Employment Opportunities

Would you like to work as a driver and or guide on week-long cycling or walking tours? We would like to hear from you. Freewheeling Adventures is based in Nova Scotia, Canada. Tours operate in canada and Europe. Most staff, drivers, and guides work or travel from the Nova Scotian headquarters, and must be able to work in Canada. Some also work in Europe. The following jobs are available.


Bike Tour Guides, Walking Guides, and Drivers


Trip leader, driver, and guide jobs are available every season for cycling and hiking trips in Canada and Europe. Successful applicants normally begin on a part-time basis, and sometimes advance quickly to full-time if that is desired.

Requirements:

  • Legally able to work in Canada and/or Europe
  • Good driving record and experience
  • 19 or older
  • Able to lift 20kgs
  • Current first aid certification
  • Compassion
  • High energy
  • Service mentality

Assets:

  • Driver’s license that allows you to carry passengers for hire (called class 4 in NS, Canada)
  • Bicycle fitting and maintenance skills
  • Good communication skills – talking and writing
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Able to live near our HQ or any of destinations.
  • Compassionate – you like to make others happy
  • Detail oriented, always prepared
  • Confident
  • Optimistic
  • Deep familiarity with any of our destinations. History, food, culture, etc.
  • Hard working. Good problem solver

If most of this sounds like you, please apply in writing.


Seasonal Sea Kayak Guides


Sea kayak guides are occasionally needed for trips in Nova Scotia and PEI. Candidates need Canadian citizenship, first aid training, a good driving record, and familiarity with navigation, safety, and the marine environment. Leadership traits, high energy, and a service mentality are required. It helps to be able to prepare attractive picnics and hot meals in sometimes adverse conditions. If you like being on call for this kind of work, and are close to our HQ in Nova Scotia, we want to meet you; please contact us.


Bicycle Mechanics


We need bicycle mechanics capable of building, maintaining, repairing, cleaning, organizing, and storing a fleet of bicycles through the spring, summer, and autumn season, mid-May to mid-September. Successful candidates will be good at keeping bikes in perfect condition, diagnosing repair issues quickly, maintaining good records, and keeping a tidy work space. Benefits include working in a sweet spot, with ocean swimming breaks on site.


Reservations, Administration, and Reception Staff


We currently have job openings for organized, detail-oriented individuals, with compassionate communication - both verbally and in writing, and a keen interest in healthy activity. You must be willing to live close to our HQ in Hubbards, Nova Scotia, and to work as part of a team in a small business setting.


Logistics Management & Trip Planning


We seek help with trip planning and coordinating. You should be good with mapping, writing, internet research, and travel. Schedule is flexible - busier in summer than winter. Location is near Hubbards, NS.


If you would like to work with us in any of these positions,
please apply in writing, by email, fax, or mail.
Email: adventure at freewheeling dot ca;
Fax: 902-857-3612;
Mail: 2118 Route 329, Hubbards, NS, B0J 1T0