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Job: Bicycle mechanic – Citybikes

Posted by on January 14th, 2015 at 12:04 pm

Job Title
Bicycle mechanic

Company/Organization
Citybikes

Job Description
Citybikes aims to provide dependable new and used bicycles, new and used components, accessories and the highest quality service at affordable prices to ensure that bicycling is accessible to the full spectrum of those that wish to ride. We adhere to a non-hierarchical structure that focuses on all workers taking responsibility for the business. Through cooperation, we hope to make our work enjoyable and to get our jobs done efficiently by utilizing each others strengths.

General Summary:
Citybikes Workers Cooperative is seeking qualified, experienced seasonal mechanics. As a worker you will be expected to assess and repair new and used bikes, prepare bikes for sale, assist customers with new and used bikes, parts and accessories purchases, and contribute to the day to day operations of the business.

Job Description/Responsibilities:
-Assess and repair bicycles
-Assist customers with new and used bikes, parts, and accessories purchases
-Write up job tags, schedule repairs, and answer phone, paperwork, etc.
-Maintain a safe, clean, and well-organized work space
-Participate in day to day operations including opening and closing responsibilities
-Attend and participate in committee and general membership meetings

General Qualifications:
-2-3 years minimum bike shop experience
-Consistent attention to detail
-Ability to stay focused and on-task in order to complete jobs in a timely manner
-Willingness to accept guidance and feedback related to job duties
-Effective verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to work in a collaborative environment
-Willingness to participate in a consensus-based environment
-Excellent problem solving skills

Wage:
Based on experience

Schedule:
30-40hrs/week, including weekends. Work days vary.

*Women, People of Color, and Folks underrepresented in the bike industry are strongly encouraged to apply*

How to Apply
Please submit resume with references to:
Citybikes Workers Cooperative
734 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214

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