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    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, Barnetts 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; Salaries commensurate with experience wages range $16-21
    • Affordable health care to qualified employees
    • Employee discount
    • A fun place to work!
  • 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 September 10, 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: 
    Install, adjust and repair bindings, skis and snowshoes within MEC’s productivity, quality, and safety guidelines. 

    What you bring: 

    6 months to 1 year of experience doing maintenance and repairs in a bike shop (or equivalent). 
    6 months to 1 year of experience doing ski maintenance and repair in a ski 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. 
    Live by n+1. 
    Can boot fit like a pro. 
    Set a 3am alarm to check the snow report. 
    Kind of like the smell of Ptex and ski wax. 

    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.
  • Neworld Cycle is Hiring

         This is your opportunity to join Burlington’s premier cycling store. Join a dedicated team of cyclist’s in the heart of some of the best riding around.  If you are creative, focused and detail oriented person who has the willingness to learn, we are looking to add you (and others) to our management team.

         Neworld Cycle is an established and respected independent bicycle dealer, celebrating our 30th year in Burlington, ONT. We are constantly growing and are looking to expand our sales/service departments with an outgoing, knowledgeable, sales minded individual who can also turn a wrench when needed. We are Burlington’s largest premier bicycle store that carries high-end brands such as Trek, Cannondale and Cervelo. We are a full service shop that also offers a full range of bicycle accessories and products for all your cycling needs.

    Job Description:

    • Help maintain service department
    • Assist with timely repair and warranty turnaround
    • Order and maintain inventory of parts, supplies and sold items
    • Assist in daily store operations when necessary
    • Conduct customer service clinics on occasion
    • Sales of parts and accesssories

     

    Qualifications:

    • 2-5 years’ experience in retail sales, ideally bicycles but not necessarily
    • Knowledgeable about bicycle parts, repair and assembly
    • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills
    • Must have knowledge of all types of drivetrain systems along with Di2 tuning, hydraulic brakes, wheel building & truing, and complete bike disassembly and rebuilds.
    • Computer savvy, including all social media platforms with a flare for creativity.

     

    All applicants will be considered for other positions within the company. 

     

    Salary commensurate with experience.

     

    Please apply in person or by email at info@neworldcycle.com

  • 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.