Job: Seasonal Mechanic – Kenton Cycle Repair

Job Title

Bicycle Mechanic

Company / Organization

Kenton Cycle Repair

Job Description

Kenton Cycle Repair is the oldest bike shop in the Kenton neighborhood.

We specialize in providing obscenely friendly service, quality products and repairs, and unsolicited, but useful advice.

We repair all types of bicycles, sell new and used parts, and are a Raleigh Bike dealer. We’re looking for someone to join our team for the season.

2019 Current Openings:

Bicycle Mechanic
Excellent Customer Service competency
5 years of professional shop experience preferred
Willingness to learn new and old technologies & repair procedures
Willingness to accept guidance and feedback related to job duties
Proficiency in being nice to all customers regardless of bicycle knowledge

Preferred skills:
Desire to be a part of a small but growing shop in the Kenton neighborhood
Creative, innovative, and interested in expanding knowledge
Strong interpersonal skills
Familiarity with disc brake service
Flexible schedule
Proficiency in Spanish language
Interact positively with customers who are new to bicycling

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Contribute to a warm and welcoming atmosphere for workers and customers
Intake, assess, repair, and check over bicycles
Assist in all daily shop operations
Strong attention to detail and follow thru

Hours: Up to 25 hours mid March – May. 32-40 per week May – September. Potential for long term employment.
Must be available on weekends

Competitive wages based on experience
Generous employee rates on purchases
Potential for longer term employment
Amazingly wonderful, entertaining, and humble coworkers
Ability to learn different areas of a bike shop rather than stick to one role

Kenton Cycle Repair strives to have an environment in which any employee 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, marital status, family status, physical disability including HIV and AIDS, mental disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or age, or otherwise. Individuals who identify as people of color, women, trans, and/or non-binary are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Resume and cover letter accepted in person or via email.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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