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Local Host -Self-Guided Bike Tours

 

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike, Lifestyle, Outdoor

Job Categories: Customer Service, Operations, Outfitter- Adventure Travel Staff

Company Type: TravelandTourism

State: CA

City: Sonoma & Napa

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year


Contact Name: Chris Skilling

Job Type: Seasonal Part Time

Salary: $15.52 - 23.55/hr

Required to Relocate: No

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: Yes

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles


Job Description & Requirements

Vermont-based bicycle tour operator VBT Bicycling Vacations seeks a part-time “bicycle local host” for the Self-Guided bicycle program in Napa & Sonoma

Qualifications:

  • enjoy meeting people
  • regional knowledge -energy, enthusiasm, attention to detail
  • valid driver’s license, clean driving record
  • able to lift and carry bicycles up to 50 lbs.
  • basic bike maintenance skills or cyclist helpful but not required
  • Paid training provided

Details:

  • 5-night/6-day program with up to 15 dates (2-12 guests per date) throughout 2021 season, runs Sunday through Friday
  • Sunday full-day in-person commitment (till 4 p.m.), then Monday-Friday, you are compensated for being “on-call” by telephone, and in-person only for high-level emergency
  • Paid training provided
  • Own transportation required, including space for up to 12 bikes

“Self-guided local host” job description:

  • access client-facing documents from VBT’s on-line web portal
  • bike handling: pre-trip: prep bikes at bike operator storage and post-trip: clean & return to storage
  • get bikes from VBT storage in Santa Rosa to inn in Napa and back to storage from inn in Bodega Bay
  • conduct welcome meeting/bike fitting/Ride with GPS intro (~90 mins) w/ clients on a Sunday -provide “on-call phone support” to guests for a total of 5 days -handle emergencies by phone, and or in extreme circumstances in person (usually rare, compensation provided)

Weekly payment depends on the number of clients per date.  2 guests: $745 4 guests: $880 6 guests: $930 8 guests: $980 10 guests: $1080 12 guests: $1130

Contact: Letter of interest to Chris Skilling, VP of Worldwide Product, cskilling@vbt.com


About Country Walkers and VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations

Join Country Walkers and VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations, an award winning, worldwide, active travel company based in Vermont.