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Bike Tour Guide

HR Outfitter
Coeur d'Alene, ID
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Company Summary

HR Outfitter is a Human Resources Consulting and Staffing Solutions company that is based in the United States. We work particularly with organizations that are in the outdoor adventure industry. Learn more about us through our website at www.hroutfitter.com or on our social media accounts.


Client Background:

Since 1979 our client has provided life-changing travel experiences that have a positive impact on their guests, their staff, and the people and places they visit.

Their mission is "Sharing Nature - Enriching Lives" and they seek to preserve the places we visit and through our trips, create advocates for the continued conservation of these resources. Their hope is to hire people that share these values. As a family-run business they value community, a healthy, supportive workplace, diversity and taking care of each other.


Position Description:

We are seeking experienced bike tour guides as our clients is expand their offerings of bike tours in the Pacific Northwest! Guides are a fun-loving, thoughtful and talented group of people with a tremendous passion for the natural world. In addition to having some technical biking skills and bike repair skills, we are looking for people with a passion to learn about the history of the areas they visit. As much as we love biking, we love sharing nature with our guests even more. Guiding can be hard work, full of long hours in often physically demanding situations. Yet we find it immensely rewarding to enrich lives through safe and memorable outdoor adventure. To do so, we hires guides who are committed to excellence in hospitality and safety, provide meaningful interpretation to guests, support conservation efforts, desire to grow and learn, and who seek to set the high water mark in their professional and personal lives. Does this sound like you? Then apply to join our team!


Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Safely lead biking tours
  • Excellent risk management capability in remote settings
  • Work positively with other team members to implement all aspects of a ROW trip from pack-up to clean-up in order to provide guests with a safe, meaningful and memorable experience
  • Engage and respond to guests in a positive, friendly and supportive manner, including meeting their expressed and unexpressed needs
  • Provide meaningful interpretation to our guests on natural and cultural history topics pertinent to the trip, such as geology, cultural history, etc.
  • Lead guest activities as suggested by the bike tour itinerary
  • Take care of ROW equipment and facilities
  • Professionally represent ROW and its Mission, Vision and Values
  • Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in ROW's Guide Manual
  • Act as a good steward of the natural world and follow Leave No Trace practices
  • Perform other duties, including a minimum of 10 hours of off-river warehouse work each season, as needed or assigned

Qualifications:

  • Legally allowed to work in the United States
  • At least one year of previous commercial bike guiding experience; multi-day experience preferred
  • A current 36 hour minimum or higher advanced First Aid certification (WEC, WAFA, WFR, WEMT, EMT preferred) along with current CPR
  • A positive, supportive team player
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Physically fit, able to work long hours in the field and lift and load bikes on and off vehicles
  • Willing and eager to interact positively with a range of age groups, from small children to seniors
  • Experience in guest services or group leadership preferred
  • Academic or professional background or equivalent experience in natural science, western American history, environmental education or conservation related field preferred
  • Ability to follow ROW's drug-free and tobacco free workplace policy
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (SARS - COV - 2) prior to starting employment

Wage:

  • $36,000 - $39,000 depending on experience.

HR Outfitter

Address

Coeur d'Alene, ID
83814 USA

Industry

Tourism