SLC Bicycle Collective Mechanic

Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective

Effective immediately the Salt Lake City location of the Bicycle Collective is accepting applications for a part-time Bicycle Mechanic. The bicycle mechanic will primarily be responsible for processing, repairing and pricing used bicycle donations. However they may also have involvement with the Bikes for Goodwill Organizations program, volunteers, and the Community Bike Shop (CBS).

The successful applicant will be able to repair everything from kid’s bikes to modern high end road and mountain bikes. The majority of work will be on low end, difficult bikes. Reliability, patience and consistency are a must. A passion for cycling is helpful. Successful applicants will have excellent communication and people skills, eagerness to learn, and a strong work ethic.

This positions hours are seasonal, but may lead to a permanent position with additional responsibilities. If you have the experience and personality, want to build bikes, help your community, and work in one of the most prominent community bike shops in the country — see below.

Requirements:

Fun, cooperative and enthusiastic attitude.
Proficiency with older bicycle technology and tools (1960’s-present).
Ability to HAPPILY work on donated bikes, including department store bikes and 80’s mountainbikes.
Process and keep track of new and used parts per project.
Work with others to reach a mutual goal of efficiency and professionalism.
Maintain courteous interactions with customers, volunteers and co-workers.
Assist supervisors with shop organization and inventory.
Qualifications:

Minimum of 1 season (6 months) paid shop experience.
Proficiency with older bicycle technology and tools (1960’s-present).
Working knowledge of all aspects of bicycle repair.
Ability to work under pressure and in a less than ideal environment.
Initiative, ability to identify and implement changes that improve work flow or turn-around time.
Strong organizational skills.
Experience with software based Point of Sale systems (Square POS a plus).
Benefits:

$12-14 per hour
30 hours a week
Flexible Schedule
Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to jobs@bicyclecollective.org, address letters to Sharah Yaddaw. Interviews will begin immediately, position will remain open until filled.

The mission of the Bicycle Collective is to promote cycling as an effective and sustainable form of transportation and as a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier, and safer society. The Collective provides refurbished bicycles and educational programs to the community, focusing on children and lower income households.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@bicyclecollective.org

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