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Northside Bike Collective Now Hiring a Bicycle Mechanic!

NOW HIRING: Bicycle Mechanic

The Recyclery Collective: The Recyclery Collective is an educational bike shop that promotes sustainability by giving access to tools, skills, and opportunities for collaboration.

Job Description: The Recyclery Collective is hiring a bicycle mechanic to fix bicycles for sale. The mechanic will work 15-30 hrs per week with a semi-flexible schedule. Position starts at $14.25 per hour. Working with one or more collective members, the mechanic will be responsible for:

  • Evaluating bicycle donations for repair or scrapping
  • Making necessary repairs to used (sometimes abused) bicycles in a timely fashion, ensuring that they meet The Recyclery’s standards
  • Helping to transport bike donations
  • Reporting work to the Collective
  • Maintaining records of bikes fixed and repairs made
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of our shop and storage spaces

Schedule: This position will continue through September 2018, with the possibility of continuation.

Working with the Collective: The Recyclery is run by a Collective which meets twice per month to discuss and decide issues impacting the direction of the organization and operates using a consensus process. These meetings are unpaid, and while the mechanic will not be required to attend, attendance is strongly encouraged.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year’s mechanical experience (in bike shop or equivalent experience)
  • Experience working on a wide range of bikes dating back to the 1970s
  • Strong work ethic, ability to self-motivate, and a willingness to ask for assistance
  • Interest in furthering the Mission of The Recyclery and upholding our safe space guidelines as well as our Code of Respects

Additional Skills Preferred:

  •  Valid drivers’ license and ability to drive a vehicle

The Recyclery Collective is an equal opportunity employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, veteran status, national origin, or disability. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, walk up and down stairs, lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Please email resume and cover letter to info@therecyclery.org, NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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