Bicycle Tour Guide Wanted

Bicycle Tour Guide Wanted for organized bicycle tours with German speaking and English speaking tourists.

Location: Beautiful British Columbia Canada

Season: May to September 2013; up to 5 tours of 20 days.

Route:
Castlegar via abandoned Kettle Valley Railway line to Vancouver or
Calgary via Rocky Mountains and Kettle Valley Railway to Vancouver (each 750 km)

Groups: 7-16 cyclists (adults, possibly teens)

Guide: will lead bicycle tours and liaise with cook/driver of mini bus/trailer.

Expectations:

  • Candidate is preferably semi-fluent in German;
  • Prior bicycle touring experience;
  • Enjoy dealing with German and English speaking tourists;
  • Enjoy the outdoors, camping, travelling;
  • Responsible operation  of 20-passenger mini bus and utility trailer desirabel;
  • Class 4 licence desirable (drivers abstract required);
  • Readiness to be enthusiastically available for diverse needs of cyclists;
  • Ability to adapt to cyclists in a sensitive and flexible fashion;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Reliable, honest and co-operative team member;
  • Knowledge of bicycle mechanics;
  • Minimum age 20 years;
  • First Air Certificate required;
  • Assisting Senior Tour Guide prior to own assignment;

Assets (not required):
Experience in hospitality industry / with German and English speaking tourists.

We request:
Resume, references, demonstrated skills and attitude.

We offer:
A unique experience, fair working conditions, decent wage.

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