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Job: Seasonal Mechanic & Customer Service – Citybikes Workers’ Cooperative

Posted by on February 19th, 2018 at 10:35 am

Job Title *
Seasonal Mechanic & Customer Service

Company/Organization *
Citybikes Workers’ Cooperative

Job Description *
Citybikes Workers’ Cooperative is looking for 2-3 seasonal hires to begin work in April.

Excellent customer service skills a must
2 years of shop experience preferred (sales/service)
Willingness to learn new and old technologies and share knowledge
Willingness to accept guidance and feedback related to job duties

Preferred skills:
Desire to be a part of a worker owner cooperative
Strong interpersonal skills and engagement in co-op structure
Marketing and design skills a plus
Social media skills a plus
Flexible schedule
Desire for cooperative ownership
Proficiency in Spanish language

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Contribute to a warm and welcoming atmosphere for workers and customers
Intake, assess, repair, and check over bicycles
Assist in daily shop operations
Attend cooperative meetings and learn the cooperative process
Ability to work weekends
Strong attention to detail and follow through

Hours: Flexible

Competitive wages based on experience
Generous employee rates on purchases
Health stipend and sick leave
No traditional bosses
Ownership track options/off-season potential
Ability to learn different areas of a bike shop rather than stick to one role

Individuals who identify as people of color, women, trans, and/or non-binary are strongly encouraged to apply.

Citybikes strives to have an environment in which any cooperator can work in a safe and accepting environment, free from prejudice and/or discrimination of a person’s race, color, ancestry, place of origin, political beliefs, religion, martial status, family status, physical disability including HIV and AIDS, mental disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or age, or otherwise.

How to Apply *
Email your resume and cover letter to or bring it in person to our shop at 1914 SE Ankeny St, Portland OR 97214.

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