Bike Tour Guide Jobs

Tour Guides

Easy Rider Tours occasionally has openings for guide positions, and encourages qualified applicants to apply. Being a cycling tour guide requires the right mix of cycling and interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as regular seasonal availability. Tours are week-long commitments during the spring, summer and fall. Being a guide is rewarding yet demanding work, and requires an energetic person in good physical shape. Easy Rider guides average 11 years of experience with our company, and vary in age from mid-30’s to 60’s.

Requirements

  • avid cyclist with multi-day touring experience
  • capable bike mechanic
  • prior tour guiding or related experience preferable
  • strong speaking and communication skills with adult groups
  • patient, yet upbeat, attitude
  • bi-lingual for European tours, in-country resident preferable
  • knowledge of local history, culture, nature
  • clean driving record and proper licensing 
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR Certification
  • references

Sample responsibilities include

  • guide week-long, inn-to-inn cycling and walking vacations for groups of up to 16 adults
  • bike with and coach cyclists of varied abilities
  • drive 9 to 15-passenger support van with roof racks or trailer system
  • maintain fleet of 27-speed hybrid and road bikes during tour
  • learn prescribed routes and historic information and give daily briefings
  • facilitate social interaction between guests of varied ages and backgrounds
  • manage prescribed tour logistics in a safe and responsible way
  • interface with innkeepers, restaurant owners, and our office staff

How to Apply
C.V. and completed Tour Guide Application to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by mail to
Easy Rider Tours
PO Box 228
Newburyport MA 01950
USA