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Mountain Bike Instructor & Coach

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As a mountain bike instructor at Outdoor Norway

You will be taking clients of differing abilities on a variety of terrain. You are expected to be an experienced rider, confident in all areas of riding, comfortable on steep, technical terrain and have basic bike maintenance skills. You must be flexible and adaptable to suit individual needs and abilities and be physically fit and able to ride for 5 hours a day.

Candidates must have excellent leadership and group management skills and be capable of  planning, organising and delivering mountain bike tours including the logistical side of the trip. Our mountain bike trips run regardless of the weather so you must be prepared to ride under rain or shine. We are looking for mountain bike instructors with continued enthusiasm and dedication.


Apply before: 30th March 2024

Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience.

Contract period: 12th May to 23rd September, 2024 (flexible start/end dates. Minimum 4 months contract)

Available Positions: 1

Main duties and responsibilities

  • First and foremost, uphold our mission: “We create great memories for our guests”
  • Ensure the trip is run in a safe and in a timely manner
  • Be responsible and capable of  maintaining the bikes keeping them in good working order
  • Properly keep bike maintenance logs
  • Have the ability to effectively troubleshoot and fix problems that arise with guest bikes out on the trail
  • Engage with guests and be attentive to their needs
  • Provide some basic mountain bike instruction working on skills and technique
  • Be able to understand and read weather reports, monitor weather conditions and act accordingly
  • Must be able to lift, load and unload bikes from a trailer regularly throughout the day

For more infos about our mtb tours & mtb courses ⇒ click here

Key attributes

  • Must be flexible and able to work weekends and public holidays
  • Be organised and well presented
  • Have the ability to manage risk and keep people safe when challenging clients to get a little out of their comfort zone and push their limits
  • You will need to be concise and able to communicate effectively
  • You must be reliable, self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Physically fit and enjoy being outdoors all day in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to work alone and as part of team when task required
  • You need to love what you do

Qualifications required:

  • Mountain Bike Guide Qualification (e.g PMBIA, MBLA, Level 1 etc)
  • Current first-aid certification including CPR  (minimum 16 hours course)
  • Full clean drivers license with the ability to drive passengers and with a trailer
  • Must have excellent spoken and written English skills

Preference will be given to candidates with the following

  • Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder

  • With great bike mechanic skills

  • A degree or equivalent in Outdoor Recreation

  • At least three years experience working in the outdoors and adventure tourism industries

  • Have experience guiding/leading other outdoor activities such as sea kayaking, hiking, SUP and river guiding (kayaking, rafting)

  • Basic Norwegian language as well as any other additional language skills

How to apply

Apply by sending your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and resume with the form below.

Please, make sure all of the information listed below is included in your Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume, click here if you not sure what this means.

  • Your full name
  • Date of birth
  • Address and contact information
  • ID number and Passport number (let us know what Visa conditions do you have to work in Europe)
  • Copies of any relevant qualifications
  • A copy of your current First Aid Certificate
  • A copy of your drivers license
  • Police record from the country you have been in the last 5 months
  • Work history with task description, job duration and the company Manager phone number and e-mail for reference (preferable the three last employer’s for reference);