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  • Full Time Bicycle Mechanic – Guelph
    Royal Distributing is Canada’s largest and most successful power-sports retailer. We provide a full range of parts, accessories and clothing for Motocross, Street, UTV/ATV, Boating, Snowmobile and Bicycle. As a dealer for Marin Bikes of California we carry a full range of mountain, hybrid and road bikes. In addition we offer UCC bicycles, a brand exclusive to Royal Distributing in North America. Our bicycle lineup for 2014 also includes; BMX, Cruiser, Kids and no-pedal balance bikes.
    At this time we are looking for an additional competent Bicycle Technician for our Guelph location.
    The right person for this position will be able to quickly and efficiently assemble and tune each bike, at the same time handling any warranty issues that may arise. Troubleshooting is a vital part of fast turnaround for any bicycle assembly or service. Attention to detail, easy learning style, organized and meticulous work habits along with efficient use of time are required. Your enthusiasm and passion for bikes and biking are a must. Mechanics will interact with service customers and will be available to help in the sales area whenever required.
    Some on the job training and access to courses will be provided, however individuals must have a thorough understanding of current bicycles, tools, technologies and techniques. Good communication skills and a genuine interest in customer service are key requirements.
    - Completion of technical training such as courses offered by the Winterborne Bicycle Institute, OR a minimum of 1 year work experience as a bicycle mechanic.
    - Access to transportation (a car, bicycle or public transit).
    - Genuine interest in the cycling industry. Interested individuals must be cyclists. They do not need to be aspiring racers, but cycling must be a component of their lifestyle. (Bicycle commuting, BMX racing, Freeriding, it’s all good!)
    - Confident and easy going conversation style with customers to quickly and comfortably provide the most suitable equipment, ensuring an enjoyable riding experience.
    - Royal Distributing is, and will continue to be, a power-sports retailer. A background in motorsports is helpful, but not necessary. Individuals who also ride moto or street bikes, or are otherwise athletic, etc. will fit well with our culture.
    For more information or resume submission please email: bullman@royaldistributing.com

  • Hub City Cycles Community Co-op is on the lookout for another staff member.

    This position requires being much more than being a bike mechanic. As an employee with our co-op, you will be part owner and have a great opportunity to explore different ways to contribute to, and build this young organization into something even better. We need someone who is willing to commit to helping us grow in the long term.

    We strive to be a resource that nourishes the neighborhoods in and around downtown Nanaimo. We provide affordable bicycle-centric services and advocacy which builds, empowers and supports healthy and sustainable communities. We offer a safe and welcoming space for people to learn, share skills and network with other community members.

    The wage for worker members is currently $15.00 an hour, plus extended health benefits. We would also be willing to entertain the possibility of offering paid training at a bike mechanic school to a promising and committed candidate.

    An ideal candidate will...

    - Have at least 2 years of bike shop experience, or demonstrate very strong bicycle industry related knowledge.
    -Be a graduate from a bike mechanic training institute, or be willing to attend one
    - Be a fantastic communicator. This is the second most important quality after actually having the technical skills to do the this job well. There are 3 other employees who work together and it is imperative that everyone is involved and informed when making important decisions about shop operations, and day to day issues
    - Be reliable, responsible, committed and driven.
    - Be incredibly organized. There is a lot going on in the shop every day we need someone who thrives in a fast paced environment, can multitask & prioritize, follow through thoroughly with tasks with little supervision, and has a high standard of quality in all that they do.
    - Be patient, honest and compassionate. You will be teaching people how to repair bikes and interacting with customers all day in our small space.
    - Be passionate about bikes, riding them, fixing them, teaching people how to fix them and putting willing bums in saddles as much as possible

    If this sounds like you, please send us a resume and tell us why you'd like to work with us and what you can contribute to our operation.

    Hub City Cycles Community Co-op
    12 Lois Lane
    Nanaimo, BC
    www.hubcitycycles.ca
    www.facebook.com/hubcitycyclescommunitycoop

  • Hub City Cycles Community Co-op is on the lookout for another staff member.

    This position requires being much more than being a bike mechanic. As an employee with our co-op, you will be part owner and have a great opportunity to explore different ways to contribute to, and build this young organization into something even better. We need someone who is willing to commit to helping us grow in the long term.

    We strive to be a resource that nourishes the neighborhoods in and around downtown Nanaimo. We provide affordable bicycle-centric services and advocacy which builds, empowers and supports healthy and sustainable communities. We offer a safe and welcoming space for people to learn, share skills and network with other community members.

    The wage for worker members is currently $15.00 an hour, plus extended health benefits. We would also be willing to entertain the possibility of offering paid training at a bike mechanic school to a promising and committed candidate.

    An ideal candidate will...

    - Have at least 2 years of bike shop experience, or demonstrate very strong bicycle industry related knowledge.
    -Be a graduate from a bike mechanic training institute, or be willing to attend one
    - Be a fantastic communicator. This is the second most important quality after actually having the technical skills to do the this job well. There are 3 other employees who work together and it is imperative that everyone is involved and informed when making important decisions about shop operations, and day to day issues
    - Be reliable, responsible, committed and driven.
    - Be incredibly organized. There is a lot going on in the shop every day we need someone who thrives in a fast paced environment, can multitask & prioritize, follow through thoroughly with tasks with little supervision, and has a high standard of quality in all that they do.
    - Be patient, honest and compassionate. You will be teaching people how to repair bikes and interacting with customers all day in our small space.
    - Be passionate about bikes, riding them, fixing them, teaching people how to fix them and putting willing bums in saddles as much as possible

    If this sounds like you, please send us a resume and tell us why you'd like to work with us and what you can contribute to our operation.

    Hub City Cycles Community Co-op
    12 Lois Lane
    Nanaimo, BC
    www.hubcitycycles.ca
    www.facebook.com/hubcitycyclescommunitycoop