Job: Bike Mechanic – Bike Clark County

Job Title

Bike Mechanic

Company / Organization

Bike Clark County

Job Description

Bike Clark County is a non-profit organization that creates opportunities for empowerment, education, and social change through bicycles and bicycle repair. As a nonprofit, we repair bicycles donated from the community, and redistribute them through our charitable programs and affordable bike sales. As a cooperative, we teach the community how to repair their own bicycles in our shared use shop space. Our charitable programs seek to make bicycles, and bicycle repair/safety education available to the entire community regardless of income.
BCC many charitable bike safety education programs are made possible by its community oriented shop operations. BCC’s technicians work on a variety of bikes from the early 1930’s to modern full carbon race bikes.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Contribute to a fun, friendly, and welcoming environment for customers and coworkers.
Maintain a clean work environment for customers as well as other mechanics
Intake, assess, repair, and check over new bicycles.
Refurbish used bikes in a timely manner so that they can then be purchased
Educate customers on how to properly maintain their bikes
Examine parts donated to ensure quality products will be on the floor for sale
Organize parts room
Help customers pick out the right bike for what they intend to use the bike for

Qualifications needed to do the job successfully:
Excellent mechanical skills (preferable two years hands-on, professional shop experience working with a variety of bicycles)
The ability to problem solve with bikes and find solutions
The ability to work with a wide variety of clientele
Excellent people skills that will enable you to work with a wide variety of clientele including those new to bicycling.
Ability to interact in a friendly manner with all customers regardless of their bicycle knowledge.
Outstanding communication skills
The ability to think creatively and keen problem-solving skills
Good organizational skills & Multitasking in an extremely fast-paced environment

Part time & full time positions $12-17/hour DOE.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to:

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Founder of BikePortland (in 2005). Father of three. North Portlander. Basketball lover. Car owner and driver. If you have questions or feedback about this site or my work, feel free to contact me at @jonathan_maus on Twitter, via email at, or phone/text at 503-706-8804. Also, if you read and appreciate this site, please become a supporter.