We're excited to bring on another member to our small, but growing team this Spring.


Bicycle Mechanic + Retail Salesperson

This position will be responsible for working directly with customers -- some days entirely in a mechanic capacity, others in sales. We’re in search of a great candidate who has technical proficiency in bicycle assessment and repair procedures, a fine-tuned attention to detail, and (most importantly) the ability to act as a welcoming, friendly and approachable ambassador of Gladys Bikes.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage customers in a retail setting
  • Learn about saddle fit and selection in order to provide customers with exceptional advice through the Saddle Library
  • Assess and repair a wide range of bicycles 
  • Assemble stock bicycles from the box 
  • Assist lead mechanic in full- custom Sweetpea Bicycle builds
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging trends and new products in the industry
  • Make everyone who walks through the doors feel welcome and respected

Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience as a mechanic in a professional bike shop
  • Knowledge of and a willingness to learn more about both emerging and older bicycle technologies
  • Experience with and/or a strong interest in learning more about bike fit and the fitting process
  • Consistent attention to detail and a methodical approach to service 
  • Willingness to accept guidance and feedback related to job duties 
  • Effective and open communication skills— we believe this goes a long way in creating a good work environment for all 
  • Commitment to creating a welcoming and engaging space for people of all gender identities, races, shapes, sizes, ages and riding styles

Initial Employment Term: Late February-September, with the option for year-round employment

Hours/Week: 25 (with option for more) 

BENEFITS

  • Fun, flexible and innovative work environment in which all workers’ voices are equally heard and appreciated
  • Employee purchasing rates on all products
  • Profit sharing (eligible after one full year of successful employment) 
  • Paid time off, holiday pay and sick leave pay (for full and part-time workers) 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to hello@gladysbikes.com, or drop it by the shop in person. Thanks for your interest!

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