Bike Jobs: Two Jobs At Urban Adventours

Written by Boston Biker on Jan 13

Job 1
From Craig’s List

Urban AdvenTours is a bike rental and tour company and the only bike shop Downtown. We are looking for an experienced bicycle mechanic who is eager to help develop a growing shop. In addition to working on customer bikes, responsibilities will include maintaining our fleet of rental bikes, managing shop inventory, and selling bike parts and accessories. This is an opportunity for a motivated and knowledgeable individual to take ownership of a growing shop and responsibility for repairs and maintenance. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, friendly with customers, and prepared to take on responsibilities beyond just wrenching. Email JOBSatURBANADVENTOURSdotCOM with a resume and brief letter explaining your interest.

Job 2
Also from Craig’s List

Urban AdvenTours: Guided Bicycle Tours and Bike Rentals is a local, green company that shows visitors and locals the best of Boston by bike. We are currently a top rated Boston activity on TripAdvisor and we just opened a new location in the North End.
Urban AdvenTours is looking to add more enthusiastic, hard-working Tour Guides to help lead our daily and custom tours of Boston. Tours visit several of Boston’s neighborhoods and highlight the history, architecture, and other points of interest that make Boston such a wonderful city. Tour guides are the face of the company and can make a huge impact on tourists and residents alike.
Responsibilities:
• Preparing for tour by readying bikes, water bottles, helmets, and more
• Enthusiastically greeting all tour participants and making them feel comfortable about their bike tour
• Safely leading groups on Boston’s streets and paths
• Delivering tour information during several stops along the tour
• Engaging customers in conversation throughout their tour
• Participating in tour debriefs with UA guides and staff
• When not on tour, guides may be asked to help with:
o Sizing rental bikes for customers
o Assisting with shop duties
o Tuning and cleaning our bike fleet
o Other tasks as needed
Qualifications:
• Must demonstrate a commitment to safety and display conservative judgment
• Must be a cyclist
• Must be comfortable cycling in the city
• Must be professional and have excellent interpersonal skills
• Should be comfortable with basic bicycle maintenance
To apply for the Guide position, email JOBSatURBANADVENTOURSdotCOM


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One Response to “Bike Jobs: Two Jobs At Urban Adventours”

  1. By Robert Sisson on Jan 13, 2011 | Reply

    The statement “only bike shop Downtown” is not quite true. The Dutch Bicycle Co. is at 151 Pearl St.

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