Job: Mechanic – Community Cycling Center

Job Title

Mechanic

Company / Organization

Community Cycling Center

Job Description

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY CYCLING CENTER
For over 25 years, we have been a nonprofit organization on a mission to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits. Our vision is to continue building a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected. We believe that all Portlanders—regardless of income or background—should have the opportunity to experience the joy, freedom and health benefits of bicycling. This is the motivation behind everything we do.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
This position operates out of our full-service bike shop in NE Portland’s busy Alberta District. Our high-volume shop is staffed by experienced mechanics and salespeople from diverse cycling backgrounds who provide compassionate customer service to a broad cross-section of cyclists. Here at the shop, we value and support one another through the work we do and are committed to working collaboratively to meet our goals. We acknowledge and value diversity and its many intersections. We are proud that people of color, women, neuro-divergent, gender non-conforming and LGBTQIA+ folks choose to work at our shop. We encourage more people from varied and diverse backgrounds to join our lively, talented team. Under the supervision of the Shop Leadership Team, the Bicycle Mechanic will work to consistently and efficiently deliver on the demands presented by our customers and programming efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assess and repair bicycles for customers, repair bicycles for retail sale and for use in our programs
• Assist with the purchase of new and used bikes, parts, and accessories
• Contribute to the retail environment- answer phones, maintain a safe, clean & organized workspace
• Work cooperatively with the rest of the team to meet the goals
• Moving & lifting bicycles up to 50 lbs. is a regular part of this job but reasonable accommodation can be made
• Support point-of-sale fundraising efforts

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 3+ years mechanic experience
• Consistent attention to quality and detail
• Ability to meet quantitative production and service goals
• Effective communicator
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment
• Proven commitment to and respect for diversity, equity, inclusion and to sustainability and diversity
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ideal candidate has 5+ years’ experience working in a high-volume bike shop
• Proficiency in Spanish strongly desired ($1 hourly premium for fluency)
• Familiarity with Lightspeed OS

PAY RATE & BENEFITS:
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week
COMPENSATION: $19.00 to start
BENEFITS: Health, dental, vision, life and more w/approx. value of $4,800/year
PTO up to 18 days/yr w/approx. value of $2,500/year

REGARDING COVID
KN95s are required PPE for staff when working onsite (masks provided for you). HVAC units and air purifiers in every room are equipped with MERV-13 filters. Doors and windows are kept open for ventilation whenever possible. Customers are require to wear masks inside the store.

The Community Cycling Center is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with diverse abilities and experiences are encouraged to apply. People of color; women; trans and gender non-conforming people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Submit cover letter, resume, 3 references to Jobs@communitycyclingcenter.org with “Mechanic” in the subject line.