Come and join our team!
Job: Cycle mechanic
PT: 24 hours/week
START DATE: ASAP
We are a local, independent, community bike shop based at Studioname in St. Matthews. We fix, sell, service and repair all manner of bikes at reasonable prices and deliver community projects across the city and county. We are looking for someone to join the team part time and help us keep delivering our vision of affordable cycling for all.
We are looking for an experienced mechanic to work 3 days a week (Wed-Fri) both in the shop and at Dr. Bike events around Leicester. You will also be required to work 1 Saturday per month, this may be in addition to your normal hours that week or in lieu of one of your normal working days.
Customer service skills are a must as the mechanics are also the sales team. In between repairs and servicing you will be helping customers who come into the workshop with bikes for repair or wanting to make a purchase.
We are a very small business so flexibility to help cover holidays and events throughout the year is also expected on occasion.
This job is ideal for someone who is experienced, loves bikes and wants to be part of a growing, community-based cycling business.
-Cycle mechanic – Qualifications or relevant professional experience required
-Great customer service skills
-Experience working in a community setting – voluntary or paid equally valid
-Great attention to detail
-Good time management and ability to prioritise workload
-Able carry out solo work and as part of a team
-Ability to work in a fast paced and growing business
-Be a competent cyclist, we use our cargo bike whenever possible to travel to events.
Successful applicants will be invited to an interview which will include a skills assessment.