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Urban AdvenTours, Boston’s Downtown Bike Shop, is gearing up for the summer!
UA is looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable cyclists to be summer tour
guides and customer service associates. Experienced mechanics also wanted.
Job postings listed at: urbanadventours.com/employment or are pasted below.
Tour Guide and Cycling Ambassador
If you love bikes and love riding in Boston, then this is the perfect job
for you! No tour guide experience required. We hire cyclists who are
outgoing, friendly, hardworking and knowledgeable about safe riding in an
urban environment. Guides will be responsible for groups of 2-25 and must be
able to safely lead, and entertain, our guests throughout the busy streets
We prefer a weekly shift commitment throughout the season (mid-March through
September/October) but will try to accommodate schedules for anyone that
fits the above description. Must have urban cycling and customer service
experience, a love of history and additional language skills are a plus.
If you would enjoy showing people our beautiful city from the seat of a
bike, just drop us a line! We will begin bringing in applicants in late
We are looking for some dedicated mechanics to ensure a professional level
of service on every customer’s bike. Attention to detail is paramount to
-Professional level bike service.
-Bike shop floor sales.
-Receiving tune-ups fully and properly.
-Maintenance of tour/rental bike fleet.
-Assisting the shop manager in ordering/receiving/inventory.
-2+ years shop experience as a mechanic.
-Ability to work on all bike styles.
-Strong attention to detail.
-Floor sales experience is a plus.
Sales/Customer Service Associate/Boston Bike Concierge
If you are ready to interact with people from across the globe, get visitors
out on bikes and
maintain a high level of customer service, Urban AdvenTours wants you! We
are looking for
multiple individuals ready to take ownership of our front desk and serve as
the first line of
contact for our customers.
-Assist in daily rental, tour, and retail operations.
-Maintain a high level of customer service to every guest.
-Assist guests with bookings and questions through phone, email, and in
-Maintain the organization and cleanliness of the workspace inside and
-Maintain a positive customer environment and experience.
-Tour or travel sales experience a plus.
-Must be comfortable on a bike with a strong knowledge of Boston.
-Self motivated, positive, and dependable.
-Experience with Quickbooks POS a plus.
-Other language skill a plus.
Must have excellent initiative, attention to detail, and follow through, and
the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment.
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Urban AdvenTours, Boston’s first and finest bicycle tour company, is hiring! We take pride in offering the highest level of customer service from our tours to our bike shop. If you are a driven and outgoing individual who loves the city of Boston, we want to hear from you!
If you love bikes and riding in Boston, then being a tour guide at Urban AdvenTours is the perfect job! No tour guide experience required. We hire cyclists who are outgoing, friendly, hard working and knowledgeable about safe riding in an urban environment. A love of history and pop culture is a big plus as well!
Your primary responsibilities would be supporting and leading tours, giving content in a unique and professional fashion while on tour, keeping our guests safe and sound while out in the streets, and most importantly, making sure everyone has fun!
If you would enjoy showing people our beautiful city from the seat of a bike please send us an email with a brief bio of yourself and a resume.
Urban AdvenTours, Boston’s Downtown Bike Shop, is hiring! We take pride in offering the highest level of customer service from our tours to our bike shop. If you are a driven and efficient individual who loves the city of Boston, we want to hear from you!
We are looking for some dedicated mechanics to ensure a professional level of service on every customer’s bike. Attention to detail is paramount to success, as is a friendly, ready-to-help attitude! You will be at the forefront of our business’s customer service department.
Your primary responsibilities would include professional level bike service and sales, receiving and executing tune-ups in a quick fashion, maintaining our extensive fleet of rental and tour bikes, and assisting the shop manager with inventory, ordering and receiving. We would prefer to hire someone with at least two years of experience in a shop. You must be able to work on any style of bike, have a strong motivation and attention to detail, and be neat and organized in your work. Retail experience is a big plus as well!
If you can make any bike run like new, we want to hear from you! E-mail us with a brief bio of yourself as well as a resume.
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Second year in a row Urban Adventours is putting on this fun event.
2nd Annual Haunted “Hey” Ride
Keeping the good feelings rolling with this years edition of the Hey Ride ending at Redbones – October 30th
The cycling industry, bike organizations and the public are all welcome on our fall social ride to Redbones!
Last year’s ride was such a success we’re once again bringing folks together for good conversation, BBQ and a haunted good ride. Expect a moderate pace so bring your; road, cx, commuter bike; anything with slicks should be fine.
We are leaving from our bike shop at 109 Atlantic Ave at 4pm on Sunday, October 30th and going for a ride to a few of our favorite haunts. Expect the ride to last two hours ending at Redbones for BBQ/Beer and some laughs. Join us and your friends on Facebook for more info.
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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.
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.
• 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
• 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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Think you know how to bike Boston?
Urban AdvenTours, Boston’s bicycle tour and rental resource, has openings for guides for our exciting bike tours. If you are personable, social, eco-friendly, enjoy meeting new people and riding your bike, this job is for you. We are looking for enthusiastic people who think on their feet, ride bikes, and know their way around Boston. If interested please email [email protected] with a resume and cover letter. Training starts the first weekend in March.
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got this bit of interesting news in the email today, urban adventours are good people, check this out. Cheap good quality bikes too!
come check out the future site of the
Urban Cycling Institute
109 Alantic Ave, Boston
Saturday, February 20
Noon – 5pm
-Used bikes for sale ($100 – $1000)
-Chat with our staff
-Sneak a peek at our handpicked 2010 bike line
Tags: sale, Urban Adventours, urban cycling institute
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The good people over at Urban Adventours are hiring. Check these out!
Email from them below
We are looking for an experienced bicycle mechanic who is eager to help develop our shop. In addition to working on customer bikes, responsibilities will include maintaining our fleet of rental bikes, building bikes, managing shop inventory, assisting with ordering, and selling bike parts and accessories. This is an opportunity for a
motivated and knowledgeable individual to join a great green business with plans for growth. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, friendly with customers, and prepared to take on responsibilities beyond just wrenching.
We are seeking an organized, ambitious, entrepreneurial student to be a Marketing Intern. Responsibilities will include representing and promoting Urban AdvenTours on social networking sites, promoting UA on our blog and other blogs, organizing contact lists and other marketing materials, helping us identify and contact potential customers and partners, and assisting with office and administrative tasks. Candidates should be organized and competent with computer applications including web browsers and Microsoft Office. Those with web/graphic design experience are also encouraged to apply.
Email jobs[at]urbanadventours[dot]com with a resume and brief letter explaining your interest.
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BostonBiker is happy to be able to give you all a heads up on this fun offer, get in before the crowds do!
Saturday, October 17th.
“Down 2 Earth(D2E) is happy to partner with Urban Adventours on a great bike ride during one of New England’s best seasons!
Discover Frederick Law Olmsted’s famous system of parks on this bicycle tour of the historic Emerald Necklace. From the shaded boulevard on Commonwealth Avenue to the popular shores of Jamaica Pond to the winding paths of the Arnold Arboretum, this chain of gardens, reserves, and open space displays some of the most colorful flora as the fall sets in. Come enjoy a route that’s a favorite among locals and the best way to see thegreen side of Boston.
The extensive tour, specifically designed to show you the best foliage in Boston, will ride along and through:
* Boston Common
* Boston Gardens
* Commonwealth Mall
* Fenway Victory Gardens
* Arnold Arboretum
* The Southwest Corridor
* And more!
Your tour includes an individually-fitted bike, helmet, water, and, of course, a friendly and knowledgeable guide who will lead you on your travels. The tour is 2.5-3 hours long and covers 10-12 miles. From the Charles River Esplanade to Jamaica Plain you will see the best of Boston’s foliage, by bicycle!
The tour is FREE, but space is limited to 20 reservations. To make a reservation, call (617) 670-0637.
For more information about Down 2 Earth, visit www.d2eboston.com
For more information on this tour and others by Urban Adventours visit www.urbanadventours.com
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