Bikes Make Life Better, Inc. manages a large bike fleet at one of our client organizations -- think giant hi-tech company in Silicon Valley (Sunnyvale) -- and we're adding to our team.

We're hiring a full-time bicycle fleet rebalancer/mechanic. The ideal candidate should be familiar with basic bike repair, comfortable working outdoors, riding a bike in varying weather conditions, and providing excellent customer service.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the manager with day-to-day operations
  • Maintaining and repairing Campus and Loaner Bike Fleets
  • Monitoring GPS Fleet Management Software (FMS)
  • Retrieving stray bikes that leave the campus
  • Redistributing bikes
  • Coordinating with Security on lock-up of bikes
  • Organizing and maintaining tools and other assets of the bicycle maintenance operation
  • Teaching classes and clinics
  • Leading group commute rides
  • Assisting with bike programs, events and special promotions, as needed
  • Performing other work identified by fleet manager

 Minimum qualifications include:

  • 2+ years as a bike mechanic, preferably at a bike or all-sports shop
  • Ability to frequently lift 40 pounds
  • Working knowledge of, and comfort with, basic office computer programs (Word, Excel, Google Docs, email, etc.)
  • Friendly and customer service-driven
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as with a lot of people
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required

Please send the following to [email protected]

·      Your resume, highlighting your experience as it relates to this position

·      Answers to the following three questions:

* Why do you like bikes and cycling?

* What specifically interests you about this job?

* Why would you be good at it?

Bikes Make Life Better is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Compensation: $20/hour (40 hours/week + benefits and weekends off)

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.