Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Phoenix Bikes is Hiring a Shop Manager / Lead Mechanic #bikedc #arlingtonva

Phoenix Bikes - that great youth organization located in Four Mile Run that teaches kids how to repair bikes and how to run a small business - is looking to hire a Shop Manager / Lead Mechanic.  A great job for someone who love to work on bikes and with kids.

Job Announcement
Position Shop Manager/Lead Mechanic
Reports to Executive Director
Job Description
Full-time salaried position to oversee shop mechanic functions of nonprofit youth oriented community bike shop. Primary duties include
  • Providing quality control on all repairs and rebuilt bikes,
  • Managing shop work flow, making repairs to customer bicycles,
  • Refurbishing bikes for sale,
  • Teaching youth and volunteers how to repair bicycles, and
  • Ensuring a safe and inviting work environment.
Other minor duties include ordering parts and supplies, maintaining parts inventory, assisting with promoting the organization at public events, providing blog posts and social media content, and staffing off-site events (such as youth bike rides).
  • 3-5 years experience repairing bikes in a professional environment (management experience preferred),
  • Ability to work with youth age 12-18 with patience,
  • Must pass criminal background check.
The shop manager may also be asked to rotate hours with other staff to ensure coverage during regular shop hours, volunteer night and shop night.
To apply, send cover letter, resume and references.
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