Tour Guide

Casual position

Outback Cycling Alice Springs are seeking a cycling enthusiast to join our team as a casual tour guide.

Regular hours will be from 8:45am – 12:15pm every Sunday from June to August.

The successful applicant will have knowledge about local cycle paths in Alice Springs. Knowledge of the MTB Trail Network is desirable. Basic bicycle mechanics is required (changing a flat tyre, using a chain breaker).

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead up to 20 people per tour around town on mountain bikes
  • Ensure all procedures are followed (waiver forms, bicycle maintenance checks)
  • Deliver engaging commentary of Alice Springs in an amusing and engaging way. Commentary should include historical facts of the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, local event information, weather, geology, flora/fauna.
  • Demonstrate to participants how to use their gears, brakes, mount, dismount, ride through sand.
  • Identify visual and verbal cues from participants who may require assistance

Essential criteria:

  • Is confident cycling
  • Is 18 years of age or older
  • Is knowledgeable of the Alice Springs Mountain Bike Trail Network and local cycle paths around town
  • Recent Police Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

For a full position description please contact [email protected]