Job: Mechanic (Part Time) – WashCo Bikes

Job Title

Part Time Mechanic

Company / Organization

WashCo Bikes

Job Description

Servicing customer bikes, refurbishing used/donated bikes for sale or giveaway, retail service, and educating the public on how to repair their own bikes and/or educating them on what is necessary to fix their bikes. Support shop operations and help achieve the organization’s goals.

Applicants for the Mechanic position must:

* Have strong mechanical and diagnostic skills centered around working on bicycles of all makes and conditions – at least one year of working in a bike shop environment and/or mechanic certification preferred.
* Value building community through our shop, and be able to serve a diverse customer base (diverse in terms of income, bike knowledge/experience, age, ethnicity and cultural background). We don’t go for the classic surly bike mechanic thing.
* 25 hrs a week

Mechanic Primary Responsibilities:

* Perform repairs, maintenance, and walk-in services on customer bicycles of all types and conditions.
* Communicate, diagnose and make estimates clearly and thoroughly with customers and then deliver professional level repairs within budget restraints.
* Deliver professional, accessible, and helpful customer service.
* Share factual, accurate and up-to-date bike knowledge with patrons and volunteers.
* Recondition and overhaul used bicycles of all types and conditions for resale.
* Support daily Bike Shop operations
*Knowledge of POS system Lightspeed a plus.
* Represent WashCo Bikes well to the neighborhood and act as a resource for the community.

Salary and Benefits:
Competitive Salary
Paid Time Off
Potential Training Reimbursements

How to Apply

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Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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