NOW HIRING: Bike Wrangler
The Recyclery Collective Mission: The Recyclery Collective is an educational bike shop that promotes sustainability by giving access to tools, skills, and opportunities for collaboration.
Bike Wrangler Job Description: The “Bike Wrangler” (BW) is responsible for: connecting with bike donors, retrieving bike donations, and moving bikes between Recyclery spaces. The Bike Wrangler uses the Recyclery Collective pickup truck to move loads of 7-25 bikes at a time. While not planning and driving pickup routes, the Bike Wrangler will focus on establishing and maintaining contact with donors, and delegating related tasks to qualified volunteers. This is a part-time position, averaging 11 hours/week. Position starts at $14.25 per hour.
Connecting with Donors (~3 hours/wk)
The BW is responsible for keeping in touch with existing bike donors. Also, the BW is expected to seek out and build relationships with new bike donation sources. This could include bike shops, universities, property managers, local governments, etc. The BW works to make bike donation a smooth and rewarding process for all bike donors.
Retrieving Bike Donations (~6 hours/wk)
Coordinate with donors to plan efficient bike pickup routes. When applicable, coordinate with volunteers, interns, and staff for extra support. The BW is responsible for keeping accurate records of donations, and for getting receipts to donors who need them.
Managing Bike Storage (~4 hours/wk)
The BW will be the main staff responsible for moving bikes between different Recyclery spaces and pop-up locations.
- Keeping track of truck maintenance needs. As the main staff operating the Recyclery vehicle, the BW will make sure that maintenance needs are being met
- Making social media posts. If time allows, the BW will share highlights and post shoutouts to donors via social media
- Communicating with other staff and The Collective
- Innovating within the position
Bike Wrangler Requirements
- Have a valid driver’s license
- Be able to lift and manipulate 30lbs above your head
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Familiarity with Google cloud-based file sharing programs
The above description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. From time to time, and related to the nature of work performed to accomplish The Recyclery’s Mission, employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.
The Recyclery Collective is an equal opportunity employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, 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.
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