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Job: Lead Bicycle Mechanic – Go By Bike

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Job Title

Lead Bicycle Mechanic

Company / Organization

Go By Bike

Job Description

Come work at Go By Bike, North America’s largest bike parking facility.  We are located in the South Waterfront district of Portland, the best city for cycling in the US!  Our facility hosts a repair shop, as well as a free bike valet service.  Our lot parks up to 500 bikes a day!

Go By Bike is looking for a mechanic with strong shop experience.  As the lead mechanic you will work to repair bikes and order parts as needed for the shop.  However, while the repair shop is vital to our operation, Go By Bike’s primary focus is valeting bikes.  Being part of our team means you will also need to help valet bikes and assist customers as needed.  Providing good, welcoming customer service, and thus enabling people to bike, is our top priority.

This mechanic position pays $22/hour, at 30 hours a week, Monday through Friday.  There will be an opportunity for a wage increase after 6 months.  

Other benefits include 10% commission, paid holidays, paid 2 week summer vacation and paid 1 week winter vacation, PTO, Roth IRA and healthcare reimbursement.  Plus, you’ll have access to our shop and tools for your own personal use.  And you can order bike parts/accessories at wholesale price!

You will also benefit from working in a vibrant location, situated at the bottom of the Portland Aerial Tram.  We pride ourselves in being open and inclusive to cyclists of all kinds and are BIPOC and LGBTQIA2s+ friendly.  Go By Bike encourages everyone to take part in Portland’s cycling community, working to strengthen our city’s cycling culture while having fun.

Happy Riding!

How to Apply

Email gobybikeshare@gmail.com with 1 to 2 paragraphs explaining why you would be a good fit for Go By Bike and summarizing your mechanic experience/skills.  Please include a resume, as well.

Job: Customer Experience Specialist – Velotech, Inc.

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Job Title

Customer Experience Specialist

Company / Organization

Velotech, Inc.

Job Description

Velotech, Inc. is a locally owned business that has operated in Portland since 2002. Velotech is the parent company of BikeTiresDirect, Western Bikeworks, and Trisports. 

This position is responsible for responding to customer phone calls, emails, and for working directly with customers in our store. Customer Experience Specialists provide product information, advice and order assistance. Qualified Customer Experience Specialists also review orders and price match requests and assist with site content, including product reviews, photos and descriptions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Answer product questions & assist with the order process
Analyze customer questions, troubleshoot, and provide clear answers in an efficient and professional manner
Develop trust and loyalty with consumers and build value in our brands
Navigate a sophisticated order processing system
Generate performance reports and recommend improvements
Coordinate with Returns to assist customers with returns and exchanges
Assist walk-in customers with product questions and purchases
Retrieve products from the warehouse to assist walk-in customers

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
Navigate a sophisticated order processing system
Work with Marketing to assist with customer-facing content, including site maintenance, product images and descriptions
Increase sales by genuinely helping customers learn about additional/alternative product options

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Basic computer skills
Strong knowledge of cycling
Previous customer service experience is a plus, as is sales, service and mechanical experience in the cycling industry

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Solid knowledge of cycling products
Ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently or with others to manage multiple task with minimal supervision.

BENEFITS:
Paid Time Off
Medical
Vision
Dental
Life/LTD
Voluntary Options including Life, Accident and Hospital Indemnity
Awesome employee discount

How to Apply

If interested, please click on the link to apply:
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=53336&clientkey=F102FCECFB43ED66CAD0C8276CB962A9

Job: Bicycle Mechanic FT/PT ($19.00/hour) – Community Cycling Center

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Job Title

Bicycle Mechanic FT/PT ($19.00/hour)

Company / Organization

Community Cycling Center

Job Description

REGARDING COVID
The Community Cycling Center is strictly following all OSHA guidelines related to COVID-19. We are also taking the following measures to protect our staff and community:
• N95s are required PPE for staff who are 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.
We’re proud to keep the shop safer for everyone and we wouldn’t want to have it any other way!

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.

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 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.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Bicycle Mechanic is responsible for supporting the mission of the Community Cycling Center. This includes assessing and repairing bicycles, assisting customers with choosing parts and accessories, as well as supporting our programs team. Under the supervision of the shop management team, the Bicycle Mechanic will work to consistently and efficiently deliver on the demands presented by our customers and programming efforts. This position will require technical proficiency, attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and to act as an ambassador for the Community Cycling Center.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assess and repair bicycles for customers, repair bicycles for retail sale and for use in our programs
• Educate customers about the operation and maintenance of bicycles
• Assist with the purchase of bikes, parts, and accessories
• Contribute to the retail environment- answer phones, maintain a safe, clean & organized workspace, etc.
• Work cooperatively with the rest of the team to meet the goals set forth by the shop management team
• Moving & lifting bicycles up to 50 lbs. is a regular part of this job but reasonable accommodation can be made
• Support fundraising efforts
• Be a public supporter of the Cycling Center & represent the organization with positivity & consistency

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

PAY RATE & BENEFITS:

SCHEDULE: Full time, 32-40 hours per week, including weekends
Part time available upon request (benefits start at 30hrs/wk)
COMPENSATION: $19/hr to start
BENEFITS: Health, dental, vision, life and more w/approx. value of $400/month. PTO up to 18 days/yr for FT.

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 “Bicycle Mechanic” in the subject line.

Job: Program Mechanic – Community Cycling Center

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Job Title

Program Mechanic

Company / Organization

Community Cycling Center

Job Description

Program Mechanic

Start date: January 2022
Reports to: Community Program Manager
Status: Hourly, full-time
Location: Portland, Oregon
Salary: $19/hr
Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life and more.
144 hrs. of paid time off to start.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

We love Portland and bikes. So, we put our two loves together over 25 years ago, creating a nonprofit
organization on a mission to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits.

Our vision is to help build 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.

In addition to delivering dynamic programs that benefit underserved communities, we operate a full-service bike shop in NE Portland that is staffed by highly experienced mechanics from diverse cycling backgrounds. Our programs and shop services combined help riders build their skills and confidence;
empower young people to ride to school and adults to ride to work; offer educational opportunities for teens to earn school credit; and support everyone in riding for health and recreation. We also collaborate with numerous community partners to generate pathways to employment and engagement within the growing bicycle movement by training new educators, leaders, advocates and mechanics.

Our goal is to help create a healthy, sustainable Portland for all community members.

The Community Cycling Center is an equal opportunity employer and strongly values diversity, equity and
inclusion. Individuals with diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences are encouraged to apply.

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Mechanic plays a support role for our Programs Team, program participants, and customers
by assessing, repairing, and refurbishing bicycles.

Programs requiring mechanical instruction and/or support include, summer Bike Camps, after-school Bike
Clubs, high school STEM classes, free bike repair at our satellite shop, the Repair Hub in New Columbia,
bike giveaways, community rides, community initiatives like ABC (Andando en Bicicletas Y Caminando)
and other special events. When not supporting our Programs team, they will work at our full-service Bike
Shop on 1700 NE Alberta Street.

The Program Mechanic will work to deliver on the demands presented by our Programs Team,
community partners, and customers consistently and efficiently. This position will require technical
proficiency in bicycle repair, familiarity with bicycle-based programming, the ability to multitask, and to act
as an ambassador for the Community Cycling Center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Assist educational programs with mechanical instruction
• Maintain our fleet of bikes used for community rides
• Build bikes for our summer Bike Camps and Earn-A-Bike program
• Work directly with adults and children to provide mechanical and riding instruction
• Collaborate with the Programs Team around community events to provide mechanical and riding
instruction when appropriate
• Assist the bike shop in meeting their goals when not on programs assignment
• Collaborate with the Development Team to pursue continued funding for our mission-centered
programs and grant reporting efforts
• Assist with our other programs and enterprises and other tasks and projects as assigned
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS
REQUIRED

• 1-2 years of experience in educational programming working directly with adults and children
within economically oppressed, culturally diverse communities
• 2+ years as a professional bicycle mechanic
• Ability to meet quantitative production goals as outlined by Shop management
• Proven commitment to advancing equity and creating and maintaining an inclusive environment
that is welcoming for all
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Consistent attention to quality and detail
• Ability to work independently and with a team to problem solve and complete tasks
• Ability to sit or stand and walk throughout the scheduled work shift*
• Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.*
• Valid Oregon Driver’s License or ability to obtain one*
• Pass a background check
*Reasonable accommodation can be made

PREFERRED

• Ideal candidate has 3+ years of experience working in a high-volume bike shop
• Proficiency in Spanish strongly desired (hourly premium for fluent Spanish speakers)
• Familiarity with Lightspeed OS
• Professional or lived experience in communities of color and/or immigrant communities

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email with “Program Mechanic” as the subject line to
jobs@communitycyclingcenter.org

Job: Join Go By Bike’s Sub List – Go By Bike

Thursday, January 6th, 2022

Job Title

Join Go By Bike’s Sub List

Company / Organization

Go By Bike

Job Description

Are you interested in bicycles? Do you like interacting with other cyclists? Do you have a fairly open schedule and would like to earn a little extra money?

If your answer to all of these questions is yes, consider joining Go By Bike’s sub list.

Go By Bike hosts North America’s largest bike parking lot. We have parked up to 500 bikes on our lot! Situated in front of Portland Aerial Tram’s lower terminal, we keep a secure lot on which we valet people’s bicycles for free. We also offer repair services and friendly bike chatter.

Go By Bike keeps a very tight crew of regular employees. However, for our operation to work, we rely on subs to fill in whenever one of our regular employees needs to take time off. We often have opportunities for our subs to work with us, but it is very irregular work.

Subs will primarily help valet bikes. Mechanic skills are not required, but they are appreciated. We do require our subs to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID and everyone has to wear a mask while at Go By Bike.

Subs are paid $17 to $19 per hour, depending on their experience and mechanic skills. If you are interested in joining our sub list, contact Molly at gobybikeshop@gmail.com. We will then set up a time for you to come by and get trained.

Happy Riding!

How to Apply

email Molly at gobybikeshop@gmail.com with a paragraph on what interests you about helping out at Go By Bike.

Job: Bicycle and Pedestrian Outreach and Education Representative – Intercity Transit

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

Job Title

Bicycle and Pedestrian Outreach and Education Representative

Company / Organization

Intercity Transit

Job Description

Intercity Transit is hiring a Bicycle and Pedestrian Outreach and Education Representative. This position will support Intercity Transit’s bicycle, transit, and pedestrian education and encouragement youth program called Walk N Roll. Intercity Transit offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. If you are passionate about active transportation and enjoy working with youth, visit their website to learn more: https://www.intercitytransit.com/employment#job-openings.

How to Apply

Visit our website: https://www.intercitytransit.com/employment#job-openings

Job: Mechanic Position, Full or Part-Time – RecumbentPDX

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

Job Title

Mechanic Position, Full or Part-Time

Company / Organization

RecumbentPDX

Job Description

RecumbentPDX is looking for a mechanic who loves high-end builds and serving interesting customers. We are a recumbent specialty shop with a mission to get our customers out on the road in laid-back style. Start date Feb 1, 2022.

Experience with 2- or 3-wheel recumbents is a plus, but your excellent mechanical skills are transferable, and training is provided. Enthusiasm is required as well as patience to solve complex fittings and builds.

Competitive wages, weekend hours required.

How to Apply

Please send us an email, info@recumbentpdx.com, and please include work experience, availability and salary expectations. Lastly, please let us know what's the coolest thing you noticed on our website: www.recumbentpdx.com or on our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/recumbentpdx/

Job: Shipping Specialist – Velotech, Inc.

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Job Title

Shipping Specialist

Company / Organization

Velotech, Inc.

Job Description

Velotech, Inc. is a locally owned business that has operated in Portland since 2002. Velotech is the parent company of BikeTiresDirect, Western Bikeworks, and Trisports.

​​​​​​This position is responsible for picking, packing and shipping customer orders. Qualified Shipping Specialists also execute product put-away, clean their work area, execute physical counts, and available for general physical and/or minor administrative labor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Pick incoming web orders and warehouse pick up orders.
Pack and ship orders according to supervisor’s guidelines.
Maintain accurate inventory through regular cycle counting.
Assist receiving department with put away of new items.
Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
Assist with any projects, or assist in other departments as instructed by supervisor.
Perform all duties in a safe manner and report all safety concerns immediately to supervisor.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Wear closed toe shoes at all times in warehouse.
Be able to lift 25 lbs above your head without assistance.
Stand for long periods of time.
Be able to lift 50 lbs without assistance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Solid knowledge of cycling products.
Ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently or with others to manage multiple task with minimal supervision.

BENEFITS:
Generous Employee Discounts
Flexible Schedules
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Floating Holidays

*Vaccine mandate in place for Covid-19.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch and sit for extended periods of time.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This description is intended to provide only the basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, ability and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

How to Apply

If interested, please click on the link to apply:
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=4367&clientkey=F102FCECFB43ED66CAD0C8276CB962A9

Job: Category Manager – Velotech, Inc.

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Job Title

Category Manager

Company / Organization

Velotech, Inc.

Job Description

Velotech, Inc. is a locally owned business that has operated in Portland since 2002. Velotech is the parent company of BikeTiresDirect, Western Bikeworks, and Trisports.

JOB OVERVIEW: Ultimately responsible for assigned categories inventory levels and turns, revenue and profitability. Manage product assortment lifecycles from first receipt to closeout status.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Drive seasonal strategy for categories of responsibility and create best in class channel relevant assortments specific to our consumer and on trend that drive top line sales and profitability to achieve targets. Build assortments that showcase the breadth of the Velotech brand portfolio, ensuring a balance between commercial and brand objectives.
Build and maintain relationships with cross-functional teams (i.e. marketing, web sales/customer service, retail store, operations) to obtain information necessary to create and execute merchandising strategies.
Identify, develop and execute sales, marketing and promotional opportunities at the category, collection and product level to maximize sales for both pre-season and in season for all entities
Analyze seasonal assortment of products, use the data to create strategy for future seasons, and recommend/execute courses of action.
Interface with retail store to optimize on-floor presentations and inventory turn.
React to changing consumer trends via weekly, monthly, quarterly and seasonal product decisions including being first to market, keeping product in stock at optimal levels, temporary and permanent markdown decisions and driving advertising decisions all while keeping within gross margin targets.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
3+ years Purchasing, Procurement, Buying experience.
Proficient in MS Word and data entry.
Advanced Excel skills.
Proficiency in written and spoken English.
BA/BS degree preferred.
Domestic travel for work events.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
In depth knowledge of the bicycling lifestyle and industry highly preferred.
Proficiency with Inventory Management Software, Digital Photo Editing Software and MS Office.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy of data.
Excellent analytical skills and a thorough understanding of retail math concepts and applications.
Ability to identify, quantify and implement sales opportunities and market trends.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to understand and translate financial data to make recommendations and decisions.
Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills, written and verbal.
Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex data and develop innovative solutions.
Ability to influence decisions and outcomes cross functionally.
Ability to accept and meet critical deadlines.
Ability to successfully manage multiple distribution channels, each with unique customers and processes.
Experience with, and a thorough understanding of; managing, adhering to, and influencing Open to Buy and KPI’s.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, and sit for extended periods of time.

The employee will be sitting at a computer for extended periods of time. There will be repetitive motion (filing, typing).

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

How to Apply

If interested, please click on the link to apply:
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=56274&clientkey=F102FCECFB43ED66CAD0C8276CB962A9

Job: Sales Manager/Buyer – N/A

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Job Title

Sales Manager/Buyer

Company / Organization

N/A

Job Description

Established Portland gravel and commuter shop looking for potential partner to run sales and finance side of business. If you are outgoing, organized, creative, and excited about getting more people on bikes, please get in touch.

How to Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to; derblin54@gmail.com