Job: Bike Mechanic (Seasonal) – Citybikes Workers’ Cooperative

Job Title *
Bike Mechanic (Seasonal)

Company/Organization *
Citybikes Workers’ Cooperative

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 other’s 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

Based on Experience

20-40hrs/week dependent on need, 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
1914 SE Ankeny
503 239 0553

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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