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Summer Positions with Cycle Canada 2022

For Current Openings Visit: Tour du Canada Support

Candidates must have a clean valid Canadian drivers licence and exprience driving in Canada. The ability to drive a van or pickup or van or pickup and 16ft trailer, and the right to work in Canada is a requirement of all positions. Please read the job descriptions below. Interested applicants should send resumes with a covering letter to sweep@CycleCanada.com.

Be Part of the Cycle Canada Team

Cycle Canada, The Veloforce Corporation is a Canadian company that has been conducting cycling tours throughout Canada since 1988. Our business is unique and is expanding every year.

Each year, during the summer months, we employ focussed, active people to assist us with our tours. In 2022 we require 2 independant employees to support our schedule of bicycle tour groups that travel throughout Canada. The contract work term is May 21 to September 9, 2022. These are salaried positions and include a paid training and preparation period, room and board for the summer and potential bonus for completion of the contract and exemplary work.

The Set Up — Setting up Camp on an Expedition Tour

A summer on the road.

Working for Cycle Canada means you will be travelling all summer and you will be away from your home turf. Room and board is covered. For one position it's mostly camping where meals are prepared. For the other position you will be staying indoors and and meals will provided at restaurants and hotels.

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Cycle Canada Staff

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Paid training and preparation period

Work begins in Ontario in mid to late May supporting a weekend cycling rally. There is a 3 week training and preparation period which is included in the paid term. Employees will then drive or travel to the start of the tour(s) and drive the vehicle from point to point on each daily stop. Work involves transporting luggage, company equipment, and for some positions preparing meals, checking in and out of accommodations, shopping and other duties. Employees work alone or in teams of 2 with some additional support at times during the summer.

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Requirements of Candidates

Successful candidates will be required to provide reports on their driving and insurance record and three references. Positions are open to Canadian citizens or residents with valid work visas.

Knowledge of a second language, particularly a comfort level with the French language, is helpful.

We look for mature independent individuals to work for us. Since our positions require a variety of skills, in reviewing resumes we consider all work experience, volunteer activities, clubs and sports

Do you Have the following qualifications?

  • Class G (or equivalent for other provinces) driver's licence.
  • Are you insurable - shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a three year history of any claims as well as a driver's abstract.
  • Excellent driving and navigation skills.
  • Experience driving a cube van, or van and trailer or similar large vehicle
  • Enjoy outdoor living (accommodation for one position is mostly camping)
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • There is lifting and other physical effort involved.
  • Diligent record keeping and reporting skills.
  • All positions involve some food handling and food purchasing skills.
  • A desire to see and travel throughout Canada
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Positions

Tour Lead (1 position)

  • Excellent driving and navigation skills.
  • Experience driving a pickup truck with trailer.
  • Food purchasing and inventory management for group of up to 20 cyclists travelling across Canada.
  • Accommodation is at head office and campgrounds.
Cycle Canada staff

Tour Lead (1 position)

  • Excellent driving and navigation skills.
  • Supporting tours in Maritime Canada, Quebec and Ontario
  • Experience driving a pickup truck or van.
  • Customer Service Skills.
  • Bike Mechanic skills, cycling knowledge and skills is useful but not required.
  • Accommodation is at head office, inns and motels.

How to apply

Interested applicants should send resumes with a covering letter to sweep@CycleCanada.com. Initial interviews will be conducted by Zoom.

We appreciate all applications and we do read each one. We will try to respond to let applicants to know if we will be proceeding to more formal interviews.