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 non-profit organization whose mission is to expand access to cycling and its benefits. Our vision is to continue to build a vibrant community where people from all walks of life use bikes 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 cycling. It’s the motivation behind everything we do.

OVERALL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:
This position operates out of our full-service bike shop in the bustling Alberta District in northeast Portland. Our high-volume store is staffed with experienced mechanics and salespeople from a variety of cycling backgrounds who provide compassionate customer service to a wide range of riders. Here at the Boutique, we value and support each other through the work we do and are committed to working collaboratively to achieve our goals. We recognize and appreciate diversity and its many intersections. We are proud that people of color, women, neuro-divergent, gender non-conforming, and LGBTQIA+ people choose to work at our store. We encourage more people from diverse and varied backgrounds to join our dynamic and talented team. Under the supervision of the workshop management team, the Bike Mechanic will strive to respond consistently and efficiently to our customer’s requests and scheduling efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Evaluate and repair bikes for customers, repair bikes for retail and for use in our programs
• Help with the purchase of new and used bicycles, parts and accessories
• Contribute to the retail environment – answering phones, maintaining a safe, clean and organized work area
• Work collaboratively with the rest of the team to achieve goals
• Move and lift bikes up to 50 lbs. is an integral part of this job, but reasonable accommodations can be made
• Support fundraising efforts at the point of sale

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 3+ years of mechanical experience
• Constant concern for quality and details
• Ability to achieve quantitative production and service objectives
• Effective communicator
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment
• Demonstrated commitment and respect for diversity, equity, inclusion, sustainability and diversity
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ideal candidate has 5+ years experience working in a high volume bike shop
• Fluency in Spanish strongly desired ($1 hourly premium for fluency)
• Familiarity with the Lightspeed operating system

PAY RATES AND BENEFITS:
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week
COMPENSATION: $19.00 to start
BENEFITS: health, dental, vision, life and more with approx. value of $4,800/year
PTO up to 18 days/year with approx. value of $2,500/year

ABOUT COVID
KN95 are mandatory PPE for staff when working on site (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 required to wear masks inside the store.

The Community Cycling Center is an equal opportunity employer. People 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 register

Submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references to [email protected] with “Mechanic” in the subject line.

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