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    Work and play with bicycles on the water in beautiful Northern Michigan!

    THE COMPANY:

    Latitude 45 Bicycles and Fitness has been selling fun for over 18 years in beautiful Northern Michigan.  Sales for this one store, family owned operation are approaching $1.5M.

    • We are community focused, working extensively with trail development and youth riding programs
    • Staff members love working here – our retention rate is unheard of in the industry, with the average staff tenure being 8+ years
    • We believe in work-life balance – consistent 2 days off in a row
    • Our growth is often staff driven – your creative ideas will be heard and valued

    THE POSITION:

    We are also looking for a full time bicycle mechanic with at least 2 years in bicycle repair for our head mechanic position.  Ideal candidates will be passionate about cycling and excited to inspire our customers and staff about this passion.

    • Guaranteed 35-45 hours per week year round.
    • Profit sharing
    • Health insurance including dental
    • Paid vacation up to 3 weeks
    • Generous employee purchase and commuting programs

     

    THE LOCATION:

    Latitude 45 is located on the pristine shores of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay.   Petoskey, Michigan is a wonderful community that triples in size during the warmer months as one of the best tourist destinations in the Midwest.  We have great cycling in the spring, summer and fall, as well as awesome snow to play in during the winters.  

    • Home to renowned road, mountain, gravel and bike path cycling
    • Three of the best ski resorts in the Midwest are within 20 miles
    • Award winning school system and a regional college
    • Rated one of the safest cities in Michigan
    • A vibrant artist scene
    • On average a very active community that cares about protecting our environment
    • Over 30,000 acres of protected lands available to explore within a half hour drive
    • One half hour away from Michigan’s remote Upper Peninsula

    WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

    • Great pay and benefits
    • Average staff tenure 8+ years – people love working here
    • Year round consistent work with a consistent schedule
    • Work-life balance a priority with up to 3 weeks paid vacation

    Latitude 45 Bicycles and Fitness is an equal opportunity employer.

     

     

     

     

     

    Job Description

    Job Title:  Head Mechanic/Assistant Service Manager

    Reports to:  Service Manager FLSA Status:  Full-Time Non-Exempt

    Job Description:

     

    The primary responsibilities and areas of impact of this position include, but are not limited to:

    Driving Store Performance
    • Perform majority of most complicated bicycle repairs pertaining to wheel  builds, overhauls, shock and fork rebuilds, as well as brake bleeds, keeping repair times to a minimum while maintaining high quality standards.
    • When Service Manager is off, demonstrate and motivate service staff to both exceed customer expectations and inspire customers in all cycling related areas.
    • When Service Manager is off, manage the service staff by motivating them to keep repair times to a minimum while maintaining high quality standards as set forth in annual service department goals.
    • Promote Latitude 45’s mission, values and standards. Managing Service Operations
    • When the Service Manager is off, create and monitor daily repair/build schedule. 
    • Perform repairs and new bike builds on a daily basis.
    • When the Service Manager is off, maintain quality control of all repairs and new bike builds.
    • Assist the Service Manager in maintaining parts inventory for the service department including ordering and physical counts.
    • Perform fitness equipment repair and delivery when needed.
    • Opening and closing the store, including register counts, security and tasking staff on open/close procedures where needed. 

     

    Job Requirements:   

    • Minimum 2years experience in professional bicycle repair.
    • Must be passionate about cycling and excited to inspire our customers and staff about this passion.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, couple with strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to manage, inspire and respectfully lead a team.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Self-motivated and a continual learner, especially with respect to bicycle and fitness repair.
    • Knowledge of computers and technology.  Experience with Lightspeed POS a plus.
    • Ability to be mobile and stand for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs while utilizing appropriate equipment and safety techniques.
    • Ability to lift 100 lbs while utilizing appropriate safety techniques preferred, but not mandatory (fitness installations).

    This position profile is a representation of what is required for an employee to succeed.  As the company needs change, position expectations may change.  It is expected that all employees complete any reasonable request that may not be listed in their job description.  Employees who feel a request is unreasonable should contact the owner.

    Job Compensation:  

    • Full-time, year round, hourly position (35-45 hours per week) 
    • Health insurance stipend toward company program that includes dental
    • Paid vacation
    • Profit sharing
    • Paid commuting plan
    • Generous employee purchase program

    To apply for the Head Mechanic/Assistant Service Manager position, email resume, references and cover letter to christian@latitude45.com

  • Velofix Fraser Valley offers a convenient Mobile Bike Shop experience at our clients’ home or office. We believe that bicycles can help change the world, and our goal is to provide a convenient, premium service that gives riders more time to do what they love – RIDE!

    We are seeking an ambitious, driven and professional mechanic to join our team in the Fraser Valley area, who has a desire to be part of a growing business that is changing the bike industry. You will be given autonomy and responsibility within a supported environment where you will be encouraged to develop and grow your career.

    Compensation will be based on experience.

    Responsibilities:

    * Ensure all-around excellent customer experience

    * Proficiently execute assembly, repairs, and maintenance for all types of bicycles

    * Monitor and maintain an inventory of parts and accessories, submit and receive parts orders via online interface.

    * Maintain an organized and efficient work environment

    Qualifications:

    * BBI/UBI or similar certification, or equivalent work experience

    * Other certifications (STU, S-TEC, Specialized, Trek, etc.) very much desired

    * Must have a clean driving record and be comfortable driving in both urban and rural settings

    * Excellent customer service and communication skills

    * Enthusiastic and able to develop rapport and work directly with customers

    * Independent worker, able to manage time to meet scheduled appointments

    * Attention to detail and maintains high personal standards

    Working for us is not like any bike shop you have been in. Velofix mechanics have the unique opportunity to interface with customers from the start-to-finish of the work order process, making them the face of the business. Get a chance to work all over the city, developing customers, relationships and being a part of one of the fastest-growing elements of the bike industry.

    Above all, the ideal candidate is passionate about cycling, with an inclusionary view of the bike industry – we are looking for individuals who pay the same attention to any bike, as they would to a top-level professional’s, or their own.

    If interested, please forward your resume to adam@velofix.com.

    Thank you to all candidates; only those selected for interviews will be contacted by the local velofix Franchise Owner.

     

  • Cyclepath Kelowna

    Experienced Mechanic – Full Time

    The ideal candidate would have:

    • Experience in bike assembly and repair of a variety of bikes – road bikes (including touring, triathlon and cyclocross), hybrid, mountain, full suspension, BMX and E-bikes.
    • Knowledge of the latest bike equipment and technologies
    • Strong leadership skills and team oriented
    • Passion for cycling
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Experience in wheel building, shock/fork overhauls and brake bleeding
    • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated organization and time management skills
    • Good communication skills, oral and written
    • Customer service experience
    • Experience using a point of sales system
    • Available to work full time, 5 days a week (store is open 7 days a week in summer)
    • Experience as a ski technician is definitely a bonus!

    Wages are competitive as well as perks with our partners Big White and Silverstar!

    Moving expenses: T.B.D.

    Come live, ride and ski in the beautiful Okanagan!

    Please send all resumes or questions to: garry@cyclepathkelowna.com

    www.cyclepathkelowna.com

  • Brown's Sports & Cycle Co. Ltd. Est 1929

    Brown's is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to fill a full time Service & Sales position!

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The following reflects responsibilities for this job, but does not limit what may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Provide energetic and enthusiastic customer service. Accurately take in all service work including service work orders, scheduling of repairs and completing repairs in a timely manner. Assist customers with their product selection. Communicate with store manager or head mechanic repair and warranty part needs. Develop and maintain knowledge of all merchandise in the bike department to effectively assist customers Assist with bike sales and any other bike floor duties as needed. Maintain a clean and safe workplace. Perform other duties as assigned by the store manager.

    Minimum Requirements

    Bike knowledge is a must. Previous bike mechanic experience is not needed but a big help. Will consider extra training for the right candidate. Ability to be self motivated, prioritize your workday, multitask and be detail-oriented. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and take direction well. Ability to create an excellent customer experience. Good time management skills. A sense of urgency

    Compensation

    Depends on level of experience and proficiency in mechanic skills. Might have a working interview to determine skill & proficiency.

    14-17/hour depending on experience & skill set. 35-40 hours a week depending on the season

    Position Prerequisites

    Bike Mechanic position requires standing up to 8 hours per shift as well as bending, leaning and kneeling on a regular basis. Applicant must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in order to perform job functions. Applicant must be able to work in an environment where the climate can change frequently and be able to handle stressful situations. The job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. It is understood that the employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties if requested by the store manager.

    About the shop

    Browns Sports & Cycle is one the greatest and oldest sports stores in Toronto. It has been family owned and operated since 1929! Located in the heart of Bloor West Village in Toronto, we have been serving Toronto cyclists and sporting enthusiasts for over 90 years. We have a professional and knowledgeable staff that loves to take care of all your cycling and sporting goods needs in a relaxed environment. We also carry Running shoes, Tennis, swimwear, badminton, table tennis, squash & other sporting goods!

    Have a terrific day.

    Steve