Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on June 9th, 2017 at 11:48 am
Job Title *
Job Description *
Full Time Mechanic/ sales staff position at Cycle Portland Bike Shop downtown.
We’re looking for an experienced mechanic to round out our team. Certification is preferred, but not required. Applicants should have previous bike shop experience and be comfortable working on a wide variety of different bike styles. This position includes working on the retail sales floor as well as behind the stand.
Customer Service experience is a must and you should enjoy working with the public. We serve as a maintenance and local accessory shop for many commuters in the area, focusing on building relationships between our shop staff and our community of long time customers. We also rent bikes at our shop and a large part of this position is checking bikes in and out to customers along with helping cyclists choose appropriate accessories for their needs.
Knowledge in the following is preferred:
– Service/Maintenance/Overhaul of Shimano internally geared hubs
– Account/Distributor ordering familiarity within a tracked inventory system
– Wheelbuilding/Truing experience
– Hayes/Avid/Shimano disc brake bleeding and replacement
– Shimano E-Bike troubleshooting and maintenance
Many of our customers are visitors from around the world and a large part of the position is being able to give directions, route assistance, and food/ drink recommendations to make their Portland experience a success.
Compensation starts at $13/ hour with the possibility to advance based on performance.
How to Apply *
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off a resume at 117 NW 2nd Ave., along with a paragraph or two about why you would be a good fit for the position, and what days of the week you are available. This is a full time permanent position currently scheduled Monday thru Friday 5 days a week, though part time can be considered based on skill set.