Dear Bike Collectives,
Recycle-A-Bicycle is looking to hire a Head Mechanic at our East
Village location. Please see job description below and help us spread
Head Mechanic Wanted for East Village Location in NYC
Full time position available!
We are a not-for-profit bicycle shop that refurbishes bicycles to sell
and offers full-service repairs. We have a youth job training and
environmental education program that works with teenagers to teach
them bicycle mechanics, job skills, and environmental stewardship. We
are looking for someone who is interested in working with us to get
all types of riders and bikes on the road. We are interested in
working with someone who is passionate about bicycles, and about
sharing that passion with others.
The Head Mechanic position involves all aspects of bicycle repair,
from ensuring that customers receive appropriate estimates to ensuring
all mechanic work in the shop is done properly and in a timely manner.
Head Mechanic is responsible for overseeing part-time and full-time
mechanics, as well as unpaid teenage interns. Ability to teach is a
must. Head Mechanic will work with the Shop Manager to ensure that the
bike shop runs smoothly.
Requirements and responsibilities for this position are:
-Significant experience as a mechanic in a bike shop with references.
-Ability to manage bicycle repair schedule.
-Ability to oversee other mechanics.
-Ability to educate interns, as needed.
-Proficient in bicycle overhaul techniques.
-Knowledge of older bicycles, cup and cone bearing systems, and 3 speed hubs.
-Knowledge of bicycle styles and sizing to assist customers.
-Ability to diagnose repairs, estimate cost and turnaround time, and
inspect bikes for safety. -Correct use of advanced tools. -Use of Point of Sale system (computerized cash register). -Ability to help customers and represent organization in a
To apply, please send an email that includes your contact info, background info, and resume to: email@example.com
Job Description: http://www.recycleabicycle.org/about/jobs
Patrick Tomeny Recycle-A-Bicycle Shop Manager, East Village Director of Youth Programs