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Bobby's Bike Hike, Chicago's leader in bicycle tours and rentals, is expanding and seeking a Full-time service manager and bicycle mechanic with a strong work-ethic and positive attitude to lead our maintenance team, plus run our rapidly growing service department. 

Applicants must have at least two years of prior bike shop experience, preferably running a service department. The perfect candidate is all of the following:

  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable 
  • Hardworking
  • Knowledgeable about bicycles
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Organized
  • Analytical
  • Adaptable
  • Efficient
  • Detail-oriented
  • Passionate about bicycles, sustainability, and health
  • Service-minded
  • Positive with a Fun Attitude

We are hiring immediately with advancement opportunities into salaried positions, including bonuses and paid vacation. 

Year-round mechanic duties include:

  • Servicing both Customer and Company Bikes
  • Pricing Estimates for Customer Repairs
  • Maintaining Parts Inventory and Repair Records
  • Ordering Shop Materials, Tools, Parts and Supplies
  • Insuring Cleanliness, Efficiency, and Safety of Service Area
  • Conducting Bike Repair Classes for Other Employees and Customers
  • Updating Service Training Documents
  • Weekly Meetings with General Manager

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please email and do the following three steps so we may evaluate you and possibly bring you in for an interview:

Step 1: Respond to this post via email (no calls) and tell us why you are perfect fit to join our growing company. Include experience and background in the cover letter.
Step 2: Attach both your resume and a recent picture showing your smiling face
Step 3: Use subject line "Lead Mechanic Application"

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