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 20-30 hrs per week with a semi-flexible schedule. Wages are flexible based on experience. 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 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 2015 with a possibility of continuation. Hours are somewhat flexible, but the mechanic will need to work around our existing educational programs. Shop availability for staff mechanic is Mon 9-4, Tues 9-12, Wed 9-5, Thurs 9-3, Fri 9-5, subject to change.
Working with the Collective: The Recyclery is run by a Collective which meets twice a month to 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.
-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
Additional Skills Preferred
Valid drivers’ license and ability to drive vehicle.