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  • Established in 1979, Sporting Life opened with the belief that we could offer the best, quality, brand name fashion and sports equipment to enhance our customer’s active lifestyles. Today, Sporting Life has grown to become a respected retailer known as the go-to destination for top-of-the-line sports equipment and fashion.

    Sporting Life is currently seeking passionate and enthusiastic Service Shop Technicians to join their team!

    Service Shop Technician

    As a Service Shop Technician, you will contribute to customer service in the store through the relationship established with the customer during each transaction, the information collected for marketing and the accurate handling of the cash processes from beginning to end. You will also provide excellent technical service in a timely manner while achieving quality results. This will involve living the Sporting Life mission: To be a retailer with Passion, Knowledge, Integrity committed to a relentless desire to improve our performance in creating the highest quality shopping experience.

    What skills/experience make you a good fit?

    -Previous experience or current employment as a shop technician with a sporting goods retailer
    -Certification in installing ski bindings
    -Experience with bike fitting and performing full service maintenance on bikes
    -Experience working with skate sharpening equipment would be highly desirable
    -Enthusiasm for customer service excellence
    -High standard of professionalism
    -Excellent communication and organizational skills
    -A friendly, outgoing personality
    -A commitment to maintaining personal product knowledge and continually upgrading knowledge as the company makes training available

    What are the benefits?

    -You’ll be joining a team that enjoys what they do both inside and outside of work
    -Receive competitive wages
    -Enjoy a team environment, where everyone has a role to play
    -Eligible to be enrolled in the company benefits plan after probational period
    -Staff discounts
    -Employee recognition program for top performers
    -Be exposed to the latest and greatest sports fashion and apparel
    -Growth opportunities for those looking to build a rewarding career with us

    Apply online today to be part of a great organization that that truly values its staff and their commitment to enhancing their customers’ active lifestyles.

    APPLY @ http://www.hourlyjobspot.com/jobs/6169897-service-shop-technician-yonge-...

    Sporting Life is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

  • Velofix is a mobile bike shop and is looking for a full-time bike mechanic to operate the Velofix van in the Halton area (Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills).

    If you are passionate about cycling, have strong mechanical skills for both road and mountain bikes and enjoy working directly with clients this position may be for you.

    This is a full time position working a variety of hours and days as required by the appointments booked by our customers. You will be working from a customized Mercedes Sprinter van with all of the racks, tools and parts to provide everything from a basic tune-up to complete overhauls. Working independently, you will travel from client to client providing repairs at their location.

    Qualifications/Skills:
    - Completion of the Winterborne Bicycle Institute’s Professional Bicycle Program and professional experience
    - Clean driving record
    - Exceptional customer service and communication skills
    - Independent worker, able to manage time to meet scheduled appointments

    Please submit your resume to tomk@velofix.com by Friday, December 31, 2016.
    Thank you to all candidates; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Full Time Service Technician

    Racer Sportif Toronto, and Oakville are seeking exceptional individuals to join our team. If you are looking for a fun and exciting job, where you will be immersed amongst the cycling community, then look no further.

    Responsibilities of a Bicycle Technician include (but are not limited to): Inspect, repair and service the bikes of our vast clientele, along with maintaining our floor models and demo bikes. Maintain a clean and safe work environment, assist in daily operations of the bike shop, and perform register transactions. Demonstrate a professional standard of customer service with an enthusiastic, friendly, positive attitude and work well as a part of a team. We are looking to fill full-time and part-time positions.
    Must be proficient working with road specific drivetrain systems along with Di2 tuning, hydraulic brakes, wheel truing, and complete bike disassembly and rebuilds.
    Experience in a high-volume bike shop and a robust knowledge of various bicycle components, service tools, and machinery required. A strong passion for cycling and bicycles. Must have excellent communication skills and maintain a professional appearance. Must have a flexible schedule, the ability to work weekends, be a fast learner and perform well in a busy, fast paced environment. Experience in customer service and point of sale operations preferred.

    Contact Info:
    info@racersportif.com (905)815-2100

    Contact Name:
    Frank Mizerski

  • 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.

    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 18 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 18 stores in 6 provinces and www.mec.ca. An individual lifetime membership in MEC costs only $5.

  • Velofix Gatineau-Ottawa West is looking for an experienced bike mechanic. The applicant must be autonome and mature. This job requires a combination of good attitude, good driving, strong mechanical skills, communication skills, knowledge of inventory systems and computers. Working schedule and salary based on experience and competences. Need person in place by beginning of March 2017. Guaranteed hours until Sept.