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Job: Bicycle Mechanic – Community Cycling Center

Posted by on February 20th, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Job Title
Bicycle Mechanic

Community Cycling Center

Job Description
About the Community Cycling Center
We believe that the bicycle is a tool for empowerment and a vehicle for change. The Community Cycling Center is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that broadens access to bicycling and its benefits. The Community Cycling Center is an energetic workplace with a collaborative style and a welcoming environment. Visit www.CommunityCyclingCenter.org for more information about us.

General Position Summary:
The Bicycle Mechanic is responsible for supporting the mission of the Community Cycling Center. This includes assessing, refurbishing and repairing bicycles as well as working with our community in our fundraising and education work. Under the supervision of the shop management team, the Bicycle Mechanic will work to consistently and efficiently deliver on the demands presented by our customers and programming efforts. This position will require technical proficiency in bicycle assessment and repair procedures, attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and to act as an ambassador for the Community Cycling Center.

Essential Job Functions/Major Responsibilities:
• Assess and repair bicycles and parts in order to perform customer repairs and to rebuild bicycles for retail and programs
• Educate customers about the operation and maintenance of bicycles, including the purchase of bikes, parts, and accessories
• Assist customers in a retail setting, answer shop phone, write service tickets, and maintain stock
• Cooperatively maintain a safe, clean, and organized work space to meet the goals set forth by the shop management team
• It is a part of every employee’s job to support fundraising activities
• Be a public supporter of the Community Cycling Center and all it represents

General Qualifications:
• 5 years experience working in a high volume bike shop
• Ideal candidate would have knowledge and experience with bicycle fitting
• Consistent attention to detail and a methodical approach to deliverables
• Ability to meet production and service goals as outlined by shop management
• Willingness to accept guidance and feedback related to job duties
• Ability to physically complete job duties including lifting up to 50lbs
• Effective communication both written and verbal
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment
• Commitment to and respect for equity, sustainability and diversity
• Belief in our non-profit business model

Term: Permanent
Schedule: Full Time (32-40hrs/wk, depending on season), work days vary
Benefits: Health, dental, and vision insurance after 30 days, Paid Time Off, Used Parts Allowance, flexible scheduling, working for a dynamic nonprofit in an exciting time in its organizational history

The Community Cycling Center is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with diverse abilities and experiences are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter, resume, and (3) references to:
Hiring Committee via email to Jobs@communitycyclingcenter.org. Please put Bicycle Mechanic in the Subject line. No phone calls please.

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