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Bike Shop Director Bike Works 3709 S Ferdinand St. Seattle, WA 98118 206-725-8867 http://www.bikeworks.org
*Recycle and reuse manager (Full-time exempt)*
Bike Works, based in Seattle, builds sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling. Bike Works has been working for kids, bikes, and community in Seattle since 1996. Our programs and services invest in young people and encourage bicycling as a clean and healthy transportation alternative. Last year over 600 youth, ages 9 to 17, participated in our programs and gained the skills and resources they need to translate lessons about confidence and leadership into their own lives, helping them to make healthier decisions about their futures. We also recycle and redistribute close to 5,000 used bicycles annually to youth and adults locally through our programs and community bike shop, and internationally through organization partners. We value and seek diverse team members who are passionate, innovative, collaborative, professional, fun, responsible and solutions-oriented.
*Role Overview: *
The Recycle and Reuse Manager reports to our Bike Shop Director and oversees our bicycle recycling program. This program is an essential component of our mission, increasing access to affordable, environmentally-friendly transportation in Seattle by distributing thousands of refurbished bicycles back into the community. This program prolongs the life of usable bikes and parts and each year diverts thousands of pounds from the waste stream. The Recycle and Reuse Manager oversees this process, and supplies other departments at Bike Works with the bikes, parts, and accessories they require to carry out our mission. The Recycle and Reuse Manager leads procurement efforts for bike donations, manages bike recycling intake and processing systems, and supervises up to three staff within the Recycle and Reuse department. This position is full-time (40 hours per week), exempt.
*Essential Job Functions:*
donated used bikes, bike parts, and accessories
mentoring volunteer mechanics
companies within the bike industry
and develop youth leadership
organization-wide programs, and helps to create a sustainable organizational culture
*Required Qualifications & Experience: *
project, non-profit, or related bike industry organization
industry or in a related field
of working cooperatively in a team and across departments
accountable to organizational systems and work processes
around that mission
cultural, religious and economic backgrounds, with various ages, lifestyles, sexual orientations, gender orientations and political beliefs
· Commitment to social justice and environmental sustainability
bicycles from containers or vehicles
*Desired Qualifications & Experience: *
communicate with people from diverse communities
*Compensation: *$33,000 to $38,000, depending on experience, plus medical, dental and paid vacation.
*How to Apply: *
Please visit our website at www.bikeworks.org for more information about Bike Works.
Email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to *firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com. *
*NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. *
*This position is open until filled. Complete applications received by June 28, 2014 will receive priority consideration.*
*Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Bike Works is an Equal Opportunity and queer-friendly employer.*