outdoor Department staff meetings, clinics, workshops, seminars, etc.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Recognizes and/or anticipates potentially dangerous situations and any unsafe behavior and take appropriate action to prevent accident or injury. Action may include approaching members and communicating guidelines, demonstrating safe techniques, increased education, and awareness of safety rules, correcting unsafe activity.
Promotes the MAC code of conduct in club activities and demonstrates the importance of providing quality service to members.
Secondary Functions

Performs other tasks as assigned by Outdoor Manager.
Essential Tools, Equipment, Vehicles, and/or Machinery

Requires all appropriate equipment needed in riding. This includes but is not limited to bikes, maintenance equipment and safety equipment. Requires the use of a multi-line telephone, Windows operating system and software applications including Word and Excel. Ability to use social media platforms.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Candidate must work comfortably and safely outdoors in various weather conditions. Cycling rides can introduce varying weather conditions during various times of the day. Physically fit to perform long rides while being capable of teaching riders. Work may be performed in awkward positions. Job entails frequent walking, stooping, bending, squatting, and lifting to 75lbs. Must have the ability to move easily on soft or irregular surfaces and stand on feet for continuous hours at a time. Exposure to incidents requiring the administration of minor first aid may occur.


High School Diploma or GED
Two or more years experience as a cycling coach, lead or guide.
Must have the ability to obtain a USAC coach membership.
Working knowledge and proven experience with cycling equipment.
Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and planning skills.
Demonstrated skill in team development and motivation.
Must be very familiar will Portland’s bikeways, cycling street network, parks, and hidden connectors.
Ability to promote a positive and professional riding experience to MAC members, athletes, staff, and the local cycling community.
Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people under a variety of circumstances.
Knowledge of basic computer skills and office procedures preferred.
Possession of current AED, CPR and first-aid certifications required within the first 6 months of employment.
Familiarity and skills with urban design districts, landscape and Portland’s unique layout and bridges.
Ability to understand the importance of safety within and outside the club
Ability to perform the essential job functions.
Ability to communicate effectively with members, guests, and employees.
Demonstrated professional and courteous communication skills with emphasis on customer/member service.


Full-time employees may choose from a comprehensive benefit & welfare package including medical, dental, and vision insurance.
Facility use privileges including exercise room, climbing gym, swimming pools, and exercise classes
Free parking
Discounted public transportation passes
401(k) retirement program with employer match
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Access to Headspace wellness app
Discounted club services and meals

COVID-19 considerations: Your health and safety are a top priority at the MAC. In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our facilities, we have implemented specific precautionary measures and processes for employees. Beginning October 1, 2021, all MAC employees must be fully vaccinated or have been approved for a legal exception. Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks following receiving the second dose of a two-dose or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccination. Job offers are contingent on providing proof of vaccination or securing a documented and approved medical or religious exception.

The Multnomah Athletic Club believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. This position description is designed to outline primary duties and qualifications but not limit the employee or the Club to just the work identified.

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