South Osborne Bike Hub – We’re Hiring!


JOB TITLE: Lead Mechanic
POSITION: Part-time, 8 Hours/week
WAGE: $14/hour (+ 4% in lieu of vacation pay)
TIME FRAME: June 3 – October 31
REPORTS TO: Lord Roberts Community Centre (LRCC) Board of Directors

BACKGROUND: The South Osborne Bike Hub, a community bike shop located in Winnipeg’s Lord Roberts’ neighbourhood, is seeking an experienced bike mechanic to run community open shop nights twice a week from June to October (Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:30pm).

Responsibilities

  • Assist community members with bike repairs during open shop hours
  • Manage, open and close the bike hub on shop nights
  • Assist volunteers during open shop when questions arise
  • Work closely with LRCC Board Representative to ensure adequate shop supplies
  • Communicate with volunteer coordinator to ensure min. 2 staff/volunteers are present at open shop nights
  • Ensure shop is clean and organized at the end of each shop night
  • Track and manage all donations (including bikes, parts and monetary) coming into the bike hub

Required Qualifications

  • 1+ year(s) of experience as a bike mechanic in community or retail shop; or equivalent technical knowledge
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Willingness to learn additional bike mechanic skills as required
  • Self motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of community bike shop operations
  • Experience teaching/coaching other others about bicycle repairs & mechanics
  • Experience in financial management

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter to sobikehub@gmail.com with subject “Lead Mechanic Application” by Thursday, May 23rd at 5:00pm. Interviews will be conducted the following week.