Uteguiden AS is the leading guide company on the northwest coast of Norway. For the summer of 2022 we’re seeing a huge increase in the interest for our road biking tours. Therefore we´re looking for experienced guides to be able to lead week long road biking trips on the Norwegian west coast.
We have our bases in Ålesund, Valldal and Stranda – most of our road biking trip starts in Ålesund and this will be your base.
The positions are seasonal and will be from June to September 2022.
The guide job
As a guide at Uteguiden you`ll be part of an experienced guide team always going the extra mile for our guests. Your daily work as a guide will be to be guide our multi day road biking trips. Our trips are between 5 – 10 days long and the distance is 80 – 140 km per day.
Most of our groups are international travellers which means you have to be fluent in English.
You need the following qualification
- Experience in guiding road biking
- Knowledge of bike repairing
- Outdoor leadership
- Interpretation / Storytelling
- Valid first aid course
- Nature and environmental knowledge
- Driving license class B
We value guides who have a wide range of skills and qualifications. It`is therefore an advantage if you have
- Sea kayak and hiking qualification
- Hospitality & tourism education
- Experience from the tourism business (other than road biking)
- Speak one of the Scandinavian languages fluently.
- A good storyteller with organizational skills
- Customer focused and service minded
- A positive mind, focused on high quality
What you can expect
As a guide at Uteguiden you can expect to work with our week trips out on the road. You will spend a lot of time together with our groups during this time while staying with them in hotels during the trips.
You will be part of our experienced guide team who has access to the company’s multiple outfitter deals. You can expect to take part in our training and social events. For the right person and those who are willing to commit for multiple years, will be awarded with becoming part of our guide training and educational program.
We will be helpful in finding you a place to stay while you are working with us.
If you would like to be part of our guide team, send a short personal letter and a CV (both as pdf-files(!) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Diplomas and references must be brought if interviewed.
Workplace: From our base in Ålesund, Norway
Work regulation: Seasonal position
Start date: June 2022
For more information
Erlend K. Ringstad
Head of Guides & Manager Valldal