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Tour Guide & Mechanic

April 2022 onwards

We currently have a position open as a tour guide / mechanic on our bike tours and in our bike centre in Alhama de Granada. The job is helping to run our guided tours in Spain and Portugal, setting up self guided cyclists and working on servicing and cleaning our bike hire fleet as a mechanic.

About Us

Cycling Country is based in Southern Spain and offers quality guided and self guided bike tours through Spain, Portugal & beyond. We enjoy, after 16 years in the cycle touring travel industry, a great rapport with our past guests and are excited about expanding with future tours and providing a first class experience for our cyclists.

The Hard Facts & Skills Required

  • Proficient cyclist with ability to lead groups
  • Bike maintenance skills
  • Solid leadership skills and comfortable with public speaking
  • European EU citizen (or working visas in place for Spain & Portugal)
  • Residing or nearby to Granada / Málaga province, Andalucia
  • Fluent in English and a good level of Spanish
  • At least basic Portuguese language skills
  • Full and clean driving license valid in the EU
  • First aid certification or willingness to obtain

What We Are After

  • Cycling, active, and outdoor interests
  • Keen and proven interest in historical and cultural aspects of Spain and Portugal
  • Past guiding experiencing a big plus
  • Good service / travel industry skills and experience dealing with public
  • Comfortable driving vans with trailers
  • First aid certification or willingness to obtain
  • Capable of comfortably handling equipment and luggage
  • Good office admin skills a bonus
  • Positive, friendly attitude with great sense of humour necessary!

You Are Great At

  • Being friendly and personable
  • You enjoy people, their lives and their many questions about travelling
  • You get a kick out of providing great customer service, chatting to people and being willing to solve problems
  • Really believe and live by the motto, “oh that’s good enough” is never good enough
  • Embrace change and can roll with the punches and know that you only happy when you strive to improve things
  • A great team player who enjoys spending time on the road with other guides and people from around the world
  • Don’t fret under pressure but are cool as a cucumber when things don’t go as planned!
  • Hard working and willing to take on a variety of jobs
Cycling in Spain and Portugal Bike Trips

The Details

Location: On the road in Spain & Portugal and at our base in Alhama de Granada, Andalucia. This job requires travel with tours running 7 – 11 days on the road.

Dates: Starting from April 2022 onwards. This is a seasonal position with work offered from Spring 2022 to end of June and from mid August to November 2022 with an opportunity to extend.

What Next?

Let us be impressed by you and your work history.

Please email us your resume with expected rates (email with subject title: “Tour Guide / Mechanic Job”). We hope to be able to welcome you to the team!

Send us your application via email.

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