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Job: Bike Mechanic/Sales Person – Metropolis Cycle Repair

Posted by on February 1st, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Job Title *
Bike Mechanic/Sales Person

Company/Organization *
Metropolis Cycle Repair

Job Description *
Metropolis is looking for two individuals who are passionate about cycling both as a means of transportation and as an awesome recreational activity.
We need one full time person (35-40 hours), and one part time (15-30 hours). Positions are seasonal, ending in October, but with the possibility of becoming permanent.

We’re a small shop, and everybody does a little bit of everything, but typical duties include:

Positively interacting with all customers
Tuneups and general bike repair and maintenance
Conducting mechanical estimates and assessments
Fielding phone calls
Helping customers with new bikes and accessories
Keeping the shop clean and tidy
Cash handling
Test riding completed repairs

Working at least one weekend day is required.
Bike shop experience is not absolutely required, but you will need to demonstrate a high degree of mechanical aptitude as well as knowledge of common bicycle components and systems.
We work on everything from vintage 3 speeds to the latest hydraulic brakes and 12 speed drivetrains.
Retail or similar experience is required.
Compensation is dependent on experience.

How to Apply *
Please submit a resume containing relevant experience as well as a cover letter either in person at the shop, or to

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