Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on April 12th, 2012 at 11:38 am
North Portland BikeWorks
Experienced Bicycle Mechanic Wanted
North Portland Bike Works is seeking an experienced bicycle mechanic to compliment our friendly neighborhood shop for their spring and summer season. The job is approximately 30 – 40 hours per week with a pay ranging from $10 – 12/hour depending on experience. All applicants must have at least two years of professional shop experience with references. Below is a detailed job description of what we’re looking for.
• Knowledge of current and older bicycle repair
• Ability to perform service in a timely fashion
• Ability to diagnose and estimate cost of repairs
• Refurbish donated bikes for resale
• Built new bikes out of boxes
Customer service needs:
• Ability to help a wide variety of customers in a friendly and accessible manner
• Able to explain issues in an easy to understand way
• Knowing our inventory and what’s available to meet their needs
• Help explain our new bikes for sale in an outgoing manner
• Size and fit customers on new bikes for sale
• Friendly, friendly friendly!!!
• Good communication
• Easy to engage with
• On time/punctual
• Able to ask questions or help if needed
How to Apply
North Portland Bike Works is a non-profit community bike shop with a small, committed staff. Please look at our website www.northportlandbikeworks.org to get more info on us. We are looking for a mechanic with no typical “bike dude” attitude. We are a very friendly and motivated shop with a goal of helping anyone regardless of their knowledge or experience. Please drop off your resume during shop hours Mon – Sat 11:00 – 6:00 and Sunday 11:00 – 4:00. 3978 N Mississippi Ave Portland OR 97227. Do not mail or email your resume. We would like to meet you when you drop it off. Thanks.