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  • The Bicycle Tailor in Fergus Ontario is looking for a part time employee who

    is passionate about bikes and is eager to learn all bike shop skills.

    You should be comfortable working directly with customers

    Should be eager to learn about bikes from:

                  The customer’s perspective

                  The mechanic’s perspective

                  The Frame-builder’s perspective

    Must have excellent problem-solving skills

    Must be able to follow instructions and ask questions

    Must take constructive criticism well

    Must strive for excellence

    We are offering an opportunity to gain experience from the ground up.

    Please submit your cover letter and resume in person to Michael or Mike at

    the Bicycle Tailor

    We are located at 170 St Andrew St E, Fergus, ON N1M 1P8

  • How to apply: 
    Interested candidates are asked to apply on our website only. Please visit http://www.mec.ca/workinghere to set up a profile, apply for this position or browse through current job postings at MEC. Only applications received through our website will be considered. We thank all applicants for their time and interest in MEC, but will only contact those selected for an interview. Deadline to apply is June 6, 2017

    MEC stores are more than bricks and mortar. And they're more than places to buy hats and backpacks. They're hubs for the outdoor community. People step through our doors to connect, learn, find gear and get inspired. 

    As Frontline Staff, you’ll provide exceptional member service. You’ll share your high level road and/or mountain biking expertise and advice to match members with gear that suits their needs. You’ll make everyone feel welcome – members or soon-to-be members – and you’ll be the face of MEC in store. 

    You’ll work with an inclusive, hands-on, collaborative group that connects people with quality products to encourage active outdoor lives. You’ll always be learning, and there’s a good chance your co-workers will inspire you to try something new, like bouldering, paddleboarding or trail running. 

    What you do: 

    Help members get the gear and advice they need to be active outside. 
    Be an in-store expert for road, mountain and commuter bikes and help out with related events. 
    Answer members’ questions, and find out the answers to questions you don’t know. 
    Attend product knowledge sessions to stay up-to-date on gear. 
    Lead store sponsored rides; support at local MEC race series. 
    Keep the store organized and looking good. 
    Let members know about MEC events, workshops and services. 
    Work at MEC races and events, when needed. 
    Merchandising and cleaning the store. 

    What you bring: 

    A good natured, welcoming vibe. You’re outgoing and genuinely like helping people. 
    At least one year of experience road biking or mountain biking. 
    Great communication skills – you listen first, then share knowledge. 
    You’re stoked on being active outside, especially if it involves cranks, pedals and wheels. 
    Flexibility to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Sunday. 

    Bonus points if you… 

    Have years of retail or customer service experience 
    Are the one your friends ask for bike advice 
    Have 3+ years of bike racing experience. 
    Can fix a flat in under 5 minutes. 

    About MEC 
    A retail co-operative, MEC exists to enable and inspire Canadians to live active outdoor lifestyles, supporting activities such as climbing, hiking, snowsports, watersports, cycling, running and yoga. Well known for selling high-quality products that offer great value, MEC employs outdoor enthusiasts who possess a strong service ethic to provide its members with an authentic and accessible customer experience. MEC has more than 3.75 million members across Canada, whom it serves through 22 stores in 6 provinces and www.mec.ca. An individual lifetime membership in MEC costs only $5.

  • MEC stores are more than bricks and mortar. And they're more than places to buy hats and backpacks. They're hubs for the outdoor community. People step through our doors to connect, learn, find gear and get inspired. 

    As a Master Mechanic, you’ll make sure the bike shop runs like a well-tuned machine. You’ll get your hands dirty building and repairing bikes, but you’ll also be the team lead. Our bike shops are full of variety, and your team will work on everything from high-end road or mountain machines to well-loved commuters and bikes for little rippers. 

    You’ll work with an inclusive, hands-on, collaborative group that connects people with quality products to encourage active outdoor lives. You’ll always be learning, and there’s a good chance your co-workers will inspire you to try something new, like riding in a Fondo, bouldering or paddleboarding. 

    What you do: 

    Make sure the bike shop plans and coordinates services to provide exceptional member service.
    Organize introductory and ongoing training for bike shop staff. 
    Assemble, maintain and repair bicycles within MEC's productivity, quality, and safety guidelines.
    Provide bike shop reports as required. 
    Keep the shop clean and organized. 
    Do all repairs with MEC sustainability principles in mind. 
    Help out with special projects that come up. 
    In winter, our bike mechanics help our ski shop. So you’ll also install, adjust and repair ski bindings. 
    Think about the big picture, strategize, problem solve, and make things happen with the store’s senior staff team. 

    What you bring: 

    1 to 3 years of experience doing bike assembly, maintenance and repairs in a bike shop. Kids’ bikes, mountain bikes, city bikes – you’ve worked on them all. 
    Mechanical aptitude. You reason things out and find ways to make it work, even when it’s something you haven’t seen before (like a four-person-tandem tune-up) (yes, that happened). 
    Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills. You also keep your tools organized and manage your time wisely. 
    A good natured, welcoming vibe. You’re outgoing and genuinely like helping people. 
    Great communication skills – you listen first, then share knowledge. 
    The muscles to lift up to 23lb. (about 10 heavy-duty U-locks). 
    You’re stoked on bikes and riding, and you keep on top of the latest equipment and tech. 
    Flexibility to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Sunday. 

    Bonus points if you… 

    Have bike mechanic technical training. 
    Have experience as a ski technician. 
    Have experience managing a bike shop 
    Have bike grease under your nails. 
    Can fix a flat in under five minutes. 
    Keep a tally of favours owed to you for trailside or roadside repairs. 
    Know how many kilometres you get to the burrito. 
    Live by n+1. 

    About MEC 
    A retail co-operative, MEC exists to enable and inspire Canadians to live active outdoor lifestyles, supporting activities such as climbing, hiking, snowsports, watersports, cycling, running and yoga. Well known for selling high-quality products that offer great value, MEC employs outdoor enthusiasts who possess a strong service ethic to provide its members with an authentic and accessible customer experience. MEC has more than 3.75 million members across Canada, whom it serves through 21 stores in 6 provinces and www.mec.ca. An individual lifetime membership in MEC costs only $5.

  • Bike Mechanic - Kitchener

     

    How to apply: 
    Interested candidates are asked to apply on our website only. Please visit http://www.mec.ca/workinghere to set up a profile, apply for this position or browse through current job postings at MEC. Only applications received through our website will be considered. We thank all applicants for their time and interest in MEC, but will only contact those selected for an interview. Deadline to apply is June 2, 2017

    MEC stores are more than bricks and mortar. And they're more than places to buy hats and backpacks. They're hubs for the outdoor community. People step through our doors to connect, learn, find gear and get inspired. 

    As a Bike Mechanic, you’ll get members ready to ride. You’ll take bikes apart, put bikes together, and do all the fixing required in between. Our bike shops are full of variety, and you’ll work on everything from high-end road or mountain machines to well-loved commuters and bikes for little rippers. 

    You’ll work with an inclusive, hands-on, collaborative group that connects people with quality products to encourage active outdoor lives. You’ll always be learning, and there’s a good chance your co-workers will inspire you to try something new, like riding in a Fondo, bouldering or paddleboarding. 

    What you do: 

    Assemble, maintain and repair bicycles within MEC's productivity, quality, and safety guidelines.
    Keep the shop clean and organized. 
    Be friendly and lend a hand with member service when you’re on the store floor. 
    Mentor and train frontline staff about bike repair processes and procedures. 
    Do all repairs with MEC sustainability principles in mind. 
    Help out with special projects that come up. 
    In winter, our bike mechanics help our ski shop. So you’ll also install, adjust and repair ski bindings. 

    What you bring: 

    6 months to 1 year of experience doing maintenance and repairs in a bike shop (or equivalent). 
    A good natured, welcoming vibe. You’re outgoing and genuinely like helping people. 
    Great communication skills – you listen first, then share knowledge. 
    Mechanical aptitude. You reason things out and find ways to make it work, even when it’s something you haven’t seen before (like a four-person-tandem tune-up) (yes, that happened). 
    You’re stoked on bikes and riding. 
    Flexibility to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Sunday. 

    Bonus points if you…
     

    Have bike grease under your nails. 
    Can fix a flat in under five minutes. 
    Keep a tally of favours owed to you for trailside or roadside repairs. 
    Know how many kilometres you get to the burrito. 
    Live by n+1. 

  • Ziggy’s Cycle & Sport Ltd. – Kitchener, ON

    Service Manager/Mechanic – Full Time

    Great opportunity to join the growing Waterloo Region cycling community and the most diverse cycling you’ll find anywhere. We’ve got it all: recreational city slow rides, roadie and tri groups/events, fantastic rails to trails network and terrific mountain biking. Throw in affordable living and an exciting workplace, your future is here!

    Ziggy’s is a long-time established and respected independent bicycle dealer in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, (one hour from Toronto). We are constantly growing and are looking to expand our service department with an outgoing, knowledgeable, sales minded bicycle mechanic who can also take a turn on the sales floor when needed. Our store specializes in high-end brands such as Trek, Cannondale and Giant and offers a full range of bicycle products from racing bikes to children’s gear

    Job Description:

    • Maintain service department financial goals
    • Maintain repair and warranty turnaround goals of 48 hours
    • Contribute to staff training
    • Conduct or oversee customer service clinics
    • Order and maintain inventory of parts, supplies and sold items
    • Assist in store operations when necessary

    Qualifications:

    • 4+ years’ experience in bicycle repair and assembly
    • 3+ years in service writing
    • 2+ years in Ascend or similar POS including special orders/receiving
    • 2+ years in customer sales
    • Industry Mechanical Courses (Shimano S-TEC, Trek University, Winterborne etc)
    • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills
    • Must be proficient working with road specific drivetrain systems along with Di2 tuning, hydraulic brakes, wheel building & truing, and complete bike disassembly and rebuilds.
    • Must be proficient working with mountain bike specific drivetrain systems, along with suspension overhauls, linkage servicing, and brake bleeding.

    We offer:

    • Competitive pay with a bonus structure
    • Affordable health care to qualified employees
    • Employee discount
    • A fun place to work!
  • BECOME

    Become part of something bigger at Sport Chek. Share your passion and experience and help inspire others to be their best. Explore and learn, become your personal best and feel the satisfaction of making a difference. Become connected, to a community of people all working towards the same goal.

    Bring us your enthusiasm, your energy, and your commitment. Become an ambassador of your sport, and work side by side with like-minded people dedicated to inspiring and helping your community lead more active, healthy lives.

    SERVICE SHOP TECHNICIAN (BIKE) – ADVANCED

    As a Service Shop Technician, you’re as good with people as you are with your hands. After all, it’s your job to interact with customers, assess their needs, and then setup, repair, and maintain their sporting equipment. In helping athletes get back to living “The Power of Sport”, all safety measures will be taken to ensure their equipment is serviced to the manufacturer’s specifications.

    What you’ll do.

    Assembling/disassembling different types of bicycles
    Wheel building, wheel truing, tire changing
    Crank arm replacement, change derailleurs, headset overhaul, chain check and replacement
    Changing brakes, brake and shift levers, cables
    Ski & snowboard mounting, waxing and tuning
    Maintain clean and organized area
    Fill out proper documentation for receiving, servicing and returning customer products

    What you’ll get.

    Competitive salary
    Discounts on all the latest gear
    A fun, fast paced environment
    Comprehensive training in a variety of formats

    What you bring.

    Minimum 6 months of previous work experience in a bike shop
    Advanced experience working on repairing and servicing bikes, skis or snowboards
    Previous bike building experience
    Ability to problem solve and work in fast paced environment
    Good team player and communicate clearly with customers
    High School education

    At Sport Chek, we pride ourselves on having our jobs be an extension of people’s lifestyles, with a flexible schedule of work and play. Sport Chek is Canada’s only national big box sporting goods retailers, with over 200 stores from coast-to-coast.

    Inspiring Canadians to live healthy, active lives. The inspiration begins with you.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

    Sport Chek is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees - their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, if you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.
    APPLY

  • MORE THAN A GAME. IT’S OUR LIFE.

    Join the Pro Hockey Life team. You know it’s more than the game. It’s a way of life, our life. Join us, and bring us your passion and inspire others to be their best in our world.

    Become an ambassador of the game of hockey, and have the home-ice advantage of working side by side with like-minded people, where we are all players, coaches and fans of the game.

    PRO SHOP SERVICE TECHNICIAN

    As a Pro Shop Service Technician, you’re as good with people as you are with your hands. After all, it’s your job to interact with customers, assess their needs, and then setup, repair and maintain their hockey equipment. You will assess, diagnose and provide recommendations for maintenance and servicing while ensuring all safety measures are taken to get our customers back on the ice.

    What you’ll get.

    Competitive salary
    Discounts on all the latest gear
    A fun, fast paced environment
    Comprehensive training in a variety of formats

    What you’ll do.

    Hockey equipment repairs including skate sharpening, profiling, holder and runner installation, and gear repairs
    Maintain all pro shop equipment and service area
    Provide appropriate quotes for services provided
    Maintain an organized and clean pro shop environment
    Fill out proper documentation, work orders, and tagging standards for receiving, servicing and returning customer products

    At Pro Hockey Life, you’ll play an important role on a solid team and have plenty of opportunity. We are proud to be the world’s largest hockey-centric retailer and we are always looking to strengthen our bench.

    What Position Do You Want To Play?

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

    Pro Hockey Life is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees - their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, if you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

  • BEYOND

    You wonder what’s over the next mountain. Round the bend. Past that rocky ridge. Life is a magnificent journey. The next best thing to being in the great outdoors, is sharing your undeniable passion for it with others. Co-workers. Customers. Community. Bring all that you know; your enthusiasm, your experience and your awe of mother nature, and we’ll find a place for you on the Atmosphere team.

    Atmosphere will become your community, as much as where you work. You will be spending time with others who share the same attitudes, enthusiasm and interests. We offer an incredible environment where you’ll help inspire customers to reach for more. We’ll provide the opportunity for you to achieve your goals and go beyond.

    SALES ASSOCIATE - CAMPING

    As a Sales Associate, you will apply your broad knowledge of outdoor sports and activities, specifically Camping, to helping customers make informed decisions about everything they need, and need to know in order to maximize the enjoyment of the activity they want to pursue.

    Who you are.

    Well, for starters, you have knowledge and experience with outdoor sports/activities, particularly with Camping! You have a desire to inspire customers to take part in these activities and help them make informed product decisions. You’re the type of person that can connect with customers through these activities and love to share your personal experiences from your outdoor activity pursuits. Whether you’re speaking with a new customer or a loyal friend, you give honest advice and want to set them up with right products and information for The Complete Experience.

    What you’ll get.

    Competitive salary
    Discounts on all the latest gear
    A fun, fast paced team environment
    Comprehensive training in a variety of formats
    Opportunities to continue doing the outdoor activities you love, plus learn and experience new ones

    What you bring.

    Passion for your activities and a drive to inspire others to be active
    Solid knowledge of the activity and the gear involved
    Ability to build trust
    Previous customer service experience is an asset
    High school education

    At Atmosphere, we pride ourselves on having our jobs be an extension of our lifestyle, with a flexible schedule of work and play.

    The Great Outdoors Starts Here!

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

  • BECOME

    Become part of something bigger at Sport Chek. Share your passion and experience and help inspire others to be their best. Explore and learn, become your personal best and feel the satisfaction of making a difference. Become connected, to a community of people all working towards the same goal.

    Bring us your enthusiasm, your energy, and your commitment. Become an ambassador of your sport, and work side by side with like-minded people dedicated to inspiring and helping your community lead more active, healthy lives.

    SERVICE SHOP TECHNICIAN (BIKE-INTERMEDIATE)

    As a Service Shop Technician, you’re as good with people as you are with your hands. After all, it’s your job to interact with customers, assess their needs, and then setup, repair, and maintain their sporting equipment. In helping athletes get back to living “The Power of Sport”, all safety measures will be taken to ensure their equipment is serviced to the manufacturer’s specifications.

    What you’ll do.

    Assembling/disassembling different types of bicycles
    Wheel building, wheel truing, tire changing
    Crank arm replacement, change derailleurs, headset overhaul, chain check and replacement
    Changing brakes, brake and shift levers, cables
    Ski & snowboard mounting, waxing and tuning
    Maintain clean and organized area
    Fill out proper documentation for receiving, servicing and returning customer products

    What you’ll get.

    Competitive salary
    Discounts on all the latest gear
    A fun, fast paced environment
    Comprehensive training in a variety of formats

    What you bring.

    Extensive personal experience working on various bikes and brands
    Ability to do most repairs such as changing and fixing hydraulic brakes, wheel truing, suspension
    Previous bike building experience is an asset
    Ability to problem solve and work in fast paced environment
    Good team player and communicate clearly with customers
    High School education

    At Sport Chek, we pride ourselves on having our jobs be an extension of people’s lifestyles, with a flexible schedule of work and play. Sport Chek is Canada’s only national big box sporting goods retailers, with over 200 stores from coast-to-coast.

    Inspiring Canadians to live healthy, active lives. The inspiration begins with you.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

    Sport Chek is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees - their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, if you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

  • BECOME

    Become part of something bigger at Sport Chek. Share your passion and experience and help inspire others to be their best. Explore and learn, become your personal best and feel the satisfaction of making a difference. Become connected, to a community of people all working towards the same goal.

    Bring us your enthusiasm, your energy, and your commitment. Become an ambassador of your sport, and work side by side with like-minded people dedicated to inspiring and helping your community lead more active, healthy lives.

    SERVICE SHOP TECHNICIAN (BIKE-INTERMEDIATE)

    As a Service Shop Technician, you’re as good with people as you are with your hands. After all, it’s your job to interact with customers, assess their needs, and then setup, repair, and maintain their sporting equipment. In helping athletes get back to living “The Power of Sport”, all safety measures will be taken to ensure their equipment is serviced to the manufacturer’s specifications.

    What you’ll do.

    Assembling/disassembling different types of bicycles
    Wheel building, wheel truing, tire changing
    Crank arm replacement, change derailleurs, headset overhaul, chain check and replacement
    Changing brakes, brake and shift levers, cables
    Ski & snowboard mounting, waxing and tuning
    Maintain clean and organized area
    Fill out proper documentation for receiving, servicing and returning customer products

    What you’ll get.

    Competitive salary
    Discounts on all the latest gear
    A fun, fast paced environment
    Comprehensive training in a variety of formats

    What you bring.

    Extensive personal experience working on various bikes and brands
    Ability to do most repairs such as changing and fixing hydraulic brakes, wheel truing, suspension
    Previous bike building experience is an asset
    Ability to problem solve and work in fast paced environment
    Good team player and communicate clearly with customers
    High School education

    At Sport Chek, we pride ourselves on having our jobs be an extension of people’s lifestyles, with a flexible schedule of work and play. Sport Chek is Canada’s only national big box sporting goods retailers, with over 200 stores from coast-to-coast.

    Inspiring Canadians to live healthy, active lives. The inspiration begins with you.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

    Sport Chek is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees - their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, if you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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