BUPA Around the Bay

Route Operations (19th of October)

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
SAG (Support And Gear) Vehicle team


The Bupa Around the Bay 2014 | Position Description


Role Outline

SAG (Support And Gear) Vehicle team


Route Marshals Team

Report to:

Sector  Team Leader

Duties location:

On Route location to be notified closer to event.

Event Date:

Sunday 19th October

Shift  time:

Shift time to be notified closer to the event

Role description:

In this position you will co-drive a SAG Vehicle (12 Seater bus with trailer attached) offering assistance to riders who are unable to continue the ride. You will be responsible for patrolling a section of the course and assisting riders with their bikes onto the vehicle.


You will be required to use a radio and will be in constant communication through with other SAGs and rest stops.

Role Requirements:

  •        A proactive approach to assisting riders
  •        Current Full Victorian Drivers Licence
  •        Assertive nature but always maintaining great customer service
  •        Comfortable driving a 12 seater bus with trailer attached
  •        Willingness to go above and beyond to help riders
  •        Self-sufficient with correct clothing – Make sure you are prepared for unpredictable weather
  •        Excellent communication & customer service skills
  •        Ability to work in a busy environment
  •        Ability to think clearly, act responsibly under all conditions and respond quickly to changing situations
  •        Ability to collect vehicle and attend role briefing the day before the event (Saturday 18th October)

Key responsibilities:

  •        You will be interacting with riders and other volunteers 
  •        Any serious problems or concerns should be referred to your team leader
  •        Volunteers should come prepared for all weather elements (i.e. dress in layers, bring waterproof clothing and sunscreen)
  •        Driving the route and picking up any riders who are unable to continue and dropping them off at the nearest rest area.
  •        A safety vest and radio will be issued to you and needs to be returned at the end of the event.
  •        Communicate your location and any issues with Route Control
  •        Keeping a logbook of any riders who have been collected

Weather Exposure:

  • High –SAG team will be outside of the vehicle for short periods on occasion, so make sure you wear appropriate gear for the day.


  •        Event volunteer cap and drink bottle
  •        Insurance cover
  •        A meal/Snack
  •        Opportunity to work on as well as participate in one of Melbourne’s largest bike rides
  •        Valuable experience in mass participation events


10/26/2014 10/26/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Mission Statement

Get involved with Bupa Around the Bay and be part of Australia's largest mass participation one day bike ride.

First round confirmations will be sent on August the 22nd

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