Cycles PHL in North Philly is hiring! We are a small (but mighty!) 1 year old service based shop adjacent to Temple University. We pride ourselves on the bright, friendly and comfortable space we have created to serve the bicycles and riders of North Philadelphia. This is a very fast paced work environment where the ability to juggle tasks while staying cool, calm and collected is very important. Outside of the daily operations, we host and attend a number of community programs including youth and adult workshops, free repair days, film screenings, and more. Interest in organizing and running these events is a huge plus! This position is a mix of mechanic, sales and manager.
The intent of this position is to help to keep the shop running smoothly as well as helping to grow the shop in terms of ability, branding, product, outreach and programming.
Opening and/or closing efficiently and on time
Checking in repairs in a thorough and meticulous way, making sure all needed parts are in stock or in special order list
Providing professional, respectful and helpful service to the wide range of customers that come in
Basic to advanced repairs on a diverse range of bikes, including walk-in services
Refurbishing used bikes for sale in an efficient and cost effective way
New bike assembly
Maintaining clean and organized work and sales areas
The ideal candidate is someone who:
Is aged 18 or older
Has 2-3 years professional experience in a bike shop
Is interested in community development and/or youth education
Is comfortable working unsupervised in a fast paced setting
Loves spending their off-days on the bike, either on the road or the trails
Is passionate about getting more people on bikes
Currently this position is for part time employment, but there is the possibility of expanding to full time come late Spring/Summer.
Pay is competitive, but dependent on experience.
If interested, feel free to swing by the shop with a resume or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org