BIKE MECHANIC - Velocity Cycle and Ski, Orillia, On
$13-$16 per hour
Everyone loves bikes and there are plenty of types of bikes and riding out there. So many experiences, so little time..
At Velocity Cycle and Ski, we want all of our sales and technical associates to tap into the experience side of cycling and be part of a team that matches our customer’s vision of the experience that they want from cycling with service, bikes, clothing and accessories.
Since 2004, Velocity Cycle and Ski has served our customer’s need for up-to-date products and advice as well as professional and reliable bike servicing. We are Orillia’s go-to bike shop! To remain that way, we need good people. If you share our passion for great customer service and want to get more people on bikes and keep them there, then we need to hear from you.
What we are looking for:
Assemble and repair new and used bicycles to Velocity’s high standard.
Guide customers to select the correct services and parts for their bikes and how they want to ride.
Provide parts and service assistance and solutions for the sales staff.
Mentor and train our front-line staff.
Keep shop organised, stocked and clean.
Continuously update knowledge base for bike maintenance.
Be a shop ambassador at trade shows, demos and group rides.
Minimum of 1-2 years of bicycle technical experience in a bike shop environment.
Bike mechanics certification a huge asset.
High mechanical aptitude with ability to perform all levels of tune-ups and services.
Must have working knowledge of modern drivetrains and brake systems such as DI2, hydraulic disc brakes, wheel truing etc.
Excellent troubleshooting and analyltic abilities.
Experience working in fast-paced retail and using a point-of-sale system at the front counter.
Obviously we need a polite and professional person with a huge passion for helping cyclists.
Flexible schedule and ability to work weekends.
Ability to lift 50lbs.
Are aware Rule #5 and the concept of n+1.
Why join the Velocity team:
Competitive wages with opportunity for advancement.
35-40 hrs per week in-season.
A fun fast-paced environment.
Great area for outdoor recreation and lifestyle.
Does this sound like it is a job for you? If this interests you, send us a cover letter outlining why you would like to help us provide great customer experiences and what you can bring to our cool little bike shop as well s a resume showing any pertinent work experience.
Thanks for your interest - note that only those that are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Reply with resume and cover letter to:
Thanks and good luck!!