Avid4 Adventure
  • Operations
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Full Time (Seasonal)

**New compensation for 2020 - $19-19.50/hour**

Do you love puzzles? Are you someone who likes to solve problems and put out "fires"? IF so, please keep reading! Avid4 Adventure is hiring a Bike Specialist for the Bay Area to serve all of Avid4's California camp operations. This position is a full-time, summer seasonal job. 

Overview:

The position is responsible for the ongoing management and maintenance of equipment. During the summer camp season, the Bike Specialist will support camp directors with their equipment needs at our 5 locations.

The ideal candidate is incredibly flexible, self-directed, organized and possesses great problem-solving skills. The Bike Specialist will work closely with the Operations Supervisor to solve a wide variety of problems as well as aiding in delivering the highest quality of program possible. This position will wear a multitude of hats- from gear fixer, organizer, camp staff, to quality control. The Bike Specialist is responsible for responding to unexpected events at camp and working to solve them. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Operations Supervisor to learn best practices and to ensure all camps are receiving the support needed. 
  • Maintain Avid4's bike fleet. The ideal candidate knows how to perform basic bike repairs.
  • Lead the logistical flow of training equipment from training to camps.
  • Assist with camp move in at our California camp locations. Ensure all gear is present, organized, and suitable for use at camp.
  • Management of vans and trailers: ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting when problems arise; in no way does this mean knowledge of any vehicle and/or trailer maintenance, but the organization and ability to ensure that all fleet needs are accomplished in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all gear is clean and in good working order at all camps. Make repairs or retire equipment when necessary. 
  • Support Camp Directors when issues arise with gear or vehicles.
  • Solve problems in a quick and efficient manner; avoid negatively affecting program quality at all costs.
  • Be a physical presence at each camp location to support camp- to deliver materials,  fix gear, etc.
  • This position will require use of your personal vehicle to travel to camp or program locations. Mileage will be reimbursed based on the current Avid4 Adventure mileage policy. 
  • Assist with pack in at the end of the summer. Organize all gear, inventory materials and fix broken items.
  • Assist with end of season gear sales. 

Position Hours & Dates:

  • The BIke Specialist is required to attend all of staff training if they are new to Avid. 
  • Position dates - May 11th, end August 21st, optional to have 1 week off in July, if requested.
  • The Bike Specialist is required to attend new staff training (5/30-6/7) if they are a new staff member. 

Job Requirements:

  • 2 years of relevant experience in the camping or adventure sports industry
  • Must be 23+ years old
  • Experience with Bike maintenance is required.
  • Comfortable with Google's G-suite platform for email, spreadsheets, and documents.
  • Experience in one or all of our core sports- climbing, biking & paddling.
  • Current driver's license. For California license holders, must obtain a Commercial Drivers License. We will help support you with this with various resources and financial compensation.
  • Medical certification of Basic First Aid and CPR from a nationally recognized provider.

Compensation: This is a full-time seasonal position. Pay will be an hourly rate depending on experience. Pay will be $19-19.50/hour.

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