Mountain Bike Guide
with Ocean Elements
|Activity Instructor Mountain Bike Mountain Bike Course|
|Paid as part of a work package|
Ocean Elements is a medium sized tour operator, specialising in summer beach activity holidays across 3 beautiful resorts in Greece. We have 3 dedicated beach centres for Sailing and Windsurfing, hosting between 50 and 100 guests which allows us to provide a personal service to our guests and a small team environment for our staff.
A Typical Day in the Job
At times guests will want to cycle their own route and you will advise them of any safety issues with their potential route; you will know the area and most likely be a hub of information for the resort. You will assist our guests with choosing the correct bike & ensuring they are set up correctly for their ride and ability, always ensuring they are equipped with all the correct safety gear. You will have a series of logs to complete throughout each week when guests take out & return bikes.
o Central point of contact & knowledge in resort for all guests; mountain bike servicing
o At the start of season complete all bike setup, servicing & maintenance. Ensuring all equipment meets with the company’s high standards
o Represent the company in a professional, well presented manner at all times and in compliance with the company uniform policy
o Interacting with all guests in a professional yet relaxed fashion both during the day and in evenings.
o Socialise with guests at Welcome Meals/Theme Nights/BBQs
o Provide exceptional levels of safety for our guests
o Servicing of company bikes to company’s high standards
o Ensure 100% of fleet operating at all times
o Design, promote & deliver local routes appropriate for age & ability AND/OR individuals/family groups and develop the bike programme and introduce new rides
o Stock keeping of repair materials and ordering of replacements
o Run bike skills clinics
o Run basic maintenance workshops
o Implement safety systems for guests when freeriding and on guided rides
o Ensuring bike shed and all bikes are secure and locked at all times when not in use
o Maintaining and replenishing bike safety packs for guest use
o Advertising all bike rides and ensure guest participation
o Carrying out first aid and completing accident forms as necessary
o Complete and catalogue equipment booking in/out logs
o Ensure weekly admin related to servicing & damages is completed accurately and on time
o Carrying out monthly stock takes
o Assisting other departments as per operational needs, ie. assisting on the waterfront
Who are we looking for?
o MBLA Trail Cycle Leader / MBLA Mountain Bike Leader / MIAS Mountain Bike Instructor
o Cytech Technical 2 (desirable)
o First Aid (valid for a minimum of 6 months from posting date)
o Relevant / Transferable Work Experience
o Seasonal overseas experience with an Overseas Tour Operator (desirable)
What we can offer you
Ocean Elements provide all of our seasonal staff with a work package that enables you to make the most out of your season, so in addition to monthly pay, you receive:
Transport to and from your resort
Breakfast to start the day
Emergency Medical insurance and more!
But most importantly, we will provide you with training to help you settle into your role as quickly as possible, as well as providing a continued support network whilst overseas, allowing you to maximise your time on the water and get the most out of your season!
All applicants must possess UK/EU passport, N.I number and UK bank account.