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Myra Canyon Bike Rentals and ToursTour Guide & Driver (Myra Canyon Bicycle Rental and Tours Inc.)

For the new season of 2022 (May-October)

JOB TYPE:  Seasonal Full Time / Part Time

Are you passionate about nature and the outdoors? Do you love being physically active and like bicycling? Do you enjoy interacting with people of all ages, demographics and backgrounds? Then you might be the right fit for this job!

Our Tour Guides and Drivers will be responsible for the daily bicycle tour operations at the Myra Canyon trail, providing historic tour commentary on guided tours, and ultimately ensuring that our passengers have the trip of a lifetime. We are looking for people to join our team who possess a friendly and outgoing personality, a passion for nature and the outdoors, and a commitment to excellence.

As part of Myra Canyon Bike Rental and Tours Inc., you will have the opportunity to work in an energetic team; meet and work with clients from all over the world; and gain valuable and fulfilling work experience.

 

You could be the perfect fit if you have:

  • A love for the outdoors
  • A friendly and outgoing personality
  • Ability to tell interesting and engaging stories
  • Some knowledge of the Kettle Valley Railway trail, particularly the Myra Canyon
  • Reliable, flexible and adaptable
  • Drive to go above and beyond for the client, the company and yourself
  • Ability to think on your feet, solve problems, and handle stressful situations calmly and professionally
  • The ability to speak a second language (Dutch/French/German/Spanish)

Responsibilities include:

  • Efficiently maintain prepared tour schedule
  • Always be on time
  • Passionately deliver commentary and historic stories and facts to clients throughout the tour
  • Prepare and know your tour schedule
  • Handle booking and waiver documents
  • Connect with people

Qualifications & Skills

  • Fluent in English
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Be able to bicycle a distance of 30 km
  • Able to lift 35 lbs bikes on and off trailer
  • Being reasonably physically fit and able to bike multiple days in a row
  • Excellent organization, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and work under pressure
  • Be able to respond to changing conditions or unexpected events in a calm manner
  • Awareness of safety and comfortability issues
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset – please indicate on resume

Experience and Certifications/Licenses required

  • Previous experience in the capacity of a Tour Guide is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s licence (Class 4 Unrestricted Driver’s Licence)
  • Experience driving with trailer is an asset
  • Provide an ICBC drivers abstract
  • First Aid Certificate (Mandatory – to obtain before start date) – Wilderness First Aid a bonus
  • Recent Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector
  • Permitted to work legally in Canada

Payment Structure: Competitive wage based on experience and qualifications (to be discussed)

Job Type: Full-time / Part-time

We welcome energetic applicants! To apply, please email
info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)myracanyonrental.com